Living on the riverside
 

Living on the riverside

The Entre Deux Rives housing project, developed by the architects Philippon-Kalt, announces the start of the new Ile-Saint-Denis riverside green neighbourhood.

 

Architecture

Scientific innovation centre
 

Scientific innovation centre

In the Chilean capital, a monolithic volume erected on a clear geometry stands out against the urban skyline. Its precise choices of composition make it home to a fruitful exchange of research, corporate resources and business.

 

Architecture

Speaking voices

With his black and white images, Luigi Spina reveals how many cities are enclosed in the Camposanto of Messina, following a path, one of many possible ones, and narrating his encounters.

 

Photo-essays / Luigi Spina

The reality-herdened eye
 

The reality-herdened eye

Through 225 drawings and 65 models, the Centre Pompidou exhibition shares Frank Gehry’s architectural aesthetic and show the full range of his highly singular creativity.

 

Architecture / Jean-Michel Landecy

Long Museum West Bund
 

Long Museum West Bund

The Long Museum West Bund, completed in Shanghai by Atelier Deshaus, use concrete shear walls to link time and space, integrating the former parking into the exhibition space.

 

Architecture

Critical practice

At Tokyo’s Watari Museum the exhibition dedicated to Arata Isozaki conveys the image of a post-humanist man of letters – a critical mannerist in spirits reflected in his own theory and practice.

 

Architecture / Gabrielle Schaad

P.A.T.H.
 

P.A.T.H.

With P.A.T.H., Philippe Starck and Riko launch the second generation of positive energy homes: a collection of prefabricated homes with high eco-technology systems.

 

Architecture

House in Frogs Hollow
 

House in Frogs Hollow

Williamson Chong Architects were commissioned to design on the Niagara Escarpment a house for a couple of avid cyclist. Conceived not as a final destination, but as a stopping place within their network of activity, it is carved into the landscape to respect the mountain.

 

Architecture

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The makers’ Great Exhibition
 

The makers’ Great Exhibition

The paths of the makers and designers seem to diverge considerably in terms of aesthetics. Something similar happened at the Great Exhibition in London in 1851, when the new machine technology was creating goods that still resembled the products of animal or artisan traction.

 

Design / Domitilla Dardi

Markthal Rotterdam
 

Markthal Rotterdam

On October 1st, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands opened Markthal Rotterdam. Commissioned to MVRD, it is the first covered food market of the Netherlands, drawing inspiration from food markets in Stockholm, Barcelona and Valencia.

 

Architecture

Marcel Duchamp

The exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris dedicated to Marcel Duchamp offers a new interpretation of the paintings of one of the most iconic figures in 20th century art.

 

Art / Ivo Bonacorsi