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F0_0245_0171_architectureThis section focuses on fascinating articles about architectural projects, design trends and prominent personalities in the field.

מגזין מקו ועד תרבות Three generations, one house, tradition and a modern lifestyle<br><br>Hanoi, Vietnam

Three generations, one house, tradition and a modern lifestyle

Hanoi, Vietnam

Private construction in densely populated countries – like Japan and Vietnam – especially in large cities, is intriguing. How can a family home be built on such a small lot and how, despite the limited space, can imagination and creativity catch the eye and still create a home. At our request, the studio ODDO Architects [...]
מגזין מקו ועד תרבות “What convinces masses are not facts, and not even invented facts, but only the consistency of the system of which they are presumably part.” (Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism) <br><br>Video Game – Shepherd<br><br>If you will – the Shepherd & the Herd

“What convinces masses are not facts, and not even invented facts, but only the consistency of the system of which they are presumably part.” (Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism)

Video Game – Shepherd

If you will – the Shepherd & the Herd

We tend to think about video games as a form of entertainment, but over the last couple of decades there has been a growing movement that considers games to be a fully-fledged artistic and narrative medium. This relatively new medium enables us to explore topics and questions in ways that traditional media can’t accommodate. In [...]
מגזין מקו ועד תרבות Even if only the eyes could travel afar<br><br>The Woodnest vacation cabins <br><br>Odda, Norway

Even if only the eyes could travel afar

The Woodnest vacation cabins

Odda, Norway

Odda is a town of 7,000 inhabitants in the Hardanger district of southwestern Norway. The region is known for the spectacular shape of its mountains, including the Trolltunga summit and the famous Fogefonna Glacier. Odda is located on the mountain slopes at the southern end of the Hardangerfjord. Pinterest Helen & Hard Architects, a  Norwegian [...]
מגזין מקו ועד תרבות Japandi<br><br> “…The furniture is “soft” while maintaining the elegance of Japanese design. Despite the integration of both Norse and Japanese cultures, it maintains meticulous functionality and efficiency. But! It was important to maintain a Zen sense of quiet while life is lived at home and enveloped by nature.”

Japandi

“…The furniture is “soft” while maintaining the elegance of Japanese design. Despite the integration of both Norse and Japanese cultures, it maintains meticulous functionality and efficiency. But! It was important to maintain a Zen sense of quiet while life is lived at home and enveloped by nature.”

Influenced by the Nordic design tradition combined with a Japanese sensitivity to aesthetics and handmade elements, we would like to introduce you, our readers, to a project that caught our attention: a vacation home on one of Sweden's beaches, in a rocky archipelago. The architectural firm Norm Architects from Copenhagen was responsible for both the [...]
מגזין מקו ועד תרבות ART BIOTOP WATER GARDEN<br>How to stretch the boundaries of architecture to touch both art and tourism, inspire bi-directional dialogue between humanity and nature, and evoke exhilarating, aesthetic emotions.

ART BIOTOP WATER GARDEN
How to stretch the boundaries of architecture to touch both art and tourism, inspire bi-directional dialogue between humanity and nature, and evoke exhilarating, aesthetic emotions.

The work before you will surely surprise you, too. Its creator is Junya Ishigami, a Japanese architect, who received the 2019 Obel Award for this work. The representative of the Danish Foundation that awards the prize, Martha Schwartz, described the work as “architecture of space, not of an object, functioning in accordance with architectural conventions. [...]
מגזין מקו ועד תרבות Qishe Courtyard<br>A Building of Seven Roofs in Beijing’s Hutong Quarter

Qishe Courtyard
A Building of Seven Roofs in Beijing’s Hutong Quarter

Qishe Courtyard is a surprising architectural project, melding old and new, taking shape in an ancient quarter of the Chinese capital. Located in a traditional Chinese residential complex, known as a “Siheyuan,” the project consists of three internal courtyards that, together, are 42 meters long and 15 meters wide. The name “Qishe” is derived from [...]
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