Celestial fields, a magical and responsive desert tree and high-voltage Tesla beams. After sunset, Burning Man 2017 shines across the desert.
Cadillacs rising from the desert, kinetic wheels from hell and gravity defying shrines but also a temple doomed to burn down raising awareness on environmental issues… Welcome to Burning Man 2017!
At Burning Man 2017, Eleanor Cranke invites ‘burners’ to walk through and interact with the Celestial Fields installation: over 600 individually programmed rods rise directly from Nevada Black Rock desert.
Cosmological shrines and electronic rituals, psychedelic creatures and monster vehicles flashing trough the sands. Explore Black Rock City, Burning Man’s temporary town rising from its ashes like the phoenix.
Dragons on wheels, nomadic houses and self-propelled dance clubs. At Burning Man festival, mutant vehicles transform the desert into a carnival of neons.
Anmahian Winton Architects’ Gemma astronomical observatory aims to link natural and man-made landscapes with Zinc clad volumes.
Grimshaw Architects’ expansion and renovation project for Duke University’s West Campus Union was designed starting from millennials’ lifestyle.
From Blade Runner to Game of Thrones, but also Mulholland Drive, North by Northwest and The Big Lebowsky. Archipanic celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Anniversary featuring 12 iconic movies filmed or inspired by the American Architect’s masterpieces.
From Israel “molding” pavilion to US politically charged exhibition but also, floating shrines from Japan and a Bauhaus inspired recording studio. Archipanic picked up 10 architecture-related exhibitions at 2017 Venice Art Biennale.
The vertical branches of menorah candelabrums and prayer garments inspired the Hillel House, Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects’ Jewish community center across Downtown Philadelphia.
Greek mythology inspired lightings and arctic toned granular furniture. Archipanic picked 8 designers and studios on show at Sight Unseen OFFSITE 2017.
The Norway x New York workshop engaged American and Norwegian studios to team up and create designs that can be self-produced and distributed independently.
Eggs Collective’s empowering exhibition Designing Women brings together the work of 15 New York female designers and benefits Girl INC NYC charity project.
Snøhetta officially opens a 2.5 acres pedestrian plaza at Times Square. The most visited destination in the US welcoming over 45 million people each year, has been redesigned according to the needs and expectations of both New Yorkers and tourists.
Feeding vs foodie-ing? With the FROM MRE TO MICHELIN project, photographer Henry Hargreaves “shot” army meals being plated as if they were served by a Michelin starred chef.
LA residential housing, functional nomadic shelters designed by architecture students and a popular vote to raise $ 3.5 bn for those in need… How a creative and supportive attitude could contribute to curb Los Angeles homelessness issue.
US-Mexico border wall, sustainability, women rights, travel immigration ban and Donald himself. Design and architecture community reacts to the policies of the 45° US President.
DesignMiami/ 2016: a 3d-printed wooden pavilion, spiky foam chairs and a delicatessen theatre. Make sure not to miss these 7 exhibitions and installations on show in the so-called Magic City.
Trumpitecture: from archi-bullying to flamboyant ego-towers. We look into US elections with an architectural perspective.
Macro Sea presents the Newlab co-working venue in a Brooklyn neglected shipbuilding facility. The project will host new-tech innovators tuning with 1970s’ techno-optimism and modernism.
Icelandic musician Björk unveils the Rottlace mask, a 3D printed design by Neri Oxman that was shaped from the artist’s musculoskeletal system.
Architects and locals team up to envision their dreams for Detroit future. The US Pavilion at Venice Biennale presents visionary proposals to fuel new energy in a city that craves for architectural imagination after a bankruptcy and decades of decline.
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.
New York based brand APPARATUS extends its new series to reflect a modern approach to classic forms and functions.
MMATERIAL new furniture collection by Fernando Mastrangelo combines pastel shaded design with minimalist geometries.
New York design studio Fort Standard paired traditional methods of production with innovative ways to create the new Quality of Materials collection.
Next to where the Twin Towers once stood, the World Trade Center transportation hub by Santiago Calatrava partially opens to the public revealing the Oculus, an elliptical winged pavilion evoking a bird released from a child’s hands.
Boston Museum of Fine Arts presents #techstyle, an exhibition showcasing the tech-side of future catwalks. From Ralph Lauren’s phone charging bag to Iris Van Herpen’s Water Splash Crystallization dress but also an artificial leg and clothes that hug or change colour.
Kodak goes revival and presents the new Super 8 camera designed in collaboration with designer Yves Behar and acclaimed by directors Christopher Nolan, Quentin Tarantino and J.J. Abrams.
Replicas of Palmira Arch that was nearly destroyed by ISIS in Syria will be 3D-printed in London and New York as symbols of defiance against acts of terrorism and thanks to a broader conservation program by the Institute of Digital Archaeology.