by STIRworld Jul 13, 2022
Brent Biennial runs till September 2022 in London featuring multidisciplinary works tackling queer issues.
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 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 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 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 Jerry Elengical Aug 11, 2022
Alfredo Navarro Tiznado of Arquitetura Nativa has completed a home for a retired archaeologist in Baja California, employing local artisanal techniques to honour the site’s heritage.
by Jincy Iype Aug 08, 2022
UNStudio approached ECHO, TU Delft’s new energy generating, interfaculty teaching building in The Netherlands as an architectural and systemic case study in future flexibility.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 08, 2022
The installation and video artist's solo exhibition in Bangalore is an expression of her own experience in dealing with notions of loss and mortality during the pandemic.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 07, 2022
The not-for-profit organisation focusses on supporting the lumbung gallery, an entity formed and conceived by artists and the lumbung of documenta fifteen.
by STIRworld Aug 03, 2022
London-based architect Muyiwa Oki emerged victorious in the RIBA's 2023-25 presidential election, becoming the youngest elected and first black president of the British institution.
by Zohra Khan Aug 03, 2022
The Shanghai-based firm's design of The Brick Wall – Tsingpu Yangzhou Retreat ties the wall and the courtyard with the builtscape to create an inward-looking hospitality complex.
by Anmol Ahuja Aug 02, 2022
Beatified as a transformation of a transformation, El Roser Social Centre by Josep Ferrando Architecture and Gallego Arquitectura revels in the revelation of its predecessor.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 01, 2022
In a conversation with STIR, Withers elaborates on the nature of the biennial's theme, and how it positions itself in relation to emerging technologies and vernacular lessons.
by Manu Sharma Aug 01, 2022
Canadian-Korean Metaverse artist Krista Kim explores her meditative arts practice and sheds light on tech art's potential for mental wellness.
by ABB Aug 01, 2022
The project helmed by INNOCAD architecture features an asymmetrical facade, golden details and a striking rooftop overlooking the panoramic views of a canal.
by STIRworld Jul 29, 2022
Tate Modern invites visitors to participate in The Obliteration Room, one of Kusama’s most ambitious interactive works, by transforming a white space into a “sea of colourful dots”.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 29, 2022
In a candid conversation, Khoj Director Pooja Sood takes us down the memory lane of setting up Khoj, renewing its vision over the years, and talks about the plans going forward.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 28, 2022
Realised in association with HNTB, the new 3,500 ft structure has been dubbed the ‘Ribbon of Light,’ and replaces its iconic predecessor over the Los Angeles River.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 27, 2022
Designed by Espacio 18 Arquitectura, the structure in Oaxaca, Mexico, adapts principles of Mexican architecture to linear volumes, proposing fresh paradigms in social row housing.
by Samta Nadeem, Devanshi Shah Jul 27, 2022
In conversation with curator James Taylor-foster, STIR unravels the relationship between design and this unchartered human phenomenon from a cultural lens.
by Jincy Iype Jul 26, 2022
For this exhibition at Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Maria Cristina Didero asks Objects of Common Interest, Zaven, Erez Nevi Pana and Carolien Niebling, if they believe in the future.
by Daria Kravchuk Jul 26, 2022
Gertrude Flentge, one of the curators from the artistic team of documenta fifteen, who was working with ruangrupa since the early 2000s, comments on the current state of events.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 23, 2022
STIR speaks to Natalia Grabowska, the project curator of Serpentine Pavilion 2022 on the inspirations, metaphors, and the-making-of-the Black Chapel by Theaster Gates.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 22, 2022
The London-based art gallery Alison Jacques is presenting visual artist Nicola L's first UK exhibition in partnership with the Nicola L Collection and Archive, Los Angeles.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 22, 2022
'Paradinha-11 Cabins in the Woods' explores the potential of the firm's prefabricated Gomos building system in a mixed-use housing and hospitality development on a sloping site.
by STIRworld Jul 21, 2022
Matt King as the creative director of Santa Fe-based Meow Wolf, through his immersive installations, created experiences that altered the way we perceive the world.
by Sukanya Deb Jul 15, 2022
Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme's new video installation at MoMA, New York, was an extension of their digital archive that looks at war torn countries, and everyday resistance.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 12, 2022
In Singapore’s one-north district, this residential complex blends playful exposed concrete, vibrant murals, and greenery in two seven-storey wings linked by an inhabited bridge.
by Jincy Iype Jul 12, 2022
gh3* discusses the stainless-steel covered Kathleen Andrews Transit Garage capped by “roof lanterns”, meant "to set new standards for an often-overlooked building type.”
by Zohra Khan Jul 12, 2022
The French luxury brand created four grand pavilions exuding lightness in their materiality to reveal Collections for the home in Milan's La Pelota.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 12, 2022
Presented by 369 Art Gallery at Palazzo Bembo, Re-Composing - curated by Mona Al Abdullah and Maya Al Abdullah - shows a kaleidoscopic view of identity-making exercise.
by STIRworld Jul 08, 2022
Generating solar energy efficiently, shingled PV panels garb nearly the entire sculptural form of Sun Rock conceptualised by MVRDV, Taipower’s new operational facility in Taiwan.
by John Jervis Jul 07, 2022
In conversation with Rosa Rogina, Director, London Festival of Architecture, STIR explores the various aspects of the month-long city festival.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 06, 2022
The corten steel-clad structure by AZL Architects in Nanjing, China, probes into how conflicting forces in urban character can shape morphology along the lines of geotectonics.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 05, 2022
In the last of the three-part series, Café Classroom, curated by Pradip Saha, underlined the collective efforts required to combat the dire consequences of air pollution.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 05, 2022
Operating in the liminal space between the augmented and virtual, the UK-based studio’s abstract creations are charged in a visual language that defies medium and convention.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 05, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits two houses in Chicago built both as homes and architectural studios by locals Zoka Zola and Kwong Von Glinow Design Office.
by Kriti Dhingra Jul 04, 2022
On Didi Contractor’s first death anniversary, architect Kriti Dhingra remembers the journey of working with her and her luminous stance on reviving traditional adobe construction.
by Zohra Khan Jul 02, 2022
Co-founder of the Isola Design District, Gabriele Cavallaro talks about his journey and the idea of doing something for small design studios in this exclusive conversation with STIR.
by Jincy Iype Jul 01, 2022
Casa Cosecha de Lluvia by Robert Hutchison Architecture and JSa Arquitectura is a series of three low forms featuring a catchment with a reservoir system that purifies harvested rainwater.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 01, 2022
Founded and curated by Rossana Orlandi and Nicoletta Orlandi Brugnoni, this year's winners encapsulate innovation, functionality, environmental impact, and durability in design.
by Divya Menon Jun 29, 2022
Art and public spaces through their symbiotic association bring surreal experiences at a 17th century church in Cremona, Italy.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 28, 2022
Toronto Biennial of Art: What Water Knows, The Land Remembers, with various artists and indigenous communities explored natural world and the colonial history of Toronto.
by Jincy Iype Jun 27, 2022
UAD garbs the spindle-shaped Shunchang Museum in fair granite, its contemporary form linking the urban fabric and the locals with the natural landscape of Nanping City, China.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 27, 2022
Sculptor and installation artist Arcangelo Sassolino talks to STIR about his monumental artwork at the Malta Pavilion that involves molten steel, inspired by a Caravaggio masterpiece.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 25, 2022
On Roosevelt Island, this vibrant installation promotes inclusivity and personal freedom, having been unveiled alongside Latinx cultural group Ballet Hispànico for Pride month.
by Eleonora Ghedini Jun 25, 2022
Curator Lesley Lokko speaks about the need for a broader vision of architecture and how Africa might be the starting point for a renewed interdisciplinarity.
by Stephanie Bailey Jun 25, 2022
A myriad of large-scale sculptures inhabit Geneva Biennale’s Sculpture Garden.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 24, 2022
Situated in a former warehouse within the arts district of the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, the newly-opened museum and archive offers an intimate look into Dylan’s artistic evolution.
by STIRworld Jun 24, 2022
Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has won the international competition to design a new Culture & Art Centre in Shaanxi province, that will also add to the urban landscape of the city.
by STIRworld Jun 23, 2022
Fritz Hansen collaborated with Henning Larsen to create the wooden and polycarbonate pavilion for 3daysofdesign in Copenhagen, based on Nordic architecture and designed for disassembly.
by Manu Sharma Jun 23, 2022
Shasha Tittmann of Lehmann Maupin and sculptor Tom Friedman discuss physical and augmented reality installation Looking Up, showcased at Art Basel Hong Kong 2022.
by Jincy Iype Jun 22, 2022
STIR reflects back on the idiosyncrasy of The Exchange, Kengo Kuma & Associates’ first completed project in Sydney, Australia, through the eyes of Yuki Ikeguchi, Partner, KKAA.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 22, 2022
The Director of Experience and Cultural Partnerships for Boston's Emerald Necklace Conservancy speaks on Olmsted’s ideals and highlights events for his bicentennial.
by Sukanya Deb Jun 22, 2022
Noting the ‘documentary form’ as of relevance to the historicisation of the LGBTQ+ movement, these artists bring the image towards the evidentiary.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 21, 2022
Domus Academy’s display at the Milan Design Week 2022 explored our relationship with urban spaces and technological paradigms in the sphere through a series of student projects.
by Jincy Iype Jun 20, 2022
STIR spoke with Mario Cucinella who conceived Design with Nature, the educational, central installation at Salone 2022 with repurposed, recycled elements and sustainability at its core.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 20, 2022
Sam Pratt and Valerio Capo of Gallery FUMI converse with Amit Gupta of STIR on transforming mindsets and the importance of entrepreneurship in the world of art and design promotion.
by Manu Sharma Jun 20, 2022
Artist Misha Lozovoy discusses his analog visual work and explains why he does not see himself as a glitch artist in the strictest sense.
by STIRworld Jun 18, 2022
The exhibition Chance Encounters in New Mediums: Generative Art, presented by Tezos, lets visitors co-create a new generative artwork that is minted as an NFTin real-time.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 17, 2022
In the first under the three-part series, KHOJ takes over space in an upmarket commercial mall in New Delhi to offer thought provoking perspective on the climate crises.
by Jincy Iype Jun 10, 2022
As one of the three compelling curators for the Talks programme at Salone 2022, Beatrice Leanza speaks to STIR about contemporary design as a crucible of societal empowerment.
by STIRworld Jun 09, 2022
Conceived as an immersive green installation on Darsena at Milan Design Week 2022, Floating Forest pedagogies ways to transform cities into greener and healthier places.
by Aastha D. Jun 09, 2022
The Miami-based architect and designer investigates the connection between architecture and identity through historical research and design speculation.
by Zohra Khan Jun 07, 2022
Multidisciplinary studio Space popular presents a sensorial documentation on the future of virtual togetherness within the bounds of our homes.
by Jincy Iype Jun 06, 2022
STIR speaks to Ruby Barber, the floral artist behind Porsche’s The Art of Dreams, set to bloom at the intersection of nature, technology and dreamscape at Palazzo Clerici in Brera.
by Sukanya Deb Jun 05, 2022
The Berlin-based artist's kinetic sculptures as a monument to the impact of the oil industry probe the past, present, and the future of the non-renewable resource through fiction.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 04, 2022
Presented by Salone del Mobile and STIR and produced by Dog Ear, this daily dispatch aims to collect and amplify the voices of creative thought leaders at the Milan Design Week 2022.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 04, 2022
Showcasing the best of design and art from the Netherlands, the event curated by Nicole Uniquole at the Palazzo Francesco Turati is making a triumphant return for its sixth edition.
by Salvatore Peluso Jun 03, 2022
Salone del Mobile 2022 president Maria Porro speaks with STIR about the purpose and perspectives that pave the way for this year's edition.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 03, 2022
The exhibition Our Time on Earth at Barbican Centre, with a series of large-scale and immersive installations, calls for a collaborative approach to tackle the soaring climate crisis.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 01, 2022
The hybrid format of Art Basel Hong Kong 2022 saw participation of 130 galleries from 28 countries and territories with an emphasis to underscore the leading art voices from Asia.
by Salvatore Peluso May 30, 2022
From the historical palaces of Brera to the industrial buildings of the suburbs, Milan Design Week 2022 is set to make the whole city shine like never before.
by Manu Sharma May 29, 2022
Turkish artist Kerim Safa discusses his retro animation practice, along with his involvement in the NFT marketplace.
by Shraddha Nair May 28, 2022
Singapore-based artist, writer and researcher, Shubigi Rao, brings discussions of information, control of data and other pressing issues to the forefront at Venice Art Biennale 2022.
by Salvatore Peluso May 26, 2022
STIR asks some of the protagonists of the collectors' design fair how this universe has changed in the last two pandemic years.
by STIRworld May 26, 2022
Miss Tic, whose real name was Radhia Novat, passed away at the age of 66 after suffering from an unspecified illness. She was known for graffiti and stencil art in her work.
by STIRworld May 25, 2022
Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, RCA's new Battersea campus is a manifestation of the institute's transformation to a STEAM-focused post-graduate university.
by Zohra Khan May 24, 2022
The firm of Robert A.M. Stern was behind the revamp of the 120-year-old Beaux-Arts styled Schwarzman Center, dedicated to enriching student life and foster arts.
by Sukanya Deb May 24, 2022
Iruvu by Bengaluru-based artist Vishal Kumaraswamy looks at the space and time that is occupied by the subaltern body and how it relates to futurisms.
by Jerry Elengical May 18, 2022
Woods Bagot and Warren & Mahoney evoke the textures of braided river beds near Christchurch, New Zealand, while melding local culture, tradition, and craft in this landmark project.
by Anmol Ahuja May 17, 2022
Designed as a wearable kinetic sculpture, 'Momentum' attempts to break free from conventional time-telling by repurposing its perception and purpose.
by Rahul Kumar May 17, 2022
Hawai'i Contemporary presents Hawai'i Triennial 2022 in Honolulu, USA, showcasing prominent installations and art performances for the eleven-week event.
by Vidur Sethi May 14, 2022
Sofia Crespo and Feileacan McCormick, co-founders of Entangled Others Studio, experiment with generative art to unearth different models of intertwined engagements.
by STIRworld May 12, 2022
Prominent artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Edvard Munch, Francis Bacon and more stole the show at the TEFAF New York Art Fair.
by Anmol Ahuja May 11, 2022
STIR mourns the demise of prolific structural engineer and designer Mahendra Raj (1924-2022), reminiscing his distinct works that truly married architecture and engineering.
by Jincy Iype May 09, 2022
Flanked by a jungle and a beach in the Dominican Republic, Young Projects' Retreat House comprises four distinct structures that are aesthetically, structurally, and materially diverse.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky May 09, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits two recent hybrid buildings in Chicago - the Independence Library and Apartments complex and the Northtown Library and Apartments.
by ABB May 09, 2022
Safdie Architects create a landmark building in China’s Yuzhong district where the Yangtze and Jialing rivers converge.
by Anmol Ahuja May 07, 2022
Designed from the ground up by Grzywinski+Pons, the thirteen storey mixed-use structure serves as an architectural intermediary between heritage and contemporary.
by Zohra Khan May 07, 2022
The Seoul-based practice brings together an unconventional concrete clad café and bakery amidst soaring pines and a rural terrain.
by STIRworld May 06, 2022
The Malmö Summit is an international congress for governments, urban practitioners, and researchers to collaborate and create an actionable agenda for a new sustainable urban fabric.
by Anmol Ahuja May 05, 2022
Designed as a series of interlinked building clusters inspired by tectonic boulder faces in the region, this school by GASS Architecture Studios hails local, sustainable construction.
by Girinandini Singh May 01, 2022
Atwill speaks to STIR on her inspiration from the cultural history of the mining communities of North-East England, the edges of reality, and the intermateriality of medium.
by STIRworld Apr 30, 2022
Curated by the family of late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, the exhibition presents over 200 unseen pieces illustrating Jean-Michel’s life from an intimate perspective.
by Manu Sharma Apr 29, 2022
Romanian artist Dani Macovei discusses his fascinating digital practice with STIR, exploring his motivations in the process.
by STIRworld Apr 28, 2022
An annex to Nanjing University of the Arts, Atelier Diameter’s adjacently double-vaulted structure is an expression of the evolving ethos of modern China’s art education.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 28, 2022
Martinez’s multi-disciplinary practice revolves around the political and social injustices, especially towards the minority communities in the United States, in recent times.
by Zohra Khan Apr 27, 2022
One of England’s most important historic ruins, the centuries-old Clifford’s Tower receives new interventions to enhance people’s experience at site.
by STIRworld Apr 26, 2022
Defined by X-braced, brick and glass façades, the mixed-use office tower with stepped terraces, and light-filled interiors uses technology to promote wellness and sustainability.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Apr 25, 2022
Indian scriptwriter Aastha Tiku’s film, Sherni, shares ideological resonances with a work-in-progress by a South Tyrolean museologist and researcher duo.
by Jerry Elengical Apr 25, 2022
Located at 270 Park Avenue in Manhattan, the conceptual design has been presented as the city’s first all-electric tower, with a program that prioritises employee wellness.
by Vidur Sethi Apr 22, 2022
Paris-born artist Romain Kronenberg speaks about storytelling, language and myth in the unfinished narrative of Boaz, exhibiting at La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, France.
by STIRworld Apr 20, 2022
Led by Swati Janu (Social Design Collaborative) and Chris Blache (Genre et Ville), the six-city project will be carried out in India with neighbourhood interactions and workshops.
by STIRworld Apr 14, 2022
Art Brussels, the Belgian capital’s annual art fair, brings together 157 galleries from 26 countries, spanning over 1000 artists with artistic projects and initiatives.
by Jerry Elengical Apr 13, 2022
This retail space in Guangzhou pays homage to Space Age aesthetics and retrofuturism, by harnessing the power of nostalgia to craft an odyssey through space and time.
by Steven Sculco Apr 09, 2022
Brooklyn-based Amoia Cody’s speculative zoning provisions for New York City are inspired by Singapore’s eco-oriented urban and architectural strategies.
by Jincy Iype Apr 08, 2022
Designer Maximilian Eicke builds Dukuh Haus, his unique Bali dreamhome in tandem with designing all sculptural pieces of furniture, products and accessories that reside inside.
by Jerry Elengical Apr 06, 2022
Realised alongside ARCHE, MML architekci, and MIXD, this adaptive reuse project in Żnin, Poland, preserves a 19th century sugar factory, infusing it with warmth and life.
by Srinivas Aditya Mopidevi Apr 04, 2022
STIR interviews the Indonesian collective about their curatorial plans for documenta fifteen, scheduled to take place in Kassel, Germany from June to September, 2022.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 02, 2022
Bangkok-raised artist Korakrit Arunanondchai's recent performance-based video artworks were drawn from an intimate space of experiencing the death of his grandfather.
by Zohra Khan Mar 31, 2022
079 Stories by the Ahmedabad-based practice reveals a porous cubical volume and a tranquil outdoor landscape where conversations take centrestage.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 30, 2022
Festival curator Tejas Nair talks about the EyeMyth New Media Arts Festival and its eventful programme with workshops and global conferences.
by STIRworld Mar 30, 2022
The 3D visual artist Khyati Trehan from New Delhi was one of the eight designers invited by The Academy to design the Oscar statuette imspired by their love for movies.
by STIRworld Mar 26, 2022
Africa No Filter and Meta declared the next generation of Extended Reality creators in Africa with six recipients chosen from the Future Africa: Telling Stories, Building Worlds programme.
by Jincy Iype Mar 25, 2022
With The Railway Farm, Grand Huit and Melanie Drevet Paysagiste merge agriculture with affordable housing and create jobs for the vulnerable sections of the Parisian district.
by STIRworld Mar 23, 2022
Talking Galleries’ renowned art business symposium will take place at Gilder Lehrman Hall at The Morgan Library & Museum in New York this April.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 23, 2022
The Korean artist Jieun Gu through her installations and video art underline the effect of digital technology on the psychological alienation experienced by humans.
by Jincy Iype Mar 21, 2022
UtA/Unemori teco Associates renovated a commercial building into a non-institutional health centre in Japan, replete with its own indoor playground, undulant ceilings and light materials.
by STIRworld Mar 18, 2022
Shantell Martin collaborates with Boston Ballet for the world premiere of Kites, drawing a new trajectory for her work of lines.
by Jincy Iype Mar 16, 2022
Milan Design Week 2022 will address prime themes of restarting, adapting, sustainability, ecological transition and the future of living within its much-anticipated programme.
by Zohra Khan Mar 16, 2022
Diébédo Francis Kéré becomes the first African architect to receive the architecture's highest honour for improving lives of countless citizens of a forgotten region.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 16, 2022
The pair of showcases at the HKDI Gallery in Hong Kong and the Future Design Arts Centre in Chengdu, China, examine the practice’s work in redefining urbanism for the 21st century.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 14, 2022
As the newest addition to Columbia University’s Manhattanville campus in New York, the structures host dynamic networks of circulation that create vibrant spaces for learning.
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 12, 2022
A finalist for the EU Mies Award 2022, the massive residential wooden structure by Peris + Toral Arquitectes takes shape in Barcelona, proposing new paradigms in social housing.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Mar 11, 2022
Mother-artists are visualising the heretofore invisibilised corporeal and emotional fatigue of care-giving through diverse materials rooted in embodied subjectivity.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 11, 2022
Located on the campus of Kingston University in South West London, England, the building is inspired by educational vision of the institute and conceptualised with a three-dimensional matrix.
by Jerry Elengical Mar 11, 2022
Featuring curving, furrowed concrete walls 3D printed using ICON’s 'Vulcan' construction system, the revolutionary home will be open for tours from March 13-14 during SXSW 2022.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 10, 2022
Mario Klingemann, the pioneer of artificial intelligence driven artworks, discusses his AI algorithm 'Botto' that has raked in more than one million dollars from five auctions.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Mar 10, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Tomas Saraceno’s exhibition at The Shed in New York and talks to the Berlin-based artist about his Spider/Web installation and the role of phobias.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 05, 2022
Designed as part of the Ahmedabad University in Gujarat, India, the climate sensitive architecture by RMA Architects is conceptualised as a series of solids and voids.
by STIRworld Mar 03, 2022
Adjaye Associates, Henning Larsen, Alison Brooks Architects, and SLA will lead development for Toronto's waterfront, with 800+ affordable housing units and green public spaces.
by Manu Sharma Mar 01, 2022
STIR explores the four-decade long oeuvre of visionary American artist Karla Knight at The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, United States.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 28, 2022
In a hybrid ceremony at the Es Devlin-designed UK Pavilion, the winners of the ‘Reimagining Cities and Towns Post-COVID’ competition were honoured for their imaginative proposals.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 25, 2022
The Ceramic Art Avenue Taoxichuan hosts a Grand Theatre, hotel complex, new public plazas, and a performing arts campus, paying tribute to industrial brick structures in Jingdezhen.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 23, 2022
The monumental show with over 100 works by 80 artists originates from deep research on the subject of studios as works of art and the documentation of artists’ place of work.
by Jincy Iype Feb 22, 2022
Studio Perspektiv and DF Creative Group convert a 1940s Slovakian heating plant into a coworking space, preserving most of the original architecture in its modern programme.
by Manu Sharma Feb 20, 2022
Curator Francesco Zanot discusses Fondazione MAST’s Foto/Industria Biennial, its theme and significance, as examined through various lenses.
by Jincy Iype Feb 17, 2022
Questioning our ways of consumption, Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP discuss their Kamikatsu Zero Waste Center - an architecture shaped with trash and a Japanese town’s memories.
by Jincy Iype Feb 15, 2022
Tadeu Baldani Caravieri (Director) and Carlo Rizzo (Editor) of the Global Grad Show at Dubai Design Week 2021 discuss its impactful themes of healthcare, sustainability, ethics and more.
by Pallavi Mehra Feb 12, 2022
The Dutch studio has added six treehouses to Playa Viva resort, blurring the boundaries between indoors and outdoors and offering guests the opportunity to be one with nature.
by Jincy Iype Feb 11, 2022
Alejandro Beautell recalls the demolished Alcalá Church in Spain with the skin of the new one, as two juxtaposed and inclined masses clad in white and clay coloured lime mortar.
by ABB Feb 11, 2022
Architect Aaron Stevens and DPN craft independent living spaces with intelligent design and home automation technology for people with different needs and different abilities.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 10, 2022
As a new accolade instituted as part of the Créateurs Design Awards 2022, the award celebrates trailblazing designers who are still changing the face of architecture and design.
by STIRworld Feb 09, 2022
Artist Niclas Castello's public installation stunt with the Castello gold cube as it appeared in New York City's Central Park promoting the new Castello cryptocurrency.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 06, 2022
Sovereign Art Foundation founder and chairman Howard Bilton talks to STIR about his love for art, and how it can make a difference.
by STIRworld Feb 04, 2022
Gates brings together the bottle kiln of industrial Britain and a bell from a demolished American church to create the Serpentine Pavilion, with support from Adjaye Associates.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 03, 2022
In a conversation with STIR, Beatrice Galilee - writer, curator, cultural consultant, and co-founder of The World Around - reflects on the contemporary challenges of the practice.
by Nadezna Siganporia Feb 03, 2022
Japanese firm Kiyoaki Takeda Architects crafts a plant-covered house that seeks to surpass the role of architecture for only humans.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 02, 2022
Designed by French studio Barbarito Bancel Architectes, the new workspace for Moët Hennessy group captures the idea of 'enthusiasm, curiosity, and pleasure'.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 01, 2022
In the last part of a three-part series, interdisciplinary artist Amitesh Grover speaks with STIR about his project, All That We Saw, for the third edition of the Chennai Photo Biennale.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 01, 2022
In conversation with STIR, Superflux founders Anab Jain and Jon Ardern probe the role of ambient technology in imagining a cooperative future through their short film.
by Girinandini Singh Jan 30, 2022
STIR speaks with the Kenya-born ceramic artist about her creative practice, her memories as an art student at Cambridge, the materiality of clay, and her works on display at the museum.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 29, 2022
Mauricio Ceballos x Architects' project is a careful and sensitive architectural intervention that considers the environment and pre-Hispanic history of its location.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 29, 2022
Works by artists such as Avantika Bawa, Emma Critchley, Mario D’Souza and Ranjit Kandalgaonkar at The Show Windows in Mumbai encourage dialogue on home and belonging.
by Zohra Khan Jan 27, 2022
The Dutch artist’s latest work from Bilbao reveals a dreamscape of countless biodegradable light sparks mimicking a sky stirred by fireflies.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 25, 2022
Laura Lima’s exhibition Six Feet Over within the conceptual framework of fluctuation delineated different sculptural installations to talk about layered existence of living beings.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 20, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews GES-2 House of Culture, the first built work by Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Russia.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 20, 2022
Site-specific responsive drawings by Fiona Grady, having play of light as integral to them, strive to reorient the relationship between the viewers and the built environment.
by Sukanya Deb Jan 19, 2022
Looking at the 11-episode video project, Where Did Macy Go, by artist Ziyang Wu, who archives and speculates around the COVID-19 global pandemic and its societal implications.
by Jincy Iype Jan 13, 2022
The porous, stepped glass facades of AstraZeneca's The Discovery Centre in Cambridge, UK, completed by Herzog & de Meuron, aims to make "science visible" to the public.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 11, 2022
Award-winning British photographer Mandy Barker and the curator for Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, Leandre D’Souza, speak with STIR about marine plastic debris.
by Zohra Khan Dec 31, 2021
STIR looks back at five projects that demonstrated intriguing applications of this woody grass in the areas of architecture, interior design, and temporary urban spaces.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 30, 2021
Looking back at the year 2021, we refocus on a selection of artists who create works with a burst of colour or at a massive scale.
by Jincy Iype Dec 24, 2021
Mario Cucinella Architects unveils the Santa Maria Goretti Church in Italy as an organic, all-white monolith with an illuminated crucifix cut into its gently curving exterior skin.
by Zohra Khan Dec 23, 2021
Presenting STIR's round up on brick architecture that elevated the mundane and dissolved boundaries between vernacular and contemporary.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 22, 2021
Looking back at the year 2021, the STIR's round-up on materiality refocuses on a selection of artists who skillfully exploit the medium and process of their choice.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 21, 2021
The infrastructure project makes use of the principles of the circular city and specific landscape typologies to cover an area of 150 hectares through a green and blue corridor.
by Jincy Iype Dec 20, 2021
Sir David Adjaye’s Winter Park Library & Events Center is a micro village of three pavilions for social gathering, intellectual nourishment, and enhanced connection to its tropical site.
by Esra Lemmens Dec 20, 2021
Diving into the creative festival, which featured 250 activities, 430 UAE-based designers and 560 companies, a noted industry insider talks about some of her favourite findings.
by Sukanya Deb Dec 19, 2021
Looking at the hybridity of material and images through plastic foliage and Black histories as presented by Kandis Williams’ A Garden at Art Basel Miami Beach 2021.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 18, 2021
STIR rounds up the most groundbreaking shoe designs from 2021 that broke the mould and challenged conventionality in footwear, adding much more than zing to your feet.