What About Archizines Opening in Chile?

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Archizines opens in Santiago de Chile

The Archizines exhibition displaying now 80 contemporary architectural publications has opened its doors to the public in el Centro Gabriela Mistral in the Chilean Capital. Go and read the WAIzine and other independent magazines.
Remeber that apart from the limited edition printed issues the WAIzine 1, and WAIzine 2 can be read on ISSUU.

Archizines Santiago Exhibition Space 

What About It? Part 1 

What About It? Part 2 

Opening events of Archizines Santiago
Image from Plataforma Arquitectura 

What About WAI, Khidekel, and Icons in Studio Magazine?

Cover Studio Magazine #03: Icon, Milan 2012

WAI  has been featured in Studio Magazine #03 Icon

The third issue of Milan-based Studio Magazine features WAI’s “Lazar Khidekel and the Possibility of a Revolutionary Architecture”. The magazine created by RRC Studio in Milan focuses on its third edition on the architectural icon, and  includes contributions by Klaus, BIG, Guido Tesio, Leslie Sklair, Franco Purini, Leopold Lambert, Alicia G. Yeste, Fake Industries, Nicola Emery, Jose Davila, Stefano Corbo, Leo Caillard, Scott Budzynski, Boa Mistura, Luis S. Baptista, Serafina Amoroso, and Clet Abraham.

The digital version of Studio Magazine #03 can be accessed in ISSUU.  

Spread with "Lazar Khidekel and the Possibility of a Revolutionary Architecture"

Back Cover Studio Magazine #03:Icon

What About WAI in Domus China?

Domus Greater China
September 2012

WAI featured in Domus China

The Greater China September issue of Domus includes a chinese translation of Ethel Baraona Pohl piece From Line to Hyperreality. The text dissects the work of WAI, Aristide Antonas, Perry Kulper, and François Roche in order to draw the state of architectural representation today. In the printed as well as in the online edition WAI’s collage Cities of the Avant-Garde can be enhanced in augmented reality by the Aurasma app sending you to Le Poème de WAI

From Line to Hyperreality

Spread featuring WAI's Cities of the Avant-Garde

What About WAI at Surge Art Fair 2012?

Study No.1
120cm x 120cm
47 1/4" x  47 1/4"
Oil on Canvas

Garcia Frankowski's Islands and Architectons Oil Paintings Featured on Surge Art Fair in Shanghai

Several of the oil paintings made by WAI co-founders Cruz Garcia and Nathalie Frankowski have been selected to form part of the Surge Art Fair in Shanghai.
Artworks for upcoming contemporary artist in China will be up for grabs on one of the biggest contemporary art events.
“The eagerly anticipated SURGE Shanghai art fair will make its debut on October 20-21st 2012 at Shanghai’s River South Art Center. Showcasing contemporary artwork from around China, we’re bringing you a diverse mix of oil paintings, limited edition prints, breathtaking photography and hand painted sculptures – with every artwork under 30,000 RMB. Whether you’re a first-time buyer who’s easing into the art world or an experienced buyer who knows what they want, the fair has something that will peak everyone’s interest.”

Dates: Friday October 19th (VIP Preview), Saturday October 20th and Sunday October 21st
Time: 10am to 8pm

Location: River South Arts Center, Shanghai

For more information go here.

What About Archizines in Brussels and Santiago?


Archizines goes to Brussels and Santiago de Chile

The Archizines exhibition featuring the WAIzine is traveling to WAI’s birthplace and to Santiago de Chile.

More Info about Archizines Brussels:

5 October – 3 November 2012
Faculté d'architecture La Cambre-Horta (ULB)
ARCHIZINES LIVE: Friday 5 October

More info about Archizines Chile:


18 de octubre – 11 de noviembre de 2012
BiblioGAM _ Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral, Alameda Bernardo O’Higgins 227, Santiago
Martes a viernes: 10.00 AM – 8.00 PM
Sábados y domingos: 11.00 AM – 7.00 PM
Cerrado el lunes.
con Elias Redstone y los editores de SPAM y Public Library, Pablo Brugnoli y Emilio Marín.
Invitado Especial: André Tavares.
Miércoles 17 de octubre, 7.30 PM, BiblioGAM.
Créditos de ARCHIZINES Santiago
Curador: Elias Redstone
Montaje: Emilio Marin, Juan Carlos López
Diseño gráfico: Folch Studio
Producción: Patricio Mardones – Ediciones ARQ

What About WAI at the BJDW?

Presentation by Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz Garcia

WAI at the Beijing Design Week

As part of the Manifesto Series organized by the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), TEXTENT Group and Dutch Design, Fashion and Architecture WAI participated on a roundtable discussion moderated by Aric Chen (Creative Director of the Beijing Design Week).

Held at the CCD Pavilion designed by Ai Wei Wei the presentations and following discussion included WAI co-founders Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz Garcia, photographer Ruben Lundgren (co-founder WassinkLundgren), graphic designer Shoupin Zhang (founder MAX Office), and graphic designer Celine Lamee (LAVA Design).  

As diverse as the projects in each of the presentations were the discussion concentrated on the ambitions, capacities and limitations of architecture, graphic design, and photography. 

Simultaneously, WAI’s project the Housetelier is being exhibited at the Dashila Factory Area during the Beijing Design Week. 

Presentations at  CCD Pavillion in Caochangdi moderated by Aric Chen (second from the left), Shoupin Zhang (left),
Nathalie Frankowski (second from the right), and Cruz Garcia

Presentation by WAI co-founders Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz Garcia

Presentation by WAI co-founders Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz Garcia

Discussion moderated by Aric Chen, included Nathalie Frankowski, Cruz Garcia, Celine Lamee, Shoupin Zhang, and Ruben Lundgren