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Insight
on 10/12/16

Housing Cairo: The Informal Response, edited by Marc Angélil and Charlotte Malterre-Barthes, was published earlier this year by Berlin-based publisher Ruby Press. Recently it won a Fiona Shipwright


Insight
on 10/3/16

Earlier this year World-Architects met with Zurich-based interior designer Karsten Schmidt, an expert in the world of hospitality. We got a tour of one of his recent projects, the John Hill


Insight
on 9/22/16

Baubotanik, “Living Plant Construction,” is an artificial word – composed of the German words “Bau” (construction) and “Botanik” (botany) – and a method of constructing living buildings with living plants. We spoke with Ferdinand Ludwig, who has... Katinka Corts


Insight
on 9/9/16

Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. To track progress on the rebuilding efforts, we present 15 pieces – built and in-progress – on the 16-acre site. John Hill


Insight
on 8/15/16

Great Britain’s architecture scene regrets Brexit. Does that include all architects? No, a single prominent representative of the profession regards the withdrawal from the EU as a great opportunity – for the full development of entrepreneurial creativity. Oliver Pohlisch


Insight
on 7/11/16

In the third and final segment of our three-part survey of the major components of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, here are a seven of the Collateral Events and Special Projects that World-Architects visited in Venice. John Hill


Insight
on 6/27/16

The shock over the unexpected outcome of the EU Referendum sits deep in the British architecture scene. This can be seen in first reactions from different British offices, which also employ a large number of nationals from other EU countries. Now their future is uncertain. Oliver Pohlisch


Insight
on 6/24/16

Three years after a 2013 visit to the Office for Metropolitan Architecture's (OMA) New York office to speak with partner Shohei Shigematsu, World-Architects editor John Hill returned to 180 Varick Street to... John Hill


Insight
on 6/9/16

In the second part of our three-part look at the major components of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, here are a dozen of our favorite National Pavilions from the 65 found in the Giardini, the Arsenale, and beyond. John Hill


Insight
on 5/30/16

Our first of three features on the three main components of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale – the Reporting from the Front exhibition, the National Pavilions, and the Collateral Events – focuses on Alejandro Aravena's contribution, Reporting from the... John Hill


Insight
on 5/18/16

One of the highlights of the Vectorworks Design Summit that took place in Chicago from April 25th to 27th was a talk by Simonetta Cenci, partner at 5+1AA Architectures: "Architectural Competitions: From Sketch to BIM." John Hill


Insight
on 5/16/16

World-Architects got a peek at the exhibition Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist on display at the Jewish Museum in New York City until 18 September 2016. John Hill


Insight
on 5/10/16

As part of the Vectorworks Design Summit that took place in Chicago from April 25th to 27th, Kyle Fiddelke, Principal at The Office of James Burnett (OJB), presented "Integrating Technology while Designing for the Public," focusing on the nearby Park at Lakeshore East. John Hill


Insight
on 5/2/16

Last week Eva Franch i Gilabert, Chief Curator and Executive Director of the Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, gave the keynote address at the Vectorworks Design... John Hill


Insight
on 4/13/16

WOHA's GARDEN CITY | MEGA CITY exhibition is on display at the Skyscraper Museum in New York City from 23 March until 4 September 2016. World-Architects editor John Hill got an opening-day tour from WOHA partners Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell and filed this report. John Hill


Insight
on 3/30/16

Light+Building, the internationally most important trade fair for lighting and building services technologies is over. We have found many new things, discovered several unexpected products, missed expected solutions and, every now and then, we also learned something new. Our trade fair... Thomas Geuder


Insight
on 3/21/16

A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond opened to the public at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on Sunday, March 13, running until Monday, July 4. World-Architects visited the exhibition to file this review. John Hill


Insight
on 3/3/16

In her new book, The Inspired Lansdcape, landscape architect Susan Cohen explores the creative process of 21 leading international landscape architects. Here we present an excerpt from the book and highlight just a few of the projects found in its pages. John Hill


Insight
on 2/19/16

Andreas Schulz ranks among the leading masterminds in the field of lighting design. Prior to the upcoming Light+Building trade fair, we asked him for a short interview on the developments and changes in his industry. A practice-oriented conversation. Thomas Geuder


Insight
on 2/3/16

The extension to the Swiss National Museum in Zurich has been completed. At the end of last month the new wing, of exposed concrete, was opened for viewing for the first time. Jenny Keller


Insight
on 1/25/16

What does the selection of Alejandro Aravena as the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate mean for the future of "architecture's Nobel"? World-Architects ponders the question and offers a handful of nominations for future Pritzker Prize juries to consider. John Hill


Insight
on 1/11/16

On Sunday, the exhibition Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie, closed at the National Academy Museum in New York. World-Architects eMagazine Editor in Chief John Hill visited the exhibition on the 2015 AIA Gold Medal winner and filed this report. John Hill


Insight
on 12/14/15

For our last Insight feature of 2015, World-Architects looks back – month-by-month, and week-by-week – at some of the headlines, projects, competitions, features and products of the last year, while we glance ahead to some projects slated for completion in 2016. John Hill


Insight
on 12/7/15

In Ulf Meyer's previous article, "Architecture of a Thousand Pinpricks," the tone was deliberately polemical. So does Germany really have reason to envy other countries... Ulf Meyer


Insight
on 11/21/15

Developers’ architecture, a crisis in ecological construction, misunderstood modernism, no stars – what are the concerns shaping contemporary German architecture at the moment? A polemic. Ulf Meyer


Insight
on 11/9/15

Last week the eighth annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) was held in Singapore, when more than thirty projects were given awards and the "super jury" crowned the World Building of the Year. John Hill


Insight
on 10/26/15

It's the last half of 2015 and the monograph – long bemoaned to be on the way out – is alive and well, as witnessed by these dozen recently published (or soon-to-be-published) monographs on World-Architects member firms.   John Hill


Insight
on 10/12/15

The inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial opened to the public on 3 October 2015, running until 3 January 2016. Under the direction of curators Joseph Grima and Sarah Herda, the Biennial takes a look at "The State of the Art of Architecture" through more than 100 participating... John Hill


Insight
on 9/28/15

To parse just what it is that creates the distinctive architecture of Barcelona and the Catalan region, architect and Cities Connection Project co-director Xavier Bustos presents three snapshots in three categories of architectural production: education, cultural initiatives, and awards. Xavier Bustos


Insight
on 9/11/15

Diller Scofidio + Renfro recently completed the McMurtry Building for the Department of Art & Art History at Stanford University. Writer Fred Bernstein got a tour of the building from Charles Renfro and filed this report for World-Architects. Fred Bernstein


Insight
on 8/31/15

With last week's announcement of the international search for an architect to design the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago, we take a look at 20 libraries designed by World-Architects member firms since 2004, the year of the striking Clinton Presidential Library designed by ennead architects. John Hill


Insight
on 8/17/15

At World-Architects we are big fans of art with an architectural twist, so we decided to focus on some artists who look to architecture and building as subjects for their paintings, sculptures, photographs, installations and films. John Hill


Insight
on 7/6/15

The third and last leg of the exhibition Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio opened at the Cooper Hewitt in New York on 24 June, running until 3 January 2016. eMagazine Editor in Chief John Hill got a look at the exhibition and filed this report. John Hill


Insight
on 6/22/15

With a growing awareness of the environmental benefits of solid wood over steel and concrete construction, more and more buildings this century are being constructed out of wood. With over twenty case studies in Joseph Mayo's new book, Solid Wood, World-Architects spoke with the... John Hill


Insight
on 6/8/15

The London Festival of Architecture takes place throughout the month of June under the theme Work in Progress. We highlight ten of the installations, exhibitions, and events happening as part of the LFA. John Hill


Insight
on 5/25/15

Memorial Day Weekend saw the opening of a two-block stretch of the Chicago Riverwalk, one of the most anticipated projects in the midwestern city. The riverwalk is designed by Ross Barney Architects (with Sasaki Associates), which World-Architects recently visited. John Hill


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