What does it really take to launch your own design firm?
What does it really take to launch your own design firm? Writer Kevan Williams spent a long time answering this question for “Start Your Engines”—about a year and half all told.
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Urban by Nature puts a spotlight on landscape architecture’s role in the Anthropocene.
Visitors roam the Urban by Nature exhibits on opening day.
The landscape architect Dirk Sijmons wants to make a double point with the name of “his” biennale—the 6th
International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR)—which opened in late May. Continue reading Rotterdam’s Boundless Biennale
When sound becomes your design medium, the landscape becomes your venue.
By Michael Dumiak
Cylindre Sonore. Photo by Sophie Chivet, copyright Atelier Bernhard Leitner, Vienna.
Probably not for the first time in his 40-year career, the Austrian architect Bernhard Leitner is explaining that he’s not a musician. “My background is in architecture. I’m an architect,” he says. “But I was always very interested in the musical experiments of people like
Iannis Xenakis, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Luigi Nono.” Continue reading Bernhard Leitner’s Field Compositions