Marshmallow Laser Feast’s VR exhibition sends “important environmental message”

Digital art collective Marshmallow Laser Feast marks the opening of the Kengo Kuma-designed Odunpazari Modern Museum with two virtual reality installations that comment on humanity’s dependency on nature. Titled Treehugger and In The Eyes of the Animal, the two immersive exhibitions combine virtual reality with aerial 360-degree drone filming to take visitors through a digital […]

Kengo Kuma’s stacked-timber Odunpazari Modern Museum opens in Turkey

The Odunpazari Modern Museum, designed by Kengo Kuma and Associates, has opened its doors in Eskisehir, northwest Turkey. Built to house the modern art collection of architect and chairperson of Turkish contractor Polimeks, Erol Tabanca, the museum in the Odunpazari district of Eskisehir is formed of a cluster of boxes made from stacked, interlocking timber beams. […]

Mariana Pestana to curate 2020 Istanbul Design Biennial

Portuguese architect, curator and co-founder of The Decorators Mariana Pestana has been revealed as the curator of the Istanbul Design Biennial in 2020. Pestana is the curator of Eco-Visionaries: Art and Architecture after the Anthropocene, an exhibition running until 8 October 2019 examining how designers are responding to the damage humans are doing to the […]

Goat House’s shutters are made from wood recycled from its construction

Yalin Architectural Design made shutters from the wooden planks used for the board-formed concrete frame of Goat House, a holiday house in a small farming village in Turkey. The Istanbul-based practice co-founded by Yalın Mimarlık devised a sloped concrete form for Goat House, so the taller end frames views over the lush Aegean landscape. Shutters […]

Softroom creates “world’s-longest” parametric wall inside Istanbul Airport

London architecture studio Softroom has created six lounges for Turkish Airlines inside Istanbul Airport, all of which are linked by a ribbon-like parametric wall that’s nearly a mile long. Called the Flow Wall, it runs throughout 19,000 square metres of lounge space in Istanbul Airport, creating what Softroom describes as an “intuitive route that transcends […]

Supertall Camlica TV and Radio Tower nears completion in Istanbul

Melike Altınışık Architects‘ 369-metre-high Çamlıca TV and Radio Tower has almost completed in Istanbul, with only the engineered facade left to install. Construction began on the supertall telecommunications tower in 2011, and is due to finish later this year. When finished, it will be the highest structure above sea level in the city. With staggered, […]

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