Spring is at the door, and a number of international institutions have announced the results of design competitions for temporary summer structures: pavilions and installations to host summer events and programmes.
Combining the contemporary needs of a rapidly developing country like Cambodia with the themes of sustainable architecture - and more importantly locally sourcing material and labour- is one of the points of the Bamboo Landmark Design Challenge promoted by the Building Trust International NGO.
Following the appointment of architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara as curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, coming up in Venice in 2018, we look back at the pages Floornature dedicated to the 2016 edition.
Eye_Beacon, the information pavilion designed by UNStudio and MDT-tex for the fifth Amsterdam Light Festival, offers the perfect combination of image, communication and design. The pavilion’s hypnotic pulsating light is a great attraction for visitors, who can instantly spot it and therefore locate the ticket office and starting point for tours of the Festival.
The 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia curated by Chilean architect and Pritzker prize-winner Alejandro Aravena titled “Reporting from the Front” has finished with a record number of visitors.
The 15th International Architecture exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia curated by Chilean architect and Pritzker prize-winner Alejandro Aravena titled “Reporting from the Front” has just finished, and work to restore the German pavilion has begun.
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