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DAY 3 - LAUSANNE

DAY 3 – LAUSANNE

day 3 – lausanne was not at all what i expected. it was way better! the only thing on my list that i really wanted to see was the rolex learning center by japanese architect duo sanaa. it’s located in the epfl (ecole polytechnique federale de lausanne) campus. the building is an open space welcoming anybody...
TESHIMA ART MUSEUM - THE WONDER

TESHIMA ART MUSEUM – THE WONDER

i made it to the island by ferry, as i was saying i`d try. a tiny bus took us on a narrow winding road along the coast. after one turn, i could see it in the valley, just like i’d first seen it on the internet. opened in september 2010, the teshima art museum is not...
KANAZAWA - THE COOL MUSEUM

KANAZAWA – THE COOL MUSEUM

as i was saying, today i’ll focus on the art in the 21st century museum of contemporary art. the permanent collection includes a series of unexpected pieces: the swimming pool by leandro erlich, the green bridge by patrick blanc, the man who measures the clouds by jan fabre, the origin of the world by anish kapoor, etc. the temporary...
KANAZAWA - LUNCH AT THE MUSEUM

KANAZAWA – LUNCH AT THE MUSEUM

in kanazawa, my main target was the 21st century museum of contemporary art by sanaa. it was my second time, but the visit was much better, perhaps due to larger crowds and more exhibitions. but i will leave the art part for tomorrow and cover the food part today! fusion21 is the museum’s cafe-restaurant, introduced by...
WALLPAPER* DESIGN AWARDS

WALLPAPER* DESIGN AWARDS

every year, wallpaper presents us with the best of the best, design-wise. here, you have a video presenting the stellar jury introducing themselves and talking about the design awards. inspiring! sanaa‘s rolex learning center in lausanne won best new public building! all the extra details you may need are here.

SANAA

sanaa is a tokyo-based architectural company founded in 1995 by ryue nishizawa and kazuyo sejima. this year, they received the pritzker prize, architecture’s highest reward. perhaps their names ring no bell with most of us but their amazing buildings surely do. their amazing works include the new museum of contemporary art in ny, the rolex...

KANAZAWA – part 1

the first day in kanazawa was rainy. really rainy and reaaaally depressing. the sakura, which had just peaked the previous weekend, was literally going down the drain. i bought the clear plastic umbrellas all the locals were using. also, i visited the 21st century  museum of contemporary art that brought me to town in the...