PHILADELPHIA — With all of the gratuitous snark surrounding the recent work of Frank O. Gehry, the expansion and modernization of the Philadelphia Museum of Art will most likely glide under the radar of his usual detractors.
Alien Sex Club, an installation by John Walter set for the University of Westminster’s Ambika P3 opening in July 2015, will seek to promote the idea of a safe, informative physical space to act as a buffer between the smart phone dating app and the physical experience of a sexual encounter.
In the film Over the Edge (1979), the worst fears of a suburban planned community come true when the teenage residents of the fictional town of New Granada attack a town meeting being held to discuss just exactly what went wrong with the violent, angst-filled youth of their town.
Earlier today, the Pritzker Foundation named Shigeru Ban as its 2014 Laureate. Focusing on his work in disaster relief, the nine-person jury praised his interventions in places such as Rwanda, Haiti, India, China, Italy, and his home country of Japan — Ban is the third Japanese architect in the past five years to win the award.
When the 14th la Biennale di Venezia International Architecture Exhibition announced that it had (finally) roped in world-renowned architect Rem Koolhaas as the director of the Architecture Sector to lead its ranks, the speculative — often skeptical — architecture crowd wore its mixed emotions on its sleeve.
The ninth issue of CLOG, the architecture publication that emphatically “slows things down,” focuses on the increasingly growing interest in the city of Miami and the transition from a major shipping port and vacation destination to an architectural powerhouse.
Originally designed as a separata to be included in a larger publication, The Light Pavilion captures the seven years that lead up the only built work of visionary architect Lebbeus Woods (1940–2012).