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ETB

Nueva Biblioteca pública . Bressanone

origen: gracias of ETB

El casco histórico de Bressanone representa, para quien lo recorre, un verdadero salto en la historia y en la cultura del lugar, testimoniado por cada piedra y cada edificio de la ciudad; historia que se manifiesta a través del lenguaje de los espacios urbanos, de la arquitectura, de las formas y los materiales que la construyen. Continue reading ETB

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atelier do cardoso

Boabab House. A house in Luanda: Patio and Pavilion.
Lisbon Architecture Triennale

source: courtesy of atelier do cardoso

Searching for a concept to an African house, came up the image of the circular straw matting that provided shelter on African landscape next to the baobab trees.
As we where investigating types of African and Angolan houses with circular plan and the way people live there, we found out that most activities are conducted on the outside, under the protection of a porch. There people work, cook and socialize. The interior is just a shelter. The rooms are situated along the outer wall and common area serves as the central distribution area. Continue reading atelier do cardoso