What architects wear: Johanna Hurme in architectural footwear at Migrating Landscapes reception. Who will join Team Canada at the Venice Biennale of Architecture? (Taken with Instagram at Brookfield Place)
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.)
EAMES: The Architect and and The Painteris a documentary film that chronicles the lives of prolific American designers, Charles and Ray Eames. Watch the trailer HERE. I haven’t been able to find any screening dates in Toronto, but I’d love to see this at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.