Aesthetica Issue 79 Available Now

The October / November issue looks at practitioners who are responding to the current global situation in intelligent and meaningful ways.

Collective Landscape

A new book from Phaidon highlights contemporary structural theory through celebrated buildings that make use of space as a social connective.

5 to See: This Weekend

30 September – 1 October. These unique shows utilise the constraints of two and three-dimensional forms in order to recreate sensory experiences.

Revolving Sustainability

With climate change and the political and economic consequences that follow from environmental disaster increasingly becoming the dominant issue of our age, new solutions are…

Intwined Mementos

Hatje Cantz publishes the first retrospective of the Japanese installation artist, Chiharu Shiota. Everyday objects characterise the artist’s pictorial language.

Rhythmic Architecture

Liam Leslie’s imagery captures the MAXXI building as art rather than architecture. Concrete becomes abstract, while earthly becomes ethereal in his prints.

Brutalist Survey

Finding Brutalism at Museum im Bellpark, Kriens, provides an in-depth photographic survey of this influential Post-War architecture.

Movement as Interaction

Ku.Be is MVRDV’s third completed project in Denmark, a House of Culture in Movement, designed for Frederiksberg as a focal point for the community.

Nordic Encounter

Helsinki Design Week presents design from a number of fields as well as fashion, architecture and urban culture until Sunday 17 September.

5 to See: This Weekend

15-17 September. The selection for this week holds contemporariness at its core; from innovation and design solutions, to new paths of individuality.

Talent Exposure

This year’s Expo Chicago coincides with the Chicago Architecture Biennial and marks a new partnership with Palais de Tokyo and Institut Français.

Colour Intervention

For her first institutional solo exhibition in London, Katharina Grosse creates a new work painted in situ at the South London Gallery. From 28 September.

Industrial Nostalgia

Bernd and Hilla Becher systematically documented the soon-to-be-forgotten architectural forms of industry. Sprüth Magers reflects on this inventory.

Integral Expanse

Established in 1989, the Norwegian architecture studio Snøhetta is involved in a multitude of projects worldwide. Its focus is on collaborative scenarios.

Modernist Landscapes

Throughout his 60 year career Roberto Burle Marx designed 2,000 gardens around the world; he also discovered around 50 new plant species.

Urban Mutation

Centre Pompidou-Metz’s Japanese season features an exhibition that pays homage to key architects and urban developments in Japan from 1945 to today.

Nomadic Darkness

Joel Meyerowitz draws inspiration from the hours of dusk; capturing the stark moments of darkness in neighbourhoods from the 1970s and 1980s.

Community Landmark

A new iconic landmark is revealed ahead of next month’s Chicago Architecture Biennial. The latest addition to the city is the El Centro facility; a Northeastern Illinois University satellite venue.

Technological Innovations

SITE Santa Fe opens the doors of its new building this October with Future Shock, a large-scale exhibition that articulates the profound impact of the…

Progressive Constructions

The 2017 City of Culture has partnered with RIBA to commission Pezo von Ellrichshausen and Felice Varini to design a structure for the centre of Hull.