AN EXHIBITION SPACE IN THE HEART OF AN AIRPORT IN CHINA

This interior design project, conceived by C&C Design, is located in the Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, one of the three main air hubs in China. It is an airport TOD (Transit Oriented Development) project. Or in other words, related to community development to support public transportation, integrating commercial, cultural, professional, and government services. This exhibition area […]

UK HOUSE : MODERNITY STEEPED IN HISTORY

Swiss studio Christ & Gantenbein has designed the interiors of a new lobby at UK House in Oxford Street, London. This mixed-use building, built in 1906, was converted to office space after the 1970s. Two of its original facades remain, with baroque forms and Edwardian style, while the others have a more modern style. Christ […]

TWO TOWERS IN DIALOGUE IN BROOKLYN

Two new skyscrapers are going up in the residential neighborhood of Greenpoint in Brooklyn. This is the work of the architectural firm OMA, which is designing its first high-rise project in New York. The design, called Eagle + West, is the result of a collective ambition with Brookfield and Park Tower Group to create “a […]

BRUCE NAUMAN : NEONS, CORRIDORS, ROOMS

5,000 square meters of corridors and lighted rooms, tunnels, neon sculptures… The Pirelli hangar has been transformed into a labyrinth of lights. An ideal place to experiment with the multimedia research initiated by Bruce Nauman in the mid-1960s, interacting with the visual, bodily, luminous, and sound perception of space. Organized in collaboration with the Tate […]

HANS OP DE BEECK : THE QUIET PARADE

After the abandoned campsite frozen in a gangue of grey paint installed in a shed hangar at the last Lyon Biennial (We were the last to stay),1 a new gigantic immersive installation with the appearance of a city by Hans Op de Beeck has taken over the spaces of the Amos Rex Museum in Helsinki. […]

SUSA TEMPLIN / NICK DAWES : LAYERS UPON LAYERS

By superimposing photographic images of fragmented architectures assembled by interlocking and misalignment, transparency and chromatic and luminous interference, Susa Templin delivers a kaleidoscopic vision of space. Discovered on the stand of the Anita Beckers gallery in Paris + by Art Basel, her compositions, displayed under plexiglass, have immediately seduced us for the harmonious softness of […]

ROMAN ERMAKOV : ART IN MOTION

The energy that emanates from the giant, living sculptures of the Russian artist invades space and time, playing with dimensions, movement, and the geometry of forms. Roman Ermakov is one of the most prominent new figures on the modern art scene in Russia. The thirty-seven-year-old artist, who graduated from the Moscow State University of Civil […]

A PANORAMIC ROAD BETWEEN LAND AND SEA IN NORWAY

The Snøhetta studio has designed a tidal stone path in Traelvikosen in northern Norway that invites travelers to stop, contemplate nature, and experience the passing of time. The Norwegian Public Roads Administration has been developing scenic routes for the past thirty years that offer a range of experiences for travelers and alternatives to main roads. […]

KOURTNEY ROY : THE OTHER END OF THE RAINBOW

A road under a bluish blizzard, a close-up of a phone box, a gas pump, and a motel sign illuminated with a red light, like the bloody trace of a wheel in the snow… like the fingers of a hand also shot in close-up… Red, like the skai of an empty car seat, also shot […]

JUSTINE TJALLINKS : WONDER

What is Beauty? What defines or justifies the canons of beauty? This is the question that the Dutch artist Justine Tjallinks (born in 1984) asks with great audacity. Her weapon? The beauty of the image and the perfection of the plastic rendering through, in particular, the optimum use of light. Her favorite theme? Singularity. Her […]