Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Helene Kazan, ‘Points of Contact’, Lebanon
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Six Pillars’ Broadcast – Helene Kazan, ‘Points of Contact’, Lebanon

An interview with Helene Kazan, artist, curator and PhD candidate at the Centre for Research Architecture at Goldsmiths University, London Kazan discusses her recently curation of the exhibition and public program Points of Contact, in Lebanon, multi-media responses and investigations into the evolving architecture of the lived/ built environment of Lebanon, at Goethe-Institut, Lebanon. Points … Continue reading

New Podcast – Turkey at Venice Biennial
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New Podcast – Turkey at Venice Biennial

  Cevdet Erek – ÇIN – Pavilion of Turkey at the Venice Biennale. An interview with the artist representing Turkey at the National Pavilion Venice Biennial until November 26, 2017. Cevdet Erek is a musician with an architectural background, who for some years has been working with space, architecture and music as a practicing artist. … Continue reading

Six Pillars Broadcast: Turkey at the 57th Venice Biennial
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Six Pillars Broadcast: Turkey at the 57th Venice Biennial

  Cevdet Erek – ÇIN – Pavilion of Turkey at the Venice Biennale. An interview with the artist representing Turkey at the National Pavilion Venice Biennial until November 26, 2017. Cevdet Erek is a musician with an architectural background, who for some years has been working with space, architecture and music as a practicing artist. … Continue reading

City Landmarks – Radio Pakistan Office — The Karachi Walla
architecture / History / Radio

City Landmarks – Radio Pakistan Office — The Karachi Walla

Talk about heritage buildings and the history attached to them and very few buildings in Karachi will boast as decorated a history as Broadcasting House of Radio Pakistan. What exactly is it used for now? well literally biting the dust. Preserving heritage buildings has never been our strong point but one could argue that perhaps […] … Continue reading

A New Suburban Marrakech – Simo Ezoubeiri
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A New Suburban Marrakech – Simo Ezoubeiri

Simo Ezoubeiri lives in Chicago, USA and was born in Marrakesh, Morocco. His work involves film and photography and has shown in France, Spain, Morocco and USA amongst others. “Marrakech has an immortal ageless beauty. It is a serene, confident, beautiful, cultural, cosmopolitan, tolerant, artistic, and especially a humanistic place in the world. When a … Continue reading

A Bridge Far Enough
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A Bridge Far Enough

In a perfect suspension of time and place, the nature of the pedestrian voyage is called into question. For here, the road is more important that the destination. Here, the road is a paradise garden. In a an already picturesque place like Tehran City​ a 3 tier, winding, pedestrian bridge designed by a 21 year … Continue reading

Japanese ‘Shelf Pod House’ Inspired by Islamic Design
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Japanese ‘Shelf Pod House’ Inspired by Islamic Design

The highly innovative pre-fab “Shelf-pod” house in Japan, is built by architect Kazuya Morita and takes from Turkish style, traditional Japanese storehouse Dozou and possibly Tetris. This one-off, private house has been designed around an extensive collection of books on the subject of Islamic history which the owners intend to house. The 557-square-foot home in … Continue reading