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Leuphana University of Lüneburg is one of the best known universities in Germany and one where Daniel Libeskind has served as a visiting professor. The architect has now supplied the university with a new Central Building in his recognizable style.
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At a recent ceremony in Chicago, Illinois, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America, projects that "show how the leading edge of sustainable design means reaching far beyond 'common sense'."
Architectural Design and Research Institute of Zhejiang University
Qingyuan Young Professors’ Club derives from the former site of Qingyuan Primary School in Qingyuan Village, Tonglu County, Hangzhou. It includes two reconstructed old school buildings and a new building which can contain one hundred people. The site of the project will be Young...
Studio Libeskind in collaboration with Lord Cultural Resources, photographer Edward Burtynsky, landscape architect Claude Cormier, and Holocaust scholar Doris Bergen, inaugurate the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa on Wednesday, September 27, 2017.
Snøhetta has completed the new Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design (KMD) of the University of Bergen. This open, robust and interactive building gathers KMD’s 350 art and design students under one roof, while simultaneously connecting the faculty and the city of Bergen.
Countering a trend in Japanese residential architecture where "the outer shell becomes ever more fortified for insulation and earthquake safety," ikmo has designed a house in Nagareyama that incorporates a number of traditional techniques while providing modern spaces for its...
The pavilion exhibits a video art piece from the 32ª São Paulo Art Biennale by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. Surrounded by the gardens of Serralves in Porto, FAHR’s structure is an architectural object that explores the ambiguity between the presented work and...
A few days ago, the building that will house the Musée de la Romanité was delivered to the city of Nîmes prior to the installation of its collections and its forthcoming 2018 opening. The building and its unique façade face the Roman Arena of Nîmes. In the...
Toshihiro Oki Architect
Although modern houses on Long Island are in the minority, when compared with oversized McMansions, most of them tend to congregate in the various Hamptons clustered about 100 miles east of Manhattan. Not so with this modern gem in Bellport, a small village on the island's south shore quite a...
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The Vectorworks Design Summit 2017 took place over three days last month in Baltimore, not far from the software company's U.S. headquarters in Columbia, Maryland. Just like last year's event in Chicago, World-Architects served as an Exclusive Media Partner. Here is our recap of the...
At a recent ceremony in San José, Costa Rica, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Latin America, projects with "innovative and often surprising proposals for ways to master the use of [water] in Latin America."
Last weekend the Vitra Design Museum opened An Eames Celebration, a four-part exhibition on designers Charles and Ray Eames that is situated in four buildings (Museum, Gallery, Schaudepot, Fire Station) on the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany.
MaisonA is nestled on the side of the hill on the plot. The building is discreet, but its pure lines show great strength of character. The materials used – wood and white concrete – are contemporary, but the whole fits in perfectly with the protected site.
ADHOC architects team is proud to present the recently completed project “La Géode”, carried out in cooperation with the young promoters of Knightsbridge. The project is located on “de la Roche” Street, in the neighbourhood of Le Plateau Mont-Royal, a vibrant...
The brick exterior walls wrapping A/D/O, the new creative space opened by MINI, look much like the other graffiti-covered warehouses in this industrial stretch of Greenpoint, Brooklyn. But a triangular "porch" at one corner make it clear that something different is going on inside. The...
Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design
Creche Ropponmatsu is a kindergarten located in a residential area in Fukuoka city. Emmanuelle designed the architecture, interior space, logos and graphical signage, with a vision to open a new kindergarten where children can grow up freely in mind and body.
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In June London architect Norman Foster opened an eponymous foundation in Madrid focused on interdisciplinary thinking and research. In addition to the historic main building it occupies, the Norman Foster Foundation consists of a pavilion with a transparent façade and some glossy...
The result of a multidisciplinary collaboration between architects and engineers, FunambOule is a self-supporting footbridge spanning a pedestrian portion of Saint-Catherine Street, in Montreal, Quebec. Designed by Architecturama and Latéral, the footbridge allows visitors a new vantage...
LEAF International has announced the winners of the 16th annual ABB LEAF Awards, which "celebrate the projects and personalities that have made the biggest impact upon our built environment, and the international design community, over the last 12 months and beyond."
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