a review of our book small Tokyo was published in the issue of DOMUS magazine, Sep 2012 you can find the review, written by Salvator-John Liotta, at Domus

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Shinkenchiku 2012.9


The September 2O12 issue of Shinkenchiku magazine brings a detailed, four pages description of THE NEXT GENERATION SUSTAINABLE HOUSE competition, the co+labo Barn House (Centaur) project and a transcript of a discussion between Kengo Kuma and Darko Radović.

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The Split Case


This book is about one particular city, about the cities in general, and about the ways to approach the urban. The main aim behind its production was to present one authentic urban practice, hypothesizing how unique practices demand authentic methods capable to simultaneously address times and spaces, the glamour and the everydayness of the urban. The book deals with Split, the key urban centre of Dalmatia. More specifically, it focuses at the historic core of Split, the

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Urbophilia No.3 Tokyo Architecture Map


co+labo A1 newsletter no.3

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Small Tokyo


Smallness begins not in Tokyo but in the mountains. There in the mountains almost anywhere in Japan, the crumpled folded spaces of steep mountain valleys and the circuitous meanderings of valleys seem designed to confuse the traveller. All sense of distance is confounded; that which is near seems far, the large seems small. Tokyo, sitting at the centre of by far the largest conurbation in the world, replicates this mountain landscape. It is replete with small things, small ga

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Barn House


the barn house project was developed from the winning scheme at an international design competition "the next generation sustainable house" in taiki-cho, hokkaido in april 2012. the barn house was designed to accommodate two researchers of the cold hokkaido climate. it reaches beyond obvious practices for extremely cold climates (i.e. passive solar design), which in the 21st century need to become a non-negotiable standard, by proposing the lifestyle which meaningfully inte

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2012 Design Workshop with Leeds University @ co+labo Tokyo,Japan

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This workshop is the second part of a collaborative design/research project between Leeds Metropolitan University (Keeffe Studio) and co+labo Radović. The collaboration is funded by Daiwa Foundation. The first workshop was held 23-29.2.2012 at Biospheric Foundation in Manchester. A joint design-research studio focused on environmental sustainability and, in particular, on urban agriculture. The Leeds@co+labo workshop at Keio University (23-29.3.2012) deals with cultural susta

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Helsinski Waterfront


The Characteristics of Helsinki South Harbour / Area Strategies City center of Helsinki is high density area for the urban life. Therefore offices, commercial and apartment buildings are located together in limited space. On the other hand, the South Harbour area will have opposite strategy as “low density” such as a park. Each area of the Harbour will be characterized depending on the existing urban context. North area will be a place for commercial market place same as the

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Culvert City


There are lots of illogical spaces in a city after its rapid advance. Tsukiji, famous for its fish market, has a long derelict culvert under its ground which used to be a river. This project was meant to change the area by converting it and designing the landscape. The long tube connects the characteristic areas and creates the new cityscape with people.

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