The New Normal: Future urbanism as visualized by Strelka graduates
Digital afterlife, Arctic currency, society ruled by AI: Seven projects presented at the New Normal showcase.
Posthumanism in Architecture
A conversation between Rem Koolhaas and Benjamin Bratton
Intern of the Month: “That Was Extremely Difficult, and I Am Proud I Made It Through”
Valeria Pestereva, Strelka Institute Graduate, Class of 2016, told us about her experience working at one of the largest and most demanding Chinese studios, learning Chinese and taking “a journey of a thousand li”.
Know Your Butcher: Street Kiosk Demolition And Its Consequences for The City
The implications of the mass demolition of shopping kiosks on Moscow streets, through the eyes of the urban researcher.
Izabela Cichońska: We bought a giraffe and a crocodile skull
Strelka graduate’s story of becoming a Dragon castle architect
Das Stadt Lexikon / Urban Lexicon
Goethe-Institute in Moscow held a competition among artists and architects to create objects of art, design, and architecture. "Strelka Institute" Alumni of 2014 Alina Bibisheva, Liv Dudareva and Eduardo Cassina were the winners of this contest with their installation "Das Stadt Lexikon"(Urban Lexicon), a unanimous decision by an expert jury consisting of Astrid…
Strelka Institute Research Archive: how does it work?
"Research›" is a new rubric that has been recently added to the strelka.com website. All the final projects completed by our students throughout these four years are now in open access. Some of them can be downloaded as PDF files. Video-recordings of the presentations and materials published on ISSUU are also available.
«Greater Moscow» in MONU magazine
An essay of Strelka graduate Anton Ivanov has been published in the latest issue of the urbanism magazine MONU. The author discusses the neighbourly relations of the centre with its periphery, the new urbanism of Moscow, and the difficulties involved in developing larger territories. My essay is dedicated to Moscow and its immediate surroundings – the densely…
Sochi On Foot
Can a stress-measuring device improve our understanding of the urban environment? Can the architecture of small forms activate urban spaces? Strelka graduates speak about their participation in the “Sochi Peshkom” (English: ´Sochi on foot´) project and new approaches to urban research. Taya Osipova, project manager The summer school was the main event…
Strelka at the Tallinn Architectural Bienniale (TAB)
The second Tallinn Architecture Biennale, with the theme “Recycling Socialism”, opened on September 4th. The biennale comprises of an architecture schools exhibition, symposium, vision competition and curators exhibition, which will remain open until the end of the month.A team of Strelka graduates - Lindsay Harkema, Ondrej Janku, Izabela Cichonska and Nathan…
STRELKA GRADUATES AT “ARCHSTOYANIE”
Three former Strelka students – Varvara Degtiarenko, Maria Romakina and Dhanya Pilo took part in “The Scene over Ugra”, a project that was part of the festival’s parallel programme. Varvara Degtiarenko, art historian Some call Archstoyanie an open-air museum. This is interesting, just based on the definition of what art is, and can be. If one looks…
Olga Sarapulova, alumna
Olga talks about Ufa’s first urban planning forum, UrbanBairam, taking place between August 2-4, and why the city needs new methods of urban planning. I participated in the research studio ‘Citizens as Customers’ while a student at Strelka Institute. The research methodology used in this studio allowed us to study all the advantages and shortcomings…