Located in the “Pacific Ring of Fire” the Phillippines is highly vulnerable to typhoons, earthquakes, volcanic activities, floods and tsunamis. The country ranks as the third most disaster-prone country in the world based on the 2015 World Risk Index.
This project was initiated by the Sheryl Lynn Foundation (who also part-funded the project) in collaboration with Rural Development Initiatives in Leyte (RDI). Native narrative was comissioned as the lead Design & Project Management consultant on a non-profit basis.
This project is the largest of our 3 disaster resilient learning center prototypes which will be constructed in several villagesvillages around Ormoc City (At least 3 Centers will be constructed in 2018).
Completed October 2017
On behalf of The Sheryl Lynn Foundation, Native Narrative has been leading this project from the beginning of brief development, conceptual design, through to final design stages and overseeing the construction.
Village Cagbuhangin, Ormoc City in the Leyte Province, Philippines.
The Sheryl Lynn Foundation,
Ormoc City Governement,
Project Team / Collaborators:
Project Initiation & part Funding: Sheryl Lynn Foundation
Local Consultant & Post Completion Evaluation: RDI
Main funding: Ormoc City Government
Design & Project Management: Native Narrative
Main Contractor : JV Enterprises
The Sheryl Foundation & Ormoc City Government.
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