Archinect - News 2017-08-19T07:34:19-04:00 Back to the Future in Algeria Nam Henderson 2014-01-12T20:59:00-05:00 >2014-01-12T22:35:16-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="644" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;We&rsquo;re not used to seeing this shape in our country...We haven&rsquo;t anything like this in Algeria. It&rsquo;s very beautiful. It&rsquo;s like a bird.&rdquo; - Mekki Damerdji, an architect and professor in Algiers</p></em><br /><br /><p> 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 to date.</p> ARPT Headquarters in Algiers by Mario Cucinella Architects Alexander Walter 2013-07-02T14:28:00-04:00 >2013-07-10T09:25:13-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="403" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Italian firm Mario Cucinella Architects has won the international competition for the design of the new headquarters of telecommunications agency ARPT (Autorit&eacute; de R&eacute;gulation de la Poste et des T&eacute;l&eacute;communications) in Algeria's capital city Algiers.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>