Fifth anniversary

The Heong Gallery at Downing Collage

6 February 2021

dow.cam.ac.uk

To celebrate its anniversary, the Heong Gallery has created a video looking back at the five years since its transformation from an Edwardian stable block into a public gallery showing modern and contemporary art.

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Lecture

Why are we building?

University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

19 January 2021

umanitoba.ca

Adam Caruso will give an online lecture at the University of Manitoba from 12.00 CST (18.00 London time). The lecture is open to all – registration is at the link above.

Teaching

ETH Zurich
Final Crits: Making Plans for Living

Studio Adam Caruso, ETH Zurich

15–16 December 2020

caruso.arch.ethz.ch

Students from Adam Caruso's studio at ETH Zurich present their projects to guest critics including Lisa Fior (muf architecture/art, London), Summer Islam (Material Cultures, Studio Abroad, London), Dr. Marina Olsen (Karma International Gallery, Zurich), and Axel Simon (editor, Hochparterre).

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Exhibition

Thomas Demand: House of Card

Museum Leuven

19 October 2020 – 18 April 2021

mleuven.be

M Leuven presents a major retrospective of the work of the artist Thomas Demand, featuring two works made by the artist in collaboration with Caruso St John: The unrealised Nagelhaus and the soon to be built pavilion at the headquarters of fabric manufacturers Kvadrat in Ebeltoft, Denmark.

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Lecture

Bauwelt Kongress 2020

Live-stream from Berlin

3–4 December 2020

kongress.bauwelt.de

Adam Caruso will participate in the 2020 Bauwelt Kongress, with a lecture entitled 'What is it Worth?', on reading the city and speculating about what its future might hold. The lecture will be followed by a conversation with Kaye Geipel and Lina Ghotmeh.

30th Anniversary Event

CSTJ30: Yesterday and Today

Live-stream from London

19 November 2020

architecturefoundation.org.uk

Caruso St John Architects celebrates 30 years in practice with a new website, Instagram, and a special online event hosted by the Architecture Foundation.

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Lecture

DAAD Festival
What Future for the City?

Bratislava, Slovakia

28 October 2020

daad.sk

Adam Caruso will give an online lecture entitled, 'What Future for the City' as part of the 11th DAAD festival in Bratislava, Slovakia. The lecture will be at 20.00 (CET) and will be followed by a conversation with Architect Henrieta Moravčikova. The festival runs from 26 October to 1 November.

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Teaching

ETH Zurich
Seminar Week: What is Next?

Studio Adam Caruso, ETH Zurich

19–22 October 2020

caruso.arch.ethz.ch

The Architecture Foundation presents a week of seminars from 19-22 October 2020 curated by Studio Adam Caruso at ETH Zürich exploring the architecture of crisis. Invited speakers include Carolyn Steel, Summer Islam,  Paloma Gormley and others in the disciplines of architecture, politics and economics. Across 9 talks over 4 days, panelists will be asked to reflect upon the unit's posed question: What is Next?

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Anniversary

New Art Gallery Walsall
Twenty years

New Art Gallery Walsall, United Kingdom

Thursday 20th February

thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk

Caruso St John Architects' first major project, the New Art Gallery Walsall, celebrates the twentieth anniversary of its opening this week.

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Lecture

Treffpunkt Gestaltung Im Handwerk
Die Barocken Blätter der Kathedrale

Schweizer Baumuster-Centrale, Zurich, Switzerland

23 January 2020, 6pm

baumuster.ch

Florian Zierer speaks at the Schweizer Baumuster-Centrale on the subject of the construction of the new chancel at St Gallen Cathedral.

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Exhibition

Barbara Hepworth:
Divided Circle

Heong Gallery, Cambridge, United Kingdom

15 November 2019 – 2 February 2020

dow.cam.ac.uk

Designed by Caruso St John, the Barbara Hepworth exhibition Divided Circle opens today at The Heong Gallery at Downing College, Cambridge.

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Lecture

‘Hopkins in the City’

Barbican Centre, London, United Kingdom

17 October 2019, 8pm

barbican.org.uk

Marking the publication of the book Hopkins in the City, editors Adam Caruso and Helen Thomas present five urban projects by Michael Hopkins and Partners at the Barbican as part of the Architecture On Stage series.

Press

Sigurd Lewerentz's first retrospective exhibition is set to open in Autumn 2021, celebrating his life and architectural ingenuity. The show will be designed by Caruso St John and feature drawings, photographs, and models, including pieces from his personal archive.

Architects' Journal (United Kingdom)

18 February 2021

Highgate Cemetery contest reveals big names on six-strong shortlist

Caruso St John are one of six practices shortlisted for the competition to restore and upgrade the historic Highgate Cemetery in North London.

Architecture Today (United Kingdom)

17 February 2021

Building Study: Falconhoven Apartment Building

Caruso St John's Falconhoven apartment building is reviewed in the February edition of Architecture Today. Tom Avermaete explores the project's effect on the city through its materiality, details and references.

Architects' Journal (United Kingdom)

1 February 2021

Design Study: Organ loft at Canterbury Cathedral

A detailed look at Caruso St John's new organ loft for Canterbury Cathedral, tracking the project from competition entry to construction.

Swiss Architects (Switzerland)

24 January 2021

Die Schule im Turm

The school in the tower
The city of Zurich has announced the need for flexible developments to facilitate urban living. Caruso St John's work for the Hardturm ensemble project will now house a school, to tackle the growing number of students in the city.

The designer of the extension to MACBA will be announced in March

Caruso St John have been shortlisted for the competition to extend Barcelona's Museum of Contemporary Art. The competition runs from January to February and the winner will be announced in March.

Trends (Belgium)

29 October 2020

Oud hoofdkantoor AXA krijgt nieuwe bestemming

Former AXA head-office gets new use

Caruso St John and Bovenbouw Architectuur have submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of the former AXA headquarters in Brussels.

De Tijd (Belgium)

15 October 2020

Denken in de logica van karton en papier

Thinking in the logic of cardboard and paper

A preview of Thomas Demand’s exhibition at Museum Leuven, which includes documentation of two collaborations with Caruso St John: the unrealised Nagelhaus and the soon to be built Pavilion at Kvadrat Headquarters.

Architects’ Journal (United Kingdom)

29 September 2020

Work starts on Caruso St John’s revival of Arbroath arts centre

Construction work has started on Caruso St John's £11 million redevelopment of the Hospitalfield House arts centre in Arbroath, Scotland

Immobilien Business (Switzerland)

28 September 2020

Zürich: Hardturm-Projekt an der Urne angenommen

Zurich: Hardturm project accepted at the ballot-box

Almost 60% voted ‘Yes’ in the referendum on the project by Boltshauser Architekten, pool Architekten and Caruso St John for a new football stadium and residential towers on the Hardturm site in Zurich West.

Zürichsee-Zeitung (Switzerland)

7 September 2020

Ein grosser Wurf für die ZSC Lions

A big hit for the ZSC Lions

Peter Zahner, CEO of the ZSC Lions ice hockey team, gives a tour of the site of the new Swiss Life Arena.

Architects’ Journal (United Kingdom)

14 August 2020

Caruso St John plans 'delicate brick' replacement for 60s house in Hampstead

Caruso St John Architects has submitted plans for an arts and crafts-inspired home in a conservation area in north London.

Architects’ Journal (United Kingdom)

24 January 2020

Caruso St John wins planning for ‘highly ambitious’ Camden campus

Caruso St John has been given the go-ahead for proposals to replace a block of industrial units in Camden, north London, with a new mixed-use scheme.

Intern Nabil Haque has won a RIBA Bronze Medal Commendation for his final year project, Mono no Aware. Nabil studied in Studio 2, led by Caruso St John Director, Rod Heyes.

The RIBA President's Medals are international awards presented annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects to architecture students or recent graduates and are regarded as the most prestigious prizes in architectural education.

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with Lukas Hug & Emi Lorincz

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Teaching

ETH Zurich Seminar Week: What is Next?
Measuring Space

Studio Adam Caruso, ETH Zurich

22 October 2020

architecturefoundation.org.uk

with Matthias Vollmer, Johannes Rebsamen, Markus Tretheway & Jürg Pulver

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with Marie Page, Maximilian Fritz & Luca Rösch

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Teaching

ETH Zurich Seminar Week: What is Next?
Plans for Living

ETH Zurich

21 October 2020

with Gabriela Bruno & Raffael Buchi

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with Amale Andraos & Sebastien Marot

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Teaching

ETH Zurich Seminar Week: What is Next?
Food & The City

Studio Adam Caruso, ETH Zurich

19 October 2020

architecturefoundation.org.uk

with Carolyn Steel, Yvonne Lötscher, and Laura Schälchli

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with Enno Schmidt

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Referendum

Hardturm Areal, Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

In the referendum of 27 September, almost 60% voted in favor of plans for the development of Hardtrum Areal in Zurich West.

The development, for clients Credit Suisse, HRS Real Estate, and Zurich housing co-operative ABZ, comprises a 18,000 seat stadium, an apartment building with 174 co-operative apartments, and two 137-metre mixed-use towers. The design is a collaboration with Zurich-based practices, Bolthauser Architekten and Pool Architekten.

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Referendum

Hardturm Areal

Zurich, Switzerland

stadion-ja.ch

Another popular vote will be held on 27 September 2020 to decide the future of the Hardturm Areal project.

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Newport Street Gallery, the conversion of almost an entire street of listed industrial buildings in south London into a free public gallery for artist Damien Hirst’s private art collection, has won the coveted 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building.

Caruso St John Architects' design for the rotunda staircase at Tate Britain is referenced in a security feature on the new JMW Turner £20 note, which entered circulation this week.

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Project Update

Swiss Life Arena

Zurich, Switzerland

Construction continues at the new Swiss Life Arena in Zurich.

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Competition

Caruso St John wins Royale Belge

Brussels, Belgium

Caruso St John Architects has won an international competition to transform a 1970s Brutalist office block in Brussels.

Exhibition

The New Art Gallery Walsall celebrates its 10th Birthday

New Art Gallery Walsall, United Kingdom

11 February 2020

thenewartgallerywalsall.org.uk

The occasion is marked by Party! an exhibition featuring an eclectic range of artists whose works are linked through broad reference to the party, a theme which extends across music, singing, dancing, greetings cards, food and drink, dress and decorations.

Professorship

Rod Heyes becomes Visiting Professor at TU Wien

TU Wien, Vienna, Austria

Rod Heyes has been appointed Visiting Professor of Architecture at TU Wien for the 2020 summer semester.

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Publication

El Croquis N. 201

A second monograph dedicated to the work of Caruso St John Architects has been published by El Croquis.

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Competition

Tribschen Apartment Building

Lucerne, Switzerland

Caruso St John Architects has won a competition for a new apartment building in central Lucerne.

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Project update

Peterloo Massacre Memorial

Manchester, United Kingdom

Jeremy Deller and Caruso St John Architects have collaborated on the design for the memorial to the Peterloo Massacre in central Manchester.

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