Swimmers now have the opportunity to get back to nature, in the urban setting of London’s King’s Cross, in the UK’s first ever public swimming pond, opened to visitors from 22 May, as part of an innovative experiential art project created by Ooze Architects and artist Marjetica Potrč.
The Color Inside is a milestone in The University of Texas at Austin’s Landmarks public art collection. Located on the roof of the Student Activity Center, the project arose from the student body’s desire for a peaceful retreat at the Student Activity Center (SAC).
The owners of this house, a young married couple, made a special request in regards to the design of their house, located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Shibuya ward. They wanted both a skateboard park and a piano rehearsal room to reflect their own individual interests.
Pierre Huyghe was commissioned for the third in a new series of site-specific commissions for The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe will be on view from May 12 through November 1, 2015 (weather permitting).
Queen Mary University of London's Artist-in-Residence Di Mainstone has released a new online film made in collaboration with filmmaker Jesse D Lawrence, which reveals the voice of the Clifton Suspension Bridge for the first time.
On May 19th Wright presents Frank Gehry’s Winton Guest House at auction - it is estimated to fetch a sale at $1,000,000-1,500,000.
A seminal structure that foreshadows Gehry’s masterpiece in Bilbao, this unprecedented sale provides a rare opportunity to acquire an architectural masterpiece by one of the greatest architects of our time.
Paüls Doctor Surgery is a small cement building located in Baix Ebre, Spain. It was built for use as a doctor’s office by Pere Buil and Toni Riba of Vora Architects.
The firm integrated the structure into its surrounding landscape. The building consists of one floor only, like the neighboring buildings, so that it could be integrated seamlessly.
Justin McGuirk has been appointed head of Design Academy Eindhoven’s Design Curating and Writing programme. He is a writer, critic and curator based in London.
The third edition of Collective Design’s fair will open to the public May 13 through 17 at Skylight Clarkson Sq in West Soho, as part of NYCxDesign. The 2015 fair will feature an international roster of returning and first-time exhibitors, representing established and emerging design talents from Copenhagen, Madrid, Milan, Paris, New York, and Oslo, among other creative capitals.
The British Council is delighted to present I SCREAM DADDIO, a new exhibition by Sarah Lucas which has been conceived and created for the British Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia.
Over the last decade, art museums have restaged many performances and dances, mostly from the 1960s and 1970s. Not quite live and not quite dead, these reenactments have introduced a zombie-like time into cultural institutions.
Roisin Johns from the University of the Arts London created this project with the intention to re-appropriate discarded materials and re-engineer desire.
By challenging the perceptions and value of discarded materials, Johns has taken materials found in landfills, skips, and factory floors turning them into objects of desire.
Rhode Island School of Design’s (RISD) Department of Furniture Design will present Face to Face: Searching for Authentic Experiences at the 2015 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) from May 16–19, 2015.
My definition of good architecture is the skill of intelligently and creatively using existing structures; enhancing and transforming them to fit new functionalities and ways of living. This is progressive architecture; architecture that will preserve the environment, increase energy efficiency, reduce waste and minimise unnecessary impact on the urban fabric and our planet.