A rendering of the proposed pool in the East River.
Posts Categorized: Architecture + Design
Lina Bo Bardi’s project at the Ladeira da Misericordia in Salvador, Brazil — abandoned for over two decades — is on the 2016 watchlist.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the most infamous triad in contemporary American architecture, have just announced that they’re bringing a +1 into the partnership. Benjamin Gilmartin, a principal… More ›
New York plays host to a wide swathe of film festivals, and the Architecture + Design Film Festival — which runs through Sunday — is one of the city’s more focused such celebrations. That… More ›
Mexican architect Enrique Norten’s latest project — a state of the art campus for Centro, Mexico City’s foremost design school — was in full glory as the 11-year-old college inaugurated its… More ›
Sometimes in our intrepid weekly Instagram-scanning, we get peeks into artists’ personal lives — works mid-progress, eye-catching ephemera, ill-advised party selfies, etc. But this week, it was… More ›
Though the Venice Architecture Biennale has yet to announce a creative director or a theme for next year’s edition of the exhibition, national pavilions have nonetheless begun announcing their… More ›
With only a month to go until the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art opens its much-anticipated new building in Moscow, the museum has released a celebratory video (see below) to preview the… More ›
The Notre Dame de Paris just got an electronic facelift. Last week, tech company Royal Philips supplied the 13th century Gothic cathedral with a brand new LED lighting scheme that exposes details… More ›
In a comically perfunctory USA Today article about the so-called “Bilbao Effect” — whereby cities try to boost tourism and spur urban renewal through eye-catching, starchitect-designed… More ›
The Judd Foundation appears to be bucking authority by potentially violating New York’s short-term rental laws, and putting Donald Judd‘s spectacularly renovated former Soho home and studio on… More ›
Australian artist James Gulliver Hancock‘s idea is not necessarily a new one, but it’s garnering him well-earned attention for his delicate, stylized drawings and paintings of New York… More ›
Celebrity photographer Annie Liebovitz’s multi-property West Village home-studio compound, located at Greenwich Street and West 11th Street, officially hit the market as of yesterday, listed for… More ›
Public art: So rich in site-specificity, so lacking in pelvic thrusting. Luckily, the Humping Pact is out to change all that. The brainchild of Berlin-based artists Diego Agullo, 32, and Dmitry… More ›