“Building Site” exhibition at Lisbon Architecture Triennale

One of the four main exhibitions of the 2016 Lisbon Triennale, “Building Site” allows for cross-readings on issues generated by building sites, inviting the viewer to reflect on the transformations in contemporary building sites, the challenges they face and the impact they have on the practice of architecture.

 

Casa da Música, Model on the building site, December 2001 © Casa da Música

Casa da Música, Model on the building site, December 2001 © Casa da Música

 

Just as the forms of architecture determine the organization of building sites, so technology and economy organize methods of production – with a significant social impact. These conditions constrict and stimulate architectural  conception. From the communication between design and construction, the organization of time and money, to the rhetoric of politics and technological innovations, all the cards for architecture-to-be are played on the building site. (more…)

“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.

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