Forget about what Rudy Gobert did: Coronavirus emergency is much bigger

We cannot afford to waste our time blaming each other. The next virus may already be in line, ready to sneak into our world. If social distancing is so effective, it’s time to seriously start thinking about leaving enough distance between people and pathogen-rich wild habitat.

Coronavirus: we live in the era of EID (emerging infectious diseases)

Coronavirus and other emerging infectious diseases (EIDSs) didn’t emerge from nowhere. Deadly pathogens have been making a significant strides to sneak behind our backs to trigger the outbreak. And believe or not, our economic activities has been helping them all way long.

MUJI House: 15 years, 4 models that help owners design their own unique life style

Recession 2020: Survive and thrive resiliently thru The “Less is more” Economy

In today’s divided and volatile world, we need an outside-the-box, upending of values in order to achieve happiness. 100 years after the Bauhaus, the “Less is more” economy explores an abundant and fulfilling life by moving away from material/financial excess in order to unleash our true potential. Good-bye to the draining and endless competition for “more,” and good-bye to economic efficiency. It’s time to embrace our inherent power and resilience to start designing our own happiness.

Tents: tiny house for modern nomads

The synchronicity of the tiny house and nomad movement may be telling us that it’s time to go back to the basics. It’s time to remember the spirit of the conic/triangular shape. Fortunately, with state-of-the-art technology, we can transform traditional tents into something more flexible and comfortable enough to fit in modern life style.

Toyo Ito Interview in Omishima: Architecture then, now and next 3

I spent a morning with Toyo Ito on Omishima island in 2018, where the Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari opened an exhibit “Protecting = Creating the Sacred Island of Omishima.” Enjoy Ito’s inspiring story of architecture then, now and next.

Toyo Ito Interview in Omishima: Architecture then, now and next 1

I spent a morning with Toyo Ito on Omishima island in 2018, where the Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari opened an exhibit “Protecting = Creating the Sacred Island of Omishima.” Enjoy Ito’s inspiring story of architecture then, now and next.