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La Biennale di Venezia has revealed details on The Disquieted Muses, an exhibition that will take place in the Central Pavilion from August to November this year, bringing together directors from the Biennale's six departments to tell the 125-year history of the Biennale. John Hill


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A new gateway to the center of Bressanone, a small city in South Tyrol, Italy, is the latest addition to the Bressanone-Varna Ring Road. The infrastructural landscape project designed by MoDusArchitects is composed of a series of connected, largely underground roads that reduce traffic volume... MoDusArchitects


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Two years after making history by becoming the first woman selected to direct the Architectural Association in London, Eva Franch i Gilabert has been fired from her post over "specific failures of performance." John Hill


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World-Architects first learned about the greenhouse designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture for Wellesley College in 2017, when it won a LafargeHolcim Award. The... Kennedy & Violich Architecture

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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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Two Sheds is located on 25 acres of bush in the hills immediately to the west of the Lorne township, Victoria, Australia. It is a retreat allowing the clients to disconnect from the world of city, noise, and work as they come together to reconnect and begin a 30-year project to rejuvenate the... DREAMER with Roger Nelson


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Called Innovation QNS, the proposed five-block mixed-use development consists of apartments, office space, retail, open space, and an arts and culture hub next to the historic Kaufman Astoria Studios. John Hill


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Adjaye Associates has unveiled its design for a memorial to Cherry Groce, who was shot by a police officer in front of her children in 1985, to be built in Windrush Square in London's Brixton district. John Hill


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Metal panels with prismatic paint cover the long sides of the new building for Esperanza Health Centers in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood. The finish means the color changes with the sunlight, turning it into a dynamic building. Juan Moreno answered a few questions about the project. JGMA

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Chybik + Kristof Architects & Urban Designers has won a competition to design the Jihlava Multipurpose Arena, what is billed as one of the largest sports and leisure complexes in the Czech Republic. John Hill


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Amount of floorspace built in China each year – as a one-story building, the equivalent would cover 1.3 times the entire footprint of... René Ammann


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Concrete's high carbon footprint has led to many calls for alternative materials. It might also be possible to keep using concrete, but do more with less. Researchers at ETH Zürich are exploring a significant reduction of the material through optimized shapes, as illustrated by a new... John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


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NOWNESS, in the latest installment of its "Constructed Views" series, presents a profile of Etsuro Sotoo, the sculptor who left Japan in 1978 for Barcelona and has since devoted himself to the completion of Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Familia. John Hill


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BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled its design of "the world's most sustainable furniture factory" for Vestre, the Norwegian manufacturer of urban furniture. John Hill


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The University of Southern California School of Architecture and Getty Research Institute have announced the joint acquisition of the archive of architect Paul Revere Williams, "the most significant African American architect of the 20th century." John Hill


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Although Detroit is known for the manufacturing of automobiles, the city also has a strong tradition of crafts. Pewabic Pottery, established 1903, is an important part of the latter, its glazed tiles adorning many buildings in and beyond Detroit. INFORM studio answered a few questions about... INFORM studio

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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


Works
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In response to a very specific brief, this housing project has 126 apartments in six buildings of eleven stories. The large landscaped area rises in angular planes revealing a partially subterranean recreational club.  Sanjay Puri Architects


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Chengdu Science and Technology Industry Incubation Park is located in the Core Area of Tianfu New District and is a certified National Economic and Technological Development Zone in China, with an overall planning area of 330 thousand square meters. Now, more than 240 science technology and... CROX


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Height of the 40-story tower made with mass timber planned for Sydney, which would become the world’s tallest hybrid timber building: 180 meters (590... René Ammann


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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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The American Society of Landscape Architects has announced the recipients of this year's Honors, which are selected by ASLA’s Board of Trustees and "represent the highest recognition ASLA bestows each year." John Hill


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Ma Yansong's MAD Architects have revealed their masterplan and architectural design for Shenzhen Bay Culture Park, a cultural complex planned for a waterfront site in Shenzhen, China. John Hill


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London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced that the city will move its government offices from the 18-year-old City Hall designed by Foster + Partners to The Crystal, an 8-year-old building designed by WilkinsonEyre. John Hill


Film
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The American Institute of Architects has launched this year's AIA Film Challenge, asking filmmakers, architects, and storytellers in the United States to submit mini documentaries (60- to 90-second videos) that can be during stay-at-home orders. John Hill


Works
3 weeks ago

How can an office campus contribute to the life of the neighborhood in which it is located? Here, the large garden that serves as a daily setting for all the employees is also a promenade offered to the city. Ferrier Marchetti Studio


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The semi-annual Vectorworks Design Summit allows Vectorworks users the opportunity to connect with other users, interact with the company’s software developers, and hear about new developments for future updates. This year’s Design Summit was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, John Hill


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3 weeks ago

In addition to serving as a residence, the aptly named Art Barn in Aspen, Colorado, contains gallery spaces inside a gabled, wood-sided structure reminiscent of an old barn. The architects at Rowland+Broughton answered a few questions about the building. Rowland+Broughton Architecture / Urban Design / Interior Design

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Situated in Luster in the western part of Norway on a small plateau overlooking the beautiful Jostedalen glacier, Tungestølen comprises a constellation of pentagonal tourist cabins designed by Snøhetta for Luster Turlag, a local branch of the Norwegian National Trekking Association.  Snøhetta


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The 19-year-old A+D Museum is closing its physical space in Los Angeles's Arts District and moving to an exclusively virtual, internet-based platform for its exhibitions of avant-garde architecture and design. John Hill


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Approximate number of applications submitted since 2013 for roughly 40,000 units of affordable housing in New York City: 25 million René Ammann


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The exhibition spaces of the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar, Germany, sit behind a facade of stacked precast elements, but architect Heike Hanada didn't originally plan it that way. John Hill, Martina Metzner


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4 weeks ago

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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The broad support for the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States since the murder of George Floyd has extended to schools of architecture, which are voicing their support for change in the face of structural racism. John Hill


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The focus of the new secondary school is on sports. The rooms adapted to the different activities – the common gymnasium, the gymnastics hall, the climbing wall – stretch over all levels, from its floor level in the basement to its roof terrace on the first floor. Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes


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Raffles City Chongqing, a mixed-use project in the center of Chongqing, China, recently opened the skybridge that caps four of the project's eight towers. John Hill


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