Ukrainian studio balbek bureau has developed ‘RE:Ukraine. Monuments,’ a modular, easy-to-install and fast-to-mount protection system for endangered monuments during the war.
The RE:Ukraine housing scheme comprises timber-frame boxes that can be assembled in multiple layouts to create residential sections and neighbourhoods. balbek bureau has met Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky to discuss the construction of the first settlement.
Norman Foster met with Kharkiv’s mayor to discuss the future rebuilding of Kharkiv which was heavily damaged by the Russian army during the invasion.
Forced to flee, Irina Dzhus supports Ukrainian charities with an impromptu collection developed from garments salvaged from a single emergency suitcase.
In the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Marcin Rusak Studio teamed up with artists and designers from around the globe to aid migrants with the online charity project ICFU – International Creatives for Ukraine.
In the wake of the war, La Biennale di Venezia announced the fate of the Russia and Ukraine Pavilions. The first will remain close while the latter announced it would be there presenting artworks that have been rescued from shelling.
The International Union of Architects condemns the Ukraine war while Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield and MVRDV suspend all work in Russia.
Russia invasion: “Stand for Ukraine,” said Ukrainian architects and designers in the wake of the major military attack in Europe since World War II.
Archipanic stands for Ukraine. Here we collect architecture and design news related to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. “The mission of architecture and design is to create spaces where people can share a better future. War is just the opposite of it; it destroys both the physical space and its purpose.” Enrico Zilli, Archipanic Editor in Chief.
Russia invasion: “Stand for us Ukraine,” said Ukrainian architects and designers in the wake of the major military attack since World War II.
The new Rose-Mary cafe and co-working spaces by YOVAYAGER in the Ukrainian capital blends the venue’s industrial heritage with four architectural styles from Gothic to Constructivism.
Life after COVID-19: from the rise of the ‘disinfection zone’ and the ‘smart working space’, to the boom of hype-free home gardening. Sergey Makhno predicts how our homes will change after the world’s quarantine.
Ukrainian design blooms blending the country’s wilderness, ancient craftsmanship and mysterious folklore. In Milan, Sergey Makhno Architects, Victoriya Yakusha and emerging talents from Kiev showcase ‘earthy’ collections connecting past, present and future.
Folk musical instruments-inspired designs and custom-designed furniture feature in Ya Vsesvit’s monochrome co-working space in the Ukrainian capital. The workspace for young creatives hosts also an architectural studio, a lecture hall and a design gallery.
Victoria Yakusha pays tribute to ancient Ukrainian folklore with the FAINA furniture collection which features a decor piece inspired by the world’s longest musical instrument.
Back in the USSR: Peter Ortner photographed bus stops from Moldova to Uzbekistan revealing an vibrant “architecture of waiting”.
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.