WAI offered the lecture “Pure Hardcore Icons: A Manifesto in Two Parts” at the auditorium in The Factory in Dashilar, Beijing. The presentation focused on the works presented in the exhibition and publication Pure Hardcore Icons. The Lecture and Exhibition is part of Beijing Design Week 2013. Video coming soon.
WAI HAS BEEN Shortlisted as finalist FOR THE NEW NATIONAL CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS IN MOSCOW
WAI has been selected as a finalist and will now compete in the final for the design of the New National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Moscow. A total of 10 finalist were selected among proposals from around the world. Five finalist were selected due to their portfolio, while the remaining five were selected by their concept proposals.
From the official website:
“During the press conference on October 1, 2013 competition Jury announced the names of 10 participants of the second phase of the International competition for the architectural concept of museum and exhibition complex of the New National centre for contemporary arts.”
PARTICIPANTS IN THE SECOND STAGE OF THE COMPETITION IN THE CATEGORY OF “DOSSIER”:
Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos
PARTICIPANTS IN THE SECOND STAGE OF THE COMPETITION IN THE CATEGORY OF “PRELIMINARY CONCEPT”:
UNK Project (Moscow)
WAI Architecture Think Tank (China)
Anton Barklyanski (Perm)
Ghirardelli Giancarlo Architect (Italy)