Architecture, Design

Inside out house

We took part in a competition to design a doll’s house to highlight issues affecting disabled children and to suggest solutions that would improve their life if translated to real houses. We were aware of how the many changes to the benefit system and rising rents have made it more difficult for disabled children and their […]

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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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