Famed Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto founded the Odawara Art Foundation in 2009 to "foster the advancement of Japanese culture while adopting an international perspective." He sited the Foundation's Enoura Observatory overlooking Sagami Bay and designed the buildings and...
The new Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, is located just two blocks from the National Mall, in an old warehouse from 1922. Designed by SmithGroupJJR, the museum features channel-glass walls from Bendheim that illuminate parts of the renovated building.
Skorba is a small village in the vicinity of Ptuj, Slovenia's oldest town. Once a typical village with a clustered settlement pattern, the passage of years and the proximity of the city caused it to grow out of turn, transforming it into a commuter suburb without a clear structure. The...
For six days, the gates in Frankfurt am Main were once again open for players in the fields of lighting, electrical engineering as well as home and building automation. It was six fabulous days that caused satisfaction among almost all visitors and exhibitors. This is not least due to digital...
Multiple sources are reporting that the team of KPF, Heatherwick Studio, James Corner Field Operations, Architects 61, and Lead 8 has been selected to design Terminal 5 at Changi Airport in Singapore.
Compagnie O. Architects
One could expect that the image of the Topsportschool would be sublime, prominent, like a trophy, so everyone could see it. However, this is not the case. The Topsportschool is not an image, it creates image: an incubator, a machine à exceller.
As one of the most popular websites providing tourism services in China, Mafengwo advocates freedom and exploration of the unknown. On the occasion of its upcoming 10th anniversary, a decision has been made to terminate the team's long-term scattered form of office works, thus improving its...
Schwartz and Architecture
Lichen prevalent on the Oaks on an 8.5-acre site in Glen Ellen, north of San Francisco, inspired the design of the aptly named Lichen House. Schwartz and Architecture (S^A) designed a T-shaped plan to fit the site and roof overhangs with metal fins that create lichen-like shadows. The architects...
Today, 9 April 2018, marks the 100th anniversary of Jørn Utzon's birth. The famed Danish architect, who died in November 2008 at the age of 90, is being celebrated with exhibitions at the Utzon Center in Aalborg and a series of interviews with architects from Denmark and elsewhere.
Daniel Libeskind, architect of the Jewish Museum Berlin and World Trade Center Master Plan, spoke with PLANE—SITE in the seventh video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018...
James Carpenter Design Associates
The transformation of a disused elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into the popular High Line has sparked development in the form of attention-getting architecture by the likes of Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, and Jean Nouvel. But relatively sedate gems also parallel the park, such as 860...
On the first day of June, the Kunsthalle Mannheim will celebrate its grand opening, with a new extension designed by Hamburg's gmp. The architects conceptualized the extension as a "city in the city," using the metal panels and metal mesh on the facade to express it.
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."
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.
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