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.
Explore a traditional ‘Mahalla,’ a disappearing traditional urban and rural settlement, at the inaugural Uzbekistan Pavilion in Venice.
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.
London studio Unscene Architecture presents ‘The Garden of Privatized Delights’ exhibition at the British Pavilion in Venice. The exhibition explores the rapid rise of privately-owned public space, offering an inspiring alternative vision that urges both sectors to work together to create better-designed spaces for all.
A ‘like’ in Malesia does affect a community near Dublin in terms of energy consumption. The ‘Entanglement’ exhibition at the Irish Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 brings the physicality of data infrastructure to the forefront, addressing the environmental, cultural and human impact of data
After more than a year of isolation and social distancing, Venice Biennale 2021 inaugurates with a big question: How will we live together? Curator Hashim Sarkis, dean of architecture and planning at M.I.T., invited architects to present projects tackling global issues.
For the WHAT WE SHARE exhibition, Helen & Hard transformed the Nordic Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2021 into a full-scale section of a solid wood cohousing project in Norway, designed in close collaboration with a group of residents.
Spanish architect, educator, critic and theoretician Rafael Moneo is the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, that will open to the public on Saturday May 22nd 2021.
Helmut Jahn, the Flash Gordon of architecture, brought a ‘glitzy’ and bombastic attitude to postmodernism, from Chicago to Berlin, Philadelphia, Bangkok and beyond.
MCA – Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP, World’s Advanced Saving Project, teamed up to develop and create the TECLA eco-sustainable housing model.
Located in Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District on the Victoria Harbour waterfront, the M+ Museum building comprises a semi-transparent tower housing a research center, shops, and restaurants which intersects a horizontal slab filled with exhibition galleries. The museum is set to open at the end of 2021.
5 Irish whiskey architectures to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day: a former beer factory converted into a whiskey temple, a see-through garden pot still house and a medieval church turned into a distillery…
Gomez Platero designed the World Memorial to the Pandemic in Uruguay to build a collective consciousness reminding us that humankind is not the center of the ecosystem.
Good news celebrating women in architecture: Venice Biennale awards Lina Bo Bardi, Kate Macintosh wins the Jane Drew Prize 2021 and more.
Carnival 2021: Oscar Niemeyer’s Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro has been transformed into a Covid-Drome and works as a vaccine drive through, Venice empty streets offer locals a chance to reflect on ‘overtourism’ while New Orleans residents, orphan of the traditional Mardi Gras parade, have transformed their houses into floats.
From a ‘cowshed collective’ bringing sustainability to social farming to a translucent barn giving a better quality of life to animals. We celebrate the Year of the Ox with 4 brilliant architectural barns.
The sensuously curved and multi-functional organic concrete structure of the Wormhole Library is punctured, creating voids of varying sizes that let the light into the interiors.
German photographer David Altrath has captured the perfectly preserved interiors of the Stasi Headquarters in Berlin, now a museum, memorial and research centre ‘against the sleep of reason’.
Hand-made for over ten years by Zecc Architercten, its residents and their befriended craftsmen, the Steel Craft House is a fine example of self-building.
Inspired by sound waves, Sou Fujimoto’s ‘House of Hungarian Music’ is topped by a white roof, punctuated with almost 100 holes for trees to grow through.
Inspired by terracotta temples found in the Indian state of West Bengal, the Gallery House community centre “is a humane gesture of giving back to the local community, without disrupting the privacy and security of inner functions.”