Architecture for a Changing World by James Steele

By James Steele

Contemporary social, political and environmental upheavals have had a two-fold impact at the outfitted setting in 3rd international nations. they've got destroyed the normal cultural constitution in rural components, which has resulted in homelessness and the marginalization of complete groups, and large-scale urbanization has develop into a strong phenomenon of which the Islamic global is especially a lot a component. Such worldwide alterations have had a dramatic effect at the jury for the Aga Khan Award for structure, whose choices for 1992 are offered the following. The initiatives chosen this 12 months, which tackle concerns correct to either the constructing and constructed global, are economically sustainable, humanistic ideas to tough difficulties, and generate a brand new architectural language. they supply a worthy perception into an alternate layout technique for either rural and concrete environments. Essays through Suha Ozkan of the Aga Khan Award for structure, Mohammed Arkoun, Professor of Islamic inspiration on the Sorbonne,Paris, and Arif Hasan, Pakistani architect and planner, position the initiatives in the context of the key social transition now underway, and a piece of writing by means of the overdue Hassan Fathy on Contemporaneity within the urban offers a ancient standpoint. each one award-winning venture is defined intimately via Charles Moore and Selma al-Radi, and they're relatively reviewed through James Steele, and a short heritage of Samarkand, the place the awards have been provided, completes this quantity.

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En ce faisant, ils désiraient trouver un bel endroit, calme et tranquille, pour passer les fins de semaines [les weekends], sans avoir à parcourir de longues distances depuis leurs maisons à Istanbul Ils ont eu recours à l'architecte turc Han Tumertekin qui a vu en eux, deux citadins désireux de jouir d’une propriété privée, donnant sur de belles vues. La masse rectangulaire pure de la résidence repose sur une pente [sur un terrain de terrasse]. Sa modernité la différencie des maisons traditionnelles du village environnant.

La masse rectangulaire pure de la résidence repose sur une pente [sur un terrain de terrasse]. Sa modernité la différencie des maisons traditionnelles du village environnant. Mais les matériaux et les techniques locaux utilisés dans sa construction, et qui d' ailleurs s'adaptent facilement aux éléments architecturaux modernes, la rapprochent d'elles. Les matériaux et la conception de cette demeure sont dépourvus de tout ornement ou fioriture, d'où son aspect austère La résidence s'intègre parfaitement dans son environnement, invitant ses utilisateurs [ses habitants ] non seulement à contempler le paysage, mais aussi à s'imprégner de toute beauté environnante par le simple usage de ses parties externes et semi externes.

Mais les matériaux et les techniques locaux utilisés dans sa construction, et qui d' ailleurs s'adaptent facilement aux éléments architecturaux modernes, la rapprochent d'elles. Les matériaux et la conception de cette demeure sont dépourvus de tout ornement ou fioriture, d'où son aspect austère La résidence s'intègre parfaitement dans son environnement, invitant ses utilisateurs [ses habitants ] non seulement à contempler le paysage, mais aussi à s'imprégner de toute beauté environnante par le simple usage de ses parties externes et semi externes.

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