Pioneering the Revival of Earth Architecture: Egypt, France, and India

Pioneering the Revival of Earth Architecture: Egypt, France, and India New Paris Souk Court / Hassan Fathy. Image © Roland Unger Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/992851/pioneering-the-revival-of-earth-architecture-egypt-france-and-india Archaeological endeavors aimed at exploring the civilizations of the past have revealed a commonality across the world. A form of architecture developed independently on every … Read more

“Awareness Makes us Human”: In Conversation with Boonserm Premthada, Founder of Bangkok Project Studio

“Awareness Makes us Human”: In Conversation with Boonserm Premthada, Founder of Bangkok Project Studio Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987201/awareness-makes-us-human-in-conversation-with-boonserm-premthada-founder-of-bangkok-project-studio “It’s all about attitude and adjusting to the existing circumstances”, explains Boonserm Premthada, when asked about his conceptual process. Founder of Bangkok Project Studio, and one of today’s most influential Thai figures … Read more

Environmentally Friendly Materials: 8 New Products To Reduce Carbon Emission

Environmentally Friendly Materials: 8 New Products To Reduce Carbon Emission luffa fibers. Image Courtesy of The living Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/988054/how-will-carbon-reduction-be-achieved-in-the-future-in-terms-of-material-selection The construction industry’s future will undoubtedly include “carbon reduction” as a task. Aside from locally sourced, virgin materials, an increasing number of new materials are becoming available. New materials … Read more

Ecological Materials: Towards a New Economy

Ecological Materials: Towards a New Economy © Toa Heftiba Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/990192/ecological-materials-towards-a-new-economy The world’s most primitive building materials are being used to create the most advanced buildings. In light of an environmental crisis, architects have shifted their efforts to better design built environments for people and the planet. The … Read more

The Use of Indigenous and Locally Sourced Materials in Philippines Architecture

The Use of Indigenous and Locally Sourced Materials in Philippines Architecture © Beth Macdonald / Unsplash Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989529/the-use-of-indigenous-and-locally-sourced-materials-in-philippines-architecture The Philippines’ history and cultural background are continually reflected in the architectural landscape throughout the country, with its structures and dwellings harboring a handful of influences from the nations that … Read more

Crafts against Climate Change: Eco-materials from India

Crafts against Climate Change: Eco-materials from India © Dr. Shneel Bhayana Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987512/crafts-against-climate-change-eco-materials-from-india Indians have traditionally lived close to the earth, their cultures shaped by symbiotic relationships with ecosystems. Indian arts and crafts strongly rely on nature for its form, philosophy, and existence. Native landscapes aroused the artistic … 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

Materials or Labor, What Should Cost More?

Materials or Labor, What Should Cost More? Los Manantiales by Felix Candela. Image Courtesy of Alexander Eisenschmid Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986995/materials-or-labor-what-should-cost-more Architecture is often an ambitious profession, with many architects hoping to positively contribute to the social life of the communities, create emotional responses, and add moments of delight and … Read more

Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals

Winners of the UIA 2030 Award Announced: Acknowledging Architects’ Contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals Housing Upcycle Program, Barrio Mugica of Buenos Aires. Image Courtesy of Special Project Unit Barrio Padre Carlos Mugica, Buenos Aires City Government Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984286/winners-of-the-uia-2030-award-announced-acknowledging-architects-contributions-to-the-sustainable-development-goals Today, at the eleventh session of the World Urban … Read more

Materials to Build India’s Identity

Materials to Build India’s Identity © Andre J Fanthome Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983042/materials-to-build-indias-identity Upon becoming a sovereign country, free from British Rule, the people of India found themselves faced with questions they had never needed to answer before. Coming from different cultures and origins, the citizens began to wonder what … Read more