December equals Christmas time and we'll guide you through the month with five different architectural events to sweeten the waiting time ahead. This month, The Danish Architecture Centre brings you the final installment of their series on young trend-setting Danish architectural firms, whilst prospective architects from all over the world interpret the theme of digital technology into drawings exhibited in Aarhus, Denmark The Serpentine Gallery on the other hand, presents an exhibition as a homage to Zaha Hadid and MoMA gives an insight in the idea of temporary settlements. Lastly, New York University invites to a lively discussion revolving around the history of the distinguished Centre Georges Pompidou.
K Valley House, by Herbst Architects, is situated amidst the lush Coromandel Peninsula, on New Zealand’s North Island. Appearing as a rusted-red box in the landscape, the house acts as a place of retreat for its clients.
Micro Hutong represents the aggregation of a series of architectural reiterations, in which ZAO/standardarchitecture’s Zhang Ke has reimagined the hutong for the 21st century. Hutongs form a characteristic part of the historical architectural fabric of Beijing, comprising narrow laneways lined by siheyuan, traditional courtyard dwellings.
It’s been a big month for architecture news in November and it’s been tough to narrow it down to our top five! There’s a real focus on the future with BIG unveiling the latest in transportation technology and MoMA PS1 announcing the finalists for their Young Architect Program. It’s also a big month for prizes with the World Architecture Festival awarding their building of the year and the 2017 Moriyama Prize has opened for submission.