Month: January 2013

Recommendations for January 25, 2013

Here we go: Article: “A Mixed-Use Megacomplex In China, Built On Humanism” by Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671643/a-mixed-use-megacomplex-in-china-built-on-humanism This piece describes a new building complex designed by Steven Holl in Chengdu. It is called “Sliced Porosity Block,” which rolls right off the tongue. I don’t know that I quite buy the author’s frame for the piece— that …

Recommendations for January 18, 2013

Kind of a long list this week: four article and three songs/videos. All good stuff. Article: “A $1 Billion Project To Remake The Disney World Experience, Using RFID” by Mark Wilson http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671616/a-1-billion-project-to-remake-the-disney-world-experience-using-rfid Disney has a plan to replace tickets to its amusement parks with RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) wristbands (called, inevitably, “MagicBands”) which will not …