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Meet the Architects Thom Mayne & Michael Maltzan, Not the Architecture on January 20th

Palak Shah • Jan 12, 2021 • 507

Meet the Architects Thom Mayne & Michael Maltzan, Not the Architecture on January 20th

After accomplishing multiple successful series over the last half, a decade around the world, Architects, not Architecture is back with yet another global world tour. Owing to the recent travel restrictions, Architects, not Architecture is celebrating its 5-year anniversary, with a Virtual event series inviting noteworthy architects to their stage.

Founded by Fermín Tribaldos and Irene Osei-Poku, In Hamburg. The focus of the initiative is to foreground the ‘Architects’, their path, their story, and experiences that are often foreshadowed behind award-winning projects, the ‘Architecture’. Speaking about this unspoken journey in the realm of architecture, allows the audience to see, understand, and connect the intellectual creative min (...)

Columbia GSAPP announced its Spring 2021 semester public programs

WA Contents • Jan 7, 2021 • 3739

Columbia GSAPP announced its Spring 2021 semester public programs

The Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) has announced its Spring 2021 semester public programs.

Columbia GSAPP’s public programming emphasizes and explores the intersections of racial equity, social justice, and climate change across the built environment. All public programs will take place online (times noted in ET) and are free and open to the public.

See the full program of Columbia GSAPP below:

Beverly Loraine Greene and Norma Merrick Sklarek: New Research in Black Women's History in ArchitectureJanuary 15, 1pmThis conversation among Mary McLeod, Professor, GSAPP; Victoria Rosner, Dean of Academic Affairs (GS) and Faculty, Columbia; Patricia Morton; and Rober (...)

Computational Design: NEXT 3.0 will be held on 23rd & 24th January 2021

WA Contents • Jan 5, 2021 • 2591

Computational Design: NEXT 3.0 will be held on 23rd & 24th January 2021

The Past, Present & Future: An Online Interactive Conference With Global Frontiers. Two-Day Online Conference with Live Presentations, Tutorials, Interactive Sessions, Live Mentorship & Panel Discussions. A collaborative initiative by ParametricArchitecture (PA) with rat[LAB]EDUCATION, DesignMorphine, A>T.

Computational Design: NEXT is a collaborative initiative by some of the global frontiers of Computational Design to open up an Online Learning platform as a comprehensive ONLINE CONFERENCE comprising of discussions, dialogues, tutorials and mentorship to a global audience through thought-provoking and meaningful dialogues curated by ParametricArchitecture (PA), one of the leading media platforms focusing on Computational (...)

Courses: Academic Writing, Lateral Thinking, Journalism & Bauhaus Pedagogy floated by AJC

Pappal Suneja • Jan 2, 2021 • 984

Courses: Academic Writing, Lateral Thinking, Journalism & Bauhaus Pedagogy floated by AJC

"Short Term Courses" (Academic Writing, Lateral Thinking, Architectural Journalism & Bauhaus Pedagogy) is the fourteenth initiative of the Architectural Journalism & Criticism Organization founded by architect and Design Researcher Pappal Suneja to spread awareness about this subject and sow the seeds of inspiration to explore, think and express about Architecture and allied fields from a critical perspective.

These 6 days Short Term Virtual Courses are being organized from Jan – Feb 2021.

Here is the brief structure and details for the same.

1. Academic Writing : it shall cover Technical Writing- Report, Thesis & Dissertation, How to write an abstract, Paper Writing - Review Papers; Referencing and Ci (...)

New Conceptions of Sustainable Organic Architecture on January 16, 2021

WA Contents • Dec 31, 2020 • 2954

New Conceptions of Sustainable Organic Architecture on January 16, 2021

New Conceptions: Sustainable Organic Architecture will be held on January 16, 2021 at 1 p.m (EST).

Using Frank Lloyd Wright’s philosophy of organic architecture as a starting point for contemporary discussions, this 90-minute virtual mini-symposium seeks to explore sustainability through the lens of what might be considered organic.

By bringing together leading practitioners, educators, scholars, and students, we hope to advance more comprehensive and affective theories and practices that will secure an enduring future for the planet while envisioning a built environment that nurtures and ennobles the human condition.

This virtual event is free and open to the public.

Register to the event from here.

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Equatorial Utopia: 50 Years of Visionary Architecture in Singapore

WA Contents • Dec 31, 2020 • 2802

Equatorial Utopia: 50 Years of Visionary Architecture in Singapore

Equatorial Utopia: 50 Years of Visionary Architecture in Singapore has been postponed from May 4, 2022 to June 26, 2022.

Through immersive projections and a dynamic map, the exhibition will offer a unique dive into the art of Singapore construction. Visitors will thus be able to discover selected projects from 1970 to the present day testifying to the utopian dimension of its architecture. Often subject to strong Western influence, the visionary architecture and urban planning of this city-state has been moderated, adapted and transformed according to the socio-cultural, economic, climatic and political conditions of the terrain.

The projects chosen for the exhibition illustrate this important impact on architectural discours (...)

Chorus Architecture organises a conference on "Resilience: Post Covid-19 Built Environment"

Baden Baden Edgar • Dec 24, 2020 • 1198

Chorus Architecture organises a conference on

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Chorus Architecture is a multidisciplinary platform for research and development in architecture and related fields (art, design, environment, sustainable development, etc.), which reflects on the reallocation of endogenous knowledge. In order to change the system of values and the factors of perception that force each person to focus on a "distant" and ideal when it comes to finding a solution to the daily problem. An initiative born in Cameroon, Chorus Architecture wants to create a convergence of ideas that have not yet been explored.

Resilience post covid built environnement

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The world is deeply affected by the global pandemic of the coronavirus. In addition to the threat to publ (...)

Media Architecture Biennale MAB20 will be held from June 28th to July 2nd 2021

WA Contents • Dec 22, 2020 • 3059

Media Architecture Biennale MAB20 will be held from June 28th to July 2nd 2021

The Media Architecture Biennale is the world’s premier event on media architecture, urban interaction design, and urban informatics. It brings together architects, artists and designers, leading thinkers on urban design, key industry and government representatives as well as community activists. Together, they explore the design and role of media in the built environment and its implications for urban communities and ecosystems.

MAB20 consists of a series of events, meet-ups and publications taking place on- and offline between March 2019 and July 2021. A final event including an award show, workshops and a conference with keynotes and an academic track, is scheduled from July 28th – July 2nd, 2021 to take place in Amsterdam and Utre (...)

National Gallery of Victoria Triennial is held from 19 December 2020 to 18 April 2021 in Melbourne

WA Contents • Dec 22, 2020 • 3346

National Gallery of Victoria Triennial is held from 19 December 2020 to 18 April 2021 in Melbourne

Opened on December 19, the NGV Triennial is a large-scale exhibition of international contemporary art, design and architecture that explores some of the most globally relevant and pressing issues of our time, including isolation, representation and speculation on the future.

Featuring 86 projects by more than 100 artists, designers and collectives from more than 30 countries, the NGV Triennial has been opened at NGV International on Saturday 19 December 2020, presenting the first opportunity for audiences to visit the reopened gallery.

Featuring works by Aïda Muluneh (Ethiopia) Alicja Kwade (Germany), Cerith Wyn Evans (Wales), Dhambit Mununggurr (Australia), Faye Toogood (England), Fred Wilson (USA), Hannah Brontë (Australia (...)

BARQ International Architecture Film Festival Barcelona will be held from May 11th to May 16th 2021

WA Contents • Dec 16, 2020 • 3376

BARQ International Architecture Film Festival Barcelona will be held from May 11th to May 16th 2021

The BARQ Festival, International Architecture Film Festival Barcelona, celebrates its first edition from May 11th to May 16th 2021, which will take place onsite in the city of Barcelona (as long as it can be held and it does not have to be cancelled following the recommendations and measures imposed from the government or health authorities within the Covid-19 context) and online. The online modality of the festival will exclusively be geoblocked in Spain, either as a complement to the festival’s onsite sessions or as the only form of holding the event, in case that the scheduled onsite screenings and activities cannot be held.The BARQ Festival is the only film festival dedicated to architecture and interior design in Spain and it is an ini (...)