Alejandro Aravena looked to an unusual inspiration: the wisdom of favelas and slums. Rather than building a large building with small units, he built flexible half-homes that each family could expand on.
How '70s Firm Jersey Devil Helped Spread the Gospel of Design/Build
As part of the ecological architecture nonprofit Terreform, Mitchell Joachim, Lara Greden, and Javier Arbona designed this living treehouse in which the dwelling itself merges with its environment and nourishes its inhabitants -- Fab Tree Hab
Elora Hardy´s TED-talk on "Magical houses, made of bamboo" - The stunning bamboo homes built by Elora Hardy and her team in Bali twist, curve and surprise at every turn. They defy convention because the bamboo itself is so enigmatic.
Architecture’s Biggest Prize Was Just Awarded to Someone You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena has been named as the 2016 recipient of the Pritzker, ahead of curating this year's Venice Architecture Biennale \\ known for social architecture and long-term thinking