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on 18/09/2017

As part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Rotterdam’s Monadnock has fitted out a portion of one of the Chicago Cultural Center’s monumental stairs with large signs expressing famous quotes by Daniel H. Burnham. John Hill


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on 15/09/2017

Well, for a few days. For the first part of its We Like America tour, raumlaborBerlin, in collaboration with the Storefront for Art and Architecture and Ubermut Project, set up its inflatable SPACEBUSTER for a three-day stint at Maria's Packaged Goods and Community Bar in... John Hill


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on 15/09/2017

Architectural critic Sylvia Lavin, working with Erin Besler and Norman Kelley, has assembled models of notable Postmodern buildings inside a bespoke enclosure for the Chicago Architecture Biennial. John Hill


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on 14/09/2017

The Chicago Cultural Center, the main venue for the Chicago Architecture Biennial, is graced with a few awkward corridors from renovations being done over the long lifespan of the late-19th-century building. As part of CAB these linear spaces have been reimagined as exhibition spaces of note. John Hill


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on 14/09/2017

Although the Chicago Architecture Biennial does not open to the public until Saturday, people passing by the Chicago Cultural Center can get a taste of the exhibition inside through the photos of James Welling that grace the building's large top-floor windows. John Hill


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on 07/09/2017

The Louvre Abu Dhabi, which announced it will be opening to the public on 11 November 2017, has released some images of the long anticipated building designed by Jean Nouvel. John Hill


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on 28/08/2017

Over the weekend the annual Exhibit Columbus celebration opened its three-month run in Indiana with, among other things, the unveiling of the five Miller Prize winners installed along Fifth Street. John Hill


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on 22/08/2017

Two recent architectural interventions making the rounds on architecture blogs – one on a rooftop and one underneath a bridge – call attention to the potential of leftover spaces in cities. John Hill


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on 22/08/2017

Work stopped yesterday for much of the United States and other parts of North America as the first total solar eclipse in 99 years passed from the West Coast to the East Coast. John Hill


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on 11/08/2017

The latest children's book by author and illustrator Jeanette Winter is about the life of Zaha Hadid and the famed architect's "triumph over adversity." John Hill


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on 21/07/2017

Late last month Jenny Sabin Studio's Lumen opened at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. World-Architects visited today to get some impressions of the 2017 YAP installation. John Hill


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on 11/07/2017

In celebration of Prospect Park's 150th anniversary, the famous Brooklyn park's Rose Garden has been taken over by 7,000 yellow pinwheels per a design by Reddymade Architecture and Design with AREA4. John Hill


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on 03/07/2017

Last week World-Architects held a company retreat in Zürich, pulling in our various editors for a few days of brainstorming, presentations, and a tour around the largest of Swiss cities; here we highlight some of the places we found during the last. John Hill


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on 14/06/2017

One of the numerous publications coinciding with the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth asks people to cut and fold the architect's creations using the kirigami technique. John Hill


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on 08/06/2017

Today is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frank Lloyd Wright. Fascination with the architect and his buildings continues well after his death in 1959, as evidenced by numerous celebrations this year and a new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art that opens on Monday. John Hill


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on 31/05/2017

One year after she died unexpectedly from a heart attack at the age of only 65, architect Zaha Hadid has been celebrated with a Google Doodle depicting her firm's Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan. John Hill


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on 25/05/2017

Architecturally trained designer Nathan Kiatkulpiboone – aka KXIV – has designed the Nest Adidas Ultraboost with a nod to Herzog & de Meuron's Bird's Nest and PTW Architect's Watercube, two of the main venues for the 2008 Olympics. John Hill


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on 24/05/2017

Here are a dozen photos from a hard hat tour of The Shed, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and the Rockwell Group as the cultural anchor of the large Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side. John Hill


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on 18/05/2017

Artist Anish Kapoor, working with the Public Art Fund, has installed a version of Descension in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Initially realized at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India in 2014, the current iteration is the first time the artwork has been displayed in the United States. John Hill


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on 26/04/2017

Amsterdam's Attika Architekten designed a mixed-use building in Amersfoort decorated with 22 emojis in cast concrete. Completed last year, the photographs from last month have been making a splash on mainstream websites and social media. John Hill


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on 13/04/2017

Although we missed the inaugural International Bamboo Architecture Biennale last September, when eighteen works of architecture made of bamboo went on display in the village of Baoxi in China's Zhejiang province, we are grateful to photographer Julien Lanoo for documenting some of the... John Hill


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on 29/03/2017

As part of an exhibition highlighting the work of architect John Hejduk, The Cooper Union has reconstructed his Jan Palach Memorial in the adjacent Cooper Square Park, done in conjunction with the New York City Department of Transportation's Art Program. John Hill


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on 06/03/2017

The Dutch architecture office XML, under partners Max Cohen de Lara and David Mulder van der Vegt, has spent the last six years collecting plans for each one of the 193 United Nations member states' plenary halls. The findings were published in the 2016 book, Parliament,... John Hill


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on 28/02/2017

Disgruntled with "gray concrete boxes" in his home city, Moscow-based photographer Denis Esakov set his lens on them in a way that deliberately recalls Bernd and Hilla Becher's photographs of industrial architecture. This... Denis Esakov


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on 27/02/2017

This striking structure is a temporary addition to Vitra's campus of architectural delights in Weil am Rhein, Germany. Designed by Achim Menges of the University of Stuttgart's Institute for Computational Design (ICD), the cellular canopy is a complement to the Hello, Robot.... John Hill


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on 22/02/2017

Architecture of Independence: African Modernism is on display at the Center for Architecture in New York City until 27 May 2017. World-Architects stopped by and snapped some photos of the exhibition. John Hill


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on 10/02/2017

Blank Space has announced the winners of its 2017 Fairy Tales competition. The first prize, Mykhailo Ponomarenko's "Last Day," envisions "monumental landscapes with strange scifi megastructures inserted into them." John Hill


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on 17/01/2017

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has published a study and report examining all of the buildings over 200 meters tall that were completed in 2016.  John Hill


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on 17/01/2017

Partisans, the architecture and design "syndicate" of Alex Josephson and Teddy Shropshire, has created Gweilo, a "new family of visual LED lights" made from thin sheets of LED bulbs that have been molded into flowing, sculptural shapes. John Hill


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on 07/01/2017

The first section of the long-awaited (it was first proposed in 1919!) Second Avenue Subway opened to the public on Manhattan's Upper East Side on the first day of 2017. More than the architecture, a big highlight of the new stations is the artwork that lines their walls. World-Architects... John Hill


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on 23/12/2016

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the great support and trust in 2016. At World-Architects we are looking forward to the opportunities and challenges lying ahead in 2017. We wish you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season and all the best for 2017. John Hill


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on 21/12/2016

Design Within Reach's 13th annual DWR Champagne Chair Contest has launched. It asks entrants to "create a miniature chair using only the foil, label, cage and cork from no more than two champagne bottles." John Hill


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on 08/12/2016

The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg has uploaded to its Facebook page a twelve-part illustration by Carlsen Verlag where "a number of famous... John Hill


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on 07/12/2016

MPavilion has released a series of photographs by London-based photographer Rory Gardiner of Bijoy Jain's summer pavilion in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens. The photographs catpure the pavilion in its setting as well as the details of the handmade bamboo structure. John Hill


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on 06/12/2016

The flows and movements of travelers, migrants, and labor across the world are depicted memorably in artist Reena Saini Kallat's "Woven Chronicles," which is on display at the Museum of Modern Art as part of its Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and... John Hill


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on 30/11/2016

Argentinian developer Alan Faena marked the completion of his Faena District in Miami Beach with week-long festivities that included a Carneval-esque parade and site-specific performances inside OMA's Faena Forum, the cultural heart of the new district. John Hill


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