by Jincy Iype Jan 10, 2022
Cheng Chung Design’s DongFengYun Hotel Mi'Le – Mgallery in China unfolds as a series of domes and unique brick architecture, in a slow dance of the vernacular and contemporary.
by Jincy Iype Jan 10, 2022
Cheng Chung Design’s DongFengYun Hotel Mi'Le – Mgallery in China unfolds as a series of domes and unique brick architecture, in a slow dance of the vernacular and contemporary.
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 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 Anmol Ahuja Nov 24, 2021
Located in Botswana, Xigera showcases the world’s largest collection of bespoke art and design from South Africa commissioned by Southern Guild Gallery, encapsulating a unique experience.
by Devanshi Shah Nov 20, 2021
Dubbed Darwin Bucky, the tessellated structure is the product of a collaboration between Abhay Mangaldas and Ahmedabad-based firm, andblack design studio.
by Jerry Elengical Sep 06, 2021
Designed as a residence for architect Billy Kavellaris in Melbourne, Australia, the home uses art to mould spatial order, employing Digiglass murals and gallery-inspired layouts.
by STIRworld May 29, 2021
Scheduled for June 4-6, the event unites 137 of the city’s leading art galleries in a three-day showcase across Central, South, and East London.
by Devanshi Shah May 11, 2021
Overlapping design and artistic exploration, the Axel Vervoordt Gallery’s latest exhibition at Kanaal in Belgium embeds silence with a tactile and spatial quality.
by Nadezna Siganporia Apr 08, 2021
London-based architecture firm, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, takes a classical Georgian heritage building and transforms it into the venue for Saatchi Gallery.
by Jincy Iype Mar 10, 2021
An orange steel framed rectangular gallery cantilevers out 27m in the Château La Coste vineyards; the project is Rogers' last before retiring from Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.
by Avantika Shankar Mar 01, 2021
STIR speaks to Paul Green of the gallery on the Nobel Prize-winning musician and poet’s impressive oeuvre of visual art, and his burst of creativity during COVID-19 lockdown.
by Jincy Iype Feb 09, 2021
Intended originally as a garage, Gallery House is a multipurpose community centre built for the locals of Bansberia, inspired by the burnt brickwork of a 200-year-old temple here.
by Rahul Kumar Feb 08, 2021
Method Art Space in Mumbai hosts the first exhibition of street-artist Tyler with works that comment on politics and society.
by John Jervis Dec 18, 2020
The exhibition Memphis: Plastic Field in the British town of Milton Keynes explores the group's playful, provocative spirit as it showcases over 150 pieces from the 1980s design movement.
by Jones John Nov 26, 2020
Through the works of eight Southeast Asian artists, the Singaporean art gallery grapples with the complex colonial histories of photography and their continued influence today.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 01, 2020
The Pace Gallery brought together iconic works of artists Dan Flavin, James Turrell, Robert Irwin and Peter Alexander in a display in Seoul, South Korea.
by Shraddha Nair Aug 08, 2020
The Florida-based museum's new virtual offerings include a repository of curated films, artist interviews, virtual tours, exhibitions and home activities in times of quarantine.
by Jones John Jul 20, 2020
The French artist’s Artificialis was one of the two contemporary responses to Tutankhamun’s treasures presented at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea, UK.
by Jones John Jul 06, 2020
Beyond Décollage: Photo Emulsions and Artypos 1963-1980 at Cardi Gallery, London, brings the pop artist's lesser known artworks to a new generation of connoisseurs.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 18, 2020
American-Spanish artist Daniel Canogar discusses Billow, his new solo that consists of six LED screens depicting abstract animations developed with data from real-time Google Trends.
by Shraddha Nair May 13, 2020
Ralph Rugoff, Director at Hayward Gallery, curates a selection of artworks that re-examine our relationship with trees, transcending cultural and geographical limitations.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 10, 2020
American artist Cate Woodruff works with light, space and colour to create vibrant photographs and installation artworks. Her work has also been featured in the outer space!
by Shraddha Nair Feb 29, 2020
For her first solo exhibition in the United Kingdom, Chinese artist Cao Fei uses virtual reality in an immersive setting to contemplate interactions between humans and machines.
by Meghna Mehta Feb 24, 2020
Sea Change: Flood Resilient Architecture for the 21st Century explores projects by firms such as ZHA, BIG and White Arkitekter, that are adapting climate resilience strategies.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 27, 2020
An exclusive preview-interview with contemporary artist Marcel Dzama at India Art Fair, the biggest art event in New Delhi, to be held from January 30 - February 2, 2020.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 07, 2020
The exhibition is the first look at Graham’s new installation Neo-Baroque Walkway, a piece that blurs the lines between art and architecture.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 13, 2019
The Chinese artist’s exhibition - with the artworks Hello and Communication - allows viewers to experience the immensity of art and technology at Madeln Gallery, Shanghai.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 02, 2019
In an exclusive interview with STIR, the Director of Nature Morte gallery discusses art created by artificial intelligence, and its influence on traditional and future art environment.
by Georgina Maddox Nov 02, 2019
Artist Patrick Staff’s site-specific installation On Venus, examining queerness and gender polemics, opens on November 8, 2019, at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London.
by Rahul Kumar Oct 03, 2019
Contemporary artists showcase paper sculptures, exploring the versatility and potential of this material, in a show titled Of Paper at Gallery Art Motif in New Delhi.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 21, 2019
Lying at the intersection of art, design and architecture, Carpenters Workshop Gallery's exhibition Dysfunctional raises concerns about form versus function.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 19, 2019
The Ford Foundation marked the opening of the Ford Foundation Gallery in New York with its inaugural exhibition Perilous Bodies.
by STIRworld Jun 27, 2019
Everyday materials meet exquisite craftsmanship in this exhibition of handmade and handcrafted furniture pieces by Bijoy Jain’s Studio Mumbai.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Aug 03, 2021
The exhibition Small Gems at Cardi Gallery, with the display of paintings and sculptures by the Italian artist Agostino Bonalumi, attempts to underline his revolutionary aesthetics.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 09, 2021
Taiwanese artist Yuan Hui-Li’s solo exhibition at Tina Keng Gallery in Taipei, Taiwan, is an exploration of the female narrative in shanshui painting traditions.
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 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 Jun 03, 2021
German artist Otto Boll’s minimalistic sculptures at Widening the Language, at Patio Gallery at Axel Vervoordt’s Gallery, are all about having a personal conversation with the viewers.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 02, 2021
Monochromatic sculptures of Adjaye are in a metaphorical dialogue with homochromous paintings of Pendleton in a never before two-man show at Pace Gallery, Hong Kong.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 28, 2021
Masters at Tina Keng Gallery re-contextualises the greater Chinese modernism, through the works of artist Wu Dayu.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 27, 2021
Sagmeister presents the idea of long-term thinking and a positive outlook to world events through his art in a solo exhibition, Beautiful Numbers, at Thomas Erben Gallery in New York.
by Shraddha Nair Mar 18, 2021
The Mumbai art gallery brings together a new body of site-specific works by Bangalore-based textile artist, Boshudhara Mukherjee.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 15, 2021
STIR presents an exhibition walkthrough with Chemould Prescott Road, Vadehra Art Gallery, Nature Morte, and Experimenter at a unique collaborative presentation.
by Avantika Shankar Feb 03, 2021
The Triennial at Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria considers a future in which nature regains control over architecture and design.
by Jones John Sep 07, 2020
Monika Fabijanska’s exhibition at the Thomas Erben Gallery in New York examines the evolution of ecofeminist art to help us imagine alternate models for the future.
by John Jervis May 11, 2020
John Jervis writes about the people and ideas that shaped the world’s most successful art gallery, and how it will need to find a new approach in a world of reduced tourism.
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 Sukanya Garg Mar 21, 2020
STIR in conversation with Alwar Balasubramaniam about the nature-based processes, techniques and conceptual narratives in his work, at the Talwar Gallery in New Delhi.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 04, 2020
The large-scale installations for The Walls, at the Gallery Art & Soul in Mumbai, forced the viewer to think about the structure of the walls, both physical and metaphorical.
by STIRworld Feb 24, 2020
Excerpts from an enriching conversation between the award-winning photojournalist and the black-and-white artist, at the STIR Gallery in New Delhi
by STIRworld Feb 20, 2020
Launched at the STIR Gallery in New Delhi, the book features over 50 fascinating architectural projects that never got built, and essays that discuss the idea of unbuilt India.
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 Shraddha Nair Dec 09, 2019
Lisson Gallery, exclusively representing the estate of Oiticica, showcased the Brazilian visionary artist’s last artworks at the 2019 Art Basel Miami Beach.
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 Sukanya Garg Oct 03, 2019
STIR interviews artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen about his immersive augmented reality (AR) project The Deep Listener, which was showcased at Serpentine Gallery, London.
by Zohra Khan Sep 16, 2019
ROCA London Gallery’s autumn exhibition examines the state of contemporary architectural drawing, revealing its potential and questioning possible futures in the post digital era.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 09, 2019
New multi-media project presented by Saatchi Gallery uses audio clips of television news for an immersive and introspective experience at the Start Art Fair.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 28, 2019
Kiss My Genders, a group exhibition exploring gender identity, is on display at the Hayward Gallery, London, till September 8, 2019.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 04, 2021
Multimedia artist Azade Koker’s exhibition Murder of a Mannequin at Zilberman Gallery, Istanbul, reassesses the conformist-consumerist views on female beauty.
by Sameer Abraham Thomas Dec 01, 2021
Artist Puneet Kaushik presents an expanded oeuvre at his solo exhibition titled Threads of Time – The Material Memoirs at Gallery Espace, New Delhi.
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 Pallavi Mehra Sep 25, 2021
This new restaurant, wine bar and art gallery in Clerkenwell, London, with Regency era glamour, has a private feel—a sort of sanctuary to escape from the hustle of the 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 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 Jun 15, 2021
Khageswar Rout’s Annex & Dissever Code present enlarged, yet intricate organic forms in terracotta that negotiate between reason and instinct at gallery Project 88 in Mumbai, India.
by Shraddha Nair Jun 12, 2021
US-based Chinese artist Zi Yi Wang discusses material culture, globalisation and loss of heritage, referencing her exhibition at the Olympia gallery in New York.
by Rahul Kumar Apr 09, 2021
Artist Ayesha Sultana makes a departure towards colour and painting with her recent show, Bare Bones, at gallery Experimenter in Kolkata, India.
by STIRworld Mar 12, 2021
Renzo Piano adds a sculpturesque glass dome, a sprawling rooftop and various multi-purpose theatre and gallery spaces to a famed 1930s department store in western Los Angeles.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 21, 2021
New York City’s Meredith Rosen Gallery brings together 19 different artworks, each representing a facet of escapism at a conceptual level.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 22, 2020
Educator and architect Prof. Anne Feenstra and architect, artist and critic Gautam Bhatia come together at the STIR gallery in New Delhi for an intriguing discourse on pedagogy and practice.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 18, 2020
Jonathan Sims creates a dark gallery space, allowing the light-based artworks to shine in their own light at HoloCenter in Long Island City.
by Meghna Mehta Dec 12, 2020
STIR X Wrightwood659 present an exclusive conversation with Pritzker Prize Laureate BV Doshi and the curator of the ongoing retrospective at the Wrightwood 659 gallery, USA.
by Rosalyn D`Mello Dec 09, 2020
Theaster Gates’ ongoing solo, Black Vessel, at gallery Gagosian in New York harnesses Black spirituality practices and traditions to sacralise Black archives.
by Meghna Mehta Nov 04, 2020
Sydney's Phoenix Central Park combines architecture and artistic fields as the gallery is designed by John Wardle Architects and the performance space by Durbach Block Jaggers.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Nov 03, 2020
The Tin Man Was A Dreamer at Vancouver Art Gallery traced the representation of power through a series of mediums belonging to the different time-periods of art history.
by Shraddha Nair Sep 10, 2020
As they prepare for their exhibition at Mizuma Gallery in Tokyo, the Yonetani duo discusses the delicate balance of narratives embodied within their work.
by Devanshi Shah Aug 08, 2020
The first private architecture gallery in Europe and one to showcase major architects in their early years, Berlin-based Aedes is celebrating 40 years of its conception this year.
by Jones John Aug 05, 2020
Jack Shainman Gallery presented Italy-born artist Gehard Demetz's hybrid wooden sculptures at Frieze Los Angeles that deconstructed spirituality across cultures.
by Atyaan Jungalwala Jul 10, 2020
Atyaan Jungalwala writes about her grandfather Kekoo Gandhy, the founder of the iconic Gallery Chemould, on his love for art, and dream of an equitable society.
by Darshana Ramdev May 05, 2020
The signature ‘spheres’ by Lars Fisk, one of Manhattan’s most sought-after sculptors, were on show as part of Wattle & Daub at Marlborough gallery in London.
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 Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 21, 2020
The exhibition at ILHAM Gallery in Kuala Lumpur relooks at the turbulent history of Malaysia with the works that emphasise body as a repository of subjective and collective narratives.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Apr 14, 2020
The immersive and colourful installation by the Tokyo-based French architect and artist at the NOW Gallery talks about the layers of time with the Japanese concept of ‘shikiri’.
by Darshana Ramdev Mar 18, 2020
The visitors to the exhibition Japan Supernatural at the Art Gallery of NSW discovered the chilling, fantastic world of the paranormal, brought to life through Japanese art and folklore.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Feb 13, 2020
The artist brings back the creativity of brushes and colour tubes to gallery walls with his geometric abstract paintings, on display at McKenzie Fine Art, NY, till February 16, 2020.
by Zohra Khan Feb 04, 2020
A multi-sensorial exhibition at the Danish gallery brings six offbeat spatial installations that pique curiosity and makes learning design and architecture a fun process.
by Sukanya Garg Sep 26, 2019
The exhibition at the Modern Gallery of Saarlandmuseum showcases for the first time the works of late French sculptor Auguste Rodin, and American artist Bruce Nauman, in parallel.
by Rahul Kumar Sep 17, 2019
STIR gets an exclusive walk-through with the artist, Martand Khosla, and gallery director Peter Nagy, at the former's monumental exhibition, titled 1:2500, at Nature Morte.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 26, 2019
In conversation with Arshiya Lokhandwala, art historian, curator and founder of Lakeeren Art Gallery in Mumbai, about her project The Future is Here..
by STIRworld Aug 24, 2019
This exhibition at The Wallace Collection juxtaposes works of iconic footwear designer, Manolo Blahnik, with world-renowned paintings in the gallery’s 18th century rooms.
by Sukanya Garg Aug 07, 2019
Germany-based designer and artist Zuhra Hilal presented her own reading of the skin through the exhibition of her project Surface at Fusion Art Gallery, Turin.
by Georgina Maddox Jul 31, 2019
A behind-the-scenes peek at what went into the making of Skin: The finer nuance, at Threshold Art Gallery, Delhi.
by STIRworld Jul 17, 2019
Milan’s renowned curator Rossana Orlandi opens the doors of her gallery to various artists to showcase different collections reflecting on recycling and sustainable design.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 16, 2019
Contemporary Indian artist Nalini Malani called attention to world conflicts through her exhibition, Can You Hear Me?: Nalini Malani 1969-2018, at Arario Gallery, Shanghai.
by Sukanya Garg Jul 01, 2019
Artist Rana Begum's fourth solo show took cues from her residency in Bangkok creating 'Perception and Reflection', exhibited at The Third Line gallery in Dubai.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 28, 2021
How visual artists express the ideas of personal pain or practice arts as a therapy to convey on the theme of mental health.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 22, 2021
Looking back at the year 2021, the STIR's round-up on materiality refocuses on a selection of artists who skillfully exploit the medium and process of their choice.
by Shraddha Nair Oct 23, 2021
Multidisciplinary artist Osheen Siva describes the influence of her Tamil and Dalit heritage, which shapes and fuels her future-fiction-feminist universe.
by Zohra Khan Oct 01, 2021
Speaking with Paul Cocksedge on UNSCRIPTED, STIR discovers a refreshing perspective on scale, and ways how repetition and routine can become great sources of creative energy.
by Gurmeet S. Rai Sep 23, 2021
Walking through the revamped historical monument of the 1919 massacre, conservation architect and heritage expert Gurmeet S. Rai reviews and rues the design disaster.
by Girinandini Singh Aug 25, 2021
Photo London 2021, at the Somerset House, will see photographers, galleries and museums from world over coming together to exhibit their works for the fair’s hybrid format.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jul 07, 2021
Geneva-based artist Apnavi Makanji’s body of work, spread across the mediums of drawings, installations and videos, is an investigation of the ideas on home and memory.
by Jerry Elengical Jun 11, 2021
Sumayya Vally-led South African studio Counterspace draws upon cross communal spaces within London to craft a structure at Kensington Gardens with chiselled, abstract forms in pink and grey.
by Dilpreet Bhullar May 31, 2021
Conrad Shawcross creates sculptural installations of the monumental scale with a variety of approaches and material to let the audience experience a sense of paradox and wonder.
by Shraddha Nair May 14, 2021
New York-based artist Tony Oursler talks about his exhibition, the first full-scale retrospective of his career in Asia, at Kaohsiung Museum for Fine Arts in Taiwan.
by Rosalyn D`Mello May 03, 2021
How do artists cope with strangulating environments that insidiously erase their right to express their subjectivities?
by Rahul Kumar Mar 31, 2021
Artist Shilo Shiv Suleman discusses feminism and social justice through her multi-disciplinary practice that straddles art and activism.
by Devanshi Shah Mar 26, 2021
The Melbourne Design Week 2021, featuring more than 300 exhibitions, talks, films, tours and workshops over 11 days, provokes designers to think about the future world that they want.
by Anmol Ahuja Oct 15, 2020
S3 Architecture and the British luxury car brand’s design division collaborated to design a sprawling 55-acre modernist residential estate in New York’s Hudson Valley.
by Zohra Khan Oct 03, 2020
A new art facility with ‘all fronts and no backs’, interlocking pavilions for galleries and outdoor terraces will replace the existing museum of the Princeton University.
by Devanshi Shah Sep 11, 2020
STIR takes a deeper look at body architect Lucy McRae’s speculative work on the future of human existence by exploring the limits of the human body, biotech and the self.
by Meghna Mehta Aug 26, 2020
An architect extraordinaire, Pritzker Prize laureate BV Doshi celebrates the joys of discovery with STIR as his granddaughter Khushnu Panthaki Hoof takes us through his journey.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 17, 2020
Ahead of World Photography Day, photographer Sharbendu De evokes emotions that go far deeper than a visual documentation of the Lisu community through near-surreal images.
by Shailaja Tripathi Jul 24, 2020
Art historian Yashodhara Dalmia explains the significance of the time period of 50s to 80s in Tyeb Mehta’s oeuvre, in an exclusive interview with STIR.
by Rahul Kumar Jul 24, 2020
On the 95th birth anniversary of Tyeb Mehta, STIR presents an exclusive interview with Sakina Mehta, wife of the late artist, who takes us down the memory lane.
by Shraddha Nair Jul 07, 2020
Young Indian artist Sarah Naqvi talks about the limitations of labels, her exploration of media and her current work at the De Ateliers Residency in the Netherlands.
by Rahul Kumar Jun 23, 2020
The Historian’s Eye tells a visual tale of the travels and encounters of Dalrymple, exploring a whole new dimension of his creative expression.
by Utkarsh Jun 19, 2020
From examining recent events in contemporary India to the importance of assuming different roles as an artist, the photographer and filmmaker Ronny Sen speaks about his journey so far.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jun 18, 2020
The artistic tool of metaphors and experiment with mediums with which the multi-media artist Ranbir Kaleka carved his artistic journey has turned human realities inside out
by Rosalyn D`Mello May 20, 2020
Is the art market and community complicit in furthering our destructive obsession with tortured artistic genius? Explores Rosalyn D’Mello.
by Rahul Kumar May 19, 2020
STIR presents conversation between the curators of the two spaces in UAE that present artist Amar Kanwar’s films - Such a Morning and The Sovereign Forest - in a unique collaboration.
by Rahul Kumar May 11, 2020
Five artists from South Asian origin reminiscence their inspiration from the life and works of artist Zarina Hashmi.
by Nancy Adajania May 02, 2020
Author and curator Nancy Adajania writes a heartfelt tribute for the revered minimalist, Indian-American artist and print maker Zarina Hashmi.
by Shraddha Nair Apr 22, 2020
On the occasion of Earth Day 2020, artist Olafur Eliasson launches a new series of artworks by Serpentine Galleries, marking the 50th anniversary of its project ‘Back to Earth’.
by Utkarsh Apr 22, 2020
Visual artist and balloon destroyer Jan Hakon Erichsen discusses his Instagram project, Destruction Diaries, and reveals that being an online artist has given him a great sense of freedom.
by Rahul Kumar Mar 20, 2020
STIR speaks with a few Indian galleries participating in the first virtual fair launched by Art Basel, and also brings to you exclusive day one success statistics from the art fair.
by Zohra Khan Mar 09, 2020
The co-founder and director of SPACE10 in Copenhagen and New Delhi, in a conversation with STIR, speaks about the role of digital technology in achieving a sustainable future.
by STIRworld Feb 22, 2020
Hugo Weihe and Rahul Kumar lead a select group of creative minds for a curated walk to view modern and contemporary works at the recent edition of the IAF in New Delhi.
by Jincy Iype Dec 04, 2019
The snowy white museum housing three exhibition galleries and a sweeping esplanade is a partnership between the West Bund Group, China, and Centre Pompidou Paris.
by Sukanya Garg Nov 15, 2019
The international art fair in Düsseldorf, featuring participation from regional and international galleries, is on view from November 15 to 17, 2019, at Areal Böhler.
by Jincy Iype Nov 12, 2019
Revealed at Pebble Beach, California, Aston Martin Automotive Galleries and Lairs is imagined to be an ultimate auto retreat for the mean machines.
by Georgina Maddox Oct 21, 2019
While many think of lighting an artwork as a no-brainer, we look at trends in lighting that reveal that there actually is great science behind it.
by Sukanya Garg Oct 14, 2019
In conversation with Ralph Nauta, the co-founder of Netherlands-based Studio Drift, and the artist of work Fragile Future, which is on display at the Venice Biennale 2019.
by Zohra Khan Oct 07, 2019
Focusing on providing a sensory tea drinking experience to the Chinese, Tingtai Teahouse in Shanghai, by architecture studio Linehouse, blends the traditional with the modern.
by Mrinalini Ghadiok Sep 20, 2019
With numerous exciting events happening across the city, STIR eases your woes by listing some highlights that just cannot be missed during the London Design Festival.
by Rahul Kumar Aug 27, 2019
STIR celebrates the ninety-second birthday of BV Doshi with an exclusive review of the BV Box exhibit by Dayanita Singh.
by Ronitaa Italia Aug 17, 2019
Here’s an architectural marvel that stands out as much as it blends in with its uber historic environment in Berlin’s Museum Island.
by Georgina Maddox Aug 09, 2019
German artist Rebecca Horn’s works at the Tate Modern are the sculptural constructions for the body to undertake the most systematic investigation of individual subjectivity
by Devanshi Shah Jan 26, 2022
The Mumbai-based practice used the recently-caught images of the Black Hole by NASA as a reference to create the abstract yet geometric structure in Visakhapatnam.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 26, 2022
Overlooking the Dolomites of South Tyrol, the project pays tribute to its roots as an alpine lodge embracing an eclectic aesthetic replete with light wood and designer furnishings.
by Sukanya Deb Jan 26, 2022
In part two of the three-part series on Chennai Photo Biennale, STIR looks at the British architectural movement that translated to public architecture in Lagos and Ibadan, Nigeria.
by Zohra Khan Jan 25, 2022
Previously documented in a short animated movie, Rafal Barnas and Boguslaw Barnas present the transformation of an old homestead into a modern residential manor in Poland.
by Afra Safa Jan 25, 2022
In an adaptive reuse project, Harandi & Harandi Architects has turned a 400-year-old house into a heavenly boutique hotel in the historic city of Yazd, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 25, 2022
Laura Lima’s exhibition Six Feet Over within the conceptual framework of fluctuation delineated different sculptural installations to talk about layered existence of living beings.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 24, 2022
The new multifunctional complex containing a church, café, offices and meeting spaces and housing meets both the service provision and social needs of the entire community.
by Zohra Khan Jan 24, 2022
In a busy neighbourhood of Ho Chi Minh City, the Anh Coffee Roastery clad homogenously in red terracotta bricks calls for a sensorial tour of a coffee plantation.
by Vidur Sethi Jan 24, 2022
German artist Thomas Geiger and his institutional intervention Kunsthalle3000 include performance, sculpture and language to mediate between public and private spaces.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 24, 2022
The new UAD Campus in ZITOWN consists of three interlocked cubes sheathed in modular systems of perforated aluminium and UHPC, to demonstrate the beauty of prefabricated design.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 23, 2022
Supported by Superblue, the immersive installation by Studio Swine takes viewers through aromas of fresh foliage, woody bark, tree sap, earth and pine.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 22, 2022
In the first part of a three-part series, STIR examines the curatorial framework of the third edition of Chennai Photo Biennale titled Maps of Disquiet.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 22, 2022
While the Italian artist-designer-filmmaker-animator barely begins to scratch the surface of his repertoire, Virgilio Villoresi coalesces his dreamy inspirations in a conversation with STIR.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 22, 2022
The project is a collaborative venture between Limbo Accra, Surf Ghana, Daily Paper, Saloni Parekh, Hive Earth, Wonders Around the World, and the late Virgil Abloh.
by Jincy Iype Jan 22, 2022
Treating urban run-off from two Torontonian neighbourhoods, the Stormwater Facility designed by gh3* is a concrete monolith with a gently inclined roof and geometric openings.
by Zohra Khan Jan 21, 2022
Brazilian architect Fernando Campana talks about his curiosity for space and cinema, and his journey of becoming a designer who trusts creative chaos and an unprogrammed life.
by Laurameroni Design Collection Jan 21, 2022
Discover a selection of tailor-made projects, created by architects and designers, featuring Laurameroni products and customised solutions in high-end residential and public interiors.
by Manu Sharma Jan 21, 2022
Artist Luis Perez-Banus discusses the origin and interpretation of his visceral and explosive ink illustration practice.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 21, 2022
The Paris-based firm has created a trio of structures in wood and concrete at the historic Domaine de Bayssan Estate, to replace temporary marquees that had occupied the site.
by STIRworld Jan 20, 2022
The winning design by the British firm and Swedish studio, Marge Arkitekter, will bring several modes of transport together to a single integrated transport hub, prioritising pedestrian flows.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 20, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews GES-2 House of Culture, the first built work by Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Russia.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 20, 2022
Designed in consultation with drivers for an enhanced experience, Arrival’s first all electric car design, in partnership with global mobility giant Uber, develops into a robust prototype.
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 19, 2022
Envisioned as a space that elevates community gathering and minimises environmental impact, the Mexico hotel features a curated landscape that blurs the interior-exterior experience.
by Jincy Iype Jan 19, 2022
STIR speaks with the creators of Common Sands: Forite architectural tiles made from glass salvaged from discarded ovens and microwaves, a waste material that is often never recycled.
by Zohra Khan Jan 19, 2022
The Thailand-based studio's workspace pursues the idea of designing an atmosphere where architects, craftsmen, and makers can collaborate to transform lucid ideas into reality.
by Sukanya Deb Jan 19, 2022
Looking at the 11-episode video project, Where Did Macy Go, by artist Ziyang Wu, who archives and speculates around the COVID-19 global pandemic and its societal implications.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 18, 2022
Located on the edge of Gir National Park, Gir Vihar consists of 10 two-storey cottages that use vernacular architecture techniques to create a sustainable and climate sensitive design.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 18, 2022
A memorial for the victims of the 2001 Bhuj earthquake, Smriti Van by Vastu Shilpa Consultants is spread across volatile Kutchi terrain and uses natural channels to transcend monumentality.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 18, 2022
The Argentina-based sculptor, Leonardo Damonte, creates installations pinned with the diverse objects only to thread a visual language of smooth harmony.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 17, 2022
Chinese architecture practice YI+MU Design Office infuses new life into a prominent former textile factory in Jinan, China, by reinventing it as a sales and exhibition centre.
by 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 Devanshi Shah Jan 17, 2022
Two years in the making, The Light Catcher in Melbourne, Australia, is envisioned to be an urban lighthouse and is a geometric abstraction of a lantern.
by Jincy Iype Jan 17, 2022
Hiroshi Nakamura installed wind chimneys with glassless skylights to illuminate and ventilate the earth-coloured care house in Japan catering to children with terminal illnesses.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 16, 2022
A series of colourful posters marking the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope from NASA convert far flung galactic pursuits into graphic design.
by Jincy Iype Jan 15, 2022
STIR revisits some of Ricardo Bofill’s most iconic works, including Walden-7 and La Muralla Roja, to celebrate one of the most influential architects of post modernism on his passing.
by Anne Feenstra, Rabita Shakya Jan 15, 2022
'Design with nature’ is the quintessential guiding principle for a collaborative team in the Himalayan mountain range.
by Manu Sharma Jan 15, 2022
American artist Parker Heyl explores his sustainable, wood-based kinetic sculpture practice, and discusses his critical approach to automation in art.
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 Jerry Elengical Jan 14, 2022
The prolific German designer opens up about his early creative pursuits, views on ‘slow’ design, as well as his growing collection of souvenirs at home, on this week’s UNSCRIPTED.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 14, 2022
The renowned Swiss architect designs the multi-storey office building in Basel, Switzerland, as a structural expression unto its own.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 14, 2022
STIR speaks with Aric Chen on decolonising cultural terminology, his new role as the General and Artistic Director of Het Nieuwe Instituut (HNI) in Rotterdam, and working with an asterisk.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 14, 2022
The immersive exhibition at Bassin des Lumières, Bordeaux, relooked at the canonical paintings from the Impressionist period to offer an experience nurtured by immersive art.
by Zohra Khan Jan 13, 2022
Reinforcing the urban mobility network of The Netherlands, Bicycle Garage The Hague is designed as 'a radical redefinition of the typology', featuring space for 8,000 two-wheelers.
by Jincy Iype Jan 13, 2022
The porous, stepped glass facades of AstraZeneca's The Discovery Centre in Cambridge, UK, completed by Herzog & de Meuron, aims to make "science visible" to the public.
by 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 Vidur Sethi Jan 13, 2022
At Galerie Barbara Thumm’s experimental online platform ‘New Viewings,’ Neha Choksi incorporates glass as an intermediary to explore impressions of touch in her solo exhibition.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 12, 2022
A variety of materials and construction techniques have created this training centre, designed by architects Enrique Espinosa and Lys Villalba for ‘dogs, humans, and other species.’
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 12, 2022
Facilitating a play between its distinct material expression and elaborate landscaping, Earth and Glass House by Delhi-based Studio Lotus conceptualises its form and spaces in nature.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 11, 2022
In Tala, Cyprus, this three-level residence on a sloping site regulates internal thermal comfort through a movable façade system implemented on its bold, geometric massing.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 11, 2022
Spanish deisgner Lucas Muñoz’s latest venture in Madrid utilises vernacular knowledge and technology to create an innovative approach to sustainable design.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 11, 2022
Award-winning British photographer Mandy Barker and the curator for Sunaparanta, Goa Centre for the Arts, Leandre D’Souza, speak with STIR about marine plastic debris.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 11, 2022
Located in the heart of the Finnish city of Tampere, the Nokia Arena is intended as a landmark building within an urban nexus, boasting a LEED Gold certification and lush amenities.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 10, 2022
Daniel Dezeuze’s exhibition Écrans/Tableaux: Variations at Galerie Templon brought to the fore the art of making painting-sculpture to question the survival of traditional form of painting.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 10, 2022
Developed by Tokyo-based Studio Playfool, Forest Crayons reveal the vast spectrum of hues that exist in the forest with a set of naturally coloured crayons crafted from wood.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 10, 2022
Located in the lively Sanlitun commercial area of China’s capital, this retail space employs worn concrete and vibrant lighting to craft an attractive setting for customers.
by Girinandini Singh Jan 09, 2022
STIR speaks with Sophie J Williamson about her new curatorial project, Undead Matter - an intimate entanglement between the living and the decaying.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 08, 2022
Spanish architect Manuel A. Monteserín Lahoz’s pop music destination in Taiwan’s port city Kaohsiung accommodates the spectators through small topographical gestures.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 08, 2022
Developed around the Impression Sanjie Liu shows in Yangshuo County, ‘Bamboo Bamboo, Canopy and Pavilions’ harnesses bamboo to craft an otherworldly journey through nature.
by Jincy Iype Jan 08, 2022
With the midnight dark wood pavilion, LIN Architecture explores how one reacts to space and nature, its form focusing on human behaviour, proxemics and ergonomics.
by Zohra Khan Jan 07, 2022
China-based architect Rossana Hu opens up about the goodness in her strict upbringing, and how her five-year maternity leave has helped her connect with other women.
by Manu Sharma Jan 07, 2022
American image-maker Ben Ridgeway discusses his visionary artistic practice, its grounding within a state of pure imagination, and his melding of the spiritual and technological.
by STIRworld Jan 07, 2022
The Norway-based international architecture firm has revealed a sculpted landscape for a library space being developed in the capital of China.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 07, 2022
As an exploration of repurposing mass produced items, the project by Liang-Jung Chen-headed studio ii (initial initiatives) poses questions on smart fabrication and upcycling.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 06, 2022
At CES 2022 in Las Vegas, USA, the German automotive manufacturer debuted a car that uses electrophoretic colouring to provide avenues for infinite exterior body customisation.
by STIRworld Jan 06, 2022
Foster + Partners conceives the recently completed Datong Art Museum as an urban living room, its four intersecting, earth-coloured pyramids surrounded by landscaped plazas.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 06, 2022
The exhibition Spiritus by the Paris-based artist Georges Poncet reaffirms the significance of the famed theme of spirituality through the series of photographs.
by Almas Sadique Jan 06, 2022
The reticent American artist, known for his cheerful portrayal of everyday life, passed away at his home in Sacramento, California, on December 25, 2021.
by Nadezna Siganporia Jan 05, 2022
The Milan-based interior designer transforms a 200-year-old, broken-down house into the Sicilian countryside holiday home of her dreams.
by Rahul Kumar Jan 05, 2022
Nobuo Takamori, the lead curator of the ongoing biennial at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, talks about Asian Futurism and Asian sci-fi culture as the core themes of the show.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 05, 2022
Envisioned as a new development dedicated to sport and leisure on the site of the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, the proposal will create a new home for AC Milan and FC Internazionale.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 05, 2022
Breaking new ground in retail and café design, Zolaism Café by B.L.U.E Architecture Studio innovates in materiality to append its structure and introduce a natural reminiscence.
by Sukanya Deb Jan 04, 2022
The exhibition at the kitchen table, curated by Nihaal Faizal and Sarasija Subramanian of Reliable Copy, brought together a selection of cookbooks, video works, and artworks.
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Jan 04, 2022
Vladimir Belogolovsky reviews a hefty volume - Moscow: A Guide to Soviet Modernist Architecture 1955-1991 - by Anna Bronovitskaya, Nikolay Malinin, and Yuri Palmin.
by Jincy Iype Jan 04, 2022
STIR speaks with Tatiana Bilbao Spamer and Joseph Schwarzkopf about Botániqo in Ecuador, a nine-tower residential development "with a human and community-centered” approach.
by Shraddha Nair Jan 03, 2022
Tasneem Lohani and other artists like Mohit Mahato will be presenting their work at The Wrong Biennale’s Now That The World Is Ending, Let’s Get Together in Bengaluru, India.
by Anmol Ahuja Jan 03, 2022
Accept & Proceed’s Nigel Cottier examines the vast possibilities of formulating letterforms through design and systemic programming in his latest book, Letterform Variations.
by Jerry Elengical Jan 03, 2022
This extension of Lushan West Sea Resort in Jiujiang, China, evokes a sense of serenity with rippling walls that meander along the site, inspired by traditional shan shui paintings.
by Devanshi Shah Jan 03, 2022
Casa Majalca is designed to encourage outdoor activities and socialising with the community in the area while emulating the aura of a primitive cave.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Jan 02, 2022
The sculptural works of the Tehran-based artist, Nazgol Ansarinia, revisit the capital of Iran to underscore the ironies of urban development.
by Manu Sharma Jan 01, 2022
Artist Boris Acket discusses his audio-visual installation practice, how it inhabits space, and the massive scale it exists on.
by Zohra Khan Dec 31, 2021
STIR looks back at five projects that demonstrated intriguing applications of this woody grass in the areas of architecture, interior design, and temporary urban spaces.
by Zohra Khan Dec 30, 2021
In the capital of Cyprus, the international firm has transformed a section of an ancient dry moat overlooking Venetian fortifications into a multi-level public plaza.
by Rahul Kumar Dec 30, 2021
Looking back at the year 2021, we refocus on a selection of artists who create works with a burst of colour or at a massive scale.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 29, 2021
From period dramas to fantasies to sci-fi epics, STIR rounds up the best of architecture and design in this year’s mainstream cinema offerings.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 29, 2021
Belgian contemporary artist, Arne Quinze, creates larger-than-life public sculptures for the viewers to not just celebrate nature, but also let them have conversations around it.
by Rahul 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 Shraddha Nair Dec 27, 2021
In Codeswitch, an exhibition at California African American Museum, Biggers shares a body of work titled Codex, which melds textile, culture, community and history.
by Jerry Elengical Dec 25, 2021
This residence in São Paulo, Brazil, employs dramatic contrasts in spatial volume alongside a restrained material palette to craft an assortment of experiences that astound and awe.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 25, 2021
The Narcissus Theorem, Jean-Michel Othoniel’s latest exhibition of the glass sculptures at Petit Palais, Paris, relooks at the myth of Narcissism to evoke the world of idealism.
by Jincy Iype Dec 24, 2021
Mario Cucinella Architects unveils the Santa Maria Goretti Church in Italy as an organic, all-white monolith with an illuminated crucifix cut into its gently curving exterior skin.
by Manu Sharma Dec 24, 2021
Software and hardware developer Ronald Sardarian discusses the ‘Hypno’, an intuitive video synthesis tool for beginners.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 23, 2021
Two hundred creative professionals recreate 200 trunks based on the Louis Vuitton original from the 1850s, to mark the birth bicentenary of Monsieur Louis Vuitton.
by Zohra Khan Dec 23, 2021
Presenting STIR's round up on brick architecture that elevated the mundane and dissolved boundaries between vernacular and contemporary.
by Afra Safa Dec 23, 2021
Finding solutions in the geographical and social context, architect Farshad Mehdizadeh creates a new lifestyle with Shahgholi Villa in the town of Damavand near Tehran, Iran.
by Vidur Sethi Dec 23, 2021
In the Court for Intergenerational Climate Crimes in Amsterdam, writer-lawyer Radha D’Souza and artist Jonas Staal mount a large-scale installation in the form of a tribunal.
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 22, 2021
Replete with Wes Anderson’s visually distinctive style, the Cygnus carriage aboard the British Pullman by Belmond pays tribute to the “golden age of cinema and travel”.
by Jincy Iype Dec 22, 2021
Strategised skylights channel the sun deep into the fragmented form of DM House in Valencia, with terracotta-coloured ceramic tiles contrasting its white lime-clad skin.
by Shraddha Nair Dec 22, 2021
Fascinated by astronomy and early scientific instruments, Rohini Devasher conceives Glasshouse Deep, seen at Busan Art Sea Festival (2021).
by Anmol Ahuja Dec 21, 2021
Designed by a collaboration between Zone of Utopia and Mathieu Forest Architecte, the tourist centre in Xinxiang is arranged like ice cubes, finding tranquility in contradictions.
by Devanshi Shah Dec 21, 2021
The infrastructure project makes use of the principles of the circular city and specific landscape typologies to cover an area of 150 hectares through a green and blue corridor.
by Dilpreet Bhullar Dec 21, 2021
Claire Morgan’s A tentative strategy for a renewal, or, wanting to tell you everything and then changing my mind, at Galerie Karsten Greve in Paris, underscores the power to combat loss.