August 16, 2017 /

Social Housing Prototype
Tatiana Bilbao Estudio

Tatiana Bilbao has showcased a rigor in design combined with a humanitarian spirit; offering up a social housing prototype derived from research that attempts to give users the agency to adapt the design to suit their different geographical, social and behavioral needs. What has been delivered is a flexible housing solution to provide Mexican families with an intelligent affordable solution for a dignified house.

August 14, 2017 /

Tønder Townhall
Tønder, Denmark

SLETH architects’ Tønder Townhall is a bright, transparent structure binding the city’s historical brick architecture and surrounding marshlands. The addition to Halldor Gunnløgsson’s original town hall enters not only a conversation between culture and nature, but also between heaviness and lightness.

August 11, 2017 /

What's New On The Bookshelf? August 2017

Freshly arrived from the print, arcspace’s top books this month include - among others - a new portrayal of Zaha Hadid Architects’ innovative design approach, the relation between the built environment and urban slavery, and a unique behind-the-scene story of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

August 04, 2017 /

What’s On - Architectural Exhibitions and Events, August 2017

This month, we’ve gathered our top five architecture events. As part of the exhibition Art of Many currently on show, the Danish Architecture Centre is host to two lively debates during August. In Norway we’re celebrating a new architecture film festival - which this year focuses on social aspects of urbanism. Additionally, during this year’s summer school, Copenhagen Architecture Festival investigates the landscapes and seascapes of western Denmark. In the US, Yale provides an insight into the urban landscapes of Israeli cities, while the Museum of Sydney celebrates one of Australia's most iconic designers through a retrospective.

July 31, 2017 /

Towards a humanistic architecture - EASA 2017 Interview

The 37th edition of European Architecture Students Assembly, EASA, takes place in Fredericia (DK) and gathers more than 500 prospective architects from all over Europe. Arcspace had a talk with architect and organizer, Pauli Rikaniemi, about the event.

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