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March, 2017

  • 3 March

    The beautiful tragedy of Concrete Jungles

    A valley of undulating concrete slabs line the Holocaust Monument in Berlin, Germany as a artistic reminder of the uncertainty and fear Jewish populations were plagued by during Nazi Germany. Here, concrete as art stands in direct juxtaposition to concrete as - for some - an energy-consuming architectural eye-sore.

    Jomiro Eming Buildings with concrete-like foundations have been dated back to as far as Ancient Greece, and today they line our cities and societies. Although concrete is the second most consumed product in the world – the first being water – it is also one of the least energy efficient …

April, 2012

  • 26 April

    Architecture without walls

                          By Isabelle Anne Abraham “We are free, but there’s an absence of our presence – what happened to that?” asked Doung Anwar Jahangeer in his talk, ‘CityWalk: Art, Architecture and Social Justice’. Co-hosted by Visual and Performing Arts of …