Archive for 2017
For the Chicago Architecture Biennale, French artist François Perrin has suspended rooms that interact with the climate in the conservatory at Garfield Park. In reflection of his keen interest in environmental issues, he explores the new relationship between climate change and architecture of the future.
The project borders on an archaeological dig. In order to create the South African museum of contemporary history, the Zeitz MOCAA, designer Thomas Heatherwick worked inside an old grain silo located in the centre of Cape Town.
The interior, consisting of concrete tubes used to store grain, was dug out to form 80 spaces where masterpieces of African art are now exhibited. This unique museum, which covers a total surface of 6,000m2, opened on Friday, 22 September.
Durable yet heavy, leather has never been synonymous with lightness. Until now, with the creation of Dyneema Bonded.
AAE. Behind these three letters is the new menswear collection from Nike Lab, Advanced Apparel Exploration 1.0. But what is so special about it? The combination of computer design and technological flexion in its manufacturing has led to the creation of a clothing line that pushes the boundaries of the textile industry.
Slovakian designer Tomas Kral has created a series of decanters inspired by birds. Uniting fun and design, they aim to put a smile on the user’s face.
Presented at the first Seoul International Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, the MycoTree installation succeeded in creating a building made from mushroom roots, also known mycelium. This organic material, which is compressed and dehydrated in large quantities, could be strong enough to build a two-storey building.
The architects at Henning Larsen Architects studio hope to leave their mark on the Philippines’ urban space with the ICONE Tower. The Danish firm was selected during an international design competition.