Rewriting Architecture: 10+1 Actions for an Adaptive Architecture

Contemporary thinkers from Hito Steyerl to Atelier Bow-Wow explore how architecture can adapt to―rather than replace―the existing built environment This volume considers existing urban contexts as an opportunity to use the potential of place, and the creativity of inhabitants and users, the power of the social and urban fabric to respond to needs and urgent […]

Dudok by Iwan Baan ARTBOOK | D.A.P. 2021

Dudok by Iwan Baan Text by Iwan Baan, Lara Voerman. Through stunning aerial and street photography, Iwan Baan pays tribute to one of Dutch modernism’s most influential urban designers The celebrated Dutch architectural photographer Iwan Baan (born 1975) has dedicated his career to capturing the stories told by buildings. This publication compiles his series on […]

Balkrishna Doshi Architecture for the People exhibition | Floornature

The Vitra Design Museum hosts the first international retrospective of the work of Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi winner of the 2018 Pritzker Prize known as the “Nobel Prize” of architecture. Source: Balkrishna Doshi Architecture for the People exhibition | Floornature The exhibition “Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People” which opened recently at Vitra Design Museum […]

bengal stream: discover the vibrant architecture scene of bangladesh

for many people, bangladesh is synonymous with environmental disasters, major traffic congestion, and inhumane working conditions. however, thanks to a major new publication, that could all be about to change. titled ‘bengal stream’, the book presents — with the help of iwan baan’s expert photography — an extensive overview of the country’s diverse built environment. […]

Steven Holl’s ethereal Maggie’s Centre truly embraces its surroundings –

After an arduous journey, Steven Holl‘s Maggie’s Centre is finally open. The new $10 million London care center, as with all Maggie’s Centres, will offer free emotional and practical support to cancer patients. This particular center, however, was marred by controversy—not something you would expect from a building designed to help sick people.The center is the latest […]

S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum

From the 2nd of December 2017 to the 6th of May 2018, the Swiss Architecture Museum S AM is presenting the exhibition ‘Bengal Stream: The Vibrant Architecture Scene of Bangladesh’, curated by Niklaus Graber, Andreas Ruby and Viviane Ehrensberger.Photographs by Iwan Baan. Produced in cooperation with the Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements, Dhaka Source: Aktuell | […]