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Mapping Production : : ARCHITECTEM Summer Program

Architecture engages a culture’s deepest social values and expresses them in material, aesthetic form. PROGRAM :: Mapping Production is a ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Dialogue : : Killed by the Architects : : Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture \ Karachi

As part of ARCHITECTEM Programming focused on increasing scholarship in collaboration with academic institutions, Sara M. Anwar presented the second ...
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Dialogue : : Killed by the Architects \ American University in Dubai

As part of ARCHITECTEM Programming focused on increasing scholarship in collaboration with academic institutions, Sara M. Anwar presented the first ...
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Art, Lines, Form and Space : : Zaha Hadid \ Serpentine Sackler Gallery

ARCHITECTEM visited the Serpentine exhibition of paintings and the rarely seen drawings of the pioneering and visionary architect Zaha Hadid ...
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Reclaimed Land and the two Seas : : Bahrain

ARCHITECTEM contributor Ali Lari delves in narratives of ownership, inaccessible coastlines, and loss in Damestan, a small village in the ...
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Dialogue : : Paul Lewis : : Manual of Section \ LTL Architects

Given the environmental and material challenges that frame architectural practice in the twenty-first century, the section provides a rich and ...
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Fondazione Prada : : Curating spaces and textures : : OMA \ Milan

Ayesha Sabri, ARCHITECTEM Milan based contributor, visited OMA designed Fondazione Prada and presents a visual narrative of the textures and ...
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DISCOURSE : : LEARNING FROM THE FIVE ARCHITECTS

For ARCHITECTM series DISCOURSE, Michael Wacht dissects the Five Architects featuring Peter Eisenman, Michael Graves, Charles Gwathmey, John Hejduk and ...
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Graphic London: Of Doorways and Frames

ARCHITECTEM microNarrative Graphic London captured and curated by Mariam Hussain. Design vignettes, bold compositions, and graphic imagery that celebrate urban ...
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AN INTERACTIVE LEARNING PLAYGROUND: ENGLISH FOR FUN FLAGSHIP BY RICA STUDIO

ARCHITECTEM met with Iñaqui Carnicero earlier this year at the Venice Biennale to discuss the Spanish Pavilion for which he ...
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DISCOURSE : ARCHITECTURAL DIAGRAMS – AN INVESTIGATION IN SENSORY PROCESSING

The following paper explores ideas of utilizing Architectural Diagrams to create Geometric Forms that anticipate user responses. Penned by Michael ...
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Graphic London: Visual Cornucopia

Second installment of Graphic London captured and curated by Mariam Hussain. Design vignettes, bold compositions, and graphic imagery that celebrate ...
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DIALOGUE : : SPEAKER SERIES \ NADI AL QUOZ

Any form of augmentation of the individual intellect would immediately result in the augmentation of the collective one The Dialogue ...
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Dialogue : : Cynthia Davidson, Co-Curator United States Pavilion La Biennale di Venezia

For the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, the United States Pavilion presents 'The Architectural Imagination', a curatorial ...
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Dubai Design Week 2016 : : An Architect’s guide

Dubai Design Week begins on the 24th and will run till the 29th of October 2016. With so much on ...
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Experience Music Project: Gehry’s homage to Rock ‘n’ Roll

Situated at the base of the world-renowned Space Needle, EMP Museum wraps around the historic Monorail of Seattle. The museum ...
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Kuwait microNarrative : Souk Sharq

Not to find one's way around a city does not mean much. But to lose one's way in a city, ...
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2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture and the winning projects

The winners of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced today in a ceremony in Abu Dhabi. The venue ...
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Research, Content and Catalogue; Exhibition Report National Pavilion UAE 

This is the third in our series of essays covering the National Pavilion UAE la biennale di Venezia. The first ...
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Dialogue : : Iñaqui Carnicero, Co-Curator Spanish Pavilion La Biennale di Venezia

The Spanish Pavilion was awarded a Golden Lion at this year's Venice Biennale, featuring a new type of architecture that ...
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Dialogue:  Yasser Elshestawy Curator the National Pavilion UAE Biennale di Venezia 

The 15th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia opened last month and saw the world converge on the ...
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The New Petersen Museum – A Mistaken Metaphor

As part of our Urban Narratives series, we take a look at the new design of the Petersen Museum. Our ...
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A parallel narrative: The UAE Pavilion and Aravena’s curatorial proposal Venice Biennale 2016

The prevalent urban image of the UAE celebrates it as a forerunner in the race of defying vertical boundaries, testing ...
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CITIZEN “time is TIME” : 2016 Milan Design Week’s most immersive experience

This year at Milan Design Week, Citizen collaborated with Tsuyoshi Tane from DGT Architects to create an immersive installation that ...
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Chipakata Children’s Academy: Designed to make a difference

The Chipakata Children’s Academy is a new primary school in Zambia, Africa built as the first initiative of the 14+ ...
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The Broad: Synergy of Architectural Diagram and Art

The Broad opened on Grand Avenue Downtown Los Angeles in September 2015. Michael Wacht visited the contemporary art museum shortly ...
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Anything Butts at Milan Design Week: Design, technology and sustainability

As part of Design week in the historic neighbourhood of Duomo Milan, the courtyard of the 18th century Palazzo Clerici ...
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TECTONICA at Milan Design Week: Ecology of form

ARCHITECTEM was present at the unraveling of Clino Trini Castelli’s exhibition 'Tectonica' as part of Fuori Salone, featuring models and ...
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eL Seed’s latest Urban Art: A shift in ‘Perception’

Born to Tunisian parents in the suburbs of Paris, eL Seed is a ‘calligraffiti’ artist using intricate composition in his ...
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The hottest Architecture event this summer: 2016 London Festival of Architecture

June 1 - June 30, 2016 The London Festival of Architecture celebrates London as a global hub of architectural experimentation, ...
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Cimitero Monumentale: A spatial archive of Architectural histories

Centuries of architectural history can be collapsed into and experienced through the agency of a singular ambulatory experience. More surprising ...
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Discover, Listen, Reflect : Art Dubai 2016 hosting Global Art Forum

Art Dubai 2016 commenced today, hailing the Fair into its 10th year. A decade young the fair has matured beyond ...
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What not to miss: Design Days Dubai 2016

Design Days Dubai is one of the leading design fairs in the Middle East dedicated to collectible and limited edition ...
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Salone del Mobile.Milano: a Design spring in Italy this April

The 55th edition of Salone del Mobile.Milano will take place from 12th to 17th April at the Milan Fairgrounds, Rho ...
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Curated Collective Memories: ‘1980-Today: Exhibitions in the United Arab Emirates

Art and culture hold intrinsic value by shining light on the past making us who we are and invoking emotional ...
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London Festival of Architecture: Open call for entries

The London Festival of Architecture has issued a call for entries for the 2016 event, which promises a city-wide exploration ...
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Design Junction Curated Sample Sale: A furniture affair

ARCHITECTEM attended the first ever multi brand product sample sale in London, presenting everything from design classics and prototypes. The ...
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International New York Times Voices: The Rise of Gulf Cities

The New York Times INYT recently featured in its 'Collections' a series of articles curated by Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi on ...
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NYCxDESIGN Awards 2016: Submissions Open

Photo credit : Ife Oma NYCxDESIGN Awards is a global design competition celebrating outstanding achievements in different areas of design ...
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MoMa: Young Frank Architect – whimsical investigations and Architecture

The MoMA publications program has been an integral part of the museum's mission since it's founding. Producing countless exceptional works ...
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PAVILLION DE L’ESPIRIT NOUVEAU: A 21st CENTURY SHOW HOME

Swiss Institute Annual Architecture and Design Series: 2nd Edition PAVILLION DE L'ESPIRIT NOUVEAU: A 21st CENTURY SHOW HOME Curated by ...
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Insights from the Curator: The National Pavillion UAE at LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA 2016

National Pavilion United Arab Emirates la Biennale di Venezia to Highlight Transformations of the Emirati National House at the 15th ...
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SOM Munich Exhibition featuring Burj Khalifa

On view at Architekturgalerie München, ”The Engineering of Architecture" explores the research, design, and realization of cutting-edge structural engineering projects ...
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Graphic London: streetscape a microcosm of the vibrant metropolis

This is the first of a continuing series of posts, showcasing design vignettes, bold compositions, and graphic imagery that celebrate ...
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A look into Dubai Design Week: What is Design?

Behind Dubai’s towering skyline, there’s a cluster of buildings rising up out of the sand. Most of them are still ...
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