After an earthquake disaster and ongoing nuclear threat, life goes on in Tokyo. Lost in transportation, traditional dance, barbecuing below the highway, pointing at plastic food, climbing tower houses, growing up with a “teddy chair” and asking the Gods for … Continue reading →
Hypermodern tower houses with nostalgia coffee corners, Majulah! – preparing for the National Day, technology is advanced but recycling is basic, multicultural people, and who doesn’t love his (smart)phone?
Markets during day, markets during night, great street food, sticky rice, endless crafts, colorful monks in even more colorful temples, bicycling as weekend activity, power cables everywhere, and more delicious street food!
In Bangkok, we visited the Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC) which houses over 15 thousand (!) books on design and architecture. The enormous library of books is supported with a library of materials which is part of Material Connexion‘s … Continue reading →
In New Zealand we took the chance to meet with the most sustainable people ever… Ranginui & Papatuanuku, or Earth Mother & Sky Father as the Maori say. During our stay we learn how the European colonization radically changed the … Continue reading →
We made a lot of green minded friends at the Metropolitan Design Center (CMD) but in downtown Buenos Aires sustainable examples were more hard to find. For instance, separating waste is no issue at all in Buenos Aires (every night … Continue reading →
During few days we were one of the some 5000 people staying in the Edifício Copan, one of Oscar Niemeyer‘s architectural icons in South-America. We didn‘t have a private helicopter such as few of its inhabitants, so we simply walked … Continue reading →