Urban treasures hunt – Strelka institute’s workshop series
The summer program of the Strelka institute is a specially designed set of workshops dedicated to the most basic and efficient methods of researching urban space. Modern city and its infrastructure challenge the researcher with a difficult task of seeing the most important things and regularities in the course of urban routines and an endless flow of manifold…
Santiago Calatrava: ‘Architecture is a pure creation of the human spirit’
His visit was equally anticipated by professionals who regard his work as an epitome of contemporary architecture and by wider audiences familiar with such notable of his creations as the famous ‘bridges of strings’ or ‘chords bridges’ that can be found all around the globe. Calatrava is an expert when it comes to combining natural motifs and high technology:…
Rethinking Europe - European experience in the city development
n June Strelka Institute in a partnership with the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, the largest European Architectural Foundation, and directorate of the most prestigious European award in the field of architectural innovation - Mies van der Roe Award – launches special series of events “Rethinking Europe - European experience in the city development”.
We’ve launched print-on-demand editions
Due to popular demand, we are launching print-on-demand editions of all our titles. Here’s why and what you can expect:
Tea house against concrete boxes
Kengo Kuma has been already admitted as the classic of modern Japanese architecture. Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, Nezu Museum and Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center in Tokyo, Great Wall House in Beijing, Nagaoka City Hall Aore in Nigata – all these world famous buildings have united local traditions and progressive engineering development. Kuma’s…
New and improved ebook editions
We've updated our ebook editions to improve the reading experience. Here's what they look like.
Socio-oriented architecture, or Architecture as the hardware
Last week Mexican architect Michel Rojkind came to Strelka with the lection «Сity buildings beyond the familiar borders».