Part 2 – The Olympic Effect

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Olympic Effect Part 2 Architecture Awareness

Part 2 brings up some examples of new projects built in London in parallel with the Olympic Games. They include Renzo Piano’s Shard and St. Giles, Ai Weiwei and Herzog & de Meuron’s Serpentine Gallery pavillion, King’s Cross Termianal renewal, the Emirates Air Line cable car and new design for the city.

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London’s Olympian Architecture 1

Thursday, July 26, 2012
Part-1-London-Olympian-Architechture

Main ideas behind the planning London’s 2012 Olympics. Buildings: the Olympic Stadium, the Aquatics Center, the Velodrome, the Basketball Arena and the Orbit tower. Comments by London’s Mayor, Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond.

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Meeting Mr. Kaufmann

Friday, June 22, 2012

Meeting Mr. Kaufmann Link to Original Post We had planned an itinerary along a line that had nothing to do with historical chronology, nor with the greater or lesser importance…

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Downtown LA: Towards Urban Sustainability

Saturday, June 9, 2012
Downtown-LA Architecture Awareness

A point of view at Los Angeles’ Downtown as a place that embodies potential sustainability. In spite of its assets in cultural, financial and historic buildings and a unique network of freeways and public transportation, it has a population of only 50,000. This documentary tries to point out at the fact that sustainability is not only about LEED’s platinum-rated buildings; it demands multi-use complexity and compactness. The visuals try to show what already is in place, capable of absorbing hundreds of thousands residents that may live and work in this centrally located area.

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Part 2: The Wall, Fast Food and Fellini

Saturday, April 21, 2012
Part 2: The Wall, Fast Food and Fellini Architecture Awareness

An encounter with “The Wall Along Wilshire,” following a visit of selected artworks at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.

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