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Swissness Applied is a traveling exhibition by Swiss­-born architect Nicole McIntosh, co­-founder of the US- and Switzerland-based Architecture Office. As the name implies, the exhibition focuses on Swiss architectural motifs applied to immigrant towns in the United States, specifically... John Hill


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The New York Post is reporting that Silverstein Properties is shelving the 2015 design by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group for 2 World Trade Center in favor of a "modified" design of Foster + Partners' scheme from 2006. John Hill


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The third annual prize — given by the Royal Academy of Arts and supported by the Dorman Foundation — is being given for the first time to an artist instead of an architect: installation artist and sculptor Cristina Iglesias from Spain. John Hill


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At a symposium on Monday, January 13, at the Center for Architecture, the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the 35 winners in its 2020 AIANY Design Awards. John Hill


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Roger Scruton, the conservative British philosopher who specialized in aesthetics and wrote The Aesthetics of Architecture, died on January 12 at the age of 75 following a six-month battle with cancer. John Hill


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With the Chenghua Party School in Chengdu, China, Drawing Architecture Studio — the Beijing studio of architect Li Han and designer Hu Yan — has transferred their distinctive, colorful wall murals to a glass ceiling that divides and enlivens the school's three-story atrium. John Hill


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A new building in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood features a parking garage clad in Wall-PF1, Bendheim's patent-pending parking facade system that has generous built-in tolerances and a striking contemporary appearance. John Hill


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In the latest news on the renovation of Philip Johnson's iconic Postmodern AT&T Building, Snøhetta's design for an open-air garden to replace the formerly enclosed atrium was approved by the New York City Planning Commission. John Hill


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At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, carmaker Toyota has unveiled plans to build Woven City, a prototypical city of the future located near Mt. Fuji and designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group. John Hill


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As bushfires have ravaged parts of Australia and destroyed thousands of homes, hundreds of Australian architects are offering pro bono design and planning assistance to people needing to rebuild. John Hill


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The 21st edition of the famous Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture, first published in 1896, was released in late 2019. In addition to being the first revision this century, the longstanding reference is for the first time in color, in two volumes, and in an online format... John Hill


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In 2019 we presented more than forty Building of the Week reviews of projects in the United States. It's your turn to help us crown a Building of the Year by voting for your favorite before the end of January. The winner will be announced the first week of February. John Hill


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Designer Sabine Marcelis's No Fear of Glass — furnishings, lighting, and a fountain made from glass, travertine, and chrome — is on display at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion until January 12, 2020. John Hill


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Related Companies, co-developer of New York's Hudson Yards, has agreed to increase accessibility of the Vessel, the climbable sculpture designed by Heatherwick Studio with 154 interconnecting flights of stairs, 80 landings, and one elevator. John Hill


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Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill, who recently celebrated his 80th birthday, spoke with PLANE—SITE in the second of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's... John Hill


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The team of Moreau Kusunoki and Genton has won the competition to design the new Powerhouse Parramatta, Sydney, what is considered the largest arts and cultural investment in New South Wales since the Sydney Opera House. John Hill


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UNStudio recently completed the renovation of a facade on P.C. Hoofstraat, the exclusive shopping street lined with dozens of Dutch and international fashion boutiques. The Looking Glass, as the architect's call it, features glass boxes that flow like fabric. John Hill


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Four months after three visions for the La Brea Tar Pits were unveiled, New York's WEISS/MANFREDI has been selected to lead the master plan to re-imagine the Los Angeles... John Hill


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New York's Architecture Research Office (ARO) has been named recipient of the 2020 AIA Architecture Firm Award, the highest honor the AIA bestows on an architectural practice. John Hill


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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has named Marlon Blackwell, head of his eponymous firm in Fayetteville, Arkansas, as the recipient of the 2020 Gold Medal, the AIA’s highest annual honor. John Hill


Film
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Pritzker Prize-winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi spoke with PLANE—SITE in the first of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's Time-Space-Existence exhibition that opens in Venice in May and coincides with the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale. John Hill


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With 2019 — the centennial of the Bauhaus — coming to a close, Google Arts & Culture, in collaboration with Bauhaus Dessau, has released Bauhaus Everywhere, a collection of articles, videos, and virtual tours on the influential design school. John Hill


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LocHal Public Library, located in a former locomotive hangar from the 1930s in Tilbug, The Netherlands, has been crowned the World Building of the Year 2019 at the conclusion of the 12th annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Amsterdam. John Hill


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Mexico City's Comunal Taller de Arquitectura won the £10,000 prize during the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Amsterdam this week for the practice's community-driven work in the rural village of Tepetzintán in Mexico. John Hill


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Helsinki's JKMM Architects has been chosen as the winner in the two-stage competition to design an annex to the National Museum of Finland in Helsinki. John Hill


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Four years after Heatherwick Studio and Diamond Schmitt Architects were selected to reimagine the home of the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln... John Hill


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Gergely Karácsony, the recently elected Green Party mayor in Budapest, has stopped construction of the new museum in the city's 200-year-old City Park, claiming it will have an "enormous impact on its environment." John Hill


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The TRANSFER Global Architecture Platform has revealed the winner of its 2019 Architecture Video Award: Luis Úrculo's intriguing unveiling of the Brazilian Embassy in Santiago, Chile, recently renovated by Ipiña + Nieto Arquitectos. John Hill


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World-Architects recently toured the inside 152 Elizabeth, the seven-story residential building most notable as Japanese architect Tadao Ando's first building in New York City. Here we focus on the high-end finishes and details of the interiors designed by Michael Gabellini. John Hill


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Ray Kappe, the founding director of the Southern California Institute of Architecture, better known as SCI-Arc, died on Thursday, November 21, "surrounded by family and loved ones," per a farewell statement from SCI-Arc. John Hill


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The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have officially launched the third edition of the biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). Established in 2016, the prize "recognizes the talent of recently graduated architects, urbanists and landscape architects who will be... John Hill


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The recipients of the 31st annual Piranesi Awards have been announced, following the jury's deliberations on November 22 at Monfort Exhibition Hall in Portorož, Slovenia. John Hill


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The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture has launched its online Student Work Collection database, a free, public website that presents decades of studio projects produced at New York's famed The Cooper Union. John Hill


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2 months ago

The competition deciding the architect of the extension of Santiago Calatrava's Zurich Stadelhofen from 1990 has wrapped up, and Giuliani Hönger Architekten with Caretta Weidmann have won over Calatrava and... John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


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Leeza SOHO, a 45-story office tower designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, was completed this week in Beijing's new Fengtai business district. At 194.15 meters, the twisting atrium is the world's tallest, besting Burj Al Arab Jumeirah by nearly 15 meters. John Hill


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Architect Gustav Peichl, born in Vienna in March 1928, died at his home in Grinzing, a district of Vienna, on Sunday, November 17 at the age of 91. John Hill, Falk Jaeger


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