First Sustainable School in Latin America.
This past week a sustainable public school opened in Urugay. The education establishment is located near the Jaureguiberry Hotsprings.
Built with the earthship technic, with reused tires and glass bottles. Architect Michael Reynolds supervised the construction. 45 children attend this new school that bases their education in agriculture and in the concept of recycling waste products, the smart uses of natural resources and the respect to the environment.
What started as just a dream from some enthusiasts, became a reality. Built only in seven weeks and with the help of 200 people of different ages and from 30 different countries. The building is over 270 m2 and the cost was around US$300,000.00
60% of the materials used were recycled, cans, bottles, cardboard and tires.