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LIVING TEBOGO - South Africa
SCHOOL HANDMADE - Bangladesh
BAYA PROJECT - South Africa
HOMEmade familiy houses - Bangladesh
DESI vocational school - Bangladesh
TEMPU 2
NEW: Hands-on Workshop on MODERN EARTHEN STRUCTURES AND ARCHITECTURE - Bangladesh
 

Our name “die architektur“ expresses the selfdefined demands that our institution makes on teaching and research. Accordingly, in an appropriately independent and fundamental way we attempt to understand space, the subject of this learning and research. In the process we wish to move human beings into the centre, as people that surround themselves with space in order to give themselves a home, to shelter themselves from hostile environmental influences, to create a place that supports and enriches their existence, a place where a future can be imagined. We also look for challenges to our architecture where even these most fundamental demands on built living space have not been met. For this reason we set up a project studio in the form of BASEhabitat, which combines theory and practice in projects that employ the means of building technology and the art of space to make a contribution to a sustainable improvement and maintenance of the quality of life in developing countries. We do not see ourselves as development workers but as mediators in a mutual exchange of knowledge and technology, of cultural qualities and abilities.