It's time for the first news round-up of the new year. First off, and as usual at this time of year, it's award season. Perhaps most remarkably, the 2016 Pritzker laureate was Chilean Alajandro Aravena for his singular work within the field of public housing. In other news, the short-list for the Latvian Museum of Contemporary Art was announced with some surpising inclusions. Then, BIG stacks boxes in the Bronx and Snøhetta reveals sculptural design for university library in Philadelphia. And finally, a look at AMO's dramatic stage for the 2016 Prada fashion shows.
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This month's round-up of the best new titles in architectural publishing includes an exploration of new sustainable building practices, a catalogue of the recently completed Chicago Architecture Biennial, a pilgrimage into the spiritual world of church architecture,the latest publication by Peter Eisenman and a look at best practice when designing for creative workplaces.
After the Christmas break we’re bringing you the top exhibitions to get back into the architecture swing. First up, The Danish Architecture Centre is presenting a retrospective on the Indian architects, Studio Mumbai; DAM is presenting the winners of the German Architecture Awards for 2015; and a look at avant garde architecture throughout British history. Also, the Bauhaus unveils the finalists and winners of their recent competition for their new extension and a look at how sometimes the best architecture comes from the ruins of a disaster. Happy New Year arcspace readers!
December 17, 2015 /
In the last article post before the Christmas break, arcspace is bringing you the headline stories from this month. First up we have a radical conceptual plan to redesign London, a new architecture collection from Lego, and three new bridge designs from Santiago Calatrava. We’re also showing you the latest OMA building to be finished in Rotterdam and the Herzog and de Meuron stadium for Premier League side, Chelsea ...
December 10, 2015 /
In the final weeks before Christmas we’re bringing you some last minute gift ideas for the architect or architecture enthusiast . First up we have a retrospective on the Nobel Prize designing architect, David Chipperfield, a color collection designed by the late, great Le Corbusier and a book that looks at the work of one of the world’s most influential structural engineers. Then we're suggesting a book that comprehensively looks into the beauty of Brutalism and an account of the wider societal effects of the designs by Frank Lloyd Wright. ...
December 03, 2015 /
This month, a look at an unusual way of representing architecture - the simple comic-strip, a look into the work of Latin-American architects, U-TT and a retrospective of a German Modernist master. Also, exhibitions for the season include an architecture gingerbread house odyssey and an investigation of the potentials of public space during the wintertime at the Danish Architecture Centre. ...
November 26, 2015 /
This month's top headlines include BIG's Portland masterplan, OMA's design for the Factory Manchester. Also, the American Museum of National History in New York gets a sculptural expansion and it would appear that Copenhagen gets its gate after all. Finally, Muji, the Japanese IKEA, reveals their coming line of off-the-shelf, pre-fab micro-cabins. ...
November 22, 2015 /
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