Britain's All-Time Best Selling Computer Gets an Upgrade (And Costs Only $35)

Britain's All-Time Best Selling Computer Gets an Upgrade (And Costs Only $35)

Raspberry Pi 3 Launch

Exactly four years ago, on 29 February 2012, Raspberry Pi unleashed the original 256MB Raspberry Pi Model B on a largely unsuspecting world. Since then, they have shipped over eight million units, including three million units of Raspberry Pi 2, making it the UK’s all-time best-selling computer.

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Dame Zaha Hadid on Desert Island Discs

Dame Zaha Hadid on Desert Island Discs

BBC Radio 4

Kirsty Young's castaway is the architect, Dame Zaha Hadid.

The first woman to be awarded architecture's highest honour, the Pritzker Prize, she designed the Aquatic Centre for London 2012, Glasgow's Riverside Museum and has twice won the Stirling Prize - first for the MAXXI museum in Rome and secondly for her design for the Grace Academy school in Brixton, London. She recently became the first woman in her own right to receive the RIBA Gold Medal.

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Frank Lloyd Wright on Arrogance

Frank Lloyd Wright on Arrogance

Blank on Blank by PBS Digital Studios

“Any man who really has faith in himself will be dubbed arrogant by his fellows” - Frank Lloyd Wright in 1957, as told to Mike Wallace

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Man, Rock, Drill by Max Lamb for Johnson Trading Gallery

Man, Rock, Drill by Max Lamb for Johnson Trading Gallery

2015

Sometimes a show develops out of a small idea that eventually blossoms into a full scale exhibition. This is not one of those shows…

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Converging Lines at Volume Gallery

Converging Lines at Volume Gallery

January 29 '16

Converging Lines offers new works by Aguiñiga, Jaworska and Matson which are the result of each designer challenging, amplifying and emphasizing the traditional contextual mediums within which they work.

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Art/Talking.... A New Monthly Project Led by Artist and Art Educator Nadia Berri

Art/Talking.... A New Monthly Project Led by Artist and Art Educator Nadia Berri

DeTnk Collaborations

Art/Talking is a monthly project led by artist and art educator Nadia Berri aimed at exploring the variety and depth of the London Art Scene as well as key themes in current contemporary art practice.

Places visited will range from collections, foundations, institutions, artist studios, alternative spaces and artist-run spaces. Each will be announced one month in advance on DeTnk.

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Drumi: A Foot-Powered Washing Machine That Requires No Energy

Drumi: A Foot-Powered Washing Machine That Requires No Energy

Designed by YIREGO

Many people around the world rely on hand washing their undergarments and personal items. Also, there are more than one million residents living in high-rise apartments across the GTA that do not have access to private laundry facilities.

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100 Chairs in 100 Days and its 100 Ways (Not Lost in Translation)

100 Chairs in 100 Days and its 100 Ways (Not Lost in Translation)

DeTnk Bookshelf

Published in connection with Martino Gamper's exhibition at the Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art (13 June - 23 September 2015), this volume includes text (in English and Japanese) from the original 2007 edition of the book.

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Tepozcuautla House by grupoarquitectura

Tepozcuautla House by grupoarquitectura

Interior Architecture and Design

The house consists of two separate very geometric concrete volumes, one housing services and the other housing the main areas of the house. The two bodies are joined by steel bridges with glass floors that do not touch the trees or the forest, and give the sensation of walking on the vegetation.

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Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Discusses Heritage in Tunis, Vienna and London

Monocle 24's 'The Urbanist' Discusses Heritage in Tunis, Vienna and London

Design Podcast

With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.

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Intellectual Barbarians: The Kibbo Kift Kindred at Whitechapel Gallery

Intellectual Barbarians: The Kibbo Kift Kindred at Whitechapel Gallery

10 October '15 – 13 March '16

Recently DeTnk featured the book The Kindred of the Kibbo Kift: Intellectual Barbarians by Annebella Pollen published by Donlon Books. A trip to the Whitechapel Gallery to see Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966) revealed that the gallery are also showing photographs and images from the archive featuring The Gibbo Kift Kindred (Entry is Free)!

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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Surface Tension (1992) Courtesy the artist and Carroll/Fletcher, London. Installation photograph by Maxime

Electronic Superhighway (2016-1966) at Whitechapel Gallery

29 January – 15 May 2016

A major exhibition bringing together over 100 works to show the impact of computer and Internet technologies on artists from the mid-1960s to the present day.

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Escobedo Soliz Studio Wins MoMA PS1's 2016 Young Architects Program

Escobedo Soliz Studio Wins MoMA PS1's 2016 Young Architects Program

Architecture News

Mexico City-based Escobedo Soliz Studio has been named the winner of MoMA and MoMA PS1's annual Young Architects Program (YAP) in New York - now in its 17th edition.

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My Grandfather’s Tree by Max Lamb

My Grandfather’s Tree by Max Lamb

DeTnk Bookshelf

A native Ash that had reached then end of its graceful life, valiant pillar in the hedgerow of his grandfathers farm began to show it’s age and so Max made a plan. A new purpose was envisioned, one that deconstructed the Ash into regular irregular elements. 131 sections of Ash, each careful cut to respect natural divisions within the structure such as knots, branches and crotches.

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The POC21 Innovation Camp at Millemont Castle

The POC21 Innovation Camp at Millemont Castle

Eco-Hacking The Future

Starting August 15th, POC21 innovation camp will bring together 100+ citizen pioneers to join forces at Millemont Castle near Paris. During five weeks of co-making and co-living, their goal will be to prototype a new breed of open-source, sustainable products.

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