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Ligne 7 Architecture
Works
on 2/20/18
The extension of the hall of the sports complex Michel Hidalgo is a project realized by the agency Ligne 7 Architecture. Implanted in a park of more than 60 000 m², it welcomes sports clubs.
MQ Architecture
Reviews
on 2/19/18
Architecture and art are aligned in this renovation and expansion of an old warehouse for Magazzino Italian Art in New York's Hudson Valley. Sparse materials and simple components house the art space's Arte Povera collection. Magazzino Italian Art, which won an honor award in the
Products
on 2/16/18
Harvard GSD's Material Processes and Systems (MaP+S) Group teamed up with ASCER Tile of Spain to create Ceramic Tectonics: Tile Grid Shell at the Cevisama International Fair for Ceramic Tiles and Bathroom Furnishings that took place in Valencia, Spain, earlier this month. 
Found
on 2/16/18
A new exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY) finds ten artists addressing Robin Evans's classic 1995 work of architectural theory, The Projective Cast: Architecture and Its Three Geometries.
Kaufmann - Wanas
Works
on 2/15/18
The new building is designed as a free-standing structure adjacent to its existing building. In relation to the existing building, the new elevated building gains a light, floating effect. The polychrome color scheme and light-flooded rooms contribute to the modern, humane design.
Headlines
on 2/15/18
London's Architectural Association School of Architecture has narrowed down the search for a new director to three candidates: Pippo Ciorra, Eva Franch i Gilabert, and Robert Mull.
Headlines
on 2/15/18
Tokyo-based Sumitomo Forestry has unveiled a concept design for W350, a 350-meter-tall timber tower designed by a collaboration between Tsukuba Research Institute and Nikken Sekkei.
Martin Fenlon Architecture
Works
on 2/14/18
The Brucato house is a rare example of new construction within a Historic Preservation Zone in the city of Los Angeles. Located in the Highland Park-Garvanza district, the project consists of a new house that replaced the client's small, aging bungalow.
Headlines
on 2/14/18
Chicago's iconic 100-story John Hancock Center, designed by SOM's Bruce Graham in the late 1960s, is now known as ... 875 North Michigan Avenue.
Gerry Judah
Works
on 2/14/18
JACOB’S LADDER is a new sculpture by Gerry Judah for Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park in New Zealand.
Film
on 2/13/18
Fumihiko Maki, the Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect, spoke with PLANE—SITE in the fifth 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.
Álvaro Siza Vieira
Works
on 2/13/18
The church of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, is the first church built in France’s Brittany region in the 21st century. Siza’s use of light and white concrete provide a unique ceremonial space that gently folds into the...
Headlines
on 2/13/18
The London-based institution has awarded Japanese architect Itsuko Hasegawa its first Royal Academy Architecture Prize 2018 and released a shortlist for the new RA Dorfman Award.
Snøhetta
Works
on 2/12/18
"Svart" is the first building to be built after the energy positive Powerhouse standard in a Northern climate. Not only does this new hotel reduce its yearly energy consumption by approximately 85% compared to a modern hotel, but it also produces its own energy – an absolute...
Wiel Arets Architects
Works
on 2/12/18
WAA has begun construction on the Van der Valk Hotel in Amsterdam’s Zuidas District. The new 240 room hotel stands at a height of 55m; this location of this Dutch hotel chain, expands upon its twentieth-century motel-centric history, while updating its amenities for the twenty-first.
SCHAUM/SHIEH
Reviews
on 2/12/18
The White Oak Music Hall (WOMH) is a three-stage music complex that sits on seven acres just north of downtown Houston. In addition to the Main Hall and Small Room in the Main Venue, the complex includes The Lawn for outdoor performances and a bar in the repurposed Raven Tower. SCHAUM/SHIEH...
Headlines
on 2/12/18
The fifth annual MPavilion, commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, will be designed by Spain's Carme Pinós, making it the first public project by a Spanish female architect in Australia.
Found
on 2/9/18
Artist Simon Fujiwara has inserted a full-size replica of the Anne Frank House inside Peter Zumthor's Kunsthaus Bregenz, creating an odd juxtaposition between the traditional Dutch house and the museum's glass-and-concrete box.
Insight
on 2/8/18
In Berlin, Zalando and Google are only just beginning to actively influence the urban development. On the West Coast of the United States, on the other hand, the influence of large internet companies on urban space is obvious: Seattle is suffering from Amazon's growth, and now the online...
Headlines
on 2/8/18
The Serpentine Galleries has selected Mexican architect Frida Escobedo to design the 2018 Serpentine Pavilion, which will be on display in London's Kensington Gardens from 15 June to 7 October 2018.
Headlines
on 2/7/18
Following mentorships by David Chipperfield, Peter Zumthor, and Kazuyo Sejima, architect Sir David Adjaye has been selected as the architecture mentor for 2018-19 in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.
Found
on 2/7/18
Architect Asif Khan has realized a pavilion at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics that is covered with Vantablack VBx2, a "super-black, non-nanotube visible spectrum spray paint coating" that absorbs 99% of visible light.
Julien Lanoo
Works
on 2/6/18
The Jan Michalski Foundation was originally imagined as a small community sheltered beneath a canopy and completely surrounded by nature, an inspirational setting at the foot of the Jura Mountains in Switzerland. Today it offers a unique communal venue that is turned outward to the world at...
Headlines
on 2/6/18
For the first time since 2007, the Vilcek Foundation, which raises awareness of immigrant contributions in America, has awarded a prize in architecture. San Diego-based architectural designer Teddy Cru is the recipient.
Lagula Arquitectes
Works
on 2/6/18
In the first glance, the house materializes as a remembrance of Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz’s Nordic classicism. A concrete portico, as-a-colonnade-in antis, is creaky opened to the sky.
Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster
Works
on 2/5/18
A net-zero lakeside home: Negotiating the steep topography of a lakeside site, this holiday house consists of two volumes stacked on one another.
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Reviews
on 2/5/18
Hyde Park is a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side that is anchored by the University of Chicago. Although the school has been in the midst of a building boom this century, other parts of the neighborhood are also flourishing. Vue53, a mixed-used building designed by Valerio Dewalt Train...
Headlines
on 2/5/18
Amanda Levete, founder and director of AL_A, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Jane Drew Prize by The Architects' Journal/Architectural Review.
Products
on 2/2/18
A new building for the Kate Tiedemann College of Business at the University of South Florida-St. Petersburg features glass facades with circular patterns meant to recall the coral stones that inhabit much of the area's coastline.
Headlines
on 2/1/18
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
on 2/1/18
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
on 2/1/18
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
on 1/31/18
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
on 1/31/18
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
on 1/31/18
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
on 1/30/18
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."
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