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5 days ago
Recently ON design partners celebrated the opening of Muon, a new meditation studio in the middle of Tokyo's bustling Shinjuku district. The darkened space is illuminated by pillars that give the impression of a light forest.
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6 days ago
Artist Conrad Bakker has been documenting the life of influential artist Robert Smithson (1938-1973) by creating carved and painted reconstructions of each book in the late artist's 1,120-strong library.
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1 week ago
Matter to Matter, an interactive installation by designer Arthur Analts that invites visitors to draw on a wall covered with condensation, is a highlight of Latvia's contribution to the 2018 London Design Biennale, taking place at Somerset House until 23 September.
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3 weeks ago
Budapest's Hello Wood has revived its POP-UP Park for the second straight year. Now in a more colorful iteration, the temporary installation revives Városháza Park, an underused public space next to City Hall in the architecture studio's hometown.
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3 weeks ago
Ahead of his exhibition at the Noguchi Museum in Queens, Spanish sculptor Jorge Palacios has installed Link in a pedestrian triangle next to Madison Square Park in Manhattan. The bulbous wood sculpture sits proudly between the Flatiron and the Empire State Building.
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4 weeks ago
The paintings of Thomas Kinkade – the Painter of LightTM – and icons of modern residential architecture by the likes of Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Frank Gehry would seem to be an incompatible mix. But in the hands of @robyniko, a series of Kinkade + Modernism...
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1 month ago
British artist Alex Chinneck has turned a 1960s office building slated for demolition in Ashford, England, into a surprising and humorous piece of art by "unzipping" the facade and allowing passersby to peer inside.
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1 month ago
DesignCurial and Looking4.com held an online poll to find the most amazing car park architecture. After thousands of votes they unveiled three winners from the shortlist of ten projects – from Amsterdam to Seattle.
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2 months ago
Dream the Combine's Hide & Seek, the winner of the 2018 Young Architects Program, opened today at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. World-Architects visited at lunchtime today to take some photos and a video of the installation.
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on 6/12/18
The 2018 Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, the 18th and youngest architect to be selected for the annual pavilion in London's Kensington Gardens, opens to the public on Friday.
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on 6/10/18
Sleeping Beauty, an exhibition on the occasion of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia draws attention to Frei Otto's Multihalle, a pavilion built in Mannheim for the 1975 Bundesgartenschau (National Garden Show) that nows sits unused.
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on 6/7/18
RCR Arquitectes — the 2017 Pritzker Prize-winning trio of Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta — are the subject of the Catalan pavilion, a collateral event at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, in what is billed as "not an architecture exhibition."
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on 6/6/18
The Czech and Slovak Pavilions at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice is the setting for UNES-CO (United Nations Real Life Organization), a fictitious company founded by artist Kateřina Šeda that draws attention to the impact the UNESCO World Heritage List has on cities.
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on 6/1/18
One of the highlights of this year's Venice Architecture Biennale is the first Holy See Pavilion. Curated by Francesco Dal Co, Vatican Chapels consists of ten chapels and an exhibition pavilion location on a wooded corner of the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.
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on 5/25/18
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, have described the buildings of the Biennale as active participants in the exhibition. In the Central Pavilion in the Giardini, they peeled back layers of historical additions to reveal the skylights...
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on 5/24/18
As part of the opening of the Dutch Pavilion's Work, Body, Leisure exhibit in the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, this afternoon architecture historian and theorist Beatriz Colomina held Bed-In Interviews: a four-hour non-stop interview marathon echoing the...
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on 5/23/18
In addition to the two FREESPACES in the Corderie, Biennale curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have used other parts of the impressive Arsenale building to express the theme of...
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on 5/23/18
Two spaces in the Arsenale's Corderie serve to embody the FREESPACE theme developed by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition.
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on 5/16/18
In just over a week the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale opens to the public. While the exhibition shines a spotlight on an international assemblage of architects in the Arsenale and the national pavilions in the Giardini, the anticipatation also has us thinking about the buildings being...
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on 5/4/18
RIBA's Architecture Gallery at 66 Portland Place in London recently opened Disappear Here: On perspective and other kinds of space, where Sam Jacob Studio explores "how perspective drawing has been applied to the art of building for centuries and used as a tool to...
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on 5/1/18
The new reception building at Saurierpark (Dinosaur Park) in Bautzen, Germany, was designed by Hamburg's rimpf ARCHITEKTUR to resemble mitosis.
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on 4/27/18
The National Museum of Qatar, set to open in December 2018, has released new images of its readymade icon designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Iwan Baan's photos capture, from near and afar, the blade-like petals inspired by the desert rose and the new building's relationship to Sheikh...
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on 4/20/18
To celebrate Panasonic's 100th anniversary and signal its "new creative philosophy" of addressing "wellbeing, feelings and experiences," the Japanese company created Air Inventions, a mist-filled pavilion that nabbed the Best Technology - Milano Design Award 2018 at...
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on 4/19/18
The world of design is focused on Milan this week. As part of the Salone del Mobile, COS's Open Sky installation doesn't reflect a person's new clothes. Instead it mixes the beauty of the Milanese sky with the historic architecture of the Palazzo Isimbardi.
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on 4/11/18
BowWow Haus London features around 70 custom dog kennels designed by architects, artists and designers to raise funds for charity. Here we highlight a half-dozen kennels made from wood.
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on 4/5/18
Christo's first major outdoor public artwork in the UK will be a temporary sculpture, The Mastaba, that will float on Serpentine Lake in London's Kensington Gardens this summer.
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on 3/23/18
A new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum highlights some of the experimental art installations that are erected annually as part of the Burning Man festivities in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man also expands beyond the...
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on 3/15/18
Luftwerk, the artistic collaboration of Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero, is more than adept at manipulating light and color. A new solo show at Volume Gallery in Chicago is the impressive result of a decade of the duo's research, experimentation, and installations.
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on 2/28/18
Fisher Brothers, a New York City real estate firm located at 299 Park Avenue, is holding a private ideas competition to reimagine the medians of Park Avenue between 46th and 57th Streets.
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on 2/28/18
Spain's a+t, the publisher of numerous high-quality architecture books on housing and density, has released a deck of cards with 50 floor plans from recent collective housing buildings.
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on 2/23/18
Chicago's 150 North Riverside is a 54-story building designed by Goettsch Partners that opened last year. Gracing its lobby is 150 Media Stream, an installation that displays a rotating selection of digital works by artists.
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on 2/16/18
A new exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY) finds ten artists addressing Robin Evans's classic 1995 work of architectural theory, The Projective Cast: Architecture and Its Three Geometries.
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on 2/9/18
Artist Simon Fujiwara has inserted a full-size replica of the Anne Frank House inside Peter Zumthor's Kunsthaus Bregenz, creating an odd juxtaposition between the traditional Dutch house and the museum's glass-and-concrete box.
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on 2/7/18
Architect Asif Khan has realized a pavilion at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics that is covered with Vantablack VBx2, a "super-black, non-nanotube visible spectrum spray paint coating" that absorbs 99% of visible light.
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on 1/31/18
A new book by Olivier Meystre, Pictures of the Floating Microcosm: New Representations of Japanese Architecture, provides a critique of the design process and representational methods of contemporary Japanese Architects.
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on 1/25/18
An article in the New York Times this week brings to light an unexpected, yet unsurprising, fact: "Many of the country’s top pastry chefs have practiced or studied architecture."
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