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Hans Demarmels

Contemporary Architecture

PRESENTED ON MAY 26, 2010
IN TOKYO @ VOL 73
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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team HACILA

BY MIKI KADOI
@ VOL 71 ON MAR 31, 2010

The dialect of the architect. www.hacila.naganoblog.jp
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kwas/kensuke watanabe architecture studio

BY KENSUKE WATANABE
@ VOL 71 ON MAR 31, 2010

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Relocating Edo Architecture

BY SYLVAN PAYNE
@ VOL 80 ON FEB 23, 2011

A collection of Edo architecture gems have been relocated and now rest in peace at Koganei Park. In this presentation, Sylvan Payne hunts down the original locations.

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Arquikids: Japanese vs. Catalan Architecture

BY SOLANGE ESPOILLE
IN BARCELONA

Japanese architecture versus Catalan architecture through the eyes of children.

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Contemporary Maori Art Forms

BY NATASHA PERKINS
@ VOL 108 ON NOV 06, 2013

Natasha Perkins and her team created a structure and is inspired by the New Zealand Maori practice of weaving.. Their structure is recyclable and was created using interlocking pieces, and was meant to be a place of thought, inspiration. Watch to see how they did it.

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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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Authenticity in Contemporary Architecture

BY SIL KROL
@ VOL 5 ON FEB 28, 2013

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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Architecture Celebrated at the Embassy of Brazil

BY ANDRÉ CORRÊA DO LAGO
@ VOL 118 ON OCT 29, 2014

André Corrêa do Lago is the Brazilian Ambassador to Japan, as well as a curator and critic of architecture. Representing both of these roles, Ambassador Lago's presentation covers Brazil's amazing diplomatic links to architecture, with a final focus on the World Cup 2014 installation that was produced at the Brazil Embassy in Tokyo by esteemed Japanese architect Shigeru Ban.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 18, 2014.

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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.