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Insight
15/9/14

In recent years a number of popular tech companies – Airbnb, Dropbox, Pinterest, and Twitter – have opened new headquarters in San Francisco's South of Market area. We take a look inside them for a side-by-side comparison of their workplace designs. John Hill


Insight
29/8/14

Inspired by the recent unveiling of Bjarke Ingels Group's Zootopia proposal for Givskud Zoo in Denmark, we've assembled some recent projects from World-Architects member firms to get an idea of the state of zoo design in the 21st century. John Hill


Insight
15/8/14

Good architecture depends upon good clients, a fact not lost on Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC), as evidenced by the buildings gracing its four international campuses. This year NPC expanded its New Jersey campus with five new buildings. John Hill


Insight
4/7/14

Uta Abendroth speaks with architect David Adjaye about his design philosophy in regards to buildings like the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and furniture like the new Washington Chair for Knoll. Uta Abendroth


Insight
24/6/14

In addition to the three-part 14th International Architecture Exhibition, directed by Rem Koolhaas, a number of collateral events are taking place as part of the Venice Biennale. We highlight a few... John Hill


Insight
18/6/14

The Fundamentals theme for the 14th International Architecture Exhibition consists of three components: Absorbing Modernity 1914-2014, Elements of Architecture, and Monditalia. Here we look at the national pavilions and Absorbing Modernity 1914-2014. John Hill


Insight
11/6/14

The Fundamentals theme for the 14th International Architecture Exhibition consists of three components: Absorbing Modernity 1914-2014, Elements of Architecture, and Monditalia. Here we look at Monditalia in the Arsenale's Corderie. John Hill


Insight
9/6/14

The Fundamentals theme for the 14th International Architecture Exhibition consists of three components: Absorbing Modernity 1914-2014, Elements of Architecture, and Monditalia. Here we look at Elements of Architecture in the Central Pavilion. John Hill


Insight
26/5/14

To recognize the achievements of firms profiled on World-Architects.com, we present the fourth biannual roundup of Awards, Competitions, Completed Buildings, Exhibitions, and Monographs; carefully selected, just like the profiles. John Hill


Insight
28/4/14

As the school year winds down for architecture students around the world, we highlight 10 design/build programs that are making a difference by developing experience and skills in the future architects, by contributing to local communities through their efforts, and by exploring the integral... John Hill


Insight
31/3/14

Most of the news on 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize recipient Shigeru Ban focuses on his humanitarian efforts made from paper tubes. We look at how his material innovation extends to other structures built with paper tubes, complex wood structures, buildings made from prefabricated components,... John Hill


Insight
24/3/14

Spurred by "a steady stream of exhibitions and events that address the social and societal issues connected with architecture," Swiss-Architects eMagazin editor Inge Beckel looks at what happens when European architects work in Africa and other non-"First-World" contexts. Inge Beckel


Insight
10/3/14

On February 28, the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture (UABB) was scheduled to wrap up its three-month run at the renovated Value Factory in Shenzhen, China (the exhibition was extended to March 14). We highlight some of the award-winning exhibits from the UABB. John Hill


Insight
27/1/14

In two years Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) will celebrate its 80th anniversary, having been founded on January 1, 1936. In the ensuing decades the firm has expanded from two offices in the United States to eleven offices on three continents, while becoming one of the most recognizable and... John Hill


Insight
16/12/13

For our last Insight feature of 2013, World-Architects is taking a look back at the events, significant projects, and passings of the last 12 months, while also taking a look ahead at projects expected to be completed next year. John Hill


Insight
2/12/13

Brothers Piet and Wim Eckert have always worked together, be it during their studies at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) or at OMA, where they both worked after graduating. They knew that if they would work as architects, they would not want to design for someone else. And due to... Jenny Keller


Insight
18/11/13

Italian architect Renzo Piano may be considered the go-to architect for museum commissions, but two recent projects show he is also the choice when it comes to adding to icons of 20th-century architecture: A gatehouse and monastery next to Le Corbusier's chapel at Ronchamp was completed in... Fred Bernstein


Insight
4/11/13

To recognize the achievements of firms profiled on World-Architects.com, we present the third biannual roundup of Awards, Competitions, Completed Buildings, Exhibitions, and Monographs; carefully selected, just like the profiles. John Hill


Insight
21/10/13

While in Singapore for the 2013 World Architecture Festival, World-Architects visited local firm WOHA to check out their five-story office, chat about some of their projects in the city, and look at some in-progress projects. Here is our report. John Hill


Insight
7/10/13

World-Architects traveled to Singapore for the sixth World Architecture Festival (WAF), held at Marina Bay Sands from October 4-6. Architects from all over the world converged on the city-state to present their shortlisted projects, listen to other architects do the same, and find out what... John Hill


Insight
26/8/13

The end of summer also means the beginning of the school season, so as students head off to architecture school we present a selection of distinctive "spaces for learning." With the understanding that students learn as much from their environment as their professors, it's no wonder... John Hill


Insight
15/7/13

Inspired by a recent Alvaro Siza lecture, in which the architect traced the design process of one of his buildings through a myriad of ever-more-refined sketches, we've combed through the profiles on World-Architects to find sketches and other hand drawings—not an easy feat, considering... John Hill


Insight
1/7/13

June is the beginning of summer and also a month when a number of architecture and design events converge in the United States. The middle of the month saw the 2013 American Institute of Architects Convention, held in Denver, Colorado. Before and after those three days in the Mile-High City,... John Hill


Insight
17/6/13

Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes runs from 15 June - 23 September 2013 at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. It is the museum's first comprehensive exhibition on Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, 1887-1965), and is billed as "the largest... John Hill


Insight
27/5/13

The Zurich office of Dutch firm KCAP Architects & Planners could hardly be in a better location: The Limmat River and the public baths are right out the front door; one is surrounded by greenery; and one is right in the middle of the city with Zurich Main Station only a 10-minute walk.... Jenny Keller


Insight
20/5/13

To recognize the achievements of firms profiled on World-Architects.com, we present the second biannual roundup of Awards, Competitions, Completed Buildings, Exhibitions, and Monographs; carefully selected, just like the profiles. John Hill


Insight
8/4/13

The sixth World Architecture Festival (WAF) will take place October 2-4, 2013 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. With the awards submissions process underway (the deadline for entry is May 24), World-Architects thought it a good time to interview Paul Finch, the driving force behind WAF and... John Hill


Insight
25/3/13

The importance of photography in promoting buildings and architects is undeniable. But what about the uncommissioned work—the personal explorations, the fine art exhibitions, the free work, the side projects—that architectural photographers undertake outside of their commercial jobs?... John Hill


Insight
11/3/13

World-Architects visited the New York office of BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group to check out their newly expanded studio on the 12th floor of the Starret-Lehigh building in Chelsea, chat about some of the differences and similarities between working in Denmark and the United States, and look at some... John Hill


Insight
25/2/13

In December World-Architects attended a BIM Boot Camp organized by Nemetschek Vectorworks. The increasingly important topic of Building Information Modeling (BIM) was tackled across seven presentations in nine hours, ranging from basic definitions of BIM to in-depth case studies. This article... John Hill


Insight
11/2/13

World-Architects visited the New York office of OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture, headed by partner Shohei Shigematsu. We talked with Mr. Shigematsu about his background and experience with OMA, got a tour of the SoHo office space, and looked at some in-progress projects. John Hill


Insight
14/1/13

World-Architects visited the office of Studio Gang Architects in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood for a tour of the studio and a chance to talk with Jeanne Gang about her exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, the state of architecture in her hometown, and some in-progress projects in... John Hill


Insight
3/12/12

Japan-Architects.com’s Yuna Yagi recently visited Horibe Associates Architect's Office in Takatsuki, Osaka Prefecture. Yuna’s conversation with Ms. Horibe touched on everything from what it’s like to be one of relatively few female architects in Japan and her approach... Yuna Yagi


Insight
5/11/12

Coinciding with the rise of digital tools that foster participatory systems, Hybrid Space Lab is an entity that exists in the realm between architect and client, the traditional shapers of space. Here Elizabeth Sikiaridi and Frans Vogelaar of Hybrid Space Lab share three of their projects... Elizabeth Sikiaridi, Frans Vogelaar


Insight
22/10/12

On the eve of the Orgatec modern office & facility fair in Cologne, World-Architects.com interviews Vitra CEO Hanns-Peter Cohn about today's work environment, Vitra's "Citizen Office" project, and what innovations they'll present at the fair (Oct. 23-27). Jenny Keller


Insight
5/9/12

World-Architects.com is in Venice for the 13th International Architecture Biennale, directed by English architect David Chipperfield and titled "Common Ground." John Hill


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