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A major retrospective at the Met Breuer and the re-staging of a nearly 50-year-old installation in Brooklyn Bridge Park highlight the amazing, architectonic oeuvre of Iranian-American artist Siah Armajani. John Hill


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Forum Square in Uppsala has been revitalized by White arkitekter with a 65-meter-long, double-sided sofa made from 3,500 pieces of a glass-quartz composite that meld to create a contoured landscape. John Hill


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Chicago's Luftwerk, in collaboration wtih Iker Gil, has installed Geometry of Light at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona. On display this week, the immersive installation paints lines of light across the pavilion's orthogonal surfaces. John Hill


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A fragment of Sclera, an oval-shaped wooden pavilion David Adjaye designed for the 2008 London Design Festival, has been recreated as part of David Adjaye: Making Memory, now on display at the Design Museum in London. John Hill


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Your votes determined that the University of Miami School of Architecture's Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio Building, designed by Florida's own Arquitectonica, is the 2018 Building of the Year on American-Architects. John Hill


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Times Square, that is. The famed New York City intersection is the setting for "X," Suchi Reddy's winning design for the eleventh Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, which is on display until the end of February. John Hill


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The Swiss duo of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron have donated materials "representing nine innovative built and unbuilt projects developed and realized between 1994 and 2018" to New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). John Hill


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Thanks to generous donations and a partnership with Arizona State University (ASU), Roden Crater – the work of celestial land art James Turrell has been shaping in Arizona's Painted Desert for four decades – may open to the public by 2024. John Hill


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A 15-square-meter trailer resembling the workshop wing of the famous Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany, will travel from Dessau to Berlin and beyond in 2019 to celebrate the Bauhaus centennial and invite people "to question the complex heritage of modernity." John Hill


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In 2018 we presented more than forty Building of the Week reviews of projects in the United States. It's your turn to help us crown a Building of the Year by voting for your favorite before the end of January. The winner will be announced the first week of February. John Hill


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The Ford Foundation building in Midtown Manhattan, designed by Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates, celebrated its 50th anniversary this year with a careful $205 million renovation by Gensler.... John Hill


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Five installations have been selected for Ice Breakers, a winter-themed public art exhibition that will be on display from January 19 to February 24, 2019, along Queens Quay West in Toronto, Canada, enticing people to visit the waterfront during the coldest part of the year. John Hill


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LA+ Journal has revealed the five winning designs in its ICONOCLAST ideas competition, which asked entrants to "reimagine Central Park to explore questions of how we represent nature and how we think about public space in the 21st century." John Hill


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on 11/21/18

Children Village, located on the edge of the rainforest in northern Brazil, has won the RIBA International Prize 2018. The dormitory complex was designed by a team of Brazilian architects — Gustavo Utrabo and Petro Duschenes from Aleph Zero in collaboration with Marcelo Rosenbaum and... John Hill


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on 11/15/18

OPEN Architecture has wrapped up work on UCCA Dune Art Museum, a new museum for the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art that is located on a quiet stretch of beach in Qinhuangdao, about 300 km east of Beijing. The museum, in the words of the architects, "quietly disappears underneath the... John Hill


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on 11/9/18

Of the numerous high-profile buildings that have sprung up along the High Line on Manhattan's Far West Side, Zaha Hadid Architects' (ZHA) 520 West 28th Street is easily one of the most popular. Next to it are a couple finds: gallery projects designed by Markus Dochantschi, who worked... John Hill


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on 11/1/18

New banknotes for Norges Bank, the central bank of Norway, were recently put into circulation. Designed by Snøhetta and Metric Design, the colorful new banknotes are meant to express the importance of the sea in Norwegian national identity. John Hill


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on 10/26/18

SEE-ING: The Environmental Consciousness Project is on display at the School of Architecture at University of North Carolina at Charlotte until November 16th. Curated by UNC... John Hill


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on 10/18/18

The state of drawing in architecture is strong, if the winners of the second annual Architecture Drawing Prize are any indication. Winners and commendations have been chosen in three categories: Digital, Hand-drawn, and Hybrid. John Hill


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on 10/15/18

Jorge Otero-Pailos, the artist and architectural preservationist known for The Ethics of Dust series, has completed a site-specific installation at New York City Center that celebrates the... John Hill


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on 10/10/18

A highlight of Queens International 2018: Volumes (QI 2018), on display at the Queens Museum in New York City until 24 February 2019, is Volumes Cyanotype, a 100-foot-long tablecloth that documents a communal meal with the exhibition’s participating artists. John Hill


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on 10/4/18

Recently MVRDV completed The Imprint, a night club and indoor theme park near Seoul’s Incheon Airport where two windowless buildings are covered in "shadows" of the surrounding buildings. The Imprint prompted us to consider how the Dutch architecture firm uses images in their... John Hill


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on 9/28/18

New Yorker Spencer Finch is the latest artist to intervene at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona. He has placed fifteen rocks in the pavilion's pool, echoing the rock garden at Ryoan-ji in Kyoto, Japan. John Hill


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on 9/24/18

Scripts for a new world, a new exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal, presents the images, storyboards, scripts and audio that Superstudio member Alessandro Poli used in the early 1970s to visualize radical ways of living through film. John Hill


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on 9/13/18

Recently ON design partners celebrated the opening of Muon, a new meditation studio in the middle of Tokyo's bustling Shinjuku district. The darkened space is illuminated by pillars that give the impression of a light forest. John Hill


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on 9/12/18

Artist Conrad Bakker has been documenting the life of influential artist Robert Smithson (1938-1973) by creating carved and painted reconstructions of each book in the late artist's 1,120-strong library. John Hill


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on 9/5/18

Matter to Matter, an interactive installation by designer Arthur Analts that invites visitors to draw on a wall covered with condensation, is a highlight of Latvia's contribution to the 2018 London Design Biennale, taking place at Somerset House until 23 September. John Hill


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on 8/28/18

Budapest's Hello Wood has revived its POP-UP Park for the second straight year. Now in a more colorful iteration, the temporary installation revives Városháza Park, an underused public space next to City Hall in the architecture studio's hometown. John Hill


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on 8/22/18

Ahead of his exhibition at the Noguchi Museum in Queens, Spanish sculptor Jorge Palacios has installed Link in a pedestrian triangle next to Madison Square Park in Manhattan. The bulbous wood sculpture sits proudly between the Flatiron and the Empire State Building. John Hill


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on 8/21/18

The paintings of Thomas Kinkade – the Painter of LightTM – and icons of modern residential architecture by the likes of Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Frank Gehry would seem to be an incompatible mix. But in the hands of @robyniko, a series of Kinkade + Modernism... John Hill


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on 8/17/18

British artist Alex Chinneck has turned a 1960s office building slated for demolition in Ashford, England, into a surprising and humorous piece of art by "unzipping" the facade and allowing passersby to peer inside. John Hill


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on 7/23/18

DesignCurial and Looking4.com held an online poll to find the most amazing car park architecture. After thousands of votes they unveiled three winners from the shortlist of ten projects – from Amsterdam to Seattle. John Hill


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on 6/28/18

Dream the Combine's Hide & Seek, the winner of the 2018 Young Architects Program, opened today at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. World-Architects visited at lunchtime today to take some photos and a video of the installation. John Hill


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on 6/12/18

The 2018 Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, the 18th and youngest architect to be selected for the annual pavilion in London's Kensington Gardens, opens to the public on Friday. John Hill


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on 6/10/18

Sleeping Beauty, an exhibition on the occasion of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia draws attention to Frei Otto's Multihalle, a pavilion built in Mannheim for the 1975 Bundesgartenschau (National Garden Show) that nows sits unused. John Hill


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on 6/7/18

RCR Arquitectes — the 2017 Pritzker Prize-winning trio of Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta — are the subject of the Catalan pavilion, a collateral event at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, in what is billed as "not an architecture exhibition." John Hill


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