The Wilshire Boulevard Temple has released OMA’s design for the Audrey Irmas Pavilion. Shohei Shigematsu's design "will serve as a multi-purpose gathering place, forging new connections within the existing campus and creating a new urban presence to engage Los Angeles."
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Christopher Hawthorne, the former LA Times architecture critic recently appointed as chief design officer for the City of Los Angeles, takes on the mantle of writer/director for a one-hour documentary on Frank Lloyd Wright's patterned concrete-block houses in LA.
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has announced the twenty finalists for the OAA Design Excellence Awards.
Anne Carrier architecture
The concept for the siting and construction of the new visitor center for Seigneurie-des-Aulnaies, a registered Quebec cultural heritage site, is grounded in the characteristic elements of the surrounding landscape: the river, bridges, forest and stone buildings. The architects opted for a Land...
Chicago-based developer Convexity Properties, along with architect Goettsch Partners (GP) and hospitality design firm TAL Studio, pay homage to the history of Chicago with thoughtfully curated architecture, design, art and style for an exceptional experience with the new Viceroy Chicago.
Fiedler Marciano Architecture
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Since its founding in 2001, the I-Park Foundation has hosted over 850 artists-in-residence on its more than 400 acres of rolling hillside in East Haddam, Connecticut, about two hours north of New York City. Fiedler Marciano Architecture recently completed two visual arts studios for I-Park, part...
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A new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum highlights some of the experimental art installations that are erected annually as part of the Burning Man festivities in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man also expands beyond the...
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Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture — now on display at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York, from 18 March to 17 June 2018 — presents dozens of photographs by famous artists and architectural photographers. Editor in Chief John Hill walked...
The C&P headquarters, which is located at the most high traffic entrances to Graz, brings clarity and conciseness to this new emerging and vibrant city district. From an urban planning perspective it exudes individuality within the context, thus creating a new landmarked space.
Jacque Herzog & Pierre de Meuron have unveiled their proposed redevelopment of the Badaevskiy Brewery in Moscow, located along the Moscow River about seven kilometers west of the Kremlin. Instead of a tower, the new buildings are lifted on slender stilts.
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The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel has posted a series of videos with architects talking about the the world-renowned Danish architect who would have turned 100 in April 2018.
Montreal's Chevalier Morales Architectes, an "architectural firm that reflects the positive impact of the architectural competition process in Quebec," is the recipient of the 2018 Emerging Architectural Practice Award given out by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada...
The Vatican has released some details on the inaugural Holy See pavilion at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, which will consist of ten chapels by ten architects and a pavilion inspired by Gunnar Asplund's famous Woodland Chapel in Stockholm.
OPUS 5 Architectes
The Paris office of OPUS 5 has delivered the third and final phase of the rehabilitation of the Abbey d'Ardenne in Normandy, France. To complete an investment of over 25 years, the former stables of this Gothic abbey are now home to an exhibition gallery.
Naf Architect & Design
A largest possible square floor plan was first drawn within the almost square lot of the house. Then a slightly smaller square plan was drawn inside the outer square, then it was rotated around the center of the square clock-wise by 32.4 degrees creating four right triangles inside the outer...
The Voxman Music Building is one of three recently completed arts buildings at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Of the three, it is the only one situated downtown rather than on campus. This situation gives the building a public face, and the architects responded with a design that links the...
As part of the renovation of 22 Parkside, the 50-year-old "flexible machine for living" that Richard Rogers designed for his parents and is now used by Harvard University as a fellowship residence and event space, renovation architect Philip Gumuchdjian lined its two wet rooms with...
Luftwerk, the artistic collaboration of Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero, is more than adept at manipulating light and color. A new solo show at Volume Gallery in Chicago is the impressive result of a decade of the duo's research, experimentation, and installations.
Seshimo Architects + Peter Hahn Associates
A bold cantilever is the standout feature of The Clearwater, a vacation home on Japan’s northernmost island of Hokkaido designed by Seshimo Architects + Peter Hahn Associates. The architects answered a few questions about the project.
Ahead of its groundbreaking on Wednesday, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has released new renderings of the building designed by MAD Architects for Exposition Park in Los Angeles.
Moshe Safdie, the AIA Gold Medal-winning architect best known for Habitat 67 in Montreal, spoke with PLANE—SITE in the sixth video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice...
Located next to an expressway, the Technical Center of Blagnac was built in the middle of a neighborhood characterized by a highly industrialized program. Nevertheless, a classified forest and a cemetery are located just next to the site.
Located in an area of neighborhoods called Jardins, with single-family houses and green areas listed as heritage, this house has 550m2 of built area divided into two levels, the ground and upper floors. The original land had a four-meter slope height in relation to the level of the street.
DLR Group|Westlake Reed Leskosky
The Murphy Arts District is a multi-phase project that includes a number of performance venues, outdoor spaces, and renovations of old buildings for the small town of El Dorado, Arkansas. The first phase was completed in September 2017, the same month DLR Group acquired Westlake Reed Leskosky....
Last week, 90-year-old Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi was named the 2018 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, considered the profession’s highest honor. Here we highlight three of Doshi’s masterpieces: a university realized over five decades; low-cost housing; and his own...
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