"modernism" tag

British Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale

Learn more about the British Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale of Architecture including an interview with the curators; Crimson Architectural Historians: Wouter Vanstiphout and Michelle Provoost

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Human Scale to screen at Design Indaba

The human scale questions our assumptions about modernity, exploring what happens when we put people into the center of our equations.

Werdmuller Centre, Claremont, from railway station by Stewart Harris on Flickr.Does the Werdmuller C

Werdmuller Centre: the context, the people and the possibilities

Cape Town’s Werdmuller Centre, an iconic modernist building designed by renowned architect, urbanist and teacher, Roelof Uytenbogaardt, is under threat of demolition.

Lagos Cit Nigeria - Uncle Naira's Blog

Lagos: Infrastructure and improvisation

A fascinating discussion from 2002, between Rem Koolhaas and Bregtje van der Haak on modern Lagos and Koolhaas’s research and impressions with the Harvard Project on the City on Lagos in Nigeria.