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Xavier Vilalta - Architecture at Home in Its Community

Streaming Video - 2014
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When TED Fellow Xavier Vilalta was commissioned to create a multistory shopping mall in Addis Ababa, he panicked. Other centers represented everything he hated about contemporary architecture: wasteful, glass towers requiring tons of energy whose design had absolutely nothing to do with Africa. In this charming talk, Vilalta shows how he champions an alternative approach: to harness nature, reference design tradition and create beautiful, modern, iconic buildings fit for a community.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2013.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file : sd., col.

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