Architect Gustav Dusing selected for inagural Antarctic Biennial
As part of the newly launched interdisciplinary Antarctic Biennial, architect Gustav Dusing and artist Sho Hasegawa will be sent to Antarctica in March 2017 for what could be described as an inspiring, if chilly, imaginative tabula rasa. The winners for the Biennial were chosen during this year's... View full entry
"Textscape" depicts the evolution of printing in 3D-printed documents
"Textscape" by interdisciplinary artist and University of Hawaii at Manoa educator Hongtao Zhou is a visually engaging work of 3D text documents that nods to one of the Four Great Inventions of Ancient China: printing. The letter-sized documents examine how the role of printing has shifted from... View full entry
How to depict the rules of attraction, according to the PARADOR film
PARADOR is a collaborative project by Paris-based architect David Tajchman and filmmaker Benjamin Seroussi that fuses each of their signature styles and specialties. Starring dancer Olivier Mathieu and model Katya Pushkina, the short film's theme touches on the "complex rules of attraction and... View full entry
Vinn Patararin challenges the possibilities of textile architecture
Vinn Patararin combines the craftsmanship, experience, and interests of multi-disciplinary designers Vinn Chokkhatiwat and Patararin Pongprast. Training separately at prestigious architecture and design schools in Thailand and France followed by working with different Parisian haute couturiers... View full entry
Five teams selected to participate in the Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study in New York
Although anyone with Internet access can do a quick search online, nothing replaces a brick-and-mortar public library for quality resources and info — yet these centers are consistently overlooked by city policymakers. After setting up an RFQ for the Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study in New York, the Architectural League and the Center for an Urban Future selected five interdisciplinary teams out of 45 submissions.
They are:Andrew Berman Architect | Library Development Solutions
| Neil Donnelly | AEA Consulting | Auerbach Pollock FriedlanderMarble Fairbanks with James Lima Planning + Development and Special Project OfficeMASS Design Group SITU StudioUNIONTo find out more, head over to Bustler. View full entry
Winners of AZURE Magazine’s 4th annual AZ Awards
Leading Canadian contemporary design magazine AZURE celebrates the best of cross-disciplinary design in their annual AZ Awards, now in its fourth year. As the only open international competition of its kind in Canada, the AZ Awards welcomed projects from designers, architects, firms, and manufacturers from all disciplines, and from students as well.
Here's a glimpse of this year's winners:Find out more on Bustler. View full entry
11th Street Bridge Park competition in Washington D.C. shortlists six teams for phase one
Six teams of architects and landscape architects are still in the running for the 11th Street Bridge Park competition in Washington D.C. The nationwide competition is hunting for the best design to transform an old freeway bridge into D.C.'s first elevated park: the 11th Street Bridge Park.
Out of more than 40 teams and 80 firms that responded to an open call for submissions this past March, the jury selected the phase-one finalists -- who have all formed into the following interdisciplinary teams below:Balmori Associates / Cooper, Robertson & PartnersPiet Oudolf with Glenn LaRue... View full entry
Seventy-six nominations listed for Designs of the Year 2014
Nominations were announced for Designs of the Year 2014 -- the event where work from the "cool kids" in the big world of design are sure to be found [...] A total of 76 nominees include international stars, crowd-funded start-ups, and student projects. A winner in each category and one overall winner will be announced later this year.
All nominations will be exhibited at London's Design Museum starting March 26 - Aug. 25, 2014
Here's a small selection of this year's nominated designs.Architecture - MAKOKO FLOATING SCHOOL - Designed by NLÉ, Makoko Community Building Team Photo by NLÉFurniture - NEW INTERIOR FOR UNITED NATIONS NORTH DELEGATES’ LOUNGE (NEW YORK) - Designed by Hella Jongerius, together... View full entry
Win a copy of "Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital"
Giveaway time! Five Archinectors will get their hands on (couldn't resist the pun) a fresh hardcover copy of "Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital." Released by black dog publishing in October 2013 and edited by Museum of Arts & Design Curator Ronald T. Labaco, "Out... View full entry