6/2015 global village

Facilitated information flow has expanded the map of contemporary architecture, highlighting previously unknown areas. In this issue of Arkkitehti, David Basulto, founder and Editor-in-Chief of online publication ArchDaily, the world’s most followed architecture medium, assesses the new architecture of the emerging world, which has now become recognized through the Internet. “Amidst the fast and ruthless dynamic of the developing economies the need for and scarcity of resources has engendered an architecture that can do more with less. This kind of architecture has an aesthetic that has been very appealing to the rest of the world.” Half of the world’s population lives in Asia, where urbanisation is extremely rapid…


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editorial | The map of architecture is changing
Jorma Mukala

Architecture in the emerging world: More with less
David Basulto

Ultra-Ruin, Taipei, Taiwan
Casagrande Laboratory

Schönbühl Park, Lucerne, Switzerland
Heikkinen–Komonen Architects

Bus:Stop Kressbad, Krumbach, Austria
Rintala Eggertsson Architects

KWIECO, Moshi, Tanzania
Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects

india | Rahul Mehrotra interviewed
Paula Holmila

taiwan | Sheng-Yuan Huang and Ying-Chun Hsieh interviewed
Chen-Yu Chiu

japan | Japanese minimalism: architecture as art
Kaisa Broner-Bauer

speaker's corner | Mutual attraction
Antonello Alici

books | African Modernism
Kristo Vesikansa

déjà-vu | Aarno Ruusuvuori, Development Centre Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 1976
Petteri Kummala