How Architects Can Present at SXSW

On July 1, South by Southwest will open the public call for submissions for its 2020 Interactive Festival, which is one of the world’s most important conferences about emerging technology and the future of society. While tech has been the focus of the event, over the years it has grown to include presentations on everything from advertising and media to cannabusiness and the gaming industry. The conference’s themes, or “tracks,” also include several topics extremely relevant to architecture and the built environment. And yet, as Ibai Rigby reported in the May/June issue of Texas Architect, the profession is largely absent…

Ruby City Announces the Co-commission and Acquisition of work by Isaac Julien

Ruby City recently announced the co-commission and acquisition of Isaac Julien’s multi-screen installation, Lina Bo Bardi – A Marvelous Entanglement. The newest addition to the Linda Pace Foundation collection premiered at Victoria Miro in London on June 6 and runs there until July 27. The film, which intimately chronicles the life and legacy of the Brazilian architect and designer Lina Bo Bardi, explores through a contemporary lens such buildings as the Sao Paulo Museum of Art (MASP) and SESC Pompeia and Teatro Oficina.  Bo Bardi, who was born in 1914, is considered today as one of the most influential figures in Brazilian…