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Mecanoo
on 7/6/17
Château St. Gerlach is an estate near Maastricht, situated in the middle of the hilly Limburg countryside: a unique complex with a luxury hotel, restaurant and spa. Mecanoo architecten designed an elegant pavilion which balances the historic buildings on the site.
on 7/5/17
Photographer and filmmaker Yiannis Biliris hones his camera on the glass facades of Hong Kong in Theory of Relativity, a three-minute essay "about perception and knowledge as reflection of our reality" and the beauty found in the individual panes of glass covering some...
on 7/5/17
How can architects, professional organizations, and government bodies deter a repeat of last month’s disaster in London's North Kensington area?
on 7/3/17
Work has wrapped up on one aspect of the ongoing restoration of Louis I. Kahn's classic Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California: the conservation of its teak window walls.
Payette
on 7/3/17
All universities experience growing pains, especially those in big cities. For Boston's Northeastern University, growth led them to a brownfield site south of some railroad tracks for its Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Payette contributed a strong architectural...
on 7/3/17
Last week World-Architects held a company retreat in Zürich, pulling in our various editors for a few days of brainstorming, presentations, and a tour around the largest of Swiss cities; here we highlight some of the places we found during the last.
Fortunen AS
on 7/3/17
On the site of Skjervsfossen (Skjervet waterfall), Fortunen have designed a small service building consisting of two restrooms and a small technical room, while the landscape design is made by Østengen & Bergo.
on 7/1/17
On June 23rd at Toronto’s historic and iconic Evergreen Brick Works, Azure Magazine revealed the 20 winners of its seventh annual AZ Awards competition.
on 6/29/17
Tomorrow the Victoria & Albert Museum in London opens its largest project in more than a century: V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, designed by Amanda Levete and her firm AL_A.
on 6/28/17
Four months after being selected as the winner of the 18th annual Young Architect's Program, Jenny Sabin Studio's Lumen opens at the Queens outpost of the Museum of Modern Art.
UNStudio
on 6/27/17
Lane 189, located in the Putuo district in central Shanghai - opposite Chang Shou Park and close to the Jade Buddha Temple - is designed to provide a lifestyle destination for Shanghai’s young professionals.
on 6/27/17
Last month NL Architects and XVW Architectuur were named the winners of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award for DeFlat Kleiburg. World-Architects interviewed the firms when they received the award.
Studio B Architecture + Interiors
on 6/26/17
The Aspen Community School is one of two charter schools in Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley run by Compass, a nonprofit educational organization that has served the area since 1970. Located on a beautiful site in Woody Creek, the K-8 school recently expanded, adding a new classroom building...
on 6/23/17
Hansel & Gretel, a collaboration between architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron and artist Ai Weiwei, opened at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City earlier this month. World-Architects spoke with iart's Valentin Spiess to learn about what went into making the...
on 6/23/17
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the winners of the 2017 RIBA National Awards for architecture.
on 6/22/17
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the eleven recipients of the 2017 Small Project Awards, which recognize "small-project practitioners for the high quality of their work and ... promote excellence in small-project design."
Mecanoo
on 6/22/17
Zaans Medical Centre is the first lean hospital in the Netherlands. It is an efficient and compact building in which professional healthcare and a personal approach strengthen each other.
on 6/21/17
New renderings of the Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colorado, have been unveiled, coinciding with the project's groundbreaking on June 9th.
on 6/21/17
Seven shortlisted design teams – David Adjaye and BIG, among them – have produced concept designs for the new Ross Pavilion in Edinburgh, Scotland.
on 6/20/17
The 17th annual Serpentine Pavilion, designed by the Burkina Faso-born, Berlin-based architect, Diébédo Francis Kéré, opens to the public in London's Kensington Gardens on Friday.
Kwong Von Glinow Design Office
on 6/20/17
Kwong Von Glinow Design Office has been awarded first prize for their project "Towers within a Tower" in the 2017 Hong Kong Pixel Homes Competition. The project responds to current housing shortages in Hong Kong caused by inflationary markets and economic.
on 6/20/17
The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) announced the five winners of its inaugural Library Design Awards 2017 during a conference held on Monday in Melbourne.
Woods Bagot
on 6/19/17
With a focus on collaboration and individuality, the building provides students with technology-rich, interactive spaces.
on 6/19/17
The National Building Museum and Work Zone Cam have provided a video showing the live construction of Studio Gang's "Hive," which will open inside the Washington, DC, museum on the 4th of July.
on 6/19/17
The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has unveiled the design of the 2017 MPavilion by OMA partners Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten. The fourth iteration of the MPavilion will open to the public in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria...
on 6/16/17
A lawsuit filed on Wednesday in Manhattan alleges that Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) copied a tower designed by architect Jeehoon Park as a student at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in 1999.
YH3
on 6/16/17
La Colombière is a refuge perched in the forest reminding us of bird huts.
on 6/15/17
New York's Julliard School has unveiled renderings for its first overseas campus, the Tianjin Julliard School, designed by Diller Scofidio + Refnro and located in Tianjin's Yujiapu Pilot Free Trade Zone.
Hugh Broughton Architects
on 6/15/17
The Henry Moore Foundation was founded by the artist and his family in 1977 to encourage public appreciation of the visual arts. The Foundation supports innovative sculpture projects through a global grants programme, runs exhibitions and research worldwide, and conserves the legacy of Moore...
on 6/15/17
How should an institution celebrate the sesquicentennial of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth? With a comprehensive overview of his long career? By focusing on one particular aspect, such as Wright's Prairie or Usonia houses?
on 6/14/17
Architects and curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have developed the theme Freespace for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, which will take place in Venice from 26 May to 25 November 2018.
on 6/14/17
One of the numerous publications coinciding with the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth asks people to cut and fold the architect's creations using the kirigami technique.
Muoto Architects
on 6/14/17
The project is a public facility, situated on the new campus of Paris-Saclay. The building hosts a mix of activities including indoor and outdoor sports facilities, a restaurant, cafeteria, and various public spaces: a pedestrian square, street terraces, park areas for deliveries, bikes and cars.
Mateo Arquitectura
on 6/13/17
In the Garonne river port, Bassins à flot, Bordeaux. As though washed up here by nearby waters, rises the hulk of the World War II submarine base.
TengYuan Design Institute co., LTD, WAT Studio
on 6/13/17
The connotative relationship between architecture and nature as well as architecture and culture always attracts the attention of architects as a key focus. In this project, we hope to establish a linkage between architecture and nature as well as architecture and culture in a simple and plain way.
on 6/13/17
The American Society of Landscape Architects has announced the recipients of its 2017 honors, which include the Landscape Architecture Firm Award and the ASLA Medal.
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