Low consumption building using local materials
Substandard housing (steel sheet buildings)
Comfort and low energy for the inhabitants (solar DHW)
France / Mamoudzou
Tribunes de Cavani housing is located in the regional capital of Mayotte, Mamoudzou. This French island, whose tropical climate is hot and humi, lies to the north west of Madagascar in the Mozambique Channel. THis area is often strick by cyclones, generating building difficulties. The outdoor temperation in Mayotte is shown in the diagram.
Natural ventilation and solar shading
The walls are made with earth blocks that are locally manufactured.
The outside is painted in white to reduce the solar factor of the facades.