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Six decades after its debut, Fender’s Telecaster model remains one of the most iconic and enduring electric guitar designs. What’s more, it was the first commercially successful one. The reason? Sound design, of course.Source by Monocle 24: Monocle on...
At a time of low growth and increasing income inequality, innovation-led growth is more necessary than ever. But, just as it needs it most, has capitalism lost its ability to adapt, experiment and invent? Director of the European Centre for...
Food can be a big part of a city’s identity. But as cities adapt to technology and changing demographics, is the food tradition changing too? We head to Paris, Cairo and Hong Kong to have a look at what’s...
Conversation recorded with Liliam Dooley in Miami on April 4, 2014 http://the-archipelago.net/2014/04/09/liliam-dooley-the-economics-and-creativity-of-the-second-hand-dress/Source by The Funambulist Podcast
Diébédo Francis Kéré, Architect from Burkina Faso, studied at the „Technische Universität Berlin". He focuses on education as the developing concept for his country, in which he has already built an essential infrastructure.In the focus of Kéré's drafts are...
Roundtable: Working Together to Take the Initiative - International PerspectivesChair: Alan Plattus (Yale University)Lisa Ackerman (World Monuments Fund)Gustavo Araoz (ICOMOS)Stefano de Caro (ICCROM)Tim Whalen (Getty Conservation Institute, USA)Ziad al Saad (Yarmouk University, Jordan)Yusuf Abdallah Usman (Cultural Commission, Nigeria)Anupam. Sah...
Lecture date: 1996-02-15In common with Peter Zumthor's other projects in recent years the Thermal Bath built in the mountain village of Vals is a building in which the materials used have had a significant impact on the interpretation of...
Virtual Reality is very much here, in all its messy, beautiful, uncanny glory. The gee-whiz factor notwithstanding, the technology holds a bevy of architectural applications and implications, and manages to hold a mirror up to the built environment to...
Now in its sixth year, the Lebanese fair was called ‘Is design a need?’ Far from flogging furniture, the event sought to stimulate wider social, political, environmental and technological discussions around design.Source by Monocle 24: Monocle on Design
It may be a post-pollster, post-pundit, post-truth landscape – but can we predict where the world goes from here? An extraordinary US presidential election campaign has resulted in an outcome that few could have predicted at its outset: Donald...