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A short video produced in collaboration with the MoMA exhibition ED RUSCHA / NOW THEN, now on display at LACMA, explores Ed Ruscha’s Streets of Los Angeles archive, which was acquired by the Getty Research Institute in 2012 and is in the process of being digitized and made publicly... John Hill


Headlines
Heute

The Vessel, the 150-foot-tall climbable sculpture designed by Heatherwick Studio for Hudson Yards on Manhattan's West Side, has been closed since 2021, following four suicides in just two years. Related Companies, the developer of Hudson Yards, will reopen the attraction later this year,... John Hill


Found
vor einem Tag

The 23rd Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is taking place over two weekends in April at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, near Palm Springs. As in previous years, the grassy expanse between the mountains is the setting for colorful large-scale artworks that serve as backdrops... John Hill


Film
vor 5 Tagen

A new video by Preservation Futures, working with the Chicago Architecture Center and Alex Ensign, draws attention to the threats to the Century and Consumer Buildings in Chicago's Loop, which the Federal government wants to demolish and leave as empty lots over security concerns. John Hill


Headlines
vor 5 Tagen

A US federal judge has halted the demolition of Greenwood Pond: Double Site, a 1996 work of environmental art in Des Moines, Iowa, by Mary Miss, and a German court has ruled that Ravensburger can continue to produce jigsaw puzzles bearing the iconic image of Leonardo da Vinci's... John Hill


Headlines
vor 6 Tagen

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation — the commissioner of the annual MPavilion — and the City of Melbourne have announced that the tenth MPavilion, designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, will remain open to the public in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens through March 2025. John Hill


Film
vor 6 Tagen

Watch a short film from VernissageTV of Ryoji Ikeda's data.tecture [nº1], the immersive sound and video installation that was recently shown at Blum Gallery in Los Angeles as part of Thirty Years: Written with a Splash of Blood. John Hill


Insight
vor einer Woche

World-Architects takes a look at four recently published books on housing in North America and Latin America: Housing: Strategies for Urban Redensification, Housing the Nation: Social Equity, Architecture, and the Future of Affordable Housing, Laboratorio de Vivienda / Housing... John Hill


Headlines
vor einer Woche

Safdie Architects is designing a multi-billion-dollar expansion of Marina Bay Sands, the landmark resort in Singapore that the firm led by Moshe Safdie designed a decade and a half ago. John Hill


Headlines
vor einer Woche

Gaetano Pesce, the Italian architect and designer who “revolutionized the worlds of art, design, architecture and the liminal spaces between these categories” over six decades, died on Thursday, April 4, at the age of 84. John Hill


Found
vor 2 Wochen

A. Lawrence Kocher and Albert Frey's experimental Aluminaire House, which was built in New York City in 1931, subsequently moved to Long Island, but then faced an uncertain future in recent decades, is now on permanent display at the Palm Springs Art Museum in California. The iconic,... John Hill


Film
vor 2 Wochen

Writer, curator, and educator Ole Bouman is in the midst of a “Journey to the East”: a roughly 7,000-mile (11,250-km) bicycle tour from Amsterdam to Shanghai and Tongji University, where he currently teaches. Bouman is documenting the journey through his website, social media, and a YouTube... John Hill


Found
vor 2 Wochen

Although the name Piero Portaluppi was unknown to me when I came across two old monographs on the architect in a used bookstore recently, images of the architect's project for a Futurist-looking villa in Formazza, Italy, made them irresistible. A discovery to me, turns out Portaluppi is also... John Hill


Headlines
vor 2 Wochen

After years of regularly attracting four times more visitors than originally anticipated, The Broad has announced plans to expand its building in Downtown Los Angeles. Appropriately, New York's Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) is designing the expansion to the museum it designed a decade ago. John Hill


Headlines
vor 3 Wochen

Richard Serra, the artist known for monumental sculptures made with large plates of weathering steel that required people to move around them to fully experience them — making him a favorite of many architects — died at his Long Island home on Tuesday, March 26, at the age of 85. John Hill


Headlines
vor 3 Wochen

Renderings have been revealed for The Star, a proposed $1 billion “vertical creative office” campus on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard. The design by Foster + Partners features exterior gardens that spiral around the cylindrical 22-story tower. John Hill


Film
vor 3 Wochen

Stuart Graff, president and CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, gives a tour of Tirranna, a late but lesser-known house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for a “breathtaking” setting in New Canaan, Connecticut, that, Graff says, “rivals even Wright's most famous work, Fallingwater, in the... John Hill


Found
vor 3 Wochen

Kolektiv Cité Radieuse is presenting the work of Czech illustrator Jan Šrámek at Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation in Marseille from April 6 until May 15, 2024. Endangered Species: Unclaimed Brutalism pays tribute to Czechoslovakian architecture from the 1960s to 1980s as well as,... John Hill


Headlines
vor 3 Wochen

Heatherwick Studio has unveiled renderings of its design for a new building for the school of sustainable design at Universidad Ean in Bogotá, Colombia. It will be the studio's first building in South America when built. John Hill


Insight
vor 3 Wochen

Four years in the making, Art Applied is the third and latest book by Petra Blaisse on her Amsterdam design studio Inside Outside. Clocking in at nearly 900 pages and cloaked in a dust jacket that... John Hill


Film
vor 4 Wochen

A short, 12-minute film from the Victoria and Albert Museum takes viewers insides some of the buildings in Tropical Modernism: Architecture and Independence, the exhibition at the V&A that looks at the colonial origins of Tropical Modernism in British West Africa. John Hill


Insight
vor einem Monat

Tall Timber: The Future of Cities in Wood opened at the Skyscraper Museum in Lower Manhattan in late February. World-Architects stopped by to see which projects are included in the exhibition, what they say about the current state of mass timber, and what they portend to the future of... John Hill


Found
vor einem Monat

Occupying two full floors and multiple terraces of the Whitney Museum of American Art's Renzo Piano-designed building in New York's Meatpacking District, the 81st edition of the Whitney Biennial, subtitled Even Better Than the Real Thing, aims to provide a space where difficult... John Hill


Headlines
vor einem Monat

José Oubrerie, the French architect who worked in the studio of Le Corbusier and completed the Saint-Pierre Church in Firminy four decades after the death of Le Corbusier, died on March 10 at the age of 91. Oubrerie was the last living apprentice of Le Corbusier. John Hill


Film
vor einem Monat

Fluid Forms is an architectural project carried out by researchers at ETH Zurich's Digital Building Technologies that explores a new and innovative means of robotically 3D-printing doubly curved thin shells. A short film distills the three-week fabrication and assembly down to three minutes. John Hill


Found
vor einem Monat

Designing Decades: Architectural Poster Art (1972-1982) is on display at the Modulightor Building, the New York City home of the Paul Rudolph Institute for Modern Architecture, until April 7, 2024. Drawn from the collection of architect Judith York Newman, owner of SPACED Gallery of... John Hill


Bau der Woche
vor einem Monat

Williams College has unveiled the design by Brooklyn's SO–IL for a new building for the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), what will be the museum's first purpose-built home since it was inaugurated a century ago. Framed in mass timber and capped by a flowing, overhanging roof, SO–IL's... John Hill

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Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics, which last year announced it would be moving to Las Vegas, has revealed the competition-winning design by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and HNTB for a new 33,000-capacity ballpark to be located on the Strip. John Hill


Film
vor einem Monat

Short films about resource extraction, Alison and Peter Smithson's Robin Hood Gardens, living conditions in Nepal, and a humorous take on the European housing crisis are the winners of the latest biennial TRANSFER Architecture Video Awards, announced on February 22. John Hill


Headlines
vor einem Monat

Japanese architect Riken Yamamoto has been named the 2024 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, long considered architecture's highest honor. Today's announcement says that Yamamoto, an “architect and social advocate,” is being given the Pritzker Prize “for reminding us that in... John Hill


Headlines
vor einem Monat

Antoine Predock, the architect known for buildings in the American Southwest and who called New Mexico his “spiritual home” for 70 years, died in early March at the age of 87. John Hill


Headlines
vor einem Monat

The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the team of Hood Design Studio, Weiss/Manfredi, and Moody Nolan has been selected to reimagine the Amsterdam Avenue side of its famed Upper West Side campus. The selection is part of an ongoing participatory planning process that... John Hill


Headlines
vor einem Monat

The Joslyn Art Museum has announced it will reopen on September 10, 2024, with the completion of the new Rhonda & Howard Hawks Pavilion designed by Snøhetta with Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture (APMA). It is the museum's first expansion since the wing designed by Foster + Partners... John Hill


Film
vor einem Monat

Google, which occupies a string of old buildings in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, has just opened a new headquarters in Hudson Square, about a mile south, in an old building that served as the southern terminus of the High Line. A short film from Google takes viewers inside the renovation... John Hill


Headlines
vor einem Monat

BT Group, operator of the 620-foot (189m) telecommunications tower in London's Fitzrovia district, is selling the iconic BT Tower to New York's MCR Hotels, which has hired Heatherwick Studio to convert it into a hotel. John Hill


Found
vor einem Monat

The new Álvaro Siza Wing at the Serralves Museum in Porto, Portugal, opens to the public on February 24, 2024, with two exhibitions: Improbable Anagrams, displaying pieces from the Serralves Foundation's permanent collection; and John Hill


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