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  • Álvaro Siza: Fragmentos da viagem #2

  • La prima tappa del viaggio di Neighbourhood wAmA (Where Álvaro meets Aldo) è il quartiere di Bouça, progettato a Porto dall'architetto Álvaro Siza nell'ambito del programma SAAL svoltosi in due fasi (1973/78 e 2001/2006). Il complesso conta un totale di 126 alloggi destinati ad edilizia sociale che oggi ospitano al[...]
  • BIPOLAND: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

  • Poland is a country with a very brutal past, even so recent at just 70 years ago. The holocaust is something I have thought about often as a child, especially as a 3-year-old with a vivid imagination and my father sitting me in front of the television to watch Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' film. I have always wanted to visit[...]
  • Designing for Empathy

  • “We are facing a crisis of empathy. In the past 20 years we’ve seen a 40% decline in the markers for empathy among college student in the United States. Research shows that even a silent phone on a lunch table between two people causes them to share less with each other, let them feel less connected, less interested an[...]
  • FIAT LUX: Illuminating Our Common Home

  • Dec. 8, 2015 A public art projection to light St. Peter's Basilica and inspire change around the climate crisis "Fiat Lux: Illuminating Our Common Home" developed in partnership with Paul G. Allen's Vulcan Inc., the Li Ka Shing Foundation, Okeanos and Obscura Digital, under the auspices of the World Bank Group's Co[...]
  • 101, Lina!

  • L'omaggio a Lina Bo Bardi e alla sua preziosa collaborazione con Domus, ci permette a continuare a indagare il contributo dato dall'editore Gianni Mazzocchi con le sue riviste (vedi domus 984) alla diffusione della cultura dell'abitare. La ristampa anastatica del numero 1 della rivista-giornale A - Attualità, Archiettu[...]
  • Olafur Eliasson: #IceWatchParis

  • “Today we have access to reliable data that sheds light on what will happen and what can be done,” said Olafur Eliasson. “Let’s appreciate this unique opportunity – we, the world, can and must act now. Let’s transform climate knowledge into climate action. As an artist I hope my works touch people, which in turn can ma[...]
  • Shigeo Fukuda

  • The visual wit and optical illusions of the master graphic artist and designer, Shigeo Fukuda, transcend cultures Posters Source: Gurafiku: Japanese Graphic Design  > A blog started in 2009 by graphic designer, Ryan Hageman, dedicated to the history of Japanese graphic design, seeking to lift the barrier of langu[...]
  • "Dismaland, the happiest place on Earth"

  • Of all the world's dodgy amusement parks, "Dismaland" might be the best. Don't bring the kids, though. With Cinderella's corpse (coach crash) and an elderly woman being devoured by birds, it's not exactly family friendly. Read more Watch the trailer for Banksy's 'bemusement park' Source: uk.businessinsider.com &[...]
  • Cultural Beheading

  • When the remnants of culture fall between the hands of savages, stones and cultural heritage could be decapitated too. The preserved ancient ruins in this area is not only a Syrian or Iraqi heritage but a heritage that is connected to the whole world. The birth of civilization was in this land, if we lose another "Nem[...]
  • July

  • Greece has been experiencing historical moments for the past months. I decided to capture scenes and characters from Athens' everyday life during the first 15 days of July (probably the most crucial days for the country’s future). This work came up as a need and as a personal answer against the "visual noise" that was[...]
  • Vivian Maier: Mary Poppins With a Camera

  • Vivian Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was an American street photographer born in New York City. Although born in the U.S., it was in France that Maier spent most of her youth. Maier returned to the U.S. in 1951 where she took up work as a nanny and care-giver for the rest of her life. In her leisure however[...]