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The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the six shortlisted buildings for the 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize, aka "the UK's best new building."
Dan Brunn Architecture
6 days ago
The name given this residential renovation is a fitting one: A main feature of Los Angeles architect Dan Brunn's renovation of a 1975 Frank Gehry house is hidden behind a large pivoting wall. In addition to the "Hide Out," the project includes a sculptural wood stair that references...
Büro Koray Duman Architects
The ASMA (American Society for Muslim Advancement) and Büro Koray Duman are working on a new cultural center prototype that aims for the full integration of American Muslims into society while promoting and enriching their religious identity. The new center will be in New York City and is...
1 week ago
Parametric design, building information modeling, computer-aided manufacturing – these terms represent the digital change in architecture and the building industry. Such architects as Jürgen Mayer H. and Tobias Wallisser, as well as engineers like Werner Sobek, are carrying out...
ODA New York
1 week ago
One of the most enticing amenities for residents buying or renting an apartment in a big city is outdoor space, yet in far too many cases the balconies hung off of buildings are too shallow to be of much use. Such is definitely not the case with ODA's new rental apartment building at 2222...
2 weeks ago
Expanding a famous museum that so happens to also be an industrial icon in brick requires an expressive architectural solution. Herzog & de Meuron achieved a balancing act with a new building for the Tate Modern that is elegantly linked to its South Bank London surroundings.
Château St. Gerlach is an estate near Maastricht, situated in the middle of the hilly Limburg countryside: a unique complex with a luxury hotel, restaurant and spa. Mecanoo architecten designed an elegant pavilion which balances the historic buildings on the site.
2 weeks ago
Photographer and filmmaker Yiannis Biliris hones his camera on the glass facades of Hong Kong in Theory of Relativity, a three-minute essay "about perception and knowledge as reflection of our reality" and the beauty found in the individual panes of glass covering some...
2 weeks ago
All universities experience growing pains, especially those in big cities. For Boston's Northeastern University, growth led them to a brownfield site south of some railroad tracks for its Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Payette contributed a strong architectural...
Studio B Architecture + Interiors
3 weeks ago
The Aspen Community School is one of two charter schools in Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley run by Compass, a nonprofit educational organization that has served the area since 1970. Located on a beautiful site in Woody Creek, the K-8 school recently expanded, adding a new classroom building...
1 month ago
Hansel & Gretel, a collaboration between architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron and artist Ai Weiwei, opened at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City earlier this month. World-Architects spoke with iart's Valentin Spiess to learn about what went into making the...
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the eleven recipients of the 2017 Small Project Awards, which recognize "small-project practitioners for the high quality of their work and ... promote excellence in small-project design."
Kwong Von Glinow Design Office
Kwong Von Glinow Design Office has been awarded first prize for their project "Towers within a Tower" in the 2017 Hong Kong Pixel Homes Competition. The project responds to current housing shortages in Hong Kong caused by inflationary markets and economic.
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