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Headlines
on 11/9/23

COOKFOX Architects is designing the new Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music (BSACAM) at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, as a mass-timber structure covered in weathering steel. John Hill


Reviews
on 11/9/23

In China, everyone knows the saying “In heaven there is paradise, on earth there is Suzhou and Hangzhou”. In Suzhou, the many historic gardens and the old city centre with its whitewashed buildings and grey roofs along the canals have been protected for fifty years. New high-rise districts... Eduard Kögel

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Found
on 11/9/23

Ma Yansong: Landscapes in Motion opened in late September at the Shenzhen Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning (MoCAUP) in Shenzhen, China, presenting a retrospective of MAD’s... John Hill


Specials
on 11/9/23

Acoustics, lighting, and indoor climate are important factors in office planning, says Katrin Jacobs from the architectural firm HENN. However, the well-being of the people who will use the spaces always takes center stage in any room planning. That's why a detailed analysis in the... Thomas Geuder


Specials
on 11/9/23

Robi Wache, from the Stuttgart-based office Robi Wache Architekten, believes that the office is no longer just a place of work but primarily a platform for social exchange and building interpersonal relationships. Therefore, he emphasizes the importance of a flexible design for both... Thomas Geuder


Headlines
on 11/8/23

Construction of the tower designed by David Chipperfield Architects for a site near Hamburg's Elbe bridges was interrupted at the end of October. An investor's financial difficulties are the cause — a solution has yet to be determined. Manuel Pestalozzi


Reviews
on 11/7/23

The Interactive Learning Pavilion opened at the University of California, Santa Barbara earlier this year as the campus's first new building dedicated to classroom space in more than fifty years. Partner Stephen Van Dyck and the team of architects at LMN Architects answered a few questions... LMN Architects

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Film
on 11/7/23

Vox Media explores the prevalence of brutalist concrete buildings on university campuses across the United States, speaking with University of Massachusetts professor Timothy M. Rohan, author of The Architecture of Paul Rudolph, to dig into the phenomenon — and many people's hatred... John Hill


Found
on 11/6/23

What significance does the work of the late Austrian architect Hans Hollein have for a younger generation of architects? The Architekturzentrum Wien (Az W) is juxtaposing Hollein's projects with the designs of fifteen European firms in Hollein Calling: Architectural Dialogues, a major... Elias Baumgarten


Number
on 11/6/23

Number of skyscrapers in London’s “City Cluster” area that are either under... René Ammann


Headlines
on 11/6/23

A year ahead of its fall 2024 opening, World-Architects got a hard-hat tour of Longwood Reimagined, the transformation of Longwood Gardens, the renowned botanical garden west of Philadelphia, being carried out by John Hill


Headlines
on 11/3/23

During a special event held at the Royal Academy of Arts on the evening of November 2, Mexican architect Gabriela Carrillo was awarded the RA Dorfman Award, which “champions architecture from around the world that looks forward to the future of architecture and architectural practice.” John Hill


Headlines
on 11/2/23

Neoplus Sixten Inc., the curators of the Japan-Architects platform, have posted photographs from their visit to Tenjincho Place, an apartment building in Tokyo's Bunkyō ward designed by Hiroyuki Ito Architects with a stunning teardrop-shaped courtyard in its center. John Hill


Insight
on 11/1/23

While Tom Kundig was designing Chicken Point Cabin in Northern Idaho in 2003, the opportunity arose to explore opening up buildings with moving parts, something that became a recurring and instantly recognizable theme of his buildings. A captivating photo of the front wall of the house lifted... Vladimir Belogolovsky


Film
on 10/31/23

Nyasha Harper Michon, an architect and self-described “archtivist” spoke with the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel at WomenMakeTheCity in Amsterdam in October, explaining how designing with “archtivism” leads to less elitist, more inclusive built environments. John Hill


Reviews
on 10/30/23

Two weeks ago we featured the first mass timber condominium in New York City (Timber House), and this week we have another building in Brooklyn that boasts another first: the first single-family residence... Schiller Projects

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Found
on 10/30/23

Generation Proxima: Emerging Environmental Practices in Portuguese Architecture, curated by Pedro Gadanho, is now on display at AIA New York's Center for Architecture. World-Architects stopped by recently to learn about the seven architecture studios that are “extending Earth's lifespan... John Hill


Number
on 10/30/23

Estimated time the office-to-residential conversion of the empty 22-story, triangular-shaped Flatiron Building in New York City, which sold for $161 million (€152m)... René Ammann


Headlines
on 10/27/23

Anthony Vidler, architectural historian and former dean of the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at The Cooper Union, died on October 19 at the age of 82. And on October 25 artist Robert Irwin, known for site-specific, architectural interventions, died at the age of 95. John Hill


Products
on 10/27/23

The Learning Architecture for Learners is a new building at Tokyo Gakugei University that is part of the Explayground Project. It was designed by VUILD, the studio headed by Koki Akiyoshi that specializes in digital fabrication. Here we present a report on the project from Japan-Architects. VUILD, Neoplus Sixten Inc.


Headlines
on 10/25/23

During its international conference in Singapore last week, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) named the Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney, Australia, the 2023 Best Tall Building Worldwide. It is the 3XN-designed tower's third major award in less than twelve months. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/24/23

Eight months after Britain's Supreme Court ruled in favor of the residents of Neo Bankside, whose apartments sit next to a 10th-floor observation deck at Tate Modern, it's been determined the Tate will restrict access on that level, putting “an end to the nuisance.” John Hill


Film
on 10/24/23

A new video from Architectural Digest delves into something fans of architecture and cinema have long appreciated: the prevalence of ultra-modern houses as the lairs of villains in Hollywood movies. John Hill


Reviews
on 10/23/23

Rotterdam's MVRDV is one of four architecture firms in the “collaborative design cohort” designing different parts of Mission Rock, a new neighborhood in San... MVRDV

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Number
on 10/23/23

Minimum number of birds that were killed on a single day in October, when they collided with a single Chicago building,... René Ammann


Insight
on 10/23/23

A new exhibition and companion book draws attention to experimental approaches in intervening in existing buildings and spaces by architects from Flanders and Brussels. World-Architects looks in the pages of As Found: Experiments in Preservation to see what lessons it offers architects... John Hill


Headlines
on 10/20/23

The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the winner of the 27th RIBA Stirling Prize: Mæ's John Morden Centre, which provides social and medical facilities for residents of Morgan College, a 300-year-old residential and nursing facility in Blackheath, London. John Hill


Film
on 10/19/23

The latest video at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel features an interview with artist Rachel Whiteread, who won the Turner Prize in 1993 — the first time a woman won the prize — for House, the concrete cast of an old Victorian house. John Hill


Found
on 10/19/23

The Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) and Frankfurt Book Fair have announced the winners of 2023 DAM Architectural Book Award, selecting the ten best architecture books from 245 submissions from 102 publishers. John Hill


Works
on 10/18/23

Aviva Studios, the home of Factory International designed by OMA partner Ellen van Loon, opened to the public on October 18 with Free Your Mind, a specially made retelling of The Matrix through the eyes of Danny Boyle. OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture


Headlines
on 10/18/23

Canadian architect, educator, and theorist George Baird died in Toronto on October 17, 2023, at the age of 84. His death was announced by the University of Toronto John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, where he formerly served as dean. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/17/23

Chinese landscape architect Kongjian Yu is the winner of the 2023 Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize, the biennial $100,000 award organized by The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF). John Hill


Reviews
on 10/16/23

Although the benefits of buildings structured by timber are well-known by architects and others involved in design and construction, the rollout of mass timber buildings in urban areas like New York City has been slow, at best. So it was just last year that the first mass-timber condominium in... MESH Architectures

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Headlines
on 10/16/23

Construction has begun on Torch Tower in Tokyo. Designed by Sou Fujimoto and Yuko Nagayama, the tower will be 390 meters (1,280 feet) when complete in 2028, making it the Japan's tallest building. John Hill


Number
on 10/16/23

Estimated net worth of Hafeez Contractor, India’s richest architect and... René Ammann


Headlines
on 10/13/23

A list of 362 works nominated for the 2024 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture / Mies van der Rohe Awards (EUmies Awards) has been released by the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe. John Hill


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