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Biennale Debris

Found25. May 2016
By: John Hill
All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
The introductory room in the 15th International Architecture Exhibition: Reporting from the Front, directed by Alejandro Aravena, is made from 100 tons of waste dismantled from the 2015 Art Biennale.
TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE

Curtis W. Fentress

Film25. May 2016
By: John Hill
Fentress Architects: Denver International Airport (Photo: Screenshot)
The fifth installment in an interview series that explores the philosophical concerns of architects exhibiting at "TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE," a collateral event at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, features architects Curtis W. Fentress of the global design firm Fentress Architects.

Reporting from Venice

Found24. May 2016
By: John Hill
Biennale Director Alejandro Aravena with the World-Architects crew, L-R: eMagazine Editor in Chief John Hill, CEO Renato Turri, Managing Director Charles Ganz
World-Architects is in Venice to cover the 15th International Architecture Exhibition: Reporting from the Front, directed by this year's Pritzker Architecture Prize winner, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena.
5+1AA Alfonso Femia Gianluca Peluffo

Marseilles Docks

Works23. May 2016
By: 5+1AA Alfonso Femia Gianluca Peluffo
Marseilles, France - 2015
Photo: Luc Boegly
Reveal the beauty of a place so that it can be shared. The redevelopment of Marseilles docks will re-establish bonds between the site and city, users and local inhabitants.
Losada García Arquitectos: Cultural Center La Gota – Tobacco Museum (Photo: Miguel de Guzman)
At the 2016 AIA Convention in Philadelphia this week, Shildan Group launched Fabrik® by Flexbrick, which consists of a stainless steel mesh woven with materials such as ceramic tiles to create unique screen walls.
TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE

WOHA's Green Superdensity

Film20. May 2016
By: John Hill
Permeable Lattice City (Image: Courtesy of WOHA)
The fourth installment in an interview series that explores the philosophical concerns of architects exhibiting at "TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE," a collateral event at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, features architects Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell of Singapore's WOHA.
TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE

Meinhard von Gerkan

Film20. May 2016
By: John Hill
gmp: National Stadium, Brasilia (Photo: Marcus Bredt)
The third installment in an interview series that explores the philosophical concerns of architects exhibiting at "TIME - SPACE - EXISTENCE," a collateral event at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, features architect Meinhard von Gerkan, founding partner of Germany's gmp Architekten.
Photo: 夏至 Xia Zhi, © Vector Architects
The third edition of the ArchMarathon Awards wrapped up on Monday with the announcement of twelve winning projects, including the Overall Winner: Vector Architects' Seashore Library in Beidaihe New District, China.
Vectorworks Design Summit

Architectural Competitions: From Sketch to BIM

Insight18. May 2016
By: John Hill
Viscontini School, Milan (Rendering: Luca Stortoni; all images courtesy of 5+1AA Architectures)
One of the highlights of the Vectorworks Design Summit that took place in Chicago from April 25th to 27th was a talk by Simonetta Cenci, partner at 5+1AA Architectures: "Architectural Competitions: From Sketch to BIM."
Kennerly Architecture & Planning

Albion Street Residences

Works18. May 2016
By: Kennerly Architecture & Planning
San Francisco California, USA
Photos: Bruce Damonte and Joe Fletcher
A local developer asked Kennerly Architecture and Planning to design three new condominiums on a formerly empty lot that once housed San Francisco’s original Mission Dolores.