The Fair-Haired Dumbell is a speculative office building by Guerrilla Development in Portland, Oregon, east of Burnside Bridge. Designed by FFA Architecture + Interiors and covered in a mural by Los Angeles artist James Jean, the project embodies the city's unofficial motto, "Keep...
Fumihiko Maki, the Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect, spoke with PLANE—SITE in the fifth video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
A short film with a mix of drone footage, time-lapse photography, and on-the-ground views takes viewers along the nearly one-mile-long Chicago Riverwalk, whose third and last phase opened last year.
The great New York architect Richard Meier spoke with PLANE—SITE in the fourth video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Renzo Piano speaks with Louisiana Channel's Marc-Christoph Wagner about what influenced him to become an architect, what he learns when traveling, the importance of drawing, how he and his team work at the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, and what remains for the great architect.
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art has posted a 45-minute interview with Bjarke Ingels, titled "Different Angles," that traces the Danish architect's career from childhood to such recent projects as VIA 57 West in Manhattan.
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma spoke with PLANE—SITE in the third video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Stefano Boeri Architetti, architect of the award-winning Bosco Verticale in Milan, has created a short film that draws attention to the role of trees in mitigating climate change, released to coincide with the announcement of next year's inaugural World Forum on Urban Forests.
As part of the 2017 World Architecture Festival in Berlin last month, PLANE—SITE hosted a panel discussion, "The Scenography of Space," on the subject of concert halls. Short films by PLANE—SITE sparked conversations among the panel of designers.
Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao spoke with PLANE—SITE in the second video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Some recent video footage shot by Keith Loutit shows the phenomenal growth of the creepers taking over the red metal facade of WOHA's Oasia Hotel Downtown in Singapore.
Jean Nouvel's Louvre Abu Dhabi, which finally opened to the public on 11 November 2017, has been given the time-lapse treatment: a 3-minute film from EarthCam documenting the building's 8-year construction.
On the eve of a new exhibition, Island, opening in New York on November 18th, NOWNESS presents a short film about artist Ian Strange, whose work "explores the loaded connection people have to homes."
The great Japanese architect spoke with PLANE—SITE in the first video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
A couple recent videos highlight the groundbreaking work of two research groups — Block Research Group and Gramazio Kohler Research — in the Institute of Technology in Architecture at ETH Zürich.
...the Guggenheim Bilbao opened its doors for the first time. The museum celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Frank Gehry-designed building with a light show gracing the building's titanium skin.
Danish architect and urban designer Jan Gehl speaks with the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art about urban planning over the last fifty years, the interplay of life and form, and his efforts of enabling pedestrians to "reconquer the city."
Eric Reinholdt, an architect who lives and works on a small island just off the coast of Maine, has taken the Frank Gehry MasterClass and posted a review on his 30x40 Design Workshop YouTube channel.
In a TED Talk from earlier this year, Argentinean artist Tomás Saraceno explores some of his works, which literally elevate people above the ground, and ponders on the possibilities for a post-Anthropocene world of floating cities free of fuel.
VernissageTV takes a peek inside Thomas Heatherwick's Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) in South Africa, which has its grand opening 22-25 September 2017.
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art interviews 94-year-old architect Yona Friedman on "how his years as a refugee sparked his desire to make architecture adaptable."
The feature film debut of director Kogonada not only finds inspiration in the architectural mecca of Columbus, Indiana – it makes the city an integral character in Columbus.
NOWNESS presents ØDE, a collaboration between Eliot Lee Hazel and Petecia Le Fawnhawk that was originally exhibited on digital billboards in Downtown Los Angeles last November.
Photographer and filmmaker Yiannis Biliris hones his camera on the glass facades of Hong Kong in Theory of Relativity, a three-minute essay "about perception and knowledge as reflection of our reality" and the beauty found in the individual panes of glass covering some...
The National Building Museum and Work Zone Cam have provided a video showing the live construction of Studio Gang's "Hive," which will open inside the Washington, DC, museum on the 4th of July.
Vernissage TV heads inside Marta Minujín's The Parthenon of Books and Pierre Huyghe's After ALife Ahead on display in Kassel and Münster, respectively.
In a TED Talk from March, New York magazine architecture critic Justin Davidson argues for buildings in cities to be covered with more than just glass, today's default material.
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with Hiroshi Sambuichi about The Water, an installation in the subterranean cisterns of Frederiksberg, Denmark, and the Japanese architect's first project outside of his native country.
NOWNESS presents a short film on Harpel House, a 1956 creation by architect John Lautner located high up in the Hollywood Hills.
Herzog & de Meuron designed 56 Leonard in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood as "a stack of individual houses, where each house is unique and identifiable within the overall stack." Watch the 30-month construction of the stacks in a one-minute timelapse.
Nowness presents a short film by Andrew Margetson that features dancer Lil Buck visiting Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris and dancing with the building and some of the modern art on display.
Dirk Koy's "Zurich 2.0" is an immersive, 360-degree voyage through a digitally manipulated Zurich – the city World-Architects calls home – that moves from the mountains to the Old Town, glimpsing sites like MFO Park along the way.
On the occasion of a Sol Lewitt re-installation – the current and last installation at the Rice University Art Gallery in Houston, Texas – director Kimberly Davenport looks back at the 22-year tenure of the only university gallery devoted to site-specific artworks.
As part of Interni Magazine’s recent Material Immaterial exhibition at Università degli Studi di Milano, SHoP Architects created WAVE/CAVE, a large terracotta enclosure developed with NBK Keramik and Metalsigma Tunesi.
BIG TIME, directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder, is a documentary profile of Danish architect Bjarke Ingels that premieres later this month at the Copenhagen Architecture Festival.