Typha - How a plant could support architecture in Sénégal
The invasive reed plant typha, growing in large abundance at the Sénégal river, could be one of the most radical and innovative building materials in Africa. Because of his great insulation properties it is mixed into BTC's, compressed earth bricks. Architects, activists and entrepreneurs explore the possibilities of typha and the larger idea of plant supported architecture in this particular region.
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