kawamura-ganjavian submitted their entry for a multifunctional building consisting of kindergarten, commercial and office space, in Vevey, Switzerland.
kawamura-ganjavian is pleased to announce the Architecture exhibition "Humanizar la Ciudad" which it was exhibited in Madrid last fall. The studio is participating with an installation entitled "Intimate Atomospheres". The exhibition is curated by Juan Mera and will take place at the IaaC (Instituto de Arquitectura Avanzada de Cataluña) in Barcelona. (Calle Pujades, 102). The opening ceremony will be on 9th June 2011 at 19:30.
kawamura-ganjavian submitted their entry for an indoor swimming pool in Gland, Switzerland.
kawamura-ganjavian are participating in the Spanish Design Festival in Moscow which will take place between 26th May and 5th June 2011. We will be directing a workshop entitled "Симфония чувств / Sensorial symphony" at the Strelka Institute (31st May - 2nd June) and giving a lecture at Legenda Tsvetnogo (31st May 18:00).
kawamura-ganjavian will be tutors of a Boisbuchet Summer Workshop entitled "Sensing Again" between 26th June and 2nd July 2011. We will be fabricating ingenious tools, machines, devices, objects and spaces of various sizes and meanings in order to focus, enhance and value the invisible sensorial richness that one can find in the Domaine de Boisbuchet (France), a project in which the Vitra Design Museum and the Centre Georges Pompidou are cooperating. Registration for participants is now open.
kawamura-ganjavian is pleased to announce the publication of 5 new projects in their website:
Indoor plants often play a secondary role in our living environments, and their combination with light is often disregarded. CHLOROLIGHT is a lamp conceived to interact with plants at different scales.
CATERPILLAR BENCH, CATERPILLAR TRESTLE and STICKINGSTICKS at Milan Design Week.
kawamura-ganjavian is pleased to announce the launch of our products CATERPILLAR BENCH and CATERPILLAR TRESTLE at the 2011 Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan (12th to 17th April 2011). Both pieces of furniture are produced by Covo, an established Italian furniture company. kawamura-ganjavian is also participating at the Design Junction show in Milan (11th to 17th April 2011, press preview 11th in the afternoon) by featuring the STICKINGSTICKS modular system, which will be produced by Modus, a renown British furniture maker.
kawamura-ganjavian presents TWIST & BRUSH, a convenient traveling tooth brush that allows the user to load in advance the exact number of toothpaste doses required for the duration of the trip, thus saving space and weight.
kawamura-ganjavian, frequent users of Barajas airport in Madrid, show during the month of March 2011 a series of ingenious objects that solve everyday life situations. By placing these domestic objects in a public space of transit we are inviting airport users to take a little break. The exhibition takes place in the corridor between the Metro station and Terminals 1&2.
The competition entry developed in autumm 2010 by kawamura-ganjavian, in collaboration with NOR architectes and ARUP, for a school in Aproz - Nendaz, Switzerland, was awarded the 2th prize. The project is notable for its harmonious dialogue with the surrounding building and its welcoming and warm atmosphere.
kawamura-ganjavian are participating as tutors of a design workshop at the ADSL week in the Artesis school in Antwerp, Belgium, between 7th-11th February 2011. Our project, entitled Congregation Catalogue, will be developed in collaboration with the artist Wesley Meuris. We are also giving a lecture at the Sint Lucas academy of art in Antwerp.
kawamura-ganjavian will be presenting the creative workshop "Sensing Again" which we will be running in late June 2011 at the Boisbuchet Summer Workshops programme. The presentation will be at Studio Banana (Madrid) on the 10th February 2011 at 20:00. In the same event Gala Fernández, director of the workshops programme, will be presenting the whole list of activities.
If you are interested in participating in this workshop please send us an email.