Results for tag 'kate goodwin'


Inside the Academy 3mth ago

Francis Kéré’s straws travel to Sierra Leone

Rebecca Milling describes the story of how straws from our 'Sensing Spaces' exhibition travelled to Swawou Layout Foundation Primary School for Girls, Sierra Leone.


RA Recommends 4mth ago

Architecture in Focus: May 2014

From exhibitions, talks and events at Clerkenwell Design Week to the opening of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.


RA Exhibitions 6mth ago

Take home a taste of ‘Sensing Spaces’

What happens to the works in our exhibitions once the final visitor has departed? In the case of ‘Sensing Spaces’ we’re offering the exclusive opportunity to take home your favourite pieces.


RA Exhibitions 6mth ago

Creating ‘Sensing Spaces’

Curator Kate Goodwin explains the process behind the development and creation of this exhibition.


Artists 8mth ago

Meet the architects: Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura

More than any other architects, Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura have made me look with a fresh eye at the Royal Academy’s galleries and architecture.


Artists 8mth ago

Meet the architects: Kengo Kuma

It may seem a strange term for an architect to coin, but Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has been developing an idea of what he calls “weak architecture”.


Inside the Academy 8mth ago

Building the show: coat racks and carpenters

The emerging installations give me a thrill as I walk through the galleries, checking drawings, looking at details, observing the teams solving all sorts of practical issues on site.


RA Exhibitions 8mth ago

A serendipitous moment and a hint of what’s to come

Shortly after I had been sent the initial ideas by Siza and Souto de Moura I headed into the Main Galleries to consider how they would work.


Inside the Academy 8mth ago

Building the show: a peek behind the scenes

Christmas and the holiday period was rather a surreal time. While others were thinking about feasts and wrapping presents, our minds were reeling with schedules of lorries and orders for installation.


Artists 9mth ago

Meet the architects: Diébédo Francis Kéré

When putting together this group of architects I purposefully sought out those who would bring a variety of perspectives on how we think about architecture and the spaces around us.


Artists 9mth ago

Meet the architects: Li Xiaodong

It was when sitting with Li Xiaodong in a courtyard garden in the Huairou district, a mountainous area near the Great Wall, an hour north of Beijing, that many of his observations of Chinese culture and sensib...


Inside the Academy 10mth ago

A taste of Sensing Spaces

Sensing Spaces will transform the RA's Main Galleries with structures, light, sounds and smells. Hear from behind the scenes as the exhibition installation gets underway.


RA Exhibitions 10mth ago

Pezo Von Ellrichshausen: to the Pacific edge

Curator Kate Goodwin visits a "heroic" house perched high, overlooking the ocean in Chile.


Artists 10mth ago

Meet the architects: Sofia von Ellrichshausen and Mauricio Pezo

Spending some time with the Chilean architects who 'consider' rather than 'design'.


RA Exhibitions 10mth ago

Grafton: from Chandigarh to Cordoba

In my last post, I discussed how Grafton Architects wanted to explore what ‘being present’ in an architectural space means. But what spaces have been in their minds as they design their interventions to our ga...


Artists 10mth ago

Meet the architects: Grafton

“Buildings tell the stories of our lives in built form… We walk through and feel spaces with our whole bodies and our senses, not just with our eyes and with our minds. We are fully involved in the experience;...