With their unique ability to instantly communicate complex concepts, architectural drawings and sketches are unparalleled in their capacity to anticipate the esthetic appearance of a building after its completion.
Articles are the fun house and bric-a-brac store of arcspace. This is where we try out new formats and store everything that does not fit into the existing menu structure.
The architectural manifesto has become a somewhat unfashionable genre. Unfortunately so, as all architects should let themselves be reminded from time to time of just how much debate a few adequately polemical lines in a book can spark.
One of the biggest and most popular international sports events of the year is the 20th FIFA World Cup currently underway in Brazil. Leading up to this spectacular mega-event, the country has been busy with brand new architectural and infrastructural projects. Some of the soccer stadiums stand out thanks to a new and distinctive architectural approach.
June 16, 2014 /
No matter what kind of holiday you've got planned, you will need quality books. Quality architecture books. Whether you're killing time while stuck in transit or inside your hotel room on a rainy day, it is the perfect opportunity to catch up on the architectural reading, you normally have no time or patience for. ...
May 18, 2014 /
This week’s architectural news round up includes the completion of Snøhetta’s 9/11 Memorial museum, petitions against Zaha Hadid’s Tokyo stadium, Sydney’s new cultural policy and an intriguing video from Denmark, re-imagining the countryside. As of next week Touring the World of Architecture will be on a summer break. Don’t fear however, we’ll be back later in the summer with the freshest news and views from around the globe. Until then, love from the arcspace team. Happy holidays! ...
May 12, 2014 /
arcspace presents Touring the World of Architecture Week 19, a quick round up of recent news and features to keep you in the loop! This week, 3XN’s mangrove styled towers get going in Mumbai, Foster + Partners prime Las Vegas Hotel is sentenced to fate and Frank Gehry is commended for his defining and continuous contribution to architecture and human cultural heritage. See you next week readers! ...
May 05, 2014 /
Welcome to Touring the World of Architecture Week 18, your round up of architectural news is here with MAD going au naturel in China, Atelier Blur finding their Yin Yang in Shenzhen, the Mars One architect and a classic of a video to round it off. Have a great week from the arcspace week ...
May 01, 2014 /
Zaha Hadid Architects' director Patrik Schumacher talks about the global rise of parametric design, the advent of robotics in architecture, and the influence of 'The Matrix' on creating intelligent buildings. ...