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Headlines
on 31.10.2019

Vectorworks has announced the winners – twenty projects by thirty students from more than a dozen countries – in this year's scholarships for students in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and entertainment. John Hill


Reviews
on 31.10.2019

This civic hall in Kamaishi, Japan, that replaces the one destroyed in the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami offers numerous cultural venues marked by flexibility. Most striking is the glass-roofed "People's Plaza" that hosts outdoor performances and other events. Aat + makoto yokomizo... aat + makoto yokomizo architects

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Headlines
on 30.10.2019

A team led by Coldefy with RDAI | HHCP has won a competition to design the National Pulse Memorial & Museum in Orlando, Florida, beating Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Daniel Libeskind, and MVRDV, among other teams. John Hill


Found
on 30.10.2019

At more than 5,000 square meters, a new residence near Moscow designed by J.MAYER.H and Partners is a clear sign of wealth inequality in the world today. But its size is balanced by a highly commendable tactic of integrating the building into the landscape, in effect fusing the two parts into... John Hill


Film
on 29.10.2019

Arup has been the most familiar name in engineering for the last half-century, the global firm involved in buildings designed by Norman Foster, Renzo Piano, and many others. But who was Ove Arup? The firm has made Ove Arup: The Philosopher Engineer, a 2015 documentary directed by Taghi... John Hill


Works
on 29.10.2019

Designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group and executive architect LEO A DALY, The Heights Building opens as a cascade of green terraces fanning from a central axis, addressing the academic needs of Arlington’s two county-wide school programs while forming a vertical community within its dense... BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group


Headlines
on 29.10.2019

The Obama Foundation has revealed updated renderings for the Obama Presidential Center (OPC), the project designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects (TWBTA) for a site in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side. John Hill


Works
on 29.10.2019

When we were commissioned to renovate the main lobby of the University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, we saw an opportunity to bring people together on campus and to encourage new ways of relating to the environment, inside and out. Atelier Nuno Architects


Headlines
on 28.10.2019

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced that the Baha’i Temple of South America in Santiago, Chile, designed by Toronto's Hariri Pontarini Architects, is the winner of the 2019 RAIC International Prize. John Hill


Reviews
on 28.10.2019

With an urban landscape full of single-family houses and with baby boomers reaching retirement age, the United States is seeing a boom in accessory dwelling units, commonly known as granny flats. Best Practice Architecture's Granny Pad can be seen as a precedent for future ADUs, especially... Best Practice Architecture

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Number
on 28.10.2019

Number of plastic-yarn wall panels crocheted by unemployed women to make cladding for a sustainable house in Africa: 558 René Ammann


Insight
on 25.10.2019

The Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles fair took place over four days in late August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China. World-Architects, working with Messe Frankfurt Hong Kong, organized some "Talks and Tours" at ITSH and also interviewed two highly talented... World-Architects


Headlines
on 25.10.2019

A planted public space in Shenzhen, China, was the big winner at the 18th annual ABB LEAF Awards, which took place recently in Berlin to "celebrate the outstanding projects and personalities that have made the biggest impact upon the built environment." John Hill


Found
on 24.10.2019

The new Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts (MCBA) opened in Lausanne, Switzerland, on October 5. The building designed by Barcelona's Barozzi / Veiga sits next to railway yards and actually reuses part of a former train... John Hill


Headlines
on 24.10.2019

Property records indicate that the recent purchase of Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Ennis House in Los Angeles for $18 million — the highest sale for any Wright house — was made by a married couple who founded a luxury brand of cannabis-infused beauty supplies.


Headlines
on 22.10.2019

On Monday, October 21, 2019, German industrial designer Ingo Maurer died at the age of 87. Maurer's designs of lamps and light installations are considered groundbreaking and are famous around the world. John Hill, Katinka Corts


Works
on 22.10.2019

OMA / Iyad Alsaka and Reinier de Graaf, in collaboration with Kuwait-based consultant Pace as a local partner, have revealed their design for the Wafra tower, a residential tower in the Hessa Al Mubarak District along the Kuwait City waterfront. OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture


Headlines
on 22.10.2019

The Henrik Frode Obel Foundation has announced that the first Obel Award, which comes with a 100,000 Euro prize, goes to Junya Ishigami+Associates' Art Biotop Water Garden, completed in Tochigi, Japan, in 2018. John Hill


Reviews
on 21.10.2019

Recycling old buildings for different uses, though hardly new, is the most responsible approach for architects in our age of climate change. Gensler went on step further and conceived the transformation of a warehouse into office space in East Austin as "upcycling," turning something... Gensler

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Products
on 21.10.2019

A curved bench with the name "The Best Weapon" was recently on display at the entrance to the United Nations in New York City. Coinciding with the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the bench invited dignitaries to heed Nelson Mandela's advice and "sit down and talk." John Hill


Number
on 21.10.2019

Distance that Vancouver House, a concave condo tower of 60 floors designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group in Vancouver, British Columbia, René Ammann


Headlines
on 18.10.2019

The Museum of Modern Art opens its much anticipated renovated and expanded galleries on October 21. World-Architects got a peek at the new MoMA designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler. John Hill


Works
on 18.10.2019

Building a troglodyte villa poses the question of the human relationship with nature, from nature to culture: how can one carve out a house form a rock, a landscape, without altering it, by respecting its volumes, its fractures and vegetation.  Jean-Pierre Lott Architecte


Film
on 17.10.2019

The Glass House has posted a couple videos from its annual summer party, one of Philippe Petit performing an "Aerial Surprise" and the other a "walking history" with photographer David McCabe. John Hill


Found
on 16.10.2019

Made in Tokyo, a new exhibition curated by Atelier Bow-Wow at the Japan Society in New York, explores the transformation of Tokyo from the 1964 Summer Olympics to the present day, on the cusp of the city hosting the Olympics once again. John Hill


Works
on 16.10.2019

Parque O2, a sprawling public installation of colorful bamboo totems, recently opened in San José, Costa Rica’s disused Polideportivo de Aranjuez Park. The project is the latest installment of the FUNdaMENTAL Design Build Initiative, an annual design-build project founded by New York and... Taller KEN


Headlines
on 15.10.2019

A 28-acre parking lot is being transformed by Tishman Speyer and the San Francisco Giants into Mission Rock, a mixed-use neighborhood across the water from the Giants' Oracle Park. Phase 1 features buildings designed by Henning Larsen, MVRDV, Studio Gang, and WORKac.


Works
on 15.10.2019

La chansonnière is a high-end French restaurant designed by GB SPACE, featuring new media immersive dining experience. This project is located on the first floor, block B, Jiuxianqiao language and cultural center, Chaoyang district, Beijing. GB SPACE


Headlines
on 14.10.2019

The influential architectural historian and landscape designer died at his home in London on Sunday, October 13, at the age of 80. John Hill


Reviews
on 14.10.2019

Wine enthusiasts visiting Quintessa Winery for a private tasting will walk along wooded paths to a small pavilion with beautiful views of the winery's expansive vineyards. Walker Warner Architects answered a few questions about the trio of tasting rooms they designed for Quintessa Winery. Walker Warner Architects

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Number
on 14.10.2019

Weight of Ada, an artwork by Jenny Sabin that combines architecture and artificial intelligence to convert any source of data into color and light: 1,800 pounds (816 kilograms) René Ammann


Headlines
on 11.10.2019

Fifteen years after a major expansion designed by Yoshio Taniguchi, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has completed its latest expansion, this time courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler. John Hill


Headlines
on 10.10.2019

An opening ceremony recently took place in Biel, Switzerland, for two new buildings Japanese architect Shigeru Ban designed for Swatch and Omega. Swatch Headquarters, with its snaking form and timber roof, grabs all the attention. John Hill


Found
on 09.10.2019

Artist Agnes Denes is best known for the two-acre wheat field she planted and sowed in 1982 on landfill in Lower Manhattan, what would later become Battery Park City. But a large-scale retrospective now at The Shed displays, among other things, her predilection for pyramids, including one... John Hill


Insight
on 09.10.2019

The Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg (National Library of Luxembourg) opened the doors to its new building on the first day of October — 16 years after Bolles+Wilson won a competition to design it. Ulf Meyer delves into the library's design and what it means for the area of Luxembourg in... Ulf Meyer


Headlines
on 08.10.2019

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley has won the 2019 Stirling Prize, making it "the UK’s best new building." John Hill


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