Still planning a late-summer getaway? Need some inspiration on where to go and what to see? Well look no further - The Danish Architecture Centre has just released its latest architecture guide to Copenhagen featuring all the latest and greatest buildings the well-known design city has to offer. To celebrate the release, arcspace.com has compiled a list of the 7 best new guides to architecturally famous cities. Check them out below and enjoy your upcoming adventures!
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When most people think of a factory they probably imagine a mere shell to contain industrial functions and processes - devoid of any interesting architectural elements. But this is not always the case. Often factory buildings offer a chance for architects to experiment with materiality, form and structural techniques. This week arcspace is paying homage to the utilitarian by exploring the world of industrial architecture and presenting 7 defining examples that push boundaries.
At the top of the pile of stories breaking this month, BIG revealed their design for the new 2 World Trade Center in New York consisting of stacked, offset blocks. Then, the winning team has been found among the 1,715 entries in the competition for the Guggenheim Helsinki. Also, new towering development projects by Hadid and Libeskind - in Australia and Italy, respectively. And finally, Google brings in Heatherwick to vivify their London HQ project.
June 11, 2015 /
This month’s exhibition guide focuses on the upcoming London Architecture Festival – a month long festival that showcases some of the UK’s most interesting and progressive architectural thinking. It features the opening of the new Serpentine Pavilion, an exhibition with a renewed look on Brutalist architecture as well as a exhibit looking back on the last ten years of designing London’s public realm. We’ve also included a new retrospective on Le Corbusier and a Danish exhibition that looks at the cultural effect of architecture in Africa. ...
June 04, 2015 /
Summer holidays being just around the corner, now's the time to plan your summer reading. For the suitcase, we've got the new Heatherwick Thames & Hudson monograph and a comprehensive study of the renewed interest among young architects in timber construction. Better suited for carry-on luggage, the recent edition of OASE dedicated to the early years of OMA, a call for collaborative, inclusive, network-driven architecture and a revised edition of Le Corbusier's seminal lecture series, Precisions. ...
June 01, 2015 /
This is the 3rd and final installment of our coverage of the EXPO 2015 in Milan. We have once again featured the most outstanding pavilions of this six-month global showcase of over 140 participating countries that is estimated to attract 20 million visitors. ...
May 28, 2015 /
With the theme ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’ the EXPO 2015 Milan focuses on sustainable agriculture. In a three-part series, we present a selection of the most remarkable self-built national pavilions, the clusters and thematic areas, and of the non-official participants, corporate and partner pavilions. ...
May 26, 2015 /
On the 1st of May the EXPO 2015 in Milan opened its gates to visitors after the seven-year period of planning and construction. In a comprehensive three-part feature, we will present the most architecturally, structurally and thematically fascinating pavilions of this tradition-rich, quad-annual and more than 160-year-old event. ...