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Children’s Home in Nosy Be | Aut Aut Architettura

Children’s Home in Nosy Be | Aut Aut Architettura

Giovanna per il Madagascar Onlus is an NPO active in Madagascar for 20 years now. More specifically it operates in Nosy Be island, assisting children affected by diabetes and limb malformations. Since Madagascar is characterized by high poverty and low literacy rates, the NGO is undertaking a new mission to help abandoned children, providing them with a home where to sleep and where daily meals are available, a place where they can be treated by doctors and a community where they can study and play.

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Dar Mim | Septembre Architecture

Dar Mim | Septembre Architecture

Renovation and extension of a house in the historic heart of the city Hammamet. The existing house is a traditional Tunisian courtyard house. It was converted over time but retained an alternation of solids and voids that provide light and natural ventilation. The client lives alone but often receives guests, and the brief demanded two separate living areas.

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Dawar El Ezba Cultural Center | Ahmed Hossam Saafan

Dawar El Ezba Cultural Center | Ahmed Hossam Saafan

Dawar Kitchen is a social enterprise located in Ezbet Khairallah, one of Cairo’s largest informal settlements. Through catering and other forms of food production, they provide dignified employment and vocational training for migrant, refugee and Egyptian women. “We pride ourselves on fair working conditions and a participatory approach that ensures worker engagement in core decision-making and business planning. ”

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Windmills Chapel | Koop Architects

Windmills Chapel | Koop Architects

The client requested a design for a rondavel that could accommodate 150 people at a wedding service. The site had been selected on the banks of a rainwater attenuation dam on the grounds of the Windmills Hotel. The Chapel would provide additional amenity and economic activity for the hotel. As a remote facility, it required basic ablutions and some storage.

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Lothringen House | Emilio Eftychis

Lothringen House | Emilio Eftychis

Johannesburg-based architect Emilio Eftychis has reinvented the vernacular barn typology through a tasteful deconstruction and reinterpretation of the function of its parts. The ‘Lotheringen House’ exhibits a dynamic interplay of solid and void, where a hard concrete face suddenly becomes a series of porous frames that suddenly allow the flow of views and circulation exposing the interior.

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Lydia Residence | Driss Kettani

Lydia Residence | Driss Kettani

This five-storey residential building in Casablanca, Morocco, features three typical floors and two set back storeys, all apartments having balconies / terraces. These terraces offer an exterior space but also a buffer space between the interior and the narrow street.

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