5 to See: This Weekend

Top shows look at the legacies of iconic artists, photographers and architects whilst positioning the natural world as a metaphor for global issues.

Neutral Structures

A campus building from biotech company Unither is entirely self-sufficient, offsetting the energy it uses with renewable energy it generates onsite.

10 Artists: Aesthetica Art Prize Success

From leading biennials to top cultural institutions, Aesthetica Art Prize alumni continue to demonstrate excellence across the globe.

5 to See: Eco-conscious Installations

Conservation and the fight for our planet occupies the front of collective minds in 2019, and artists are helping to further that narrative.

Horizon Views

Spanning 1.5-hectares, and overlooking the Loire River in Nantes, ‘Polaris’ is an architectural delight spanning six mixed-use buildings.

Rejuvenated Influence

A collection of Renzo Piano’s sketches, photographs and plans are published by Taschen with Piano: Complete Works 1966-Today.

Spiralised Gardens

Brazilian Modern: The Living Art of Roberto Brle Marx sees the lush gardens of the New York Botanical Garden burst into colour.

Reflective Drifting

‘New Horizon’ takes to the skies across Massachusetts from 12 to 28 July in the form of a 100-ft tall, mirrored hot air balloon.

Citywide Design

The London Design Festival is an epicentre of global design, covering London with exhibitions, installations, bold architectural design and art.

Transcending Walkways

1,905 meters above sea level is the Path of Perspectives, ten structural vantage points built from local materials stretching 2.8-kilometers.

Symbols of Idealism

To live in a cabin is somewhat synonymous with the idea of returning back to nature. A new publication looks at examples around the world.

Inner-City Cohesion

‘Access For All: São Paulo’s Architectural Infrastructures’ shows how the city copes with human demand through communal architecture.

Brutalist Restorations

Ernő Goldfinger was integral to British architecture and design, and is commemorated in a forthcoming publication from Historic England.

Global Status

Jodrell Bank, the astronomical observation site, has received World Heritage status due to its “tremendous scientific endeavours.”

5 to Read: This Month

July’s must-read books span photography and architecture, navigating the cultural significance of changing landscapes across the world.

Adolescent Experiences

Turner Prize artist Mark Leckey returns to Tate Britain, London, with ‘O’ Magic Power of Bleakness’.

Spaces for Expression

Nightclubs are epicentres of contemporary culture, providing arenas for experimentation. An exhibition explores their global development.

The June / July Issue

Issue 89: The Power of Reinvention. This edition looks at sustainability, longevity and change whilst the planet is in a moment of crisis.

Reflective Architecture

Minimalism is timeless. It offers simplicity and stripped-back aesthetics; new buildings draw attention to design as a blank page full of possibility.

Interdisciplinary Methods

Pedro Léger Pereira is an architect, sculptor and artist whose works move beyond genre and technique.