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WAF Day Two Winners

Headlines 2. October 2014
By: John Hill
Danish Maritime Museum by BIG (All photographs courtesy of WAF)
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the winners of 13 award categories on the second day of the event taking place in Singapore October 1 - 3, 2014.

WAF Day One Winners

Headlines 1. October 2014
By: John Hill
Dalarna Media Library by Adept (All photographs courtesy of WAF)
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the winners of 16 award categories on the opening day of the event taking place in Singapore October 1 - 3, 2014.

ASLA 2014 Professional Awards

Headlines 1. October 2014
By: John Hill
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Campus (Photo: Sean Airhart)
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the 34 professional awards selected from more than 600 entries.

Archtober Buildings of the Day

Found 1. October 2014
By: John Hill
Today kicks off the 31 days of "Archtober" in New York City, the fourth annual month-long festival of architecture activities, programs and exhibitions. Here we highlight some of the Buildings of the Day designed by World-Architects member firms.
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In a short film from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, Diébédo Francis Kéré, an architect from Burkina Faso who is based in Berlin, speaks about how he designs and builds for the people of his native country.

@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

Found 30. September 2014
By: John Hill
Ai Weiwei, Refraction, 2014 (installation view, New Industries Building, Alcatraz). Photo: Jan Stürmann
Alcatraz Island, site of a military fort, a federal prison, a Native American protest, and now a national park, plays host to new sculpture, sound, and mixed-media installations by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.

DAM Architectural Book Award

Headlines 30. September 2014
By: John Hill
Covers of the 10 winning titles
Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) and the Frankfurt Book Fair have selected 10 winners from 205 submissions in the 5th international DAM Architectural Book Award.

High Line at the Rail Yards

Found 29. September 2014
By: John Hill
Preserved wildflowers in one stretch of section three. All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
The third section of the High Line – called the High Line at the Rail Yards – opened to the public on September 21, bringing the total length of the elevated park to just under 1.5 miles (2.4 km). Here we present some photos from our weekend visit.

100 Colors

Film 29. September 2014
By: John Hill
Photo via Japan-Architects
Emmanuelle Moureaux's "100 Colors" installation was on display in Tokyo's Shinjuku Central Park for only one week in September. Here we share a short video that shows what you might have missed.
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The sixth and final installment in Al Jazeera's Rebel Architecture series heads down to Brazil to see what informal builder Ricardo de Olivera and architect Luis Carlos Toledo are doing to improve the conditions in Rio's favelas.