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Winners in the seven awards and competition programs of the Tamayouz Excellence Award for 2020 have been announced. Established in 2012, the awards draw attention to architecture in Iraq and other parts of the Middle East. John Hill


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London's Design Museum has named the "Teeter-Totter Wall," designed by architects Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello with Colectivo Chopeke, as the Beazley Design of the Year 2020. John Hill


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The Vessel, the 150-foot (45m) tall climbable sculpture designed by Heatherwick Studio for the Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side, has closed indefinitely after a third suicide in less than one year. John Hill


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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has unveiled THE LINE, a "170-kilometer revolution in urban living" that would house one million residents in a string of communities "with zero cars, zero streets and zero carbon emissions." John Hill


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During a virtual symposium held on Monday, January 11, the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the 24 winners in its 2021 AIANY Design Awards. John Hill


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Governor Andrew Cuomo, in his State of the State address on January 11, proposed a $60 million extension of the High Line that would connect the elevated park to the newly opened Moynihan Train Hall two blocks away. John Hill


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Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin is stepping down from the post he held for close to thirty years, leaving the Windy City with no architecture critics at its two main papers, which also includes the Chicago Sun-Times. John Hill


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Designed by LMN Architects, the Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal, linking Whidbey Island to the Seattle-Everett metropolitan area, opened on December 29, the first new ferry terminal in Washington State in more than 40 years. John Hill


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Munich's DETAIL magazine has published around 450 issues since its founding in 1961. It is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with special peeks into its archive, multimedia feedback from readers, and a "big" anniversary issue in June. John Hill


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The Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad (IIMA) has announced plans to raze 14 of the 18 dormitory buildings designed by Louis I. Kahn. The buildings are an integral part of the campus designed by Kahn and completed in 1974. John Hill


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In one of his last official acts as the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump has signed the "Executive Order on Promoting Beautiful Federal Civic Architecture." John Hill


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A team led by Milanese architect Stefano Boeri has designed a temporary pavilion with a flower logo as part of Italy's coronavirus vaccination program. The pavilion expresses the program's campaign slogan: "With a flower, Italy comes back to life." John Hill


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Twelve years in the making, the freestanding building designed by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin for the Kunsthaus Zürich is now complete. The keys were handed over the museum on December 11, with an opening planned for October 2021. John Hill


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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that Edward Mazria, founder and CEO of Architecture 2030, is recipient of the AIA Gold Medal. John Hill


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Point Counterpoint II, a floating concert hall designed by Louis I. Kahn for the American Wind Symphony Orchestra, has found a permanent home on the Delaware River in Kahn's hometown of Philadelphia. John Hill


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A group of architects, designers, educators, and artists is calling on MoMA, Harvard GSD, and other US institutions to remove the name Philip Johnson from any titles or other honorifics due to the architect's "commitment to white supremacy." John Hill


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As announced during an online presentation on December 3, the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London has awarded Dong Mei and Liu Xiaochuan of China's BCKJ Architects the 2020 Royal Academy Dorfman Award. John Hill


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Ten years in the making, The Circle at Zürich Airport, designed by Japanese architect Riken Yamamoto, is now open to the public — in the midst of a pandemic that has seen passenger traffic at the airport reduced by more than 80%. John Hill


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Without a new temporary pavilion this season — the first time in its short history — MPavilion is taking up residency in Parkade Carpark, an architecturally significant parking garage in Melbourne designed by Peter McIntyre. John Hill


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After canceling its 2020 edition, the next iteration of Milan's famous Salone del Mobile furniture fair has been postponed from April until September 2021 to "[guarantee] safety in light of the ongoing pandemic." John Hill


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The team of 3XN, B+H, and Zhubo Design has been selected to design the new Shenzhen Natural History Museum in Shenzhen, China. John Hill


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The principal of Zaha Hadid Architects entered the news this week as a court case over the late Zaha Hadid's estate was decided, and Schumacher's pro-growth comments struck a nerve with other architects. John Hill


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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has announced the establishment of the Emilio Ambasz Institute for the Joint Study of the Built and the Natural Environment, enabled by a gift from the Legacy Emilio Ambasz Foundation (LEAF). John Hill


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The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) has announced that the team led by KPMB Architects has won the international design competition for the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Waterfront Arts District. John Hill


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The Nancy and Rich Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opens on November 21. Designed by Steven Holl Architects, the building completes a campus masterplan a decade in the making.  John Hill


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The National Museum of the United States Army — billed as the first cultural institution to tell the story of the oldest branch of the US military — opened on November 11, Veterans Day. John Hill


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Austria's state of Tyrol has been awarding exemplary buildings every two years since 1996. The winners of the 2020 awards were announced during an award ceremony held online on November 11. John Hill


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The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced that the next European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award will be postponed until 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic. John Hill


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BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won a competition for the Student Center at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, which will replace the nearly 20-year-old Mattin Center designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. John Hill


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The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Ajuntament de Barcelona have announced that Valencian architects Laura Lizondo Sevilla, Débora Domingo Calabuig, and Avelina Prat García have won the second Lilly Reich Grant for Equality in Architecture. John Hill


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The team of Barozzi Veiga, Tab Architects, and Barbara Van Der Wee Architects has won a competition to renovate the Jewish Museum of Belgium in Brussels' Sablon district. John Hill


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Luxury carmaker Aston Martin has unveiled five "exclusive homes" inside 130 William, the residential skyscraper in Lower Manhattan designed by David Adjaye, who has also designed a special edition SUV. John Hill


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November 3 is the beginning of a public inquiry for The Tulip, the 305-meter-tall "visitor attraction" designed by Foster + Partners for a site in the City of London directly next to Foster's earlier 30 St. Mary Axe. John Hill


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Norra Tornen, a two-tower residential project designed by OMA partner Reinier de Graaf for a site in Stockholm's city center, has been named the winner of the biennial International Highrise Award 2020. John Hill


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The Pritzker Architecture Prize has announced that Alejandro Aravena will rejoin and chair the jury, and that Manuela Lucá-Dazio will be the new executive director, taking over for Martha Thorne in March 2021. John Hill


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French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal are the 2020 recipients of the BDA Grand Prize that is given out every three years by the Association of German Architects (BDA). John Hill


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