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Flying Panels exhibition charts the evolution of prefabricated concrete-panel construction

November 15, 2019 Alyn Griffiths 0
Flying Panels – how concrete panels changed the world exhibition at ArkDes

ArkDes has mounted an exhibition celebrating the role of concrete panels in contemporary architecture, with an exhibition design by Note Design Studio that evokes the dynamism of a construction site. The exhibition titled Flying Panels – How Concrete Panels Changed the World, looks at the history of prefabricated concrete architecture and the impact it has had

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Flying Panels exhibition charts the evolution of prefabricated concrete-panel construction

November 15, 2019 Alyn Griffiths 0
Flying Panels – how concrete panels changed the world exhibition at ArkDes

ArkDes has mounted an exhibition celebrating the role of concrete panels in contemporary architecture, with an exhibition design by Note Design Studio that evokes the dynamism of a construction site. The exhibition titled Flying Panels – How Concrete Panels Changed the World, looks at the history of prefabricated concrete architecture and the impact it has had

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Watch the video of Paola Antonelli’s keynote lecture at Dezeen Day

November 13, 2019 Augusta Pownall 0
Paola Antonelli Dezeen Day video

Our natural world is “fixable, but it will never be the same” said Paola Antonelli at our Dezeen Day conference. Watch Antonelli discuss design’s response to impending extinction in the first movie from the event. Antonelli, MoMA’s senior curator of architecture and design, kicked off Dezeen’s inaugural conference on 30 October with a keynote that

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New York exhibition displays rarely seen furniture by Italian architect Gaetano Pesce

November 11, 2019 Kristine Klein 0
Gaetano Pesce Age of Contaminations Exhibition

A jagged edged bookshelf and a series of modular armchairs are among the rare and limited-edition furniture designs by Italian architect and designer Gaetano Pesce on show at New York gallery Friedman Benda. Age of Contaminations brings together prototypes and realised designs that the 79-year-old created between 1968 to 1995. “Age of Contaminations looks back on

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Props exhibit fills stairwells and bathrooms of Zaha Hadid’s Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati

November 9, 2019 Paul Jebara 0
Props Exhibition at Zaha Hadid Contemporary Arts Centre

Artist and architect Lauren Henkin has created a series of sculptures to fill “unintended” installation spaces in the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio designed by late architect Zaha Hadid. Cincinnati’s CAC will unveil Props, an exhibition of eight “site-responsive” sculptures by artist and architect Lauren Henkin, to the public on 22 November 2019. Henkin

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“London needs more days like Dezeen Day” say speakers and attendees

November 8, 2019 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Dezeen Day

Speakers and attendees have been giving their feedback on the inaugural Dezeen Day conference in London last week, with BBC radio presenter LionHeart describing it as “the best design conference I’ve been to”. The sold-out conference took place on 30 October at BFI Southbank in central London. Panelists and speakers praised Dezeen for the quality

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Today’s innovations could be “redundant in five years” says curator of Designs for Different Futures

November 7, 2019 Kristine Klein 0
Designs for Different Futures at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Designs for Different Futures exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art collates projects to tackle some of today’s biggest issues – including an arched pavilion for harvesting crickets, clothes that grow and a font illegible to computers. Designs for Different Futures comprises 80 works that address the challenges and opportunities humans may encounter in the

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Pierre Yovanovitch exhibit explores “budding romance” between imaginary characters

November 6, 2019 Kristine Klein 0
Love by Pierre Yovanovitch at R &C

Bear-shaped armchairs and cushions embroidered with red lips are among French designer Pierre Yovanovitch’s latest collection of furnishings, which are on display at New York gallery R & Company. Yovanovitch has transformed the R & Company gallery space into several domestic scenes to display the collection titled Love. He has decorate the interior to bring

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Biobasecamp pavilion aims to demonstrate the potential of timber in architecture

November 6, 2019 Augusta Pownall 0
Biobasecamp Marco Vermeulen Dutch Design Week

A timber pavilion called Biobasecamp at Dutch Design Week brought together projects that demonstrate the potential of the “concrete of the future” to fight against climate change. Studio Marco Vermeulen built the wooden pavilion as a covered exhibition-space for a series of displays highlighting how timber can be used in bio-based architecture projects. Called Biobasecamp, the

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A Sculptural Tower Of Bamboo Has Been Installed In Beijing

November 4, 2019 Erin 0

AntiStatics Architecture has designed a bamboo tower installation named “Woven Grove”, that was exhibited at Design China Beijing 2019. The installation is an exploration of the inherent material behaviors of bamboo and has been inspired by the craft-based practice of weaving. Photography by Design China As the properties of bamboo are highly pliable and flexible, […]