Olafur Eliasson: Reality projector, now on display at the Marciano Art Foundation in Los Angeles, is a colorful abstract display inspired by — and a product of — the architectural space it occupies.
Houston's Menil Collection has announced that the Menil Drawing Institute, designed by Los Angeles's Johnston Marklee, will open to the public on 3 November 2018 with an exhibition on artist Jasper Johns.
The new reception building at Saurierpark (Dinosaur Park) in Bautzen, Germany, was designed by Hamburg's rimpf ARCHITEKTUR to resemble mitosis.
Artist Lawrence Weiner spoke with PLANE—SITE in the eighth 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.
The International Living Building Institute’s Living Building Challenge is billed as "the world's most rigorous proven performance standard for buildings." Since its inception in 2006, fewer than twenty buildings have earned the stringent LBC Certification. The seventeenth and...
In the midst of typical narrow-walled facades in Berlin, Richter Musikowski has built an exhibition and event building that breaks with this monotony, creates urban spaces through its massing, and stands out from its neighbors through a carefully detailed glass skin.
The National Museum of Qatar, set to open in December 2018, has released new images of its readymade icon designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Iwan Baan's photos capture, from near and afar, the blade-like petals inspired by the desert rose and the new building's relationship to Sheikh...
Steven Holl Architects
The Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University is a new, non-collecting contemporary art institution that opened to the public on 21 April 2018. As Richmond’s first arts institution dedicated to contemporary art, the ICA serves as a significant new cultural resource...
Melbourne developer Beulah International has announced the six teams competing to design a $2 billion mixed-use development in Southbank on a site currently occupied by a BMW car dealership.
Spring Architecten & MoederscheimMoonen Architects
Recently a colorful new school building has been delivered in Doorn, The Netherlands. The total scheme of landscape and buildings was designed by Spring Architecten in collaboration with MoederscheimMoonen Architects. The team of architects worked intensively on this comprehensive task which...
Forensic Architecture, the research agency based at University of London that architect Eyal Weizman started in 2011, has been named one of the four finalists for the Tate's prestigious Turner Prize.
The Equal Justice Initiative's National Memorial for Peace and Justice is opening to the public on Thursday, April 26, in Montgomery, Alabama, accompanied by several days of educational panels and presentations, performances, and concerts.
Located at the heart of the historic Zuiderpark, the €50m sports campus is an innovative collaboration of alliances between education, sport, sport science and the community, for both the municipality of The Hague and its private partners: the Haagse Hogeschool and ROC Mondriaan.
NOWNESS presents a video directed by Andres Arochi in which Luis Barragan's house and studio in Mexico City "hosts a body-bending dance troupe who twist and move through the geometric building’s colorful spaces and rooms."
Frank Schoepgens Fotografie
The nave of the neo-Gothic Christuskirche Köln (1894) was demolished in 2014 to make way for a new worship hall flanked by five-story wings containing apartments and commercial space designed by Hollenbeck Architektur and Maier Architekten.
A new short film from PLANE—SITE touches upon the primary issues that designers, acousticians and directors are addressing in the design of concert halls today.
BeneBaby International Daycare is an early childhood educational daycare center provides American daycare service for modern parents, committed to the cultivation of behavior, habits, independent personality and social ability of 2-4 year old children.
Located in Selva of Val Gardena with exceptional views of the Dolomites (one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites), the Grand Hotel Alpenroyal is a five stars hotel with a true feeling of relaxed luxurious comfort and cosy elegance.
Kennedy & Violich Architecture
Kennedy & Violich Architecture's Tozzer Anthropology Building at Harvard University, featured last year, includes an angled "digital brick wall" over the entrance. The...
To celebrate Panasonic's 100th anniversary and signal its "new creative philosophy" of addressing "wellbeing, feelings and experiences," the Japanese company created Air Inventions, a mist-filled pavilion that nabbed the Best Technology - Milano Design Award 2018 at...
Danish fittings manufacturer Vola celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. At the IMM Cologne trade fair in January, World-Architects spoke with Vola about company's history and values.
The world of design is focused on Milan this week. As part of the Salone del Mobile, COS's Open Sky installation doesn't reflect a person's new clothes. Instead it mixes the beauty of the Milanese sky with the historic architecture of the Palazzo Isimbardi.
OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Torre is the final section of a collection of different exhibition conditions that together define Fondazione Prada.
University College Dublin and Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed the six shortlisted teams (one more than the planned five) in the Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition.
Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, have selected architect, historian, critic and educator Kenneth Frampton to receive the Venice Biennale's Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement.
Taiwan has announced that Mecanoo's National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts — also known as Weiwuying after the 116-acre park the building sits within — will open to the public in October 2018.
eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of the 2018 Skyscraper Competition, with 3 winners and 27 honorable mentions selected from the 526 submitted projects. Here we highlight the winners and a few of the honorable mentions.
In this first-of-a-kind case, the Shenzhen government has leased 35 handshake towers in an urban village from the former farmers, with the aim of converting them into affordable housing. During the planning phase, six owners of residential towers withdrew, making the situation more...
Village Vertical, the proposal by architects Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisné and Dimitri Roussel in collaboration with landscape and urban design firm Atelier Georges, was selected in the Métropole du Grand Paris competition for the Rosny-sous-Bois site.
Developers Golub & Co. and CIM Group have unveiled plans for the transformation of Chicago's historic Tribune Tower into condominiums, plus a new condo and hotel tower on an adjacent lot that would be the city's second-tallest skyscraper.
OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture
Qatar National Library contains Doha’s National Library, Public Library and University Library, and preserves the Heritage Collection, which consists of valuable texts and manuscripts related to the Arab-Islamic civilization. The library is part of the Education City, a new academic...
A former Royal Mail sorting office site, just off London’s Oxford Street has been transformed into a high-quality mixed use development with a new publicly accessible garden, by Make Architects.
Atelier Kaiser Shen
At first glance, the Micro Courtyardhouse seems out of place. Perched between four sets of stoplights, it stands upon a traffic island in Ludwigsburg, a city near Stuttgart. On a given day, thousands of vehicles pass by and pedestrians walk hurriedly across the intersection.
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...