To highlight its commitment in fostering local designers and talents in the UAE, Tashkeel, a contemporary art organisation based in Dubai, is supporting three young Emirati designers to each develop a range of products which will be exhibited at Design Days Dubai 2014.
Follonico is both serene and sensual, cleverly narrating the simple rural rhythms of Tuscan lifestyle. This once forgotten aged farmhouse, now lovingly preserved, is brimming with a curatorial interior collage of salvage, vintage, worn imperfection and a splash of romantic escapism.
"From almost any point along the road that connects the old and new poles of Sarajevo’s historic and commercial centres, the Jajce Barracks can be seen up among the north-eastern hills. From a distance, the national monument’s domed towers and intricate molding are reminders of the city’s fin de siècle boom years under the Austro-Hungarian empire.
The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 announce The Living (David Benjamin) as the winner of the annual Young Architects Program (YAP) in New York.
A project to build the Victoria & Albert's first museum outside London has won nearly £10m in lottery funding as fresh questions emerged about the new design collection's long-term costs.
The Chapel of Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp, France—an architectural gem and one of Le Corbusier’s best-known buildings—was vandalised on 17 January. Following a break-in, a concrete collection box was thrown outside and one of the stained-glass windows, also designed by the Modernist architect and the only one on the chapel to carry his signature, was broken.
Soaring 310 metres (1,016ft) high and with 72 storeys, everything about the Shard is dramatic.
The London Bridge skyscraper – the capital's newest landmark, with views stretching 40 miles and which is visible to drivers crawling around the M25 – bills itself as "Europe's first vertical city".
If you’re searching for a stunning view of downtown, visit the Toronto Archives and ask for Box 83705.
Within, you’ll find details of a 1929 plan to transform Toronto’s downtown into a slice of Paris, with grand boulevards, wide streets and an architecturally splendid traffic circle.
This plan died at the birth of the Great Depression.
If you went to the National Gallery and tore up a Titian, you’d be arrested. But what about blowing up a historic building which has defined a place and its people; a building in which sweet nothings have been uttered and lives altered? Go for it! It’s strange how our attitudes to destroying art and destroying architecture are so different.
Until now, America's most glamorous tech companies have largely been housed in suburban oases, velvet prisons that offer employees endless supplies of vitamin water and protein bars, but require lengthy commutes in company caravans from San Francisco to the cluttered highway strips of Silicon Valley. There's plenty of interaction inside the bubble, but hardly any with the wider world.
As in any fight between longtime friends, there are raw emotions, tarnished memories, tears.
And now, silence.
Two celebrated architect couples, whose careers took off almost simultaneously in the hothouse of New York City design and who supported each other’s successes, are barely on speaking terms.
SOFIA, Bulgaria — Delcho Delchev came back.
For many of his generation, this is commuting against the tide of emigration from his native Bulgaria into the rest of Europe. But Mr. Delchev, a 34-year-old architect, is one of the founders of a nonprofit group called Transformers that has been trying since 2009 to brighten up this former Soviet outpost with low-budget civic art and design projects.
Hans J. Wegner( 1914-2007) is among the greatest of furniture designers. And he must also have been one of the most productive, since we today can count more than 1000 models. His designs have been described as ‘timeless’, ‘everlasting’, ‘perfect to the fullest extent of what is possible’, and ‘free from passing trends’.
Last week the Museum of Modern Art confirmed plans -- as it expands to the west along 53rd Street in Manhattan -- to demolish the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, a much-praised 13-year old building by New York architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville said Wednesday that it has acquired a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house, known as the Bachman Wilson House, in Somerset County, N.J. The museum plans to move the house to the museum grounds in Bentonville.