Paul Catherall's linocut tribute to Coventry and its 'underrated' architectural masterpieces

Creative Boom

With Coventry designated as the UK City of Culture for 2021, and with many of its post-war architectural masterpieces under threat, printmaker Paul Catherall thought it was a timely opportunity to create a body of work that reflects on the unique beauty of his hometown.

10 Striking Projects That Will Shape Architecture in 2020

Azure Magazine

From South America to northern Norway, a modest cancer care centre to spectacular museums, the noteworthy architecture slated for completion this year varies widely in scale, function and locale. ArchitectureNew York. Hong Kong. Paris. Winnipeg.

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Watch This Space: 5 Architecture-Inspired Timepieces

Azure Magazine

For design lovers seeking respite from the temporal void, here are our top five architecture-inspired timepieces. The post Watch This Space: 5 Architecture-Inspired Timepieces appeared first on Azure Magazine.

Bright Tape Promoting Social Distancing Transforms Public Architecture in Singapore

Colossal

An unintended side effect of these safety measures, though, is that the tape itself becomes an architectural element. For more of the architectural transformations inspired by social distancing, head to Instagram. Design architecture COVID-19 tapevia @natgeeoh.

The 10 Projects that Defined a Decade of Canadian Architecture

Azure Magazine

Noteworthy buildings emerged from a landscape of blue-glass condominiums – think Saucier + Perrotte’s River City – but the country’s most prolific architecture was seldom also its best. It’s affordable housing with a sense of community – and architectural flair.

Geometric Pattern posters inspired by architectural locations

Abduzeedo

Geometric Pattern posters inspired by architectural locations. Titled: ARC: Pattern Research, it's a series of 'geometric pattern posters inspired by architectural locations', it's a study that contains 25 prints that also can be purchased via his store.

Copenhagen’s Distinct Architecture Knit into Color-Blocked Urban Landscapes by Jake Henzler

Colossal

The large work celebrates the traditional, world-recognized architecture of Denmark’s capital. In Copenhagen, much of the traditional architecture’s brick and woodwork is painted, and the diversity of colors throughout the city creates a strong sense of place.

The Architectural World Through Alan Karchmer’s Lens

Azure Magazine

announced that American architectural photographer Alan Karchmer had donated his professional archives to the institution. The museum’s curators state, “Any prominent work of architecture is likely to be seen more widely through photographs than in person.

Dramatic Views of Worldwide Architecture Captured by Gareth Pon (with a Hidden Twist)

Colossal

His architectural photography relies on depth, pattern, and symmetry, often framing a small piece of the city he’s visiting, like the water-covered street below Chicago’s “L” or a multi-colored building complex replete with balconies and air conditioners in Hong Kong.

5 Beautiful Examples Of Terracotta In Architecture

Inspiration Feed

First used in Prehistoric art, terracotta’s use in architecture is more recent – but even so, it is still centuries-old.

Abandoned Plumbing Factory Converted into Architecture Studio

Trendland

For their new office, Italian architecture studio AMAA converted an abandoned plumbing factory into this industrial, two story dream workplace in Arzignano, a town in the west of Italy’s Veneto region.

Photographer Captures Socialist Architecture Of North Korea In Pastel Aesthetic

Design You Trust

Monument to Party Founding, Axis 1 Cristiano Bianchi In ‘Model City Pyongyang’, published by Thames & Hudson, Cristiano Bianchi and Kristina Drapic offer the reader an immersion in the heart of the capital of North Korea, to discover its “socialist architecture” and its “grand visions”.

Mobile Architecture Twists and Morphs in Futuristic Cityscapes by AUJIK

Colossal

In “ Spatial Bodies: Hong Kong & Shenzhen ,” the self-described “mysterious nature/tech cult” AUJIK imagines a Hong Kong and Shenzhen with architecture that shifts and moves seemingly on its own just like live organisms. Animation Art Design architecture futuristic

A New Decade for Women in Architecture

Azure Magazine

30 (More) Essential Women in Architecture and Design. And an argument for why we need more women in architecture: The Glass Tower: Why We Need More Women Architects. The post A New Decade for Women in Architecture appeared first on Azure Magazine. Architecture

A Contemporary Architectural Phenomenon: Container Atlas [Book]

Trendland

Being one of the biggest environmentally-friendly architecture trends of the last decade, shipping containers as always been on of Trendland’s favorite! This book presents a wide range of projects in container architecture – a […].

Site-Specific Installations Accentuate the Geometric Architecture of Mies Van Der Rohe

Colossal

Chicago-based duo Luftwerk ( previously ) partnered with architect Iker Gil and sound designer Oriol Tarragó for “Geometries of Light,” two coordinated installations celebrating the architectural forms of Mies van der Rohe. Art architecture geometric installation lasers light

For Design Miami 2019, Studio Kueng Caputo evoked the architecture of Fendi’s Headquarter

Trendland

Since 2008 Fendi has teamed up with Design Miami to support limited edition design and creativity.

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Abstract Architectural Works by Daniel Mullen

Trendland

Just like James, Daniel creates abstract architectural works that confuse the viewer with all sorts of optical illusions. PAINTING abstract Architectural art Daniel Mullen Hyper-Realistic painting

Filux Lab: Mexican Traditional Architecture Remixed

Trendland

The architects used the pre-existing architecture, serving as a blank canvas, defined only by white and neutral colors. The post Filux Lab: Mexican Traditional Architecture Remixed appeared first on Trendland Online Magazine Curating the Web since 2006.

Cinta Vidal’s Architectural Paintings Defying Gravity

Trendland

Work update on the stunning 'Gravities' architectural paintings of talented Spanish painter Cinda Vidals. Words TL Team. PAINTING art painting

Cinta Vidal’s Architectural Paintings Defying Gravity

Trendland

Work update on the stunning 'Gravities' architectural paintings of talented Spanish painter Cinda Vidals. Words TL Team. PAINTING art painting

Daniel Stuhlpfarrer melds phonetics, architecture, and iconography in his variable typefaces

Its Nice That

“The projects I love the most are those where I can combine my enthusiasm for type design, graphic design and the accompanying technical components,” Daniel says. The Berlin-based designer, therefore, finds a home in the possibilities of variable fonts. Read more

Shanghai’s New Architectural-Model Museum is Also a Sci-fi Geek’s Nirvana

Azure Magazine

not only to showcase that country’s finest contemporary architectural models, but to imagine what “the future city” might look like in the process. Only the Stacks (derived from the movie Ready Player One ) stands alone on one side, and the architectures on it are reticent.”.

Urban Tetris by Mariyan Atanasov Imagines Bulgarian Architecture as the Classic Video Game

Colossal

The urban architecture of Sofia, Bulgaria becomes an oversized Tetris game in a series by Mariyan Atanasov. In each photo sections of architecture seem to float down, ready to slot into the stack in the same mode as the classic 80’s video game created by Soviet Russian software engineer Alexey Pajitnov. Design Illustration Photography architecture geometric video games

New 2021 Dates Announced for Venice Architecture Biennale

Azure Magazine

The architecture world will still convene in Venice – just a year later. ” Curated by architect and MIT School of Architecture Dean Hashim Sarkis, Venice’s 17th International Architecture Exhibition is organized around the theme How Will We Live Together?

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Praline creates new 'elevator pitch' website and branding for architecture and design practice Softroom

Creative Boom

London-based studio Praline has redesigned the branding and website for architecture and design practice Softroom.

Michael Sorkin 1948-2020: Remembering Architecture’s Sharp-Tongued Provocateur

Azure Magazine

As well as running his eponymous New York-based practice Michael Sorkin Studio, a leader in sustainable urban design, Sorkin was a celebrated author, thinker and architecture critic for The Nation. Many of these works continue to be foundational texts for architecture students the world over.

The Berkshire Residence by Vincent Appel — Of Possible

Trendland

ARCHITECTURE FEATURED architecture MinimalistWords TL Team. Looking for inspiration for your new country house? Well, you should find a lot of interesting details on this stunning Berkshire Residence , in Sheffield, Massachusetts.

Beijing Architecture through the lens of Ekaterina Busygina

Abduzeedo

Beijing Architecture through the lens of Ekaterina Busygina. Architecture Photography. Ekaterina is an architecture photographer based in Moscow, Russian Federation, make sure to follow her splendid work on Instagram.

1967 to Now: New Anthology Tackles Half a Century of Canadian Architecture

Azure Magazine

What’s Canadian about Canadian architecture? A trip from coast to coast to coast traverses huge swathes of cultures and climates – and equally varied architectural landscapes. Still, Canadian Modern Architecture mostly gets it right. Architecture Curiosity Books

Concrete: art design architecture exhibition

Shillington

Concrete: art design architecture is a major exhibition exploring innovative ways that concrete is being used by artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century. Join the Australian Design Centre team for the opening of CONCRETE: art design architecture.

Skopje. City, Architecture and Art of Solidarity

Print PM

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Swiveling Mirror Installation Skews Perspectives of Historic Venetian Architecture

Colossal

Lapierre described the project as “a loss of balance, of recomposing landscape and a patchwork observation,” of the surrounding architecture and historic city. Art Design architecture installation mirrors public art street art Venice

Henry Glavin cites the tension between architecture and landscape as his main painterly influence

Its Nice That

The American painter, based in New York, tells us of his architectural influences and reasons for repeating his imagery.

Photographer Mirko Nahmijas Reveals The ‘Star Wars’ Architecture Of Soviet Belgrade

Design You Trust

With his series, Minimal Belgrade, Serbian photographer Mirko Nahmijas brings an original perspective to his city. Built in the mid-twentieth century before the dissolution of Yugoslavia and the rise of the USSR, the buildings in these photographs bear witness to another time. But far from being an ode to the past, Minimal Belgrade highlights the futurist esthetic of these old constructions. More: Source. Photography belgrade brutalism minimalism Star Wars

This landscape architecture firm’s rebrand looks to “reconnect people and nature”

Design Week

The post This landscape architecture firm’s rebrand looks to “reconnect people and nature” appeared first on Design Week

Mimicking Architectural Sketches, Artist David Moreno Forms Sculptures of Countless Metal Strips

Colossal

Rotterdam-based David Moreno ( previously ) prefers his spatial pieces to oscillate between initial sketches of architectural projects and fully-realized constructions. Art architecture metal sculptureAll images © David Moreno.

Freadman White by Studio Hi Ho

BP&O

Opinion by Richard Baird Freadman White is a Melbourne-based architectural practice, led by Ilana Freadman and Michael White, that seeks to embed a curiosity-driven and experientially charged tension into their architectural work, reveal beauty in simple and overlooked settings, and design contextually informed structures with a disciplined whimsy.

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Climate Change Through an Architectural Lens

Feature Shoot

Rather than work with existing structures, Casebere imagines a new type of architectural language that he painstakingly builds in his studio, then creates a majestic realm where the ocean and the land mingle and merge in a sumptuous water world.

Remembering Christo (1935?2020): An Artist at the Edge of Architecture

Azure Magazine

Born Christo Vladimirov Javacheff in Gabrovo in 1935, he studied architecture, painting and sculpture, among other disciplines at the National Academy of Art in his native Bulgaria before relocating to Austria and eventually to Paris in the late 1950s.