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TED Talk: Architecture at Home in its Community / Xavier Vilalta

TED Talk: Architecture at Home in its Community / Xavier Vilalta

In this TED Talk, Xavier Vilalta of Xavier Vilalta Arquitectura walks through the design of two projects: a multistory shopping mall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and a multi-family apartment complex in Tunisia. Each is a prime example of how harnessing nature and referencing local traditions can allow architecture to naturally grow from its surroundings and become an integral component of the city.

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "TED Talk: Architecture at Home in its Community / Xavier Vilalta" 01 Dec 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/453477/ted-talk-architecture-at-home-in-its-community-xavier-vilalta/> ISSN 0719-8884