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National Energy Museum

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via RaichdelRio (architectural rendering by sbda)

“in the competition, first thing we discover is a great ruin and thus decide to respect it at its maximum and use the renewed walls and existing spaces as the main character of the exhibition: three floors with three histories and very specific ambiance.
·upper floor (in): we take advantage of the amazing coal supplier to create an inmersive experience as an entrance
·forth floor (out): we deny the coal supplier and create two meandrous walls that contain information
·third floor (on): we put the information on the walls of the coal supplier and create meandrous sitting to enjoy it”
Learn more about the project @ RaichdelRio‘s blog »

 

Power of Making

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What do words like “craft” and “skill” mean in 2011? That is one of the questions that the exhibition ‘Power of Making’ seeks to answer. This film delves into the working lives of four makers: shoe designer Marloes ten Bhömer, crochetdermist Shauna Richardson, artist, curator and glass designer Matt Durran and flute-maker Stephen Wessel. It uncovers processes of thought and making that are as fascinating, complex and contemporary as the exhibition itself.
by Victoria and Albert Museum

 

Robots of Brixton

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Robots of Brixton depicts a dystopian vision of South London’s most infamous and celebrated area, recalling the riots which took place there twenty years ago. It is one of 6 short films recently shown in a special screening held in Brixton Village to celebrate the launch of Factory Fifteen, a new animation company.
Read the rest of this article @ Glass Magazine »