First off in this month's news round-up, Bjarke Ingels unveils a new stadium design for the Washington Redskins. Then, architect Greg Lynn boldly proposes the future of architecture lies in glue, Kengo Kuma displays first Australian project, and the winners of the Expo 2020 Pavilion competition are announced. Finally, we're showcasing a video game that might unlock the answers to some of the world's biggest challenges.
Located on historic Third Street, originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, as part of the University of Louisville’s Belknap campus, the Speed Art Museum is Kentucky’s oldest and largest art museum. The new addition by wHY Architecture includes a new North and South Building, a cinema, art park and a public piazza.
Merging former industrial buildings with gritty indoor urban sports environments, GAME Streetmekka Esbjerg is a new sports facility that aims to converge various disciplines within street sport under one roof. The new development joins its sister structure, GAME Streetmekka Copenhagen, as an alternative to some of Denmark’s more traditional sports facilities.
Caruso St John’s long-awaited Newport Street Gallery opened its doors in London last autumn. Their latest creation is hard to fault - an elegant gem in the crown of London’s eclectic gallery scene.
What’s New on the Bookshelves brings you the latest in architectural publishing. This month, you’ll find a beautiful collaboration between acclaimed Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma and photographer Erieta Attali as well as an examination of what it takes to create a book on architecture. Also, an in-depth look of the creative process of Zaha Hadid and a reflection on what the duty of architects really is. Finally, we’re bringing you the latest publication from powerhouse magazine, El Croquis, which looks at the work of French architect, Jean Nouvel, since he won the Pritzker Prize in 2008.