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SEED Completes Container Library for African Library Project

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Students and faculty outside SEED's container library
In 2009, a small group of architecture students came together with two goals: to establish a student group focused on sustainable design and to contribute in a meaningful way to the African Library Project. Six years later, the Students for Environmentally Enlightened Design (SEED) group is celebrating tremendous success on both fronts.
Not only has the group grown into a multi-disciplinary collaboration of students of architecture, engineering, and graphic design (among others), but those students have transformed a once-empty 40’ shipping container into a solar-powered library, complete with interior lighting and fans and an external shading device. The group partnered with a local electrician who generously donated all labor and materials to connect the power. For the full story, click here.