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36 Architecture Firms from the Global South You Should Know

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Countries that are part of the so-called “global south” have undergone many transformations in their cities and urban contexts in recent years due to the economic and social challenges they face. Urban growth, sustainable development, quality of life and health in emerging cities, and the development of their own cultural identity have been some of the issues that local architecture had to incorporate.

Young architects have understood the importance of making an architecture that is deeply rooted in their own territory while giving this architecture a clear local identity. By generating new typologies and using their own resources and materials, they have presented innovative, site-specific and, above all, solutions with a new fresh focus towards what represents them as creators of this architecture.

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Sencillo Beach House / cmDesign Atelier

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Lagos, Nigeria
  • Architects: cmDesign Atelier
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  9687 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2019
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Cimsa Turkey, Artscapes Constructioneering Works, Dura Composite, WNM limited, Nigalex Nigeria, Planen Ingegneria, Italy, Q-railng Nigeria