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Insight
2 months ago
The influence of large internet companies on the urban space is becoming increasingly obvious. With its subsidiary Sidewalk Labs, Google's parent company, Alphabet, even acts as a city planner. In Toronto, Canada, it is said to develop an entire quarter – a good opportunity to take...
Headlines
2 months ago
A few architecture-related stories making headlines this week in New York City.
Headlines
2 months ago
Gilles Saucier and André Perrotte, the founders of Montreal's Saucier + Perrotte Architectes, have been selected by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada as the recipients of the 2018 RAIC Gold Medal.
Headlines
2 months ago
OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture has won a competition to to design the Palais de Justice in Lille, France.
Headlines
2 months ago
The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) College of Architecture has announced the nominated works in the third cycle of The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP).
Marià Castelló arquitectes
Works
2 months ago
Bosc d'en Pep Ferrer is the traditional toponym of a large plot located next to the beach of Migjorn, on the south coast of the island of Formentera. This territory has a place that unleashes the desire to inhabit an oneiric view, where the horizon is only cut by the beautiful silhouette of...
HOLODECK architects
Works
2 months ago
Achievements in Austrian culture, research, technology and production combine with Thai culture and construction in the Austrian Embassy Bangkok designed by HOLODECK architects.
Ligne 7 Architecture
Works
2 months ago
The extension of the hall of the sports complex Michel Hidalgo is a project realized by the agency Ligne 7 Architecture. Implanted in a park of more than 60 000 m², it welcomes sports clubs.
MQ Architecture
Reviews
2 months ago
Architecture and art are aligned in this renovation and expansion of an old warehouse for Magazzino Italian Art in New York's Hudson Valley. Sparse materials and simple components house the art space's Arte Povera collection. Magazzino Italian Art, which won an honor award in the
Products
2 months ago
Harvard GSD's Material Processes and Systems (MaP+S) Group teamed up with ASCER Tile of Spain to create Ceramic Tectonics: Tile Grid Shell at the Cevisama International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings that took place in Valencia, Spain, earlier this month. 
Found
2 months ago
A new exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY) finds ten artists addressing Robin Evans's classic 1995 work of architectural theory, The Projective Cast: Architecture and Its Three Geometries.
Kaufmann - Wanas
Works
2 months ago
The new building is designed as a free-standing structure adjacent to its existing building. In relation to the existing building, the new elevated building gains a light, floating effect. The polychrome color scheme and light-flooded rooms contribute to the modern, humane design.
Headlines
2 months ago
London's Architectural Association School of Architecture has narrowed down the search for a new director to three candidates: Pippo Ciorra, Eva Franch i Gilabert, and Robert Mull.
Headlines
2 months ago
Tokyo-based Sumitomo Forestry has unveiled a concept design for W350, a 350-meter-tall timber tower designed by a collaboration between Tsukuba Research Institute and Nikken Sekkei.
Martin Fenlon Architecture
Works
2 months ago
The Brucato house is a rare example of new construction within a Historic Preservation Zone in the city of Los Angeles. Located in the Highland Park-Garvanza district, the project consists of a new house that replaced the client's small, aging bungalow.
Headlines
2 months ago
Chicago's iconic 100-story John Hancock Center, designed by SOM's Bruce Graham in the late 1960s, is now known as ... 875 North Michigan Avenue.
Gerry Judah
Works
2 months ago
JACOB’S LADDER is a new sculpture by Gerry Judah for Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park in New Zealand.
Film
2 months ago
Fumihiko Maki, the Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect, spoke with PLANE—SITE in the fifth 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.
Álvaro Siza Vieira
Works
2 months ago
The church of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, is the first church built in France’s Brittany region in the 21st century. Siza’s use of light and white concrete provide a unique ceremonial space that gently folds into the...
Headlines
2 months ago
The London-based institution has awarded Japanese architect Itsuko Hasegawa its first Royal Academy Architecture Prize 2018 and released a shortlist for the new RA Dorfman Award.
Snøhetta
Works
2 months ago
"Svart" is the first building to be built after the energy positive Powerhouse standard in a Northern climate. Not only does this new hotel reduce its yearly energy consumption by approximately 85% compared to a modern hotel, but it also produces its own energy – an absolute...
Wiel Arets Architects
Works
2 months ago
WAA has begun construction on the Van der Valk Hotel in Amsterdam’s Zuidas District. The new 240 room hotel stands at a height of 55m; this location of this Dutch hotel chain, expands upon its twentieth-century motel-centric history, while updating its amenities for the twenty-first.
SCHAUM/SHIEH
Reviews
2 months ago
The White Oak Music Hall (WOMH) is a three-stage music complex that sits on seven acres just north of downtown Houston. In addition to the Main Hall and Small Room in the Main Venue, the complex includes The Lawn for outdoor performances and a bar in the repurposed Raven Tower. SCHAUM/SHIEH...
Headlines
2 months ago
The fifth annual MPavilion, commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, will be designed by Spain's Carme Pinós, making it the first public project by a Spanish female architect in Australia.
Found
2 months ago
Artist Simon Fujiwara has inserted a full-size replica of the Anne Frank House inside Peter Zumthor's Kunsthaus Bregenz, creating an odd juxtaposition between the traditional Dutch house and the museum's glass-and-concrete box.
Insight
2 months ago
In Berlin, Zalando and Google are only just beginning to actively influence the urban development. On the West Coast of the United States, on the other hand, the influence of large internet companies on urban space is obvious: Seattle is suffering from Amazon's growth, and now the online...
Headlines
2 months ago
The Serpentine Galleries has selected Mexican architect Frida Escobedo to design the 2018 Serpentine Pavilion, which will be on display in London's Kensington Gardens from 15 June to 7 October 2018.
Headlines
2 months ago
Following mentorships by David Chipperfield, Peter Zumthor, and Kazuyo Sejima, architect Sir David Adjaye has been selected as the architecture mentor for 2018-19 in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.
Found
2 months ago
Architect Asif Khan has realized a pavilion at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics that is covered with Vantablack VBx2, a "super-black, non-nanotube visible spectrum spray paint coating" that absorbs 99% of visible light.
Julien Lanoo
Works
2 months ago
The Jan Michalski Foundation was originally imagined as a small community sheltered beneath a canopy and completely surrounded by nature, an inspirational setting at the foot of the Jura Mountains in Switzerland. Today it offers a unique communal venue that is turned outward to the world at...
Headlines
2 months ago
For the first time since 2007, the Vilcek Foundation, which raises awareness of immigrant contributions in America, has awarded a prize in architecture. San Diego-based architectural designer Teddy Cru is the recipient.
Lagula Arquitectes
Works
2 months ago
In the first glance, the house materializes as a remembrance of Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz’s Nordic classicism. A concrete portico, as-a-colonnade-in antis, is creaky opened to the sky.
Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster
Works
2 months ago
A net-zero lakeside home: Negotiating the steep topography of a lakeside site, this holiday house consists of two volumes stacked on one another.
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Reviews
2 months ago
Hyde Park is a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side that is anchored by the University of Chicago. Although the school has been in the midst of a building boom this century, other parts of the neighborhood are also flourishing. Vue53, a mixed-used building designed by Valerio Dewalt Train...
Headlines
2 months ago
Amanda Levete, founder and director of AL_A, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Jane Drew Prize by The Architects' Journal/Architectural Review.
Products
2 months ago
A new building for the Kate Tiedemann College of Business at the University of South Florida-St. Petersburg features glass facades with circular patterns meant to recall the coral stones that inhabit much of the area's coastline.
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