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Radio Hotel and Tower, described by Rotterdam's MVRDV as a "colorful vertical village," opened in September in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. John Hill


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Ulf Meyer visited the University of Applied Sciences in Aachen, Germany, to check out its newest building: the Center for Advanced Mobility, designed by studioMDA "as the epicenter of the... Ulf Meyer


Reviews
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A historic Craftsman home, a former grocery story, and a half-dozen repurposed shipping containers combine to create a destination for beer drinkers in Anaheim, California. Outdoor spaces are also part of the mix in Studio One Eleven's design for Moderntimes and Leisuretown. The architects... Studio One Eleven

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Number
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Number of people a bamboo shelter designed by architect Yasmeen Lari can house in flood-stricken Pakistan: 8 René Ammann


Insight
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Kirsty Bell’s The Undercurrents: A Story of Berlin is billed as a “hybrid literary portrait of a place [that] makes the case for radical close readings: of ourselves,... Lynnette Widder


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The City of Frankfurt, Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), and DekaBank have announced the five finalists for the 2022/23 Internationale Hochhaus Preis (International High-Rise Award). The winner will be announced in November. John Hill


Headlines
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Chicago architecture firm Brininstool + Lynch announced on their website and social media channels that founding partner Brad Lynch died on Monday, September 26. He was just 64. John Hill


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The first phase of the new China Academy of Art (CAA) Liangzhu Campus in Hangzhou has been inaugurated and the second phase of the complex, designed by Atelier... Eduard Kögel

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OMA New York and Jacobs have unveiled their design for the headquarters of Discovery Partners Institute (DPI) in The 78, a large development underway on Chicago's Near South Side. John Hill


Works
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CapitaSpring is a 280-meter-tall high-rise oasis that continues the city’s pioneering vertical urbanism with a diverse neighborhood of restaurants, office space, a Citadines serviced residence and sky gardens from the ground all the way up to the 51st floor. BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group


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The Culvert Guesthouse is a storage facility for furniture, artworks, and other artifacts sitting in a thick pine forest in Japan's Nagano Prefecture. The design by Nendo is pure minimalism made with prefabricated concrete box culverts that are typically used in infrastructure projects. John Hill


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Dance House Helsinki was inaugurated in February of this year as the first event venue in Finland dedicated to dance. Ulf Meyer visited the adaptive reuse and extension designed by JKMM Architects. Ulf Meyer


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The most recent addition to the Nike campus near Portland, Oregon, is its largest: a 1 million square foot office building serving nearly 3,000 employees. Named for the newly retired tennis star Serena Williams, the building designed by Skylab Architecture

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Factor by which institutional investors spent when buying up single-family homes in America in 2021, compared to $3 billion the year... René Ammann


Products
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Developed by a team of students and researchers at the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC), TOVA is a 3D-printed prototype for housing that can be built with local materials, local labor, and zero waste. John Hill


Headlines
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The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) has announced that the Colosio Embankment Dam designed by by Loreta Castro Reguera and José Pablo Ambrosi of Taller Capital is winner of the 2022 MCHAP.emerge award. John Hill


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Six projects have been announced as winners of the 2022 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The winners, ranging from an international airport in Indonesia to a riverfront landscape in Bangladesh, will split the $1 million USD prize. John Hill


Film
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The public can vote on their favorite among the 32 short films in the running for the AIA Film Challenge 2022. Deadline is October 14, with the winners to be announced on October 25. John Hill


Headlines
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The Piranesi Award recognizes the best Central European buildings realized in the last two years. The call for proposals for the 2022 edition is now open, with a deadline of October 18. John Hill


Headlines
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The Getty Foundation and the National Trust for Historic Preservation have announced Conserving Black Modernism, a grant program that will award $3.1 million over two years to preserve historic modern architecture designed by Black architects. John Hill


Reviews
2 weeks ago

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has designed a hotel for watch enthusiasts in the canton of Vaud in western Switzerland, adjacent to the museum BIG previously built for watchmaker Audemars Piguet. Ulf Meyer... Ulf Meyer

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Eleven years after the terrorist attacks on Oslo and Utøya, Norway, Haptic and Nordic have been selected to design the new National Government Quarter in Oslo. Ulf Meyer


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Japanese architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA have been named recipients of Japan Art Association’s 2022 Praemium Imperiale, one of the world's most prestigious awards for architects and other artists. John Hill


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Area that a typical home selling for around $1 million in Phoenix, Arizona, shrank from spring 2019 to summer 2022:... René Ammann


Found
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Out of the Clouds is a new book that presents more than one thousand sketches by Wolf dPrix, head of Vienna's Coop Himmelb(l)au. The big book traces five decades of the studio's projects through the loose sketches born from Prix's brain and drawn by his hand. John Hill


Headlines
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The United States chapter of Docomomo has announced the twelve recipients of the 2022 Modernism in America Awards: 6 Awards of Excellence and 6 Citations of Merit. John Hill


Film
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The Pritzker Architecture Prize has released a short film with highlights from this year's award ceremony honoring architect, educator and social activist Diébédo Francis Kéré. John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

The Montreal Holocaust Museum (MHM) has revealed that the team of KPMB Architects and Daoust Lestage Lizotte Stecker Architecture has been selected to design the museum's new downtown home following an international competition. John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

Inspireli Awards, the international contest for students of architecture, has announced the winners of its Beirut Port Competition, which asked students to develop innovative solutions for rebuilding the site of the August 4, 2020 explosion in Beirut. John Hill


Reviews
3 weeks ago

This ADU, or "Accessory Dwelling Unit," is the second such project featured as a US Building of the Week in 2022, evidence of the growing popularity of the typology and the increasing number of jurisdictions making them legal means of adding density to residential neighborhoods. The architects... Yeh-Yeh-Yeh Architects

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Along the Minett Trail that runs through the eleven municipalities within the Minett UNESCO Biosphere in Luxembourg, eleven young architects have designed eleven lodgings for hikers and other visitors to the region. Ulf Meyer, who spent the night in one of them, explains the... Ulf Meyer


Headlines
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New York architect James Stewart Polshek, former dean of Columbia University GSAPP and founder of Polshek Partnership, the precursor to Ennead Architects, died at his Manhattan home on September 9 at the age of 92. John Hill


Number
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Number of minutes the modernist Philipp Vandamm House is seen onscreen in Alfred Hitchcock’s 136-minute thriller North By... René Ammann


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Five anonymous design proposals for the Bezos Learning Center at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, are now available for public comment by September 19. John Hill


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The board of trustees of the nonprofit Calder Gardens has unveiled the design for a new building and landscape in Philadelphia for displaying the work of artist Alexander Calder. Ulf Meyer


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New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2022 National Design Awards, which recognizes design excellence and innovation in nine categories. John Hill


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