Archive for January, 2011

Urbanization at the heart of the economy: the role of cities in economic development

Thursday, January 27, 2011 11:00 19 Comments

Vinicius de Moraes Netto This paper originally appeared on Vitruvius here version pdf Abstract The paper discusses the central role of cities and their structures in the social and economic development of regions and nations. Through a brief comparison of Brazil’s emergent economy and their huge demands on material infrastructures and the spatial policies of […]

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The Black Sheep, the Black Swan and the Experimental Architect for Brazil

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 20:14 No Comments

Cluster is glad to announce that the Brazilian urban design and architecture webzine VitruVius has translated the interview – Architecture as the Solid State of Thought: a dialogue with Lebbeus Woods – into Portuguese. On occasion of this Corrado Curti of has written a new introduction to further explain the ‘inbetween realm’ of […]

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Art without Buildings: Q&A with the director of the MINI Museum of XXI Century Art

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 13:40 1 Comment

Domenico Quaranta & Marcia Caines In October 2010 Italian art critic, curator and author Domenico Quaranta launched “The MINI Museum of XXI Century Arts” a pocket-sized nomadic exhibition space comprised of a digital frame bought on e-bay and a USB pen drive. The MINI Museum of XXI Century Arts. Image courtesy MINI Museum of XXI […]

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