10 cultural architecture projects to look forward to in 2017

10 ARCHITECTURE PROJECTS INAUGURATING THIS YEAR: Elphilarmonie by Herzog & de Meuron, Hamburg - Photo by This Raetzke.

We selected 10 cultural architecture projects that will inaugurate in 2017. From Hamburg Elbphilarmonie by Herzog & de Meuron to Jean Nouvel’s new Louvre in Abu Dhabi and Ole Scheeren’s Guardian Art Center next to the Forbidden City in Beijing.

Asymmetrical Symmetry: Friedman Benda previews 2017 design-shows in Miami

Asymmetrical Symmetry - Photo by Adam Reich, Courtesy of Friedman Benda.

At DesignMiami/, New York City gallery Friedman Benda previewed 2017 solo exhibitions with Asymmetrical Symmetry: two parallel design settings juxtaposing frenzy mood with sober style, non-traditional materials with natural ingredients.

Expo 2017 in Astana

Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan, will show off with grand architecture and a sustainable message about Future Energies. The country will keep on with the flamboyant attitude on Russia and former Soviet nations at World Fairs. ArchiPanic met Moscow Chief Architect Sergei Kuznetsov to talk about how “Russianness” relates with contemporary issues.