Shaping History: The Impact of Women Architects in Post-Colonial South Asia

Shaping History: The Impact of Women Architects in Post-Colonial South Asia Kamalapur Railway Station, Bangladesh. Image © Randhir Singh Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/991027/shaping-history-the-impact-of-women-architects-in-post-colonial-south-asia In the mid-twentieth century, a set of South Asian countries collectively experienced a catharsis from colonizers’ rule. The period that followed sparked an era of ideas and … 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

A Neon, Pink, and Eyeball Motif-Filled Victorian Terrace in South London

We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. All prices were accurate at the time of publishing. Name: Sophie, Marco, and daughter MistyLocation: South London, UK Size: 980 square feetType of Home: 3 story Victorian terraced house Years lived in: 4 years old Sophie — part-time … Read more

art gallery of new south wales reveals its opening program

step inside the newly expanded art gallery of new south wales The Art Gallery of New South Wales unveiled its new exhibitions, collection displays, and inaugural Tank commission with artist Adriàn Villar Rojas, as part of the Sydney Modern Project led by SANAA. The opening program, featuring works by more than 900 Australian and international, … 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

5 South Asian Designers On How Their Heritage Informs Their Style

South Asia is a treasure trove for design. Make your way through the bustling markets of Sri Lanka, Nepal, or Pakistan and your senses are immediately overwhelmed by the beauty. Think: ornate Islamic architecture, vibrant rugs, and ancient craft traditions. For more content like this follow Growing up, my immigrant parents sought to transport some … Read more

South African Wood Cabin on Stilts With Grass Roof

We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. All prices were accurate at the time of publishing. Name: Amy Keevy, fiancée Maryke, border collie, Kelp, and two tabby cats, Stevie Nicks and IzzyLocation: The Crags, just outside of Plettenberg Bay, South AfricaSize: 1700 square feetType of … 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

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