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Papa Omotayo

Bringing Patterns to Architecture

PRESENTED ON SEP 09, 2010
IN LAGOS @ VOL 1

Papa Omotayo shows us his architectural masterpieces and discusses his passion for combining patterns and architecture to create truly unique works. The inspiration for one such building came from the way turbans look.

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The Pattern Language of Taos Architecture

BY RACHEL PRESTON PRINZ
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 29, 2011

A city's architecture tends to tell you a lot about that city, and in this presentation, Rachel Preston Prinz highlights various architectural trends that you'll find in the city of Taos, New Mexico -- for example, the ornate bars that you'll see in one of the image are a reaction to the city's proximity to the "frontier." (in English)
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A Pattern Book

BY MOMOYO KAIJIMA
@ PECHAKUCHA X ARCHIAID ON NOV 23, 2012

Momoyo Kaijima talks about a pattern book project to help reconstruct people's lives, aimed at those who live close to the coast, in the Oshika area. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

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Enriching Things with Patterns

BY SHUZ- SHUZ
@ VOL 10 ON AUG 01, 2013

Dzul and Sebastian are two designers interested in enriching everyday objects with their hand-made patterns, as well as sharing their gusto for crafts by carrying out hands-on workshops on silkscreen and bookbinding (In Spanish). 

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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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Storytelling Through Patterns and Strings

BY MEGHAN PRICE
@ VOL 28 ON JAN 21, 2014

String Theory is a partnership between two textile designers, Lysanne Latulippe and Meghan Price. The name String Theory is borrowed from a theory of physics that says the world is made of vibrating strings. As constructed textile designers, the two designers work with the math and physics of fibres, yarns, knitting and weaving to develop structure, pattern and texture. 

 

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Learning to Love Your Obsessions

BY BRIGETTE BORDERS
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 18, 2015

Brigette Borders is an artist, designer, educator, and a producer at Google. She loves geometry. 

Her artistic and architecural studies allowed her to overcome some (but not all!) of her obsessive compulsive behaviors, through encaustic painting and pattern making. 

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Male Pattern Baldness in Birds

BY ZACHARIAH DURR
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 29, 2015

Comedians Zachariah Durr and Adam Richard discuss their shared love of ornithology and elaborate on a little known aspect of bird life, male pattern baldness. 

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Bricks

BY CLARE DALES
@ VOL 8 ON OCT 26, 2017

"In Myanmar there exists vast barns to store crops away from the drenching monsoon rains and they really are spectacular. Some of the largest brick structures in the world, they come complete with brick roofs and decorative details. This barn, still in perfect working order, is over 1000 years old."

Clare Dales presents about ancient architecture methods using brick.

 

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Defining Architecture Through Space, Articulation & Materials

BY FAISAL ARSHAD
@ VOL 3 ON MAR 10, 2018

Faisal Arshad talks about space articulation and materials in his projects, including his lake-house passion project. Space utilization, materials, nostalgia, nature, cultural values, family and even language all tie into his ideas of what architectural projects and their essence is all about.  Mr. Arshad's large collection of design and participation in architecture design all around the world bring wisdom and experience that makes for a great talk.