Monday, 7 November 2011


In the constraints of today’s urbanity, architects have striven to construct new spaces upon existing ones. Such parasitic architecture has paved new trends in developing and reshaping the way we play, live and work; transforming communities within urban habitats. By generating symbiotic relationships between host buildings and its parasite attachments, an interdependence emerges through overlapping resources and space with both parties feeding off each other’s attributes (Archdoc, 2011).