Patricia is an architect, trained at the Technische Universität Darmstadt in Germany and at the University of Florence in Italy. She has worked many years for Richard Rogers Partnership in London and for other practices across Europe. Understanding cultures is one of her passions, that’s why she has learnt seven languages and lived in many countries, being her soft spots Brazil and Greece. After an intro at the IESE Business School, she has moved to social entrepreneurship and has set up a company that helps cities in Africa to grow “inclusively”. She is hugely enjoying the shift from state-of-the-art architecture to smart infrastructures, and especially to researching urban proposals that can take on rapid urban growth.
Patricia loves running and blogging on Not Only About Architecture.
Dutch Designer Dirk Vander Kooij repurposed an industrial robot to produce new designs from recycled e-waste. Unveiled during Milan Design Week, his "Satellite" floor lamp is a beautiful object
Award-winning designer Dirk Vander Kooij showcased his reprogrammed robot 'Endless', and the furniture line it produced at this year's fair. The colorful range of "Endless" chairs and tables
AmbiHive is a beautiful new design from NBT Studio that merges an ambient wall light and a speaker. The piece is made with ICB (Inverted Corrugated Board), LEDs and a ceramic sound chip.
Dirk Vander Kooij is set to unveil a new line of "Endless" furniture made from recycled e-waste at "The Future in the Making", an exhibition organised by Domus that will take place during Milan
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