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VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE

ArkDes through Kieran Long, Johan Örn and James Taylor-Foster together with Petra Gipp and Mikael Olsson is taking part in the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.

The exhibition is exploring certain aspects of the work of Sigurd Lewerentz.

Three large scale section models by Petra Gipp is opening for a unique reading of canopies from three of Lewerentz’s buildings, how they relate to the interior and exterior spaces; the landscape and the church space.

The section models are accompanied by archive material from ArkDes, as well as photographs by Mikael Olsson

The 2018 architecture biennale titled Freespace is open from May 26th to November 25th

Photo: Mikael Olsson

PASSAGE/SCHAKT/NISCH/FODRING/NAV – VANDRING

The book PASSAGE/SCHAKT/NISCH/FODRING/NAV – VANDRING is out now

The book portrays the work of Petra Gipp through casted plaster, brought together with newly written poems by the poet Ann Jäderlund.  The book also includes essays by Peter Bjerrum, Helena Mattsson and Sune Nordgren.

if you want to buy the book, contact petra@gipparkitektur.se

Standard issue – 400 SEK

Special edition with cardboard and wax cassette, limited to 100 copies – 1000 SEK

LILJEVALCHS EXHIBITION

Petra Gipp exhibited 34 plaster casting at Liljevalchs Konsthall from april 24th to may 13th.

photo: Erik Lefvander

article in DN

Petra Gipp is featured in an article in today’s Dagens Nyheter, highlighting the exhibition at Liljevalchs Konsthall

read the article here

foto: Erik Ardelius

Liljevalchs Exhibition

Petra Gipp is exhibiting plaster castings in the sculpture hall of Liljevalchs Konsthall from april 24th to may 13th. The castings are a part of the book “passage/schakt/nisch/fodring – vandring”, published the same day as the exhibition opens.

New book!

Petra Gipp arkitektur is featured in the new book NORDIC ARCHITECTS: GLOBAL IMPACTS, published by Arvinius +Orfeus. The office is represented with five projects projects and an interview.

Read more here

2018 VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE’S MAIN EXHIBITION

ArkDes to Participate in 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale’s Main Exhibition with Petra Gipp and Mikael Olsson.

At a press conference today in Venice La Biennale, Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara (Grafton Architects), creative directors, announced that ArkDes, the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design, will participate in Freespace – the central exhibition of the 2018 Biennale.

ArkDes will collaborate with architect Petra Gipp (Stockholm) and artist Mikael Olsson (Stockholm) on an exhibition exploring an aspect of 20th Century Swedish architectural history through the lens of contemporary practice. Incorporating material from ArkDes’ national collection, the exhibition will align with Grafton Architects’ Freespace manifesto by seeking to demonstrate how extra spatial gifts in the context of our built environments can contribute to the experience of a place, a landscape, and patterns of life.

“Our participation in the main exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale gives us the chance to present material from the museum’s world-class collection on an international stage. We are proud to be collaborating with two of Sweden’s most respected creatives on a project that bridges historical and contemporary Swedish practice in the context of Grafton Architects’ Freespace manifesto,” says Kieran Long, director of ArkDes.

ArkDes’ participation in the 16th Biennale Architettura di Venezia will be curated by Kieran Long (Director, ArkDes), Johan Örn (Curator of Collections, ArkDes), and James Taylor-Foster (Curator of Contemporary Architecture and Design, ArkDes).

More information about the project will be made available in late May 2018. The 16th Venice Architecture Biennale will run from 26 May 2018 to 25 November 2018 in Venice, Italy.

ArkDes pressrelease

We are looking for architects with 3-8 years of experience.

Send your applications to info@gipparkitektur.se

Petra Gipp discusses timber architecture

Petra Gipp discusses timber architecture and our projects Nytorget and Stadshagen Antikmagasinet on SVT

Watch the program here

Lecture in Helsinki

On wednesday, February 7th, Jonas Hesse will give a lecture at the Museum of Finnish Architecture and at the Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland

Read more about the event here