Portland architects Margarette Leite and Sergio Palleroni designed a new kind of green, affordable portable classroom.
Palleroni and Leite say they’ve done it. The sticker price on a typical modern portable is about $60,000. Palleroni and Leite have designed a “green” portable for $75,000.
Some features are totally invisible. They help keep the portables at a comfortable temperature. Inside the portable’s walls, there’s plastic sheeting with sort of a waffle pattern all over it. Sealed inside the waffle squares is a material that can help regulate temperature, by melting or hardening.
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