Archive for August, 2009

Interview with Gerard Reinmuth

Gerard Reinmuth is a Director of TERROIR, the practice he founded with Richard Blythe and Scott Balmforth in 1999. The practice emerged from a series of conversations between these three in regard to the potential for architecture to open up question of cultural consequence. The work of the practice encompasses projects, research and regular contributions to the culture of architecture and its practice.

Top 10 things you’ll never hear an Architect say

Doug from the YouTube channel How To Architect goes through his Top 10 List of things that you will probably never hear an Architect say. Here’s one hilarious example “We’re on budget, and everything is going according to schedule!” haha! Hat tip to Jack @ Millenium People for pointing me to this video!

NinjaFuel | Readings for the Urban Ninja (24/08/09)

“Ninjas fly all the time…not like birds, but more like hovercrafts….“ (excerpt from: Real Ultimate Power : The Official Ninja Book) NinjaFuel is a theme for posts that will keep you and your Ninja senses alert. NinjaFuel combines recent spottings in the vast online space, funny links, links to my favourite tunes, and general Ninja […]

Interview with Andrew Maynard

Andrew Maynard, is an architect based in Melbourne Australia, raised and educated in Tasmania. His firm, Andrew Maynard Architects (AMA), was established in 2002 and is quickly being recognised for his unique work and experimental conceptual designs. The grounded ethics and morals which surround Andrews work are a refreshing inspiration to both students and the profession.

Big Dog Robot

Boston Dynamics are a firm who specialise in advanced robotics. Their robots are built and designed to have remarkable behaviour and are extremely mobile, fast, and agile. Boston Dynamics released new footage of it’s robot “Big Dog“. Big Dog is a rough-terrain robot that can walk, run, climb and carry heavy loads. The robots control […]

NinjaFuel | Readings for the Urban Ninja (12/08/09)

“In the olden days, ninjas would develop their strength by wrestling with dogs, playing video games, and just plain hanging out. Fortunately, not much has changed.“ (excerpt from: Real Ultimate Power : The Official Ninja Book) NinjaFuel is a theme for posts that will keep you and your Ninja senses alert. NinjaFuel combines recent spottings […]

Interview with Marco Casagrande

Finnish Architect Marco Casagrande breathes a unique sense of life in to his Architecture. His works are provocative and dramatic and certainly draw lots of attention. Marco responded positively to my offer to interview him for Archi-Ninja, and I’m glad he accepted as his views on architecture, life and the world are truly unique and made this interview higly interesting for me. I am sure you will enjoy, Archi-Ninja, interviewing Marco Casagrande.

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