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The Victoria & Albert Museum has announced it will be opening V&A Dundee in Scotland on Saturday 15 September 2018. Accompanying the announcement were some photographs of the Kengo Kuma-designed building.
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The real estate mantra of "location, location, location" is particularly important for hotels, which position themselves for the convenience of travelers. The Hotel Tivoli in Aachen is located appropriately on a busy, four-lane thoroughfare, a site that gave CROSS Architecture the...
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Amazon announced today that is has narrowed down the list of cities vying to be home to its second North American headquarters from 238 to 20.
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Although work on the Marina One complex wrapped up last year, it was officially opened this week by Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, and Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak.
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This year, for the first time, the Vatican will be participating in the Venice Architecture Biennale. The inaugural Holy See pavilion will exhibit ten small chapels designed by ten invited architects.
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The great New York architect Richard Meier spoke with PLANE—SITE in the fourth video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
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For our first Insight feature of 2018 we take a look at 18 buildings set to be completed by the end of the year.
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The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2018 AIA Institute Honor Awards: nine awards in architecture, five awards in interior architecture, and three awards in regional and urban design.
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In the overnight hours of January 10, demolition crews bulldozed the building at 341 Central Avenue in Whitefish, Montana, that Frank Lloyd Wright designed as a medical clinic in 1958.
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Neave Brown, the pioneering architect of modern social housing and the 2018 recipient of RIBA's Royal Gold Medal, died from cancer on Tuesday at the age of 88.
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The Obama Foundation has released updated renderings and model views of the Obama Presidential Center, planned for a 20-acre site in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side.
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Last night the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANY) announced the winners of the 2018 Design Awards in four categories – Architecture, Interiors, Projects, and Urban Design – plus a Best in Competition winner.
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For the first time in the prize's history, the American Institute of Architects will not be awarding a Twenty-five Year Award.
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The aptly named Brock Commons Tallwood House – currently the world's tallest mass timber tower – opened on the University of British Columbia's Point Grey campus in July 2017. The building, designed by Acton Ostry Architects, delivers on the promise of mass timber and aspires...
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Apple's plan for a global flagship store at Melbourne's Federation Square, unveiled last month, is being met by opposition, due in part to the proposed plan's demolition of one of the buildings in the 15-year-old project.
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The Oslo Architecture Triennale has announced the chief curators for OAT 2019, which will investigate "a potential architecture of degrowth" under the theme Common Future.
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In 2017 the Building of the Week feature on American-Architects presented nearly fifty buildings located in the United States. To bring this year's feature to a close, we are holding a Building of the Year poll – with just a few mouse clicks you can vote for your favorite building.
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Renzo Piano speaks with Louisiana Channel's Marc-Christoph Wagner about what influenced him to become an architect, what he learns when traveling, the importance of drawing, how he and his team work at the Renzo Piano Building Workshop, and what remains for the great architect.
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Atlanta's John C. Portman, Jr., pioneer of the modern atrium hotel, died on Friday, 29 December 2017 at the age of 93.
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Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto has been hired by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, to transform the lobby inside its Gordon Bunshaft-designed building -- the first cohesive redesign in the museum's 42-year history.
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This year's holiday graphic – an architectural analogy – depicts a jellyfish floating in a sea of blue. What recently completed building does it bring to mind?
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The Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) has announced highlights from its new acquisitions, including drawings of Peter Salter's recently completed townhouses on Walmer Road in West London.
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The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art has posted a 45-minute interview with Bjarke Ingels, titled "Different Angles," that traces the Danish architect's career from childhood to such recent projects as VIA 57 West in Manhattan.
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Budapest's Hello Wood has created a handful of wooden Christmas trees in London, Vienna, and cities in Hungary, three of which are made of firewood that will be given to families in need for heating during the cold winter months.
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For our last Insight feature of 2017, World-Architects looks back – month-by-month and week-by-week – at the most important headlines, projects, competitions, features and products we featured in the last twelve months.
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Take a peek at the U.S. Embassy London at 33 Nine Elms Lane. The building was designed by KieranTimberlake and will open for business on 16 January 2018.
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Twenty years ago, Richard Meier's Getty Center opened to the public on a hilltop overlooking Los Angeles. The institution is celebrating its anniversary with an exhibition of photographs taken just before the project's completion.
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Japanese architect Kengo Kuma spoke with PLANE—SITE in the third video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced a 62-strong longlist for its second biennial RIBA International Prize.
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The American Institute of Architects has announced that Minneapolis, Minnesota's Snow Kreilich Architects is the recipient of the 2018 AIA Architecture Firm Award, which "recognizes a practice that consistently has produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years."
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Stefano Boeri Architetti, architect of the award-winning Bosco Verticale in Milan, has created a short film that draws attention to the role of trees in mitigating climate change, released to coincide with the announcement of next year's inaugural World Forum on Urban Forests.
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New York architect James Stewart Polshek has been named by the American Institute of Architects as the recipient of the AIA Gold Medal, which is given to "an individual or pair of architects whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of...
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Migliore+Servetto Architects has completed a two-part installation for the Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo, a two-year-old tower on the edge of Turin's historic town center designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
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BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group's VIA 57 West, on Manhattan's West Side, has won the Emporis Skyscraper Award, having been judged the the best skyscraper completed in 2016.
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As part of the 2017 World Architecture Festival in Berlin last month, PLANE—SITE hosted a panel discussion, "The Scenography of Space," on the subject of concert halls. Short films by PLANE—SITE sparked conversations among the panel of designers.
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The Vectorworks Design Summit 2017 took place in September in Baltimore, where World-Architects served as an Exclusive Media Partner and took in three days of keynotes, learning, and networking. Here we highlight a
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