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News Round Up - May 2017


In May, we celebrated David Adjaye on receiving knighthood, the announcement of the Mies van der Rohe award, and Aga Khan to be awarded the prestigious President's Medal. Also, there's news for UK's creative industry as the Labour Party launches a cultural manifesto. In South Africa, the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital was inaugurated earlier this month! Read more by following the link.


Ribe, Denmark

Kannikegården by Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects grows directly out of the local historical context of the Danish city of Ribe and at the same time enhances and adds new, exciting features to the medieval city center.

Marcela Grassi

The Camera

Marcela Grassi is a trained architect specializing in architectural photographer. Born in Argentina, studying in Italy and living in Spain has given her a multi-cultural development that along with her architectural background informs and enriches her perspective from the detail to the urban scale.

Moving Materials

Danish Architecture Centre
Copenhagen, Denmark

Sambuichi’s Moving Materials demonstrates how architecture can materialise through earth’s guidance, from poetic atmospheres to functional spaces. The exhibition invites you to not only discover the processes of earth, but also uncovers the architectural methods that lie behind Sambuichi’s wonderful buildings.

What's New On The Bookshelf? May 2017 Edition


So, what's new within architectural litterature? Arcspace has made a list of five books that we highly recommend. First and foremost, Danish architect and photographer, Rasmus Hjortshøj, is featured in five of the latest Divisare publications. Also, there's news about Japanese practice, Sanaa, as well as british Cedric Price and his radical view on society. Books about the Elbphilmarnonie in Hamburg and Zaha Hadid's visionary approach are also featured. Read more by following the link.

AAFx Architecture As Character Interviews


As part of the annual Aarhus Architecture Festival, AAFx, arcspace attended a two day conference revolving around the different characters of architecture that shape our culture, identity and awareness. In the wake of the conference, arcspace spoke with strategic director, Mads Farsø, architect and senior curator at MAXXI, Pippo Ciorra, and Holly Lewis, architect and partner at the London based practice, We Made That.