Categoria: news

Sagrada Familia

Pope to open Sagrada Familia Benedict XVI to inaugurate Barcelona landmark in November source/fonte: Ansa Papa: il 6-7 novembre in Spagna Il Pontefice inaugurerà la cattedrale della Sagrada Familia

GAH2010

Global Architectural Highlights, 2010 «Business Week» James S. Russell Le architetture eccellenti del pianeta, secondo il recente special report di «Business Week»

Raimund Abraham †

Raimund Abraham, Architect With Vision, Dies at 76 «The New York Times» William Grimes La scomparsa di Raimund Abraham, 76 anni

King Abdullah II House of Culture & Art

Omar Maani, the mayor of Amman, announced the new King Abdullah II House of Culture & Art by Zaha Hadid Architects – a performing arts and cultural centre that includes a 1600-seat concert theatre, 400-seat theatre, educational centre, rehearsal rooms, and galleries.

FLLW Bldgs list

Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Index “During his lifetime, Frank Lloyd Wright built 532 homes, museums, and office buildings. Many have been demolished, but more than 400 Wright-designed buildings still stand”. About.com: Architecture FLlW, March 1st, 1926 (Wikimedia Commons)

Inntel Zaandam

The new Inntel hotel in Zaandam The iconic green wooden houses of the Zaan region were the fount of inspiration for the hotel’s designer, Wilfried van Winden (WAM architecten, Delft). The structure is a lively stacking of various examples of these traditional houses, ranging from a notary’s residence to a worker’s cottage. The hotel opens…

New Arts Building at UI

Steven Holl Architects, in collaboration with Bnim Architects, has won the commission for the new art studio facility for the University of Iowa (UI) Arts campus.

Town Town Erdberg

Coop Himmelb(l)au’s project Town Town Erdberg wins Sustainability Award “For its project Town Town Erdberg, Coop Himmelb(l)au will receive the Sustainability Award of the 2010 MIPIM Architectural Review Future Project Awards.

«Domus»

The April edition of «Domus» sees the return (for the following 11 issues) of Alessandro Mendini. Next year, Mendini will hand the magazine’s editorship over to Joseph Grima. AD Interviews: Joseph Grima 26 June 2009 on vimeo 13:30

Historical Italian Magazines

Architecture, art and design italian historical magazines digizited, and online at the site of BiASA, Biblioteca di Archeologia e Storia dell’Arte, Rome, ia: Architettura e arti decorative (1921-31) then > Architettura (1932-40) L’architettura italiana (1905-1934)