by Vatsala Sethi Jan 10, 2023
With the much-awaited debut of Singaporean art expo, ART SG, post financial difficulties and a pandemic, STIR evaluates its significance in the Asian and global art scene.
by Vatsala Sethi Jan 10, 2023
With the much-awaited debut of Singaporean art expo, ART SG, post financial difficulties and a pandemic, STIR evaluates its significance in the Asian and global art scene.
by Sunena V Maju Dec 02, 2022
With an aim to uplift the communities of the Kampala region, Kéré Architecture’s Kamwokya Community Centre enhances the public and free character of the site and its surroundings.
by Sunena V Maju Nov 16, 2022
Peris+Toral Arquitectes designed a social housing with 54 dwellings in Bon Pastor, Barcelona, transforming the horizontal living of the community into a five-storey building.
by Sunena V Maju Sep 27, 2022
In Riga, Latvia, the local community took the initiative to convert a brownfield site into a community garden, aiding the recreation and gardening needs of the neighbourhood.
by Sunena V Maju Sep 24, 2022
The winners of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2022 respond to social issues and extend an architectural responsibility toward communities, culture and environment.
by Zohra Khan Sep 07, 2022
Empowering the space with a sustainably-oriented approach, the London-based studio designs a lightweight and adaptable community complex in London’s South Park.
by STIRworld Jul 13, 2022
Brent Biennial runs till September 2022 in London featuring multidisciplinary works tackling queer issues.
by Jincy Iype Jun 29, 2022
MAD Architects' Baiziwan Social Housing in Beijing connects the neighbourhood to the city, with 4,000 affordable households in 12 Y-shaped towers linked by an elevated public park.
by STIRworld Jun 23, 2022
Looking at the practice of Salman Toor, Gilbert Lewis, Alex Baczynski-Jenkins, Camilo Godoy and Laura Aguilar that concerns the queer community.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 17, 2022
Situated near the centre of Bruz, a town in northwestern France, this housing complex channels contrasts, with a greenhouse-like atrium and intersecting gangways above public gardens.
by STIRworld May 05, 2022
The adaptive reuse project from Detroit’s East Village for two non-profits will present vibrant spaces for education, production and display of art by the local community.
by Zohra Khan Apr 12, 2022
The Chinese practice has designed 'The House of Remembrance' with features such as a memorial garden and an evocative roof that house a family of three siblings.
by Jincy Iype Apr 04, 2022
Fernando Menis, the Spanish architect behind the fragmented concrete volumes of the Holy Redeemer Church, discusses the role of religious architecture in bettering communities.
by Zohra Khan Mar 29, 2022
The Alcántara Housing by the Chilean studio features rows of two storied, eight residential units divided by a 'green void'.
by Zohra Khan Mar 24, 2022
'House as Garden' by the late architect is his vision to provide a "beautiful life" to the African American community of Chicago's West Woodlawn.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 17, 2022
In celebration of the Smithsonian’s 175th anniversary in Washington DC, the India-born artist and architect Suchi Reddy fuses art and technology to discuss our future in a magical manner.
by Zohra Khan Jan 28, 2022
Lauded for its exemplar 'architecture of humanity and protection', the Friendship Hospital by Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury has been adjudged as the new building of the year by RIBA.
by John Jervis Jun 23, 2021
London’s financial district is struggling to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19 and Brexit – could culture and community provide the answer?
by Jerry Elengical Jun 11, 2021
Sumayya Vally-led South African studio Counterspace draws upon cross communal spaces within London to craft a structure at Kensington Gardens with chiselled, abstract forms in pink and grey.
by Anmol Ahuja May 31, 2021
A drive-in cinema, food truck hub, and a digital advertising backdrop are few of the multimodal activities Woods Bagot envisaged in its intervention for Pump to Plug, Los Angeles.
by Girinandini Singh Mar 20, 2021
The artist collective speaks to STIR about the space held by communities and public engagement in the visual narrative of a place.
by STIRworld Jan 13, 2021
The firm builds a three-storey house on a disused canal of Amsterdam as part of a neighbourhood of floating villas, with each house using low-impact circular materials.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 15, 2020
Officially named ‘Presence in Hormuz 02’, the project is a truly democratic community intervention in troubled lands, with bulbous and round domes popping in primary colours.
by Zohra Khan Oct 19, 2020
A banal, 50-meter long courtyard attached to a former branch office in Qinchang village is transformed into a vibrant public destination by the Chinese studio.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 26, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Wang Hui about his dream of becoming an architect in order to change everyday life around him.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 16, 2020
Art for Earth, a suspended forest of ribbons created by artist Anne Patterson, was on display at Ermenegildo Zegna Fashion show in Milan, echoing concerns of sustainability.
by Jincy Iype May 18, 2020
A prefabricated timber structure extended over the reuse of abandoned concrete foundations and column grid forms the Party and Public Service Center of Yuanheguan Village in China.
by Meghna Mehta May 05, 2020
Designed by Napur Architecture, for the movements of kayaks and canoes, The Ark is a floating boat in Budapest that has become a hub for the community and other sports.
by Zohra Khan Mar 24, 2020
OMA's proposal for the Wollert Neighbourhood Centre envisions cohesive retail and cultural spaces for dispersed residents and neighbouring suburbs to come together.
by Jincy Iype Mar 11, 2020
The tranquil tea pavilion in China features rooms for reading, dining, tea making and a sales office, summarising communal Xiamen traditions of brewing tea amid nature.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 19, 2020
STIR @ Women in Design 2020+: The Iranian architect discusses her work in Afghanistan, Iran and Niger, and how architecture can be employed for public’s benefit.
by Meghna Mehta May 21, 2019
Education gets a new life at this small town - Koudougou in West Africa, where Kéré Architecture has designed a humble school using 'local' as their first clue and 'community' as their second.
by Sunena V Maju Dec 19, 2022
Best of 2022: STIR rounds up five architectural projects that displayed commitment towards community upliftment and helped reinvent a social identity.
by Sukanya Deb Dec 16, 2022
The exhibition looks at the issues of gendered discrimination and violence, and its exacerbation in the peri-urban sphere, displaying long-term community-based projects.
by Urvi Kothari Dec 11, 2022
Taking over the Rotunda at Tate St. Ives, Pachpute pays homage to the community of coal miners and their contribution to the ecology, in an alluring but unsettling installation.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 28, 2022
Located on Soames Walk in London, QUEERCIRCLE founder Ashley Joiner talks to STIR about building an interactive art community through facilitation and dialogue.
by STIRworld Jul 14, 2022
MVRDV collaborated with StudioPOD for the One Green Mile project, which reuses the abandoned space in Mumbai as a playful public space with amenities for the community.
by Zohra Khan Jun 27, 2022
Speaking with Bangladeshi architect Rizvi Hassan, STIR discovers the journey of a community space designed for the Rohingya refugees to strengthen their collective identity.
by STIRworld Feb 07, 2022
The adaptive reuse of two industrial buildings by the New York-based firm houses an arts incubator, NXTHVN - an endeavour of artist Titus Kaphar, set in New Haven, Connecticut.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 19, 2022
Envisioned as a space that elevates community gathering and minimises environmental impact, the Mexico hotel features a curated landscape that blurs the interior-exterior experience.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 03, 2021
With a brick façade that flows and ebbs, The Red Oasis is a community centre designed by Pune-based PMA madhushala as a relief from monotonous housing patterns in the Indian city.
by Shraddha Nair May 17, 2021
The Delhi-based multidisciplinary artist talks about his experiences as part of a minority community in a regressive caste-system based society, from which his artistic journey stems.
by Jincy Iype Feb 09, 2021
Intended originally as a garage, Gallery House is a multipurpose community centre built for the locals of Bansberia, inspired by the burnt brickwork of a 200-year-old temple here.
by Sukanya Deb Jan 15, 2023
Paj qaum ntuj / Flowers of the Sky, an exhibition of works by the artist at the Walker Art Center, situates the history of land, loss and resilience in the community.
by STIRworld Dec 24, 2022
The global artist community that is part of the 5th edition of the biennale pen this open letter sharing their concerns and views.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 05, 2022
Tom Haney is an Ohio-born automata artist, fascinated by mechanical movement. He talks to STIR about community as inspiration and the kinetic art movement.
by Rabita Shakya, Anne Feenstra Oct 14, 2022
Working alongside various NGOs, Sustainable Mountain Architecture collaborated with the community to improve the living standards for expecting mothers of Silinge.
by Jincy Iype Aug 18, 2022
Co-developed by Everyrealm and The Alexander Team, 'The Row' is a members-only metaverse community designed by artists including Daniel Arsham, Andrés Reisinger, and more.
by Sohil Soni Aug 04, 2022
Geneva-based Leopold Banchini Architects has built Marramarra Shack as a small dwelling in an Australian community with a rich historical and geographical environment.
by STIRworld Jul 27, 2022
Burning Man makes its comeback at the Black Rock Desert after two years, with a host of massive, interactive art installations, and the community exploring various forms of creative expressions.
by STIRworld Jun 23, 2022
The multi-coloured, customisable Xbox Pride Controller 2022 is garbed in 34 community flags inspired by stories and identities of the LGBTQIA+ community for Pride month, and beyond.
by Zohra Khan May 26, 2022
The multidisciplinary firm inserts three inward-looking concrete blocks in an industrial neighbourhood of the city, designed with the idea to connect art with the community.
by Devanshi Shah Apr 29, 2022
Located in Kyoto, and designed by Mandai Architects, the restoration of this private residence preserves the home's community presence while adding contemporary elements.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 28, 2022
Featuring 90,000 Swarovski Crystals, the set at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles offered a message of inclusivity and community from a utopian future of 'elegance and electricity'.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 24, 2022
This ceremonial community lounge for Chinese developer Vanke in Dongguan, China, features sculptural bamboo installations that celebrate the craft traditions of its cultural context.
by Zohra Khan Jan 31, 2022
The Mumbai-based studio’s design of a mosque and community space draws inspiration from a key element of traditional Islamic architecture.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 24, 2022
The new multifunctional complex containing a church, café, offices and meeting spaces and housing meets both the service provision and social needs of the entire community.
by Jincy Iype Jan 04, 2022
STIR speaks with Tatiana Bilbao Spamer and Joseph Schwarzkopf about Botániqo in Ecuador, a nine-tower residential development "with a human and community-centered” approach.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 03, 2022
Casa Majalca is designed to encourage outdoor activities and socialising with the community in the area while emulating the aura of a primitive cave.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 27, 2021
In Codeswitch, an exhibition at California African American Museum, Biggers shares a body of work titled Codex, which melds textile, culture, community and history.
by Divya Menon Dec 18, 2021
The show has at its centre the resurrection of the Indian creative community's morale, the deliverance of several spaces from the vagaries of time and Alappuzha's heritage revival.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 11, 2021
Delving into principles of modern, shared living, the Beijing-based studio introduces a community-oriented twist in the architecture of theTang Hotel in Hebei, China.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 15, 2021
As the new global headquarters for Infinitus China, the campus employs interlinked gardens and atria, alongside sinuous forms and sustainable design to foster a sense of community.
by STIRworld Oct 02, 2021
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) reveals their design of Fuse Valley, an art-filled “smart valley” for the creative community, imagined along Porto’s Leça River.
by STIRworld Sep 28, 2021
The proposed housing community located in the island of Sardinia is titled Mother Nature as it takes inspiration from nature, and artist Costantino Nivola’s sculpture, La Madre.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 25, 2021
Ilori’s 'Bring London Together’, a Landmark Project at the London Design Festival 2021, celebrates the creative community under city's Mayor Sadiq Khan’s “Let’s Do London” campaign.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 28, 2021
Sibling Architecture transforms the under-utilised spaces in-between RMIT University building to create Rodda Lane as an urban academic community space.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 10, 2021
In a curation of over 40 artists from the Latinx community across the USA and Puerto Rico, El Museo diversifies the narrative around the Latinx contemporary artists.
by STIRworld Jul 22, 2021
Chungnam Art Museum by Dutch firm UNStudio and DA Group from South Korea is envisioned as a dynamic space for engaging the community through art and technology.
by Manu Sharma Jun 14, 2021
Born in the US, and now based in Sydney, Kim Leutwyler is ana artist who creates stunning portraiture exploring the LGBTQ+ community.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 02, 2021
Celebrating the power of community-based movements at the 2021 London Design Biennale, the India Pavilion features innovative, eco-friendly solutions for 21st century India.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 06, 2021
Innhub La Punt, located in the Engadin Valley in Switzerland, is a new innovation-cum-community centre by Foster+Partners that charms with a unique contoured roofscape.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 26, 2020
The Calyx Project is a prototype for a compact house as well as a community that looks at an innovative, sustainable and integrated housing solution for the homeless.
by Kabir Awatramani Aug 24, 2020
The brutal murder of George Floyd ignited global outcry at the dehumanising racism America’s Black community is victim to – we investigate how the art world is responding.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 17, 2020
Ahead of World Photography Day, photographer Sharbendu De evokes emotions that go far deeper than a visual documentation of the Lisu community through near-surreal images.
by Jincy Iype Jun 22, 2020
White built forms blend with the flowing landscape of Nanchang Waves, a community centre comprising commercial areas, a front square and a spiraling observation tower.
by Meghna Mehta Jun 12, 2020
Designed by eight architect-led Compartment S4 studio, the tourism center has been built with local knowledge to boost community driven tourism in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand.
by Jincy Iype May 04, 2020
The American-Canadian writer-activist Jane Jacobs is known for her substantial penmanship devoted to cities, people, and community-driven urban design.
by Freddie Ribeiro Mar 31, 2020
Plaza, piazza, platz or the maidan, call it what you like, the public square will always support the hopes and carry the collective conscience of a community.
by Meghna Mehta Mar 26, 2020
Abin Design Studio’s Making of a Place at the CEPT University in Ahmedabad addresses productive collaboration between a practice and a passionate community in Kolkata.
by Jincy Iype Mar 19, 2020
Famous for the Aqua Tower in Chicago, Jeanne Gang’s works sit at the crossroads of nature, culture and community driven design; the reputed American architect turns 56 today.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 05, 2020
The immersive sensory exhibition Dialogue in the Dark London is a social enterprise aimed at fostering cross-community engagement and alternative experiences for the visitors.
by Jincy Iype Oct 18, 2019
The council housing project in Norwich, a sustainable community design that meets Passivhaus standards, has been announced as the ‘best building in the UK’ by RIBA.
by STIRworld Jan 27, 2023
Inspired by traditional boat construction, Snohetta and WERK Arkitekter draws the Esbjerg Maritime Centre as a symbiosis between spatial experiences and practicality.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 21, 2023
Rudi Minto de Wijs, Director, New Curators speaks to STIR about the initiative, its vision, and how it is aimed to make visual arts more diverse.
by STIRworld Jan 10, 2023
Comprising a Tea House, Farm House, and Sky House, Snøhetta’s design for Pavilia Farm residential development is a calming ‘green lung’ for the busy city life of Tai Wai, Hong Kong.
by STIRworld Jan 07, 2023
27 tents designed by Zaha Hadid Architects for the Education Above All Foundation will be placed as schools, clinics, and emergency shelters within displaced communities.
by Sukanya Deb Dec 30, 2022
Food marks culture, subjectivity, and a point of exploration at eating the other exhibition at Preston Gallery in Cambridge, Canada.
by Niyati Dave Dec 26, 2022
STIR speaks with artists using sound as a tool, medium, and object of enquiry at the World Weather Network, a constellation of weather stations set up by 28 arts agencies worldwide.
by Daria Kravchuk Nov 29, 2022
Sarah Foryame Lawler, the Head of Curatorial Planning in the Public Art department at Qatar Museums, speaks to STIR on public art, and connecting people and places.
by Daria Kravchuk Nov 24, 2022
As Manifesta 14 comes to an end, STIR takes a closer look at the way this nomadic biennial started transforming the host city of Prishtina, Kosovo, and itself.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Oct 27, 2022
The Ideareve-Ikegami is a mixed-use complex in a dense context, that is not just historical but also one that typifies the Japanese logical mess.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 06, 2022
Executive Director of non-profit Through The Flower, Megan Malcom-Morgan speaks with STIR about the immersive, feminist art exhibition Wo/manhouse.
by Sukanya Deb Sep 30, 2022
Fear of Freedom Makes Us See Ghosts, a major solo exhibition by Pio Abad, set the background for the nation’s political situation today, ahead of its dictatorial past.
by Sukanya Deb Sep 09, 2022
The photographic series documents the ongoing crisis in Lebanon, looking at the everyday and the event of traumas encountered, and how a population can begin to respond.
by STIRworld Aug 06, 2022
Moriyama & Teshima Architects designs Mukwa Waakaa'igan Indigenous Centre of Cultural Excellence inspired by indigenous beliefs as a place of healing for the community.
by STIRworld Jul 23, 2022
Contesting for the honour of becoming UK’s best new building, the RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist presents ‘outstanding and welcoming architecture that lifts the spirit of all who engage with it’.
by Srinivas Aditya Mopidevi May 08, 2022
Multiple voices of resistance will come together for lumbung - documenta fifteen, scheduled to open in Kassel, Germany in June 2022.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 22, 2022
Now listed as a finalist for the EU Mies Award 2022, the project creates a vibrant hub for culture and creativity along the Friedrichstraße commercial street in Berlin, Germany.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 21, 2022
A monastery by Localworks, rebuilt into its current sustainable and uniquely spiritual form following damage by an earthquake, suitably responds to a complex, implied brief.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 28, 2022
Manifesting education as a key to emancipation, this school by DAAZ Office is placed on a vast field in rural Iran and radically rethinks the sociopolitical concept of a 'boundary'.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 22, 2022
The project is a collaborative venture between Limbo Accra, Surf Ghana, Daily Paper, Saloni Parekh, Hive Earth, Wonders Around the World, and the late Virgil Abloh.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 17, 2022
Chinese architecture practice YI+MU Design Office infuses new life into a prominent former textile factory in Jinan, China, by reinventing it as a sales and exhibition centre.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 17, 2022
Two years in the making, The Light Catcher in Melbourne, Australia, is envisioned to be an urban lighthouse and is a geometric abstraction of a lantern.
by Shaunak Mahbubani Jul 27, 2021
A multi-layered narrative of events in India that inspired various creative practitioners to use the language of art as a tool to revolt against the administration.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 12, 2021
Intersectional and multidisciplinary artist, Sajan Mani, currently based in Berlin, questions the non-existing histories of Dalit and hegemonic Brahmanical archives.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 21, 2021
The Playscape by we architech anonymous crafts a fluid landscape of voids, mounds and pipes to encourage children to learn about balance and mobility through different activities.
by Zohra Khan Jun 05, 2021
The Bangladesh-based architect discusses the importance of his practice that focuses on sustainable public space design for the poor and marginalised communities.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 30, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Christoph Hesse about his experimental initiatives to create architecture that brings people together.
by STIRworld Aug 25, 2020
The exhibition 'Museum of No Spectators' by John Marx and Absinthia Vermut combines participatory architecture and Burning Man ideologies to give birth to a newfound museum typology.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 15, 2020
The Chinese architect, in an interview with Vladimir Belogolovsky, shares why he likes to work on small, self-initiated projects, and the subjectivity he tries to bring to his work.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 19, 2019
The exhibition MOT Satellite: Wandering, Mapping, organised by the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, aims to rediscover the museum’s surrounding neighbourhood.
by Meghna Mehta May 25, 2019
The design of the Civic Centre in Sadra, Iran, is an example of how cultural evaluation can be used to develop a renewed image that can uplift the architectural fabric of an area.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 31, 2023
The exhibition at JAX 03, Riyadh, part of the Noor Riyadh festival, narrates a three-part journey of technology, architectonics of light, and its role in shaping our consciousness.
by Anushka Sharma Jan 30, 2023
Celebrating its ten-year anniversary, the initiative launches Las Manuelas’ Art Series, a collection designed by acclaimed international artists and realised by Peruvian artisans.
by Sunena V Maju Jan 30, 2023
MIT List Visual Arts Centre’s exhibition Symbionts: Contemporary Artists and the Biosphere presents artworks that ‘collaborate’ with symbionts to create BioArt.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 29, 2023
Bhumi by Gidree Bawlee Foundation of Arts, with support from Durjoy Bangladesh Foundation, is a collaborative work between local village communities in Thakurgaon, Bangladesh.
by Bongo Mei Jan 27, 2023
STIR examines Bongi Dhlomo Collection at Javett Art Centre in South Africa, exploring acts of creative defiance under the oppressive apartheid system, of late 20th century.
by STIRworld Jan 26, 2023
Employing an 'air to water' technology, BAOBAB Luxury Safari Lodges are a curation of self-sustaining, eco-friendly modules, designed to integrate communities with nature.
by Pooja Suresh Hollannavar Jan 26, 2023
Japanese design firm Nendo uses glass and greenery to create Sumu Fumu Terrace, a communication lounge catered to the new age of home marketing for home builder Sekisui House.
by Almas Sadique Jan 25, 2023
The St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in the World Trade Center campus, destroyed during 9/11, has been rebuilt by the Spanish architect, embodying resilience and hope.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 25, 2023
Damjan Jovanovic, an educator, architect and game designer, explored world-building through co-operative player dynamics to imagine integrated, optimistic futures.
by Sunena V Maju Jan 25, 2023
RDAI-designed Hermès flagship store at Madison Avenue narrates the tale of the brand’s Parisian roots and American dreams, in a dialogue of traditional and modern strokes.
by Niyati Dave Jan 24, 2023
STIR speaks with Himali Singh Soin and David Soin Tappeser about The Third Pole at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, which creates a subversive fictional mythology of the Polar regions.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Jan 24, 2023
Designed by Mathew and Ghosh Architects, the house, located in Coonoor, invokes the pre-colonial landscape—through a deliberate revival of the native Nilgiri.
by Vatsala Sethi Jan 23, 2023
India Art Fair 2023 debuts a fusion of art and technology, straddling modern and contemporary in India's capital through installations, talks, and performance art.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 20, 2023
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Peter Noever, a Vienna-based Ausstellungsmacher/creator of exhibitions who aspires to do things that have never been done before.
by Vatsala Sethi Jan 18, 2023
At Le Bon Marché Paris, Subodh Gupta presents Sangam, a show of large-scale installations in his signature style, through the assembly of well-used utensils and daily-use objects.
by Sunena V Maju Jan 16, 2023
Along with the unveiling of 'Asian Paints Art House' at Mumbai Urban Art Festival, Asian Paints reveals Silver Escapade as the Colour of the Year 2023.
by Salvatore Peluso Jan 14, 2023
The project promoted by the collector Silvia Fiorucci and the non-profit Società delle Api, involves four emerging designers to transform the rooms of a house on the Greek island.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 14, 2023
Blending into a rocky inhospitable site, in Tamil Nadu, India, the home is a collection of whirling forms in precast mud and waste, offering up a model for building in harsh contexts.
by Manu Sharma Jan 13, 2023
American master Frank Stella joins forces with Arhead and ARSNL to render his iconic sculptural practice in AR.
by Sunena V Maju Jan 13, 2023
Estudio Focaccia Prieto proposes Polimeropolis, as an experimental autonomous floating city in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 12, 2023
The curatorial project The New Survivors by Wang Shuman encapsulates a multifocal understanding of trauma, demanding a collective human response to individual traumas.
by Pallavi Mehra Jan 12, 2023
STIR speaks with some of the participating galleries at the Mumbai gallery Weekend 2023, which brings together art collectors and enthusiasts for the event spread across four days.
by Ayca Okay Jan 11, 2023
In Palma De Mallorca, Spain, CIMAM celebrated six decades of fostering art practices, with a three-day event attended by museum directors, curators, art enthusiasts, and others.
by Vatsala Sethi Jan 11, 2023
STIR investigates the reasoning behind Singapore Biennale's name—Natasha, the artworks on display, and if it all adds up to something meaningful.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 06, 2023
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews Carson Vista 581, a sculptural four-level house designed by Kelly & Stone Architects in Truckee, California, United States.
by Sunena V Maju Jan 05, 2023
Obra Architects’ Perpetual Spring at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, wins Architecture MasterPrize 2022 Best of Best in Exhibition and Public Space category.
by Nitija Immanuel Jan 03, 2023
Uncommonly known as 01100111 01100101 01101110 01100101 01110011 01101001 01110011, the Endeavour Centre Seconds Genesis traverses through the dimensions of time and space.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 02, 2023
Shōji Hamada: A Japanese Potter in Ditchling, at the Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, Japan, explores how a young potter’s visit to the village influenced his lifelong vocation with clay.
by Anushka Sharma Dec 31, 2022
The Indian fashion label joins forces with the beverage brand, donning the Pepsi can in diversity, making it one of HUEMN’s most successful IPs.
by Vatsala Sethi Dec 30, 2022
Best of 2022: STIR looks back at public artwork from around the world that captivated viewers through light, augmented reality, scale, and more.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 29, 2022
Best of 2022: STIR curates the most innovative developments in sports architecture featured over the past year, from landmark stadiums to innovative multi-use venues.
by Jones John Dec 29, 2022
The African American artist is the seventh recipient of the award instituted by the Nasher Sculpture Centre, US, to recognise her contributions to the medium’s potentiality.
by Jincy Iype Dec 27, 2022
Best of 2022: From Oscar-nominated production designers to trend forecasters, STIR recalls compelling conversations centred on the disciplines of architecture and design.
by Sunena V Maju Dec 26, 2022
Best of 2022: STIR rounds up young creatives who redefined the design industry, putting forth radical new perspectives for the NEXT of design.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 25, 2022
Best of 2022: STIR presents exemplary projects from across the archipelagic nation of Indonesia, highlighting the diversity of its built environment and architectural traditions.
by Almas Sadique Dec 24, 2022
The fifth edition of Kochi Biennale opens its gates across Aspinwall House, Anand Warehouse, and Pepper House to an exposition of layered visual offerings.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 24, 2022
Between the sea and the city - the Sassoon Dock Art Project Part 1 - is a sensorial experience that explores the urban fabric of Mumbai.
by Afra Safa Dec 23, 2022
Hosted in Lisbon, Portugal the three-day event brought together some of the biggest names in architecture under one roof, celebrating the best of architecture.
by Jincy Iype Dec 22, 2022
Best of 2022: STIR presents a recap of the best virtual architecture in the metaverse and digital spaces as unique NFTs created this year, exploring mixed and virtual realities.
by Salvatore Peluso Dec 22, 2022
The mentorship programme culminates in an exhibition in Berlin, with seven projects combining science, technology, and arts in a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 21, 2022
Indian artist and photographer Gauri Gill shares deep insight into her collaborative processes, evident in her oeuvre on view at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt in Germany.
by STIRworld Dec 17, 2022
Drawing inspiration from Jurong Lake Gardens, the new Singapore Science Centre, scheduled to open in 2027, coalesces the fabrics of landscape and technology.
by Jincy Iype Dec 16, 2022
Ruin value of monumental architecture: Dutch artist duo DRIFT envisages 'speculative architecture' with drone technology, to sustainably restore or complete ruins.
by Riya Patel Dec 15, 2022
Last month a former crematorium on the outskirts of Berlin saw itself transformed into an atmospheric bunker primed for speculation on our ecological and social future.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 15, 2022
Rounding off the series is the renovation and upgrade of Qatar’s premier footballing venue, conducted by the very architects responsible for its initial design back in 1976.
by Jincy Iype Dec 14, 2022
Salone del Mobile announced its 61st edition to take place from April 18–23, 2023, with a new layout demonstrating its future evolution with Euroluce, a biennial devoted to lighting.
by Manu Sharma Dec 12, 2022
Exploring the 2022 edition of Miami Art Basel, with some insight into its past, and where it may go.
by STIRworld Dec 12, 2022
The LIT Lighting Design Awards 2022 honours innovations in the global lighting industry, with winners selected from 650 submissions from 51 countries.
by Sunena V Maju Dec 10, 2022
Harmonising the original structure with elements of contemporary sustainable architecture, RootStudio unveils the restored Gabriel López Chiñas Library in Oaxaca.
by Vatsala Sethi Dec 10, 2022
The biennale's fifth edition, titled Our Veins Flow Ink and Fire, features 200 works dispersed across Kochi, exploring conceptual underpinnings.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 08, 2022
As a fully demountable stadium built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the venue is composed of 974 shipping containers mounted on a steel frame, in a remarkable feat of modular design.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 06, 2022
Overlooking the harbour in Sydney, Australia, the new cultural campus is an extension to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, featuring terraced forms topped by green spaces.
by STIRworld Dec 05, 2022
The 15th edition of the World Architecture Festival celebrates architectural responses to collective life renewal post pandemic and commitments to combating climate change.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Dec 05, 2022
Dance House Helsinki, by Finnish practices JKMM Architects and ILO architects, is a remodelling and extension project that aims to seamlessly merge the old and the new.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 01, 2022
Custodian to a growing collection of over 60,000 artworks, the museum consists of art predominantly from the Indian subcontinent, dating from the 10th century to the present.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 01, 2022
Angus Campbell and Doretta Bevilacqua Gilkes delve into the structure and golden diagrid envelope of the 80,000-seater stadium, which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup final.
by Sunena V Maju Dec 01, 2022
Inspired by the original landscape pattern of ‘Lotus Pond-Reed Sea,’ Baiyangdian Waterfront Park responds to the ecological issues and modern flooding affecting the shallow lake.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 30, 2022
The fifth edition of the awards highlights pertinent questions on the future of the global creative economy, with winners selected from among 5,400 entries received from 90 countries.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 29, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Mumbai and Boston-based architect and educator Rahul Mehrotra whose buildings fulfil people’s aspirations.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Nov 28, 2022
The project exemplifies traditional construction methods, both in planning as well as in materiality.
by Pallavi Mehra Nov 25, 2022
Located in the shoe capital of the Netherlands, the museum is a forward-looking campus that celebrates the past.
by STIRworld Nov 24, 2022
Titled À table, “the French call to sit down together at a table”, Ghotmeh’s lightweight, timber Serpentine Pavilion is conceived as a common ground for meaningful human interaction.
by STIRworld Nov 24, 2022
A balanced mix of cultural events, exhibitions, workshops, and design competitions, the festival is conceptualised keeping students and younger architects in mind.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 24, 2022
Architect Ibrahim Jaidah elaborates on his firm’s gahfiya-inspired design for the 40,000-seater stadium, which evokes the image of a head covering worn in Qatar and nearby states.
by Sunena V Maju, Zohra Khan Nov 23, 2022
Talking to STIR, Rigzin W. Lachic of Dolkhar shares how the boutique hotel in Tukcha, Leh was revived and given a new identity, inspired by the traditions and people of Ladakh.
by Sunena V Maju Nov 22, 2022
As MODA hosts the exhibition, Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture, STIR speaks with the curator of the exhibition, Sekou Cooke about the design movement.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Nov 21, 2022
The Mpavilion aims to emphasise an ancient sovereignty, through a fuller expression of Australia’s nationhood.
by STIRworld Nov 18, 2022
Themed Chaos: Calm, the Bangkok Art Biennale features over 200 pieces created by 73 local and international artists, in 12 venues across the city.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 18, 2022
Uniting minds such as Alejandro Aravena, Tatiana Bilbao, and Peter van Assche, the event probed into how cities of the future can tackle rampant urbanisation and housing demand.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 17, 2022
Set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup ceremony on November 20, and the event’s opening match, the 60,000-capacity stadium has a tent-like design inspired by nomadic dwellings.
by Sunena V Maju Nov 15, 2022
In the multi-family development of Marea by WORKac, housing reflecting the natural landscape of the Mediterranean creates a new layer for Batroun’s history.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 14, 2022
Blanketing a part of the San Siro neighbourhood in lush greens, the proposed new ground for Italy’s two biggest football clubs brings the firm’s distinct style to stadium design.
by Ayca Okay Nov 14, 2022
The exhibition Tresor 31: Techno, Berlin und die große Freiheit in Berlin explored personal stories that shaped techno culture as an artistic and social movement.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 13, 2022
The exhibition ‘We Fancy’ represents the works of more than 30 LGBTQIA+ artists who’ve previously studied or taught at the Art Students League in New York.
by Nadezna Siganporia Nov 12, 2022
In a spectacular showcase of old meets new, Ev Design Office looks to the past to inform the present and future of Green Mansion in Bushehr, Iran.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 11, 2022
Navjot Altaf's ongoing show revolves around her longstanding commitment to issues of climate change, ecology and feminism and the challenges faced in the digital age.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 10, 2022
Completed in collaboration with BDP Pattern for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the stadium has a capacity of over 40,000, with a tessellated façade of diamond-patterned panels.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 10, 2022
The UK-based installation artist Bruce Munro plays with the elements of light to invite the viewers to take a pause and experience the invisible parts of the built environment.
by Anushka Sharma Nov 10, 2022
The product design graduate has invented a portable device that monitors topsoil health and can help reverse soil degradation.
by Nitija Immanuel Nov 09, 2022
Veeram Shah’s decade-long project functions in arbitrary shapes and capricious flourishes for its 2,137 sqm residential design.
by Georgina Maddox Nov 07, 2022
A report after attending the Body as Barometer: Live Arts Workshop 2022 at Khoj Studios in New Delhi, India.
by Manu Sharma Nov 06, 2022
VIVE Arts partners with the Triennale Milano to create an interactive experience that transports viewers to important moments in the Triennale’s long history.
by Divya Menon Nov 05, 2022
The 2022 edition of the Oslo Architecture Triennale focused on the art of conscientious urban planning and the invention of good neighbourhoods.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 03, 2022
Inspired by the hull of a local sailing vessel known as the dhow, this 40,000-seater venue channels abstraction and multivalent references to resonate with the spirit of its context.
by Divya Menon Nov 02, 2022
In a bid to decrypt the multi-layered experiential drama that exhibition spaces are capable of hosting, we travel through a handful of projects by NArchitekTURA.
by Rahul Kumar, Samta Nadeem Oct 31, 2022
Examining the concept of slow curation, its formal structure, and its applicability in the hyperdigital world of today.
by STIRworld Oct 29, 2022
Highlighting the artisanal and tactile experience of creation, the eighth edition of Asia NOW welcomed over 75 galleries from 63 countries and over 250 artists at the Monnaie de Paris.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 28, 2022
Azu Nwagbogu, founder of AAF, talks about what a regenerative art system looks like from a curatorial and artistic standpoint, with the exhibition Dig Where You Stand.
by Zohra Khan Oct 28, 2022
Curated by the National Gallery of Victoria, the triennial prize awarded to Leo Burnett Australia celebrates how creativity can shape who we are and the world we live in.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 28, 2022
In this new venue for the Latvian Song and Dance Festival, Mailitis Architects and J. Pogas Birojs have tackled acoustic design for large choral shows with a sculptural slant.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 27, 2022
To kick off the series, Lindsay Johnston, Director at BDP Pattern, dives into this ornate naquish-patterned 45,00 capacity venue serving as “a gateway to the desert.”
by Zohra Khan Oct 26, 2022
Abandoned since 1970, the Argo Brewery in downtown Tehran gets a new identity as an arts incubator for the Iranian city, featuring age-old exposed brickwork and new floating roofs.
by Sunena V Maju Oct 26, 2022
Casa Toquilla by Rama Estudio aims to bring back the vernacular architecture of Ecuador with toquilla straw weave and materiality of bamboo and wood in an earthquake hit island.
by Jincy Iype Oct 26, 2022
Commissioned by Molonglo, LESS pavilion comprises 36 concrete columns and a circular ramp with a viewing platform, existing as part public art work and part public space.
by Manu Sharma Oct 22, 2022
Dal-Seung Hwang, the President of the Galleries Association of Korea, discusses the Korea International Art Fair 2022 with STIR.
by Inês Pinto de Faria Oct 21, 2022
Themed Terra, the Triennale looks at communities around the world to highlight architectural solutions concerning resource depletion, socio-economic inequalities and climate alter-actions.
by Zohra Khan Oct 21, 2022
The Kerala-based architect crafts an indigenous building technique using soil and granite waste to design Flintstone6 - a two-bed cottage in southern India.
by STIRworld Oct 20, 2022
Henning Larsen imagines Ørestad Church as a timber clad, “modern monument” for Copenhagen, referencing a grove of trees with a clearing; the proposal is expected to be realised by 2026.
by Manu Sharma Oct 19, 2022
Taiwanese artist Aka Chang explores his massive light installations and discusses his practice, NFTs, and all things art.
by Sunena V Maju Oct 18, 2022
The Carpenters Workshop Gallery marks its presence in Los Angeles with an inaugural exhibition by Nacho Carbonell at a retrofitted warehouse in West Hollywood.
by Zohra Khan Oct 15, 2022
The Mexican architect invites collective reflection on the act of who cares for our garments and washes them, and how this labour has remained ignored in the history of domesticity.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 14, 2022
The New Museum in New York presents Doreen Garner’s exhibition Revolted, transporting us through the history of pandemics through the lens of the transatlantic slave trade.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 14, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky interviews architect Sameep Padora of Mumbai-based studio sP+a who says that familiarity leads to a sense of comfort that he wants to avoid.
by Zohra Khan Oct 12, 2022
The development of an 18,000 sqm public space in the historic centre of Toulouse, France, reclaims its social character, architectural grandeur and biodiversity.
by Afra Safa Oct 10, 2022
Iranian architects Alborz Nazari and Amin Hosseinirad carry out the reconstruction of Jee Gallery, turn an old residential house to a contemporary art gallery in the centre of Tehran.
by Vatsala Sethi Oct 08, 2022
The 2022 edition of the biennial in Cincinnati, Ohio, is presenting more than 100 projects, featuring over 600 artists, curators, and participants in a month-long celebration.
by Urvi Kothari Oct 08, 2022
The Pakistani-American artist curates a heartfelt experience at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery, her works unravel and de-layer multiple meanings and emotions with a particular ‘moment’.
by Jincy Iype Oct 08, 2022
The minimal white form of Woyun Platform is designed as a landscape mingling with clouds, catering to locals and city dwellers around China’s mountainous Longmenshan Town.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 07, 2022
The 39 artists of the exhibition Statecraft (and beyond) at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST), curated by Katerina Gregos critically dissect questions on statecraft.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 07, 2022
As the new Shenzhen headquarters for Chinese drone manufacturer DJI, the twin skyscrapers are said to boast the first asymmetrical suspended steel structures over 200m.
by ABB Oct 07, 2022
Designed by the award-winning Marlene Uldschmidt Architects, this contemporary family mansion is nestled among the scenic shorelines of Algarve in Portugal.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Oct 05, 2022
The restoration of the Catharijnesingel, an urban public project in Utrecht by OKRA Landscape Architects, has been shortlisted for the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2022.
by Vatsala Sethi Oct 04, 2022
The public exhibition in London's Regent's Park will feature 19 large-scale works by prominent artists and run alongside Frieze London and Frieze Masters.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 04, 2022
Australia-based Michael Berto speaks with STIR about building The Zium Gallery, a digital art space that leverages video game formats to create an immersive experience.
by STIRworld Oct 03, 2022
Along the UIA’s chosen theme of “Architecture for well-being,” STIR highlights innovative global projects that make use of evidence-based design to promote health in buildings and cities.
by Sunena V Maju Oct 03, 2022
Marfa Ranch House designed by Lake Flato appears to have emerged from the landscape of Marfa with its ranch-style design, rammed earth walls and contextual architecture.
by Sunena V Maju Oct 01, 2022
While the AI programme Midjourney creates a stir in the creative and technological world, STIR speaks with four designers about Midjourney and their exploration on the platform.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Sep 27, 2022
For Kaohsiung-based MAYU Architects, the process of transformation was two-fold - to introduce a layer of transparency, and to re-orient the landscape.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 25, 2022
In a conversation with STIR, Ben Evans talks about the role and impact of the London Design Festival and London Design Biennale on the city.
by Urvi Kothari Sep 24, 2022
The artist reflects on Pakistan’s colonial histories at the Victoria & Albert Museum as he explores the themes of migration, displacement and movement through a British diasporic lens.
by Zohra Khan Sep 24, 2022
Travel through British architect Sam Jacob’s witty and unconventional guide that brings 20 Things to see in London’s Earl’s Court.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 23, 2022
At London's Canary Wharf, the pavilion-like structure, made of Jurassic-era limestone slabs was realised by Webb Yates Engineers, Stanton Williams Architects, and LSI Stone.
by Jincy Iype Sep 23, 2022
STIR speaks to Miguel Arraiz, project director of World Design Capital Valencia 2022, about its programme seeking to “democratise design” with its public pavilion Agora Valencia.
by Zohra Khan Sep 23, 2022
A brutalist concrete volume nurtures a lush landscape spine in this suburban villa for a joint family, designed by New Delhi-based architects Britta Knobel Gupta and Amit Gupta.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 22, 2022
Ars Electronica Festival 2022 presents CIFO's awardees at A Parallel (R)evolution - Digital Art in Latin America, which looks to empower Latin American artists in new media.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Sep 21, 2022
Swiss practice Modunita Architects introduces cohesive materiality and retain traditional form to add an additional layer of history to the existing structure in Graubünden, Switzerland.
by Sunena V Maju Sep 20, 2022
The NFT collection by Monotype and KnownUnknown, Helvetica the NFT brings together artists and designers to reimagine the identity of Helvetica typeface as a digital art.
by Zohra Khan Sep 19, 2022
A lush garden atrium nestles the medical core of the Albert Einstein Education and Research Center in Brazil, creating channels of surreal invitation and discovery.
by Sanjyt Syngh Sep 18, 2022
Sanjyt Syngh shares five contemporary design trends that he observed at the September iteration of Maison&Objet in Paris.
by Sunena V Maju Sep 17, 2022
The Shoreditch Design Triangle is to be a graduate hub featuring exhibitions of students’ works from the Class of ’22 from different institutions in East London.
by Dhwani Shanghvi Sep 17, 2022
The exhibition Mental: Colours of Wellbeing acknowledges the uniqueness of singular mental health journeys by celebrating differences and complexities.
by STIRworld Sep 16, 2022
Conceived by Masquespacio for Mo and RightGrain, this bakehouse and coffee bar in Saudi Arabia incorporates the three states of water across its interiors, furniture and décor.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 15, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Boston architect Brian Healy about the need to study architectural precedents and building ideas on the shoulders of great masters.
by Sunena V Maju Sep 15, 2022
Hotel Casa TO in Mexico by Ludwig Godefroy adapts the sculptural expression of modern architecture into the contextual influence of the serene surroundings.
by Jincy Iype Sep 13, 2022
Conceived by 5468796 Architecture and Kasian Architecture, Interior Design and Planning, the elliptical parking facility in Calgary, Canada, boasts a flexible, “future-proof” design.
by Daria Kravchuk Sep 12, 2022
Ria Keburia Foundation presents a solo exhibition, Homin, by the artist Fedora Akimova, uncovering post-traumatic memories in the times of war.
by Manu Sharma Sep 10, 2022
American artist Anthony Samaniego speaks with STIR about his stunning photo manipulation art.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 10, 2022
Completed by gmp Architekten in Games in Chengdu, China, the sports complex comprises three aluminium clad blocks separated by open spaces and playing fields, having been envisioned as a landmark in its urban context.
by Sunena V Maju Sep 09, 2022
Domenic Lippa, partner at Pentagram, speaks with STIR about the significance of the colours used and dives into the special limited edition collector's book celebrating 20 years of LDF.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 08, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to architect Steffen Lehmann about his new book Reimagining the Library of the Future, an in-depth anthology of the finest libraries.
by Sunena V Maju Sep 07, 2022
Japanese botanical sculptor Azuma Makoto warps the architecture of the SFER IK Museion at Uh May, Mexico in the immersive, site-specific installation Mexx.