Restoring an Arab renaissance: Inside OMA’s Qatar National Library
The book is not dead, Rem Koolhaas reaffirms as the grand National Library opens in Doha.
‘Torre’, final part of the Fondazione Prada complex, completed in Milan
OMA has completed the art campus for Fondazione Prada with a 60-meter tower which seeks to develop a “new typology for the exhibition of art.”
‘Station Russia’ to explore vast expanse of Russian landscape at Venice Biennale
The Russian Pavilion at the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale will turn into a train station to showcase the railway system as the lifeblood of Russia.
Only private residence designed by Zaha Hadid completed in Russia
On a hillside outside Moscow sits a stunning home that towers above treetops and provides endless views of the clouds. The newly completed project is the only private residence ever to be designed by the late Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, created for Russian businessman Vladislav Doronin.
How Forensic Architecture is uncovering the truth and challenging narratives
Architects reconstruct tragic events to expose crimes and human rights violations.
Reporting from Magadan: Films by Strelka researchers explore ‘The New Arctic’
In March, a group of Strelka students arrived in Magadan — a declining port and mining town on the eastern edge of Russia founded in the Stalinist era — to explore possible future scenarios for the region in the age of automation.
12 best Strelka posters
Works by Strelka art director Anna Kulachek are on display at Moscow’s Central House of Artists.
Image as infrastructure: 3 situations representing the post-photographic era
Examining photography as part of the digital infrastructure that permeates our everyday lives.
Can AI help humans be more empathetic?
MIT and Unicef resort to artificial intelligence to raise awareness about the harsh realities of war-ravaged zones.
Foster + Partners presents design for Vatican’s first foray into Venice Biennale
The UK firm is creating one of 10 temporary chapels on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.