London Festival of Architecture news – LFA and City of London Corporation announce a design competition for a series of one-off public benches, to be installed in the City in June 2018.
Heatherwick Studio news – construction of innovative Maggie’s Yorkshire Centre building in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, starts on site ; Pier 55 Manhattan – Hudson River Park, designed with landscape architect Mathews Nielsen, approved by planners ; Garden Bridge, central London, England, UK, ongoing controversy.
A modern version of the traditional nativity design by Domenico Raimondi thesignLab. In daylight hours the small building blends in with the external environment, melting into the reflection of the historic Piazza San Michele.
Festival des Architectures Vives 2018 call for submissions – the KAAU consortium is composed of three universities, IAAC Barcelona, Spain, UNIGE Genes, Italy and ENSA Montpellier, France.
Artist uses tech as inspiration for design in new student housing development. Ginkgo Projects has collaborated with artist Lilah Fowler to produce public art influenced by the city of Bristol’s technological and industrial history.
For the theme of Sustainability, YATA architects – Kazumasa Takada, Yuriko Yagi and Yohei Tomioka set up the design goal to create a pavilion that has an appropriate durability for an event which to be held for a short time like CHART.
Beirut Digital District commissioned the artist Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada, in collaboration with BAD. Built by Associative Data, to paint a mural in the district of Bachoura on a building that bears the marks of war and awaits to be re-built in Beirut, Lebanon.
The theme for the exhibition is ‘Personal Structures–Open Borders’ this tries to stimulate a stronger relationship between the viewer and their daily surrounding.
A Hall for Hull with ‘Trois Points de Vue’ – a joint commission from RIBA and Hull UK City of Culture 2017 – unveiled: sixteen galvanized steel columns arranged in a grid formation in front of Hull Minster.
Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2017 news – Digital Building Blocks (Gilles Retsin Architecture) timber installation is ready to be installed in front of the Museum of Estonian Architecture. Installation Exhibition is curated by Sille Pihlak and Siim Tuksam /PART/.
A colourful project using 2500 plastic bricks designed by Atelier Microméga wins 2017 Festival des Architectures Vives of Montpellier jury’s special mention. The French architectural festival’s theme was ‘Emotion’. This playful structure is just three metres cubed in size.
Danish architects AART take an an unusual approach to a desolated industrial area on the edge of Aarhus, injecting renewed life, including elements such as a single-room hotel and public greenhouse.
Blackhorse Workshop and specialist regeneration company U+I present new installation celebrating maker culture at Equipment Works site near Blackhorse Road station, acknowledging rich history and heritage of former factory whose prototypes inspired iconic Routemaster bus designs.
This annual series of breathtaking sculptures is a highlight of the English architectural year. Gerry Judah has succeeded in creating a beautifully designed concept that refreshes year after year. e-architect salute this design! Five Formula 1 cars in a spectacular sculpture at Britain’s largest car culture event.