A celebration of all things impromptu and participatory, Kawamata's Cardboard Workshop at the Centre Pompidou in Paris has seen many different rebirths over the past few months. Over the weekend, I took a brief survey of this playful exhibit and its kindred architectural 'commentaries' on the exterior of the famous inside-out-building.
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- We recently had the chance to visit (and marvel) Atelier Brancusi at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, France.
- A family discovers the joys of DIY design—and muddy feet—in their home made up of distinct pods that blends harmoniously with its surroundings in the rainy mountains of Kauai.
- With the Hearst Tower and the New York Times Building gleaming in the distance, the inaugural Iron Designer Challenge was held on the rooftop at the Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction…
- In our latest contest, Show Us How You Nest, we asked to see how much better your home would look with a new Nest Learning Thermostat. Here are our favorite 20 entries.
- For this week's "Three Buildings" column I turned to industrial designer Gustavo Fricke.
The concept of a "finished" product is entirely subjective. Forgoing formal joinery for cable ties and a wooden seat and back for cardboard, Zipfred is still a construction that's far more complex than the box it arrives in.
- This week marks the return of the Stockholm Furniture Fair, the largest annual design event in the Nordic part of the world.
- Tres Birds Workshop design principal Mike Moore likes making people think.