the first group of contributors to the 2019 edition and its publication. titled …and other such stories, the biennial will form an expansive and multi-faceted exploration of the field of architecture and the built environment globally. the first 51 contributors — spanning the americas, europe, africa, and asia
the ed kaplan family institute for innovation and tech entrepreneurship at the illinois institute of technology opens this month, the first new academic building at iit in over forty years.
originally meant to be constructed in chicago in 2014, the location moved to the west coast because of its initial lakefront site and the legal issues it posed. chicago-based DesignApplause feels that a big one got away.
nature provides ample inspiration for new conrad osaka hotel interiors. lighting design plays a leading role.
wind, light, and other phenomena of nature are embraced through 389 pieces of art.
revised concept plan is in response to local criticism on location, aesthetics, and function among other things.
frida escoberdo has designed a monolithic timber, tiered platform in randolf square – a singular formal gesture with moveable modules that allows for informal lounging, gatherings, and forums. the installation mirrors the chicago cultural center’s gridded ceiling.
it’s a fortress, of course it is. the architects made it as nice a fortress as possible, a transparent, democratic, open, not-aggressive and environmentally responsible symbol of their country.
asks 24 architects to reconsider the status of the architectural interior. the exercise foregrounds the importance of the interior as a model of sociability. the architects reference a photograph of a canonical interior, from any time period.
a biennial selection featuring some of the world’s best new—or recently completed—buildings, the riba international list 2018 comprises 62 individual buildings drawn from 29 countries.
the serial nature of these works might suggest a reading against a lineage of art from the 1970s often called process or serial art, which exhausted an idea or concept in a monotonous way.