On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Mamori Art Lab’s first workshop, AAVS Amazon Director Nacho Marti tells the dramatic tale of how this visiting school came into being – starting with the purchase of a parking lot and ending in the creation of a laboratory for art, photography and design workshops.
We want to use film as designers. There has been this idea of fiction as a device to understand reality… So while it was meant to be an architectural design exercise, it’s also something that could become an architectural device for the conceiving of exceptional architecture.
– Brendon Carlin
Co-director of Tropicality
AAVS Costa Rica
Marie Louise Raue, recipient of the AA Prize 2015 speaks to her graduating class. http://t.co/JDhcdlx3mb3:28 PM 26 Jun 15
I envisaged the blog as a kind of ‘notice board’ allowing researchers to stay informed about relevant new materials but also as an elegant means by which to introduce an element of serendipity within the collections- highlighting interesting projects, new discoveries, photographs, writings etc.
– Edward Bottoms