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Number
20/8/20

Number of Stirling Prize winning architects backing a campaign to save and retrofit old energy-hungry buildings rather than replacing them with new well-insulated buildings, in an effort to fight... René Ammann


Insight
19/8/20

In June author Adrian Duncan won the inaugural John McGahern Book Prize from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Irish Studies for Love Notes from a German Building Site. Named for one of the most important Irish writers of the twentieth century, the annual prize recognizes the... Madeline Carey


Film
19/8/20

The winner of the professional category of Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international design competition organized by the New York City Council and the Van Alen Institute, Brooklyn Bridge... John Hill


Film
18/8/20

Skateboarders Murilo Peres and Pedro Barros — with a lot of help from Red Bull and the estate of Oscar Niemeyer — were granted permission to skateboard in, under, and atop thirteen of Niemeyer's buildings in Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, and other parts of Brazil. John Hill


Headlines
18/8/20

Architectural design concepts by the three finalists — Henning Larsen, Snøhetta, and Studio Gang — have been unveiled in the competition to design the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora, North Dakota. John Hill


Headlines
18/8/20

The 13th edition of the World Architecture Festival, originally scheduled to take place in Lisbon in early December, is moving to June 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, launching WAFVirtual in its place. John Hill


Works
17/8/20

Two roads were there. A wide road with traffic and a narrow alley in a residential area. The new office space for R/URBAN DESIGN OFFICE LLC was planned between these two contrasting roads. Originally, it was divided into a commercial tenant space facing the wide road and a residential space... R/URBAN DESIGN OFFICE


Opinions
17/8/20

Taking its name from the two rivers that abut the property, the Confluence House is a relaxed composition of three structures that prioritizes outdoor spaces as much as those inside. The architects at Cushing Terrell answered a few questions about the house in northwest Montana. Cushing Terrell

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Number
17/8/20

Estimated number of homes destroyed or damaged in Lebanon’s capital Beirut after a major explosion on August 4th: 80,000 René Ammann


Found
14/8/20

Public toilets designed by Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban, Fumihiko Maki, and other architects are popping up over Tokyo's Shibuya district. The Tokyo Toilet, as the project is called, is replacing old facilities with fully accessible, eye-catching designs. John Hill


Headlines
13/8/20

The announcement of a $100,000 gift to the department of architecture at Alabama's Tuskegee University signals the strides being taken to diversify the profession in the United States, but data indicates there is a lot more that needs to be done. John Hill


Works
12/8/20

Revealing our body heat in three-dimensional space through experiential illumination, "Thermally Speaking" used thermography and infrared measuring instruments to uncover the fields of energy of which we’re all apart.  LeuWebb Projects with Mulvey & Banani Lighting Inc.


Works
12/8/20

Cube Gallery of Vanke Xiaoshan is a 21,000 square meter community retail center located in Hangzhou. It is designed as a convivial place of interaction between the young families and seniors living in the surrounding residences. CLOU architects


Film
11/8/20

Studio Gang: Architecture is the name of the new monograph of the Chicago firm led by Jeanne Gang, and it is the title of a short film in which Gang speaks about the themes behind Studio Gang's completed and... John Hill


Headlines
11/8/20

Simon Allford, co-founder and principal of London's Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, has been elected the 79th president of the Royal Institute of British Architects, in a year when the position has been marked... John Hill


Insight
10/8/20

The second and expanded edition of Michael Green and Jim Taggart's Tall Wood Buildings: Design, Construction and Performance builds upon the successful first edition from 2017 to present more case studies of high-rise timber structures and argue for more of them to be built. Georg Windeck


Opinions
10/8/20

This house, located in a part of a Japan with a lot snowfall, was designed to be resilient outside and amenable to daily life inside. The architects at Eureka answered a few questions about the recently completed Silver Water Cabin. Eureka

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Found
7/8/20

Under the Radar opened at S AM Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel in November 2019, when it was meant to run until March 15, 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic closed museums around the world. After reopening in May, S AM has extended the timely exhibition until the end of August. John Hill


Film
6/8/20

In the lead up to the 27th World Congress of Architects in Rio de Janeiro in July 2021 — delayed one year from its original date due to COVID-19 — the International Union of Architects (UIA) features an interview with architect Francis Kéré, who will give a keynote at UIA2021RIO. John Hill


Found
5/8/20

Chybik + Kristof Architects & Urban Designers have completed construction of the Lahofer Winery in the Dobšice, Czech Republic, a building that "fuses [Moravia's] longstanding wine tradition with a contemporary design." John Hill


Headlines
4/8/20

Construction of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, designed by Santiago Calatrava to replace the 82-year-old church destroyed on September 11, 2001, resumed this week after years of sitting idle. John Hill


Opinions
3/8/20

A great room sits at the heart of this house on a steep slope in the Hollywood Hills. Even though it has views of Los Angeles, the space feels like a Manhattan industrial loft, with large windows and steel framing. That was intentional, as explained by Kristen Becker, who started the house's... Mutuus Studio

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Works
30/7/20

As the age-old adage goes, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. In South Tyrol, Saltaus, Apfelhotel’s young new generation of owners are breaking new ground while staying true to their traditional roots. noa*’s novel design and architecture evokes the vintage charm of this historical... noa* network of architecture


Headlines
29/7/20

The US Olympic and Paralympic Museum, designed by New York's Diller Scofidio + Renfro, opens to the public on July 30 in Colorado Springs. John Hill


Opinions
28/7/20

Originally scheduled to open next month, the Art Preserve will open in June 2021, delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The museum is using the time to finalize interior construction and installation of the artworks, all of them artist-built environments. Denver's Tres Birds answered a few... Tres Birds

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Headlines
27/7/20

July 26 marked the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. Among other things, the ADA ensures equal access to public buildings. John Hill


Found
23/7/20

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has temporarily populated the Farnsworth House — the iconic work of modern architecture designed by Mies van der Rohe for Dr. Edith Farnsworth — with furnishings that reflect its original appearance in the 1950s. John Hill


Opinions
21/7/20

Beneath the colorful siding and translucent panels of Argyle Gardens are prefabricated modules that helped reduce costs for the affordable housing project in Portland, Oregon's Kenton neighborhood. Designed by Holst Architecture, the co-housing project was built as a prototype, and based on... Holst Architecture

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Found
21/7/20

Commissioned by 'T' Space and available online since July 18, Ca’n Terra: Architecture of the Earth is the virtual exhibition of a house designed by Ensamble Studio, a house that actually occupies an abandoned quarry in Menorca, Spain. John Hill


Works
20/7/20

One of the largest bicycle parking garages in the Netherlands has been built underneath the Koningin Julianaplein in The Hague, right in front of the Central Station. In collaboration with Studio Marsman, Silo developed a powerful spatial concept that transforms parking your bike into a... Silo & Studio Marsman


Headlines
17/7/20

The Getty Foundation has announced the thirteen recipients of grants in its seventh — and final — round of Keeping It Modern, the initiative created in 2014 to aid in the conservation of modern... John Hill


Headlines
16/7/20

La Biennale di Venezia has revealed details on The Disquieted Muses, an exhibition that will take place in the Central Pavilion from August to November this year, bringing together directors from the Biennale's six departments (art, architecture, cinema, dance, music, and theater) to tell the... John Hill


Works
15/7/20

A new gateway to the center of Bressanone, a small city in South Tyrol, Italy, is the latest addition to the Bressanone-Varna Ring Road. The infrastructural landscape project designed by MoDusArchitects is composed of a series of connected, largely underground roads that reduce traffic volume... MoDusArchitects


Headlines
14/7/20

Two years after making history by becoming the first woman selected to direct the Architectural Association in London, Eva Franch i Gilabert has been fired from her post over "specific failures of performance." John Hill


Opinions
13/7/20

World-Architects first learned about the greenhouse designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture for Wellesley College in 2017, when it won a LafargeHolcim Award. The... Kennedy & Violich Architecture

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Found
10/7/20

Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international design competition organized by the New York City Council and the Van Alen Institute, "challenges participants to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway." Images of the six finalists have been released. John Hill


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