Design

The Blueprint for a United Kingdom by Eric Wong

Eric Wong Project The Rockefeller Foundation has tasked 100 cities, many of which are capital cities, to build greater resilience and a more inclusive economy. Cities are resilient when they are ‘united’. Inspired by ‘The Blazing World’ by Margaret Cavendish the Duchess of Newcastle, the 1666 novel follows a heroine who discovers a world where […]

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Architecture, Design

Which Star architect Are You?

Which Starchitect Are You? These larger-than-life architects don’t just dress up skylines, they’ve got the DNA on Y-O-U. Find out which genius you most resemble. Do you live by the less-is-more philosophy like Richard Meier, or you are a curmudgeon like Frank Owen Gehry or visionary like Dame Zaha Hadid? Based on your building material of choice, your favorite drink, […]

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Architecture, Design

120 Doors by Pezo Von Ellrichshausen

We propose a relatively old installation by Chilean office Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects, featuring a similar concept. From the authors’ description of the work: These five perimeters operate as fences that confine a progressive sequence of interiority and depth of the space. Seen from the outside the exterior perimeter is a compact horizontal block. In […]

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Architecture, Design, Ecology

Buckminster Fuller: Poet of Geometry

We are on a spaceship; a beautiful one. It took billions of years to develop. We’re not going to get another. Now, how do we make this spaceship work? – R. Buckminster Fuller Buckminster Fuller was a renowned 20th century inventor and visionary born in Milton, Massachusetts on July 12, 1895. Dedicating his life to […]

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