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Reuse the DIY Concrete House Ring mould to create a replica crayon ring

The DIY Concrete House Ring is a gift that just keeps on giving! As an architect (in training) the design of the DIY Concrete House Ring is rooted in the architecture and construction industry. The concept of reuse and recycling is vital to the industry and so its only fitting that the DIY Concrete House Ring kit […]

Skateboarding & the City – Interview with Philip Nobel

In preparation and to form part of my research agenda for the skateboarding and architecture essay I asked architecture writer, critic, and publicist Ian Volner to Interview Philip Nobel. Philip is an architecture writer and fixture in New York design circles. About a year ago Philip gave up New York for skateboarding. I wanted to […]

Skateboarding and Architecture

Architecture is fundamentally limited to the conception of the building-as-object: a theoretical and historical fixation that erases the social and political experiences of the city. The following was written through the theories of Ian Borden, author of Skateboarding, Space and the city: Architecture and the Body. Skateboarding as a process for rethinking architectures manifold possibilities: […]

Design for the Dark Side at SXSW 2010

The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals, held in Austin, Texas, offer a unique convergence of original music, independent films and emerging technologies. Every year there is opportunity to attend workshops and debates where new ideas are considered and deliberated. This year saw a conference panel discussing, Design for the Dark Side. Chart […]