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Reflexionen aus der Diaspora

Dystopia, Utopia, Past and Present

cairo

30/05/2013 – 5/6/2013, Cairo, Egypt New Cairo is a new satellite city of Cairo. Located in what was formerly a desert, the master plan was created in 2001 by a Boston firm. It is the home of the new campus of the American University in Cairo, a

Globally Independent

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Self-sustainability, Sanctions, Islam, Iran

May 30, 2013 – June 5, 2013. Iran, Tehran

Iran most definitely is not what the Western media show us. No big surprise. What is astonishing, however, is the easiness with which distorted media …

Midnight in Thailand

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25.03.2013 – 30.03.2013. Ko Phi Phi Islands, Thailand By: Petra Tomljanovic vizkultura.hr

I’m on Thailand in search of the mythic Beach! My grandpa’s Volvo Penta boat is transformed into a long-tail boat, a local Thai sea vehi…

Java – two cars, two smartphones and no reservations

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22.02.2013. – 26.02.2013. Java, Indonesia Jakarta/Bogor/Gunung Salak/Pelabuhan Ratu/Bayah/Serang

Java, a continuous agglomeration (a city?), a ”habitat” of different landscapes, an island with more than 130 million p…

Potemkin Metropolis I will Learn to Love You

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11/05/2012 – 11/06/2012, Singapore

Singapore is a country / a city of no contradictions. Everything is working, and everyone is happy. Somehow it reminded me on ”Logan’s Run” – sf movie from 1967. Here are som…

towards an any cathedral

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Object as a fusion of multiple objects

Information technology is becoming increasingly omnipresent in people’s lives all around the world. The environment that surrounds us cannot be perceived only via categories of matter and e…

seascapes

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06.08.2012. Žirje, Croatia

Scuba diving on island Žirje. This year we have reached the magic depth of 65m. At this depth air becomes highly dense – almost liquid. It is a slow motion weightless floating experience in a gray-blue wo…

phototropia

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15.04.2012. MAS/CAAD/ETH/Zürich Phototropia is part of an ongoing series of research on the application of smart materials in an architectural context and was realized in April 2012 by the Master of Advanced Studies class at the Chair f…

Wash Hands! With soap frequently!

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11/05/2012 – 11/06/2012, Singapore

Wash Hands! With soap frequently! Eat Healthy! Exercise Regularly! Do not Litter! Or: Silence is golden! Everything is protected! These are just some of the messages Singapore is trying to communic…

brickolage

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15.12.2011. MAS/CAAD/ETH/Zürich This project was produced as a part of a research on digital fabrication at the Chair for Computer Aided Architectural Design ETH 2011/12 in Zurich.

Main focus of this workshop was digital production an…