Iwan Baan: Moments in Architecture – Vitra Design Museum – Catalogue

Iwan Baan is one of today’s leading photographers of architecture and urban design. His images document the growth of global megacities and portray buildings by prominent contemporary architects including Herzog & de Meuron, Rem Koolhaas, and Zaha Hadid. The first large retrospective of the Dutch photographer’s work will… Continue reading

Blue Dream and the Legacy of Modernism in the Hamptons: A House by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Architecture critic Paul Goldberger tells the story of an extraordinary house on the Atlantic Double Dunes in East Hampton—Blue Dream, the result of a remarkable collaboration between collectors Julie Reyes Taubman and Robert Taubman, architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, builder Ed Bulgin, landscape architect Michael Boucher and designer… Continue reading

Back in Print, Second Edition of “African Modernism” Surveys Architecture Across the Continent | Architectural Record

Back in Print, Second Edition of ‘African Modernism’ Surveys Architecture Across the ContinentReview: ‘African Modernism. The Architecture of Independence: Ghana, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Zambia,’ edited by Manuel Herz with Ingrid Schröder, Hans Focketyn, and Julia Jamrozik The book examines more than 100 architectural works and presents… Continue reading

The Office of Good Intentions. Human(s) Work

Immerse yourself with architects Florian Idenburg and LeeAnn Suen as they journey through a wide-ranging collection of the objects, systems, and buildings that have occupied the American office space since the advent of the internet. Through stories and speculations, Idenburg and Suen expose the relationships between space, work, and people,… Continue reading

Swiss beat: Akris turns 100 | Financial Times

To mark the 100th anniversary, Kriemler has compiled a monograph and prepared a centenary collection, both projects that have allowed him to dig deep into the Akris lore. For the book, titled Selbstverständlich, naturally, he approached the Zürich publishing house Lars Müller, a company usually focused on publications… Continue reading

Deichman Bjørvika: Oslo Public Library

In a world where information is available online almost indefinitely, the role of libraries must be rethought. Of this, the new Oslo Public Library is an outstanding example. In contrast to the traditional notion of libraries as archives, this imposing building by Lundhagem and Atelier Oslo represents a radical interpretation… Continue reading

Serpentine Pavillion 2021: Sumayya Vally. Counterspace

On the occasion of Serpentine Pavilion 2021 designed by Sumayya Vally, Counterspace, Serpentine has co-published a catalogue with Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther und Franz König. Richly illustrated and designed by Joseph Kohlmaier, it includes contributions by a number of artists, poets and writers including Siphokazi Jonas, Lesley Lokko, Courttia Newland,… Continue reading

Kazuyo Sejima Ryue Nishizawa Sanaa 1987-2005 Vol.1 / 2005-2015 Vol.2 / 2014-2021 Vol. 3

A collection of three volumes that introduces the activities of architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, who are active in the world, and SANAA, which they preside over, from 1987 to 2021 in chronological order. You can see the history of activities and thoughts of more than 30 years, from… Continue reading

Glenstone: The Pavilions

In 2018, Glenstone Museum opened the Pavilions, part of an expansion that includes additional exhibition space and over 130 acres. Designed by Thomas Phifer, the Pavilions features 11 distinct gallery spaces. Glenstone: The Pavilions features photographs by acclaimed architecture photographer Iwan Baan. More by Iwan First published by Glenstone Museum (January… Continue reading

Julio Cano Lasso. Naturalezas.

In celebration of the centenary of the birth of Julio Cano Lasso (1920-1996), the Madrid Institute of Architects (COAM) hosts the exhibition ‘Julio Cano Lasso. Naturalezas.’ On view from 9 September to 1 November, it presents original drawings and sketches of projects of the architect, selected from his archive. Continue reading

An Atlas of Jewish Space and a Synagogue for Babyn Yar

On September 29 and 30, 1941, more than 33,000 Jewish men, women, and children were murdered in Babyn Yar, a ravine in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. This event constituted the largest single massacre perpetrated by German troops against Jews during World War II. In commemoration, and as an affirmation of… Continue reading

Dig it! Building Bound to the Ground

Dig deep into the origins of building. The ground, now often used as a passive foundation for going higher, is rife with possibilities. Bjarne Mastenbroek investigates the relationship architecture has, had, and will have, with site and nature. Through the photography of Iwan Baan and more than 500 analytical drawings by SeARCH, Dig it! dissects structures from the… Continue reading