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18.04.19

Sarah Whiting, dean at Rice University School of Architecture since 2010, will take over the reins at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) from longtime dean Mohsen Mostafavi. John Hill


Headlines
17.04.19

Two days after the spire of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame was destroyed in a fire, French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced an international competition will be held for the design of the spire's replacement.


Products
17.04.19

In an interview, Professor Markus Pfeil advocates that resource-saving, efficient, and integrated energy and air-conditioning concepts should be given a greater emphasis in the practical work of architects. After the ISH trade fair, we talked to him about product highlights and the... Martina Metzner


Works
16.04.19

The copper-clad Business Innovation Hub at the heart of the University of Massachusetts Amherst adds 70,000 square feet of hyper-collaborative study and social space to one of the top public business schools in the United States. BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group


Works
16.04.19

Since last spring, BALNEA has been offering guests a new way to enhance their spa experience. Designed and built by the acclaimed architectural firm of Blouin Tardif Architecture Environnement, the Pavillon Ouest – West Pavilion – includes a large terrace, hot tub and Turkish bath. Blouin Tardif Architecture Environnement


Headlines
15.04.19

The Jewel Changi Airport, designed by architect Moshe Safdie, has opened to the public in Singapore. The glass-domed space with shopping, dining, and other amenities boasts the world's largest indoor waterfall. John Hill


Headlines
15.04.19

Parisians looked on in horror and grief Monday evening as a fire ripped through Notre-Dame Cathedral and brought down its spire. John Hill


Works
15.04.19

Yu Qingcheng is a world famous original clay sculpture artist who is renowned in China and oversea, the unique style strike out a new line for himself. Zhang Hua Architecture


Number
15.04.19

Height of the proposed Bestseller tower in Bandle, a small town of just 7,000 people in rural and flat Jutland, Denmark, what would become Western Europe’s tallest building and be... René Ammann


Found
12.04.19

A trio of recently unveiled projects sees architects designing for futures removed from terra firma, looking wayward to Mars, the Moon, and the surface of our vast oceans. John Hill


Works
12.04.19

Staggered spaces derived from containers present combination of the solid and void. Yiduan Shanghai Interior Design


Insight
11.04.19

For three days during the first week of April, a diverse group of architects, engineers, and building experts converged on Cairo for Re-materializing Construction, the 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction. World-Architects was in attendance and presents... John Hill


Headlines
10.04.19

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved to certify the final environmental impact report for Peter Zumthor's proposed expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). John Hill


Headlines
10.04.19

Last weekend the Bauhaus Museum, designed by Heike Hanada, opened to the public in Weimar, Germany. More than 1,000 design and art objects from the founding of the Bauhaus in 1919 to the school's move to Dessau in 1925 can be seen in the museum. John Hill, Katinka Corts


Headlines
10.04.19

The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced that Transformation of 530 Dwellings - Grand Parc Bordeaux has won the the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2019. John Hill


Works
09.04.19

Founded in 1958, Bishop’s University Library in Sherbrooke serves the 3,500 students of Bishop’s University and Champlain Regional College. Thanks to a redesign by the architectural firm Lemay, with new lighting designed in collaboration with the lighting agency LumiGroup, the library is now a... Lemay, LumiGroup


Works
09.04.19

The winery is constructed within the scenic south Moravian countryside, which is marked by clusters of vineyards. The structural scheme of the winery is based on the width of spacing between rows of grapevines and runs throughout the entire building. Chybik + Kristof Architects & Urban Designers


Film
09.04.19

Are drones and Droneports the future in places like East Africa? The technology and infrastructure required to serve drones is the subject of AERIAL FUTURES: Lake Victoria Challenge, which took place in Mwanza, Tanzania, last year and is documented in a short film. John Hill


Headlines
08.04.19

Heritage Victoria has blocked the construction of Apple's flagship store at Melbourne, Australia's Federation Square due to its adverse effect on the nearly 20-year-old square. John Hill


Bau der Woche
08.04.19

Like an inverse Bilbao effect, the Evans Tree House at Garvan Woodland Gardens uses contemporary architecture not to attract people to a city, but to draw people, specifically children, back to nature, to the woods. Designed and partially fabricated by modus studio, the wood structure is one...

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Headlines
08.04.19

On Friday, April 5, The Shed opened its doors — and its sliding shell — to the public. The long-awaited building, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Rockwell Group, is the latest piece to be completed as part of the first phase of New York's Hudson Yards development. John Hill


Found
08.04.19

Last week World-Architects was in Cairo for the LafargeHolcim Forum, a conference series on sustainable construction hosted every three years by the LafargeHolcim Foundation. Norman Foster spoke on the first day of the three-day Forum, sharing details on a project he designed for a small... John Hill


Number
07.04.19

Number of polluted or dead water bodies the Lake Revivers Collective, a citizens' initiative in the Indian mega-city of Bangalore, plans to rejuvenate by the year 2025: 45 René Ammann


Bau der Woche
04.04.19

The Tokyo area where the historic Hotel Chinzanso is located is known as Camellia Hill, in reference to the wild camellia flowers that bloom there. ("Chinzanso" actually means "guest house on Camellia Hill.") The latest addition to the hotel's centuries-old gardens is a shrine topped by a roof... 1moku

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Products
04.04.19

Digital networking and control determine the bathroom of the future when it is up to the sanitary suppliers at the ISH in Frankfurt. This is the first part of our trade fair review. Martina Metzner


Headlines
02.04.19

The Tulip, a 1,000ft (305m) tall "visitor attraction" designed by Foster + Partners for a site next to their earlier "Gherkin" tower in the City of London, has received the first of its necessary approvals. John Hill


Works
02.04.19

The Pratic Headquarters dialogue with the earth and the sky, with light and shadow. GEZA - Gri e Zucchi Architettura


Works
01.04.19

Meili Primary School is being reconstructed to accommodate more students, with a lightweight prefab school built for temporary use during reconstruction. Unitinno Architectural Technology Development Company Limited


Bau der Woche
01.04.19

The southwest corner of the Johnston Quad on the Uptown campus of Tulane University is anchored by a 100-year-old oak tree with a huge canopy that provides some much needed shade. The addition to a building about the same age as the tree on the west side of the quadrangle is angled toward the... studioWTA

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Number
01.04.19

Number of earthquakes that 17 cliffside houses built on stilts by Richard Neutra and William S. Beckett in 1966 in Sherman Oak, California, have survived: 7 René Ammann


Headlines
29.03.19

In what's becoming an annual ritual, new renderings of Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's design for the expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) have been released, this time as part of a final environmental impact report.


Found
29.03.19

State of Tyranny, a new exhibition at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York City, displays numerous "methods and tools of urban design that seek to disable public agency in the name of public safety." Based on research conducted by Theo Deutinger, the exhibition also... John Hill


Insight
29.03.19

Last November, World-Architects editor John Hill, in the Netherlands for the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF), stopped by the office of Mecanoo in Delft for a Studio Visit. Below are some... John Hill


Headlines
27.03.19

The City of Chicago has announced that Studio ORD, the architect team led by Jeanne Gang's eponymous firm, has been selected to design the $8.5 billion expansion of O'Hare International Airport, the busiest U.S. airport. John Hill


Headlines
27.03.19

The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel, officially opens to the public on March 28 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. John Hill


Works
26.03.19

For the cloud center, located in the geometric center of a newly built office industrial park, we built an outdoor climbing path. The starting point faces the green square on the first floor, and through a formal entrance you can climb to the second floor and then to the roof. DPLUS STUDIO


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