It's an amazing story. Relating it to architectural scene today, which is so obsessed with tools and processes. I wish people in the next century won't perceive it as a architectural period lacking of cultural and artistic values.
There’s no direct connection between the government’s dysfunction and Bitcoin’s baby steps toward mainstream acceptance, but there is a perceptual one.
I've been big fan of Merlin's writing and podcasting for a long time. Here is a great interview with him, where he gives some insight on his private life experiences.
One of the speakers is Grzegorz Piątek, whom I'm looking forward to hear especially considering his latest experience in conducting and resignation from the position of chief of the Warsaw department of aesthetics!
A friend of mine from Vladrina, has been writing architectural critic for quite some time. Now he started new blog on Tumblr. Totally recommending it ( Polish Writings).
What a banal box. What a waste of a great opportunity to create quality space.
More interested in overblown hailed as 3D technological revolution is the idea of (hyper)local manufacturing. It seems to me more and more exciting trend. In USA probably started in 1989 with history of American Apparel factories. In Europe it's rooted as fa as the Scarcity in Russian as a base of Sloboda cities. Born as a economical disorder, now becoming part of new sharing culture paradigm.
Japan reflects society of the future in many ways. I have second though after reading this, which is how some architects can emphasize these negative trends. Instead of contract I"m thinking precisely of single houses, single communication systems concepts etc.
I'm Polish architect, not German. Otherwise is a neat post.
Finally have some time to read this book.
I’m so tired of mouse and keyboard.
Designer Ron Arad compares the overuse of 3D printing today to how musicians “abused” synthesisers in this movie made by Alice Masters for London’s Design Museum.Ron Arad was interviewed about his use of rapid-prototyping technology to coincide wi…
SENSOREE crafts wearable technology and interactive installations that promote extimacy - externalized intimacy. Our whimsical designs monitor the body (bio-metric signals) and respond with visual or tactile feedback. Then, we create emotive displays that extend the nervous system beyond the bounds of the human body.
A new Fab Lab Berlin has been opened. It’s located in neighbor building to our office. We were visiting them and had a small workshop.
Oh, and apart from great hosts, cool fabrication equipment and cool space, They have amazing view from the rooftop.
Check out thier website, or just go there.