Embedded in a gentle slope in the striking landscape Rwandan landscape, the Share Houses provide a much needed healthcare facility for the Rwinkwavu village. Part of a larger urban plan derived from the aspirations of the local villagers, the development supports and nourishes the community - built entirely by residents using regional materials.
The Architect´s Studio. Wang Shu – Amateur Architecture Studio
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
On view: February 09, 2017 - April 30, 2017
The current exhibition at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark features the Chinese Pritzker-prize winning architect Wang Shu and the work processes, intentions, expressions and methods of his architectural studio, Amateur Architecture Studio.
February is the month of pavilions and in this news round up we’re unveiling to you the announcements of both the Serpentine and MPavilion architects. There has also been some much needed recognition for one of the founders of Postmodernism, Denise Scott Brown and the winners of the fictional architecture competition, Fairy Tales has been announced. All this and more on this month’s News Round Up.
At first glance, the humble state of Iowa, located in the heart of the American Midwest, might seem an unlikely location for the work of starchitects. Home to just over three million residents spread across a handful of small cities, the state is one of the least populated in the United States. Largely driven by agriculture and academia, the state has maintained a relatively tame architectural landscape—until now.
The Church of St Peter in Klippan is the last major work of Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz, and embodies a holistic and obsessive architectural vision. The church manages to sit independent of style and tradition, quietly questioning and subverting a multitude of architectural and constructional norms to form a deeply imaginative and particular building.