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Sil Krol

artist in Amsterdam

Authenticity in Contemporary Architecture

PRESENTED ON FEB 28, 2013
IN BREDA @ VOL 5

Kunstenaar Sil Krol is op een digitale zoektocht naar vreemde architecturale uitspattingen. Gebouwen die volledig uit te lucht gevallen lijken te zijn...

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Contemporary Architecture

BY HANS DEMARMELS
@ VOL 73 ON MAY 26, 2010

Hans Demarmels is the founder of World Architects, a site that has turned into the biggest online resource for architects the world over.
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Traditional Patterns, Contemporary Lens

BY GUILLAUME SARDIN
@ VOL 7 ON DEC 17, 2013

Guillaume Sardin, an architect and designer, shares his works in Rwanda and how working in a different cultural context unleash unexpected ideas. Such ideas include the Rwandan Heraldry project which promotes a new way to share the heritage of the country using etymology, traditional patterns and custom designed symbols. 

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Urban City Development in China

BY THOMAS HUSSEY
@ VOL 25 ON MAR 05, 2013

Thomas Hussey talks about China's current growth in urbanization. Although there are several challenges, such as outdated buildings, over-engineered highways, and pollution to deal with, they hope to redevelop the city, connect cities together, and create new cities entirely that would come to be potential solutions to those probelms. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 6, 2014. 

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Balance in the Life of An Architect

BY MICHAEL PFEFFER
@ AIA 2014 CONVENTION ON JUN 26, 2014

Mike Pfeffer, AIA Chicago member and winner of the 2014 national AIA Young Architect Award, has spent almost three months in the air flying between Chicago and China in the past six years.  He talks about what this entails in his job as Managing Director of SOM in Chicago.

"Presentation of the Day" on August 19, 2014. 

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Calligraphy, Nature, Art and Architecture

BY JOHN CLARK
@ VOL 32 ON DEC 02, 2014

Reflecting on his fascinations with eastern and western cultures, architect John Clark AIA's calligraphic explorations are illustrations of nature expressed through art and architecture.

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C A M P O

BY FELIPE GUERRA
@ VOL 12 ON APR 16, 2015

"CAMPO" means countryside in Spanish. But also field. Yet, the project presented by Felipe Guerra is about an even broader meaning: it is about issues concerning both the contemporary arts and architecure, like space, how it's shaped and how it shapes us. 

http://c-a-m-p-o.com/

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Dystopian Literature and Architecture

BY SARAH MUZAMMIL AZIZ
@ VOL 35 ON SEP 01, 2015

Architecture student Sarah Aziz talks about how dystopian literature and growing up in England influence her theoretical designs and their associated narratives.

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Urban[e] Objects

BY WOODBURY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
@ VOL 136 ON JUN 02, 2016

A cohort of Architecture Students from Woodbury University elected Tokyo to conduce fieldwork studies by the theme  Urban[e] Objects. The research proposes new residential strategies through the translation of objects that can exist simultaneously in multiple scales: as a tea-cup or as an urban building. Their research deploys the use of isometric drawings and urban transects and inspiration derived by traditional Japanese drawing techniques to investigate questions of authenticity, translation of vernacular making methods, and interiority and apply them to contemporary challenges of shelter.

 

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Travels in China

BY ANNE DUDEK
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 04, 2012

Anne Dudek talks about her travels in China during the Martin Roche Travelling fellowship award, made by the AIA Chicago Foundation