— The new renovation project by Architecten De Vylder Vinck Taillieu in Ghent, Belgium, rethinks what there already is, but totally differently.
— Shen Ting Tseng Architects rethink the traditional Taiwanese terrace houses with a residential building made of “breathing pockets” between houses at each level, and with roof gardens.
— The young photographer Kani Marouf went to Kurdistan, her homecountry, where she found everyday life stuck in between borders of radicalism, war and suppression.
— Zeller & Moye renovated a house from the 30s in the heart of Mexico City, adding a roof garden, new patios and openings, contemporary finishes and custom made furniture.
— Carlo Ratti Associati will unveil a special kinetic wooden stool designed for Cassina using the “implicit programming” design principle and CNC technologies. #MDW2017
— Dyeing textiles with dancing bacteria is the latest biodesign project by Dutch designers Laura Luchtman and Ilfa Siebenhaar, leading to a more sustainable colouring.
— The house by Megumi Matsubara & Hiroi Ariyama in Nagano surrounds and is surrounded by the trees and plants of the forest, with five courtyards that vertically invite light and nature into this house.
— Sixteen international artists took over the Coachella Valley, amplifying the geographies, ethnic, social, historical and geologic layers that exist in the southern California desert.
— Manuel Herz Architects designed a 150 sqm carpet that reflects on human rights representing four main humanitarian treaties, and invites people to sit on it and share ideas.
— In Rome, Annette Messager presents 15 works, some conceived for Villa Medici while others are among the most significant in her long career: a universe of small things, made up of everyday gestures and materials, often related to a feminine and intimate world.
Top: Claudia Comte, Curves and Zigzags, Desert X installation view, 2017. Courtesy the artist, Royale Projects and Desert X