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This autumn, London’s Battersea Arts Centre will enter the final phase of rest...

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08.09.2014 

The anatomy of a building: Denys Lasdun and the Royal College of Physicians 

A unique exhibition opening on 8 September marks the centenary of the birth of one of Brit  ...read more

10.09.2014 

Designers in Residence 

This annual exhibition, which celebrates new and emerging design talent, will open 10 Sept  ...read more

30.10.2014 

Tall Storeys: Evolution in Hong Kong Architecture – 1965-2014 

A major retrospective on Hong Kong architecture to showcase the city’s expertise and exper  ...read more

01.11.2014 

Istanbul Design Biennial 

The 2nd edition of the Istanbul Design Biennial, with a theme of "The Future Is Not What I  ...read more

Biber Architects repurposes Hurricane Sandy-ravaged boardwalks for USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015
This summer, the USA Pavilion broke ground at Expo Milano 2015, an approximately 42,000 sq ft structure designed by New York-based firm Biber Architects. One of the central elements of the project is an expansive walkway that will stretch from one end of the pavilion to the other, rising from the ground level to the second floor, and serving as the main circulation space and concealing a defined exhibition space below. Its design is not only a tip of the hat to that iconic summertime host of American food culture - the boardwalk - but also an environmental statement that speaks to the ethos of this year's exposition. Biber Architects tapped Sawkill Lumber Company to supply the wood for the walkway, specifying 10,000 sq ft of reclaimed lumber from the Hurricane Sandy-ravaged boardwalks of Coney Island and Rockaway Beach. The walkway aims to give a ‘third life' to the boardwalks,

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