Entry: Sunday, June 29, 2014
Tin Shui Wai - public housing estate. Image: the authors. The housing estates in Hong Kong once laid the foundation for a relative open society that offered plenty of opportunity for social mobility. More than fifty years later, these public estates are more of an obstacle to the...
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Entry: Monday, June 2, 2014
Open: Newsletter Het Nieuwe Instituut launches the online and interactive Post Box for the Open Society, an invitation to the international community of architects, designers, thinkers and researchers to submit ideas and designs for an open society. The Post Box is part of the Dutch entry...
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Entry: Sunday, June 1, 2014
The celebration of the election of the Commune, 28 March 1871 The Dutch contribution to the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale is entitled Open: A Bakema Celebration. This presentation is a critical reflection on the work and research developed by Jaap Bakema (1914–1981) concerning the idea...
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Entry: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
The Dutch entry at La Biennale di Venezia’s 14th International Architectural Exhibition will examine the work and ideas of the architect Jaap Bakema. The exhibition Open: A Bakema Celebration will critically reflect on the idea of the open society through Bakema’s work and research. It will...
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Entry: Saturday, September 19, 1959
The work presented at Otterlo September 1959, made clear that the interest of the participants was no more only directed at the development of modern architecture, but more at the development of total human Habitat […] Therefor it is also decided that the name of C.I.A.M. could no more be...
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