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The team of 3XN, B+H, and Zhubo Design has been selected to design the new Shenzhen Natural History Museum in Shenzhen, China. John Hill


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The biographies of architect Rudolf Hamburger and his wife Ursula are outstanding, since Rudolf’s journey through life brought him deep into Asia in 1930, while Ursula later worked for various secret services and finally as an author in the GDR under the name of Ruth Werner. Author Eduard... Katinka Corts


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Rising high above the Moravian Gate valley, Helfštýn Castle is the second largest complex in the Czech Republic right after Prague Castle. Helfštýn was established in the 14th century. In 2014 the Renaissance palace ruins had to close down due to the severe safety hazards such as falling... atelier-r


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La Biennale di Venezia has launched Biennale Architettura Sneak Peek, a digital project that provides podcasts, videos, images — even a playlist of inspirational songs — leading up to the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale set to open on May 22, 2021. John Hill


Works
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The clients owned this log cabin which has been in the family for 40 years. It is anchored on a rocky point which juts out into the lake. Paul Bernier Architecte


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The principal of Zaha Hadid Architects entered the news this week as a court case over the late Zaha Hadid's estate was decided, and Schumacher's pro-growth comments struck a nerve with other architects. John Hill


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The newly opened WA Museum Boola Bardip at Perth's Cultural Centre was designed jointly by Hassell and OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture. A short film gives viewers a drone's eye view of the museum's glassy exterior and its exhibition spaces inside. John Hill


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Number of beds for elderly residents in the micro nursing homes built by the nonprofit Green House... René Ammann


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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has announced the establishment of the Emilio Ambasz Institute for the Joint Study of the Built and the Natural Environment, enabled by a gift from the Legacy Emilio Ambasz Foundation (LEAF). John Hill


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Artist Ben Weir's study of Casa Vilaró, the modern house designed by Sixte Illescas in the late 1920s, is on display at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona. The exhibition is part of "Artists in Architecture," an interdisciplinary program focused on "re-activating modern European... John Hill


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The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) has announced that the team led by KPMB Architects has won the international design competition for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Waterfront Arts District. John Hill


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The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opens on November 21. Designed by Steven Holl Architects, the building completes a campus masterplan a decade in the making.  John Hill


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Architecture must change in order to address the climate crisis. But what directions do architects want to take? Snøhetta is making an interesting contribution to the debate: In southern Norway, the firm has designed an office building that produces more energy than it consumes over its life... John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


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"A publicly accessible sculpture for visitors and residents of Kemerovo," Russia, Coop Himmelb(l)au's design for the Museum and Theatre Complex is depicted in a short film inspired by a 1930s painting by Meshkov Vasily Vasilievich. John Hill


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Forest House I is the latest work by Montréal-based studio, Natalie Dionne Architecture. The firm has earned widespread praise over the years for its contextual approach, its creativity, and its attention to detail. Forest House I adds to a rich portfolio of original, residential homes, equal... Natalie Dionne Architecture


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The world is changing faster than any of us could expect, architects must transform or risk becoming obsolete along with their designs. This project continues the trend of trying to incorporate as many sustainable and eco-friendly principles as possible. Chain10 Architecture & Interior Design Institute


Reviews
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Completed earlier this year, the Miller Creative Quad mixes a panoply of academic and cultural functions in a C-shaped building that is carved by pathways at ground level. Traditional in form, it is forward-thinking in program and execution. The architects at Polk Stanley Wilcox answered a few... Polk Stanley Wilcox

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Number of floors in a new building approved by Malta's Planning Authority that is "engulfing" the facade of a late-19th-century townhouse... René Ammann


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The National Museum of the United States Army — billed as the first cultural institution to tell the story of the oldest branch of the US military — opened on November 11, Veterans Day. John Hill


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Austria's state of Tyrol has been awarding exemplary buildings every two years since 1996. The winners of the 2020 awards were announced during an award ceremony held online on November 11. John Hill


Insight
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What more can be written about Countryside, The Future, the highly ambitious and much anticipated exhibition by Rem Koolhaas and Samir Bantal/AMO that recently reopened at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City? John Hill


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The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced that the next European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award will be postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic. John Hill


Film
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Mateo Kries, director of the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, gives a brief tour of the building designed by Frank Gehry in 1989 and provides some context on why it's such an important piece of museum architecture. John Hill


Works
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The project is located in the Changqing Economic Development Zone, 20 kilometers away from the city center of Jinan. The area has not yet been developed on a large scale. The surrounding environment is a messy mix of high-voltage line towers dotting weed-strewn farmland. aoe


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The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the twelve submissions shortlisted for the Architecture Drawing Prize 2020. Curated by Make Architects, Sir John Soane's Museum, and WAF, the winners will be announced in the new year. John Hill


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Klapster is a space-saving auxiliary staircase that folds up neatly against the wall when not in use. Designed by Frankfurt's raumvonwert, the modular system is ideal for city dwellers living in small spaces.  John Hill


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Cost of the new Four Seasons Hotel Madrid, where only 50 of its 200 rooms have been made available this year, when... René Ammann


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The Japanese Center in Berlin (JDZB) is hosting a presentation on Japan’s planned contribution to the 17th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia that is scheduled to open in May 2021. The livestream lecture and discussion are scheduled for November 19, when curator Kozo... Ulf Meyer


Headlines
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BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won a competition for the Student Center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, which will replace the nearly 20-year-old Mattin Center designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. John Hill


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The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Ajuntament de Barcelona have announced that Valencian architects Laura Lizondo Sevilla, Débora Domingo Calabuig, and Avelina Prat García have won the secon Lilly Reich Grant for Equality in Architecture. John Hill


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Located on a municipally owned quay that is a part of the Koege, Denmark's climate adaption strategy, the Braunstein Taphouse was "designed for disassembly' to make the recycling of building components a realistic option if the building cannot stay. ADEPT


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The team of Barozzi Veiga, Tab Architects, and Barbara Van Der Wee Architects has won a competition to renovate the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels' Sablon district. John Hill


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Luxury carmaker Aston Martin has unveiled five "exclusive homes" inside 130 William, the residential skyscraper in Lower Manhattan designed by David Adjaye, who has also designed a special edition SUV. John Hill


Film
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GRAFT has completed Bricks, a project in Berlin Schöneberg that involved renovating an old post office, adding two new buildings, and converting the existing rooftops for commercial use. A short film gives glimpses above, around, and inside the new mixed-use complex. John Hill


Headlines
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November 3 is the beginning of a public inquiry for The Tulip, the 305-meter-tall "visitor attraction" designed by Foster + Partners for a site in the City of London directly next to Foster's earlier 30 St. Mary Axe. John Hill


Reviews
3 weeks ago

A prominent gable roof and small footprint help this new building for Little Tiger blend into its residential Austin, Texas neighborhood. A trio of openings – a ribbon window, a tall dormer, and a ridge skylight – bring plenty of light into the classroom building but also signal it is anything... Murray Legge Architecture

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