On May 14th, Mark is slated to speak at the Custom Lane in Edinburgh, Scotland. The event is a part of Custom Lane's ongoing lecture series aimed at identifying, supporting and celebrating emerging world-class design in Scotland. Mark will present an intimate look at wHY's Ross Pavilion & Gardens, the firm’s first project in Europe. Mark will also touch upon other recent works by the firm, and lessons learned from a career in landscape design. Contact and ticketing information can be found here.
The Quaich Project, a charitable partnership managed by the Ross Development Trust and the City of Edinburgh Council, has been commissioned to support the identity and growth of the Ross Pavilion & Gardens. Once the park opens, the project will coordinate events and gatherings for the public, helping to transform it into a unique world-class garden space. Check out the introductory video by Scottish actor Iain Glen on their new website. For more information about the Ross Pavilion, please visit the project page.
Read Jonathan Griffin's profile on Kulapat here - covering the humanity of buildings and his origins in Bangkok.
Interior Design Magazine has choosen wHY's new space for R & Company as one of 2018’s Best of Year finalists! The gut renovation and rethinking of this triple-height gallery at the base of an historic TriBeCa cast iron building created R’s new home as a mecca for design in New York. Read more about the project here.
The 25th of September marked the groundbreaking of the new Akiko Yamazaki & Jerry Yang Pavilion at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. wHY is incredibly excited to kick off what will be an important and well-deserved expansion and renovation for one of the most significant collections of Asian art in the world. More info on the project can be found here.
wHY welcomed Sabiha Rumani Malik of the World Bee Project and artist Lauren Bon to discuss and explore the topic ‘Learning From Bees—Pollinating Culture’ last saturday in Venice. Guests explored the future of pollinators, both of ideas and plants, via Sabiha & Lauren's deep connections to the topic. What is a wHY Salon? Not a lecture, but more of a discussion on specific topics, led by our speakers. The guests are as crucial as the speakers in contributing questions, thoughts and references to the conversation. .