Friday, April 13, 2018

The Venice Tapes: Jonathan Solomon

Jonathan Solomon in the Township of Domestic Parts at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale Taiwan Pavilion. (Matthew Messner/Bureau Spectacular)

As part of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, the Taiwan Pavilion, curated by Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular produced a series of short interviews of architects, designers, and others surrounding the field. Each participant was asked two questions, what is your origin story and what advice to you have for early career designers. These became the Venice Tapes, a 12 video series.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Venice Tapes: Peter Zellner and Nicholas de Monchaux

Peter Zellner and Nicholas de Monchaux in the Township of Domestic Parts at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale Taiwan Pavilion. (Matthew Messner/Bureau Spectacular)
As part of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, the Taiwan Pavilion, curated by Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular produced a series of short interviews of architects, designers, and others surrounding the field. Each participant was asked two questions, what is your origin story and what advice to you have for early career designers. These became the Venice Tapes, a 12 video series.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

IKD's Adventures in Cross-Laminated Timber


Conversation Plinth by IKD, situated between the I.M. Pei-Designed Cleo Rogers Library and the Elial Saarinen-designed First Christian Church in Columbus, Indiana. (Courtesy IKD)
Boston-based IKD is on the cutting edge of heavy timber design. It's pavilion for last years Exhibit Columbus event explored the use of up-cycling low-value wood into high-demand structural material.

Friday, March 2, 2018

This Week: March 2, 2018

A Modern version of The Tale of Genji by Toyokuni Utagawa, 1853 (Library of Congress)
This weeks most interesting stories from around the world of design. Read the last "This Week."