Exhibition: Anni Albers

Anni Albers combined the ancient craft of hand-weaving with the language of modern art A long overdue recognition of Albers’s pivotal contribution to modern art and design, this is the first major exhibition of her work in the UK. As a female student at the radical Bauhaus art school, Albers was discouraged from taking up certain classes. She enrolled in the weaving workshop and ...

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Turner Prize 2018

The Turner Prize returns to Tate Britain for its 34th edition. The prize is awarded to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year as determined by a jury. Tackling pressing issues in society today, the four shortlisted artists for this year are: Forensic Architecture An interdisciplinary team that includes architects, filmmakers, lawyers and scientists, ...

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Architecture Film Screening: Sauerbruch Hutton Architects + Counter Music

A master at making images speak as a pioneer of the essay film, vanguard filmmaker Harun Farocki’s lifelong interrogation of how the world is constructed, articulated and perceived frequently led him to architecture, finding within the built environment material ripe for deconstruction. Following Architecture on Film’s presentation of Farocki’s In Comparison / The Creators of Shopping Worlds in 2010, for the 10th anniversary of ...

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Exhibition: Disappear here

Perspective drawing has been applied to the art of building for centuries and used as a tool to evoke illusory architectural spaces: a way of seeing which became a way of building. By translating three-dimensional space onto a two-dimensional surface, it has become the ultimate quest to depict realistic impressions of a complex world. Informed by RIBA’s vast collection, Sam Jacob Studio has redesigned ...

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Dulwich Pavilion 2019

After IF_DO designed the very first ‘Dulwich Pavilion’, a temporary events structure in the Dulwich Picture Gallery’s historic grounds in 2017, Pricegore and Yinka Ilori have been chosen to build the second Pavilion. The project ‘The Colour Palace’ will be a lively and celebratory fusion of European and African cultural traditions and open its doors to the public during the London Festival of Architecture ...

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Liverpool Biennial 2018

Festival of Contemporary Art Liverpool Biennial 2018 is still running until from 28 October and celebrates 20 years of presenting international art in the city and region. The 10th edition, titled Beautiful world, where are you? invites artists and audiences to reflect on a world in social, political and economic turmoil. Liverpool Biennial is underpinned by a programme of research, education, residencies and commissions. ...

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Recommended reading 5: Municipal Dreams

Still looking for the right summer holiday reading? We would like to present to you new architecture and design books here on the blog in the following weeks. Enjoy reading! Title: Municipal Dreams – The Rise and Fall of Council Housing Author: John Boughton Published: April 2018 Publisher: Verso 336 pages / ISBN 9781784787394 A narrative history of council housing-from slums to the Grenfell ...

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Recommended reading 4: Baby’s First Eames

Still looking for the right summer holiday reading? We would like to present to you new architecture and design books here on the blog in the following weeks. Enjoy reading! Title: Baby’s First Eames Author: Julie Merberg Published: May 2018 Publisher: Downtown Bookworks 28 pages / ISBN 9781941367391 Do you have children, grandchildren or want to make a present to a child? We recommend this ...

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Multiple award-winning FSB! Iconic Award 2018: Innovative Architecture

A competition embracing architecture as a whole: with its “ICONIC Awards: Innovative Architecture”, Germany’s Design Council has initiated an unbiased international architecture and design competition that for the first time takes account of the interplay between the disciplines involved. Prizes go to visionary buildings, innovative products and sustainable communication from all spheres of architecture, the construction and real-estate sectors and manufacturing industry. The new ...

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Recommended reading 3: California Crazy

Still looking for the right summer holiday reading? We would like to present to you new architecture and design books here on the blog in the following weeks. Enjoy reading! Title: California Crazy Author: Jim Heimann Published: May 2018 Publisher: TASCHEN 324 pages / ISBN 978-3-8365-5148-9 Multilingual Edition: English, French, German Owls, dolls, pigs, ships, coffee pots or fruit on top of shops, cafes ...

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