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World-Architects held its annual pow-wow last week, when our international team of curators, editors, and programmers converged on Zurich for two days of meetings, talks, and other activities. On Friday we got a peek at Tanzhaus Zurich, whose extension by Barozzi/Veiga opens on the weekend of... John Hill


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Share of government revenues in Hong Kong coming from land sales: 27% René Ammann


Works
21.08.19

Building on the success of last year, the International Garden Festival, in collaboration with the Museum of Civilization in Quebec City, renewed this summer the installation Roof Line Garden by Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster. Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster


Headlines
20.08.19

An Italian court has ruled that architect Santiago Calatrava must pay €78,000 to the city of Venice for "negligence" in his design of the Ponte della Costituzione. John Hill


Works
20.08.19

This is a semi-propositional experimental underground development. The ground level must be spared for public space, while the underground level may be used as creative office and public service facilities. NODE (Nansha Original DEsign)


Film
20.08.19

A new short film from PLANE—SITE reveals the playful design process of Colombian architect Giancarlo Mazzanti, head of Bogotá's El Equipo Mazzanti. John Hill


Insight
19.08.19

The use of robots for construction is no longer a completely new idea. For more than a decade now, intensive research has been carried out in this area. But so far only a few procedures and products have made it to market. One of them is Elias Baumgarten


Bau der Woche
19.08.19

This century, micro breweries are big business. Trailbend Taproom, which occupies the ground floor of the new three-story Klotski Building in Seattle's industrial Ballard area, boasts 42 taps by local, national, and international microbreweries. Graham Baba Architects designed both Klotski and... Graham Baba Architects

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Number
19.08.19

Number of buildings in New York City that sit in flood zones and have a combined worth of $129 billion: 72,000 René Ammann


Headlines
15.08.19

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced that Copenhagen's Henning Larsen Architects is this year's recipient of "Europe's Highest Award for Architecture." John Hill


Bau der Woche
14.08.19

A "floating" wall is the most distinctive feature in KEN Architects' design of a house in Hohu, Yamaguchi Prefecture. Far from arbitrary, the wall relates to the public/private nature of the garden behind it, as architect Kenichi Kohmura explains in response to a few of our questions. KEN Architects

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Headlines
13.08.19

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has announced a new biennial international landscape architecture prize that will confer a $100,000 USD award on "a living practitioner, collaborative or team for their creative, courageous, and visionary work in the field of landscape architecture." John Hill


Bau der Woche
12.08.19

This house, located a few hours north of New York City, takes its name from the pond it sits upon and looks across. Following the pond's edge, the house's curved form also relates to the sun overhead. Dean / Wolf Architects answered a few questions about Ephemeral Edge. Dean / Wolf Architects

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Headlines
08.08.19

Colorado's Aspen Institute has announced the establishment of the Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies, which will be dedicated to the career of the prolific Bauhaus designer who moved to Aspen in the 1940s. John Hill


Works
07.08.19

This project hopes to provide a dynamic public space for workers, residents, teachers, students and plant lovers; the traditional planting culture of Shajing is passed down in a new form, which is also a media for community building. MOZHAO ARCHITECTS


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06.08.19

Passages Insolites, a 4km-long "art circuit" on display in Québec City until October 14, features more than a dozen artworks that play on the title's idea of "unusual passages" by inserting provocative elements into pedestrian pathways. John Hill


Bau der Woche
05.08.19

50Fifty is a new office building in the Denver Tech Center (DTC), a large commercial and residential area 12 miles southeast of Downtown Denver. Behind 50Fifty's sleek glass facade lies some creative vertical logic: the surface parking typical of the area was moved into the base of the... Clutch Design Studio

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01.08.19

The Yoshiro and Yoshio Taniguchi Museum of Architecture, Kanazawa opened on July 26 with the exhibition The Pursuit of Pure Design: The World of Yoshiro Taniguchi, an Architect Nurtured by Kanazawa. John Hill


Film
31.07.19

Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello of Rael San Fratello have turned a small portion of the US-Mexico border into a literal playground with the installation of pink teeter totters that allow children — and adults — on both sides of the wall to play together. John Hill


Headlines
30.07.19

The Getty Foundation is awarding more than $1.6 million in architectural conservation grants to ten significant 20th century buildings as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative. John Hill


Bau der Woche
29.07.19

Wineries are often a setting for high-profile architecture, enough that numerous books are devoted to them. This equipment barn for Saxum Vineyards in California's San Luis Obispo County shows that architectural attention can also be given to the industrial structures that lie beyond the... Clayton & Little Architects

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Film
26.07.19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project wraps up with an interview with Francisco Aires Mateus, founder of Lisbon's Francisco Aires Mateus Arquitectos. John Hill


Works
24.07.19

The existing sports and leisure amenity by Fritz Schwarz and Hans Litz, which dates from 1964 and includes an outdoor swimming pool and two external ice rinks, required a complete renovation, while a new ice sports hall was also to be added. EM2N


Works
23.07.19

Lemoal Lemoal Architectes has completed the new Gonzague Saint Bris social and cultural center in Cabourg. The project has been driven by the mayor of Cabourg, whose aim was to group the city’s cultural and social services on a single site. The architects wished to offer both an urban response... Lemoal Lemoal Architectes


Insight
22.07.19

A new exhibition, Rome and the Teacher, Astra Zarina, is on display this summer in New York's Dutchess County. It celebrates the influence of Steven Holl's professor and is held in a new building designed by the architect. World-Architects attended the opening on July 14 and filed this... John Hill


Headlines
21.07.19

César Pelli, the famed architect of the Petronas Towers, the world's tallest buildings from 1998 to 2004, died on Friday, July 19, at the age of 92. John Hill


Film
19.07.19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with Stéphane Beel, founder of Ghent, Belgium's Stéphane Beel Architects. John Hill


Headlines
19.07.19

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the six buildings in the running for the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize, which annually awards the "UK's best new building." John Hill


Film
18.07.19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with Madrid's Atxu Amann, co-founder of Amann-Cánovas-Maruri. John Hill


Headlines
17.07.19

At a press conference in Venice on Tuesday, Paolo Baratta, President of La Biennale di Venezia, and Hashim Sarkis, curator of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, revealed the theme for the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale. John Hill


Products
16.07.19

A diminutive residential addition in London's Canonbury neighborhood of Islington blends into its Victorian neighbors through its dark brick cladding. But a closer look reveals a finely patterned texture made possible by robotic fabrication. John Hill


Headlines
15.07.19

London mayor Sadiq Khan has rejected the application for The Tulip, the proposed 305.3-meter-tall tower designed by Norman Foster, saying it "would result in harm to London’s skyline." John Hill


Number
15.07.19

Number of buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright added to the UNESCO World Heritage sites registry: 8 René Ammann


Bau der Woche
15.07.19

The always free Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago opened its new Searle Visitor Center in November as the latest piece in its Pride of Chicago capital campaign. Topped by angled planes of metal, the building makes for a striking gateway to the zoo from the east. Ross Barney Architects sent us some... Ross Barney Architects

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Headlines
12.07.19

Design software developer Vectorworks, Inc.'s 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship program offers international students from all design disciplines the opportunity to win up to $10,000 USD. Submission deadline is August 29, 2019. John Hill


Found
12.07.19

Xylem, a new scenic pavilion designed by architect Francis Kéré opens at Tippet Rise Art Center on July 13. It is the first site-specific commission to be added to Tippet Rise's 12,000-acre property since it opened to the public in 2016. Francis Kéré


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