metalocus, LUIS TERRAIN
Has been released this weekend, the epic action-adventure film “John Carter,” based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ classic, “A Princess of Mars,” the first novel in Burroughs’ Barsoom series. In scoop for METALOCUS readers bring the designs of the main architectural stages of the film.

To view larger images click on them.


This year, 2012, marks the 100th anniversary of Burroughs’ character John Carter, the original hero featured in the series, who has thrilled generations with his adventures on Mars.

Over generations, John Carter has become a heroic...


Mikhael Paskalev - I spy

by André Chocron [VIDEO]
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Saturday's musical video.

Song written and performed by Mikhael Paskalev: vimeo.com/user6498724
Produced and mixed by Joe Wills

Director: André Chocron
Director of photography: Martin Solvang
Production design: Thomas Fosseli
Props: Ida Gulbrandsen, Anette Marthinsen
1st assistant camera: August Sanengen
Lighting technicians: Eivind Landsvik, Nicklas Reitan
Colorist: Fredrik Harreschou
Sound design: Nils Jakob Langvik...



By Henning Larsen Architects. Video by Pedro Kok. [Reykjavik] Iceland.[VIDEO]
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Architecture, VIDEO
During period building was interesting (link here, below), now at the end better. The Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center in Reykjavik, Iceland. Designed by Henning Larsen Architects and Olafur Eliasson. 2011.

"Situated on the border between land and sea, the Concert Hall stands out as a large, radiant sculpture reflecting both sky and harbour space as well as the vibrant life of the city. The spectacular facades have been designed in close collaboration between Henning Larsen Architects, the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson and the engineering companies Rambøll and ArtEngineering GmbH from Germany.



CICLO DE CINE. [La Coruña] Friday, March 9 to 30, 2012. at 20.00 h.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Architecture, Urbanisme, VIDEO
How can we make for interesting developments in the Western world does not westernized? That question made ​​it two commissioners of the Danish Film Institute film, Dola Bonfils and Michael Haslund-Christensen.

Two years ago initiated a film project to explore visions of the urban future of humanity, focusing on the development of so-called non-Western world's megacities.

March 9.
March 16
March 23
March 30

Venue: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Gas Natural Fenosa
Avda. de...



documentary about a 250-year-old farmhouse in Japan
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Architecture, VIDEO
More than a year in one of our earlier articles, we present this trailer for a documentary on a special farm in Japan 250 years ago, which was restored by an American journalist and his adopted son Japanese. Japan, China, Korea ... are countries that every time us sound more, a good example is the latest Pritzker Prize and especially these days remembering the tragedy of a year ago in Japan. Here's the updated video.

A film about place and memory, a farm in Japan and the life of the people who call home .

"In Fall 2007, Princeton Architectural Press published ‘Minka: My Farmhouse in Japan,” the memoir of retired AP foreign correspondent John Roderick. Moved by the story of this remarkable house and the memories it contained, and with seed funding from the Graham Foundation, we began work on...


"Doug Aitken: SONG 1" on Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn.

By Doug Aitken. National Mall [Washington, D.C.] U.S.A.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA via GOOD
Architecture, VIDEO
Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Presents “Doug Aitken: SONG 1” by Doug Aitken. If you remember, we presented to premiere their work in METALOCUS when the artist was in Helga de Alvear Gallery , Madrid 'DOUG AITKEN. BLACK MIRROR ", see link below, the videos are very interesting.

In few time, the people strolling at night near the National Mall in Washington, D.C. will be able to see a museum turned inside-out. The Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden is giving its trademark circular cement exterior a glowing, 360-degree makeover.




Collage House, Bosch Capdeferro

Studiobanana TV [VIDEO]
metalocus, LUIS TERRAIN
Architecture, VIDEO
College House has become the fuse that has discovered the work by Bosch and Capdeferro study, Girona, Spain. Last week they gave a lecture at the ESARQ, Barcelona and now, Studio Banana TV shares with everyone, this video that features the work of architects Ranon Bosch and Beth Capdeferro, which were recognized with the Emerging Architect Special Mention of the European Union prize for contemporary Architecture Mies Van der Rohe award 2011 (see link below METALOCUS).

Studio Banana TV features the Collage House with explanations by its author, Bosch Capdeferro, ASCER Interiorismo award 2011 and emerging architect special mention of the European Union prize for contemporary Architecture Mies Van der Rohe award 2011. Interview realised with the sponsorship of ASCER.

Interview by Studio Banana TV. Translation by Noelia Correa.


Kevin Allocca: Why videos go viral?

metalocus, PEDRO NAVARRO.
Conferences, VIDEO
Kevin Allocca is YouTube's trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral. (This is the first talk posted from an amazing TEDYouth event. Many others will come on line next month as part of our TED-Ed launch. We can't wait ...)

“Kevin Allocca is YouTube’s trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral.”



Fraulein Annie goes Swimming

by Claire Pepper [VIDEO]
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA
Saturday's musical video.

All swimwear by Fraulein Annie.
Starring the Spinettes.


Numen / For Use

Gestalten TV [VIDEO]
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA
Perhaps not all remember its Madrid representation Inferno / Divine Comedy at the National Theatre Maria Guerrero, in 2005. A dramatic installation of boxes, glass ... They have continued to work, receiving awards for their work and today we present to this group of Croatia and Austria, with a video of one of our favorite publishers: Gestalten.

Under their group moniker Numen, Industrial designers Sven Jonke, Christoph Katzler and Nikola Radeljković focus on experimental architecture and spatial installations, meanwhile concentrating on designing objects as their second alias For Use. The Croatian/Austrian collective might be best known for the huge accessible tape installations they realized in Melbourne, Berlin, Vienna, Frankfurt and...



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