miércoles, 7 de enero de 2015

Zome House / 1974

Zome house using solar heating built near corrales, new mexico. the modular interconnected units are hexagon shaped with polyhedra roofs. aluminum construction has an inner core of urethane foam for insulating efficiency. glass walls covered at night pass sunlight to heat blackened 55-gallon drums filled with water, 1974

lunes, 5 de enero de 2015

Decorated Mud Houses of Tiébélé, Burkina Faso

In the south of Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in west Africa, near the border with Ghana lies a small, circular village of about 1.2 hectares, called Tiébélé. This is home of the Kassena people, one of the oldest ethnic groups that had settled in the territory of Burkina Faso in the 15th century. Tiébélé is known for their amazing traditional Gourounsi architecture and elaborately decorated walls of their homes.

viernes, 2 de enero de 2015

Residence Tomie Ohtake by Roy Ohtake