Founded by Grimshaw and FutureCity in collaboration with the Fellows of the RSA, the Urban Research Unit (URU) is a one-year research project focused on urban design, masterplanning and placemaking. It will include a series of eight panel discussions that…
Belatchew Arkitekter has presented a concept for transforming high-rise towers into power-generating factories. The Swedish firm’s proposal involves covering a Stockholm skyscraper with “electricity-generating bristles”. The tower in question is Henning Larsen’s Söder Torn tower on Södermalm in Stockholm. Belatchew has designed a wind farm that will top the existing building with a 16-story extension, covering the facade with “hairy-looking plastic straws designed to move with the wind”.
Join us after the break for more details and images of this proposal.
Thomas J. Pritzker has announced that the Pritzker Architecture Prize has added two deserving jurors to their esteemed panel, stating: “We are delighted to welcome to the jury two individuals of great insight – Kristin Feireiss and Ratan N. Tata. [...] From different countries and backgrounds, they share a commitment to the art of architecture and its social responsibility. Each will be a tremendous asset to the Pritzker Architecture Prize.”
Taking place at the Seoul Museum of Art, the ‘Total Theatre: Interspace Dialogue’ exhibition is featuring the Plushscape installation by Max Kuo of ALLTHATISSOLID…. Curated by Regina Shin, the exhibition, which is also a film festival, borrows Gropius and
Architects: Mario Carreño Zunino, Piera Sartori del Campo
Location: Salamanca, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Area: 4400.0 m2
Photography: Cristobal Palma, Cortesia de Unknown photographer
The AA Visiting School is a worldwide network of design workshops and other programmes organised by the Architectural Association School of Architecture.The event will take place in Bilbao from July 22nd to July 31st, focusing on new lectures over territory.
We have two scholarships for our readers interested on this activity, you just need to send us your CV/portfolio and a statement explaining why you would like to participate in this event. For more details read below.
Cultural Center in Guadalajara Competition Entry / Adrian Yau, FrislyColopMorales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk
Designed by architects Adrian Yau, FrislyColopMorales, Jason Easter, and Lukasz Wawrzenczyk…, their proposal for the Cultural Center of Chapultepec aims to merge the concepts of aesthetics and functionality. Ultimately, their concept intends to become the icon of the