Get your copy of Horizonte Issue #06 “ANGST” which features an article by Roberto Costa entitled ‘The ‘Cinematic’ Shelter’. It makes use of Ken Adam’s film sets, namely Doctor Strange Love and the 007 series, to investigate cyber anxiety in architecture. Horizonte is a collaborative initiative by Bauhaus University, Weimar. Watch below the release party.
Check out this month’s issue of DOMUS Magazine. Roberto Costa has an article entitled ‘Wikileaks and the Architecture of Data-Loss Paranoia’ published in it. The article picks up on a few themes first touched during his dissertation. DOMUS is a Milan-based architecture/design magazine published world-wide with local editions in Russia, China, Israel, etc.
Roberto Costa’s entry for the RIBA President’s Medal Student Awards 2011 is now available at RIBA’s website. The work also features in the President’s Medals exhibition, which is currently on display at the RIBA at 66 Portland Place. The exhibition will be on until 28 January 2012, so I do hope that those in London get the chance to see the work in the exhibition. Thanks to all those who have been supportive!
Roberto Costa’s Part 1 dissertation entitled ‘Wikileaks and the Architecture of Data-Loss Paranoia‘ has been nominated for the prestigious RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards Dissertation Medal. The aim of these awards is to promote excellence in the study of architecture, to reward talent and to encourage architectural debate worldwide. Widely regarded as the best architectural education awards in the world, students aspire each year to be selected by their school to enter for the medals and for the opportunity for their work to be recognised and publicly exhibited. The judging of 2011 dissertations will take place Friday 23 September. The awards ceremony will be Wednesday 7 December. For more information visit www.presidentsmedals.com
Work produced by Roberto Costa during his Part 1 architectural studies at the University of Edinburgh has been nominated for the prestigious A+DS and RIAS Urban Design Award. These awards recognise the achievement of individual students and their schools of architecture. The work will be published online and the award winning submissions will be published in the autumn edition of RIAS Quarterly. An exhibition of the work will tour all schools during the academic year and the students’ work will be presented in a book. For more information visit www.rias.org.uk under ‘RIAS Awards’.
EUSAS, the Edinburgh University Student Architecture Society, has organised this past friday the ‘Open Studios Party’ in Minto House. It was a chance to celebrate the work of Year 4, MArch1 and MArch2, in a relaxed and sociable setting. The Gallery, Studios 3,4&5, Crit Rooms 1&2, and Elliot Room, were all open for the viewings. These will stay open until the end of June for those of you couldn’t make it on Friday.