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!
Luxury department store Galleria in Gwanggyo dialogues with the nature and architecture of the new South Korean city inviting visitors to engage with architecture and culture as they shop.
Inflatable plants, stones, and hills populate SKNYPL’s New Korean Garden combining traditional aesthetics with a playful, sustainable and flexible attitude.
JAC Studios’ Yumin Art Nouveau Collection is a poetic glass exhibition nested within the elegant interiors of the Tadao Ando-designed Genius Loci building on the coastal landscape of Phoenix Jeju in South Korea.
A golden entrance, a psychedelic club and ‘lifted’ facades with imprints of surrounding buildings are the key elements of THE IMPRINT, the new MVRDV-designed art-entertainment near Seoul’s Incheon Airport.
Venice Biennale 2018 – While the Robin Hood Gardens in London are being demolished, 4 other Brutalist buildings screaming for justice show that even concrete giants have ha chance to redeem.
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.
A demountable roofless stadium (at -25° blankets are provided), a legion of over 1.200 drones creating a floating light-show and a pavilion absorbing light for you to look into the deep darkness of the universe. Winter Olympics 2018 kicked off in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Check the most innovative designs, architectures and technologies on show.
Outer space might sneak a peek on planet Earth, through Asif Khan’s super-dark Vantablack pavilion at PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018. The “darkest building on earth” features also a hydrophobic water installation recalling cities viewed from other planets.
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.
Raphael Olivier portrays Pyongyang austere towers and monuments which convey a brutalist sense of leadership weaved into the urban fabric of the North Korean capital.
The Korean Pavilion develops Rem Koolhas brief about “Absorbing Modernity” with a political and ambitious exhibition that features 40 works and projects from both North and South Korea. Curator Misuk Cho aimed to proove the potential of a unified country were two extreme ideas of modernity shaped two opposite cultures and architectures in much less than a century.
Is there a globalized architecture able to shape an uniformed style through out the planet? Some of the most impressive national pavilions at Venice Architecture Biennale challenged back the “Absorbing Modernitiy” provocation launched by curator Rem Koolhas.