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A Week of Architecture & Design

Insight 4. June 2012
By: John Hill
May is a month when architecture and design events converge in the United States. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention, held in Washington, D.C. this year, was followed immediately by the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City. World-Architects was on hand for both expos and other events during a packed "week of architecture and design." Here is our report.
In February the Pritzker Architecture Prize—regarded as architecture's highest honor—was awarded to Wang Shu (b. 1963), whose firm, Amateur Architecture Studio, is based in Hangzhou, China. On the eve of the formal ceremony in Beijing, Eduard Koegel explores the themes of tradition and modernity in the work of Wang Shu.

Studio Visit: Cannon Design

Insight 7. May 2012
By: John Hill
A studio visit to Cannon Design's St. Louis, Missouri, office, housed in an old power station. Principal George Nikolajevich gave World-Architects a tour.

Austrian Cultural Forum at 10

Insight23. April 2012
By: John Hill
An interview with Austrian Cultural Forum Director Andreas Stadler on the 10th anniversary of the ACFNY building designed by Raimund Abraham.