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Great news from Los Angeles!
William Forsythe (American b. 1949, New York) will be Read More »
CORPORATE DNA – Rush to market
A cosmetics company advertises its eye serum as ‘inspired by DNA research’, but Read More »
MY NEW BOOK REVIEW – Is pain to be avoided at all costs?
Back pain? Shoulder pain? Migraine? You may feel better if you know more about it… Read More »
ARCHITECTURE OF ECONOMY – Back to basics buildings of Sou Fujimoto
One of Japan’s rising architect stars, Fujimoto’s 2013 Summer Pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery in Hyde Park, London is astonishingly innovative and brave… where nature is not blocked out.
CAN ARCHITECTURE CHANGE CULTURE? Dutch post-war churches may have done it
Sicilian artist Domenico Mangano photographed many of the Modernist churches that were built in the 1950s and 60s – in a hurry, apparently – in that very functional, economical, boxy way, 7000 of them. The problem is, after that the Dutch stopped going to church. People thought that they could not tell a church from a factory. The buildings became derelict, many were subsequently sold and used for other purposes, including a supermarket, even a mosque.
Domenico Mangano’s Werken is Leven (Working is Living), at Magazzino, Rome (5 June – 10 September, 2013). The title is from writings on houses in the Dutch village of Veenhuizen, a former colony for the re-education of the homeless.
ART REALLY IS ALCHEMY: Golden microbial art
HIGHWAYS & BYWAYS: Your brain wiring in 3-D…
Yale University president Kingman Brewster (1963 – 1977) famously declared his fondness Read More »