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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


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Professor Dr. med. Gernot Marx is a specialist in anesthesiology and heads the Clinic for Operative Intensive Medicine and Intermediate Care at the Uniklinik RWTH in Aachen. We spoke to him about the challenges and advantages of digitization.  Susanna Koeberle


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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
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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


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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


Bau der Woche
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While India has a population of 1.4 billion and nearly 50 cities with at least one million people, the country is predominantly rural. Evidence of this can be seen in the Nokha Village Community Centre designed by Sanjay Puri Architects

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Number of solar panels the new Central Control Building in Konya, designed by Bilgin Architects for Turkish company Kalyon Energy, serves across an area of 20 square kilometers (7.7... René Ammann


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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
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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


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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
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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


Number
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Cost to lease and retrofit some 30,000 square feet of empty office space in downtown Ottawa, Canada, to provide shelter for 130... René Ammann


Bau der Woche
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Holzer Kobler Architekturen designed the Erlebnis-Hus St. Peter-Ording, an adventure house in the seaside town of St. Peter-Ording, Germany. Architect Andrea Zickhardt tells us how the building picks up on the architecture of the local pile dwellings and what makes it a place for everyone. Holzer Kobler Architekturen

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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
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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
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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


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The traditional annual exhibition of the Academy of Architecture in the Swiss canton of Ticino is running in Mendrisio until the end of June. This year's exhibition, which is well worth seeing, also provides an insight into the development of architectural education over the decades. Manuel Pestalozzi


Film
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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


Specials
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Light + Building 2024 had to congratulate on a world record title and many touchpoints: electrification, digitalization, recyclable materials, intelligent systems, and networked mobility. Editorial Team


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Time it took to erect Europe’s biggest 3D-printed building — The Wave House, a data center in Heidelberg, Germany — measuring 600 m2 (6,600 sf): 140 hours René Ammann


Insight
15.03.24

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


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14.03.24

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
14.03.24

Swiss architects Manuel Herz and Heinrich Degelo are together realizing a settlement in western Cameroon, a complex that was designed with local people and is being built exclusively by locals. Elias Baumgarten


Headlines
13.03.24

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
12.03.24

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
11.03.24

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


Number
11.03.24

Number of years a resident of Taipei has to save their entire salary, without expenditures, as the price-to-income ratio hits a historic high (15.5) in Taiwan: 15 René Ammann


Bau der Woche
08.03.24

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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Headlines
06.03.24

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


Works
06.03.24

Infinitive Architecture introduces The Vibes, a low-rise multi-functional building designed to create a multi-functional hub for F&B, meetings, workshops, galleries, and events in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Infinitive Architecture


Film
05.03.24

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
05.03.24

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
04.03.24

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
04.03.24

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


Number
04.03.24

Price paid in January for the multi-level, 115,000-square-foot (10,700 m2) retail space at 715-717 Fifth Avenue by Kering,... René Ammann


Found
01.03.24

The exhibition "drawing in space" by Sauerbruch Hutton provides an insight into the reflection and creative processes of their architecture. Falk Jaeger visited the exhibition and also found in it a journey through the development of architectural representation. Falk Jaeger


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