We're back! After a long and eventful summer you'll be pleased to hear that your weekly fix of the most interesting happenings in the world of architecture has returned to the web! We'll once again supply you with a splatter of exciting news, events and exhibitions as well as a distracting weekly video. Enjoy!
Japanese architect Tadao Ando spent his early years as a professional boxer and truck driver, until he changed course, taught himself architecture and eventually became one of the Great Fathers of contemporary architecture.
Former capital of an empire, nowadays still swinging, whether you’re up for big business or dig fashionable conversions of dingy industrial sites. London isn’t Rome, but playful provocations and a flair for unconventional contrasts warrant that trips to this sparkling metropolis are anything but dull.
Dame Zaha Hadid is the uncrowned queen of contemporary iconic architecture. Her buildings practically scream, “I’m a Hadid”. A bona fide autrice, Hadid is without a doubt the world’s most famous woman in a starchitect stratosphere strangely dominated by her masculine peers.
Download images of Cidade da Cultura de Galicia in Santiago de Compostela by Peter Eisenman Architects.