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A closer look at how the Getty Center protects its collection from the threat of a fire

The devastation that was caused by a 2018 fire at the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro was a bleak reminder to museums, galleries, and research facilities, alike, of the dangers of a fire. For that reason, museums and galleries around the world have taken on major steps over the years to safeguard their collections. […]

Pop-up vaccine pavilions by Stefano Boeri will help Italy fight the pandemic

Public squares in Italy play a critical role in Italian culture and day-to-day life, but they may soon play a major part in rolling out COVID-19 vaccinations. Circular temporary structures have been designed by architect Stefano Boeri and his Milan-based firm, in collaboration with a team of consultants, that will pop up across Italy as […]

Art World Roundup: Emmanuele Panzarini rallies for “Barca Nostra”, architects call for removal of Philip Johnson’s name, and more

This week’s Art World Roundup includes an artist’s initiative to return Barca Nostra to it’s home, a Channel 4 documentary reveals “the Sistine Chapel of the ancients” in Colombia, murmurs of a new addition to Frieze in Seoul emerge, architects call for major institutions to strike Philip Johnson’s name from leadership roles and public spaces, and […]

London Design Museum announces nominees for Beazley Designs of the Year 2020

London’s Design Museum has announced the 74 nominees for the 2020 edition of the Beazley Designs of the Year. Now in its 13th installment, the exhibition brings together some of the most innovative designs from the previous year spanning architecture, fashion, transport, product, and graphic designs. This year’s cohort of nominees includes the house for […]

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia new designs presented

While Halifax, Nova Scotia wouldn’t be thought of as a spot known for any modern architectural marvels, the coastal city drew international attention for just that half a decade ago. After the Halifax Central Library was opened, it won several architecture awards and was counted on many lists for top architecture and library design. And […]

Centaur Theatre’s Portico Project spells return of theatre for Montreal

Theatre companies across the world are beginning to find ways to deliver performances to the public once again. Whether it is through reduced seating or alternative venues, we are seeing some return of the performing arts, and it is more than warmly welcomed. Centaur Theatre’s Portico Project is the Montreal theatre’s first endeavour since closing […]

Art World Roundup: architecture highlights, UK museums under pressure, Art Basel cancels Miami, and more

Architecture features heavy in this week’s Art World Roundup as the UK announces shortlisted proposals for the Home of 2030 competition, architectural firm Gómez Platero releases plans for memorial to the COVID era, and a group of buyers save a Frank Lloyd Wright gem in Arizona. Also, UK museums face pressure from government to be […]