rice concrete

Kipili Studio

function Rice-Research-Room - Storage


material Commonly concrete is made with cement. The cement production is very harmful for the environment because of the energy consumption. In the Rice-Research-Room, cement will be replaced by local rice-husk-ash layer by layer. Rice husks are found in great quantities. In the end the aim is to produce concrete made with 100% Rice.


location Kipili, Tanzania


status under construction


architect Annali Geiger, Korbinian Rothermel