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Earthen School Tipu Sultan Merkez, Jar Maulwi, Pakistan

Earthen School Tipu Sultan Merkez, Jar Maulwi, Pakistan

In November 2011 the School and development organisation Tipu Sultan Merkez (TSM) was awarded Gold at the Holcim Award celebration for its work in Asia. The Holcim Awards for sustainable constructions are presented every three years by the Holcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction (http://www.holcimfoundation.org/T1398/Asia_Pacific.htm).             Tipu Sultan Merkez (TSM) is a privately-initiated school and development project in Jar Maulwi, a small village near Lahore, Pakistan. TSM has been assisting underprivileged rural girls for ten years now. Having won widespread acceptance in the region, the school requires seven additional classrooms to accommodate its growing student population. The new classrooms measure around ...

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