Magazine

Found
on 6/4/14

The World-Architects team has arrived in Venice for the Biennale. Be sure to check in daily, as we'll be posting to the Daily News throughout the week. Pictured is a vaporetto with Irma Boom's graphic treatment for Fundamentals. John Hill


Found
on 5/30/14

Artist Robert Morris's permanent addition to the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, opened on May 22. John Hill


Found
on 5/27/14

If anybody can be described as a sound architect it's Bernhard Leitner, who created "Le Cylindre Sonore" for the Parc de la Villette in Paris. His work is celebrated in an upcoming exhibition at Architekturzentrum Wien (Az W). John Hill


Found
on 5/26/14

Today we are launching Daily News, a new editorial section of World-Architects that, as the name indicates, brings headlines, projects, products and other features to readers on a daily basis. John Hill


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on 5/19/14

The passing of H.R. Giger on May 13 at the age of 74 has prompted us to think of the artist's contribution to films like Alien but also the eponymous bars he designed in his home country of Switzerland. John Hill


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on 5/12/14

Founded by Phyllis Lambert in 1989 as a museum and study center, the Canadian Centre for Architecture has established itself as one of the most important collecting and research institutions focused on architecture in the world. John Hill


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on 5/5/14

Google has teamed up with LEGO to launch Build with Chrome. In addition to creating whatever strikes their fancy in an online virtual environment, builders can place their structures in Google Maps alongside other creations – a true "Land of Legos." John Hill


Found
on 4/28/14

Fujiko Nakaya: Veil, guarantees to make a strong – if fleeting – impact on the iconic heart of the 47-acre Philip Johnson Glass House campus in New Canaan. John Hill


Found
on 4/21/14

The last leg of Lebbeus Woods, Architect, which began in 2013 at SFMOMA and traveled to the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, opened on April 17 at The Drawing Center in New York City. John Hill


Found
on 4/14/14

Cassina's stand at the Salone Internazionale de Mobile in the Rho Fiera was billed as "a sensorial natural habitat" and designed by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, the creator of last year's Serpentine Gallery. John Hill


Found
on 4/7/14

For the third year in a row, The Architectural League of New York and Socrates Sculpture Park have held the Folly competition "that invites emerging architects and designers to propose contemporary interpretations of the architectural folly." This year's winner is SuralArk, a... John Hill


Found
on 3/31/14

Photographer Jordi Bernadó responds to the fact Mies van der Rohe ordered the Barcelona Pavilion to be photographed without doors in his intervention Second Reconstruction. John Hill


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on 3/24/14

Shigeru Ban is the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014 Laureate. John Hill


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on 3/17/14

On March 11 the 2014 Venice Biennale curator Rem Koolhaas expanded upon the theme of Fundamentals and its three interlocking exhibitions: Absorbing Modernity 1914-2014, Elements of Architecture and Monditalia. John Hill


Found
on 3/10/14

Canadian artists Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett have created installations, most notably CLOUD, from old incandescent bulbs. In a similar vein the duo realized NEW MOON for an arts festival in Lexington, Kentucky. NEW MOON is an interactive sculpture that exhibits the moon's phases,... John Hill


Found
on 3/3/14

Photographer Fong Qi Wei's articulated goal is to "'make special' via the medium of photography."  John Hill


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on 2/24/14

If architectural creativity is an indicator, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet should be a favorite in the upcoming Paris municipal election, since she wants to turn a number of "phantom" Metro stations below the streets of Paris into concert halls, nightclubs, swimming pools, and even gardens. John Hill


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on 2/17/14

For the sixth year in a row, Times Square Alliance has installed a three-dimensional heart in New York City's busiest public space for Valentine's Day. Brooklyn's Young Projects won the competition for the 2014 installation with Match-Maker. John Hill


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on 2/10/14

Plans, elevations, sections and details comprise the typically hundreds of drawings needed to make a design understood so it can be built, so it can move from idea to reality. At a time when these drawings are evolving thanks to software and digital fabrication, Annette Spiro and David Ganzoni... John Hill


Found
on 2/3/14

The results of the public voting for the Building of the Year 2013 on American-Architects are in, and the winner is the Glen Oaks Branch Library in New York, designed by Marble Fairbanks. John Hill


Found
on 1/27/14

An exhibition opening at the Institute for Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London next month draws attention to a body of work that has remained unrecognized relative to her male contemporaries. Jane Drew (1911-1996): An Introduction runs from 12 February until 23 March in ICA's Fox... John Hill


Found
on 1/20/14

Due to damage from increasing floods in recent years, Frank Lloyd Wright's 1954 house for Mr. and Mrs. A. Bachman Wilson in Millstone, New Jersey, will be moved to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. John Hill


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on 1/13/14

Federico Babina's "Archibet" is the latest in an obscure but relatively long history of illustrations portraying architecture in alphabet form. John Hill


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on 1/6/14

The "art and design of monumental typography" is the subject and subtitle of Lettering Large, a new book from design educator and prolific author Steven Heller with Mirko Ilić. John Hill


Found
on 12/16/13

Art lovers and the downright curious braved cold temperatures and occasional rain and snow for hours to get short looks at Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrored Room  - The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away, part of her I Who Have Arrived In Heaven exhibition at David Zwirner... John Hill


Found
on 12/9/13

The Architectural Review has announced the winners of the 15th AR+D Awards for Emerging Architects. John Hill


Found
on 12/2/13

The recipients of the 25th Piranesi Awards were announced last week at the conclusion of the Piran Days of Architecture in Slovenia. From the 40 nominated projects culled from 8 countries in the Alpe Adria region and Central Europe, the Piranesi Award was given to Ring Road Bressanone-Varne in... John Hill


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on 11/25/13

Removing the buildings from architectural photography may not seem like something to celebrate in the age of Photoshop, but there is something appealing about the photos of famous buildings hand-cut by Mexican artist Jose Dávila, 90 of them assembled in the new book There But Not. John Hill


Found
on 11/18/13

According to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) in a new interactive infographic, the answer to this Churchill-esque question is: "Yes." The value of architects, per the AIA, lies in how they "can affect the mental and physical health of everyone that comes into... John Hill


Found
on 11/11/13

Artist Greg Shapter has created an installation on the brick party wall of the Domus showroom in Clerkenwell, London, that resembles architect Zaha Hadid. The catch is that "I Am Zaha" can only be grasped fully from one spot, which the artist has marked with an "X" on the... John Hill


Found
on 11/4/13

While many cities around the world are furnished with cookie-cutter bus stops that are often emblazoned with advertising, the village of Krumbach, Austria, is taking a much different approach, inviting seven international architects to design one-of-a-kind shelters. John Hill


Found
on 10/28/13

Most of the participating architects in "Architecture for Dogs" are from Japan—such as Kazuyo Sejima, Toyo Ito, Shigeru Ban, Kengo Kuma, Atelier Bow-Wow, and project director Kenya Hara—so it's fitting that the final leg of the project's world tour takes place at... John Hill


Found
on 10/21/13

Developer Cathedral Group has asked 20 architects and designers to design dolls' houses for the 21st century. Each will be auctioned off next month to raise money for KIDS, a UK charity that helps disabled children and their families. John Hill


Found
on 10/14/13

On Saturday the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that Team Austria, made up of students from the Vienna Institute of Technology, is the winner of the 2013 Solar Decathlon, held at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California.  John Hill


Found
on 10/7/13

On September 28 the Serpentine Gallery in London's Kensington Gardens opened the Sackler Gallery, a new exhibition space and restaurant in a former gunpowder depot about a five-minute walk from the main gallery. Zaha Hadid designed a signature swooping appendage to the 1805 brick building,... John Hill


Found
on 9/30/13

From 27 September to 13 October the Lucerne Festival Ark Nova 2013 Music Festival is taking place in Matsushima, Japan, what organizers call "a city left with memories of the unforgettable earthquakes and tsunamis that struck Japan on March 11, 2011." John Hill


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