Architecture

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer “Unstable Presence”

Co-produced by MAC Montréal and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and co-curated by Rudolf Frieling and Lesley Johnstone, Unstable Presence offers a new conceptual perspective on the artist’s work over the past decade, exploring its poetic and political dimensions from the standpoint of one of its central principles: the notion of co-presence.... READ MORE...

Daniel Libeskind tower to be unveiled during Venice Architecture Biennial

Produced by PLANE—SITE In anticipation of his new project in preparation for the ECC’s Time-Space-Existence exhibition in Venice, the latest Time-Space-Existence video features the seminal architect Daniel Libeskind. A new architectural sculpture will be located near to the Giardini. Reminiscent of ancient forms, the project explores the connections between climate, time, space and existence through architectural thinking.... READ MORE...

“More Than 50 Percent Of My Work Is Unbuilt”: Moshe Safdie in new Time-Space-Existence video

Produced by PLANE—SITE and funded by the ECC, the new short video from the Time-Space-Existence series features Moshe Safdie, one of the world’s most influential modernists, apprentice to Louis Kahn, winner of the prestigious AIA Gold Medal, and known for his environmentally-ambitious projects and for his iconic, cellular and prefabricated units for living, Habitat 67.... READ MORE...

“Architects Can Control Only Certain Things”: the video interview with Fumihiko Maki

Produced by PLANE-SITE, the video has been commissioned by the GAA Foundation and funded by the ECC in the run-up to the Time-Space-Existence exhibition during La Biennale di Venezia Architettura, this new short video features Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki, who has spent a lifetime unafraid to embrace new technologies while insisting on their humanity.... READ MORE...

Architecture: Between Weather and Electromagnetic Radiation – part 2

How do building properties affect the propagation of radio waves? How has this been addressed in building design? How could we bring the thinking about connectivity in space closer to architects? In line with Reyner Banham's criticism of the division of the buildings creation process into two intellectually separate parts, this article focuses specifically on the way buildings filter the propagation of wireless communication signals. arguing for a holistic approach.... READ MORE...

Architecture: Between Weather and Electromagnetic Radiation – part 1

How do building properties affect the propagation of radio waves? How has this been addressed in building design? How could we bring the thinking about connectivity in space closer to architects? In line with Reyner Banham's criticism of the division of the buildings creation process into two intellectually separate parts, this article focuses specifically on the way buildings filter the propagation of wireless communication signals. arguing for a holistic approach.... READ MORE...

Exploring the identities of Digital Processes in an Architectonic Context – part 2

What do algorithms and digital objects have to do with architecture? At what grounds is the digital affecting our surrounding and our approach to designing it? By examining the crucial concepts in their anthropomorphic form, Selena Savić will shed light on the agency of computational, logical and technical algorithms when it comes to reconfiguring our relationship with built space.... READ MORE...

Exploring the identities of Digital Processes in an Architectonic Context – part 1

What do algorithms and digital objects have to do with architecture? At what grounds is the digital affecting our surrounding and our approach to designing it? By examining the crucial concepts in their anthropomorphic form, Selena Savić will try to shed light on the action of computational, logical and technical algorithms when it comes to reconfiguring our relationship with built space.... READ MORE...

Kengo Kuma: “Time Flows, and So Should The Architect”. The new Time-Space-Existence video

Produced by PLANE—SITE, the video has been commissioned by the GAA Foundation and funded by the ECC in the run-up to the Time-Space-Existence exhibition during La Biennale di Venezia Architettura, this new short video features one of Japan’s most significant living architects Kengo Kuma, meditating on how a financial crash became an opportunity for learning.... READ MORE...

Are we human? The Design of the Species: 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years

Princeton University School of Architecture announces the opening of the exhibition Are we human? A galaxy of designers, architects, artists, theorists, filmmakers, historians, scientists, labs, centers, institutes, and NGOs responding to Are we human?, the polemical curatorial manifesto of Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley in a new kind of conversation about design.... READ MORE...

Tomás Saraceno: Entangled Orbits

The Baltimore Museum of Art has commissioned a major new work by internationally acclaimed artist Tomás Saraceno for an exhibition that has transformed the visitor experience of the museum. Entangled Orbits brings together a group of highly complex and fascinating installations drawing inspiration from structures of the natural world.... READ MORE...

Digimag Journal 77 – Winter 2017. The Arts Ecosystem: deadline 16/12/2017

We cannot deny the vital role arts and creativity have to play within the energy and environmental field, especially in the current Anthropocene age, where the human impact on climate and nature is dominant and undisputed. What kind of artistic narratives are proven to be compelling and effective in raising ecological awareness? What is the challenge for arts and culture within this scenario? What are the main contributions to the media theories for the Anthropocene?... READ MORE...