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2 months ago

Like other architecture fairs, the World Architecture Festival (WAF) has its share of manufacturer booths, in this case accompanying the crit rooms where architects presented their projects to juries. A standout was the MaterialDistrict pop-up; here we present a slideshow of it and some material... John Hill


Number
2 months ago

Monthly rent for an unfurnished, temporary 420-square-foot (39-square-meter) tiny home in the Dutch city of Rotterdam: €417 ($473) René Ammann


Film
2 months ago

Singapore's WOHA describes its Kampung Admiralty, which won World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival 2018, as a "club sandwich," a stacking of functions... John Hill


Headlines
2 months ago

On Friday night the World Building of the Year and a slew of other best-in-show winners were announced during a gala dinner at the iconic Beurs van Berlage, wrapping up the three-day World Architecture Festival 2018 in Amsterdam. John Hill


Found
2 months ago

LA+ Journal has revealed the five winning designs in its ICONOCLAST ideas competition, which asked entrants to "reimagine Central Park to explore questions of how we represent nature and how we think about public space in the 21st century." John Hill


Headlines
2 months ago

Following the second day of keynotes, project presentations, tours, and other events at the 2018 World Architecture Festival (2018) in Amsterdam, the winners have been announced in sixteen categories. John Hill


Specials
2 months ago

In 2018, the Domotex trade fair started into the future with a completely new concept developed by Schmidhuber from Munich. The great success proved the creators right after the four days of the trade fair. The journey continues in 2019, this time with the almost philosophical keynote... Thomas Geuder


Headlines
2 months ago

After a full day of live presentations to judges, the first award winners of the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Amsterdam have been announced. John Hill


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2 months ago

World-Architects is in Amsterdam to attend the 2018 World Architecture Festival. Stay tuned for news of the winning buildings and projects in the various categories, culminating in the World Building of the Year announcement on Friday night. John Hill


Works
2 months ago

Centrally located in the heart of new Kiruna, the building encourages equal access to all citizens. In the subarctic sunlight, The Crystal’s radiant white exterior establishes it as a visible landmark for a resilient community. Henning Larsen


Works
2 months ago

The strategy for renovating an old factory into an art center for ceramic artworks in Shanghai adds new functional space into the original large-span spatial structure to create a flexible and enjoyable room for exhibitions. Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects


Insight
2 months ago

Six hundred architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and entertainment designers from 18 countries flocked to sunny Phoenix, Arizona, in early November for the 2018 John Hill


Reviews
2 months ago

The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) at Utah State University was founded in 1982 and housed in a building designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes. A recent expansion by Sparano + Mooney Architecture adds space for galleries but also reconfigures the entry sequence and creates stronger... Sparano + Mooney Architecture

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Number
2 months ago

Number of years it took Ahmedabad, an Indian city containing 6 million people, to acquire land for and build a 76-kilometer ring road: 4 years René Ammann


Works
2 months ago

An authentic luxury retreat in rural China, Wuyuan Skywells captures the essence of a bygone era in the millennium-old Yan village. The Skywells project focused on the preservation rather than the modernization of a 300-year-old Huizhou-style property deep in East China’s Jiangxi... anySCALE Architecture Design


Works
2 months ago

An ambitious urban infrastructure project in Auckland, New Zealand, known as The Waterview Connection, unconventionally put people, not cars at the forefront of its design. Warren and Mahoney


Specials
on 11/23/18

The upcoming BAU 2019 will be bigger than ever before: 2,200 exhibitors will present the latest developments, solutions, and products from the fields of architecture, materials, and systems on an area of approx. 200,000 m² from January 14 to 19, 2019. This exhibition in XXL format... Melanie Schlegel


Found
on 11/21/18

Children Village, located on the edge of the rainforest in northern Brazil, has won the RIBA International Prize 2018. The dormitory complex was designed by a team of Brazilian architects — Gustavo Utrabo and Petro Duschenes from Aleph Zero in collaboration with Marcelo Rosenbaum and... John Hill


Headlines
on 11/21/18

The recipients of the 30th Piranesi Awards, announced at the conclusion of the Piran Days of Architecture in Slovenia last week, include a gallery, a religious complex, a garage, and a project for industrial... John Hill


Headlines
on 11/20/18

Shigeru Ban's design of the 420-acre campus for the owners of Kentucky Owl Burboun near Louisville, Kentucky, is anchored by three timber pyramids that will house the distillery. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/20/18

Foster + Partners has unveiled The Tulip, a "unique 305.3-meter-high visitor attraction" that would sit next to the firm's earlier 30 St. Mary Axe, aka The Gherkin. John Hill


Specials
on 11/19/18

The new Hall 12 brought about a complete restructuring of the Heimtextil trade fair in Frankfurt; the range of products presented under Interior.Architecture.Hospitality is significantly expanded. Martina Metzner


Reviews
on 11/19/18

It's a family affair: The recently completed Thomas P. Murphy Design Studio Building, set to be dedicated on November 29th, was designed by Bernardo Fort-Brescia and Laurinda Spear, founding principals of Arquitectonica, and their son, Raymond Fort, all of whom have served on the faculty of... Arquitectonica

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Number
on 11/19/18

Price of Grand Central Terminal in New York City, the historic 1913 building, and its 67 tracks, more than any other train station: $35 million René Ammann


Products
on 11/16/18

The Staatsoper Unter den Linden (State Opera House) in Berlin traces its origins to 1742, though the building was rebuilt following a fire in the 1840s and bombing in World War II. Although the latest renovation maintains the building's historical architecture, at its heart is an innovative... John Hill, Thomas Geuder


Found
on 11/15/18

OPEN Architecture has wrapped up work on UCCA Dune Art Museum, a new museum for the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art that is located on a quiet stretch of beach in Qinhuangdao, about 300 km east of Beijing. The museum, in the words of the architects, "quietly disappears underneath the... John Hill


Headlines
on 11/15/18

Zaha Hadid Architects was a big winner at the 17th annual ABB LEAF Awards, which "celebrate, discuss and honor some of the best new international architectural projects according to their specific criteria." John Hill


Works
on 11/14/18

KAAN Architecten has designed the new Crematorium Siesegem on the outskirts of Aalst, Belgium, as an entry for an international competition that the Dutch firm won in 2012. The building is a comforting sequence of spaces in symbiotic relationship with its tranquil surroundings. KAAN Architecten


Film
on 11/14/18

Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" consists of interviews with eleven architects heading firms based in Italy and the Netherlands. Here we highlight Mario Cucinella, founder of Bologna's Mario Cucinella Architects. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/14/18

The World Monuments Fund (WMF) has announced that Agence Christiane Schmuckle-Mollard has been awarded the 2018 WMF/Knoll Modernism Prize for their preservation of the Karl Marx School in Villejuif, France. John Hill


Works
on 11/13/18

The newly constructed recreational center known as "Jardin Robinson" occupies a strategic position surrounded by the wooded banks of the Rhone on one side and the public facilities of the Lignon district with an emblematic expression of a 1960s concrete on the other side. Stendardo Menningen Architectes


Reviews
on 11/13/18

Six years after Hurricane Sandy, the Seaport District (formerly known as the South Street Seaport) in Lower Manhattan is finally showing signs of recovery. The primarily commercial area has plenty of new stores and restaurants as well as a reconfigured Pier 17. Inserted into this vibrant mix is... BORO Architects, Cochineal Design

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Headlines
on 11/13/18

Following reports in recent days, Amazon has announced that it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for the company’s new headquarters. John Hill


Found
on 11/9/18

Of the numerous high-profile buildings that have sprung up along the High Line on Manhattan's Far West Side, Zaha Hadid Architects' (ZHA) 520 West 28th Street is easily one of the most popular. Next to it are a couple finds: gallery projects designed by Markus Dochantschi, who worked... John Hill


Works
on 11/8/18

The 25,000m2 wooden hillside at the edge of Stockholm’s treasured national park Gärdet celebrates its official opening together with the city’s tallest new structure, OMA’s Norra Tornen. BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group


Number
on 11/8/18

Estimated number of homes in Italy that were put up illegally: 1.2 million René Ammann


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