The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the winners of the 2018 ASLA Professional Awards – 25 recipients in 6 categories.
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The Student Union was at one time the thriving heart of Pratt's renowned Brooklyn campus. For the last 20 years, the proud 1887 masonry structure has not been upgraded and its spaces were no longer relevant for an arts institution. In the spirit of revitalizing this once loved student center,...
Facebook has released a short film about the newest building on its campus in Menlo Park, California. MPK 21, as it's called, was designed by Frank Gehry and is connected to his earlier MPK 20.
David Adjaye and Rem Koolhaas are among the speakers that will headline the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) taking place in Amsterdam in November.
Matter to Matter, an interactive installation by designer Arthur Analts that invites visitors to draw on a wall covered with condensation, is a highlight of Latvia's contribution to the 2018 London Design Biennale, taking place at Somerset House until 23 September.
DesignIntelligence (DI), the Atlanta-based company "dedicated to the business success of organizations in architecture, engineering, construction and design," has released the results of its annual survey of thousands of architects, academics and students that determines the best...
The always inventive Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD), under Achim Menges at the University of Stuttgart, has released details on its Cyber Physical Macro Materials project, which "demonstrates a tangible vision of a new dynamic (and intelligent) architecture for...
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Four years after Martino Stierli was named the Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York – he took over the post from his predecessor, Barry Bergdoll, one year later, in 2015 – we finally see a major exhibition from the...
The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), formerly known as the Chicago Architecture Foundation, opens today, August 31, which Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proclaimed as "Chicago Architecture Day."
Time magazine's first annual list of "100 destinations to experience right now" is chock full of contemporary architecture. Is this a sign of the lasting "Bilbao effect" or the influence of Instagram?
Located in the Laurentians’ mountainous countryside, in the province of Quebec, this modern addition is not the typical garage. Over the peaceful Lake Deauville, this minimalist wood volume stands out from the surrounding green mountains.
Griffin Enright Architects
Luxe Lakes Villas is a community of 58 new residences situated on an island in a new semi-urban community in Chengdu, China.
Amos Rex, a subterranean art museum designed by JKMM Architects, opens on Thursday, August 30th, at Helsinki's Lasipalatsi Square.
Trevor McIvor Architect
Resting on a rolling field, this modern rural country home outside Toronto was inspired by the stone walls that were used to separate farmer’s fields.
It's late August, which means it's time for Burning Man, the week-long "temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance" in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. Curator Nora Atkinson gives a TED Talk about "why art thrives at Burning...
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The Hotel Hubertus is located in Valdaora, at the foot of the famous ski and hiking area Kronplatz in the Puster Valley at an altitude of about 1350 m. The new 25 m long pool, functioning as a connector between old and new, underlines the essence of this comprehensive renovation and renewal project.
The Danish Architecture Center (DAC) launches a podcast series, The Architecture City, with a conversation about BLOX, the new building in Copenhagen by OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture that houses the DAC among numerous other functions.
Budapest's Hello Wood has revived its POP-UP Park for the second straight year. Now in a more colorful iteration, the temporary installation revives Városháza Park, an underused public space next to City Hall in the architecture studio's hometown.
A special "relax center" that serves as an hour hotel was a really unusual brief and a big challenge – as well as the given underground space with no windows. The main issues were to avoid vulgarity while meeting all the specific requirements of such a hotel, how to create...
Located in the breathtaking Faroese landscape, the 750m2 green roofed town hall of Eysturkommuna completely merges with nature. The town hall bridges the river in the village of Norðragøta.
The Miller Hull Partnership
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Along with the Space Needle, Pike Place Market is one of the must-see attractions for first-time visitors to Seattle, Washington. Famous for its fish slingers and being one of the longest continuously operating markets in the United States, Pike Place Market expanded recently with...
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Mario Botta grew up at the base of Monte Generoso and used to climb to the summit, camping there overnight to watch the sunrise. Some six decades later, the world-famous architect has capped the summit with a restaurant, a flower-like design that alternates stone and glass.
Nissen Wentzlaff Architekten
The auditorium is part of a group of buildings in the central park of Roche Kaiseraugst site. The space program includes a visitor center as well as two small auditoriums, each with about 100 seats, and a main auditorium with 450 seats.
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 Caroline Bos of Amsterdam's UNStudio.
A jury has selected five towers as finalists in the International Highrise Award 2018, which will be presented by the City of Frankfurt/Main together with Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) and DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale in early November.
The Oslo Council has blocked artist Bjarne Melgaard's attempt to build his "death house" and atelier, designed by Snøhetta, near the site of Edvard Munch's studio.
A new film from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel features an interview with architect Anne Lacaton, one half of the award-winning Parisian firm Lacaton + Vassal.
Ahead of his exhibition at the Noguchi Museum in Queens, Spanish sculptor Jorge Palacios has installed Link in a pedestrian triangle next to Madison Square Park in Manhattan. The bulbous wood sculpture sits proudly between the Flatiron and the Empire State Building.
meier + associés architectes
The scheme for the planned new Sion media library has a very strong visual relationship with the surrounding architectural heritage. The contemporary element inserted between the two existing buildings provides a free-flowing link for access to both.
The paintings of Thomas Kinkade – the Painter of LightTM – and icons of modern residential architecture by the likes of Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Frank Gehry would seem to be an incompatible mix. But in the hands of @robyniko, a series of Kinkade + Modernism...
PLANE—SITE, with archipinion, has produced a series of 90-second videos that feature interviews with the curators of four pavilions at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale: France, Germany, the Nordic countries, and the United States.
NADAAA, John Wardle Architects
The new Tanderrum Pedestrian Bridge linking Birrarung Marr with the Melbourne Park sports precinct creates a major new arrival address for Melbourne Park. The bridge serves as a major pedestrian entrance point during the Australian Open.
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Artist Matthew Mazzotta appears obsessed with transforming vernacular through dynamic interventions, something we discovered back in 2014 with "Open House," an abandoned house in rural Alabama that...
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British artist Alex Chinneck has turned a 1960s office building slated for demolition in Ashford, England, into a surprising and humorous piece of art by "unzipping" the facade and allowing passersby to peer inside.
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The Hyatt Foundation appointed Justice Stephen Breyer, one of eight judges currently on the U.S. Supreme Court, as Chair of the Pritzker Architecture Prize jury. His announcement comes after Australian architect Glenn Murcutt stepped down from the Prize jury.