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

Paula Antonelli + Alice Rawsthorn explore the design’s role to tackle emergencies of our time

Paola Antonelli + Alice Rawsthorn launch Design Emergency book Paola Antonelli, senior curator at the MoMA in New York and Alice Rawsthorndesign critic and author, have collaborated on ‘Design Emergency’ research platform in May 2020, a powerful medium for change during the pandemic. Two years later, they published Design Emergency as a book exploring the … Read more

The Important Role Libraries Play in Building a Creative and Innovative Society

The Important Role Libraries Play in Building a Creative and Innovative Society Library of Birmingham / Mecanoo Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984145/the-important-role-libraries-play-in-building-a-creative-and-innovative-society As gateways to knowledge and culture, libraries play a fundamental role in society. Foundational in creating opportunities for learning, as well as supporting literacy and education, the resources and … Read more

What Role Do Materials and Construction Systems Play in Democratizing Architecture?

What Role Do Materials and Construction Systems Play in Democratizing Architecture? Wikkelhouse / Fiction Factory. Image Courtesy of Yvonne Witte Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/983886/what-role-do-materials-and-construction-systems-play-in-democratizing-architecture “Architecture does not change anything. It’s always on the side of the wealthy.” With these words, Oscar Niemeyer referred to architecture as being a privilege mostly … Read more

An Interview with Lighting Designers on the Role of Uplighting

An Interview with Lighting Designers on the Role of Uplighting Uplighting. Image Courtesy of Alcon Lighting Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/981413/an-interview-with-lighting-designers-on-the-role-of-uplighting Simply put, uplighting is any lighting that shines upward. Most commercial lighting pendants are designed with uplighting and downlighting capability. For interior applications, uplighting reduces ceiling dark spots and shadows … Read more