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Kindergarten Kekec, Playful Architecture

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Architecture office Jure Kotnik is the author of this playful kindergarten Kekec in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The new kindergarten extension, a prefab construction made of wood of local origin, grows out of the south side of the existing building and stretches into the garden, adding an additional 130m2 of playroom surfaces to the original volume of a typical Slovene kindergarten from the mid 1980s. Continue reading

Frank Gehry Talks About His Work

"When I interviewed Frank Gehry for HBR, he had recently bought an iPad. Every time he mentioned a building, he'd pick up the iPad and swipe until he came across a good photo to show me. This slideshow is an approximation of that experience: a sampling of Gehry's work, accompanied by his words." Katherine Bell. Photo credit: Dave Lauridsen © 2011 admin. All rights reserved.

In the November 2011 issue of Harvard Business Review you can read an article “Life’s Work: Frank Gehry”, interviewed by Katherine Bell. Here’s couple of lines from it:

Frank Gehry is, at 82, America’s most celebrated living architect. His designs, including the Guggenheim Bilbao and Disney Hall in Los Angeles, are all technically challenging and unmistakably his. Gehry’s creative process famously borrows from artists; less well known is his fierce commitment to budgeting and the architect’s role as project manager. Continue reading

New Urban Architects

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Nope, is not the name of your latest favorite pop band, i mean architecture office; the New Urban Architects are people who are reshaping our cities faster than any urban plan has ever before: Our cities today are relics from … Continue reading