Archive for the ‘design culture’ Category
we have completed the fabrication and construction of the hub for sustainable arts and culture (saac) and city of sydney. it will debut at this year’s peats ridge festival and will be housing the eco living area which will host presentations and films providing information on living a more ecologically friendly lifestyle. (more…)
we recently entered the school of architecture at UTS’s annual research competition, open agenda and received an honourable mention, just missing out on one of the top three spots. winners gain seed funding in order to develop a body of research showcased at the end of the year in a public exhibition and publication. congratulations to the three winners rory hyde, nick sargent & mark leong and daniel fink. you can check out their projects on the open agenda microsite. we have included our research proposal entitled ‘vernacular differentiation’ below for those of you who are interested in having a read. (more…)
this semester at usyd we taught alongside dagmar reinhardt and alex jung of reinhardt-jung and rob beson of ar-ma. the student’s brief was to develop a theatre / performance / stage project for the sydney festival 2012, a one-month festival with hundreds of events occurring in the city. the project was designed along a number of briefs and locations that varied in program, size, character, and location. (more…)
the other day mr tim manning pointed us towards the work of janet echelman and her ephemeral large scale lace sculptures which, coincidently reminded us that the love lace exhibition is on at the powerhouse museum in july. we are also excited at the prospect of seeing interactive lacework by supermanouvre which, they have used parts of for an elective studio at rmit entitled protoformation. (more…)
i dug this out of the youtube vaults a few days back whist researching potential topics of interest for a phd submission. the lecture, part of the colombia art and technology lecture series given by manuel de landa back in 2004, discusses his thoughts on the use of genetic algorithms (GAs), art and architecture in reference to deluzian theory. (more…)
urban future’s international traveling exhibition which documents the first fifteen years of the organization’s work has been presented on italy’s government broadcasting agency RAI TG3. You can catch the italian version after the jump… and sorry, there’s no subs*
a new book from the publishers of detail magazine is out which focuses on digital planning and production technologies. it is concluded by a selection of seven projects demonstrating the potential of these techniques, including some rhino and grasshopper examples. beyond looking at some of the images we haven’t been able to delve deeply into its content as the book is currently only available in german although, an english edition is planned for 2011. check here for a sneak preview.