The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon.

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lisbon.

Hoping to offer a new centrepiece to Belém’s rich cultural offerings is the soon-to-open Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT).

SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas

SITElines.2016: New Perspectives on Art of the Americas

In its second iteration under the new vision of Director Irene Hofmann, the 2016 SITElines Santa Fe Biennial, Much Wider Than A Line, breaks away from the stereotyped narrative of non-white art.

Land, Sea and Air, The New Art Gallery Walsall

Land, Sea and Air, The New Art Gallery Walsall

Bringing together a diverse group of international artists, The New Art Gallery Walsall delves into the notion of the map, and the different connotations attached to this inspiring source material.

The Modernist County: Radical Essex

The Modernist County: Radical Essex

The history of architecture in Britain could be documented as a page bound in technicolour. Due to this, some might argue it should be celebrated…

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham Lakeside Arts

Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham Lakeside Arts

This August, Djanogly Gallery, Nottingham, unveils Making Beauty: a large-scale display of work by Macedonian born artist Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva. Curated by Neil Walker and Gill Hedley.

Unified Construction

Unified Construction

The 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale redefines architecture in the face of contemporary concerns as a socially and politically engaged practice.

Le Corbusier Sites Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

Le Corbusier Sites Added to UNESCO World Heritage List

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee met earlier this month to inscribe new sites to its World Heritage List. Amongst the selection in 2016 are 17 projects by the iconic French architect Le Corbusier.

Bulthaup: Aesthetica’s 5 Favourite Living Spaces

Bulthaup: Aesthetica’s 5 Favourite Living Spaces

bulthaup designs are built to be more than simply functional; Aesthetica has handpicked 5 favourite bulthaup living spaces for today.

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects: New Melbourne CBD Tower

Zaha Hadid Architects and Plus Architecture’s design for a new 54-storey tower in Melbourne has been approved. The proposed structure will be situated in Melbourne’s Central Business District.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

With the Wimbledon finals fast approaching and temperatures creeping up, our 5 to See handpicks a series of thought-provoking presentations to ease you into the month of July.

Q+A with Design-Led Construction: The Pilcrow Pub, Manchester

Q+A with Design-Led Construction: The Pilcrow Pub, Manchester

The Pilcrow pub uses design as a catalyst to build a neighbourhood. Aesthetica catches up with Director Ben Young to discuss social integration with design.

Venice Biennale, 15th International Architecture Exhibition

Venice Biennale, 15th International Architecture Exhibition

Reporting From The Front is the title of this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, and the theme was suggested by a story about an encounter in South America between the writer Bruce Chatwin and archaeologist Maria Reiche.

Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design, V&A, London

Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design, V&A, London

The V&A presents a collection of the most significant work by Ove Arup, as well as previously unseen photographs, models, drawings and prototypes in the first ever retrospective of the philosopher-engineer.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Queenie Clarke, Three Dimensional Design.

Aesthetica Art Prize Call for Entries: Queenie Clarke, Three Dimensional Design.

Queenie Clarke puts the interaction between viewer and sculpture at the heart of her practice. She is drawn to structural installations and design for their capacity to have a physical effect on a person, without being in physical contact with them.

Aesthetica Issue 71 June/July 2016

Aesthetica Issue 71 June/July 2016

This issue has a strong focus on differing positions across the creative sector. We’re also exploring a new generation of designers who focus on sustainability.

Sensuous Architecture

Sensuous Architecture

A new book presents an extensive overview of the visionary designs generated by one of France’s most celebrated contemporary architects.

Bulthaup Designs, Milan 2016

Bulthaup Designs, Milan 2016

Bulthaup is known for its functional, ergonomic designs; showcasing in Milan 12-17 April, the company introduced new works for 2016 with a focus on simplicity.

Aesthetica Issue 70 Out Now

Aesthetica Issue 70 Out Now

This issue is about both beginnings and ends, and in many ways the spaces in between. We explore green fashion and diversity in photography.

Material Immateriality

Material Immateriality

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, explores ideas of community as an intrinsic part of the aesthetics of contemporary Japanese architects.

Carsten Höller, Doubt, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan

Carsten Höller, Doubt, Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan

Curated by Vicente Todolí, Doubt at Pirelli HangarBicocca collates key pieces from Carsten Höller’s vast and impressive oeuvre. The show intends to evoke feelings of joy, illusion and doubt.

Interview with Guillaume Piens, Fair Director, Art Paris

Interview with Guillaume Piens, Fair Director, Art Paris

The 2016 edition of Art Paris Art Fair brings together 143 galleries from 22 countries. We speak to Fair Director, Guillaume Piens, about this year’s line-up of key events and the fair’s virtual tour.

Luminous Construction

Luminous Construction

Lighting transforms the spaces we inhabit, and as technology makes our homes ever more responsive, a new book takes stock of the possibilities.

Future Museums

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

As we take those first few steps into the month of September, we look to an exciting few weeks ahead with five top shows to discover. Sprueth Magers celebrates the work of Keith Arnatt and Marian Goodman displays pavilion designs by Dan Graham.

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

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.

5 To See This Weekend

5 To See This Weekend

Galleries in Copenhagen and Madrid redefine how we perceive culture with a survey of African architecture at the Louisiana and a study of the peoples of South America by Javier Silva Meinel.

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

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

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).

Ernesto Neto & Huni Kuin, Aru Kuxipa, Sacred Secret

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.