Hudson Yards is reopening The Vessel this week with a renewed focus on suicide prevention following a rash of incidents last year. The Vessel was closed in January after three people took their lives inside the 150-foot sculpture over a period of 15 months. Harm-reduction trainings have been added along with a number of other security precautions including a ban on solo entry, signs promoting suicide prevention.
WAA (we architects anonymous) has transformed a 1970’s warehouse complex in the north of Beijing into ‘the playscape’, an experiential community center for children. the building complex is formed by a cluster of existing warehouses encircling a courtyard, while an aerial bridge links the south facility, which is disconnected from the complex by the public street, to the rest of the roof terraces.
Jiashan is an eco-friendly and green development demonstration area in the Yangtze River Delta, a Top 100 Chinese county, as well as the only county-level scientific development demonstration area in China. Jiashan Museum & Library is a cultural complex, which is intended to offer local citizens a public cultural activity venue and to greatly enhance the cultural vitality of the county.
Shanghai-based 100 Architects, founded in 2013 by Chilean architect Marcial Jesus and now led by him as well as two partners – Spanish architect Javier Gonzalez Rivero and Chinese architect Jenny Fan – is an architecture studio that doesn’t do buildings – at least not in the conventional sense.
When it comes to running a practice, it can be easy to get lost in the daily grind. There are deadlines to meet, meetings to be held and bills to pay. An endless cycle that repeats itself each week. Naturally, this cycle can cause us to lose track of the big picture.
London Design Biennale invites countries, territories and cities together for a global gathering of design kicking off on 1st June 2021. Watch the world’s most ambitious and imaginative designers and curators respond to our Artistic Director Es Devlin’s theme of Resonance with pavilions set across the historic location of Somerset House.