Architect: Kengo Kuma

Writing Prize 2020: Smudgy Logic – A Short Story

Writing Prize 2020: Smudgy Logic – A Short Story

By Aris Kafantaris

‘it is dangerous to unmask images, since they dissimulate the fact that there is nothing behind them.’– Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulation ‘so you compute with smudgy pictures?’– K-32, Universal Fabricator ‘But what does it do?’ insisted Kei in his eerily smooth, synthetic voice. ‘Are you really asking me what my drawing does?’ Miho’s… Read More

V&A Dundee by Model

V&A Dundee by Model

This video shows, through a non-linear sequence of model images, the design process behind V&A Dundee. At Kengo Kuma & Associates model making is a critical tool at all stages of the design process, from concept to detailing. In the case of V&A Dundee spatial explorations – cliff-like twisting surfaces… Read More