Future Museums

Charting an evolution in form and function from traditional architecture to buildings that are radically transforming today’s built environment.

Alice Theobald + Atomik Architecture at BALTIC

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead and Ryder Architecture is currently hosting the second in a series of new commissions exploring the relationship between art and architecture.

Review of Radical Disco: Architecture and Nightlife in Italy, 1965-1975, at ICA

We review Radical Disco: Architecture and Nightlife in Italy, 1965-1975, currently on show at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, which explores an architect’s role in society.

Review Max Bill, Fundación Juan March, Madrid

We review the first retrospective dedicated to Max Bill in Spain. The show covers every facet of his oeuvre: painting, graphic design, sculpture, architecture, furniture design and more.

Bauhaus Redesigned

A survey at the Vitra Design Museum rethinks the iconic Bauhaus School, examining the influence of the past on contemporary design practice.

Symbiotic Landscape

For architect Tom Kundig, design practice is an encounter with context, materials and nature, where structures become a part of their environment.

Interview: Roland Spieth of Bulthaup Bespoke Kitchens

We interview Roland Spieth, Director of Export Sales at Bulthaup GmbH & Co, designers of bespoke kitchens, about the company’s philosophy and the process of designing custom-made interiors.

The World of Charles and Ray Eames, Barbican Centre

The World of Charles and Ray Eames at the Barbican Centre surveys the Eameses’ pioneering work in 20th century furniture, architecture and graphic design, and their continuing influence in the design community.

Strata Unravelled

Western architectural styles fuse with traditional Mughal details, adorning the grand 18th century façades and domestic interiors of Kolkata.

State of the Art

A showcase of over 100 international innovators in spatial design, in the extraordinary city which forged the world’s first skyscraper.

Alpine Constructs

Set against an Alpine backdrop of mountain peaks and lakes, New Swiss Architecture surveys a new generation of architectural practitioners.

Lawrence Weiner, Within a Realm of Distance, Blenheim Art Foundation

Within a Realm of Distance will display various pieces produced throughout American artist Lawrence Weiner’s career. Known for his role in the 1960s Conceptual Art movement, the artist’s work takes the form of typographic texts.

Crow’s Eye View: The Korean Peninsula, Tina Kim Gallery

This exhibition will bring the Korean Pavilion of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition, at La Biennale di Venezia, to New York. Crow’s Eye View has been inspired by a poem of the same name, written by Korean poet Yi Sang.

Dusseldorf Photography: Bernd & Hilla Becher, Ben Brown Fine Arts

Bernd and Hilla Becher are best known for their heavy-contrast photographs featuring formalist architecture beneath overcast skies, having championed the German ‘New Objectivity’ style.

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2016 Countdown: 29 Days To Go

With 29 days to go until the Aesthetica Art Prize call for entries closes, we shine a spotlight on Bangkok-based artist and designer Sanitas Pradittasnee’s longlisted sculpture KHOA MO (Mythical Escapism).

Oscar Niemeyer, The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Oscar Niemeyer: The Man Who Built Brasilia will showcase a century of the great architect’s work.

Caro in Yorkshire, Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle

A Yorkshire-wide celebration of the life and work of British sculptor Sir Anthony Caro opens this week.

German Photography, Robilant + Voena, St Moritz

Robilant + Voena announces the opening of German Photography at its St Moritz gallery. With work from Elger Esser and Candida Höfer.

Le Corbusier: Mesures de l’homme, Centre Pompidou, Paris

A visionary architect, urban planner, theorist and artist, Le Corbusier made a profound impression on 20th century architectural design.

Ernesto Neto & Huni Kuin, Aru Kuxipa, Sacred Secret

TBA21’s latest artist centred initiative, Aru Kuxipa, Sacred Secret, concerns the commissioning of interdisciplinary and unconventional projects devoted to social and environmental concerns.