Press Review

Press Review

Every week, L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui offers its readers a review of articles selected in the international press. Architecture, urbanism, design, competitions, exhibitions… Here’s a glance of the latest news. Enjoy!

February 27 to March 4, 2016

Amongst the tributes payed to Claude Parent, who died last February 27, The New York Times underlines his influence on contemporary architecture.

After Zaha Hadid in 2012, the architect Odile Decq has been awarded with the Jane Drew Prize, by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), to read on dezeen.

The Met Breuer, Metropolitan Museum of New York’s new spaces dedicated to modern and contemporary art, will open on March 18th, 2016. Until then, (re)discover Marcel Breuer’s building on Curbed.

Amanda Levete (AL_A) has won Abu Dhabi’s new mosque design competition. The project is on The Architect’s Journal.

Swiss university ETH Zurich feminizes the portraits of famous architects to promote the Parity Talks, via dezeen.

Recently authenticated Caravaggio will be exhibited for the first time at the National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo more than 400 years after its creation, via The Telegraph.

After 340 days in space, the Soyuz capsule brings home an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts. Take a look at their spatial adventure on CNET or Le Monde.

To celebrate issue 1000, Italian magazine Domus has invited ex-editor-in-chief François Burkhardt to describe himself with ten key words and objects. To read on Domus’ website.



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