From a vernacular Khmer house to a school. Built from the same local material by the same local builders, Thnouh School aims to manifest a profound progression in a new typology that stemmed from Thnouh Village. Read the case study >
In Lebanon, there is an urgent need for educational opportunities and facilities in Syrian refugees. This sandbag prototype school improves the learning environment for the refugee families and provides them with know-how on climate-responsive design. Read the case study >
The BBC called it "the streets that refuse to die", The Guardian newspaper "The Liverpool locals who took control of their long-neglected streets". Granby Four Street is a community housing regeneration project lead by the residents and studio Assemble. Read the case study >
With the hopes of translating these traditions into their new homes, the residents actively participated in the design of 25 dwellings with the architect; the project is also a result of the collaboration between local municipality and NGOs. Read the case study >
Together with students of architecture from MIT and a local NGO, a vaccination and educational center for the nomadic Turkana people was realised combining both hi-tech and lo-tech solutions. Read the case study >
About one-third of the people in cities currently live in slums. In the future, this will become even more significant as slums will constitute the largest part of urban growth. This essay will provide some insights on the background of the slum development in Latin America and how it has been addressed in recent decades through few case studies.
What is this urban common movement? In the last couple of years, this movement has been gaining momenten. Perhaps the reason behind this interest is the focus and success it has on building communities rather than building infrastructure.
At the north of Bangladesh, a community center was realized by using locally available materials and skills. The project not only strengthened the local know-how but also stimulated sustainable development in the long run. Read the case study >
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