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Julien De Smedt

JDS Architects

PRESENTED ON MAR 31, 2010
IN TOKYO @ VOL 71
Julien de Smedt about his long chair for God... www.jdsarchitects.com
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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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Boy-band or Architects?

BY NEJI ARCHITECTS
@ VOL 79 ON JAN 26, 2011

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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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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Leavening Rye Happiness

BY MAJA LUND
@ VOL 102 ON APR 24, 2013

Maja Lund, PechaKucha organizer of Copenhagen, Denmark, invites us in to see her perspective on the intersection of Danish and Japanese culture. On her journey, starting with a search for rye-bread in Tokyo, she seeks an understanding to the country's love for Danish pastries and looks into different perspectives on happiness, Danish "hygge" and Japanese "kata".

"Presentation of the Day" on May 4, 2013.

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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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Unifinished Architecture

BY KAZUKI MOROE
@ VOL 26 ON MAY 13, 2016

Kazuki Moroe shares about standard and simple, unfinished architecture.

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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.