Metal work in progress for a pair of reclined benches to be placed in the concrete balcony on the roof of East Housing. This caltilevered structure is also dubbed as scapper to channel the rain water collected on the roof in wet season. From the left, costruction staff Issac Muesk, workshopper Jennifer Creager, metalshop staff Paolo Van Earp and workshopper Thalita Santos.[Text by ttmr and photos by cc, jc & swr]
Cecilia Caballo, planning volunteer from Italy, consults with Tomiaki Tamura, the Design Director for the initial layout of the benches. The challenge is to accommodate the rain water run-offs within the balcony which also functions as relaxing area for residents and visitors.