In the hearth of Milan,CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati has created THE CIRCULAR GARDEN, an architectural structure composed of a series of arches made from a record one-kilometer-long mycelium.
At Milan Design Week 2019, Archipanic met Arthur Mamou-Mani who has created CONIFERA, a digitally fabricated bioplastic architecture bridging the man made and the natural world.
Giorgio Armani celebrates Tadao Ando, Arthur Mamou-Mani digitally designs COS installation, Carlo Ratti grows architecture like a mushroom while Mario Cucinella pays tribute to Bauhaus… 12 architectural design exhibitions at Milan Design Week
Interlocking concrete disks compose Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar, a cutting edge architecture merging with the desert landscape. Inside, 11 galleries narrate the history of the country with multi-sensorial exhibitions.
How does the landscapes shape the architecture? The Irreplaceable Landscapes exhibition at Copenhagen DAC Museum narrates four of Dorte Mandrup’s most audacious projects dealing with natural environments threatened by Climate Change.
Brick facades and Mashrabiya envelope the natural light filled interiors of the new Élancourt Music School by OPUS 5 Architectes in France.
Norwegian firm Snøhetta has completed UNDER, Europe’s very first underwater restaurant which offers a glimpse of the Northern Sea’s marine life.
Manhattan visionary development Hudson Yards has inaugurated VESSEL, the 1 mile-high steel beehive offering unexpected glimpses of New York.
Storatek Architectural Studio’s C building for Ayb Middle School features bare concrete volumes and an interior design with a low-key color-scheme.
Graphic designers respond to 99designs’ call to reinterpret famed logos with a Bauhaus makeover. Rounded typography, bold shapes and primary colours take over Apple, Netflix, Adidas, Starbucks and more…
An inflatable mobile concert hall, a brutalist/metabolist library and a spiraling steel tower are among the prominent projects of Arata Isozaki, the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate. Discover more in our dedicated gallery.
2019 Pritzker Prize, the Nobel of architecture, goes to Japanese architect Arata Isozaki whose work connects East and West, global and local, raising questions that transcend eras and borders.
A bulbous 3D-printed bio-architecture powered by bacteria’s photosynthesis and an algorithmically designed spatial scaffolding revealing the alien beauty of spiders’ crafts. ecoLogicStudio’s bio-digital sculptures merge Nature’s architectural imprint with synthetic technologies.
Serpentine Pavilion 2019: Junya Ishigami will become the 19th designer of the prestigious annual commission for Kensington Gardens. A huge slate roof rising up out of the landscape will welcome visitors offering a chance to contemplate nature.
Neat volumes with sharp contrasts, soft hues framed by dry rocky landscapes dotted with forked cacti, concrete patios and vintage interiors… Our Pinterest gallery dedicated to Palm Springs’ Desert Modernism makes you wish to sip a cocktail by the pool.
Depwell Dodge, MIdnight Modern – photo essay by Tom Blachford.
Modernism Week 2019 takes over Palm Springs with a focus on interior design. Join guided tours in iconic private homes generally close to the public, 1960’s psychedelic-themed parties, an architectural theatre play, a mid-century modern film festival and a vintage trailer show.
From Herzog & de Meuron’s M+ in Hong Kong to Jean Nouvel’s desert rose-inspired Qatar National Museum but also Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s expandable art centre on New York’s Highline and Dessau Bauhaus museum celebrating the centenary anniversary of the iconic architecture movement. 8 cultural architectures worthy a trip in 2019!
The Nanjing Zendai Himalayas Center by MAD Architects features mountainous ‘liquid’ towers embracing a village-like mixed-use development. Connecting pathways and green contemplative spaces merge nature with the conveniences of modern day living.
A tropical rainforest thrives on top of WOHA Architects’ Kampung Admiralty complex which combines community spaces, housing for the elderly, medical facilities, retail, restaurants, and cafes all shared within a single ventilated structure.
Foster & Partners, Zaha Hadid Architects, BIG and OMA are among the shortlisted studios competing at the World Architecture Festival Awards 2018.
The Crystal town-hall by Henning Larsen was inspired by the iron minerals of a historical mine which threats to swallow the city center of Kiruna. The building marks the first stage in the relocation of the Swedish city.
The AZULIK Art Center by Roth features sustainable biomorphic concrete volumes and floating bridges which seem to naturally grow from the Mexican wilderness.
If Trump won’t be able to build the US-Mexico border wall after the midterm elections, you can still build it in your own living room thanks to the new Lego-style kit by Keep and Bear.
The new Jameel Arts Centre by Serie Architects is a cultural hub featuring a white cluster of galleries, 7 desert gardens and an open-air sculpture park overlooking Dubai creek.
World Architecture Festival announces the 20 finalists for The Architectural Photography Awards 2018 including images of The Hive at Kew Gardens, Milan Duomo, Asif Khan’s pitch black pavilion for the PyeongChang winter Olympics and Foster + Partners’ Bloomberg headquarters in London.
Experience luxury in harmony with nature at the Bourgeois / Lechasseur architects’ Dômes Charlevoix eco-luxurious accommodations in Quebec.
On the centenary anniversary of the birth of Achille Castiglioni, La Triennale di Milano invites to venture into the design and architecture-charged synapsis of the Italian Maestro showcasing some of his most iconic designs, theories and values through a path of 20 clusters.
A golden entrance, a psychedelic club and ‘lifted’ facades with imprints of surrounding buildings are the key elements of THE IMPRINT, the new MVRDV-designed art-entertainment near Seoul’s Incheon Airport.
London Design Festival teamed up with Waugh Thistleton Architects, to create MULTIPLY, a sustainable installation encouraging visitors to re-think the way homes and cities are designed and built.