That was week three of VDF! Highlights embody a video message from Ben van Berkel and an exclusive screening of the Dieter Rams documentary plus a live interview with director Gary Hustwit. We additionally teamed up with Fritz Hansen to rejoice Vico Magistretti’s centenary.
VDF x reSITE: we began week three with a collaboration with Prague conference reSITE, which shared 5 lectures from its catalogue of talks by main creatives. Design Indaba’s Ravi Naidoo (above), UNStudio‘s Marianthi Tatari, architect Chris Precht and open-government advocate Bianca Wylie held particular person lectures, whereas a panel discussion on development in China ended the day.
VDF Screentime: VDF’s Screentime series of architecture interviews in collaboration with Enscape launched with a dialog with Austrian architect Chris Precht. The architect spoke to editor-in-chief Marcus Festivals about his follow and confirmed his work exploring low-impact constructing applied sciences and methods of constructing buildings extra self-sufficient.
VDF x Ventura Tasks: we teamed up with Ventura Projects to showcase the work of over 80 worldwide designers, academies and types by three online exhibitions and a live panel discussion exploring how designers are having to adapt to lockdown.
Video message: UNStudio founder Ben van Berkel shared his vision of how the structure agency can “help the sectors which might be in want” after the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, and asks how expertise can help in making the constructed surroundings safer.
VDF x Fritz Hansen: VDF teamed up with Fritz Hansen to host a talk about the legacy of Italian designer Vico Magistretti. The dialog between Fritz Hansen’s head of design Christian Andresen and Dezeen’s editor-in-chief Marcus gala’s coincided with the 100th anniversary of Magistretti‘s start, which the Danish furnishings model marked by reissuing Magistretti’s Vico Duo chair.
VDF x Dezeen Day: anybody who missed the very first Dezeen Day, which befell at BFI Southbank in London on 30 October 2019, may tune in to see your complete structure and design convention streamed as part of VDF.
Highlights included a debate between Zaha Hadid Architects principal Patrik Schumacher and Pratt Institute dean Harriet Harriss about structure’s long-hours tradition and a clash between Dutch designer Richard Hutten and Ellen MacArthur Foundation CEO Andrew Morlet about whether or not plastic could be a part of a round economic system.
VDF Screentime: New York architect Dong-Ping Wong mentioned his design for an info tower in Chinatown, New York, his work with Kanye West and the way healthcare must be simpler to entry in our second Screentime interview in collaboration with Enscape.
VDF x Gary Hustwit: as a part of our collaboration with Gary Hustwit, the filmmaker spoke live to Marcus Fairs about his work together with Rams, a feature-length documentary about Dieter Rams. He additionally shared beforehand unseen photos of designer Dieter Rams and invited VDF guests to watch Rams for free throughout the weekend.
VDF Screentime: architect Alison Brooks confirmed new tasks for the primary time, mentioned her award-winning work and answered questions from viewers in our third Screentime architecture interview sponsored by Enscape.
Week 4 of VDF will function much more collaborations and exclusives, together with a chat from architects and designers concerned in Dezeen Awards, a collaboration with New York Metropolis design gallery Friedman Benda, an unique collection of video interviews with designer Iris van Herpen and a digital tour of Schloss Hollenegg, a fortress in Austria that hosts design exhibitions.
Did you miss week two? Read the summary of the highlights from the second week, together with Ron Arad, SO-IL, Kunlé Adeyemi, Nelly Ben Hayoun, Beatie Wolfe and Studio Drift.
Did you miss week one? Read the summary of the first week’s highlights embody stay interviews with Li Edelkoort and Klein Dytham Structure plus the now-legendary VDF launch film.
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