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Vele Secondary School

Roof gardens and covered walkways

Day-lighting strategy
Architect: East Coast Architects
Client: Foreign Based Donor
Location: Vhembe District, Limpopo
Year Completed: 2011
PJC Services: PLED, SDM, WMS

PJC was involved in this new school, sponsored by Oprah Winfrey, through the design of the passive and low energy systems, such as use of natural light in classrooms and optimising thermal comfort through natural ventilation. All of which, when optimised through modelling and analysis, combined to make for a comfortable and efficient learning environment.

Summer insulation strategy

Winter ventilation strategy

Winter insulation strategy

Natural lighting in library

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