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Architecture

Talking architecture #3 by PLANTA / Fundació Sorigué

Talking Architecture are a series of meetings, organised by PLANTA, that invite architects, critics and intellectuals from different disciplines to reflect upon architecture. Environment, resources and techniques make up the basis of the third edition of Talking Architecture since the most important prime materials for architecture are worked according to specific techniques from the available resources in the environments where…

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Architecture

Close this Biennale! / Patrik Schumacher

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: director of Zaha Hadid Architects Patrik Schumacher has made a critical interview about the 2016 Biennale theme. 2016 Patrik Schumacher’s interview extract: If you can make an organisation the most prosperity driving highly sophisticated organisation, then you know you have something to offer (as an architect) whereas the slum developers know what they need: electricity, water… All of this is already layout, so,…

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Architecture, Japanese Architecture

Sou Fujimoto Conference: Between Nature and Architecture

In this Current Work lecture, titled “Between Nature and Architecture,” Fujimoto presents three conceptual early works and six recent projects. The early unbuilt projects, conceived of following his graduation from the University of Tokyo in 1994, illustrate the formation of principles that have carried through to today, including abandonment of solid walls and the design of spaces without fixed function.

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Cultural Architecture, Movie

Cathedrals of Culture

‘If buildings could talk, what would they say about us?’ Cathedrals of Culture offers six startling responses to this question. Cathedrals of Culture Technical Information Directors: Wim Wenders, Michael Glawogger, Michael Madsen, Robert Redford, Margreth Olin, Karim Aïnouz Country: Germany / Denmark / Austria / Norway Language: English / German Duration: 165min World sales: Cinephi Release Date: 29 May 2014 Cathedrals…

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Japanese Architecture

Tangling Architecture / Akihisa Hirata

Interested in creating simple and elegant geometric solutions that emulate and abstract nature’s millions of years of experience, Akihisa Hirata sees architecture and ecology as a complex, interwoven tangle (Tangling Architecture) – in terms of form, function and the relationship between the artificial and the natural. His designs rigorously explore future possibilities for architecture and structure. The architecture of the…

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