Giuliana Scuderi

    ARCHITECTURE

    2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize

    The 13th January 2016 Tom Pritzker, Chairman and President of The Hyatt Foundation, announced Alejandro Aravena as the winner of the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the “Nobel” for architecture, recognized as the highest honor in the field. The formal award ceremony will be at United Nations Headquarters in New York on April 4, 2016. Mr. Pritzker declared, “The jury has selected an architect who deepens our understanding of what is

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    ARCHITECTURE

    “Self-adaptive membrane” for the building envelope of the future

    Technology is currently emerging and taking the lead into the architectural sector, suggesting new opportunities and a new way to interpret building design. Technological components can respond to the challenges of the construction sector with innovative adaptive solutions, able to modify their performances in relation to the surrounding environment, but they often require lot of energy to function and high degree of control during operation, resulting often not convenient. On the wake of these

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    ARCHITECTURE

    Alejandro Aravena’s vision for the 15th Venice Biennale of Architecture 2016

    Alejandro Aravena will be the Director of the 15th Biennale of Architecture, to be held from May 28th to November 27th 2016. After Rem Koolhaas’s Exhibition of 2014 about “Fundamnetals” of architecture, the Chilean architect will bring us in a dimension of best practices, telling us all about “success stories worth to be told and exemplary cases worth to be shared where architecture did, is and will make a difference […]”. “The 15th International

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