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  • June 04, 2015 /

    What's New on the Bookshelves? June 2015 edition

    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 /

    EXPO 2015 Milano – A Guide to the Pavilions, Part 3

    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 /

    EXPO 2015 Milano – A Guide to the Pavilions, Part 2

    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 /

    EXPO 2015 Milano – A Guide to the Pavilions, Part 1

    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. ...

  • May 21, 2015 /

    Monthly News Round-Up, May 2015 Edition

    This month's top stories comes out of the Netherlands: OMA gets the go-ahead on stacked hotel in Amsterdam and MVRDV chosen to design an elevated park in Seoul. Also, ADEPT and Mandaworks will reshape the Stockholm harbourfront, Hadid set to build housing project in Mexico and DS+R reveals design for their US Olympic Museum. ...

  • May 15, 2015 /

    What's On? Architectural Exhibitions, May 2015 edition

    Among this month's stand-out exhibitions is an investigation of the drawing as a method of thought, exemplified with sketches by seminal architects from Bruno Taut to Frank Gehry. Also, intriguing investigations of the Cold War-era development in Berlin and Latin America. Finally, two different but related exhibitions on the ramifications of increased urban densification. ...

  • May 07, 2015 /

    What's New on the Bookshelves? May 2015 edition

    The highlights of this month's upcoming book releases include the first comprehensive study of Dutch architect, writer, and teacher Aldo van Eyck's 50-year career and Roland Fischer's extraordinary typological study of facade patterns and textures. Also, an a+u monograph on Caruso St. John and a collection of discussions on the topic of site specificity with, among others, Peter Zumthor and Bjarke Ingels. Finally, a manual for urban design that links temporary interventions to long-term thinking. ...

  • April 23, 2015 /

    Monthly News Round-Up, April 2015 Edition

    This month, a high-profile competition in Oslo and an indecisive jury causing a tie in the competition for the new National Gallery in Budapest. In other news, HLA has been picked for an extension of the Swedish National Museum, Rotterdam gets a new sustainable icon and the frantic, increasingly chaotic preparations to the EXPO 2015 continue. Finally, a look at Fujimoto's design for the new Polytechnic University in Paris. ...

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