Cathelijne Nuijsink is working on her own publication Japan Jutaku: How To Make a Japanese House.
The book forms a not yet existing, critical reference book that analyzes the most prevalent commission in the portfolio of a Japanese architect: the small detached single-family house. The book explains the particular design methodology of the youngest generation of Japanese architects, and draws a link between the contemporaries, in order to understand the differences between this young generation and the older generations of Japanese architects. Scheduled for October 2011.
Cathelijne Nuijsink is working on her own publication Japan Jūtaku, together with NAi Publishers. The book summarises an intensive series of interviews with young Japanese architects during the past five years, as part of her PhD studies at the Department of Architecture, The University of Tokyo in Japan. Photos by Maris Mezulis. The research was completed with a grant from the Netherlands Architecture Fund (NfA).
Thanks to the financial support of the Netherlands Architecture Fund (NfA), Cathelijne completed the research ‘Japanese Thoughts on How to Make a House’. The result will be elaborated into the book ‘How To Make a Japanese House’ with extra interviews, critical monologues, thematic essays, project descriptions and an introductory essay.
The first issue of ‘scape magazine in 2011 features a special dossier on ‘acupuncture’. Although just a small intervention, acupuncture is possible thanks to far-reaching insight into the bigger picture. ’Scape presents good examples of small but well-chosen interventions in landscape- and urban planning. With a portrait on Danish landscape architect and professor Malene Hauxner, a portrait on Dutch landscape architect Adriaan Geuze, an interview with Chilean architect and entrepreneur Alejandro Aravena, three critical reviews on projects that reclaim more or less desolated areas as landscapes, and more. Scheduled for May 2011.
Author of the introductory interview and the project reviews in the first monograph on Dutch landscape architects OKRA. The publication is scheduled for autumn 2010.
In no other country do new buildings and districts spring up with such alarming speed and apparent ease as in China. Cathelijne brings a new visit to the People’s Republic of China as part of her comparative studies on the young generation of architects.
Cathelijne will team up with a group of young Japanese architects to invent inspiring and innovative housing solutions that match Dutch living standards and Dutch levels of comfort.
For the fourth year in a row, Cathelijne will attend the Tokyo Designer’s Week as a member of the international press, reporting on new designer’s talent from Japan.
Invited international press member during the 17th Chilean Architecture Biennale, in Santiago. Cathelijne will report on the event that carries the slogan of ‘8.8. Reconstruction’. During ten days, architects, city planners and academics will join forces to come up with solutions in order to reconstruct what was destroyed during the severe 8.8 earthquake and tsunami that hit Chile on 7 February this year.
Edible textiles? Textiles that die? Textiles that illuminate and communicate? Cathelijne reports from Colombiatex de las Americas in Colombia, one of the most outstanding textile tradeshows at international level.
Invited guest editor of the second issue of the academic journal Materia Arquitectura, published by the School of Architecture of Universidad San Sebastian in Chile. Issue 2 will be launched in November 2010.
Cathelijne Nuijsink is managing editor of 'scape, the new international magazine for landscape architecture and urbanism. 'scape offers a journalistic, critical and professional view of the design of landscapes and townscapes.