This month's selection of current and upcoming exhibitions showcases a presentation of architecture’s potential to identify and solve the urgent issues of our time, Australia’s only professional certified LEGO sculptor and a recollection of what’s happened in Japan since the 2011 earthquake.There’s also immersive sculpture by MIT’s Skylar Tibbits at The Storefront and a look at hospital design in Helsinki.
A new art space for Fondazione Prada located in a former industrial complex may sound like the cliché of the 21st century gallery. It is, however, anything but.
The headlining stories this month include the winner of the 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize and the design of George Lucas’ new museum in Chicago. Also, the curators for the British Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale are announced, an open competition for a new Nanotechnology Center and the winners of the London Housing Crisis competition.
The photographic studio Hedrich Blessing was founded in 1929 by Ken Hedrich and Henry Blessing in Chicago USA. Since the beginning of the studio’s creation they believed in a strong relationship between photographer and architect, as well as mentorship between senior and younger photographers was established. These founding principles became the studio’s leading philosophy throughout its history.
This month's coming-soon-to-a-bookshop-near-you includes a call for reavulating the disfavored Brutalist concrete structures in Boston, comprehensive monographs on Steven Holl and Yona Friedman, a project-based survey of recent works in Swiss architecture and a compelling study of the issues of energy management in architecture.