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3 days ago
P6PA+Architects' design of the Bieblova Apartments in Prague features a facade "written" with white HI-MACS® panels incised with letters that glow at night. 
Tchoban Voss Architekten
3 days ago
Built to a design by Evgeny Gerasimov and Partners, Tchoban Voss Architekten and SPEECH, Expoforum is now after its completion one of the largest exhibition and congress centers in the world.
4 days ago
Yesterday The Shed, a cultural facility under construction at New York's Hudson Yards development, celebrated the topping off of its steel structure and a $75 million gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies toward its $500 million capital campaign.
4 days ago
Architecturally trained designer Nathan Kiatkulpiboone – aka KXIV – has designed the Nest Adidas Ultraboost with a nod to Herzog & de Meuron's Bird's Nest and PTW Architect's Watercube, two of the main venues for the 2008 Olympics.
4 days ago
Here are a dozen photos from a hard hat tour of The Shed, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and the Rockwell Group as the cultural anchor of the large Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side.
5 days ago
The team of Studio Weave and Architecture 00 has won an invited design competition to turn an old section of elevated railway in the London Borough of Camden into a temporary public park modeled on New Yorks' High Line.
5 days ago
On May 20th the nearly kilometer-long Seoullo 7017, the transformation of an old highway overpass into an elevated park designed by the Dutch firm MVRDV, opened to the public in South Korea's capital city.
Plano Humano Arquitectos
6 days ago
From the need to serve multiple functions, the Pastoral Center of Moscavide is composed by a set of facilities that include catechesis rooms, funeral chapels, and the parish residence, and these needs.
6 days ago
Herzog & de Meuron designed 56 Leonard in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood as "a stack of individual houses, where each house is unique and identifiable within the overall stack." Watch the 30-month construction of the stacks in a one-minute timelapse.
Leers Weinzapfel Associates
1 week ago
Schools of architecture are opportunities for universities to instill certain values in their students, by using their buildings as immersive examples. (We explored the idea a few years ago.) The new Design...
1 week ago
El Helicoide de la Roca Tarpeya, a spiraling mall designed by Venezuelan architect Jorge Romero Gutiérrez in the late 1950s, is the subject of an exhibition and forthcoming book that trace its evolution into a current-day prison. World-Architects attended a tour by...
Martin Duplantier Architectes
1 week ago
Located on the edge of the Saclay Plateau and the Bièvre Valley, the HEC campus has a privileged location. The 138-hectare park features prestigious sports facilities, a vast forest area and a plateau inhabited by buildings from 1962 and designed by the architect René Coulon. Martin...
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture
1 week ago
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture (JPDA) has completed the new Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center (DSPAC) – a community resource that celebrates dance education in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Generous support from Oprah Winfrey allowed dancer Dwana Smallwood to...
Terry & Terry Architecture
1 week ago
This project is a rebuild of an existing post 1991 Fire-storm house. Situated high on top of the Eastbay mountain range overlooking the city of Oakland, the site has unobstructed view’s toward the southwest Bay and Golden Gate. It was designed for a young family, who desired an open plan...
1 week ago
Artist Anish Kapoor, working with the Public Art Fund, has installed a version of Descension in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Initially realized at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India in 2014, the current iteration is the first time the artwork has been displayed in the United States.
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The aptly named hotel from The Royal Portfolio opened recently in Thomas Heatherwick's conversion of a historic grain silo at the V&A Waterfront in the South African city. The Silo sits above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA), which will open later this year.
1 week ago
With each week bringing a new controversey to the administration of Donald Trump – the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the leaking of confidential information to Russia, most recently – it's not just Democrats, pundits, and late night talk show hosts taking aim at the...
stgk inc.
1 week ago
Grand Mall Park is a 700m long park located in "Minato Mirai," a seaside urban area in Yokohama.
Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tsinghua University
1 week ago
Qianfoya Cliff Inscriptions in Guangyuan, Sichuan Province date back to about 1700 years ago in North Wei Dynasty (4th Cn. AD). Due to their severe deterioration, the National Administration of Cultural Heritage firstly approved an experimental project of conservation architecture to protect a...
Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects Inc.
1 week ago
Drexel University’s Hillel House is sheathed in local red brick as textured fabric draped in an abstract menorah that terraces down to the street. Arranged on four interconnected levels, the square building has thickened side walls which contain services, and four central columns which...
Brooks + Scarpa
1 week ago
The SIX is a 52-unit LEED Platinum affordable housing project that provides a home, support services and rehabilitation for previously homeless and/or disabled veterans. It is located in the MacArthur Park area of Los Angeles.
2 weeks ago
Qatar Museums has announced that ELEMENTAL, the Chilean firm of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alejandro Aravena, has won the Art Mill International Design Competition for a historic waterfront site in the center of Doha.
ELLENA MEHL Architects
2 weeks ago
The house is located on the French Riviera, at the very end of a small road, in a old hamlet built around a local spring that has been known since before the XIXth century.
Berg Design Architecture
2 weeks ago
Although Hurricane Sandy, which hit the coast of the US Northeast in October 2012, has had a lasting impact on the lives of people in its path and the future of coastal areas, it hasn't made much of a dent in the desire for waterfront living. A couple whose house was devastated by the...
2 weeks ago
On April 2nd the Portland Japanese Garden opened its $33.5 million Cultural Village expansion designed by Kengo Kuma, the first public commission in the United States by the Japanese architect. Here we discuss the roofs that prominently wrap the village's multiple structures.
2 weeks ago
Nowness presents a short film by Andrew Margetson that features dancer Lil Buck visiting Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris and dancing with the building and some of the modern art on display.
2 weeks ago
Today in Brussels the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe announced the winners of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award: Amsterdam's DeFlat Kleiburg by NL Architects and XVW Architectuur wins the 2017 Prize, and the...
2 weeks ago
From May 6th to 9th the American Planning Association's National Planning Conference – "Planning in Motion NPC17" – was held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. World-Architects attended for the first time to gather some impressions.
Eray Carbajo
2 weeks ago
Eray Carbajo announces Urban Rural, a new dwelling typology for a sustainable transformation strategy that will become exemplar for Istanbul's future redevelopment, with construction completion in 2019.
2 weeks ago
Five projects – in Denmark, England, France, the Netherlands, and Poland – are in the running for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. One winner will be named during a press conference in Brussels tomorrow, May 12th.
Artelabo
2 weeks ago
Located in a village in the south of France, the project of "quiet villa" meets a very particular context.
Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects
2 weeks ago
Kannikegården in Ribe, Denmark, is one of five finalists for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. The winner will be announced in Brussels on May 12th.
Alison Brooks Architects
2 weeks ago
Ely Court in London, England, is one of five finalists for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. The winner will be announced in Brussels on May 12th.
CHYBIK + KRISTOF Architects & Urban Designers
2 weeks ago
The transformation of a former car show room on the outskirts of a housing estate into a site of the MY DVA group, focusing on the production of office, school and metal furniture, represents another finished structure of the young architecture firm CHYBIK + KRISTOF Architects & Urban...
civiliti
2 weeks ago
In forthcoming years, the University of Montréal, one of the city’s major institutions, will be opening a second campus located on a former railway yard.
10 DESIGN
2 weeks ago
10 DESIGN has been appointed as Lead Design Architect, following an international design competition for this landmark mixed use development in Hengqin.
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