Project faces he urgent global problem of climate change faced by architects, and the importance of finding sustainable solutions while considering the human perspective. It highlights the need to learn to live with intelligent machines and presents an exhibition and a book that explore the human resistance to technology. The exhibition features a black tube network that reacts to the visitors' presence and encourages them to change their perspective on technology. The book compares two opposing views on the role of technology in our daily lives, based on real cases, and features humorous stories and expert opinions.
Supermarket sweep… the Latvian pavilion which has been transformed into a minimart.
This contribution brings a little levity to the long trek through the halls of the Arsenale.
Choice as the basis of architectural process, the pop aesthetics emphasizing the languages of consumption as in Hamilton or Warhol: everything is structured by the dynamics of commerce.
Welcome to T/C Latvija, surely the most instagrammed installation of this edition of the Biennale
Smart? Brilliant? Ironic?
Latvia is reopening the archive boxes once again, reminding us (including the Biennial Presidency) of everything that has already been thought up and invented, and inviting us to place the most urgently needed products in the basket, to combine them with one another, and ultimately consume all the knowledge.
Fun, colourful and thought-provoking, it offers a tongue-in-cheek moment to the Arsenale sequence...