Some say Architecture is the mother of all arts while others say that it is just the slowest. But what happens when Art and Architecture collide? In this summer article we bring you some of the most interesting collaborations between artists and architects to see what happens when the explosive responsiveness of art combines with the reserved permanence of architecture.
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Haunting. Chilling. Yet fascinating. Abandoned places remind us of the life that once was. But what happens when the humans leave and nature takes over? We have collected a list of 7 abandoned places from around the world.
Taking a long deserved vacation to relax but can't quite bear the thought of completely removing yourself from the architecture world? Why not combine both relaxation and architectural thought with some podcasts on Architecture and Design. We've listed our favorites here so you can stay up-to-date over your summer break.
June 30, 2016 /
From July arcspace.com will be going into it’s summer program with reduced posting over the next 6 weeks. But before we go for a well deserved holiday break, we’re bringing you the best of the summer exhibitions from around the world. If you’re in Copenhagen then why not come and visit the Danish Architecture Centre and see the latest exhibition LET’S PLAY about movement and exercise in the city. If you’ll be visiting New York City why not drop by Steven Holl’s Storefront for Art and Architecture for an exhibition on idea sharing in the 21st century. We’re also highlighting shows from the UK and Germany so read on to find out what to do and where to go. ...
June 23, 2016 /
In this month’s News Round Up we’ve big on transportation with two huge projects from Gottlieb Paludan Architects and Mecanoo. RIBA has just announced the best projects to come out of the UK, and Bjarke Ingels just opened his first project there. Also, Latvia announces the architect that will design their new Museum of Contemporary Art. ...
June 16, 2016 /
Rather than being defined by classic blueprints and cutting-edge renderings, architecture has become increasingly interdisciplinary and accessible to people from different fields. Storytelling is one of the ways it can be communicated to the society, and Blank Space, an online platform for architecture, use it as a key tool to bringing architects’ ideas to the wider audience. ...
June 09, 2016 /
If summer means laying around and reading then this article is for you. We've found the hottest releases just in time for your summer vacation. In this month's On the Bookshelf we're bringing you the exhibition catalogue of the Danish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. There's also news on the innovative ways that student residences are being designed, reasons why all architects should travel through Italy, a history of landscape architecture, and a look at the ways Soviet modernism adapted throughout their empire. ...
June 02, 2016 /
Welcome to summer arcspace readers! If you need to cool off, why not visit an architecture exhibition? We've selected the best from around the world so you don't have to. First up, we have a season of events around the theme 'Power and Architecture' and a discussion on how to maintain democratic values while adapting to the requirements of a high-risk society. There's also the opening of the much anticipated Serpentine Pavilion in London which has been designed by BIG. Finally, the biggest event in Europe architecture, The Mies Van Der Rohe prize, opens an exhibition showcasing the prized entrants from this years' awards. ...