Established by renowned climber Reinhold Messner, the museum designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, explores the traditions, history and discipline of mountaineering.
In this month’s round-up of upcoming exhibitions we bring you the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial - a new platform that showcases the theorists and practitioners that are redefining what architecture is in today’s evolving world. We’re also presenting an interesting exhibition that delves into the blurry line that separates appropriation from plagiarization in architecture and an in depth look into the first foreign projects by Pritzker winner, Alvaro Siza. Finally, there are two different but related exhibitions that question the idea of the contemporary city.
At a Saint Petersburg Show, Zaha Hadid Pays Homage to Russia’s Art Revolutionaries.
With summer over and the colder months on their way, now is the time to plan your winter reading. To enjoy with a nice cup of hot coffee, we’ve got a new edition of the hugely popular, MVRDV Buildings, a critical analysis of the last century of the built form by Kenneth Frampton, and a retrospective on the radical city visions of Cedric Price. More suited to the coffee table is EAMES, a colourful exploration of the revolutionary couple by TASCHEN publishers.
Can a single drawing sum up the complexity of a sizable built project? In his hand-drawn Toons, Mikkel Frost, one of the founding partners of CEBRA, amalgamates various drawing techniques into playful architectural sonnets.