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Passages Insolites is a 4 km public art circuit in the historic Petit Champlain and Saint-Roch districts of Quebec, Canada. This is the sixth edition of the event that brings together 14 artworks crafted by 40 local and international artists and architecture collectives whose work plays on the idea of “unusual passages”.
The Czech firm TRANSAT architekti is behind the reclamation and restoration of a 1933 constructivist building in Zlín, designed by the architect František Lýdie Gahura in honour of Tomáš Baťa. Tomáš Baťa was the founder of the Bata shoe company, an illuminated businessman who also focused on the social and architecture areas, a bit like Adriano Olivetti in Italy.
One of the best-known and most influential architects of today, Dutch architect Remment Lucas Koolhass (1944) is the son of the famous writer Anton (1912-1992). He spent his youth in Indonesia, and later frequented the literary and artistic circles of Amsterdam with his father. He worked as a reporter and wrote screenplays for film before graduating in London with a degree in architecture in 1972; he completed his education under O.M. Ungers at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. After working as a researcher at Iuas in New York (under the direction of Peter Eisenman), he founded OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) in 1975, emphasising right away “the programmatic aspects of ....
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