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Found
on 6/7/18

RCR Arquitectes — the 2017 Pritzker Prize-winning trio of Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramón Vilalta — are the subject of the Catalan pavilion, a collateral event at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, in what is billed as "not an architecture exhibition." John Hill


Found
on 6/6/18

The Czech and Slovak Pavilions at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice is the setting for UNES-CO (United Nations Real Life Organization), a fictitious company founded by artist Kateřina Šeda that draws attention to the impact the UNESCO World Heritage List has on cities. John Hill


Found
on 6/1/18

One of the highlights of this year's Venice Architecture Biennale is the first Holy See Pavilion. Curated by Francesco Dal Co, Vatican Chapels consists of ten chapels and an exhibition pavilion location on a wooded corner of the island of San Giorgio Maggiore. John Hill


Found
on 5/25/18

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, have described the buildings of the Biennale as active participants in the exhibition. In the Central Pavilion in the Giardini, they peeled back layers of historical additions to reveal the skylights... John Hill


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on 5/24/18

As part of the opening of the Dutch Pavilion's Work, Body, Leisure exhibit in the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, this afternoon architecture historian and theorist Beatriz Colomina held Bed-In Interviews: a four-hour non-stop interview marathon echoing the... John Hill


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on 5/23/18

In addition to the two FREESPACES in the Corderie, Biennale curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have used other parts of the impressive Arsenale building to express the theme of... John Hill


Found
on 5/23/18

Two spaces in the Arsenale's Corderie serve to embody the FREESPACE theme developed by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition. John Hill


Found
on 5/16/18

In just over a week the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale opens to the public. While the exhibition shines a spotlight on an international assemblage of architects in the Arsenale and the national pavilions in the Giardini, the anticipatation also has us thinking about the buildings being... John Hill


Found
on 5/4/18

RIBA's Architecture Gallery at 66 Portland Place in London recently opened Disappear Here: On perspective and other kinds of space, where Sam Jacob Studio explores "how perspective drawing has been applied to the art of building for centuries and used as a tool to... John Hill


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on 5/1/18

The new reception building at Saurierpark (Dinosaur Park) in Bautzen, Germany, was designed by Hamburg's rimpf ARCHITEKTUR to resemble mitosis. John Hill


Found
on 4/27/18

The National Museum of Qatar, set to open in December 2018, has released new images of its readymade icon designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Iwan Baan's photos capture, from near and afar, the blade-like petals inspired by the desert rose and the new building's relationship to Sheikh... John Hill


Found
on 4/20/18

To celebrate Panasonic's 100th anniversary and signal its "new creative philosophy" of addressing "wellbeing, feelings and experiences," the Japanese company created Air Inventions, a mist-filled pavilion that nabbed the Best Technology - Milano Design Award 2018 at... John Hill


Found
on 4/19/18

The world of design is focused on Milan this week. As part of the Salone del Mobile, COS's Open Sky installation doesn't reflect a person's new clothes. Instead it mixes the beauty of the Milanese sky with the historic architecture of the Palazzo Isimbardi. John Hill, Jenny Keller


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on 4/11/18

BowWow Haus London features around 70 custom dog kennels designed by architects, artists and designers to raise funds for charity. Here we highlight a half-dozen kennels made from wood. John Hill


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on 4/5/18

Christo's first major outdoor public artwork in the UK will be a temporary sculpture, The Mastaba, that will float on Serpentine Lake in London's Kensington Gardens this summer. John Hill


Found
on 3/23/18

A new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum highlights some of the experimental art installations that are erected annually as part of the Burning Man festivities in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man also expands beyond the... John Hill


Found
on 3/15/18

Luftwerk, the artistic collaboration of Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero, is more than adept at manipulating light and color. A new solo show at Volume Gallery in Chicago is the impressive result of a decade of the duo's research, experimentation, and installations. John Hill


Found
on 2/28/18

Fisher Brothers, a New York City real estate firm located at 299 Park Avenue, is holding a private ideas competition to reimagine the medians of Park Avenue between 46th and 57th Streets. John Hill


Found
on 2/28/18

Spain's a+t, the publisher of numerous high-quality architecture books on housing and density, has released a deck of cards with 50 floor plans from recent collective housing buildings. John Hill


Found
on 2/23/18

Chicago's 150 North Riverside is a 54-story building designed by Goettsch Partners that opened last year. Gracing its lobby is 150 Media Stream, an installation that displays a rotating selection of digital works by artists. John Hill


Found
on 2/16/18

A new exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY) finds ten artists addressing Robin Evans's classic 1995 work of architectural theory, The Projective Cast: Architecture and Its Three Geometries. John Hill


Found
on 2/9/18

Artist Simon Fujiwara has inserted a full-size replica of the Anne Frank House inside Peter Zumthor's Kunsthaus Bregenz, creating an odd juxtaposition between the traditional Dutch house and the museum's glass-and-concrete box. John Hill


Found
on 2/7/18

Architect Asif Khan has realized a pavilion at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics that is covered with Vantablack VBx2, a "super-black, non-nanotube visible spectrum spray paint coating" that absorbs 99% of visible light. John Hill


Found
on 1/31/18

A new book by Olivier Meystre, Pictures of the Floating Microcosm: New Representations of Japanese Architecture, provides a critique of the design process and representational methods of contemporary Japanese Architects. John Hill


Found
on 1/25/18

An article in the New York Times this week brings to light an unexpected, yet unsurprising, fact: "Many of the country’s top pastry chefs have practiced or studied architecture." John Hill


Found
on 1/19/18

The Victoria & Albert Museum has announced it will be opening V&A Dundee in Scotland on Saturday 15 September 2018. Accompanying the announcement were some photographs of the Kengo Kuma-designed building. John Hill


Found
on 1/10/18

The Obama Foundation has released updated renderings and model views of the Obama Presidential Center, planned for a 20-acre site in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side. John Hill


Found
on 12/17/17

Budapest's Hello Wood has created a handful of wooden Christmas trees in London, Vienna, and cities in Hungary, three of which are made of firewood that will be given to families in need for heating during the cold winter months. John Hill


Headlines
on 12/14/17

Take a peek at the U.S. Embassy London at 33 Nine Elms Lane. The building was designed by KieranTimberlake and will open for business on 16 January 2018. John Hill


Found
on 11/30/17

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has announced that architect Rem Koolhaas will mount an exhibition about the future of the countryside in the Manhattan museum's rotunda in fall 2019. John Hill


Found
on 11/21/17

Over one million people have visited Zaryadye Park, the first public park built in Moscow in fifty years, since it opened a couple months ago. Photographer Iwan Baan has documented the various features of the park designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Hargreaves Associates and Citymakers. John Hill


Found
on 11/20/17

Architects Anna and Eugeni Bach have covered the surfaces of Mies van der Rohe's 1929 Barcelona Pavilion in white vinyl, effectively turning the famous building into a 1:1 scale model of itself. John Hill


Found
on 11/16/17

During Wednesday evening's keynote at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin, architect Matthias Kohler of Gramazio Kohler presented DFAB House, a project now under construction on the campus of Empa and Eawag in Dübendorf, Switzerland. John Hill


Found
on 11/15/17

This year's World Architecture Festival – its tenth anniversary – takes place in Arena Berlin, the same venue as last year. Here are some photos from a quick jaunt around the festival this afternoon. John Hill


Found
on 10/24/17

As part of Bloomberg's new European Headquarters in London designed by Foster + Partners, artist Olafur Eliasson has installed No future is possible without a past into the "Vortex." John Hill


Found
on 10/23/17

As part of Dutch Design Week (DDW), MVRDV and The Why Factory have installed (W)ego  The Future City is Flexible at Marktplein square in Eindhoven. John Hill


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