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World Architecture Festival – World Buildings of The Year 2017

The World Architecture Festival has announced its buildings of the year for 2017. The winner of World Building of the Year 2017 is the Post-earthquake reconstruction / demonstration project of Guangming Village designed by The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Following the Ludian earthquake in 2014, most of the local buildings in Guangming were destroyed.  This … Continue reading

Birmingham Big Art Project

Big Art Talks  –  A series of keynote lectures by the five shortlisted artists  Keith Wilson, Roger Hiorns, Susan Philipsz, Heather & Ivan Morison, Brian Griffiths in the lead up to the selection of the winning commission. Each of the artists will present their vision for the Birmingham Big Art Project in relation to the important ideas and … Continue reading

Alejandro Aravena – 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Architect, Alejandro Aravena, based in Santiago, Chile has been selected as the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate. He is the 41st laureate of the Pritzker Prize, the first Pritzker Laureate from Chile, and the fourth from Latin America, after Luis Barragán (1980), Oscar Niemeyer (1988), and Paulo Mendes da Rocha (2006). “The jury has selected … Continue reading

Art in Urban Space – Arts Foundation Award 2016

Art in Urban Space is part of a series of awards by the Arts Foundation. The £10,000 prize is supported by the Yoma Sasburg Estate, for artists who create objects, installations or interventions that ‘enrich the texture and visual experience of our urban spaces’. Four artists have been shortlisted for the 2016 Arts Foundation Award: Art in … Continue reading

Fonds Belval, Luxembourg: Call for applications: International Production Residencies for Artists

Fonds Belval has initiated Public Art Experience, a ten year long cultural strategy, which sets out to engage the public in the transformation of Belval through an innovative programme of international production residencies. Stéphanie Delcroix andMichael Pinsky have been selected as the artistic directors for the first series of residencies. Belval is the site of a former steelworks which has received heritage status. The … Continue reading