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  • The new lecture rooms at the Alioune Diop University Teaching and Research Unit have a large double roof and a latticework covering the south facade, which avoids direct solar radiation but remains permeable to air. To solve the lack of sewers and water supply issues, the architects incorporated infiltration rafts with vegetation that collect rainwater, and waste water is purified through an ecologically sound system that uses activated sludge.
    Aga Khan Trust for Culture / Chérif Tall
Aga Khan Award for Architecture

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