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In discovery of the work of Pritzker Prize winning architect Shigeru Ban

16-09-2016

In discovery of the work of Pritzker Prize winning architect Shigeru Ban

Seventh Japanese architect awarded the Pritzker Prize in 2014 An unusual but important itinerary to discover a different side of architecture. Shigeru Ban, winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize for architecture, is known as the architect who works with cardboard, bamboo, cloth, recycled plastic and paper by-products and locally available materials. Shigeru Ban’s architecture is lightweight, and can be taken apart and taken elsewhere, primarily to house refugees, providing relief to innocent victims of civil wars and natural disasters. Innovation and empathy: architecture which is designed not to make a profit but to respond to humanitarian causes. In the words of Renzo Piano, who became the second Italian architect to receive a Pritzker Prize for architecture in 1998, “architecture is a service, an art that makes things we need”

The new Monaco Yacht Club by Foster+Partners is inaugurated

15-08-2014

The new Monaco Yacht Club by Foster+Partners is inaugurated

The new Monaco Yacht Club building was inaugurated at the end of June in the presence of Prince Alberto of Monaco and the architect Lord Foster, who designed it.

Bernard Tschumi Architects ANIMA Cultural Centre

05-08-2014

Bernard Tschumi Architects ANIMA Cultural Centre

ANIMA, a cultural centre in Grottammare (Ascoli Piceno), Bernard Tschumi Architects’ first project in Italy, is due to be completed by 2017.

The finalists in the Inside World Festival of Interiors

22-07-2014

The finalists in the Inside World Festival of Interiors

The finalists in the Inside World Festival of Interiors have been chosen, and the winner will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore, designed by Safdie Architects.

Álvaro Siza The Alhambra Project Vitra Design Museum Gallery

04-07-2014

Álvaro Siza The Alhambra Project Vitra Design Museum Gallery

The Vitra Design Museum Gallery in Weil am Rhein presents an exhibition about the plans for the new visitors' centre at the Alhambra, built by architect Álvaro Siza in partnership with Spanish architect Juan Domingo Santos.

Award for the Russian pavilion 'Fair enough' at the 2014 Biennale in Venice

24-06-2014

Award for the Russian pavilion 'Fair enough' at the 2014 Biennale in Venice

#floornaturelive: A special mention went to the Russian pavilion entitled 'Fair enough' at the 2014 Biennale in Venice. 'Fair enough' takes an ironic look at the contemporary vocabulary of commercial architecture.

Tag der Architektur, Architecture Day in Germany. June 28 and 29 2014

19-06-2014

Tag der Architektur, Architecture Day in Germany. June 28 and 29 2014

The 20th 'Tag der Architektur' Architecture Day in Germany. “Architektur bewegt” architecture on the move is the motto for the weekend of June 28 and 29, when interested members of the public will be able to visit buildings and offices and talk to architects about their work

Prizes awarded at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice

13-06-2014

Prizes awarded at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice

The official awards presented by the jury of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice were announced on June 7, and the Golden Lion for best national entry went to Korea.

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