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Design Society offers an innovative and inclusive cultural platform, comprising Design Society Foundation and a commercial arm to ensure a sustainable operating model. Founded by…

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Shekou Design Museum Hiring for Second Time 蛇口设计博物馆第二次招聘

In the last 35 years, China has achieved a better life for hundreds of millions of people. Shenzhen and the Pearl River Delta region have…

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Shekou Design Museum is hiring

The Shekou Design Museum in Shenzhen, scheduled to open in early 2017, is now starting the recruitment process. The first positions to be advertised are:…

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Founding Shekou Design Museum

China Merchants Group (CMG) has appointed Ole Bouman as Director of the Shekou Design Museum in Shenzhen, a project being developed in collaboration with the…

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RE-CREATION at Venice Biennale

Re-Creation has been created as an integral part of the Shenzhen B-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB), in collaboration with its Creative Director Ole Bouman, who…

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RE–CREATION. THE RESILIENCE OF ARCHITECTURE

  RE–CREATION. THE RESILIENCE OF ARCHITECTURE Finnish pavilion, curated by Juulia Kauste and Ole Bouman 14TH INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION  LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA 7 JUNE…

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Newsletter May 2014

    Co-curating the Finnish Pavilion for the Venice Biennale Ole Bouman has been appointed co-curator of the Finnish pavilion for the Venice Biennale, due…

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2013UABB+Closing+Documentary

Here’s the video for the UABB closing ceremony.     video source: UABB

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TOWARDS A VALUE FACTORY IN TEN STEPS

    VALUE FACTORY FEBRUARY 2014 What began as a venue of the 5th Shenzhen Biennale, has already become a true Value Factory for the…

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艺术展有什么用?深港双城/双年展告诉你 What the art exhibition will bring to the city? UABB tells you…

Where is Shekou? Maybe until now, there are still a lot of people never heard this place before. Here’s a report telling you the story…

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Food Landscape: Value Farm

The place of Value Farm located an area by the west side of the glass factory. It used to be planned as parking lot, while…

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Value Factory February Program Highlights & Overview

VALUE FACTORY FEBRUARY 2014 Having welcomed more than 120.000 visitors already, we have entered the final weeks of this edition’s Shenzhen Biennale. The Value Factory…

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POP-UP STUDIO-X SHENZHEN

Conceived for the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) 2013, POP-UP STUDIO-X SHENZHEN reflects upon the concept of “urban border” across national and international spaces and explores the…

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The Los Angeles Biennale in Shenzhen

The Los Angeles Biennale in Shenzhen is an experimentation in creating a nomadic biennale on urbanism, hosted by the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture. It is…

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VALUE FARM

Here’s the video to see how the Value Farm come true.   source: HKVF

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LASSILA HIRVILAMMI ARCHITECTS:RE-CREATION

Re-Creation is a spatial exploration of originality and copyability by Lassila Hirvilammi Architects. The second part of the two-part installation premiering at the Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale…

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The VFA Outcome Exhibition is Coming

The first outcome exhibition of the Value Factory Academy will be held on 16:50-17:50, January 19th, 2014 This exhibition is about the study of “Ying-tsao fah-shih”…

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Value Farm @ Value Factory

On January 12th, 2014, the”Value Farm @ Value Factory” sharing meeting and “taste day” took place in the Value Factory. Ole Bouman did the opening…

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The Berlage: Masterclass with Ole Bouman

The weeklong master class led by Ole Bouman, took place from Friday, April 19 to Friday, April 29, and explored the rehabilitation, redevelopment, and ultimately…

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Photo Show of the Value Factory

Here are the photos taken by iseeac copyright©iseeac

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Holland Day

Event Holland Day will be held on 14th December, 13:00~19:00

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The Value Factory – current photos

The transformation of the Guangdong Float Glass Factory relies on a series of new formats in creative leadership and curatorial strategies. The building became the…

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Opening Day Party in Value Factory

    Photo from UABB Weibo

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PROGRAM 2013 5.12.2013~11.12.2013

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2013 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism Architecture (Shenzhen) will open this week

announcement pressed on e-flux The fifth edition of the Shenzhen Biennale, the UABB(SZ) [Bi-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitecture (Shenzhen)], will open on December 6 and continue…

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Welcome to the Grand Opening Ceremony

  INVITATION Dear friends and colleagues, On behalf of the Bi-city Biennale Urbanism\Architecture Shenzhen organization committee and creative team, it’s my pleasure to extend to you this invitation to attend…

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Value Factory Academy LAUNCH

  The Value Factory Academy (VFA) is searching for talented people like you. Join The Value Factory Academy now, and start working with some the…

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Architectural Biennale breathes new life into old Shenzhen factory

Architectural Biennale breathes new life into old Shenzhen factory Old float glass factory transformed into dramatic new ‘Value Factory’ as an UABB(SZ)  2013 showcase venue…

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Made By Us: using smart technologies for industrial heritage

On November 7 2013 The New Institute, the Netherlands’ new national institute for the creative industry, hosts an evening (in Dutch) about using smart technologies…

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Urban Border, Between Cities – Shanghai Promotional Event

27 Oct 2013 In 27th Octorber 2013, the Shanghai Promotional Event was held in Tongji University. Ole Bouman, the creative director of the 5th Bi-City…

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Call for Submission 1

Dear Architecture Enthusiast, We need your HELP!!!      

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The Value Factory will open on 6 December 2013

4 Oct 2013 Ole Bouman and his team are happy to invite you to the Value Factory for the opening of the 5th UABB Shenzhen…

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Transformation of the Value Factory

25 Sep 2013 by Shenzhen Zeus Cultural Communication Co., Ltd

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Future Breaking Ceremony jump starts construction work

Today the construction work of the Glass Factory officially started with a Future Breaking Ceremony. With only less than five months to go Ole Bouman, Creative Director of the 2013 Shenzhen Biennale, inaugurates this key phase with the following words.

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Fifteen international architects design the main venue of the 5th UABB

The Creative Director Ole Bouman and his team invited a dozen emerging international architects to Shenzhen to transform the glass factory into a cultural hotspot.

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Ole Bouman on Failed Architecture #10: Beyond Failure

FA#10: Beyond Failure
Thursday 13th June, 2013 20:00 – 23:00
De Verdieping / TrouwAmsterdam

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Shenzhen Biennale shifts background to foreground

Ole Bouman, Creative Director, presents the curatorial plans of the 5th UABB-Urban Border. Team Ole Bouman will transform the Guangdong Float Glass Factory into a cultural hotspot by relying on the existing qualities, identifying them, highlighting them, dramatizing them.

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ArchDaily interviews Ole Bouman

ArchDaily interviews Ole Bouman on his critical role as director of the NAI for the series of AD interviews by David Basulto.

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The Architects Newspaper interviews Ole Bouman

The Architects Newspaper interviews Ole Bouman on the role of the NAI, its evolving mission, and the future of the discipline of architecture.

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Shenzhen Biennale appoints Ole Bouman as Creative Director

The Organizing Committee officially announched Team Ole Bouman and Team Li Xiangning + Jeffrey Johnson as curators of the 5th UABB Shenzhen. Within this new curatorial framework Ole Bouman will act as Creative Director and Li Xiangning + Jeffrey Johnson as Academic Directors.

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NAi Annual Report 2012

The NAI is pleased to present the results of a fruitful and exciting year in the annual report 2012. In the recent years the NAI has…

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Letter à décharge Director NAi

‘Dear Supervisory Board of the Netherlands Architecture Institute, It was precisely six years ago this week that your Board appointed me as director of the…

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