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Tabi’at Bridge

Features
Tehran, Iran

Leila Araghian’s Tabi’at Bridge in Tehran, generates new programmatic possibilities by redefining the pedestrian bridge for a 21st century Iran. The Tabi’at, or ‘Nature,’ Bridge crosses the busy Modares Expressway, framing views towards the Alborz Mountains, providing myriad opportunities for community events and recreational activities.

What’s On? Architectural Exhibitions and Events, March 2017

Articles

This month, we’ll guide you to different events counting a conference, architectural exhibitions and installations in both Denmark, UK and Sweden. In Denmark, Japanese architect Sambuichi investigates the architecture of Copenhagen’s underground, whilst a two-day conference in Aarhus focusing on sustainability gathers some of the leading professionals within the built industry. 100 years after the Russian Revolution, the Design Museum in London presents an exhibition reflecting on some of the ideas never realised during the Soviet era, but just remained as an idealistic imagination of the New Russia. Furthermore, the Barbican offers insight into the Japanese housing culture after 1945. Finally, the Swedish design museum presents a large retrospective exhibition on one of the most prominent Modernist architects and designers, Josef Frank.

Rwandan Share Houses

Features
Rwinkwavu, Rwanda

Embedded in a gentle slope in the striking landscape Rwandan landscape, the Share Houses provide a much needed healthcare facility for the Rwinkwavu village. Part of a larger urban plan derived from the aspirations of the local villagers, the development supports and nourishes the community - built entirely by residents using regional materials.

The Architect´s Studio. Wang Shu – Amateur Architecture Studio

Exhibitions
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Copenhagen, Denmark

The current exhibition at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark features the Chinese Pritzker-prize winning architect Wang Shu and the work processes, intentions, expressions and methods of his architectural studio, Amateur Architecture Studio.

News Round-Up, February 2017

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February is the month of pavilions and in this news round up we’re unveiling to you the announcements of both the Serpentine and MPavilion architects. There has also been some much needed recognition for one of the founders of Postmodernism, Denise Scott Brown and the winners of the fictional architecture competition, Fairy Tales has been announced. All this and more on this month’s News Round Up.

Visual Arts Building, University of Iowa

Features
Iowa City, Iowa, USA

At first glance, the humble state of Iowa, located in the heart of the American Midwest, might seem an unlikely location for the work of starchitects. Home to just over three million residents spread across a handful of small cities, the state is one of the least populated in the United States. Largely driven by agriculture and academia, the state has maintained a relatively tame architectural landscape—until now.