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Jourdan Campus Redevelopment

TVAA Architects

Works 3. April 2017
By: TVAA Architects
Paris, France - 2017
Photo: Takuchi Shimmura
A showcase of knowledge with an international reputation now occupies the corner of Boulevard Jourdan and Rue de la Tombe-Issoire in the south of Paris. Designed by Thierry Van de Wyngaert and Véronique Fiegel, the Jourdan Campus for higher education and research brings unites the Ecole Normale Supérieure and the Paris School of Economics. 
ISH 2017

Life = Water + Energy

Insight 3. April 2017
By: Thomas Geuder
Water and Energy: Once again, there was much to be discovered at the ISH trade fair. Pictured: a soft spray by Axor. (Photo: Mathias Duerr / World-Architects)
Over five days we battled our way through the ISH trade fair jungle and found much to be stimulated by. Along with the digitalization of buildings, the sanitary and heating sector is increasingly changing – and is looking for answers to the questions of our time. Our review of the trade fair.

Zaha Hadid's Legacy

Film31. March 2017
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot
One year after Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid died from a sudden heart attack, the Architects' Journal presents a half-hour documentary that "takes a look at her career, and legacy, through five stages which signal significant progressions in her work."
Metaform architects

Residential Building with 15 Units

Works31. March 2017
By: Metaform architects
Dommeldange, Luxembourg - 2016
Photo: Steve Troes Fotodesign (All photographs courtesy of v2com)
When it comes to housing, one of the main problems people are facing in most urban areas today – often places of constant growth and raising housing demands – is a need to choose an apartment typology over single-family houses not because of their desire, but out of necessity.
Naomi Milgrom and Bijoy Jain in front of Jain's MPavilion (Photo: John Gollings)
The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced that the most recent MPavilion, designed by Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai, has been gifted to the people of Melbourne and will be relocated from Queen Victoria Gardens to the Melbourne Zoo in Parkville.
Gando Primary School Extension; Gando, Burkina Faso, 2008 (Photo: © Erik Jan Ouwerkerk)
The New York-based American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced the recipients of its 2017 architecture awards, including the $20,000 Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize to Diébédo Francis Kéré.

Getty Acquires Gehry Archive

Headlines30. March 2017
By: John Hill
Model of Winton Guest House, Wayzata, Minnesota, 1982-1987. (Frank Gehry Papers at the Getty Research Institute)
The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles has announced the acquisition of more than thirty years of Frank Gehry's drawings, models, project documentation, correspondence, photographs, and other artifacts on 283 projects.
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

New Scotland Yard

Works30. March 2017
By: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
London, Great Britain - 2016
Photo: Timothy Soar
Stirling Prize-winning architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris has designed an emblematic headquarters for the Metropolitan Police Service in London. The £60m new headquarters is a radical re-modelling and extension of the Curtis Green Building, a 1930s prominent riverside site in Westminster, central London.

Jan Palach Memorial

Found29. March 2017
By: John Hill
All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
As part of an exhibition highlighting the work of architect John Hejduk, The Cooper Union has reconstructed his Jan Palach Memorial in the adjacent Cooper Square Park, done in conjunction with the New York City Department of Transportation's Art Program.

Benoît & Roselyne

Works29. March 2017
By: Dixneufcentquatrevingtsix
Nîmes, France - 2016
View of extension from the garden (Photo: Florian Kleinefenn)
This typical house of the Gard, wedged in between vegetation and hillside, stands on a lot that has been separated into three levels of terraces held in place by dry stone retaining walls.