FURNITURE : Gary Chang, Alessi designer. Born in Hong Kong in 1962, Gary Chang graduated in architecture in 1987.
He was director of edge 1994-98, then set-up his own office edge (hk) ltd 1998. Assistant Professor in Hong Kong University from 1995-2000, he lectured at the Technische Universiteit in Delft (1997), the Royal College of Art in London (1999) and at the Polytechnics in Milan and Turin, Italy (2002). Panel-speaker at various architectural conferences-workshops. His projects were displayed at Archilab 2001 in Orléans, France (2000), the 7th (2000) and 8th (2002) International Biennale of Architecture in Venice and had his first solo exhibition, Play Lab, at the Arts Centre in Hong Kong (2000). DAVID GARCIA STUDIO. Ron Arad - home. Alvaro Catalán de Ocón - Pielettrico. NaÃ§o. Le magazine du design graphique. Design blog - DesignAddict. Architecture Â· Hundertwasser. Since the early fifties Hundertwasser concerned himself with architecture, and for the rest of his life he pursued his interest in an architecture more fitting to nature and humans.
He began his involvement with manifestos, essays and demonstrations, which were later followed by architecture models that he used to illustrate his ideas of an afforestation of the roof, tree-tenants, and the window right, as well as by architectural shapes, such as eye-slit houses, the high-rise meadow house, the spiral house or the pit house. As an architecture doctor he created non-regulated irregularities and barriers of beauty, and in the end he was able to realise exemplary architectural projects where the window right and the tree-tenants exist, as well as the uneven floors, forests on the roofs and spontaneous vegetation. In his architectural work Hundertwasser replaced monotony with variety, and the grid system with the organic and non-regulated irregularities.
Mut-work in progress. Abgc architecture & design. Hundertwasser.