Archive for 2017

A contemporary art museum dug out of an old grain silo in Cape Town

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.

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Nike launches a collection created using body mapping

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.

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