Where is architecture going in the future? No matter what, the answer seems to involve a computer and some serious computer skills. AA Rome Visiting School is setting up a 10-day architectural workshop under the title ‘Form as (Dynamic) Unknown’ focusing on interactive + smart architecture. The programme sounds really promising. Have a look at the press release after the jump.
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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.
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.
December 03, 2015 /
This month, a look at an unusual way of representing architecture - the simple comic-strip, a look into the work of Latin-American architects, U-TT and a retrospective of a German Modernist master. Also, exhibitions for the season include an architecture gingerbread house odyssey and an investigation of the potentials of public space during the wintertime at the Danish Architecture Centre. ...
January 07, 2016 /
After the Christmas break we’re bringing you the top exhibitions to get back into the architecture swing. First up, The Danish Architecture Centre is presenting a retrospective on the Indian architects, Studio Mumbai; DAM is presenting the winners of the German Architecture Awards for 2015; and a look at avant garde architecture throughout British history. Also, the Bauhaus unveils the finalists and winners of their recent competition for their new extension and a look at how sometimes the best architecture comes from the ruins of a disaster. Happy New Year arcspace readers! ...
March 10, 2016 /
What’s New on the Bookshelves brings you the latest in architectural publishing. This month, you’ll find a beautiful collaboration between acclaimed Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma and photographer Erieta Attali as well as an examination of what it takes to create a book on architecture. Also, an in-depth look of the creative process of Zaha Hadid and a reflection on what the duty of architects really is. Finally, we’re bringing you the latest publication from powerhouse magazine, El Croquis, which looks at the work of French architect, Jean Nouvel, since he won the Pritzker Prize in 2008. ...
March 17, 2016 /
Merging former industrial buildings with gritty indoor urban sports environments, GAME Streetmekka Esbjerg is a new sports facility that aims to converge various disciplines within street sport under one roof. The new development joins its sister structure, GAME Streetmekka Copenhagen, as an alternative to some of Denmark’s more traditional sports facilities. ...
March 24, 2016 /
First off in this month's news round-up, Bjarke Ingels unveils a new stadium design for the Washington Redskins. Then, architect Greg Lynn boldly proposes the future of architecture lies in glue, Kengo Kuma displays first Australian project, and the winners of the Expo 2020 Pavilion competition are announced. Finally, we're showcasing a video game that might unlock the answers to some of the world's biggest challenges. ...