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Headlines
on 4/10/18

Tishman Speyer has announced that construction of The Spiral, designed by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, will commence in June, after the developer finalized a lease with Pfizer for 800,000 square feet in the 2.8-million-sf tower. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/9/18

Today, 9 April 2018, marks the 100th anniversary of Jørn Utzon's birth. The famed Danish architect, who died in November 2008 at the age of 90, is being celebrated with exhibitions at the Utzon Center in Aalborg and a series of interviews with architects from Denmark and elsewhere. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/5/18

The Frick Collection has unveiled the design by Selldorf Architects for the expansion and enhancement of the institution's Upper East Side landmark. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/4/18

Developer Crown Group has selected the Japanese architecture firm Kengo Kuma & Associates, working with Australia's Koichi Takada Architects, to design a 19-story residential tower in Sydney's Waterloo. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/30/18

The Wilshire Boulevard Temple has released OMA’s design for the Audrey Irmas Pavilion. Shohei Shigematsu's design "will serve as a multi-purpose gathering place, forging new connections within the existing campus and creating a new urban presence to engage Los Angeles." John Hill


Headlines
on 3/28/18

The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) has announced the twenty finalists for the OAA Design Excellence Awards. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/28/18

The Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of the 5th Global LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction have been selected for projects in Mexico City, Niger, and Detroit, respectively. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/27/18

The team of noAarchitecten, EM2N and Sergison Bates architects has been selected to convert the former Citroën Yser garage into KANAL - Centre Pompidou, a new cultural hub for Brussels. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/22/18

Jacque Herzog & Pierre de Meuron have unveiled their proposed redevelopment of the Badaevskiy Brewery in Moscow, located along the Moscow River about seven kilometers west of the Kremlin. Instead of a tower, the new buildings are lifted on slender stilts. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/21/18

Montreal's Chevalier Morales Architectes, an "architectural firm that reflects the positive impact of the architectural competition process in Quebec," is the recipient of the 2018 Emerging Architectural Practice Award given out by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada... John Hill


Headlines
on 3/21/18

The Vatican has released some details on the inaugural Holy See pavilion at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, which will consist of ten chapels by ten architects and a pavilion inspired by Gunnar Asplund's famous Woodland Chapel in Stockholm. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/14/18

Ahead of its groundbreaking on Wednesday, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has released new renderings of the building designed by MAD Architects for Exposition Park in Los Angeles. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/14/18

Ben van Berkel and UNStudio have launched UNSense, a new "arch tech" startup that "explores and develops new integrated tech solutions specifically designed for cities, buildings and indoor environments." John Hill


Headlines
on 3/14/18

Five women, including four former employees of Richard Meier & Partners Architects, have accused the famed New York architect of sexual harassment, according to a New York Times article published Tuesday afternoon. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/7/18

Tom Pritzker, Chairman of Hyatt Foundation, has announced that Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi is the 2018 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/6/18

The Chicago Architecture Biennial and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have announced that Yesomi Umolu, Exhibitions Curator at the Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, will serve as the Artistic Director of the third Chicago Architecture Biennial, taking place in late 2019. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/6/18

Dream the Combine has been named the 2018 winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s annual Young Architects Program with Hide & Seek, which will be on display at the museum's Long Island City, Queens, location this summer. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/6/18

The fourth MPavilion, designed by OMA partners Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten, has found a permanent home at Monash University in Melbourne. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/5/18

Sou Fujimoto Architects has won an invited competition to design the HSG Learning Center on the Rosenberg estate for the University of St.Gallen. John Hill, Jenny Keller


Headlines
on 3/5/18

The Architectural Association Search Committee has announced its selection of Eva Franch i Gilabert, the Chief Curator and Executive Director of the Storefront for Art and Architecture, as the next Director of the AA School. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/2/18

As part of their 2018 Women in Architecture awards, The Architectural Review and The Architects’ Journal have announced Sandra Barclay as Architect of the Year and Gloria Cabral as the winner of the Moira Gemmill Prize for Emerging Architecture. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/28/18

Entries are now open, and the jury has been announced, for the 2018 World Architecture Festival. After two years in Berlin, WAF will take place in Amsterdam in November.  John Hill


Headlines
on 2/27/18

Sir David Adjaye has been named the 2018 recipient of the University of Virginia's Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. Is the Pritzker Architecture Prize next? John Hill


Headlines
on 2/22/18

A few architecture-related stories making headlines this week in New York City. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/21/18

Gilles Saucier and André Perrotte, the founders of Montreal's Saucier + Perrotte Architectes, have been selected by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada as the recipients of the 2018 RAIC Gold Medal. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/21/18

OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture has won a competition to to design the Palais de Justice in Lille, France. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/21/18

The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) College of Architecture has announced the nominated works in the third cycle of The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP). John Hill


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. John Hill


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. John Hill


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. John Hill


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. John Hill


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. John Hill


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. John Hill


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. John Hill


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. John Hill


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. John Hill


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