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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. GRENFELL TOWER RESIDENTS TO BE REHOMED IN LUXURY KENSINGTON BLOCKS BY SQUIRE & PARTNERS: Survivors of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire will be given permanent new homes in luxury apartment blocks by Squire & Partners. The London-based practice is due to complete the residential project at High Street Kensington soon. The Corporation of London has bought 68 flats to be used as social housing for residents...

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THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE ART & DESIGN WORLD

A WEEKLY CURATED SELECTION OF NEWS FROM ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS & ARTISTS WORLDWIDE: Every week, we collate information from press releases and articles across the worldwide web in order to give you a curated selection of hot news from the wonderful world of art, design and architecture. Scroll down and find out more about what’s been happening this week. TREVOR HORNE ARCHITECTS COMPLETES 12-SIDED ART GALLERY IN SOUTH LONDON PARK: The gallery's directors, Martin McGeown and Andrew Wheatley and architect Trevor Horne had been looking for a suitable gallery space for almost a decade, before eventually discovering the site in the park near Vauxhall underground station. "As architects our first instinct was to make a gesture to the park and bring people in," Horne told...

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ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS AND WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE

Zaha Hadid Architects and Women in Architecture

TEAMING UP TO FURTHER SUPPORT FEMALE ARCHITECTS WORLDWIDE: Zaha Hadid’s legacy continues to unfold this year as Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) joins the Women in Architecture partner programme, in association with the Architects’ Journal and The Architectural Review publications. As the world celebrates women this month with the International Women’s Day, the Women in Architecture programme stands out as an ethos of industry leadership, acknowledging the outstanding contribution that female architects make to the wider profession. The programme is, in fact, dedicated to changing the profession for the better on a global scale. [caption id="attachment_5041" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Courtesy: Zaha Hadid Architects[/caption] The Women in Architecture annual survey, events and awards celebrating the best design by women architects from around the world, promote role...

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ZAHA HADID DESIGN AT DESIGN SHANGHAI

zaha hadid design at design shanghai

A SPECIAL EDITION TO CELEBRATE THE ICONIC ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER: Her career spanned four decades of extraordinary advances in the field of architecture and design, and her pioneering vision ultimately redefined both for the 21st century, capturing imaginations across the globe as the name Zaha Hadid became an icon. The renowned architect often collaborated with eminent brands to create exquisite, one-off and limited edition pieces, and most of them currently reside in some of the world’s most respected museum collections – consistently showcased in acclaimed retrospective exhibitions worldwide. [caption id="attachment_5029" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Aria Gold & Translucent Chandeliers for Slamp (Image Credit: Zaha Hadid)[/caption] The Zaha Hadid Edition celebrates all of these remarkable collaborations, once again reminding us of the priceless heritage left behind by...

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ZAHA HADID DESIGNS FORMA FOR ALESSI

A STUNNING NEW ACCESSORY FOR THE DINNER TABLE: Alessi has recently unveiled the new 2017 Spring/Summer collection, which hosts a variety of projects including works of table-top architecture and creations from new designers. Cementing a reputation as a company that thrives from nurturing young talents, the new line emphasises the role of Alessi’s research laboratory in the field of applied arts. Most of the items presented are crafted from stainless steel at Alessi’s factory in Crusinallo di Omegna, but the collection also features new experiments with previously unexplored materials, such as titanium, and a stylish return to plastic. [caption id="attachment_4760" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Forma, by Zaha Hadid for Alessi (Image Credit: Mike de Pasquale/Alessi)[/caption] Zaha Hadid Design contributed to this new collection with Forma, a...

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COSHAMIE’S DESIGN PICK: THE NEW ZAHA HADID COLLECTION

THE LEGACY OF AN ARCHITECTURAL ICON UNVEILED AT MAISON & OBJET: Zaha Hadid has redefined architecture and design for the 21st century through a career that spanned four decades, before she left the world prematurely in 2016. Her vision has captured imaginations across the globe and her challenge of form itself has reshaped the way we look at the world around us. [caption id="attachment_4654" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Courtesy: Zaha Hadid Architects[/caption] Continuing her legacy, Zaha Hadid Architects have unveiled a stunning new collection of home décor designs at this month’s Maison & Objet in Paris. Drawing inspiration directly from her extensive archive of sketches, paintings and drawings of her own hand, ZHA have launched a new line of gift items and decorative accessories,...

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REMEMBERING ZAHA HADID THROUGH MATHEMATICS & ART

AS 2016 DRAWS TO AN END, MS HADID’S HERITAGE CONTINUES TO UNRAVEL AND MESMERISE: “I think there should be no end to experimentation,” Dame Zaha Hadid once said. By all possible accounts, this precise sentence defines her work, spanning decades of excellence and innovation. This year has stripped the world of many living legends and, in combination with several social and political disasters that will later unfold their real consequences, it’s safe to say that 2016 has not been a great year. One of the losses we have mourned the most has been the premature passing of Zaha Hadid, the world’s foremost architect and designer, an extraordinary woman who broke a once unbreakable glass ceiling. But despite her departure, Ms Hadid left...

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BRIT AWARDS ANNOUNCE ZAHA HADID DESIGNED STATUETTE FOR 2017

THE ICONIC EVENT WILL USE AN ICONIC DESIGNER’S VISION FOR ITS AWARDS NEXT YEAR: The BRIT Awards 2017 with MasterCard confirmed that next year’s statue was designed by Zaha Hadid. With a career spanning four decades, Hadid redefined design in the 21st century with her ground-breaking vision. Like music, her work celebrated the creative richness and diversity of culture. The 2017 statue both honours and adds to Hadid’s remarkable legacy. The 2017 BRIT Award winners will be rewarded with her unique creativity. In March this year Zaha Hadid passed away suddenly in Miami after suffering a heart attack. Hadid, widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest architects, inspired people with her powerful creations. A visionary with an incredible imagination, she was no...

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Port House, Antwerp Gets a New Look by Zaha Hadid Architects

Europe’s Second Largest Port Unveiled Its Hip Sky-Piercing Extension Zaha Hadid Architects recently completed the new Port House in Antwerp, which repurposes, renovates and extends a derelict fire station into a new HQ for the port. The new building, inaugurated on 22nd September, brings together the port’s 500 staff that previously worked in separate buildings around the city. With docks spanning a total of 12km, Antwerp is Europe’s second largest shipping port, servicing 15k sea trade ships and 60k inland barges on an annual basis. Antwerp handles 26% of Europe’s container shipping, transporting over 200M tonnes of goods via ocean-crossing vessels and providing direct employment for more than 600k people, including over 8k port workers. On top of that, the Port of...

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