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Number
3 weeks ago

Number of years it took Ahmedabad, an Indian city containing 6 million people, to acquire land for and build a 76-kilometer ring road: 4 years


anySCALE Architecture Design
Works
3 weeks ago

An authentic luxury retreat in rural China, Wuyuan Skywells captures the essence of a bygone era in the millennium-old Yan village. The Skywells project focused on the preservation rather than the modernization of a 300-year-old Huizhou-style property deep in East China’s Jiangxi...


Warren and Mahoney
Works
3 weeks ago

An ambitious urban infrastructure project in Auckland, New Zealand, known as The Waterview Connection, unconventionally put people, not cars at the forefront of its design.


Specials
3 weeks ago

The upcoming BAU 2019 will be bigger than ever before: 2,200 exhibitors will present the latest developments, solutions, and products from the fields of architecture, materials, and systems on an area of approx. 200,000 m² from January 14 to 19, 2019. This exhibition in XXL format...


Found
3 weeks ago

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...


Headlines
3 weeks ago

The recipients of the 30th Piranesi Awards, announced at the conclusion of the Piran Days of Architecture in Slovenia last week, include a gallery, a religious complex, a garage, and a project for industrial...


Headlines
4 weeks ago

Shigeru Ban's design of the 420-acre campus for the owners of Kentucky Owl Burboun near Louisville, Kentucky, is anchored by three timber pyramids that will house the distillery.


Headlines
4 weeks ago

Foster + Partners has unveiled The Tulip, a "unique 305.3-meter-high visitor attraction" that would sit next to the firm's earlier 30 St. Mary Axe, aka The Gherkin.


Specials
4 weeks ago

The new Hall 12 brought about a complete restructuring of the Heimtextil trade fair in Frankfurt; the range of products presented under Interior.Architecture.Hospitality is significantly expanded.


Arquitectonica
Reviews
4 weeks ago

It's a family affair: The recently completed Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio Building, set to be dedicated on November 29th, was designed by Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Spear, founding principals of Arquitectonica, and their son, Raymond Fort, all of whom have served on the faculty of...

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Number
4 weeks ago

Price of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, the historic 1913 building, and its 67 tracks, more than any other train station: $35 million


Products
1 month ago

The Staatsoper Unter den Linden (State Opera House) in Berlin traces its origins to 1742, though the building was rebuilt following a fire in the 1840s and bombing in World War II. Although the latest renovation maintains the building's historical architecture, at its heart is an innovative...


Found
1 month ago

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...


Headlines
1 month ago

Zaha Hadid Architects was a big winner at the 17th annual ABB LEAF Awards, which "celebrate, discuss and honor some of the best new international architectural projects according to their specific criteria."


KAAN Architecten
Works
1 month ago

KAAN Architecten has designed the new Crematorium Siesegem on the outskirts of Aalst, Belgium, as an entry for an international competition that the Dutch firm won in 2012. The building is a comforting sequence of spaces in symbiotic relationship with its tranquil surroundings.


Film
1 month ago

Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" consists of interviews with eleven architects heading firms based in Italy and the Netherlands. Here we highlight Mario Cucinella, founder of Bologna's Mario Cucinella Architects.


Headlines
1 month ago

The World Monuments Fund (WMF) has announced that Agence Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard has been awarded the 2018 WMF/Knoll Modernism Prize for their preservation of the Karl Marx School in Villejuif, France.


Stendardo Menningen Architectes
Works
1 month ago

The newly constructed recreational center known as "Jardin Robinson" occupies a strategic position surrounded by the wooded banks of the Rhone on one side and the public facilities of the Lignon district with an emblematic expression of a 1960s concrete on the other side.


BORO Architects, Cochineal Design
Reviews
1 month ago

Six years after Hurricane Sandy, the Seaport District (formerly known as the South Street Seaport) in Lower Manhattan is finally showing signs of recovery. The primarily commercial area has plenty of new stores and restaurants as well as a reconfigured Pier 17. Inserted into this vibrant mix is...

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Headlines
1 month ago

Following reports in recent days, Amazon has announced that it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for the company’s new headquarters.


Found
1 month ago

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...


BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group
Works
1 month ago

The 25,000m2 wooden hillside at the edge of Stockholm’s treasured national park Gärdet celebrates its official opening together with the city’s tallest new structure, OMA’s Norra Tornen.


Number
1 month ago

Estimated number of homes in Italy that were put up illegally: 1.2 million


Headlines
1 month ago

A jury has selected the Terra Reforma office building in Mexico City, designed by architect L. Benjamín Romano of LBR&A, as the winner of the International Highrise Award 2018.


OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Works
1 month ago

In a city center with a housing stock largely built before the Second World War, Norra Tornen introduces a new way of living which brings together density with the possibility to enjoy outdoor space (Stockholm ranks fourth among the cities with the highest air quality in the European Union).


Headlines
1 month ago

JPMorgan Chase has selected Foster + Partners to design a 2.5 million-square-foot skyscraper to replace its for its current 1.5 million-square-foot corporate headquarters at 270 Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.


Headlines
1 month ago

Calgary, Alberta's new Central Library, designed by Oslo's Snøhetta with Canada's DIALOG, opened to the public on the first of November one block east of City Hall in the city's popular East Village area.


BioMat Group at ITKE
Works
1 month ago

The ceremonial opening of the first pavilion of the BioMatresearch group at ITKE took place on Wednesday, August 15th next to the Kollegiengebäude II on the Campus Stadtmitte opposite the Katharinenhospital.


Ross Barney Architects
Reviews
1 month ago

Where two 60-foot-tall Golden Arches once stood ― a symbol of the world's most famous fast-food chain's origins ― now sits a glass box capped by a green roof and a steel armature of photovoltaic panels: a symbol of McDonald's sustainable future. The McDonald's flagship in...

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Chain10 Architecture & Interior Design Institute
Works
1 month ago

The KCI headquarters is located in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It was constructed adjacent to a 30-meter road providing office, conference, and warehousing space.


Headlines
1 month ago

Six years after Los Angeles's Johnston Marklee was selected to design the Menil Drawing Institute in Houston, Texas, the $30,000-square-foot, $40 million building has opened on the Menil Collection's 30-acre campus.


Number
1 month ago

Price for a one-night stay in the all-glass hotel suite sitting 5 meters (16.5 feet) under sea level in the Maldives: $50,000


Products
1 month ago

During the London Design Festival in September, the Victoria & Albert Museum's recently redesigned Sackler Courtyard was occupied by "MultiPly," an installation designed by Waugh Thistleton Architects that was made with prefabricated tulipwood modules.


Film
1 month ago

The Block Research Group (BRG) at ETH Zurich recently erected KnitCandela, a flexibly formed thin concrete shell, at Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC) in Mexico City after carrying the knitted formwork from Switzerland to Mexico in a few small suitcases.


Found
1 month ago

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.


Headlines
1 month ago

The $13 billion international airport designed by Foster + Partners for Mexico City is facing cancellation after a national referendum saw 70 percent of people at the polls vote "no" on the project now under construction.


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