TROMBE WALL - St. Catherine - Egypt

In this project, a Trom-be wall unit was manufactured and installed in one of the hotel rooms at El Mousa Eco-Lodge in Saint Cath-erine, Sinai, Egypt. The climate of the region is severe and extreme, charactarized by severe cold win-ters (snow and rain) and very hot summers. Therefore, the wall will act as a passive heating system.

Oecumene Studio Contribution: 

– Enhancement and development of the existing prototype

– Detailed technical drawings

– Manufacturing and installation

1 week Improvement of design, Detailing and manufacturing; 2 days implementation. 

#low tech
#passive cooling

Location / Period​

Saint Catherine, Egypt

Client/Partner: ​

Dr.Marwa Dabeih

Caracteristic Elements:​

  • Passive solar heating technology
  • Vernacular architecture


Insaf Ben Othmane H., Omar Wanas, Ahmed Mohamed Nabil

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