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Partners in crime (Laka’s interview with Rasa Navasaitytė and Daniel Köhler from lab-eds)

Main picture: Choreograments. Reactivation strategy for the Linnahall, Tallinn, Estonia. 2010, project by Rasa Navasaityte, Daniel Köhler. Source: http://www.lab-eds.org/Choreograments-Linnahall Easy access to simulation tools in architecture, engineering and urban planning would allow more precise solutions, which are tailored to the particular needs of a society or area, however in practice such software is rare and unfamiliar to designers. The work of lab-eds allows an intuitive, conceptual analysis of controlled interactions in design. But it is not all that Rasa Navasaitytė…
Kasia
April 25, 2017
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Fast-changing technologies in a passively-evolving country. Sushant Verma from rat[LAB] at TEDxGurugram

Image © www.rat-lab.org Research Partner of Laka, rat is dedicated to provide design education solutions for design professionals and students through its various parallel ventures run under the vertical ratEDUCATION, which is an initiative to spread the idea of computation in design profession & education in India. Co-Founder Sushant Verma was invited to give a TEDxTalk (Smart Cities need Smarter Design Education) at TEDxGurugram in November 2016, which is now available to view on TEDxTalks YouTube Channel here: https://youtu.be/c9vn1RV4a38 TEDxGurugram 2016…
Kasia
April 21, 2017
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Laka Perspectives – you can already pre-order!

We can see our dear little Laka Perspectives book on the horizon! According to our schedules, the completion process of the material will be finished by the last week of April when we are starting to prepare the whole book for printing. The book will be available for purchase already in June/July in print and digitally, and the funds raised will be fully used for the statutory activity of the Laka Foundation. Contents of Laka Perspectives (approx. 200 pages, pocket-size…
Kasia
April 19, 2017
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Laka Competition 2017 – the great launch!

Attention. Three minutes to lift-off. Laka's Judges on board. Laka's crew in positions. Getting ready for auto-sequence start. And there we have it. Laka's team and their onboard computers have primary control of all the competition's critical functions. Twelve... Nine. Eight. Seven. Main engines start. Five. Laka's crew ready to lead the competition. Two. One. //engines are roaring... Show your space to the world! We would like to invite designers from around the world to submit their ideas of architecture that reacts…
Kasia
April 11, 2017
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Laka’s thirteen – Editors’ choice 2017

The very special thing about the Laka Competition is that all of the Participants represent a very high level of conceptual thinking, knowledge and technical skills, as well as high awareness of global problems. Laka’s team is not directly involved in the evaluation and does not influence the neutral, impartial voting process of the Judges. However, we mindfully follow and observe it, learn and admire. We have hand-picked thirteen projects that we decided are noteworthy and should be presented to…
Kasia
March 26, 2017