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Serpentine has announced that architect Lina Ghotmeh, born in Beirut and based in Paris, as designer of the 22nd Serpentine Pavilion and unveiled her design. It will open in London's Kensington Gardens next June. John Hill


Headlines
3 days ago

Spanning five blocks in the neighborhood of Astoria, the mixed-use development called Innovation QNS was approved by the New York City Council on Tuesday, two years after it was unveiled and following weeks of uncertainty. John Hill


Found
4 days ago

Architects Adam Newman and Kelvin Tsang of Melbourne's NWMN have created the 2022 NGV Architecture Commission, Temple of Boom, a one-third-scale version of the Parthenon that will be transformed by artists over its nine-month duration. John Hill


Film
4 days ago

A short film depicts the creation of Sculpting Reality – THE HOUSE SCULPTURE by Canadian artists Jacky Georges Lafargue and Louis Couturier, who were inspired by Gordon Matta-Clark and his concept of Anarchitecture. John Hill


Found
5 days ago

A new book published by Thames & Hudson and an exhibition now on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) respectively map the interactive worlds of video games and investigate how people conceive of space and time through interactive design. Take a brief tour through Videogame... John Hill


Headlines
1 week ago

The reimagined public space at the base of 550 Madison, designed by Snøhetta as part of Olayan Group's transformation of Johnson/Burgee's iconic AT&T Building, opened to the public on November 16. John Hill


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1 week ago

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named The David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago the 2022 Best Tall Building Worldwide, besting other considerably taller contenders. John Hill


Film
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On his popular "Architecture with Stewart" YouTube channel, Stewart Hicks presents the history of Kisho Kurokawa's Nakagin Capsule Tower, explains why it was demolished, and speaks with artist Noritaka Minami, who documented the tower for over a decade. John Hill


Insight
1 week ago

Radical Landscapes is a new documentary directed by Elettra Fiumi about Gruppo 9999, the Radical Architecture collective from Florence that was co-founded by her father, Fabrizio Fiumi. Shown as part of DOC NYC, the film is as much a personal exploration on the part of the filmmaker as... John Hill


Headlines
1 week ago

The Fondation Giacometti has announced it will turn the former Invalides train station in the heart of Paris into the Giacometti Museum & School, set to open in 2026. John Hill


Headlines
2 weeks ago

Architect Peter Barber, known for the design of affordable housing in London, is the fifth recipient of the Soane Medal, which has been awarded annually by the Sir John Soane’s Museum since 2017. John Hill


Headlines
2 weeks ago

Reports this week indicate that the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIMA) is reversing course and will not preserve the dormitories designed by Louis I. Kahn and completed in 1974. John Hill


Found
2 weeks ago

Three floors of the New Museum in New York City are devoted to artist Theaster Gates. Young Lords and Their Traces is the first American museum survey exhibition on an artist known for a diverse output that embraces sculpture, painting, video, performance, historical archives, and even... John Hill


Film
2 weeks ago

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with architect Kim Herforth Nielsen of Copenhagen's 3XN about Quay Quarter Tower, the recipient of the International... John Hill


Headlines
2 weeks ago

As announced by the City of Frankfurt am Main, the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), and DekaBank, 3XN's Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney, Australia, is the "world’s most innovative high-rise" for 2022/23. John Hill


Number
2 weeks ago

Size of the planned Ellinikon urban development in Athens, where one million trees will be planted and the tallest building in Greece will be built on the site of... John Hill


Insight
3 weeks ago

The award-winning book Swissness Applied focuses its attention on New Glarus, the tiny Wisconsin town whose downtown buildings draw tourists through facades that exude Swissness. World-Architects editor John Hill delved into the book by Nicole McIntosh and Jonathan Louie of Architecture... John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture has released renderings of Harajuku Quest, a commercial and cultural center that just started construction on Tokyo's fashionable Omotesando, not far... John Hill


Found
3 weeks ago

On display on the campus of Rice University in Houston until December 17, 2022, Rana Begum's No.1187 Mesh and No. 1193 Mesh are colorful mesh sculptures meant to "push the material and conceptual possibilities of public artwork." John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

Ennead Architects has released renderings of its competition-winning design for Wuxi Art Museum, proposed for Shangxianhe Wetland Park in the port city of Wuxi, China. John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, has announced that Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Selldorf Architects will modernize the building's interior and plaza. John Hill


Film
3 weeks ago

Psyche and Aeon Video have shared Dream City: More, Better, Sooner, the 2016 short film by artist Alice May Williams, coinciding with the completion of the transformation of the Battersea Power... John Hill


Found
4 weeks ago

This year's iteration of The Cultural Landscape Foundation's annual Landslide report and exhibition focuses on threatened and at-risk landscapes designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., and his successor firms, not coincidentally on the bicentennial of his birth. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Social critic Mike Davis, best known for chronicling the dark side of sunny Los Angeles, died on October 25 at his home in San Diego from complications related to esophageal cancer. He was 76. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has revealed renderings of its competition-winning design for a large sports complex for Hangzhou's Future Science and Technology Cultural District. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

N*thing is Possible has been on display at the National Design Centre since Singapore Design Week in September. The asterisk in the title invites visitors to take "a journey to zero waste" with hospitality brand Potato Head, who curated the exhibition with OMA and Shinji Takagi. A short... John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

University of California Santa Barbara has released updated visuals of the proposed Munger Hall, the dormitory unveiled in November 2021 to protests over the lack of windows in most bedrooms. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The transformation of the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts (AMFA), designed by Chicago's Studio Gang with Little Rock's Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects, is nearly complete, with an opening date of April 22, 2023, recently announced. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Ten winners have been announced in 14th iteration of the International DAM Architectural Book Award, given jointly by the Frankfurt Book Fair and the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM). John Hill


Found
1 month ago

In Praise of Caves, now on display at The Noguchi Museum in New York City, presents projects by four Mexican artist–architects that explore "how humanity might reconnect with the essential happiness of living in concert with nature." Serpents, not just caves, are in abundance. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

Museum of Modern Art curator Martino Stierli has pulled Amie Siegel's The Architects from the museum's archive, putting the 33-minute film on display in the third-floor architecture gallery until January 2, 2023. John Hill


Insight
1 month ago

World-Architects editor John Hill recently visited the studio of Dattner Architects in Midtown Manhattan, talking with partner Daniel Heuberger about some projects the firm is working on and looking around the office they moved in to earlier this year. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

World-Architects stopped by Beyond Territories – Made . Make . Making, the traveling exhibition that celebrates the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced that The New Library, Magdalene College, located in Cambridge and designed by Níall McLaughlin Architects, is the winner of the 26th RIBA Stirling Prize, making it "the UK’s best new building." John Hill


Film
1 month ago

Chicago-based architect and artist Amanda Williams is one of 25 recipients of 2022 MacArthur "Genius" Fellowships, as announced on Wednesday, October 12. Learn about how her "works visualize the ways urban planning, zoning, development, and disinvestment impact the lives of everyday residents"... John Hill


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Photographer Ivo Tavares sent us photographs of Escadinhas Footpaths, a network of pedestrian paths linking the the neighborhood of Monte Xisto with the Leça River in Matosinhos, Portugal. Paulo Moreira Architectures and the art collective Verkron have enlivened the paths with bright colors. John Hill


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