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2 months ago

Number of minutes the modernist Philipp Vandamm House is seen onscreen in Alfred Hitchcock’s 136-minute thriller North By... René Ammann


Headlines
2 months ago

Five anonymous design proposals for the Bezos Learning Center at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, are now available for public comment by September 19. John Hill


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2 months ago

The board of trustees of the nonprofit Calder Gardens has unveiled the design for a new building and landscape in Philadelphia for displaying the work of artist Alexander Calder. Ulf Meyer


Headlines
2 months ago

New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2022 National Design Awards, which recognizes design excellence and innovation in nine categories. John Hill


Insight
2 months ago

In Year Zero to Economic Miracle: Hans Schwippert and Sep Ruf in Postwar German Building Culture, Lynnette Widder compares two intriguing architects. Ulf Meyer delves into the recently published book. Ulf Meyer


Film
2 months ago

OPEN Architecture, the Beijing studio of LI Hu and HUANG Wenjing, has created OPEN Metropolis, an urban research and design project presented as a series of eight short films. John Hill


Insight
2 months ago

He was modest, warmhearted, and, in addition, a guiding intellectual force of sustainable construction who was full of enthusiasm and persuasive conviction. Edward Schwarz contributed greatly to Swiss and international architecture. Andreas Ruby


Headlines
2 months ago

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced that Germany's ingenhoven associates is this year's recipient of... John Hill


Reviews
2 months ago

Colorful panels in oranges and blues call attention to @150 North Third Street, a luxury residential project in Downtown Columbus, Ohio, that is partly the reuse of a five-story warehouse. Architect Jonathan Barnes answered a few questions about the project designed by his Columbus-based... JBAD

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Number
on 9/3/22

Number of illegally built swimming pools that AI technology helped to find in 9 of 101 departments in France, which has an estimated... René Ammann


Film
on 9/2/22

Seven years in the making, the upgrading of the concert hall at the Sydney Opera House was completed and reopened earlier this summer. Designed by Peter Hall inside Jørn Utzon's iconic exterior, the concert hall was refurbished by ARM Architecture. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/1/22

The City of Helsinki and Helsinki Design Week have announced that Päivi Raivio is the recipient of the 2022 Helsinki Design Award, which recognizes "a designer or a design team for making Helsinki a better place to live in." John Hill


Works
on 9/1/22

In a natural setting at the limits of constructability, Rolo offers a landscape approach to an architectural project. Located in the Laurentian region of Quebec, and situated on a steep slope, the property is characterized by large, rocky outcrops and offers clear views of the Laurentian... Alain Carle Architecte


Headlines
on 9/1/22

"The year’s best new skyscraper," according to the jury of the Emporis Skyscraper Award 2021, is the Valley, a mixed-use tower in Amsterdam whose design was inspired by mountainous landscapes. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/29/22

After acquiring it for 1.15 million Swiss francs, the town of La Chaux-de-Fonds has taken possession of Villa Fallet, opening the first house worked on by Le Corbusier to the public. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/28/22

Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie is donating his extensive archive of sketchbooks, drawings, and models to McGill University, where he first designed what became his breakout Habitat 67 project. John Hill


Number
on 8/26/22

Amount each of the 107 Make It Right homeowners in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward are eligible to receive as reimbursement for repairs conducted on the defective homes, René Ammann


Film
on 8/26/22

The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust has released a 13-minute virtual tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Imperial Hotel, which was built in Tokyo in 1923, famously and survived an earthquake the same year, but was demolished in... John Hill


Found
on 8/26/22

A report on the new Daigo Town Hall in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, by Katsuhiko Endo Architect and Associates: A public plaza for the town, the theme of this... Endo Architect and Associates


Headlines
on 8/23/22

New aspects of Hotel Iveria, renovated by GRAFT in 2009 as the Radisson SAS Iveria Hotel, are featured in a new exhibition at Architektur Galerie Berlin. Ulf Meyer


Reviews
on 8/22/22

Located next to a brewery, a self-storage warehouse, and other industrial structures in North Brooklyn, Amant is a gem in the rough — and a surprising one at that, with intimate courtyards set between the art foundation's multiple brick and concrete buildings. The architects at SO – IL sent us... SO – IL

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Number
on 8/22/22

Amount of CO2 the planned demolition of London’s flagship Marks & Spencer store will... René Ammann


Found
on 8/19/22

World-Architects spent the morning of World Photography Day (August 19) watching the sunrise from SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, a three-story immersive experience more than 1,000 feet above the sidewalks of Midtown Manhattan. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/19/22

Andrés Jaque, founder of Madrid- and New York-based Office for Political Innovation, has been appointed the next Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP). John Hill


Works
on 8/18/22

The Pingtung Public Library is an extension and renovation project of an existing cultural center, originally built in 1983 and located in the middle of the Millennium Park of Pingtung City. The main objective of the transformation is to introduce transparency and accessibility to the once... MAYU architects


Insight
on 8/16/22

In Project Without Form: OMA, Rem Koolhaas, and the Laboratory of 1989, ZHAW professor Holger Schurk delves inside the Office of Metropolitan Architecture when it was working on three competition submissions in one year. OMA has not bee the same since. John Hill


Reviews
on 8/15/22

Open since March, The Pitch is a destination in Austin, Texas, for eating a burger, drinking a beer, watching a football game, or just relaxing outdoors. The design by Mark Odom Studio uses shipping containers to house kitchens and other functions, arranging the modular pieces to create a... Mark Odom Studio

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Insight
on 8/11/22

With Kaunas as the European Capital of Culture in 2022, the Lithuanian city is rediscovering its heritage of modern architecture, particularly the two interwar decades when the country's second city served as its capital. Ulf Meyer


Headlines
on 8/9/22

Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake — influential in the world as fashion as well as in the world of architecture — died on Friday at the age of 84. Ulf Meyer


Headlines
on 8/8/22

The impressive Shilin Night Market is a magnet for locals and tourists in Taipei. Starting this week, the new Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC), designed by... Ulf Meyer


Reviews
on 8/8/22

Narrow House is an apt name for this townhouse in Brooklyn that is situated on a lot that is approximately half as wide as a typical lot. The architects at Only If searched out such a "leftover" space, ending up with a light-filled, open space just eleven feet wide. The architects answered a... Only If

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Headlines
on 8/5/22

Snøhetta designs a tower for Tokyu Corporation in Tokyo that features a terraced roof topped with trees. Ulf Meyer isn’t buying it. [First published on July 28, 2022; updated with renderings on August 5.] Ulf Meyer


Found
on 8/4/22

The Donum Estate in Sonoma, California, has inaugurated Vertical Panorama Pavilion, a colorful canopy designed by John Hill


Works
on 8/2/22

The project is composed of eleven small cabins, including four different typologies, from 28sqm to 58sqm. They are distributed across the plot according to the natural configuration of the terrain, altering it as little as possible. SUMMARY


Reviews
on 8/1/22

The Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn is turning from an infamous Superfund site into a cultural district where old industrial buildings are being transformed into performance venues. These include the new home for Powerhouse Arts designed by Herzog & de Meuron and CO Adaptive's transformation of... CO Adaptive

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Specials
on 8/1/22

Paolo Cocconi and Carla Wilkins are designers at Lichtvision, an international office for lighting design. In this interview they speak about upcoming trends, the importance of sustainability, and what visitors can expect on their tour at Light + Building. Martina Metzner


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