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Reviews
2 months ago

Cocoon House is the perfect name for this L-shaped house on New York's Long Island: The rounded walls on the more public side of the house are solid, while the glassy, private side is colorful, like a butterfly emerging from its cocoon. Nina Edwards Anker's nea studio sent us some text and... nea studio

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Number
2 months ago

Estimated share of Parasite, directed by Bong Joon Ho, that takes place in the impressive home of a wealthy family designed and built expressly for the film: 60% René Ammann


Insight
2 months ago

A remarkable exhibition at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark – the latest in its “The Architect’s Studio” series – portrays the aspiring architect Tatiana Bilbao: the only woman in the mega-city of Mexico City running her own architectural practice. Ulf Meyer


Headlines
2 months ago

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture has launched its online Student Work Collection database, a free, public website that presents decades of studio projects produced at New York's famed The Cooper Union. John Hill


Headlines
2 months ago

London's Design Museum has announced the winners of the Beazley Designs of the Year: Sameep Padora's Maya Somaiya Library won the Architecture category, while the Beazley Design of the Year 2019 went to the "Anatomy of an AI System" research project.


Works
on 11/21/19

The result of a dynamic partnership between the YMCA of Hamilton|Burlington|Brantford and Wilfrid Laurier University, the Laurier Brantford YMCA revitalizes the City of Brantford as a hub for community health, recreation and wellness.  CannonDesign


Headlines
on 11/21/19

The competition deciding the architect of the extension of Santiago Calatrava's Zurich Stadelhofen from 1990 has wrapped up, and Giuliani Hönger Architekten with Caretta Weidmann have won over Calatrava and... John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


Found
on 11/20/19

Leeza SOHO, a 45-story office tower designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, was completed this week in Beijing's new Fengtai business district. At 194.15 meters, the twisting atrium is the world's tallest, besting Burj Al Arab Jumeirah by nearly 15 meters. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/20/19

Architect Gustav Peichl, born in Vienna in March 1928, died at his home in Grinzing, a district of Vienna, on Sunday, November 17 at the age of 91. John Hill, Falk Jaeger


Film
on 11/20/19

A new trailer for Bêka & Lemoine's ongoing Homo Urbanus series — what the filmmakers call "a huge cinematic odyssey shot in many different cities" — features footage of the floods Venice has been battling recently. John Hill


Works
on 11/19/19

The Pavilion is the starting point of the Festival des Architectures Vives. It aims to inform and inform visitors to guide them in their journey. Waste is More


Film
on 11/19/19

The latest architectural feature from the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel focuses on Balkrishna Doshi, the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner and the subject of a major retrospective at the Vitra Design Museum earlier this year. John Hill


Works
on 11/19/19

During the last three decades, the quiet village of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, known for its longstanding woodcarving tradition, has been a rallying point for artists from various locations around the world. What started as a series of casual encounters in the early 1990s gradually turned into an... Bourgeois / Lechasseur architectes


Headlines
on 11/18/19

Winners in the third annual Architecture Drawing Prize, to be given at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in early December, have been announced. John Hill


Products
on 11/18/19

Immobile sunscreens that are designed for a particular location and aim to amplify and optimize sunlight at certain times of the year rather than simply screening the sun are an integral element in three recent projects designed by John Hill


Reviews
on 11/18/19

Named for the nearby Frio River, this house in Texas Hill Country is broken up into four buildings, giving it the feel of a camp rather than a contemporary dwelling. The forms of the buildings and the materials covering them furthers this impression. Tim Cuppett Architects answered a few... Tim Cuppett Architects

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Number
on 11/17/19

Estimated share buildings contribute to global greenhouse gas emissions: 40% René Ammann


Found
on 11/14/19

A brick pylon that once marked the entrance to Toronto's Galleria Mall has been transformed by artist Thrush Holmes into a colorful, glowing beacon — a gateway to the Galleria on the Park development being built on the site of the mall. John Hill


Works
on 11/14/19

The Villa in the Dutch countryside near Vught gives a contemporary twist to the local farmstead typology. The Villa’s functions are distributed within three distinct volumes, shaped to resemble the vernacular of a small village. Mecanoo


Film
on 11/14/19

Ed Mazria, founder and CEO of Architecture 2030, is profiled in a short film from Redshift by Autodesk, which reveals his path from basketball to architecture to a non-profit aimed at making the built environment "a central part of the solution to the climate crisis" rather than a contributor... John Hill


Headlines
on 11/13/19

On the morning of November 13 the Swarovski Star — designed by architect Daniel Libeskind and made with millions of Swarovski crystals — was raised into position atop the famed Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in... John Hill


Works
on 11/13/19

Criteria such as universal accessibility and parametric design consolidate the Manta Hospital, the third healthcare center designed by PMMT Architecture in Ecuador. PMMT


Headlines
on 11/13/19

The sixth annual MPavilion opens to the public on November 14, with four months of free events before it closes on March 22, 2020. Designed by Glenn Murcutt, the MPavilion coincides with the Pritzker Prize-winning Australian architect's 50th year of practice. John Hill


Film
on 11/12/19

Luftwerk and Iker Gil have taken the laser light show they installed at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona earlier this year and transported it to another Mies masterpiece: the Farnsworth House... John Hill


Insight
on 11/11/19

World-Architects editor John Hill recently visited the studio of Alloy Development in Dumbo, Brooklyn. The firm has been transforming the neighborhood's historic fabric with thoughtful buildings and renovations and is branching out to other parts of the New York City borough.  John Hill


Number
on 11/11/19

Share of households in Afghanistan that consist of one person only: 0.19% (For the sake of comparison, the same statistic in the USA is 27.45%, in Switzerland is 37.51%, and in Germany is 39.53%.) René Ammann


Reviews
on 11/11/19

Seven professorships at ETH Zurich under the banner of NCCR Digital Fabrication came together to take digital planning and construction methods out of the lab. Matthias Kohler and Konrad Graser answer our questions about the DFAB HOUSE. ETH Zurich, NCCR Digital Fabrication

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Specials
on 11/11/19

Heimtextil (7 to 10 January 2020) is expanding its range of contract textiles even further with the Interior.Architecture.Hospitality format — World-Architects offers guided tours for architects, designers and interior decorators. Martina Metzner


Works
on 11/8/19

The Sauerland-Museum, located in the historically listed Landsberger Hof, has been expanded to become Museum and Cultural Forum South Westphalia. The existing building connects to the extension by means of a bridge-like docking structure with three diagonally cut windows. Bez + Kock Architekten


Headlines
on 11/7/19

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has revealed that the Los Angeles Public Works Committee has approved the air space vacation that will allow the Peter Zumthor-designed building for the museum's permanent collection to span Wilshire Boulevard. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/6/19

Following Monday's formal notification from the Trump administration to the United Nations that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the American Institute of Architects issued a statement deploring the "shortsighted decision." John Hill


Headlines
on 11/6/19

The architect born in Valladolid and based in Madrid has received the Medalla de Oro de la Arquitectura from the Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE) in honor of his life's work. John Hill, Miriam Giordano


Headlines
on 11/5/19

Reserve Properties and Westdale Properties have unveiled Untitled, a pair of residential towers planned for midtown Toronto that are designed by musician Pharrell Williams working with architects IBI Group and interior designers U31. John Hill


Reviews
on 11/5/19

Today, officially about 31 million of the 1.4 billion inhabitants of the People’s Republic of China are counted as Christians. With the economic opening-up of China in the early 1980s, the communist party used capitalist principles to marginalize the radical socialism of Mao Zedong, and in the... Eduard Kögel

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Found
on 11/5/19

Lair: Radical Homes and Hideouts of Movie Villains, a new book by architect Chad Oppenheim, is an extremely fun romp through fifteen films that are united by the incredible lairs of their bad guys, and are beautifully depicted through highly detailed architectural illustrations. John Hill


Works
on 11/4/19

The office building in the center of Oberhausen, Germany, combines the diverse functions of a public administrative building and rooftop garden in a new way, integrating features of both typologies. KUEHN MALVEZZI


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