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Driven by lack of space, the Gerrit Rietveld Academie and Sandberg Instituut ordered the construction of a complementary third building on its grounds, opposite the building designed by Gerrit Rietveld and next to the expansion by Benthem & Crouwel. The resulting campus provides this... Fedlev led by Paulien Bremmer, in collaboration with Hootsmans architects


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Klaus Littmann's FOR FOREST - The Unending Attraction of Nature has taken over the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria, supplanting football matches until the end of October. John Hill


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Estimated number of the 2.4 million eviction cases filed in the United States in 2016 (the latest data available via The Eviction Lab) that were completed: 900,000 René Ammann


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Artist Assaf Evron will be taking over windows on three floors of the Esplanade Apartments, which were designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Chicago in the 1950s, with a photo collage of an Israeli mountain range. John Hill


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Six years after Steven Holl Architects was selected to design an addition to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, the REACH, as the expansion is known, opens to the public. John Hill


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Snøhetta completes Powerhouse Brattørkaia – the world’s northernmost energy-positive building. "Energy-positive buildings are the buildings of the future," says Snøhetta's Kjetil Trædal Thorsen. "The mantra of the design industry should not be 'form follows function' but 'form follows... Snøhetta


Film
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A new short film from Seeker dives into the design and construction of AI SpaceFactory's MARSHA prototype, which won the NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge earlier this year. Although designed for Mars,... John Hill


Headlines
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The LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has announced the five nine-member juries — one each for the five regions — for the 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction, which will be decided next year. John Hill


Products
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The Interlock, a new five-story mixed-use building in London's Fitzrovia neighborhood, features a brick facade that was designed by Bureau de Change Architects to appear "of uncertain heritage: simultaneously historic and contemporary, familiar yet foreign." John Hill


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NYC-and-Costa Rica-based ​Taller KEN​ ​has designed a new 4,850-square-foot store for​ ​Hija de Tigre​, a locally-owned-and-operated women’s clothing retailer, in Escazú, a hip, upscale suburb of San José, Costa Rica. Taller KEN


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Dutch architecture firm KAAN Architecten, together with French office PRANLAS-DESCOURS architect & associates (PDAA), present the new Chambre de Métiers et de l'Artisanat (CMA) Hauts-De-France in Lille (France). The winning entry of an international competition for Eurartisanat campus,... KAAN Architecten, PRANLAS-DESCOURS architect & associates


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China has a variety of natural landscapes ranging from dry sandy deserts to tropical islands and snow-capped mountains. Little by little, places are discovered and then developed so as to be suitable for tourism projects. Depending on the location or concept, large infrastructures or exclusive... Eduard Kögel

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Share of land on Colombia's Pacific coast – 14.8 million acres, larger than Croatia – that has been communally owned since 1993 to benefit the region’s mainly Afro-Colombian residents: 60% René Ammann


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From the outside, the function of the Viking Pavilion added to Portland State University's renovated Stott Center makes itself known: The arena's stadium seating is expressed in a wood wall facing the campus green space. Woofter Architecture answered a few questions about the project. Woofter Architecture

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Naturalis is the national research institute for biodiversity dating from 1820 which was founded by King Willem I in Leiden, The Netherlands. The institute with a long and rich history experienced an exponential growth in the last decade which led to an urgent necessity to renovate. Neutelings Riedijk


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Six projects have been announced as winners of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The winners, ranging from the revitalization of a World Heritage site in Bahrain to a wetland center in the UAE, will split the $1 million USD prize. John Hill


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At the heart of MOCO’s art ecosystem, the Hôtel des Collections plays an active role in redefining Montpellier as a cultural metropolis with international ambitions. The architectural studio PCA-STREAM relies on its non-formalist architectural approach, rejecting gratuitous spectacular... PCA-STREAM


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Singapore's WOHA has been selected by the Urban Redevelopment Authority to design the Singapore Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, which will open to the public in October 2020. John Hill


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The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) has unveiled three conceptual master plans — by Copenhagen's Dorte Mandrup and Diller Scofidio + Renfro and WEISS/MANFREDI, both from New York — that reimagine the world-famous La Brea Tar Pits. John Hill


Headlines
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Heatherwick Studio has unveiled renderings for its first project to be built in Japan, a "gigantic planted pergola" that just started construction in Tokyo's Minato City. John Hill


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The new van Hasselt Centre at Cranleigh School in Surrey, England, was designed by Allies and Morrison with timber facades and a hybrid structure of steel and wood that includes LVL (laminated veneer lumber) floors and roofs by Metsä Wood. John Hill


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Although Ashes & Diamonds is a young winery, having opened in Napa, California, in 2017, the design of its tasting room and production facility harkens back to the state's mid-century modern architecture. Bestor Architecture answered a few questions about their standout design. Bestor Architecture

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World-Architects held its annual pow-wow last week, when our international team of curators, editors, and programmers converged on Zurich for two days of meetings, talks, and other activities. On Friday we got a peek at Tanzhaus Zurich, whose extension by Barozzi/Veiga opens on the weekend of... John Hill


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Share of government revenues in Hong Kong coming from land sales: 27% René Ammann


Works
2 months ago

Building on the success of last year, the International Garden Festival, in collaboration with the Museum of Civilization in Quebec City, renewed this summer the installation Roof Line Garden by Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster. Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster


Headlines
2 months ago

An Italian court has ruled that architect Santiago Calatrava must pay €78,000 to the city of Venice for "negligence" in his design of the Ponte della Costituzione. John Hill


Works
2 months ago

This is a semi-propositional experimental underground development. The ground level must be spared for public space, while the underground level may be used as creative office and public service facilities. NODE (Nansha Original DEsign)


Film
2 months ago

A new short film from PLANE—SITE reveals the playful design process of Colombian architect Giancarlo Mazzanti, head of Bogotá's El Equipo Mazzanti. John Hill


Insight
2 months ago

The use of robots for construction is no longer a completely new idea. For more than a decade now, intensive research has been carried out in this area. But so far only a few procedures and products have made it to market. One of them is Elias Baumgarten


Reviews
2 months ago

This century, micro breweries are big business. Trailbend Taproom, which occupies the ground floor of the new three-story Klotski Building in Seattle's industrial Ballard area, boasts 42 taps by local, national, and international microbreweries. Graham Baba Architects designed both Klotski and... Graham Baba Architects

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2 months ago

Number of buildings in New York City that sit in flood zones and have a combined worth of $129 billion: 72,000 René Ammann


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The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced that Copenhagen's Henning Larsen Architects is this year's recipient of "Europe's Highest Award for Architecture." John Hill


Reviews
2 months ago

A "floating" wall is the most distinctive feature in KEN Architects' design of a house in Hohu, Yamaguchi Prefecture. Far from arbitrary, the wall relates to the public/private nature of the garden behind it, as architect Kenichi Kohmura explains in response to a few of our questions. KEN Architects

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2 months ago

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has announced a new biennial international landscape architecture prize that will confer a $100,000 USD award on "a living practitioner, collaborative or team for their creative, courageous, and visionary work in the field of landscape architecture." John Hill


Reviews
2 months ago

This house, located a few hours north of New York City, takes its name from the pond it sits upon and looks across. Following the pond's edge, the house's curved form also relates to the sun overhead. Dean / Wolf Architects answered a few questions about Ephemeral Edge. Dean / Wolf Architects

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2 months ago

Colorado's Aspen Institute has announced the establishment of the Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies, which will be dedicated to the career of the prolific Bauhaus designer who moved to Aspen in the 1940s. John Hill


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