What About Post Post Post?

WAI featured in the Universidad de la República en Montevideo, Uruguay

Post post post: Nuevas Arquitecturas Iberoamericanas travelling exhibition will be presented in the Architecture Faculty of the Universidad de la República en Montevideo, Uruguay.

The exhibition that includes WAI’s piece “Foam Thinking” will be held from May 26 to June 17, and includes selected practices from Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, España, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Paraguay, Perú, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Venezuela. Between them: A77, Estudio POP Arq (Argentina), Grupo Bijari (Brasil), Supersudaka (Chile), Mesa Editores, Plan b, and JPRCR (Colombia), Estudio A0, and Somadic Collaborative (Ecuador), Fabrica de Paisaje, Monica Galain (Uruguay), Mateo Pinto D’Lacoste & Carolina Cisneros (Venezuela), Tatiana Bilbao (México), Edgar González, elii Agencia de Arquitectura and C+ Arquitectos (España) and Pedro Bandeira (Portugal).

What About Lecturing in the CAFA?

WAI to Lecture at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA)

WAI will be offering the lecture “Thinking Architecture in Time of Crisis” in the Lecture Hall #7 of the prestigious China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing. The lecture will be offered in English with translation in Chinese. How to get there: http://www.cafa.edu.cn/aboutcafa/lan/?c=1111&N=3048)

Central Academy of Fine Arts

Address: No.8 Hua Jia Di Nan St., Chao Yang District, Beijing, P. R. China

Lecture Hall # 7

For an abstract of the content stay tuned to WAI.

中央美术学院建筑学院学生系列座谈No.27:WAI (What About It?) Think Tank: Thinking Architecture in time of crisis

讲座人:WAI Think Tank
Speaker:WAI Think Tank

Sponsor:TEXTENT, School of Architecture, CAFA

Time:18 May,2011 6:30 pm

Location: Lecture Hall, #7, CAFA

Translator:Irene Li


What About Megastructures and Shopping Malls?

WAI has been featured in DPR Barcelona

WAI’s Megastructures are Shopping Malls of the Avant-Garde has been featured in DPR Barcelona’s piece L’ordre des Simulacres | What if Capitalism has finally conquered our Utopias?

The article responds to our call to rethink the Megastructures as the parallel (avant-garde’s) universe of the Shopping Mall while establishing links to the ideas of several architects, thinkers and philosophers like Fumiko Maki, Reyner Banham, and Jean Baudrillard.

What About Archizines?

WAI has been featured in Archizines

What About It? Part 1 has been featured in Paris based architectural magazine showcase ARCHIZINES.

The showcase features some of the finest independent publications from all the corners of the world, between them Monu, Conditions, Log, San Rocco, Candide, Beyond and Criticat.

ARCHIZINES is a showcase of new fanzines, journals and magazines from around the world that provide an alternative discourse to the established architectural press. Launched by Elias Redstone, with art direction by Folch Studio, the project celebrates and promotes publishing as an arena for architectural commentary, criticism and research, and as a creative platform for new photography, illustration and design.”

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