World Architecture Festival: Day Two
Josh McAlister reports on the difficult venue and the absence of big names on Day Two at the WAF in Barcelona.
Qatar Science and Technology Park
Woods Bagot’s Rodger Dalling and Peter Miglis talk about how architecture is helping drive Qatars long-sighted take on nation building.
World Architecture Festival: Day One
Suters’ Josh McAlister watches FAT’s Sean Griffiths and BIG’s Bjarke Ingels do battle at the first day of the WAF in Barcelona.
Boral Design Award 2010
Juror Tone Wheeler gives us his take on why so many of the submissions to this year’s Boral Award struggled with this complex, challenging and forward-looking brief.
Venice Biennale: Ocean City
Alexander Hespe and Alanna Howe explore the potential of biomimetics, a design philosophy that might allow our cities to not only survive, but thrive.
Venice Biennale: The Fear Free City
Barrie Shelton examines a proposal that would see urban density serve as a catalyst for a richer, and safer, way of life.
Venice Biennale: Survival versus Resilience
Eschewing the temptation to offer portents of dystopia, the team behind Survival vs Resilience brings us a future vision of the city based on the transformative potential of uncertainty.
Venice Biennale: Saturation
Paul Carter argues that if the transformations affecting our cities are fluid and mutable, then our response to the challenges they represent should not be cast in concrete.