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The Hyatt Foundation appointed Justice Stephen Breyer, one of eight judges currently on the U.S. Supreme Court, as Chair of the Pritzker Architecture Prize jury. His announcement comes after Australian architect Glenn Murcutt stepped down from the Prize jury.
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Earlier this month the Sandy Hook Permanent Memorial Commission selected the winning design in a competition for a permanent memorial that will honor the 26 children and adults who died as a result of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012.
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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 Nanne de Ru of Rotterdam's Powerhouse Company.
University College Dublin (UCD) and Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) have announced that the team led by New York's Steven Holl Architects has won the two-stage Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition.
The six finalists for the third Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) were announced earlier this week at an event in Detroit, Michigan. Founded by the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in 2014, The Americas Prize awards "the best architectural work in the Americas realized...
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has designated the AT&T Building, designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee in the early 1980s, as a city landmark. LPC described the building, later known as Sony Plaza and now 550 Madison Avenue, "as an icon of the...
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The firm of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron has been selected to expand the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Swiss architects will work with New York's Beyer Blinder Belle on the school's "significant transformation."
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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 Francine Houben of Delft's Mecanoo.
The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the six shortlisted buildings for the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize, aka "the UK's best new building."
The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, opened to the public last month. Located in the center of Nîmes, opposite the famous 2,000-year-old Roman Arena, the Museum of Romanity presents the city's extensive archaeological collection.
French architect Christian de Portzamparc has been named a recipient of the Japan Art Association’s 2018 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award, one of the world's most prestigious awards for architects and other artists.
A new statement from the Glasgow School of Art documents the dismantling of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece damaged in a fire last month, while the Guardian quotes the GSA director's determination to rebuild.
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 Jacob van Rijs of Rotterdam's MVRDV.
Alireza Taghaboni, founder of Tehran's nextoffice, has been named the inaugural winner of the Royal Academy Dorfman Award, "honoring an international talent that represents the future of architecture."
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Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf brings the lush, naturalistic landscapes of the famed Dutch planting designer to the big screen. World-Architects editor John Hill caught a screening in New York last month when Oudolf and director Thomas Piper were in attendance.
University College Dublin and Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed the designs from the six shortlisted teams in the Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition.
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the 536-strong shortlist for the 2018 WAF Awards, which will be decided at the RAI Amsterdam over the course of three days in November. The shortlist is broken down into 34 award categories and includes projects from 81 countries.
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 Christiaanse of Rotterdam's KCAP Architects&Planners.
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A new lobby installation designed by James Carpenter Design Associates enlivens the lobby of a twelve-year-old office tower in Chicago's West Loop. The combination of stainless steel mesh and LED lighting rightfully earns it the name Suspended Light Veils.
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.
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 who stole the show.
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