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Fire/Fire – Vancouver art exhibition addressing, among other things, development by fire

June 2, 2012

Fire/Fire – Vancouver art exhibition addressing, among other things, development by fire

These photos are from a long Japanese ukiyo-e scroll dating from the 1890s. The art work is on loan to Vancouver’s Centre A Gallery as part of a collaborative installation by Vancouver artists Marina Roy and Abbas Akhavan, titled Fire/Fire.

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Chen House in Taiwan by Marco Casagrande/Frank Chen

May 20, 2009

Chen House in Taiwan by Marco Casagrande/Frank Chen

The Chen House in North Taiwan, design and constructed by Finnish architect Marco Casagrande and Taiwanese architect Frank Chen, was built for an older couple who wanted to retire to the country and grow bamboo and cherry trees – on a flood plain also beset by hurricanes and earthquakes.

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