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AJN is currently developing the project of the Louvre Abu Dhabi located on Saaydiyat Island. This district includes four other main museums: The National Museum Sheikh Ayed, The Contemporary Art Museum (Guggenheim), a Live Arts Center and a Maritime Museum.
For 16 days Italy’s Lake Iseo will be reimagined. 100,000 square meters of shimmering yellow fabric, carried by a modular floating dock system of 220,000 high-density poly-ethylene cubes, will undulate with the movement of the waves as The Floating Piers rise just above the surface of the water.
OMA’s restoration of the 16th Century Fondaco dei Tedeschi in Venice is complete. Commissioned by the Benetton family in 2009 to transform the 9,000m2 building into a department store.
As part of the 2016 Setouchi Triennale, Brazilian-born Japanese artist Oscar Oiwa has painted an immersive artwork inside a 40ft inflatable vinyl dome.
French photographer Zacharie Gaudrillot-Roy presents the ongoing ‘façades’ series, which deconstructs images of urban landscapes down to the mere surfaces of the buildings that populate them.
The project title Darzanà means dockyard and it is a hybrid word, like the Turkish word tersane and the Italian word arsenale. These words are derived or distorted from the same root, the Arabic dara’s-sina’a (place of industry).
Japanese photographer Hiroharu Matsumoto captures the streets of Tokyo in dramatic black and white images, exploring the feeling of loneliness in one of the world’s greatest metropolises.
Transsolar's contribution to this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, "Lightscapes: Local Identity – Exploring a Forgotten Resource," creates visible rays of light in the Arsenale as a means of merging technology with local knowledge.
In 1963 the precious work led by Carlo Scarpa took place, considered the perfect example of the “most cultured and aristocratic twentieth-century Italian architecture” yet it only involved the original entrance and one of the inner courtyards of the palace: a jewel of architecture and poetry, embedded in a prestigious - dramatically decayed - complex.
"Minimal cities" is a multidisciplinary photographic project consisting in a mise-en-scène - sculpture and installation – created by the artist in his studio by means of a variation of viewpoints from both the camera lens and the sources of illumination to establish different nuances of heat and continuous alterations of the mind-set in the work.