Form Follows Environment: Nordic architects vs Climate Change

Powerhouse Brattørkaia by Snøhetta - Photo © Ivar Kvaal

Nordic architects are showing the way to build a sustainable future. BIG completes the cleanest waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, Snøhetta has inaugurated the the world’s northernmost energy-positive building. Dorte Mandrup’s Icefjord Centre breaks ground to offer breathtaking views of a melting UNESCO World Heritage Site, new sustainable cultural venues thrive in Helsinki and a sinking arctic Swedish city is being relocated…

7 highlights at Vienna Design Week 2019

Vienna Design Week 2019. Bananatex Fibers installation by QWSTION - Copyright VIENNA DESIGN WEEK-Kollektiv Fischka-Maria Noisternig, Vienna Design Week)

A pavilion made of 3d-printed knots, game design and a circular-shower recycling water to grow plants… The best of Vienna Design Week 2019 is on Archpanic.

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.

Nordic design classics strike back: 15 reissues at Stockholm Furniture Fair

Nordic design classics: Piet Hein: Series Table - Courtesy of Republic of Fritz Hansen.

Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017: leading Scandinavian brands like Hay, Artek, Republic of Fritz Hansen and Carl Hansen & Søn reissue Nordic design classics by Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto and more.

Eight fronts, battlefronts and frontiers on show at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016

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.