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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.

January 19, 2017 /

Artificial Borders and Natural Diamonds: The Alienation of an Arab Village in Israel

Colourful fishing boats rock calmly by the shore of Jisr az-Zarqa on Israel’s West coast as the minaret points skyward and a colourful city gate greets anyone happening upon it a friendly welcome. There, completely unspoilt by tourism in spite of its location on the white and sandy banks of the Mediterranean Sea, the only Arab coastal town in Israel could sound like paradise for many a daydreamer.

December 15, 2016 /

What's New On The Bookshelf? December 2016 Edition

In need for some inspiration for what’s to put under the Christmas tree this year? This month, we’ll provide you with some inspirational books; our top five December titles. Stretching from the anniversary of a well-known cultural center in Paris, to a biography of one of the leading contemporary architects; Ghanaian-British David Adjaye, the lead designer of the recent National Museum of African American History and Culture. In Denmark, we’ll take a close look on the Danish design tradition and its influence domestically as well as worldwide. Furthermore, the theoretical platform CARTHA discusses relationships and networks within the field of architecture and their impact on architectural production, and lastly, for those of you planning a journey, you’ll get inspired by some of the most unique places to stay.

March 09, 2017 /

What's New On The Bookshelf? March 2017

This month in 'What's New on the Bookshelf' we recommend five different books including topics as politics, architecture tradition and representations within architecture. Firstly, we'll take a look on postcolonial Nigeria and the political struggles that arose in the wake of city planning. Also, we'll provide insight in Japanese domestic architecture after World War 2 - the first comprehensive study made on the topic. And eventually, we'll take a closer look on representations and the use of photography as a means of creating architecture. Finally, the ETH Studio Basel presents their research conducted on the processes of urbanization in six different territories.

  • March 30, 2017 /

    Anders Lendager Interview

    Floors made of car tyres, ceilings made of plastic bottles, and walls made of scrap wood. arcspace recently spoke with exhibition curator and Lendager Group CEO, Anders Lendager, about the exhibition, Wasteland, currently showing at the Danish Architecture Centre. ...

  • March 02, 2017 /

    What’s On? Architectural Exhibitions and Events, March 2017

    This month, we’ll guide you to different events counting a conference, architectural exhibitions and installations in both Denmark, UK and Sweden. In Denmark, Japanese architect Sambuichi investigates the architecture of Copenhagen’s underground, whilst a two-day conference in Aarhus focusing on sustainability gathers some of the leading professionals within the built industry. 100 years after the Russian Revolution, the Design Museum in London presents an exhibition reflecting on some of the ideas never realised during the Soviet era, but just remained as an idealistic imagination of the New Russia. Furthermore, the Barbican offers insight into the Japanese housing culture after 1945. Finally, the Swedish design museum presents a large retrospective exhibition on one of the most prominent Modernist architects and designers, Josef Frank. ...

  • January 12, 2017 /

    What's On? Architectural Exhibitions and events, January 2017 Edition

    A few days ago, we said goodbye to 2016 and welcomed the year 2017. A year kicked off by a diverse program within the field of architecture. 2017 will be the year where two major events will be defining the cultural sphere throughout the whole year both in Denmark and in France. In Denmark, Aarhus will set the scene for European Capital of Culture, meanwhile in France the famous Centre Pompidou and other related venues will present a broad palette of events when celebrating its 40 years anniversary. Furthermore, the Danish Architecture Centre (DAC) will be focusing on the theme of waste management, whilst Kunsten Museum of Modern Art presents a retrospective exhibition on one of the most remarkable modernist architects, Alvar Aalto. Lastly, Deutsches Arkitekturmuseum will applaud contemporary German architecture during their annual DAM Preis. ...

  • February 09, 2017 /

    What's New on the Bookshelf? February 2017 Edition

    Two weeks ago, the Danish Architecture Centre opened an exhibition on the principles of circular economy, titled Wasteland and so this month, we’ve hand picked a couple of books examining the theme of sustainability and circular design. One proposing methods and principles on how we maintain the lifecycle of materials and secure a positive legacy, and eventually one portraying the theme of obsolescence and its historical consequence and contrast in relation to sustainability. Furthermore, we’ll take a look on the post World War era and the need for re-humanizing in the wake of a painful period in European history. Regarding urban planning, there’s news! Both regarding the uprising of the Second Renaissance in Harlem and the comprehensive work and research resulting in the current parisian cityscape. ...

  • April 06, 2017 /

    What’s On - Architectural Exhibitions and Events, April 2017

    Once again, we've hand picked a couple of the most exciting new exhibitions and events for you. For the month of April, we highly recommend you to pay the city of Aarhus a visit to get a unique insight into the character of architecture. Also, DAC is celebrating the 150 years of diplomatic relation between Denmark and Japan through a retrospective exhibition on the works of Japanese architect, Sambuichi. Furthermore, we'll guide you to Barcelona, Milan, Chicago as well as Nantes. ...

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