35 min

Alejandro Aravena on Architecture and Nature The Power of Culture

    • Society & Culture

A series of conversations with Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and people who have been part of Qatar’s architecture & culture development journey.In this episode, Her Excellency welcomes Chilean architect and executive director of the firm ELEMENTAL, Alejandro Aravena.After the 2010 earthquake and tsunami that hit Chile, ELEMENTAL was called to work on the reconstruction of the city of Constitucion. In 2010, Aravena was named one of the 20 new heroes of the world by Monocle magazine. He was the director and curator of the Architecture Section of the 2016 Venice Biennale; the same year he won the Pritzker Prize, the highest honour in architecture. Aravena and ELEMENTAL are the architects responsible for the forthcoming Art Mill Museum in Doha.They discuss the progressive opening of industrial facilities towards public spaces in Doha and the transformation of the city's relationship with nature and the ocean, as well as the evolution of the country and its inspiration for the art mill project in Qatar.The Power of Culture Podcast is a Qatar Creates production.
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A series of conversations with Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and people who have been part of Qatar’s architecture & culture development journey.In this episode, Her Excellency welcomes Chilean architect and executive director of the firm ELEMENTAL, Alejandro Aravena.After the 2010 earthquake and tsunami that hit Chile, ELEMENTAL was called to work on the reconstruction of the city of Constitucion. In 2010, Aravena was named one of the 20 new heroes of the world by Monocle magazine. He was the director and curator of the Architecture Section of the 2016 Venice Biennale; the same year he won the Pritzker Prize, the highest honour in architecture. Aravena and ELEMENTAL are the architects responsible for the forthcoming Art Mill Museum in Doha.They discuss the progressive opening of industrial facilities towards public spaces in Doha and the transformation of the city's relationship with nature and the ocean, as well as the evolution of the country and its inspiration for the art mill project in Qatar.The Power of Culture Podcast is a Qatar Creates production.
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35 min

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