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on 22-06-16
In the latest 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, Peter Eisenman speaks about architectural education, history, drawing and meaning.
on 16-06-16
The Tippet Rise Art Center opens tomorrow on an 11,500-acre (4,450-hectare) ranch just north of Yellowstone in Fishtail, Montana. Among its many artworks are a few pieces by architects Antón García-Abril and Débora Mesa of Ensamble Studio.
on 16-06-16
As part of Art Basel (16-19 June), Swiss artist Zimoun has installed hundreds of paper bags and DC motors inside an elevated shipping container. A small opening in the base of the container allows one visitor at a time to immerse themselves in the sound of the slowly moving bags.
on 14-06-16
Watch the six-year construction of Herzog & de Meuron's extension of their 2000 Tate Modern on London's South Bank in this two-minute time-lapse film made by Lobster Pictures (via Wallpaper*). The "New Tate Modern" opens to the public on Friday.
on 07-06-16
In a statement to Il Giornale dell'Architettura Patrik Schumacher, principal at Zaha Hadid Architects, describes Alejandro Aravena's Reporting from the Front as "confusing the general public on the tasks of contemporary architecture" and calls for its closure.
on 01-06-16
Aftermath_Catalonia in Venice. Architecture beyond architects is a collateral event presented by the Ramon Llull Institute within the framework of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition.
on 25-05-16
The fifth 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 architects Curtis W. Fentress of the global design firm Fentress...
on 20-05-16
The fourth 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 architects Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell of Singapore's...
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.
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