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MEAL* announces second edition of Live Academy with new lectures and online classes

WA Contents • Jul 7, 2020 • 401

MEAL* announces second edition of Live Academy with new lectures and online classes

MEAL*, a sister online initiative of MEAN*, has announced the second edition of "Live Academy" - a Virtual Design Learning Program, bringing together the brightest minds in architecture and design from around the world, to meet and exchange their ideas of the future.

The first edition of learning program was held between May and June, 2020.

Dubai-based architect, entrepreneur and researcher Riyad Joucka, Founder of MEAN*, is now running the second series for the Live Academy, focusing on emerging trends in technology and design, both in academia and in practice.

Chris Precht, co-founder of Studio Precht, will give a lecture on July 7, 2020.

The new edition will start on Tuesday, June 7 and continue until Thursd (...)

Bauhaus “Open Studios" India Online Program scheduled from 27th to 31st July 2020 At Dessau, Germany

Pappal Suneja • Jun 30, 2020 • 2029

Bauhaus “Open Studios

Note: The Bauhaus 'Open Studios' India Online Program, 2020 has been scheduled in July last week at Dessau, Germany. It is being primarily conducted for already registered entrants; however there are a few special invitee tickets available. For further information and queries, contact at [email protected]

"Bauhaus Open Studios" – Teaching Models – A Project of the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau in Cooperation with "Architectural Journalism & Criticism Organisation, India" is scheduled Virtually from 27th – 31st July 2020 at the Bauhaus Building, Dessau. This program is in Collaboration with different Indian Universities through Architectural Journalism & Criticism Organisation; India founded by a (...)

Snøhetta: Arctic Nordic Alpine - In Dialogue with Landscape exhibition opens on July 4 in Berlin

WA Contents • Jun 26, 2020 • 1781

Snøhetta: Arctic Nordic Alpine - In Dialogue with Landscape exhibition opens on July 4 in Berlin

A new exhibition, titled "Snøhetta: Arctic Nordic Alpine - In Dialogue with Landscape", is set to open on 4 July at the Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin.

The exhibition will be on view until 20 August 2020 at the Aedes Architecture Forum, which is realized in cooperation with Zumtobel and AW Architektur & Wohnen.

Arctic Nordic Alpine is dedicated to contemporary architecture in vulnerable landscapes, focussing on the influence interventions could have on regions with extreme climatic conditions.

The exhibition presents pioneering projects by the internationally renowned architecture and design firm Snøhetta, including the energy-efficient Hotel Svart in Svartisen, the Arctic World Archive Visitor Center in Svalb (...)

DigitalFUTURES 2020 Live Streaming for Events, Workshops, Panel Discussions

WA Contents • Jun 26, 2020 • 997

DigitalFUTURES 2020 Live Streaming for Events, Workshops, Panel Discussions

DigitalFUTURES World is a one-week series of 24/7 parallel online workshops, lectures, and panel discussions involving leading architects and interdisciplinary thinkers addressing the challenges facing architecture in the age of Covid-19. The event will be live-streamed continuously from 26 June to 3 July.

The largest global event for architectural education ever staged, with 12,295 applications, 78 workshops, 30 panel discussions with 24/7 continuous live-streaming on Youtube channel.

This initiative brings together these two themes, the Digital and the Future, to create an online platform for a continuous, week long series of talks and workshops, exploring every aspect of the potential impact of the digital on our lives. In (...)

Applications open! IAAC Global Summer School 2020 Online Workshops 29 June - 24th July 2020

WA Contents • Jun 24, 2020 • 680

Applications open! IAAC Global Summer School 2020 Online Workshops 29 June - 24th July 2020

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) is pleased to launch the Global Summer School 2020 (GSS20), the 13th edition of the international summer educational program focused on redesigning the future of our cities. The programme will take place online from IAAC Barcelona from June 29 through July 24.

Applications are still open! Students interested in participating need to submit an application here by 25th June, 2020.This year the GSS20 is presenting a unique online experience interconnecting its extraordinary network of faculty, industry collaborators, nodes and laboratories in the biggest online educational summer course ever done before. Since the very first editions, we have been digitally connected, meeting, (...)

Patrik Schumacher will be speaking at Şişecam Flat Glass' "T Meetings" Online Series

WA Contents • Jun 23, 2020 • 580

Patrik Schumacher will be speaking at Şişecam Flat Glass'

Patrik Schumacher, the principal of Zaha Hadid Architects, will be the sixth guest of the architectural event "T Meetings", which was initiated by Şişecam Flat Glass with the slogan "The Transparent Face of Architecture", organized in cooperation with Arkitera Architecture Center.

The event will be broadcast live on Arkitera's YouTube channel and Facebook account, starting from 16:00 (GMT+3) on Thursday, June 25. Patrik Schumacher is principal of Zaha Hadid Architects. He joined Zaha Hadid in 1988 and was seminal in developing ZHA to become a global architecture and design brand. Patrik Schumacher studied philosophy, mathematics and architecture in Bonn, Stuttgart and London.

He received his Diploma in architecture in 19 (...)

Vitra Design Museum's Home Stories exhibition showcases 20 iconic interiors in Weil am Rhein

WA Contents • Jun 17, 2020 • 1039

Vitra Design Museum's Home Stories exhibition showcases 20 iconic interiors in Weil am Rhein

The Vitra Design Museum has opened a new exhibition exploring the history of domestic spaces and the evolution of interior design.

Titled Home Stories: 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors, the major exhibition showcases around 20 iconic interiors by architects such as Adolf Loos, Finn Juhl, Lina Bo Bardi, and Assemble; artists like Andy Warhol or Cecil Beaton, as well as interior designer Elsie de Wolfe.

Opened on 8 February 2020 at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, the exhibition, curated by Jochen Eisenbrand will be on view until 28 February 2021 at the Vitra Campus. The Home Stories exhibition constitutes a compelling sensorial journey through the recent history of the domestic sphere, including models, draw (...)

Future Architecture Platform announces a wide variety of events during its 2020 programme

WA Contents • Jun 17, 2020 • 617

Future Architecture Platform announces a wide variety of events during its 2020 programme

Future Architecture Platform has announced a wide variety of events during the 2020 programme, made possible by the diligence and perseverance of Future Architecture members. The European Architecture Programme will be held from June 1 to October 31, 2020.

The past few weeks have seen Future Architecture members come up with solutions to upgrade the platform and adapt the programme to our current way of living and working. The Platform finds it of key importance to provide a vibrant and inviting space where a dialogue about architecture and society can take place.

This is why they have been working hard on preparing online events for the summer and some live events for autumn, when, hopefully, we can be together again. These (...)

Dutch Design Week 2020 will hold its programme with virtual event from October 17 to 25, 2020

WA Contents • Jun 16, 2020 • 591

Dutch Design Week 2020 will hold its programme with virtual event from October 17 to 25, 2020

In October of each year, Dutch Design Week (DDW) takes place in Eindhoven. The biggest design event in Northern Europe presents work and ideas of more than 2,600 designers to more than 350,000 visitors from home and abroad. In more than 110 locations across the city, DDW organizes and facilitates exhibitions, lectures, prize ceremonies, networking events, debates and festivities.

The 2020 edition of DDW will be showcased as a virtual event from October 17 to 25, 2020. It will be a combination of a live and online festival, with the focus on relevant matchmaking for the designers.

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Kim Herforth Nielsen of 3XN will be speaking at Şişecam Flat Glass' "T Meetings" online series

WA Contents • Jun 15, 2020 • 927

Kim Herforth Nielsen of 3XN will be speaking at Şişecam Flat Glass'

Kim Herforth Nielsen, the founder and managing partner of the Danish-based architecture office 3XN, will be speaking at an online architectural event as the fifth guest of "T Meetings", which was initiated by Şişecam Flat Glass with the slogan "The Transparent Face of Architecture", organized in cooperation with Arkitera Architecture Center.

The event, moderated by architect Bilge Kobaş, will be broadcast live on Arkitera's YouTube channel and Facebook account, starting from 16:00 (GMT+3) on Wednesday, June 17.

Architect MAA/RIBA, Kim H. Nielsen is Founder and Principal of 3XN. Since the start of the company in 1986, Kim H. Nielsen has been the creative driving force behind 3XN.

He functions as the creative direct (...)