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Back Issue -1 October 2007-
SEVERAL BLUE
Novel Approach
Matthew Larking
Sculptor Ryuta Iida uses books as a sculptural medium, de-structuring or eliding their visual and verbal components, keeping the two in constant tension. In "poem. glass" (2007), the lines of text were clipped from their context and then the strips were jumbled inside a glass bottle. The pieces are amenable to perpetual reshuffling, their original narrative sequence potentially irrecoverable. more...
Tables covered with aerial views of the sites
Cultivating Architecture
Thomas Daniell
CAt (the architecture practice of Kazuhiro Kojima and Kazuko Akamatsu) has only existed for two years, but has a much longer history in various other forms. The C stands for Coelacanth, a partnership established in 1986 by seven architects who first met as postgraduate students of Hiroshi Hara at Tokyo University. In 1998, Coelacanth split into two offices, known as C+A and K&H. In 2005, C+A further subdivided into a Tokyo office named CAt and a Nagoya office named CAn. Kojima was a founding member of Coelacanth, whereas Akamatsu joined Coelacanth in 1990 and became a partner of C+A in 2002. more...
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