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Architect Peter Barber, known for the design of affordable housing in London, is the fifth recipient of the Soane Medal, which has been awarded annually by the Sir John Soane’s Museum since 2017. John Hill


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4 weeks ago

Reports this week indicate that the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIMA) is reversing course and will not preserve the dormitories designed by Louis I. Kahn and completed in 1974. John Hill


Found
1 month ago

Three floors of the New Museum in New York City are devoted to artist Theaster Gates. Young Lords and Their Traces is the first American museum survey exhibition on an artist known for a diverse output that embraces sculpture, painting, video, performance, historical archives, and even... John Hill


Works
1 month ago

Amidst the pandemic, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration opened its remarkable public space, the Chao Phraya Sky Park (CPSP). Left abandoned for almost 40 years, the halted infrastructure project has now been given a second life as the newest Bangkok landmark, and the nation's first... Kotchakorn Voraakhom


Insight
1 month ago

Reflective Nostalgia is an exhibition at Aedes Architecture Forum that presents the work of Neri&Hu, the Shanghai firm (with studios in London, Paris, and Milan) of Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu. Ulf Meyer visited the Berlin gallery and sent us his impressions. Ulf Meyer


Film
1 month ago

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with architect Kim Herforth Nielsen of Copenhagen's 3XN about Quay Quarter Tower, the recipient of the International... John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

As announced by the City of Frankfurt am Main, the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), and DekaBank, 3XN's Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney, Australia, is the "world’s most innovative high-rise" for 2022/23. John Hill


Reviews
1 month ago

The sculptural off-white exterior of the Health Futures Center on Arizona State University's innovation campus is striking but also functionally responsive to the desert climate, as explained in this short interview with CO Architects, the Los Angeles firm that designed the building with... CO Architects

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Number
1 month ago

Size of the planned Ellinikon urban development in Athens, where one million trees will be planted and the tallest building in Greece will be built on the site of... John Hill


Insight
1 month ago

The award-winning book Swissness Applied focuses its attention on New Glarus, the tiny Wisconsin town whose downtown buildings draw tourists through facades that exude Swissness. World-Architects editor John Hill delved into the book by Nicole McIntosh and Jonathan Louie of Architecture... John Hill


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1 month ago

OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture has released renderings of Harajuku Quest, a commercial and cultural center that just started construction on Tokyo's fashionable Omotesando, not far... John Hill


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On display on the campus of Rice University in Houston until December 17, 2022, Rana Begum's No.1187 Mesh and No. 1193 Mesh are colorful mesh sculptures meant to "push the material and conceptual possibilities of public artwork." John Hill


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1 month ago

Ennead Architects has released renderings of its competition-winning design for Wuxi Art Museum, proposed for Shangxianhe Wetland Park in the port city of Wuxi, China. John Hill


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1 month ago

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, has announced that Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and Selldorf Architects will modernize the building's interior and plaza. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

Psyche and Aeon Video have shared Dream City: More, Better, Sooner, the 2016 short film by artist Alice May Williams, coinciding with the completion of the transformation of the Battersea Power... John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

At 310 meters to its tip, Varso Tower, designed by Foster + Partners and engineered by Buro Happold, is now the tallest tower in the European Union. Ulf Meyer


Reviews
1 month ago

Big Marsh Park is a nearly 300-acre natural and recreational space on Chicago's Southeast Side, on land that was once an active industrial property. While industry has given way to hiking trails, BMX courses, and picnic grounds, the Ford Calumet Environmental Center — an architectural anchor... Valerio Dewalt Train

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Number
1 month ago

Estimated cost of Burj Zanzibar (Zanzibar Tower), the 70-story residential high-rise with 266 units proposed for Fumba Town on the semi-autonomous... René Ammann


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Works
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Seduced by the photographic narration illustrating the projects of Studio Jean Verville, two admirable eccentrics, passionate about art and Italian design of the 80s, invited him to design their refuge in the forest. The objective is to host their daily lives with a whimsical energy, a... Studio Jean Verville architectes


Headlines
1 month ago

The philosopher and sociologist Bruno Latour died on October 9 at the age of 75. His life’s work gave important impetus to architecture. In the context of the climate crisis, his idea of a political ecology also points to the future of architecture and urban planning. Stefan Kurath


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This year's iteration of The Cultural Landscape Foundation's annual Landslide report and exhibition focuses on threatened and at-risk landscapes designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr., and his successor firms, not coincidentally on the bicentennial of his birth. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Social critic Mike Davis, best known for chronicling the dark side of sunny Los Angeles, died on October 25 at his home in San Diego from complications related to esophageal cancer. He was 76. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has revealed renderings of its competition-winning design for a large sports complex for Hangzhou's Future Science and Technology Cultural District. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

N*thing is Possible has been on display at the National Design Centre since Singapore Design Week in September. The asterisk in the title invites visitors to take "a journey to zero waste" with hospitality brand Potato Head, who curated the exhibition with OMA and Shinji Takagi. A short... John Hill


Works
1 month ago

Rose Apartments provides a home to young adults who “term out” — as they say when they turn 18 years old and are forced to leave a youth facility — and who would otherwise be living on the street. Brooks + Scarpa Architects


Insight
1 month ago

The sixth Lisbon Architecture Triennale is dedicated to the theme "Terra." It is about nothing less than the future of our planet. The many projects showcased in several exhibitions are groundbreaking for the future of architecture. Susanna Koeberle


Reviews
1 month ago

Limestone surfaces lend some privacy to this modern two-story house in Dallas, Texas. Once inside, though, the house opens itself up to the garden through large glass walls. Architect Jason Erik Smith of smitharc architecture + interiors answered a few questions about the Southwestern... smitharc architecture + interiors

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Headlines
1 month ago

University of California Santa Barbara has released updated visuals of the proposed Munger Hall, the dormitory unveiled in November 2021 to protests over the lack of windows in most bedrooms. John Hill


Number
1 month ago

Number of rich countries, including Australia, Canada, Norway, and the United States, in which house prices are now falling: 9 René Ammann


Headlines
1 month ago

The transformation of the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts (AMFA), designed by Chicago's Studio Gang with Little Rock's Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects, is nearly complete, with an opening date of April 22, 2023, recently announced. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Ten winners have been announced in 14th iteration of the International DAM Architectural Book Award, given jointly by the Frankfurt Book Fair and the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM). John Hill


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1 month ago

In Praise of Caves, now on display at The Noguchi Museum in New York City, presents projects by four Mexican artist–architects that explore "how humanity might reconnect with the essential happiness of living in concert with nature." Serpents, not just caves, are in abundance. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

Museum of Modern Art curator Martino Stierli has pulled Amie Siegel's The Architects from the museum's archive, putting the 33-minute film on display in the third-floor architecture gallery until January 2, 2023. John Hill


Insight
1 month ago

World-Architects editor John Hill recently visited the studio of Dattner Architects in Midtown Manhattan, talking with partner Daniel Heuberger about some projects the firm is working on and looking around the office they moved in to earlier this year. John Hill


Reviews
1 month ago

Architecturally, many of the buildings in the Miami Design District scream for attention through colors, forms, and materials. RoyalByckovas's contribution to the area is an element of calm, with dark vertical fins facing 41 Street. Architects Ethan Royal and Ruslanas Byckovas answered a few... RoyalByckovas

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Headlines
1 month ago

World-Architects stopped by Beyond Territories – Made . Make . Making, the traveling exhibition that celebrates the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. John Hill


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