Architectures of change: Four continents, five perspectives

Published: Sunday, July 8, 2012 18:45 | Review by: Amica Anselm |
Trevor and Bryan Bullen Trevor and Bryan Bullen

Celebrated architects from around the Caribbean have their work displayed at The International Architecture and Design Showcase with Caribbean Expo London and The British Council.

This exhibition showcases architecture and design as well as sustainable housing and its progression in the Caribbean, at the University of Westminster an amalgamation of countries such as Taiwan, Serbia, Namibia, and South Africa have come together under one roof, to present the historical diverse but fundamental shifts in city structures, and homes.

This exhibition is an opportunity for the Caribbean and Africa to display their creative industries and create exposure for their businesses and the change in housing around the world. With the Caribbean being renowned for its sun kissed beaches, white sands and hot weather, architects such as the Caribbean Operation of Co-Operative Architecture (COCOA) uses a combination of solar and wind energy which is showcased in their design ‘Villa B’. Talma Mill, one of the Caribbean’s leading landscape Architecture companies presents examples of their ‘green infrastructure’ whilst making a positive impact on the built and natural atmosphere combining natural and assembled elements whilst considering timely topics of each country their project is based in.

Talma Mill Studios - landscape design - Barbados Talma Mill Studios - landscape design - Barbados

Westminster University’s Ambika P3 gallery is currently transformed into a series of unique sectors reconnoitring the architecture of five countries. The Caribbean, Taiwan, Namibia, Serbia, and South Africa have come together presenting rare architecture that is worth going out to experience.

Info: Until July 15 | Ambika P3, University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, NW1 5LS | Mon – Sat, 10am – 6pm | Sunday, 11am – 5pm

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