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Number
2 months ago

Number of metro stations Zaha Hadid Architects has designed for Dnipro, the fourth largest city in Ukraine, where... René Ammann


Headlines
2 months ago

The Museum of the Future (MOTF), billed as a "home for optimistic imagination, committed to a more sustainable future for all," opened to the public in Dubai on February 22. John Hill


Headlines
2 months ago

Dan Graham, the "unclassifiable" artist known for glass pavilions that literally and figuratively reflected the cities they were part of, died this month at the age of 79. John Hill


Found
2 months ago

A rediscovered 1952 design by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe for a fraternity house on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University has been completed, adapted as new facilities for the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design. John Hill


Headlines
2 months ago

Construction is now underway on the Kéré Architecture-designed Goethe Institute in Dakar, Senegal, with the new cultural center set to open its doors in the summer of 2023. Ulf Meyer


Reviews
2 months ago

Interstate 5 cuts a north-south course through Portland, Oregon, severing many east-west streets and forming the occasional dead end. The Outpost, a co-living project that is a departure from most residential buildings in the city, is located at the end of one such dead end street. Beebe... Beebe Skidmore Architects

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Headlines
2 months ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the eleven recipients of its 2022 Architecture Awards, the program that "celebrates the best contemporary architecture regardless of budget, size, style, or type." John Hill


Insight
2 months ago

Visitors to the American-Architects platform of World-Architects last month voted Mecanoo’s renovation of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, DC as US Building of the Year, picking it from dozens of adaptive reuse and renovation projects. Following... John Hill


Number
2 months ago

Time it takes to set up a T-fold wooden home in Italy: 5 hours René Ammann


Film
2 months ago

Brad Cloepfil, founding principal of Allied Works, and Joyce Tsai, the director of the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, Colorado, talk about the numerous qualities of the museum devoted to artist Clyfford Still on the building's tenth anniversary. John Hill


Works
3 months ago

Emerging architecture practice Studio Saar has completed a purpose-built industrial facility for Indian multi-national electronics manufacturer Secure Meters in Sanand, a city in the Indian state of Gujarat famed for automobile manufacture.  Studio Saar


Found
3 months ago

The magic world of Hans Christian Andersen and his legendary fairy tales is on display in Odense, Denmark, in the House of Fairy Tales designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. Ulf Meyer visited the H.C. Andersen House, sending us his impressions. Ulf Meyer


Headlines
3 months ago

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the five works in the running for the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, plus the two projects vying for the Emerging Architecture prize. John Hill


Headlines
3 months ago

Under construction since 2010 and set to be complete in 2025, six years behind the original schedule, the budget for the huge Stuttgart 21 infrastructure project have more than tripled — to an estimated 9.2 billion euros. John Hill


Film
on 2/14/22

The latest architecture-themed short film from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art features Marc-Christoph Wagner speaking with architect Lina Ghotmeh at her studio in Paris about the Stone Garden apartment building in Beirut. John Hill


Reviews
on 2/14/22

Kol Rinah Synagogue is located on the edge of Downtown Clayton, a busy business district just west of St. Louis, Missouri. A new addition, designed by Patterhn Ives, houses the sanctuary in a box that is limestone outside, oak inside. Partner Anna Ives answered a few questions about the... Patterhn Ives

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Number
on 2/14/22

Number of people across the globe living in earthen homes: 1.7 billion René Ammann


Headlines
on 2/11/22

The Wolf Foundation, which "both celebrates and promotes exceptional achievements in the Sciences and the Arts worldwide," is giving 2022 prizes to Elizabeth Diller of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Momoyo Kaijima and Yoshiharu Tsukamoto of Atelier Bow-Wow. John Hill


Found
on 2/10/22

Housed in a 95-foot-diameter sphere, Free the Air: How to hear the universe in a spider/web is a multisensory experience that is the standout element of Tomás Saraceno: Particular Matter(s), the artist's new exhibition at The Shed in New York's Hudson Yards. John Hill


Insight
on 2/9/22

The Project of Independence: Architectures of Decolonization in South Asia, 1947–1985 opens at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York on February 20, 2022. Eduard Kögel spoke with MoMA chief curator Martino Stierli ahead of the opening about the theme of the exhibition and... Eduard Kögel


Headlines
on 2/8/22

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York has named Maria Nicanor, currently executive director of the Rice Design Alliance in Houston, as the museum's new director, effective next month. John Hill


Film
on 2/8/22

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Roxanne Bagheshirin Lærkesen visits Sent, Switzerland, to speak with Not Vital, the artist who has long been interested in building and in turn creates sculptural works that at times are as much architecture as art.  John Hill


Headlines
on 2/8/22

Boris Iofan's Soviet architecture is rediscovered in a new exhibition, Stalin’s Architect: The Rise and Fall of Boris Iofan, now on display at the Tchoban Foundation – Museum for Architectural Drawing in Berlin.  Ulf Meyer


Reviews
on 2/7/22

At the time of its completion the corporate office for First Tech Federal Credit Union in Hillsboro, Oregon, west of Portland, was the largest glulam and cross-laminated timber (CLT) building in the United States. More important than such an accolade is how the design by Hacker aligns with the... Hacker

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Number
on 2/7/22

Number of bids placed in an auction for a sixteenth-century villa in Rome containing the only ceiling mural ever painted... René Ammann


Headlines
on 2/4/22

The General Services Administration (GSA), which overseas the design and construction of federal buildings in the United States, has approved Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s (SOM) design concept for a new $191 million federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. John Hill


Found
on 2/3/22

Geoffrey Bawa: It is Essential to be There is the first exhibition on the work of architect Geoffrey Bawa to be shown in his home country of Sri Lanka. More than 120 documents from the Bawa archives are now on display, with many of the drawings and other artifacts not previously shown... John Hill


Headlines
on 2/3/22

The Serpentine Galleries has revealed the design for the 21st Serpentine Pavilion, which will be on display in London's Kensington Gardens this summer. Black Chapel is designed by Chicago artist Theaster Gates with the architectural support of Adjaye Associates. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/2/22

On Saturday, January 29, the funeral of Lluís Comerón Graupera, president of the Superior Council of Architects of Spain, took place in Barcelona, at the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar. The event was attended by a large crowd, a clear sign of the immense loss that this death represents to... Madeline Beach Carey


Insight
on 2/2/22

In August 2014, the Ordrupgaard Museum reopened with a new primarily underground extension designed by Norway's Snøhetta. Ulf Meyer visited Ordrupgaard recently, sending us his impressions of the newly expanded museum. Ulf Meyer


Film
on 2/1/22

In a short film at urbanNext, Harvard University professor Mohsen Mostafavi explains Japan Story: Between Architecture and Urbanization, a new website coming out of the Japan Urban Research Project he leads at Harvard GSD. John Hill


Found
on 2/1/22

The transformation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, DC, has received the most votes in our poll for US Building of the Year, which focused on adaptive reuse and renovation projects in 2021. Designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the 1972 library was renovated by... John Hill


Reviews
on 1/31/22

Situated on a ten-mile stretch of rocky Northern California coastline, The Sea Ranch is a famous residential development laid out by Lawrence Halprin in the 1960s and featuring distinctive timber-frame structures designed by Charles Moore, Joseph Esherick, and others. Klopf Architecture has... Klopf Architecture

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Number
on 1/31/22

Price paid this month in Palm Beach, Florida, for a newer 3,988-square-foot (370 m2) house... René Ammann


Headlines
on 1/28/22

The Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) has named the San Riemo residential building in Munich as winner of the DAM Preis 2022. The cooperative housing project was designed by ARGE SUMMACUMFEMMER BÜRO JULIANE GREB. John Hill


Film
on 1/27/22

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art spoke with British architect Peter Cook at his London studio in January, just before the opening of City Landscapes at the Danish Museum. John Hill


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