How do you tackle overcrowding without expanding a city’s footprint? We explore a new study by Hassell and chat with Joel Kotkin, who’s challenging the conventional “pack-and-stack” and high-rise strategies. Plus: 60 years of designing Hong Kong.
After almost eight years as editor of The Art Newspaper, Jane Morris is stepping down at the beginning of June. She joined The Art Newspaper in 2005, becoming co-editor of its art fair daily editions and working on the art market, museums and comment sections of the main paper, before becoming editor in 2008.
"Last month digital technology consultant Zainab Ibrahim was one of 100-plus developers, designers and NHS staff who took part in a two-day hackathon – where coders collaborate to create new software over a short time period – to design tools to help migrants navigate the health service in the UK.
Every year, the PAD Prize Jury selects from among the exhibitors the Award-Winning stand, Award-Winning Design Piece and Award-Winning 20th Century Decorative Art Piece.
Each Award acknowledges the display and curatorial signature of the galleries’ booths, as well as the quality and innovation of the works brought to the fair.
Headphones may silence our city streets, runs the argument, but they also silence our social connections. To paraphrase those seminal pop philosophers from Athens, Georgia, the B-52s, we’re all living in our own private Idahos.
Exactly four years ago, on 29 February 2012, Raspberry Pi unleashed the original 256MB Raspberry Pi Model B on a largely unsuspecting world. Since then, they have shipped over eight million units, including three million units of Raspberry Pi 2, making it the UK’s all-time best-selling computer.
Kirsty Young's castaway is the architect, Dame Zaha Hadid.
The first woman to be awarded architecture's highest honour, the Pritzker Prize, she designed the Aquatic Centre for London 2012, Glasgow's Riverside Museum and has twice won the Stirling Prize - first for the MAXXI museum in Rome and secondly for her design for the Grace Academy school in Brixton, London. She recently became the first woman in her own right to receive the RIBA Gold Medal.
With an influential audience of city mayors, urban planners and architects, this is Monocle’s guide to making better cities, be it new technology, state-of-the-art subways or compact apartments.
The iconic Takashimaya Building, at the heart of Fifth Avenue New York will welcome in November, in its monumental penthouse, the fourth exhibition space of Carpenters Workshop Gallery:
CARPENTERS WORKSHOP GALLERY | NEW YORK
A NEW EXCLUSIVE SPACE FOR COLLECTIBLE DESIGN
DeTnk is saddened to learn of the death of Angad Paul, Founder & Chairman of Established and Sons.
Our hearts and condolences go out to his family, friends and colleagues.
Santiago Calatrava's Innovation, Science and Technology (IST) Building at Florida Polytechnic University has picked up another award, this time being named "Project of the Year" by Engineering News-Record. The "centerpiece" of the new Floridian university, which was also masterplanned by Calatrava, the 162,000-square-foot building was recently awarded "Best in Steel Construction" by the AISC.
Uncountable hours, and piles of failed sketches and models to go with them – much of the architecture process is left unseen, held behind locked doors, but Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD)’s Pavilion for Design Miami exposes this process for the first time.
For decades, Cuba's communist economic system has essentially outlawed all forms of private architectural work. In 2011 though, wide-ranging economic reforms brought a challenge to this status quo.