The study is a demand from the prefecture of Awala Yalimapo (northern west of Guyane).
It's about thinking the Kali'na (amerindians) architecture with the power of the tradition and the contemporary comfort.
November 2003 : begining of the study
January 2004 : immersion in the village
A traditional housing is composed of different "carbets" (huge vegetal roof on posts) on a vast terrain.
The carbet offers a great shadow that defines the interior space and gives a natural cooling.