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U-50 INTERNATIONAL HOKURIKU KOGEI (artisan crafts) AWARDS in Japan are given to young craftspeople – artists, craftsmen, anddesigners who are age 50 or younger – who work in fields related to KOGEI (artisan crafts). This competition comprehensively evaluates and recognizes not only the craftworks, expressions and techniques, but also, the individual craft workers and their approaches […] More
The first International Bamboo Architecture Biennale took place in China last year. It was organised in 2016 in the village of Baoxi — an area south of Shanghai still untainted by urban sprawl. Set against the backdrop of undulating mountains, photographer Julien Lanoo documented the 12 distinctive bamboo structures erected in response to the local environment. Baoxi is located […] More
Deadline: June 16, 2017
Created in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) fosters international cooperation with and between cities that have identified creativity as a strategic driver and enabler for sustainable urban regeneration and development. Until 16 June, midnight CET, cities around the world can submit their application to join the UCCN. Today the Network brings together 116 cities […] More