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Insight
3 weeks ago

Holger Kleine’s book The Drama of Space aims to help a general audience, not just architects, understand the effects that spaces have on people. By analyzing buildings through drama, the book is also, so argues Georg Windeck, a discourse on architecture's receptiveness to other... Georg Windeck


Headlines
3 weeks ago

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Sir David Adjaye is the 2021 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal, which recognizes architects who have had significant influence "either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture." John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that it has "no option but to press pause" on its prestigious Stirling Prize and other awards for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. John Hill


Works
3 weeks ago

Music in its many different forms plays an essential role in Latvian culture, lending communities distinct identities and serving as an important source of civic pride. The new music school and concert hall is the centerpiece of the long-term program of urban rejuvenation in the Baltic port of... haascookzemmrich STUDIO2050


Headlines
3 weeks ago

To celebrate its 150th anniversary, Hennessy X.O is releasing a limited run of 150 numbered decanters featuring a crinkled sleeve of 24 carat gold-dipped bronze designed by architect Frank Gehry. John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

Named for the first Black partner at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), the new award will support BIPOC undergraduate students enrolled in architecture and related programs in the United States. John Hill


Works
3 weeks ago

MEETT is not an architectural intervention, but an urban machine. Both monumental in its scale and subtle in its overall impact, it will be a new gateway to Toulouse. OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture


Reviews
3 weeks ago

The Hollyhock sits in the midst of an urban landscape that is typical of Phoenix and Scottsdale: streets lined with single-family houses and the occasional gated community. But with its townhouses oriented about a community commons. The Hollyhock is a departure from the norm. Studio Ma... Studio Ma

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Insight
3 weeks ago

Beyond all the scandals, the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt (BER) promises to achieve what architecture is supposed to achieve. The airport is scheduled to open at the end of October. Falk Jaeger


Number
4 weeks ago

Share of embodied carbon cut by not installing a suspended ceiling in an office building, according to the UK Green Building... René Ammann


Film
1 month ago

Construction has wrapped on Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen, the bowl-shaped building in Rotterdam designed by MVRDV. Although the building won't open to the public until fall 2021, a walkthrough animation reveals the depot's inner workings.


Headlines
1 month ago

The hyperrealistic renderings of Peter Zumthor's design for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) that were recently made public focus on the gallery spaces that sit behind the glass walls of the curving plan. John Hill


Found
1 month ago

Renderings of Adjaye Associates' design of the Princeton University Art Museum's new building have been revealed. Slated to open in 2024, the new building aims to embody "flexibility, openness and connectivity to break down barriers to participation and invite entry by all." John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The City of Frankfurt/Main, the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), and the DekaBank have announced the five finalists for the biennial International Highrise Award (IHA). John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the twelve finalists, culled from 43 shortlisted projects, competing for the third biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). Four winners will be announced in early October. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the nine finalists, culled from 22 shortlisted projects, competing for the inaugural Asia Edition of the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). Three winners will be announced in early October. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and American Library Association have announced the winners of the 2020 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. John Hill


Works
1 month ago

After winning a competition to design the first theater in Pingshan, a new district in the municipality of Shenzhen, OPEN had the opportunity to take a critical look at the past development of theaters in China, and to explore new possibilities for the future. OPEN Architecture


Works
1 month ago

The Indian Himalayas, a steep mountain landscape through which the sacred Ganges River meanders, is a nature that supersedes all human construction. For the development of the hotel complex Taj Rishikesh, it was this modesty in face of the grandiosity of the place that guided our... yh2


Film
1 month ago

With many buildings unable to open for this year's Open House weekend in London (September 19-20), Open City commissioned Stephenson / Bishop to create 30 short films that give viewers tours of some of the city's most unique places. John Hill


Reviews
1 month ago

Two years after the firm's McDonald’s Chicago Flagship signaled a new green direction for the fast-food giant, Ross Barney Architects has completed a flagship McDonald's at Walt Disney World... Ross Barney Architects

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Number
1 month ago

Price of a container home built in Puerto Rico that includes two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen cabinets, security windows and... René Ammann


Headlines
1 month ago

In a unanimous vote, the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation has selected Snøhetta to design a presidential library dedicated to the 26th President of the United States, to be located in Medora, North Dakota. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

As part of the Architecture + DesignFilm Festival Winnipeg taking place in-person and online September 16-20, the winners of the 2020 ArchiShorts competition have been announced. John Hill


Products
1 month ago

Nature is clearly the star at the aptly named Natu Restaurant at the Goulandris Natural History Museum in Athens. A variety of trees, plants, and herbs combine with stone surfaces and steel furniture to create an oasis that looks even more inviting in the age of coronavirus. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The spiraling He Art Museum (HEM) designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando will open to the public on the first day of October. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

More than twenty years in the making, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, designed by Frank Gehry, is being formally dedicated on September 17 and opening to the public one day later. John Hill


Works
1 month ago

In a beachside residential area of Herzliya, TEO (the Theodor Herzl Center for culture, art, and content) comes into view as a distinct single-story building, eminently lower than the neighborhood’s enclosed private mansions. The freestanding TEO opens up a wide panorama toward the west—the... A. Lerman Architects


Headlines
1 month ago

On September 14, developers SL Green and Hines, with architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, cut the ribbon on One Vanderbilt, which at 1,401 feet (427m) is the tallest office building in Midtown Manhattan. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Brazilian architect, who will turn 92 in October, has donated around 10,000 items spanning his 65-year career to the Casa da Arquitectura in Matosinhos, Porto. John Hill


Found
1 month ago

For the first time — and for good reason, given COVID-19 — the annual Bartlett Summer Show is taking place exclusively in a digital environment. The online exhibition presents the work of more than 700 students in an immersive environment that is a lot of fun to browse. John Hill


Number
1 month ago

Amount the heirs of Cambodia’s most important architect, Vann Molyvann, are asking for his 4-bedroom home in Phnom Penh: $7 million René Ammann


Found
1 month ago

The Line is a "micro-budget" structure designed by Sacramento design practice REgroup that was installed in rural California late last year. The 75-foot-long white surface marks a place in the landscape that can be used for weddings, performances, and other events. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Monopol reports that Peter Zumthor will be the subject of a new film by Wim Wenders, the German filmmaker who made Buena Vista Social Club and a documentary about dance choreographer Pina Bausch. John Hill


Insight
1 month ago

Although The Disquieted Muses: When La Biennale di Venezia Meets History opened to the public on August 29, restricted travel during the coronavirus pandemic makes seeing non-local exhibitions difficult. In turn, World-Architects editor John Hill, based in New York, took a remote glance... John Hill


Film
1 month ago

VernissageTV visits the inaugural Biennale Bregaglia in Bergell, Switzerland, where artists from all over the country have installed artworks that sometimes interact directly with the historical landscapes and buildings. John Hill


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