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MAD Designs Floating Kindergarten above Traditional Chinese Courtyard

MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, unveiled its design for “Courtyard Kindergarten” in Beijing. MAD has proposed a dynamic floating roof that surrounds the historic “siheyuan” courtyard that dates back to 1725. MAD’s scheme inserts a new building th

Zaha Hadid Gallery: Pop-up Exhibition, New York City

Zaha Hadid Gallery is presenting a pop-up exhibition in its new space at 514 West 28th Street, New York through December 2018.The exhibition features a curated selection of works including architectural models of 520 W 28th and a series of six “Silver Model

Herzog & de Meuron to Redesign Titlis Summit Station in Swiss Alps

Basel-based architects Herzog & de Meuron recently unveiled the design for Titlis 3020 project in Swiss Alps.One of Switzerland’s most renowned international tourist attractions, the Swiss mountain Titlis, stands at 3000 meters above sea level. As the o

‘Look Out’ by Anne Marie Laureys at Jason Jacques Gallery, New York

There is a wholeness in the tension that holds her sculptures together, which lies in the blurring of the interior and exterior boundaries.Jason Jacques Gallery is showcasing new work by Anne Marie Laureys, a Belgian artist based in Russeignies. Titled “Loo

‘Seats of Power’ at The Vitra Design Museum

The ongoing exhibition “Seats of Power” at The Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, explores the history of chairs in light of their association with expressions of status and power.In earlier times, chairs were reserved for rulers and the upper echelons o

‘Home Futures’ at the Design Museum, London

The Design Museum, London, in partnership with IKEA Museum Almhult, presents “Home Futures,” through March 24, 2019.“Home Futures” explores the radical domestic visions of the 20th century and asks: what happened to the future? Visitors get a thought-

Snøhetta’s Calgary Central Library Opens to the Public

Calgary Central Library, designed by Snohetta, has opened its doors to the public. The Central Library is the city’s largest public investment since the 1988 Olympics, signalling the city’s focus on the creation and innovation of knowledge and culture.Sit

“Dialogues” by Friedman Benda at The Salon Art + Design 2018, New York

Friedman Benda is showcasing “Dialogues,” bringing three emerging voices in context with the groundbreaking Italian architect and designer — Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007) at The Salon Art + Design 2018.“Focusing on three radically different approaches a

Twenty First Gallery’s “Golden Eye” at The Salon Art + Design 2018, New York

Twenty First Gallery is featuring “Golden Eye,” a curation of contemporary works spotlighting the power of gold at The Salon Art + Design, Booth D13, through November 12, 2018, in New York City.This marks the second time Twenty First Gallery has been invi

Priveekollektie Contemporary Art | Design Collection at The Salon Art + Design 2018

Priveekollektie Contemporary Art | Design is participating for the fifth time at Salon NY 2018, which takes place at Park Avenue Armory through November 12.The participating artists include: Dominic Harris, Richard Hutten, Reinier Bosch, Kranen / Gille, Salus

London’s V&A East Project by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and O’Donnell + Tuomey

The V&A has unveiled plans for two new sites in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park — a brand-new museum designed by Dublin-based architects O’Donnell + Tuomey at Stratford Waterfront, and a new collection and research center by Diller Scofidio + Renfro at H

Jean Nouvel's National Museum of Qatar to Open in March 2019

Qatar Museums, the government organization overseeing the development of cultural institutions announced that the Jean Nouvel–designed National Museum of Qatar will open to the public on March 28, 2019.Jean Nouvel's new 40,000-square-metre building incorpor

ammann//gallery Collection at The Salon Art + Design 2018, New York

ammann//gallery has announced its fifth participation at the New York’s The Salon Art + Design 2018.The gallery will showcase works from its exceptional program featuring Ron Arad, Helene Binet, Studio Nucleo, Satyendra Pakhale, Rolf Sachs, Joel Escalona an

The Salon Art + Design Returns to Park Avenue Armory

Considered as New York’s most prestigious art and design fair, The Salon Art + Design returns for its seventh edition. It brings together historical, modern and contemporary furniture, groundbreaking design and late 19th through 21st-century art at Park Ave

Zaha Hadid Architects’ First Exhibition in Latin America Transported to Mexico in a Suitcase

Zaha Hadid Architects is presenting “KnitCandela,” as part of its first exhibition in Latin America at the Museo Universitario Arte Contemporaneo (MUAC) in Mexico City.KnitCandela is an experimental structure — a thin, sinuous concrete shell built on ul

Jill Bokor of The Salon Art + Design on What Makes the Seven-Year-Old Fair “Fluid”

The Salon Art + Design, whose seventh edition gets underway in New York on November 8 and runs through November 12 on the Upper East Side, couldn’t have had a more appropriate location than the Park Avenue Armory. The building, completed in 1881, is known f

Benthem Crouwel Architects Unveils “Recycled and Recyclable” Design for University of Amsterdam’s New Science Faculty

Benthem Crouwel Architects, along with building consultants Strackee, will be designing a new faculty building, LAB 942, for the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Science (FNWI). Located on Amsterdam Science Park, the nearly 14.000 m2 new multifunctiona

‘Torre Reforma’ Wins the International Highrise Award 2018

Office building “Torre Reforma” in Mexico-City has won the 2018 International Highrise Award given by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM).“Torre Reforma” in Mexico City/Mexico won the prize, worth EUR 50,000, for the world’s most innovative high r

The World’s Tallest Statue Unveiled in India

India has unveiled the world’s tallest statue — The Statue of Unity, which stands at the height of 182 meters (597 ft) in the western state of Gujarat.The bronze clad statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was unveiled on October 31, marking the 143rd birth a

Daniel Libeskind’s MO Museum Opens in Vilnius, Lithuania

The MO Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania, conceived as a cultural “gateway” and inspired by the historic gates of the city of Vilnius, has opened its doors to the public. The museum has been designed by Daniel Libeskind. Referencing the local architecture bot

Philadelphia Contemporary Hires Johnston Marklee to Design its First Permanent Home

Philadelphia Contemporary, the non-profit arts organization announced that it has hired the Los Angeles-based architecture firm Johnston Marklee to design its first permanent home. “We are thrilled to be collaborating with Johnston Marklee and MGA Part

Sydney’s Big Design Market Is Back

The Big Design Market will be back in Sydney with more than 200 designers at Sydney’s Royal Hall of Industries from December 7-9, 2018.The market consistently delivers diversity, and excitement to its visitors every year by featuring new talent alongside es

Triangular Teopanzolco Cultural Center by Isaac Broid + PRODUCTORA Wins Oscar Niemeyer Award

REDBAAL, the Architecture Biennial Network of Latin America, has announced that Teopanzolco Cultural Center by Isaac Broid + PRODUCTORA has won the 2018 Oscar Niemeyer Award for Latin American Architecture.The Oscar Niemeyer Award for Latin American Architect

“Modern in Your Life: The Good Design Phenomenon 1934-1959” at R & Company, New York

R & Company will feature “Modern in Your Life: The Good Design Phenomenon 1934-1959,” an exhibition exploring the historical significance and reverberations of “Good Design” in mid-century American museums.On view from November 6, the exhibition w

“Intimate Domain” at Demisch Danant, New York

Demisch Danant will feature a group exhibition titled “Intimate Domain” at its New York gallery.The exhibition “Intimate Domain,” on view from November 3, explores the personal experience – related to perception, memory, and intimacy that design ca

NGV Names Hecker Guthrie as Winner of Rigg Design Prize 2018

National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) named Melbourne-based design practice Hecker Guthrie as the winner of this year’s Rigg Design Prize, the highest accolade for Australian contemporary design.Hecker Guthrie takes home the $30,000 triennial prize, which was

Reflecting Pools and Latticed Facade in Luciano Kruk’s Rodríguez House in Argentina

Award-winning Luciano Kruk Studio’s Rodriguez House in Argentina for a young couple is designed to the brief of creating a pure external image and an uncomplicated inner distribution. Located in La Esperanza, a gated community halfway between Pilar and Gene

Campana Brothers’ “Notturno #1” at Giustini / Stagetti, Rome

Giustini / Stagetti opens its doors to a new project by Campana Brothers, which will be presented in two phases: “Notturno #1” (October 2018) and “Notturno #2” (2019). The project has been exclusively designed for the gallery. “Notturno #1” runs f

Snøhetta to Design El Paso Children's Museum

International architecture company Snohetta has been chosen by the El Paso Children’s Museum and El Paso Community Foundation through a selection process which included community engagement meetings, presentations, and a public vote with three architects wh

Joslyn Art Museum Reveals Expansion Plan

Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha announced that it has tapped architectural firm Snohetta to lead a major expansion project. According to the press release, the expansion plan will include adding new galleries to showcase more art in an architecturally inspiri

Wanda Studios Entrance Gateway by Steven Chilton Architects

Wanda Studios, designed by London-based Steven Chilton Architects, recently opened its gates for business. Located in the coastal city of Qingdao, in northeast China, Wanda Studios is part of Wanda’s new Movie Metropolis, the first filmmaking destination i

Herzog & de Meuron’s Revised Design for Museum of the 20th Century in Berlin

Architects Herzog & de Meuron recently unveiled the revised design for the Museum of the 20th Century in Berlin. The design proposal aims to open the museum space even further to its surroundings and follow the idea of ​​networking even more intensive

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Breaks Ground on $95M Expansion Project

The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) broke ground on its long planned expansion project at a special ceremony on October 18 led by MCASD's David C. Copley Director and CEO Kathryn Kanjo, Board President Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, and Founding Principal o

A Peek Inside Barcelona’s Sardenya Apartment by Raul Sanchez Architects

Spanish firm Raul Sanchez Architects has overhauled Sardenya Apartment in Barcelona to make it compatible with the requirements of its new owner.The new design features two L-shaped elements — a first L-shape partition oriented towards the access houses th

The National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts Opens in Taiwan

The National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts, which opened in Taiwan a few days back is being hailed as the the world’s largest performing arts centre under one roof. Designed by Dutch architects Mecanoo, the single sweeping building covering a surface area o

Stiff + Trevillion’s Sea Green, Brick Clad Building in Soho to House Damien Hirst’s Studio

Stiff + Trevillion’s sea green, brick clad building on Beak Street in the Soho and Chinatown Conservation Area will house the renowned British artist Damien Hirst’s Studio.The new building for Landcap and Enstar Capital is spread over 1900 sq m across fou

La Triennale di Milano Dedicates a Major Monographic Exhibition to Achille Castiglioni

La Triennale di Milano is devoting a major monographic exhibition to Achille Castiglioni (1918-2002), one of the most important masters of Italian design. Curated by Patricia Urquiola in collaboration with Federica Sala, the exhibition “A Castiglioni” mar

Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath to Curate the National Pavilion UAE at Venice Biennale 2019

Independent curators and academics Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath have been selected to curate the UAE’s National Pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale.Bardaouil and Fellrath are the Founders of the multidisciplinary curatorial platform Art Reoriented in Mu

“Max Gill: Wonderground Man” at Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft will celebrate the forgotten work of Brighton-born MacDonald (Max) Gill.On view from October 20, 2018 through 28 April 2019, the exhibition will witness the artist’s humorous work, noted for its distinctive Art Deco and tones

“Vanitas of Life” at Carpenters Workshop Gallery, New York

Carpenters Workshop Gallery presents “Vanitas of Life” by Dutch designers The Verhoeven Twins, at its New York venue from November 7 through December 22. The exhibition features borosilicate glass Bubble works from “Shape of Water” collection, iterati
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