katowice: mining site redesigned

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 in blog, publications
katowice: mining site redesigned

during a stormy and winterly season in january, I have the great opportunity to reflect upon the approach, meaning and future goal of the new ‘culture axis‘ in katowice, silesia. I am interviewing architects tomasz konior, jerzy szczepanik-dzikowski of JEMS architekci and the town government’s press office on the individual projects and the revitalization strategy […]

what is the architect doing in the jungle? biornametics.

Posted on Mar 19, 2013 in publications
what is the architect doing in the jungle? biornametics.

the book presentation to biornametics took place at the university of applied arts vienna, march 18, 2013. biornametics is a design-based research program, conducted by barbara imhof and petra gruber. generated from the words ‘biomimetics’ and ‘ornament,’ biornametics charts the potentials in collaborative processes. examining natural patterns, the project embraces nature and aesthetics as the […]

publication: embodied nature

Posted on Jun 17, 2012 in publications
publication: embodied nature

meanings of abstract art is out! a wonderful publication (eds. isabel w√ľnsche and paul crowther, routledge publishers) with insights on modernism, post-war abstraction and postmodern developments follow dominika’s contribution “embodied nature: isamu noguchi’s intetra fountain” that reveals artist isamu noguchi’s stainless steel, “tetrahedral internal mist fountain” of 1976 in the context of the technology-dominated american […]