The hot favourite for the annual 16th RIBA Stirling Prize, Hopkins Architects’ 2012 Olympics Velodrome is a hyperbolic structure with an impressive double-curved, ultra light roof covered in red cedar wood and inspired by the race tracks. Alongside aesthetic considerations, the Velodrome is constructed with utmost care for eco-sustainability. Crane.tv chats to engineers Andrew Weir at Expedition Engineering and Klaus Bode at BDSP to hear about how they created one of the Olympic Park’s most complete structures.
"Qué hacer cuando en la pantalla aparece THE END / What to do when THE END appears on the screen.", is the title of the exhibition dedicated to PAULA Bonet, one of the most dynamic young illustrators in Spain and a phenomenon of fans on social networks, organized by Gunter Gallery.
From 11 December 2013 to 27 April 2014 arc en rêve centre d’architecture presents an exhibition devoted to Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, jointly produced with the deSingel International Arts Campus.
The first monograph on the works of Patricia Urquiola, whose eclectic approach to product design and architecture has established her as one of the key figures in contemporary design. A superstar in the world of design, Patricia Urquiola s portfolio of architectural projects and product designs is as diverse as it is intensely personal from a house for Patrizia Moroso, to the interiors of boutique hotels, to industrial design, and with products...
Gustavo Gili starts the year with a new volume of his conversation series. On this occassion, conversations are with Chinese artist, architect, curator, publisher, poet and urbanist Ai Weiwei, whose multifaceted work expanded the traditional notion of art and turned him into one of the most significant figures of the international creative and cultural scene.
It comes to us the Spanish translation a Hal Foster´s book, published in October 2011, The Art-Architecture Complex. This interesting book analyzes in 10 trials the link between architecture and the plastic arts, analyzing some of the most recognized architect in the world. He makes a thoughtful pose that the art becomes in architecture and the architecture becomes in art. Definitely a great book.