Archinect - Features 2014-07-28T16:55:23-04:00 http://archinect.com/features/article/101728824/rem-s-venice-biennale-is-like-being-immersed-in-a-stormy-s-m-l-xl-with-a-glass-of-wine-and-hundreds-of-other-people Rem's Venice Biennale is "like being immersed in a stormy S,M,L,XL, with a glass of wine, and hundreds of other people" Terri Peters 2014-06-16T10:46:00-04:00 >2014-06-23T19:43:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ru/ru6bcb8mio6w1kv6.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Is Modernism &ldquo;history&rdquo;? How do Modern concepts, especially regarding representation, nature, technology and housing, relate to the current state of architecture? These were some overarching questions embedded in the 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture, curated by Rem Koolhaas. The show opened June 7th under the &ldquo;Fundamentals&rdquo; theme, and it is worth visiting for the important questions it raises about the current state of architecture and building.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/66096833/archinect-interviews-george-brugmans-iabr-part-3-s-o-paulo-rotterdam-and-beyond Archinect Interviews George Brugmans, IABR - Part 3, São Paulo, Rotterdam and Beyond Orhan Ayyüce 2013-01-30T17:09:00-05:00 >2013-03-14T12:25:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v9/v9kfdrdtwu9t6fdo.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Continuation of Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce's interview with George Brugmans, Executive Director of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR).</p> <p> <em>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/66092556/archinect-interviews-george-brugmans-iabr-part-1-making-city" target="_blank">PART 1, Making City</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/66096130/archinect-interviews-george-brugmans-iabr-part-2-arnavutk-y-istanbul" target="_blank">PART 2, Arnavutk&ouml;y, Istanbul</a></em></p> http://archinect.com/features/article/66096130/archinect-interviews-george-brugmans-iabr-part-2-arnavutk-y-istanbul Archinect Interviews George Brugmans, IABR - Part 2, Arnavutköy, Istanbul Orhan Ayyüce 2013-01-28T15:15:00-05:00 >2013-01-29T08:58:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fx/fxe7qo363vj6whfq.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Continuation of Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce's interview with George Brugmans, Executive Director of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR).</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/66092556/archinect-interviews-george-brugmans-iabr-part-1-making-city" target="_blank"><em>Previously: PART 1, Making City</em></a></p> http://archinect.com/features/article/66092556/archinect-interviews-george-brugmans-iabr-part-1-making-city Archinect Interviews George Brugmans, IABR - Part 1, Making City Orhan Ayyüce 2013-01-23T17:42:00-05:00 >2013-01-24T08:09:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mk/mk6av1qgzjjnz28g.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>&ldquo;I do not believe in throwing good stuff away. Every IABR edition builds on earlier editions. We refocus, change perspective, pick up new elements; we re-use and reconfigure, and then we scramble and stir. Compared to most other Biennales, we&rsquo;re poor and small, so we have to be smart, not waste what we have, choose our battles, break rules, find shortcuts, work with good people, make friends and truly commit ourselves.&rdquo; - George Brugmans</em></p> <p> IABR, International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam is the most engaged urban Biennale in the world. Supported by the Dutch Government, the city of Rotterdam, the municipalities where the IABR runs test sites and the collaborators from NGO's, this urban biennale continues to discuss, engage, make, critique and invent solutions for pressing problems regarding the present and the future of the cities in this so called urban century with rapidly growing megalopolises and populations.<br> IABR holds that when we would all be living in better-made citie...</p>