Happy Holidays!

Found23. December 2016
By: John Hill
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the great support and trust in 2016. At World-Architects we are looking forward to the opportunities and challenges lying ahead in 2017. We wish you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season and all the best for 2017.

Pop a Cork, Design a Chair

Found21. December 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: DWR/Screenshot
Design Within Reach's 13th annual DWR Champagne Chair Contest has launched. It asks entrants to "create a miniature chair using only the foil, label, cage and cork from no more than two champagne bottles."

Illustrating Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

Found 8. December 2016
By: John Hill
Image: Screenshot/Facebook
The Elbphilharmonie Hamburg has uploaded to its Facebook page a twelve-part illustration by Carlsen Verlag where "a number of famous composers, musicians and comic-strip heroes are hiding."

MPavilion Photographed by Rory Gardiner

Found 7. December 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Rory Gardiner (All photographs courtesy of MPavilion)
MPavilion has released a series of photographs by London-based photographer Rory Gardiner of Bijoy Jain's summer pavilion in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens. The photographs catpure the pavilion in its setting as well as the details of the handmade bamboo structure.

Woven Chronicles

Found 6. December 2016
By: John Hill
All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
The flows and movements of travelers, migrants, and labor across the world are depicted memorably in artist Reena Saini Kallat's "Woven Chronicles," which is on display at the Museum of Modern Art as part of its Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter exhibition.

OMA's Faena Forum Opens

Found30. November 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Bruce Damonte (All photographs courtesy of OMA)
Argentinian developer Alan Faena marked the completion of his Faena District in Miami Beach with week-long festivities that included a Carneval-esque parade and site-specific performances inside OMA's Faena Forum, the cultural heart of the new district.

Building of the Year

Found19. November 2016
By: John Hill
All photographs courtesy of WAF
The National Museum in Szczecin – Dialogue Centre Przelomy, Poland, has been declared the 2016 World Building of the Year at the ninth World Architecture Festival, held in Berlin.

W-A at WAF

Found16. November 2016
By: John Hill
All photographs by John Hill/World-Architects
World-Architects is in Berlin for the three-day-long 2016 World Architecture Festival. Look for daily roundups, coverage of the keynotes and other special events, and the announcement of the Building of the Year in the coming days.

Elbphilharmonie Fertig

Found 4. November 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Iwan Baan (All photographs courtesy of Elbphilharmonie)
Although Herzog & de Meuron's Elbphilharmonie won't open fully until 11 and 12 January 2017, the City of Hamburg recently took delivery of the building after nearly ten years of construction, while the Elbphilharmonie Plaza – a public viewing platform situated between the former warehouse and the new glass structure – opens to the public this weekend.

Az W's 'I ♥ ARCHITECTURE' Winners

Found19. October 2016
By: John Hill
1st Place: John Fraser, Untitled, Birmingham, Great Britain, April 2016
Architekturzentrum Wien's Photo Award 2016, which goes under the motto "I LOVE ARCHITECTURE," sought photographs of buildings completed within the last fifty years. A jury selected ten winners that are featured here.