Posts Tagged ‘community’



NOWHERE is a project whose aim is to recognize that in a century where greater than 50% of the population of the planet is migrating to cities, a rural community can also be a SOMEWHERE of rich cultural, geographic, historic and aesthetic importance. To accomplish this , Rael San Fratello purchased an abandoned store front in […]

SOL Grotto

Photo: Matthew Millman

SOL Grotto is a spartan retreat—a space of solitude and close to nature where one is presented with a mediated experience of water, coolness and light . The SOL Grotto also explores Solyndra’s role as a company Sh*t Out of Luck. 1,368 of the 24 million high tech glass tubes destined to be destroyed as […]

Living Water Activity Chapel

Exterior after vine growth

Living Water Church has built a new youth recreation center with walls that will be made out of one of God’s creations — ivy. Really. It has no walls. The indoor/outdoor recreation facility has a metal mesh-like casing around its steel beams that ivy will soon grow up. The church of about 80 members was […]

Siyathemba Pitch Wall-Scape

Changing room

The Siyathemba Pitch Wall-Scape is a community gathering place for children and adults. Constructed of mud-brick, the labryinthian Wall-Scape contains passageways and a small play room for young children and a larger, private room for changing with storage areas and benches. The changing room can also serve as a class room, or as a private […]

Antonito Community Center, Guadalupe

View of south facade

Guadalupe Elementary School is located on the periphery of the small community of Antonito, Colorado. The elementary school contains a gymnasium, cafeteria and outdoor sports facilities and is adjacent to the community rodeo grounds and a historic, but abandoned Catholic and Presbyterian Cemetery. The Community Center is located next to the Elementary School and can […]

Antonito Community Center, Antonito

Swimming Pool

Antonito, Colorado is a small town with a population of approximately 850 inhabitants  and is located approximately 5.5 miles from the Colorado/New Mexico Border. Founded as a town that fed off the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad, the town steadily went into economic decline after the closing of the train in 1968. Many of the […]