“We’re not used to seeing this shape in our country...We haven’t anything like this in Algeria. It’s very beautiful. It’s like a bird.” - Mekki Damerdji, an architect and professor in Algiers — NYT Magazine
Julie Bosman highlighted the work of Jason Oddy who has photographed some of the lesser known projects of Oscar Niemeyer. Niemeyer, a Communist who fled to France following the military takeover of Brazil in 1964, designed 12 buildings in Algeria in the late 1960s although only 4 have been built...
Italian firm Mario Cucinella Architects has won the international competition for the design of the new headquarters of telecommunications agency ARPT (Autorité de Régulation de la Poste et des Télécommunications) in Algeria's capital city Algiers. — bustler.net
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