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The American firm CLB Architects has designed the recovery and renovation project of an ancillary facility at Jackson Hole Airport in Wyoming. An intervention that embraces the material quality of the local territory, transforming a car rental facility with a service station into an architectural experience.
The exhibition Hakka Earthen Houses on Variation at pavilion 30 of Forte Marghera is a collateral event of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia in 2021, and investigates Co-operative Living, Art and Migration Architecture in China. Because migration and cultural identity are aspects that strongly influence “how we will live together”.
One of the leading Dutch theorists and architects of the modern age, Herman Hertzberger (1932) graduated in Engineering and Architecture in 1958, as a student of Aldo van Eyck (1918-1999) and opened his own Practice in Amsterdam that same year. During his studies, Hertzberger had already won a competition to design a student residence (1959-1966) in Amsterdam. This project, like the expansion of the LinMij factory (1964), already contained numerous recurrent features seen in his future designs, including modifying a building’s function over time, the microcosm (the house contains a restaurant, bookshop, bar and 250 student rooms), and the “dynamic equilibrium between the individual and the community which Hertzberger puts at the center of his work” (Rossi). A leading exponent of structuralism, Hertzberger also had a significant career as a teacher and theorist. He lectured at the University of Amsterdam (1965-1969), ....
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