Yves Klein Lucio Fontana: Milano Parigi 1957-1962
 

Yves Klein Lucio Fontana: Milano Parigi 1957-1962

On the occasion of the exhibition at Milan’s Museo del Novecento, we publish Lucio Fontana’s extraordinary words on the question of space in art: a theme tackled by Fontana via holes in the canvas, by Klein with his blue dimension, and by Manzoni through his lines, with which he even
“surpassed the Americans”.

 

Art

The Wall of Nishihara
 

The Wall of Nishihara

In a small gap in one of the congested Tokyo’s residential area, Sabaoarch conceived a house as a tree growing towards the sky that connects its inhabitants with the city.

 

Architecture

Matteo Ragni: Hub

Fantoni presented at Biennale Interieur and then at Orgatec in Cologne, a modular office system created by Matteo Ragni for the contemporary way of working, efficient and flexible.

 

News

Social media architecture

The MoMa PS1 Young Architects Program has become systemically lost form its core mission becoming more of a platform for education about sustainable building practices than the facilitator for the music, architecture, and exhibition program.

 

Op-ed / Matt Shaw

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

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
 

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

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
 

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

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