Very few of us are still living in the same place we grew up and can relate to the feeling of settling in to a new space. Migrating Landscapes delves into stories of migration and immigration and how they affect architecture and design. This project will represent Canada at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, “Olympics of Architecture”.
Akira Minagawa’s designs are meant to convey the architecture and hospitality of Tokyo Sky Tree while reflecting the landscape of the surrounding cityscape and the fusion of futuristic design with the traditional beauty of Japan. Read more…
(Written by me, Karen Lin, and originally published by www.TheGenteel.com on November 21, 2011.)
There are icons who go in and out of fashion, and then there is Glenn Gould, one who transcends trends of the past, present, and future. Although he is best known for his inimitable piano talent as a classical musician, he reigns as one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century for his daring bravado, visionary thinking, and intrinsically unique personal style. Read more…(Originally published by The Genteel on September 26, 2011)