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.
Thai design studios KAOI and THINKK translated Ettore Sottsass’ bold design into the playful EBBA chair which can be composed according the user’s personal taste.
Vibrant colours interweave with fluid geometries within Zaha Hadid Design’s RE/Form pixelated carpets and installation at Design Shanghai.
Chiangmai Life Architects completed the zero carbon footprint Bamboo Sports Hall for Panyaden International School in Thailand combining modern organic design with 21st century engineering.
From Nigeria to Peru, from Thailand to Denmark, China and Brazil; six school projects at Venice Biennale show how architecture can battle contemporary challenges by providing a safe and creative environment for children.
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.
Siamese Blossom townhouses project by Somdoon Architects integrates living spaces within greenery, conveying a sense of community in a residential suburb on the north of Bangkok.