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.
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In the lead-up to Christmas we're bringing you five new architectural publications straight off the press. First up we have a new Le Corbusier retrospective that examines his work in relation to the human body, a look at the top 50 innovative design thinkers of the 21st century and a book that looks at the status of architectural photography in today's society. Then we're suggesting a book that provocatively argues for a new form of building cities and a new biography of one of the great 20th century architects, Buckminster Fuller.
November 12, 2015 /
This week on arcspace we've decided to round-up some of the most impressive publications on contemporary residential architecture from around the world. From Northern-Europe to the South-Pacific see how climatic conditions and cultural heritages have formed distinct styles and forms of living. ...
November 05, 2015 /
This month's selection of current and upcoming exhibitions showcases a presentation of architecture’s potential to identify and solve the urgent issues of our time, Australia’s only professional certified LEGO sculptor and a recollection of what’s happened in Japan since the 2011 earthquake.There’s also immersive sculpture by MIT’s Skylar Tibbits at The Storefront and a look at hospital design in Helsinki. ...
October 29, 2015 /
The headlining stories this month include the winner of the 2015 RIBA Stirling Prize and the design of George Lucas’ new museum in Chicago. Also, the curators for the British Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale are announced, an open competition for a new Nanotechnology Center and the winners of the London Housing Crisis competition. ...
October 23, 2015 /
This month's coming-soon-to-a-bookshop-near-you includes a call for reavulating the disfavored Brutalist concrete structures in Boston, comprehensive monographs on Steven Holl and Yona Friedman, a project-based survey of recent works in Swiss architecture and a compelling study of the issues of energy management in architecture. ...
October 08, 2015 /
This month's selection of upcoming exhibitions and events features future visions of housing in the UK, a new platform for investigating the intersection between economies and the built environment, and a new exhibition from the Danish Architecture Centre praising the work on engineers. There’s also a showing of the Alvin Boyarsky drawing collection which charts the early work of contemporary notable architects plus an update on this year’s World Architecture Festival. ...