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 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 Zohra Khan Jun 02, 2022
This showcase from the upcoming Milan Design Week will bring together a series of products that illustrate the possibilities of using waste to create a sustainable future.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 27, 2022
Danish visual artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen’s body of work, punctuated with an immersive experience, engages with the discussion on the dire state of natural phenomenon.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 17, 2022
The site-specific sculptural installations by the Austria-born artist Alois Kronschlaeger disturb the geometry of the built environment to explore light, space, and time.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 04, 2021
On the occasion of World Architecture Day, STIR presents a selection of projects that reflect the concerns of public space, housing, and climate change highlighted this year.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 23, 2021
US-based installation artist, Sarah Oppenheimer, with her latest work S-334473 at MASS MoCA, like her previous works, overlaps the wonder of art and architectural precision.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 23, 2021
New York-based Leo Villareal speaks with STIR about his recent project Illuminated River in London, his long association with the sequence of lights, and digital programming.
by Manu Sharma Aug 22, 2021
Exploring professional uncertainty and the anxieties of a mechanised future through American artist Jonathan Fletcher Moore’s kinetic installation, Total Office Environment.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 23, 2021
American artist Dan Graham speaks with STIR about the relationship shared among architecture, built-environment and viewers on the sidelines of his show at 303 Gallery, New York.
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 Shraddha Nair Mar 04, 2021
The exhibition at Odunpazari Modern Museum in Turkey brings together over 30 international and Turkish artists, while inviting the viewers to reflect on the past, present and future.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 14, 2021
The UK-based sculptor discusses his longtime relationship with the ocean and his recent underwater museum.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 27, 2020
In conversation with STIR, award-winning artist Malin Bulow discusses her engagement with the spaces in between sculpture, installation and performance.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 14, 2020
At König Galerie in Berlin, artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset presented Short Story, an installation examining the narratives embedded in power dynamics and hierarchy.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 28, 2020
The gallery Chatterjee & Lal brings the chaos of material and sound of the very production of works at the solo show of Mark Prime, titled Heavy to Light | Light to Heavy.
by Sukanya Garg Apr 02, 2020
STIR speaks to Maya El Khalil, the curator of the 7th edition of 21,39 Jeddah Arts taking place in Saudi Arabia, which is a call to action in response to the environmental crisis.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 17, 2020
Artist Valentino Vettori brings to life a pop-up exhibition, collaborating with 12 artists to raise positive awareness about climate change, on view till April 2020 in New York City.
by Meghna Mehta Mar 07, 2020
The Netherlands-based MVRDV, led by Winy Maas, designs urban transport system in collaboration with Airbus, where flying vehicles are integrated into existing cities.
by Georgina Maddox Aug 30, 2019
British artist Gaby Solly talks about public art as acts of dissent, ‘woman as an artist’ and breathing through it all...
by Sukanya Garg Jul 12, 2019
Kolkata-based artist Jayashree Chakravarty uses natural and organic materials for her exhibition A wired ecology to express her deep concerns for ecology and environment.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 08, 2022
The sculptural installations by Monroe Isenberg bring the elements of environment – dirt, light, rocks, and water – together to challenge the anthropocentric hierarchy.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 21, 2022
The UK-based environmental artist Steve Messam with his 'bigger than a house' site-specific installations disturbs the familiar face of the landscape to unfold stories around it.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 10, 2021
The exhibition In Venice by Melissa McGill, with a variety of works on the city of Venice, introduces the audience to the environmental changes the city has experienced.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 12, 2021
Pirkko Siitari and Taru Tappola, curators of Helsinki Biennial, titled The Same Sea, talk about the making of the biennial through collaborative approach and environmental awareness.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 04, 2021
To commemorate the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration on World Environment Day, STIR picks up a few projects exemplifying our push for a collective sustainable future.
by Jincy Iype Jun 04, 2021
From listening to nature to exploring algae’s possibilities in reducing CO2, STIR rounds up key ‘green’ works at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale, to mark World Environment Day 2021.
by STIRworld May 28, 2021
Kengo Kuma & Associates, Bjarke Ingels Group, and Studio Gang propose projects for the Westbank Campus redevelopment in San Jose, taking on Silicon Valley’s built environment.
by Shailaja Tripathi Jul 03, 2020
Luzinterruptus, an anonymous art collective in Madrid, talks about using the medium of light and darkness to reflect on the issues of environment and creating immersive experiences.
by Medha Patkar Apr 17, 2020
Part 2: In our Climate vs. COVID-19 series, experts tell us what the coronavirus can teach us about the environmental crisis, and why prudence, not panic, is the solution.
by Malaika Vaz Apr 10, 2020
In our Climate vs. COVID-19 series, experts tell us what the Coronavirus can teach us about the bigger environmental crisis, and why prudence, not panic, is the solution.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 16, 2019
The exhibition Fast Fashion: The Dark Sides of Fashion at the museum in Berlin explores the environmental hazards of fast fashion, urging visitors to rethink their consumer behaviour.
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 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 STIRworld Jun 14, 2022
Momentum, a unique interactive installation by Stark came alive in an interplay of light and sound within Brera, to display the ecological impact of humans on the environment.
by Jerry Elengical May 27, 2022
At the National Braidense Library as part of Milan Design Week 2022, the event will examine relationships between design, the built environment, and nature over three days of talks.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar May 23, 2022
Dutch collective Vendel & de Wolf creates on-site light installations for the public viewing to visually articulate the inherent beauty of the existing environment.
by Rahul Kumar May 03, 2022
The multi-disciplinary artist - whose performative works in 1970s responded to Korean political environment - talks about his art practice that transcends genres for a holistic style.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 16, 2022
The sculptures and installations by the US-based artist Keith Lemley create immersive environments to recognise the harmony between thought and matter, past and present.
by Sukanya Deb Feb 18, 2022
Vincent Leroy speaks about the materiality and monumental nature of his international site-specific installations, across exhibitory spaces and naturally forming environments.
by Devanshi Shah Feb 08, 2022
Casa Organica by the Mexican architect was born from the idea of creating a space adapted to humans, according to their environmental, physical and psychological needs.
by Shraddha Nair Feb 02, 2022
All Living Things Environmental Film Festival (ALT EFF), founded in Panchgani, India, showcases documentary, art house, and docu-fiction films from across the globe.
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 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 Devanshi Shah Jan 15, 2022
Located on the edge of a cliff, the home by Moriya and Partners in Japan is enveloped in a three-dimensional wooden truss with a landscape design that respects its natural environment.
by ABB Dec 15, 2021
The four-minute videos demonstrate the use of technology and thoughtful design to foster a smarter, sustainable environment.
by Zohra Khan Dec 08, 2021
In Melbourne, a pink pond and an immersive garden constitute the architecture commission Pond[er] that draws people to reflect on their relationship with the environment.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 17, 2021
Large-scale kinetic sculptures by Adela Andea are built on the ideas of technology and consumerism, devoid of the imbalance that between the two can cause on the environment.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 07, 2021
Designed by Clavel Arquitectos in the city of Murcia, Spain, this leisure complex hosts mesmerising environments alongside Europe’s longest overhanging swimming pool.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 06, 2021
Conceived by MAEID, Magic Queen at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2021 presents a pioneering approach to architecture, and integration with our natural environment.
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 Jerry Elengical Oct 01, 2021
Designed by UID Architects in Fukuyama, Japan, the structure uses towering façade arches and cross-shaped beams to create a dynamic environment that encourages young minds to explore.
by Aastha D. Aug 11, 2021
In its fourth almanac on Architecture, Environment and Digital Culture, bracket explores the complex relationship between spatial design, the public(s) and the action(s) it contains.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 29, 2021
Hyperreal iceberg series by the Los Angeles-based artist, Luciana Abait, part of the exhibition A Letter to the Future, talks about the fragile state of environment.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 24, 2021
Curators Mari Spirito and Abhijit Toto present site-specific installation art across Istanbul, New York, Santurce and other cities through environmentally sensitive methods.
by Devanshi Shah Jul 14, 2021
Spearheaded by Philip Beesley and curated by Sasha Hastings, the sensorial installation Grove at the Venice Architecture Biennale explores constant metamorphosis of our environment.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 16, 2021
Dutch artist Germaine Kruip, with her minimalistic sculptures at exhibition Screenplay at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, invites the viewers to reaffirm their presence in the built environment.
by STIRworld Apr 03, 2021
Developed as part of the Floating Pavilion Ø program by Pan- Projects, the space encourages residents to appreciate and maintain the city’s water features and natural environment.
by Devanshi Shah Apr 02, 2021
Conceived by Mexico-based Singaporean writer and designer Prashant Ashoka, this remote cabin situates itself as an extension of the environment, inspiring creative living.
by Nivedita Jayaram Pawar Mar 16, 2021
The ‘8th Continent’, a floating station prototype, won the 2020 Grand Prix Award for Architecture and Innovation of the Sea for offering a unique solution to the environmental crisis.
by Shreeparna Chatterjee Jan 28, 2021
Revealed at the Future Investment Initiative in Riyad, the inflatable, environmentally controlled plant cultivation pod is intended to sustain flora beyond the earth’s surface.
by STIRworld Jan 16, 2021
Fusing in-depth technologies to address environmental concerns, Foster + Partners envisions the design for the Lusail Towers as a catalyst for a new business district.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 23, 2020
Established in 2014, Zoox Inc. recently showcased their fully functional, electric powered autonomous mobility vehicle designed to manoeuvre dense urban environments.
by Caillin Howard Dec 16, 2020
A new set of behaviour will define the future of the built environment in the post-pandemic world, writes Caillin Howard of Australian multi-disciplinary firm Hames Sharley.
by Jones John Dec 12, 2020
Through surreal arrangements of the human body, the Mexico City-based photographer attempts to re-orient our relationships with ourselves, others and the environment.
by Zohra Khan Nov 18, 2020
The Los Angeles-based firms have designed a cohesive living environment with Imagine Village – a housing for homeless veterans and underprivileged families in California.
by Zohra Khan Sep 18, 2020
STIR X LOCO Design brings environmentalist Pradip Krishen with architect Anne Feenstra to share the joys of exploring untamed landscapes and the modest art of giving these a new life.
by Jincy Iype Sep 02, 2020
A lush ‘green curtain’ wraps the metal framed, charred timber façade of travel company ASI Reisen’s head office, its sustainable design reducing the overall environmental footprint.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 06, 2020
The multidisciplinary studio re-invents the way we connect to our natural environment through its digital art exhibit of five installations for Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 30, 2020
The Israeli artist uses photography, video art and public art in her projects to reiterate the importance of balance between the human mind and environment.
by STIRworld Jul 21, 2020
Antwerp-based design studio BuzziSpace has created biophilic micro environments for workplaces with their collection of colourful acoustic partition planters.
by Meghna Mehta Jul 07, 2020
The flexible layout of the new building by Foster + Partners ensures a safe working environment, while its fluid internal spaces stand in contrast with the building’s formal façade in Belval.
by Meghna Mehta Jul 02, 2020
Designed keeping in mind the idea of Singular Materiality, the church has been built with the aim of environmental empowerment and adapts local material and traditions.
by Shristi Nangalia Jun 22, 2020
Vivo headquarters will be a next generation workspace with green hubs on every level of the 32-storied tower promoting health, well-being and sustainability in the built environment.
by Meghna Mehta May 20, 2020
The Brazilian architect builds Rammed Earth Retreat with a low-tech design approach, turns a house from 1980s into an environmentally responsive and visually appealing place.
by STIRworld May 11, 2020
The proposal for the Russian countryside campus, an entry in a competition, places the inter-connectedness of social and natural environments as a core element of learning.
by Abhilasha Srivastava and Aseem Hasnain Apr 20, 2020
Part 3: In our Climate vs. COVID-19 series, experts tell us what the coronavirus can teach us about the environmental crisis, and why prudence, not panic, is the solution.
by Jincy Iype Mar 26, 2020
Supported by Flos, Cambio questions and explores the environmental impact of wood consumption with a research-based show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 08, 2020
Artist Vishwa Shroff presents a solo exhibition at gallery Tarq with works reacting to the built environment, focusing on the idea of transience and impermanence.
by Jincy Iype Nov 20, 2019
The 70m office tower – planned amid a diverse inner-city environment in Mitte district of Berlin - features a skybar, green terraces, and brise soleil on its diaphanous façade.
by Meghna Mehta Nov 16, 2019
Designed by Australian Pritzker laureate Glenn Murcutt, the MPavilion 2019 is an all-white structure with fabric roof, and celebrates climate and environmentally-responsible design.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 08, 2019
This exhibition at the NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery, curated by Maya Allison, is showcasing the imagined environments of four artists, offering a glimpse into the UAE and the region.
by Zohra Khan Aug 03, 2019
Anton Repponen’s itinerant project Misplaced Series removes architectural icons of New York from their distinctive environment and teleports them to mysterious landscapes.
by Shreya Ahuja Jul 16, 2019
The White Tree, in Montpellier city of France, offers an architectural feast that promotes outdoor living to enhance relationships with one another and the environment.
by Sunena V Maju Aug 03, 2022
Through the design of The Out School in Pune, Maharashtra, Studio Infinity reimagines pre-primary education that encourages learning beyond the conventional classrooms.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 28, 2022
Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya's exhibition Nebel Leben at Haus der Kunst, Munich, presents a series of immersive fog sculptures to address the urgency to gauge the ecological imbalance.
by STIRworld Jul 19, 2022
Through the circular shape of the early learning centre in Auckland, New Zealand, Smith Architects explores the multitude of sustainable prospects in educational architecture.
by Zohra Khan Jul 07, 2022
The Berlin-based artist’s entangled constellation of clouds, titled Cloud Cities Barcelona, takes over the top floor of the Torre Glòries tower as a suspended observatory.
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 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 STIRworld Jun 24, 2022
Presented in London, the Otrivin Air Lab harvests carbon dioxide, purify polluted urban air, and 3D print plastic free biodegradable products in an open, workshop space format.
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 STIRworld Jun 04, 2022
Serpentine’s long-term, interdisciplinary, artistic programme reflects how we can learn from diverse experiences to create change.
by STIRworld Jun 03, 2022
The exhibition by Spazio Gamma within the Isola Design District envisions a step closer to circular designing with a series of inventive biomaterials for a sustainable future.
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 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 Anmol Ahuja May 23, 2022
With an airship hangar inspired aesthetic, Google’s first purpose-built HQ is a mammoth collaboration incorporating principles of sustainability and flexibility in workspaces.
by STIRworld May 12, 2022
Nike debuts two new dismantlable sneakers under its ISPA Link series which echo the brand’s pursuit of sustainable innovation and circular design in its products.
by Jerry Elengical Apr 18, 2022
On Tangshan mountain in Jiangsu, China, Hong Kong-based firm Cheng Chung Design has devised an organically naturalistic interior scheme for a hotel settled in a former quarry.
by Pallavi Mehra Apr 13, 2022
Designed for the Treehotel in Swedish Lapland, 'Biosphere' offers guests the opportunity to be one with nature and observe birds in close proximity in their natural habitat.
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 Divya Menon Mar 25, 2022
Through the art of unconditioning, architecture repositions itself as a research instrument in the new world.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 14, 2022
The UK-based sculptor, Rob Mulholland, creates the large reflective sculptures with a special focus on the viewers to let them reassess their role with nature.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 26, 2022
Designed by western Java based PSA Studio, the WYAH Art and Creative Space is centred around inducing a relationship with nature for its patrons in lush forested confines.
by Anmol Ahuja Feb 05, 2022
Terming his work and studio “unclassifiable”, Andrés Reisinger talks to STIR about his unreal products and dream-like spaces, the NFT boom, and the freedom they collectively offer.
by STIRworld Jan 27, 2022
Australian sporting icons team up for a tennis match on a sustainable floating tennis court on the Great Barrier Reef, to raise awareness of the effects of single-use plastic.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 17, 2022
The Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at NOMA, Louisiana, Katie Pfohl, and multimedia American artist, Dawn DeDeaux, speak with STIR about climate change and the art practice.
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 Rahul Mehrotra Dec 28, 2021
Is architecture, in its compulsive drive to create the autonomous object, inherently hardening the thresholds separating it from other disciplines?
by STIRworld Nov 01, 2021
Instituted by Prince William and the United Kingdom’s Royal Foundation, the inaugural edition of the Earthshot Prize revealed five winners in a glittering ceremony in London.
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 STIRworld Jul 07, 2021
Behnisch Architekten adopts sustainable design principles for the Science and Engineering Complex at Harvard’s new Allston campus, reducing its carbon footprint by half.
by Devanshi Shah Jun 05, 2021
Alice and Gavin Munro of Full Grown takes us on a tour of their furniture orchard, their labour of love, a blueprint for what a design-led ecological restoration project could look like.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 04, 2021
At a solo presentation titled (Un) Containable Life, at 1x1 Art Gallery in Dubai, artist Sonia Mehra Chawla showcases a transmedia practice that included her works from 2013-2020.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 28, 2021
French visual artist Olivier Ratsi predominantly uses lights to let the audience experience the unseen layer of physical reality with his immersive works.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 22, 2020
Daunted by the effects of climate change, Swiss artist Morgane Erpen sources earthly elements to emphasise the Anthropocene epoch through her immersive installations.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 11, 2020
The multi-layered works of New York based Hashimoto invite the viewers to experience the play between light, shadow, and colour.
by Jones John Jun 02, 2020
Even when life ends, art remains. Christo Vladimirov Javacheff died of natural causes on May 31, 2020, but the work he began with his late wife Jeanne-Claude continues to be made.
by STIRworld Jun 01, 2020
On the death of revered artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, STIR remembers the man known for his monumental works of art, and the site-specific installation in Italy, The Floating Piers.
by Jones John May 29, 2020
The exhibition titled New Visions presents some of the most experimental pioneers of the photographic medium at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter in Norway.
by Shristi Nangalia May 08, 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Austrian architecture firm’s social-distancing park reimagines future green spaces in the form of a fingerprint-inspired safe garden.
by Meghna Mehta May 01, 2020
Frankie Pappas took on the task of bridging the landscape between a riverine forest and a sandstone cliff while raising a rare living space among animals and nature in South Africa.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 17, 2020
Artist Vibha Galhotra employed traditional processes and urban media at her solo show in New York that referenced the impact of human actions on the ecology.
by Jones John Mar 19, 2020
Shiota, a Japanese installation artist, shares her thoughts on her recent site-specific installation at the Silesian Museum at Katowice, Poland.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Mar 06, 2020
The anchor of digital evolutionary art, Karl Sims, allows the audience to understand the human evolution through its various stages.
by Jincy Iype Dec 20, 2019
Located at Copenhagen's waterfront, a unit of the sustainable student housing hosts 12 apartments across two levels, created by stacking nine shipping containers in a circle.
by Sukanya Garg Dec 02, 2019
STIR in conversation with artist Michael Wang about his recent exhibition, Extinct in New York, displayed at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Arts Center at Governors Island.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 30, 2019
The two artists collaborated for The Power of Two Suns at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Arts Center at Governors Island, reflecting on reactions to the onset of disaster.
by Zohra Khan Oct 04, 2019
STIR partners with Hyderabad Design Week, an upcoming five-day event in tandem with the World Design Assembly, showcasing creative innovations towards a sustainable future.
by STIRworld Sep 06, 2019
Powerhouse Brattørkaia, a new landmark in the city of Trondheim, sets a benchmark for the buildings of tomorrow as it produces more energy than it consumes.
by Georgina Maddox Aug 28, 2019
José Luis Torres talks about his art installations constructed from every-day objects and how they send a deeper message.
by Meghna Mehta Aug 16, 2019
Carlo Ratti Associati gives honest answers on the approach for the rehabilitation of an office space for Foundation Agnelli in Italy, through its execution that is way ahead of its time.
by Naomi Davenport Jul 29, 2019
At New Designers exhibition in London’s Business Design Centre, the next generation of creative talent explored the potential of design as a powerful tool for change.
by Dan Hogman Jul 19, 2019
Artist Dan Hogman walks us through his month-long sketching tryst with Hong Kong, capturing the city’s urban and public spaces within his effortless strokes.
by STIRworld Jul 17, 2019
This collaboration imagines the future of urban farming and find solutions to grow plants and vegetables at home for a healthier and sustainable lifestyle.
by Sukanya Garg Jun 27, 2019
Announcing the 22nd Biennale of Sydney that will take place next year from March 14 to June 8, 2020 across different venues of Sydney on the theme of ‘NIRIN’, meaning edge.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Jun 03, 2019
Discussing the nuances of architectural drawing and sketching, Dan Hogman shows us the ropes on how to construct perspectives and how to perceive construction.
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 Sunena V Maju Aug 09, 2022
Presenting novel innovation strategies that address the concerns of women's harassment, the students have designed products that can help create a safer world for women.
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 Sunena V Maju Aug 08, 2022
Winning the competition for the restructuring and extension of the new Fontvieille site, Studio Fuksas' proposal is a vertical park connecting the natural and urban landscape.
by Almas Sadique Aug 08, 2022
STIR ponders over the various sustainable projects undertaken by Midushi Kochhar’s circular design studio YLEM using unique and salvaged materials.
by STIRworld Aug 06, 2022
Spanning 75,000 sqm, the new headquarters in the city’s Xuhui District features a fragmented exterior concealing a courtyard layout that prioritises collaboration and wellness.
by Manu Sharma Aug 06, 2022
Kanchan Joneja, Mayank Joneja and Sukriti Thukral discuss the project SUNO, an immersive storytelling experience.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 05, 2022
Dennis Peter, Uttam Solanki, and Kalai Vanan execute the interactive wall art installation Bionic Bloom at the invitation of the Crescent School of Architecture, Chennai.
by Jincy Iype Aug 04, 2022
Four stacked concrete tunnels and a solitary fifth form the ultra-minimal Culvert Guesthouse by Japanese firm Nendo as an archive for its products, furniture and artwork.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 04, 2022
This home by Art and Architecture Associates employs enclosures of compacted earth and gabion walls, channelling sustainability through indigenous building practices and materials.
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 Urvi Kothari Aug 03, 2022
Joana Vasconcelos, a Portuguese multimedia artist, defines the idea of dysfunctional furniture within an Italian white cube, Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea.
by Sunena V Maju Aug 02, 2022
In conversation with STIR, Switzerland-based Get It Studio delves into emotions, senses and storytelling in the digital realm and the exhibition Nakagin Capsule Memories in Tokyo.
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 Jerry Elengical Aug 01, 2022
In Surat, India, this design studio for a mother-daughter pair is articulated through a contemporary program that draws from local Gujarati residential architecture.
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 Jincy Iype Aug 01, 2022
Confident, natural and timeless, O Lofos by Block722 is a Greek contemporary home in Crete, dominated by neutral, earthy tones, taking cues from its powerful, hilly context.
by Zohra Khan Jul 30, 2022
For the Moshu Treehouse, the Argentinian studio simulates an 'under-construction' theme using traditional patios, reclaimed wood and dried leaves.
by Almas Sadique Jul 28, 2022
At the recently concluded Milan Design Week, Istituto Marangoni Milano Design School presented an array of phygital exhibitions and experiences under Expanded Universes.
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 Shraddha Nair Jul 25, 2022
French interdisciplinary artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster is showcasing her immersive exhibition Alienarium 5, curated by Claude Adjil, at the Serpentine South Gallery in London.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 25, 2022
Erected as a porous bamboo and wooden pavilion in Bangladesh, the restaurant pavilion by Two Fold Studio champions vernacularity, sustainability and essentiality in architecture.
by Jerry Elengical Jul 25, 2022
Designed by Nguyen Khai Architects & Associates as a retirement home for a couple in Huế, Vietnam, this residence comprises transparent blocks placed within a forested landscape.
by Sukanya Deb Jul 24, 2022
As part of the new audio-visual artwork presented, the artist cuts past the boundaries of art viewership towards an installation that immerses the audience into the space
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 STIRworld Jul 23, 2022
By realising a design entry by Kristian Talvitie from the 2021 Polestar Design Context, the EV company branches to reimagine sustainable travel through architecture in Finland.
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 Sohil Soni Jul 23, 2022
By folding surfaces at multiple scales, Frida Escobedo Studio creates a series of domestic enclosures with varying degrees of privacy and light.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 20, 2022
Offer Waterman and the Estate of William Turnbull present William Turnbull's retrospective in London, highlighting the artist's prowess to create both paintings and sculptures.
by STIRworld Jul 19, 2022
Activists belonging to Just Stop Oil glued their hands to the copy of Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper at the Royal Academy, London, to draw attention to climate catastrophe.
by Jincy Iype Jul 19, 2022
St Hubert’s, nestled calm within Australia’s Yarra Valley, has been reinvigorated by Cera Stribley who opted for a material palette and a design language that is "resolutely natural".
by Jerry Elengical Jul 19, 2022
Boasting a jagged form that hovers over the IJmeer lake in Amsterdam, this 46,000 sqm housing development offers a contemporary take on classical courtyard buildings.
by Daria Kravchuk Jul 18, 2022
In a conversation with STIR, New York-based artist Tony Oursler brings some light on his latest series of works: Facial Recognition, Lumina, and Dolls.
by Pallavi Mehra Jul 16, 2022
Studio by the Hill, the self-designed studio by Mind Manifestation, is conceptualised keeping in mind Pune's climate and is inspired by the verdant hillock on which it is located.
by STIRworld Jul 16, 2022
Ahead of the live event in Lisbon, World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2022 reveals the shortlisted projects in the categories of Completed Buildings, Future Projects and Landscape.
by STIRworld Jul 14, 2022
Located in Changping district near Beijing, Anna Garden emerges as an ode to a simplistic and material-pure architectural style in response to its site surroundings.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 13, 2022
Curator Christoph Doswald speaks about the show hosted by the Pera Museum, Istanbul, bringing together works of 164 artists responding to press and media in unique ways.
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 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 STIRworld Jul 11, 2022
Driven by an intent to promote synergy and enhance wellbeing, the sculptural 300 m skyscraper marks a distinctive presence along the skyline of Kuwait City.
by Sukanya Deb Jul 11, 2022
Meta-space by Zhang Zikang looks at the continuities between virtual reality and spirituality, with the use of AI generated art, a conversation between nature and culture.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 10, 2022
South Korea-born artist and music composer, Yunchul Kim, is presenting at the Venice Art Biennale 2022 with five installations that alchemise physics and art to produce a fantasy.
by STIRworld Jul 09, 2022
At Superstudio Più, Lexus: Sparks of Tomorrow was an immersive showcase featuring a wireframe model of the Lexus RZ electric car alongside Aqua Creations’ lighting fixtures.
by Anmol Ahuja Jul 09, 2022
With a brief to introduce wellness and calm into an industrial space, the practice sought to undertake a grassroots sustainability approach with their sculptural intervention.
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 Jincy Iype Jul 06, 2022
Conceived by OONN Metaworks and U.LAB, the Graphic bookstore in Seoul has a tiered, windowless form dressed in textured, ivory-coloured ceramic, as a home for graphic novels.
by Urvi Kothari Jul 06, 2022
Dappled Light, Rana Begum's first solo display in a public gallery in London, creates a strong interplay with architecture through her immersive artworks.
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 Jerry Elengical Jul 04, 2022
This boutique hotel in Chikmagalur, India, relies on vernacular planning and construction techniques alongside alternative materials for a sustainable luxury hospitality experience.
by STIRworld Jul 04, 2022
Exploring contemporary artist, composer and director Boris Acket’s audio-visual large-scale installation transˈfɪɡə with design studio Beyond Space in Milan, Italy.
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 Rahul Kumar Jul 02, 2022
Commissioned by the Contemporary Istanbul Foundation, the immersive work references ideas of life and extinction, juxtaposed with the Ottoman-era history of the location.
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 Jerry Elengical Jul 01, 2022
The new museum dubbed ‘FLUGT’ has been realised as a coiled corten steel-clad structure linking two old hospital blocks at the former site of the Oksbøl Refugee Camp in Denmark.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 01, 2022
Iván Navarro with his practice oversees the political governance of Augusto Pinochet as a way to gauge the web of control and domination, be it politics or capitalism.
by STIRworld Jun 30, 2022
Clerkenwell Design Week came back after a gap of two years with its talks programme, exhibitions, installation and events hosted by various designers and creatives across the world.
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 Jerry Elengical Jun 28, 2022
Situated near the historic Qingyang Palace, in Chengdu China, the restaurant’s design employs astute landscaping in a meandering courtyard layout that channels Taoist concepts.
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 Jerry Elengical Jun 27, 2022
Architectural Bureau G.Natkevicius & Partners has married exposed concrete massing with greenery to mediate the structure’s bold presence in the neighbouring urban landscape.
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 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 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 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 Pallavi Mehra Jun 22, 2022
Informed by a balance of meditative solitude and exuberant communal living, this home in Los Angeles is designed as a series of nested conditions organised concentrically.
by STIRworld Jun 21, 2022
In the exhibition Everything Flows, Zaha Hadid Design recollects its pioneering works alongside the celebration of completing a decade of the Roca London Gallery.
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 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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 19, 2022
Pennsylvania-based multidisciplinary artist Samuelle Green with her installation works bring home significant points on ecological imbalance and the necessity to restore it.
by STIRworld Jun 18, 2022
Polyformer by Reitan Chang is a 3D printed innovation that reduces and recycles PET plastic bottles into filaments for 3D printers, virtually initiating a self-sustaining cycle.
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 STIRworld Jun 16, 2022
Sited in the centre of Milan, Brisa 5 is a LEED certified structure with sustainable interventions elevating a composition seamlessly blending three styles of architecture.
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 STIRworld Jun 15, 2022
Notre-Dame de Paris: The Augmented Exhibition by Histovery unravels the cathedral’s 850-year-history in mixed reality experience at the National Building Museum in Washington DC.
by STIRworld Jun 13, 2022
With a sustainable approach to shape factories of the future and its experience, BIG reinvents the architecture of the manufacturing industry in The Plus for Vestre in Norway.
by STIRworld Jun 11, 2022
At the Milan Design Week 2022, Elham Nejati exhibits Tohi, part of her collection which celebrates imperfections, as part of the 5Vie Design District.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 11, 2022
While Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan set up their first-ever national pavilion; Cameroon, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, and Uganda are the first time participants at the biennale.
by Anmol Ahuja Jun 10, 2022
Co-founder of Fuorisalone, Brera Design District, and Studiolabo, Paolo Casati engages in a perceptive conversation with STIR on the events’ jubilant return to Milan Design Week 2022.
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 Zohra Khan Jun 10, 2022
Dutch architectural firm UNStudio repurposes historic fashion patterns and outdated textiles to create an investigative design collection of objects and spaces.
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 Jincy Iype Jun 07, 2022
Maria Cristina Didero, part of an all-female trio behind the Talks programme at Milan Design Week 2022, speaks to STIR about her curatorial approach to discussing sustainable design.
by STIRworld Jun 07, 2022
With BIG winning the global competition for the Vltava Philharmonic Hall in Prague, STIR examines the diversity and merit of designs submitted along with the winning entry.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 07, 2022
Norwegian conceptual artist Rune Guneriussen, with his photography and sculptural installation, reassess the relationship between nature and humans without a hint of being instructive.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 06, 2022
Marina Bay Sands in Singapore is presenting the overseas debut of Attack on Titan, based on the popular Japanese manga series by Hajime Isayama.
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 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 Pallavi Mehra Jun 04, 2022
Conceptualised by designer Wang Zhongli of design firm Catanian, the calming space transports guests to a bygone era.
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 Amy Frearson Jun 02, 2022
Ahead of the biggest event on the furniture design calendar, Amy Frearson picks out six of the most exciting young talents participating.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 02, 2022
Polish painter Piotr Janas' exhibition Blue Is the Decayed Pink at Thomas Erben Gallery features paintings and video work created to accentuate the visceral quality of human body.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 01, 2022
At 5vie Design District, the exhibition brings together the work of prominent French designers, selected from among the winners of this year’s Le FRENCH DESIGN Awards.
by Anmol Ahuja May 31, 2022
Operating at the intersection of real and virtual, ID-exe brings together AR exhibits, digital products, and virtual showrooms through their interactive design district in Fuorisalone.
by Devanshi Shah May 31, 2022
The vibrant fine-dining restaurant in Mumbai marks Indian director and producer Karan Johar's entry into the hospitality business.
by Manu Sharma May 29, 2022
Turkish artist Kerim Safa discusses his retro animation practice, along with his involvement in the NFT marketplace.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 27, 2022
The interactive art produced by the new media technologies is at the core of the multidisciplinary creative studio WOW to anchor effective change in the society.
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 Jincy Iype May 26, 2022
Solid yet porous, the Waterline Monument in Utrecht is made of open, weathered steel tubes, its lock-like form referencing the Dutch site and its architectural history.
by Jerry Elengical May 25, 2022
Designed by Francisco Cadau Oficina de Arquitectura, this housing complex in Campana, near Buenos Aires has a stereotomic façade with alternating apartments and terraced patios.
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 Jincy Iype May 24, 2022
S-MAO discusses playing with structural folds and voids in their oeuvre of solitary forms, that come across as built origami perched upon desolate stretching landscapes of Spain.