In this next movie from our series filmed at the opening of OMA/Progress at the Barbican in London, OMA partner Iyad Alsaka explains how the firm charted the Libyan desert, having been asked how to best exploit it for tourism. More »
In this interview from our series filmed at the OMA/Progress exhibition at the Barbican in London, OMA partner Iyad Alsaka talks about the firm's presence in Arab countries, starting with a 2007 exhibition about the Gulf Region and leading up to their current projects in Saudi Arabia and Qatar. More »
In this next movie from our series filmed at the OMA/Progress exhibition at the Barbican in London, OMA partner Reinier de Graaf talks about the Dutch architecture studio's preoccupation with the megacity and its hinterland - "the vacuum left in the wake of the city's expansion." He suggests that we're moving to an era of city states and this is leading to a potential new relevance for architects as civic leaders. More »
In this interview filmed at Mint Gallery in London, Japanese designer Oki Sato of Nendo talks about Growing Vases, an installation of hand-blown glass lights with the blower's pipe still attached. More »
In this interview we filmed at the opening of OMA/Progress at the Barbican in London, OMA partner Reinier de Graaf talks about the architecture firm's current preoccupations, including the city of London. More »
In the second instalment of our video interview with Rem Koolhaas, the OMA co-founder discusses two of his current preoccupations: the countryside, which he is addressing for the first time; and generic architecture, which could result in neutral, copyright-free building forms.
Both topics are discussed in the OMA/Progress exhibition which opened at Barbican Art Gallery in London last week.
In the first of a series of movies filmed by Dezeen at the opening of OMA/Progress at the Barbican in London earlier this week, OMA co-founder Rem Koolhaas gives us a private tour of the show.
In this film from the Tales of the Hunt series by Brussels gallerist Victor Hunt, designers Shay Alkalay and Yael Mer of Raw Edges show how they make furniture with a pleated, paper-like skin that's strong enough to sit on. More »
In this interview filmed at Dezeen Space, London designer Dominic Wilcox talks about his Moments in Time series of one-off, customised time pieces commissioned by Dezeen. The series of seven sculptures, each featuring tiny, hand-crafted figures attached to the watch hands, is on show at Dezeen Space in Shoreditch, London, until 16 October. More »
This movie by Brussels gallerist Victor Hunt reveals the story and process behind Belgian designer Maarten De Ceulaer's bowls shaped by balloons. More »