Category list : South America
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Competition: Habitat for Inhabitants, LimaSubscription
An open international contest has been announced for a new $1,300 prototype home for slum communities in Lima, Perù (Deadline: 9 November)
The thriving sense of community at San Pedro prison in La Paz, Bolivia, belies the dangers to which inmate families are exposed
A place for prayer and ritual, Nicolás Campodonico’s chapel in Argentina combines Lewerentz’s sacrosanct respect of bricks with Dieste’s daring geometries
As Colombia recovers from years of armed confict, a series of schools in rural areas by Plan:b is driving programmes of education, culture and community engagement
Women in Architecture Moira Gemmil Prize winner 2018: combining innovations in construction techniques and materials as simple as Paraguayan brick has had award-winning results for Gloria Cabral and Gabinete de Arquitectura
Women in Architecture Architect of the Year 2018 winner: Peru’s Museo de Sitio de Paracas, by Barclay & Crousse, is designed to blend into its harsh desert surroundings as well as withstand them
Punta Sirena Hotel, Chile by WMR ArquitectosSubscription
The beach hotel usually comports itself in serene and brilliant white curves, borrowing the sleekness of the ocean liner, but the surfing resort of Curanipe in central Chile is a place for less sedentary approaches to the water. In response, WMR Arquitectos have not opted to emulate the quaint traditional buildings of the town, either; their only nod to the vernacular is their use of wood, with eucalyptus and pine filling the black steel frame of their building. This takes the form ...
AR House Shortlist 2017: four pavilions rise from the desert as if fashioned from the earth itself
House in Morrillos, Chile, by Cristián IzquierdoSubscription
AR House Shortlist 2017: this house of doors transforms from an impenetrable fortress to a colonnaded viewing platform
AR House Commended: in a Venezuelan settlement known as ‘the roofless ones’, a new home offers its roof as a public space