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Reviews
on 9/2/19

From the outside, the function of the Viking Pavilion added to Portland State University's renovated Stott Center makes itself known: The arena's stadium seating is expressed in a wood wall facing the campus green space. Woofter Architecture answered a few questions about the project. Woofter Architecture

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Works
on 8/29/19

Naturalis is the national research institute for biodiversity dating from 1820 which was founded by King Willem I in Leiden, The Netherlands. The institute with a long and rich history experienced an exponential growth in the last decade which led to an urgent necessity to renovate. Neutelings Riedijk


Found
on 8/29/19

Six projects have been announced as winners of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The winners, ranging from the revitalization of a World Heritage site in Bahrain to a wetland center in the UAE, will split the $1 million USD prize. John Hill


Works
on 8/28/19

At the heart of MOCO’s art ecosystem, the Hôtel des Collections plays an active role in redefining Montpellier as a cultural metropolis with international ambitions. The architectural studio PCA-STREAM relies on its non-formalist architectural approach, rejecting gratuitous spectacular... PCA-STREAM


Headlines
on 8/28/19

Singapore's WOHA has been selected by the Urban Redevelopment Authority to design the Singapore Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, which will open to the public in October 2020. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/27/19

The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) has unveiled three conceptual master plans — by Copenhagen's Dorte Mandrup and Diller Scofidio + Renfro and WEISS/MANFREDI, both from New York — that reimagine the world-famous La Brea Tar Pits. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/27/19

Heatherwick Studio has unveiled renderings for its first project to be built in Japan, a "gigantic planted pergola" that just started construction in Tokyo's Minato City. John Hill


Products
on 8/26/19

The new van Hasselt Centre at Cranleigh School in Surrey, England, was designed by Allies and Morrison with timber facades and a hybrid structure of steel and wood that includes LVL (laminated veneer lumber) floors and roofs by Metsä Wood. John Hill


Reviews
on 8/26/19

Although Ashes & Diamonds is a young winery, having opened in Napa, California, in 2017, the design of its tasting room and production facility harkens back to the state's mid-century modern architecture. Bestor Architecture answered a few questions about their standout design. Bestor Architecture

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Found
on 8/26/19

World-Architects held its annual pow-wow last week, when our international team of curators, editors, and programmers converged on Zurich for two days of meetings, talks, and other activities. On Friday we got a peek at Tanzhaus Zurich, whose extension by Barozzi/Veiga opens on the weekend of... John Hill


Number
on 8/25/19

Share of government revenues in Hong Kong coming from land sales: 27% René Ammann


Works
on 8/21/19

Building on the success of last year, the International Garden Festival, in collaboration with the Museum of Civilization in Quebec City, renewed this summer the installation Roof Line Garden by Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster. Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster


Headlines
on 8/20/19

An Italian court has ruled that architect Santiago Calatrava must pay €78,000 to the city of Venice for "negligence" in his design of the Ponte della Costituzione. John Hill


Works
on 8/20/19

This is a semi-propositional experimental underground development. The ground level must be spared for public space, while the underground level may be used as creative office and public service facilities. NODE (Nansha Original DEsign)


Film
on 8/20/19

A new short film from PLANE—SITE reveals the playful design process of Colombian architect Giancarlo Mazzanti, head of Bogotá's El Equipo Mazzanti. John Hill


Insight
on 8/19/19

The use of robots for construction is no longer a completely new idea. For more than a decade now, intensive research has been carried out in this area. But so far only a few procedures and products have made it to market. One of them is Elias Baumgarten


Reviews
on 8/19/19

This century, micro breweries are big business. Trailbend Taproom, which occupies the ground floor of the new three-story Klotski Building in Seattle's industrial Ballard area, boasts 42 taps by local, national, and international microbreweries. Graham Baba Architects designed both Klotski and... Graham Baba Architects

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Number
on 8/19/19

Number of buildings in New York City that sit in flood zones and have a combined worth of $129 billion: 72,000 René Ammann


Headlines
on 8/15/19

The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced that Copenhagen's Henning Larsen Architects is this year's recipient of "Europe's Highest Award for Architecture." John Hill


Reviews
on 8/14/19

A "floating" wall is the most distinctive feature in KEN Architects' design of a house in Hohu, Yamaguchi Prefecture. Far from arbitrary, the wall relates to the public/private nature of the garden behind it, as architect Kenichi Kohmura explains in response to a few of our questions. KEN Architects

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Headlines
on 8/13/19

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has announced a new biennial international landscape architecture prize that will confer a $100,000 USD award on "a living practitioner, collaborative or team for their creative, courageous, and visionary work in the field of landscape architecture." John Hill


Reviews
on 8/12/19

This house, located a few hours north of New York City, takes its name from the pond it sits upon and looks across. Following the pond's edge, the house's curved form also relates to the sun overhead. Dean / Wolf Architects answered a few questions about Ephemeral Edge. Dean / Wolf Architects

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Headlines
on 8/8/19

Colorado's Aspen Institute has announced the establishment of the Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies, which will be dedicated to the career of the prolific Bauhaus designer who moved to Aspen in the 1940s. John Hill


Works
on 8/7/19

This project hopes to provide a dynamic public space for workers, residents, teachers, students and plant lovers; the traditional planting culture of Shajing is passed down in a new form, which is also a media for community building. MOZHAO ARCHITECTS


Found
on 8/6/19

Passages Insolites, a 4km-long "art circuit" on display in Québec City until October 14, features more than a dozen artworks that play on the title's idea of "unusual passages" by inserting provocative elements into pedestrian pathways. John Hill


Reviews
on 8/5/19

50Fifty is a new office building in the Denver Tech Center (DTC), a large commercial and residential area 12 miles southeast of Downtown Denver. Behind 50Fifty's sleek glass facade lies some creative vertical logic: the surface parking typical of the area was moved into the base of the... Clutch Design Studio

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Found
on 8/1/19

The Yoshiro and Yoshio Taniguchi Museum of Architecture, Kanazawa opened on July 26 with the exhibition The Pursuit of Pure Design: The World of Yoshiro Taniguchi, an Architect Nurtured by Kanazawa. John Hill


Film
on 7/31/19

Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello of Rael San Fratello have turned a small portion of the US-Mexico border into a literal playground with the installation of pink teeter totters that allow children — and adults — on both sides of the wall to play together. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/30/19

The Getty Foundation is awarding more than $1.6 million in architectural conservation grants to ten significant 20th century buildings as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative. John Hill


Reviews
on 7/29/19

Wineries are often a setting for high-profile architecture, enough that numerous books are devoted to them. This equipment barn for Saxum Vineyards in California's San Luis Obispo County shows that architectural attention can also be given to the industrial structures that lie beyond the... Clayton & Little Architects

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Film
on 7/26/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project wraps up with an interview with Francisco Aires Mateus, founder of Lisbon's Francisco Aires Mateus Arquitectos. John Hill


Works
on 7/24/19

The existing sports and leisure amenity by Fritz Schwarz and Hans Litz, which dates from 1964 and includes an outdoor swimming pool and two external ice rinks, required a complete renovation, while a new ice sports hall was also to be added. EM2N


Works
on 7/23/19

Lemoal Lemoal Architectes has completed the new Gonzague Saint Bris social and cultural center in Cabourg. The project has been driven by the mayor of Cabourg, whose aim was to group the city’s cultural and social services on a single site. The architects wished to offer both an urban response... Lemoal Lemoal Architectes


Insight
on 7/22/19

A new exhibition, Rome and the Teacher, Astra Zarina, is on display this summer in New York's Dutchess County. It celebrates the influence of Steven Holl's professor and is held in a new building designed by the architect. World-Architects attended the opening on July 14 and filed this... John Hill


Headlines
on 7/21/19

César Pelli, the famed architect of the Petronas Towers, the world's tallest buildings from 1998 to 2004, died on Friday, July 19, at the age of 92. John Hill


Film
on 7/19/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with Stéphane Beel, founder of Ghent, Belgium's Stéphane Beel Architects. John Hill


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