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I’m an architect & maker designer, totally curious and multidisciplinary lover. Two years teaching assitant in architecture technology at University of Naples Federico II. Interior & graphics designer from 2009. Home is Napoli (Italy) the harmony of the contraries. Bicycle religious, wannabe biblioholic and passionate for all-scale design. I'm specialized in bicylce design, lightweight timber structures and parametric structural design.
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Burtynsky – Water

in Blog, Photography, Videos
See more on
burtynsky-water.com
edwardburtynsky.com

 

Source: ideas.ted.com


YEARS | Bartholomäus Traubeck

in Art, Blog, Makers

A record player that plays slices of wood. Year ring data is translated into music, 2011.
Modified turntable, computer, vvvv, camera, acrylic glass, veneer, approx. 90x50x50 cm.

 


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TVZEB (almost) Zero Energy Building | Traverso-Vighy studio

in Architecture, Blog

TVZEB is the building that Traverso-Vighy studio designed as their atelier.

 The goal of the project was to develop a low-impact building that blended seamlessly into the surrounding natural setting and exemplified the visual, renewable energy and user well-being resources of its context both in form and function.
[…] This reflects the project’s firm relationship to the concept of potential reversibility and respect for the land: the building can be disassembled at the end of its life cycle and its materials can be separated and recycled, restoring the site to the natural landscape.

 

 

The video is a great synthesis, but if want more informations you can refer to:

TVZEB blog (news and events)
The page on Traverso-Vighy website (great photos here)
Archdaily’s article on TVZEB (archdaily is always short and complete)

 

http://www.traverso-vighy.com/wp-content/gallery/tvzeb-2/4_zeroenergybuilding_vicenza.jpg


Nuvola Rossa – Vico Magistretti

in Blog, Design

Nuvola Rossa is a clear piece of design that need no explanations.

But what about the name?

Nuvola Rossa is the italian for Red Cloud, and maybe Vico Magistretti was inspired from the Native american legendary chief.

 

Year: 1977

Materials: Lacquered beechwood

Dimensions:  L 100 cm, W 39,5 cm, H 192 cm

 

 

 

Here’s something from Wikipedia:

Red Cloud (Lakota: Maȟpíya Lúta) (1822 – December 10, 1909) was a very strong war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota. He led as a chief from 1868 to 1909. One of the most capable Native American opponents the United States Army faced, he led a successful campaign in 1866–1868 known as Red Cloud’s War over control of the Powder River Country in northeastern Wyoming and southern Montana.

After signing the Treaty of Fort Laramie (1868), he led his people in the important transition to reservation life. Some of his US opponents mistakenly thought of him as overall chief of the Sioux (Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota). The large tribe had several major divisions and was highly decentralized. Bands among the Oglala and other divisions operated independently, even though some individual leaders such as Red Cloud were renowned as warriors and highly respected as leaders.

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He outlived all the other major Lakota leaders of the Indian Wars. He died in 1909 at the age of 87 on the Pine Ridge Reservation, where he was buried. He is quoted as saying in his old age, “They made us many promises, more than I can remember. But they kept but one–They promised to take our land…and they took it.”[5]


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