Archive for February, 2011

Concrete Misplots or in search of the accidental

Saturday, February 12th, 2011

“Based on iconic housing shapes, these buildings were intended as prototypes for mass-customization. Yet, as things go with computerized manufacturing, there have been misplots. The cartridge was not loaded properly. The concrete was set to the wrong parameters or scale. The printer module falsely translated a data set…

These misprints are the rejects of this early process, and they are now being used as shared homes by elderly people from the former squatter scene.

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In need of Urban Change – Call the Oysters!

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Ok a new partner for designers. Kate Orff asks us to rethink “landscape”—to use urban greenspaces and blue spaces in fresh ways to mediate between humankind and nature. Check TedTV for this talk  oyster where a new Diplomatic Bioform is presented.

Maybe we should introduce Oysters to the Baltic Sea instead of all this predatory fish that are supposed to eat the “Roskakal” (Trash Fish. ) And thinking of YKON activities there are Oysters around Brioni The fjord Limski Kanal is rich in fish, and high quality oysters and mussels so lets starts building new partnerships.