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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)
Leavening Rye Happiness
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.
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.
Fieldoffice Architects' Passion for Yilan
BY 黃聲遠SHENG YUAN HUANG
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.