In the wake of a devastating earthquake, architecture students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong updated traditional building technologies to support Guangming villagers to build anti-seismic and sustainable homes with affordable materials.
Virtual reality for chickens, robot-bugs and pollution responsive costumes but also cloud-makers deviating excessive UV radiation. ROBOTANICA exhibition showcases provocative projects exploring the entanglement of technology with natural ecosystems.
Disfunctional homes, Swiss-Mexican collaborations and ephemeral public installations surrounded by greenery. Mexico Design Week 2017 boosted the country’s thriving design vibe in the wake of deadly earthquakes.
Chiangmai Life Architects completed the zero carbon footprint Bamboo Sports Hall for Panyaden International School in Thailand combining modern organic design with 21st century engineering.
The CARTA collection by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban features tables, stools, chairs and chaise lounges made of paper tubes used to store architectural drawings and birch plywood frames.
After central Italy deadly earthquake, Renzo Piano, Carlo Ratti, Cino Zucchi and Massimiliano Fuksas share their minds on reconstruction.
From Nigeria to Peru, from Thailand to Denmark, China and Brazil; six school projects at Venice Biennale show how architecture can battle contemporary challenges by providing a safe and creative environment for children.
Which are the fronts that architects can tackle in order to improve people’s life? We examine eight fronts and key topics explored by must-see exhibitions at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016.
2016 Pritzker Prize goes to Alejandro Aravena. The curator of upcoming Venice Biennale is known for engaging local communities to develop social and sustainable architecture that improves people’s lives.
Japan Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 features an wooden grid made without nails or bolts. Architect Atsushi Kitagawara combined ancient construction methods with the latest technologies whilst Nendo and TeamLab powered up the exhibition with stunning designs.