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

Liz Foo • Feb 8, 2019 • 522

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 (...)

First solo exhibition of Mexican artist duo Lake Verea opens at Vitra Design Museum

WA Contents • Jan 31, 2019 • 926

First solo exhibition of Mexican artist duo Lake Verea opens at Vitra Design Museum

The first solo exhibition of the Mexican artist duo Francisca Rivero-Lake and Carla Verea opens at Vitra Design Museum on February 1, 2019. The exhibition, entitled Paparazza Moderna, will explore poetic portraits of single-family houses designed by renowned modernist architects.

Set to be opened at Vitra Design Museum Gallery in Weil am Rhein, the exhibition will be on view until July 7, 2019. Francisca Rivero-Lake and Carla Verea approach these buildings like paparazzi – unannounced and spontaneous – with the aim of capturing them in an unembellished, private state.

Lake Verea, "Glass House" (Phillip Johnson, 1949), New Canaan, Connecticut Paparazza Moderna series, 2011–2018 © Lake Verea

Lake Verea’s evocative photog (...)

Invitation for Seminar on 'Learnings from Nature & Getting Connected' at Navi Mumbai

Pappal Suneja • Jan 30, 2019 • 950

Invitation for Seminar on 'Learnings from Nature & Getting Connected' at Navi Mumbai

Vishwaniketan College of Architecture, Arts & Design heartily invites architecture students, architects and professionals to a one Day National Seminar on 'Learnings from Nature & Getting Connected': towards the reinforcement of our sensitivity and coherence at Agri Koli Sanskruti Bhavan, Nerul, Navi Mumbai on 8th February 2019.

Seminar Theme: Global warming and the resultant threat to human civilization has made the development model of the industrial society obsolete and we need better and sustainable practices in all fields of life. We need to be sensitive to the balance in nature and respect the basic elements: light, sound, earth, sky, and water as they are the basis of life on this planet.

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Digital X Workshop by The Norman Foster Foundation will be held between 18–22 February 2019

WA Contents • Jan 28, 2019 • 1937

Digital X Workshop by The Norman Foster Foundation will be held between 18–22 February 2019

The Norman Foster Foundation is awarding ten scholarships to participate in the upcoming Digital X workshop to be held at the Norman Foster Foundation headquarters in Madrid, Spain, 18–22 February 2019, in association with e-flux Architecture.The Digital X workshop, mentored by Nicholas Negroponte, co-founder and former director of MIT Media Lab, will comprise a team of granted scholars drawn from the diverse backgrounds of the digital world, design and architecture.

"All things digital are simultaneously local and global, large and small, inside and outside of any given boundary," stated workshop mentor Nicholas Negroponte.

"The digital world brings together previously separate worlds, like those of discovery, inventio (...)

Blueprint for a Better Future: AIA Conference on Architecture 2019

Saakshi Terway • Jan 25, 2019 • 930

Blueprint for a Better Future: AIA Conference on Architecture 2019

"Designing a better future means taking on the critical challenges facing cities—and our world—today."

AIA opens early bird registration for "Blueprint for a Better Future: AIA Conference on Architecture 2019".

Future cities

Beyond its excess, extremes, and appetite for the ersatz, Las Vegas is a global pioneer in design. Its ever-changing landscape is an incubator for the kind of transformation that influences architecture and design trends the world over.

And with tens of millions of visitors each year, Las Vegas is boldly on display. Not just the casinos and nightlife, but the hospitals, schools, community centers, parks, apartment buildings, and art installations that are part of people’s everyday lives.
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The future of real estate to be highlighted at groundbreaking 30-year edition of MIPIM

WA Contents • Jan 23, 2019 • 641

The future of real estate to be highlighted at groundbreaking 30-year edition of MIPIM

MIPIM, the world's leading property market, has unveiled its theme for 2019, the world's real estate market will discuss "Engaging the Future" in Cannes, France. Celebrating 30th edition this year, MIPIM will be held on March 12-15, 2019 in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France.

Every year, MIPIM gathers the most influential players from all sectors of the international property industry for a four-day event of networking, learning and insightful discussion through various conferences and exhibitions. MIPIM 2019 is expected to be attended by over 26,000 participants and more than 5,400 investors.

World Architecture Community is official Media Partner for this year's MIPIM and will be bringing you all the high (...)

Call for applications to AA School of Architecture's Workshop in Osaka

WA Contents • Jan 16, 2019 • 1004

Call for applications to AA School of Architecture's Workshop in Osaka

Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA), in collaboration with Takenaka Corporation and Takenaka Carpentary Tools Museum, are calling for applications for a workshop in Osaka which will be held on March 13th-24th, 2019.

For Takenaka Corporation – which is engaged in a wide variety of design and construction projects, from traditional buildings to offices and houses – "the craft of carpentry" is the foundation of its 400-year history.

Wood crafting techniques and tools have been handed down for generations in Japan, where wooden buildings and parts hold deep meaning. It is often thought that technology will soon supersede human labour. However, there are many metaphysical concepts that machines can’t learn. Carpen (...)

World Renowned Specialists including Alejandro Aravena visit Sudan this February

Zainab Gaafar • Jan 15, 2019 • 1084

World Renowned Specialists including Alejandro Aravena visit Sudan this February

Kerma Expo 2019 earth architecture is an international platform. A celebration of earth ,art, culture and architecture. "The concept behind it is to bring the earth together by reviving the earth architecture in karma and in Sudan in general."

Introducing Sudanese and Nubian culture to the world and a history of a civilization that is 10,000 year old, the earthen based civilization is considered to be the oldest human settlement in Africa.

The ancient kingdom of Kerma (2500-1500 B.C) to the clay brick town of Alkhandag, and Coral buildings of the old city of Suakin are all incredible example of earth based architecture in Sudan. However, with modern living requirements and the influence of industrialization and foreign culture (...)

Call for Participants to CANactions' first Spring School "Borders are for Crossing"!

WA Contents • Jan 9, 2019 • 1127

Call for Participants to CANactions' first Spring School

CANactions Schooland the Independent School for the City have launched the open call to its first Spring School "Borders are for Crossing"!

Post graduate students from all over the world with a background in urban studies such as Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, Architectural History, Sociology, Anthropology, Political and Cultural Studies, Arts and Media, and other related fields are invited to apply.

The Spring School ‘Borders are for Crossing’ is an eight-day program organized by the Independent School for the City and CANactions School, exploring how the intra-European transfer of people, ideas, goods and finances effects spatial, social, economic and political conditions in a western city. Together w (...)

Call For Proposals - DesignDC 2019: Charged Up!

Saakshi Terway • Jan 8, 2019 • 1209

Call For Proposals - DesignDC 2019: Charged Up!

DesignDC, the annual three-day regional conference that focuses on the unique challenges posed by working in the D.C. Metro area for architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, planners, landscape architects, will be held on September 16-18, 2019 at Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

The theme for this year's event is Charged Up! and is inspired by A Historic Bill that recently got passed in D.C., mandating 100 Percent Renewable Power By 2032.

DC is the leader in energy conservation and architects are leading the charge. The conference is currently seeking energized, innovative speakers for tours and classroom presentations.

Proposals are due by Friday, February 8th, at 5:00pm.
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