Philip Johnson like you never thought he’d be: self-mocking, hilarious… and wise of course. An inspiring and entertaining talk.
Aldo Rossi was an italian architect and designer who achieved international recognition in four different areas: theory, drawing, architecture and product design.
He is the first Italian Pritzker Prize laureate.
An entertaining story about
Frank Owen Gehry (born Frank O. Goldberg, 1929). Known for his sculptural and organic designs, he is the only architect having appeared on “The Simpsons”.
Japan 2011, a terrible earthquake + tsunami stroke entire cities and put people into caos. In front of emergency, loss and alienation, can architecture give any help? In 2011 Japan was hit by a strong earthquake (the most powerful ever registered in the country) and the Government immediately started rebuilding plans. These rebuilding strategies are submitted to strict rules, on order to optimize time and saving money…and leave very little freedom to architects, too little for those that see high potential post-emergency rebuilding. The KYSIN group is set up exactly in this occasion.