The Fondation Cartier is celebrating two milestones in 2014: 30 years since its founding in Jouy-en-Josas, and 20 years since moving into its Jean Nouvel-designed home in Paris. "Perpetual Movement" gives a glimpse into its building and exhibitions.
In July the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA, completed the final phase of the transformation of its 140-acre campus. On the eve of the reopening, the designers involved in the project convened for a panel discussion.
Jeffry's House is a an installation at Ards Forest Park in County Donegal, Ireland, by architect Thomas O Brien and artist Emily Mannion. In this short film we see how the duo built the wood-and-thatch structure and how it fits into the surroundings.
In commemoration of the British soldiers who died in the First World War, Bloodswept Lands and Seas of Red is being installed in the moat of the Tower of London. Here we present how the over 3/4-million red ceramic poppies were made and installed.
The Swiss Pavilion has posted clips from the marathon interviews "A stroll through a fun palace" curator Hans Ulrich Obrist performed during the vernissage of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale. World-Architects has selected a few highlights.
The Monditalia component of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale directed by Rem Koolhaas consists of more than 70 films shown alongside the 41 research projects in the Arsenale. Albert Momo selected the clips and speaks about them in this video.
Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist is collaborating with Herzog & de Meuron, Atelier Bow-Wow, Olafur Eliasson, and many other architects, artists and curators on Lucius Burckhardt and Cedric Price – A stroll through a fun palace for the Swiss Pavilion at the 2014 Architecture Biennale...
Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA are the recipients of the fourth Velux Stiftung Daylight Award for their design of the Rolex Learning Center EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. In this short film the duo speaks about the importance of daylight in their buildings.
Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined is on display at the Royal Academy of Arts in London until April 6. Seven architectural practices transformed the RA's main galleries through large-scale installations that bring the experiential qualities of architecture to the fore.
On 12 February, the film project Cathedrals of Culture world premiered at the Berlinale Special. "Filmed in stunning 3D and executive produced by Wim Wenders, the films allow six iconic and very different buildings to speak for themselves," according to the German director.
In 2011 a 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit near Christchurch, New Zealand, killing nearly 200 people and resulting in a residential "Red Zone" containing 16,000 homes slated for demolition. In response, Australian artist Ian Strange (aka Kid Zoom) created "Final Act," a multimedia...
In response to the increased use of the word "atmosphere" relative to architecture, OASE #91 is devoted to the theme "building atmosphere." The publication includes a contribution from filmmaker Nanouk Leopold and visual artist Daan Emmen on a social housing project...
This short film by Nathan Eddy, a journalist based in Germany, touches on the various issues surrounding the preservation of Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice Women's Hospital, through interviews with critics and preservationists on the one hand, and the client and a lawyer on the other.
On October 20 the Sydney Opera House turned 40, celebtrating the milestone birthday of Jørn Utzon's masterpiece with a month of festivities: an anniversary concert, exhibitions, an architecture & design symposium, a website, a series of short films, and of course operas. Here we...
The 45-story Torre David in Caracas, Venezuela, that is now home to an informal community of more than 750 families is a far cry from the high-profile commissions Iwan Baan is normally commissioned to photograph. It is one of the "ingenious homes in unexpected places" he discusses in...
Page 6 of 7 Pages