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4IR at upcoming STEM Conference & Career Expo

Corobrik Clinches PMR Diamond Arrow Award

2019 African Construction and Totally Concrete Expo

Design thinking unites Malawian researchers & farmers

Africa has lost Binyavanga Wainaina but his spirit lives on

Raw sewerage shuts down Durban's beaches

Make Sense

Make Sense: Architecture by White
White Arkitkter
Laurence King, May 2019

Hardcover | 7-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches | 272 pages | 3670 illustrations | English | ISBN: 978-1786274144 | $29.99

Publisher Description:
White Arkitekter, Scandinavia’s leading interdisciplinary architecture practice, create environments that inspire sustainable ways of living. An employee-owned company founded by Sidney White in 1951, White is a collective of people interested in people. They are architects, anthropologists, planners, engineers, artists, sustainability experts, researchers and more.

In their new book, White showcase over 80 international projects. By integrating research and practice, their work pushes levels of sustainability even higher – it ‘makes sense’ in every way. Their projects range from residential apartments to trekking cabins, from schools to offices, from pop-up parks to nature reserves, and from hospitals to an entire city relocation. To build takes many hands and many minds – it is a marriage of sensibility and sensitivity. The projects in Make Sense aim for a better future – for people and for the planet.
dDAB Commentary:

A system that can help African cities adapt to climate change

Aerial Futures Explores Droneports in East Africa and the Global South

Droneports. Image Courtesy of Jonathan Ledgard and Norman Foster Droneports. Image Courtesy of Jonathan Ledgard and Norman Foster

A new video by AERIAL FUTURES explores the potential of droneports in East Africa and the Global South. The Norman Foster Foundation was one of the first groups to propose the creation of a droneport network to deliver medical supplies and other necessities to areas of Africa that are difficult to access due to a lack of roads or other infrastructure. The project aspires to have droneports across small towns in Africa and in other emerging economies by 2030.

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