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Unzoomed is a daily online game that asks people to guess the city they are looking at in an aerial view; each incorrect guess reveals more context as the view zooms out. The game by Benjamin Td is fun and addictive, especially for architects and planners. John Hill


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Jenny Holzer: Light Line is on display at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City from May 17 until September 29, 2024. The major exhibition features a selection of artworks created by the artist from the 1970s to the present and, at its center, a new manifestation of Installation for... John Hill


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Film director Steve McQueen's Bass is an immersive light-and-sound installation in the lower-level gallery of Dia Beacon in New York's Hudson River Valley. World-Architects visited ahead of the artwork's opening on May 12.  John Hill


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For Le Grand Soir, which opened last month and is on display for two years in the courtyard of MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, French-Moroccan artist Yto Barrada stacked colored concrete blocks into towers inspired by the tradition of constructing human pyramids in Morocco as well... John Hill


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Kosovar artist Petrit Halilaj has installed Abetare on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City for the museum's 2024 Roof Garden Commission. The exhibition, opening on April 30, consists of sculptures inspired by children's doodles, drawings, and scribbles found on... John Hill


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Ride: Antoine Predock: 65 Years of Architecture is a new monograph from Rizzoli released this week on famed American architect Antoine Predock, who died last month at the age of 87. The hefty, nearly 700-page “memoirograph” traces Predock's highly active life and prolific career. Here... John Hill


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The 23rd Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is taking place over two weekends in April at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, near Palm Springs. As in previous years, the grassy expanse between the mountains is the setting for colorful large-scale artworks that serve as backdrops... John Hill


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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


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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


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2 months ago

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


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2 months ago

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


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2 months ago

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


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2 months ago

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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on 2/22/24

The new Álvaro Siza Wing at the Serralves Museum in Porto, Portugal, opens to the public on February 24, 2024, with two exhibitions: Improbable Anagrams, displaying pieces from the Serralves Foundation's permanent collection; and John Hill


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on 2/13/24

The exhibition ‘POETIC IMAGINATIONS. Interweaving Architecture with Traditional Values’ by Beijing’s  Eduard Kögel


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on 2/6/24

The latest installation in the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, an awe-inducing subterranean space marked by hundreds of concrete columns reflected in a surface of water, is artist Rachel Rossin's Haha Real, which takes visitors on a voyage inspired by The Velveteen Rabbit. John Hill


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on 2/1/24

Brooklyn Bridge Park is a new visual biography about the namesake, 1.3-mile (2-km) long park on the Brooklyn waterfront. Designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA), the park is immensely popular for its views of Lower Manhattan, mix of active and passive uses, and beautiful... John Hill


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on 1/23/24

The National Building Museum in Washington, DC, opened Building Stories on January 21. Six years in the making, the ambitious multigenerational exhibition curated by Leonard Marcus, an expert on children's literature, will be on display for ten years. John Hill


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on 1/22/24

Mass Studies, the office of South Korean architect Minsuk Cho, has been selected to design the 23rd Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, set to open in London's Kensington Gardens in June. Archipelagic Void is inspired by small courtyards found in old Korean houses.  John Hill


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on 1/12/24

Nine years after winning the competition to design a new shared learning building (BEM) at the École Polytechnique in Paris-Saclay, France, construction of the building designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects, OXO Architectes, Nicolas Laisné Architectes, and DREAM is complete. John Hill


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on 1/3/24

In 2023 we presented just shy of 40 Buildings of the Week, featuring short Q&As with architects about recently completed buildings in the United States. It's your turn to help us crown a US Building of the Year by voting for your favorite. The winner will be announced at the end of... John Hill


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on 12/19/23

As 2023 draws to a close and our thoughts linger on what transpired over the last twelve months, World-Architects is taking a month-by-month look at some of the stories we covered: awards, competitions, buildings, books, exhibitions, and passings. John Hill


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on 12/11/23

A highlight of ED RUSCHA / NOW THEN, the comprehensive retrospective on Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha now on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, is Chocolate Room, a gallery covered in more than 500 sheets of paper screen-printed with chocolate. John Hill


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on 12/1/23

On display at DuSable Park as part of this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial, Parallel Histories is an installation that looks back to the Haitian-born immigrant the park is named for — and forward to the imminent creation of the park that has been more than 35 years in the making. John Hill


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on 11/27/23

More than five years in the making, An Atlas of Es Devlin opened at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City on November 18, 2023. It is the first monographic exhibition on Es Devlin, the renowned artist and set designer from London, and is accompanied by a... John Hill


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on 11/16/23

The tenth MPavilion, designed by Tadao Ando, opened to the public on November 16 in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens. The temporary concrete structure — notably the Japanese architect's first ever project in Australia — will host more than 150 events before it closes on March 28,... John Hill


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on 11/9/23

Ma Yansong: Landscapes in Motion opened in late September at the Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning (MoCAUP) in Shenzhen, China, presenting a retrospective of MAD’s... John Hill


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on 11/6/23

What significance does the work of the late Austrian architect Hans Hollein have for a younger generation of architects? The Architekturzentrum Wien (Az W) is juxtaposing Hollein's projects with the designs of fifteen European firms in Hollein Calling: Architectural Dialogues, a major... Elias Baumgarten


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on 10/30/23

Generation Proxima: Emerging Environmental Practices in Portuguese Architecture, curated by Pedro Gadanho, is now on display at AIA New York's Center for Architecture. World-Architects stopped by recently to learn about the seven architecture studios that are “extending Earth's lifespan... John Hill


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on 10/19/23

The Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) and Frankfurt Book Fair have announced the winners of 2023 DAM Architectural Book Award, selecting the ten best architecture books from 245 submissions from 102 publishers. John Hill


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on 10/13/23

World-Architects packed a lunch and headed to Gansevoort Peninsula, the former sanitation facility that is now home to Manhattan's first public beach. Designed by a team led by Field Operations, the latest addition to Hudson River Park opened to the public on October 2. John Hill


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on 10/5/23

A Permanent Nostalgia for Departure: A Rehearsal on Legacy with Zaha Hadid is on display at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, until January 28, 2024. The exhibition features artworks that engage directly with the 20-year-old building designed by Zaha Hadid, notably... John Hill


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on 10/2/23

On display at Harvard University Graduate School of Design's Frances Loeb Library until October 15, The Book in the Age of … is an exhibition that came out of a research seminar at the GSD taught by architect Rem Koolhaas, graphic designer Irma Boom, and architectural historian Phillip... John Hill


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on 9/21/23

Emerging Ecologies: Architecture and the Rise of Environmentalism, the inaugural exhibition from the Emilio Ambasz Institute for the Joint Study of the Built and Natural Environment at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), opened to the public on September 17. John Hill


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on 9/15/23

Artist and architect Oscar Abraham Pabón has installed a terracotta wall on the pond of the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona. The temporary installation was inspired by the architecture of the pavilion but also the ink blots of the famous psychological tests created by Hermann... John Hill


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on 9/8/23

The fourth iteration of the biennial Exhibit Columbus opened to the public on August 26, 2023, with a dozen installations spread across Columbus, Indiana, the small town that is famous as a Midwestern mecca of modern architecture. The three-month-long exhibition was shaped by a large... John Hill


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