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Headlines
on 6/4/19

"Controversial" architect Stanley Tigerman, arguably the most important late-20th-century architect in Chicago, has died at the age of 88. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/3/19

Four years after architect Michael Graves died at the age of 80, the Princeton University Art Museum has acquired nearly 5,000 drawings from the estate of the famous Postmodernist who lived and worked in Princeton, New Jersey, for decades. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/30/19

The onePULSE Foundation, the nonprofit established "to create a sanctuary of hope" following the 2016 Pulse Nightclub tragedy, has announced the six teams shortlisted in the two-stage competition to design the future National Pulse Memorial and Museum. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/29/19

One month after a fire destroyed the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris and an architecture competition was announced for its replacement, a bill approved by the French Senate would effectively nullify the competition. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/28/19

OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture has wrapped up the residential complex at 121 East 22nd Street, the firm's first ground-up building in Manhattan. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/28/19

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the three works of "socially transformative architecture" in the running for the 2019 RAIC International Prize. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/24/19

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has announced the full list of more than 80 contributors to the 2019 exhibition, titled ...and other such stories under artistic director Yesomi Umolu. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/23/19

Five decades after it first opened to the public, and 18 years after it closed, Eero Saarinen's TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport in New York City has reopened as the TWA Hotel. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/22/19

The Swiss architecture firm headed by the Pritzker Prize-winning duo of Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron has been selected to design a new $105 million building for the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, Tennessee. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/17/19

I.M. Pei, best known for the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in DC and the Louvre Pyramid in Paris, died early Thursday at his home in Manhattan a few weeks after his 102nd birthday. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/15/19

The Statue of Liberty Museum, which broke ground in October 2016, opens to the public on May 16, 2019 on Liberty Island. The 26,000-sf building offers three galleries, the famous statue's original torch, and an accessible green roof. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/14/19

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY) have announced the five finalists in the Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC competition. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/14/19

After a public presentation on Monday, May 13, at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London, an international jury named Boonserm Premthada, founder of Bangkok Project Studio, winner of the 2019 Royal Academy Dorfman Award. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/13/19

This summer, New Story, Icon, and Yves Béhar's Fuseproject will break ground on what they bill as the world's first 3D-printed community, for impoverished families somewhere in Latin America. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/10/19

FutureHAUS — the modular house designed, engineered, and built by faculty and students from Virginia and winner of the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East in Dubai — has been erected in Times Square as part of NYCxDESIGN and John Hill


Headlines
on 5/8/19

During the first week of May, two teams spent 30 hours robotically 3D printing their designs in the final stage of the NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge. After building and testing, New York's AI. SpaceFactory nabbed the $500,000 first-place prize. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/1/19

The National Building Museum in Washington, DC, has released renderings for its sixth annual Summer Block Party installation. Lawn, designed by the LAB at Rockwell Group, will fill the museum's Great Hall as a sloping green surface. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/30/19

eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of the 2019 Skyscraper Competition, with 3 winners and 27 honorable mentions selected from 478 submitted projects. Here we highlight the three winners. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/30/19

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has released new renderings of Peter Zumthor's design of the new building for the museum's permanent collection; the project gained county approval in early April and aims to open in 2023 — ten years after it was unveiled. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/25/19

Twenty projects have been shortlisted for the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, culled from hundreds of projects nominated for the 14th cycle of the prestigious $1 million award. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/24/19

Timed to Earth Day on April 22, New York City has passed the Climate Mobilization Act, what's being called the city's Green New Deal in reference to the Democratic Congress's current attempts to cut carbon emissions and transition to clean energy in the United States. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/22/19

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) have selected ten "projects that meet [COTE's] rigorous criteria for social, economic, and ecological value." John Hill


Headlines
on 4/18/19

Sarah Whiting, dean at Rice University School of Architecture since 2010, will take over the reins at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) from longtime dean Mohsen Mostafavi. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/17/19

Two days after the spire of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame was destroyed in a fire, French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced an international competition will be held for the design of the spire's replacement.


Headlines
on 4/15/19

The Jewel Changi Airport, designed by architect Moshe Safdie, has opened to the public in Singapore. The glass-domed space with shopping, dining, and other amenities boasts the world's largest indoor waterfall. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/15/19

Parisians looked on in horror and grief Monday evening as a fire ripped through Notre-Dame Cathedral and brought down its spire. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/10/19

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved to certify the final environmental impact report for Peter Zumthor's proposed expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). John Hill


Headlines
on 4/10/19

Last weekend the Bauhaus Museum, designed by Heike Hanada, opened to the public in Weimar, Germany. More than 1,000 design and art objects from the founding of the Bauhaus in 1919 to the school's move to Dessau in 1925 can be seen in the museum. John Hill, Katinka Corts


Headlines
on 4/10/19

The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced that Transformation of 530 Dwellings - Grand Parc Bordeaux has won the the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2019. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/8/19

Heritage Victoria has blocked the construction of Apple's flagship store at Melbourne, Australia's Federation Square due to its adverse effect on the nearly 20-year-old square. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/8/19

On Friday, April 5, The Shed opened its doors — and its sliding shell — to the public. The long-awaited building, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Rockwell Group, is the latest piece to be completed as part of the first phase of New York's Hudson Yards development. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/2/19

The Tulip, a 1,000ft (305m) tall "visitor attraction" designed by Foster + Partners for a site next to their earlier "Gherkin" tower in the City of London, has received the first of its necessary approvals. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/29/19

In what's becoming an annual ritual, new renderings of Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's design for the expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) have been released, this time as part of a final environmental impact report.


Headlines
on 3/27/19

The City of Chicago has announced that Studio ORD, the architect team led by Jeanne Gang's eponymous firm, has been selected to design the $8.5 billion expansion of O'Hare International Airport, the busiest U.S. airport. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/27/19

The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel, officially opens to the public on March 28 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/25/19

(Updated 3/27) The Serpentine Gallery, which selected Junya Ishigami + Associates to design this year's Serpentine Pavilion, is being criticized over Ishigami's use of unpaid interns, a practice that runs counter to the UK's policy to pay all employees. John Hill


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