Florencia Rodriguez, Mercedes Peralta, Jeannette Sordi (Editors)
Lots of Architecture –publishers, July 2020
Paperback | 8-1/2 x 11 inches | 208 pages | English | ISBN: 978-1732010635 | $23.00
Design platform Studio Curiosity worked with local residents in east London to wrap a bridge in a rainbow of ribbons as a "message of hope" during the coronavirus pandemic. Called RAW Rainbow, the art installation covers a footbridge in the Royal Albert Wharf (RAW) in the borough of Newham. The project is shortlisted for Dezeen Awards
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Interest in virtual fashion has exploded during the coronavirus pandemic as people explore ways of dressing their online avatars, according to digital fashion designer Amber Jae Slooten. "We got huge interest," said Slooten, co-founder of The Fabricant, a virtual fashion house based in Amsterdam. "I've never dressed so many people in my life". Slooten said
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Design studio Bybeau's minimalist XYZ lighting collection draws on Cartesian coordinates and features magnetic engineering that means its arms can be rotated 360 degrees. The modular collection, which won the public vote for lighting design of the year in Dezeen Awards 2020, is designed to be simple and universal rather than conceptual. The team was informed
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Greek designer Stamos Michael mixed his own creations with local artworks and modern furniture classics to form the striking interior of Esperinos, a guesthouse in Athens. Esperinos is situated in the Greek capital's Filopappos Hill area, taking over a single-storey residence that dates back to the 1930s. The house used to have a traditionally domestic
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Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort and designers Sabine Marcelis, Giorgio Gascia and Gianmaria Della Ratta took part in the final live discussion for the Dezeen x Dutch Design Week 2020 collaboration. Dutch Design Week (DDW) head of program Jorn Konjin presented the sub-theme "Spaces/The Intimacy of the Workspace", which was moderated by Dezeen founder and editor-in-chief
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Spanish practice Smart & Green Design has re-designed the Barbican's touring Game On exhibition for a former underground cistern in Madrid, using more than 150 LED arches to evoke the neon colours of the 1980s. The retrospective, which is reportedly the largest international exhibition to explore the history of video games, spans more than 400
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Addis Ababa, October 22, 2020 (ECA) – The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a game changer for investment on the continent which in recent years has seen foreign direct investment continuing to weaken, Economic Commission of Africa’s (ECA) Regional Integration and Trade Division Director, Stephen Karingi, said Thursday.
The ECA Director said this while presenting for discussion reports by the ECA on investment issues during the Annual Investment Meeting (AIM2020) Africa regional focused session advancing ideas for action on the AfCFTA.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, October 22, 2020 (ECA) – The virtual United Nations World Data Forum ended Wednesday with the Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Director for the Africa Statistics Centre, Oliver Chinganya, stressing the importance of current, reliable and trusted data to ensure Africa leaves no one behind as it implements the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Agenda 2063, the continent’s blueprint for development.
Addis Ababa, 22 October, 2020 (ECA) – Government officials and experts in Burkina Faso are meeting next weekto develop the country’s strategy for the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) ahead of its commencement next year.
The two-day meeting in Ouagadougou from 26 Oct. to 27 Oct. is being organized by the country’s trade and industry ministry in collaboration with international partners including the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the International Trade Center and the African Union Commission.