Earlier this summer, the world’s most popular gallery for modern art completed an ambitious expansion project, adding 60% more space for visitors. But the resulting building, Tate Modern’s new Switch House, is about more than square meters.
The 14-story glass tower incorporates technologically advanced classrooms, collaboration spaces, and a modern simulation center to reflect how medicine is taught, learned, and practiced in the 21st century.
What happens when top architects and fashion designers team up to create spatial experiences? When top profiles of both worlds join forces, lines between architecture and advertisement blur in interesting ways, surreal settings are created, and magical spaces occur. We have listed a number of spectacular examples of collaborations between architects and fashions designers across the world. This is our guide for fashionistas to the world of architecture - and perhaps, also, the other way around.
Won’t have a chance to visit the Venice Architecture Biennale this year? Fortunately the pavilion exhibition catalogs offer you an opportunity to learn all about the research presented without ever having to leave the comfort of your own couch. As part of arcspace’s on-going coverage of the biennale we’re bringing you our favorites so you know which ones to check out first.
No this post isn’t implying that architectural design is aided by a few drinks. We’re infact looking this week at the beautiful result when wine-makers and architects team up. Wineries are characterized by their beautiful landscape settings, large open-span spaces and the chance for architects with materiality and form. We’ve rounded up six of the best of them for our ongoing summer article series.