February 13, 2014 /

Touring the World of Architecture: Week 7

Another working week has shot by. So as you gear up for the weekends activities we bring you a snippet of architectural going ons! This week includes the Design Museum award nominations, Frank Lloyds MoMa exhibition, a possible new highline and an insightful video from Thom Mayne in New York. Enjoy folks!

Heydar Aliyev Center by Zaha Hadid Architects in Baku, Azerbaijan. Features
February 12, 2014 /

Heydar Aliyev Center
Zaha Hadid Architects
Baku, Azerbaijan

Zaha Hadid Architects’ New Cultural Center in Azerbaijan Hovers on a Platform of Light, Like a Beacon of Advanced Design that Spans East and West.

February 11, 2014 /

Zaha Hadid + Suprematism
By Charlotte Douglas, et al.

The book “Zaha Hadid + Suprematism” unveils Zaha Hadid as an artist. It thereby portrays another side of the London-based architect Hadid, whose constant experimentation in architecture has led to her becoming over the past decade one of the globe’s most popular and prolific building designers.

February 11, 2014 /

Will it Sustain?
Danish Architecture Centre
Copenhagen, Denmark
On view: February 07, 2014 - May 25, 2014

Three for the price of 1 is an offer that few are able to resist and there is little hesitation when one arrives at Copenhagen’s waterside architecture center to discover three wonderful international exhibitions, all under one roof! Grouped under the provocative title ‘Will it Sustain?’ the three exhibitions; Behind the Green Door, The Banality of Good, and Shifts: The Economic Crisis and Its Consequences for Architecture, all represent the world in which we live in, in varied and captivating ways. Arcspace jumped on the curator’s opening tour to get a first-hand insight into all things sustainable.

MuCEM (Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations) by Rudy Ricciotti Architecte in Marseille, France. Photo @ Lisa Ricciotti Features
February 10, 2014 /

MuCEM (Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations)
Rudy Ricciotti Architecte
Marseille, France

This parallelepiped rectangle, covered by a lace mantilla, represents a strong architectural sign in the city forming a bridge between the Mediterranean and Europe.

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