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.
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.
In September we saw the announcement of the RIBA Royal Gold Medal and Praemium Imperiale prizes, the last piece of the World Trade Centre puzzle was revealed, and big step forward for the recognition of Brutalist architecture. Read the article to find out more!
What a great week packed with big architectural news. We have more big scale projects for you, from an old power station in London to a shoreline development in New York to three large domes in Seattle! News on a folding house and a moustache reminder round off this week’s Touring the World of Architecture!
November 15, 2013 /
A warm welcome to this weeks edition of Touring the World of Architecture. Below you will find a splatter of architectural news from the week to keep you entertained. Hadid is causing a stir, central Sydney has a hard choice to make, the US embassy in London gets going and one book reveals all about architects own homes. ...
November 01, 2013 /
Once again, we have kept an ear to the ground for what has happened in the architectural world this week. First off, a few of many exciting proposals for creating a hurricane resilient New York. Then, another spectacular skyscraper from BIG gets approval, Banksy lashes out at OWTC, architects playing with LEGOs and finally, a short but informative video about the history of the highrise. ...
September 20, 2013 /
We're back! After a long and eventful summer you'll be pleased to hear that your weekly fix of the most interesting happenings in the world of architecture has returned to the web! We'll once again supply you with a splatter of exciting news, events and exhibitions as well as a distracting weekly video. Enjoy! ...
December 13, 2013 /
Hello again everyone! Welcome back to Touring the World of Architecture. Here are some of the most intriguing stories from the architectural world this week. We have SOM’s wind tower, OMA’s win in Miami, Form4’s cylindrical design, a tower with a car elevator and a cool mirror timelapse video! ...
June 14, 2013 /
A fruitful cooperation between architect Sou Fujimoto and photographer Iwan Baan, a full month of birthday celebration in honor of architecture mastermind Frank Lloyd Wrigth, Pritzker Prize winner Toyo Ito’s speech and a suggestion to let the people in on the design process. ...