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2 months ago
Your votes determined that the John W. Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, designed by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, is the U.S. Building of the Year 2017.
Headlines
2 months ago
London's Serpentine Galleries and Beijing's WF CENTRAL have announced a co-commission for the first Serpentine Pavilion outside of London. Designed by Jiakun Architects, the pavilion will open in May 2018.
Plano Humano Arquitectos
Works
2 months ago
The construction of this building came from the desire to have a chapel at the National Scout´s Activities Camp (CNAE), in the municipality of Idanha a Nova, central region of Portugal, for the XXIII National Jamboree of Portuguese Catholic Scouts, which involved about 22,000 participants,...
Found
2 months ago
A new book by Olivier Meystre, Pictures of the Floating Microcosm: New Representations of Japanese Architecture, provides a critique of the design process and representational methods of contemporary Japanese Architects.
Headlines
2 months ago
The Spheres, the centerpiece of the new Amazon headquarters in downtown Seattle, officially opened on Monday. Designed by NBBJ, the glass-enclosed biodomes house more than 40,000 individual plants.
JHW IROJE architects & planners
Works
2 months ago
The Second Life: The client, who is a professor and an engineer, is facing retirement in three years time. He wants to prepare for this second life, where he will enjoy the surrounding environment in a nature-friendly home.
Headlines
2 months ago
The Pritzker Architecture Prize has announced that Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima – co-founder of SANAA and the 2010 Pritzker Laureate alongside SANAA partner Ryue Nishizawa – is joining the jury for what is considered "architecture’s highest honor."
SYN Architects
Works
2 months ago
"Indeed, bamboo is like a man of virtue. From deep and resolute roots, straight and honorable stems extend toward the sky. When a gentleman contemplates the nature of bamboo, only a feeling of integrity can come to mind." - Excerpt from Planting Bamboo by Bai Juyi
Labics
Works
2 months ago
This project is part of the Municipality of Rome’s initiative to redevelop a number of transport depots within the city in conjunction with local public transport authority ATAC. It involves the regeneration of a neighborhood with a weak identity but with good growth potential due to its...
Headlines
2 months ago
Located in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Lakhta Center, designed by Gorproject and RMJM, just received its spire and therefore hit its final height of 462 meters, making it the tallest skyscraper in Europe.
Film
2 months ago
A short film with a mix of drone footage, time-lapse photography, and on-the-ground views takes viewers along the nearly one-mile-long Chicago Riverwalk, whose third and last phase opened last year.
I-Kanda Architects
Reviews
2 months ago
This cabin, perched on a granite outcropping in New Hampshire's White Mountains, is shaped by the landscape. A faceted form bends to the terrain and distant views, and conceals a simple rectangular plan that later accommodates the client's family of four on their weekend outings. I-Kanda...
Headlines
2 months ago
The National Museum of African American History and Culture – designed by Adjaye Associates in partnership with The Freelon Group, Davis Brody Bond and SmithGroupJJR – has been named the Overall Winner in the Beazley Designs of the Year 2017.
Insight
2 months ago
Never Built New York, on display at the Queens Museum until February 18, is a 200-year tour through the New York City that might have been. Born from the 2016 book of the same name, co-authors and co-curators Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell have crafted one of the most...
Found
2 months ago
An article in the New York Times this week brings to light an unexpected, yet unsurprising, fact: "Many of the country’s top pastry chefs have practiced or studied architecture."
Headlines
2 months ago
Steven Holl Architects, in collaboration with Russia's Kamen, has won the international design competition for a large mixed-use development in Moscow's Tushino district.
Headlines
3 months ago
Global architectural firm Perkins+Will announced that it has joined Schmidt Hammer Lassen – the Danish firm founded in 1986 by Morten Schmidt, Bjarne Hammer and John Lassen – in "a strategic partnership."
Oppenheim Architecture + Design
Works
3 months ago
Designed by Chad Oppenheim and Arthur Casas, the Emiliano Hotel sits on the famed Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. The project fronts one of the most beautiful views in the world while being surrounded on three sides by dilapidated apartment buildings from the 1950s.
unassigned
3 months ago
The deadline to vote for your favorite Building of the Week featured on American-Architects in 2017 is January 31.
Civic Architects & Bright Urban Futures
Works
3 months ago
With the start of 2018, a new iconic structure was opened to the public in Tilburg, Netherlands. The structure forms a public pavilion on the central pier in the old city harbour and serves as a landmark for recreational boats and yachts, visiting the city. The firms Civic Architects & Bright...
Mecanoo
Works
3 months ago
The new Palace of Justice in Córdoba is located in Arroyo del Moro, which is characteristically dominated by anonymous housing blocks, products of the rapid urban development of 21st century Spanish cities.
Headlines
3 months ago
The PGA Tour has unveiled renderings of its new home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, designed by Foster + Partners.
Benyuan Design and Research Center
Works
on 1/22/18
A pavilion called "Dom-Ino" is presented by 2017 Bi-City Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB), in a sub-exhibition in Shangwei Village. Different from conventional buildings, this pavilion has no walls, but 24 huge iron doors. The doors can be opened or closed at any angle...
Eriksson Furunes Architecture, Leandro V. Locsin Partners & Boase
Works
on 1/22/18
A collaborative community effort to design and build a study center, office and orphanage after super typhoon Haiyan.
SCB
Reviews
on 1/22/18
Described as the "dorm built for engineers" on the website of Arizona State University, Tooker House combines student housing and dining with spaces geared to engineering students, such as digital classrooms and a makers lab. Housing nearly 1,600 beds, in rooms shaded from the hot...
Found
on 1/19/18
The Victoria & Albert Museum has announced it will be opening V&A Dundee in Scotland on Saturday 15 September 2018. Accompanying the announcement were some photographs of the Kengo Kuma-designed building.
Products
on 1/19/18
The real estate mantra of "location, location, location" is particularly important for hotels, which position themselves for the convenience of travelers. The Hotel Tivoli in Aachen is located appropriately on a busy, four-lane thoroughfare, a site that gave CROSS Architecture the...
Headlines
on 1/18/18
Amazon announced today that is has narrowed down the list of cities vying to be home to its second North American headquarters from 238 to 20.
Specials
on 1/18/18
The building task "office" is currently undergoing enormous changes, driven not least by the ongoing digitization of the working world. On this occasion, we spoke to two architects and a facility manager and took a closer look at the "Office of the Future". In this...
Headlines
on 1/18/18
Although work on the Marina One complex wrapped up last year, it was officially opened this week by Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, and Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak.
Headlines
on 1/17/18
This year, for the first time, the Vatican will be participating in the Venice Architecture Biennale. The inaugural Holy See pavilion will exhibit ten small chapels designed by ten invited architects.
Film
on 1/17/18
The great New York architect Richard Meier spoke with PLANE—SITE in the fourth 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.
SelgasCano
Works
on 1/16/18
​Second Home, founders of London’s most creative community for entrepreneurs and innovators, opens its second London location in Holland Park this month, January 2018.
Park Associati
Works
on 1/16/18
The project proposes a complete renovation of a poor architectural quality building from the beginning of the 1980s, outdated in terms of energy and distribution.
Specials
on 1/15/18
The building task "office" is currently undergoing enormous changes, driven not least by the ongoing digitization of the working world. On this occasion, we spoke to two architects and a facility manager and took a closer look at the "Office of the Future". In...
Reviews
on 1/15/18
The city of Tianjin, with a population of over 15 million, is located at the Bohai Sea close to Beijing. Together with Tangshan, Beijing and the Xiong’an New Area (established in April 2017), Tianjin is part of a regionally scaled urbanized zone in northern China (Bohai Economic...
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