On its 250th anniversary, from 15th September the Royal Academy of Arts will present a large exhibition dedicated to architect Renzo Piano and the projects created by his RPBW studio. It is the first complete exhibition dedicated to the Italian architect to take place in London since 1989.
The Mies van der Rohe Award, a prize for contemporary architecture presented by the European Union every two years, was won by residential projects in both categories for the first time in 2017. While awaiting the 2019 edition of the award, an exhibition opening on August 23 at the Architeckturzentrum in Vienna focuses on the finalists and winners in the 2017 competition.
Zad Moultaka is a Lebanese visual artist and composer who has crafted a monumental artwork - ŠamaŠ - first displayed at the 57th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia in 2017 and now on show in Suomenlinna, Finland, the second stage in its world tour.
During a gala held at the Evergreen Brick Works of Toronto, Azure unveiled the 20 architects and designers who won the 20 categories of the AZ Awards 2018. Among the winners is the design of the multi-storey residential building The Silo, by COBE, and of the Copenhagen International School, by CF Møller Architects.
Japanese architect Atsushi Kitagawara won the PIDA, the Ischia International Architecture Award and, from 10 to 15 September, will hold a workshop on the Isle of Ischia on the theme of the post-earthquake reconstruction.
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