Burkina Faso in West Africa,  is not an area that usually gets a lot of visits of tourists, but at the base of a hill with a view of  the sunny savannah lies an extraordinary village, a circular 1.2 hectare complex of intricately embellished earthen architecture. It is the residence of the chief, the royal […]

The West African village where every house is a work ...

  French architecture students came up with the idea for Arctic Harvester, a floating hydroponic farm and village. It uses large reserves of fresh water, encases  the icebergs, taking them inside. “We were struck by the idea that Greenland’s  icebergs support such rich localized ecosystems…An iceberg is an oasis,”  says Meriem Chabani, who […]

The Arctic Harvester – A Brilliant Design Of ...