Querkraft’s Austria Pavilion at Dubai Expo offers a multisensorial experience allowing visitors to feel the country’s commitment and vision for a better future.
JKMM Architects metaphorically bring snow to the desert. The Finland Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai highlights the country’s commitment to sustainability and its deep connection with nature.
Squid Game, Netflix’s most watched series so far, features surreal architecture inspired by childhood memories, Escher’s artwork and Santiago Calatrava’s pure white interiors. *Spoiler alert!
The Singapore Pavilion by WOHA Architects in Dubai features a lush tropical urban landscape and innovative technologies, reflecting the city-state’s vision of becoming a City in Nature.
Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion by Grimshaw Architects at Expo 2020 Dubai features a forest of giant solar panel-clad e-trees following the sun like sunflowers, a thriving garden challenging desert environment and underground exhibition spaces thermally isolated with a smart earth roof system.
“Like a wooden conical musical instrument,” the UK Pavilion by Es Devlin at Expo 2020 Dubai displays AI-generated poems submitted by visitors.
How long does excellence take? This is the opening question of the ‘Decades in the Making’ short movie featuring two masters of their craft: acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and Richard Paterson, Master Distiller of Dalmore, Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
Italy Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai features three boat hulls as the structure’s roof, a multimedia facade made with two million recycled plastic bottles and a natural climate mitigation system that substitutes air conditioning.
The United Arab Emirates Pavilion at Dubai Expo features a movable roof and clean, futuristic spaces reflecting the country’s daring spirit and commitment to ‘connecting minds’ for a better future.
Cersaie 2021: Polychromatic spheres, cylinders, cones, cubes and prisms blend together at the INFINITE MAJESTY installation by Masquespacio for Roca Tiles.
We have created a Pinterest board rounding up the best architecture installations and projects at Chicago Biennial 2021.
A shock-pink block party structure for communal gathering and an architectural-scale urban painting revive a vacant lot in Bell Park, Chicago.
Chicago reinvents the Architecture Biennial format putting neighborhoods and people at the centre. Forget artsy, difficult-to-read or self-referring architecture installations… And embrace the vernacular for good.
Energy company Eni and CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati present the ‘Natural Capital’ exhibition highlighting the importance of protecting and conserving forests. At the Brera Botanical Garden, a landscape of floating bubbles visualises through data how much CO2 each human produces and how much each tree species can capture and store.
The ‘Wetlands’ exhibition explores the fragile link between waste and production with forward-thinking, innovative and responsible solutions. The United Arab Emirates win the Golden Lion for best National pavilion at the 17th Biennale Architettura di Venezia.
Marsk Tower, a new sculptural landmark and lookout point in Southern Jutland, Denmark, has finally open to the public! Enjoy the panorama on the UNESCO World Heritage site of Wadden Sea National Park.
September 2021: from Milan to Chicago, from Seoul to London, Beijing and Paris. We round up 15 international fairs, festivals and biennials in this super creative month.
The AERODREAM exhibition at the Centre Pompidou-Metz showcases the inflatable work of architects, artists and designers who found alternatives to postwar rationalism ‘within a bubble.’ From the pop icon ‘Blow’ chair to Buckminster Fuller’s ‘Biosphere’ and the inflatable concert hall by Arata Isozaki and Anish Kapoor.
ANNA Stay’s dynamic architecture is derived from “a desire to live with nature’s elements, rather than shielding them off,” explains Caspar Schols. Initially conceived for his mum, the project has won the prestigious 2021 Architizer A+ Awards Project of the Year Award.
Kengo Kuma’s CLT Park Harumi recreational venue is dressed with a skin of wooden leaves filtering light like trees in a forest.
Kengo Kuma, Kenzo Tange and Fumihiko Maki but also Tange Associates, Kume Sekkei and more… Tokyo Olympics’ architecture is cross-generational and great, even if we can’t be there!
We have created a Pinterest board rounding up what we liked the most at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Check it out!
Foster+Partners, Herzog & de Meuron, Kiro Kurokawa and more have designed some of the best stadiums hosting the Euro 2020 games.
In our May 2021 newsletter, hope and optimism at Venice Architecture Biennale, great news from Milan, and a tribute to the late Paulo Mendes da Rocha and Helmut Jahn who shaped contemporary architecture with opposite paths.
We are not alone on this planet. To save it from the social and climate crisis, architects can team up with other beings, learn from bees and birds, look after elephants and harness the unexpected superpowers of algae: 8 multi-species architecture projects and exhibitions on show at the Venice Biennale.
We have created a Pinterest board rounding up what we liked the most at Venice Architecture Biennale 2021.
How would our life be without bike-sharing, Zoom, food delivery and dating apps, social networks, Amazon, Uber and Netflix? The PLATFORM AUSTRIA exhibition at Venice Biennale triggers critical thinking on platform-driven cities.
A cyclic water system connects visitors, senses and surroundings at CON-NECT-ED-NESS, the biophilic exhibition at the Danish Pavilion.
The late Pritzker Prize architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha mostly worked in São Paulo, but his austere raw concrete buildings influenced contemporary architecture in South America and beyond.
The AIR ARIA AIRE exhibition combines bidgata research on Barcelona air pollution, a breathing multisensory installation and a polyphonic soundscape to presents an investigation into air as a common asset upon which our survival depends.