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.
Artemide’s O lighting design collection by studio ELEMENTAL aims to reconcile the needs of the natural and the urban environment. Darkness and disappearance will be the contribution of “O” to nature and public spaces.
Broadband Internet connection through light waves, urban lighting designs allowing Nature to recharge its batteries and Internet of Lighting technology nested in brutalist secret gardens… The best of Light+Building 2018 is on Archipanic.
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.
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena was named artistic director of 2016 Venice Biennale. After Koolhas provocations, the international exhibition will showcase the social and environmental role of architecture in the “battles to be won”.