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2 weeks ago

Although the striking five-story ARRIVE Hotel reflects the increasing density along Sixth Street in popular East Austin, the project retains an unassuming century-old, one-story brick building. It houses Lefty's Brick Bar, one of six dining venues in a hotel that clearly prioritizes pedestrian... baldridgeARCHITECTS

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Reviews
4 weeks ago

As part of its "Branching Out: Building Libraries, Building Communities" initiative, the Chicago Public Library has built and renovated dozens of libraries, including a modernization and expansion of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Branch Library. The design by bKL Architecture builds upon the "good... bKL Architecture

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Reviews
1 month ago

The New St. Pete Pier opened to the public in July, five years after Rogers Partners won a competition to design a replacement for St. Petersburg, Florida's old pier jutting into Tampa Bay. The multifaceted designed provides plenty of outdoor activities that cater to residents and visitors,... ROGERS PARTNERS Architects+Urban Designers

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Reviews
1 month ago

The city of Yangshuo in Guangxi Province lays about 65 kilometres south of Guilin and is surrounded by a dramatic landscape of towering karst mountains, which as a tourist attraction have been a highlight of domestic and foreign visitor programs for decades. The karst landscape has been on the... Eduard Kögel

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Reviews
1 month ago

The National Museum of the United States Army opened last month, on November 11, better known as Veterans Day. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, the building is wrapped in a... Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

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Reviews
2 months ago

Completed earlier this year, the Miller Creative Quad mixes a panoply of academic and cultural functions in a C-shaped building that is carved by pathways at ground level. Traditional in form, it is forward-thinking in program and execution. The architects at Polk Stanley Wilcox answered a few... Polk Stanley Wilcox

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Reviews
2 months ago

A prominent gable roof and small footprint help this new building for Little Tiger blend into its residential Austin, Texas neighborhood. A trio of openings – a ribbon window, a tall dormer, and a ridge skylight – bring plenty of light into the classroom building but also signal it is anything... Murray Legge Architecture

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Reviews
2 months ago

Two artists with a house and guest house hired The LADG to add two buildings with studio space for ceramics, sculpture, painting, and photography. The additions in concrete, wood, and metal are striking, but it's the outdoor space between the buildings that is the heart of the project. The... The LADG

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Works
on 10/19/20

This joint city hall and police station serves the residents of Green Forest, a small town in Northwest Arkansas. The building is easy to find, since it sits directly next to the town's historic water tower that was built in the 1930s. Modus studio answered a few questions about their design... modus studio


Reviews
on 10/14/20

Studio Zhu-Pei designed the new Imperial Kiln Museum that unpretentiously tells the stories from the porcelain-manufacturing town of Jingdezhen in terms of shape and material, and in so doing comments on the future-potentials of the past far beyond this one town. Eduard Kögel

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Reviews
on 10/12/20

Chinese landscaping and landscape painting inspired the design of the Yu-Jo Courtyard House, which uses outdoor spaces to ensure privacy and to connect the family inside to nature outside. The architects at Wittman Estes answered a few questions about the house located in Clyde Hill,... Wittman Estes

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Reviews
on 10/5/20

Three functions intertwine in this adaptive reuse of an old industrial building in San Francisco's South of Market (SOMA) area, placing an art gallery and artist studio on the ground floor, and a residence upstairs. Dumican Mosey Architects answered a few questions about the project. Dumican Mosey Architects

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Reviews
on 9/28/20

The Hollyhock sits in the midst of an urban landscape that is typical of Phoenix and Scottsdale: streets lined with single-family houses and the occasional gated community. But with its townhouses oriented about a community commons. The Hollyhock is a departure from the norm. Studio Ma... Studio Ma

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Reviews
on 9/21/20

Two years after the firm's McDonald’s Chicago Flagship signaled a new green direction for the fast-food giant, Ross Barney Architects has completed a flagship McDonald's at Walt Disney World... Ross Barney Architects

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Reviews
on 9/8/20

This house on Hillside Avenue in Los Angeles is so large it comes with a 12-car garage on its lowest level. Designed by Cape Town's SAOTA, the house was inspired by a nearby mid-century modern icon that makes it all about the views, not the cars. SAOTA sent us some images and text on the... SAOTA

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Reviews
on 9/7/20

Fighting rural poverty is one of the major goals of the Beijing government. Investments should increase the attractiveness and the economic prosperity of rural areas so as to generate viable alternative perspectives for local people to leaving their home village. CU Office has been working on... Eduard Kögel

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Reviews
on 8/31/20

The aptly named Lantern Studio, which houses a scooter workshop and other spaces for a creative couple, glows at night through a wall of slatted wood. Flavin Architects answered a few questions about the backyard retreat in suburban Wellesley, near Boston. Flavin Architects

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Reviews
on 8/17/20

Taking its name from the two rivers that abut the property, the Confluence House is a relaxed composition of three structures that prioritizes outdoor spaces as much as those inside. The architects at Cushing Terrell answered a few questions about the house in northwest Montana. Cushing Terrell

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Reviews
on 8/10/20

This house, located in a part of a Japan with a lot snowfall, was designed to be resilient outside and amenable to daily life inside. The architects at Eureka answered a few questions about the recently completed Silver Water Cabin. Eureka

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Reviews
on 8/3/20

A great room sits at the heart of this house on a steep slope in the Hollywood Hills. Even though it has views of Los Angeles, the space feels like a Manhattan industrial loft, with large windows and steel framing. That was intentional, as explained by Kristen Becker, who started the house's... Mutuus Studio

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Reviews
on 7/28/20

Originally scheduled to open next month, the Art Preserve will open in June 2021, delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. The museum is using the time to finalize interior construction and installation of the artworks, all of them artist-built environments. Denver's Tres Birds answered a few... Tres Birds

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Reviews
on 7/21/20

Beneath the colorful siding and translucent panels of Argyle Gardens are prefabricated modules that helped reduce costs for the affordable housing project in Portland, Oregon's Kenton neighborhood. Designed by Holst Architecture, the co-housing project was built as a prototype, and based on... Holst Architecture

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Reviews
on 7/13/20

World-Architects first learned about the greenhouse designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture for Wellesley College in 2017, when it won a LafargeHolcim Award. The... Kennedy & Violich Architecture

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Reviews
on 7/6/20

Metal panels with prismatic paint cover the long sides of the new building for Esperanza Health Centers in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood. The finish means the color changes with the sunlight, turning it into a dynamic building. Juan Moreno answered a few questions about the project. JGMA

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Reviews
on 6/30/20

Although Detroit is known for the manufacturing of automobiles, the city also has a strong tradition of crafts. Pewabic Pottery, established 1903, is an important part of the latter, its glazed tiles adorning many buildings in and beyond Detroit. INFORM studio answered a few questions about... INFORM studio

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Reviews
on 6/23/20

In addition to serving as a residence, the aptly named Art Barn in Aspen, Colorado, contains gallery spaces inside a gabled, wood-sided structure reminiscent of an old barn. The architects at Rowland+Broughton answered a few questions about the building. Rowland+Broughton Architecture / Urban Design / Interior Design

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Reviews
on 6/15/20

Sideyard fits a narrow space in Portland's Eastside, near the Burnside Bridge and across the street from the Fair-Haired Dumbell. Skylab's design for the five-story office building... Skylab

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Reviews
on 6/8/20

The world-famous High Line park has spawned much development on Manhattan's West Side since it opened in 2009. Many of the new buildings abutting the elevated park incorporate terraces and roof gardens, but none more creatively or abundantly than 512 West 22nd Street, a new office building... COOKFOX

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Reviews
on 6/1/20

With some of its sixty buildings designed by Pietro Belluschi, Edward Larrabee Barnes, Tod Wlliams Billie Tsien Architects, and others, Bennington College has a strong tradition of modern architecture. The latest campus project renovates one of the college's oldest buildings, giving it... Christoff:Finio Architecture

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Reviews
on 5/26/20

Inspired by historic and modern precedents, and recalling the work of Hugh Newell Jacobsen, the aptly named Three Chimney House strives for "timeless yet contemporary voice for Southern architecture in America." TW Ryan Architecture answered a few questions about the recently completed house. TW Ryan Architecture

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Reviews
on 5/25/20

Hong Kong is considered a city of extreme density due to the large number of high-rise buildings. This brings advantages; for public transport provision, for example. A limited buildable area causes high site values, that in turn necessitate this high building density. Some negatives of this... Eduard Kögel

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Reviews
on 5/18/20

Leslie Lok and Sasa Zivkovic of HANNAH worked with various students, researchers, and departments from Cornell University to realize the Ashen Cabin, a prototype and research project that "upcycles" ash trees decimated by beetles. Lok and Zivkovic, who recently won a HANNAH

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Reviews
on 5/11/20

Duke University's new Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center sits at the entrance to the school and consists of four buildings: an event building, a meeting pavilion, an office building, and the historic Forlines House. The assemblage surrounds a lawn that serves as an outdoor even space.... Centerbrook Architects & Planners

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Reviews
on 5/4/20

A decade ago MB Architecture created an art studio out of two shipping containers in the Hamptons. The firm recently completed a single-family home nearby, also made from containers, with four of... MB Architecture

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Reviews
on 4/27/20

This house takes its name from Figure Eight Island, a barrier island in North Carolina that is home to a large number of regionally inflected modern homes. Point Office responded to the island's architectural context and the dictates of coastal regulations. The architects answered a few... Point Office

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Reviews
on 4/22/20

The Kyoto University of Art & Design's new Botenkan, as it's called, serves primarily as the home for the school's administrative functions, but a plaza atop the building turns it into a social hub for students. Architect Waro Kishi, a professor at KUAD, answered some questions about the... Waro Kishi + K.Associates

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