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Headlines
12/6/19

The LafargeHolcim Foundation has launched the 6th cycle of the $2 million Lafarge Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction, which seeks leading projects and bold ideas "that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence." John Hill


Headlines
11/6/19

The Illinois Institute of Technology has announced that Reed Kroloff will join IIT as the new Rowe Family Dean of the College of Architecture. John Hill


Film
11/6/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with Belgian architect Freek Persyn of 51N4E. John Hill


Headlines
11/6/19

The Colour Palace, a temporary structure designed by Pricegore and Yinka Ilori, is now gracing the lawn outside the Dulwich Picture Gallery as part of the London Festival of Architecture and the gallery's summer programming. John Hill


Opinions
10/6/19

The most striking part of HGA's addition to Temple Israel in Minneapolis is the lobby, which is graced by a curved ceiling and looks onto an enclosed courtyard. The space is an uplifting entrance for both the congregation and the children attending classes there. HGA answered a few questions... HGA

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Number
10/6/19

Share of hires made by McKissack & McKissack, the oldest African-American-owned, female-run construction management firm in the United... René Ammann


Found
7/6/19

Compass Pools has unveiled renderings for a "death defying" 360-degree infinity pool for the top of a proposed skyscraper in central London. The concept begs the question: just because it can be done, should it be done? John Hill


Headlines
6/6/19

New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2019 National Design Awards, which recognizes design excellence and innovation in eleven categories. John Hill


Opinions
6/6/19

The Erimtan Museum in Ankara, Turkey, designed by Ayşen Savaş with Can Aker and Onur Yüncü, is, in the words of Ulf Meyer, a well-kept secret on the same level with some of Carlo Scarpa's finest works. Ulf Meyer

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Insight
5/6/19

"From manual to digital or vice versa," one of the four workshops at the LafargeHolcim Foundation's 6th Forum in Cairo in April, pitted rammed earth and other manual constructions against digital processes. The winner? A hybrid of the manual and digital. John Hill


Works
5/6/19

This modest sized courtyard house in suburban Chicago is wrapped almost entirely in brick. The street facade is organized in vertical twisting columns to create an ever-changing pattern of opening and closing as light moves across and through the facades. Brooks + Scarpa


Headlines
4/6/19

"Controversial" architect Stanley Tigerman, arguably the most important late-20th-century architect in Chicago, has died at the age of 88. John Hill


Headlines
3/6/19

Four years after architect Michael Graves died at the age of 80, the Princeton University Art Museum has acquired nearly 5,000 drawings from the estate of the famous Postmodernist who lived and worked in Princeton, New Jersey, for decades. John Hill


Works
3/6/19

Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés presents Identity One in the very heart of EuroRennes, a new business district that aims at reuniting the southside of Rennes with the historical city center. Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés


Number
3/6/19

Amount of money the indigenous Yanacona community sold virtually all its land to the state of Peru for, in order to build a new international airport that may... René Ammann


Film
31/5/19

Itinerant Office continues its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project, which featured interviews with 11 Italian and Dutch architects last year, with 13 more conversations, this time with architects from Belgium, France, Portugal, and Spain.... John Hill


Headlines
30/5/19

The onePULSE Foundation, the nonprofit established "to create a sanctuary of hope" following the 2016 Pulse Nightclub tragedy, has announced the six teams shortlisted in the two-stage competition to design the future National Pulse Memorial and Museum. John Hill


Found
30/5/19

Seventeen recipients of the RIBA Stirling Prize are founding signatories of Architects Declare, a UK-based commitment that aims "to create architecture and urbanism that has a more positive impact on the world around us." John Hill


Products
29/5/19

An existing parking garage in Cambridge, Massachusett's Kendall Square neighborhood has been wrapped in a new fabric facade: a surreal drawing of rectangles and shadows designed by French 2D. John Hill


Headlines
29/5/19

One month after a fire destroyed the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris and an architecture competition was announced for its replacement, a bill approved by the French Senate would effectively nullify the competition. John Hill


Headlines
28/5/19

OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture has wrapped up the residential complex at 121 East 22nd Street, the firm's first ground-up building in Manhattan. John Hill


Headlines
28/5/19

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the three works of "socially transformative architecture" in the running for the 2019 RAIC International Prize. John Hill


Opinions
27/5/19

The angular, flared form of the The Hive may look arbitrary at first glance, but it was born from building code limitations in Austin, Texas, and the functional requirements of a one-bedroom dwelling. Architect Nicole Blair of Studio 512 answered a few questions about the compact, clever... Studio 512

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Headlines
24/5/19

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has announced the full list of more than 80 contributors to the 2019 exhibition, titled ...and other such stories under artistic director Yesomi Umolu. John Hill


Number
24/5/19

Number of the 1,648 brutalist masterpieces (or "concrete monsters") listed on #SOSBrutalism that are facing demolition: 171  René Ammann


Headlines
23/5/19

Five decades after it first opened to the public, and 18 years after it closed, Eero Saarinen's TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport in New York City has reopened as the TWA Hotel. John Hill


Headlines
22/5/19

The Swiss architecture firm headed by the Pritzker Prize-winning duo of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron has been selected to design a new $105 million building for the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tennessee. John Hill


Works
21/5/19

The Urbach Tower constitutes the very first structure worldwide made from self-shaped, building-scale components. It not only showcases this innovative manufacturing approach and resultant novel timber structure; it also intensifies the visitors’ spatial involvement and landscape experience by... ICD/ITKE


Insight
21/5/19

Two days, 17 speakers, 5 events: the “Architecture Matters” conference took place in Munich on April 11 and 12, 2019. The highlight was Friday’s dense program of lectures and discussions spread across the afternoon and evening. The conference was organized for the fourth time by the curator... Elias Baumgarten


Found
21/5/19

In 2015, at the height of the refugee crisis, the platform “Architecture for Refugees” was launched. Its initiators are meanwhile thinking bigger and, under the catchy and memorable slogan “Architecture is a Human Right,” they are committed to bringing about fundamental change in the social... Elias Baumgarten


Opinions
20/5/19

In the aptly named Stack House, four floors of boxes are stacked atop each other to follow the steep slope of a hill. Angled boxes express the different rooms and form a number of terraces. FreelandBuck answered a few questions about the project. FreelandBuck

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Number
20/5/19

Amount a construction worker in the devastated Iraqi city of Mosul is paid per day: $12.50 (€11.20) René Ammann


Film
20/5/19

Following I.M. Pei's death last week at the age of 102, CBS has uploaded a couple clips from its archive, one focusing on the Louvre Pyramid in Paris and the other on the JFK Presidential Library in... John Hill


Opinions
20/5/19

Jishou city is the regional capital of the autonomous prefecture of the Tujia and Miao ethnic minorities. It is located within in the Western Hunan province, and has a population of over 300,000 people. Huang Yongyu, a famous artist belonging to the Tujia minority led an initiative for a... Eduard Kögel

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Found
17/5/19

The competition-winning design by OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture and KOO LLC for the University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for the Arts consists of two towers and some performance spaces beneath a tent-like roof. John Hill


Headlines
17/5/19

I.M. Pei, best known for the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in DC and the Louvre Pyramid in Paris, died early Thursday at his home in Manhattan a few weeks after his 102nd birthday. John Hill


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