David Basulto, ArchDaily

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EN/ Our September event activities will begin with the lecture by David Basulto the founder and CEO of the most visited architecture website in the world “ArchDaily”. Architect David Basulto graduated from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in 2006. He is Founder & CEO of ArchDaily, “the world’s most visited architecture website;” published globally in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese. ArchDaily’s mission is “to improve the quality of life of the 3 billion people who live in cities in the next 40 years, by providing inspiration, knowledge, and tools to the architects who fill face this challenge.” He has served…

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Nils Fischer lecture

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EN/ Nils-Peter Fischer, Dipl.-Ing. Associate Director, Zaha Hadid Architects Nils joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2004 and has developed a large design portfolio spanning Europe, the Middle East and Asia, with a focus on cultural facilities such as Performing Arts Facilities and Museums as well as projects involving novelty design, engineering and construction solutions. In recent years, he has been working on complex high-rise structures. Nils co-leads Cluster 1, a business unit within Zaha Hadid Architects focusing on large cultural, infrastructure and transportation projects. Nils has an academic background in experimental computational geometry. He studied in Germany and Italy and…

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Dezeen Awards, apply till 30June!

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About What is Dezeen Awards? Dezeen Awards is our new annual awards programme. It will identify the world’s best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work. Organised by Dezeen, the world’s most popular and influential architecture and design website, Dezeen Awards will be the benchmark for international design excellence and the ultimate accolade for architects and designers everywhere. How to enter Dezeen Awards For details on how to enter, visit the how to enter page. The page also contains information about entry fees and deadlines. For more detailed…

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Elisa Brusegan & Massimo Triches Lecture KAF18

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EN/ Elisa Brusegan & Massimo Triches Babau Bureau Babau Bureau is a project bureau strongly connected with academic research, based in Venice and led by architects and PhD in Architectural Composition at University Iuav of Venice. Babau Bureau focus on an holistic approach, refuses the idea of unique style and believe in the necessity of theories based on different contexts and degrees of human dimensions. Among others, the main research issue concern the relation and the limit of private / public spaces, the possibility of a new contextualism for the contemporary city. All works affects different scales as custom furniture…

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Francis Kéré: An Architect Between Screening KAF18

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EN/ Francis Kéré: An Architect Between & The Design Between Screening The work of Francis Kéré is at the forefront of a paradigm shift within design. The architect is globally renowned for using his craft to improve social, economic, and political environments in his native Burkina Faso and numerous other countries. Globally, people are turning to designers to address intractable problems from poverty to climate change. Kéré seeks to do just this, using a mix of low-tech and high design and working in partnership with the communities for whom he builds. This film documents several projects Kéré has built or…

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Gran Horizonte, Around the Day in 80 Worlds Screening KAF18

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EN/ Gran Horizonte, Around the Day in 80 Worlds Compiled with material collected by U-TT Films over the course of three years, this documentary portrays the reality of urban informality around the world, structured in a dream-like dérive of a single day. Asking questions rather than presenting answers, “Gran Horizonte” aims to broaden the perspective of viewers about both the world they live within and the world they could help create. Directed by: Daniel Schwartz and Martin Andersson Concept by: Alfredo Brillembourg & Hubert Klumpner Cinematography by: Daniel Schwartz and Markus Kneer Edit by: Martin Andersson and Daniel Schwartz Original…

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Charlotte Malterre-Barthes lecture at KAF18

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EN/ Charlotte Malterre-Barthes is an architect, urban designer, and contemporary scholar. She studied at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Marseille, at TU Vienna, and ETH Zurich. After interning at Coop Himmelb(l)au, she obtained in 2003 her diploma magna cum laudewith ‘a Women Social Centre in Baghdad’, tackling political and social involvements of architecture. Charlotte collaborated with several offices (Balkrishna Doshi at Sangath, Rudy Ricciotti, OOS), and in 2009, funded the urban design practice OMNIBUS with Noboru Kawagishi. Program Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in Urban Design at the Chair of Marc Angélil since 2014, she holds a…

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