Tag: Interviews

Fogo Island projects were "an opportunity
to use architecture to preserve tradition"

Fogo Island projects were "an opportunity to use architecture to preserve tradition"

Interview: millionaire businesswoman Zita Cobb has used cutting-edge architecture and design to revitalise the economy of remote Fogo Island in Newfoundland, the place of her birth. She told Dezeen how she got international designers to work with local craftspeople "to preserve some of the things we were afraid of losing" (+ slideshow). More »

Golden Lion award for Korean pavilion could
help "trigger the reality" of a unified Korea

Golden Lion award for Korean pavilion could help "trigger the reality" of a unified Korea

Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: in this exclusive interview with Minsuk Cho of Mass Studies, filmed moments after he collected the Golden Lion award for best pavilion, the architect explains how he hopes Korea's Venice Architecture Biennale pavilion will help North and South Koreans to reconnect. More »