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Kurz Architects
Works
1 month ago

"Form follows function," one of the strongest mantras of modern architecture, found another tight fit at the new studio premises of SinnerSchrager in Prague.


Headlines
1 month ago

Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, announced on Tuesday, October 23rd that he will be stepping down at the end of the 2018/19 school year, after more than a decade as head of the GSD.


SPF:a
Works
1 month ago

SPF:a was chosen in 2014 for their proposal to create a direct, public connection between two major Long Beach venues: the Long Beach Convention Center and the Long Beach Performing Arts Center.


Headlines
1 month ago

REDBAAL, the Architecture Biennial Network of Latin America, has announced that Teopanzolco Cultural Center, designed by Isaac Broid + PRODUCTORA, has won the 2018 Oscar Niemeyer Award for Latin American Architecture.


ENOTA
Works
1 month ago

Termalija Family Wellness is the latest in the series of projects which we have built at Terme Olimia in the last fifteen years and concludes the complete transformation of the complex from a classic health center built in the 1980s to a modern relaxing thermal spa.


Reviews
1 month ago

The Thousand Islands Lake (Qiandao Hu) was created as an artificial reservoir almost 60 years ago. The water masses drive the Xin’an river hydroelectric station, completed in 1959. The water covered countless villages and an ancient city, which is still well preserved today. The...

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Insight
1 month ago

On August 14th, a section of the Morandi Bridge measuring more than 200 meters long collapsed, killing 43 people and causing several injuries. The bridge in Genoa was one of the 20th century's most exceptional works of Italian engineering. We talked about it with architect Luca Zevi, Vice...


PietriArchitectes
Works
1 month ago

This program, featuring 58 apartments and 2 shops, forms part of the development of the ZAC des Bords du Lac, Quartier Nouvel Aix, an exceptional, 15-hectare site connecting the historic heart of Aix-les-Bains with Lac du Bourget.


Craig Steely Architecture
Reviews
1 month ago

One-story-tall cedar wood walls may seem like the opposite of "good neighbor," but their use in Craig Steely Architecture's intriguingly named Roofless House are born from its neighbors: the blank walls of houses in Atherton, a suburb in California's Silicon Valley. Craig Steely...

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Blouin Tardif Architectes
Works
1 month ago

Located in the heart of the Plateau Mont-Royal district in Montreal, the Monument project explores an architectural orientation that allows the design of bright and open residential spaces in a structure formerly dedicated to manufacturing and warehousing; while ensuring the...


Headlines
1 month ago

The Getty Foundation has announced more than $1.7 million in architectural conservation grants to be given to nearly a dozen significant modern buildings from last century, designed by the likes of Louis I. Kahn and Oscar Niemeyer, as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative.


Number
1 month ago

Year when the term "social design" — the design of relationships, including those that are invisible and intangible ― fully entered the lexicon: 2006


Products
1 month ago

Two new lecture halls on a medical campus outside Stockholm are covered in concrete panels that glow from the inside, thanks to a technique developed by Sweden's Butong.


Found
1 month ago

The state of drawing in architecture is strong, if the winners of the second annual Architecture Drawing Prize are any indication. Winners and commendations have been chosen in three categories: Digital, Hand-drawn, and Hybrid.


Film
1 month ago

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 Cino Zucchi, founder and chief architect of Milan's Cino Zucchi...


Henning Larsen
Works
1 month ago

Just above street level in Hong Kong’s Tseung Kwan O district, sunlight meets the kaleidoscopic façade of the new French International School campus, spilling into the building through windows laid across a grid of 627 multicolored tiles.


Headlines
1 month ago

Reddymade Architecture and Design, the New York firm founded by architect Suchi Reddy, has won the 11th annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition with "X," which will be unveiled in February in time for Valentine's Day.


Headlines
1 month ago

Mecanoo's National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts — also known as Weiwuying after the 116-acre park the building sits within — opened to the public on October 13th in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan..


architectenbureau cepezed
Works
1 month ago

The Graafschap College in  Doetinchem opened a new branch on Sportpark Zuid. Architectenbureau cepezed and cepezedinterieur made the integral design for the modern school building for 700 students in the Sport & Movement and Security & Craftmanship departments.


Hosaka Takeshi Architects
Works
1 month ago

Hosaka Takeshi Architects' House in Kozukue is basically a solid, blue-metal box on the outside, but inside its spaces are full of light and warmth thanks to glass walls, skylights, and an exposed timber structure.


Headlines
1 month ago

Wrightwood 659, a new exhibition space designed by Tadao Ando, opened on October 12th in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, next to a house Ando designed two decades earlier.


Found
1 month ago

Jorge Otero-Pailos, the artist and architectural preservationist known for The Ethics of Dust series, has completed a site-specific installation at New York City Center that celebrates the...


Madeline Carey
Insight
1 month ago

In conjunction with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE, Council of Spanish Architects) and World-Architects.com, World-Architects interviewed CSCAE President Lluís Comerón Graupera.


Number
1 month ago

Length of a bicycle path made of recycled plastic and polypropylene — equivalent to more than 218,000 plastic cups — that recently opened...


Nelson Resende
Works
2 months ago

The building results from the need to create two offices, with possible autonomous use, but allowing an internal connection, so considering the possible merging of the two spaces.


Headlines
2 months ago

Barclay & Crousse Architecture's Edificio E at the University of Piura in Piura, Peru, has won the third biennial Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP). It was announced during a ceremony at the Illinois Institute of Architecture (IIT) in Chicago on 10 October 2018.


Headlines
2 months ago

Foster + Partners' design for the headquarters of Bloomberg, London has won the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK's best new building.


Found
2 months ago

A highlight of Queens International 2018: Volumes (QI 2018), on display at the Queens Museum in New York City until 24 February 2019, is Volumes Cyanotype, a 100-foot-long tablecloth that documents a communal meal with the exhibition’s participating artists.


Film
2 months ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the winners of the 2018 AIA Film Challenge, which invited architects and filmmakers to contribute "stories of architects, civic leaders, and their communities working together toward positive community impact."


Reviews
2 months ago

Amos Rex opened recently in Helsinki as a new type of art museum. Occupying a building from the 1930s and sitting below a well-known plaza, the private art museum makes a statement above ground through five sculpted skylights. Ulf Meyer visited Amos Rex around its August opening and sent us his...

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RAAAF
Works
2 months ago

For centuries the Dutch struggle against the water has united engineers of all kinds. This resulted in groundbreaking experiments and inventions, including the Delta Works that protect the country nowadays. Our intervention Deltawerk // is a tribute to the majesty and seemingly...


Headlines
2 months ago

The fifth annual MPavilion, designed by Carme Pinós of Barcelona's Estudio Carme Pinós, has opened to the public in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens.


Products
2 months ago

Two recent Swiss buildings ― an apartment building in Winterthur and villas at Bürgenstock Resort in Obbürgen ― use Air-Lux sliding wall systems to open up their interiors to the elements and to views of their surroundings.


Number
2 months ago

Number of hotel rooms Ras Al Khaimah, one of the seven Arab Emirates along the Persian Gulf, wants to build to welcome three million guests per year by...


Mix Architecture
Works
2 months ago

In 2017 Mix Architecture was commissioned by Chun Qin Yuan Ecological Farm, north of Yizheng City, for the renovation of a sun shed. The farmer hopes to adjust its function with less input and use the banquet hall as its main function to maximize its benefits.


Headlines
2 months ago

José Esparza Chong Cuy has been named the Executive Director and Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture, taking charge of the New York City institution on the first of November.


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