‘Good design is anesthetic’: Mark Wigley & Beatriz Colomina on trauma of technology
Architecture theorists Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley explore the ever-evolving relationship between design and humans. They believe that our tools shape us to the same extent that we shape them. Strelka Mag spoke to Mark and Beatriz to try to understand how our technology transforms us.
The New Normal 2018/19 to explore Japan’s unique robotics and automation culture
In its third and final year, Strelka’s speculative urbanism think-tank will look into Japan’s complex robotics industries and explore its fully automated landscapes, all the way to touring the Fukushima exclusion zone.
Simon Hayhoe: «You will not get rid of discrimination by simply putting a ramp up to the door»
Anna Ilchenko, co-curator of the “Human Commonalities” project, talked to Simon Hayhoe about the political struggle for the rights of the disabled, the utopianism of universal design and how modern technologies can help us make the world more comfortable and accessible to all