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Found
on 10/19/23

The Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) and Frankfurt Book Fair have announced the winners of 2023 DAM Architectural Book Award, selecting the ten best architecture books from 245 submissions from 102 publishers. John Hill


Works
on 10/18/23

Aviva Studios, the home of Factory International designed by OMA partner Ellen van Loon, opened to the public on October 18 with Free Your Mind, a specially made retelling of The Matrix through the eyes of Danny Boyle. OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture


Headlines
on 10/18/23

Canadian architect, educator, and theorist George Baird died in Toronto on October 17, 2023, at the age of 84. His death was announced by the University of Toronto John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, where he formerly served as dean. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/17/23

Chinese landscape architect Kongjian Yu is the winner of the 2023 Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize, the biennial $100,000 award organized by The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF). John Hill


Reviews
on 10/16/23

Although the benefits of buildings structured by timber are well-known by architects and others involved in design and construction, the rollout of mass timber buildings in urban areas like New York City has been slow, at best. So it was just last year that the first mass-timber condominium in... MESH Architectures

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Headlines
on 10/16/23

Construction has begun on Torch Tower in Tokyo. Designed by Sou Fujimoto and Yuko Nagayama, the tower will be 390 meters (1,280 feet) when complete in 2028, making it the Japan's tallest building. John Hill


Number
on 10/16/23

Estimated net worth of Hafeez Contractor, India’s richest architect and... René Ammann


Headlines
on 10/13/23

A list of 362 works nominated for the 2024 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture / Mies van der Rohe Awards (EUmies Awards) has been released by the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe. John Hill


Found
on 10/13/23

World-Architects packed a lunch and headed to Gansevoort Peninsula, the former sanitation facility that is now home to Manhattan's first public beach. Designed by a team led by Field Operations, the latest addition to Hudson River Park opened to the public on October 2. John Hill


Film
on 10/11/23

As evidenced by two recent YouTube videos about Kowloon Walled City garnering millions of views, people's fascination with the lawless enclave that was considered the densest place on earth and was demolished starting in 1993 is unending. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/11/23

Landscape architect Harriet Pattison, a collaborator of Louis Kahn and mother of his only son, died on October 2 at the age of 94; and Andrea Branzi, the designer and cofounder of Archizoom, died on October 9 at the age of 84. John Hill


Insight
on 10/10/23

In this interview with Vladimir Belogolovsky, Stanley Saitowitz discusses coming to America from his native South Africa, studying at Berkeley, getting excited when his architecture succeeds in finding its own logic and starts to form itself, working with the earth and grid, the differences... Vladimir Belogolovsky


Reviews
on 10/9/23

Vistas looking north up Broadway in Lower Manhattan are dominated by the tower of Grace Church, positioned where the famous thoroughfare bends. Directly across the street from the landmark church is 799 Broadway, a new office building designed by the New York studio of Perkins&Will. As... Perkins&Will

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Headlines
on 10/9/23

The 2023 OBEL Award Teaching Fellowships are being given to four new university-level courses that "will amplify and enhance debate and learning around well-being and cities," in line with themes from previous OBEL Awards. John Hill


Number
on 10/9/23

Number of elements of the new Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) building designed by Swiss architect and 2009 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate Peter Zumthor that, he says, René Ammann


Headlines
on 10/7/23

Twenty years after the opening of the Walt Disney Concert Hall, and six years after the Getty acquired the archive of its architect, Frank Gehry, the Getty is putting on a two-part exhibition devoted to the design of the building. John Hill


Insight
on 10/6/23

In this latest installment in the “Building Novels” series, which focuses on works of fiction where buildings and architecture play integral roles, Madeline Beach Carey reads Houses, the classic novel by Borislav Pekić that is set in Belgrade and is about a man who has devoted his... Madeline Beach Carey


Found
on 10/5/23

A Permanent Nostalgia for Departure: A Rehearsal on Legacy with Zaha Hadid is on display at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, until January 28, 2024. The exhibition features artworks that engage directly with the 20-year-old building designed by Zaha Hadid, notably... John Hill


Headlines
on 10/3/23

Beverly Willis, the artist, self-taught architect, filmmaker, and untiring proponent of women in architecture, died on October 1, 2023, at the age of 95. John Hill


Film
on 10/3/23

The latest installment of The Architects Series, a project of The Plan Magazine and Iris Ceramic Group, presents a 27-minute documentary on the London studio of Alison Brooks. John Hill


Reviews
on 10/2/23

Five years ago Magazzino Italian Art, an institution focused on Arte Povera, opened its art space in Cold Springs, in New York's Hudson Valley. Just last month, Magazzino expanded with the new Robert Olnick Pavilion. The first building was designed by Miguel Quismondo's MQ Architecture, and... Alberto Campo Baeza & Miguel Quismondo

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Headlines
on 10/2/23

Skin of Glass, a film by Denise Zmekhol that follows her journey to a modernist skyscraper in São Paulo that was designed by her later father and subsequently occupied by hundreds of homeless families, won Best Documentary Feature Film at the BARQ Festival. John Hill


Number
on 10/2/23

Number of Japanese architects by the likes of Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban, and Kuma Kengo, who have redesigned public toilets in various locations throughout Shibuya, Tokyo: 16 René Ammann


Found
on 10/2/23

On display at Harvard University Graduate School of Design's Frances Loeb Library until October 15, The Book in the Age of … is an exhibition that came out of a research seminar at the GSD taught by architect Rem Koolhaas, graphic designer Irma Boom, and architectural historian Phillip... John Hill


Insight
on 9/29/23

The 19th Asian Games opened on September 23 and run through October 8, 2023, in Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province. The Games, originally scheduled for 2022, were postponed for a year because of China’s Covid-19 policy. Of the more than fifty competition venues for the Games, only twelve... Eduard Kögel


Headlines
on 9/28/23

The latest edition of Shaping the City is taking place over two days in early October in New Orleans, Louisiana. Organized by the European Cultural Centre (ECC) and NANO, Shaping the City New Orleans focuses on “designing for climate emergency.” John Hill


Headlines
on 9/27/23

Zvi Hecker, the “Bad Boy of Israeli Architecture” (according to Haaretz, at least) who was born in Poland, immigrated to Israel in 1950, and moved to Germany in 1991, died at his home in Berlin on September 24, 2023, at the age of 92.  John Hill


Reviews
on 9/27/23

Hainan Island, located in the South China Sea, has a tropical climate all year round. Since 1988, the island has been an independent province and the largest special economic zone in the People’s Republic. The capital Haikou is located at the northern end of the island with a population of... Eduard Kögel

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Film
on 9/26/23

Gwen North Reiss, a writer and poet who has been involved with The Glass House as an educator and historian since 2008, talks about the history and architecture of the famous building designed by Philip Johnson in 1949, in a ten-minute film made by Open Space. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/25/23

Subtitled “Architecture of Optimism, 1919-1939,” Modernist Kaunas is one of 42 newly inscribed properties on the UNESCO World Heritage List, as approved by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee during its annual meeting in Riyadh last week. John Hill


Number
on 9/25/23

Cost of the world’s most expensive building — Islam's most sacred site and the largest mosque in the world,... René Ammann


Headlines
on 9/22/23

Construction of Kingdom Tower, designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is set to resume, as reports indicate contractors have been invited to bid for completing the 1,000-meter-tall tower. John Hill


Found
on 9/21/23

Emerging Ecologies: Architecture and the Rise of Environmentalism, the inaugural exhibition from the Emilio Ambasz Institute for the Joint Study of the Built and Natural Environment at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), opened to the public on September 17. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/20/23

Architect Christoph Ingenhoven is the latest recipient of the Golden Flower of Rheydt, an environmental prize presented by the city of Mönchengladbach, Germany, biennially since 1967. His concept of holistic sustainable architecture was the deciding factor. Manuel Pestalozzi


Film
on 9/20/23

Canadian landscape architect Claude Cormier died on September 15, 2023, at the age of 63. One month earlier, Cormier spoke with The Cultural Landscape Foundation for a forthcoming oral history project. Upon his passing, TCLF released a clip from the project in which Cormier revisits a... John Hill


Insight
on 9/19/23

In Vladimir Belogolovsky’s interview with Eva Prats and Ricardo Flores, the founders of Barcelona-based Prats & Flores Arquitectes, the couple talked about treating the apartment where they run their practice as a pedagogical tool, learning by drawing over and over again, adapting and... Vladimir Belogolovsky


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