currents

  • Russian Schizophrenia

    Make Russia great again? What about urban planning, architecture and power in Moscow? It’s all about “city beautification”. A short conversation with architect Kiril Ass about Russian architecture.

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  • BAU 2017

    2.120 exhibitors from 45 countries, 250.000 visitors including 80.000 from abroad: Last week the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems took place here in Munich. Our dear colleague Julia from the magazine MAPPE made a video for everybody who missed it. Find more about BAU 2017 here!

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  • Underwater landscape

    Sculptures as far as the eye can see. But you cannot marvel at them in a museum but on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. So better you wear your diving goggles to take a closer look. Museo Atlántico, the amazing underwater world is situated 14 metres deep down pristine waters near the south coast […]

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projects

  • Sakura: Social Housing in Japanese Style

    In Vienna, architect Nerma Linsberger developed the social housing project “Sakura” and got awarded by the American Architecture Prize (AAP) 2016. The facade of the unique residential building reminds of the famous Japanese cherry blossom, after which the project is named. Major goals were the reduction of costs and a social suitability. The apartments are designed […]

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reviews

Competitions

2016 Chicago Prize

The Chicago Architectural Club has announced its annual Chicago Prize. The open idea competition is in search of visionary concepts for an area that is located 10 miles south of downtown Chicago, directly on the shores of Lake Michigan. Closing date is 10th January 2017. The former U.S. Steel site is more than 1,600,000 m2 […]

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