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Posts tagged 'latin america'

Spaceship architecture: Freddy Mamani Silvestre in El Alto, Bolivia

Self-taught architect Silvestre has filled the city of El Alto in Bolivia with his distinctive, curvaceous and colourful architecture. He has completed over 60 buildings

GALLERY

Keiichi Matsuda: Total digital overload

The London-based designer’s films offer a glimpse into a nightmarish sci-fi future in which every surface, appliance and inch of peripheral vision fizzes with data

Features

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

Review

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

News

Beyond the Supersquare

After Clara Porset and Xavier Guerreiro, by Fernanda Fragateiro, 2013 Claire Barliant salutes a brave and overdue attempt to unravel the legacy of modernist architecture

Review

Torre David: Gran Horizonte

Photographer Iwan Baan spent six years documenting the lives of the 750 families who squat an abandoned 45-storey tower in Caracas, Venezuela, now a vertical

GALLERY

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

Review

Frida Escobedo: “There’s no such thing as a blank slate in Mexico”

Frida Escobedo Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has rejected labels, genres and stylistic rigour in favour of a casual approach that mixes modernism with ornamental and

Features

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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