Richard Rogers Donates His Parents’ Home To Harvard GSD

Richard Rogers has announced that the home he built for his parents in Wimbledon, London, will be gifted to Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (GSD) for the training of doctorates in the field of architecture. The home, which will be donated by his… Sigue leyendo

Nasher Sculpture Center Announces New $100,000 Prize

The Nasher Sculpture Center has announced the new $100,000 Nasher Prize, an international prize that will be awarded annually to living artists worldwide for “work that has had an extraordinary impact on the understanding of sculpture.” The inaugural winner will be announced in Fall of 2015.

“The Nasher Sculpture Center is one of a few institutions worldwide dedicated exclusively to the exhibition and study of modern and contemporary sculpture,” says the center. “As such, the prize is an apt extension of the museum’s mission and its commitment to advancing developments in the field. By recognizing those artists who have influenced our understanding of sculpture and its possibilities, the Nasher Sculpture Center will further its role as a leading institution in enhancing and promoting this vital art form.” Read on to learn more. 

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Carsten Höller’s Giant Slides Return to London

German artist Carsten Höller is returning to London with plans for two new giant slides to be built at the Hayward Gallery this Summer. As part of his exhibition “Decision,” Holler will provide visitors with a two-slide exit option that will (hopefully)… Sigue leyendo

Fitzrovia House / West Architecture

Architects: West Architecture
Location: London, UK
Year: 2015
Photographs: Peter Cook

Structural Engineer: Lyons O’Neill
Quantity Surveyor: Franklin Project Management
Contractor: Famella Building Contractors

From the architect.… Located in a Georgian court dating from 1766, this house forms part of Sigue leyendo

Turnmill / Piercy&Company

Architects: Piercy&Company
Location: 63 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5NP, UK
Area: 9032.0 sqm
Year: 2015
Photographs: Hufton Crow

Project Manager: Jackson Coles LLP
Cost Consultant: AECOM
Structural Engineer: AKT II
Meph & Fire Engineer: AECOM
Facade Engineer: Montresor Partnership LLP…
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The Life Of Dalibor Vesely: Teacher, Philosopher, Acclaimed Academic

Dalibor Vesely, a celebrated architectural historian, philosopher and teacher, died this week in London aged 79. Over the course of his teaching career, which spanned five decades, he tutored a number of the world’s leading architects and thinkers from Daniel Libeskind,… Sigue leyendo

Look & Listen: A New Sound Responsive Exhibition In London

Look & Listen, a new sound responsive exhibition at the recently opened Sto Werkstatt… gallery in London, explores “the often unnoticed, yet vital role acoustics play in our experience of place.” Designed by The Klassnik Corporation, the exhibition offers a variety Sigue leyendo

Review: ‘All Of This Belongs To You’ – Civic Urbanism At London’s Victoria & Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), named after the Queen and Her Consort, has its foundations in the Great Exhibition of 1851 amidst the wealth, innovation and squalor of the Industrial Revolution. Britain was flooded by prosperity which allowed for the development… Sigue leyendo

Spring Studios / AA Studio

Architects: AA Studio
Location: 50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013, USA
Collaboration: MA Architects
Area: 12000.0 ft2
Year: 2015
Photographs: Razummedia, DaVinci Stairs

From the architect.… AA Studioannounces the completion of Spring Studios New York,a new branch of the Sigue leyendo

Old Church Street Town House / TDO Architecture

Architects: TDO Architecture
Location: London, UK
Year: 2014
Photographs: Ben Blossom, Echlin

From the architect.… TDO Architecture were commissioned by residential developer Echlin to design an exceptional architectural addition to this historic street.
TDO Architecture’s ambition was to address this Sigue leyendo