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Rikuzentakata, Japan
by Sou Fujimoto, ...

The massive March 11 earthquake-tsunami that hit northeastern Japan in 2011 wrought unprecedented damage, even setting off a chain of nuclear disaster. Over 100,000 people lost their homes and were forced to take shelter in relief centers and temporary housing. The relief centers offer no..

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Frida Escobedo

México, Mexico
born 1979, Mexico City

Frida Escobedo (born in 1979) is a Mexican architect. She holds a Bachelor degree in Architecture and Urbanism from the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, and a Masters degree in Art, Design and the Public Domain from the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). In 2003 she established the..

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A curated library addressing the notions of home and dwelling responds to ‘Reporting from the Front’ by addressing the topics of home and dwelling as current, critical social and environmental issues. The curators conceived a 1:1 site-specific inhabitable spatial wooden structure, an abstract..

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Grafton Architects

Dublin, Ireland
est. 1978, Dublin

Grafton Architects are lead by Yvonne Farrell & Shelley McNamara. They are both graduates of UCD and are Fellows of the RIAI, International Honorary Fellows of the RIBA and are elected members of Aosdána, the eminent Irish Art organisation. Both teach at the School of Architecture at University..

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Vara Pavilion as described by the architects is “a series of exteriors within other exteriors.” Breaking down this crypticness, what emerges is a maze-like complex of circles – ten of them – formed with steel, cement, and painted plaster, which collectively creates a series of walls, but no roof,..

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[h]Installation at the main exhibition of the 15th Venice Biennale of Architecture, 2016[/h]

In the 15th edition of the Venice Biennale, Alejandro Aravena invited us to look at new fields of action, projects that intend to improve life quality and stories of success that are worth getting to..

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