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Posts tagged 'Chile'

Alejandro Aravena on conflict, the legacy of his Venice Biennale, and being bold in the face of earthquakes

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alejandro Aravena. Photograph courtesy Elemental/Phaidon “Boldness is the fairest way to establish a dialogue with the massive forces of nature”, says the

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Design from Chile conference

A conference this week at the London Design Biennale will explore the ideas behind Cybersyn, the cyber management system devised in Chile during the Salvador Allende

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5 Chilean designers you should know

Radical architect Alejandro Aravena of the Santiago-based practice Elemental this week scooped the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Here are a few of the other studios that

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Pezo Solo House

A home by Pezo von Ellrichshausen is the first of several designed by the “Pritzker prize winners of the next 30 years” on a Spanish architecture

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New Territories: Design and art in Latin America

A show at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design reveals more about the diversity of contemporary Latin American design than its geographic specificity A

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The Icon Awards trophy

[iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/108778763?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0&color=e8e314″ width=”630″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen ] The trophy that the Icon Awards winners will recieve this week were designed and made by

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Elemental: Centro Innovacion, Santiago

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena‘s practice turns corporate design on its head by creating a business innovation lab with the windows on the inside We’re very aware

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Anton Alvarez

The designer is using his thread-wrapping process on ever larger projects, as well as one work on a smaller scale: this year’s Icon award The

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Radical Cities in Latin America by Justin McGuirk

Hornos de Cal Metrocable station, San Agustín, Colombia A tour of informal settlements from Rio to Caracas shows cities being reclaimed in remarkable ways. But

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Diego Portales University, Chile

(Images by FG + SG Fotographia de Arquitectura) A striking concrete cube raised above an angled undercroft dominates the first phase of a megastructural campus in

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Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality