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Call for Applications: "NOSTOS" – European Capital of Culture, Art & Architecture

11:15 - 4 May, 2017
Call for Applications: "NOSTOS" – European Capital of Culture, Art & Architecture

CYSOA's 2017 summer school is now open for applications. The Summer School provides an opportunity to develop radical and provocative projects derived through a highly experimental approach, with an emphasis on craft techniques and the production of tangible objects.

Call for Submissions: Surface Travel Awards 2017

19:30 - 2 May, 2017
Call for Submissions: Surface Travel Awards 2017

Surface Media, publisher of Surface magazine, announces the launch of a new Travel Awards program to recognize and honor the world's best, most thoughtfully conceived projects and products, as well as the architects, designers, and other innovators who inspire, empower, and connect travelers. The Surface Travel Awards are accepting submissions beginning today through mid-May on surfacemag.com. The winners of the Surface Travel Awards will be formally announced and celebrated at a ceremony and cocktail party in New York this October, held in conjunction with the release of Surface magazine's second annual Travel Issue.

Camposaz Borgo Serrucce 8:8

18:22 - 2 May, 2017
Camposaz Borgo Serrucce 8:8

Camposaz Borgo Serrucce 8:8 is a design workshop and wooden self-construction at 1: 1. This new edition of Camposaz will take place from 26.05.17 to 04.06.17 in Borgo Serrucce, Ripoli San Benedetto Val di Sambro (BO), a territory with great landscape value in the Appennini.

Lecture: Atelier Bow-Wow, "Architects in Post-Disaster Reconstruction"

18:07 - 2 May, 2017
Lecture: Atelier Bow-Wow, "Architects in Post-Disaster Reconstruction", Momoyo Kajima, co-founder of Atelier Bow-Wow. Photo courtesy of Atelier Bow-Wow.
Momoyo Kajima, co-founder of Atelier Bow-Wow. Photo courtesy of Atelier Bow-Wow.

“I came to the conclusion that recovery from Great East Japan Earthquake should be compared to Japan’s recovery from the World War II.” —Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, Co-founder, Atelier Bow-Wow and member of ArchiAid

Architects Momoyo Kaijima and Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, co-founders of the highly regarded architectural firm Atelier Bow-Wow in Tokyo, discuss the architect's role in post-disaster revitalization, and their findings from their work in Tohoku for the last six years.

CAFx KADK Summer School 2017: Landscape as Character

17:58 - 2 May, 2017
CAFx KADK Summer School 2017: Landscape as Character, Copenhagen Architecture Festival Summer School 2017
Copenhagen Architecture Festival Summer School 2017

After the great success of last year’s Summer School in Aarhus, we are hosting another summer camp this year in Lemvig under the title “Landscape as Character.”

The CAFx Summer School 2017 will focus on the temporal nature and character of the Danish landscape. With reference to the 17 UN goals for a better world, we will shed light on the future, present, and past of the magnificent sceneries that make up Western Jutland.

Call for Submissions: Fritz Höger Prize 2017

16:26 - 2 May, 2017
Call for Submissions: Fritz Höger Prize 2017, Keyvisual Fritz Höger Prize 2017
Keyvisual Fritz Höger Prize 2017

The competition for the “Fritz-Höger-Preis 2017 für Backstein-Architektur” started on 30th January 2017. The internationally renowned prize for excellence in brick architecture will be awarded by the “Initiative Bauen mit Backstein” and will once again be supported by the BDA “Bund Deutscher Architekten” (German
association of architects).

Granite - The Great Contemporary Unknown

12:00 - 1 May, 2017
Granite - The Great Contemporary Unknown, University Library of Vigo Alberto Noguerol & Pilar Diez Architects. Image Courtesy of Cluster del Granito
University Library of Vigo Alberto Noguerol & Pilar Diez Architects. Image Courtesy of Cluster del Granito

Rediscover a natural, unique and original material, with multiple applications for current architecture and design immovable over time, granite is a jewel of nature capable of providing exclusivity to any contemporary construction or finish. Its wide range of varieties and the incorporation of new cutting technologies and those giving a surface finish, provide us with infinite design possibilities.

Royal College of Art Launches Two New Inspiring Architecture Master's Programs

08:19 - 1 May, 2017
Royal College of Art Launches Two New Inspiring Architecture Master's Programs, Courtesy of The Royal College of Art School of Architecture
Courtesy of The Royal College of Art School of Architecture

Royal College of Art launches two new inspiring architecture Master's programs: City Design and Environmental Architecture.

Frank Lloyd Wright 150th Birthday Celebration

16:43 - 28 April, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright 150th Birthday Celebration

The Guggenheim celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birth year kicking off on Thursday, June 8, Wright’s 150th birthday, with a special reduced admission of $1.50. Visitors will be treated to free birthday cupcakes in the Guggenheim’s newly renovated Cafe 3, which will feature large-scale, rarely seen photographs of the museum during its construction. An actor-historian portraying Frank Lloyd Wright will be on-site engaging with visitors between 9 am and 1 pm.

Wright Sites: A Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright Public Places

03:00 - 28 April, 2017
Wright Sites: A Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright Public Places

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) revolutionized American architecture through his innovative treatment of space, light, and materials. America’s best-known architect of the 20th century, Wright-designed buildings and structures continue to thrill and inspire.

Serralves Museum Presents ‘Splitting, Cutting, Writing, Drawing, Eating… Gordon Matta-Clark’

15:28 - 27 April, 2017
Serralves Museum Presents ‘Splitting, Cutting, Writing, Drawing, Eating… Gordon Matta-Clark’, Courtesy of Serralves Museum
Courtesy of Serralves Museum

Gordon Matta-Clark (1943-1978) is one of the most influential artists of the 1970s, whose work has continued to be a noted influence of both architects and visual artists since. SPLITTING, CUTTING, WRITING, DRAWING, EATING…GORDON MATTA-CLARK  surveys the constructive and destructive verbs that defined his relation to art and architecture, featuring correspondence, drawings, photographs, notebooks, and films related to the artist's key projects, drawn from the archive of the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal.  Along with his major building cuts from 1973 to 1978, in which laboriously cut holes into floors of abandoned or disused buildings, including A W-Hole House, Conical Intersect, Day’s End, and Splitting (1974), the exhibition also explores his interest in metabolic and cooking processes, including his restaurant Food (1971); his play with language and the syntax of voids, gaps, and abandoned spaces;  and the use of drawing as a mode of thinking through space.The exhibition will focus on these social and creative aspects of Matta-Clark´s conception of architecture, or as he put it, "making space without building it."

Ultzama Summer School

13:01 - 27 April, 2017
Ultzama Summer School

The Summer School will be held in two parts. Students will work with three professors in developing a single project based on the program set. The idea is to give the students the opportunity to work in a set-up resembling that of a real-life practice tasked with a commission, under the supervision of the professors. Emphasis will be on “with,” rather than on “for,” simulating the intensity and efficiency of team work in an architectural office as well as the journey through the various phases of a project, from design to execution.

Patkau Architects: Material Operations

03:00 - 27 April, 2017
Patkau Architects: Material Operations

Experimenting directly with materials--bending and breaking them, feeling their texture, mass, and strength--provides a depth of understanding beyond simple visual observations. Patkau Architects’ innovative approach to design and purposeful use of materials provide a refreshed and expanded perspective on the possible.

JA 105 – Makoto Takei + Chie Nabeshima / TNA (2004-2016)

19:00 - 26 April, 2017
JA 105 – Makoto Takei + Chie Nabeshima / TNA (2004-2016)

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Call for Submissions: Modern Collective Living Challenge

14:00 - 26 April, 2017
Call for Submissions: Modern Collective Living Challenge , Enter the Modern Collective Living Challenge ‪‎architecture‬ ‪competition‬ now! US $6,000 in prize money! Closing date for registration: SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
Enter the Modern Collective Living Challenge ‪‎architecture‬ ‪competition‬ now! US $6,000 in prize money! Closing date for registration: SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

The Modern Collective Living Challenge is part of the Bee Breeders Global Housing Crisis competition series. For this architecture competition, participants are tasked with envisioning new forms of accessible housing for relocated farmers in rural China.

Call for Applications: Real Estate Architecture #2, Reclaiming the Office Building

13:30 - 26 April, 2017
Call for Applications: Real Estate Architecture #2, Reclaiming the Office Building

The international Summer School will take place in Brussels from from August 26th to September 2nd. Forty students and recently graduated architects will be invited to rethink the future of the office buildings, products of the real estate boom of the 1960s. Participants will be led by four talented architects: Piovenefabi (Milan), Gafpa (Ghent), Something Fantastic (Berlin) and Dyvik Kahlen (London).

Robotic Fabrications Workshop - Bandsaw Manoeuvres, AA Visiting School

09:57 - 25 April, 2017
Robotic Fabrications Workshop - Bandsaw Manoeuvres, AA Visiting School, Bandsaw Manoeuvres
Bandsaw Manoeuvres

Merging expert knowledge of timber construction with cutting-edge robotic fabrication technologies we will explore the creative potential of prototyping complex and large-scale timber structures with digital tools resulting in the construction of a roof structure for the temporary foundry building for the Hooke Park Campus.

Our weapons of choice- the chainsaw and bandsaw- will gain an augmented level of precision and control when wielded by the large Kuka KR150 robot. Through rigorous physical testing, we will prototype connection details utilizing the extraordinary precision and flexibility of multi-axis robotic machining.

Call for Entries: Future House - Micro House

08:18 - 24 April, 2017
Call for Entries: Future House - Micro House, Future House: Micro House
Future House: Micro House

This international architectural idea competition invites all architecture students, young architects, and professionals related to architecture studies to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of a Micro House. The competition seeks the creation of a Micro House with ideas and concepts in architectural design with site planning. Micro houses are the focal point in a broader system to address issues, concerns, and problems of the current day.