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Headlines
on 6/4/19

"Controversial" architect Stanley Tigerman, arguably the most important late-20th-century architect in Chicago, has died at the age of 88. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/3/19

Four years after architect Michael Graves died at the age of 80, the Princeton University Art Museum has acquired nearly 5,000 drawings from the estate of the famous Postmodernist who lived and worked in Princeton, New Jersey, for decades. John Hill


Works
on 6/3/19

Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés presents Identity One in the very heart of EuroRennes, a new business district that aims at reuniting the southside of Rennes with the historical city center. Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés


Number
on 6/3/19

Amount of money the indigenous Yanacona community sold virtually all its land to the state of Peru for, in order to build a new international airport that may... René Ammann


Film
on 5/31/19

Itinerant Office continues its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project, which featured interviews with 11 Italian and Dutch architects last year, with 13 more conversations, this time with architects from Belgium, France, Portugal, and Spain.... John Hill


Headlines
on 5/30/19

The onePULSE Foundation, the nonprofit established "to create a sanctuary of hope" following the 2016 Pulse Nightclub tragedy, has announced the six teams shortlisted in the two-stage competition to design the future National Pulse Memorial and Museum. John Hill


Found
on 5/30/19

Seventeen recipients of the RIBA Stirling Prize are founding signatories of Architects Declare, a UK-based commitment that aims "to create architecture and urbanism that has a more positive impact on the world around us." John Hill


Products
on 5/29/19

An existing parking garage in Cambridge, Massachusett's Kendall Square neighborhood has been wrapped in a new fabric facade: a surreal drawing of rectangles and shadows designed by French 2D. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/29/19

One month after a fire destroyed the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris and an architecture competition was announced for its replacement, a bill approved by the French Senate would effectively nullify the competition. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/28/19

OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture has wrapped up the residential complex at 121 East 22nd Street, the firm's first ground-up building in Manhattan. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/28/19

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the three works of "socially transformative architecture" in the running for the 2019 RAIC International Prize. John Hill


Reviews
on 5/27/19

The angular, flared form of the The Hive may look arbitrary at first glance, but it was born from building code limitations in Austin, Texas, and the functional requirements of a one-bedroom dwelling. Architect Nicole Blair of Studio 512 answered a few questions about the compact, clever... Studio 512

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Headlines
on 5/24/19

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has announced the full list of more than 80 contributors to the 2019 exhibition, titled ...and other such stories under artistic director Yesomi Umolu. John Hill


Number
on 5/24/19

Number of the 1,648 brutalist masterpieces (or "concrete monsters") listed on #SOSBrutalism that are facing demolition: 171  René Ammann


Headlines
on 5/23/19

Five decades after it first opened to the public, and 18 years after it closed, Eero Saarinen's TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport in New York City has reopened as the TWA Hotel. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/22/19

The Swiss architecture firm headed by the Pritzker Prize-winning duo of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron has been selected to design a new $105 million building for the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tennessee. John Hill


Works
on 5/21/19

The Urbach Tower constitutes the very first structure worldwide made from self-shaped, building-scale components. It not only showcases this innovative manufacturing approach and resultant novel timber structure; it also intensifies the visitors’ spatial involvement and landscape experience by... ICD/ITKE


Insight
on 5/21/19

Two days, 17 speakers, 5 events: the “Architecture Matters” conference took place in Munich on April 11 and 12, 2019. The highlight was Friday’s dense program of lectures and discussions spread across the afternoon and evening. The conference was organized for the fourth time by the curator... Elias Baumgarten


Found
on 5/21/19

In 2015, at the height of the refugee crisis, the platform “Architecture for Refugees” was launched. Its initiators are meanwhile thinking bigger and, under the catchy and memorable slogan “Architecture is a Human Right,” they are committed to bringing about fundamental change in the social... Elias Baumgarten


Reviews
on 5/20/19

In the aptly named Stack House, four floors of boxes are stacked atop each other to follow the steep slope of a hill. Angled boxes express the different rooms and form a number of terraces. FreelandBuck answered a few questions about the project. FreelandBuck

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Number
on 5/20/19

Amount a construction worker in the devastated Iraqi city of Mosul is paid per day: $12.50 (€11.20) René Ammann


Film
on 5/20/19

Following I.M. Pei's death last week at the age of 102, CBS has uploaded a couple clips from its archive, one focusing on the Louvre Pyramid in Paris and the other on the JFK Presidential Library in... John Hill


Reviews
on 5/20/19

Jishou city is the regional capital of the autonomous prefecture of the Tujia and Miao ethnic minorities. It is located within in the Western Hunan province, and has a population of over 300,000 people. Huang Yongyu, a famous artist belonging to the Tujia minority led an initiative for a... Eduard Kögel

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Found
on 5/17/19

The competition-winning design by OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture and KOO LLC for the University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for the Arts consists of two towers and some performance spaces beneath a tent-like roof. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/17/19

I.M. Pei, best known for the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in DC and the Louvre Pyramid in Paris, died early Thursday at his home in Manhattan a few weeks after his 102nd birthday. John Hill


Products
on 5/16/19

Flare of Frankfurt is a mixed-use development completed last year in the center of Frankfurt am Main. Hadi Teherani Architects' use of Neolith sintered stone for the facades makes the project stand out in its context while also expressing its constituent parts. John Hill


Reviews
on 5/15/19

In 2012 "Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy" in Muharraq was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. In turn, Bahrain has been investing in the area: upgrading historic facades, creating new public spaces, and adding new parking garages and other structures. Most striking is a museum... Valerio Olgiati

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Headlines
on 5/15/19

The Statue of Liberty Museum, which broke ground in October 2016, opens to the public on May 16, 2019 on Liberty Island. The 26,000-sf building offers three galleries, the famous statue's original torch, and an accessible green roof. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/14/19

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY) have announced the five finalists in the Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC competition. John Hill


Works
on 5/14/19

Led by Design Principal Alan Maskin, Olson Kundig’s design of the Space Needle’s new observation deck and restaurant level “core and shell” builds on the same conceptual premise that originally informed the Space Needle – a place devoted to observation. Olson Kundig


Headlines
on 5/14/19

After a public presentation on Monday, May 13, at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London, an international jury named Boonserm Premthada, founder of Bangkok Project Studio, winner of the 2019 Royal Academy Dorfman Award. John Hill


Reviews
on 5/13/19

Covered in charred wood, this small building designed by MQ Architecture serves visitors to a large property in Upstate New York. Designed for the same clients as MQ's Magazzino Italian Art, the... MQ Architecture

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Headlines
on 5/13/19

This summer, New Story, Icon, and Yves Béhar's Fuseproject will break ground on what they bill as the world's first 3D-printed community, for impoverished families somewhere in Latin America. John Hill


Number
on 5/13/19

Price of a niche for an urn in a private columbarium "in the best position" in Hong Kong: €204,000 ($229,000)  René Ammann


Headlines
on 5/10/19

FutureHAUS — the modular house designed, engineered, and built by faculty and students from Virginia and winner of the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East in Dubai — has been erected in Times Square as part of NYCxDESIGN and John Hill


Insight
on 5/9/19

With the exhibition Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People, the Vitra Design Museum presents the first retrospective on the complete work of the Indian architect outside of Asia. In 2018, Doshi became the first architect from India to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Susanna Koeberle


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