After a nationwide hullabaloo in which hundreds of cities prostrated themselves at Amazon’s feet in the hopes that the company would open its second headquarters in their jurisdiction, Amazon is coming to New York. What will this do to the city?
The University of Canterbury’s rare collection of thousands of architectural drawings has been selected by UNESCO as a significant and important piece of New Zealand memory that should be preserved for all time.
Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Architecture and Design is hosting an exhibition and public lecture by Visiting Architect Grace Mortlock, of Sydney-based Other Architects, and her co-director David Neustein. Grace and David believe that architecture can go beyond its brick-and-mortar purpose to provide a form of commentary on the world around us. In their public lectures, they will discuss their views on how architecture can make us aware of wastefulness or excess, alert us to the presence of undervalued places, or help us question behavioural rules and restrictions. They will share how their work aims to question prevailing architectural…
Margot Krasojević regularly produces thought-provoking architectural concepts, with recent examples including a house that screws itself into the ground during high winds and a floating revolving bridge.
The first images of Populous' MSG Sphere venue, which is planned for a site near the Olympic Park in east London, have been released. Populous is designing the 18,000-seat spherical arena to host both music and esport events for the Madison Square Garden Company (MSG). Plans for the venue emerged earlier this year, alongside images of an almost identical arena planned for Las Vegas.