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Three months after being selected to design the new Centre for Music near the Barbican, Diller Scofidio + Renfro's design for a site currently occupied by the Museum of London has been unveiled.


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4 days ago

Thanks to generous donations and a partnership with Arizona State University (ASU), Roden Crater – the work of celestial land art James Turrell has been shaping in Arizona's Painted Desert for four decades – may open to the public by 2024.


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5 days ago

Proposals from five teams for the $8.5 billion expansion of O'Hare International Airport (ORD) have been unveiled. The designs focus on a new terminal that would replace the existing Terminal 2.


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6 days ago

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the 40 shortlisted works selected by the jury for the 2019 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award.


Film
1 week ago

Chris Downey, a San Francisco-based his architect who lost his sight at the age of 45 after an operation, spoke with 60 Minutes about his decision to remain in the profession and how he designs for other blind people.


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1 week ago

Mithun and Hodgetts + Fung have announced a merger that will turn the latter's Los Angeles office into Mithun | Hodgetts + Fung and "[complement] Mithun’s 170-member staff in Seattle and San Francisco."


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1 week ago

Chicago's Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture has won the design competition for the Shimao Shenzhen Longgang master plan and its associated tower, Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Center, which will reach approximately 700 meters (2,300 feet).


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The Eco Brooklyn Show House is a traditional brick rowhouse with a difference: it's fronted by a living wall. Completed late last year, the Eco Brooklyn Living Wall hopes to set a precedent for the facades of residential buildings in the borough of Brooklyn – and beyond....


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2 weeks ago

Empty of its penguins since 2004, the London Zoo's Grade I-listed Penguin Pool, designed by Berthold Lubetkin and engineered by Ove Arup in the early 1930s, is hearing calls for its demolition — from none other than Lubetkin's daughter.


Film
2 weeks ago

Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" consists of interviews with eleven architects heading firms based in Italy and the Netherlands. Here we highlight Marco Casamonti, a founding partner of Italy's Archea Associati.


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2 weeks ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that the Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery in London, designed by Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates (VSBA) and completed in 1991, is the latest recipient of its Twenty-five Year Award.


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2 weeks ago

A 15-square-meter trailer resembling the workshop wing of the famous Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany, will travel from Dessau to Berlin and beyond in 2019 to celebrate the Bauhaus centennial and invite people "to question the complex heritage of modernity."


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2 weeks ago

In 2018 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.


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3 weeks ago

New York's WORKac, led by Lebanese-born architect Amale Andraos and Dan Wood, has been selected to design BeMA: Beirut Museum of Art, a new 12,000-square-meter museum intended as an "open museum" for the city.


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3 weeks ago

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's (CTBUH) year in review reveals that the momentum to build tall continues unabated, particularly in China and in the realm of supertalls, those skyscrapers topping at least 300 meters.


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1 month ago

World-Architects wishes you a joyous holiday season and a wonderful New Year!


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1 month ago

The Board of La Biennale di Venezia, with the recommendation of President Paolo Baratta, has appointed Hashim Sarkis as curator of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition to be held in 2020.


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1 month ago

Michele De Lucchi's L'Anello Mancante ("The Missing Link") is a site-specific installation inside Zaha Hadid's MAXXI, the National Museum of 21st Century Arts in Rome. On display until March 2019, the accessible object made from Solid Surface...


Film
1 month ago

Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" consists of interviews with eleven architects heading firms based in Italy and the Netherlands. Here we highlight Simone Sfriso, co-founder of Venice's TAMassociati.


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1 month ago

Harvard GSD has announced the six winners of the 2019 Richard Rogers Fellowship, a residency program at Wimbledon House, the landmarked residence designed by Lord Richard Rogers for his parents in the late 1960s.


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1 month ago

The Ford Foundation building in Midtown Manhattan, designed by Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates, celebrated its 50th anniversary this year with a careful $205 million renovation by Gensler....


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1 month ago

The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have revealed the list of 383 nominated works competing for the 2019 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award.


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1 month ago

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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1 month ago

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.


Insight
1 month 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...


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1 month 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.


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1 month 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...


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1 month 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.


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1 month 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."


Products
1 month 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...


Film
1 month 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 month 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.


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1 month 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 month 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.


Headlines
1 month 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.


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1 month 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.


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