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Across the street from Archi-Tectonics' earlier 497 GW apartment building, the 512 GW Townhouse similarly reuses an old warehouse, transforming 19th-century industry into 21st-century residential luxury. While the predecessor used undulating glass to make a statement, the new townhouse is... Archi-Tectonics

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What do architects think about important future issues such as climate change or digitalization? How do they envision a sustainable building culture? What solutions do they have? What framework conditions do they need in order to fulfill their tasks and responsibilities in the best possible... Elias Baumgarten


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Number of mosques that were inaugurated in Bangladesh on June 9th to celebrate 50 years of the country's independence: 50 René Ammann


Insight
3 days ago

What do architects think about important future issues such as climate change or digitalization? How do they envision a sustainable building culture? What solutions do they have? What framework conditions do they need in order to fulfill their tasks and responsibilities in the best possible... Elias Baumgarten


Headlines
4 days ago

Known for sculptural churches made of concrete, German architect Gottfried Böhm, recipient of the 1986 Pritzker Architecture Prize, died on Wednesday, June 9, at home in Cologne. He was 101. John Hill


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4 days ago

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2021 VIC Landscape Architecture Awards: 22 awards in 15 categories. Rush\Wright Associates' Brunswick Street Streetscape Masterplan garnered an Award of Excellence in the Urban Design category. John Hill


Headlines
5 days ago

The Miller Hull Partnership, long a leader in green building, has launched EMission Zero, an initiative that aims to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions in buildings the Seattle-based firm designs. John Hill


Insight
5 days ago

What do architects think about important future issues such as climate change or digitalization? How do they envision a sustainable building culture? What solutions do they have? What framework conditions do they need in order to fulfill their tasks and responsibilities in the best possible... Elias Baumgarten


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6 days ago

Each week, we present one of the four expert lectures held at the ISH digital 2021. Barbara Runggatscher from noa* network of architecture, based in Bozen, Italy, and Berlin, talks about the interplay of technology, function, and design. noa* network of architecture


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The 20th Serpentine Pavilion opens to the public in London's Kensington Gardens on June 11, 2021, following a one-year pandemic-induced delay. The pavilion that references the shapes of London buildings is designed by Johannesburg's Counterspace, which is led by Sumayya Vally, the youngest... John Hill


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1 week ago

The Gruss Center for Art and Design is the renovation and expansion of the existing Gruss Center of Visual Arts on the campus of The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey, located about halfway between Princeton and Trenton. Sasaki answered some questions about the project, which adds a maker... Sasaki

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Number
1 week ago

Height above the ground of London’s new "Sky Pool" spanning between two buildings at Embassy Gardens, which opened recently and sparked heavy criticism for being a "vulgar" amenity René Ammann


Insight
1 week ago

What do architects think about important future issues such as climate change or digitalization? How do they envision a sustainable building culture? What solutions do they have? What framework conditions do they need in order to fulfill their tasks and responsibilities in the best possible... Elias Baumgarten


Headlines
1 week ago

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has announced a new exhibition that will open in the fall: Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China will feature eight projects by "a new generation of Chinese architects that rethink existing definitions of social, cultural, and... John Hill


Film
1 week ago

Each week, we present one of the four expert lectures held at the ISH digital 2021. Designers Ana Vollenbroich and Annelen Schmidt-Vollenbroich of Düsseldorf's Nidus Studio talk about the evolution of the bathroom. Nidus Studio GmbH


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The Living's contribution to the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale is "Alive: A New Spatial Contract for Multi-Species Architecture," an immersive installation made from luffa that asks: "What if we could change our architectural environments to be better hosts for a diversity of microbes and... John Hill


Headlines
1 week ago

The Centre Pompidou and the mayor of Jersey City have announced that the Pompidou will open its newest outpost in Jersey City, New Jersey, in the city-owned Pathside Building that will be renovated by OMA New York under partner Jason Long. John Hill


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1 week ago

It is an extraordinary time for art museums and therefore a good moment for The Art Museum in Modern Times, which functions as a global guide through the evolution of art museums over the last century. The new book was written by Charles Saumarez Smith, a veteran of numerous art... Madeline Carey


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1 week ago

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), renovated by Mecanoo and Beyer Blinder Belle, celebrated its reopening on June 1st. It is the largest circulating branch among the New York Public Library's (NYPL) 92 locations. John Hill


Reviews
2 weeks ago

The New Mexico School for the Arts in Sante Fe occupies no less than ten buildings that served as a lumber mill, bookstore, and mini-mall, among other uses. A variety of facades, outdoor spaces, and exposed structural systems remind students of the site's history. Lake|Flato Architects... Lake|Flato Architects + Studio SW Architects

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Works
2 weeks ago

Grove, by Canadian artist and designer Philip Beesley and the Living Architecture Systems Group, is part of “How Will We Live Together?” — the 17th International Architecture Exhibition — La Biennale di Venezia, curated by Hashim Sarkis. Philip Beesley and the Living Architecture Systems Group


Number
2 weeks ago

Estimated number of "viagers" — buyers who pay upfront for a residence while getting the keys only when the... René Ammann


Insight
2 weeks ago

The 17th Venice Architecture Biennale opened on May 22 despite the ongoing pandemic. Curator Hashim Sarkis’s theme, How will we live together?, proves to be highly relevant. The Biennale cannot answer this question but nevertheless poses it emphatically. Sarkis deserves great praise for... Susanna Koeberle


Film
2 weeks ago

ISH, the world’s leading trade fair, was held digitally for the first time this year. Each week, we are presenting one of the four lectures organized by World-Architects. Each expert presented current projects and answered questions from the audience across 45 minutes. We start with Alexander... Alexander Brenner Architects


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Little Island, formerly known as Pier 55, opened to the public on Friday, May 21. World-Architects visited on opening day to get some firsthand impressions of the much anticipated park. He we present photos from that visit as well as a brief history of the industrial piers that once defined... John Hill


Works
2 weeks ago

Located across the street from a park in Tokyo's Shinagawa City, the Weather House, designed by not architects studio, is wrapped in stairs and terraces that are veiled by a chain-link facade that is ideal for climbing plants. n o t architects studio


Headlines
2 weeks ago

US President Joe Biden has removed four Trump-appointed members of the US Commission of Fine Arts, the agency that reviews designs for government buildings and other public projects in Washington, DC, replacing them with four new — and diverse — members. John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

Although an exact date is not known yet, reports indicate the long-delayed opening of ANOHA — The Children's World of the Jewish Museum Berlin is scheduled to take place in the second half of June. Ulf Meyer


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3 weeks ago

Canadian landscape architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander died on Saturday, May 22, in Vancouver, about a month shy of her 100th birthday. She is the namesake for the Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize that will be conferred for the first time later this year. John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

The great Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha died on Sunday, May 23, at the age of 92. Just a week earlier he was named recipient of the UIA Gold Medal, which he would have received at the delayed UIA2021RIO in July. John Hill


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3 weeks ago

Germany emptied its pavilion, minus scannable QR codes; Spain filled its pavilion with thousands of papers suspended in space; the United States built a four-story, wood-framed installation in front of its neoclassical pavilion. Here we present some views of the national pavilions and the main... John Hill


Number
3 weeks ago

Number of days it takes to assemble a foldable home of 125 m2 (1,345 sf) using 15 m2 (161 sf) modules... René Ammann


Headlines
3 weeks ago

The City of Los Angeles has announced the winners of Low-Rise: Housing Ideas for Los Angeles, the "design challenge" that asked entrants to propose new models of low-rise housing across four categories: Corners, Fourplex, (Re)Distribution, and Subdivision. John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and American Library Association (ALA) have announced the five winners of the 2021 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards, "the only award that recognizes entire library structures and all aspects of their design." John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

Architect and curator Terence Riley has died. The news was delivered via the Instagram account of K/R, the New York- and Miami-based architecture firm Riley led with John Keenan. John Hill


Reviews
4 weeks ago

"In designing the Neilson Library, I envisioned a dance between old and new," Maya Lin writes in her artist's statement on the recently completed project. "The design... Maya Lin Studio

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