Recently we’ve been following pretty close Bjarke Ingels and his works with BIG (see our interview with him here), so we’ll attend tomorrow’s 25th Annual Architecture Lecture in the unique setting of the Royal Acedemy of Arts’ Summer Exhibition. If you’ve missed it all these years: “For 247 years, the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition has […]
In June 2015 Serpentine Galleries (Kensington Gardens, London) celebrates the 15th anniversary of the world-renowned Pavilion commission with a psychedelic, colourful Serpentine. This year’s design by Madrid-based architects SelgasCano shows an amorphous, double-skinned, polygonal structure consisting of panels of a translucent, multi-coloured fabric membrane (ETFE) woven through and wrapped in webbing. Visitors will be able to […]
Interview by: Riccardo Del Fabbro, Eugenia Gotti, Enrico Mancini. Where: 14th Venice Architecture Biennale, Giardini. A swift interview with one of the most controversial and influential architects of our time; he heads the architectural practice Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) which he founded in 2006. We’ve asked him what are his thoughts about this 14th edition of […]
Edited by: Enrico Mancini Event: Conversation about the future of architecture with Rem Koolhaas and Tony Fadell Where: Spazio Esedra Tent, Giardini, Venice, Italy Proof reading: Bianca Baroni In six days the 14th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia, will start and this year’s basket seems to be filled with plenty of events and exibitions. On the 5th of June […]
Edited by: Enrico Mancini Architecture: Guillaume Mazars Architecture Where: worlds of El Lissitzky competition, Russia Proof reading: Bianca Baroni When you are an architect, a designer, an artist or simply a creative person, you think your ideas are just great. Then it happens that while you’re browsing around on the internet suddenly you’re hit in the face […]
Here we are. We knew it would have arrived sooner or later and now the time is ripe: Corporate are trying to drag up some big money from this “climate changes” hysteria, so they’re pointing-their-pointed-eyes to the fastest growing economies of the third world. Why the third world? Because they’ve already taken the other two.
Edited by: Enrico Mancini Where: Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire Architecture: Pierre Fakhoury Proofreading: Bianca Baroni You may not know that there’s a St. Peter Basilica replica in the middle of Ivory Coast. Technically it is not an exact-full scale copy of it, because it’s bigger and taller. Actually it is the world’s biggest church, according to the World Guinnes […]
Edited by: Enrico Mancini Where: Sao Paulo, Brazil Architect: Marcio Kogan Proofreading: Bianca Baroni The studio mk27 was funded in the early ’80 by Marcio Kogan and now is composed of more than fourteen partners from different countries all over the world. Recently the firm won several international and national awards. Marcio Kogan and […]
Edited by: Enrico Mancini, firstname.lastname@example.org Where: Qatar Architecture: Zaha Hadid, AECOM Proofreading: Bianca Baroni Yes, I said vagina. Because that’s how the new 2022 World Cup Al-Wakrah stadium in Qatar looks like, isn’t it? Actually it’s one of the last Zaha Hadid’s masterpiece, and as we’ve already learned, her works are pretty controversial.
Edited by: Enrico Mancini email@example.com Architecture: South Campus Chiller Plant at OSU, Ross Barney Architects. Where: Columbus, Ohio, United States. Proofreading: Bianca Baroni Architecture is a strange discipline, no doubt about it. Sometimes an anonymous building, with anonymous functions, in an anonymous landscape, may be designed with something new, a little technical solution that changes […]