Architecture

The Japanese House Architecture and Life after 1945

Kiev.Victor / Shutterstock.com Opening 23 March 2017 at Barbican Art Gallery, The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945 is the first major UK exhibition to focus on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now, a field which has consistently produced some of the most influential and extraordinary examples […]

 

 


London Festival of Architecture 2016

  The London Festival of Architecture 2016 features over two-hunrded events taking place across the capital from 1st-30th June. The festival captures London’s exciting mix of diverse and multi-layered communities, and demonstrates huge appetite among architects, artists, developers and the public to nurture, shape and enrich their city. Exploring the theme “community”, the London Festival […]

 

 


Winners of the RIBA London 2016 Awards announced

A new home for the Ravens in the Tower of London; a Japanese-take on the London terraced house; and a new centre of excellence for brain research were among 36 projects named as winners of the prestigious RIBA London Award for architectural excellence in the capital. The stunning restoration of the 18th and 19th century […]

 

 


Rothschild’s flint house crowned 2015 Riba House of the Year

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced ‘Flint House’ as the winner of the coveted 2015 RIBA House of the Year award, sponsored by specialist insurer, Hiscox. The annual award was created in 2001 to celebrate excellence in housing design. Flint House, designed by architects Skene Catling De La Pena, was announced as […]

 

 


London Festival of Architecture 2015

This June saw the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) return with its annual, city-wide celebration of the capital’s rich architectural landscape. Through a programme of over 240 events, reaching from the city centre to the corners of London, the festival is a major platform for discussing, discovering and thinking about architecture. The first week of […]

 

 


Winners of the 2015 Modernism in America Award program announced

Docomomo US has announced eleven winners of the 2015 Modernism in America Award program. These projects represent buildings and building typologies of postwar society in the United States. The projects recognised for the awards highlight the importance of such modern typologies as transportation centers, sports arenas and landscapes. Speaking further on the intent and impact […]

 

 


Modernism Week 2015

Modernism Week’s signature February festival, which took place February 12-22, 2015, celebrated ten years of events highlighting midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. The 11-day festival featured more than 200 events including Signature Home Tours, films, lectures, nightly parties and live music, the popular “Lost, Saved and Endangered” […]

 

 


London Festival of Architecture 2015

The annual London Festival of Architecture (LFA) – a month-long, citywide celebration of architectural experimentation, thinking and practice – will take place at venues across the capital throughout June 2015. LFA will address the theme ‘Work in Progress’ and feature a programme of events organised by London’s leading cultural and academic institutions including the Design […]

 

 


‘Architects as Artists’ at the V&A Museum

Dating back to the Renaissance, drawing and art have long played an integral role for architects, whether as representative images for their intricate architectural work, as a means of additional work in its own right, or just purely for pleasure. ‘Architects as Artists’, an exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, showing from 15th November […]

 

 


Ernő Goldfinger’s recreated London flat

Balfron Tower was designed by the renowned architect and furniture designer Ernö Goldfinger, whose post-WWII Brutalist designs were seen as a popular but controversial solution to the shortage of housing, after nearly 4 million houses in London were damaged during the Blitz. In celebration of this landmark building, and prior to its refurbishment, Bow Arts […]

 

 


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