‘O.M. Ungers. Programmatic Projects’ drawings at Politecnico di Milano

The exhibition shows, featuring original drawings from the UAA (Ungers Archiv für Architekturwissenschaft) of Cologne three key projects of this important moment of the design production of O.M. Ungers, of his morphological research to use form as the representation of an idea.


Deutsche Botschaft beim Heiligen Stuhl, Rom, 1965 © O.M. Ungers / Politecnico di Milano / UAA Köln

Deutsche Botschaft, beim Heiligen Stuhl, Rom, 1965 © O.M. Ungers / Politecnico di Milano / UAA Köln


Around 1965 Oswald Mathias Ungers (1926-2007) presented a series of competition projects with a strong programmatic character. These projects studied, in a conscious and precise way, the conceptual nature of architectural form – the form as representation of an idea – developing in a paradigmatic way basic morphological concepts, themes as transformation or assemblage.  (more…)

“Interpretazione di una forma” Claudio Nardulli’s form and matter at Casa dell’Architettura

The exhibition shows Claudio Nardulli’s reflections and reinterpretation of Felix Candela’s concrete shells, displaying a photographic essay done by the artist, as well as a marble sculpture which echoes the building’s shapes.


"Interpretazione di una forma" Claudio Nardulli © Casa dell'Architettura

“Interpretazione di una forma” Claudio Nardulli © Casa dell’Architettura


Casa dell’Architettura in Rome has inaugurated an exhibition by Italian artist Claudio Nardulli entitled “Interpretation of a form“. This exhibition, which has been curated by Barbara Martusciello, displays several photographs made by the artist in which he shares a personal view on Felix Candela‘s well known Oceanografic building in Valencia, Spain. The pictures reflect Nardulli’s interest on form and materiality.


“The World in our Eyes” at Centro Cultural de Belém

One of the four main exhibitions of the 2016 Lisbon Triennale, “The World in our Eyes” brings together the works of almost 40 teams of architects to analyze the many different tools and processes for architectural design and representation.


Pedro Pitarch, Archipelago Lab: Augmented-Domesticity, 2015

Pedro Pitarch, Archipelago Lab: Augmented-Domesticity, 2015


Centro Cultural de Belém is hosting one of the four main exhibitions of the 2016 Lisbon Triennale, whose theme is “The Form of Form”. With this premise the show at Garagem Sul, curated by FIG Projects, brings together the works of many different architects from all over the world to compare, analyze and categorize the many different approaches to architectural design and representation of contemporary architects. (more…)

Lisbon Architecture Triennale “The Form of Form”

The long-awaited Portuguese Triennale starts off with an exhibition on architectural form curated by Diogo Seixas Lopes, to be followed by three other exhibitions and a conference series taking place in new venues all around Lisbon.


TAL2016, "The Form of Form" Installation view © Tiago Casanova

TAL2016, “The Form of Form” Installation view © Tiago Casanova


Curated by André Tavares and Diogo Seixas Lopes, the 2016 Lisbon Triennale started last week with a program filled with events and programmed exhibition for the next three months. This year’s theme “The form of Form” takes its name from the opening exhibition, curated by Seixas Lopes himself, in which he reflects on the ever-changing approaches of architects to architectural form in the past, present and future.


“The Extraordinary Process” exhibition of the workshop imagined by Zaha Hadid

The Extraordinary Process highlights Zaha Hadid Design’s position as a collaborative workshop, exposing the creative process of a variety of makers including Peter Do, Phoebe English, Iris van Herpen, Stephen Jones, Krystyna Kozhoma, Nasir Mazhar, Minimaforms, Patrik Schumacher and XO. 


Installation view of designs by Design Research Lab ©  Damian Griffiths

Installation view of designs by Design Research Lab © Damian Griffiths


Gallery Maison Mais Non presents its inaugural exhibition, The Extraordinary Process from 16 September to 16 November 2016. Evolving from discussions between Maison Mais Non, Zaha Hadid and Patrik Schumacher last year, fashion designers and architects will examine innovative technologies of the present to imagine how these will evolve and shape the world of the future. (more…)