Architectures

Ferran Adrià

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Biodesign

Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   “From time to time, Catalan good sense closes its eyes dnd lets things be”i Nicolau M. Rubió i Tudurí (Prologue to Viatges d’Alí Bei, 1932)   There is a very particular set of characteristics of Catalan people, what…

Laia Mogas (DumoLab*)

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Biodesign, Computing Art, Scout & Trends

Words by Sebastian Kamau (Twitter @ws_kamau)   Architect and Bio-practitioner Laia Mogas-Soldevila is at the forefront of developing tools that incorporate biology into the fabrication process. Her research studio, DumoLab*, a collaborative effort with Jorge Duró, uses and develops tools for studying structure and process…

Melissa Sterry

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, heat waves, droughts, tornadoes and eruptions are commonly known as natural disasters for most people, but what if it’s a cry for help from Earth? The climate crisis could have a positive impact in…

Alberto T. Estévez

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   The public understanding of genetics —how we know it or how it interfaces with the society— and its application in medicine and science has changed during the last two decades. The development of genetic engineering —the process of adding DNA to…

Lanzavecchia + Wai

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Designers Francesca Lanzavecchia and Hunn Wai are the founders of Lanzavecchia + Wai, a stunning creative design studio based in Pavia (Italy) and Singapore. The biggest challenge when they decided to collaborate together was “how to make our collaboration and…

Stéphane Malka

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Biodesign, Key Artists, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Stéphane Malka is the founder of Malka Architecture, an innovative and creative studio of architecture based in Paris. He blends art, architecture and critical thinking to challenge the definition of architecture and promote reflection on society.   The central axes of…

Alastair Philip Wiper

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Alastair Philip Wiper — English-born, Copenhagen based photographer — finds beauty in unexpected places. His locations are always unusual environments  “… I work with the weird and wonderful subjects of industry, science, architecture, and the things that go behind the scenes…“.   On…

Jas Singh

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) After graduating from Central Saint Martins, London-based artist Jas Singh has focused on experimenting with the interaction between sound as a language, the internal soundscape of every human body and the architectural spaces associated with the observation of the individual.  …