MIMOA newsletter #36

EINDHOVEN, city of light, design and architecture

MIMOA is organising one day filled with architecture during the Dutch Design Week, the largest design event in The Netherlands.

On Friday the 29th of October, weíll have 75 persons cycling through the city on an exclusive architecture tour; meet and mingle during the informal network meeting afterwards; and have a spectacular international architects party in the night. All these activities are hosted in the City of Light: Eindhoven.

For those of you whoíd like to know more about Eindhoven and the Dutch Design week, hereís a small introduction in the city. Soon we will inform you about the details and how to register for the exclusive day trip, and party. We will open separate registration procedures for both the tour and party.

Read more about re-used former Philips buildings, new blob-architecture, the forbidden city Strijp S, Capital of Dutch Design >>>>

Photo by Norbert van Onna

Partners of Architecture@DDW:

Trespa international

Stad Eindhoven

De Architect

BAM Utiliteitsbouw

DDW participant

Interested in sponsoring Architecture @DDW?
To make it all happen, we're still looking for some sponsors, who have a direct link to the audience we're expecting - because of their binding with the city of Eindhoven and/or the building / architecture sector. Interested?
Let us know and we will send you more information on our sponsordeals.



Sofia Architecture Week 2010

The 2010 Sofia Architecture Week takes place from 15 ñ 22 October. One week with a Forum, international lectures, an Open House, exhibitions, screenings and parties.

MIMOA is invited to join and moderate one part of the Forum. Will you join us?

Sofia Architecture Week is an international architecture event, which promotes a vital dialogue and exchange of ideas. The main goal is to try to provoke a new type of thinking and appreciation of architecture in Bulgaria and the Balkans. Sofia Architecture Week 2010 Forum will be held on 16 and 17 October in Hall St. Sofia National Assembly ñ the former Communist party headquarters.


Felicity Graphic Competition: exhibition opening October 15, Venice

Felicity Change your city, Change your life is an international design competition for graphic designers, architects and schools to represent the City on a human scale. The competition is now finished and an exhibition of selected works will open October 15 in Venice, Italy.

Read more on our blog >>

2011 Evolo Skyscraper Competition

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite students, architects, engineers, and designers from around the globe to take part in the 2011 Skyscraper Competition.

There are no restrictions in regards to site, program or size. The objective is to provide maximum freedom to the participants to engage the project without constraints in the most creative way. What is a skyscraper in the 21st century?


Latest additions

Here's a list of projects that have recently been contributed by MIMOA members:


Vesteda Tower

address: Vestdijk 76, 5611 CE Eindhoven, Netherlands
architect: Jo Coenen
contributed by: Robin
photograph by: Norbert van Onna


Van Abbemuseum

address: Bilderdijklaan 10, 5611 NH Eindhoven, Netherlands
architect: Abel Cahen
contributed by: MIMOA
photograph by:
Norbert van Onna


Just your kind of thing

address: Bilderdijklaan 10, 5611 NH Eindhoven, Netherlands
architect: John Kˆrmeling
contributed by: MIMOA

Vertigo Department of Architecture, Building and Planning

address: Den Dolech 2, 5612 AZ Eindhoven, Netherlands
contributed by: Robin
photograph by: Norbert van Onna

De Bijenkorf

address: Piazza 1, 5611 AE Eindhoven, Netherlands
architect: Gio Ponti

contributed by: archlab
photograph b:
Norbert van Onna

Witte Dame

address: Emmasingel 12, 5600 HA Eindhoven, Netherlands
architect: diederendirrix
contributed by: Norbert van Onna

Latest Guides

All MIMOA visitors can create and download their own personal architecture guide: the Mi guide. Here are some selected Mi guides that other MIMOA-members have been making >>
guide Carlo Scarpa

architecture guide graz

swiss architecture guide

More information

MIMOA is a free user generated Modern Architecture guide with addresses and maps. It provides exactly the information you need to visit and find buildings, bridges, parks, squares, interiors and public art. Everybody can contribute projects to MIMOA, and everybody can create their own personal architecture guide out of all these projects. It is the best source of information for your city trip with all Modern Architecture in one view.

MIMOA features over 3500 architectural projects around the world. The extensive (and growing!) database is now available as a mobile travel guide: on the iPhone. With exact locations, photos and detailed information the MIMOA iPhone app puts everything you need at your fingertips.

Get the worldwide architecture guide on your iPhone now.

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