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BT Group, operator of the 620-foot (189m) telecommunications tower in London's Fitzrovia district, is selling the iconic BT Tower to New York's MCR Hotels, which has hired Heatherwick Studio to convert it into a hotel. John Hill


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The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto has revealed renderings of a sweeping architectural transformation of its main floor and Bloor Street entrance by Hariri Pontarini Architects. OpenROM, as the project is being called, aims to make the museum more opening and accessible. John Hill


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vor 5 Tagen

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the seven works in the running for the 2024 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award: five projects for the Architecture prize and two projects vying for the Emerging prize. John Hill


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The Helsinki City Council has approved funding to the Foundation for the Finnish Museum of Architecture and Design, which, with matching funds from the Finnish state, moves the project for a new museum in the city's South Harbour forward, with a design competition launching in April. John Hill


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BIG–Bjarke Ingels Group and developers Soloviev Group and Mohegan have unveiled Freedom Plaza, a proposed mixed-use development on three blocks south of the United Nations that could be the site of New York City's first casino. John Hill


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Two years after Qatar Museums announced it was undertaking the development of three major museums, all designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects, renderings of Herzog & de Meuron's Lusail Museum have been revealed. John Hill


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The World Monuments Fund (WMF) has announced that Casa sobre el Arroyo, the house bridging a stream in Mar del Plata, Argentina, designed by Amancio Williams in the 1940s, is the recipient of the 2024 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize. John Hill


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Marianne Burkhalter and Christian Sumi are deserved laureates of the 2024 Prix Meret Oppenheim in the Architecture category. From the mid-1980s, the duo designed pioneering wooden buildings in an unmistakable language of form and color. Elias Baumgarten


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On February 1 the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) announced the completion of a draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Midtown Bus Terminal, which would replace the much-unloved Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, revealing two renderings of the... John Hill


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vor 3 Wochen

In revised plans submitted for planning approval, Eric Parry Architects' design of 1 Undershaft, a 74-story tower to be located in the City of London, would reach a height of 309.6m (1015.8 feet), making it the capital's joint-highest building. John Hill


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The Sorol Art Museum, which opens to the public in Gangneung, South Korea on February 14, 2024, is the first completed building in Korea by Meier Partners and the first project completed since the New York firm restructured in 2021. John Hill


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vor 4 Wochen

UNStudio has shared images of their concept for a spokeless Ferris wheel in Seoul, while Rafael Viñoly Architects has revealed their design of a vineyard-topped terminal for Aeroporto Amerigo Vespucci in Florence. John Hill


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The Legends Tower, part of The Boardwalk at Bricktown, a proposed mixed-use development in Oklahoma City by developer Matteson Capital and architecture firm AO, is targeting a height of 1,907 feet — 131 feet taller than the tallest building in the United States. John Hill


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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has named Lesley Lokko the 2024 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal, given annually “to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence on the advancement of architecture.” John Hill


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The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the 40 shortlisted works selected by the jury for the 2024 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. John Hill


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Finnish architect Juha Leiviskä, known for a series of stunning churches with light-filled interiors in his native country, died on November 9, 2023, at the age of 87. John Hill


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Last week Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson and the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) announced that the “Millennium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration” will take place July 18–21, almost exactly 20 years after 24-acre park opened to the public. John Hill


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Swiss-born architectural historian Kurt Forster, who held positions at the CCA, Getty Center, and ETH Zurich, among other institutions, died at his home in New York City on January 6 at the age of 89. John Hill


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Terminal 2 at Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR), which was designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and opened to passengers last year, recently received a special prize from Prix Versailles for its stunning bamboo-lattice interior. John Hill


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The project titled “Becoming, Architectures for a Planet in Transition” has been chosen for the general commissioning of the UIA World Congress to be hosted by Barcelona in 2026. Seven architects — Pau Bajet, Mariona Benedito, Maria Giramé, Tomeu Ramis, Pau Sarquella, Carmen Torres, and José... Madeline Beach Carey


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Italian architect, engineer, and educator Carlo Ratti has been selected as curator of the Venice Architecture Biennale's 19th International Architecture Exhibition, which is set to open in May 2025. John Hill


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David Lake and Ted Flato, founder partners of San Antonio, Texas's Lake|Flato Architects, are winners of the 2024 AIA Gold Medal, the highest honor given by the American Institute of Architects. John Hill


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Ahead of construction set to start soon, Google has released renderings of the renovation of the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago, the postmodern “spaceship” that was designed by Helmut Jahn in the 1980s and recently John Hill


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The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban studies have announced that Miami's Chad Oppenheim is winner of “the highest honor for architecture in the United States.” John Hill


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Dogma, the Brussels-based practice of Pier Vittorio Aureli and Martino Tattara, is the 2023 recipient of the RIBA Charles Jencks Award, named for the influential architecture critic and landscape designer.  John Hill


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Amy Hau, who began her career as artist Isamu Noguchi's assistant in 1986 and for the last eight years has been a principal at New York's WXY Architecture and Urban Design, has been appointed director of The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum. John Hill


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Brett Steele, who moved from the Architectural Association in London to the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture in 2017, has been named the new dean of the USC School of Architecture, a post he'll assume in February 2024. John Hill


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Japanese architect Toyo Ito is donating a portion of his archive, documenting projects spanning the years 1971 and 1995, to the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal.  John Hill


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The World Architecture Festival (WAF) returned to Singapore last week, crowning the Huizhen High School in Ningbo, China, designed by Approach Design Studio and the Zhejiang University of Technology Engineering Design Group, as World Building of the Year 2023. John Hill


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The Tangshan Quarry Park in Nanjing, China, designed by Shanghai's Z+TStudio, has been named the winner of the 2023 Rosa Barba Casanovas International Landscape Prize, awarded at the 12th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture Biennial in Barcelona. John Hill


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Lacaton & Vassal, the French architecture practice of Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal, has been named the recipient of the 2023 Soane Medal, given out by Sir John Soane's Museum in London. John Hill


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25.11.23

The recipients of the 34th annual Piranesi Awards were announced on Saturday, November 25, 2023, during the 40th Piran Days of Architecture held in Portorož, Slovenia. John Hill


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22.11.23

Rob Krier, the influential architect, author, and sculptor who was born in Luxembourg and spent much of his life in Germany, has died at the age of 85. John Hill


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22.11.23

On Monday, November 20, a topping-out ceremony was held for the 1,388-foot (423m) tower designed by Foster + Parters for JPMorgan Chase, the replacement for the bank's Midtown Manhattan office tower that was torn down in 2021. John Hill


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20.11.23

The Reggio School in Madrid by Andrés Jaque / Office for Political Innovation and the Gabriela García Márquez Library in Barcelona by SUMA Arquitectura are the joint winners of the FAD Architecture Award 2023. John Hill


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17.11.23

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has completed a restoration of Lever House, designed by SOM in 1952, as part of a $100 redevelopment of the Midtown Manhattan office tower by Brookfield Properties and WatermanClark. John Hill


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