#30 Virtual space

The Fabric of Civic Teleportation

Why the talk is inspiring?

In this lecture Space Popular founders Lara Lesmes & Fredrik Hellberg will present their ongoing work exploring the future of virtual architecture and experience. They will present methods used in research projects such as Freestyle: Architectural Adventures in Mass Media which explores the historical relationship between mass media and style in architecture; and The Portal Galleries which traces the history of portals found in fiction and speculates on the future of public virtual infrastructure.



Space Popular

How the speaker is exceptional?

Space Popular is an art and architecture studio that explores the future of spatial experience through research, design, and artworks. The studio is directed by architects Lara Lesmes and Fredrik Hellberg.


The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World

Virginia Postrel

Why the book is worth reading?

The story of humanity is the story of textiles – as old as civilization itself. Since the first thread was spun, the need for textiles has driven technology, business, politics, and culture.