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Through the different eras and styles in architecture, one that stood as a celebration of technology and innovation was the British hi-tech movement; an architectural approach spearheaded by the likes of Norman Foster and Richard Rogers. In this group...
It seems like only yesterday that we were passing out branded cards and explaining our vision for this new creative platform. Naturally we had to endure the classic neck-twist / squint-eye gesture as seemingly everyone responded, "huh?, the-front?... be? buh-front?" -...
Iain Low is an architect and scholar at the University of Cape Town where he lectures in architecture. His research interest and writings are focussed in Space and Transformation and the role of design agency in contributing toward social justice and spatial equity in...
Augusto De Luca graduated in law, then became a professional photographer in the mid-1970s, working in the threshold between traditional and experimental photography. His style is a culmination of his experience with multiple photography genres; making use of many...
Flying under the radar with a career that boasts some of the most prestigious works in architecture history, Indian Pritzker laureate, Balkrishna Doshi has produced some of the most elegant and understated works of his time. Most of them...
Iconic fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy was renowned for his elegant couture fashion and was a key figure in the chic style that dominated the 50s and 60s.  His was fondly referred to as designer to the stars, with...
Lorenzo Nassimbeni is a South African architect based in Johannesburg and Cape Town. He works in the medium of drawing, mural work , sculpture and surface design. His work is unique in its focus on the area where the...
Alexandra Pacula, like many New Yorkers, has a strong bond with her beloved city. Her artistic expression, which can be loosely described as a perpetual ode to a magnificent city; is an original form of representation. She describes it...
As a profession renowned for its mathematical precision and pinpoint accuracy, one can imagine why creativity is not too high on the priority list of any engineering discipline. That said, history has proven that it is in fact the...
At the beginning of the year we tilted our curious antlers closer towards analytical content, resulting in streamlined original pieces and refined editorial features. It has been a challenging yet fruitful journey filled with exciting and engaging articles that...