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Wrightwood 659, a new exhibition space designed by Tadao Ando, opened on October 12th in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, next to a house Ando designed two decades earlier.


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Jorge Otero-Pailos, the artist and architectural preservationist known for The Ethics of Dust series, has completed a site-specific installation at New York City Center that celebrates the...


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5 days ago

Barclay & Crousse Architecture's Edificio E at the University of Piura in Piura, Peru, has won the third biennial Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP). It was announced during a ceremony at the Illinois Institute of Architecture (IIT) in Chicago on 10 October 2018.


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6 days ago

Foster + Partners' design for the headquarters of Bloomberg, London has won the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK's best new building.


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A highlight of Queens International 2018: Volumes (QI 2018), on display at the Queens Museum in New York City until 24 February 2019, is Volumes Cyanotype, a 100-foot-long tablecloth that documents a communal meal with the exhibition’s participating artists.


Film
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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the winners of the 2018 AIA Film Challenge, which invited architects and filmmakers to contribute "stories of architects, civic leaders, and their communities working together toward positive community impact."


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The fifth annual MPavilion, designed by Carme Pinós of Barcelona's Estudio Carme Pinós, has opened to the public in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens.


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Two recent Swiss buildings ― an apartment building in Winterthur and villas at Bürgenstock Resort in Obbürgen ― use Air-Lux sliding wall systems to open up their interiors to the elements and to views of their surroundings.


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José Esparza Chong Cuy has been named the Executive Director and Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture, taking charge of the New York City institution on the first of November.


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The twenty finalists of the Architectural Photography Awards 2018, supported by the World Architecture Festival (WAF) and PICSEL and sponsored by Sto and Dornbracht, have been announced.


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Recently MVRDV completed The Imprint, a night club and indoor theme park near Seoul’s Incheon Airport where two windowless buildings are covered in "shadows" of the surrounding buildings. The Imprint prompted us to consider how the Dutch architecture firm uses images in their...


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Zaha Hadid Architects has won the international design competition for the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia's fourth-largest city.


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For its latest robotically built installation, the Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) at University of Stuttgart asked: What if architecture was to emulate the behavior of large masses of granular substances, such as sand or gravel, and allow for its own continuous...


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New Yorker Spencer Finch is the latest artist to intervene at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona. He has placed fifteen rocks in the pavilion's pool, echoing the rock garden at Ryoan-ji in Kyoto, Japan.


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The newly expanded Glenstone Museum opens to the public on Thursday, October 4th. The private museum’s latest addition is the Pavilions, designed by New York architect Thomas Phifer and sure to be his masterpiece. Editor in Chief John Hill got a peek at the Pavilions before their public...


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Columbia University opened The Forum, the third building designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop on its new Manhattanville campus, on Wednesday, September 26th.


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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Sir Nicholas Grimshaw is the 2019 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal, which is given in recognition of a lifetime’s work and is RIBA's highest honor.


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Copenhagen's 3XN has won the competition to design the Climatorium, a new international climate center in Lemvig, Denmark.


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The Netherlands' Mecanoo and Luxembourg's Metaform have won an international competition to design a new Velodrome and Sports Complex in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg.


Film
3 weeks ago

PLANE—SITE spoke with Clementina Ruggieri and Michele Busiri-Vici of New York's Space4Architecture (S4A) about their small, intimate installation in Palazzo Mora, part of the Time Space Existence exhibition in Venice.


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3 weeks ago

Scripts for a new world, a new exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal, presents the images, storyboards, scripts and audio that Superstudio member Alessandro Poli used in the early 1970s to visualize radical ways of living through film.


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Three months after it was determined that Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece at the Glasgow School of Art would have to be dismantled following a major fire, the...


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Robert Venturi, the influential architect and theorist, died on Tuesday, September 18th at the age of 93 after a brief illness.


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He builds mainly in Russia and Germany. He draws, exhibits, and publishes. Now he will be given this year's European Prize for Architecture by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design.


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James Turrell's Skyspace Lech opened to the public on 17 September 2018 near the village of Lech am Arlberg in the high mountains of Austria's Vorarlberg province. The largely underground, oval space is open to the sky and illuminated on the inside with Zumtobel fixtures and...


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Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" consists of interviews with eleven architects heading firms based in Italy and the Netherlands. Here we highlight Kees Kaan, co-founder of Rotterdam's KAAN Architecten.


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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel heads to Hiroshi Sugimoto's Enoura Observatory in Odawara, Japan, to speak with the great photographer about his earliest days of photography and what draws him to the sea.


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The project of Culture and Business District aimed to build in Cixi — an endless pattern of city, village, and factory in the northeast part of Zhejiang Province — a destination with adequate centralization.


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Artist Robert Irwin turned 90 on September 12th, a week after Robert Irwin: Site Determined opened at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture in Brooklyn. World-Architects editor John Hill walked through the exhibition with curator Matthew Simms to learn more about Irwin and four...


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Recently ON design partners celebrated the opening of Muon, a new meditation studio in the middle of Tokyo's bustling Shinjuku district. The darkened space is illuminated by pillars that give the impression of a light forest.


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Vectorworks, Inc. has announced the 2019 release of its suite of software for architecture, landscape, entertainment and interior design industries: Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals and Designer, as well as Braceworks and Vision.


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Artist Conrad Bakker has been documenting the life of influential artist Robert Smithson (1938-1973) by creating carved and painted reconstructions of each book in the late artist's 1,120-strong library.


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A pair of tree-covered towers in Milan, a refurbished university building in Budapest, housing for students in Brazil, and a school of music in Tokyo are the four projects in the running for the second annual RIBA International Prize.


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The Design Museum in London has announced the shortlist for its eleventh annual Beazley Designs of the Year, the exhibition and awards "celebrating the world’s best design."


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The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the winners of the 2018 ASLA Professional Awards – 25 recipients in 6 categories.


Film
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Facebook has released a short film about the newest building on its campus in Menlo Park, California. MPK 21, as it's called, was designed by Frank Gehry and is connected to his earlier MPK 20.


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