LTU Group in South Africa to Learn About Architecture with Recycled Materials

Excerpt: On Saturday, July 20, a team of two faculty members, four students and five recent alumni of Lawrence Technological University departed for South Africa on a three-week trip to design and construct maker spaces, community centers, schools and other much-needed work using materials previously considered almost worthless.

Scott Shall, associate dean and associate professor of LTU’s College of Architecture and Design, and Jason Yeom, associate professor, are leading the team to South Africa, where they are partnering with Kevin Kimwelle, a community architect, researcher and social innovator in sustainable development, to design and build the projects.

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