In just over a week Countryside, The Future opens at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Five years in the making, the much-anticipated research-based exhibition curated by OMA's Rem Koolhaas and AMO's Samir Bantal will take over the whole of the museum's rotunda. John Hill
Potato Head Studios, designed by OMA / David Gianotten, has been completed in Seminyak, Bali. It is OMA’s first hotel dedicated not only to guests but also the local community: an open ground plane for curated cultural events and daily leisure activities welcomes visitors of all kinds. OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture
French President Emanuel Macron is mandating that all new public buildings in France which are financed by the government must contain at least 50% wood or other organic materials starting in 2022. John Hill
Asif Khan, renowned British architecture studio, has designed the Expo Entry Portals, three spectacular gateways to Expo 2020 Dubai that will grant entry to visitors from 20 October. The structures are the first works to be unveiled from the studio’s design of more than six kilometers of Expo... Asif Khan
Counterspace — the Johannseburg-based firm of Sumayya Vally, Sarah de Villiers and Amina Kaskar — has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2020, which will be on display in London's Kensington Gardens this summer. John Hill
Total cost, as of January, for the United States to build more than 450 miles of border wall at the U.S.-Mexico border by the end... René Ammann
Having been rebuilt and restored many times, the Kanda Myojin Shrine is one of the oldest in Japan, with a history of 1,300 years. The shrine is located in central Tokyo and is now accompanied by the new EDOCCO, Edo Culture Complex. NOMURA Co., Ltd. explained their intent behind the complex's... NOMURA Co., Ltd.
New standards that bring together all smart building solutions and customizable, intelligent lighting are the key topics at the upcoming Light + Building. Martina Metzner
Whether it's networked cities or artificial intelligence designing houses together with architects, Professor M. Hank Haeusler is certain that the integration of digital technologies into architecture will improve life in challenging times. Martina Metzner interviewed him about his... Martina Metzner
Be it for a museum, a workplace or a cruise ship—lighting designer Carla Wilkins from Lichtvision Design is looking for new solutions regarding control and customization at Light + Building. Martina Metzner spoke with the lighting designer about regional lighting cultures and colored... Martina Metzner
Since news broke on February 4th of a draft executive order that would establish a classical style for new federal buildings in and beyond Washington, DC, architecture critics have been addressing the implications of what is titled "Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again." We've assembled a... John Hill
Whether wallpaper, upholstery fabrics, curtains or acoustic textiles, there was no getting around environmentally friendly materials and production processes at Heimtextil 2020. Martina Metzner
Italian architecture firm MoDusArchitects presents its recently completed TreeHugger, the new Tourist Information Office building in Bressanone, Italy, and winning entry of an international competition held in 2016. MoDusArchitects
The Architectural League of New York has announced the eight firms receiving its 2020 Emerging Voices awards. John Hill
Danish architect Bjarke Ingels spoke with PLANE—SITE in BIG's Brooklyn office, in the last of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's Time-Space-Existence exhibition that opens in Venice in May. John Hill
A preliminary draft of an executive order from U.S. President Donald Trump would ensure that "the classical architectural style shall be the preferred and default style" for federal buildings.
On the evening of February 1st, a 19-year-old college student jumped from the sixth level of Vessel, the Heatherwick Studio-designed climbable sculpture at the center of the Hudson Yards development in New York City. John Hill
Los Angeles's MUTUO recently completed Wonderland, three side-by-side single-family houses on a steep lot in the Hollywood Hills. With an informal design sense reminiscent of R.M. Schindler's iconic "Greek hillside" MUTUO
Your votes determined that the Illinois Institute of Technology's Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship, designed by Chicago's John Ronan Architects, is the 2019 Building of the Year on American-Architects. John Hill
A green 2,000-square-meter garden is located in the Zibadasht region of Karaj, with a cottage placed in center of the garden. The client approached us to demolish the cottage and generate a new mansion. Berania Office
In 2014 the Barcelona City Council held an architectural competition for the landscape planning of an interior urban block and a sports facility consisting of an indoor heated swimming pool and a sports court. Anna Noguera, Javier Fernandez
Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected in an international competition to design the new headquarters for smartphone manufacturer OPPO in Shenzhen, China. John Hill
The Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) has named the James-Simon-Galerie by David Chipperfield Architects as the winner of the DAM Preis 2020. John Hill
A full-scale replica of the Walker Guest House, originally built in 1952 on Sanibel Island, Florida, is on display in Palm Springs, California, where it will be sold in situ in an online auction coinciding with Palm Springs Modernism Week in mid-February. John Hill
The inaugural The World Around summit took place on Saturday, January 25, at the TimesCenter in New York City. Curated by Beatrice Galilee, the day-long event brought together a strong lineup of architects, artists, designers, and other thinkers "to explore the projects, issues, and... John Hill
Number of temporary hospitals China is building in less than two weeks in the town of Wuhan to treat thousands of patients infected with the coronavirus: 2 René Ammann
The School of Architecture at Taliesin, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1932, was unable to reach an agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and therefore will close at the end of June. John Hill
The long-term development idea of the Hungarian Canoe Federation was to create a multifunctional site that would be suitable for both landing and stopping, to replace the sites that had previously disappeared along the Danube River. NAPUR Architect Ltd.
The deadline to vote in the Building of the Year poll on the American-Architects platform is just a few days away.
Dearborn Homes is a public housing development on Chicago's South Side, just north of the Illinois Institute of Technology. The homes sit astride Williams Park, which has a new fieldhouse with an iridescent skin courtesy of STL Architects. The architects answered a few questions about the... STL Architects
Estimated number of co-working spaces that have opened worldwide since the boom started 15 years ago: 35,000 René Ammann
NOWNESS presents a short film directed by Milanese filmmaker Michele Foti that uses Giancarlo De Carlo's masterpiece, the Collegi Universitari di Urbino, as a backdrop for a "mysterious debate" between two people described in subtitles and accompanied by the sounds of students and discordant... John Hill
On September 29, 2019, Copenhagen's Cityringen (City Circle Line) metro opened to the public. Color is used to aid in wayfinding and to create a distinct identity for each of its seventeen stations. The entrances and platforms of some of the stations are lined in ceramic panels made by... John Hill
The Getty Research Institute's recent acquisition of 52 drawings and a sketchbook by Lebbeus Woods brings some renewed attention to the visionary architect who died in 2012. John Hill
IKEA has started construction on its new store in central Vienna designed by querkraft architekten. Once complete in 2021, the building will be covered with 160 trees — and have zero parking spaces.
Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari and Spanish-American critic and historian Beatriz Colomina are this year’s recipients of the Jane Drew Prize and Ada Louise Huxtable Prize, respectively, part of the W Awards given out by The Architectural Review and the Architects’... John Hill