Nigeria’s Ambitious Climate Agenda and Its Misplaced Fixation on Carbon Footprint

Nigeria’s Ambitious Climate Agenda and Its Misplaced Fixation on Carbon Footprint Courtesy of Common Edge Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/992422/nigerias-ambitious-climate-agenda-and-its-misplaced-fixation-on-carbon-footprint This article was originally published on Common Edge. A few days ago, the world gathered at Sharm El Sheik, Egypt, for its annual climate change summit: COP27. Like the rest of … Read more

The AI ​​Image Generator: The Limits of the Algorithm and Human Biases

The AI ​​Image Generator: The Limits of the Algorithm and Human Biases Midjourney AI image generated using the prompt “African Architecture”. Image © Midjourney AI / Matthew Maganga Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/992012/the-ai-image-generator-the-limits-of-the-algorithm-and-human-biases 2022 has been the year of AI image generators. Over the past few years, these machine learning systems … Read more

Questioning the Megalopolis in the Global South

Questioning the Megalopolis in the Global South Urban Cairo. Image © Nassim Wahba via Unsplash Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989840/questioning-the-megalopolis As of today, over 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and by 2050, this urban population will almost double in size, and 7 of 10 people in the … Read more

What Role Should Architectural Prototypes Play in the Global South?

What Role Should Architectural Prototypes Play in the Global South? Khudi Bari / Marina Tabassum Architects. Image © Asif Salman Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987727/what-role-should-architectural-prototypes-play-in-the-global-south It’s an essential component of the design process, where spatial ideas are translated into built form – the design of the prototype. Architectural projects, throughout history … Read more

Abandoned Modernism in Liberia and Mozambique: The Afterlives of Luxury Hotels

Abandoned Modernism in Liberia and Mozambique: The Afterlives of Luxury Hotels The Ducor Hotel swimming pool – Monrovia, Liberia. Image © Mark Fischer licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license. Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/981232/abandoned-modernism-in-liberia-and-mozambique-the-afterlives-of-luxury-hotels The luxury hotel, as an architectural typology, is distinctive. In effect, it’s a … Read more

Ecological Control and the Garden City: Utopia for Whom?

Ecological Control and the Garden City: Utopia for Whom? Aerial view of church and residential areas in Pinelands, Cape Town,. Image © Jean van der Meulen via Shutterstock Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983622/ecological-control-and-the-garden-city-utopia-for-whom At the turn of the 19th century, a British publishing house would release a book written by an … Read more

“I Grew Up Where Architecture Was Designed to Oppress”: Wandile Mthiyane on Social Impact and Learning from South Africa

“I Grew Up Where Architecture Was Designed to Oppress”: Wandile Mthiyane on Social Impact and Learning from South Africa Wandile motivates students in Swaziland to chase after their dreams. Image © Troy Homenchuk, Andrew Von Maur, Andrews University School of Architecture & Interior Design Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/947507/i-grew-up-where-architecture-was-designed-to-oppress-wandile-mthiyane-on-social-impact-and-learning-from-south-africa Design justice … Read more

Sacred Forests: The Dialogue Between Religion and Environmental Preservation in Ethiopian Churches

Sacred Forests: The Dialogue Between Religion and Environmental Preservation in Ethiopian Churches Photo: © Kieran Dodds, United Kingdom, 3rd Place, Professional, Landscape (Professional competition), 2019 Sony World Photography Awards. Used under fair use terms Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983153/sacred-forests-the-dialogue-between-religion-and-environmental-preservation-in-ethiopian-churches “And the Lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, … Read more

Invisible Landscapes: When Digital Tools Fail to Document

Invisible Landscapes: When Digital Tools Fail to Document Aerial view of New Delhi, India – an area only partially mapped by Google Street View. Image © Daily Overview Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983526/invisible-landscapes-when-digital-tools-fail-to-document An online search away from any computer are eye-level views of many of the world’s cities. This technology … Read more

What Do We Do With Waste? The Circular Economy and the Global South

What Do We Do With Waste? The Circular Economy and the Global South Render of affordable homes created out of plastic waste. Image Courtesy of Othalo Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/982956/what-do-we-do-with-waste-the-circular-economy-and-the-global-south A lot of people around the world would agree that we are currently in a climate emergency. The IPCC report, … Read more