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brg3s
Reviews
on 7/31/18

Fronting Health Sciences Park in the middle of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's campus, the Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation cuts a striking profile -- literally, in a brick facade canted at the corner. Designed by Memphis's brg3s,...

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Headlines
on 7/28/18

The firm of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron has been selected to expand the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Swiss architects will work with New York's Beyer Blinder Belle on the school's "significant transformation."


Film
on 7/26/18

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 Francine Houben of Delft's Mecanoo.


Headlines
on 7/25/18

The official LEAF judging panel has announced its 2018 shortlist of entries, projects in 14 categories that "are setting the benchmark for the international architectural and design community."


Process Architecture
Reviews
on 7/24/18

Pre-engineered metal building systems are ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape, but most examples are, to put it mildly, architecturally uninspiring. Process Architecture took the system, exposed it outside and inside, made it an armature for solar panels, and in turn made a strong...

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Found
on 7/23/18

DesignCurial and Looking4.com held an online poll to find the most amazing car park architecture. After thousands of votes they unveiled three winners from the shortlist of ten projects – from Amsterdam to Seattle.


Works
on 7/20/18

Planar House is a radical exercise in horizontality, an aspect commonly explored in the projects of the studio. Discreetly inserted in the highest point of the plot and favoring the existing topography, its presence is most strongly felt in the footprint rather than volumetrically.


Rocco Design Architects Limited
Works
on 7/20/18

The project is the master planning and comprehensive development of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) comprising five faculty building blocks.


Headlines
on 7/19/18

The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the six shortlisted buildings for the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize, aka "the UK's best new building."


Headlines
on 7/17/18

The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, opened to the public last month. Located in the center of Nîmes, opposite the famous 2,000-year-old Roman Arena, the Museum of Romanity presents the city's extensive archaeological collection.


Laia Seró
Insight
on 7/17/18

They all agree: Architecture deserves better dissemination. This is precisely why so many journalists met up in Barcelona on May 14th and 15th at the Fundació Mies van der Rohe for the 1st European Conference on Architecture & the Media.


Film
on 7/16/18

New drone, Steadicam, and time-lapse footage by photographer HG Esch takes us over, around, and beneath the parametric roof of Zaha Hadid Architects' impressive King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (


Headlines
on 7/13/18

The Dulwich Picture Gallery has announced that young architects Pricegore, teaming up with artist Yinka Ilori, have won the competition for the Dulwich Pavilion 2019 with "Colour Palace."


Make Architects
Works
on 7/13/18

Portsoken Pavilion, a sculptural monocoque structure by Make Architects, has been unveiled as part of the City of London Corporation’s transformation of a former gyratory into a high-quality public space.


NADAAA
Works
on 7/12/18

Beaver Country Day School is an independent school for grades 6-12 near Boston that boasts an innovative pedagogy based on student-centered design. A new Research + Design facility was commissioned to reflect the ambition of the faculty and students to expand the nature of their school.


Headlines
on 7/12/18

French architect Christian de Portzamparc has been named a recipient of the Japan Art Association’s 2018 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award, one of the world's most prestigious awards for architects and other artists.


Headlines
on 7/11/18

A new statement from the Glasgow School of Art documents the dismantling of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece damaged in a fire last month, while the Guardian quotes the GSA director's determination to rebuild.


Valle Architetti Associati
Works
on 7/11/18

A new, majestic piece of architecture is added to the series of buildings that constitute the Fantoni Campus in Osoppo (Udine), in Northern Italy. It’s the manufacturing building “Plaxil 8” by Studio Valle Architetti Associati, designed by Pietro Valle together with architect...


Reviews
on 7/11/18

2011 is considered the year when the urbanization rate in China exceeded the fifty per cent mark. Young people have been moving to cities because they cannot see a future in their rural places of their origin. As early as 2006, the National People’s Congress decided to introduce a...

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Latitude Architectural Group
Works
on 7/10/18

Beijing has a growing demand for places to host different kinds of events. As a city in rapid transformation from an industrial heritage into the service sector, it requires spaces to hold business meetings, product presentations and leisure activities.


Hamonic+Masson & Associés
Works
on 7/10/18

In the history of architecture it is rare to find examples of roads built entirely by the same architect. During the buzz of Ré-inventer Paris, Inventons la Métropole and other international architecture competitions, the Camille Claudel project primarily poses the question of...


Sander Architects
Reviews
on 7/9/18

The relationship between architecture and music is a rich one, evident most famously in Goethe's assertion that "architecture is frozen music." Architects continue to find inspiration in music, especially when the building program aligns with music, as with this music hall for...

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Products
on 7/9/18

In Unterengstringen near Zurich, architect Tilla Theus shows that architecture is ideally more than just a shelter: The facade of the town's new community center expresses a piece of the town's identity.


Film
on 7/6/18

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 Jacob van Rijs of Rotterdam's MVRDV.


Mecanoo
Works
on 7/5/18

The gasworks site was originally situated outside the city perimeter, but gradually became enclosed by residential developments. With the relocation of the gasworks, the opportunity arose to redevelop the site and give it a new name: Villa Industria.


Headlines
on 7/5/18

Alireza Taghaboni, founder of Tehran's nextoffice, has been named the inaugural winner of the Royal Academy Dorfman Award, "honoring an international talent that represents the future of architecture."


Headlines
on 7/3/18

Today, the day before Independence Day, the new Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, celebrates its grand opening, eight years after the City+Arch+River international design competition.


Fentress Architects
Reviews
on 7/2/18

Much of Lone Tree, Colorado, just south of Denver, is bisected by the wide, six-lane Lincoln Avenue, an east-west thorougfare that carries around 80,000 cars every day. To knit walking trails and developments on both sides of Lincoln, the City of Lone Tree built a pedestrian bridge designed by...

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Insight
on 7/2/18

Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf brings the lush, naturalistic landscapes of the famed Dutch planting designer to the big screen. World-Architects editor John Hill caught a screening in New York last month when Oudolf and director Thomas Piper were in attendance.


Headlines
on 7/1/18

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has released renderings of Spanish architect Carme Pinós's design for the fifth annual MPavilion, to be on display in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens from October 2018 to February 2019.


ACA Amore Campione Architettura

CRS

Works
on 6/29/18

CRS is a new house in a hilly area near Catania. The living area, totally above ground, makes the most of the opening towards the landscape, while the pool is an architectural complement that creates visual continuity with the sea.


Emiliano López Monica Rivera Arquitectos
Works
on 6/29/18

These two houses are built on a plot of land densely populated by tall, slender pines, young cork trees, and holm oaks in a part of the Costa Brava where cork was formerly produced.


Found
on 6/28/18

Dream the Combine's Hide & Seek, the winner of the 2018 Young Architects Program, opened today at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. World-Architects visited at lunchtime today to take some photos and a video of the installation.


Headlines
on 6/28/18

Two weeks after a fire – the second in four years – hit Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece at the Glasgow School of Art, the Glasgow City Council has determined that portions of the building require urgent dismantling.


Headlines
on 6/28/18

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the four winners of the second biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA).


KAAN Architecten
Works
on 6/27/18

Utopia, the Library and Academy for Performing Arts, housed within a brand new building designed by KAAN Architecten, has opened its doors to the Flemish city of Aalst, following an open competition launched in 2015 by the City Council. The 8,000-square-meter brick structure incorporates a...


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