A’ Design Award: Promotion and Recognition

A’ Design Competition was established to recognise the best design works internationally. Entries are open until 28 February.

NGV’s Publishing Prize

The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, has launched a new international publishing prize as part of the annual Art Book Fair.

A’ Design Awards & Competition: Call for Entries

The A’ Design Award was founded in 2010 in order to highlight, advertise and become an advocate for design that looks towards a better future.

Ritualised Beliefs

Nathan Coley explores the ways that architecture reflects on and conditions the social environment at Parafin Gallery, London.

Interrogating Architecture

Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, questions what we know and understand about architecture in the group exhibition [Re]construct.

Illusory Silhouettes

Ricardo Bofill’s La Muralla Roja in Alicante pays homage to the Arab Mediterranean, in particular to the adobe towers of North Africa.

Integral Topographies

A new publication from Phaidon highlights the shifting relationship between architecture and natural forms, taking the land as inspiration.

Louise Nevelson: Sculpted Consciousness

Cortesi Gallery, Lugano, plays host to a selection of 29 pieces from the late Louise Nevelson, spanning two decades from the 1960s to 1980s.

Idris Khan: Monument and Memory

Following a competition held in early 2016, British-born Idris Khan was selected as the chosen designer of both the Memorial and the Pavilion of Honor.

Synthetic Environments

NGV Melbourne have commissioned a dynamic reinvention of the suburban car wash built in the Grollo Equiset Garden this spring.

Austere Structures

The DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, has recently revealed a unique architectural intervention perched atop the organisation’s campus.

RIBA: The World’s Best Building

Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) by Grafton Architects has been announced as the first winners of the RIBA Prize for the world’s best building.

Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings

In Zaha Hadid’s early paintings and drawings, at Serpentine Galleries, London, viewers see her looking beyond the utopianist forbears.

Cultural Development

The Faena Forum was revealed during Art Basel Miami Beach at the start of December, heralded as a pivotal landmark in the new cultural district.

Michał Siarek: New East Photo Prize 2016

Calvert 22 Foundation, London, announce Michał Siarek as the winner of the New East Photo Prize, an inaugural award for perspectives of countries of the New East.

Intentional Decomposition

Alex Hartley questions the conventional qualities of the present and the expectations that construct contemporary life at Victoria Miro gallery, London.

Zaha Hadid: Foundation of Art

A new exhibition of renowned architect Zaha Hadid (1950-2016) showcases not only a practice as a structural designer, but also reveals her work created as an artist.

J.W. Anderson’s Disobedient Bodies

Jonathan Anderson considers ways in which the human form has been reconceived by artists and designers from at the Hepworth Wakefield, this Autumn.

Visceral Construction

Portugal plays host to a gathering where architects and designers reflect on the spaces and systems in which we spend our daily existence.

Candida Höfer: Memory and Renewal

The artist comes to Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne. A selection of new dye transfer prints are juxtaposed with recent large-scale colour images of interiors.