The robot And the architect are friends. That’s the philosophy of Swiss architects Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler.
It is hard to imagine a more literal image of high density dwelling than this, the Tokyo Apartment–Sou Fujimoto’s latest building.
It’s rare that a building looks like nothing else of its kind, but “La Trufa”, by Anton Garcia-Abril and Ensamble Studio is one such work.
Radical architects think about space and conjure a swirling universe of ideas in this dreamlike, inspiring show.
One image is ubiquitous on the construction hoardings, billboards and plastic shopping bags in Shanghai these days – the tiered silhouette of the China Pavilion at the Expo 2010.
Lambrate – a former industrial district on the outskirts of town – scooped-up the design scene’s young talent this year.
A volcanic ash cloud stole the show in Milan. But then again it wasn’t difficult for a natural phenomenon to step into the limelight at the Milan furniture fair as it was a year dominated by safe launches. The daring and inventiveness we predicted that the recession would bring didn’t come to fruition this year either.
The longest single shot in Godfrey Reggio’s astonishing 1982 film Koyaanisqatsi is of United Airlines Boeing 747s taxiing at an airport.