“Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association” at Tchoban Foundation

The exhibition presents some 50 masterworks of contemporary architectural drawings made by celebrated architects and assembled by the long-term chairman of the Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA) in London, Alvin Boyarsky.

 

The Macrophone, 1981 by Jeremie Frank at Tchoban Foundation © Jeremie Frank

The Macrophone, 1981 by Jeremie Frank at Tchoban Foundation © Jeremie Frank

 

The Tchoban Foundation, Museum for Architectural Drawing in Berlin hosts an exhibition on the drawings of some of the most celebrated architects formed at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. Alvin Boyarsky, who was chairman of the AA from 1971 to 1990, architectural drawing was not only a means of representation or a presentation medium but also a form of architecture.

The exhibition has already been on view at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum of Washington University in St. Louis, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, and at the Cooper Union in New York and is now coming to Berlin.  (more…)

“Zaha Hadid in Italy” at MAXXI Rome

Considered to be one of the most influential and visionary architects of our time, Zaha Hadid redefined the architecture of the 21st century and captured the imagination of the entire world. A year after her sudden death, MAXXI is hosting “Zaha Hadid in Italy”, an exhibition curated by the director of MAXXI Architettura Margherita Guccione and Woody Yao, associate director at Zaha Hadid Design.

 

Messner Mountain Museum Corones (Kronplatz, Sud Tirolo, Italy) 2012 / 2015 Foto Inexhibit, courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects

Messner Mountain Museum Corones (Kronplatz, Sud Tirolo, Italy) 2012 / 2015 Foto Inexhibit, courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects

 

Zaha Hadid in Italy, organized in collaboration with Zaha Hadid Design, Zaha Hadid Architects and the Zaha Hadid Foundation, intends to highlight the architect’s intensive and enduring relationship with the country. Giovanna Melandri, President of Fondazione MAXXI says: “This exhibition devoted to Zaha Hadid, a creative and innovative woman of great strength and courage, is a tribute to her work and her style, an exploration of the mark she has left in Italy. It is also the most authentic way that MAXXI, “her” creature, could choose to commemorate an extraordinary friend and woman, an eclectic genius who we miss greatly and with whom we subtly converse every day, together with our artists, curators and visitors.”

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“Zaha Hadid: Early Paintings and Drawings” at Serpentine Sackler Gallery

This winter, the Serpentine presents an exhibition of paintings and the rarely seen drawings of the pioneering and visionary architect Zaha Hadid. The exhibition will take place in the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, an extension completed in 2013 and one of Zaha Hadid Architects’ first permanent buildings in central London.

 

'Metropolis', 1988 © Zaha Hadid Architects

‘Metropolis’, 1988 © Zaha Hadid Architects

 

Zaha Hadid is widely regarded as a pioneering and visionary architect whose contribution to the world of architecture was ground-breaking and innovative. The Serpentine presentation, first conceived with Hadid herself, will reveal her as an artist with drawing at the very heart of her work and will include the architect’s calligraphic drawings and rarely seen private notebooks with sketches that reveal her complex thoughts about architectural forms and their relationships. (more…)

“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…)

Zaha Hadid exhibition at the Palazzo Franchetti, Venice

In celebration of Zaha Hadid’s career in architecture and design that spans four decades, Fondazione Berengo will host an abridged retrospective exhibition of her work at the 16th century Palazzo Franchetti on the Grand Canal, Venice, Italy.

 

The World (89 Degrees), 1983 © Zaha Hadid Architects

The World (89 Degrees), 1983 © Zaha Hadid Architects

 

The exhibition, coinciding with this year’s Venice Architectural Biennale, showcases many of the seminal paintings, drawings and models of Hadid’s repertoire, conveying the ingenuity and dynamism of her architectural projects in a variety of media including photography and film.

Through Hadid’s designs – built, under-construction, in development and unrealised – the exhibition displays the pioneering research and investigation that instigates and defines Zaha Hadid Architects’ work. (more…)

Zaha Hadid Architects exhibition at RIBA

In honour of Dame Zaha Hadid receiving the 2016 Royal Gold Medal; the first woman to be awarded the prestigious honour in her own right, RIBA is exhibiting the work of Zaha Hadid Architects until the end of February.

 

Vitra Fire Station, Weil am Rhein, Germany © photo Christian Richters

Vitra Fire Station, Weil am Rhein, Germany © photo Christian Richters

 

From early in her career, on the cusp of the architect’s emergence to the global stage, through to her recent projects that continue to innovate with new design, construction and material technologies. The Royal Gold Medal is given in recognition of a lifetime’s work and this exhibition spans the breadth of Hadid’s career showcasing a selection of models, photographs and prints.

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