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Headlines
on 9/16/20

The spiraling He Art Museum (HEM) designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando will open to the public on the first day of October. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/16/20

More than twenty years in the making, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, designed by Frank Gehry, is being formally dedicated on September 17 and opening to the public one day later. John Hill


Works
on 9/16/20

In a beachside residential area of Herzliya, TEO (the Theodor Herzl Center for culture, art, and content) comes into view as a distinct single-story building, eminently lower than the neighborhood’s enclosed private mansions. The freestanding TEO opens up a wide panorama toward the west—the... A. Lerman Architects


Headlines
on 9/15/20

On September 14, developers SL Green and Hines, with architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, cut the ribbon on One Vanderbilt, which at 1,401 feet (427m) is the tallest office building in Midtown Manhattan. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/15/20

The Brazilian architect, who will turn 92 in October, has donated around 10,000 items spanning his 65-year career to the Casa da Arquitectura in Matosinhos, Porto. John Hill


Found
on 9/14/20

For the first time — and for good reason, given COVID-19 — the annual Bartlett Summer Show is taking place exclusively in a digital environment. The online exhibition presents the work of more than 700 students in an immersive environment that is a lot of fun to browse. John Hill


Number
on 9/14/20

Amount the heirs of Cambodia’s most important architect, Vann Molyvann, are asking for his 4-bedroom home in Phnom Penh: $7 million René Ammann


Found
on 9/11/20

The Line is a "micro-budget" structure designed by Sacramento design practice REgroup that was installed in rural California late last year. The 75-foot-long white surface marks a place in the landscape that can be used for weddings, performances, and other events. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/11/20

Monopol reports that Peter Zumthor will be the subject of a new film by Wim Wenders, the German filmmaker who made Buena Vista Social Club and a documentary about dance choreographer Pina Bausch. John Hill


Insight
on 9/10/20

Although The Disquieted Muses: When La Biennale di Venezia Meets History opened to the public on August 29, restricted travel during the coronavirus pandemic makes seeing non-local exhibitions difficult. In turn, World-Architects editor John Hill, based in New York, took a remote glance... John Hill


Film
on 9/9/20

VernissageTV visits the inaugural Biennale Bregaglia in Bergell, Switzerland, where artists from all over the country have installed artworks that sometimes interact directly with the historical landscapes and buildings. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/9/20

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has awarded its 2020 Twenty-five Year Award to "Conjunctive Points–The New City," an assemblage of buildings in Culver City, California, that began in 1986. John Hill


Works
on 9/8/20

Mexico City is a historical setting with an enormous cultural and architectural heritage protected in its magical neighborhoods. Tacuba is one of them, located northwest to the downtown. This neighborhood has undergone social and urban transformations that have lasted to this day and where... Inca Hernández


Headlines
on 9/8/20

The stations feature generous vaulted spaces inspired by regional architecture as part of the larger project's goal of encouraging people in the capital of Qatar to use public transit rather than relying on cars. John Hill


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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Number
on 9/7/20

Height of Vista Tower in Chicago, which includes 406 ultra-luxury residences over a 191-room five... René Ammann


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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Found
on 9/4/20

Lattice Detour, Mexican artist Héctor Zamora's site-specific installation for the Cantor Roof Garden at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a porous brick wall that clearly confronts political issues while also recalling a controversial icon of public art. John Hill


Works
on 9/4/20

White Square is located at No.99 Yunxi road in the central area of Nanjing airport city. With the construction development of new airport city, a vast comparative maturity residential area has been built. Noise and construction dust from building sites have bad effects on the original... MINGGU DESIGN


Works
on 9/3/20

Architecture firm spatial practice has completed the construction of a 100-meter-tall residential tower fronting the Museum of Fine Arts Park in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. The project is designed to take full advantage of its location in front of the park by exemplifying and promoting the essence... spatial practice


Products
on 9/3/20

There exists a Niemeyer in Leipzig — not a landmark in the middle of the city center, but a small sphere appended to a former boiler house in the Plagwitz industrial area. Housing a restaurant and bar, it is the last structure Oscar Niemeyer designed before he died in December 2012 just shy of... John Hill, Katinka Corts


Film
on 9/3/20

In a new, highly informative film, Akira Koyama, founder and owner of KEY OPERATION / ARCHITECTS, gives an in-depth presentation of a recently completed residential project in Tokyo that his firm designed for people living with cats. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/2/20

Herzog & de Meuron has restored and extended the Musiksaal that is home to the Basel Symphony Orchestra. The extension was done "in the same neo-Baroque architectural tradition" of the 19th-century original designed by Johann Jakob Stehlin. John Hill


Works
on 9/2/20

Bringing nature back to the city although not a new idea it is a growing imperative especially for cities like Nicosia which has failed to make greenery and communal public areas a priority in its urban planning. Christos Pavlou Architecture


Headlines
on 9/2/20

The 87-year-old architect known for the Pompidou Center, Lloyd's of London, and other high-tech buildings is retiring from the London practice — now Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners — that he founded more than 40 years ago. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/1/20

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the 43 shortlisted projects competing for the third biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). John Hill


Headlines
on 8/31/20

Tehran-born sculptor Siah Armajani, who lived in Minneapolis since 1960 and created art with an architectural bent, died in Minneapolis on August 27 at the age of 81. John Hill


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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Number
on 8/31/20

Estimated share of research on the impacts of climate change on world heritage sites that is related to Africa: 1% René Ammann


Headlines
on 8/28/20

The mixed-use project in Beverly Hills — designed as a "hillside village" with eighteen residences "growing" from a base wrapped in a living green wall — is the first completed building in the United States for Beijing's MAD Architects. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/27/20

Italian architect Vittorio Gregotti, who died in March at the age of 92, is one of four former artistic directors of La Biennale di Venezia who will be given posthumous Golden Lions in early September. John Hill


Works
on 8/27/20

When developing its new head office, international trekking and adventure travel company ASI Reisen sought to have its new space reflect the company’s working culture and commitment to offering sustainable trekking experiences for travelers around the world. Snøhetta


Works
on 8/26/20

The project with 59 residential units has prosperous and well thought internal common areas which create a positive and worthy common framework for the residents. Cast-in-place concrete walls create a modern but timeless expression together with a warm oak wrapping up the staircase. Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter


Headlines
on 8/25/20

The International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA) has released its shortlist of books and essays in the running for the Dennis Sharp CICA Awards 2020. John Hill


Found
on 8/25/20

Future Architecture Rooms is a website with 27 curated "rooms" occupied by architectural institutions that are members of the Future Architecture platform. Arriving in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the project is billed as "an attempt to build an environment at the intersection of the... John Hill


Headlines
on 8/24/20

OMA New York has unveiled the glass-topped transformation designed by Shohei Shigematsu for the Tiffany & Co. flagship store on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. John Hill


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