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Initiative reCOVER 2016

Student Researcher(s): 
Sally Aul, Dawit Ayalew, David Calvillo, Matthew Johnson, Tensae Woldesellasie
Faculty Advisor: 
Anselmo Canfora
Community Partner: 
Macedonains Humanitarian Association

The 2016 Initiative reCOVER focuses on the design of a combined temporary housing facility, cafeteria and medical clinic that will serve the elderly and disabled homeless population of Ethiopia. This facility will be owned and operated by the Macedonians Humanitarian Association, one of the only indigenous Ethiopian charitable organizations that serves this vulnerable population. Research will focus on passive design techniques appropriate to the environment and existing precedents and construction techniques in Ethiopia.

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