Shortlisted AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation projects announced

The 2017/18 shortlisted projects for the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been revealed, all of which highlight how reducing the environmental impact of building is pivotal for good architecture and social design. The projects provide a host of new insights into how great architecture or social design can be produced without compromising…

High performance, smart hospitals in Africa

The next generation of healthcare buildings will be very different from the hospitals, clinics and general practitioner (GP) surgeries we are familiar with today. A revolution in building design is already underway, which has largely been prompted by an acceleration of technological innovation, changing population demographics, shifts in expectations of how healthcare should be provided…

Big completes WeWork’s first micro-school with super-elliptic objects in New York City

Big has completed WeWork’s first micro-school on West 18th Street in Manhattan, the school aimed at focusing on children’s abilities and revealing their talents at early stages. Called WeGrow, the school officially welcomed students and teachers for the 2018-2019 school year at WeWork’s headquarters on September 5, 2018. Big revealed its first conceptual images last…