Among the many exciting exhibitions this month is BIG's Hot to Cold that opens in Washington D.C., an exhibition of African Modernism and one of the impossible architecture of 20th century artists opening at the MARTa Herford in Germany. Also, two very different photographic exhibitions with Iwan Baan and Hélène Binet, in Frankfurt and LA respectively, and a Kenzo Tange retrospective in Tokyo.
Download images of the Fuji Kindergarten in Tokyo, Japan by Japanese architects Tezuka Architects. The elliptical building encloses an outdoor area for exercise and assembly, while the play areas extend informally to the building's cherry-wood roofscape.
At a time of rapidly changing technology in the service of architectural design, Steven Holl's watercolors is an important reminder of just how much you can do with the simplest of means. Holl's watercolors has become his signature, a truly unique style of visualization and one that continues to inspire awe among his fellow architects.
In the round-up this time around, Snøhetta wins Le Monde HQ, a deadline finally set on the Elbharmonie and Nouvel feels slandered as his Paris Philharmonie nears completion. Also, Coop Himmelb(l)au completes museum in Lyon, DS+R gets commission in Massachusetts and Allied Works lifts the veil on their Veteran Museum in Ohio.
Shannon McGrath has been photographing architecture and interior design works for 15 years. She is commissioned by pre-eminent architects and designers around Australia for her ability to get under the skin of a project, and not only capture its pure essence but also her client’s formal design intent. Passionate and professional, Shannon’s images are known for their beautiful portrayal of light and form, with a soft realism that celebrates the subject matter.