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.
BowWow Haus London features around 70 custom dog kennels designed by architects, artists and designers to raise funds for charity. Here we highlight a half-dozen kennels made from wood.
Christo's first major outdoor public artwork in the UK will be a temporary sculpture, The Mastaba, that will float on Serpentine Lake in London's Kensington Gardens this summer.
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.
Fisher Brothers, a New York City real estate firm located at 299 Park Avenue, is holding a private ideas competition to reimagine the medians of Park Avenue between 46th and 57th Streets.
Spain's a+t, the publisher of numerous high-quality architecture books on housing and density, has released a deck of cards with 50 floor plans from recent collective housing buildings.
Chicago's 150 North Riverside is a 54-story building designed by Goettsch Partners that opened last year. Gracing its lobby is 150 Media Stream, an installation that displays a rotating selection of digital works by artists.
A new exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY) finds ten artists addressing Robin Evans's classic 1995 work of architectural theory, The Projective Cast: Architecture and Its Three Geometries.
Artist Simon Fujiwara has inserted a full-size replica of the Anne Frank House inside Peter Zumthor's Kunsthaus Bregenz, creating an odd juxtaposition between the traditional Dutch house and the museum's glass-and-concrete box.
Architect Asif Khan has realized a pavilion at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics that is covered with Vantablack VBx2, a "super-black, non-nanotube visible spectrum spray paint coating" that absorbs 99% of visible light.
A new book by Olivier Meystre, Pictures of the Floating Microcosm: New Representations of Japanese Architecture, provides a critique of the design process and representational methods of contemporary Japanese Architects.
An article in the New York Times this week brings to light an unexpected, yet unsurprising, fact: "Many of the country’s top pastry chefs have practiced or studied architecture."
The Victoria & Albert Museum has announced it will be opening V&A Dundee in Scotland on Saturday 15 September 2018. Accompanying the announcement were some photographs of the Kengo Kuma-designed building.
The Obama Foundation has released updated renderings and model views of the Obama Presidential Center, planned for a 20-acre site in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side.
Budapest's Hello Wood has created a handful of wooden Christmas trees in London, Vienna, and cities in Hungary, three of which are made of firewood that will be given to families in need for heating during the cold winter months.
Take a peek at the U.S. Embassy London at 33 Nine Elms Lane. The building was designed by KieranTimberlake and will open for business on 16 January 2018.
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has announced that architect Rem Koolhaas will mount an exhibition about the future of the countryside in the Manhattan museum's rotunda in fall 2019.
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.
Architects Anna and Eugeni Bach have covered the surfaces of Mies van der Rohe's 1929 Barcelona Pavilion in white vinyl, effectively turning the famous building into a 1:1 scale model of itself.
During Wednesday evening's keynote at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin, architect Matthias Kohler of Gramazio Kohler presented DFAB House, a project now under construction on the campus of ETH Zürich.
This year's World Architecture Festival – its tenth anniversary – takes place in Arena Berlin, the same venue as last year. Here are some photos from a quick jaunt around the festival this afternoon.
As part of Bloomberg's new European Headquarters in London designed by Foster + Partners, artist Olafur Eliasson has installed No future is possible without a past into the "Vortex."
As part of Dutch Design Week (DDW), MVRDV and The Why Factory have installed (W)ego The Future City is Flexible at Marktplein square in Eindhoven.
On 15 September 2017 Brigitte Kowanz's Fountain at the old Glanzstoff factory in St. Pölten, Austria, was illuminated. The site-specific artwork is a permanent presence at the former industrial site.
On the occasion of the Kunsthaus Bregenz's 20th birthday, its architect, Peter Zumthor, was invited to stage an exhibition. But those expecting Dear to Me to be a display celebrating the master architect's work will be disappointed.
Last weekend the Vitra Design Museum opened An Eames Celebration, a four-part exhibition on designers Charles and Ray Eames that is situated in four buildings (Museum, Gallery, Schaudepot, Fire Station) on the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany.
On view at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey, until 25 Februrary 2018, Daniel Clayman's Radiant Landscape consists of site-specific glass installations born from the artist's background as a theater lighting designer.
Two mini-exhibitions within the larger Chicago Architecture Biennial – Horizontal City and Vertical City – asked participating architects to examine the architecture of interiors and tall buildings; here we take a look at the latter.
Two mini-exhibitions within the larger Chicago Architecture Biennial – Horizontal City and Vertical City – asked participating architects to examine the architecture of interiors and tall buildings; here we take a look at the former.
Coinciding with the Chicago Architecture Biennial's four-month run, the Graham Foundation is exhibiting photographs by David Hartt that depict some tropical ruins designed by Moshe Safdie.
Architect and urbanist Charles Waldheim, with the Harvard GSD Office for Urbanization and Siena Scarff Design, took the Chicago Architecture Biennial theme Make New History to heart and developed alternative scenarios for some iconic Chicago buildings.
One of the few large-scale, physically accessible contributions to the Chicago Architecture Biennial is (Study for) Chapel for Scenes of Public Life by baukuh and Stefano Graziani.
As part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Rotterdam’s Monadnock has fitted out a portion of one of the Chicago Cultural Center’s monumental stairs with large signs expressing famous quotes by Daniel H. Burnham.
Well, for a few days. For the first part of its We Like America tour, raumlaborBerlin, in collaboration with the Storefront for Art and Architecture and Ubermut Project, set up its inflatable SPACEBUSTER for a three-day stint at Maria's Packaged Goods and Community Bar in...