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7 Architects Bridging Cultures in a Global World

Ian Mutuli
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Architects Peter Zumthor, Jean Nouvel, Louis Becker, Kunle Adeyemi, Francis Kere, Norman Foster, and Trædal Thorsen in this video by Louisiana Channel share motivating insights on what makes global architecture possible. Jean Nouvel says architecture is not just about site context as it is being taught in architecture schools, it’s also an account of how culture shapes new ordeals from continent to continent. Norman Foster suggests that every architect should contribute to helping solve the world problems that affect a large number of people, like inadequate water and lack of electricity through what they build. Watch the video above for more.

Ian Mutuli

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Ian Mutuli

Founder and Managing Editor of Archute. He is also a graduate architect from The University of Nairobi, Kenya.