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Frank Stella: Return to The Glass House

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfK13fpVoP8 ABOUT: In the spring of 2009, the artist Frank Stella returned to the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan, Ct. This short film follows Stella as he reminisces about Johnson, Stella's own work, and the architecture at the Glass House.  

Goran N’Diaye: Turning Sand Into Paradise in Senegal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYMIbLoxW8U AFRO-CULTURE MONTH: Trade Not Aid. That's what AFRICA wants. Let's change the world together. Meet Mr. Goran N'Diaye from the lovely nation of SENEGAL (located in West Africa). He opened up a school to teach locals to turn desert wasteland into paradise. One where they can make money to...

Habitat 67: Stacks 354 Prefabs Into The Future

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rQaaftbHMi8 Habitat 67 stacks 354 prefabs that get urban/suburban balance. Canada does it again. Dating from the 1960s, this concrete prefab collective may be the wave of the future. Designed by famed architect Moshe Safdie. Looks like a softer version of Italian Brutalism. We're fans of this building and we hope...

Pittsburgh Incremental House

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXlJOq_twEk A wonderful video on how to reclaim American cities and make functional and interesting housing, affordable again. Come watch and learn. Ciao from MILANO411.com VIDEO: Courtesy of Fair Companies (www.faircompanies.com) ABOUT: A majority of American households have 1 or 2 people, but virtually all houses built are for couples with 3 kids. In...

Jon Gray: Culinary Co-founder of Ghetto Gastro (Collabs w/Venice Artisans)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKg_LahT0Gg JON GRAY, founder of Ghetto Gastro is changing the world with a new narrative in design that is sure to change the world view on luxury and the people from low-income backgrounds. Sit back and learn how a man of the streets (drug trade) became an artisan and design...

Giancarlo De Carlo: Explore Brutalist Architecture From Italy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8cHpwmrdEg ABOUT: Resting in a natural amphitheater in central Italy, the University of Urbino is a feat of modern design by Italian architect Giancarlo De Carlo. Long semi-circular lecture halls are graced by grand skylights that face interconnected terraces and hidden mezzanines. In this conceptual project directed by Milanese filmmaker Michele...

DESIGN: Dream Home Built From Kit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FX5JpE9NEhI #construction #ownerbuilder #ZipKitHomes We Built Our Dream Home, FROM A KIT! Lovers and partners for life build a dream home from a kit, hard work and a lot of love. A wonderful video for Feb. Happy Valentine's Day. Find love and make it yours. House will follow. Ciao from MILANO411.com ABOUT:  For more on the home...

Modern Vernacular: Modern Design in Switzerland

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSrlNX_IkzQ This is a house of dreams. From Basel, Switzerland with the chocolates and tons of surprises. Enjoy this wonderful design and get inspired. Ciao from MILANO411.com ABOUT: In small town on the outskirts of Basel, Switzerland, where the weather is highly changeable and the views are impacted by rural sprawl, architect Tito...

NORWAY: LEGO-Assembling Rural Prefab Cabin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qov9GNa-CNc Who said that legos were for kids. Check out this wonderful prefab from NORWAY. A house design that should be copied. Ciao from MILANO411.com. ABOUT: There are 500,000 cabins in Norway for 5 million people, explains Oslo architect Marianne Borge. While the size of these second homes has grown in recent...

CANADA: Underground Dome Home (Secret Hideaway From Geese)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RoGuvvzHY1A Lovely video on a "Integrated Earth" type of building. We love it. From CANADA. A country leading the way in modern design. Cheers. Ciao from MILANO411.com ABOUT: Paula and Bill Lishman spent many winters in a poorly-insulated A-frame cabin before realizing they needed to go underground to use the earth’s energy...