Happy Friday, everyone! Enjoy our picks on small and big and have the best weekend. This week with focus on big, bigger and faster in Asia – you can only sit back impressed with the Asian ambitions.
The sprawling urban park, Superkilen, wedges itself into one of the most ethnically diverse neighbourhoods in Copenhagen, Nørrebro. It samples benches, street signs and other urban furniture from across the world in an effort to reflect the multi-ethnicity of the area’s inhabitants.
Once again we have had an eye out for the biggest, most interesting and a bit of quirky architecture news.
The new expansion of the Louvre in Lens is 360 meters of steel and glass unfolding on top of an old coal mine and expected to attract 500.000 visitors each year. It is a museum that aims at educating visitors in how to look at art and on top of that revitalize the post-industrial town Lens in France.
Moving. Norman Foster on Art
Carré d’Art, Nîmes Museum of Contemporary Art
On view: May 03, 2013 - September 15, 2013
British architect and Pritzker Prize laureater Norman Foster celebrates the completion of the Carré d’Art in NÎme, France, 20 years ago by curating the special exhibition Moving. The exhibition displays 138 works by 66 artists from 14 countries and covers almost a 200 year period from British master landscape painter William Turner’s early 19th century watercolors to contemporary video pieces.