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New York’s architects and designers join Greta Thunberg for Global Climate Strike

September 20, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
New York City climate strike September 2019

New York architecture firms and designers including Snøhetta, Selldorf Architects and Joe Doucet are participating in the city’s climate strike today, joining a wave of industry figures partaking in cities around the world. Architecture firm Gensler and fashion designer Eileen Fisher are also supporting the Global Climate Strike today on 20 September in New York City,

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Architects should give up concrete say experts at Architecture of Emergency climate summit

September 20, 2019 India Block 0
Architects urged to cancel concrete

Experts and activists at the Architecture of Emergency climate summit in London have called upon architects to fight climate change by ditching concrete. “If you came here with the hope of one clear action for what you can do in the office tomorrow – stop it with the concrete,” said Maria Smith, founder of architecture

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Architects join Global Climate Strike to demand government action

September 20, 2019 India Block 0
Architects join global climate strike

Stanton Williams, Grimshaw and dRMMM are three of many UK architecture practices taking to the streets to protest political inaction over climate change in today’s Global Climate Strike. The Climate Strike is a movement spearheaded by schoolchildren protesting the lack of action over climate change by refusing to go to school on Fridays. “Our Civilisation

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AIA makes climate crisis “top priority”

September 19, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0

The American Institute of Architects has released a five-point action plan for climate change after announcing it a “critical issue” for the architecture profession. The AIA unveiled the Where We Stand: Climate Action plan on Monday 16 September following the release of its initiative to drive climate action on 5 September. “This is a defining

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Archigram to “look at the future of the built environment” with Hong Kong installation

September 18, 2019 Benedict Hobson 0
Archigram to create installation for Design Trust Gala in Hong Kong

Founding Archigram members Peter Cook and Dennis Crompton will create a digital installation exploring the future of cities at the Design Trust Gala 2019 in Hong Kong. The installation will draw from the influential British architecture collective’s extensive archive investigating urban design, which was acquired by M+ Museum in Hong Kong in March 2019. Cook

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Snøhetta unveils masterplan for Ford’s Research & Engineering Center in Michigan

September 18, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Ford Research and Engineering Center by Snohetta

Snøhetta has devised a masterplan for car company Ford’s research campus in Dearborn, Michigan that features curvy glass buildings, green spaces and sidewalks. Snøhetta developed the Master Plan for Ford’s Research & Engineering (R&E) Center in Dearborn, Michigan, where the American motor company is headquartered. Company founder Henry Ford II developed the initial plan for R&E

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Tod Williams and Billie Tsien win 2019 Praemium Imperiale for architecture

September 17, 2019 India Block 0
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien win 2019 Praemium Imperiale for architecture

American architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien have been named architecture laureates for the Japan Art Association’s 2019 Praemium Imperiale awards. Awarded annually, the Praemium Imperiale recognises artists who have made a “major international impact” in the fields of architecture, sculpture, music, painting and theatre or film. Williams and Tsien are best known for projects

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Dezeen Day schedule: see details of all the talks and speakers

September 17, 2019 Marcus Fairs 0
Dezeen Day schedule announced

Dezeen Day is our international architecture and design conference taking place in London on 30 October. Scroll down for information about speakers, sessions, networking events, the venue and tickets. A limited number of discounted early-bird tickets and student tickets are on sale now and click here to sign up for regular updates. Overview Dezeen Day

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Arthur Mamou-Mani to speak about post-plastic materials at Dezeen Day

September 17, 2019 Marcus Fairs 0
Arthur Mamou-Mani Dezeen Day

Architect Arthur Mamou-Mani will speak at Dezeen Day on 30 October about future materials and designing without plastic. The French architect and director of Mamou-Mani Architects will take part in a discussion about post-plastic materials. Based in London, Mamou-Mani specialises in digital fabrication, parametric design and advanced bioplastics. He designed the spectacular timber Temple Galaxia

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Kanye West’s dome-shaped housing prototypes are demolished

September 16, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Kanye West homeless housing prototypes under construction

Kanye West’s domed low-cost housing prototypes have been demolished on his property in Calabasas, California, following reports that the musician failed to secure a building permit. News site TMZ reported that three of West’s four domes were torn down last week just days before the 15 September deadline set by Los Angeles County Department of

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