For this years Salone, Abet Laminati paid homage to the Mendini Brothers atelier with an exhibition dedicated to all their collaborations (spanning 50 years), even those that have never been seen before
Known internationally for his important contribution to contemporary architecture, American architect Steven Holl’s first official exhibition in Italy and in Milan, showcased a selection of his works including 26 watercolours, 13 prints (signed and numbered), some limited-edition design objects and sculptures.
French actor, director, screenwriter and producer Jacques Tati’s masterful 1967 comedy “ Play Time” is a classic satire on modernist architecture, urbanisation and tourism, a perfectly orchestrated city symphony
Tati’s gloriously choreographed, nearly wordless comedies about confusion in an age of high technology, reached their apex with Play Time where characters, story, and dialogue are all but absent, creating a lasting record questioning whether the new is really all that better than the old it is replacing.
Can a work of art be a building ?
Iconic works from artists including Piet Mondrian, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Marcel Duchamp and more are reinterpreted as cross-sectional drawings of buildings in this series from Italian architect and illustrator Federico Babina
The third in the series of ” Vola Q & A Celebrates ” was held at dedece Sydney on Wed 13th March, 2013
The previous renowned Australian architects celebrated by Vola and dedece were Glen Murcutt and Kerry Hill. This time it was Alex Popovs’ turn to be roundly honoured
The Sydney Opera House is a masterpiece of late modern architecture. Internationally admired and proudly treasured by the people of Australia.
This iconic building was the profound vision of Danish architect Jørn Utzon.
“Architecture is an old man’s profession,” says Alex Popov who has earned a reputation as a creator of elegant, restrained and peaceful houses.
His reputation is founded in his intuitive approach to design and his elegant, harmoniously-proportioned buildings. To his clients he offers a sense of what a house can be, and how architecture can play a positive role in their lives
Portuguese architect/illustrator André Chiote has been developing a series of illustrations which re-imagine iconic architectural works as posters, outlining the “emblematic and distinctive characteristics of various buildings.”
By creating different graphic compositions, the expressionism speaks out beyond the structures themselves and crosses over into “iconic typologies”
Brno experienced a building boom in the late 1920s that reflected the growing confidence of…