President Barack Obama visits the New Acropolis Museum
20 November 2016
President Obama was given a private tour of the Acropolis Museum on Wednesday, November 16th. One of his comments was: “I love how the architect set this up so you could look at the Parthenon as you are looking at the Friezes. It’s beautiful.” President Obama is seen here with the Museum President, Professor Dimitrios Pandermalis. Watch part of the tour here.
Advertisements for Architecture by Bernard Tschumi in Barcelona
21 October 2016
The Centre de Cultura Contemporània in Barcelona is exhibiting Bernard Tschumi’s 1976-78 Advertisements for Architecture in 1000m2 of Desire, a major exhibition on architecture and sexuality.
Bernard Tschumi speaks in London
21 October 2016
Bernard Tschumi spoke at the Bartlett School of Architecture on September 28, 2016 as part of the 2016-17 International Lecture Series.
Rouen Concert Hall: Rouen Concert Hall among most significant buildings in the last 125 years
20 October 2016
The magazine Architectural Record just celebrated Bernard Tschumi’s Rouen Concert Hall as one of the top 125 buildings of the last 125 years!
Acropolis Museum named one of ten best museums in the world.
20 October 2016
Visitors voted Acropolis Museum in Athens among the top 10 institutions in the world according to the 2016 TripAdvisor’s Travelors’ Choice Awards.
On the Ramps...
14 May 2016
This May, the 2016 graduating class of the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation celebrated with a special procession through the ramps of Columbia’s Lerner Hall student center (Bernard Tschumi Architects, 1994-1999).
Forthcoming: Bernard Tschumi Architects Retrospective Exhibition in Shanghai
29 January 2016
On March 12, 2016, Bernard Tschumi/Architecture: Concept and Notation, the retrospective exhibition, will open at the Power Station of Art in Shanghai, China. Featuring more than 35 projects, both built and unbuilt, the 10,000-square-foot display includes recent Chinese projects and a Chinese-language catalogue. The exhibition will remain open until June 19. The retrospective was first shown at Paris’s Centre Georges Pompidou in Spring-Summer 2014, and then at the Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel, Switzerland in Spring-Summer 2015.
Eight Talks by Tschumi
25 January 2016
Bernard Tschumi will be giving the following talks in early 2016:

March 12, 2016: Power Station of Art (Shanghai)
March 17, 2016: Design for Tianjin Academic Forum (Tianjin)
March 30, 2016: Rio Salado Foundation Lecture, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ)
April 25, 2016: Palais des Beaux-Arts (Brussels)

Other recent lectures:

October 17, 2015: Monterey Design Conference (Monterey, CA)
November 4, 2015: Cornell College of Art, Architecture and Plannning (Ithaca, NY)
November 14, 2015: Roland Barthes Colloquium, Collège de France (Paris)
December 6, 2015: Colloquium « Représenter l’Irreprésentable », Passage de Retz (Paris)
Parc Zoologique de Paris celebrated with 2015 Femmes Architectes Award
11 January 2016
On January 11 ARVHA, the Association for Research on Cities and Housing, celebrated the Parc Zoologique de Paris’ design by honoring Véronique Descharrières, partner at Bernard Tschumi urbanistes Architectes, Paris, in the category “Original Work.”

The authors of the Paris Zoo are:

Architecture: Bernard Tschumi urbanistes Architectes with Véronique Descharrières
Landscape: Atelier Jacqueline Osty
Renovations: Synthèse Architectes
In Process: Tianjin Exploratorium Under Construction
11 January 2016
Construction of a new 400,000-square-foot science and technology museum is currently under way in Tianjin, China. Called the Exploratorium, BTA’s design celebrates the historical and contemporary industrial achievements of the Tianjin Binhai region. Located in a former industrial neighborhood, the museum is a key part of a new cultural district that will include art facilities, theaters, and a city library, the latter designed by the Dutch firm MVRDV. So as to display rockets, helicopters, and other extremely large equipment, the Exploratorium features spectacular conical interior spaces, the largest of which is nearly twice the size of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum rotunda by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Exploratorium will open to the public in mid-2017.