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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paralleling the popularity of supertall skyscrapers that top 300 meters (984 feet), the New York Times looks at "giga coasters," roller coasters with drops of over 300 feet (91 meters).
As part of the New York Times's Cities for Tomorrow Conference, which took place earlier this week at the Times Center in Manhattan, architect Bjarke Ingels spoke with the paper's architecture critic Michael Kimmelman about recent projects such as the proposed Two World Trade Center tower.
Alain de Botton is none to happy about the towers built and proposed for London. In a five-minute video he explains the problem and offers a solution.
Architectural Review considers self-taught, Bolivian architect Freddy Mamani Silvestre's many buildings as a new typology: they combine retail, party halls, apartments, and a roofop house for the owner.
The Institute for Computational Design (ICD) and Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) fused nature and technology in their Research Pavilion 14-15, based on the nests of underwater spiders.
In one of the latest films from the Louisiana Museum of Art's Louisiana Channel, Dan Stubbergaard of COBE takes viewers around Copenhagen "to show and discuss what motivates their exciting socially conscious and highly innovative projects."
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has adapted Jean Prouvé's 6x6 Demountable House, adding a satellite bathroom and kitchen, and service trolleys providing hot water and solar powered electricity. Watch a timelapse of the house's assembly.
Architectural Review has named the winners of its 2015 AR House Awards, with David Chipperfield's Fayland House, "a radical new take on the the English country house," coming out on top.
Dutch journalist Peter Veenendaal presents archival photos, original construction footage, and interviews on Willem Marinus Dudok's De Bijenkorf department store in Rotterdam in the documentary City of Light.
A five-minute film from developers Saif Sumaida and Amit Khurana explains 152 Elizabeth, a seven-story residential project designed by Tadao Ando, with interiors by Michael Gabellini, for a corner lot in Manhattan's Nolita (North of Little Italy) neighborhood.
Politico Magazine presents a portrait of Southern Californian architect Teddy Cruz, who "has a new way of developing cities ... drawing inspiration from an unlikely place just across the border from his home in San Diego."
Artist Simon Terrill and architectural collective Assemble have teamed up to create full-scale "soft" versions of postwar British playgrounds inside the Architecture Gallery at RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) in London.
The Architectural Review presents a 10-minute film by filmmaker Antonio Brasiliano and journalist Ursula Troncoso on Vigliecca & Associados's Parque Novo Santo Amaro V in São Paulo, which has evolved substantially since its 2012 completion.
The House of Music opened in Aalborg, Denmark, just over one year ago. Designed by Wolf Prix of Coop Himmelb(l)au, the building looks complex, but it is based on a simple courtyard building, as explained in a couple short films from Spirt of Space.
A 2-1/2-minute film from Spirit of Space takes viewers inside the timber-framed Tamedia Office Building in Zurich, Switzerland, designed by Shigeru Ban Architects.
Marc-Christoph Wagner from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art interviews Norman Foster, who turned 80 on 1 June 2015, about his childhood, path to architecture, hobbies, and approach to designing buildings.
A team led by Mackenzy Vil fabricated the screens for MASS Design Group's GHESKIO Cholera Treatment Center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a "lo-fab" (locally fabricated) process documented in this four-minute film.
Take a look at some works from Perfect Home, the exhibition of Korean artist Do Ho Suh installed in the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan, through the lens of Nils Clauss.
The Architects Newspaper takes a look at the installation of a 135,000-square-foot (12,500-sm) green roof atop the SHoP Architects-designed arena that opened in Brooklyn in 2012.
Balinese architect Elora Hardy's motto is, "Bamboo will treat you well if you use it right." In this ten-minute TED Talk, she explains how her firm Ibuku creates beautiful and sustainable buildings that "respect the material."
The new Fondazione Prade complex designed by OMA - Office of Metropolitan Architecture opens to the public on Saturday. Filmmakers Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine have documented the project's construction in SPIRITI, a collection of 14 video fragments.
Bjarke Ingels, one of the speaker's in this week's Bloomberg Businessweek Design 2015, explains the "courtscraper" rising on Manhattan's West Side.
Superflux, a collaborative design practice based in London, has crafted a six-minute film that expresses their ongoing investigations into "the social, political and cultural potential of drone technology as it enters civil space."