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Alex McDowell: Reimagining the narrative of storytelling
• Duration: 00:03:54
4 May 16
World-renowned production designer Alex McDowell is the man behind immersive, 5D worlds.
Pedro&Juana: Architecture is a social service
• Duration: 00:03:21
6 May 16
Mexico City-based architecture and design practice Pedro&Juana create interactive and customisable spaces.
Tony Gum: Young, carefree, made in Africa
• Duration: 00:04:36
11 May 16
Labelled the coolest girl in Cape Town, “Artist in learning” Tony Gum tells us about her creative philosophy and why she is often her own muse.
Jeanne Gang: The architecture of policing in America
• Duration: 00:05:20
12 May 16
Founder of Studio Gang, Jeanne Gang talks about how architecture can help address police brutality in America.
Alfredo Brillembourg: Architecture as a response to social issues
• Duration: 00:03:27
13 May 16
Alfredo Brillembourg’s work addresses the housing crisis and poverty through architecture.
Twins Cartoon: Comics in Egypt will keep evolving
• Duration: 00:04:19
23 May 16
Identical twin brothers Mohamed and Haitham El-seht draw inspiration from the characters found in the streets of Egypt.
Christian Benimana: Architects don’t have to be local to think local
• Duration: 00:04:09
24 May 16
Rwandan architect Christian Benimana believes that the built environment should catalyse positive systemic change.
Studio [D] Tale: Design for social impact in emerging economies
• Duration: 00:04:18
25 May 16
We talk to cross-continental architecture and design studio Studio [D] Tale about innovation in the everyday, especially in emerging economies.
Pia Nyakairu: Designing a device to improve remote care for cancer patients
• Duration: 00:02:50
26 May 16
Ugandan-born industrial design graduate Pia Nyakairu has designed a device that helps physiotherapists and doctors offer distance care to cancer patients.
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