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.

​Massimiliano Fuksas: “An architect now must become a neighbour”

On September 17 Strelka hosted its last summer programme lecture. This time it was Massimiliano Fuksas, one of the most renowned Italian architects with buildings in the US, China, Italy, Georgia and other countries under the belt. Strelka.com asked the architect to tell about changing unfamiliar cities, the most difficult project in his career and why one should…

​Bruce Sterling: “You can have a steam revolution without swallowing a steam engine”

Strelka Press has just published the essay of one of the most renowned cyberpunk novelists, the Wired Magazine editor and the author of Schismatrix and The Difference Engine — Bruce Sterling. Strelka.com met the writer to drag the jeopardy of the Internet of Things to light, to learn why modern electronic gizmos are not the technological advance themselves…

Ekaterina Demintseva: "We can not make people tolerant in two days"

​Right before the "A city of different cultures" conference on migrants’ issue in Moscow, strelka.com has interviewed one of the speakers, Yekaterina Demintseva, the leading research associate at the Higher School of Economics Institute for Managing Social Processes (Moscow). Yekaterina Demintseva talks us through why it is important to discuss migrants’…