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November 12, 2015

Bricks are the material of the moment

Contemporary brickwork is not only visually stunning—with the medium’s calibrating textures, colors, shadows, and lines—but also structurally innovative as an engineering practice. The latest issue of AR highlights the brickwork of our Women’s Opportunity Center: “Designed in coloration with Women for Women International, the center was manufactured from local material by future students as part of a training initiative. A manual press method was adapted from local building techniques.”