Urban Dialogues

A new, wide-ranging exhibition from the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs attempts to tackle some of the biggest issues facing cities today.

Structural Thresholds

Karl Kobitz’s collection of some of Milan’s most architecturally intriguing entryways or “Ingressi”, is a visually impressive work.

Communal Legacy

The biennial Artists’ Award, hosted by the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art is the first worldwide award to be judged solely by artists, and it shows. 

Charting Flexiblility

Ubiquitous, cheap and light, plywood is the focus of an exhibition opening at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, this summer.

Celebrating Functionality

TASCHEN’s new publication, Brick by Brick, is a compilation of contemporary buildings from the past 15 years that hark back to the inexpensive material.

Objective Structures

La Tettonica dell’Assemblaggio shows a large selection of works by the designer, architect and sculptor Angelo Mangiarotti, an influential figure in post-war Italy.

Vernacular Metropolis

Michael Wolf’s weighted depictions of globalisation and growth come into question in Life in Cities, another exhibition at the 2017 Rencontres d’Arles.

Interconnective Locales

Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985 is a groundbreaking exhibition about design dialogues between the two states.

Evolutionary Influence

Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age brings together a myriad of works showcasing an unprecedented talent that has brought fictitious ideas to life.

Connective Topographies

The sixth edition of the Yokohama Triennale, Islands, Constellations and Galapagos, invites thematic connections across a variety of emotional concepts.

Centro Botín: Cultural Expansion

Fundación Botín’s new Centro Botín building is a curious combination of grandeur and subtlety, designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano.

Cellular Construction

Lumen is an interactive installation by Jenny Sabin Studio, winner of MoMA’s, New York, annual Young Architects Program

Psychological Geographies

Presenting a series of open-ended propositions, Parafin Gallery challenges the viewer to re-examine daily environments by altering a sense of familiarity.

PCA: Intimate Compositions

Maciej Krzyminski’s graduate series Seven Trees explores themes of memory and nostalgia, utilising delicate composition and minimalist arrangements.

Social Canopy

The 2017 Serpentine Pavilion has been designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré. Hailing from Burkina Faso, Kéré is the 17th architect to accept the commission.

Industrialised Setting

Open Plan presents an ambitious range of media from 49 artists, providing a sensitive reflection on Bath’s industrial history and the concept of change.

Cultural Destination

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority reflects on its own development in a collaborative exhibition titled Constructing Culture in Berlin.

Cultural Reflections

Sooni Taraporevala’s close relationship with her home-city, Mumbai, is depicted in the 30 images selected for Home in the City at the Whitworth.

Natural Constructs

Brixton artist Lesley Hilling brings a series of floor standing and wall sculptures made from salvaged wood and found objects to Knight Webb Gallery.

Alex Da Corte: Possessive Illusion

Opening at secession, Vienna, Alex Da Corte’s Slow Graffiti features immersive installations that submerge the audience within vivid constructions.