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Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron are designing a slender 87-story mixed-use tower on Toronto's Mink Mile that would be the tallest building in Canada if completed. John Hill


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As is tradition with the MPavilion commissions installed in Melbourne's Queens Victoria Gardens each summer, Glenn Murcutt's recent iteration is being given a second life. John Hill


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Details on the nominees for the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) 2020 are now available. Now in its third edition, the biennial award recognizes the best graduation projects by students from European schools of architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture. John Hill, Miriam Giordano


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AIA Minnesota's staff and member leadership have responded to the murder of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis and the unrest that has followed in their communities. The statement is reposted here with permission. Karen Lu, Mary-Margaret Zindren


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The artist Christo, who long collaborated with his wife, Jeanne-Claude, on major public artworks around the world, died on May 31 at his home in New York City. He was 84. John Hill


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Preservation efforts to save MARABAR, a site-specific artwork by Elyn Zimmerman in Washington, DC, took a positive step forward, when DC's preservation review board determined it would revisit its 2019 decision that paved the way for its demolition. John Hill


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The National Building Museum in Washington, DC — home to the recently refurbished Great Hall, a popular event venue and scene of summer installations — has laid off two-thirds of its staff, according to reports. John Hill


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The Chicago Plan Commission voted unanimously in favor of Related Midwest's two-tower residential development for 400 North Lake Shore Drive, the site of Santiago Calatrava's proposed Spire. John Hill


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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) have revealed the ten projects for 2020 that meet the committee's "rigorous criteria for social, economic, and ecological value." John Hill


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After March saw a historic drop of the American Institute of Architects' Architecture Billings Index to 33.3, the ABI score dropped further in April to 29.3, "a new all-time low for the index." John Hill


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Dietmar Steiner was the founding director of the Architekturzentrum Wien, taught at the Vienna University of Applied Sciences, and was president of the International Confederation of Architecture Museums (ICAM). He died on Friday, May 15, at the age of 68. John Hill, Katinka Corts


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La Biennale di Venezia has announced that the 17th International Architecture Exhibition — How Will We Live Together?, curated by Hashim Sarkis — will take place from May to November 2021, one year later than planned. John Hill


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The Young Talent Architecture Award 2020 is among the fifteen collateral events approved by curator Hashim Sarkis to be part of the Venice Architecture Biennale opening in August. John Hill


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The Danish capital has been named by UNESCO and the Union of the International Architects (UIA) as UNESCO World Capital of Architecture 2023, when it will host the UIA World Congress of Architects. John Hill


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The Russian Pavilion for the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale — curated by former OMA partner Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli and titled Open? — is the first to move to a strictly online presence. John Hill


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The Australian Institute of Architects has selected John Wardle as the 2020 recipient of the Gold Medal, the institute's highest honor. John Hill


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In a "three-minute read" on Medium, Sidewalk Labs CEO Daniel Doctoroff explains why "it no longer made sense... John Hill


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Architect and educator Marvin Malecha, president of the NewSchool of Architecture & Design and former president of the American Institute of Architects, died on May 4 from complications following a heart transplant. John Hill


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John Paul Eberhard, the founding president of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, died on May 2 from complications of coronavirus and congestive heart failure. He was 93. John Hill


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The Victoria & Albert Museum has launched Pandemic Objects, "an editorial project that compiles and reflects on objects that have taken on new meaning and purpose during the coronavirus outbreak." John Hill


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A/D/O, the design space created by MINI and housed in a former warehouse in Brooklyn renovated by nARCHITECTS, will close permanently at the end of May. John Hill


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The last piece of steel decking for the replacement of the Morandi Bridge, portions of which collapsed in August 2018 killing 43 people, was recently hoisted into... John Hill


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The Citizens’ Brigade to Save LACMA has unveiled designs by six finalists in an ideas competition aimed at providing alternatives to, and correcting the perceived deficiencies of, Peter Zumthor's new building for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. John Hill


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The Serpentine Galleries has announced that the 2020 Serpentine Pavilion designed by Johannesburg's Counterspace will open in summer 2021, one year later than originally planned, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. John Hill


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The 11th Street Bridge Park, which OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture and OLIN won a competition to design in October 2014, has received approval from the National... John Hill


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One month after Italian architects Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota unveiled the Connected Unit for Respiratory Ailments using old shipping containers, the first CURA prototype has been installed inside a temporary hospital in Turin. John Hill


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Mecanoo has won the international architectural competition for the development of the Senezh Management LAB in Russia with a plan that organizes four functional zones around an "Agora." John Hill


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The American Institute of Architects has announced that the AIA Conference on Architecture 2020 is canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.


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In the midst of the city's COVID-19 quarantine, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is moving forward with the demolition of four of its buildings to make way for the new building designed by Peter Zumthor. John Hill


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Citing the coronavirus outbreak, the Australian Institute of Architects has announced it will not be participating in the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale, raising the question: Will other countries follow suit? John Hill


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William Menking, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Architect's Newspaper, died on Saturday, April 11, at his home in Tribeca after a long bout with cancer. He was 72. John Hill


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Brothers Laurids and Manfred Ortner are recipients of the Grand Austrian State Prize, the highest award for artists from Austria. They are the first architects to receive the prize since 2015. John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


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Milan's Piuarch has been selected to design the Human Technopole Foundation's new building and campus for scientific research, part of the MIND Milano Innovation District located in the former Expo Area. John Hill


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The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello have announced that Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi are recipients of the 2020 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. John Hill


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Michael McKinnell, whose firm Kallmann McKinnell & Wood designed Boston's famous Brutalist City Hall, died on March 27 following complications from COVID-19. John Hill


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Following an executive order from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, "all work on non-essential construction and demolition sites is suspended," in response to the spread of COVID-19. John Hill


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