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Shipwreck Lodge – Skeleton Coast, Namibia

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Building: Shipwreck Lodge
Location: Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia
Architect: Nina Maritz Architects
Consultants: De Leeuw Namibia Quantity Surveyors
Completion: 2018

AE Interests: sharp bow of the bathroom and use of durable timber deflect winds; precast concrete piles counteract sand movement; exterior double-skin envelope insulated with recycled water bottle fibers; revolutionary timber nailing system; panels and shipping containers prefabricated offsite; approx. zero environmental impact

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Written by carleypera

October 27, 2018 at 12:27 pm

Posted in Built

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