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Anik Péloquin Architecte
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The owners purchased a small house on a secluded lakeside lot in La Malbaie. For its first three decades, the house was used as a hunting lodge, then it became the summer home for the Sisters of Charity. The urbanite owners lived there sporadically for six years to acclimate themselves to the...
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Apple Michigan Avenue, designed by Norman Foster, opens today on a site overlooking the Chicago River.
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A tower designed by Zaha Hadid Architects for the Kushner Companies and Vornado Realty Trust at 666 Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan appears to be dead.
Coop Himmelb(l)au
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The Customer Information Centre and Event Forum PANEUM – Wunderkammer des Brotes - for the company Backaldrin in Asten consists of two elements: a box shaped plinth building with foyer and event rooms plus the “Wunderkammer des Brotes”, a two storey freeform exhibition area...
Jacques Ferrier Architecture
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The headquarters of Métropole Rouen Normandie is a unique, memorable and fitting image on the banks of the Seine in Rouen. What makes it so unique is how the new building fits in with the surrounding landscape of Rouen.
Balmori Associates
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A new park designed by Balmori Associates at São Paulo Corporate Towers celebrates the Mata Atlântica forest’s biodiversity and spatial richness in the dense urban fabric of São Paulo.
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...the Guggenheim Bilbao opened its doors for the first time. The museum celebrated the 20th anniversary of its Frank Gehry-designed building with a light show gracing the building's titanium skin.
schneider+schumacher
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In Europe’s second largest baroque castle schneider+schumacher has just completed a modern study and conference centre for Mannheim Business School. Dug into the garden, the new intervention and the historic building together now form a remarkable unity that symbolizes not just the desire...
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Students from four Swiss universities bested ten competitors to win the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2017 that took place recently in Denver, Colorado.
Hariri Pontinari Architects
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Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA) and Pinnacle International have unveiled their design for the over four million square-foot property at One Yonge. The development, on Toronto’s waterfront, rethinks the typical mix of residential, commercial and retail space found in Toronto.
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On 15 September 2017 Brigitte Kowanz's Fountain at the old Glanzstoff factory in St. Pölten, Austria, was illuminated. The site-specific artwork is a permanent presence at the former industrial site.
Taylor Cullity Lethlean
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The landscape design of Towers Road Residence, Toorak, by TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean), has won a 2017 National Landscape Architecture Award of Excellence.
Keisuke Maeda / UID
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Keisuke Maeda's casaneiro is a timber-framed house that is organized with a series of parallel walls and highlighted by bold colors.
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Leuphana University of Lüneburg is one of the best known universities in Germany and one where Daniel Libeskind has served as a visiting professor. The architect has now supplied the university with a new Central Building in his recognizable style.
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At a recent ceremony in Chicago, Illinois, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America, projects that "show how the leading edge of sustainable design means reaching far beyond 'common sense'."
Architectural Design and Research Institute of Zhejiang University
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Qingyuan Young Professors’ Club derives from the former site of Qingyuan Primary School in Qingyuan Village, Tonglu County, Hangzhou. It includes two reconstructed old school buildings and a new building which can contain one hundred people. The site of the project will be Young...
Studio Libeskind
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Studio Libeskind in collaboration with Lord Cultural Resources, photographer Edward Burtynsky, landscape architect Claude Cormier, and Holocaust scholar Doris Bergen, inaugurate the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.
Snøhetta
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Snøhetta has completed the new Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design (KMD) of the University of Bergen. This open, robust and interactive building gathers KMD’s 350 art and design students under one roof, while simultaneously connecting the faculty and the city of Bergen.
ikmo
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Countering a trend in Japanese residential architecture where "the outer shell becomes ever more fortified for insulation and earthquake safety," ikmo has designed a house in Nagareyama that incorporates a number of traditional techniques while providing modern spaces for its...
FAHR 021.3
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The pavilion exhibits a video art piece from the 32ª São Paulo Art Biennale by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. Surrounded by the gardens of Serralves in Porto, FAHR’s structure is an architectural object that explores the ambiguity between the presented work and...
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New York's New Museum has announced their selection of OMA to design the institution's next phase of expansion: a new building next to SANAA's well known 2007 building on the Bowery.
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Landscape architect Kate Orff and designer/urban planner Damon Rich are among the Class of 2017 MacArthur "Genius" Fellows.
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The Centre for Music project in London has announced that New York's Diller Scofidio + Renfro, working with London's Sheppard Robson, has ben selected to design the new Centre for Music near the Barbican.
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The American Architecture Prize (AAP) has announced this year’s winners, what it considers "the most innovative, creative and inspiring architectural projects from all over the globe."
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On the occasion of the Kunsthaus Bregenz's 20th birthday, its architect, Peter Zumthor, was invited to stage an exhibition. But those expecting Dear to Me to be a display celebrating the master architect's work will be disappointed.
2Portzamparc
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A few days ago, the building that will house the Musée de la Romanité was delivered to the city of Nîmes prior to the installation of its collections and its forthcoming 2018 opening. The building and its unique façade face the Roman Arena of Nîmes. In the...
Toshihiro Oki Architect
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Although modern houses on Long Island are in the minority, when compared with oversized McMansions, most of them tend to congregate in the various Hamptons clustered about 100 miles east of Manhattan. Not so with this modern gem in Bellport, a small village on the island's south shore quite a...
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The Vectorworks Design Summit 2017 took place over three days last month in Baltimore, not far from the software company's U.S. headquarters in Columbia, Maryland. Just like last year's event in Chicago, World-Architects served as an Exclusive Media Partner. Here is our recap of the...
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At a recent ceremony in San José, Costa Rica, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America, projects with "innovative and often surprising proposals for ways to master the use of [water] in Latin America."
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Reporting on the demise of Thomas Heatherwick projects is turning into something of a pastime, with news that a third project by the UK designer has died in as many months.
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Last weekend the Vitra Design Museum opened An Eames Celebration, a four-part exhibition on designers Charles and Ray Eames that is situated in four buildings (Museum, Gallery, Schaudepot, Fire Station) on the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany.
Pietri Architectes
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MaisonA is nestled on the side of the hill on the plot. The building is discreet, but its pure lines show great strength of character. The materials used – wood and white concrete – are contemporary, but the whole fits in perfectly with the protected site.
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On view at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey, until 25 Februrary 2018, Daniel Clayman's Radiant Landscape consists of site-specific glass installations born from the artist's background as a theater lighting designer.
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Danish architect and urban designer Jan Gehl speaks with the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art about urban planning over the last fifty years, the interplay of life and form, and his efforts of enabling pedestrians to "reconquer the city."
ADHOC Architectes
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ADHOC architects team is proud to present the recently completed project “La Géode”, carried out in cooperation with the young promoters of Knightsbridge. The project is located on “de la Roche” Street, in the neighbourhood of Le Plateau Mont-Royal, a vibrant...
Naf Architecture & Design
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Naf Architect & Design's design for an office building in Tokyo's Minato ward is composed of a series of hut-like volumes, hence the name Village on a Building.
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