Can architecture strengthen the ties between the people and their environment, and bring about positive social change? BLF’s Farmers Innovation Center project tests this premise throughout its conception, design, execution and use.
How many community building projects are happening, world-wide, per year? How many people and organisations are working in this field? And what difference have these community projects made?
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A team of young volunteers led by architects Andrea Tabocchini and Francesca Vittorini built a school prototype in Yeboahkrom, a rural village in Ghana. In this interview, the two architects reveal the challenges they faced and other valuable lessons learned throughout the development process.
What kind of architect will you be in 2020? We have invited our community of young professionals and practitioners to participate in a survey and share their vision. Check the intriguing results and tips from your peers!
Casa ensamble Chacarrá in Colombia is a symbol of diversity and culture. It was not about creating a physical space: RUTA4 wanted to reconstruct and repair the collective memory. > Read the case study
The Swiss/Canadian charity "Himalayan Life" has been working with street children in Nepal for over a decade. In 2017, a boarding school will be contructed aiming to make a bigger impact: to give bright and young people a reason to stay in the country. > Read the case study
This project is a part of a series of interventions focused on developing community facilities in emerging contexts, neighborhoods and popular settlements. In this case, an infrastructure providing both better connectivity and public programs was constructed by local community builders. > Read the case study
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