Daan Roosegarde inaugurates the Smog Free Project, an air-purifying tower envisioning a cleaner urban future. Starting from Beijing.
German-Australian firm LAVA designs Hangzhou Zheijang Gate Towers, a masterplan featuring twin towers with shimmering facades of fins that are inspired by the Chinese character and concept of gate.
How can architects help to improve people’s lives in growing Far East metropolises? Four exhibitions reflect on on a massive challenge that comes packed and piled to the extreme.
Inspired by Vang Gogh’s “Starry Night”, Dutch designer Daan Roosegarde & Heijmans company created a glowing solar-powered cycle path that passes through the fields and watermills of the painter’s homeland.
Aki Inomata played with the “identity transfer” concept creating fascinating shells for hermits crabs that reproduce the architecture of various countries
CLUSTER has documented how individuals and communities are redefining trough protest and “slow encroachment” the meaning and the structure of Cairo public spaces.
12 architectural offices in 12 cities across the globe have examined the role of architecture in shaping, defining, or limiting the flow of protests within their respective cities
Hidden in a defunct elevator shaftway in downtown Manhattan, Museum is a non-profit institution dedicated to the curation and display of contemporary artifacts from around the world.
Problem solving on a budget is already in action: check out the CRISIS BUSTER projects for civic-minded solutions at CLOSE, CLOSER, Lisbon Architecture Triennale!
Middle & Far East Architecture: Foster & Partners, KPF Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and SOM worked on these new urban areas that will most probably define our future way of living the present.
It has got the aerodynamic lines of a power-boat and the flashy colours of a sport-car that rockets through urban space… But it was designed to stun in its motionless state. ICON is VESTRE’s brand new bench that won this year the Red Dot Design Award.
It’s high time for the world’s first underground park. New York City is working on the LOWLINE, the haedan sister of the worldwide famous HighLine.
The short film TROLL – THE VOLUNTARY RUIN by Andreas Angelidakis narrates the story of Chara, Athen’s iconic modernist building. The movie explains in a surreal yet touching way the development and decline of the Greek capital through an architectural point of view.
ALL THE BUILDINGS IN NEW YORK is James Gulliver Hancock’s love letter to New York City: an architectural retrospective that features the city landmark icons as well as everyday edifices that cry out for a visit.