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on 20-05-16
The third installment in an interview series that explores the philosophical concerns of architects exhibiting at "TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE," a collateral event at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, features architect Meinhard von Gerkan, founding partner of Germany's gmp...
on 11-05-16
The second installment in an interview series that explores the philosophical concerns of architects exhibiting at "TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE," a collateral event at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, features architect and planner Denise Scott Brown.
on 06-05-16
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) reopens on May 14th in its expanded home designed by Snøhetta. Watch the building's three-year construction in a one-minute time-lapse film from EarthCam.
on 05-05-16
The first installment in an interview series that explores the philosophical concerns of architects exhibiting at "TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE," a collateral event at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, features Dirk Hebel of ETH Zürich.
on 21-04-16
The Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has posted the 30-minuted talk Bjarke Ingels gave at their conference in New York City in October 2015. In it he presents a handful of BIG's projects – in NYC and elsewhere.
on 08-04-16
Next week we'll have a write-up of the WOHA exhibition, GARDEN CITY | MEGA CITY, now on display at the Skyscraper Museum in New York, but in the meantime take a look at some drone footage of their recently completed SkyVille @ Dawson in Singapore.
on 07-04-16
Two new performance pieces explore architecture and planning in the middle of last century: A Marvelous Order, an opera about Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs; and The Master Builder, an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's play now set in Pittsburgh.
on 31-03-16
Nowness visits British architect Ian Simpson's Manchester home, a two-story penthouse in Beetham Tower, which he also designed. Standouts of the spacious, light-filled residence are the corner living room and the garden with 6-meter-high trees.
on 28-03-16
Aeon Video presents a 10-minute film directed by Stella Kyriakopoulos that follows Bob Gardner, a retired engineer from Hampton, Illinois, who dreams of visiting the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece – despite the fact he is blind.
on 23-03-16
German artist Thorsten Brinkmann has filled the Rice University Art Gallery with his distincly odd self-portraits but also detritus from Houston that creates hidden spaces, including a cinema built inside a shipping crate and a small tunnel that leads to a secret bedroom.
on 17-03-16
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has uploaded a bunch of interviews that took place during its 2015 conference in New York. Here we present a handful of highlights.
on 17-03-16
Korean architect Moon Hoon has teamed up with Tomeny Kisilewicz to bring the former's Wind House to life in the first episode of an animated series that is odd yet highly enjoyable.
on 14-03-16
Danish "architect of the moment" Bjarke Ingels recevied the 60 Minutes treatment on Sunday evening: Morley Safer spoke with Ingels about a handful of BIG's many projects underway around the world.
on 11-03-16
A student team from TU Delft has developed and built a fully functional 3D-printed stainless steel bicycle. Watch its construction and assembly in a short film.
on 10-03-16
Nowness presents a short look at Piet Oudolf, the planting designer of the High Line and one of the most influential landscape designers working today, and his "simple yet complex" garden in Hummelo, Netherlands.
on 28-02-16
Rock Print, a collaborative installation of Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich, and MIT's Self-Assembly Lab, was one of the highlights of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Beinnial. A short film presents its dusty deinstallation.
on 25-02-16
In a new video consisting of clips culled from the Louisiana Channel's numerous interviews with architects, Liz Diller, Craig Dykers, Bjarke Ingels, Daniel Libeskind, Thom Mayne, and Robert A.M. Stern discuss building in New York City.
on 18-02-16
PBS Studios' "blank on blank" program, which unearths lost interviews with famous people, animates Frank Lloyd Wright's September 1957 interview with journalist Mike Wallace as part of its Experimenters series.
on 10-02-16
As part of its ongoing collaboration with Italian fashion house Prada, AMO (a research and design studio within OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture) has created a short film that takes place within "an artificial landscape where fiction and collection collide."
on 28-01-16
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel has compiled clips from some of its excellent interviews with architects to "share their inspirational thoughts on what it is that makes global architecture work."
on 12-01-16
Architect Steven Holl and choreographer Jessica Lang collaborated last year on Tesseracts of Time, which premiered in November at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago. Watch the two discuss their collaboration, and watch excerpts from the first performance.
on 04-01-16
The Louisiana Museum of Art profiles Copenhagen's Henning Larsen Architects in "Building Ambitions for Soceity," a twenty-minute film from the Louisiana Channel.
on 30-11-15
The Louisiana Channel, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, visits Peter Zumthor at his studio in Haldenstein, Switzerland to present an illuminating, one-hour-long biographical video on the Pritzker Prize-winning architect.
on 24-11-15
A new ten-minute documentary from the Irish Architecture Foundation "traces the Irish involvement in building Chicago, from the famous I&M canal to the rise of the Irish culturally and politically."
on 13-11-15
A short film from Coop Himmelb(l)au illustrates how the polished stainless steel "Cloud" at the center of the Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition (MOCAPE) in Shenzhen, China will be built by Robots – Kraftwerk soundtrack included.
on 21-10-15
Beijing's OPEN Architecture and Chicago's Spirit of Space have teamed up to present the cinematic installation OPEN ReAction as part of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial.
on 20-10-15
Pakistani-American artist Anila Quayyum Agha has transformed the Rice University Art Gallery into a space layered with light and shadow in dense geometric patterns.
on 15-10-15
The inaugural Hyundai Commission for the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall is Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas's Empty Lot, which consists of 240 triangular planters filled with soil collected from parks and gardens across London.
on 14-10-15
Designer and filmmaker Jamie Brightmore visited Banksy's much-hyped Dismaland "Bemusement Park" and put together what he calls the "official unofficial film" of the temporary art exhibition in Somerset, England.
on 02-10-15
A short film from Curry Stone highlights the work of Rural Urban Framework (RUF), the firm of Joshua Bolchover and John Lin that has been named the 2015 recipient of the Curry Stone Design Prize.
on 02-10-15
No worries if you missed it last year, the Vitra Design Museum recently posted a virtual tour of their major retrospective on Alvar Aalto, featuring commentary from curator Jochen Eisenbrand and Museum director Mateo Kries.
on 24-09-15
Albert Moya, the young director who was born in Tarragona and lives in the United States, has gifted us with a powerful and extremely poetic portrait of Ricardo Bofill, an icon of Catalan architecture.
on 18-09-15
Vitra Design Museum's Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design may have closed on September 13th, but for those who missed it the museum has a 25-minute tour of the exhibition from curator Amelie Klein.
on 09-09-15
The Architect's Newspaper interviews Chicago architect Jeanne Gang in, of all places, the Chicago River, next to the boathouse her studio completed for a site on the river's north branch.
on 06-09-15
Some aerial drone footage from the first day of September reveals the construction progress on Apple's huge ring-shaped headquarters designed by Norman Foster and located in Cupertino, California.
on 18-08-15
BIG – Bjarke Ingel Group's design of a waste-to-energy plant under construction in Copenhagen incorporates an art piece that puffs a steam ring each time the plant burns one ton of carbon dioxide.
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