Tuesday, February 26, 2013

20th-century world architecture (book #30)

20th-Century World Architecture portrays, for the first time, an overview of the finest built architecture from around the world completed between 1900 and 1999. The unprecedented global scope of this collection of over 750 key buildings juxtaposes architectural icons with regional masterpieces.

Project No 104 in the book is from Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

architecture humanitarian emergencies / Jorge Lobos (book #29)

2/3 of the world population have no link to professional architecture, it means 4.400.000.000 of people has not relation with academic knowledge of architecture. This book tries to explain how this knowledge can come to everywhere of our planet and how it can support to improve the lack of quality of life for natural disasters or social conflicts of millions of human beings.

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Sunday, February 17, 2013

yodakandyia community centre (#65)

The Resettlement Site, Uddakandahara, Yodakandiya , Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
Shortlisted for Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2010 cycle
Architect/Planner: Architecture for Humanity / Susi Jane Platt

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Photos: Sultan Barakat
Source:Source: The Aga Khan Trust for Culture, 2011.