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Beautiful aggregates in the layered silo walls of @zeitzmocaa by Thomas Heatherwick. Just about to hear his talk on stage @designindaba

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Theme of UAE National Pavilion for Venice Biennale 2018 revealed ・・・
Curated by Dr. Khaled Alawadi, “Lifescapes Beyond Bigness” is an excursion into humane and under-celebrated areas of the UAE, highlighting the interplay between the physicality of architecture and places, and the dynamic choreography of everyday life. Find out more about our 2018 Venice Biennale exhibition on nationalpavilionuae.org
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تحت إشراف القيّم الفني خالد العوضي، يقدم معرض "الحياة ما وراء العمران الشاهق" نظرة شاملة عن المناطق البسيطة المتواضعة وغير المعروفة في دولة الإمارات، مسلّطاً بذلك الضوء على الروابط الممتدة بين التواجد العمراني خارج الضخامة والبنيان الشاهق المتمثلة في ناطحات السحاب والمشاريع الكبيرة وإيقاع الحياة اليومية. لمزيد من المعلومات عن معرض الجناح الوطني لدولة الإمارات في بينالي البندقية ٢٠١٨: nationalpavilionuae.org
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OMA’s renovation plans of the New Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val have been unveiled. Reserve will collaborate on the project as a local partner. 
The New Tretyakov houses an extensive and important collection of Russian art, including seminal work from Malevich, Kandinsky, Chagall, and Soviet artists such as Aleksandr Deyneka and Vera Mukhina. The original design by N.P. Sukoyan and Y.N. Sheverdyaev was approved in 1964 and completed in 1983, and consists of multiple exhibition halls; the combined program adds up to a total floor area of 61.091m². It is the largest museum building in Russia, marked by a number of improvisations and additions that have been added over time, fragmenting the vast hallways and grand exhibition spaces into clusters of smaller rooms. 
Rem Koolhaas: “Our proposal is a reconsideration of the New Tretyakov, focusing on improving its spatial infrastructure and the elimination of dysfunctional parts. We also undo the absolute separation between museum and the House of Artist, and remove a number of walls to make the different components more accessible and visible. Because of its size, it is almost impossible to consider it as a homogeneous entity; modern interventions unaffordable in Soviet times, such as escalators, improve circulation and draw together the different autonomous elements of the museum complex.” OMA’s design identifies four sectors, clarifying the orientation and creating a basis for architectural differentiation. Each of these sectors – Art Storage, an Education Center, the Collection, and a Festival Hall – has a distinctive identity and role, and is linked by a new pedestrian route along the embankment side of the Moscow River. Carefully placed cutouts in the façade open up the interior spaces to the city. 
After OMA/AMO’s research for the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, this is the third cultural project by OMA in Russia.

Text courtesy @oma.eu 
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Credit ARCHITECTEM advisor @sunilbald for sharing this. 
#KengoKuma is drawn to a vision of architecture that he has variously called “defeated architecture,” “small architecture” or “anti-object” architecture. It is a story of returning to the values of traditional Japanese architecture through the work of modern architects who admire them, as well as the rather simple idea that architecture should cease to force itself onto a landscape and should instead, through acquaintance with local materials and methods, relate itself harmoniously to its surroundings. Kuma’s deceptively simple designs — as seen here at the Fujiya ryokan — often make use of ancient materials, especially wood. Click the link in our bio to see more. Photo by @StefanRuizPhoto.
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Happy Chinese New Year, the DOG's year! This is the Hockney's Dog - Bigger splash, according to artist Mychael Barratt. Courtesy Sarah Wiseman Gallery, on Artsy.
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Video sequence by @simonnorfolkstudio

End of the Soviet-Afghan War. On this day (15 February) in 1989 Soviet troops fully withdrew from Afghanistan after 9 years of bloody conflict…

Here from my 'Time Taken' project, a sequence of images from Afghanistan's Central Highlands, transitioning through the seasons and depicting two abandoned Soviet tanks in a field. 
Walking the fields and streets here can be like passing through a Museum of the Archaeology of War - different moments of destruction resting like sediment on top of one another. The cyclical nature of the images speak of both the constant presence of war in Afghanistan, but also of a perseverance and hope as the land continues to be ploughed and planted. The main creation of Afghan culture is arguably the landscape itself, worked and fashioned over the depth of time, but one has to stop, sit quietly and actually take time, to see it in action.

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music:  Ay Sholae Hazeen Desolate Flame used with permission.

images: @simonnorfolkstudio
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  • ARCHITECTEM Review 🐝📡 Yesterday saw the opening of Global Art Forum #GAF12 "I Am Not A Robot" @d3dubai . Speakers included Codirectors @shumonbasar , @marlieswirth and @noah_raford along with artist @jamesbridle . GAF programming is always one to look forward to. This year's conversation opened with Shumon Basar taking us along a journey of the Robot through time and media. Noah Raford COO and Chief futurist at @dubaifuture spoke of a search for social metaphors beyond domination and control to have a different kind of relationship with interfaces of AI. Imaging a possible future Baroque world considering AI as a society of families. Marlies Wirth Curator of Digital Culture & Design Collection at MAK -Austrian Museum of Applied and Contemporary Art spoke of the Vienna Biennale and the Hello,Robot show. Artist James Bridle introduced the idea of cooperating with the machine as he described his attempt at assembling his own automated car and developing a system of communication with it rather than control. James touched upon some very interesting ways of looking at the equation, pointing out the idea of AI being deeply retro and especially pointing out one observation that we could not agree with more "The system is too complex to respond to through emotion" -- looking forward to his upcoming book titled the New Dark Age. GAF will continue the conversations in March 📡🗣 #Architect #Architecture #Architectural #ArchitectureStudent #ArchitectureLovers #ArchitectureConnects #ARCHITECTEM 
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Float Lab is a public community platform designed to connect Philadelphians to the Schuylkill River and promote environmental stewardship. Winner in the Progressive Architecture Awards. Link in bio. #floatlab #howeleryoon #architecturalrendering #progressivearchitectureawards #schuylkillriver 
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  • ARCHITECTEM 🐝 director Sara M. Anwar spoke with Oliver Wainwright, the Guardian's Architecture and design critic, for his recent 'long read' article about the World Islands project. The article appears in today's the Guardian. @guardian @ollywainwright ・・・
🐝📡 I have long been a fan of Oliver Wainwright's prolific writings on a diverse global compendium of contemporary architecture. It was especially a pleasure speaking to him for 'the long read' article published in today's Guardian -- and to be able to reminisce about a time in the not so distant past of a very different Dubai. He manages to track this passage of time through the histories and present return of the world islands project. You can read the full article on the Guardian website. 
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Mapping Production : : ARCHITECTEM Summer Program

Architecture engages a culture’s deepest social values and expresses them in material, aesthetic form.

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Mapping Production is a week long Program being held from 10th – 18th June 2017 at Alserkal Avenue. ARCHITECTEM is invested in delivering academically driven Programs to the architecture and design community with the aim of enriching the Architectural fabric of Dubai.

Drawing inspiration from Al Quoz, the Mapping Production Program is composed of two parts:

a.Dialogues Series, and

b. Mapping Workshop.

Mapping Production will be a ground for research, learning, networking and mentoring between academics and students from different architecture programs, and professionally practicing architects in the UAE. We are especially interested in the observations and dialogue that will arise within and from the workshop.

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Dialogue : : Sunil Bald : : iHouse Dormitory \ Studio SUMO

Studio SUMO is a New York based practice, focused on innovative design involving extensive research, formal exploration, and material invention. Embracing physical, social, and cultural contexts, as forces that shape design, both partners Sunil Bald and Yolande Daniels are directly involved with each project.

ARCHITECTEM held a conversation with Sunil Bald, about his studio, a recent project – the iHouse Dormitory complex for Josai International University, and the sesitivity of designing in Japan. Sunil Bald divides his time working between New York and Tokyo, and is Associate Professor at the Yale School of Architecture.

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OMA lands in Dubai with Concrete

 

Earlier this week, OMA designed Concrete, opened its doors at Alserkal Avenue, in Dubai. A beautifully balanced symphony of monochrome textures, deep colors and translucent screens. Featuring circular ceiling tracks and movable panels – all elements to choreograph a dynamic space for performance and display. The inaugural exhibition, “Syria: Into the Light” showcased a collection based on the theme of ‘Portraits and Figures’.

ARCHITECTEM was at the opening reception, capturing details and embedded events within Concrete, its conversation with the art, the visitors and its context. 

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