To me, one of the most interesting moment of Venice Architecture Biennale was the 3 days long marathon interviews by Hand Ulrich Obrist. He basically interviewed all the Biennale participants. The dialogue were taking place in the middle of the main exhibition hall, the Giardini, were a t.v studio was set up. So the crowd was watching all the interviews both live and on lcd screen. Between an installation and a press check-point, a media monster.
Here are some of the interviews, posted on youtube.
Our architect fellow, the amazing Julien de Smedt is presenting his new book AGENDA this Thursday, December 10th at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City. Julien and his team will even sign the book for the fans that we are.
WOS claims to be the most powerfull Ipod speaker ever.
This monster is made for people who believe that music should be listen loudly.It's about 102 kg and more than 1 meter large. I was suprised by the scale, compare to the nanopod !
Dynamic Density - the organic reality behind China's master plan
Neville Mars from the Dynamic City Foundation will give a lecture at Columbia University, NYC on the 6 of October 2008. Neville is currently in a lecture tour around the world, promoting his new book " THE CHINESE DREAM - a society under construction ", wich i strongly recommande.Its an amazing prospective book about chinese urbanity, questionning paradoxes of China's struggle for change. More info on Dynamic City Foundation Those young architects, based in Beijing, are also developing a very good collaborative research wikiBurb Tv. Among the dozens of projects showed on this plateforme, Neville Mars and his team have been produced some amazing theorical works. The Beijing Boom Tower seems to me as a manifesto. Not to mention the quality of the production, especialy with this amazing oversized interactive model :
Beautifull posters on Lafayette Street, last Friday. Can't have the chance to make better pictures, all posters were already withdraw on Saturday... Or maybe taken by people, considering that they were real art pieces. By the way, is what someone a knows who made those posters ?