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Headlines
on 10/22/18

The Getty Foundation has announced more than $1.7 million in architectural conservation grants to be given to nearly a dozen significant modern buildings from last century, designed by the likes of Louis I. Kahn and Oscar Niemeyer, as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative. John Hill


Number
on 10/22/18

Year when the term "social design" — the design of relationships, including those that are invisible and intangible ― fully entered the lexicon: 2006 René Ammann


Products
on 10/19/18

Two new lecture halls on a medical campus outside Stockholm are covered in concrete panels that glow from the inside, thanks to a technique developed by Sweden's Butong. John Hill


Found
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


Film
on 10/18/18

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 Cino Zucchi, founder and chief architect of Milan's Cino Zucchi... John Hill


Works
on 10/17/18

Just above street level in Hong Kong’s Tseung Kwan O district, sunlight meets the kaleidoscopic façade of the new French International School campus, spilling into the building through windows laid across a grid of 627 multicolored tiles. Henning Larsen


Headlines
on 10/17/18

Reddymade Architecture and Design, the New York firm founded by architect Suchi Reddy, has won the 11th annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition with "X," which will be unveiled in February in time for Valentine's Day. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/17/18

Mecanoo's National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts — also known as Weiwuying after the 116-acre park the building sits within — opened to the public on October 13th in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.. John Hill


Works
on 10/16/18

The Graafschap College in  Doetinchem opened a new branch on Sportpark Zuid. Architectenbureau cepezed and cepezedinterieur made the integral design for the modern school building for 700 students in the Sport & Movement and Security & Craftmanship departments. architectenbureau cepezed


Works
on 10/16/18

Hosaka Takeshi Architects' House in Kozukue is basically a solid, blue-metal box on the outside, but inside its spaces are full of light and warmth thanks to glass walls, skylights, and an exposed timber structure. Hosaka Takeshi Architects


Headlines
on 10/15/18

Wrightwood 659, a new exhibition space designed by Tadao Ando, opened on October 12th in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, next to a house Ando designed two decades earlier. John Hill


Found
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


Insight
on 10/12/18

In conjunction with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE, Council of Spanish Architects) and World-Architects.com, World-Architects interviewed CSCAE President Lluís Comerón Graupera. Madeline Carey


Number
on 10/12/18

Length of a bicycle path made of recycled plastic and polypropylene — equivalent to more than 218,000 plastic cups — that recently opened... René Ammann


Works
on 10/11/18

The building results from the need to create two offices, with possible autonomous use, but allowing an internal connection, so considering the possible merging of the two spaces. Nelson Resende


Headlines
on 10/11/18

Barclay & Crousse Architecture's Edificio E at the University of Piura in Piura, Peru, has won the third biennial Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP). It was announced during a ceremony at the Illinois Institute of Architecture (IIT) in Chicago on 10 October 2018. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/10/18

Foster + Partners' design for the headquarters of Bloomberg, London has won the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK's best new building. John Hill


Found
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


Film
on 10/9/18

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the winners of the 2018 AIA Film Challenge, which invited architects and filmmakers to contribute "stories of architects, civic leaders, and their communities working together toward positive community impact." John Hill


Reviews
on 10/9/18

Amos Rex opened recently in Helsinki as a new type of art museum. Occupying a building from the 1930s and sitting below a well-known plaza, the private art museum makes a statement above ground through five sculpted skylights. Ulf Meyer visited Amos Rex around its August opening and sent us his... Ulf Meyer

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Works
on 10/9/18

For centuries the Dutch struggle against the water has united engineers of all kinds. This resulted in groundbreaking experiments and inventions, including the Delta Works that protect the country nowadays. Our intervention Deltawerk // is a tribute to the majesty and seemingly... RAAAF


Headlines
on 10/8/18

The fifth annual MPavilion, designed by Carme Pinós of Barcelona's Estudio Carme Pinós, has opened to the public in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens. John Hill


Products
on 10/8/18

Two recent Swiss buildings ― an apartment building in Winterthur and villas at Bürgenstock Resort in Obbürgen ― use Air-Lux sliding wall systems to open up their interiors to the elements and to views of their surroundings. John Hill


Number
on 10/8/18

Number of hotel rooms Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven Arab Emirates along the Persian Gulf, wants to build to welcome three million guests per year by... René Ammann


Works
on 10/5/18

In 2017 Mix Architecture was commissioned by Chun Qin Yuan Ecological Farm, north of Yizheng City, for the renovation of a sun shed. The farmer hopes to adjust its function with less input and use the banquet hall as its main function to maximize its benefits. Mix Architecture


Headlines
on 10/5/18

José Esparza Chong Cuy has been named the Executive Director and Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture, taking charge of the New York City institution on the first of November. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/4/18

The twenty finalists of the Architectural Photography Awards 2018, supported by the World Architecture Festival (WAF) and PICSEL and sponsored by Sto and Dornbracht, have been announced. John Hill


Found
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


Works
on 10/3/18

The new building boasts a massive wooden roof, whose clean lines echo the curve of the driving range. The clubhouse delivers an exceptional experience for golfers who appreciate refinement and high-tech facilities. Architecture49


Works
on 10/3/18

Under the impact of modern urbanization, the decline of rural areas has become an unavoidable reality. Mix Architecture was commissioned by Jiangshan Fishing Village in Gaochun of Nanjing to meet the basic needs of indigenous peoples for modern functions and cultural life, and formulated a rural... Mix Architecture


Headlines
on 10/2/18

Zaha Hadid Architects has won the international design competition for the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia's fourth-largest city. John Hill


Works
on 10/2/18

The new Theater of Cachan aims to transform the neighborhood with an urban, cultural and social point of view. The entrance of the theater, as an outstretched hand that prompts and guides visitors, is marked by a fold that paces the length of the facade. Ateliers O-S Architectes


Film
on 10/2/18

For its latest robotically built installation, the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) at University of Stuttgart asked: What if architecture was to emulate the behavior of large masses of granular substances, such as sand or gravel, and allow for its own continuous... John Hill


Works
on 10/1/18

MVRDV has completed construction on The Imprint, a new two-building art/entertainment complex in close proximity to Seoul’s Incheon Airport. Featuring a nightclub in one building and indoor theme park in the other, the windowless structures feature three key design elements: imprints of the... MVRDV


Reviews
on 10/1/18

A good deal of the work of Phoenix's debartolo architects is ecclesiastical, some of it repeat work. Such is the case with the Prayer Space they designed for Redemption Church in Gilbert, Arizona, the renovation of a space the firm designed one decade earlier. The architects answered a few... debartolo architects

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Number
on 10/1/18

Lifespan of one of the 106 avant-garde houses built by Brad Pitt’s non-profit Make It Right organization in New Orleans that was recently demolished due to shoddy construction: 7 years René Ammann


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