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Vectorworks Design Summit

Outside Your Comfort Zone: Eva Franch i Gilabert at the Summit

Insight 2. May 2016
By: John Hill
Eva Franch giving the keynote address at the Vectorworks Design Summit (Photographs by John Hill/World-Architects, unless noted otherwise)
Last week Eva Franch i Gilabert, Chief Curator and Executive Director of the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, gave the keynote address at the Vectorworks Design Summit in Chicago. World-Architects editor John Hill spoke with Franch after her talk to find out more about some of her initiatives.

Narcissus Garden

Found29. April 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Yayoi Kusama
The 2016 tour season at the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, begins on Sunday with Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden, a landscape installation that celebrates the 110th anniversary of Philip Johnson’s birth and the 10th anniversary of his estate opening to the public.

Nobel Center Moves Forward

Headlines29. April 2016
By: John Hill
Image: David Chipperfield Architects
Two years after David Chipperfield Architects, with their "Nobelhuset" entry, won the competition for the Nobel Center in Sweden, the Stockholm City Council has approved the project's detailed local plan.
Existing park (Photo: Courtesy of Pershing Square Renew)
Four design teams have been selected in the Pershing Square Renew Design Competition, with the winner replacing the little-used, much-hated public space in Downtown Los Angeles designed in the 1990s by Ricardo Legorreta and Laurie Olin.

Scraping the Skin

Found28. April 2016
By: John Hill
Al-Hussein Palestinian refugee camp, Amman, Jordan, 2016 (Photo via
Through the simplest of means, Barcelona-based street artist Pejac has been leaving his distinctive imprint on the buildings of Al Hussein, a Palestinian refugee camp in Amman, Jordan.
Zaha Hadid Architects

Salerno Maritime Terminal

Works28. April 2016
By: Zaha Hadid Architects
Salerno Campania, Italy - 2016
Photo: Hélène Binet
Inaugurated on 25 April 2016, the new Salerno Maritime Terminal by Zaha Hadid Architects is integral to the city’s urban plan.
Studio MK27

Vertical Itaim

Works27. April 2016
By: Studio MK27
São Paulo, Brazil - 2014
Photo: Pedro Vannucchi
Vertical Itaim is a small building with 10 apartments in São Paulo designed by studio mk27. Its simplicity and the search for generous spaces in a careful composition of material oriented the architectural project.
Vectorworks Design Summit

A Technology Roadmap

Headlines27. April 2016
By: John Hill
Dr. Biplab Sarkar giving the opening keynote (Photo: John Hill/World-Architects)
Several planned developments for Vectorworks software were unveiled during the keynote address of newly appointed CEO, Dr. Biplab Sarkar, at the Vectorworks Design Summit in Chicago yesterday.
Dellekamp Arqutiectos

Pavilion FCA 2016

Works26. April 2016
By: Dellekamp Arqutiectos
Mexico City Federal District, Mexico - 2016
Aerial view by Dellekamp Arquitectos
Dellekamp Arquitectos was a finalist in the competition project for FCA (Feria de las Culturas Amigas), a competition organized by the Government of Mexico City.
Vectorworks Design Summit

At the Summit

Headlines26. April 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Courtesy of Vectorworks
World-Architects is the Exclusive Media Partner of the Vectorworks Design Summit 2016, which takes place 25-27 April in Chicago. Here we give a brief background on the event and describe what takes place over the three days.