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OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture has won a competition to design the KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens) department store in Vienna. The jury was unanimous in the selection of the project,... John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


Works
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A team of architects including Kohn Pedersen Fox, James Corner Field Operations, Ronald Lu & Partners, Leigh & Orange, LAAB Architects, AB Concepts and PLandscape have completed K11 MUSEA, a cultural-retail destination in Hong Kong’s newest purpose-built art and cultural district,... Kohn Pedersen Fox


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The name, Opeongo, derives from the Anishnaabe wordopeauwingauk (sandy narrows); it refers to Canada’s Indigenous people and their deep love for nature. The Opeongo Pavilion is located in Parc du Mont-Orford, a true gem amid lakes, mountains, and forest, an hour drive from Montréal. Anne Carrier architecture


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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Dublin's Grafton Architects, led by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, is the 2020 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal. John Hill


Works
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The new Museum Depot, City Archive and Youth Center is located on a slightly descending lot which was previously occupied by a car dealership, abandoned many years ago, and is directly adjacent to the historically listed "Mainzer Tor." Bez + Kock Architekten


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The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has revealed that the $100,000 International Landscape Architecture Prize it announced in August will be named for... John Hill


Insight
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Recently World-Architects visited Schiller Projects, a design firm founded by Aaron Schiller in 2013. The firm had just finished a major project at Hudson Yards, in one of the new towers where it also moved its studio. John Hill


Number
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Number of operas being composed for the opening ceremony of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza: 1 René Ammann


Reviews
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Although located less than a mile from the Idaho State Capitol Building in Boise, the Watercooler sits close to neighborhoods full of single-family houses. In turn, Beebe Skidmore Architects' design of the residential development balances the site's urban and suburban qualities. The architects... Beebe Skidmore Architects

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London's The Collective has unveiled renderings for a co-living project in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, which would become Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto's first building in the United States. John Hill


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Beijing Daxing International Airport, located nearly 50 kilometers south of the city center, was inaugurated on Wednesday. The design by Zaha Hadid Architects resembles a starfish when seen from above. John Hill


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Landscape and public artist Walter Hood and urban designer Emmanuel Pratt are among the 26 MacArthur Fellows for 2019. John Hill


Works
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The new Charles Library at Temple University in Philadelphia has opened its doors for the start of the fall 2019 semester. Snøhetta’s design, developed in collaboration with Stantec, reinterprets the traditional typology of the research library as a repository for books. Snøhetta


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The Hunters Point Library, a branch of the Queens Public Library system in New York City, held its public opening on Tuesday, September 24. Located next to the East River, the building was designed by Steven Holl Architects with irregular openings framing views of Midtown Manhattan. John Hill


Works
2 months ago

Lucknow city in India has a rich heritage with numerous buildings dating back to the 18th century. The site for this house lies along a busy arterial road and is on the peripheral edge of an extensive plotted development for private homes. Patterned screens derived from traditional Indian... Sanjay Puri Architects


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2 months ago

Liminal, a new site-specific artwork by Wolfgang Buttress, has been unveiled opposite the Tate Modern on the north bank of the Thames as part of the London Festival of Architecture. Small apertures in the installation frame kaleidoscopic views of the river's surface. John Hill


Works
2 months ago

Located between major highways of Istanbul, D-100 and TEM, in the proximity of Sabiha Gökçen Airport in Pendik, the project transforms the site of an old industrial chemical factory into a technology campus for one of the most dynamic Turkish banks. ERA Architects


Reviews
2 months ago

What looks like a new building attached to, and referencing, the original, neo-Gothic neighbor is in fact the renovation of a 1960s building. The renovated building updates systems, improves accessibility, and gives the institution a unified appearance. The architects at brg3s answered a few... brg3s architects

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Number
2 months ago

Global number of people living in inadequate housing, most living in slums and informal settlements in cities: 1.6 billion René Ammann


Specials
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Scandinavia is seen as a pioneer for good work culture. Flat hierarchies, a strong team philosophy, and family life considerations are taken for granted, and statistics repeatedly ascribe workers from the Nordic countries higher productivity with less stress. With "work away from work,"... ERCO


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The Geneva headquarters of the Swiss property company SPG gained a new "second skin" of light and vertical offset glass fins as part of an extensive refurbishment. During the day the fins shade the building and create high visual comfort and a good indoor climate for the workstations.... Kristina Raderschad


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Just as painters need brushes with different widths, lighting designers need luminaires with different beam angles. The contrast between narrow, precise lighting accents and floodlighting is a central means of design with architectural and presentation lighting. Flexibility through... ERCO


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An architect from Sydney and his team acquired a listed commercial building. The newly furnished rooms show in an exemplary fashion how a lighting solution for offices that is based on perception-oriented lighting design can be both effective and pleasing. ERCO


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Individually switching and dimming luminaires, setting up light scenes and integrating sensors — all are made possible by the new wireless method of control offered by ERCO in the form of Bluetooth-capable luminaires. Only a smartphone or tablet with the ERCO


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The antiques and art dealer Axel Vervoordt has created an impressive mix of industrial heritage and contemporary architecture on the site of a distillery built just outside Antwerp in 1857. The old grain storehouses and silos are supplemented by various new buildings and today house offices... Kristina Raderschad


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Sculptural facades, long quay walls and listed warehouses characterize the appearance of Düsseldorf's Media Harbour. The offices of ingenhoven architects are located in the midst of this urban environment — a... ERCO


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The cleanly designed loft office of communications agency mai public relations in Berlin-Kreuzberg has been upgraded with a new lighting solution from ERCO. Jilly downlights meet all the requirements of contemporary office lighting with LED technology.... ERCO


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Proven for decades, the ERCO track is, even in the LED era, an unbeatably flexible and economical infrastructure for lighting. It is now taking over modern offices: Jilly... ERCO


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Since EXPO 2015 the interior of Milan Cathedral has radiated in new splendor thanks to efficient LED lighting tools from ERCO. Recently the entire exterior lighting of the impressive marble building has also been upgraded to high-performance, durable ERCO... Kristina Raderschad


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The recently inaugurated Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh presents itself as a veritable jewel of contemporary museum architecture. The interior of the monolithic masonry construction designed by Studio KO surprises with its dramatic exhibition concept referencing the theatre. Kristina Raderschad


Headlines
2 months ago

On Friday Apple reopened its 24-hour Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. The famous glass cube is back, accompanied by a redesigned interior and plaza courtesy of Foster + Partners. John Hill


Film
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Musician Max Cooper takes repetition in the built environment to absurd extremes in a hypnotic short film featuring seamlessly edited special effects directed by filmmaker Kevin McGloughlin. John Hill


Products
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The North Rhine-Westphalia Textile Academy (Textilakademie NRW), established in 2018, aims to ensure the future of the textile and clothing industry in Germany through education and vocational training. Appropriately, its new home is draped in a textile membrane. John Hill


Works
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Sitting in the center of the Gujiaying horticulture village in China, the building features a piazza made of traditional tiles bending upwards, revealing the subterranean art space below. Atelier TeamMinus


Works
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25 Kent is a social campus that brings innovators, startup founders, and tech leaders together in one collaborative workplace. HWKN, Gensler


Found
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The Twist is a new building at Kistefos Sculpture Park in Jevnaker, Norway, that torques 90 degrees as it bridges the Randselva river. Photographs of the small, sculptural building indicate that it is one of the best buildings designed by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group in recent years. John Hill


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