Articles tagged Temporary

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.

The Mirrored Sight by Li Hao. Photos Kang Wei

Li Hao sets up a series of follies to represent the local stories of a cultural town

LONGLI – A collection of installations, set up on the outskirts of an old town in the south of China, relates directly to the stories of the local area.

Leaderboard CIFF
Leaderboard CIFF
ARK22 by Stephane Malka with Oulalou+Choi. Photos Laurent Clement

Assembly of timber units make a grand entrance

MARRAKESH – Ark22 by Stephane Malka and Oualalou-Choi forms a gateway entrance to the site of the 2016 UN Climate Change Conference in Morocco.

A magenta glow from the butterfly exhibition fills the space. Photo Marcus Peel

Bompas & Parr hones in on a new age museum for experiencing food

LONDON – A new venture is unveiled courtesy of a couple of prolific experience designers, who endeavour to make food culture widely consumed in many dimensions.


Daniel González tempts a community to unwrap a Swiss factory like chocolate

TORRE-BLENIO – Argentina born artist Daniel González continues his quest to realise 'ephemeral architecture', structures which exist temporarily before returning to their original state.

The structure stands for more than is visible to the eye.

Tom Emerson’s ETH students build floating Pavilion of Reflections for Manifesta 11

ZÜRICH – The ETH professor and architect Tom Emerson whose students designed and built the impressive pavilion for Manifesta 11 speaks to Mark about the philosophy behind his work.

The capsule is a flamboyant addition to its urban surrounding.

Iris de Kievith's spaceship-like structure has a special mission

ROTTERDAM – Architect Iris de Kievith’s mobile pavilion might look like it’s going to fly away, but it gained a foothold in Rotterdam’s Feijenoord neighbourhood. 

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.

Sensitive Star is an sky-high urban lighting project that offers a new perspective on the city to its residents.

Estudio Guto Requena's interactive installation shines brightly above the São Paulo skyline

SÃO PAULO – On the rooftop of one of the tallest buildings in Brazil, the citizens of São Paulo can rediscover their city from a new perspective thanks to Guto Requena's Sensitive Star.

Schemata's Jo Nagasaka designed a dynamic and dazzling installation to draw attention to Japanese menswear brands.

Collaborations to illuminate Japanese fashion in London

Schemata Architects set the scene earlier this month, when shining a spotlight on Japanese design at the Mr Porter x Beams exhibition during London Collections Men, with Jo Nagasaka’s minimal …

Commissioned to create a 'secret' pop-up club at a music festival, KRADS embraced the company's spirit – literally.

KRADS distils the Spirit of Njord in Aarhus pop-up bar

Design firm KRADS was commissioned to create a pop-up club for a new Danish gin distillery at the NorthSide Festival in Aarhus.

The trade fair presentation portrays the craftsmanship of Alape's glazed steel washbasins.

Heine/Lenz/Zizka Projekte presents glazed steel basins as monumental structures in a serene setting

Designed by Heine/Lenz/Zizka Projekte, the Alape trade fair stand appears to defy gravity, defined by its five (seemingly) floating, open cubes. This project appears in Grand Stand 5.