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The members of the jury for the 14th cycle of the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture have been announced. Next month the jury will convene to select a shortlist from hundreds of nominated projects.


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Today

The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 have announced the five finalists for the 2019 Young Architects Program (YAP), the annual program that offers "emerging architectural talent" the chance to build a summer-long installation in the courtyard of MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens.


Matiz Architecture & Design
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1 day ago

Pratt Institute is a 131-year-old college in Brooklyn, New York, that is still graced with masonry buildings from its founding. A notable example is the 1887 building housing the college's Student Union, recently renovated by Matiz Architecture & Design (MAD), which has carried out...

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Insight
3 days ago

The 2018 World Architecture Festival took place at RAI Amsterdam over three days in late November. After festivals in Barcelona, Singapore, and Berlin, it was the first WAF in Amsterdam. WAF took advantage of the setting with talks by OMA partners Rem Koolhaas and Reinier de Graaf, the awarding...


Number
4 days ago

Amount of design errors avoided by a Chinese architectural design and research institute using Building Information Modeling (BIM): 80%


Headlines
4 days ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has named Richard Rogers, an honorable fellow of the AIA and senior partner at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners in London, as the recipient of the 2019 Gold Medal, the AIA’s highest annual honor.


Affleck de la Riva
Works
5 days ago

Construction was recently completed on Rigaud City Hall, a new civic administration facility for a small Quebec community fifty kilometers west of Montreal. Located at the confluence of the Rigaud and Ottawa rivers, Rigaud is noted for its natural attractions and historic village center which...


René van Zuuk Achitekten
Works
5 days ago

The Belvedere tower's innovative form is both informed and defined by the constraints of its site, with a design that began with a rigorous analysis of its urban surrounding.


Headlines
5 days ago

Snøhetta has unveiled updated renderings for the renovation of 550 Madison Avenue — better known as the AT&T Building, designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, and completed in 1984 — following their controversial first design and the Midtown Manhattan tower's...


Found
6 days ago

Five installations have been selected for Ice Breakers, a winter-themed public art exhibition that will be on display from January 19 to February 24, 2019, along Queens Quay West in Toronto, Canada, enticing people to visit the waterfront during the coldest part of the year.


Batlle | Roig Architects
Works
6 days ago

The work, which is framed within the global project of the Igualada’s Green Ring and aims at creating a set of pedestrian and bicycle itineraries in the form of a green belt on the perimeter of the city, recently won


Headlines
6 days ago

The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) has announced the completion of HouseZero, the retrofitting of a pre-1940s building in Cambridge, Massachusetts, into its headquarters and "an ambitious living-laboratory and an energy-positive prototype for ultra-efficiency."


Anonym
Works
1 week ago

The new house for an extended family is located on the same property as the owner's old home.


Products
1 week ago

Like other architecture fairs, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) has its share of manufacturer booths, in this case accompanying the crit rooms where architects presented their projects to juries. A standout was the MaterialDistrict pop-up; here we present a slideshow of it and some material...


Number
1 week ago

Monthly rent for an unfurnished, temporary 420-square-foot (39-square-meter) tiny home in the Dutch city of Rotterdam: €417 ($473)


Film
1 week ago

Singapore's WOHA describes its Kampung Admiralty, which won World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival 2018, as a "club sandwich," a stacking of functions...


Headlines
1 week ago

On Friday night the World Building of the Year and a slew of other best-in-show winners were announced during a gala dinner at the iconic Beurs van Berlage, wrapping up the three-day World Architecture Festival 2018 in Amsterdam.


Found
1 week ago

LA+ Journal has revealed the five winning designs in its ICONOCLAST ideas competition, which asked entrants to "reimagine Central Park to explore questions of how we represent nature and how we think about public space in the 21st century."


Headlines
1 week ago

Following the second day of keynotes, project presentations, tours, and other events at the 2018 World Architecture Festival (2018) in Amsterdam, the winners have been announced in sixteen categories.


Specials
1 week ago

In 2018, the Domotex trade fair started into the future with a completely new concept developed by Schmidhuber from Munich. The great success proved the creators right after the four days of the trade fair. The journey continues in 2019, this time with the almost philosophical keynote...


Headlines
1 week ago

After a full day of live presentations to judges, the first award winners of the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Amsterdam have been announced.


unassigned
1 week ago

World-Architects is in Amsterdam to attend the 2018 World Architecture Festival. Stay tuned for news of the winning buildings and projects in the various categories, culminating in the World Building of the Year announcement on Friday night.


Henning Larsen
Works
1 week ago

Centrally located in the heart of new Kiruna, the building encourages equal access to all citizens. In the subarctic sunlight, The Crystal’s radiant white exterior establishes it as a visible landmark for a resilient community.


Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects
Works
1 week ago

The strategy for renovating an old factory into an art center for ceramic artworks in Shanghai adds new functional space into the original large-span spatial structure to create a flexible and enjoyable room for exhibitions.


Insight
2 weeks ago

Six hundred architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and entertainment designers from 18 countries flocked to sunny Phoenix, Arizona, in early November for the 2018


Sparano + Mooney Architecture
Reviews
2 weeks ago

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) at Utah State University was founded in 1982 and housed in a building designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes. A recent expansion by Sparano + Mooney Architecture adds space for galleries but also reconfigures the entry sequence and creates stronger...

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Number
2 weeks ago

Number of years it took Ahmedabad, an Indian city containing 6 million people, to acquire land for and build a 76-kilometer ring road: 4 years


anySCALE Architecture Design
Works
2 weeks ago

An authentic luxury retreat in rural China, Wuyuan Skywells captures the essence of a bygone era in the millennium-old Yan village. The Skywells project focused on the preservation rather than the modernization of a 300-year-old Huizhou-style property deep in East China’s Jiangxi...


Warren and Mahoney
Works
2 weeks ago

An ambitious urban infrastructure project in Auckland, New Zealand, known as The Waterview Connection, unconventionally put people, not cars at the forefront of its design.


Specials
2 weeks ago

The upcoming BAU 2019 will be bigger than ever before: 2,200 exhibitors will present the latest developments, solutions, and products from the fields of architecture, materials, and systems on an area of approx. 200,000 m² from January 14 to 19, 2019. This exhibition in XXL format...


Found
2 weeks ago

Children Village, located on the edge of the rainforest in northern Brazil, has won the RIBA International Prize 2018. The dormitory complex was designed by a team of Brazilian architects — Gustavo Utrabo and Petro Duschenes from Aleph Zero in collaboration with Marcelo Rosenbaum and...


Headlines
2 weeks ago

The recipients of the 30th Piranesi Awards, announced at the conclusion of the Piran Days of Architecture in Slovenia last week, include a gallery, a religious complex, a garage, and a project for industrial...


Headlines
3 weeks ago

Shigeru Ban's design of the 420-acre campus for the owners of Kentucky Owl Burboun near Louisville, Kentucky, is anchored by three timber pyramids that will house the distillery.


Headlines
3 weeks ago

Foster + Partners has unveiled The Tulip, a "unique 305.3-meter-high visitor attraction" that would sit next to the firm's earlier 30 St. Mary Axe, aka The Gherkin.


Specials
3 weeks ago

The new Hall 12 brought about a complete restructuring of the Heimtextil trade fair in Frankfurt; the range of products presented under Interior.Architecture.Hospitality is significantly expanded.


Arquitectonica
Reviews
3 weeks ago

It's a family affair: The recently completed Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio Building, set to be dedicated on November 29th, was designed by Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Spear, founding principals of Arquitectonica, and their son, Raymond Fort, all of whom have served on the faculty of...

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