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Venice Takeaway: British Council call for participation for the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale

The British Pavilion at the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale will be the culmination of Venice Takeaway: Ideas to Change British Architecture. By discovering the best ideas from around the world the British Pavilion intends to make an original contribution to the debate about architecture in the UK. Venice Takeaway will build on the UK’s history of looking to the … Continue reading

Asif Khan: Future Memory Pavilion. Singapore ArchiFest. 3-28 October 2011

Asif Khan has been commissioned to create the Future Memory Pavilion for the 2011 Singapore ArchiFest. The project seeks to initiate and explore a discussion about memory; its connotations and implications for art, architecture and urban space. Dealing with the issues of land and climate, which lie at the heart of Singapore’s heritage, he will create … Continue reading

Space Memorial Statues: Yuri Gagarin, Laika and Dan Dare (Pilot of the Future)

The conceptual level of Space Monuments celebrating the exploration of Space unsurprisingly refers back to a heroic military sculptural genre. A memorial to ‘Laika’ – a sculpture of a dog on a rocket, was unveiled at a military research facility in Moscow on Friday 11 April 2008. The Russian space dog, the name means ‘Barker’, pioneered space flight and … Continue reading