ARCHITECT WANTED to design school buildings

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Help Liberia Foundation School is currently in a rented house. This building does not really meet their needs, so they have purchased a piece of land where they are planning to build a school of their own.

They would like to find an architect who can help them create detailed building plans. Ideally this would be someone who already has experience of construction in a developing country and/or of school buildings.

If you are an architect and would like to take on this task, please post here.

We also welcome suggestions of organisations who provide free building design services to groups in Africa.

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They would like to build the following:

1. Thirteen classrooms (15ft by 20ft) - each classroom to seat approximately 40 students
2. Two vocational training rooms (30ft by 50ft)
3. One reading room/library (30ft by 50ft)
4. Three offices (9ft by 7ft )
5. One teachers' lounge/room (15 ft by 12ft)
6. One storeroom (15ft by 15ft)
7. Three toilets (7ft by 5ft)
8. One stationery shop (7ft by 8ft)
9. One kitchen (15ft by 12ft)

The building could be in an L-shape, a rectangular shape with space/opening in the middle or any other suitable layout.

The size of the land where the school will be built is one acre.

As they may not be able to obtain sufficient funding to do everything at once, it is likely that the school will need to be built in stages. This would need to be considered when creating the design.

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Kindly send me total square foot of this site i will try mybest to design than to discuss

Thanks

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Hidayat

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Hi Hidayat

Welcome to Buchanan and thanks for offering to help with this task!

Paul, Buchanan's Local Rep, will be able to provide you with more information when he is online.

You don't say in your post, so please can you tell us if you have practical experience of building design?

Also, please join the village by clicking on the link on the right-hand side of the screen. When you join a village as a neighbour, all new posts in that village are shown on your My Nabuur screen when you sign in, which makes it easier to follow the discussion.

Mary

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Hi Mary
Thank you so much for informing me about an excellent information.This guy who will rovide you the design map has more and more 10 years experience and now this is to be noted that a little amount should be handled him for his efforts bacause he is very oor and i have informed him that you will make a ma for a school in little amount he is now agrre,
looking forward for your relay.

--
Hidayat

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Hi Hidayat

As you will be aware from the home page, the idea of Nabuur is to link communities in developing countries with online volunteers.

For more information, please see the Nabuur Guidelines http://www.nabuur.com/en/guidelines

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4. All of Nabuur's services are offered free of charge to everyone.

5. NABUUR is run completely by volunteers. All volunteers are unpaid and offer their time and skills free of charge.

If the school had money, they would pay a local architect in Liberia to do the designs. As they do not, they are seeking a volunteer who can help them online, which is why the task was posted on Nabuur..

I hope that clears up any confusion about how Nabuur works.

Mary

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Hi everyone

We listed this opportunity on the UNV Online Volunteering site last week, and I am happy to report that we now have a team of three very enthusiastic architects from Jordan, India and Brazil who will be working on the building design! We will keep you updated on progress.

Mary

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