Tezuka Architects’ Fuji Kindergarten was announced as the winner of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize on Tuesday evening during an awards ceremony and gala at the historic Carlu in Toronto.
For the River Edge Ideas Lab, the brainchild of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, nine architecture and landscape architecture firms have developed concepts for three challenging riverfront sites.
Architect and urbanist Charles Waldheim, with the Harvard GSD Office for Urbanization and Siena Scarff Design, took the Chicago Architecture Biennial theme Make New History to heart and developed alternative scenarios for some iconic Chicago buildings.
Well, for a few days. For the first part of its We Like America tour, raumlaborBerlin, in collaboration with the Storefront for Art and Architecture and Ubermut Project, set up its inflatable SPACEBUSTER for a three-day stint at Maria's Packaged Goods and Community Bar in...
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Lake Ranwu lies about halfway between Lhasa in Tibet and Chengdu in the Chinese province of Sichuan, on National Highway 318. The lake is roughly 20 kilometres long, 1.5 kilometres wide, and is separated into lower, middle and upper sections. The surrounding landscape has a natural...
The Chicago Cultural Center, the main venue for the Chicago Architecture Biennial, is graced with a few awkward corridors from renovations being done over the long lifespan of the late-19th-century building. As part of CAB these linear spaces have been reimagined as exhibition spaces of note.
Although the Chicago Architecture Biennial does not open to the public until Saturday, people passing by the Chicago Cultural Center can get a taste of the exhibition inside through the photos of James Welling that grace the building's large top-floor windows.
Oslo Architecture Triennale
The Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT) is seeking a Chief Curator, theme and concept for its seventh edition to be held in Oslo, Norway, during autumn 2019. Individuals or collectives of any nationality and country of residence are openly invited to send their proposal in English.
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From the street, One North is a daring mixed-use project that attracts a fair amount of attention through its wood-clad elevations that curve into projecting glazed portals. On the inside, the buildings create a courtyard, a public space for residents of Portland, while behind the facades are...
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Monday marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. For Lester Levine, author of a book on the 2003 World Trade Center Memorial Design Competition, this anniversary comes at a time when all of the steel from the Twin Towers has been distributed around the world for use in 9/11...
At a recent ceremony in Nairobi the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Africa and the Middle East, sustainable projects "that go beyond standards and deliver new or visionary solutions."
The challenge of building the Sports Hall Jean-Louis Trintignant in Uzès is to suggest a project that can work perfectly with the existing environment while creating optimal conditions allowing sports practice. The main focus is spot on the utility of the interior areas, as well as the...
Richard Meier & Partners Architects
Richard Meier & Partners has completed its first international residential tower and its first project in Israel. The new Rothschild Tower is inspired by the scale and Bauhaus design principles of its neighbors in Tel Aviv’s White City.
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MycoTree is a spatial branching structure made out of load-bearing mycelium components. Its geometry was designed using 3D graphic statics, keeping the weak material in compression only. Its complex nodes were grown in digitally fabricated moulds.
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Ensamble Studio's Cyclopean House may look like an industrial building dropped into a residential neighborhood near Boston, but its utilitarian aesthetic is the result of some highly innovative thinking on lightweight construction and how suburban homes function. The Spanish architects...
The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have named French architect Manuelle Gautrand as laureate of this year's European Prize for Architecture.
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