Story-telling architecture | Atira Ariffin | TEDxBathUniversity

Atira explores the social aspects of architecture and how it can create both a sense of isolation and connectedness within urban societies. In this talk, she presents her personal artworks, photo documentary series and architectural design thesis of several fascinating projects.

Originally from Kuala Lumpur, Atira was professionally trained as an architect and is currently based in Amsterdam. She graduated from the Architectural Association School of Architecture London in July 2016 where she completed both Part 1 and Part 2 of her architectural studies. A self-taught artists and photographer, she is also an avid explorer who had travelled across 46 countries to date which had greatly shaped her passion towards photojournalism and social/humanitarian architecture. In the past years, she had exhibited some of her artworks on various exhibitions both in Kuala Lumpur and London. Her works have also been featured on both digital and print media publications internationally.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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