by Rahul Kumar May 25, 2022
Through her immersive works created in a live setting, the British artist speaks to STIR about projecting her personality in her art that invites viewers to question intersectionality.
by Rahul Kumar May 25, 2022
Through her immersive works created in a live setting, the British artist speaks to STIR about projecting her personality in her art that invites viewers to question intersectionality.
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 STIRworld Nov 12, 2020
Design Miami/ launched a virtual auction to raise funds to rebuild blast-affected Beirut, with the likes of David Chipperfield, Renzo Piano and many others donating their original work.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 15, 2020
Sergei Tchoban, a Russian and German architect, and the 2018 recipient of the European Prize for Architecture, speaks with STIR about his transcontinental practice.
by Zohra Khan Sep 16, 2019
ROCA London Gallery’s autumn exhibition examines the state of contemporary architectural drawing, revealing its potential and questioning possible futures in the post digital era.
by STIRworld Sep 29, 2022
At the Tate Modern Garden near St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, the sculptural artwork features a cross sectional model of the cathedral’s dome housing drawings of at-risk 243 species.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 22, 2022
Istanbul-based artist Basak Bugay, who shared her ink-based drawings and sculptures at Zilberman Istanbul, speaks with STIR about psychoanalysis and her childhood.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 31, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Peter Cook at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art where his dream-like drawings explore architecture as theatre, mystery, and magic moments.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 26, 2021
The Indian contemporary artist's curatorial project for an exhibition, with over 60 international artists, probes the intent and artistic thought process though drawings and sketches as the idiom.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 17, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews a retrospective of the work of James Wines of SITE, whose unique drawings not merely depict architecture but critique and attack it.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 07, 2021
Geneva-based artist Apnavi Makanji’s body of work, spread across the mediums of drawings, installations and videos, is an investigation of the ideas on home and memory.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 19, 2021
On Louis Kahn’s 120th birthday, STIR pays tribute to the stalwart while celebrating the launch of the facsimile edition of The Notebooks and Drawings of Louis I. Kahn by Designers and Books.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 29, 2019
The Brazilian artist's exhibition Longilonge at Ballroom Marfa in Texas would display nature-inspired installations, paintings, drawings, ceramics and soapstone.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 26, 2022
Responding to the ideas of fragility and stability, artist Tilmann Zahn, who lives and works in Basel, captures the volatile state of constant change through his art.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 27, 2022
A monumental exhibit presenting Pablo Picasso’s works across paintings and sculptures include some of the most significant pieces by the iconic artist.
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 Zohra Khan Nov 16, 2022
Speaking with STIR, the French experimentalist discusses the premise of his book, Architecture for Disquiet Bodies – "an archipelago of ideas, tests and experiences."
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 16, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Constantin Boym, a New York City-based architect-turned-designer who expresses big architectural ideas in small forms.
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 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 Urvi Kothari Nov 08, 2022
London-based Annie Morris opens doors to her world of authoritative and imaginative fluid lines as she seeks solace in her artistic practice, the one that instils hope and inspiration!
by Zohra Khan Nov 08, 2022
The Berlin-based architectural illustrator tells STIR how he got a dream job for himself, why he sticks to a limited palette of colours, and how hand drawing is key to his style.
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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 05, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Paris-based Mihail Chemiakin who believes that only a serious understanding of earlier masters can give artists wings.
by STIRworld Nov 04, 2022
The exhibition at Ikon Gallery unravels the relation of horror and modern architecture through works by 20 contemporary artists from across the world.
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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 29, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky interviews the founders of Only If, about their new home, Narrow House – more than a building, less than a manifesto, and an extension of urban policies.
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 STIRworld Oct 23, 2022
A total of 156 French and international galleries are showcasing art, from paintings and sculptures to photography and digital works, as part of Art Basel's debut edition in Paris.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 19, 2022
STIR in conversation with Lise Macdonald on the exhibition The Art of Movement as it explores the history of the French luxury jewellery company through its sinuous scenography.
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 Yuki Sumner Oct 12, 2022
Curated by Suhair Khan, the evening saw inspiring creatives indulging in conversations, finding the balance between hyperreality and real-life events. A report...
by Sukanya Deb Oct 11, 2022
The exhibition at the National Centre of Biological Sciences explores the parallels between the body and the sea, through an immersive exhibitory context across media.
by Manu Sharma Oct 10, 2022
French artist Dimitri Thouzery discusses his love for organic randomness within coded, digital art.
by Zohra Khan Oct 05, 2022
STIR speaks with Japanese lighting designer, ceramicist and installation artist, Yuko Nishikawa, about her hands-on practice that considers objects as living beings.
by Pallavi Mehra Oct 04, 2022
Located at the Ritz Carlton in New York, Zaytinya by Rockwell Group is an upscale eatery that transports guests to the Mediterranean region.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 02, 2022
Accumulation of objects produced at a massive scale for the multimedia artist Portia Munson serves as the material to produce the sculptural installations which are maximalist.
by Ayushi Mathur Sep 30, 2022
Organised by the Design Core Detroit, the event features an assortment of design and technology-led displays across the Motor City in Michigan, United States.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 17, 2022
The Waiting, an installation by Italian artist Monica Bonvicini at La Ribaute, indicts the urban design to talk about the inherent prejudice of patriarchal and socio-culture structures.
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 Vidur Sethi Sep 15, 2022
The exhibition Fantasies on a Found Phone, Dedicated to the Man Who Lost it by Mahmoud Khaled explores tensions between the official and alternate histories by queering the framework of a House Museum.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 14, 2022
Illustrative Chronicles: Investigating how Aashti Miller's architectural background has influenced her illustration career and discovering her inspirations and goals.
by Zohra Khan Sep 12, 2022
The Dutch artist has transformed the rear side of a disused 19th century Dordrecht church into a bronze and glass sculpture that piques you to see more the longer you look.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 06, 2022
Illustrative Chronicles: Sarnath Banerjee creates hand-sketched comical illustrations referencing the everyday life in India.
by Sunena V Maju Sep 06, 2022
Moshe Safdie donated his professional archive including never-before-seen materials from more than 300 projects, and his unit in Habitat 67, to alma mater, McGill University in Montreal.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 05, 2022
The site-specific installation The Hop, a new commission by Jyll Bradley at the Hayward Gallery, reimagines the cultural history of the 20th century London.
by Urvi Kothari Sep 04, 2022
Vision in Motion presents Nalini Malani’s five decades-long and yet ongoing investigations on the histories of violence, oppression and socio-political injustices.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 03, 2022
In an interview with STIR, the Berlin-based curator sheds light on his book Anime Architecture and its accompanying exhibition AKIRA - The Architecture of Neo-Tokyo.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 02, 2022
Presented by the avant-garde art gallery Bleur in London, The Crossover Project had a group of emerging artists who initiated the creative efforts to develop a circular economy.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 02, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky writes about Felix Novikov (1927-2022), the architect who coined the term “Soviet modernism” in reference to Soviet architecture’s period from 1955 to 1985.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Aug 30, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks to James Wines, the architect behind iconic BEST Products stores that critiqued the nature of architecture, shopping, and suburbia.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 27, 2022
The exhibition Episodes from the Pandemic at Kunsthalle Dessau presents the work of six artists who put up a resilient face in the trying times during the global pandemic.
by Jincy Iype Aug 23, 2022
Writing with metal: Stilform Aeon, an elegant, sustainable pencil in aluminium, titanium, brass and magnesium with multiple tips, edifies the conventional wooden-graphite pencil.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 22, 2022
Interactive art installation 1:44 Inter-dimensional Space Time Portal by artist Harlan Emil Gruber and intuitive healer Maraya sets the circle of time and space into motion.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 17, 2022
Memory of a Telluric Movement by Jose Dávila at Museum Haus Konstruktiv is a poetic juxtaposition of natural & industrial materials to visually represent an intertwined world.
by Zohra Khan Aug 15, 2022
The exhibition looks at three historic British projects with women custodians whose architectural layouts challenge the conventions of a domestic plan.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 15, 2022
Paris-based artist Tatiana Trouvé discusses her childhood in Senegal, her drawing processes, and the ongoing exhibition of sketches and sculptures at the Centre Pompidou.
by Anmol Ahuja Aug 10, 2022
In a sensitive conversation with STIR, the Sri Lankan architect speaks about his studio, the deliberately small scope of their projects, and an invariable anchorage to site and context.
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 Zohra Khan Aug 05, 2022
The multidisciplinary studio presents Portal Galleries, an exhibition that lets you experience a virtual extension of the revered museum, using VR headsets.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Aug 05, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Paris-based clown Slava Polunin about making fantasies, bringing comedy and metaphysics together, and a notion of living life as a work of art.
by Sukanya Deb Aug 04, 2022
"Purism is death," says the New York-based artist, extending to questions of interdisciplinarity and material occupations, while speaking about his design and artistic practice.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 02, 2022
STIR looks at the art and design of illustration as a discipline to narrate stories of the contemporary urban, created in digital and non-digital formats.
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 STIRworld Jul 26, 2022
Speaking with the exhibition curators, STIR discovers insights about the wrought iron sculptures and paintings by Santiago Calatrava, on display at the Glyptothek in Munich.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 20, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Santiago Calatrava about The Aegineten, a series of artworks, 30 years in the making and now on display in the Glyptothek in Munich.
by Sohil Soni Jul 13, 2022
The 'House of the Earth' in Catalonia, Spain, negotiates our inherited understanding of primitive architecture with contemporary technology.
by Sukanya Deb Jul 04, 2022
The Teaching Tree at Saudi Arabia pavilion at Venice Art Biennale considers knowledge production, accumulation, migration and revolution, through the lens of the ecological present.
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 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 Sukanya Deb Jun 26, 2022
Second in the three-part series, Khoj presents an immersive exhibition that investigates into air and its toxicities, through language, body, sound, and gaming.
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 Bhawna Jaimini Jun 16, 2022
Architecture education needs to expand beyond the issues of design and aesthetics by enabling students to question and confront the issues of access.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 16, 2022
Large-scale light and sound installation Life Lingers on Blank Pages by the collective Luzinterruptus was part of LuzMadrid, the Madrid’s International Festival of Light.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 11, 2022
Delving into their launches of the Artemide IXA lighting family and the Cordoba Chair for B&B Italia, the industrial designer elaborates on the firm’s 'integrated design' approach.
by Jincy Iype Jun 04, 2022
STIR speaks to Sam Baron, the French designer behind the floral scenography for Floræ Folium, a showcase of bespoke rugs by Tai Ping debuting at the historical Brera district.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 03, 2022
STIR visits the New York-based practice Young Projects’ most significant works through five unique residences in their monograph, due to be launched at the Milan Design Week 2022.
by Rahul Kumar May 30, 2022
'Research as Practice' - an ongoing program by Kiran Nadar Museum of Art - focuses on the nuances of academic investigation in the context of visual arts.
by Anmol Ahuja May 27, 2022
A graphic novel with near monochrome illustrations, The Planet After Geoengineering is a compendium of remedial environmental care that professes palliative care for the planet.
by STIRworld May 27, 2022
The perennial archives of Vitra Schaudepot drench in colour for the museum's annual presentation with Dutch designer Sabine Marcelis’ installation,Colour Rush!
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 19, 2022
Australian artist CJ Hendry reconstructs East London's New Testament Church for her exhibition Epilogue, which immerses viewers in a continual confetti downpour.
by Salvatore Peluso May 19, 2022
An exhibition and reconstruction of an interior at the Triennale Milano, and a monographic book published by Skira reveal three hidden aspects of the Italian design maestro.
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 Jerry Elengical May 06, 2022
STIR speaks with Inger Birgitte Kroon and Henrik Andersen of COWI on their work in designing the current largest suspension bridge in the world over the Dardanelles Strait.
by STIRworld May 02, 2022
The Oscar Niemeyer Pavilion at Château La Coste in Aix-En-Provence is the last of the architect’s modernist works in France.
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 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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Apr 18, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Robert Stern about his new autobiography, Between Memory and Invention, to define his place in architecture and how he influenced it.
by Zohra Khan Apr 15, 2022
It is Essential to be There is the first major showcase hosted by the Geoffrey Bawa Trust that brings together previously unseen archival material from the Sri Lankan architect’s practice.
by Jerry Elengical Apr 11, 2022
Prof. Hubert Klumpner of ETH Zurich dives into the unique proposition of supporting the production of the Carnival of Barranquilla in Colombia with this adaptive reuse venture.
by Zohra Khan Apr 09, 2022
The latest showcase of Paris-based designer India Mahdavi’s eclectic living room is a sketch space and universe by Memphis co-founder, Martine Bedin.
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 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 Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 12, 2022
Twelve artists from Italy and Belgium participating in La Vie matérielle at CENTRALE for contemporary art offer a broadened understanding of what constitutes the female art.
by Almas Sadique Mar 12, 2022
Touted as the first biographical monograph of the versatile Italian designer, artist and businessperson Luca Meda, the presentation will also mark Italian Design Day 2022.
by Manu Sharma Mar 06, 2022
German visual artist Simon Schubert explores his strange figures, their preoccupation with human loss, and the shared world they inhabit.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 01, 2022
The dual exhibitions at The MET, NY, and the HNI in Rotterdam illustrate a narrative that connects Disney’s inspiration and his continued influence on contemporary design.
by Zohra Khan Feb 25, 2022
Danish studio TABLEAU curated the spatial design of Connie-Connie café at the Copenhagen Contemporary, an endeavour rooted in collaboration and craftsmanship.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 24, 2022
Conceived as a personal project during COVID lockdowns, the British designer's series of illustrations celebrates the vibrant spirit of postmodern icons in architecture.
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 Afra Safa Feb 21, 2022
From lost heavens to ecological values of the Iranian vernacular architecture, context-oriented architect Firouz Firouz talks about how architecture needs to redefine itself.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 18, 2022
Using the latest research in childhood learning and the imagination of children’s drawing as inspiration, Alan Maskin talks to STIR about the spatial and experiential design of the project.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 17, 2022
In Qingdao, China, this house of worship reinterprets the essence of a church, employing a layered aluminium façade to create a timelessly modern impression of the divine.
by STIRworld Feb 16, 2022
An accidental discovery made by Castiglioni’s sons, the writing instruments were realised by a three-part collaboration between EGO.M, Fondazione Achille Castiglioni, and Gianfranco Cavaglià.
by Anmol Ahuja, Devanshi Shah Feb 11, 2022
In its third edition held on February 5 at the Guggenheim Museum, The World Around Summit facilitated discussions among changemakers on architecture’s now, near, and next.
by Jerry Elengical Feb 09, 2022
Fluid Strata by Dafni Filippa was declared as the overall winner of the prize, organised annually by Sir John Soane’s Museum, Make Architects, and the World Architecture Festival.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 07, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to New York-based artist Allan Wexler who thinks with his hands, discovers ideas through accidents, and wants to become architecture.
by Zohra Khan Feb 03, 2022
Traversing Thresholds, an exhibition by the Chinese practice at MAXXI museum, presents six installations that discover a world of crossing, of pause and space.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 28, 2022
Rich stone, dark-toned wood, brass accents, and elegant designer furniture characterise the mood of this apartment design in the heart of Ukraine’s capital city.
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 Anmol Ahuja Jan 18, 2022
A memorial for the victims of the 2001 Bhuj earthquake, Smriti Van by Vastu Shilpa Consultants is spread across volatile Kutchi terrain and uses natural channels to transcend monumentality.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 16, 2022
A series of colourful posters marking the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope from NASA convert far flung galactic pursuits into graphic design.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 14, 2022
The renowned Swiss architect designs the multi-storey office building in Basel, Switzerland, as a structural expression unto its own.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 13, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Berlin and India-based architect, Anupama Kundoo, about the need to experiment more boldly and how good enough can be perfect.
by Jincy Iype Jan 08, 2022
With the midnight dark wood pavilion, LIN Architecture explores how one reacts to space and nature, its form focusing on human behaviour, proxemics and ergonomics.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 04, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews a hefty volume - Moscow: A Guide to Soviet Modernist Architecture 1955-1991 - by Anna Bronovitskaya, Nikolay Malinin, and Yuri Palmin.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 29, 2021
Belgian contemporary artist, Arne Quinze, creates larger-than-life public sculptures for the viewers to not just celebrate nature, but also let them have conversations around it.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 28, 2021
How visual artists express the ideas of personal pain or practice arts as a therapy to convey on the theme of mental health.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 21, 2021
Claire Morgan’s A tentative strategy for a renewal, or, wanting to tell you everything and then changing my mind, at Galerie Karsten Greve in Paris, underscores the power to combat loss.
by Salvatore Peluso Dec 13, 2021
The major monographic exhibition Saul Steinberg Milan New York brings together more than 350 original works by the illustrator and reveals his connection with the two cities.
by Srinivas Aditya Mopidevi Dec 05, 2021
This conversation unpacks with Raqs Media Collective the curatorial vision that shaped the ongoing Hungry for Time exhibition, at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 03, 2021
In his UNSCRIPTED chat, the Spanish artist and designer recalls his youthful exploits, love for all things music, and a desire to comprehend the world, armed with a pencil.
by Jincy Iype Dec 02, 2021
Shanghai United Design Group intentionally kept the Dysis Chapel of Poly Shallow Sea in Hainan, China, non-religious in nature, highlighting instead, enduring spirituality and romance.
by Jincy Iype Nov 29, 2021
Introspective and spiritual in approach, Studio 10’s Hall of Immortality in the Longshan Cemetery in rural China is a triangular concrete monolith symbolising the inescapability of death.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 27, 2021
The Korea-born, France-based artist creates a dreamlike structure in her paintings to explore the conventions of space and time and open the world of renewed transformations.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 22, 2021
Croatian artists Bruno Pogačnik Tremow and Ivana Vukšić speak with STIR about their art, which grapples with the ideas of identity, memory and war.
by Indranjan Banerjee Nov 21, 2021
With a focus on contemporary design practices in Islamic traditions, the curator of the triennial prize speaks to STIR on the works of the one winner and eight finalists.
by Girinandini Singh Nov 19, 2021
An exploration of established systems of power through Lumen, Sutapa Biswas’ first substantial solo show in 14 years, at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 18, 2021
The multimedia exhibition is a deep conversation between MVRDV’s practice and working methodology, that is presented through sketches, models and digital data.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 15, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Cino Zucchi about urbanity, excessive social engineering, and his own design methodology the architect refers to as “reverse engineering”.
by Zohra Khan Nov 12, 2021
A closer look at the life of Amsterdam-based Indian designer Satyendra Pakhalé, his love for painting, and his sacred trust in the power of curiosity, reveals this UNSCRIPTED episode.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Nov 04, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Expo 2020 Dubai where spectacle-driven architecture is the core of the new smart city of the future; shares his list of 20 must-see pavilions.
by Shilpa Das Nov 02, 2021
The 'father of Indian furniture design', GU brought the knowledge of the world's best, nurtured the field through his teachings and emphasised the spirit of humility and service in design.
by Indranjan Banerjee Nov 01, 2021
Artist and performer Hanna Tuulikki’s extensive notation and visual score making practice of the moving and sounding body unlocks new meanings and reveals new knowledges.
by Jerry Elengical, Anmol Ahuja Oct 29, 2021
Studying the varying inspirations behind the spaces of the hit Netflix series, STIR delves into the evocative architectural aspects of what makes Squid Game immensely bingeable.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 28, 2021
On Breakfasts and Ambushes with sculptures and drawing by multimedia artist Francesco Snote carries a sense of ambivalence only to lead multifocal perspective of things around.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 23, 2021
Now transformed into a museum, the structure is regarded as a significant part of the postmodern architectural canon in London, having served as the Jencks family home.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 16, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Sergei Tchoban about the architect’s Russian Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, his interest in domed spaces, and the role materiality plays in his architecture.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 11, 2021
Using an archetypical barn, Thomas created a space for sculptor Peter Randall-Page's archive and studio by reformulating the volume of the barn using locally sourced timber and granite.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 07, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China exhibition at New York’s MoMA and shares his conversation with the featured architects.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 06, 2021
The exhibition celebrating first anniversary explores Kyoto’s modern architecture through 26 projects under seven themes with photographs, models and other archival material.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 05, 2021
Going beyond the wonderment of artificial intelligence making works of art, artist Harshit Agrawal speaks of the immense potential through sheer quantum of data this genre can use.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 04, 2021
The art practice of London-born Colombian multidisciplinary artist, Carolina Caycedo, certainly speaks to the world of art, but also raises a protest against exploiters of environment.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 30, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Michael Webb about his lengthy student career, inventing “Bowellism”, much celebrated thesis project Sin Palace, and his Archigram years.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 24, 2021
Claudia Bueno talks about nature, spirituality, and her permanent light art installation at Meow Wolf in Las Vegas, United States.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 22, 2021
With design features that blend Japanese purity and Italian elegance, the Sanlorenzo SX112 adds to the SX range while superseding conventional yacht design with impeccable detail.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 21, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky in conversation with Sergey Kuznetsov (Chief Architect of Moscow) on moving one million residents in the Russian capital to new housing blocks.
by Nitija Immanuel, Jerry Elengical Sep 16, 2021
STIR speaks with the curators of the exhibition at Wrightwood 659 in Chicago, centered on two lost masterworks - Louis Sullivan’s Garrick Theatre and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Building.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 14, 2021
Boasting aircraft grade precision in its literally “groovy” design, Drillog by Shion Co. Ltd. is a subtle fusion of Japanese design and cutting edge engineering.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 09, 2021
Built on the nigh spiritual belief that light nourishes light, Eindhoven-based innovators Vantot design 'Sunseeker' as an energy-neutral illumination solution for public spaces.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 08, 2021
With the 59th Salone del Mobile in full flow in its new format, STIR at Supersalone highlights a selection of galleries and exhibitions currently livening up the city of Milan.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 08, 2021
STIR interviews the contemporary Indian artist on the sidelines of her mid-career survey exhibition - Today will end - at M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp.
by Zohra Khan Sep 01, 2021
STIR speaks with Mariana Schmidt about the core idea of her interventions at (Entre) Tempos – an exhibition in São Paulo dedicated to late Brazilian modernist, Jorge Zalszupin.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 31, 2021
The graphic artist speaks to STIR about his award-winning novel, his practice, and receiving the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award, touted as the Oscars of the comic world.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 27, 2021
The exhibition New Standards, at the Pavilion of Finland of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021, underscores the thriving history of the timber house Puutalo Oy.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 25, 2021
Photo London 2021, at the Somerset House, will see photographers, galleries and museums from world over coming together to exhibit their works for the fair’s hybrid format.
by Aastha D. Aug 20, 2021
Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China will confront notions of expansive urbanscapes, to redefine and reimagine contemporary Chinese architecture.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 16, 2021
Japanese icon and artist, Yayoi Kusama, shares a powerful body of work, including archival materials, at Cosmic Nature, which is on view at NYBG in the Bronx, New York City.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 14, 2021
The exhibition Given Time: The Gift and its Offerings at Aicon Gallery, New York, is a walk through what lies between gift and gifting – reciprocation and obligation.
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 John Jervis Aug 03, 2021
London’s Design Museum celebrates the life of modernist designer, Charlotte Perriand, featuring pioneering projects from across her extraordinary seven-decade career.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 03, 2021
The exhibition Small Gems at Cardi Gallery, with the display of paintings and sculptures by the Italian artist Agostino Bonalumi, attempts to underline his revolutionary aesthetics.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 29, 2021
Located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the home ambience of Dois Tropicos is conceptulised to encourage visitors to experience the slow passage of time.
by Shilpa Das Jul 29, 2021
Dr. Shilpa Das journeys through the memories, life and works of Gira Sarabhai, visionary, architect, founding parent of the National Institute of Design.
by Jincy Iype Jul 24, 2021
3ME Arquitectura draws from the Mexican agrarian countryside including haciendas, silos, and convents to build Módulo de Riego, an agricultural complex outlined by clear geometry.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 22, 2021
STIR interacts with Prof. Dr. Puay-peng Ho, curator of Singapore’s national pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale on to-gather: the Architecture of Relationships.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 19, 2021
The Garden of Privatised Delights, Britain’s presentation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021, explores the grey area between private spaces and privately-owned public space.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 16, 2021
On this week’s UNSCRIPTED episode, Nigel Coates talks about his enigmatic journey through the many paths of design, unveiling indulgences and the lively British quintessence within him.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 13, 2021
Showcasing advancements in agricultural science, an intricate network of voids, spaces, and platforms defines exhibition and retail spaces of this research facility in Sanya, China.
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 Vladimir Belogolovsky Jul 08, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky visits an architectural exhibition on the work of Francisco Gonzalez-Pulido at the Museo Metropolitano in Monterrey, Mexico.
by Girinandini Singh Jul 06, 2021
STIR speaks with Scotland-based contemporary artist, Bea Last, on her process-based creative practice which builds on a socially impactful aesthetic language.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 28, 2021
The curatorial-archival practice of Morad Montazami, director of Zamân Books & Curating, aims to extricate the critical vocabulary on Southern Modernism from the western domination.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 15, 2021
Khageswar Rout’s Annex & Dissever Code present enlarged, yet intricate organic forms in terracotta that negotiate between reason and instinct at gallery Project 88 in Mumbai, India.
by Girinandini Singh Jun 13, 2021
The artist discusses themes of departure, dislocation and temporality in her recent work, which explores the impact of the lockdown experienced across three continents.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 10, 2021
At the Jewish Museum of Belgium, the exhibition Ellis Island with a variety of works by the artists of different generations, is a visual walk through the meaning of home and belonging.
by Manu Sharma Jun 08, 2021
An Indian artist currently based in New York, Visakh Menon discusses his craft and its exploration that revolves around error.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 05, 2021
The latest exhibition, Die Nichtschönen: Works 1967–1974, at Kunsthalle Basel showcases the sculptures by the German artist Joachim Bandau that underscore the reality of ugliness.
by Zohra Khan Jun 04, 2021
British industrial designer, Michael Young, talks about his tryst with dyslexia and allergy to AutoCAD on UNSCRIPTED – a STIR-original series of candid video conversations.
by Jerry Elengical May 28, 2021
Nisha Mathew Ghosh, the curator of the India Pavilion at LDB 2021, titled Small Is Beautiful. A billion stories, speaks with STIR on her inspiration and aims for the installation.
by Jerry Elengical May 26, 2021
The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced a digital collaboration with Google Arts & Culture, showcasing 15 stories free to view from the RIBA collection.
by Rahul Kumar May 21, 2021
In his recent solo presentation, titled Fugitive Dust, at Vida Heydari Contemporary in Pune, Pravat exhibits works that pan across disciplines and media.
by Aastha D. May 19, 2021
Can architecture act as a measure in which the simultaneity of the planetary and the quotidian are read together?
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 Devanshi Shah May 15, 2021
STIR engages in a candid conversation with the curators of Applied Arts Pavilion Special Project at the Biennale Architettura 2021, organised in collaboration with V&A London.
by Shraddha Nair May 14, 2021
New York-based artist Tony Oursler talks about his exhibition, the first full-scale retrospective of his career in Asia, at Kaohsiung Museum for Fine Arts in Taiwan.
by Rahul Kumar May 10, 2021
Artist Arshi Irshad Ahmadzai uses ink on cotton cloth to narrate stories of women from the marginalised communities.
by Jincy Iype May 06, 2021
Reveling between design, art and decoration, the limited-edition crystal tableware collection includes fantastical vases and reinterpretations of iconic Baccarat pieces.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 26, 2021
A series of interviews that put a spotlight on global art practices that focus on issues at the margins of the broader society.
by Aastha D. Apr 15, 2021
Warsaw-based Mobius Architekci takes the role of a designer and arborist to create this haven, clad in okume wood from West Africa, in the Polish forest.
by Girinandini Singh Apr 12, 2021
The artist talks about materiality through the decomposition of form, merging traditional mediums of thread and oil for a contemporary setting and the place of the universal in her practice.
by Devanshi Shah Apr 10, 2021
Amritsar: A City in Remembrance traces the history and culture of the city through the dual perspective of historical narratives and material culture.
by Aastha D. Apr 09, 2021
Centring African American and African diaspora communities, this exhibition dismantles ways of understanding the past and its sustained repercussions in American cities today.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 09, 2021
Artist Ayesha Sultana makes a departure towards colour and painting with her recent show, Bare Bones, at gallery Experimenter in Kolkata, India.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 22, 2021
Artist Dia Bhupal creates compelling imagery by stitching thousands of contributed pieces and places them in public spaces to celebrate the resilience and fortitude of people.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Mar 20, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with American architect Eddie Jones about his collaboration with James Turrell and what makes his houses unique - eyelashes.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 15, 2021
STIR presents an exhibition walkthrough with Chemould Prescott Road, Vadehra Art Gallery, Nature Morte, and Experimenter at a unique collaborative presentation.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 12, 2021
Within Contradiction, a solo presentation by Nature Morte, explores the recognisable symbols of flags and architectural columns for potent expression on socio-political disparities.
by Jincy Iype Mar 10, 2021
An orange steel framed rectangular gallery cantilevers out 27m in the Château La Coste vineyards; the project is Rogers' last before retiring from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.
by Avantika Shankar Mar 01, 2021
STIR speaks to Paul Green of the gallery on the Nobel Prize-winning musician and poet’s impressive oeuvre of visual art, and his burst of creativity during COVID-19 lockdown.
by Girinandini Singh Feb 27, 2021
The artist working with code talks on representation and the perils of data and information usage in his creative process.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 25, 2021
In an interview with STIR, American architect Steven Holl discusses making architecture through 17 recent projects within the framework of this travelling exhibition.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Feb 23, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Russian architect Totan Kuzembaev about his ability to work with his hands and why his houses need no decoration.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 20, 2021
With a robust participatory outline and multi-scaled dialogue, the Biennale Architettura 2021, curated by Hashim Sarkis, promises to turn the focus from uncertainty to optimism.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 16, 2021
Five creatives including architect Kengo Kuma, artist Lee Mingwei and photographer Dayanita Singh create installations to observe Bawa's centenary at Lunuganga Estate.
by Manu Sharma Feb 13, 2021
Brazilian digital sculptor Gabriel Massan subverts colonialist stratifications through their decentralised lifeforms.
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 Pallavi Mehra Feb 06, 2021
The Stockholm-based creator tells STIR how designers can make products that challenge the status quo, and why there is nothing more important than being crazy.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 05, 2021
STIR speaks with Louise Désy, the curator for the Japanese photographer's exhibition Eye Camera Window: Takashi Homma on Le Corbusier at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.
by Manu Sharma Feb 03, 2021
STIR explores the masterful blend of subtlety and weight of Casey Jex Smith’s minimalist yet highly intricate works.
by STIRworld Feb 02, 2021
LEGO’s second flagship store in Mexico by Chain+Siman strives to innovate despite numerous preset design guidelines, fusing a signature playful aesthetic with functionality.
by STIRworld Feb 01, 2021
The biophilic home designed by the Thrissur-based firm for a family of four conceives a spatial setting in order to nurture growth and peace amongst its inhabitants.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 25, 2021
The Detroit Institute of Arts’ latest exhibition highlights Detroit’s 70-year history as the hub of American automotive design.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 18, 2021
At her first exhibition in Belgium, traveller and artist Anna Boghuigian shares a series of her old and new installation works.
by Jincy Iype Jan 13, 2021
Vista House is a renovation of a former Italian style home that revels in soft archways, perspective and depth, with marble and copper accents cladding its light tone surfaces.
by Gautam Sen, Avik Chattopadhyay Jan 13, 2021
Gautam Sen and Avik Chattopadhyay continue their journey with the coachbuilders into a fresh new year and move into the age that witnessed the “art” of coachbuilders.
by Nicholas Coetzer Jan 08, 2021
Prof. Coetzer discusses the portrayal of Rich’s architecture through the lens of the vernacular, probing into territorial relationships developed over time, in the book by Jonathan Noble.
by Manu Sharma Jan 06, 2021
Canadian Youtuber Justin Tomchuk takes viewers on a surreal journey through his two-year-old animation project.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 05, 2021
Belgian multidisciplinary artist Hans Op de Beeck creates architectural scale works that invite viewers to wander and discover a magical world.
by STIRworld Jan 04, 2021
As we step into a new year, STIR honours and celebrates the creative genius and infallible spirit of the visionaries who continue to inspire through their legacy.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 28, 2020
The historic modernist home of Eliot Noyes in the United States was decorated to host a collaborative exhibition of design works and artefacts by world-renowned creatives.
by Jincy Iype Dec 24, 2020
Le Monde’s new headquarters houses the French publishing group’s 1,600 employees under one roof, its open spaces and translucent façade symbolising freedom of speech.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 22, 2020
Educator and architect Prof. Anne Feenstra and architect, artist and critic Gautam Bhatia come together at the STIR gallery in New Delhi for an intriguing discourse on pedagogy and practice.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 18, 2020
Jonathan Sims creates a dark gallery space, allowing the light-based artworks to shine in their own light at HoloCenter in Long Island City.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 17, 2020
Simon Beck trudges the difficult snow-covered terrains to create geometric-patterned works that require the skill of an orientator and creative bent of an artist.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 10, 2020
Located in the Huadu district of Guangzhou, China, the whimsical looking building is a 2000-seater purpose-built theatre that is due for opening in early 2021.
by Shailaja Tripathi Dec 07, 2020
Artist Brigitte D’Annibale uses the voices of children and old works in her recent exploration to ponder upon the human condition.
by Jones John Dec 03, 2020
Upon returning to Italy after 18 years, the visual artist presents computational perspectives of art history at his first retrospective in his native country.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Dec 02, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky discusses architect Tchoban’s exhibition as it marks Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s 300th anniversary and questions authenticity, authorship, and artistic freedom.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 30, 2020
Works by the Bangladesh-based artist Tayeba Begum Lipi, rooted in the troubled history of gender roles, bespeak the ideals of womanhood dovetailed with social hurdles.
by Meghna Mehta Nov 30, 2020
STIR X Wrightwood 659 present a 35-minute video tour of the retrospective exhibition in Chicago, showcasing Pritzker Prize laureate BV Doshi's inspiring journey and works.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 25, 2020
Swiss architect-turned-artist Nicolas K Feldmeyer brings together the precision of an architect and the creative bent of an artist to create on-site installations and photographs.
by Shailaja Tripathi Nov 23, 2020
Indian artist Rohini Devasher reveals why she could never exhibit a study of the Sunflower head, made during her masters in the UK.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 16, 2020
Indian artist Parul Gupta aims to dismantle geometrical symmetry through this work that never left her studio.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 29, 2020
The 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, which opened its doors to the public in September, focuses on political resistance to underscore the invincibility of togetherness.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 20, 2020
American artist Adam Hillman creates intricately detailed abstract patterns using everyday objects and items of food as his media.
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 Anmol Ahuja Oct 15, 2020
S3 Architecture and the British luxury car brand’s design division collaborated to design a sprawling 55-acre modernist residential estate in New York’s Hudson Valley.
by Gautam Sen, Avik Chattopadhyay Oct 15, 2020
In the first of a monthly column on automotive design, Gautam Sen and Avik Chattopadhyay trace the earliest inventions, from da Vinci’s designs in 1478 to the Benz Patent-Motorwagen.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 14, 2020
Iran-based Shirin Abedinirad and Indian artist Ratna Khanna work with the mirrors to recreate a world of reflection to manipulate the scale of spatial settings.
by Manu Sharma Oct 10, 2020
In a conversation with the late American painter’s wife, Patricia Utermohlen, STIR discovers how William created critical artistry, highlighting the conflux of art and mental wellness.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 08, 2020
The exhibition How to Move a Landscape by Blane De St. Croix at MASS MoCA showcases monumental sculptures to reiterate the dire effects of climate decline.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 06, 2020
Mumbai-based artist Dhruvi Acharya talks about her plans for an immersive installation and the logistical challenges she faces.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 05, 2020
The specially curated series by STIR takes a peep into artist studios to explore a work that has been created but never placed before an audience.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 01, 2020
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews the 1980 seminal Modern Architecture: A Critical History, arguably the most authoritative architectural treatise undertaken by a single author.
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 STIRworld Sep 14, 2020
Italian designer Pierpaolo Lazzarini’s imaginative proposal for a 137-metre yacht features a detachable cockpit, an adjustable bridge, and five decks for visitors to enjoy the sea view.
by Shailaja Tripathi Aug 12, 2020
The ‘godmother of performance art’, Marina Abramović, and our very own Nikhil Chopra discuss their journey, nuances of the genre and their art practice during the lockdown.