December equals Christmas time and we'll guide you through the month with five different architectural events to sweeten the waiting time ahead. This month, The Danish Architecture Centre brings you the final installment of their series on young trend-setting Danish architectural firms, whilst prospective architects from all over the world interpret the theme of digital technology into drawings exhibited in Aarhus, Denmark The Serpentine Gallery on the other hand, presents an exhibition as a homage to Zaha Hadid and MoMA gives an insight in the idea of temporary settlements. Lastly, New York University invites to a lively discussion revolving around the history of the distinguished Centre Georges Pompidou.
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It’s been a big month for architecture news in November and it’s been tough to narrow it down to our top five! There’s a real focus on the future with BIG unveiling the latest in transportation technology and MoMA PS1 announcing the finalists for their Young Architect Program. It’s also a big month for prizes with the World Architecture Festival awarding their building of the year and the 2017 Moriyama Prize has opened for submission.
This month, we'll take you on a journey through the striking architecture of the Arab Emirates - and there are news for those dazzled about Scandinavian design! Furthermore, one of the most distinguished personalities within architectural theory presents a personal essay collection reflecting on his architectural voyage. And speaking of theory, the work of Robert Venturi and his theoretical approach is re-evaluated as is the case with Surrealism and its influence on architecture.
November 09, 2016 /
Fiction and reality seamlessly overlap in the work of speculative architect and technology storyteller Liam Young, as he uses hints of the future, hidden all over the present world, to imagine the possible futures of the urban environment. Megacities and vast landscapes that he designs are not meant to be built: they are projected on screens, become sites for various narratives to unfold and act as transmitters of his visionary ideas to a diverse audience. ...
November 02, 2016 /
November is characterized by a broad spectrum regarding events within the field of architecture. First and foremost, a well-reputed international exhibition closes whilst a leading architectural studio presents a long row of projects responding to the extreme environments around the world. Furthermore, a group of prospective European architects are reflecting on the theme of Hospitality during an annual gathering in Denmark. In New York, on the other hand, The Met is hosting a multi-disciplinary debate on contemporary architectural designs that features a dozen of professionals within the creative industry counting architects, filmmakers and photographers amongst others. ...
October 26, 2016 /
October has been the month of awards with both RIBA’s Stirling Prize and the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize being announced. Chinese Firm, MAD Architects have released visualizations of their new Beijing Philharmonic Concert Hall while ground has broken on the world’s tallest tower in Dubai. We’ve also included a prototype of what might revolutionise the building industry and change our idea of stairs forever. ...
October 20, 2016 /
Faced with shrinking congregations and forced to adapt their buildings, the church as an institution is far from being too permissive about the new function of their old buildings. How can we preserve and adapt them to our current needs and values without disrespecting the church as an institution, the church as a building (with its architectural values) and the church as a gathering place for the community? ...