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More than 90 architects have donated around 100 original drawings, models, photographs, and other architectural objects to be sold on Design Miami's website. All of the proceeds are going to Beirut Urban Lab, which is working to restore buildings and public spaces in Beirut following the... John Hill


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The eagerly anticipated Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum, designed by Studio Zhu-Pei, was completed recently. Composed of nine barrel-vaulted elements structured in concrete, the building stands out for its brick cladding that is composed of a mix of new bricks and recycled bricks, the latter... John Hill


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One of three contributions to this year's Great Rivers Biennial at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) is Tim Portlock's Nickels from Heaven, a series of large-scale prints that dramatically depicts cityscapes in the midst of major transformations. John Hill


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Women Take the Lead is the title of this year's Landslide, The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s (TCLF) annual program drawing attention to threatened and at-risk landscapes in the United States. An online exhibition highlights a dozen landscapes designed by "women who shaped the American... John Hill


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Renderings of Adjaye Associates' design of the Princeton University Art Museum's new building have been revealed. Slated to open in 2024, the new building aims to embody "flexibility, openness and connectivity to break down barriers to participation and invite entry by all." John Hill


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For the first time — and for good reason, given COVID-19 — the annual Bartlett Summer Show is taking place exclusively in a digital environment. The online exhibition presents the work of more than 700 students in an immersive environment that is a lot of fun to browse. John Hill


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The Line is a "micro-budget" structure designed by Sacramento design practice REgroup that was installed in rural California late last year. The 75-foot-long white surface marks a place in the landscape that can be used for weddings, performances, and other events. John Hill


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Lattice Detour, Mexican artist Héctor Zamora's site-specific installation for the Cantor Roof Garden at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a porous brick wall that clearly confronts political issues while also recalling a controversial icon of public art. John Hill


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Future Architecture Rooms is a website with 27 curated "rooms" occupied by architectural institutions that are members of the Future Architecture platform. Arriving in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the project is billed as "an attempt to build an environment at the intersection of the... John Hill


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2 months ago

Lab-École, a Québec non-profit focused on impacting the design of tomorrow's schools, has unveiled the winners in the "Imagining the Schools of Tomorrow, Together" competition that will be built in different parts of the Canadian province in the coming years. John Hill


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Public toilets designed by Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban, Fumihiko Maki, and other architects are popping up over Tokyo's Shibuya district. The Tokyo Toilet, as the project is called, is replacing old facilities with fully accessible, eye-catching designs. John Hill


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Under the Radar opened at S AM Swiss Architecture Museum in Basel in November 2019, when it was meant to run until March 15, 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic closed museums around the world. After reopening in May, S AM has extended the timely exhibition until the end of August. John Hill


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Chybik + Kristof Architects & Urban Designers have completed construction of the Lahofer Winery in the Dobšice, Czech Republic, a building that "fuses [Moravia's] longstanding wine tradition with a contemporary design." John Hill


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on 23-07-2020

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has temporarily populated the Farnsworth House — the iconic work of modern architecture designed by Mies van der Rohe for Dr. Edith Farnsworth — with furnishings that reflect its original appearance in the 1950s. John Hill


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on 21-07-2020

Commissioned by 'T' Space and available online since July 18, Ca’n Terra: Architecture of the Earth is the virtual exhibition of a house designed by Ensamble Studio, a house that actually occupies an abandoned quarry in Menorca, Spain. John Hill


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on 10-07-2020

Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international design competition organized by the New York City Council and the Van Alen Institute, "challenges participants to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway." Images of the six finalists have been released. John Hill


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on 30-06-2020

The Jewish Museum Berlin is reopening its core exhibition on August 23 after a nearly two-and-a-half-year redesign. It replaces the exhibition that was on display from the opening of the building designed by Daniel Libeskind in 2001 until December 2017, having attracted 11 million visitors in... John Hill


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on 26-06-2020

An online exhibition of photographs by Camilo José Vergara shows residents in and around New York City adjusting to the "new normal" of social distancing, wearing face masks in public, waiting in long lines for basic services, and making ends meet when so many are out of work. John Hill


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on 18-06-2020

The World as an Architectural Project is a recently published book written by Venice Architecture Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis and Roi Salgueiro Barrio with Gabriel Kozlowski. It details 50 projects over more than 100 years, all of them seeing architects thinking at the scale of the... John Hill


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on 12-06-2020

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) reopened on the Lisbon waterfront on June 10 with Beeline, a museum-wide architectural intervention by SO-IL, the Brooklyn practice of Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu. John Hill


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on 08-06-2020

Dutch photographer Iwan Baan headlined the second Architecture & the Media conference, which was organized by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe and took place online over four days in May. World-Architects spoke one-on-one with Baan after the conference to dig deeper into some of the... John Hill


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on 27-05-2020

Europe's largest green facade — 8 kilometers of hornbeam hedges, more than 30,000 plants — was recently completed in Düsseldorf's city center. Kö-Bogen II was deigned by ingenhoven architects, who assert the hedges are the ecological equivalent of 80 fully grown deciduous trees. John Hill


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on 20-05-2020

Miner Road House is the latest book in Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers' Masterpiece Series. Designed by Faulkner Architects, the single-family house near Oakland, California, is striking for its Cor-ten steel exterior and its incorporation of the “bones” of the 1950s ranch house that... John Hill


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on 14-05-2020

As restaurants reopen after months of lockdown, one in Amsterdam is offering diners the option of two-person greenhouses. The gimmick is working: the restaurant is fully booked until the end of June. John Hill


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on 06-05-2020

If and when the Frankfurt Book Fair takes place in mid-October, a new Arts and Architecture cluster will display books by publishers Birkhäuser, JOVIS, Deutscher Kunstverlag and De Gruyter Arts in a new pop-up bookstall system recently chosen in a design competition. John Hill


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on 29-04-2020

Need a more interesting backdrop than the wall behind your couch or messy shelves for for your next Zoom or Skype meeting? We dug through projects recently uploaded to World-Architects for some eye-catching visuals that should liven up online meetings. John Hill


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on 23-04-2020

eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2020 Skyscraper Competition. Three winners and 22 honorable mentions "challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments." John Hill


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on 15-04-2020

Weird Sensation Feels Good "opened" at ArkDes in Stockholm on April 7 with a Virtual Vernissage featuring commentary from experts in ASMR and a tour by curator James Taylor-Foster. John Hill


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on 08-04-2020

If not for the coronavirus, Neyran Turan's Architecture as Measure would be opening next month in the Turkish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. For those who don't want to wait until (fingers crossed) August, we take a look inside Turan's newly released book of the same... John Hill


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on 06-04-2020

With architecture among the many "non-essential" professions required to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, a new website invites architects to post information about their remote-working experiences. John Hill


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on 25-03-2020

Ávila‎, Spain's Nagami Design, a design brand that specializes in 3D printing, has put its furniture production on hold to accelerate the production of the face shields used by health care workers treating people with COVID-19. John Hill


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on 18-03-2020

With museums closed and people (who can) working from home to combat the spread of COVID-19, now is a really good time to crack open a book. Here we take a look inside Countryside, A Report, the pocket-size printed companion to the Countryside, The Future exhibition that opened... John Hill


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on 16-03-2020

Many museums are closed and just about all architecture-related events are postponed or canceled in response to the spread of COVID-19. Some exhibitions, such as the collections of drawings by... John Hill


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on 11-03-2020

Inspired by the iconic signage of the Las Vegas Strip, architects Carmelo Zappulla and Chu Uroz have transformed Jané Winestore in Tarragona, Spain, into a bold typographical box that signals to passing drivers the wines and other liquors inside the store. John Hill


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on 05-03-2020

The naming of Yvonne Farrelly and Shelley McNamara as the 2020 laureates of the Pritzker Architecture Prize has drawn attention to the work of their Dublin... John Hill


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on 28-02-2020

A press conference on Thursday, February 27, revealed that the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale will open as planned on May 23 despite the coronavirus outbreak in Northern Italy. Curator Hashim Sarkis unveiled additional information on the exhibition's theme and some of its participants. John Hill


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