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Japanese architect Hiroshi Sambuichi will expand the Cisternerne in Copenhagen, adding a fourth underground chamber for art. The Fourth Chamber displays the architect's interest in traditional Japanese ways of building and his ability to merge art, architecture, and nature. Ulf Meyer


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He lived his life with a natural cosmopolitan attitude and open-mindedness into his old age. Jörg Schlaich was a quiet and modest man, yet self-confident and without the airs and graces of many of the stars acting on the architecture stage worldwide. Jörg Schlaich died on September 4. Falk Jaeger


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The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has revealed the eight shortlisted projects in the WAF Certified Timber Prize 2021, supported for the third consecutive year by the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).  John Hill


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Walter de Maria's The 2000 Sculpture — a horizontal sculpture made up of 2,000 white plaster rods — is back on display at the Kunsthaus Zürich, in the large column-free gallery it was created for nearly thirty years ago. John Hill


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2 months ago

Share of American contractors who say they are struggling to find workers, leaving nearly 300,000 roles vacant: 88% René Ammann


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The latest episode of "Architecture with Stewart," the YouTube channel of Stewart Hicks of Chicago's Design with Company, addresses Louis I. Kahn's assertion that a brick wants to be an arch. He goes on a tour of Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood with photographer and brick lover Will Quam. John Hill


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Construction has wrapped on the Audrey Irmas Pavilion, the first religious commission for OMA New York. The building leans away from the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple to form a courtyard, bring in natural light, and create a "forward-looking" image for the congregation. John Hill


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New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2021 National Design Awards, which recognizes design excellence and innovation in nine categories. John Hill


Works
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Crossboundaries was commissioned to regenerate a linear streetscape adjacent to a parking lot close to the Xiaopu Cultural Plaza into a lively outdoor community park. This project is the first realized vibrant design project of many to follow in the footsteps of this new communal spirit. Crossboundaries


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2 months ago

The 15th International Alvar Aalto Symposium took place online on August 12th and 13th with the theme "Future of Industry" approached from perspectives of art, industry, and technology. Ulf Meyer attended the two days of talks to see how the participants responded to the theme, filing this... Ulf Meyer


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A multifunctional building has risen at the corner of the Komunardů and Přístavní streets in Prague, providing the missing piece for one of the typical regular Holešovice blocks. It is replacing two five-story apartment blocks that had to be taken down after the floods of 2002 compromised... Stanislav Fiala / FIALA+NEMEC


Works
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This hotel in Beppu, Japan, stands on a fault scarp that forms the edge of the alluvial fan terrain. We envisioned flocking walls carved from the ground of the fault scarp, and made a space where the inside and the outside were connected by making holes in the flocking walls like digging a... DABURA.m


Headlines
3 months ago

During a ceremony held in Venice on Monday, August 30, the awards for participation in the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, "How will we live together?," and for the best national pavilions were announced. John Hill


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3 months ago

Our URL is staying the same, but as of October 1st the office of World-Architects and its various national platforms will be located at Headsquarter, a co-working space at Talacker 41 in Zurich's first district. John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


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3 months ago

Estimated number of neglected, 50-to-70-square-meter properties selling for just €1 in bucolic Maenza, an Italian town of some 3,000 people in Rome's... René Ammann


Headlines
on 8/27/21

The Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) has revealed plans for an expansion to its iconic building. When complete in 2024, the vertical addition will be named for MASP co-founder Pietro Maria Bardi, with its historic building renamed in honor of its architect, Lina Bo Bardi. John Hill


Works
on 8/26/21

As the Flagship restaurant for a growing and innovative franchise, it was important to the client that the project create a recognizable landmark along the main axis road, and that it be welcoming to the community. Studio Link-Arc


Headlines
on 8/25/21

TCHOBAN VOSS Architects recently completed Ferrum 1, a seven-story office building in Saint Petersburg, Russia, that is highlighted by a sculptural Corten steel facade. Ulf Meyer


Headlines
on 8/25/21

The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) and the Chicago Architectural Club have revealed the seven finalists in the ideas competition that calls for "new, creative visions" for Helmut Jahn's State of Illinois Center/James R. Thompson Center in Chicago. John Hill


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on 8/24/21

The third Exhibit Columbus exhibition opened on Saturday, August 21, with numerous site-specific installations and photography on display across Columbus, Indiana, the small town that is famous as a mecca of Midwestern modern architecture. The three-month exhibition, curated by Iker Gil and... John Hill


Works
on 8/24/21

The project is located in Guilin, Guangxi, a famous scenic tourist city. The climate is mild and pleasant, with lush trees and a small river flowing through the site. The hotel is located beside a small river. Based on the local climate and environment, creating an immersive accommodation... aoe


Reviews
on 8/23/21

People can be excused for mistaking this house in Manhattan Beach, California, as a building at Sea Ranch: the homeowners were inspired by the the famous residential community along the Pacific coast in Sonoma County. In turn, the architects at Blue Truck Studio remodeled the client's existing... Blue Truck Studio

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on 8/23/21

Number of trees that were cut down to build a 17-kilometer access road to the 300-room resort of Turkish president Erdogan in Marmaris: 50,000 René Ammann


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on 8/23/21

NEBULOSUS is a "pavilion" of vapor clouds created by AUTHOS.ch and Stella Speziali for the third iteration of Design Biennale Zurich, taking place at the Old Botanical Garden until September 5th. The ephemeral installation will host a special augmented reality display during the Lange... John Hill


Headlines
on 8/19/21

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced that Mecanoo is this year's recipient of "Europe's Highest Award for Architecture." John Hill


Film
on 8/18/21

A new short film from Safdie Architects looks at the impact of Moshe Safdie's Habitat 67, the iconic residential structure built in Montreal in 1967. The film has been released to coincide with construction milestones on three of the firm's large residential projects, all of which build upon... John Hill


Headlines
on 8/17/21

The Jencks Foundation and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have announced that the 2021 recipient of the RIBA Charles Jencks Award is Indian architect Anupama Kundoo. John Hill


Insight
on 8/16/21

The new pedestrian promenade in Bastia, France, is a masterpiece of urban design and engineering. Designed by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes, the corniche follows the rocky coastline of the Mediterranean Sea below the Corsican city. Ulf Meyer recently visited the path that has become a... Ulf Meyer


Reviews
on 8/16/21

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission often requires that rooftop additions to landmarked buildings are invisible from the street. Such is clearly not the case with this building overlooking Union Square Park. BKSK Architects added a glass dome to the historic home of Tammany... BKSK Architects

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Works
on 8/13/21

Snøhetta’s design, most of which is underground, but also partly excavated from the landscape, creates a holistic and continuous path throughout the entire museum and its surrounding park and gardens, linking Zaha Hadid’s 2005 extension for special exhibitions with the museum’s original... Snøhetta


Headlines
on 8/12/21

Construction is underway on a 34-story tower designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop for Columbia University, located across the street from its Manhattanville campus and three other buildings designed by the firm. John Hill


Works
on 8/11/21

Marsk Tower’s simple design, defined by Corten steel materiality, exudes a natural aesthetic that blends with the surrounding environment while simultaneously becoming a new, visible destination in Denmark. BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group


Headlines
on 8/10/21

Updated renderings of the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC) — designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Woods Bagot for Adelaide's Lot Fourteen development — have been released as the project is submitted for planning approval. John Hill


Reviews
on 8/9/21

Located in an industrial area in West Oakland, 1901 Poplar is the interior transformation of a warehouse into a start-up innovation hub aimed at creating tech opportunities for underserved communities. Custom furniture and partitions that are easy to move and reconfigure give the large space... Medium Plenty

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Works
on 8/6/21

Hotel Bohinj, the former Hotel Kompas, was built spontaneously over the last three decades, without thinking about its final appearance. It is raised on a plateau, which gives it a special intimacy, with views of Lake Bohinj, the mountains and the church of Janez Krstnik. The new owners of the... OFIS arhitekti


Works
on 8/5/21

Drift, a timber-and-steel pedestrian bridge by designer Volkan Alkanoglu, has been completed and installed in Fort Worth, Texas. Fabricated off-site and installed in just a few hours, Drift is an innovative example of plug-and-play urbanism, an emerging sustainable and affordable design... Volkan Alkanoglu


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