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

Why Bamboo is the Future of Asian Construction

Why Bamboo is the Future of Asian Construction Bamboo Hostels China / Studio Anna Heringer. Image © Jenny JI Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987054/why-bamboo-is-the-future-of-asian-construction The Filipinos believe that man and woman first emerged from the nodes of a bamboo stalk. The Chinese view the cane as a symbol of their culture … Read more

How are New Construction Materials Prioritizing Human Safety and Wellbeing?

How are New Construction Materials Prioritizing Human Safety and Wellbeing? One Green Mile / MVRDV. Image © Suleiman Merchant Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986589/how-are-new-construction-materials-prioritizing-human-safety-and-wellbeing It is expected that by 2050, the rapid depletion of raw materials will leave the world without enough sand and steel to build concrete. On the other … Read more

How Lighting Evokes Emotion and Creates Atmospheres: A Focus on Moriyuki Ochiai Architects

How Lighting Evokes Emotion and Creates Atmospheres: A Focus on Moriyuki Ochiai Architects Crystalscape / Moriyuki Ochiai Architects. Image © Fumio Araki Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/981841/how-lighting-evokes-emotion-and-creates-atmospheres-a-focus-on-moriyuki-ochiai-architects Le Corbusier once stated that “Light creates ambiance and feel of a place, as well as the expression of a structure.” Despite other external … Read more