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'Architects Advocate' Launches

Headlines30. August 2016
By: John Hill
Image via Architects Advocate
Architects Advocate Action on Climate Change, a platform made up of "architects dedicated to healthy and livable communities, and guided by scientific consensus and reason," publicly launches on the first of September.

Snøhetta Wins BLF HQ Competition

Headlines30. August 2016
By: John Hill
All images courtesy of Snøhetta
Earlier this month Oslo's Snøhetta won the competition for the new Banque Libano Francaise (BLF) headquarters in Beirut with a design that features large planted terraces carved into the checkerboard-clad tower.
UrbanWorks: Galewood Elementary School (Photo: Christopher Barrett)
On Friday the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies announced the winners of their 22nd annual American Architecture Awards.

Heavenly Water Service Center

Works29. August 2016
Qingdao, China - 2014
Photo: DuoCai Photograph
As the primary architecture of the International Horticultural Exposition, the Heavenly Water Service Center undertook multiple functions including circulation hub, activity center, restaurant, recreational landscape, cultural communication, and exhibition.
Studio MK27


Works26. August 2016
By: Studio MK27
São Paulo, Brazil - 2015
Photo: Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen
The architectural interiors project for the penthouse sp_penthouse sought to attend to the demands of the program with the minimal division of space possible, shaping spatial continuity and amplitude for the apartment.
ACDF Architecture

Diane-Dufresne Art Centre

Works25. August 2016
By: ACDF Architecture
Repentigny Quebec, Canada - 2016
Photo: Adrien William (All photographs courtesy of v2com)
With the Centre d’Art Diane Dufresne, ACDF Architecture has created a new arts centre for the suburban municipality of Repentigny, providing a dynamic core where residents can take in stirring arts and culture without getting on the highway to nearby Montreal.

'XXX' in Times Square

Found24. August 2016
By: John Hill
All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
German architect J. Mayer H. unveiled his new installation, XXX TIMES SQUARE WITH LOVE, in New York City's Times Square this morning. The pink seats reference the X-shaped street inersection of Broadway and Seventh Avenue as well as the adult theaters that once populated the area.
Praxis d'Architecture

Spring Art Museum

Works23. August 2016
By: Praxis d'Architecture
Beijing, China - 2015
Photo: Zhi Xia
Our clients for this project are from local who believe in contemporary art, and intended the museum to be a platform to promote young artists. The two main programs of the museum are art exhibition and artist residence.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen

The Cloud Pavilion

Works23. August 2016
By: Schmidt Hammer Lassen
Shanghai, China - 2016
Photo: Peter Dixie
As part of the regeneration and development of the West Bund area in Shanghai, Danish architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen have completed a permanent exhibition and art pavilion on the riverside promenade.
ROA Arquitectura

HUB TIC Sabadell

Works22. August 2016
By: ROA Arquitectura
Sabadell, Barcelona Catalunya, Spain - 2015
All images courtesy of ROA Arquitectura
The HUB TIC is a project designed, built and lived from the new social, economic and environmental paradigm shift that seeks a balanced symbiosis between people, nature and technology.