19 December 2021


Richard Rogers Iconic Architect Of High Tech Movement Dies Age 88

Richard Rogers, one of the most highly regarded architects of his generation, has died at age 88.

20 November 2021

Isamu Noguchi: Socially Engaged Art – Barbican Centre – Revd Jonathan Evens

Isamu Noguchi thought art should improve the way people live and believed sculpture could ‘be a vital force in our everyday life.

17 July 2017

Assemble Art Collective Open Major New Museum Survey In Vienna

The Turner Prize winning art collective Assemble: are offered a major new survey of their work at the Architekturzentrum Wien.

16 March 2017

Revolution And Architecture – The Lights That Failed By Edward Lucie-Smith

The Design Museum’s new exhibition, Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution, is in many respects a great improvement on its rather incoherent opening show (or collection of shows).

3 November 2016


Royal Institute of British Architects International Prize 2016 Shortlist Announced

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) International Prize 2016 has announced the shortlist for this important architecture prize . The winner will be announced on Thursday 24 November 2016.

14 July 2016


China’s Toilet Shaped Building Defies Architecture Ban

A new university building that more than resembles a 12-story “toilet” recently unveiled in Henan province has slipped through the net of a ban by the Chinese government, announced in February, on structures that are “oversized,” “xenocentric,” or “weird.” The purpose built hall of learning is in the campus of the North China University of Water Conservancy […]

12 September 2015


Stevens’ New Architectural Glass Artist of the Year 2016 Competition Launch

Competition Brief launched today 7 September 2015. The brief is for the design and creation of a memorial window to the crew of The Titanic. Full details  are available on the Glaziers’ Company website: http://www.worshipfulglaziers.com/?page_id=3147 Competition open to architectural glass and design students, or those with less than five years in practice. First prize £1000 […]

4 June 2015


Fig2 – Week 17 – 27 April-3 May – Charlotte Moth – The Story of a Different Thought (by AJ Dehany)

Week 17 – Charlotte Moth – 27 April-3 May – The Story of a Different Thought Fig2 – Week 17 – 27 April-3 May – Charlotte Moth – The Story of a Different Thought (by AJ Dehany) When Max Ernst was six years old his beloved pink cockatoo Hornebom died on the same day that his […]

12 September 2014


Zaha Hadid Selected For London Science Museum Extension

Zaha Hadid architects have been selected by The London Science Museum to design their new Mathematics gallery as part of the Museum’s plan to redevelop a third of the museum over the next five years, which is being financed by a £5 million donation from science philanthropists David and Claudia Harding. The David and Claudia […]

2 May 2014


Bricks, Mortar and Paint – Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting

artseer.wordpress.com by Alison Black Saint Jerome had a pleasant working environment.  A well-lit, spacious L-shaped desk with generous storage space, beautiful views of the coastline, a (sleeping) pet lion and even a pair of slippers to hand.  His bench looks hard though, and is it a bit low?  This is Venetian artist, Vicenzo Catena’s Jerome, […]

14 June 2013



The Floating Cinema, a 10-week programme of events throughout summer 2013, returns to London’s waterways next month.  The Floating Cinema has been designed by Duggan Morris Architects in partnership with artists and filmmakers Nina Pope and Karen Guthrie (aka Somewhere) and is conceived as a collection of ‘extraordinary cargoes’ placed atop a traditional, industrial canal barge.  The Floating Cinema […]

7 May 2012


Efforts To Transform British Architecture At Venice Biennale

The British Council will present Venice Takeaway: Ideas to Change British Architecture, in the British Pavilion at the 13th Venice International Architecture Biennale, which will run from 29 August – 25 November 2012 (Preview Days: Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 August 2012).  Focusing on a group of ten exciting architectural talents, selected in open competition across the UK, the British […]

16 January 2012

HORTUS And Critical Territories At The Architectural Association

January exhibitions at the AA – REVIEW There are two new exhibitions now showing at the Architectural Association: H.O.R.T.U.S. – an installation by ecoLogicStudio (on the first floor, next door to the café) – and Critical Territories, which presents the work of two experimental interdisciplinary practices, Groundlab and Plasma Studio (in the ground floor gallery […]

2 August 2010


Review of Protoytpes and Experiments V

“Prototypes and Experiments” has been a regular fixture in Aram Gallery’s eight year programme of design exhibitions curated by designer Daniel Charny focusing on new and experimental projects. The rollcall over the four exhibitions to date has included åbåke, Ineke Hans, El Ultimo Grito, Martino Gamper, Jorre van Ast, Rolf Sachs, Max Lamb, Shin Azumi, […]