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Architecture Of The Future releases its second edition with "The Inevitable" conference theme in Kyiv

WA Contents • Apr 15, 2019 • 860

Architecture Of The Future releases its second edition with

Architecture of the Future, the biggest European architecture conference on emerging technologies, has announced its second edition for the new conference which will be held on October 9-11, 2019, in Kyiv, Ukraine.

After the successful release of the first edition of the conference, the second edition of the Architecture of the Future conference on emerging technologies will bring together more than 2,000 architects from 25 countries. "The future of architecture relies completely on emerging technologies," said the Architecture of the Future.

The topic of the second edition, which is called "The Inevitable. Disruptive technologies shaping the future of the AES industry", will unite 3 thematic days that fully reveal the latest (...)

Working with the slum, Karail

Hamidah Ashrafi Fateha • Apr 9, 2019 • 485

Working with the slum, Karail

As part of the first International Congress on Ultradense Urbanism, “Unpacking Dhaka” – a 3 days design workshop was held at BRAC University in Collaboration with Estudio Abierto / Open Studio. Architecture students of BRAC University who participated in the workshop, were divided into groups. Each group worked together with a leading mentor to design a positive social change within a slum named Karail situated in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh.I was fortunate enough to be part of one such team mentored by Javier Sánchez Merina, Professor at Universidad de Alicante, Spain- consisted of six members including Faiza Ali, Nazila Sabrin Zaman, Nuha Annoor Pabony, Papia Sarwar, Sarah Tahsin Shams and me. We thought of c (...)

What makes World Architecture Festival unique?

WA Contents • Mar 25, 2019 • 1131

What makes World Architecture Festival unique?

The World Architecture Festival has launched its 2019 edition for the 2019 WAF Awards and INSIDE Festival which will be held in Amsterdam on 4-6 December, 2019. Early-bird registration deadline is April 12, 2019, and you can enter projects here.

Celebrating its 12th edition this year, what makes the WAF distinguished is, only at WAF, you are judged by your peers, your heroes and the industry’s power players, all live. This is the only awards programme to offer such a rigorous and respected judging process.

Now accepting submissions under 33 categories, entries are open across Future Projects and Completed Buildings, projects of any size, type or budget have the chance to make the shortlist and go on to win a prestigious WAF tr (...)

Milan, green capital of design, host the week of sustainable energies

Antonello Magliozzi • Mar 15, 2019 • 1275

Milan, green capital of design, host the week of sustainable energies

After the Expo 2015 success with 21 million visitors, Milan has experienced years of continuous cultural growth, a true renaissance in all sectors. Over the past 5 years, in addition to confirming its leadership in fashion and lifestyle through a wide range of art and cultural fairs and events, Milan has changed its skyline becoming the queen of the Italian smart cities and a model for well-being and quality of life: from business and work to environment and services, from justice and security to culture and leisure. This year Milan has won the Wallpaper design award 2019, positioning itself as the city of the year according to the British magazine that rewards the avant-garde in design, architecture and art. A recognition that confirms the (...)

Zine Making Workshop by Rohini Kejriwal, Chennai Photo Biennale

Varun Kumar • Mar 7, 2019 • 1320

Zine Making Workshop by Rohini Kejriwal, Chennai Photo Biennale

A zine making workshop will be held on 8th March, 2019, as part of the Chennai Photo Biennale (CPB). The workshop is mentored by Rohini Kejriwal, a writer, artist, photographer and an online curator.

Image courtesy of Instamojo.

Rohini is the founder of The Alipore Post, an online newsletter that curates a range of artistic works and has become a fascination among a community. “I started the newsletter to spread the poetry, art, music and articles that I loved, online”, says Rohini.

Image courtesy of Rohini Kejriwal.

“It eventually became a community of like-minded people, whom I engage through workshops and other offline events. I also started a submission-based website that acts as a platform (...)

Registrations are open to Grey To Green Conference in Toronto in April 4-5, 2019

WA Contents • Mar 5, 2019 • 1297

Registrations are open to Grey To Green Conference in Toronto in April 4-5, 2019

Grey To Green has announced its confirmed speakers and first details about this year's conference which will be held on April 4-5 in Toronto, Canada. Early bird registrations are still open until March 1, 2019 via the conference website.

Themed "Adapting to Climate Change" this year, Grey to Green Conference will highlight the economic impacts of climate change adaptation such as flooding and the urban heat island. Flooding affects both the individual in terms of health and well being and has significant economic impacts for society.

These issues will continue to get worse as climate change progresses, but green infrastructure can help. Our cities are experiencing a greater frequency of heat waves and higher average tem (...)

Call for applications to AURA Istanbul's summer program "Istanbul: Past, Present and Future"

WA Contents • Feb 26, 2019 • 1394

Call for applications to AURA Istanbul's summer program

The Architecture and Urbanism Research Academy (AURA) Istanbul invites participants to its inspiring summer program, “Istanbul: Past, Present and Future” which will be held between July 8 - August 2, 2019 in Beşiktaş, Istanbul. The melting pot of the East and the West, the great city of Istanbul, now a city of more than 15 million people, has been the capital of two glorious empires, the Byzantine and the Ottoman. With its eight thousand years of human history, it presents researchers a vast amount of architectural legacy to discover and analyze.The program is receiving applications in Istanbul for a month of comprehensive analysis of the city with lectures from leading experts in their respective fields. Explore the mechanisms developed th (...)

UNStudio will participate in a workshop at Ajman University between 5-7 March 2019

WA Contents • Feb 21, 2019 • 1156

UNStudio will participate in a workshop at Ajman University between 5-7 March 2019

Ajman University will host an architecture workshop with internationally renowned architects Caroline Bos, Frans van Vuure, Dana Behrman from UNStudio between 5-7 March, 2019. The workshop's theme will explore "A Vertical Healthy City".

The workshop is being held within the scope of a series of Architecture Workshops by Architects & Designers at the Department of Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, Ajman University, UAE. Now, celebrating its 13th edition, the workshop program will close with final presentations on March 7, 2019.

Participants will receive participation certificates signed by Caroline Bos and the Dean of College of Architecture, Art and Design. The workshop will be later documented in a bo (...)

Columbia GSAPP Exhibitions Presents Offsetted

chijen wang • Feb 20, 2019 • 2266

Columbia GSAPP Exhibitions Presents Offsetted

The Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (Columbia GSAPP) presents Offsetted, an exhibition conceived and designed by London-based spatial practitioners Cooking Sections (Daniel Fernández Pascual & Alon Schwabe). An immersive installation comprising matter from New York City trees — including bark, branches, trunks, leaves, and clippings — will assemble a constellation of narratives about the political and economic interests that have both protected and displaced the city’s trees under the pressures of urbanization.The exhibition is on view at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery in Buell Hall, Columbia University, from February 21 through June 8, 2019. The opening recep (...)

A Weekend of Learning in the Tasmanian Landscape: The Architecture Symposium Hobart 2019

Liz Foo • Feb 8, 2019 • 1658

A Weekend of Learning in the Tasmanian Landscape: The Architecture Symposium Hobart 2019

Like previous events in Sydney and Brisbane, this year's Symposium line-up will be nothing short of architectural insights from local, national and international speakers convening in Tasmania's capital city, Hobart. 'A weekend of learning in the Tasmanian landscape' will be an incredible opportunity to learn and be inspired over the 30th to 31st of March 2019.

With the main event, a tour of John Wardle's award-winning cottage and Shearer's Quarters on Bruny Island, the Symposium has announced a series of keynote speakers and workshops by renowned architects such as Andrew Burns – Andrew Burns Architect (Sydney), James Grimley – Reiach and Hall Architects (UK), Peta Heffernan and Elvio Brianese &n (...)