EAA Foundation tents

April 1st, 2023

More than 70 million people worldwide are currently displaced from their homes because of wars, violence and persecution. More than half of those are under the age of 18, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. While many people have suggested ways to create emergency housing for displaced populations, Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), […]

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Knitted textile supports thin concrete structure

June 1st, 2019

Photos: Juan Pablo Allegre. A striking, double-curved pavilion recently on exhibit at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo in Mexico City showcased an experiment with the materials and processes used in construction. The installation was framed using a knit textile that supports its thin concrete structure. Dubbed KnitCandela, the piece is a tribute to Spanish-Mexican architect and […]

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