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3 weeks ago

What looks like a new building attached to, and referencing, the original, neo-Gothic neighbor is in fact the renovation of a 1960s building. The renovated building updates systems, improves accessibility, and gives the institution a unified appearance. The architects at brg3s answered a few... brg3s architects

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Number
3 weeks ago

Global number of people living in inadequate housing, most living in slums and informal settlements in cities: 1.6 billion René Ammann


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The Geneva headquarters of the Swiss property company SPG gained a new "second skin" of light and vertical offset glass fins as part of an extensive refurbishment. During the day the fins shade the building and create high visual comfort and a good indoor climate for the workstations.... Kristina Raderschad


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Scandinavia is seen as a pioneer for good work culture. Flat hierarchies, a strong team philosophy, and family life considerations are taken for granted, and statistics repeatedly ascribe workers from the Nordic countries higher productivity with less stress. With "work away from work,"... ERCO


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Just as painters need brushes with different widths, lighting designers need luminaires with different beam angles. The contrast between narrow, precise lighting accents and floodlighting is a central means of design with architectural and presentation lighting. Flexibility through... ERCO


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An architect from Sydney and his team acquired a listed commercial building. The newly furnished rooms show in an exemplary fashion how a lighting solution for offices that is based on perception-oriented lighting design can be both effective and pleasing. ERCO


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Individually switching and dimming luminaires, setting up light scenes and integrating sensors — all are made possible by the new wireless method of control offered by ERCO in the form of Bluetooth-capable luminaires. Only a smartphone or tablet with the ERCO


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The antiques and art dealer Axel Vervoordt has created an impressive mix of industrial heritage and contemporary architecture on the site of a distillery built just outside Antwerp in 1857. The old grain storehouses and silos are supplemented by various new buildings and today house offices... Kristina Raderschad


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The cleanly designed loft office of communications agency mai public relations in Berlin-Kreuzberg has been upgraded with a new lighting solution from ERCO. Jilly downlights meet all the requirements of contemporary office lighting with LED technology.... ERCO


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Sculptural facades, long quay walls and listed warehouses characterize the appearance of Düsseldorf's Media Harbour. The offices of ingenhoven architects are located in the midst of this urban environment — a... ERCO


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Proven for decades, the ERCO track is, even in the LED era, an unbeatably flexible and economical infrastructure for lighting. It is now taking over modern offices: Jilly... ERCO


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Since EXPO 2015 the interior of Milan Cathedral has radiated in new splendor thanks to efficient LED lighting tools from ERCO. Recently the entire exterior lighting of the impressive marble building has also been upgraded to high-performance, durable ERCO... Kristina Raderschad


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The recently inaugurated Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh presents itself as a veritable jewel of contemporary museum architecture. The interior of the monolithic masonry construction designed by Studio KO surprises with its dramatic exhibition concept referencing the theatre. Kristina Raderschad


Headlines
3 weeks ago

On Friday Apple reopened its 24-hour Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. The famous glass cube is back, accompanied by a redesigned interior and plaza courtesy of Foster + Partners. John Hill


Film
3 weeks ago

Musician Max Cooper takes repetition in the built environment to absurd extremes in a hypnotic short film featuring seamlessly edited special effects directed by filmmaker Kevin McGloughlin. John Hill


Products
4 weeks ago

The North Rhine-Westphalia Textile Academy (Textilakademie NRW), established in 2018, aims to ensure the future of the textile and clothing industry in Germany through education and vocational training. Appropriately, its new home is draped in a textile membrane. John Hill


Works
4 weeks ago

Sitting in the center of the Gujiaying horticulture village in China, the building features a piazza made of traditional tiles bending upwards, revealing the subterranean art space below. Atelier TeamMinus


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4 weeks ago

25 Kent is a social campus that brings innovators, startup founders, and tech leaders together in one collaborative workplace. HWKN, Gensler


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4 weeks ago

The Twist is a new building at Kistefos Sculpture Park in Jevnaker, Norway, that torques 90 degrees as it bridges the Randselva river. Photographs of the small, sculptural building indicate that it is one of the best buildings designed by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group in recent years. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Hyatt Foundation has announced that architectural historian Barry Bergdoll and architect and educator Deborah Berke, both based in New York City, are the newest jury members for the Pritzker Architecture Prize, whose 42nd edition takes place next year. John Hill


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1 month ago

New York architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien have been named recipients of the Japan Art Association’s 2019 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award, one of the world's most prestigious awards for architects and other artists. John Hill


Reviews
1 month ago

The name of this project translates from Danish as "Three Sisters." It's an apt name, given how the three vacation houses in the northeast corner of Minnesota were designed by Salmela Architect with similar attributes yet unique plans and other features — like siblings. The architects answered... Salmela Architect

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Insight
1 month ago

How to Build a House, a traveling exhibition about the DFAB House in Dübendorf, Switzerland, is on display at The Cooper Union in New York City. World-Architects attended the exhibition opening and related panel discussion last week, learning everything we ever wanted to know about the... John Hill


Number
1 month ago

Number of villas the Saudi Arabian government will build for $633 million (€572 million) on a 2.4-square-mile (6.3 km2) area in the Taif region east of Mecca in the south of... René Ammann


Headlines
1 month ago

The renowned British architect, critic, historian, and longtime professor at Columbia University in New York City has been named the recipient of the third annual Soane Medal, given out by London's Sir John Soane’s Museum. John Hill


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Exhibit Columbus, the "annual exploration of architecture, art, design, and community" opened in Columbus, Indiana, late last month. A highlight of this year's exhibition are the five J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize installations. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal has announced that Mirko Zardini, director of the CCA for nearly 15 years, will step down from his post as CCA director at the end of the year, with Giovanna Borasi assuming the position. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

MAD Architects has released renderings of an elevated rapid transport system they've designed in collaboration with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT). John Hill


Film
1 month ago

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel has released a "cordial conversation" between Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao, "two long-time friends and titans of architecture." John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Design Museum in London has announced the shortlist for its twelfth annual Beazley Designs of the Year, the exhibition and awards celebrating "the most innovative designs of the last 12 months." John Hill


Works
1 month ago

Driven by lack of space, the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and Sandberg Instituut ordered the construction of a complementary third building on its grounds, opposite the building designed by Gerrit Rietveld and next to the expansion by Benthem & Crouwel. The resulting campus provides this... Fedlev led by Paulien Bremmer, in collaboration with Hootsmans architects


Headlines
1 month ago

Klaus Littmann's FOR FOREST - The Unending Attraction of Nature has taken over the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria, supplanting football matches until the end of October. John Hill


Number
1 month ago

Estimated number of the 2.4 million eviction cases filed in the United States in 2016 (the latest data available via The Eviction Lab) that were completed: 900,000 René Ammann


Found
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Artist Assaf Evron will be taking over windows on three floors of the Esplanade Apartments, which were designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Chicago in the 1950s, with a photo collage of an Israeli mountain range. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Six years after Steven Holl Architects was selected to design an addition to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, the REACH, as the expansion is known, opens to the public. John Hill


Works
1 month ago

Snøhetta completes Powerhouse Brattørkaia – the world’s northernmost energy-positive building. "Energy-positive buildings are the buildings of the future," says Snøhetta's Kjetil Trædal Thorsen. "The mantra of the design industry should not be 'form follows function' but 'form follows... Snøhetta


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