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Hilltop School / A low-cost sustainable charity school

A charity school that was functioning out of a makeshift shed had raised some funds for a school building. The site was located inside the heritage precinct of the Golconda Fort in Hyderabad and was heavily contoured in sheet rock. The aim was to build the school on a low budget that would need less maintenance, with minimal intervention and disruption to the existing rock and trees on site. The building is sustainable and uses passive cooling and natural lighting, making it a low-energy building. Rock and trees were not disturbed but incorporated into the building itself, leaving open spaces for play areas on the upper level of the ground.

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DesignAware

DesignAware
DesignAware
Hyderabad, India

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Mohammadia Educational Trust

Mohammadia Educational Trust
DesignAware
Hyderabad, India