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  • The crisis of criticism

  • Marco Biraghi on Fulcrum - "Architecture, more than any other ‘product,’ is heavily involved with business interests and markets. This is the reason why, for some years now, architectural magazines have stopped any really critical activity". [...]
  • DOGMA: 11 PROJECTS

  • DOGMA: 11 PROJECTS AA Gallery 23/2/2013 - 22/3/2013 Monday to Friday 10:00–19:00, Saturday 10:00–15:00 Projects and drawings from 2002–12 by the architecture and research studio led by Pier Vittorio Aureli and Martino Tattara For the past ten years Dogma has focused almost exclusively on large-scale projects such as citywide interventions. These projects venture beyond physical size to exp[...]
  • Quattro colonne da paura

  • La notizia, ancora una volta, di una possibile demolizione di Battersea Power Station apre di nuovo il dibattito sulla conservazione degli edifici storici e sulla loro eventuale riconversione. Data l'enorme potenzialità dell'oggetto in questione, è difficile comprendere le ragioni di questa stasi, nella quale Battersea [...] di Simona Pareschi
  • OMA/Progress in progress

  • OMA/Progress 6 October 2011 - 19 February 2012 Barbican Art Gallery Motivated by OMA's interest in architectural notions of preservation, OMA/Progress opens up the west entrance to the Gallery for the first time in the Barbican’s history, making the exhibition spaces directly accessible from the high walks of the surrounding post-war Barbican Estate. Upon[...]
  • AA Words 8: Tarzans In The Media Forest

  • Selected, translated and with an introduction by Thomas Daniell. This eighth instalment in the AA's widely acclaimed Architecture Words series publishes for the first time in English a collection of architectural writings and essays by the prominent Japanese architect Toyo Ito. Born in 1941, Ito is one of the world's most innovative architects. Central to a new generation of architects t[...]
  • London Olympic games

  •       www.londonlastdays.com   On the eve of the 2012 Olympics, this provoking portrait of East London explores the transformation of the area from a working class community to a vibrant and diverse cultural hotspot. Through the gripping voices of East London’s people, the documentary asks the question that looms over the capital, is there life after the Olympics?   
  • On Hold

  • Reinier De Graaf, OMA "On Hold" Opening: 4th May 2011 H. 18.00 pm Lecture by Reinier De Graaf Introduced by Pippo Ciorra The British School Via Gramsci 61, Rome In this sixth event of our programme "Three Cities in Flux, an investigation into urban regeneration in London, Milan and Rome", Reinier de Graaf, Partner of OMA, will present the lecture and exh[...]
  • The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture

  • Lecture and Book Launch What about Architecture Itself? 17.03.2011, 18:00 Architectural Association, London A discussion on architecture in the occasion of the launch of the book The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture by Pier Vittorio Aureli with Christopher C. M. Lee, Marina Lathouri, Thomas Waver www.aaschool.ac.uk
  • This is Tomorrow again

  •     9 September 2010 - 6 March 2011 Whitechapel Gallery, London   «[...] An iconic show in its conception and realisation it has continuously interested artists, theorists and curators ever since due to the challenge it posed for the creative practitioners and visitors alike. The former, as each group was polymorphic formed by an architect, a designer, an artist and a [...]