Forensic Architecture is an independent research agency based at Goldsmiths, University of London. It was recently nominated for the short list to win the most prestigious Turner art prize in UK. There work involves investigating human rights violations using architectural, journalistic, legal and political fields. Continue reading
This year’s Serpentine Pavilion is designed by Francis Kéré from Burkina Faso. He is the first African architect to design the Pavilion; following the more recent, posistive direction of choosing emerging architects rather than well known names to design the building.
New Design Museum in London hasn’t received great reviews, and unfortunately I have to agree that from the user’s point of you the space is not as fantastic experience as it could have been. Continue reading
New Tate Modern building extension called the Switch House looks great, especially from outside. The pyramid shape brick building looks like it belongs next to the rectangle shape of the old building forming a great marriage of the two shapes. Continue reading
This year’s Serpentine Pavilion in Hyde Park is designed by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG). It is a very successful design. The appeal of the space comes from a feeling a clarity and pureness originated by a well thought through concept. Continue reading
Designing the House of Tomorrow by RIBA is an exhibition about how people live in Britain and how future housing will evolve. Continue reading
Libreria is a new, independent bookstore by the popular co-working space Second Home (across the street from the store). Second Home designed by Selgas Cano, who also designed the bookstore, has a very clear brand and profile. It was the first co-working space that really understood how to build their tenant base.