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SYN Architects
Works
on 1/30/18
"Indeed, bamboo is like a man of virtue. From deep and resolute roots, straight and honorable stems extend toward the sky. When a gentleman contemplates the nature of bamboo, only a feeling of integrity can come to mind." - Excerpt from Planting Bamboo by Bai Juyi
Labics
Works
on 1/30/18
This project is part of the Municipality of Rome’s initiative to redevelop a number of transport depots within the city in conjunction with local public transport authority ATAC. It involves the regeneration of a neighborhood with a weak identity but with good growth potential due to its...
Headlines
on 1/29/18
Located in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Lakhta Center, designed by Gorproject and RMJM, just received its spire and therefore hit its final height of 462 meters, making it the tallest skyscraper in Europe.
Film
on 1/29/18
A short film with a mix of drone footage, time-lapse photography, and on-the-ground views takes viewers along the nearly one-mile-long Chicago Riverwalk, whose third and last phase opened last year.
I-Kanda Architects
Reviews
on 1/29/18
This cabin, perched on a granite outcropping in New Hampshire's White Mountains, is shaped by the landscape. A faceted form bends to the terrain and distant views, and conceals a simple rectangular plan that later accommodates the client's family of four on their weekend outings. I-Kanda...
Headlines
on 1/26/18
The National Museum of African American History and Culture – designed by Adjaye Associates in partnership with The Freelon Group, Davis Brody Bond and SmithGroupJJR – has been named the Overall Winner in the Beazley Designs of the Year 2017.
Insight
on 1/26/18
Never Built New York, on display at the Queens Museum until February 18, is a 200-year tour through the New York City that might have been. Born from the 2016 book of the same name, co-authors and co-curators Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell have crafted one of the most...
Found
on 1/25/18
An article in the New York Times this week brings to light an unexpected, yet unsurprising, fact: "Many of the country’s top pastry chefs have practiced or studied architecture."
Headlines
on 1/25/18
Steven Holl Architects, in collaboration with Russia's Kamen, has won the international design competition for a large mixed-use development in Moscow's Tushino district.
Headlines
on 1/24/18
Global architectural firm Perkins+Will announced that it has joined Schmidt Hammer Lassen – the Danish firm founded in 1986 by Morten Schmidt, Bjarne Hammer and John Lassen – in "a strategic partnership."
Oppenheim Architecture + Design
Works
on 1/24/18
Designed by Chad Oppenheim and Arthur Casas, the Emiliano Hotel sits on the famed Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. The project fronts one of the most beautiful views in the world while being surrounded on three sides by dilapidated apartment buildings from the 1950s.
unassigned
on 1/24/18
The deadline to vote for your favorite Building of the Week featured on American-Architects in 2017 is January 31.
Civic Architects & Bright Urban Futures
Works
on 1/23/18
With the start of 2018, a new iconic structure was opened to the public in Tilburg, Netherlands. The structure forms a public pavilion on the central pier in the old city harbour and serves as a landmark for recreational boats and yachts, visiting the city. The firms Civic Architects & Bright...
Mecanoo
Works
on 1/23/18
The new Palace of Justice in Córdoba is located in Arroyo del Moro, which is characteristically dominated by anonymous housing blocks, products of the rapid urban development of 21st century Spanish cities.
Headlines
on 1/23/18
The PGA Tour has unveiled renderings of its new home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, designed by Foster + Partners.
Benyuan Design and Research Center
Works
on 1/22/18
A pavilion called "Dom-Ino" is presented by 2017 Bi-City Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB), in a sub-exhibition in Shangwei Village. Different from conventional buildings, this pavilion has no walls, but 24 huge iron doors. The doors can be opened or closed at any angle...
Eriksson Furunes Architecture, Leandro V. Locsin Partners & Boase
Works
on 1/22/18
A collaborative community effort to design and build a study center, office and orphanage after super typhoon Haiyan.
SCB
Reviews
on 1/22/18
Described as the "dorm built for engineers" on the website of Arizona State University, Tooker House combines student housing and dining with spaces geared to engineering students, such as digital classrooms and a makers lab. Housing nearly 1,600 beds, in rooms shaded from the hot...
Found
on 1/19/18
The Victoria & Albert Museum has announced it will be opening V&A Dundee in Scotland on Saturday 15 September 2018. Accompanying the announcement were some photographs of the Kengo Kuma-designed building.
Products
on 1/19/18
The real estate mantra of "location, location, location" is particularly important for hotels, which position themselves for the convenience of travelers. The Hotel Tivoli in Aachen is located appropriately on a busy, four-lane thoroughfare, a site that gave CROSS Architecture the...
Headlines
on 1/18/18
Amazon announced today that is has narrowed down the list of cities vying to be home to its second North American headquarters from 238 to 20.
Specials
on 1/18/18
The building task "office" is currently undergoing enormous changes, driven not least by the ongoing digitization of the working world. On this occasion, we spoke to two architects and a facility manager and took a closer look at the "Office of the Future". In this...
Headlines
on 1/18/18
Although work on the Marina One complex wrapped up last year, it was officially opened this week by Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, and Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak.
Headlines
on 1/17/18
This year, for the first time, the Vatican will be participating in the Venice Architecture Biennale. The inaugural Holy See pavilion will exhibit ten small chapels designed by ten invited architects.
Film
on 1/17/18
The great New York architect Richard Meier spoke with PLANE—SITE in the fourth 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.
SelgasCano
Works
on 1/16/18
​Second Home, founders of London’s most creative community for entrepreneurs and innovators, opens its second London location in Holland Park this month, January 2018.
Park Associati
Works
on 1/16/18
The project proposes a complete renovation of a poor architectural quality building from the beginning of the 1980s, outdated in terms of energy and distribution.
Specials
on 1/15/18
The building task "office" is currently undergoing enormous changes, driven not least by the ongoing digitization of the working world. On this occasion, we spoke to two architects and a facility manager and took a closer look at the "Office of the Future". In...
Reviews
on 1/15/18
The city of Tianjin, with a population of over 15 million, is located at the Bohai Sea close to Beijing. Together with Tangshan, Beijing and the Xiong’an New Area (established in April 2017), Tianjin is part of a regionally scaled urbanized zone in northern China (Bohai Economic...
Murray Legge Architecture
Reviews
on 1/15/18
A small gem, this pool pavilion is worthy of attention for the way it fits itself amongst the trees on its Texas site. Pillars are placed for function and views, while the roof that provides plenty of shade is notched and cut in deference to accommodate the gnarly trees that make the landscape so...
Insight
on 1/12/18
For our first Insight feature of 2018 we take a look at 18 buildings set to be completed by the end of the year.
Headlines
on 1/12/18
The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2018 AIA Institute Honor Awards: nine awards in architecture, five awards in interior architecture, and three awards in regional and urban design.
Headlines
on 1/12/18
In the overnight hours of January 10, demolition crews bulldozed the building at 341 Central Avenue in Whitefish, Montana, that Frank Lloyd Wright designed as a medical clinic in 1958.
Yo Yamagata Architects

KKE

Works
on 1/11/18
Yo Yamagata Architects has completed KKE, the second phase of a house completed last year, KKW. The two houses are built around a large camphor tree and were designed to be a backdrop to the garden.
Headlines
on 1/10/18
Neave Brown, the pioneering architect of modern social housing and the 2018 recipient of RIBA's Royal Gold Medal, died from cancer on Tuesday at the age of 88.
Aslak Haanshuus Arkitekter
Works
on 1/10/18
The cabin is located in Sjusjøen, one of Norway's most popular areas for cross-country skiing. The plot is sloping towards the west overlooking the Gudbrandsdalen valley.
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