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Balkrishna Doshi Architecture for the People exhibition - Architekturzentrum Wien

13-05-2020

Balkrishna Doshi Architecture for the People exhibition - Architekturzentrum Wien

Vienna’s Architekturzentrum is one of the first cultural centres to reopen following the lockdown imposed by authorities to contain the covid19 pandemic. Architekturzentrum Wien picks up right where it left off, with the opening of the exhibition "Balkrishna Doshi - Architecture for the People", initially planned for the end of March, which never opened because of the pandemic. The exhibition focuses on the work of Balkrishna Doshi, who became the first Indian architect to receive the Pritzker Prize in 2018 and is one of the most important figures in Indian Modernism.

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara win the 2020 Pritzker Prize

09-03-2020

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara win the 2020 Pritzker Prize

Their integral approach, generosity toward their colleagues, commitment to excellence in architecture, responsible approach to the environment and faith in collaboration are all merits the Pritzker Prize jury listed in its motivation for awarding the prestigious Pritzker Prize, a sort of Nobel Prize for architecture, to Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, founders of Grafton Architects in Dublin, Ireland.

Goodbye to Yona Friedman, with his Mobile Architecture and feasible utopias

06-03-2020

Goodbye to Yona Friedman, with his Mobile Architecture and feasible utopias

Architect Yona Friedman died on 20 February 2020 at the age of 96. The news was announced in an Instagram post on the account of Fonds de Dotation Denise and Yona Friedman. The architect’s most recent works included the landscape installation No Man's land, created in Abruzzo with artist Jean-Baptiste Decavèle in 2016, and the Summer House for the 2016 Architecture Programme at the Serpentine Galleries.

8 projects receive the AIA’s 2020 Architecture Awards

11-02-2020

8 projects receive the AIA’s 2020 Architecture Awards

The American Institute of Architects has announced the eight projects that have won the 2020 Architecture Awards. Eight contemporary architecture projects, chosen independently of the size, style and type of building to represent the best architects can create for improving life for everyone.

MoMA in New York reopens after expansion project by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

30-10-2019

MoMA in New York reopens after expansion project by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

The MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in New York reopened its doors on October 21, 2019, unveiling its new look to the public after the extension project designed by the Diller Scofidio + Renfro firm, in collaboration with Gensler. The expansion will allow the museum to exhibit a significant number of works using new interdisciplinary methods.

ARCHI-PUNCTURE

25-02-2019

ARCHI-PUNCTURE

The archi-puncturist observes the city and, when he reaches the critical-spots, inserts his needles to alleviate the pressure points, releasing all the energy flow.

Winners of the 2018 World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam

06-12-2018

Winners of the 2018 World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam

Three days of winners and prizes featuring important international speakers, with 130 judges representing fully 35 countries: the best architecture in the world was on show in Amsterdam at the 2018 World Architecture Festival.

West 57th Street: a new courtscraper by BIG Bjarke Ingels Group

05-09-2018

West 57th Street: a new courtscraper by BIG Bjarke Ingels Group

West 57th Street is the building that stands for the new Manhattan, where buildings are giving way to greenery and architecture is ecologically efficient. Designed by BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, West 57th Street is now known as the courtscraper.

WORKac, Edible Schoolyard P.S. 216 in New York

24-08-2018

WORKac, Edible Schoolyard P.S. 216 in New York

In the run-up to the fourth encounter of The Architects Series at SpazioFMGperl’architettura, Milan on 13 September, with Dan Wood, who co-founded the New York-based architecture firm, WORKac with Amale Andraos, here is one of their really green projects - a schoolyard garden with greenhouse and kitchen at the Arturo Toscanini School in Gravesend, Brooklyn.

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