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Architectural Association School of Architecture

4 weeks ago

The Architectural Association (AA) School of Architecture is the oldest independent school of Architecture in the UK. During the years, it has become  a reference institution in the architectural field, thanks to the wide range of activities offered. The institution is not just a school, based in London and worldwide, but reunites under its label multiple activities, such as a publishing house, an architecture bookshop and a registered charity.

In addition to it, the AA’s Public Programme features an extensive series of public events dedicated to contemporary architectural culture: exhibitions, members’ events, lectures, seminars, conferences, book launches and publications. Each year a series of Evening Lectures or Visiting Theory Seminars or Artist Talks are organised, where practitioners, writers, performing artists, musicians and art historians are invited to speak.

 

Alessandra Bellomo

  • AA School of Architecture, London AA School of Architecture, London
  • AA School of Architecture, London AA School of Architecture, London
São Paulo -

Sesc Campo Limpo

3 months ago

Sesc Campo Limpo is a cultural and sport centre which performs actions in the fields of art, leisure, health, permanent education, food, citizenship, new technologies and quality of life.

Its wide program of activities aims to make all citizens approach culture in its most various manifestations, providing at the same time a meeting place. The building, in fact, hosts training and reading spaces, shops and areas dedicated to kids.

 

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Sesc Campo Limpo Sesc Campo Limpo
  • Sesc Campo Limpo Sesc Campo Limpo
São Paulo -

Sesc Ipiranga

3 months ago

Sesc Ipiranga offers a wide program of activities month by month to satisfy visitors of all ages. The activities performed in this centre range from courses to concerts and exhibitions, to physical training.

In fact, the Sesc Ipiranga is part of the project of the private social institution Sesc to bring to the citizens cultural projects of all kinds, involving subjects such as health and nutrition, but also sport, music and art, promoting social changes through culture.

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Sesc Ipiranga Sesc Ipiranga
  • Sesc Ipiranga Sesc Ipiranga
São Paulo -

Sesc Vila Mariana

3 months ago

Sesc Vila Mariana is a cultural and gathering centre located in the namesake district of the city of São Paulo.

The building was designed by architect Jerônimo Esteves Bonilha, to host specific spaces for a range of different activities, such as reading spaces, gyms, art end exhibition rooms, a pool and a theatre. Sesc centres offer social and cultural activities open to citizens of all ages.

 

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Sesc Vila Mariana Sesc Vila Mariana
  • Courtesy of Sesc Vila Mariana Courtesy of Sesc Vila Mariana
São Paulo -

Istituto Italiano di Cultura

3 months ago

The Instituto Italiano di Cultura of São Paulo is a point of reference for the Italians or their descendants living in Brazil, constituting an important link with the culture of origin of these communities.

Its program is enriched with initiatives to promote Italian language and culture but also cooperation and intercultural exchanges between Italians and Brazilians. To reach this goal, it organizes events such as concerts, exhibitions, architecture exhibitions, book fairs, film festivals, theatrical performances, conferences and seminars, but it also provides useful information or Italian language courses.

The institute hosts a library, where a wide collection of Italian volumes can be consulted, and a multimedia room.

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura Istituto Italiano di Cultura
São Paulo -

Sesc Consolação

3 months ago

Inaugurated in 1967, Sesc Consolação is one of the Sesc centres, that are dedicated to culture, sport, nutrition, health, education and social tourism.

The building was designed by the architect Ícaro de Castro Mello to host several spaces dedicated to leisure activities and more.
As a matter of fact, it counts a theatre café, reading spaces, areas for art exhibitions and music or theatrical shows, gyms and training areas.

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Sesc Consolação Sesc Consolação
  • Sesc Consolação Sesc Consolação
Busan -

Busan Cinema Center

3 months ago

The Busan Cinema Center was commissioned by the Busan International Architectural Culture Festival after a design competition.

It is now home of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF).

Elena Scarpa

  • Busan Cinema Center Busan Cinema Center
São Paulo -

Sesc 24 de Maio

4 months ago

Designed by the architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, the building of Sesc 24 de Maio is part of the Sesc network which counts 39 seats located all over the São Paulo state.

The aim of this private institution is to establish new models of cultural interventions, animated by the belief that education is the main tool for social transformation.

The seventeen-floor building of 24 de Maio offers a wide program of activities related with visual arts, sport, theatre along with courses thought to promote forms of active citizenship. This is possible thanks to the organization of its spaces, that include a 216-seat theatre, shops, cafés and restaurants, exhibition areas, a library and some reading spaces, offices, a gym and a pool.

Alessandra Bellomo

  • Sesc 24 de Maio Sesc 24 de Maio
  • Sesc 24 de Maio Sesc 24 de Maio
São Paulo -

Oca Parque Ibirapuera

4 months ago

Oca building is a more than 10 thousands square meters exhibition space inside the Ibirapuera Park. Formerly it was home to the Aeronautics Museum of São Paulo and the Museum of Folklore. Since June 2010 it is administered by the City Museum, together with the Municipal Secretary of Culture and hosts large exhibitions. The architectural project of the building was developed by Oscar Niemeyer.

Carla Ingrasciotta

  • Oca Oca
  • Oca Oca
São Paulo -

Japan House

4 months ago

Japan house is a cultural institution dedicated to the dissemination of contemporary Japanese society through art, culture and technology. The institution has other branches in Los Angeles, London and Tokyo.

Carla Ingrasciotta

  • Japan House Sao Paulo Japan House Sao Paulo
  • Japan House Sao Paulo Japan House Sao Paulo