Can design contribute to improving the living standards of populations in conflict zones? A conversation with the curators of the Austrian, German and Dutch pavilions at the Venice Architecture Biennale and Luke Korhaar of UNHCR.
Book launch of X Agendas for Architecture. The publication is a speculative and inspiring book for the current and upcoming agenda makers in architecture, presenting relevant ideas from architectural professionals and educators.
On 26 May, General Tom Middendorp, Chief of Defence, opened the exhibition BLUE: Architecture of UN Peacekeeping Missions in the Dutch Pavilion. Architect Malkit Shoshan has been invited by Het Nieuwe Instituut to curate the Dutch contribution to the fifteenth edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale. BLUE explores the architecture of the peacekeeping base as a component of the United Nations missions.
Malkit Shoshan recently travelled to Camp Castor, a UN base near the Malian city of Gao. This evening, Shoshan reported on what she found there. Camp Castor is a case study in her ongoing research, the results of which she is presenting at the fifteenth Architecture Biennale in Venice.