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The 16th Istanbul Biennial opens this Saturday with "The Seventh Continent" in Four Major Venues

WA Contents • Sep 9, 2019 • 955

The 16th Istanbul Biennial opens this Saturday with

The 16th Istanbul Biennial, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding, will open this Saturday, September 14 to the public in four major venues, including Antrepo 5 – Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Istanbul Painting and Sculpture Museum (designed by EAA and set to open in 2020), Pera Museum, Büyükada and Maçka Sanat Park. Themed as "The Seventh Continent", the Biennial is curated by French curator and art critic Nicolas Bourriaud and directed by Bige Örer, an initiator and facilitator of exhibitions and artistic projects. The 16th Istanbul Biennial can be visited until November 10, 2019. The Seventh Continent will explore the mixed and complex versions of our environment in which we are (...)

The 12th São Paulo International Architecture Biennale kicks off on September 10

WA Contents • Aug 22, 2019 • 1051

The 12th São Paulo International Architecture Biennale kicks off on September 10

The 12th São Paulo International Architecture Biennale will kick off on September 10, 2019 and continue until December 2019 in São Paulo, Brazil. Curated by Vanessa Grossman, Charlotte Malterre-Barthes and Ciro Miguel, the São Paulo Architecture Biennale seeks to reveal the architecture of everyday life in its different scales under the theme of "Everyday".

Architects and planners have long aspired to design entire habitats, civilizations, and even the planet. But in the current climate of political, economic and environmental uncertainty, these professionals have come to recognize the limits of their disciplines. In reaction, they brought the focus of architecture into the realm of everyday life, questioning the central purpose of (...)

50 Years Of ARCASIA: Dhaka, Bangladesh | November 2019

Arefin Chisty • Aug 22, 2019 • 763

50 Years Of ARCASIA: Dhaka, Bangladesh | November 2019

At no other time throughout the entire existence of humankind has one seen such exceptional speed and nature of progress in each aspect of human life as happening today. From the innovation to the politics, from the atmosphere to transhumance, and from urban communities to areas, prodigious change and transmutation, and at an amazing rate of human life span. Architects are conferring ordinarily with progressively unstable settings of moving monetary, physical, technological and geopolitical landscapes. So as to address numerous features of these unquestionable marvels, the topic, Architecture in a Changing Landscape, is relied upon to elicit cogitations, innovations, and ideas appropriate for the present and inevitable consequence of archit (...)

8 Installations That Shouldn't Be Missed at London Design Festival 2019

WA Contents • Aug 21, 2019 • 2057

8 Installations That Shouldn't Be Missed at London Design Festival 2019

Less than one month left for the 2019 London Design Festival and the Festival has unveiled its design installations, including Kengo Kuma, Sam Jacob, Paul Cocksedge, Camille Walala and more. The installations include Landmark Projects, V&A Projects, Festival Commission Projects and Special Projects.

The 17th edition of the Festival will be running from 14 to 22 September 2019 with a programme of citywide activity in the districts and destinations, showcasing local and international design talent.

London Design Festival takes over the capital with a nine-day celebration, comprising over 400 different events, exhibitions and installations. As a citywide event, Design Districts and Design Destinations play a key role in the (...)

The Grey to Green Conference on Green Infrastructure Moves to the Twin Cities Region This Fall

WA Contents • Aug 21, 2019 • 1172

The Grey to Green Conference on Green Infrastructure Moves to the Twin Cities Region This Fall

The Grey to Green Conference on green infrastructure moves to the Twin Cities Region for the first time from Sept 30 to October 1, 2019. The two-day conference features keynote speakers, over 30 technical sessions, cutting edge training courses, expert tours and fantastic networking events. The Grey to Green Conference: Twin Cities will be held at the McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota. The conference agenda and registrations are open. The Twin Cities to share best practices in green infrastructure policy, design, research, products and services and to learn from regional efforts," said Steven W. Peck, GRP, Honorary ASLA, Founder and President, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.

"The Twin Cities are known for innovation, p (...)

What To Expect At The Windows, Doors & Facades Event 2019 in Dubai

WA Contents • Aug 19, 2019 • 1100

What To Expect At The Windows, Doors & Facades Event 2019 in Dubai

Industry leaders from around the world anticipate innovative products and facades solutions that will be launched at Middle East’s largest event dedicated to windows, doors and facades. From 24 to 26 September, the annual gathering for the windows, doors and facades industry will return to the Dubai World Trade Centre for its fourth edition, organized by dmg events.

While cutting-edge buildings like the Museum of the Future are in course of construction in Dubai and the broader region, tomorrow’s landmarks that promise to enchant the eyes of the passers-by will start taking shape at the Windows, Doors & Facades (WDF) event 2019.

World Architecture Community is Supporting Association of the Windows, Doors & Facades (WD (...)

Gulf Glass Returns To Dubai From 24 to 26 September

WA Contents • Aug 19, 2019 • 1011

Gulf Glass Returns To Dubai From 24 to 26 September

dmg events' Gulf Glass, the leading glass event in the Middle East, will return to the Dubai World Trade Centre from 24 to 26 September 2019, alongside Windows, Doors & Facades Event (WDF), the region’s largest dedicated exhibition for the windows, doors and facades industry.

The two exhibitions will run in parallel providing industry professionals a unique platform to source innovative products from around the world, discover the latest technologies, network and learn.

World Architecture Community is Supporting Association of Gulf Glass 2019. You can still register to the event via the website with free entry. You can also enquire about exhibiting by filling the form here.

Leading brands including Saint Gobai (...)

Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2019 will explore specificity of reason and rationality in architecture

WA Contents • Aug 2, 2019 • 1230

Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2019 will explore specificity of reason and rationality in architecture

The 5th edition of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale is set to start from October 3rd to December 2nd 2019 in Lisboa, Portugal. Held as a major forum in every three years, the Triennale delves into the debate, discussion and dissemination of architecture that crosses geographic and disciplinary boundaries. This year, the Lisbon Architecture Triennale will open up a global discussion under the theme of "The Poetics of Reason", curated by French architect Éric Lapierre, founder and principal of Éric Lapierre Experience (ELEx). The curatorial team, which runs the master Architecture & Experience in the school of architecture of Marne-la-Vallée (Paris), and will co-operate with philosopher Sébastien Marot, is composed of a highly qualified (...)

ACE-UIA International Conference on Design Competitions will be held in Paris on 25 October 2019

WA Contents • Jul 26, 2019 • 1037

ACE-UIA International Conference on Design Competitions will be held in Paris on 25 October 2019

Registration is now open for the ACE-UIA International Conference on Design Competitions, taking place on 25 October 2019, at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.

The conference is jointly organised by the Architects Council of Europe and the International Union of Architects. It is sponsored by the European Commission and has received the patronage of UNESCO.

The conference will bring together architects, urban planners, the public sector and international organisations. The talks will provide an opportunity to explore the current norms of architecture competitions in different countries, with a particular focus on good competitive practice.

Image courtesy of Dominique Perrault ArchitectureRenowned French architec (...)

The BIG 5 Construct Qatar returns to support $150 billion of planned projects in Qatar

WA Contents • Jul 22, 2019 • 1940

The BIG 5 Construct Qatar returns to support $150 billion of planned projects in Qatar

After a successful launch edition, The Big 5 Construct Qatar will return on 23 - 25 September 2019 at Doha Exhibition and Conference Centre (DECC). Qatar has over $150bn of known planned and un-awarded projects, according to a report released by The Big 5 Construct Qatar and MEED Projects.

dmg events' The Big 5 Construct Qatar 2019, will be a great platform for you to sell your current products to new clients and remind those people you’ve worked with before that you’re at the top of your game. Construction and transport projects make up approximately 86% of the total current value of planned projects in Qatar.

World Architecture Community is media partner of The Big 5 Construct Qatar 2019. You can still register to (...)