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Satellite imagery, an exhibition, and a promotional video illustrate that progress is being made on The Line, the flagship city for NEOM, the $500 billion megaproject in Saudi Arabia. John Hill


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A week after the nearby Camden Highline received planning approval, the Camden Council has approved plans for RSHP's extension of the listed British Library designed by Colin St. John... John Hill


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SANAA's Kazuyo Sejima and CCA founder Phyllis Lambert are this year’s recipients of the Jane Drew Prize and Ada Louise Huxtable Prize, respectively, part of the W Awards given out by The Architectural Review and Architects’ Journal. John Hill


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Born in New York City in 1923 and now living in Houston, American architect Victor Alfred Lundy, the designer of striking modern churches and other buildings in the middle of the last century, turns 100 on February 1. John Hill


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Decades in the making, and with a final price tag of $11 billion, the East Side Access project opened on January 25, delivering riders from Long Island to the new Grand Central Madison terminal in East Midtown, Manhattan. John Hill


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Dr. Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, the recipient of the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the 2022 RIBA Royal Gold Medal and other honors, died in Ahmedabad, India, on January 24, 2023, at the age of 95. John Hill


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Camden Highline, the proposed transformation of a stretch of unused railway in London into an elevated park, has received its first planning approval, giving the James Corner Field Operations design the green light to move forward with construction. John Hill


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The City of Nantes has announced the three teams competing to design the Cité des Imaginaires (City of Imaginations), a major cultural project that will be home to the Jules Verne Museum. John Hill


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London's Kingston University has announced that Grafton Architects, designers of the award-winning Town House on the university's Penrhyn Road campus, have been hired to design an academic building at the school's nearby Knights Park campus. John Hill


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La Biennale di Venezia has announced the first-ever Biennale College Architecture, which will take place this summer during the 18th International Architecture Exhibition, curated by Lesley Lokko. John Hill


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A team led by David Chipperfield Architects has won the high-profile competition to expand the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. Ulf Meyer


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Last month the Kunstmuseum Bern, one of Switzerland's oldest museums, revealed the 39 architectural teams selected for the two-stage competition to reimagine the "Museum of Fine Arts Bern of the Future." John Hill


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MVRDV has won the competition to design the new central library for Wuhan, China, describing their winning design as a "three-faced flowing shape [that] celebrates the position of the 'city of 100 lakes' at the confluence of two rivers." John Hill


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Artist Refik Anadol has filled the lobby of the Museum of Modern Art in New York with a large video wall displaying images of artworks from the MoMA collection mutated by artificial intelligence software. Obviously timely, the installation is also beautiful to behold. John Hill


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The 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate was a great master builder as well as an astute thinker and gifted writer. His versatile architecture made him a mediator between Japan and the West. Ulf Meyer


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Vectorworks has announced the winners – 22 projects by 30 students from 11 countries – in this year's scholarships for students in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and entertainment. John Hill


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The goal of the Diversity in Architecture (DIVIA) association is to give female architects more visibility. An international architecture award is intended to help. The 27 nominees have now been presented. Katinka Corts


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The ninth MPavilion, designed by (all)zone, the Bangkok studio founded by Rachaporn Choochuey, opened on December 8 in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens, where it will host free events until April 6, 2023. John Hill


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2 months ago

The Jencks Foundation and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have announced that Forensic Architecture is the 2022 recipient of the RIBA Charles Jencks Award, named for the influential architecture critic and landscape designer.  John Hill


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The American Institute of Architects has announced that Chicago architect Carol Ross Barney is the winner of the 2023 AIA Gold Medal, which "honors an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture." John Hill


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Consecrated this Fourth of July, the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center finally opened to the public on Tuesday, December 6, for the Feast of Saint Nicholas. John Hill


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Despite vocal opposition from UK preservationists and architects, and from Denise Scott Brown herself, Westminster City Council voted unanimously in approval of Annabelle Selldorf's remodeling of The National Gallery's Sainsbury Wing. John Hill


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The Sydney Modern expansion of the Art Gallery of New South Wales opens on December 3. It is the first building in the Southern Hemisphere for SANAA, the studio of Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa. Ulf Meyer


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Daniel Libeskind has been selected to boldly transform Boerentoren, the iconic Art Deco skyscraper in Antwerp, Belgium, also known as KBC Tower and now owned by Katoen Natie. Ulf Meyer


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The recipients of the 33rd annual Piranesi Awards were announced on Saturday, November 26, during the 39th Piran Days of Architecture held in Portorož, Slovenia. John Hill


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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


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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


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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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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


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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


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on 11/11/22

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


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on 11/11/22

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


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on 11/8/22

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


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on 11/3/22

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


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on 11/2/22

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


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on 11/1/22

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


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