Friday, March 05, 2010


A few things (exhibition, competition, journal) to pass along.

Landscapes of Quarantine opens on March 9 at the Storefront for Art and Architecture. The exhibition "exploring the spaces of quarantine, from Level 4 biocontainment labs to underground nuclear waste repositories" is the result of the alternative design studio led by Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG and Nicola Twilley of Edible Geography.

"Open Agenda is a new annual competition aimed at supporting a new generation of experimental Australian architecture. Open to recent architecture graduates, Open Agenda is focused on developing the possibilities of design research in architecture and the built environment. ... Open Agenda will award seed funding to three exceptional design research proposals that explore new positions in architecture for critical consideration."

"Candide. Journal for Architectural Knowledge is a peer-reviewed German-English language periodical edited by the Department of Architecture Theory, Faculty of Architecture at RWTH Aachen University." The first issue of the twice-yearly journal was released in December 2009.