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Martin van der Linden

Architect, van der Architects

New Air France Lounge at Bangkok Airport

PRESENTED ON SEP 27, 2017
IN TOKYO @ VOL 150

A design project journeys through ideas, technical challenges, and fruition. Through the newly opened Air France lounge at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Architect Martin van der Linden promises to shed light on this curious world where creative thinking collides with reality.

アイデアや技術の挑戦を通じ実を結ぶまで、デザインプロジェクトの旅は続きます。タイのスワンナプーム空港に新しくオープンしたエールフランスのラウンジでは、建築家のMartin van der Lindenさんが、クリエイティブ思考を現実に見事に落とし込んだ、興味深い世界に明かりを灯すことを約束します!

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Hot Air Ballooning

BY MARTIN HOFER
@ VOL 12 ON NOV 16, 2012

Martin Hofer controls hot air balloons, and his presentation he shares stories that relate to his airborn adventures. (in German) 

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About Orée: Elegant Reconciliation of Human and High Tech

BY YASUNOBU TAKATA
@ VOL 103 ON MAY 29, 2013

These days, people tend to see high tech as being cold and impersonal. Orée, from southern France, on the contrary, delivers elegant, unique and long lasting tech objects that combine natural materials, traditional hand crafting techniques, and the latest technologies. (in Japanese) 

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Air Quality in Prince George (the past, the present, the future)

BY DENNIS FUDGE
@ VOL 4 ON JUL 14, 2015

For decades, air quality in the city of Prince George has ranked as some of the worst in Province. Join meteorologist Dennis Fudge as he explores the trends in major pollutants over the years. Learn what “the smell of money” really is, and what pollutants are on the rise and on the way out.

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I Can See My House from Here: The Rise of the Atlanta Airport

BY HANNAH PALMER
@ VOL 26 ON SEP 20, 2015

Hannah Palmer grew up in the neighborhood that would one day become the world's busiest airport, Harstfield-Jackson International Airport. But where did this behemoth come from? 

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The Wildlife Air Service

BY WIETSE VAN DER WERF
@ VOL 20 ON NOV 26, 2015

What if you could help protect the wildlife and other endangered species by air? What if you thought of a completely new way to protect forrest and sea? Speaker Wietse van der Werf wondered if he could set up a network of pilots to help from above. And as it turned out, he created a worlwide network of citizens who wanted to help him protect there local nature en envorinment. Now he and his Wildlife Air Service are an imortant partner for large environmental organizations.

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Plein Air for the Planet: Landscape Art as Environmental Activism

BY STEPHEN WASHINGTON
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 22, 2016

Speaker Stephen Washington, an artist living in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, believes strongly in the power of art—particularly plein air painting—to  help save the landscapes it so beautifully captures. 

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Message in a Bottle

BY GEORGE BOORUJY
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 04, 2016

George Boorujy was born and bred in New Providence New Jersey, and now lives in Brooklyn, along with almost everyone else. He is represented by P.P.O.W. gallery in New York, and teaches at the School of Visual Arts. 

Check out George's project, New York Pelagic, here!

Read about the bottle that washed up on a beach in France here!

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Yes, I'm an AIR-guitarist

BY NAODAY MIYATA
@ VOL 26 ON MAY 13, 2016

Naoday Miyata give a special performance on AIR guitar!

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Death by Architecture

BY ANANTH SAMPATHKUMAR
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Architect Ananth Sampathkumar takes us through the world of architectural competitions - from historical examples of the Sydney Opera House and Pompidou Center to a cultural center in Sri Lanka. 

Ananth studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi, India before moving to New York. Here he co-founded NDNY Architecture and Design, completing projects in Srilanka, India, and the USA.