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While in Barcelona for EUmies Awards Day, World-Architects got a tour of the La Borda - Cooperative Housing – the Emerging Architecture Winner – from Eliseu Arrufat and Carles Baiges,... John Hill, Lacol

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With curved walls making a welcoming embrace and forming a large green space, the L. Gale Lemerand Student Center acts as a gateway to Daytona State College, accentuated by a large bronze portal aligned with the main campus drive. Ikon.5 architects answered a few questions about the project. ikon.5 architects

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Beijing-based designers of 3andwich Design/He Wei Studio recently completed a tourist infrastructure building in the Tengger Desert in the Ningxia Autonomous Region in northwest... Eduard Kögel

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This residential renovation in Brookings, South Dakota (population 24,794) is striking in its mix of design features, inside and out, some of them reminiscent of the early houses designed by Samuel Mockbee and Coleman Coker in Mississippi, and the DIY creations of Dan Rockhill in Kansas.... Ben Pennell

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This public building in the city of Toyokawa houses a variety of functions — community center, library, children's center, city hall — behind a patterned facade that is as welcoming to residents as the light-filled spaces inside. Architect Yasuyuki ITO answered a few questions about the... C+A Coelacanth and Associates

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On Saturday, April 23, the new Saint Sarkis Armenian Church in Carrollton, Texas, was consecrated, with its first Sunday service coming one day later, on April 24, the traditional day for commemorating the 1.5 million victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. The design by David Hotson Architect... David Hotson Architect

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Chicago is a city known for, among other things, its grid: a regular grid with eight blocks to every mile. Diagonal streets are found here and there, disturbing the rectangular grid and creating the occasional oddly shaped lot. Vladimir Radutny Architects encountered one such lot a few steps... Vladimir Radutny Architects

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Although San Diego recently surpassed San Francisco as the least affordable metro housing market in the United States, the City by the Bay has long been notorious for the expense of buying or renting a home. In turn, the Edwin M. Lee Apartments, providing housing for formerly homeless veterans... Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

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The large campus of Morgan State, a historically black public university (HBCU) in Baltimore, Maryland, is broken up into five distinct campus zones. Anchoring the Morgan Commons in the center of campus is the new Calvin & Tina Tyler Hall, which was completed in September 2020 but wasn't... Teeple Architects, GWWO Architects

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Under the direction of Ma Yansong, the office MAD Architects has realised its first social housing project. MAD Architects, known for spectacular forms and spaces in their projects, in... Eduard Kögel

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Accessory dwelling units in the form of carriage houses, granny flats and the like were common in the United States for centuries, but the rise of the suburbs after World War II, accompanied by restrictive single-family zoning, meant ADUs were no longer built — or even legal. But demographic... Tres Birds

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Located in a Brooklyn neighborhood scarred by years of industrial pollution, the Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center was designed as a demonstration project for innovative approaches to sustainable design. Marble Fairbanks answered a few questions about the project that is on... Marble Fairbanks

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Wineries give architects the opportunity to engage directly with nature, often finding inspiration in the vineyards that surround them. Alton Wines takes its cues from the landscape it is nestled into and the mountains that surround Walla Walla in the southeastern region of Washington.... GO’C

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In April 2021, Xu Tiantian and her office DnA_Design and Architecture were invited by the local authority of Jinyun County to develop ideas for the conversion of former quarries. Those... Eduard Kögel

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The new two-building home for the Columbia Business School opened at the beginning of this year, marking the completion of phase one of Columbia University's Manhattanville Campus, following a trio of buildings designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. World-Architects got a tour of the... Diller Scofidio + Renfro, FXCollaborative

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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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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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7/2/22

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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31/1/22

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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24/1/22

After its founding in 1974, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company resided in various locations in Chicago and its suburbs, eventually moving into a permanent home on North Halsted Street in 1991. Thirty years later, in November 2021, the renowned theater company completed a major multi-phase... Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

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17/1/22

At the center of the Beloit Powerhouse, Studio Gang's transformation of a former power plant into a student union for Beloit College, is a grand space that formerly housed turbines. Juliane Wolf, partner and design principal at Studio Gang, answered a few questions about the project, which... Studio Gang

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13/1/22

The XXIV Winter Olympics will take place in China in February 2022. The various sporting competitions will be held at a location in Beijing and in Yanqing and Zhangjiakou, located 75 km and 100 km northwest of the capital. While snowboarding has been an Olympic discipline since 1998, the big... Eduard Kögel

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10/1/22

On December 11, 2021, the City of Winter Park, just north of Orlando, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Winter Park Library and Events Center. Designed by the firm of Sir David Adjaye, the complex made up of three pavilions is marked by arching rose-pigmented concrete facades that... Adjaye Associates

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1/1/22

In 2021 we presented 44 Buildings of the Week, featuring short Q&As with architects about recently completed buildings in the United States, most of them renovations and adaptive reuse projects. It's your turn to help us crown a US Building of the Year by voting for your favorite — the... John Hill

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13/12/21

Located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the Walter Anderson Museum of Art is dedicated to the preservation and celebration of artist-philosopher Walter Anderson (1903-1965). In May the museum opened the Courtney Blossman Art Cottage, the renovation of a 19th-century house and the first stage in... Tall Architects

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6/12/21

One of the newest buildings on the campus of Georgia Tech located in Midtown Atlanta, the Caddell Building houses the School of Building Construction, part of the university's College of Design. Although it looks like a new building at first glance, it is actually the adaptive reuse of a... BLDGS

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30/11/21

The new office building at 520 West 20th Street is an adaptive reuse and extension of an old warehouse in West Chelsea, just steps from the High Line and the plethora of residential buildings that have boomed alongside the elevated park. Morris Adjmi Architects answered a few questions about... Morris Adjmi Architects

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22/11/21

The 104-year-old Obama Building in Detroit's Old Redford neighborhood takes its name from a mural that used to grace the building's exterior and depicted Barack and Michelle Obama's "First Dance." The restored mural is now inside the Obama Building, which was renovated by Lorcan O'Herlihy... Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects

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15/11/21

Originally built as a gatehouse for the Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart, the century-old Schiff House now serves as daycare center for the City College of New York. Stone outside and wood inside, the small building was renovated by Michielli + Wyetzner Architects and opened in 2020.... Michielli + Wyetzner Architects

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8/11/21

Fourteen residential units and two retail spaces now fill the former Columbia City Abbey, a 1924 building at 39th and Ferdinand in Seattle. Allied8 handled the adaptive reuse, making each apartment unique from the rest. The Seattle studio answered a few questions about the project. Allied8

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1/11/21

Optimist Hall is a former textile mill and pantyhose factory that was recently transformed into a food hall with indoor and outdoor seating. Many parts of the existing building outside of its structure, walls, and floors were salvaged and incorporated into the project. Square Feet Studio,... Square Feet Studio, Perkins&Will

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25/10/21

BNIM describes West Bottoms Flats, their adaptive reuse of four historic warehouse and manufacturing buildings in Kansas City's West Bottom District, as "designing with a light touch." Now home to 265 residential units, the architects preserved many existing elements to make the project "feel... BNIM

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15/10/21

Songyang has a new poetry museum. The Beijing-based architect Xu Tiantian received the commission for this. With her office DnA_Design and Architecture, she has already completed many small interventions in... Eduard Kögel

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11/10/21

On July 28, 2004, IKEA opened a new store in New Haven, Connecticut, a store that controversially cut up Marcel Breuer's 50-year-old Pirelli Building. A decade and a half later, architect and developer Bruce Redman Becker bought the empty office building, with plans to convert it into a hotel.... Becker + Becker

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29/9/21

Public space in China developed completely differently than it did in European cities of the twentieth century. In imperial China there was no open public space that had been fought for and defended by the citizens. Cities were shaped by streets and alleys, markets and temple courtyards, as... Eduard Kögel

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27/9/21

In June 2020, in some of the worst days of the coronavirus pandemic, the Mayor of New York City executed the Open Restaurants Program, which enabled storefront restaurants to provide seating in shelters that occupy parking spaces next to the curb. Maiden Korea is an exceptional example of one... Dash Marshall LLC

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