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The Eurasian Prize - Architecture and Design Festival 2018

WA Contents • Aug 11, 2018 • 544

The Eurasian Prize - Architecture and Design Festival 2018

The Eurasian Prize 2018 is calling for entries from architects, designers, companies and design students from all around the world for this year's prize.

French architect Odile Decq, David Basulto - Architect, Founder and currently CEO of ArchDaily, Rossana Orlandi - founder and director of one of Europe’s most important design galleries, Paolo Bleve - founder Il Foglio del Mobile and Chris Wilkinson - founder and director of WilkinsonEyre are among the judges and more will be announced soon.

Entries are submitted for the professional competitions Urban Development, Architecture, Design until September 10, 2018 and for the Student Competition deadline is September 25, 2018. Entry fees differ based on the competitio (...)

Talk - Architecture and Society Series: Reclaiming India through its Art Forms

Tanya Khanna • Aug 7, 2018 • 580

Talk - Architecture and Society Series: Reclaiming India through its Art Forms

Talk - Architecture and Society Series. 37th Edition: Reclaiming India through its Art Forms: Coomaraswamy and his Writings

Venue: Amaltas Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, New DelhiTimings: August 16, 2018 - 7 PM onwardsRSVP here

GREHA invites you all to be a part of the 37th Edition of its "Architecture and Society" series talk. GREHA is a society for research on environmental development, habitat design and architecture. It seeks to promote the cause of good design in collaboration with Epistle Communications, their communications & outreach partner.

The speaker for the 37th Edition of 'Architecture and Society' talk series is Priyanka Jha, an Assistant Professor in Ambedkar University, New Delhi. She i (...)

Zaha Hadid Architects' robotically produced prototypes displayed at Digital Turn exhibition

WA Contents • Aug 3, 2018 • 1046

Zaha Hadid Architects' robotically produced prototypes displayed at Digital Turn exhibition

A new exhibition, called "Digital Turn", houses various types of experimental models and robotically produced prototypes produced by Zaha Hadid Architects' Computation and Design Research Group (ZHCODE) at the Building Centre in London.

Digital Turn explores digital innovations and new processes in the built environment by showcasing new manufacturing techniques to expand boundaries of our digital and physical worlds.

Image © Sue Barr

The exhibition series is designed as a physical and metaphorical platform exploring how research in digital technologies is impacting the built environment. Leaders in academia, research and practice take "Turns" to exhibit experimental computational design and are invited to take par (...)

ROB|ARCH 2018 To Explore "Radical Cross-Disciplinary" With Conference And Workshop Series

Ka Ki Lee • Aug 1, 2018 • 631

ROB|ARCH 2018 To Explore

The ROB|ARCH 2018 conference, hosted by the NCCR Digital Fabrication and ETH Zurich are going to investigate in the interdisciplinary application of digital design and robotic fabrication. Key speakers like director of ARUP’s Foresight research group Chris Luebkema, Mette Ramsgaard Thomsen from CITA Copenhagen, Philip Yuan of Archi-Union Architects and Jonas Buchili from Agile and Dexterous Robotics. There are also workshops with different topics available during the conference. These workshops cover a wide range of construction techniques, material and methodologies. The conference will start with pre-workshops on September 9, 2018 and will continue until September 15, 2018 with site excursions. Detailed program can be seen from here. (...)

Gordon Matta-Clark in Jeu de Paume Paris

Ka Ki Lee • Jul 31, 2018 • 565

Gordon Matta-Clark in Jeu de Paume Paris

Jeu de Paume in Paris presented "Gordon Matta-Clark, Anarchitecte", a series of important works of artist and architect Gordon Matta-Clark between 1960-70. The exhibition reviews his unique approach to provoke awareness of destruction and development in a social and economic sense. The exhibition will be on view till 23 September, 2018.

Gordon Matta-Clark, Untitled (Anarchitecture), 1974. Image © 2018 The Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark / ADAGP, Paris

What is Anarchitecture

Cutting holes in abandoned space, anarchitecture is a cultural and social backlash against the traditionally norms of architecture.

Anarchitecture, composed of "Anarchy" and "Architecture" literally means "against architecture". The words is phil (...)

Charles Correa Foundation to host Z-Axis 2018 Conference on Designing Equitable Cities

WA Contents • Jul 28, 2018 • 1501

Charles Correa Foundation to host Z-Axis 2018 Conference on Designing Equitable Cities

The Charles Correa Foundation (CCF), an initiative of internationally renowned architect and urban planner Charles Correa, will host the third edition of Z-Axis Conference, the biennial conference organized by the Charles Correa Foundation.

Titled Designing Equitable Cities, the conference will be held between September 6 – 8, 2018 at Kala Academy, Panaji, GOA. The third edition of the conference will draw on expertise from around the globe to debate and articulate the agency of architecture and planning in creating equitable cities.

As India becomes an increasingly urban nation, our cities require critical discourse on how to make housing, infrastructure, public space, and opportunity available to all citizens. The Charles Co (...)

Jacques Rancière and Farshid Moussavi to Discuss Aesthetics, Politics and Architecture at RA

WA Contents • Jul 24, 2018 • 1151

Jacques Rancière and Farshid Moussavi to Discuss Aesthetics, Politics and Architecture at RA

The Royal Academy of Arts has announced that Jacques Rancière, one of the most influential philosophers of our time, will be joining Royal Academician Farshid Moussavi on October 8, 2018 to discuss aesthetics and architecture, and their connection with space and politics.This event is part of a series of conversations between philosophers and architects which examine the relationship between architecture, politics, the environment and gender.

Jacques Rancière is Professor of Philosophy at The European Graduate School and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the Université de Paris VIII. He is one of the most significant and influential philosophers of our time. His work has widely examined the articulation of politics and aesthetics.< (...)

Organic Landscape of Hundertwasser Reanimated in Atelier des lumieres Paris

Ka Ki Lee • Jul 24, 2018 • 866

Organic Landscape of Hundertwasser Reanimated in Atelier des lumieres Paris

Atelier des Lumieres, the first digital art centre in Paris, which opened its door to public in April 2018, presented the work of Viennese painter and architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928–2000) in an architectural scaled animated projection, giving the audience an immersive spatial experience of Hundertwasser’s historical paintings. The exhibition “Hundertwasser, in the Wake of the Vienna Secession” will be on view till Nov 11, 2018.

Image © NAABA

Who is Friedensreich Hundertwasser?

Like a wild kid grown up in the nature, Hundertwasser works focus strongly on environment, relationship between human and nature, whlie he refuses to bend himself into traditional architecture practice. He refused straight lines, he a (...)

First major exhibition dedicated to Socialist Yugoslav Architecture opened at MoMA

WA Contents • Jul 17, 2018 • 1725

First major exhibition dedicated to Socialist Yugoslav Architecture opened at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has brought 400 works together for the first major exhibition dedicated to Socialist Yugoslav Architecture at the Philip Johnson Galleries, MoMA.

Called Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948–1980, the largest retrospective has been opened to the public on July 15, 2018 and will be on view till January 13, 2019 on the third floor of the Philip Johnson Galleries.

Živa Baraga and Janez Lenassi. Monument to the Fighters Fallen in the People’s Liberation Struggle. 1965. Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia. Image © Valentin Jeck, commissioned by The Museum of Modern Art, 2016.The first major US exhibition features the remarkable body of architectural work from Yugoslavia that sparked inte (...)

Vitra Design Museum to present Victor Papanek's first largest retrospective exhibition

WA Contents • Jul 13, 2018 • 1513

Vitra Design Museum to present Victor Papanek's first largest retrospective exhibition

The Vitra Design Museum will present the first large retrospective focussing on the designer, author, and activist Victor J. Papanek, the exhibition, named "Victor Papanek: The Politics of Design", will open on September 29, 2018 and be on view until March 10, 2019 at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany.

Papanek was one of the 20th Century’s most influential pioneers of a socially and ecologically oriented approach to design beginning in the 1960s. His key work, "Design for the Real World" (1971), remains the most widely read book about design ever published. In it, Papanek makes a plea for inclusion, social justice, and sustainability – themes of greater relevance for today’s design than ever before. The exhibition inc (...)