The Van Alen Institute announced on Oct. 17 the upcoming launch of "Elsewhere", a multi-year initiative that will explore escapism in the contemporary urban environment. The community-centric initiative will consist of design competitions, various public programs, and research focusing on the multiplex aspects of escape — and how the findings from these investigations can create room for innovation and improvement in planning, design, and policy. — bustler.net
The kickoff for "Elsewhere" will officially begin on Nov. 12 through Nov. 17, with four days of public programs throughout New York City. Registration is required for all kickoff events, as space will be limited. You can register here starting Oct. 22. Except for the Nov. 12 event, all events are...
Photographer Jennifer Williams' upcoming "The High Line Effect" exhibition at the Robert Mann Gallery in New York presents the recently constructed High Line with a Dada-esque collage aesthetic, adding a twist — so to speak — to architectural photography. This latest exhibition from Williams uniquely critiques construction, while also giving commentary on real estate development, zoning laws, habitation patterns, and other urban-living and architectural issues. — bustler.net
With an interest in the growth of new luxury buildings, other current projects of Williams include Renzo Piano’s new Whitney Museum and Zaha Hadid’s proposed condominium. The opening reception will be on Oct. 24, 6-8 p.m. The exhibition can also be viewed online starting that day.
Check out the "Second House First" exhibition, currently at the RAW Gallery of Architecture and Design in Winnipeg, Canada until Oct. 27, 2013.
Second House First gives an in-depth look into the cottages and cabins that surround Lake Manitoba in Manitoba, Canada. The exhibition explores and questions the growing differences between the cabin and the suburban house as well as the contrasting lifestyles of its residents. — bustler.net
Contributors include Conrad Koslowsky (Roz Barr Architects); Frederik Bo Bojesen, (Herzog & de Meuron); Scrap Marshall, (UCLA AUD); Yannick Guillen, (YG), and Lisa Stinner-Kun (University Of Manitoba).
A Dolls' House, a project by Cathedral Group, adds a contemporary twist to a childhood pastime. The UK developer rounded up 20 big-name UK architecture firms -- like Adjaye Associates, Zaha Hadid Architects, Coffey Architects, dRMM, Duggan Morris, FAT, MAKE, and Studio Egret West -- in...
"Erratic" is an installation piece by Swedish architects Norell/Rodhe that shows a lot of personality. Daniel Norell and Einar Rodhe recently completed the project, which was featured in Helsinki Design Week this past September.
Made from a thick custom-made sack restricted at hundreds of points, the massive 3 x 3 x 3 meter piece illustrates the tension between meticulous design and temperamental materials. — bustler.net
INSIDE World Festival of Interiors — currently at full swing in Singapore — has selected its day 1 and 2 award winners from 59 outstanding interior projects accross 12 award categories [...]. The winners will now compete against each to win the award for Best Interior Design of 2013. — bustler.net
Previously: INSIDE World Festival of Interiors - 2013 Award Shortlist Related: World Architecture Festival 2013 Award Winners UPDATE: David Kohn Architects’ Carrer Avinyó awarded INSIDE World Interior of the Year 2013
Over 1,350 people attended this year's Beaux Arts Ball at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City on Sept. 28. Hosted by the Architectural League of New York — and with Archinect/Bustler as one of the media sponsors — the annual evening event brought together the architecture and design community for a centennial celebration of the infamous 1913 "Armory Show" — when European modern art was introduced into the U.S. The sold-out Ball also helps support other Arch. League events. — bustler.net
Special shoutout to long-time Archinectors John Jourden, Aaron Plewke, and Quilian Riano who attended the Ball! Here's what Aaron Plewke shared with Bustler on the event: "The overall environmental effect created for this year's ball was quite successful. The white tarp-like canopies created an...
Every year, London's Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA) hosts collaborative workshops that challenge an international group of student participants at different levels of architectural experience [...].
The AA DLAB VIsiting School 2013 marked its completion with the recent installment of its final prototype, "Light Forest." This year's workshop took place at AA London and AA Hooke Park from July 22-Aug.4. — bustler.net
The long historical relationship between architecture and photography comes to focus once again in the Getty Center's "In Focus: Architecture" exhibition beginning Oct. 15 until March 2, 2014. Curated by Amanda Maddox, assistant curator of photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum, "In Focus...
Mark your calendar for the upcoming ACADIA 2013: Adaptive Architecture conference that will be held at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada on Oct. 24-26.
Now in its 36th year, the international conference will present an array of current research and creative design happening in the ACADIA community, an international group of digital designers and researchers dedicated to supporting critical research in computational design. — bustler.net
"Industry and the Sleepwatchers" by artist Jay Senetchko from Vancouver, BC is a three-part art installation based on a poignant narrative of paintings that re-imagines the everyday lives of the artist's paternal grandmother Ann Senetchko and her husband Pete Senetchko, who was involved in the...
Only a few more days until New York City's 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue opens its doors this Saturday night for an event extraordinaire: the Beaux Arts Ball hosted annually by the Architectural League of New York.
This year's ball marks the centennial celebration of the iconic 1913 "Armory Show," so the theme for 2013 will be "–ism" and guests are invited to dress playfully as their favorite "ism." — bustler.net
The Architectural League also recently announced its 2013 fall "Current Work" lecture series, held in conjunction with the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union. The lineup includes Richard Meier, David Adjaye, Toshiko Mori, Thomas Phifer, and many others. Check out the...
Make your way to the upcoming "Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design" panel discussion and exhibition opening on Saturday, Oct. 5 at the LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) and WUHO Gallery (Woodbury University Hollywood Gallery) in Los Angeles. The...
TED Cities in partnership with the Ford Foundation present "TEDCity2.0", happening at TimesCenter in New York City tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 20. From 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Time, TEDCity2.0 event will focus on encouraging global conversation about the future of the world's cities. Also on the same...
Mark your calendars for the fast-approaching DesignDC, the annual conference of education and networking at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (Sept. 25-26) and the District Architecture Center (Sept. 27) in Washington, DC. For three full days, visitors can attend numerous education sessions that will cover just about every aspect in design.
In light of a new school year, a significant topic in this year's conference is continuing the discussion on school safety. — bustler.net
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