The Contemporary Architecture Heterotopia of Expo 2020 in Dubai

Expo 2020 in Dubai The Contemporary Architecture Heterotopia of Expo 2020 in Dubai that aim to transform people by inspiring them. The Universal Expositions (Expos) are a global opportunity for innovation. They are held every 5 years with occasional special expos happening in between. The expos aim to transform people by inspiring them and introducing them to novel ideas. One…

Crowdsolving Architecture

Crowdsolving is not a new concept. In 1714 this approach was successfully used to find a way (out of more than 100 submissions) to determine longitude at sea. Today, the European Union defines it as something that ‘enables individuals and organisations to engage crowds to submit, discuss, refine and rank ideas and submission in relation…

Resilient Homes Challenge

Winners of ‘Resilient Homes Design Challenge’ announced World Bank, Build Academy, Airbnb, GFDRR, and UN-Habitat competition WASHINGTON, December 17, 2018 — The World Bank, Build Academy, Airbnb, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), and UN-Habitat today announced the winners of the Resilient Homes Design Challenge. The Challengegenerated designs for disaster-resilient and sustainable…

Ivan Shumkov at the UN OCCAM Conference

  My name is Ivan Shumkov, I’m the CEO and founder of Build Academy in New York. I’m an architect, engineer, entrepreneur and professor at NYU. I started Building Academy 5 years ago, which is a platform for professional solutions in the building industry. What we do is education, on one side, building culture and…

New York City’s 5 Most Iconic Architectural Landmarks

Chrystler Building

New York City has assembled some of the most visionary and distinctive architecture over the course of its long and storied history. From classical majesty of the Beaux Arts style and the classic New York Art Deco to the refined appeal of today’s modernist style, we will show you the eclectic beauty of the Big Apple. Here are five of the most iconic architectural landmarks.

Architecture Tours Around Washington Square Park

The Washington Square Arch in New York.

Artists. Live jazz music. Street performers. Phd nerds. NYU students. Sunbathing tourists. A cemetery. Dog walking locals. A children’s playground. A battleground for chess aficionados. Open tango lessons. If it wasn’t for the skyscrapers surrounding Washington Square Park, one could have thought we were in Paris instead of New York.