Archive for April, 2011

There is no one-way to define democracy: An Interview with Rem Koolhaas

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 12:13 6 Comments

Posted by Gricelys Rosario To read this post in Italian click here: Non c’è un unico modo per definire la democrazia: intervista a Rem Koolhaas This entry is the first of a series of interviews conducted by Cluster in occasion of the second edition of the Democracy Biennial held in Turin from April 12 -17 […]

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Towards an informed democracy: doubt, think, choose

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 13:18 2 Comments

Posted by Gricelys Rosario (This article is also available in Italian, please click on italian in the menu bar) Lecture Review: Rem Koolhaas “Architecture and democracy” 2011 Democracy Biennial l Teatro Carignano l April 15th, 2011 Sponsored by Turin’s Architect Association Foundation (Fondazione OAT) © Jana Sebestova, photo courtesy of Fondazione OAT One might have […]

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Spatial Agency: a conversation with Tatjana Schneider on architecture as a quietly revolutionary practice

Thursday, April 21, 2011 14:10 19 Comments

Corrado Curti and Marcia Caines met with Tatjana Schneider, lecturer at the School of Architecture, University of Sheffield – where she teaches design studio, history and theory – in Torino following her participation in the international conference Qui è Ora: Spazio e tempo Pubblici on March 14/15 at the Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo in Turin. In […]

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‘Mechudzu: New Rhetorics for Architecture’ winner of the 2010 RIEA.ch book competition

Monday, April 18, 2011 12:24 4 Comments

Interaction initiated image from Mechudzu: New Rhetorics for Architecture by Bryan Cantley RIEA.ch is pleased to announce that “Mechudzu: New Rhetorics for Architecture” by Bryan Cantley is winner of the2010 RIEA.ch book competition The book, entirely dedicated to the works and research of Bryan Cantley – experimental architect, professor and spatial orchestrator of the firm […]

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Sneak Preview of the Milan Design Week 2011

Thursday, April 7, 2011 16:41 3 Comments

Marcia Caines Milan is geared up for its major annual design event, the international Salone del Mobile, which was inaugurated 50 years ago as national trade fair. Half a century down the line the Salone has become the world’s largest commercial design event, assisting in the revitalization of disused urban areas and buildings around town […]

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