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A seminar at the American Institute of Architects' Conference on Architecture last week addressed the controversy surrounding the decision of the jury to not award a 2018 Twenty-five Year Award, the AIA's highest honor for an individual project.
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2 days ago
Last night, the three-day AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 opened in New York City, culminating in a keynote at Radio City Music Hall headlined by architect David Adjaye. But it was Whitney M. Young Jr. award winner Tamara Eagle Bull that stole the show.
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Today the Serpentine Galleries opened Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Barrels and The Mastaba 1958–2018, a major exhibition accompanied by The London Mastaba, a floating sculpture in Hyde Park's Serpentine Lake.
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1 week ago
A fire over the weekend destroyed much of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece at the Glasgow School of Art, just as the school was wrapping up restorations following a 2014 fire that destroyed the landmark building's library.
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To wrap up our coverage (in English, at least) of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, we take a look at ten of the best national participations in the Giardini, Arsenale, and elsewhere.
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1 week ago
Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" launches today. The project, which exhibited at CANactions International Architecture Festival 2018, features interviews with eleven architecture firms based in Italy and the...
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The 2018 Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, the 18th and youngest architect to be selected for the annual pavilion in London's Kensington Gardens, opens to the public on Friday.
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1 week ago
The 2018 Gold Medal, the highest honor of the Australian Institute of Architects -- given to "architects who have designed or executed buildings of high merit, produced work of great distinction resulting in the advancement of architecture or endowed the profession of architecture in a...
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2 weeks ago
The Asplund Pavilion, designed by architects Francesco Magnani and Traudy Pelzel of Italy's MAP studio, is the cornerstone of the first Pavilion of the Holy See at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Covered in ALPI wood surfaces inside and out, the small pavilion was inspired by...
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Sleeping Beauty, an exhibition on the occasion of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia draws attention to Frei Otto's Multihalle, a pavilion built in Mannheim for the 1975 Bundesgartenschau (National Garden Show) that nows sits unused.
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RCR Arquitectes — the 2017 Pritzker Prize-winning trio of Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta — are the subject of the Catalan pavilion, a collateral event at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, in what is billed as "not an architecture exhibition."
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2 weeks ago
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the eleven winners in three categories for its 2018 Small Project Awards, which "recognize small project practitioners for the high quality of their work and to promote excellence in small project design."
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The Czech and Slovak Pavilions at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice is the setting for UNES-CO (United Nations Real Life Organization), a fictitious company founded by artist Kateřina Šeda that draws attention to the impact the UNESCO World Heritage List has on cities.
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2 weeks ago
Six shortlisted schemes for the second Dulwich Pavilion, a temporary outdoor visitor welcome space within the historic grounds of Dulwich Picture Gallery to be opened in summer 2019, have been unveiled and are on display at the Gallery where visitors can vote on the winner.
Film
2 weeks ago
A new film from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel probes filmmaker Ila Bêka about the documentaries of Bêka & Lemoine, which have carved a notable niche in the realm of architecture films by focusing on the people who use buildings rather than on...
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2 weeks ago
Arts South Australia and Malcolm Reading Consultants have announced that the team led by New York's Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Adelaide's Woods Bagot has won the competition for the new Adelaide Contemporary.
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3 weeks ago
The Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) has unveiled the design for the Southern California museum’s new building by Morphosis Architects, the firm of Pritzker Prize winner Thom Mayne.
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One of the highlights of this year's Venice Architecture Biennale is the first Holy See Pavilion. Curated by Francesco Dal Co, Vatican Chapels consists of ten chapels and an exhibition pavilion location on a wooded corner of the island of San Giorgio Maggiore.
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3 weeks ago
Chicago's Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named the Oasia Downtown Hotel designed by Singapore's WOHA as the "2018 Best Tall Building Worldwide."
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3 weeks ago
The Japan Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale displays 42 drawing projects under the theme Architectural Ethnography, with the intention "to develop and deepen the discussion about life and architecture, the role of architecture [and] our society in the future."
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3 weeks ago
French architect Odile Decq spoke with PLANE—SITE in the last video of a series produced for the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
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3 weeks ago
With three of four prizes in FREESPACE, the 16th International Exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, being given to displays of large photographs, the question arises: has architectural photography displaced drawings and models to become the mode for...
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3 weeks ago
A new short film from NOWNESS directed by Adinah Dancyger speaks with Catalan architect, educator, and curator Eva Franch i Gilabert and follows her around the streets of New York City as she expounds on the multifaceted roles of architecture and describes herself as a "midwife"...
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Facing Gaia, an installation designed by Studio Libeskind, was unveiled in Giardini Marinaressa during the preview of the Venice Architecture Biennale last week. Part of the Time Space Existence exhibition, the rectilinear column punctured by an amorphous aperture was built with...
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4 weeks ago
As one of four awards given to exhibitors in FREESPACE, Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura and his firm Souto Moura – Arquitectos have won the Golden Lion for the best participant in the 16th International Architecture Exhibition with Vol de Jour, two...
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Switzerland's Svizzera 240: House Tour exhibition has won the Golden Lion for Best National Participation at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. It is the first time the Swiss Pavilion has won the prestigious award.
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Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, have described the buildings of the Biennale as active participants in the exhibition. In the Central Pavilion in the Giardini, they peeled back layers of historical additions to reveal the skylights...
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As part of the opening of the Dutch Pavilion's Work, Body, Leisure exhibit in the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, this afternoon architecture historian and theorist Beatriz Colomina held Bed-In Interviews: a four-hour non-stop interview marathon echoing the...
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1 month ago
In a short film from PLANE—SITE, Biennale curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara explain their position behind the
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1 month ago
The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the twelve finalists, culled from forty shortlisted projects, competing for the second biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). Four winners will be announced in late June and celebrated at a ceremony in Venice in...
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In addition to the two FREESPACES in the Corderie, Biennale curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have used other parts of the impressive Arsenale building to express the theme of...
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Two spaces in the Arsenale's Corderie serve to embody the FREESPACE theme developed by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition.
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World-Architects has arrived in Venice for the Vernissage of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, directed by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Dublin's Grafton Architects under the theme FREESPACE.
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Balkrishna Doshi gave his 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate lecture, “Paths Uncharted,” last night at the University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design. Watch a video of his lecture here.
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1 month ago
The Tippet Rise Art Center has commissioned architect Francis Kéré to design a permanent pavilion that will open on the art center's 10,260 acres in Montana in summer 2019.
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1 month ago
Artist Jill Magid's The Proposal tells the story of architect Luis Barragán's professional archive, currently held by the non-profit Barragan Foundation in Switzerland, and the artist's attempt to return it to Mexico. World-Architects editor John Hill attended a...
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