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Neji Architects

Boy-band or Architects?

PRESENTED ON JAN 26, 2011
IN TOKYO @ VOL 79

When Neji Architects hopped on stage at PKN Tokyo Vol. 79, they may have come off as a fashionable boy band, but they are in fact an architectural firm, and their presentation has the projects to prove it.

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JDS Architects

BY JULIEN DE SMEDT
@ VOL 71 ON MAR 31, 2010

Julien de Smedt about his long chair for God... www.jdsarchitects.com
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Opportunity Squared

BY VAN DER ARCHITECTS
@ VOL 89 ON FEB 23, 2012

A presentation by van der Architects about a car parking tower project in Tokyo. Part of the Global Cities Week. This presentation is in English.
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Crofton & Benjamin Architects

BY LEON CONRADIE
@ VOL 7 ON FEB 23, 2012

Leon Conradie is an experienced architectural academic, who is doing his Masters Research on "The Work of Crofton & Benjamin Architects: 1955 -1964." Crofton & Benjamin Architects were prolific in the 50s and 60s on beachfront developments, and have designed many iconic Durban buildings, each with an Art Deco style. In his presentation, Leon gives us a tour of these buildings, and points out their unique quirks. (in English)

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Community, Collaboration and Design

BY ERIC STARK
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 21, 2013

Eric Stark goes into depth on a selection of community-oriented student projects worked on in the past 6 years of the University of Maine's Architecure program.

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Wildcard Design

BY MATT CHILDRESS
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 14, 2014

Architect Matt Childress with started his own business, Wildcard Design. Their design process involves extensive brainstorming and critiquing in order to make each detail perfect.

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Architects & Typography

BY TAHAER ZOYAB
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 07, 2015

Tahaer is an architect urban designer with an interest in graphics and multi-faceted design. His work experience as an architect/ tour guide/ site worker in New York City gave him a set palette of skills to start work “On Our Own”. He is Partner and Principal Designer at Triple O Studio, a young Chennai-based design studio. (www.facebook.com/tripleostudio )

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Fun and Unique Approach to Architecture Projects

BY RAFAEL A. BALBOA
@ VOL 126 ON JUN 24, 2015

What do Monsters, Prosthetics and Cannibalism have to do with Urban Architecture? Rafael A. Balboa from architecture studio and urban think-tank STUDIO WASABI, talks about injecting humor and non-sense into architecture. Rafael presents project case studies from Split (Croatia), Riga (Latvia), Jakarta (Indonesia) and Tokyo, highlighting the studio's unique approach of designing from metaphors.

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Fieldoffice Architects' Passion for Yilan

BY 黃聲遠SHENG YUAN HUANG
IN TAIPEI

Architect Mr. Huang led a team of architects from his office and shared how each of them traveled all around Yilan, with the aim of taking better care of it. Some of them used to be lead singers in a band, but have now turned their passion to architecture, and find the strength to face the difficulties of fieldwork in the fact that their dreams have come true.

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Learning from the Paper Architects of Moscow

BY ROSS ANDERSON
@ VOL 15 ON MAY 24, 2016

Ross Anderson shares his journey to explore the Paper Architects of Moscow.