May 2021

As of this exclusively on-line edition, l’Arca International’s publishing staff provides monthly news and updates about new projects worthy of a briefly and succinct mention. All readers can contribute by sending projects and images to


Urban Sun  by Daan Roosegaarde

Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Center Cairo, Egypt, by  Foster + Partners

Le standup by LOEVA 

WE NEED TO CHANGE by Cesare M. Casati

In light of all the major transformations in technology, the environment, society and now health care, which have hand an impact on everybody on our planet over the last thirty years, perhaps the time has come to revise the basic education and training of many professions that are currently falling by the wayside. 


17. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura, Venezia, 22/05 - 21/11/2021. Ph. Andrea Avezzù

17. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura, Pavilion of France by Christophe Hutin

17. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura, Pavilion of Italy by Alessandro Melis


We are, in particular, referring to people in the creative-scientific professions, such as architects, designers and even engineers. The education and training for these professions mainly have their roots in last century.


17. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura,  Pavilion oh the US by 
Paul Andersen and Paul Preissner

17. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura, Pavilion of Finland by Laura Berger, Philip Tidwell
Kristo Vesikansa

17. Mostra Internazionale di Architettura, Pavilion of Saudi Arabia by Uzma Z. Rizvi and Murtaza Vali

Degree courses based around an array of disjointed subjects geared to a society that lags behind scientific and cognitive progress. We also need to bear in mind that technological progress in the fields of communication, education and artificial intelligence is rapidly exceeding our current capabilities in terms of professional training. Read all

The Whale, Andøya, Norway, by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

Custom-made systems by Lualdi

Cassina, Soriana, by Afra e Tobia Scarpa

Prix Donation Daniel Grataloup, Genève, deadline for submission of projects 30/07/2021 

2021  International Architecture Competition deadlines to submit your files 15/09/2021 

La Galerie by Richard Rogers, Château la Coste, France