Dunne & Raby: From Futures to Realities
Design duo Dunne and Raby, professors at The New School / Parsons, spoke to Strelka Mag about the evolution of speculative design.
‘Good design is anaesthetic’: Mark Wigley & Beatriz Colomina on trauma of technology
Architecture theorists Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley explore the ever-evolving relationship between design and humans. They believe that our tools shape us to the same extent that we shape them. Strelka Mag spoke to Mark and Beatriz to try to understand how our technology transforms us.
The New Normal 2018/19 to explore Japan’s unique robotics and automation culture
In its third and final year, Strelka’s speculative urbanism think-tank will look into Japan’s complex robotics industries and explore its fully automated landscapes, all the way to touring the Fukushima exclusion zone.
A guide to ‘Future Architect’ conference at Strelka
Featuring top architecture schools, firms, and design studios from the UK, US, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, and Russia, the Future Architect conference will take place at Strelka Institute on September 10-12. Learn about some of the renowned speakers coming to Moscow.
Rem Koolhaas: ‘Beauty can give you a false sense of existential security’
The founder of OMA sits down with the veteran Russian-American journalist Vladimir Pozner for an extensive interview about the legacy of Soviet modernism, the city of the future, and post-human architecture.
10.08, Art & Science
Gosha Rubchinskiy & Vladimir Paperny join urbanists’ intervention into Russia’s top modern art gallery
The experimental exhibition “Tretyakov: An Other Edition” at Moscow’s New Tretyakov Gallery offers an alternative perspective on one of Russia’s most important museums and its 20th century art collection.
06.08, Art & Science
Politics & aesthetics of Putin’s Russia as seen through Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Zaryadye Park
“Portal Zaryadye” – an exhibition just opened at Moscow’s Schusev Museum of Architecture – cracks open Moscow’s high-profile park and offers an insight into modern Russia and where it is headed.
How to turn an abandoned construction pit into a city’s top public space
Khokhlovskaya Square – a sleek amphitheater in central Moscow, which replaced a stalled construction site and became a new type of public space in the city and a unique case of preservation – has won the Moscow Urban Forum award for best urban design.