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Claus Schnetzer by Mind Map: Claus Schnetzer
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Claus Schnetzer

  Claus Schnetzer is an ongoing architect and assistant profess- or at the Technical University of Vienna. The project "Palettenhaus", de- veloped in collaboration with Gregor Pils, was exhibited in 2007 at the Architectural Bien- nale in Venice.  

Project Palettehouse

Claus Schnetzer shows how to create effcient and cost effective sustainable, adaptable housing for many people on the planet.

A building that can be built anywhere

Paletts are available worldwide





At the end of their lifecycle, pallets are usually burned

our goal was to find a better solution

Can be used to build quick and effective refugee camps

20 sq. meter building can be built by 3 people in 30 mins

Building matieral

The number of paletts needed

low energy building 800 paletts will build a house, Detachable, Floors, Walls, Ceilings

The house consumes 10x less energy than the average home

Every 6th person in the world lives in a slum

Shacks made of corrugated metal, no insulation

First school made of paletts

Johannesburg, SA

Materials for aid shipments usually are delivered on paletts

No screws or nails are necessary


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