Eight winners awarded in 2017 Archiprix International student competition
The biennial Archiprix International competition recognizes top-notch research projects by graduate students in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design. The 2017 edition started out with 385 projects, which were then narrowed down to 23 nominees. In the end, the...
Villa RA stems from the desire of our clients to return to their roots in Calabria with the project of a summer retreat. They imagined this retreat as a place of respite and reconnection; a place from which to enjoy the virtues of their land in a way that is harmonious with not only the... View Article
Said to have been used first in Lyons, France, in 1562, rammed earth construction has a lot to recommend it. The green building benefits include low embodied energy, recyclability, high thermal mass/low energy loads, and non-toxicity. For those reasons Terrell Wong is a fan of the material and the method.
Chapel Proposal in Senegal Uses Local Materials to Unite the Community
Clay bricks and community involvement led to this circular chapel proposal by Sean Cassidy and Joe Wilson, which won 3rd prize in the Kaira Looro competition for a multi-faith worship space in Tanaf, Senegal.