One of the micro pavilions presented at the Amsterdam Biennale is completely made out of wine boxes. Visitors of the biennial, which is about contemporary culture and art, could tap wine from the house. The winehouse is designed by our friends of DUS Architects, the same folks who made the Gecekondu that we reported about last summer. Seeing both designs, we can surely notice a specific design style in their work. This one is a piece of funny design. Although the wine, which by the way is the best according to the Dutch consumer association, must have made some victims.
Under the name of Cineroleum, a collective of young artists, designers and architects has transformed an abandoned petrol station on Clerkenwell Road in London into a temporary pop-up cinema. The film theater is hand-built and primarily constructed using donated and found materials. Cineroleum is a traditionally designed cinema — “an improvisation of the decadent interiors that greeted audiences during…Read more →
Many, many architects take themselves too seriously and lack a good sense of humour. The guys of Fantastic Norway, who also created the fantastic cardboard clouds at the Norwegian Centre for Design and Architecture, are quite different. To gain more attention for their creations, they organised the project Walking Berlin, in which they dressed up…Read more →
On Saturday (November 28) we will be organizing a very special Pecha Kucha on the Road at the annual art festival of Haarlemmermeer. Theme of the festival is sustainability, but Pecha Kucha is just… Pecha Kucha, without dogmas. Come along in our yurt at the psychedelic winkelcentrum Polderplein for a fresh portion of 20×20. Presentations…Read more →
In the late 1970s the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation put together a series simply called ‘Cities’ where certain celebrity figures gave very personal introspective tours of their hometown to millions of Canadian television viewers. Actor Peter Ustinov showcased Leningrad, and stage director Jonathan Miller took us around London. Most memorable of the series however was not of…Read more →