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 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 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 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 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 Dec 03, 2021
Through conceptual proposals of an “adaptive house” set against different environs, UK-based minD Studio examines the evolving needs of a house as a structure and an institution.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 02, 2021
Bringing the luxury fashion brand’s 50th Couture collection to China, Balenciaga’s refurbishment of the museum showcases a tapestried contrast to the concrete exteriors.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 02, 2021
Interactive and multi-sensory exhibits and installations at the National Museum of Military Vehicles in the United States is a theatre of war.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 02, 2021
Japan-based artist Motoi Yamamoto gives a tangible form to his personal memories of losing a dear one in large-scale salt installations.
by Zohra Khan Nov 29, 2021
Based on the idea that imagination is stimulated by dim light, the installation Context Reflections by ANARCHITECT invited visitors to contemplate their context.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 29, 2021
Located atop a quaint South Tyrol vineyard, the villa by Peter Pichler Architecture draws its geometric, low-lying form from the terraced landscape surrounding it.
by Aditi Sharma Maheshwari Nov 28, 2021
A collaboration between Pearson Lloyd, Batch.Works, and Bene, the 3D-printed recyclable desktop objects made from waste comprises pen pots, trays, and versatile stands.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 27, 2021
Imagining what life on the red planet might look like in the future, the Ukraine-based studio has envisioned a torus-shaped development that channels elements of science fiction.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 26, 2021
A dynamic mixed-use space for inspiring collaboration, the NM Bodecker Foundation building emerges as a hub for creative communities amid repurposed 1950s warehouses.
by STIRworld Nov 26, 2021
A Simple Machine by HeijltjesAkkaya is exactly as it sounds – ergonomic, functional, easy furniture engineered to engage the user, promoting movement instead of static use.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 26, 2021
Amsterdam-based Studio Drift talks about their recent works including the latest exhibition Fragile Future, which features a collection of installations at The Shed in New York.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 25, 2021
Designed by Barker Associates Architecture Office, the preschool uses neutral tones and intricate details to create dynamic and graphical spaces.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 25, 2021
The nominees were selected from the winners of the RIBA International Award for Excellence by a jury featuring Es Devlin, Jeanne Gang, Rosanna Hu, Gustavo Utrabo, and Odile Decq.
by Manu Sharma Nov 25, 2021
American audio-visual artist Charlie Visnic explores the tools and techniques behind his unique take on cinematic soundscapes.
by Jincy Iype Nov 25, 2021
The Hospitality Center by Megabudka in Russia draws visually from local architectural heritage and contemporary design, articulated as a set of ebony-clad geometric volumes.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 24, 2021
In an interview with STIR, Biemann dives into three of her significant works, Devenir Universidad, Forest Mind, and Acoustic Ocean, and the making of an ingenious university.
by STIRworld Nov 22, 2021
Three elliptical white rings form the outer profile of a social attraction inside the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s campus, designed by the Scandinavian firm.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 22, 2021
Designed as a ceremonial space and resort in Oaxaca, Mexico, for artisanal mezcal brand Mezcal El Silencio, the complex is a sensory feast dedicated to the appreciation of mezcal.
by Aditi Sharma Maheshwari Nov 22, 2021
SPASM Design Architects brings a new breed of vacation stays that are self-sustaining, prefab, made with recycled materials, and can be entirely assembled on site.
by Jincy Iype Nov 18, 2021
ecoLogicStudio sets examples of resilient infrastructures and restoring ecosystems with an inflatable air purifying machine and a green architectural system, at COP26 this year.
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 Rahul Kumar Nov 18, 2021
Ikon Gallery in Birmingham presents a solo exhibition of artist and activist, Mit Jai Inn, who explores utopian ideas for humanity and society for a better world.
by Zohra Khan Nov 18, 2021
Rector of Politecnico, Ferruccio Resta, in conversation with STIR, talks about the responsibility and challenges of being at the forefront of Italy’s oldest technical university.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 16, 2021
The three-week Fall season of the design festival presented a range of programs, both digital and virtual, across the disciplines of art, design and architecture.
by Anmol Ahuja Nov 15, 2021
Designed in collaboration with South China University of Technology, the pavilions, titled Flower, Embrace, and Breeze, serve as a micro-renovation, lending new life to the urban park.
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 Anmol Ahuja Nov 12, 2021
The Importance of Being an Architect at the Milan Design Film Festival investigates the responsibility of architects in building 'tomorrow' through ACPV’s dexterous body of work.
by Rahul Kumar Nov 12, 2021
Using the work of Uzbek mathematician, Al-Khwārizmī, as the base, Joseph Grima curates an elaborate exhibition that emphasises on a collaborative history of scientific development.
by Jincy Iype Nov 11, 2021
The Rock is a private residence perched and part of a rocky outcrop overlooking a lake in Whistler, growing as an array of choreographed levels prioritising views to its hilly site.
by STIRworld Nov 11, 2021
Offering an inventive solution to an everyday conundrum, this pill-shaped receptacle developed by a US-based startup allows pet parents to deal with waste disposal on-the-go.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 11, 2021
As the Director of Sustainable Design at Ronald Lu & Partners, Hong Kong, MK Leung talks to STIR about how the term sustainability can be put into practice.
by Manu Sharma Nov 10, 2021
Auckland-based creatives Uwe Rieger and Yinan Liu discuss their work within the realm of spatial new media practices.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 09, 2021
Canada-based artist Alexis Cousineau, with his works – performative photographs, sculptures or videos – explore the relationship between nature and humans in a lyrical manner.
by STIRworld Nov 08, 2021
Designed within the Beaverton headquarters of Nike, the building’s architecture and sport facilities are conceived to capture athletes in motion at full speed.
by Jerry Elengical Nov 08, 2021
Laden with interesting propositions, this wellness hotel designed by studio noa* network of architecture reveals a set of gabled, timber-clad structures complementing its context.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 08, 2021
Between Wounds and Folds on view at Smack Mellon New York initiates a difficult conversation around meat and global warming.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 08, 2021
Luxury goods company LVMH worked with Japanese architectural firm SANAA to renovate the iconic structure, retaining its interior and exterior Art Nouveau and Art Deco details.
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 Susmita Mohanty Nov 03, 2021
In the first essay in our brand-new series on space design, STIRship Enterprise, our columnist and space expert Dr. Susmita Mohanty focuses on human space ferries made by government space agencies and private space companies.
by Manu Sharma Nov 03, 2021
Iranian critical maker Behnaz Farahi explores their cutting-edge creative practice along with the theoretical grounding that it is built upon.
by Shraddha Nair Nov 02, 2021
Spanish-Welsh artist, Rafael Perez Evans, talks about the structural complexities of food in parallel with the political complexities of knowledge at Henry Moore Institute, London.
by Jincy Iype Nov 01, 2021
Meditative and contemporary, the concrete stillness of The Hill in Front of the Glen House preserves the lush landscape of the hillock it resides under, in Morelia, Mexico.
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 Oct 30, 2021
The multidisciplinary artist and designer has revamped a launderette in London with bold colours, patterns, and LEGO bricks to create playful, interactive spaces for young children.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 30, 2021
Sculpture Moona Lisa by Nick Walker, currently part of the exhibition Vanguard | Bristol Street Art: The Evolution of a Global Movement is another parody of the iconic work.
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 Zohra Khan Oct 29, 2021
From kitschy flea market finds to her dreamy sartorial obsessions, discover interesting nuggets about the bold and beautiful, London-based designer Bethan Laura Wood.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 28, 2021
The Franco-Colombian scientist's urban theory of ‘15-minute city’ is a concept where everyone has access to all facilities and resources within a 15-minute walk or bike ride.
by Pallavi Mehra Oct 28, 2021
The Edinburgh-based designer discusses with STIR how he designs his most path-breaking interiors, the visual impact colours make, and how designers should challenge the status quo.
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 Manu Sharma Oct 27, 2021
Japanese multimedia master Ryoichi Kurokawa discusses his approach to natural phenomenon and its creative interpretation within his practice.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 27, 2021
Designed as a “love letter to journalism”, the world of Wes Anderson’s latest film is an enunciation of the director’s penchant for all things symmetric, pastel, and picture-perfect.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 26, 2021
VERO Ecological Tiles Exhibition Hall & Headquarters in Foshan employs an immersive three-storey spatial narrative to illustrate the miraculous beauty of natural life processes.
by Jincy Iype Oct 26, 2021
Set within and inspired by desolate interplanetary landscapes, Eidos shoes explore speculative future concepts in tangible forms, combining sustainable design with hyperreality.
by Jincy Iype Oct 25, 2021
Conceived as “a wooden vessel floating in the Bay Area,” the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics arena is set for permanent use as an exhibition hall.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Oct 25, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to the Lebanese-American architect about his mission to demonstrate how art and architecture can intersect and form an osmotic relationship.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 25, 2021
The site-specific installation of sculptures, Wayfinding, by the New York-based conceptual artist Chloë Bass, are attentive and determined by the array of human emotions.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 25, 2021
Flooat Inc.’s spatial design for publishing house Kadokawa’s campus is a confluence of the aesthetics of the office design, pre-pandemic and contemporary requirements.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 23, 2021
Recipient of the RIBA London Award 2021, 95 Peckham Road in London is a sprawling mansion block that seeks to reinterpret the tenement style of housing.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 21, 2021
Set against a backdrop that is as scenic as it is serene, this residential villa in Switzerland by Matteo Thun boasts of an architecture that draws from its views of the lake and mountains.
by Jincy Iype Oct 20, 2021
Imagined as a museum of clouds, the borderless kindergarten design by X + Living is reminiscent of unrestrained childhood fantasies and cotton candy dreamscapes.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 20, 2021
The new MacBook Pro line has been designed for enhanced professional workflows, with the return of ports in a classic form, alongside the best audio and camera in a MacBook till date.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 20, 2021
Frieze London 2021 opened at Regent’s Park saw the convergence of collectors, gallerists, and art enthusiasts after the gap of a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Jincy Iype Oct 19, 2021
STIR speaks with Albert Mo, Director of Architects EAT, on creating closely with clients, the distinct frustum pyramids crowning Bellows House, and his fascination with concrete.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 18, 2021
In an interiew with STIR, the Polish cinematographer expresses his inspiration and experience on the sets of the multi-award-winning screenplay of the Indian Marathi-language drama film.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 18, 2021
A large scale public performative and visual art intervention by artist Kulpreet Singh recreates violent scenes and atrocities to capture the ‘act’ into ‘marks’ for a work of art.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 17, 2021
Khoral by Orproject, made with biodegradable paper, takes viewers a step closer to flourishing marine life that now faces the dire consequences of ocean pollution.
by Jincy Iype Oct 16, 2021
Immersed into the powerfully natural hills of Tai’an, China, The Hometown Moon by Syn Architects is a womb-like ceremony hall and chapel that revels in romantic symbolism.
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 15, 2021
In an interview with Ok Computer directors Pooja Shetty and Neil Pagedar, STIR unravels the use of modern Indian architecture in the web series currently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 15, 2021
Brazil-born, now settled in Spain, Vitor Schietti’s painting-photography is created with the technique of long exposures to conjure up the fantastical world around nature.
by Jincy Iype Oct 14, 2021
STIR speaks to Michiel Raaphorst, founding partner, V8 Architects and Marjan van Aubel who preach sustainability with their biophilic design for The Netherlands pavilion at Dubai Expo.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 14, 2021
STIR speaks with Anna Burckhardt, the assistant curator of Broken Nature at MoMA, about creativity and functionality, and the museum's initiatives to address their carbon footprint.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Oct 12, 2021
Rio-based Catalan artist Daniel Steegmann Mangrané deploys elements that are organic and technology-driven as a way to bridge the gap running between the subject and the object.
by Jerry Elengical Oct 11, 2021
Nestled into the sloping terrain of Ubud in Bali, Indonesia, this two-storey mansion offers a luxurious private stay for tourists, complete with an overhanging infinity pool.
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 Rahul Kumar Oct 10, 2021
The 2021 edition of the biennale investigates the ideas of inclusivity and togetherness through multi-disciplinary contemporary art created to be experienced at Moss, Norway.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 09, 2021
The ST International HQ and SONGEUN Art Space building is designed to inspire the public to engage with contemporary art in Seoul and acts as a cultural anchor in the city.
by Zohra Khan Oct 08, 2021
In this UNSCRIPTED episode, Swiss industrial designer Yves Béhar reflects on his secret tryst with writing and why water means 'a moment of zen' for him.
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 Jincy Iype Oct 06, 2021
In an exclusive interview with STIR, Quirk Studio details the intricacies of designing the Mysa Home in Mumbai, and what it takes to build a substantial oeuvre in the Indian design circuit.
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 Devanshi Shah Oct 04, 2021
Designed by Bourgeois Lechasseur Architects, the prefabricated cabins are a remote destination that combine contemporary comfort with the great outdoors.
by STIRworld Oct 02, 2021
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) reveals their design of Fuse Valley, an art-filled “smart valley” for the creative community, imagined along Porto’s Leça River.
by Devanshi Shah Oct 01, 2021
The Cagbalete Sand Clusters by Carlo Calma Consultancy combines the ideals of sustainability to create a new typology for eco-tourism on an island in the Philippines.
by Girinandini Singh Sep 30, 2021
Part of Colomboscope 2020, Asvajit Boyle from Fold Media Collective speaks of the evolving landscape of creative expression and the increasing digitality of our lives.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 27, 2021
Through a combination of immersive digital content and physical exhibitions, Adorno London invited eight curators from different countries to present eight distinct collections.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 24, 2021
Conceptualised by British designer, Peter Marigold, The Unboxing Show is a Festival Commission for Coal Drops Yard and questions the concept of passive consumption.
by Anmol Ahuja Sep 24, 2021
Italian designer Mario Trimarchi showcases how to translate intuition into designs through his delightfully abstract sketches on this week’s UNSCRIPTED episode.
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 Jincy Iype Sep 23, 2021
Dorte Mandrup’s climate research and visitor centre sits light on a glacial and rugged Greenlandic bedrock, its twisting form like “a snowy owl’s flight through the landscape”.
by Jerry Elengical, Samta Nadeem Sep 23, 2021
The French architect’s installation at Fortnum & Mason, Piccadilly, promotes circular design and biodiversity for the Festival Commissions lineup at London Design Festival 2021.
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 Jincy Iype Sep 22, 2021
Ortiz’s architectural concept draws from the indigenous ‘Taperá style’ to emerge as a glass walled, modern Brazilian house topped by a green oblique roof that merges with its lush site.
by Devanshi Shah, Samta Nadeem Sep 22, 2021
Created as a collaboration between Tin Drum and Sou Fujimoto, STIR had the opportunity to discuss the immersive experience, located at the V&A, with project Director Yoyo Munk.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 20, 2021
Designed as a one-off electric vehicle model featuring an innovative material palette, the MINI Strip adopts circular design and sustainability as its core parameters.
by Weili Zhang Sep 20, 2021
Weili Zhang visits the Five Dragons Temple in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, China, where refurbishment was completed in 2016 by Wang Hui of URBANUS.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 18, 2021
Developed by Nebbia Works for the London Design Festival 2021 at the V&A Museum, this immersive pavilion highlights the importance of low-carbon materials and circular design.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 18, 2021
This year, the festival hopes to be a platform that will enable audiences to rediscover the city of London as a design destination, as it continues to reopen.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 18, 2021
Experimenter Grant awardee Project Blink, based in Delhi, India, looks to expand the way we look at image and text communication in a pandemic world state.
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 Shraddha Nair Sep 15, 2021
Curator Barbara London presents Seeing Sound at KADIST San Francisco, a multi-part sound art exhibition produced by Independent Curators International.
by Zohra Khan Sep 14, 2021
The Yang Liping Performing Arts Center in Dali, China, features a porous, partly sunken structure with a gargantuan organic roof, designed by the Beijing-based studio.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 13, 2021
The exhibition - a collaboration between Fondazione Prada, Armature Globale, gta Exhibitions, and ETH Zurich - presents themed spaces depicting inner workings of CGI production.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 13, 2021
Irish photographer Richard Mosse's retrospective exhibition, Displaced, is a visual walkthrough of the difficult terrains to talk about migration, conflict, and climate change.
by Jincy Iype Sep 11, 2021
STIR speaks to Wegwerth, who designed Supersalone's sustainable installations as one of its co-curators, about the importance of reusing materials and creating circular design cycles.
by Girinandini Singh Sep 11, 2021
STIR examines the shaping of narratives through the ages, as digital art takes on the mantle of abstract thought in visual art.
by STIRworld Sep 10, 2021
Curated by Anniina Koivu at this year's Milan Design Week, the exhibition features 170 projects by students who graduated between 2020 and 2021.
by Jincy Iype Sep 09, 2021
Perfectly manifesting anthropology and design, the chair has always been an ubiquitous furniture form. Here are STIR’s picks of iconic and new chairs, sitting to inspire at Supersalone.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 09, 2021
German artist Bettina Pousttchi exhibited her large format photograph installation at Konzerthaus for their bicentennial anniversary.
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 Bianca Felicori Sep 06, 2021
Bianca Felicori highlights for STIR six exhibits at the recently opened Supersalone that tackle themes of sustainability and inclusion, united by a desire to solve everyday problems.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Sep 06, 2021
Art Basel 2021 in its hybrid format promises to bring the best of both, digital and physical platforms, for its audiences to underscore the scale and many representations of arts.
by Manu Sharma Sep 05, 2021
Traversing the awe-inspiring multimedia practice of St. Petersburg-based art collective, TUNDRA, and shedding light on the path forward in a post-pandemic world.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 03, 2021
The realm of bridge design has been among the most prominent applications of 3D printing in the design world, with numerous global projects fostering innovation in this domain.
by Jincy Iype Sep 01, 2021
Estudio MMX unites four gabled roofed volumes by a skylight core to form Casa CRA in Mexico that rotates itself slightly, and fuses concrete contemporaneity with traditional wood.
by Nitija Immanuel Aug 31, 2021
With an interesting journey, unique visual language, and a diverse portfolio, the Italian interior designer and stylist offers her seasoned point of view in an interview with STIR.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Aug 30, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky talks to Dong Gong of Vector Architects about the importance of throwing away what he knows well to keep exploring architecture’s new territories.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 29, 2021
Danish artist-duo Elmgreen & Dragset strives to critique the institutional settings of their public art installations famous for recontextualising the objects with an artistic twist.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 28, 2021
Sibling Architecture transforms the under-utilised spaces in-between RMIT University building to create Rodda Lane as an urban academic community space.
by 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 Jincy Iype Aug 26, 2021
With this series, STIR has its finger on the pulse of Milan Design Week’s special edition Supersalone, geared to take place in September 2021 in an innovative, hybrid format.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 26, 2021
Paris-based French artist and curator, Nelson Pernisco, talks to STIR about his spatial installation artworks, examining the urban narrative, architecture and artefact.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 26, 2021
Designed as a vast sunken cityscape replete with derelict streets and apartments in Nad Al Sheba, Dubai, this 60m deep diving pool is 'an experience like no other'.
by Anmol Ahuja Aug 24, 2021
Embedded within the earth along the Western Ghats, and overlooking the backwaters of Panshet Dam near Pune, the Cove House is a weekend retreat that blends into its terrain.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 24, 2021
As part of the Tokyo Tokyo FESTIVAL Special 13, Jason Bruges Studio celebrates the athletics through an immersive installation using Japanese cultural heritage of the Zen garden.
by Jincy Iype Aug 23, 2021
Petrjanda/brainwork places Lazy House between a valley and a forest in the Czech Republic, establishing picturesque views from the transpicuous home clad in glass, steel and timber.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 23, 2021
Envisioned as a love letter to a post-pandemic Melbourne, the design methodology by Russell & George makes for an interesting case for the palimpsest over the tabula rasa.
by STIRworld Aug 21, 2021
Designed as a unique vantage point and a sculptural landmark, the Marsk Tower by Bjarke Ingels Group offers a bird's-eye view of Southern Jutland’s prized landscape.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Aug 21, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Toyo Ito about the house he grew up in, how it influenced him, and his desire to design forest-like spaces and unconfined buildings.
by Steven Sculco Aug 20, 2021
Steven Sculco writes about Rural Studio’s kit house prototype, speaks with director Andrew Freear and the student design-build team, and interviews the client.
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 Girinandini Singh Aug 20, 2021
French artist Cyril Lancelin speaks with STIR about his immersive work for the IOMA Art Center that contemplates the relationship between nature and data.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 19, 2021
Developed as part of NASA’s CHAPEA simulation program at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, USA, the structure will aid in research into manned missions to the Martian surface.
by Jincy Iype Aug 18, 2021
STIR speaks with VAVA founder, Pedro da Silva, about the capsule of 3D-printed sunglasses inspired by Kuma’s works, blending architecture and sustainable design.
by Jerry Elengical Aug 18, 2021
Following the conclusion of the London Design Biennale 2021, the team behind the India Pavilion reflects on their collaborative efforts and personal takeaways from the event.
by Manu Sharma Aug 18, 2021
Weighing the gains and losses of establishing an arts canon within the genre of new media, through the works of Russian digital artist, Dmitry Kornienko.
by STIRworld Aug 16, 2021
The World Heritage List sees the addition of 34 new cultural and natural sites, spanning from antiquity to mid 20th century architecture and natural landscapes.
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 Jincy Iype Aug 12, 2021
Wutopia Lab’s Duoyun Bookstore in China embodies fairytale lightness in its four volumes clad in white continuous perforated aluminium panel walls, united by a central courtyard.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 09, 2021
Architectural light installations by London-based sculptor, Nathaniel Rackowe, carry a minimalistic streak to let the viewers be a participant to their meaning-making exercise.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Aug 09, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky met with Stefano Boeri to discuss his obsession with trees since being a kid and intentions behind his Bosco Verticale, the most talked about building in Milan.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 07, 2021
STIR speaks to Singaporean artist Sarah Choo Jing on her highly evocative photo-narratives, communicating complex relations and the process of creating visually resounding stories.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 07, 2021
GaS Studio and Parisotto + Formenton Architetti (P+F) reinterpret archetypal elements of the Piedmont region to allow the structure to be perceived as both vernacular and contemporary.