Learning combined with great amusement is the main concept behind the newly reopened Experimentarium centre north of Copenhagen. As an inclusive and playful counterpart to curriculums in primary schools and known for its profound focus on science and technology, the centre brings scientific matters to an eye level for the youngest.
Leila Araghian’s Tabi’at Bridge in Tehran, generates new programmatic possibilities by redefining the pedestrian bridge for a 21st century Iran. The Tabi’at, or ‘Nature,’ Bridge crosses the busy Modares Expressway, framing views towards the Alborz Mountains, providing myriad opportunities for community events and recreational activities.
This month, we’ll guide you to different events counting a conference, architectural exhibitions and installations in both Denmark, UK and Sweden. In Denmark, Japanese architect Sambuichi investigates the architecture of Copenhagen’s underground, whilst a two-day conference in Aarhus focusing on sustainability gathers some of the leading professionals within the built industry. 100 years after the Russian Revolution, the Design Museum in London presents an exhibition reflecting on some of the ideas never realised during the Soviet era, but just remained as an idealistic imagination of the New Russia. Furthermore, the Barbican offers insight into the Japanese housing culture after 1945. Finally, the Swedish design museum presents a large retrospective exhibition on one of the most prominent Modernist architects and designers, Josef Frank.
Embedded in a gentle slope in the striking landscape Rwandan landscape, the Share Houses provide a much needed healthcare facility for the Rwinkwavu village. Part of a larger urban plan derived from the aspirations of the local villagers, the development supports and nourishes the community - built entirely by residents using regional materials.
The Architect´s Studio. Wang Shu – Amateur Architecture Studio
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
On view: February 09, 2017 - April 30, 2017
The current exhibition at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark features the Chinese Pritzker-prize winning architect Wang Shu and the work processes, intentions, expressions and methods of his architectural studio, Amateur Architecture Studio.