The symposíum at the biennale in Venice reflects upon the role of museums and cultural spaces as motors of progress within the socio-political and cultural landscape of the contemporary city against the backdrop of global, digital and demographic challenges.
The Tate Modern and the new Switch House building are both designed by architects Herzog & de Meuron. It is the world’s most popular gallery of modern and contemporary art and the latest, most important new cultural building in Britain.
Austria honors of the Curator and Founder of the Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin Dr. h. c. Kristin Feireiss. She has achieved widespread recognition for her high-value, continuous achievements in the field of culture.
The 15th International Architecture Exhibition takes place from 28 May to 27 November 2016. The Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena was appointed as a curator of the exhibition. He chose as title: REPORTING FROM THE FRONT.
Zaha Hadid Architects have won the competition to build the Sberbank Technopark at the Skolkovo Innovation Centre, Moscow, Russia. Skolkovo will be home of Russia’s fast developing IT, biomedical, energy, nuclear and space innovations.
The transformed and expanded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opened to the public. Newly designed by Snøhetta a 10-story expansion seamlessly integrates with the original Mario Botta–designed building.
The Master of moderen architecture Ieoh Ming Pei can look back on 70 years full of notable architecture, more than 200 major projects on three continents plus quite a numer of awards and honorary titles.
Zaha Hadid Architects confirmed that Dame Zaha Hadid died in Miami in the early hours of 31th March 2016. She recently received the Royal Gold Medal and her dynamic architectural forms and theoretical works built her international reputation.
The Hyatt Foundation presented Alejandro Aravena of Chile with the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize. Aravena practices architecture as an artful endeavor and epitomizes the revival of a more socially engaged architect.