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Brothers Laurids and Manfred Ortner are recipients of the Grand Austrian State Prize, the highest award for artists from Austria. They are the first architects to receive the prize since 2015. John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


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Milan's Piuarch has been selected to design the Human Technopole Foundation's new building and campus for scientific research, part of the MIND Milano Innovation District located in the former Expo Area. John Hill


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The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello have announced that Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi are recipients of the 2020 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. John Hill


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Michael McKinnell, whose firm Kallmann McKinnell & Wood designed Boston's famous Brutalist City Hall, died on March 27 following complications from COVID-19. John Hill


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Following an executive order from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, "all work on non-essential construction and demolition sites is suspended," in response to the spread of COVID-19. John Hill


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Architecture critic, urban designer, author, and educator Michael Sorkin died on March 26, 2020, from complications brought on by the novel coronavirus. He was 71. John Hill


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Italian architects Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota have designed CURA, an open-source design that uses repurposed shipping containers to create plug-in intensive care units at hospitals faced with shortages of ICU space from the spread of the novel coronavirus. John Hill


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The International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee have announced that the Summer Olympics, scheduled to open in Tokyo in July, is being postponed to "not later than summer 2021" in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. John Hill


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Architects are working from home to deter the spread of COVID-19, but what about the construction workers carrying out their designs? The construction industry has been slow to respond to the pandemic. John Hill


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Two weeks after the School of Architecture at Taliesin announced it had secured new fundings sources in an effort to remain open, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has announced it will end discussions with the school, letting its agreement with the school expire at the end of July. John Hill


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The deadline for the ​£7,000 RIBA Norman Foster Scholarship — open to architecture students enrolled at eligible universities — is April 24, 2020. John Hill


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Vittorio Gregotti died in Milan on Sunday, March 15, from pneumonia after contracting COVID-19. The respected Italian architect, educator, and theorist was 92. John Hill


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Aaron Betsky, the head of the School of Architecture at Taliesin (SOAT) since 2015, has been appointed director of Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies. John Hill


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Around the world, events that bring large groups of people together are being canceled or postponed as the novel coronavirus spreads. These include architecture and design events; some of the major fairs and conferences... John Hill


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On March 12 the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens its new building in Oklahoma City. Designed by Rand Elliott Architects, the museum is covered in thousands of custom-fabricated extruded aluminum fins.


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The School of Architecture at Taliesin has reversed its January decision to close, after it was then unable to reach an agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, with hopes of remaining open. John Hill


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The 17th International Architecture Exhibition How will we live together?, originally set to open in May, will open in late August instead, over travel restrictions stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. John Hill


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American architect Henry Cobb, best known as the architect of Boston's John Hancock Tower and name partner in Pei Cobb Freed & Partners with I.M. Pei and James Ingo Freed, has died, just one month shy of his 94th birthday. John Hill


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Tom Pritzker, chairman of The Foundation, has announced that Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects are the 2020 laureates of the annual Pritzker Architecture Prize, considered architecture's highest honor. John Hill


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Preservation Chicago has released its annual "7 Most Endangered" list. It includes numerous repeats, most notably Helmut Jahn's James R. Thompson Center, which the State of Illinois is currently selling and could be demolished. John Hill


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Milan's Salone del Mobile furniture fair, a staple for globetrotting interior designers and the design press every April, has been postponed until June in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in Northern Italy.


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OMA, together with Jaspers-Eyers Architects, has won the competition for the design of the new headquarters of the National Railway Company of Belgium. Designed by OMA partner Reinier de Graaf, the 75,000-sm project will create work space for 4,000 SNCB employees. John Hill


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Visionary French architect Yona Friedman, who was born in Budapest in 1923, has died at the age of 96, as announced on his Instagram account on February 21, 2020. John Hill


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The concept design for the Autobahnkirche along the A13 motorway near Andeer, Switzerland, features an above-ground chapel and three smaller chapels built into an earth berm. John Hill


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A judge has ruled that the "gerrymandered" zoning lot for 200 Amsterdam Avenue, a residential tower that topped out at 668 feet last summer, is invalid and the developer must remove floors to comply with zoning. John Hill


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Hollywood's Architect, a new documentary on Paul Revere Williams, celebrates the life and work of the African American "Architect to the Stars" who was the posthumous recipient of the John Hill


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The National Railway Museum and Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed the five concept designs by the shortlisted teams vying to design the Central Hall for the museum in York, England. John Hill


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French President Emanuel Macron is mandating that all new public buildings in France which are financed by the government must contain at least 50% wood or other organic materials starting in 2022. John Hill


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Counterspace — the Johannseburg-based firm of Sumayya Vally, Sarah de Villiers and Amina Kaskar — has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2020, which will be on display in London's Kensington Gardens this summer. John Hill


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The Architectural League of New York has announced the eight firms receiving its 2020 Emerging Voices awards.  John Hill


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A preliminary draft of an executive order from U.S. President Donald Trump would ensure that "the classical architectural style shall be the preferred and default style" for federal buildings.


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On the evening of February 1st, a 19-year-old college student jumped from the sixth level of Vessel, the Heatherwick Studio-designed climbable sculpture at the center of the Hudson Yards development in New York City. John Hill


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Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected in an international competition to design the new headquarters for smartphone manufacturer OPPO in Shenzhen, China. John Hill


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The Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) has named the James-Simon-Galerie by David Chipperfield Architects as the winner of the DAM Preis 2020. John Hill


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A full-scale replica of the Walker Guest House, originally built in 1952 on Sanibel Island, Florida, is on display in Palm Springs, California, where it will be sold in situ in an online auction coinciding with Palm Springs Modernism Week in mid-February. John Hill


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The School of Architecture at Taliesin, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1932, was unable to reach an agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and therefore will close at the end of June. John Hill


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