Eurasian Serenity

TLMAG Winter 2015 issue With Tadao Ando’s Vitra Campus conference pavilion gleaming in the mind, deeper research reveals that Zen architecture has become something entirely different than Zenshūyo (Zen) – the Japanese Buddhist style derived from Chinese Song Dynasty architecture. Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA) makes this clear in an interview about the Teshima museum: “There must be some relationship between our architecture and Zen, but…

Industry Mavericks Working States-side

TLMAG Summer 2015 issue “As architects, we use our creativity to serve society – to make our communities better places to live. Through our profession and our life’s work, each of us has shaped and re-shaped the everchanging narrative that is America in both humble and spectacular ways” said Elizabeth Chu Richter, Fellow of the American Institute…

A Londra, doppio Caruso St John per l’arte

IL GIORNALE DELL’ARCHITETTURA 13 Ottobre 2015 Lo studio britannico festeggia i 25 anni di lavoro con due gallerie d’arte a Londra: Newport Street per Damien Hirst e Grosvenor Hill per Larry Gagosian Dopo un’estate all’insegna di parcheggi convertiti in ristoranti, gallerie d’arte, sale da concerto e rooftop di complessi industriali utilizzati come cinema all’aperto, l’area a sud del Tamigi si riconferma tra…

INCINERATION LINE Erick van Egeraat Architects

DESIGN EXCHANGE – Issue Summer 2015 Pixelated facades that interact with the city through lighting and digital systems are nothing new. One of the precursors to this trend was perhaps the gigantic Kunsthaus Graz, designed by Peter Cook, Colin Fournier, and their Spacelab team in Austria circa 2003. Renamed by his creators The Friendly Alien, the biomorphic…

Selgas Cano Second Home office

ARCHITIZER (online) 10 December 2014 SelgasCano Crafts New Coworking Paradigm for Second Home Office Space Quiet is the first quality you notice when entering the Second Home coworking space in London, an unusual ambiance in such an environment. “Curved plastic partitions are the best shape to guarantee sound insulation,” explained José Selgas, founder, together with Lucia Cano,…

Venice architecture biennale 2014

PORT MAGAZINE (online) 9 June 2014 ‘Absorbing Modernity 1914-2014‘ is the theme proposed by curator Rem Koolhaas to the 65 countries participating at the recently opened Fundamentals: Venice Architecture Biennale. The Dutch architect has unified the research of participants around a unique topic – his first major change since taking on the role – to generate and…