Shigeru Ban is an accomplished Japanese and international architect, most famous for his innovative work with paper, particularly recycled cardboard paper tubes used to quickly and efficiently house disaster victims. He studied at the Southern California Institute of Architecture and later went on t
Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design (KGID) was founded in 1991. The office specializes in various fields of design ranging from furniture and industrial products to exhibition design and architecture related work. KGID is working for some of the leading names of the international design industry.
In 1967 (presiding until 1990) he was appointed the first president of the NOVA SCOTIA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (Halifax) and in a very short time transformed a conservative and traditional art school into an energetic avant-garde institution au courant with the newest developments in the visual art
Iannis Xenakis was a highly original Greek composer, known for using mathematic principles in his compositions. Born in Romania, Xenakis was part of the Greek Resistance during World War II, then later moved to France, where he worked as an architect with Le Corbusier and studied composition with Oli