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Frei Otto (Photo: ingenhoven architects)
Early in March, architect Frei Otto died at the age of 89. He was announced posthumously as the winner of the 2015 Pritzker Architecture Prize – only the second German architect, after Gottfried Böhm, to receive this honor. Ulf Meyer looks back at the life of a visionary.
Photo: Courtesy of Tanya Bonakdar Gallery
Artist Tomás Saraceno explores social and biological complexity through the manipulation of spider webs in a new exhibition at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery in New York.
Sagan Piechota Architecture

Monterey Beach House

Works27. March 2015
By: Sagan Piechota Architecture
Monterey California, USA - 2014
A finely designed and crafted personal environment is not only an expression of aesthetic sensibility – it enhances and restores wellbeing, clarity and harmony.
NL*A Paris

Office Building in Nice

Works26. March 2015
By: NL*A Paris
Nice, France - 2015
Rendering: Tamàs Fischer, © NL*A Paris
The NL*A Agency in Paris, working in partnership with property developer PITCH PROMOTION, has won a competition to build an office block in Nice.
peterlorenzateliers

IVB Operational Service Building Innsbruck

Works26. March 2015
By: peterlorenzateliers
Innsbruck Tyrol, Austria - 2013
Photo: Paolo Utimpergher, © peterlorenzateliers
The IVB Operational Service Building is designed as a simple building that reacts to its environment.

'Femme de Vals'

Headlines26. March 2015
By: John Hill
View from southwest (All images © Morphosis Archtects, courtesy of 7132 AG)
Developer Remo Stoffel has unveiled Morphosis Architects' design for an 82-story, 381-meter-high (1,250 feet) tower for the Swiss town of Vals that would become Europe's tallest building.

Zumthor's LACMA, Take 3

Headlines25. March 2015
By: John Hill
View of model seen from the south (Photo: Atelier Peter Zumthor & Partner)
The latest design by Swiss architect Peter Zumthor for the $600 million expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art sees a simplification of its form and other changes.
Image: Courtesy of Serpentine Gallery
The Serpentine Gallery has released renderings of SelgesCano's chrysalis-like design for the 15th Pavilion to be erected in London's Kensington Gardens this summer.
Hamonic+Masson and Comte Vollenweider

Residential Tower in Paris

Works25. March 2015
By: Hamonic+Masson and Comte Vollenweider
Paris, France
Photo: Takuji Shimmura
Paris is cautiously allowing tall buildings back into the city. The French agencies Hamonic+Masson and Comte et Vollenweider have just completed the first housing operation of 50 meters to be built in Paris since the 1970s.

Latin America in Construction

Found24. March 2015
By: John Hill
All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
World-Architects got a sneak peek of the exhibition Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980, opening at the Museum of Modern Art on the 29th of March.