March 2008

6 billion Others is a project by Yann-Arthus Bertrand ‘aiming to create a sensitive and human portrait of the planet’s inhabitants’, which I think is an avant-garde ethnographic project with aiming ‘the enlargement of the universe of human discourse’ (Geertz, 1973, The Interpretation of Cultures). The project team conducted 6,000 interviews in 65 countries and…

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Kengo Kuma, Tea room building as a critical act the construction of the building out of paper is a critique of human spaces and the effect of these spaces on human interaction and condition tea space is built according to the scale of a human (rather than scale of a car, etc..) a notion of…

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