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Elsedesign
2 months ago
The project is located outside the West Gate of Shenzhen University, facing Nanhai Road and Guimiao Village, where most of teachers and students live. This district is a popular area for coffee shops; the client set the coffee shop as creative business hub, where people may periodically share...
MAD Architects
2 months ago
Iwan Baan visited Beijing in early August, when the summer heat and humid climate left a heaviness in the air – one that could be seen and felt. Over the course of the days he was scheduled to shoot “Chaoyang Park Plaza”, he was dealt less than ideal photographic conditions....
2 months ago
Twenty years ago, Richard Meier's Getty Center opened to the public on a hilltop overlooking Los Angeles. The institution is celebrating its anniversary with an exhibition of photographs taken just before the project's completion.
Vegas&Mileto
2 months ago
This vault was designed by architects Fernando Vegas and Camilla Mileto and executed by Salvador Gomis under the supervision of Salvador Tomás. It was created as a tribute both to the region’s rich ceramic-making tradition and to the characteristic tile vault technique, historically...
2 months ago
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma spoke with PLANE—SITE in the third video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
2 months ago
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced a 62-strong longlist for its second biennial RIBA International Prize.
Hariri Pontarini Architects
2 months ago
Hariri Pontarini Architects worked in close collaboration with St. Thomas Commercial Developments Inc. to design 7 St. Thomas, a building that harmonizes retail and commercial design through an inventive interplay of form and light, blending Victorian and contemporary materials to create a...
IDIN Architects
2 months ago
SIRI is a renovation project of commercial building. It is used as a house and a third sister’s jewelry office. In order to serve the big family with 4 members, brothers and sisters, and the future family members, a large utility space is necessary.
Marpillero Pollak Architects
2 months ago
More than a dozen years in the making, the Elmhurst Branch Library in New York City's borough of Queens is an important civic space that caters to the highly diverse community. Open since the last month of 2016, the library is a bustling space that uses color to orient patrons, landscape to...
Natalie Dionne Architecture
2 months ago
BLACK BOX II is the latest in a series of tiny additions impacting existing architecture in a big way. Conceived as a jewelry box, large openings blur the interior/exterior boundary, revealing its treasure of fine cabinetmaking work within through the playful use of complementary surface...
2 months ago
The American Institute of Architects has announced that Minneapolis, Minnesota's Snow Kreilich Architects is the recipient of the 2018 AIA Architecture Firm Award, which "recognizes a practice that consistently has produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years."
2 months ago
Stefano Boeri Architetti, architect of the award-winning Bosco Verticale in Milan, has created a short film that draws attention to the role of trees in mitigating climate change, released to coincide with the announcement of next year's inaugural World Forum on Urban Forests.
2 months ago
New York architect James Stewart Polshek has been named by the American Institute of Architects as the recipient of the AIA Gold Medal, which is given to "an individual or pair of architects whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of...
BCQ arquitectura barcelona
2 months ago
Landscape architecture must inspire comfortable feelings to the city. So the bridge will not only show a new image: the design proposes the inclusion of new materials and a new experience to users.
2 months ago
Migliore+Servetto Architects has completed a two-part installation for the Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo, a two-year-old tower on the edge of Turin's historic town center designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
GRAFT
2 months ago
The Urban Nation Museum is the first German museum for urban art, built in the Berlin quarter of Schöneberg. GRAFT developed the architectural concept for the conversion of a former residential building. By a modular changeable façade, the building itself became a piece of art.
2 months ago
BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group's VIA 57 West, on Manhattan's West Side, has won the Emporis Skyscraper Award, having been judged the the best skyscraper completed in 2016.
Nerma Linsberger
2 months ago
The building’s introverted structure is a response to its heterogeneous surroundings: the complex has clearly defined edges on the north, east and west sides, and opens up to the south, where it faces wide open spaces. Two courtyard blocks build an urban space sequence, creating a...
2 months ago
As part of the 2017 World Architecture Festival in Berlin last month, PLANE—SITE hosted a panel discussion, "The Scenography of Space," on the subject of concert halls. Short films by PLANE—SITE sparked conversations among the panel of designers.
McCullough Mulvin Architects
2 months ago
The project, a Maritime Energy Research and National Ocean Testing Facility located beside the Lower Harbour in Cork, Ireland, involves a tall element housing research spaces and a lower tank hall containing testing facilities.
2 months ago
The Vectorworks Design Summit 2017 took place in September in Baltimore, where World-Architects served as an Exclusive Media Partner and took in three days of keynotes, learning, and networking. Here we highlight a
Architecture Building Culture
2 months ago
Central City Concern’s Letty Owings Center treats mothers for drug addiction and alcoholism, while also teaching them essential parenting skills. Laura's Place serves women who have "graduated" from Letty Owings, giving them a place to translate those skills to everyday...
2 months ago
Vincent Scully, who taught history at Yale University for more than six decades, died on Thursday at his home in Virginia due to complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 97.
MALA Studio
2 months ago
A vibrant new recreational and cultural public space has been unveiled to the public in Melbourne’s Docklands. The project is the latest from MALA Studio, which designed and developed the CLEC Site Masterplan for Development Victoria and the City of Melbourne.
2 months ago
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.
Smith Vigeant Architectes
2 months ago
The Îles-de-Boucherville National Park, which offers great outdoor experiences just minutes away from downtown-Montreal, is now equipped with a new discovery and services center designed by Smith Vigeant Architectes.
2 months ago
The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced that Caring Wood, designed by James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell, is the RIBA House of the Year 2017.
realities:united
2 months ago
Architecture of Autonomy is a permanent installation in public space commissioned by the Gwangju Biennale. It was created in collaboration with the Korean architect Moon Hoon. With its large-format appeal "CHANGE," the theme of the work is the city as a...
2 months ago
FIFA has released renderings of the seventh of eight planned stadiums that will be built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. The design, by Fenwick Iribarren Architects, boasts of being the world's first demountable football stadium.
Anmahian Winton Architects
2 months ago
The Ankara Office Tower is a fourteen-story office building in Ankara, Turkey, that serves local and international high-tech companies engaging with leading universities and research institutes in the nation’s capital.
TOTEMENT/PAPER
2 months ago
This complex is located in an old German town in the Kaliningrad region, which was severely damaged during World War II. The modern brandy distillery was built on an empty lot next to a railroad.
2 months ago
The second edition of the Young Talent Architecture Award has launched, inviting recently graduated architects, urban planners and landscape architects to submit projects created between August 2016 and the end of 2017. 
Brooks + Scarpa Architects
2 months ago
The Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) is part of the $39.1 mil, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts campus that includes visual and performing arts, live theatre, and arts education on the Southern Utah University campus in Cedar City, UT. The 5.5-acre master planned complex links...
2 months ago
Barozzi / Veiga's extension to the Graubünden Museum of Fine Arts in Chur, Switzerland, is a strong architectural statement that relates to its predecessor through prefabricated concrete elements that cover its facade in a regular grid.
WORK Architecture Company
2 months ago
Nine years from commission to completion is not unheralded for a work of architecture, but it is an exceptionally long timeframe for a 3,000-square-foot expansion of a small branch library in Queens, New York. Design and construction of the Kew Gardens Hills Library were so far apart that WORK...
on 11/24/17
At a recent ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Asia Pacific, projects that "deal with buildings for education – involving the community and sustainably improving neighborhoods."
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