Interview: JEMS Architekci

Architecture, Interviews | July 12, 2016

Image courtesy of JEMS Architekci Interview: JEMS Architekci Luca Curci talks with artist JEMS Architekci during BODIES+CITIES SKIN exhibition in Venice on May 2016. JEMS Architekci was established at the end of 1988 by three architects: Olgierd Jagiełło, Maciej Miłobędzki and Jerzy Szczepanik- Dzikowski with Wojciech Zych, an economist. The practice was one of the first […] Read more

Colorscape at Philadelphia Museum of…

Architecture, Design | July 11, 2016

Image courtesy of Kéré Architecture Colorscape at Philadelphia Museum of Art For his first solo exhibition in the USA, Berlin-based architect Diébédo Francis Kéré has created a rainbow-coloured installation made of thousands of strands of lightweight cord. The site-specific installation, called Colorscape, is on view until 25 September 2016 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, […] Read more

Rock Shaped Theatre by Bargone…

Architecture | July 11, 2016

Image courtesy of Bargone Associati Rock Shaped Lakeside Theatre by Bargone Associati  Four pebble-shaped volumes form this cultural centre completed by Bargone Architetti Associati on the stony shoreline of Lake Maggiore, Italy. This “multifunctional cultural complex” contains spaces for cultural events and art exhibitions, two 500 and 200-seat theatres, offices, a rehearsal theatre, a restaurant and a cafe. Read more


Architecture | July 6, 2016

Image courtesy of Studio Andrew Todd Wooden theatre by Studio Andrew Todd The 388-seat auditorium is built in the grounds of the spectacular Chateau d’Hardelot near Calais, once the haunt of Charles Dickens and now home to the Centre Culturel de l’Entente Cordial, which hosts a major annual summer festival celebrating cultural ties with Britain. The […] Read more

OMA’s project for LCAM in…

Architecture | July 5, 2016

Image courtesy of OMA OMA’s project for LCAM in Chicago OMA studio has put forward a proposal for the Lucas Cultural Arts Museum (LCAM) of Chicago that will be dedicated to the art and design of storytelling through a combination of three collections: illustration and storytelling art; digital art and art in motion-complemented by educational […] Read more

The Pierre Lassonde Pavilion by…

Architecture | July 1, 2016

Image courtesy of OMA The Pierre Lassonde Pavilion by OMA opens its doors OMA’s designed the Pierre Lassonde pavilion, the fourth building of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (MNBAQ), opens its doors in Québec, Canada, the design led by OMA New York Partner, Sho Shigematsu. The largest cultural project in Québec, the Pierre Lassonde pavilion is opening its doors on […] Read more

Singapore Pavilion at Venice Architecture…

Architecture, Design | June 30, 2016

Image courtesy of Don Wong Singapore Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 In line with the primary theme of 15th Venice Architecture Biennale, Singapore’s presentation “Space to Imagine, Room for Everyone” goes behind its infrastructures, modern cityscape and beyond the walls of private abodes to look at how the city and its people are interacting […] Read more

Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre by…

Architecture | June 29, 2016

Image courtesy of Renzo Piano Building Workshop Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre by Renzo Piano Italian architect Renzo Piano has finished a major new park, library and theatre complex in Athens, following one of the largest donations for a cultural building project in history. Located in the Kallithea district in the south of the Greek capital, […] Read more

Tianjin impressive library by MVRDV

Architecture | June 24, 2016

Image courtesy of MVRDV Tianjin impressive library by MVRDV Designed by european firm MVRDV, the new library is almosted completed and ready to be admired in the Chinese city of Tianjin. This 34.200 square meter building forms part of the new Binhai Cultural Centre, a masterplan designed by German architects GMP. The structure joins four […] Read more

SOM’s Beijing Greenland Center

Architecture | June 22, 2016

Image courtesy of SOM SOM’s Beijing Greenland Center The Chicago office of SOM has recently completed a 55-storey tower in Beijing with exterior glass panels that function as prisms, capturing and refracting daylight. Located in Dawangjing business district, between the city’s historic core and international airport, this mixed-use tower named Beijing Greenland Center contains four […] Read more


About, Architecture, Calls | June 21, 2016

Multifuncional building in Rzeszów, Poland, 2015. Courtesy of EOVASTUDIO SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOPS | VENICE, JULY 2016 It’s LIQUID Group is proud to announce the 3-days SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOP that will be made by the international architectural Spanish firm EOVASTUDIO as part of VAA – Venice Architecture Academy, the academic division of BORDERS festival 2016. The workshop will be presented […] Read more

Oblique glass pyramid by SOM

Architecture | June 17, 2016

Image courtesy of SOM Oblique glass pyramid by SOM In 1954, global architecture practice SOM completed a campus for the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. 62 years later, the firm returns to the site with a new building that serves as an education and research facility. The Center for Character & Leadership […] Read more

Curve Appeal by WATG Urban…

Architecture | June 14, 2016

Image courtesy of WATG Curve Appeal by WATG Urban Architecture Studio Architecture firm WATG has won first prize in a competition to conceive the world’s first freeform 3D printed house. The challenge invited architects, designers, engineers, and artists from around the world to participate in an investigation of how 3D printing technologies can improve the […] Read more

CCK Jordanki concert hall by…

Architecture | June 10, 2016

Image courtesy of Fernando Menis CCK Jordanki concert hall by Fernando Menis The CKK Jordanki concert hall emerges like an outcrop of weathered rock from an urban park in Toruń, in northern Poland. Its Spanish architect, Fernando Menis, has yoked such imagery to local architectural references and technical ingenuity to establish a strong character for […] Read more

Museo Internacional del Barroco by…

Architecture | June 8, 2016

Image courtesy of Toyo Ito & Associates Museo Internacional del Barroco by Toyo Ito In the mexican city of Puebla, acclaimed japanese architect Toyo Ito has designed a museum dedicated to Baroque art. Named Museo Internacional del Barroco, or simply the MIB, it occupies a prominent UNESCO world heritage site in the country’s fourth largest […] Read more

New mechanics hall at EPFL…

Architecture | June 1, 2016

Image courtesy of Dominique Perrault Architecture New mechanics hall at EPFL by Dominique Perrault Architecture Science is the essence of the new ME building. With this architectural project using industrial components and data processing technologies while preserving the circulation network and the structural grid established by the original master plan, the mechanics hall is a […] Read more

Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist

Architecture | May 31, 2016

Image courtesy of The Jewish Museum Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist The artist embraced modernism in the early 1930s, as the movement was taking hold in Brazil. He revolutionized garden design by using abstraction and grand colorful sweeps of local vegetation, abolishing symmetry and rejecting imported flora and European models. Read more

Hollow by Katie Paterson and…

Architecture, Design | May 30, 2016

Image courtesy of Katie Paterson Hollow by Katie Paterson and Zeller & Moye On the grounds of the historic Royal Fort Gardens in Bristol, the artist Katie Paterson and architects Zeller & Moye have realized a participatory, public artwork that relays stories of the planet’s history and evolution. Named Hollow, it is a meditative space […] Read more

Introduction by Alejandro Aravena to…

Architecture | May 26, 2016

Image courtesy of La Biennale Introduction by Alejandro Aravena to the15th International Architecture Exhibition The 15th International Architecture Exhibition, titled REPORTING FROM THE FRONT, is curated by Alejandro Aravena and organized by La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta. The exhibition will be open to the public from Saturday May 28th to Sunday November […] Read more

Zaha Hadid exhibition at the…

Architecture, Design | May 24, 2016

Image courtesy of Fondazione Berengo Zaha Hadid exhibition at the Palazzo Franchetti In celebration of Zaha Hadid’s career in architecture and design that spans four decades, Fondazione Berengo will host an abridged retrospective exhibition of her work at the 16th century Palazzo Franchetti on the Grand Canal, Venice, Italy. Read more

UNIC by MAD Architects

Architecture | May 23, 2016

Image courtesy of MAD Architects UNIC by MAD Architects MAD Architects has unveiled its first residential project to be constructed Clichy-Batignolles, a newly developed neighborhood in Paris. Located next to Martin Luther King Park and a courthouse designed by Renzo Piano, which is currently under construction, UNIC enjoys abundant neighborhood natural spaces. It is a […] Read more

582-606 Collins Street’ Tower by…

Architecture | May 19, 2016

Image courtesy of Plus Architecture 582-606 Collins Street’ Tower by Zaha Hadid Architects At the end of last year, Zaha Hadid Architects unveiled their tower proposal for the city of Melbourne (Australia). Realized with local Plus Architecture and developed by Landream, the 582-606 Collins Street’ Tower is one step closer to receiving the go-ahead with […] Read more

Ingenhoven Architects Reveal Plans for…

Architecture | May 12, 2016

Image courtesy of Ingenhoven architects Ingenhoven Architects Reveal Plans for Green Towers in Tokyo The Mori Building Corp. is currently developing the Toranomon area of Tokyo into a new business and lifestyle precinct. A new office tower and a residential tower will be built on both sides of the existing Toranomon Hills Mori Tower. Read more

Marseilles Docks by 5+1AA

Architecture | May 11, 2016

Photo by Luc Boegly Marseilles Docks by 5+1AA A place of reflexion and meeting between territory and city, past and future, users and inhabitants of the place, Marseilles Docks is the architectural answer to a specific context: an intervention on sensitivity and place specificity, Marseilles in relation to the Docks, the city and the sea. […] Read more

Skybridge with a swimming pool…

Architecture | May 6, 2016

Image courtesy of SHoP Architects  Skybridge with a swimming pool will link pair of Manhattan towers by SHoP SHoP Architects has designed two residential towers on New York City’s East River. Currently under construction, the development is slated for completion by early 2016. Read more

Pier Luigi Nervi: Architecture for…

Architecture | May 5, 2016

Image courtesy of MAXXI Pier Luigi Nervi: Architecture for sport at MAXXI The exhibition project is the fruit of joint research by MAXXI and the University of Bologna initiated in 2014 with the collaboration of many other institutes. Showing the design and constructional philosophy of Pier Luigi Nervi in the works realised for the world […] Read more

Japanese architecture at MoMA in…

Architecture | May 4, 2016

Image of courtesy of Moma, New York Japanese architecture at MoMA in NY On view from 13 March through 4 July at the Museum of Modern Art in New York is ‘A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond’, curated by Pedro Gadanho with Phoebe Sprinstubb, it is a retrospective of three generations of Japan’s […] Read more

Gran Mediterraneo by David Tajchman

Architecture | May 2, 2016

Image courtesy of David Tajchman Gran Mediterraneo by David Tajchman The French architect David Tajchman has envisioned a new skyscraper for Tel Aviv named “Gran Mediterraneo”, that offers a mix of programs including apartments, a hotel, an automated car park, public charging station, farming and public gardens, co-working spaces, spas and more – all “wrapped […] Read more

Shanghai Tower

Architecture | April 26, 2016

Image courtesy of Gensler Shanghai Tower As the third tower in the trio of signature skyscrapers at the heart of Shanghai’s new Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Shanghai Tower embodies a new prototype for tall buildings. Placed in close proximity to Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center, the new tower rises high above […] Read more

The Broad Contemporary Art Museum…

Architecture, Design | April 20, 2016

Image courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro The Broad Contemporary Art Museum by Diller Scofidio + Renfro Los Angeles’s newest contemporary art museum, the Broad, sits across the street from Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall. Few buildings could be expected to rival the space-age angles of Gehry’s iconic 2003 structure, but the Broad certainly […] Read more