Archive for March, 2010

Can blogs change the way we understand and produce Architecture?

Plan magazine is an architecture and interior design magazine straight out of Ireland and the UK.. In this month’s issue, they put a question out to design bloggers asking why they think blogs could change the way we understand and produce Architecture. The following design bloggers were featured in the article: ‘The Pro’ – John […]

Interview with MVRDV

Nathalie de Vries founded MVRDV in 1991 together with Winy Maas and Jacob van Rijs. Early work such as the television centre Villa VPRO and the housing estate for elderly WoZoCo, both in the Netherlands, have lead to international acclaim and established MVRDV’s role in the international architecture scene. MVRDV have recently been voted #44 […]

Architecture’s Challenge

In a rapidly growing urban world, slums and informal settlements provide shelter for a sixth of the planet’s population and unless effective action is taken they are likely to become the most common form of dwelling on earth by 2030. Parallel to this lies another inconvenient truth that architecture as a profession is affecting no […]

‘Soundscrapers’ – Designing with Sound

This post was written by Nick Sowers. Nick is practicing the construction of space with sound and 2x4s in the SF Bay area. He is finishing an M.Arch at UC Berkeley this May after a year of traveling around the world studying militarized landscapes, bunkers, US bases, memorials, and more. Visit his blog I first […]