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27: belgium
Feb 29, 2012
27: ireland
Oct 04, 2011
27: denmark
May 17, 2011
27: spain
Mar 28, 2011
27: a journey through contemporary architecture in europe
original content
mar 16, 2011
27: a journey through contemporary architecture in europe


’27: a journey through contemporary architecture in europe’
all images courtesy LAN architecture

staying true to their investigative nature, paris-based practice LAN architecture
(umberto napolitano, benoit jallon) has undertaken an ambitious new project that
will take them all over europe to chronicle the current status and the future trajectory
of architecture in the diverse arena. produced in collaboration with FATCAT films
(pierre zandrowicz) and french graphic designers undo-redo (nicola aguzzi, teresa gaspurutti),
27: a journey through contemporary architecture in europe‘ is a snapshot of the collective region,
illustrating the directions and ideas of those who are shaping the built environment of tomorrow.


behind-the-scenes

the team visits the EU’s 27 member nations to directly uncover and gather their material,
engaging in an open dialogue with young and internationally recognized practices of each country.
names such as bjarke ingels (denmark), julien de smedt (belgium), and tham & videgard
arkitekter
(sweden) sit down with the ’27′ team to discuss the ever-transforming relationship
between architecture and the world, the civic functions and duties of the field, and the challenges
that face it. conducted in a casual atmosphere – over dinner, on a walking tour around the city –
the interactions offer a candid and relevant illustration of contemporary european architecture.


filming on site

designboom brings you an exclusive reading of ’27′ as we follow the team on their journey,
reporting their findings in monthly installments through a variety of mediums including images,
videos and text. launched today is the project’s website where further materials – fresh photographs
of key architectural objects in their context, short clips of each country, behind-the-scenes
images – can be found.

expected to wrap up at the end of 2012, the project will be assembled for a wide variety
of audiences including a documentary series for TV, feature-length film, and a book.

27 The Project – Teaser from FatCat Films on Vimeo


27′s website – 1st day in spain
‘instituto de microcirurgia ocular’ by josep llinas in barcelona, spain (2009)


homepage



about the project


film still – airport
image courtesy FATCAT films


umberto napolitano of LAN architecture
image courtesy FATCAT films


‘mountain dwellings’ by BIG / JDS in copenhagen, denmark (2008)
image courtesy FATCAT films


‘tietgenkollegiet’ by lundgaard & tranberg in copenhagen, denmark (2005)
image courtesy FATCAT films


filming


in conversation with julien de smedt


image courtesy FATCAT films


’27′ team behind-the-scenes
image courtesy FATCAT films

participating firms:

austria
vienna
feld 72

belgium
brussels
julien de smedt architects

bulgaria
sofia
I/O architects

cyprus
awaiting confirmation

czech republic
prague
A69 architekti

denmark
copenhagen
BIG

estonia
tallinn
3+1 architects

finland
helsinki
k2s architects

france
paris
LAN

germany
berlin
kuehn malvezzi

greece
athens
point supreme

hungria
budapest
spora architects

ireland
dublin
odos architects

italy
rome
scape

latvia
riga
nrja

lithuania
vilnius
4plius

luxembourg
bruck weckerle

malta
valletta
chris briffa

the netherlands
awaiting confirmation

poland
warsaw
wwaa

portugal
correia ragazzi arquitectos
http://www.correiaragazzi.com

romania
awaiting confirmation

slovakia
bratislava
gutgut

slovenia
ljubljana
deklava gregoric arhitekti

spain
barcelona
estudio barozzi veiga

sweden
stockholm
tham & videgard arkitekter

united kingdom
london
carmody groarke

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