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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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment


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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment


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: 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