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Register to Norman Foster Foundation's Robotics Atelier - Public Debates 2019 on 4-8 November 2019

WA Contents • Oct 15, 2019 • 799

Register to Norman Foster Foundation's Robotics Atelier - Public Debates 2019 on 4-8 November 2019

The Norman Foster Foundation has announced its third edition of Robotics Atelier - Public Debates 2019 which will take place on 4-8 November 2019 in Madrid.

Supported by the Rolex Institute, the 3rd Robotics Atelier will be held at the Fundación Francisco Giner de los Rios, Paseo del General Martínez Campos, Madrid, Spain, and registrations to attend the Public Debates are now available on Eventbrite. The Public Debates are free and open to the public, with a limited capacity, after registering via eventbrite.

"Over the past ten years, designers have been teased by the potential applications of 3D printing. Anything from 3D-printed cars to violins; 3D printing has been proclaimed to be the inception of the Fourth Industrial R (...)

Politician and Writer Baskın Oran to give a lecture at Bodrum Architecture Library in Turkey

WA Contents • Oct 2, 2019 • 921

Politician and Writer Baskın Oran to give a lecture at Bodrum Architecture Library in Turkey

Politician and writer Baskın Oran will give a lecture on October 5 at the Bodrum Architecture Library, a library including over 10,000 books and 20,000 documents in the fields of architecture, history, art, urbanism, archeology, engineering - founded by WAC's Founder and President Prof. Suha Ozkan, Hon F AIA.

Oran's lecture, titled "The Arrival of Electricity in Bodrum's Tourism and the Aya Nikola Church Events", is open to all participants and starts at 19:00 pm at the Bodrum Architecture Library, Bodrum, Turkey.

Oran was born in 1945 in İzmir. He studied in Saint Joseph, Izmir Ataturk High School, AU Faculty of Political Sciences (Civil Service). In 1969, he became an international relations assistant at the sa (...)

Talk - Architecture and Society Series:Restoring urban water bodies by natural means

Aarushi Mathur • Sep 27, 2019 • 316

Talk - Architecture and Society Series:Restoring urban water bodies by natural means

Talk - Architecture and Society Series. 50th Edition: Restoring urban water bodies by natural means: Tarun Sebastian Nanda [EVOLVE] and his experiences

Venue: Amaltas Auditorium, India Habitat Centre, New DelhiTimings: September 30, 2019 - 7 PM onwardsRSVP here.

GREHA in collaboration with Epistle Communications along with Chair: M. N. Ashish Ganju, architect & teacher invites you to be a part of the 50th Edition of its "Architecture and Society" series talk pondering upon the issues related to water conservation at an urban level by natural means.

The orator for the 50th Edition of “Architecture and Society” talk series is Tarun Sebastian Nanda, a British Dutch Indian ecological engineer who relocated (...)

Event: How can science-informed design empower the cities of tomorrow?

WA Contents • Sep 24, 2019 • 983

Event: How can science-informed design empower the cities of tomorrow?

The Conscious Cities Festival 2019 will bring together leading experts, practitioners and the general public to explore how to create healthier and more inclusive cities.

How can we design cities that promote social cohesion so that communities thrive through challenges, ensuring individuals aren’t left behind?

What can we change in our approach to planning for families and older adults that champions better health and accessibility to the full benefits of city life?

How can we create conditions for mental health to become a priority in how we design our streets and buildings?The Conscious Cities Festival 2019, taking place at Pratt Institute between October 15-18, will provide a four-day learning environment to explore (...)

The 16th Istanbul Biennial opens this Saturday with "The Seventh Continent" in Four Major Venues

WA Contents • Sep 9, 2019 • 1429

The 16th Istanbul Biennial opens this Saturday with

The 16th Istanbul Biennial, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding, will open this Saturday, September 14 to the public in four major venues, including Antrepo 5 – Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul Painting and Sculpture Museum (designed by EAA and set to open in 2020), Pera Museum, Büyükada and Maçka Sanat Park. Themed as "The Seventh Continent", the Biennial is curated by French curator and art critic Nicolas Bourriaud and directed by Bige Örer, an initiator and facilitator of exhibitions and artistic projects. The 16th Istanbul Biennial can be visited until November 10, 2019. The Seventh Continent will explore the mixed and complex versions of our environment in which we are (...)

The 12th São Paulo International Architecture Biennale kicks off on September 10

WA Contents • Aug 22, 2019 • 1205

The 12th São Paulo International Architecture Biennale kicks off on September 10

The 12th São Paulo International Architecture Biennale will kick off on September 10, 2019 and continue until December 2019 in São Paulo, Brazil. Curated by Vanessa Grossman, Charlotte Malterre-Barthes and Ciro Miguel, the São Paulo Architecture Biennale seeks to reveal the architecture of everyday life in its different scales under the theme of "Everyday".

Architects and planners have long aspired to design entire habitats, civilizations, and even the planet. But in the current climate of political, economic and environmental uncertainty, these professionals have come to recognize the limits of their disciplines. In reaction, they brought the focus of architecture into the realm of everyday life, questioning the central purpose of (...)

50 Years Of ARCASIA: Dhaka, Bangladesh | November 2019

Arefin Chisty • Aug 22, 2019 • 930

50 Years Of ARCASIA: Dhaka, Bangladesh | November 2019

At no other time throughout the entire existence of humankind has one seen such exceptional speed and nature of progress in each aspect of human life as happening today. From the innovation to the politics, from the atmosphere to transhumance, and from urban communities to areas, prodigious change and transmutation, and at an amazing rate of human life span. Architects are conferring ordinarily with progressively unstable settings of moving monetary, physical, technological and geopolitical landscapes. So as to address numerous features of these unquestionable marvels, the topic, Architecture in a Changing Landscape, is relied upon to elicit cogitations, innovations, and ideas appropriate for the present and inevitable consequence of archit (...)

8 Installations That Shouldn't Be Missed at London Design Festival 2019

WA Contents • Aug 21, 2019 • 2529

8 Installations That Shouldn't Be Missed at London Design Festival 2019

Less than one month left for the 2019 London Design Festival and the Festival has unveiled its design installations, including Kengo Kuma, Sam Jacob, Paul Cocksedge, Camille Walala and more. The installations include Landmark Projects, V&A Projects, Festival Commission Projects and Special Projects.

The 17th edition of the Festival will be running from 14 to 22 September 2019 with a programme of citywide activity in the districts and destinations, showcasing local and international design talent.

London Design Festival takes over the capital with a nine-day celebration, comprising over 400 different events, exhibitions and installations. As a citywide event, Design Districts and Design Destinations play a key role in the (...)

The Grey to Green Conference on Green Infrastructure Moves to the Twin Cities Region This Fall

WA Contents • Aug 21, 2019 • 1344

The Grey to Green Conference on Green Infrastructure Moves to the Twin Cities Region This Fall

The Grey to Green Conference on green infrastructure moves to the Twin Cities Region for the first time from Sept 30 to October 1, 2019. The two-day conference features keynote speakers, over 30 technical sessions, cutting edge training courses, expert tours and fantastic networking events. The Grey to Green Conference: Twin Cities will be held at the McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota. The conference agenda and registrations are open. The Twin Cities to share best practices in green infrastructure policy, design, research, products and services and to learn from regional efforts," said Steven W. Peck, GRP, Honorary ASLA, Founder and President, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.

"The Twin Cities are known for innovation, p (...)

What To Expect At The Windows, Doors & Facades Event 2019 in Dubai

WA Contents • Aug 19, 2019 • 1221

What To Expect At The Windows, Doors & Facades Event 2019 in Dubai

Industry leaders from around the world anticipate innovative products and facades solutions that will be launched at Middle East’s largest event dedicated to windows, doors and facades. From 24 to 26 September, the annual gathering for the windows, doors and facades industry will return to the Dubai World Trade Centre for its fourth edition, organized by dmg events.

While cutting-edge buildings like the Museum of the Future are in course of construction in Dubai and the broader region, tomorrow’s landmarks that promise to enchant the eyes of the passers-by will start taking shape at the Windows, Doors & Facades (WDF) event 2019.

World Architecture Community is Supporting Association of the Windows, Doors & Facades (WD (...)