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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the nine projects that are the 2019 recipients of its annual Institute Honor Awards for Architecture. John Hill


Works
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La Barque is a hyperactive family’s peaceful shelter. Located on the shores of Lake Ouareau in Saint-Donat, the house was inspired by the owners’ love for the northern landscapes. ACDF Architecture


Specials
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This year, DOMOTEX – the world's leading trade fair for floor coverings – took place from 11 to 14 January. From Sonia Wedell-Castellano, Global Director DOMOTEX, we wanted to know more about the strengths and future of DOMOTEX. 10 questions from Thomas Geuder. Thomas Geuder


Headlines
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Elizabeth Diller, a founding partner of New York's Diller Scofidio + Renfro, has been named by Architects' Journal and The Architectural Review the winner of the 2019 Jane Drew Prize, which recognizes an architectural designer who "has raised the profile of women in... John Hill


Reviews
3 weeks ago

The newest building on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) is a dramatic departure from the school's glass-and-steel buildings designed last century by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. ETFE cushions cover the upper section of the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and... John Ronan Architects

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Number
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Temperature required to save the 100 year old stone pillars in the transformation of the former Law Court on Strand Road in Yangon, Myanmar, into a luxury hotel: -50ºC René Ammann


Products
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WOHA's Oasia Hotel Downtown in Singapore is a striking, 27-story tower we've featured numerous times in our Magazine. Here we take a look at the elevated, open-air swimming pools designed by Patricia Urquiola, who also handled the hotel's interior design. John Hill


Found
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The Swiss duo of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron have donated materials "representing nine innovative built and unbuilt projects developed and realized between 1994 and 2018" to New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). John Hill


Headlines
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The Vancouver Art Gallery has released renderings of the final design for the institution's new gallery building, to be named the Chan Centre for the Visual Arts after a $40 million gift from the Chan Family. John Hill


Headlines
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BuzzFeed News has posted renderings of a proposed tower from 2015 that, if built, would have been called Trump Tower Moscow and become the tallest skyscraper in Europe. John Hill


Works
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The demolition and reconstruction of 615 student lodgings works at three scales: the campus, the buildings, the lodging. Its ambition is to create an active and welcoming place to live, where each resident can appropriate their own space. ppa • architectures + Scalene + AFA


Insight
4 weeks ago

It’s all about efficiency. Efficient and streamlined were oft-repeated words in the presentation Joseph Marshall and Brian Hores of Flansburgh Architects gave at the John Hill


Specials
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At Heimtextil 2019, the focus of the extended range of contract textiles geared to architects was on acoustically effective fabrics. Martina Metzner


Works
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This two-story, 212-square-meter apartment sits in a reinforced concrete building in Hiroshima, Japan. It features a generous terrace designed with Toshiya Ogino. Keisuke Maeda / UID


Headlines
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Three months after being selected to design the new Centre for Music near the Barbican, Diller Scofidio + Renfro's design for a site currently occupied by the Museum of London has been unveiled. John Hill


Reviews
4 weeks ago

The food truck boom continues: Food Truck Nation contends it is a $2 billion industry in the US, while Denver, Colorado, has nearly 600 food trucks -- one for every 1,200 residents. The Sol Coffee Mobile Espresso Bar in nearby Longmont addresses one aspect of food trucks lost in the hype: the... Hyperlocal Workshop

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Number
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Number of "new" megacities like Baghdad, Luanda, and Xi'an expected to have populations above 10 million by the year 2035: 15 René Ammann


Found
1 month ago

Thanks to generous donations and a partnership with Arizona State University (ASU), Roden Crater – the work of celestial land art James Turrell has been shaping in Arizona's Painted Desert for four decades – may open to the public by 2024. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Proposals from five teams for the $8.5 billion expansion of O'Hare International Airport (ORD) have been unveiled. The designs focus on a new terminal that would replace the existing Terminal 2. John Hill


Works
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The LocHal is a new, world-class urban living room for Tilburg in an iconic former locomotive shed of the Dutch National Railways. It houses the Midden-Brabant Library, the cultural institutions Kunstloc and Brabant C and the co-working spaces of Seats2meet. Mecanoo


Insight
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Europe has a new center: Istanbul Airport. In the 19th century major train stations were celebrated as "cathedrals of traffic." Thus the new mega-airports in the Middle East could be called "mosques of... Ulf Meyer


Headlines
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The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the 40 shortlisted works selected by the jury for the 2019 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. John Hill


Film
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Chris Downey, a San Francisco-based his architect who lost his sight at the age of 45 after an operation, spoke with 60 Minutes about his decision to remain in the profession and how he designs for other blind people. John Hill


Headlines
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Mithun and Hodgetts + Fung have announced a merger that will turn the latter's Los Angeles office into Mithun | Hodgetts + Fung and "[complement] Mithun’s 170-member staff in Seattle and San Francisco." John Hill


Works
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The owner of this property came to Hoedemaker Pfeiffer looking for a personal retreat inspired by a treasured stone and wood home lost to fire decades earlier in the hills of Appalachia. Hoedemaker Pfeiffer


Reviews
1 month ago

Like a glowing gem amidst its dark industrial surroundings, the Lighthouse Office stands out as something special. Designed and built by L.A.'s Knowhow Shop as an office space adjacent to their workshop, the small structure can be moved about the yard or even to another site, if needed. The... Knowhow Shop LLC

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Number
1 month ago

Number of days Walter Chrysler, the founder of Chrysler company who gave the name to the Chrysler Building in New York City put on sale recently, René Ammann


Headlines
1 month ago

Chicago's Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture has won the design competition for the Shimao Shenzhen Longgang master plan and its associated tower, Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Center, which will reach approximately 700 meters (2,300 feet). John Hill


Products
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The Eco Brooklyn Show House is a traditional brick rowhouse with a difference: it's fronted by a living wall. Completed late last year, the Eco Brooklyn Living Wall hopes to set a precedent for the facades of residential buildings in the borough of Brooklyn – and beyond.... John Hill


Works
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Located in southern China's Guangdong province, on the Zhu Jiang (Pearl River) estuary, the LN Garden is part of the Nansha Seaside Park. 3LHD


Works
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Built on a former industrial site of Esch-sur-Alzette, the campus of the University of Luxemburg Faculty of Sciences is laid out over the remains of the old steelworks, dominated by its blast furnaces. Inessa Hansch Architecte


Headlines
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Empty of its penguins since 2004, the London Zoo's Grade I-listed Penguin Pool, designed by Berthold Lubetkin and engineered by Ove Arup in the early 1930s, is hearing calls for its demolition — from none other than Lubetkin's daughter. John Hill


Film
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Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" consists of interviews with eleven architects heading firms based in Italy and the Netherlands. Here we highlight Marco Casamonti, a founding partner of Italy's Archea Associati. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that the Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery in London, designed by Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates (VSBA) and completed in 1991, is the latest recipient of its Twenty-five Year Award. John Hill


Found
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A 15-square-meter trailer resembling the workshop wing of the famous Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany, will travel from Dessau to Berlin and beyond in 2019 to celebrate the Bauhaus centennial and invite people "to question the complex heritage of modernity." John Hill


Works
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Situated opposite the old medieval market squarein the Santa Caterina neighborhood, the new project posits a change of use for the existing office building: Barcelona Edition hotel, operated by Ian Schrager, creator in the 1970s of New York’s iconic Studio 54. OAB Ferrater & Partners


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