SCI-Arc Events Fall 2018 news – a broad cross-section of today’s most exciting architects, artists, philosophers and theorists including Gretchen Wilkins, Bruce Sterling, Winka Dubbeldam, Marrikka Trotter and Michael Meredith.
Aedes Architecture Forum news – the futuristic “active energy building”, an apartment building in Vaduz designed by falkeis²architects, is the prototype of a new urban, decentralized power generation system that represents a trend-setting model for energy generation and distribution.
Professor Nic Clear’s underground city for three million people is on display at Royal Academy of Arts 250th Summer Exhibition. The model ‘Chthonopolis’ is his vision of the future – an underground city for three million people, whose homes are built by droids from modified salt and their diet is based on insect protein.
Matthew Bloomfield named as the recipient of the Turkish Ceramics Grand Prize for Architecture in the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition 2018 in London, England.
Amin Alsaden appointed Director of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial, UAE. The curator is Adrian Lahoud. Rights of Future Generations is the theme of the first edition.
Lisbon Architecture Triennale news – calls open: looking for national and international independently funded proposals that can be articulated and also complement the central program of its 5th edition.
Photos of the Vatican Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale with designs by various architects such as British architecture office Foster + Partners and Brazilian architect Carla Juaçaba.
Aedes Architecture Forum’s ‘SHENZHEN-ness: Space in Mutation Forum’ opens on 29 June in Berlin, Germany, curated by Doreen Heng Liu, NODE Architecture & Urbanism, Shenzhen, China.
Environment[al], at the SCI-Arc Gallery, curated by Herwig Baumgartner and Marcelyn Gow, featuring work of architects, designers and landscape architects including Izaskun Chinchilla, Enric Ruiz Geli, Carme Pinós, Wolf Prix, Gilles Retsin, and Günther Vogt.
AIA San Francisco news – open to architecture, landscape architecture, interior architecture, and architectural lighting firms with 19 or fewer employees, Small Firms, Great Projects provides a platform for small firms to feature their best work in print, online & in exhibition.
The BLOX project, designed by OMA, is the new home of the Danish Architecture Center and contains exhibition spaces, offices and co-working spaces, a café, a bookstore, a fitness centre, a restaurant, twenty-two apartments and an underground automated public carpark.
A new RIBA exhibition by Sam Jacob Studio opens in London: Proportion, distortion, geometry, distance, power, the infinite, the divine – perspective traverses truth and illusion, linking the disciplines of art, architecture and mathematics.
Estonia Pavilion at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale: “Weak Monument” curators Laura Linsi, Roland Reemaa and Tadeáš Říha, explore the spectrum between the explicit representation of the monument and the implicit politics of everyday architecture.
To mark the occasion of Foster + Partners’ Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts’ 40th anniversary the centre is hosting a major exhibition to shine a light on developments in architecture from the 1960s to the 1990s.