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The Shell / Studio PKA

May 9, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

The Shell is a design lab and a pavilion which has been developed as a dedicated space to create, celebrate design & initiate dialogue. The unique setting of Awas Village in Alibaug, provides the possibility of identifying and documenting areas for research and engaging with local and traditional techniques.

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Beyond Survival – A Safe Space for Rohingya Women & Girls / Rizvi Hassan

May 9, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

Rohingya refugees have been fighting with vulnerabilities in terms of basic shelter, health, nutrition, and emotional state for a quiet while now. One of the largest and most dense camps has become the temporary home of almost a million refugees. That includes hundreds & thousands of young minds who are going through the most vital changes in terms of age and current state.

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Alumuna Residences / Wood Marsh

May 8, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

The Alumuna Residences are situated on a challenging L-shaped site and are activating its dual street frontage to the adjacent neighbourhood. With the majority of the building’s form contained inboard, the approach is to achieve as much movement as possible on the two narrow facades – one on Johnston Street and the other on Rouse Street. Drawing from ideas of kinetic sculptures, the facades present as a dramatic concertina whose appearance is constantly changing through the day.

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Alumuna Residences / Wood Marsh

May 8, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

The Alumuna Residences are situated on a challenging L-shaped site and are activating its dual street frontage to the adjacent neighbourhood. With the majority of the building’s form contained inboard, the approach is to achieve as much movement as possible on the two narrow facades – one on Johnston Street and the other on Rouse Street. Drawing from ideas of kinetic sculptures, the facades present as a dramatic concertina whose appearance is constantly changing through the day.

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Pransa Commercial and Office Complex / DOT ARCHITECTS

May 8, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

Brief – After the fire in Tehran Grand Bazaar crystal sellers relocated to Sabounian Street, adjacent to Shoush Square. Due to the poor state of the historical fabric of this area, there was an urgent need for local regeneration. An initiative was for formed by local trade’s union to create a commercial centre. It aimed to concentrate local crystal sector under one umbrella and facilitate an organic long-term regeneration in the local vicinity.

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Fitzroy House / Mitsuori Architects

May 7, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

This renovation and extension to a narrow single fronted terrace house was the beginning of a family’s unconventional move from suburbia to inner city Fitzroy. Our clients sought to create an edgy yet comfortable urban home for themselves and their two grown up children.

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Salvazione Christian School / Local Studio

May 6, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

Funded by a non-profit run by a prominent building-supplies company in South Africa, this four-classroom primary school in Mayfair West serves students from the nearby Slovo Park informal settlement in Johannesburg.

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Salvazione Christian School / Local Studio

May 6, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

Funded by a non-profit run by a prominent building-supplies company in South Africa, this four-classroom primary school in Mayfair West serves students from the nearby Slovo Park informal settlement in Johannesburg.

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Long House / Parsonson Architects

May 6, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

The house is located in a large new suburban subdivision in Wellington, on a long and slender site located between the road and a planted valley reserve containing the beginnings of the Porirua Stream. The overall subdivision consists of mainly kitset and building company housing, finished in shades of cream, beige and grey, waiting until planting grows tall enough to soften it.