Robert Gordon University is proud to be hosting the inaugural Interdisciplinary Global Workshop from Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 September 2018. The event will take place at the Garthdee Campus, on the banks of the River Dee.
Alan Jones elected the next President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). He will take over the two-year presidential term from Ben Derbyshire next year.
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.
Doors Open Days 2018 Scotland – a free festival celebrating heritage and the built environment, new and old. Every September explore hundreds of fascinating buildings across Scotland. Some open up once a year, some just once in a lifetime.
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.
Scottish architecture news – architect Alan Dunlop controversially calls not to rebuild damaged Glasgow School of Art building after second severe fire in four years, stating that it has “gone for ever”.
The 17th annual ABB LEAF Awards are pleased to announce the 2018 shortlist of entries. All shortlisted projects set the benchmark for the international architectural community.
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.
Second INDEX Design Event of 2018 with a focus on East meets West, the show is presenting itself as a modernday Silk Road; the famous cross-continental design pathway that opened-up new markets for Asian and European design philosophies.
FIM Furniture Component & Materials Event seeks to account for the needs of those specialising in every stage of the furniture manufacture and supply chain by showcasing all the materials, fittings and technology required to bring any interiors product from concept to reality.
IPAX UK & Europe Property Expo returns to London on 25th October 2018 at the Royal Lancaster hotel. The event is combined with the presentation of the world-renowned European Property Awards in association with leading Italian furniture hardware brand Salice.
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.
London Festival of Architecture news – 6 designs shortlisted for LFA and Wandsworth Council competition to improve the appearance and feel of Thessaly Road Railway Bridge on show as part of the festival’s programme of events this June.
Design Trust for Public Space news – events at American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture in New York City: conversation about El-Space project & walking tour of Staten Island.