Bourdeaux 2030. Scenography by Petra Blaisse.

VI AGORA Bourdeaux 2030. [Bordeaux] France. 11-14/09/2014.
For this year's edition, the curator, French-Lebanese architect Youssef Tohmé, addresses the guiding influence of culture, economy and politics on public space.

Inside Outside has developed a scenography for the exhibition that supports the curatorial content. In Hangar 14, the beating heart of the Biennale, Youssef Tohmé showed varied conditions through films and interviews and share conversations with architects and...


Great London Architecture for free during Open House 2014.

[LON] UK. 20-21/09/2014.
metalocus, SARA REBOLLO
On the 20th and 21st September there will be a unique opportunity to see, explore and learn about over 800 buildings, walks, architects and experts' talks, engineering and landscape tours, cycle rides and much more to get under the skin of the amazing architecture in every London neighbourhood.

Some of the buldings that people will be able to visit are 10 Downing Street, Leadenhall Building or "The Cheesegrater", Foster and Partners Studio, Lloyd's Bank, Crossrail Farringdon Construction site, the new LSE Saw Swee Hock Student Centre which we published a short time ago and and the...


CarrerasMúgica Gallery by Herreros Architects.

Gallery [Bilbao] Spain. 3/10/14.
metalocus, BELÉN CALLEJO.
CarrerasMúgica gallery was founded by Pedro Carreras and Ignacio Mugica. On October 3, CarrerasMúgica will be inaguarated a new space designed by Juan Herreros. With this new gallery located at Heros Street number 2, CarrerasMugica begins a new era. It will be shown by Asier Mendizabal as the exponent of a generation of exceptional artists who are working in the Basque Country.

The history of the CarrerasMugica gallery spans more than two decades of the world of contemporary art. Founded by Pedro Carreras and Ignacio Múgica, the gallery has become an active presence at both national and international fairs, such as ARCOmadrid, sp arte,...


Briefing Room. Manuel Caeiro at Ponce+Robles Art Gallery.

Ponce+Robles. [MAD] Spain. 11/9-25/10/2014.
metalocus, SARA REBOLLO
Art, Exhibitions
Manuel Caeiro art show opening today, Thursday, September 11th at Ponce+Robles Art Gallery in Madrid. The portuguese artist, born in Évora in 1975, builds sculptures and paintings that seem to have a sensory dimension and create an illusion in the viewer's eye.

Ponce+Robles presents this show on Portuguese artist Manuel Caeiro, a preeminent creator on the contemporary pictorial art scene. Caeiro questions and extends the frontiers and origins of painting: its most traditional subjects and supports, its structural and formal limitations and its pragmatic and objectivised enclosing that are so often contained within...


Urbanscapes. Gabriele Basilico.

[Luzern] Switzerland. 27.09 > 23.11.2014
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
The Museum of Art Lucerne hosts from September 27 "Urbanscapes" exhibition, the photographer Gabriele Basilico. The exhibition curator is Marco Meier. Coinciding with the exhibition, the catalog "Gabriele Basilico be published. Urbanscapes "with texts by Gabriele Basilico, Giovanna Calvenzi, Roger Diener and Marco Meier.

Gabriele Basilico (1944-2013) was one of the most important representatives of architectural photography. After studying architecture, in the 1970s he began photographing the transformation of the urban landscape. He was particularly interested in cityscapes, and his pictures show the modern age and its architecture in the most beautiful light. He became famous through his black and white photographs of...


Neckartailfingen Festival Hall by Ackermann + Raff.

[Neckartailfingen - Stuttgart] Germany.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
The Neckartailfingen Festival Hall, -a latticed canopy overhangs the zigzagging glass facade of this riverside community hall near Stuttgart-, was designed by German studio Ackermann + Raff for a site surrounded by trees on the bank of the River Neckar.

Ackermann + Raff wanted to integrate the surrounding landscape into the design of the riverside community venue, which contains two multi-purpose events spaces.



BAQ 2014 lecture schedule is ready.

XIX Bienal Panamericana de Arquitectura 2014. [Quito] Ecuador.
metalocus, SARA REBOLLO
Ecuador Association of Architects organizes since 1978 the Pan American Quito Architecture Biennale, a space for periodical exchange, comparison and analysis of products and current architecture and urban trends.

The BAQ 2014 wants to expand the vision of architecture, expanding its focus to move from the fragmentary and to global, from the dogmatic to the complex, from the anthropocentric view to a more complete ecological view, integrating our discourse with from other disciplines.

It is presented as an exercise in focus and blur, which seeks the critical questions necessary to alter our perspective...


Austria's Pavilion in EXPO Milano 2015.

Expo 2015. [MIL] Italy.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Austria’s participation in EXPO Milano 2015 is focused on generating positive impetus for exports and tourism. The design of the Austria n pavilion was selected on the basis of an EU - wide competition. The idea put forward by team.breathe.austria highlights the ecological and technical competence of Austria.

Around 20 million guests are expected to visit the world exposition in Milan in 2015. The highly developed region of northern Italy is one of Austria’s most important business partners.

Ecology and innovation at the Austrian Pavilion.

The Austrian Pavilion at EXPO Milano 2015 should...


‘The Untitled Show’ by Waqas Khan. Exhibition at Sabrina Amrani Gallery.

Sabrina Amrani Gallery. [MAD] Spain. 11/09/2014 - 31/10/2014.
metalocus, BELEN CALLEJO
Sabrina Amrani Gallery opens the season with the miniature works of Waqas Khan. The Pakistani artist returns, after two years from his debut solo show in Europe, to Sabrina Amrani Gallery in an exhibition with his new intriguing and vibrant work. The final purpose of his work is giving the viewer the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of visual infinity, the potential of philosophical awareness, and the visual effects produced inside the retina of the beholder, depending of the viewer's eye.

The pakistani miniature artist Waqas Khan returns to Sabrina Amrani Gallery, two years after his debut in Europe in the same space. These two years have been intense for the artist: He has exhibited in the most prestigious art fairs such as Art Basel, FIAC, Frieze...


Open Call for Curator at Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016.

OAT 2016. [Oslo] Norway
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT) launches an international Open Call for Curator for its sixth international festival in Oslo, Norway in autumn of 2016. After a successful triennale in 2013, OAT now wishes to open up new ideas and concepts as to how the triennale and the architecture and planning professions can partake in the future development of society.

The curator will have the artistic and academic responsibility for the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2016, and will be given the opportunity to develop the concept, theme and content over a period of two years. The Curator will have primary academic and artistic responsibility for OAT 2016...



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