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on 6/1/16

The Pavilion of Slovenia at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale is a wooden structure filled with books that goes under the title Home at Arsenale: a curated library addressing the notions of home and dwelling. John Hill


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on 5/27/16

C+S Architects' contribution to the Reporting from the Front exhibition at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale focuses on the challenges of building enriching school facilities near Venice; a colorful, fun ramp expresses their approach to that typology. John Hill


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on 5/26/16

Three of the most impressive structures within Reporting from the Front, the exhibition directed by Alejandro Aravena, are masonry vaults: one made from brick and "unqualified labor"; one made from unreinforced, cut stone; and one made from clay tile and built by students. John Hill


Found
on 5/25/16

Transsolar's contribution to this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, "Lightscapes: Local Identity – Exploring a Forgotten Resource," creates visible rays of light in the Arsenale as a means of merging technology with local knowledge. John Hill


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on 5/25/16

The introductory room in the 15th International Architecture Exhibition: Reporting from the Front, directed by Alejandro Aravena, is made from 100 tons of waste dismantled from the 2015 Art Biennale. John Hill


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on 5/24/16

World-Architects is in Venice to cover the 15th International Architecture Exhibition: Reporting from the Front, directed by this year's Pritzker Architecture Prize winner, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena. John Hill


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on 5/17/16

World-Architects took a quick jaunt through ICFF, which took place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York from May 14th to 17th. A couple standouts shared circular geometries. John Hill


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on 5/13/16

Twenty works by teamLab, a group of "ultra-technologists" from Tokyo, are on display until July 21st at PACE Art + Technology in Menlo Park, California, including the immersive, constantly changing Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together – A... John Hill


Found
on 5/11/16

Today the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris unveiled a temporary work by Daniel Buren that covers the glass "sails" of the Frank Gehry-designed museum with a checkerboard of filters in thirteen colors. John Hill


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on 5/3/16

Yesterday World-Architects got a sneak peek at the Manus x Machina exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. Opening to the public on May 5th, the exhibition design is by OMA New York. John Hill


Found
on 4/29/16

The 2016 tour season at the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, begins on Sunday with Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden, a landscape installation that celebrates the 110th anniversary of Philip Johnson’s birth and the 10th anniversary of his estate opening to... John Hill


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on 4/28/16

Through the simplest of means, Barcelona-based street artist Pejac has been leaving his distinctive imprint on the buildings of Al Hussein, a Palestinian refugee camp in Amman, Jordan. John Hill


Found
on 4/14/16

Oops, he did it again: For the second time, "conceptual photographer" Xavier Delory has virtually changed the architecture of a Le Corbusier building, covering the surfaces of the Chapel in Ronchamp with murals from Villa E-1027 on the Côte d’Azur. John Hill, Jenny Keller


Found
on 4/12/16

As part of "Rotterdam celebrates the city!" this spring, Winy Maas and MVRDV have designed a giant staircase with 180 steps leading from Stationsplein, outside Rotterdam Central Station’s entrance, to the top of the Groot Handelsgebouw, an important building from the... John Hill


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on 4/1/16

With the sudden passing of Zaha Hadid yesterday at the age of 65, we look back at some of the Pritzker Prize-winning architect's signifcant works through the unmistakable, dazzling, and often... John Hill


Found
on 3/29/16

The Obama Foundation has posted interviews with the seven finalists for the Obama Presidential Center (OPC) to be built on Chicago's South Side. Among other things, the architects were asked what their favorite Chicago building is and why. John Hill


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on 3/25/16

A team of architects from Seattle's Olson Kundig have won Blank Space's third annual Fairy Tales storytelling competition. Their architectural narrative, "Welcome to the 5th Facade," takes readers to "a future that is similar enough to our own, yet ripe with new challenges,... John Hill


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on 3/24/16

Berlin-based photographer Malte Brandenburg's Stacked series of photographs presents frontal views of his city's post-war housing estates in order to show the variation found in the "fairly identical" buildings. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/18/16

Luis Martínez Santa-María of Madrid has won the Fundació Mies van der Rohe's "Fear of Columns" competition with "I don't want to change the world. I only want to express it." His winning design will be realized as a temporary installation this summer. John Hill, Silvia Pujalte Toledo


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on 3/16/16

Photographer and street artist JR will transform the Louvre's iconic glass Pyramid in Paris this summer, effectively making I.M. Pei's 1989 creation disappear through anamorphosis. John Hill


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on 3/10/16

On Sunday the exhibition A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City opens to the public. World-Architects got an early look and presents photos of just a few of the numerous models that make up the show. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/3/16

The competition-winning proposal by architects from VOA Architecture and engineers from Werner Sobek New York envisions the Pan Am Building (now the MetLife Building) at 200 Park Avenue in New York City covered in a patterned, double-glazed curtain wall. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/1/16

Alejandro Aravena, director of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice and recipient of the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize, hit the press circuit recently to discuss his Biennale theme, Reporting from the Front, and explain what exactly is going on in that photo... John Hill


Found
on 2/16/16

Announcing the YTAA - Young Talent Architecture Award, which joins the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award and the Emerging Architect Award in recognizing architectural talent in Europe. John Hill


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on 2/8/16

The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) opened its new Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed home on January 31st with the exhibition Architecture of Life, running until May 29th. John Hill


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on 1/25/16

Architect Emanuel Christ and Christoph Gantenbein have completed their much-anticipated addition to the 19th-century Swiss National Museum, a jagged concrete mass that touches down in three points to connect the old and new buildings to the adjacent Platzspitz park. John Hill


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on 1/14/16

David Maisel's series of photographs, The Fall, now on display at Haines Gallery in San Francisco, explores from above the landscape between Toledo and Madrid, Spain, to reveal the not-so-subtle interactions between humans and nature. John Hill


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on 1/8/16

Is this a ceramic tile pattern? A painting? A quilt? No, it's a "public domain remix" of a small fraction of the 187,000 items the New York Public Library has made available for high-resolution download. John Hill


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on 1/5/16

Laurent Kronental's Souvenir d'un Futur, which documents senior citizens living in the "Grands Ensembles" around Paris – some of them designed by Ricardo Bofill in the 1980s – earned the photographer a 2015 Emerging Talent Award (Bourse de Talent) from the... John Hill


Found
on 12/10/15

To celebrate the holiday season, the Lab at Rockwell Group has created "Luminaries," an interactive light installation amongst the palm trees inside the winter garden at Brookfield Place, the former World Financial Place in Lower Manhattan. John Hill


Found
on 12/7/15

The Yale School of Architecture (YSoA) is celebrating its centennial and the tenure of outgoing Dean Robert A.M. Stern with the exhibition "Pedagogy and Place: Celebrating 100 Years of Architecture Education at Yale" that just opened inside Rudolph Hall. John Hill


Found
on 11/19/15

BAROQUE BAROQUE is a new exhibition in Vienna that brings together a selection of Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson's artworks from private collections and places them into the baroque spaces of the Winter Palace of Prince Eugene of Savoy. John Hill


Found
on 11/18/15

In a ceremony last night overlooking the World Trade Center, the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies gave Santiago Calatrava its European Prize for Architecture. John Hill


Found
on 11/17/15

National Geographic has put together a helpful visual guide to Manhattan's building boom, which will add 47 skyscrapers to the island's crop of 28, pre-2004 buildings over 700 feet tall. John Hill


Found
on 11/5/15

As part of their Finite Format exhibition at the House of Art České Budějovice in the Czech Republic, Chilean architects Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen, working with students from the Faculty of Art and Architecture at the Technical University of... John Hill


Found
on 10/21/15

As part of the FIAC art fair taking place in Paris, Kengo Kuma has installed a wooden folly in the Jardin des Tuileries for Galerie Philippe Gravier. The name of the piece, Yure, translates to "slowly moving in the wind." John Hill


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