NBA’s China Crisis: Is Lebron James really a hypocrite?

After the NBA-China fallout, Mr.Silver said “Not sure where we’ll go from here.” Please stick to fundamentals, both philosophically and financially, because the global economy, including China, is about to go down. Things can get bad and harm all of us “financially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually,” not just billionaire NBA players.

NBA’s China Crisis: Is Lebron James really a hypocrite?

After the NBA-China fallout, Mr.Silver said “Not sure where we’ll go from here.” Please stick to fundamentals, both philosophically and financially, because the global economy, including China, is about to go down. Things can get bad and harm all of us “financially, physically, emotionally, and spiritually,” not just billionaire NBA players.

Rural is the new black: Toyo Ito Omishima Project

After decades of progressive endeavors exploring new opportunities of urban living by translating the “modern” in a unique way, Toyo Ito is going rural. And there is a profound reason behind this. You will discover how he’s come to see the end of the modern system, and how he is finding a new future on the small island called Omishima in Western Japan, that still retains people’s potential embraced by a unique local environment. Going rural is the new black beyond modernism.

Toyo Ito Omishima Project: Omishima Ikoi-no-Ie

大三島 憩の家 (Omishima Ikoi-no-Ie) is one of the few visitor accommodations in beautiful Omishima Island in Seto Naikai, Western Japan. Architect Toyo Ito is heavily involved in the revitalization activities in Omishima, and Ikoi-no-Ie is one of the flagship projects that renovated old elementary school.

Big ambition from a small island: Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari

The Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari is located on a small, traditional island in West Japan. After decades of progressive architectural experiments based in Tokyo, Toyo Ito is pursuing the future of architecture on this heritage-rich island that has been preserved from aggressive modernization.”

Toyo Ito and “Home-for-All” (Minna-no-Ie) – Can People Shape Architecture?

Architect Toyo Ito has been on his journey to re-define the purpose of “modern architecture” through his disaster relief efforts following the Tohoku Earthquake/Tsunami that affected Northeastern Japan in 2011. Learn about his efforts through his “Home for All” project and the Venice Biennale 2012 Japan Pavilion: “Architecture. Possible here?”

Chapter 4-3: Absence in business – Nissin Cupnoodles Museum