Posts Tagged ‘architecture’

Something Fantastic

Berlin Art Link Studio Visit with Something Fantastic
by Elizabeth Feder // June 2, 2012
Walking into Something Fantastic’s studio space is like stumbling on a mad-scientist’s architectural laboratory. The studio…[read on]

BERLIN ARCH LINK: RAPPORT of Intersections

Blog post by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Monday, Oct. 17, 2011.

Jürgen Mayer H. is interested in the interstice. The oeuvre of projects, from the rapid design and construction of the airport in Mestia, Georgia, to the heat seat that is continually marked by the temperature of its users and environs, contains a common thread that is looking, even grasping, for a new approach to how we generate space…[read on…]


BERLIN ARCH LINK : Bauen Wohnen Denken at smartloft

Blog post by Elizabeth Feder – in Berlin; Sunday, Sep. 25, 2011.

The current show at smartloft apartments&art is a reflection of a more and more common trend in the art world: the merging of art and architecture. And while this intersection is vastly exciting, with the potential to redefine the parameters of both disciplines, the group show of Bauen, Wohnen, Denken – Building, Dwelling, Thinking treads on the periphery of possibilities…[read on…]


BERLIN ARCH LINK : Olafur Eliasson’s New Building Illuminates Reykjavik

Article by Gabrielle Picone – in Berlin; Sunday, September 20, 2011.

When most foreigners think of Iceland, their first associations are Björk, erupting volcanoes, and the recent economic crash. However the new Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík, Iceland, designed by Danish office Henning Larsen Architects and Berlin-based artist Olafur Eliasson, has recently given international recognition to Iceland as a cultural capital…[read on…]

BERLIN ARCH LINK: The Great Babylon Circus

Blog entry by Elvia Pyburn-Wilk – in Berlin; Friday, July 15, 2011.

The Great Babylon Circus, curated by the Berlin-based critic and curator Lukas Feireiss in collaboration with the MU in Eindhoven, Netherlands, brings together cutting-edge creatives from the filed of art, architecture and design to engage in the continuation of the never-ending design of the Tower of Babel.

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BERLIN ARCH LINK: TESTIFY! Lukas Feireiss on Architectural Consequences

Blog entry by Elvia Pyburn-Wilk – in Berlin; Friday, July 8, 2011.

Testify! The Consequences of Architecture, originally conceived for the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam by Lukas Feireiss, intentionally challenges the cross-examination of our built environment as the sole provenance of the architect and attempts to interweave architectural discourse into the very fabric of society.

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QUYNH VANTU: Ease Labyrinth

Blog entry by Clare Ros – in Berlin; Friday, July 1, 2011.

Quynh Vantu received her Master of Architecture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and her Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Tech in the United States. Although trained and licensed as an architect, Quynh does not discern between architecture and art. Her work explores our physical relationship to the built environment and how we interact with our spatial surroundings. Drawing from her upbringing in the American “South”, Vantu’s work stems from influences of porch culture and “southern hospitality”, enacting social virtues and exchanges in the architectural interventions she creates.
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