Border walls’ architecture from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

Border Walls - View of Spanish-Moroccoan fence in Melilla

Trump’s wall and the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) splitting the Korean peninsula in two… These border walls are just the tip of a global iceberg. Archipanic explores protectionist and divisive constructions across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.

David Adjaye and Ron Arad’s winning proposal for London Holocaust memorial was conceived as a “park of Britain’s conscience”

Front view of London Holocaust Memorial - image by Adjayes Associates and Ron Arad.

London Holocaust Memorial will feature 23 tall bronze fins rising next to the House of Parliament leading to a submerged space where visitors can explore and intimately reflect on antisemitism, extremism, Islamophobia, racism, homophobia and other forms of hatred and prejudice in society today.

KXCQ: designjunction takes over Kings Cross at 2016 London Design Festival

KXCQ 2016 - courtesy designjunction.

Brexit? “The UK always has and always will be a creative force on the international arena.” Archipanic speaks with designjunction managing director Deborah Spencer. The London Design Festival’s major hotspot ‘occupies’ Kings Cross with KXCQ, a.k.a. Kings Cross Creative Quarter.

10 design installations at London Design Biennale reflect on ‘Utopia by Design’

London Design Biennale - UK installation. Photo by Ed Reeves - Courtesy of London Design Biennale.

Inaugural London Design Biennale goes on show during London Design Festival and focuses on “Utopia by Design”. From the United Kingdom to Europe but also Turkey, India, Chile and South Africa.

From Brexit to 2016 London Design Festival


Brexodus and concerns, disillusion and the urgent need of a pragmatic get-together. Few months after the Brexit vote, we look into how British architecture and design industries are responding to the referendum results… Starting from London Design festival.