By its nature, the sea is a hard place to collect data. Using surveillance data with an inverted logic and data technology, Forensic Architecture denounces the human rights violations in the Mediterranean
«Roughly 2.8 tons of water go into one t-shirt». The full life cycle for 1 kg of polyester is estimated to be responsible for the release of more than 30kg of carbon dioxide, and 20 kg associated with cotton
«This is not just the first 3D-printed house, it is the first project of a house that can adapt to different climates» says the architect Mario Cucinella, talking about his collaboration with Wasp 3D printing
«Lacquer is my element, it is deep and all-consuming. I’ve bought thirty-two screens and have given many away, but I still have enough» – Mademoiselle Chanel and the taste to please European collectors
«If you recreate the conditions for mangrove growth like this, then the mangroves will come back in on their own». In conversation with Dominic Wodehouse, executive director of the Mangrove Action Project
«The value of jewelry doesn’t lie in the preciousness of the material but in the transparency of the supply chain». Rethinking jewelry codes one jewel at a time: how the process of jewelry making has evolved
The down jackets’ company launches its five years sustainability plan – a commitment to climate action, circular economy, equitable sourcing, restitution to local communities, and strengthening diversity
Japan, 1600. General Tokugawa Leyasu triumphed in the battle of Sekigahara, and rid himself of the opposition by cutting off some forty thousand heads. In 1603, he was elected shōgun and moved the capital to Edo, today’s Tokyo
A history of culture through storefront windows and sustainable publishing:. «It is an issue that fosters discussion, and that involves a growing global universe», quoting the latest book on Luisa Via Roma
Davide Bollati, the founder of The Davines Group «traceable ingredients supporting biodiversity and regenerative agriculture; plastic-free approach to packaging; meticulous scientific approach to clean»
«Cows, buffaloes, and other animals used for leather in India are often crammed onto vehicles so tightly that their bones break», introducing the issue of ethical production in local communities in India
In conversation with Marina Iremonger, the Head of Trade team at DIT, and Oliver Wayman, the co-founder of Bottletop: «The engagement is the driver. How can we translate this message into a touchpoint?»
Dutch eco-awareness artist Thijs Biersteker’s recent work illustrates the complexity of plant communication. Finnish futurologist and author Risto Linturi explores the promises and pitfalls of virtual reality
Green corridors to host animals and protected cavities in places where migratory birds can nest. The complications of urban ecosystems – from the foxes of Rome, the crows of Tokyo and the lizards of Mexico City
Parks in New York City promote public health and well-being. Do they also promote gentrification and inequality? A dialogue with New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver and architect Stefano Boeri
Artistic Director of Hermès, Pierre-Alexis Dumas, and Architect Stefano Boeri discuss the responsibility of larger corporations to lead in the transition towards a mandatory sustainable consideration for the future
We started working on this issue of Lampoon over a year ago. Sustainable crafting and manufacturing had been on our radar for years. The word sustainability was already quite widespread — perhaps a utopia. In collaboration with architect Mr. Stefano Boeri
From the culprits of a carbon saturated crisis to advocates of an infinite net-zero. In conversation with Deputy mayor of Tirana Anuela Ristani, Deputy Mayor of London Shirley Rodrigues and Forestami’s Scientific Director, Maria Chiara Pastore
Claudia Andujar’s photography grants the indigenous tribe Yanomami the support to fight for their rights and existence. «I’m connected to the indigenous, to the land, to the struggle. I have always searched for the meaning of life in this core»
«There is a gap between industry knowledge and the consumer knowing where the products come from and how they are made». In conversation with the Founder and Creative Director of NKDWare, Kirsi Enkovaara
«We as a fashion industry need to begin to accept digital as having its own culture, its own savoir-faire and its own appreciation of artisan and digital». In conversation with Matthew Drinkwater, head of The Innovation Agency in London.
The Great Australian Bight is home to 277 marine life species that are completely new to science. It also happens to hold the equivalent of 1.9 billion barrels of oil. In conversation with Alexandra Malanicheva
In conversation with the Japanese artist on his boundary defying creations where the position of the viewer in relation to nature is ever abundant – the installations that have been seen across the globe
In the next ten years, the fashion industry will be under close scrutiny to maintain a commitment that has to fix a defined goal. The fashion and luxury industries cannot keep giving more excuses. In conversation with Simone Pedrazzini, director at Quantis Italy
It could be chronicle or literature – prototype stands for positive, resilient, operative people – as we are. Prototype is about challenging ourselves with experimental assets, it’s about turning the other cheek – we have cried enough – and face a brave new world.
The attitude of a contemporary day — beyond equal rights, beyond pride, and beyond shame: we are fluid. The word defines an identity that is undefined. Not gay or straight nor male or female. Water flows between our fingers in the light of the day.
As her fashion show came to a close this September, Miuccia Prada spoke with journalists: she said she had wondered whether launching a new collection was the right thing to do at a time when people already own too much and should be learning to make do with less — for the good of the planet.
Time is an issue that cannot be surmounted. Rocks have to be broken; it takes time. A castle has to be built; it takes eight years. For as much as we talk about craft — making and re-making, constructing and fine-tuning the details — time is still an element, just like wood, lime, iron, and stone.
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