As we get over the Halloween hangover and celebrate a new month, this week on WIRed discusses the importance of social involvement of architecture, Under Armour’s upcoming one-handed magnetic zipper, British tabloid rag ‘The Sun’ fails again (shocker, right?), and the horror of the 1998 WCW Halloween Havoc pay-per-view.
‘Colombia: Transformed/Architecture=Politics’ is an exhibition that took place at the Center for Architecture, which included a lecture by Colombian architect Giancarlo Mazzanti on ‘Architecture for social inclusion’, that took place on morning of October 11th. The buildings shown at the exhibition sought to evolve into a means of social inclusion to improve lifestyle factors and financial competitiveness in the deteriorated areas of Colombia. Through this, these buildings could create the promotion of social well-being and building a fairer, more sustainable society based on architecture alone. Continue reading “Giancarlo Mazzanti on Architectural Modules and Systems for Social Inclusion”