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Kenya's largest event The Big 5 Construct Kenya will take place from 5 - 7 November 2019 in Nairobi

WA Contents • Jun 24, 2019 • 407

Kenya's largest event The Big 5 Construct Kenya will take place from 5 - 7 November 2019 in Nairobi

The largest construction event in Kenya is back! The Big 5 Construct Kenya will take place from 5 - 7 November 2019 at KICC, Nairobi, Kenya. The official exhibition of Kenya's National Construction Week includes the latest innovations in the construction industry that dedicated visitors like architects, contractors, engineers, building owners, MEP engineers and more... are looking out for!

World Architecture Community is Supporting Association of The Big 5 Construct Kenya 2019. Registrations are not open yet but you can be informed when registrations are online on website. You can also request a stand by filling this form. The event will help enhance the visitor's career with the 40 FREE CPD certified workshops and the oppor (...)

London Design Biennale 2020 reveals its first-ever summit program and speakers

WA Contents • Jun 21, 2019 • 836

London Design Biennale 2020 reveals its first-ever summit program and speakers

London Design Biennale 2020 has revealed programme and further speakers for its first-ever summit - a series of talks and panel conversations led by artistic director Es Devlin, will explore the theme of "Resonance", informing the pending agenda of the 2020 London Design Biennale.London Design Biennale Summit 2020 will be held between 8-27 September 2020. The Biennale's first-ever summit will be held on June 25-26, 2019 and will explore design’s potential on sustainability, politics and the digital world.

25 speakers, including BBC, Bjarke Ingels, Google, GLA, Nesta, New York Times, The Dots, The V&A, UNESCO & Wired Magazine will be participating in the summit in 4 venues: Google, Foreign Office, Groucho Club & Some (...)

The Big 5 Construct Nigeria will explore construction portfolio of Nigeria in September 9 – 11, 2019

WA Contents • Jun 20, 2019 • 730

The Big 5 Construct Nigeria will explore construction portfolio of Nigeria in September 9 – 11, 2019

The Big 5 Portfolio of international construction events (including the largest construction exhibition in the Middle East) is launching in Nigeria from 9 – 11 September 2019 at Landmark Centre, Lagos.

dmg events' The Big 5 Construct Nigeria 2019, the largest gathering of Nigeria's construction industry, will explore the growing market of Nigeria. Over 200 exhibiting companies and 5,000 attendees are expected at The Big 5 Construct Nigeria, as construction expenditure in the West African country reached USD 2.2 billion in 2018.

World Architecture Community is Supporting Association of The Big 5 Construct Nigeria 2019. You can still register to the event via the website with free entry. You can also request a stand b (...)

The Big 5 Construct Egypt exploring latest developments will take place on 2-4 September in Cairo

WA Contents • Jun 20, 2019 • 723

The Big 5 Construct Egypt exploring latest developments will take place on 2-4 September in Cairo

Egypt’s largest construction event, The Big 5 Construct Egypt, will return for its second edition to the Egyptian International Exhibition Centre (EIEC) in Cairo from 2 to 4 September 2019, announced organisers dmg events, a subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT). The event is held in partnership between dmg events and ACG-ITF, a leading organizer of the largest international exhibitions in Egypt.

After The Big 5 Construct Egypt's successful launch last year which brought together over 11,000 construction industry professionals from 60 participating countries, the event is returning bigger and better in 2019 to bring you everything infrastructure and construction for building the new Egypt. World Architecture (...)

Venice Art Biennale 2019 opened its doors with theme "May You Live In Interesting Times"

WA Contents • Jun 4, 2019 • 1381

Venice Art Biennale 2019 opened its doors with theme

The 58th International Art Exhibition of Venice Art Biennale has opened its doors to the public in Venice, Italy. This year's theme, titled "May You Live In Interesting Times", will highlight artworks whose forms function in part to call attention to what forms conceal and the multifarious purposes that they fulfil.

More specifically, these artworks will serve "as a kind of guide for how to live and think in interesting times." Officially opened to the public on Saturday May 11, the exhibition will be on view until Sunday November 24, 2019, at the Giardini and the Arsenale. The exhibition is curated by Ralph Rugoff and organised by Venice Biennale chaired by Paolo Baratta. The Exhibition is divided into two separate presentatio (...)

BIG occupies the entire Danish Architecture Centre with an exhibition "Formgiving"

WA Contents • May 23, 2019 • 1633

BIG occupies the entire Danish Architecture Centre with an exhibition

BIG is set to open its new exhibition at the BLOX, the home of Danish Architecture Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark. The exhibition will open to the public on June 12, 2019 and will be on view until October 20, 219.

Titled Formgiving, BIG's exhibition explore over 70 BIG projects through the lens of "formgivning" – the Danish word for "design" which literally means to give form to that which has not yet been given form.

"From the Big Bang, the oldest known point in time, to the Singularity, the farthest we believe we can see into the future, Formgiving takes visitors on a temporal journey to sense how the world around us has evolved from the past to the present," said BIG in its statement.

In the exhibition, VIA 57 (...)

Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019 announces its program for "Enough: The Architecture of Degrowth"

WA Contents • May 23, 2019 • 1276

Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019 announces its program for

Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019 has announced its program for "Enough: The Architecture of Degrowth", the event will take place in Oslo from 26 September until 24 November, 2019.

The OAT 2019 Chief Curators are Interrobang, a trans-disciplinary architecture and engineering practice based in London. The team consists of British architect and writer Maria Smith; Canadian architect and educator Matthew Dalziel; British critic Phineas Harper; and Norwegian urban researcher and artist Cecilie Sachs Olsen.

Around the world campaigners, cities, and governments are declaring a state of emergency in response to accelerating global warming. Meanwhile systemic inequality continues to entrench deep divides between those who have far to (...)

Norman Foster Foundation presents the second edition of its annual On Cities Workshop

WA Contents • May 22, 2019 • 1281

Norman Foster Foundation presents the second edition of its annual On Cities Workshop

The Norman Foster Foundation will present the second edition of its annual On Cities Workshop with public debates in which practitioners working in different fields interrelated with the City will participate, including Luis Bettencourt, Celine D’Cruz, Ian Goldin, Rajeev Kathpalia, Francis Kéré, Janice Perlman and Kenneth Rogoff.The second edition of the Norman Foster Foundation On Cities Workshop will take place on 27-31 May 2019, with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies at the Fundación Francisco Giner de los Ríos, Madrid, Spain. The 2019 On Cities Workshop will focus on new opportunities that integrate emerging technologies with local information and processes of architecture and design.

A distinguished group of specialists w (...)

Gökhan Avcıoğlu to give lecture "Architecture and Methodology Beyond the Building" at ITU

WA Contents • May 5, 2019 • 1292

Gökhan Avcıoğlu to give lecture

Award winning architect Gökhan Avcıoğlu, founder of Global Architecture Development and the GAD Foundation, will participate in the inspiring lecture series "ArchiTALKture", hosted by ITU’s Faculty of Architecture.

The ArchiTALKture series will bring together prominent professionals, educators, and enthusiasts in the fields of architecture, design, urbanism, and landscape architecture for thought-provoking discussion.

Be sure to catch Mr. Avcıoğlu’s fascinating presentation, entitled "Architecture and Methodology Beyond the Building", which will take place at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019, in Conference Hall 109 of ITU’s (Istanbul Techical University) Taşkışla Campus.

Media City proposal o (...)

An Exhibition will explore "New Publics: Contemporary Architecture and the Public Sphere" in Turkey

WA Contents • May 3, 2019 • 1531

An Exhibition will explore

A new exhibition in Moscow will explore new urban contexts and real estate activities in Turkey. Titled "New Publics: Contemporary Architecture and the Public Sphere in Turkey", the exhibition will delve into a series of important public buildings for culture, education, sports and public space with distinctive and exemplary architecture for the 21st century realized in Turkey.

The exhibition will take place at the Arch Moscow 2019 XXIV International Exhibition of Architecture and Design from 15 to 19 of May, 2019 at the exhibition hall "Manege", on Manege Square in Moscow, Russian Federation.

Organized by Istanbul-based GAD Foundation led by Gokhan Avcioglu and Moscow architecture practice SPEECH led by Sergei Tchoban and co (...)