This week on arcspace we've decided to round-up some of the most impressive publications on contemporary residential architecture from around the world. From Northern-Europe to the South-Pacific see how climatic conditions and cultural heritages have formed distinct styles and forms of living.
Cidade das Artes is a art and music complex situated between the sea and the mountains in the center of Barra da Tijuca; a newly developed district of Rio de Janeiro.
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.