August 30, 2018


“Inspiration in Architecture Monday” – we begin every week on the Facebook Architecture page with a moment of inspiration for everyone who is curious about the built environment. We urge you to watch our Facebook page (there is a “see first” option to miss nothing!). Below are links to the materials included in the “Inspiration in Architecture Monday” collection.


Knowing Kuma | Kengo Kuma
Tezuka Architects studio visit and interview with Takaharu Tezuka | Takaharu Tezuka
Toyo Ito studio visit and interview | Toyo Ito

What is architecture?

Luxembourg’s Julie Marthe Hoffmann, Luca De Giorgi from Italy, and Olaf Holger Grawert from Austria’s „What is architecture?” series of interviews.

Architectural films

Koolhaas Houselife / Ila Bêka & Louise Lemoine | Living Architectures | Bordeaux House, France, Rem Koolhaas
The Edge of the Possible | Jørn Utzon despre Sydney Opera, Australia

Architects are playing too!

LEGO for adults, because it’s never too late for a play session | EverBlock Systems, Home Design!

Inspirational themes

Bjarke Ingels: Architecture should be more like Minecraft | Bjarke Ingels about architecture as Worldcraft – Architecture
My wish: A call for open-source architecture | Cameron Sinclair – Architecture
Parliaments around the world: what can architecture teach us about democracy? | Architecture of parliaments | XML – Architecture
Interview by Alex Axinte and Cristi Borcan (studioBASAR), with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute in Paris, within the Creativity Residences | Yona Friedman (FR/RO) – Architecture

The future of Danish design | Design

Harvard Announces Free Online Architecture Course | Online architectural education | The Harvard Graduate School of Design – Architectural education
Brazil’s dictatorship caused lasting damage to architecture education, says Paulo Mendes da Rocha | Architecture Education through the words of Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha – Architectural education

HEX-SYS | Open Architecture Guangzhou, China – Spirit of space
„Art in the city” | Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Chicago, Illinois, SUA – Spirit of space
Olympiapark München, 1972 | Frei Otto, München, Germania – Spirit of space
California College of the Arts | Studio Gang Architects, SUA – Spirit of space
„The Spirit of Architecture” | Louis Kahn, FDR Four Freedoms Park, Roosevelt Island, New York, SUA – Spirit of space