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:::  LLLABO LUMINARIES  :::: Go West! Will China’s New Megacities conquer the world? China is creating the largest urban society the world has ever seen. Small towns in Central and Western China are transforming at breakneck pace into huge metropolises with many ...Read More

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LLLABO's Julian Worrall has contributed an interview and critical essay to Toyo Ito: Forces of Nature, a new monograph on the recent work and thought of Toyo Ito published by Princeton Architectural Press. Edited by Jessie Turnbull and with additional commentary by Stan ...Read More

Patterns and Layers visual

Japanese visual culture has been characterised with the labels "depthless" and "superflat", suggesting a sensitivity to two-dimensional constructs such as shape and figure.  How might this sensibility translate to the spatial world of architecture?  Via an updated deployment of patterns ...Read More

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Still City is an interdisciplinary research project into post-growth urban society. Initiated by Amsterdam-based cultural research collective Monnik, the project aims to explore the implications and potentials of a "post-growth" paradigm for 21st-century society. At a moment in which much ...Read More

Tokyo Idyll conceptmap

Presentations+Workshop Quest for a Tokyo Idyll     > What could an idyll in the midst of the metropolis be? > What activities, sensations, and experiences would happen there? > What spaces, devices, and beings would constitute it? > Where could such urban idylls be located, at ...Read More