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Architecture Activism

  • 07:30 - 18 August, 2016
Architecture Activism
Architecture Activism

The international practice GRAFT is known for its experimental and interdisciplinary designs as well as for its strong social commitment. The publication documents projects characteristic of this social responsibility portraying architecture as an active tool for driving the development of places worth living in. One key project is the Solar Kiosk, a high-output, which is already used by many communities in Sub-Saharan Africa.

- Foreword by Cameron Sinclair
- Introduction by Lats Krückeberg, Wolfram Putz, Thomas Willemeit

Relief and Affordable Housing

- Make It Right / Rebuilding the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans, USA, 2006-
- Affordable Housing Namibia / Attack Ownership Barriers, 2014-
- Heimat2 / Dignified Solutions for Refugees in Europe, Berlin, Germany, 2016-
- Eckwerk Holzmarkt / Affordable Urban Living & Working, Berlin, GErmany, 2014-

Energy Autonomy
- Solarkiosk / Reducing Energy Povertry, Botswana, Ethiopia, Germany, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Tansania, USA, Vietnam, 2009-
- Holistic Living / Mobility Plus House, Berlin, Germany, 2013-2015

Healing Architecture
- Two Icu Rooms in Berlin / Linking Design and Healthcare in a Research Project, Berlin, Germany 2011-2013

Cultural Campaigning
- Platoon Kunsthalle / Temporary Buildings and their Impact on the Built Environment, Seoul, South Korea / Berlin, Germany, 2009, 2012
- Art Cloud & Unity Flag / Leading Campaign for Change, Berlin, Germany, 2006, and diverse places, 2006

- GRAFTIES Members of staff
- About GRAFT
- Illustration Credits

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    Architecture Activism
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    Cameron Sinclair
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Cite: "Architecture Activism" 18 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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