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LVM 5 / “Kristall”

Works28. May 2015
By: HPP Architects
Münster, Germany - 2015
Photo: HG Esch
For more than 30 years, HPP Architects have been designing, planning and building offices on the Kolde-Ring Campus in Münster for LVM Insurances. The latest office tower on the campus, designed jointly by HPP and Duk-Kyu Ryang, can be viewed as a culmination of this ongoing work.
Image: Courtesy of Art Gallery of New South Wales
The Art Gallery of New South Wales has announced that Japanese practice of Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa will design an expansion that will double the museum's size.

Velenje Promenada

Works27. May 2015
Velenje, Slovenia - 2014
Photo: Miran Kambič
The Velenje "Promenada" is an important city space and a vital city thoroughfare. It is one of the central axes of the centre of Velenje, a young town designed in the 1950s, based on the Modernist ideal of the garden city; as such, it is unique in the Slovene space.

Splitting Wagner

Found27. May 2015
By: John Hill
Photo: Hagen Stier
In commemoration of the Vienna Ringstrasse's 150th anniversary, Parabol Art Magazine has published a special edition with photos of Otto Wagner's Postal Savings Bank taken by Hagen Stier and a companion exhibition in the building.

Aga Khan Park Opens

Headlines26. May 2015
By: John Hill
Photo: Courtesy of Aga Khan Park
On Monday, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, accompanied by His Highness the Aga Khan, officially inaugurated the Aga Khan Park in Toronto.

When Trekkies Become Clients

Found26. May 2015
By: John Hill
Photo: NetDragon Websoft
The Wall Street Journal reports on the headquarters of online game developer NetDragon Websoft in Changle, China, which is "shaped like Star Trek's Enterprise."

The Lo-Fab Movement

Film26. May 2015
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
A team led by Mackenzy Vil fabricated the screens for MASS Design Group's GHESKIO Cholera Treatment Center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a "lo-fab" (locally fabricated) process documented in this four-minute film.
Photo: John Hill/World-Architects
Memorial Day Weekend saw the opening of a two-block stretch of the Chicago Riverwalk, one of the most anticipated projects in the midwestern city. The riverwalk is designed by Ross Barney Architects (with Sasaki Associates), which World-Architects recently visited.

Do Ho Suh's Perfect Home

Film22. May 2015
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
Take a look at some works from Perfect Home, the exhibition of Korean artist Do Ho Suh installed in the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan, through the lens of Nils Clauss.
Canadian Canoe Museum (Photo: Courtesy of Canadian Architect)
The Ontario-based museum has shortlisted six architects/teams in a two-stage competition as part of their relocation to the Parks Canada Peterborough Lift Lock National Historic Site on the Trent-Severn Waterway.