Bill and Chelsea Clinton visit Ubuntu

August 6th, 2013  was an incredible day. President Bill Clinton, his daughter Chelsea, and a Clinton Foundation delegation visited the Ubuntu Center on their tour of CGI (Clinton Global Initiative) commitment sites. In 2007, we began our work with Ubuntu's staff and the Zwide community to...

Ubuntu on display at Afritecture Exhibition in Munich

In its exhibition “AFRITECTURE – Building Social Change” the Architecture Museum of Munich sheds a spotlight on innovative, socially committed projects, with a particular emphasis on those that incorporate global relationships together with local culture and individual social groups. By taking into account ecological, economic and...

Designing Ubuntu

Designing Ubuntu reveals the design and philosophy behind the award winning Ubuntu Centre, and the role of architecture in the transformation of a South African township. The book unveils the inspiring, challenging, and fascinating development of a “Township Architecture”. http://issuu.com/fieldarchitecture/docs/designing_ubuntu?e=4236432/12513166 When the building was complete and Hugh...

FA Houses: Outside-In

A house is a personal thing and should fit a family perfectly. Whether it’s a silicon valley home that weaves nature and technology into a warm, modern design, or a Napa Valley home that sits amongst the vineyards and draws inspiration from the working barns...

Wall Street Journal: Silicon Valley Reboots

The Hillside House, designed by Jess Field and Stan Field showcased in The Wall Street Journal. Jeff Aalfs, 43, didn't specifically ask for modern in the remodel and addition to his Portola Valley cottage. But when his architect, Field Architecture, showed him a very contemporary plan...