This year’s celebration of 100 years of the influential art movement Bauhaus was a great opportunity for me and my friends to create an artwork that would be a reminder of some of the movement greatest achievements, namely the legacy of modernism in design and architecture. When looking for a personality from our region the… Read More »NEW ARTWORK: ‘Ode to A.L.’
Japanese professor of architecture Yoshio Sakurai has over the past twelve years visited every building ever realised by Adolf Loos , the Brno-born pioneer of European Modern architecture in the early 20th century. A sketchbook and camera in hand, Prof. Sakurai was on a mission that has now been fulfilled: to create exact scale models… Read More »ADOLF LOOS: Models of 9 iconic houses on the road to ‘Raumplan’.
The villa was built by Adolf Loos and Karel Lhota in 1932 as a family villa for Prague’s lawyer Josef Winternitz, his wife Jenny Winternitz, daughter Suzana and son Peter. Considered one of Loos’ latest projects, the house has a lot of identical elements with the iconic Villa Müller, among other things, the so-called ‘Raumplan’.… Read More »BAUHAUS 100: Adolf Loos and ‘Raumplan’ for Villa Winternitz
The new post-punk dark-pop band Silvia speaks released their debut single ‘Pleasant Company Included’. Together with the new song, the band presented a series of photographs and a video teaser, proudly created in cooperation with our architecture exploration platform Hipsight. One of the spots we’ve offered the band for the photo shoot was a dilapidated… Read More »SILVIA SPEAKS: Photos for the debut single ‘Pleasant Company Included’.
Placed on top of the Bradlo mountain, Mohyla, a monument of European importance is the final resting place of Slovak scientist, aviator, photographer, diplomat, and army general M.R. Štefánik. With its positioning in the landscape and its compositional, spatial and material concept, the site represents the ultimate work of European monumental architecture. The site built… Read More »ŠTEFÁNIK 100: The Wide Terrace of Mohyla.
When we arrived on the site of former print house building Svornosť (Unity) in Bratislava in late October 2017, much of the abandoned stock, equipment and furniture was already gone. However, close to the entrance corridor to a huge two-floor open space there was a rusty office chair covered in dust. Although, we’ve recognized this… Read More »NEW ARTWORK: ‘Loft Chair & TV-Woman’
In the late 1920s, Albertus and Gésine Sonneveld commission architects Brinkman and Van der Vlugt to design a family home. The bureau had previously designed a factory for Van Nelle, where Sonneveld was director of the tobacco department. Inspired by his business trips to America, he has all kinds of technical gadgets installed, like a… Read More »BAUHAUS 100: Sonneveld House in Rotterdam.
A full take from the Fashion LIVE! 2018 after party featuring a unique fashion-dance performance “AGÓNIA” for the PUOJD collection by fashion designer Michaela Bednárová. This non-traditional performance was realized inside amazing theatre-like space of the former book print house Svornosť (Unity) during the building retrofit into a loft housing. FASHION PERFORMANCE “AGÓNIA” by… Read More »FASHION LIVE: Puojd fashion performance at 2018 Fashion LIVE! after-party at ‘Svornosť’