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Daniel Silverman

Unconventional Formwork

CREATED ON SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
IN SHENZHEN

Daniel Silverman is an architect, and in his presentation he shares a few projects that use unconventional materials for the formwork aspect of construction. (in English)

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4 Things About Architecture

BY EMANUELE FIDONE
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 07, 2011

Emanuele is an architect, and in this presentation he shares fragments of his works. He uses the images as a pretext to get us to think about the following four keywords that are involved in architecture: materials, light, space, and nature. (in Italian)

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Improving Our City Streets

BY BARRY WILSON
@ VOL 11 ON JUL 29, 2012

Barry Wilson is a landscape architect, and in his presentation he hopes to show how we can work to make our city streets function in a better and more efficient way. (in English)

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The Architecture of Our Lives

BY ERROLD BROWN
@ VOL 17 ON SEP 11, 2012

Errold Brown has two major passions in life: health & fitness and child developmental delays. This is a personal presentation about how his life has changed drastically after his first child was born. (in English)

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Materials, Tradition, and Craft

BY YUKI TANAKA
@ 「ICSでNIGHT」 ON SEP 23, 2013

Yuki Tanaka's idea for a bottle holder is rejected due to it being too costly both time-wise and money-wise. She redesigns her holder to a less costly design that is remarkably elegant. She also shows us some of the other unique projects she has undertaken, including a spherical fruit basket and an expensive clock. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on November 6, 2013.

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7 Unconventional Ways to Fight HIV

BY SAFIR SOEPARNA
@ VOL 9 ON AUG 21, 2013

HIV is always a looming threat to a fulfilling sexual life, and Safir Soeparna knows just as well as any of us, which is why he gives us 7 unique ways to keep this virus out of our lives. 

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Bringing Patterns to Architecture

BY PAPA OMOTAYO
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 09, 2010

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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Materials Innovation through Failure

BY MIKE MOORE
@ VOL 19 ON SEP 20, 2013

Mike Moore of Tres Bird Workshop, talks about his approach to architecture and design through "making": a process that allows him to fail and continually improve on his work. He shows this process in action through his past and recent projects and how it has transfromed his work into innovative and environmentally conscious architectural design. 

"Presentation of the Day" on February 15, 2014.

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Rethinking Waste

BY SHANNON GOODMAN
@ VOL 21 ON FEB 09, 2014

Shannon Goodman brings the Lifecycle Building Center to PK ATL. Utilizing mainly volunteers, the LBC reclaims materials from buildings heading for demolition. Materials that would otherwise end up in landfills are stored and then resold at steep discounts to be reused in new buildings and remodel projects.  

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Smart Materials Design

BY DORIS SUNG
@ UNITED STATES ARTISTS 2014 ARTISTS ASSEMBLY ON MAR 24, 2015

Doris Sung is a biologist and architect elaborating on the use of smart materials like termo-bio-metal and different geometry, 3D printing and digital technology in architecture.  She is working with self assembling systems, designing hardware, creating minirobotics and resilient buildings where people rely less on air conditioning in the summer time and developing window systems which retain the view while blocking the sunlight.

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