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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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Number
on 10/11/20

Estimated share of people over 45 currently living in London who say they expect to move somewhere outside of Greater London the next time... René Ammann


Works
on 10/9/20

Architect Marek Jan Štěpán has occupied himself with the idea of this church intermittently for the past 30 years. However, the intention to build a church first came up in the relaxed atmosphere of 1968 and was finally fulfilled after 50 years. Atelier Štěpán


Works
on 10/9/20

We were approached by a retired couple to design a tea house, which is a small building of about 60 square meters. The site is located a short walk from Kinomiya Shrine, up a steep slope.  Yamazaki Kentaro Design Workshop


Headlines
on 10/8/20

Originally planned to open in June of this year but delayed due to COVID-19, Tadao Ando’s renovation of Paris's Bourse de Commerce for François Pinault is now scheduled to open on January 23, 2021. John Hill


Insight
on 10/7/20

Following a seven-month closure, Eileen Gray reopens on October 13 for a brief run at Bard Graduate Center on Manhattan's Upper West Side. World-Architects got a peek at the exhibition recently and also explored the accompanying virtual exhibition and the companion catalog. Here is our... John Hill


Film
on 10/7/20

On the morning of October 6, the award ceremony for the 2020 Pritzker Architecture Prize given to Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects... John Hill


Found
on 10/6/20

One of three contributions to this year's Great Rivers Biennial at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) is Tim Portlock's Nickels from Heaven, a series of large-scale prints that dramatically depicts cityscapes in the midst of major transformations. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/6/20

Six years after Rem Koolhaas and his firm OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture won the competition to design an office building for media company Axel Springer in Berlin, the... John Hill


Works
on 10/6/20

On the historic campus of Franklin & Marshall College, the new Winter Visual Arts Building takes shape as a raised pavilion formed by the site’s 200-year old trees, the oldest elements of the campus. A new campus destination for all students, the building’s spaces aim to evoke the creative... Steven Holl Architects


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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Number
on 10/5/20

Share of the 70,000 or so villages in Shandong, China’s second-most-populous province with more than 100 million people, that will be René Ammann


Headlines
on 10/5/20

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the three winners of the inaugural Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) Asia Edition. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/5/20

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the four winners of the third biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). John Hill


Film
on 10/4/20

The winners of the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) will be announced during YTAA Day, taking place online from 11:00 to 17:00 (CEST) on Monday, October 5. Watch it live here.


Headlines
on 10/2/20

New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2020 National Design Awards, which recognizes design excellence and innovation in nine categories. John Hill


Found
on 10/1/20

Women Take the Lead is the title of this year's Landslide, The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s (TCLF) annual program drawing attention to threatened and at-risk landscapes in the United States. An online exhibition highlights a dozen landscapes designed by "women who shaped the American... John Hill


Insight
on 10/1/20

Holger Kleine’s book The Drama of Space aims to help a general audience, not just architects, understand the effects that spaces have on people. By analyzing buildings through drama, the book is also, so argues Georg Windeck, a discourse on architecture's receptiveness to other... Georg Windeck


Headlines
on 9/30/20

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Sir David Adjaye is the 2021 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal, which recognizes architects who have had significant influence "either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture." John Hill


Headlines
on 9/30/20

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that it has "no option but to press pause" on its prestigious Stirling Prize and other awards for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. John Hill


Works
on 9/29/20

Music in its many different forms plays an essential role in Latvian culture, lending communities distinct identities and serving as an important source of civic pride. The new music school and concert hall is the centerpiece of the long-term program of urban rejuvenation in the Baltic port of... haascookzemmrich STUDIO2050


Headlines
on 9/29/20

To celebrate its 150th anniversary, Hennessy X.O is releasing a limited run of 150 numbered decanters featuring a crinkled sleeve of 24 carat gold-dipped bronze designed by architect Frank Gehry. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/29/20

Named for the first Black partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), the new award will support BIPOC undergraduate students enrolled in architecture and related programs in the United States. John Hill


Works
on 9/28/20

MEETT is not an architectural intervention, but an urban machine. Both monumental in its scale and subtle in its overall impact, it will be a new gateway to Toulouse. OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture


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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Insight
on 9/28/20

Beyond all the scandals, the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt (BER) promises to achieve what architecture is supposed to achieve. The airport is scheduled to open at the end of October. Falk Jaeger


Number
on 9/26/20

Share of embodied carbon cut by not installing a suspended ceiling in an office building, according to the UK Green Building... René Ammann


Film
on 9/25/20

Construction has wrapped on Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, the bowl-shaped building in Rotterdam designed by MVRDV. Although the building won't open to the public until fall 2021, a walkthrough animation reveals the depot's inner workings.


Headlines
on 9/24/20

The hyperrealistic renderings of Peter Zumthor's design for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) that were recently made public focus on the gallery spaces that sit behind the glass walls of the curving plan. John Hill


Found
on 9/24/20

Renderings of Adjaye Associates' design of the Princeton University Art Museum's new building have been revealed. Slated to open in 2024, the new building aims to embody "flexibility, openness and connectivity to break down barriers to participation and invite entry by all." John Hill


Headlines
on 9/23/20

The City of Frankfurt/Main, the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), and the DekaBank have announced the five finalists for the biennial International Highrise Award (IHA). John Hill


Headlines
on 9/23/20

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the twelve finalists, culled from 43 shortlisted projects, competing for the third biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). Four winners will be announced in early October. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/23/20

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the nine finalists, culled from 22 shortlisted projects, competing for the inaugural Asia Edition of the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). Three winners will be announced in early October. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/22/20

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and American Library Association have announced the winners of the 2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. John Hill


Works
on 9/22/20

After winning a competition to design the first theater in Pingshan, a new district in the municipality of Shenzhen, OPEN had the opportunity to take a critical look at the past development of theaters in China, and to explore new possibilities for the future. OPEN Architecture


Works
on 9/22/20

The Indian Himalayas, a steep mountain landscape through which the sacred Ganges River meanders, is a nature that supersedes all human construction. For the development of the hotel complex Taj Rishikesh, it was this modesty in face of the grandiosity of the place that guided our... yh2


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