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Spanish architect and professor Albergo Campo Baeza and German professor of chronobiology Till Roenneberg have been named the 2024 laureates of The Daylight Award, respectively in the architecture and research categories. John Hill


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The creepy (slow-moving) landslide of Portuguese Bend forced the closure of Wayfarers Chapel earlier this year, but with the landslide accelerating since, management has decided to disassemble the 1951 building designed by Lloyd Wright, the son of Frank Lloyd Wright, so it can be reassembled... John Hill


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hace 1 semana

Five months after Italy's Carlo Ratti was named curator of the Venice Architecture Biennale that is set to open in May 2025, Ratti and new Biennale President Pietrangelo Buttafuoco have revealed the exhibition theme: Intelligens. John Hill


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hace 2 semanas

Two months after the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, Maryland, collapsed, a team including architect Carlo Ratti and engineer Michel Virlogeux has revealed a proposal for its replacement. John Hill


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Architectural Record is reporting that the Hanging Gardens created by Patric Blanc for the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), the 200,000-square-foot (18,580-m2) building designed by Herzog & de Meuron that opened in 2013, have been replaced with artificial plants. John Hill


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hace 2 semanas

The new home for the Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) opened at the end of April. It was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) to be “the computing crossroads of the MIT campus.” John Hill


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hace 2 semanas

Munich is looking forward to its first building by architect Francis Kéré: a children's daycare center in the middle of the TU Munich campus, where Kéré works as a professor. For this project, he teamed up with timber construction expert Hermann Kaufmann. Manuel Pestalozzi


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hace 3 semanas

Twenty-one years after the Chicago Bears landed a glass-and-steel seating bowl inside the iconic Soldier Field, the NFL team is proposing to tear down the stadium and build a new domed stadium just steps away, saving the original's colonnades as an enclosure for outdoor sports fields and... John Hill


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hace 3 semanas

The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the two winners of the 2024 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award: the Study Pavilion at TU Braunschweig by Gustav Düsing and Max Hacke is the Architecture Winner, and SUMA... John Hill


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hace 1 mes

The Olympic Park in Montreal has launched an international ideas competition for the creative reuse of all the materials and structural components from the dismantling of the roof of the Olympic Stadium, which is set to start this summer. John Hill


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hace 1 mes

The Vessel, the 150-foot-tall climbable sculpture designed by Heatherwick Studio for Hudson Yards on Manhattan's West Side, has been closed since 2021, following four suicides in just two years. Related Companies, the developer of Hudson Yards, will reopen the attraction later this year,... John Hill


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hace 1 mes

A US federal judge has halted the demolition of Greenwood Pond: Double Site, a 1996 work of environmental art in Des Moines, Iowa, by Mary Miss, and a German court has ruled that Ravensburger can continue to produce jigsaw puzzles bearing the iconic image of Leonardo da Vinci's... John Hill


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hace 1 mes

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation — the commissioner of the annual MPavilion — and the City of Melbourne have announced that the tenth MPavilion, designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, will remain open to the public in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens through March 2025. John Hill


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Safdie Architects is designing a multi-billion-dollar expansion of Marina Bay Sands, the landmark resort in Singapore that the firm led by Moshe Safdie designed a decade and a half ago. John Hill


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Gaetano Pesce, the Italian architect and designer who “revolutionized the worlds of art, design, architecture and the liminal spaces between these categories” over six decades, died on Thursday, April 4, at the age of 84. John Hill


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After years of regularly attracting four times more visitors than originally anticipated, The Broad has announced plans to expand its building in Downtown Los Angeles. Appropriately, New York's Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) is designing the expansion to the museum it designed a decade ago. John Hill


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Richard Serra, the artist known for monumental sculptures made with large plates of weathering steel that required people to move around them to fully experience them — making him a favorite of many architects — died at his Long Island home on Tuesday, March 26, at the age of 85. John Hill


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Renderings have been revealed for The Star, a proposed $1 billion “vertical creative office” campus on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard. The design by Foster + Partners features exterior gardens that spiral around the cylindrical 22-story tower. John Hill


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hace 1 mes

Heatherwick Studio has unveiled renderings of its design for a new building for the school of sustainable design at Universidad Ean in Bogotá, Colombia. It will be the studio's first building in South America when built. John Hill


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hace 2 meses

The traditional annual exhibition of the Academy of Architecture in the Swiss canton of Ticino is running in Mendrisio until the end of June. This year's exhibition, which is well worth seeing, also provides an insight into the development of architectural education over the decades. Manuel Pestalozzi


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hace 2 meses

Swiss architects Manuel Herz and Heinrich Degelo are together realizing a settlement in western Cameroon, a complex that was designed with local people and is being built exclusively by locals. Elias Baumgarten


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hace 2 meses

José Oubrerie, the French architect who worked in the studio of Le Corbusier and completed the Saint-Pierre Church in Firminy four decades after the death of Le Corbusier, died on March 10 at the age of 91. Oubrerie was the last living apprentice of Le Corbusier. John Hill


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Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics, which last year announced it would be moving to Las Vegas, has revealed the competition-winning design by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and HNTB for a new 33,000-capacity ballpark to be located on the Strip. John Hill


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Japanese architect Riken Yamamoto has been named the 2024 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, long considered architecture's highest honor. Today's announcement says that Yamamoto, an “architect and social advocate,” is being given the Pritzker Prize “for reminding us that in... John Hill


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Antoine Predock, the architect known for buildings in the American Southwest and who called New Mexico his “spiritual home” for 70 years, died in early March at the age of 87. John Hill


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The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced that the team of Hood Design Studio, Weiss/Manfredi, and Moody Nolan has been selected to reimagine the Amsterdam Avenue side of its famed Upper West Side campus. The selection is part of an ongoing participatory planning process that... John Hill


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The Joslyn Art Museum has announced it will reopen on September 10, 2024, with the completion of the new Rhonda & Howard Hawks Pavilion designed by Snøhetta with Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture (APMA). It is the museum's first expansion since the wing designed by Foster + Partners... John Hill


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BT Group, operator of the 620-foot (189m) telecommunications tower in London's Fitzrovia district, is selling the iconic BT Tower to New York's MCR Hotels, which has hired Heatherwick Studio to convert it into a hotel. John Hill


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hace 3 meses

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto has revealed renderings of a sweeping architectural transformation of its main floor and Bloor Street entrance by Hariri Pontarini Architects. OpenROM, as the project is being called, aims to make the museum more opening and accessible. John Hill


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hace 3 meses

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the seven works in the running for the 2024 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award: five projects for the Architecture prize and two projects vying for the Emerging prize. John Hill


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16/2/24

The Helsinki City Council has approved funding to the Foundation for the Finnish Museum of Architecture and Design, which, with matching funds from the Finnish state, moves the project for a new museum in the city's South Harbour forward, with a design competition launching in April. John Hill


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15/2/24

BIG–Bjarke Ingels Group and developers Soloviev Group and Mohegan have unveiled Freedom Plaza, a proposed mixed-use development on three blocks south of the United Nations that could be the site of New York City's first casino. John Hill


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12/2/24

Two years after Qatar Museums announced it was undertaking the development of three major museums, all designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects, renderings of Herzog & de Meuron's Lusail Museum have been revealed. John Hill


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8/2/24

The World Monuments Fund (WMF) has announced that Casa sobre el Arroyo, the house bridging a stream in Mar del Plata, Argentina, designed by Amancio Williams in the 1940s, is the recipient of the 2024 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize. John Hill


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8/2/24

Marianne Burkhalter and Christian Sumi are deserved laureates of the 2024 Prix Meret Oppenheim in the Architecture category. From the mid-1980s, the duo designed pioneering wooden buildings in an unmistakable language of form and color. Elias Baumgarten


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5/2/24

On February 1 the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) announced the completion of a draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Midtown Bus Terminal, which would replace the much-unloved Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, revealing two renderings of the... John Hill


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