Grounds and Envelopes: Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment
Nîmes, France, 2007
François Roche, Stéphanie Lavaux, Jean Navarro with Nicolas Green
The Spidernethewood project designed by R&Sie(n) is a two- 2. Nets are used to constrain the growing vegetation, which
Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Building from Tradition: Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture
Materials and Place
.1 Cutting wood for Haus am Moor in Vorarlberg, Austria.
exploited the associations between materials the local context without actually engaging it.
and local culture, history, and terrain to achieve The large-scale...
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