Collège Socka Bongue
Location: Cameroon, Africa
Client: The Manengouba Foundation
Services: Architecture, Masterplanning
The “College Socka Bongue” (CSB) is a private secondary school in Nkongsamba, Cameroon, Africa. The school serves approximately 800 students annually in 45 classrooms. The school facilities include five separate buildings, a small residence hall, an out to date library and an inadequate sport complex (tennis, handball, basketball, volleyball).
The program for renovations will integrate computer technology, sports, and sustainable technologies. Sustainable strategies include: Rainwater Harvesting-Potable Uses, Rainwater Harvesting-Groundwater Recharge, Natural Ventilation, PV Solar Energy Generation, Solar Hot Water, and Soil-cement dry stacked brick made with soil from the area.