Wojciech Odrobina

Wojciech Odrobina

9/4/2020 · 1 min read · ~10
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Wojciech Odrobina What does an architect do?

Wojciech Odrobina What does an architect do?

That is one of the most recurring questions. Well, it goes beyond simply drawing up plans and directing or leading civil works. Here in this article we explain in detail what an architect does. Sometimes people confuse the work that an architect...

Wojciech Odrobina

Wojciech Odrobina

7/2/2020 · 2 min read · ~10
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Wojciech Odrobina - Architecture news

Wojciech Odrobina - Architecture news

https://medium.com/@wojciech.odrobina1 Wojciech Odrobina - The topicality of architecture refers to current issues (for example of the last 20 or 30 years) that are discussed in the main magazines and congresses of architecture in the world. The...

Claire L Cardwell

Claire L Cardwell

24/6/2016 · 2 min read · +200
Solutions to the RDP Housing Crisis in South Africa

Solutions to the RDP Housing Crisis in South Africa

Last weekend I visited an RDP housing community near Springs, Johannesburg. I was shocked at the condition of the housing. Basically shacks with brick walls instead of IBR Sheeting. I was told that there was only a budget of R35K per house. I know...

Claire L Cardwell

Claire L Cardwell

I wrote this a long time ago and decided to revisit today, in my spare time I will be fine tuning my sketches and sharing them with others to see if we can fine tune a design that works here in South Africa. #socialhousing #architecture #rdphouing #housingcrisis #homelessness #architect #architecture #greenbuilding #sustainability #climatechange #climatechangemitigation #thenakedarchitect #nakedarchitect #clairecardwell #clairelcardwell #bluedesigns #bluedesignsarchitecturalddesigners #design #gooddesignsaveslives #southafrica #johannesburg #joburg #socialdevelopment #equality #health #homes #house #tinyhouse #housedesign #strawbale #strawbalehouse #compressedstrawbale #energyefficiency

7/4/2020
Claire L Cardwell

Claire L Cardwell

Thanks Paul! Have a super weekend!

25/6/2016
Wojciech Odrobina

Wojciech Odrobina

4/3/2020 · 1 min read · ~10
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Wojciech Odrobina - Virtual architecture

Wojciech Odrobina - Virtual architecture

The virtual architecture is one that exists in the digital plane and is not affected by the time factor. The constructions are developed in a digital support. Nor is it affected by gravity or by climatic or geological phenomena and is spared the...

Javier 🐝 CR

Javier 🐝 CR

29/6/2018 · 4 min read · ~10 · 6
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Claire L Cardwell

Claire L Cardwell

28/6/2018 · 4 min read · ~10
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Why Round Buildings are Better

Why Round Buildings are Better

I've been doing some research into Resilient Housing, right from the start I was convinced that a round house would be the way to go.  Our Ancestors often built round houses - take Igloos, Teepees, African Mud Brick Huts, Yurts and European...

Claire L Cardwell

Claire L Cardwell

Thanks - thanks for the inspiration - great ideas for more articles - round houses in Chinese Architecture, traditional Chinese Architecture and also Feng Shui...

13/11/2018

Anonymous

Very beautiful designs (the modern ones) Claire. Round shapes are better for Feng Shui as well. Square or rectangular houses have sharp corners which allow "poison arrows" to point in our direction. I read about Chinese ancient round houses as well. They've been preserved as part of the history & culture.

13/11/2018

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