Japan Architect is an international magazine aimed at promoting contemporary Japanese architecture through projects, theoretical drawings and essays.
Kitaoka Fumio was a Japanese artist known for his woodblock printing representing various subjects such as post-war Japan, picturesque scenes or abstract forms.
Lajos I. Illyefalvi was a Hungarian statistician who produced numerous graphic and statistical works, illustrating various subjects.
In one of the last urban voids of São Paulo, Decio Tozzi designed the Villa-Lobos Park with a music city theme. Its center was conceived as a musical oasis and its different infrastructures, such as the Ilha Musical, are organized around music and culture.
At the beginning of the 60s, Paul Maymont comes back from Japan influenced by the experimentations of floating cities. He develops his own model and presents Thalassa, a project for the extension of Monaco.
In Portugal, the Varosa dam was built on a small tributary of the Douro River. The concrete vault is best known for its impressive staircase built in terraces, allowing the natural rock and the structure of the dam to merge.
On a Swedish island, not far from Stockholm, is moored the Verona. The sailboat belonging to the architect Ralph Erskine has been completely restructured to accommodate his studio and his collaborators.
In the 1950s, following its High Arctic Relocation Program, the Canadian government deported Inuit families to form the colony of Resolute Bay as a means of ensuring its supremacy over the Arctic lands. In 1970, architect Ralph Erskine was asked to design a project to solve the structural problems caused by this process.
The Kamchatka peninsula is located in the russian far east. It has a high density of volcano of wich are part some of the largest active volcanoes in the northern hemisphere.
Photographer Linda Westin depicts phantasmagorical clearings in the middle of a forest that seems inaccessible to the non-initiated.