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Gando School Library, Kéré Architecture.

Gando School Library, Kéré Architecture.

Kere Architecture: kere-architecture.com SUSTAINABILITY – LOW BUDGET – PUBBLIC UTILITIES  # community                                                                                            [...]

gennaio 30, 2016 Domiziana Coracci Africa 0

Vissershok Container Classroom – Tsai Design Studio

Vissershok Container Classroom – Tsai Design Studio

#community LOW BUDGET – SCHOOL – LOW TECH Tsai Design Studio: http://www.tsaidesignstudio.com/ Set in the picturesque Durbanville wine valley on the outskirt of Cape Town, Vissershok Primary School is a rural school where most pupils are children of farm workers and underprivileged communities living in Du Noon, a poverty-stricken township several kilometres away. The Vissershok Container [...]

gennaio 20, 2016 Maria Michaela Pani Africa 0

Safmarine Sport Center – Tsai Design Studio

Safmarine Sport Center – Tsai Design Studio

#community SUSTAINABILITY  – LOW BUDGET  – LOW TECH Tsai Design Studio: http://www.tsaidesignstudio.com/   Set in the picturesque Durbanville wine valley on the outskirt of Cape Town, Vissershok Primary School is a rural school where most pupils are children of farm workers and underprivileged communities living in Du Noon, a poverty-stricken township several kilometres away. The Vissershok Container Classroom, [...]

settembre 15, 2014 Elisabetta Fragala Africa 0

Urko Sanchez architects – Anidan Shelter House

Urko Sanchez architects – Anidan Shelter House

#community FACILITES, LOW COST, SUSTAINABLE Urko Sanchez architects: urkosanchez.com The assignment of the project was to construct a shelter house in Lamu island, housing approximately 200 orphans and needy children, to be run by Rafael Seles, the chairman of ANIDAN. The initial layout was for three buildings – separate dormitories for girls and boys, and an administration [...]

maggio 10, 2014 Dario Marcobelli Africa 0

Gando School Library, Kéré Architecture.

Gando School Library, Kéré Architecture.

#community  LOW BUDGET, SCHOOL, COMMUNITY, SUSTAINABILITY Kéré Architecture: kerearchitecture.com The library building forms a joint between the first school building and the extension and thus shelters the schoolyard from dust-carrying easterly winds. The library will be open to everybody, not just pupils of the school. It will be a place for village elders to pass on [...]

marzo 12, 2014 Elisabetta Fragalà Africa 0

The library of Muyinga – BC architects

The library of Muyinga – BC architects

#community LOCAL, EARTH, VERNACULAR BC architects: http://architects.bc-as.org/   The first library of Muyinga, part of a future inclusive school for deaf children, in locally sourced compressed earth blocks, built with a participatory approach.Our work in Africa started within the framework of OpenStructures.net. BC was asked to scale the “Open structures” model to an architectural level. [...]

febbraio 16, 2014 Marta Bello Africa 0

Centre for Earth Architecture – Kere Architecture

Centre for Earth Architecture – Kere Architecture

Kere Architecture: kere-architecture.com SUSTAINABILITY – LOW BUDGET – PUBBLIC UTILITIES  # community     The construction of the Centre for Earth Architecture accomplishes the activities of the AKTC in Mopti after the restoration of the mosque and the construction of a new sewerage system. The construction site has been gained by a backfill at the waterside [...]

febbraio 10, 2014 Elisabetta Fragalà Africa 0

Makoko Floating School – NLÉ

Makoko Floating School – NLÉ

NLÉ: nleworks.com SUSTAINABILITY, COMMUNITY, WATER       Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure, built for the historic water community of Makoko, located on the lagoon heart of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. As a pilot project, it has taken an innovative approach to address the community’s social and physical needs in view of the [...]

gennaio 23, 2014 Daniele Ficociello Africa 0

Afgri Head Office – Paragon Architects

Afgri Head Office – Paragon Architects

Paragon Architects:  www.paragon.co.za SCULPTURE, SURREAL, LIGHT   This building is a new head office for AFGRI for Tshwane-based developer, M&T Commercial. Both client and tenant wanted to maximise the visual impact of an elevated site platform immediately adjacent to the main Johannesburg – Tshwane motorway. This is a catalyst building in the new Bylsbridge office [...]

aprile 2, 2013 Roberta Melasecca Africa 0

Optic Garden – 26’10 south Architects

Optic Garden – 26’10 south Architects

26’10 south Architects: www.2610south.co.za 26’10 south Architects in collaboration with artist Maja Marx. PUBLIC, ILLUSION, SCULPTURE, COLOR   The Optic Garden functions as a sculpture on a traffic island celebrating the 2010 World Cup and marking one of the major routes to Johannesburg’s inner-city match venues.The project was commission by the Johannesburg Development Agency as [...]

febbraio 26, 2013 Salvatore Spataro Africa 0