Two venues at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro—the 12,000-seat Future Arena and the 15,000-seat Aquatic Stadium—will be dismantled and rebuilt into entirely new buildings following the games. We asked assistant professor David Fannon, an architect and building scientist, to explain how Rio’s reliance on “nomadic architecture” might benefit Brazil in the decades to come.
A new temporary light installation designed by School of Architecture faculty is part of a state transportation project to transform a forgotten piece of land under I-93 into a multi-modal link between two Boston communities.
“Buildings are living organisms,” says world-renowned architect Moshe Safdie, who discussed his work on Wednesday at Northeastern. “As soon as you finish them, they’re bound to change.”
A traveling exhibit on how Japan’s architectural community responded to the Great East Japan Earthquake is at Northeastern, the sole U.S. stop on a global tour.
Architecture students tasked with imagining new housing opportunities for an unused parcel in Boston’s Dudley Square say mixed-use development would bring in new residents without hurting the existing community.
Four students and alumni received Entrepreneurial Spirit Awards from the College of Arts, Media, and Design for channeling their creativity and leadership skills through film, theater, music, and architecture.
Ivan Rupnik, an assistant professor of architecture, has conducted an architectural study of the relationship between oil and urbanism in Baku, Azerbaijan, the largest city on the Caspian Sea.
Ivan Rupnik, an assistant professor of architecture at Northeastern, says that the iconic structures built for the Olympics help cities establish themselves on the world stage.
A dazzling new Gallery 360 exhibit showcases the clever, incredibly detailed work of Martin Ulman, which includes sculptures of seaships, spaceships and airships.
Xavier Costa, dean of Northeastern’s College of Arts, Media and Design, reflects on how globalization, rapid urbanization and the expanding roles of technology will shape the field’s rapidly changing landscape.
Northeastern’s second Open Lab Experience, held Monday, highlighted work by architecture students and faculty.
Northeastern architecture professor designs gateway building that is drawing a rising number of visitors to the Harbor Islands recreation area