Community centres are a worldwide phenomenon, many are built by hand. Here are five Community Centers Built by the People for the People
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, in line with the leading botanical gardens of the world, is constantly striving to give its visitors the fullest experience of the biodiversity, complexity and beauty of its resources.
[ November 7, 2013 5:00 pm to November 8, 2013 3:00 pm. ] The UCT third year architecture students are having an exhibition of their final year work on 7 & 8 November 2013 at Selections Warehouse at Wembly Square in Gardens.
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, New Zealand, designed by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp and Archimedia, has won the ‘World Building of the Year’ award at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards 2013.
A reception was held in Cape Town on Tuesday the 8 October 2013 to reveal the seven winners for the Cape Institute for Architecture. The winning projects this year include an agricultural redevelopment, a tertiary education facility, two schools, and three private homes. All these projects differ in scale and context, from a luxury residence to a rural setting.
Should Cape Town have a central transport hub and how would this function, look, feel and work?
Last monday, Columbia University’s Avery Hall was buzzing. The Graduate School of Architecture, Preservation and Planning (GSAPP) hosted a highly attended event that welcomed respected academics and professionals from architecture and real estate to what the dean, Mark Wigley, warned might take the form a a celebrity roast.
Why are so many uninhabited cities still being built in China? Dateline returns to update one of its most watched stories, China’s Ghost Cities, to find out.
From shaping our urban identity, to supporting our health and education institutions, to improving housing conditions for people in informal settlements, design can certainly play a powerful role. One Day 2 of the Designing Democracy Seminar thought leaders present their takes on the role of design across these diverse spheres.
The National Stadium used for the 1964 Summer Olympics, located in Kasumigaoka, in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, will essentially be torn down in 2015 to make way for the new venue in time for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and the 2020 Summer Olympics. It will also be the future home of the Japanese national football team.