Ponder, Debate, Learn, Love – no.3

Architecture is about people. That is my mantra.

So we should talk also about what makes us tick, about what to learn, how to learn. We should think and love to think about all that surrounds us. We should ponder, debate, talk and share in order to gain knowledge and insight into ourselves and society. And most importantly, we should love to know ourselves!

Every first Wednesday of the month I post 4 items that caught my eye, thought and/or hart.



EVERY KID NEEDS A CHAMPION by RITA PIERSON for TEDex

I am somebody!
I was somebody when I came!
I will be a better somebody when I leave!
I am powerful and I am strong!
I deserve the education that I get here!
I have things to do, people to impress and places to go!

It is about people. It is about relations. It all is about being true to oneself.

 


THE HOLZMARKT, Berlin, Germany a.k.a. BERLIN’S URBAN VILLAGE

The Holzmarkt development is the result of an unprecedented experiment in a major world capital: what if a city allowed a new quarter to be built not by the highest bidding property developers or the urban planners with the highest accolades, but the nightclub owners who put on the best parties in town?


WANG SHU: ARCHITECTURE IS A JOB FOR GOD

I was planning on writing with great seriousness how many people actually take for granted the work and the responsibilities of an architect, when the words “With great power comes great responsibility.” popped into my mind. Somewhat cheesy, I know! ;) But true!


NATURE DESKS

Nature Desks is a beautiful project, close to my heart, which focuses on the environment we work in. It aims to bring together nature, work and well-being. Essential in a world where people spend 40 hours a week at the office.


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