Articles tagged Festival

Columbus by Kogonada.

Breaking the Fourth Wall: Architecture Film Festivals

Around the world these events celebrate and showcase this other layer of architecture and here are three upcoming festivals to check out!


Atelier YokYok weaves the ethereal into a patio space

MASSY – Atelier YokYok toys with textiles and light to draw concert-goers’ gazes skyward at Les Primeurs de Massy festival last autumn.

Amsterdam Light Festival 2016–17. Photos Lauren Teague/Benthem Crouwel Architects

Natural phenomena transform into a festival of light

AMSTERDAM – Local firms UNStudio and Benthem Crouwel Architects reveal the potential of biomimicry for the future of architecture at the Amsterdam Light Festival.


Mathieu Lehanneur makes marble move at the London Design Festival

LONDON – The latest instalment of Mathieu Lehanneur’s Liquid Marble series assumed centre stage in the restored and redecorated Norfolk House Music Room at the V&A during this year’s …

Avant-garde shapes made from modern materials.

Matthew Butcher and associates design a mobile cabin for writers' residency

An unconventional structure will be travelling along Hadrian’s Wall in the north of England over the next few months to host writers, poets and thinkers.

Birg mich, Cilli, conversion of a farmhouse. Architect Peter Haimerl, Viechtach, Germany, 2009. Photo Edward Beierle

'And…Action!' Contemporary Architectural Photography at the Imagine Film Festival

Architectural photography is going through a turbulent phase. During the last 20 years of the twentieth century, the influence of professional architecture criticism gave rise to the photographer …

Lux Helsinki draws crowds to the illuminated cloud by Canadians Caitlind RC Brown and Wayne Garrett.

Illuminated, interactive clouds and giant lampshades attract attention at Lux Helsinki

The eighth annual light festival Lux Helsinki delivered bright lights, dazzle and spectacle to the snowy streets of the Finnish capital.

Stills from the screening of Concrete Love, which opens the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR).

Concrete Love opens the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM – Wednesday marks the first official opening film for the Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR), the world's largest film festival entirely devoted to architecture.

Light Origami by artist KAZ Shirane encompasses visitors with a spatial kaleidoscope.

KAZ Shirane's spatial kaleidoscope reflects illumination in Sydney

SYDNEY – Artist KAZ Shirane unleashes visitor’s sense of wonder with Light Origami, a giant 3D kaleidoscope.

The site-specific installation stands out amongst its neighbouring context thanks to its bright colour.

Fontaine/Fortin/Labelle’s Petite Vie installation challenges public perception

QUEBEC – Awareness of space and how we make a judgment on the surface is the driving force behind a street installation for Quebec’s 2015 public art festival.

Cycle festival in Iceland is a new platform for art and music that is pushing the boundaries of content and context.

Cycle: new music & art festival as the meeting point for creative worlds

ICELAND – The Cycle Music & Art Festival taking place next month is a new platform of creative worlds, producing and presenting works in the fields of performance art, new music, visual arts …

The installation is a threaded structure defined by archways, linked with colorful woven strings

Les Voutes Filantes by Atelier YokYok

CAHORS – Paris-based Atelier YokYok teamed up with metal sculptor Ulysse Lacoste to design a temporary installation for the 2015 Cahors June Garden Festival.