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international Summer School on modern earthen & bamboo Architecture
LAST CALL
BASEhabitat - architecture for development - is organising an International Summer School in Austria. 14th -28th of July 2014.
People interested in sustainable architecture and the building materials earth and bamboo are invited to apply on our online form.
The focus of the summer school lies on practical workshops, we also offer theory classes, peer lectures and a field trip.

Deadline for application is the 25th of April! There are a vew more places left - take your chance!
Tuesday 15 April 2014 at 11:28 | Comment - Like
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Saturday 1 March 2014 at 20:42 | Comment - Like
For a comprehensive understanding about density.
With great resources of case studies from around the world! Developed by a team of MIT faculty, students, and affiliated planners, architects and designers.
The Density Atlas
http://densityatlas.org/
Wednesday 25 September 2013 at 09:49 | Comment - Like
Papers on incremental housing
A great database of incremental housing projects!
Incremental Housing - Articles, photographs by partners
http://web.mit.edu/incrementalhousing/articlesPhotographs/
The website is building an awareness of the problem of providing services to the urban poor in developing countries by evaluating upgrading projects.
Tuesday 24 September 2013 at 13:42 | Comment - Like
Debates on slum upgrading, design and politics
A profound, though-provoking debate on Architects & Slums by@DPR-barcelona.
Must-read if you are working on slum upgrading.
Housing the Remnants of Capitalism. | dpr-barcelona
http://dprbcn.wordpress.com/2013/08/19/housing-remnants-c…
“The third world is not a reality, but an ideology.” ― Hannah Arendt A few days ago we found the project let's talk about garbage through a tweet by @alucidwake and immediately two things catched-up our attention, the renders of such a big slum project and the quote "the land (and…
Tuesday 27 August 2013 at 14:54 | Comment - Like
The day architects stopped reading newspapers
Besides these flashy renderings and sweet text, have you tried to compare them to the reality after completion?
Failed Architecture | The Day Architects Stopped Reading Newspapers
http://failedarchitecture.com/2013/04/the-day-architects-…
Monday 29 July 2013 at 09:47 | Comment - Like
WHEN YOU CAN SAY... i GREW MY HOUSE!
Experimental project using alive mushrooms to create insulation!
Mushroom Tiny House
http://mushroomtinyhouse.com/
This is a radical project to grow a tiny house. The walls and insulation will be grown out of Ecovative's Myco-Foam technology. Learn more at www.ecovativedesign.com.
Thursday 18 July 2013 at 08:48 | Comment - Like
Rebuilding communities in Japan
Interesting article showing how a group of architects is designing public buildings and spaces with the local communities, facing the problem of a slow rconstruction
Monday 24 June 2013 at 16:51 | Comment - Like
The work of francis kere' in mali
Monday 24 June 2013 at 15:56 | Comment - Like
La naturaleza haciendo arquitectura: las construcciones del pájaro Hornero
La naturaleza haciendo arquitectura: las construcciones del pájaro Hornero | Plataforma Arquitectura
http://www.plataformaarquitectura.cl/2013/06/15/la-natura…
Noticias de Arquitectura en español: Proyectos, Concursos, Edificios y más
Sunday 23 June 2013 at 21:42 | Comment - Like
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