Sleeping Beauty, an exhibition on the occasion of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia draws attention to Frei Otto's Multihalle, a pavilion built in Mannheim for the 1975 Bundesgartenschau (National Garden Show) that nows sits unused.
RCR Arquitectes — the 2017 Pritzker Prize-winning trio of Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta — are the subject of the Catalan pavilion, a collateral event at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, in what is billed as "not an architecture exhibition."
The Czech and Slovak Pavilions at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice is the setting for UNES-CO (United Nations Real Life Organization), a fictitious company founded by artist Kateřina Šeda that draws attention to the impact the UNESCO World Heritage List has on cities.
One of the highlights of this year's Venice Architecture Biennale is the first Holy See Pavilion. Curated by Francesco Dal Co, Vatican Chapels consists of ten chapels and an exhibition pavilion location on a wooded corner of the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, have described the buildings of the Biennale as active participants in the exhibition. In the Central Pavilion in the Giardini, they peeled back layers of historical additions to reveal the skylights...
As part of the opening of the Dutch Pavilion's Work, Body, Leisure exhibit in the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, this afternoon architecture historian and theorist Beatriz Colomina held Bed-In Interviews: a four-hour non-stop interview marathon echoing the...
In just over a week the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale opens to the public. While the exhibition shines a spotlight on an international assemblage of architects in the Arsenale and the national pavilions in the Giardini, the anticipatation also has us thinking about the buildings being...
RIBA's Architecture Gallery at 66 Portland Place in London recently opened Disappear Here: On perspective and other kinds of space, where Sam Jacob Studio explores "how perspective drawing has been applied to the art of building for centuries and used as a tool to...
The National Museum of Qatar, set to open in December 2018, has released new images of its readymade icon designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Iwan Baan's photos capture, from near and afar, the blade-like petals inspired by the desert rose and the new building's relationship to Sheikh...
To celebrate Panasonic's 100th anniversary and signal its "new creative philosophy" of addressing "wellbeing, feelings and experiences," the Japanese company created Air Inventions, a mist-filled pavilion that nabbed the Best Technology - Milano Design Award 2018 at...
The world of design is focused on Milan this week. As part of the Salone del Mobile, COS's Open Sky installation doesn't reflect a person's new clothes. Instead it mixes the beauty of the Milanese sky with the historic architecture of the Palazzo Isimbardi.
A new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum highlights some of the experimental art installations that are erected annually as part of the Burning Man festivities in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man also expands beyond the...
Luftwerk, the artistic collaboration of Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero, is more than adept at manipulating light and color. A new solo show at Volume Gallery in Chicago is the impressive result of a decade of the duo's research, experimentation, and installations.
Over one million people have visited Zaryadye Park, the first public park built in Moscow in fifty years, since it opened a couple months ago. Photographer Iwan Baan has documented the various features of the park designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Hargreaves Associates and Citymakers.
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