Kobe earthquake tragedy and its effect on contemporary architectural design is well known even for European readers. Shigeru Bans paper structures started here, an You as well wrote about “ Weak Architecture” based on Kobe Experience*. - in GA Kengo Kuma Works.
Rickard Hederstierna from Lund University in Sweden is the winner of the Electrolux Design Lab 2009 competition for inventing Cocoon. The winner was announced at finals in London on September 24, at 100% Design London, the UK’s leading architecture and design event.
Fabrica, the Benetton group’s communication research center, will participate in ExperimentaDesign, the international Biennale of design creativity and culture to be held in Lisbon from September 10th to November 11th with Bizarre, a collection of ceramics designed by Sam Baron/Fabrica for Sisley and Take Your Time, an exhibition at the space Fabrica Features Lisboa.
The Roma have a long history of migrations that repeatedly brought repression to their people over the centuries. European countries began introducing laws against migrating peoples (i.e. nomads, travelers) in the mid-Fifteenth century (1). Video: www.archive.org/details/BELLEVILLE
The Museum of Modern Art presents Ron Arad: No Discipline, the first major U.S. retrospective of Arad’s work, from August 2 to October 19, 2009 in New York.
Design Award 2010: Registration deadline extended. Companies and designers nominated for the Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2010 have until August 12, 2009 to apply for the most prestigious German design award. The jury meeting will take place on August 27-28, 2009, and the presentation gala will take place on February 12, 2010 within the framework of the ...
When sitting in a Paris garden, most people focus on the natural beauty of their surroundings; however, designer Suzanne Trocmé focuses on the composition, framework and rhythm of the space, which was created by man rather than nature. It is within the strict structure of the formal garden that she finds the catalyst for the creation of her aptly named Allée chair.