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Have fun for free at Singapore Design Week

SINGAPORE – The fourth edition of the annual Singapore Design Week kicks off today and Frame has selected the top five free events of the festival for you to enjoy.

Installation

Marc Fornes' structural stripes demonstrate the strength of wafer thin materials

ORLANDO – Marc Fornes talks to Mark about how the design for Under Magnitude evolved from his past research and why strength relies on geometry, not in materials.

Leaderboard: Wieneberger
Leaderboard: Wieneberger
Culture

If there’s too much art, Snøhetta will add more space

LILLEHAMMER – A museum in a small Norwegian town keeps outgrowing its home. For the second time in its 52-year existence, the Lillehammer Art Museum has been extended to create more …

Education

Steven Holl Architects punctuates volumes to form centres of light

IOWA – Holl does not shy away from the firm’s signature style in the Visual Arts Building at the University of Iowa, streaming light into the interior through cuts in the structure.

Installation

Christo invites visitors to walk on water

LOMBARDY – Visitors to Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s work The Floating Piers in Italy this summer experienced the sensation of walking on water.

Mixed Use

A trio of concrete structures by OMA completes Faena’s Miami dream

MIAMI – The story of the mid-beach Faena District began with one man’s dream of transformation. Now, the final stage of the USD 1 billion (EUR 928 million) investment has been completed.

Culture

Joho Architecture on what to do with space you're not allowed to use

SEOUL – It’s what’s on the outside that counts. At least, that’s what the building regulations in the Korean district of Gangnam would have you believe.

Art & Culture

Electric light represents desires and dreams in Carlos Coronas's installation

ÁVILES – What do the communication signals of fireflies, visions of ‘promised lands’ held by immigrants, and signage erected by roadside brothels have in common? For Spanish visual artist …

Ventura Lambrate
Ventura Lambrate
Art & Culture

Lisa Park translates biofeedback into visual and sonic spectacle with an intangible material

Inspired by a compulsion to ‘control my consciousness’, Lisa Park’s performance pieces employ commercial biofeedback tools, such as heart-rate monitors and brainwave headsets. She converts the …

Art & Culture

Lucy McRae discusses the human body's adaptability for space

Lucy McRae's latest project The Institute of Isolation is a design for a physical space which optimises human adaptability for unnatural experiences such as space solitude.

Art & Culture

Daniel González tempts a community to unwrap a Swiss factory like chocolate

TORRE-BLENIO – Argentina born artist Daniel González continues his quest to realise 'ephemeral architecture', structures which exist temporarily before returning to their original state.

Installation

Finnborgi Petursson’s illuminating architecture of waves

EKEAS – An Icelandic artist creates images that are as acoustic as they are visual.