In late 2014, citizens of Burkina Faso revolted against the country’s dictatorial leader, President Blaise Compaoré, and set fire to the parliament house, leaving it a charred ruin in the capital city of Ouagadougou.
In 2015, Architecture for Humanity (AFH), a U.S.-based nonprofit organization with more than 60 chapters worldwide, abruptly closed and declared bankruptcy, leaving many to wonder what exactly went wrong. Now, RECORD has learned, AFH's founders and board members are being sued for alleged mismanagement of funds.
Bittertang's "Walls of Wax" is this year's BOFFO Building Fashion installation, located at Pier 57 (11th Avenue and 15th Street) in Manhattan. It features menswear designer Michael Bastian’s fall/winter 2013 collection. Ever since launching their design firm Bittertang six years ago, Michael Loverich and Antonio Torres have cultivated a reputation for their use of peculiar materials. For a 2010 sukkah exhibition in Manhattan’s Union Square, the duo created an inflatable vinyl blob filled with moss and eucalyptus leaves. For a 2011 pavilion on Governors Island, they crafted walls out of nylon stockings stuffed with bark and constructed a roof out