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By James Steele

ISBN-10: 1854901737

ISBN-13: 9781854901736

Fresh social, political and environmental upheavals have had a two-fold impression at the equipped surroundings in 3rd global international locations. they've got destroyed the normal cultural constitution in rural parts, which has ended in homelessness and the marginalization of complete groups, and large-scale urbanization has turn into a robust phenomenon of which the Islamic international is particularly a lot a component. Such worldwide adjustments have had a dramatic influence at the jury for the Aga Khan Award for structure, whose decisions for 1992 are provided the following. The initiatives chosen this 12 months, which tackle concerns suitable to either the constructing and constructed international, are economically sustainable, humanistic strategies to tricky difficulties, and generate a brand new architectural language. they supply a worthwhile perception into another layout procedure for either rural and concrete environments. Essays by way of Suha Ozkan of the Aga Khan Award for structure, Mohammed Arkoun, Professor of Islamic suggestion 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 an editorial via the overdue Hassan Fathy on Contemporaneity within the urban offers a old viewpoint. each one award-winning undertaking is defined intimately by way of Charles Moore and Selma al-Radi, and they're relatively reviewed by means of James Steele, and a short historical past of Samarkand, the place the awards have been provided, completes this quantity.

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C'est en fin de compte un logement d'une superficie modeste pour fêter la nature et la contempler Two Turkish brothers, Selman and Suha Bilal, wanted to build a house on Turkey’s north Aegean coast as a place to spend weekends in a spot where they could find beauty, tranquillity and seclusion without travelling long distances from their homes in Istanbul. They approached Turkish architect Han Tümertekin, who conceived the idea of creating a refuge for these two widely travelled urbanite ‘nomads’, as he describes them, whose relationship to place is transitory and who seek privacy in the openness of spectacular landscapes.

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.

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.

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