Nov 24, 2022
by STIRworld Nov 24, 2022
Titled À table, “the French call to sit down together at a table”, Ghotmeh’s lightweight, timber Serpentine Pavilion is conceived as a common ground for meaningful human interaction.
Aug 14, 2022
by Devanshi Shah Aug 14, 2022
The South African architect and pedagogical thinker takes us through her process, and elaborates on the journey from Counterspace to the more recent Counterparts.
Jul 23, 2022
by Rahul Kumar Jul 23, 2022
STIR speaks to Natalia Grabowska, the project curator of Serpentine Pavilion 2022 on the inspirations, metaphors, and the-making-of-the Black Chapel by Theaster Gates.
Feb 04, 2022
by STIRworld Feb 04, 2022
Gates brings together the bottle kiln of industrial Britain and a bell from a demolished American church to create the Serpentine Pavilion, with support from Adjaye Associates.
Sep 13, 2021
by Vladimir Belogolovsky Sep 13, 2021
Vladimir Belogolovsky speaks with Sri Lankan–British engineer, architect, designer, and artist Cecil Balmond about being original, poetic, and improvisational.
Aug 21, 2021
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.
Jun 11, 2021
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.
May 31, 2021
by Jerry Elengical May 31, 2021
On the occasion of the decorated Japanese architect’s 80th birthday, STIR presents a journey through the many forms and personas adopted by Ito throughout his career.
Mar 19, 2021
by Anmol Ahuja Mar 19, 2021
Construed as a “blind date” between the speakers, and between art and architecture by extension, STIR facilitates a confluence between creatives searching for stillness.
Jun 27, 2019
by Pragnya Rao Jun 27, 2019
Famed Japanese designer, Junya Ishigami creates a nature-inspired canopy for the Serpentine Pavilion in London, following other greats like Zaha Hadid and Bjarke Ingels.