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on 5/19/15

The groundbreaking of the Hunters Point Community Library in Long Island City took place last week, five years after Steven Holl Architects began working on the project. An exhibition at the Sculpture Center, and an online companion, celebrate this step forward. John Hill


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on 5/19/15

FAT (Fashion, Architecture, Taste), the UK firm of Sean Griffiths, Charles Holland and Sam Jacob, announced their closing in late 2013, with A House for Essex, designed in collaboration with artist Grayson Perry, serving as the studio's last completed commission. John Hill


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on 5/13/15

SecondMedia's Foamspace submission is the winner of Storefront for Art and Architecture’s 2015 Street Architecture Prize Competition, to be displayed as part of the IDEAS CITY Festival in New York City at the end of May. John Hill


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on 5/12/15

Artist Daan Roosegaarde has virtually flooded the Museum Square in Amsterdam with his Waterlicht installation, which "lets you experience how the Netherlands would look like without waterworks." John Hill


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on 5/1/15

Even with rainy skies and protests in the streets, the long-awaited and much-criticized Expo Milano 2015 opened this first day of May. John Hill


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on 4/29/15

Yesterday, MIT dedicated a new memorial to Sean Collier, a campus police officer killed in the line of duty in April 2013. John Hill


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on 4/24/15

On 1 May 2015 the new home of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, designed by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop in collaboration with Cooper Robertson, opens its doors to the public right next to the southern tip of the High Line. John Hill


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on 4/15/15

Snarkitecture, the art/architecture duo of Alex Mustonen and Daniel Arsham, in collaboration with COS (Collection Of Style), have created an immersive environment where visitors to the Salone del Mobile "are invited to relax, interact and recharge among the chaos of the festival." John Hill


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on 4/14/15

As part of Milan Design Week 2015, United Nude and 3D Systems have asked five architects/designers, including Ben van Berkel and Zaha Hadid, to "re-invent shoes" using 3D printing technology. John Hill


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on 4/10/15

The first 21st century pavilion in Venice’s Giardini della Biennale, the Australian Pavilion designed by Denton Corker Marshall, opens to the public next month when the 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, takes place. John Hill


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on 4/9/15

Canadian artist Steve McDonald's forthcoming book Fantastic Cities, published by Chronicle Books, invites readers to color the real and imagined places he has carefully depicted. John Hill


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on 4/8/15

Last year, for its Summer Block Party, the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, used its Great Hall for the BIG Maze by Bjarke Ingels Group. This summer they will fill it with "The BEACH," with some help from Snarkitecture. John Hill


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on 4/7/15

Adolfsson & Partners' design for the office of King, the maker of the wildly popular Candy Crush Saga and other games, takes the playfulness of tech company workplace design to an extreme in what the designers call "The Kingdom." John Hill


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on 4/7/15

Next week is the annual Salone del Mobile in Milano, where product designer and interior architect Gert-Jan Soepenberg is launching Vase #2, a tribute to the design and form of Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum. John Hill


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on 3/27/15

Artist Tomás Saraceno explores social and biological complexity through the manipulation of spider webs in a new exhibition at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery in New York. John Hill


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on 3/24/15

World-Architects got a sneak peek of the exhibition Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980, opening at the Museum of Modern Art on the 29th of March. John Hill


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on 3/19/15

The MAK Center for Art and Architecture has launched the online publication Schindler Lab, which documents their "initiative that prompts artists and architects to develop installations highlighting Rudolph M. Schindler's domestic experiment." John Hill


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on 3/17/15

A photo that landed in our inbox today shows the Nanjing International Youth Cultural Center in Nanjing, China, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and illuminated by 700,000 nodes of color-changing LED lights. John Hill


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on 3/11/15

Four years after the earthquake and tsunami that hit the eastern coast of Japan, we take a look at some of the buildings completed under the Home-for-All program started by architect Toyo Ito in response to the disaster. John Hill


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on 2/20/15

Guadalajara-based Estudio Macías Peredo has filled the small space of LIGA with 33 tons of raw volcanic stone for the 17th exhibition at the Mexico City architecture gallery, on display until May. John Hill


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on 2/20/15

Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki has suspended an intricate wooden model of the Shinto shrine of Itsukushina in the National Gallery of Victoria as part of his Reflection Model series. John Hill


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on 2/19/15

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is celebrating Chinese New Year and more than four decades of working in China with the 12-year zodiac calendar illustrated by the firm's Graphics + Branding studio. John Hill


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on 2/18/15

Design Within Reach has selected three winners in its annual Champagne Chair Contest, which asked entrants to "create a miniature chair using only the foil, label, cage and cork from no more than two champagne bottles." John Hill


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on 2/14/15

For the 2015 Times Square Valentine Heart Design, an invited competition organized by the Times Square Arts and the Architectural League of New York, the winner Stereotank installed an urban drum in the form of a heart. John Hill


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on 2/12/15

Here is a roundup of some monographs of World-Architects member firms – a baker's dozen of those released in the U.S. in the first three months of 2015, at least. John Hill


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on 2/12/15

BIG – Bjarke Ingel Group's W57 project, a residential "courtscraper" on Manhattan's West Side, recently topped off, so yesterday World-Architects headed over to snap some photos of the construction progress. John Hill


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on 1/30/15

World-Architects toured Princeton University earlier today, taking in the campus's appealing mix of old and new buildings. A standout was Rafael Viñoly's Carl Icahn Laboratory from 2003, which contains a conference room designed by Frank Gehry. John Hill


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on 1/28/15

Five local architecture firms have responded to Chicago magazine's challenge to design something – anything – for the site of Santiago Calatrava's failed Chicago Spire, what would have been the city's tallest building. John Hill


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on 1/28/15

Hariri Pontarini Architects' competition-winning design for a temple for the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Chile is under construction on the outskirts of Santiago. John Hill


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on 1/27/15

The Heinz Architectural Center at Carnegie Museum of Art presents Sketch to Structure, an exhibition that promises to "lay out the architectural design process so that visitors can see with real clarity the ways in which buildings take shape." John Hill


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on 1/27/15

Billed as Winnipeg's "winter fine dining experience," RAW:almond is a temporary restaurant located ON the frozen mouth of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers. The third annual installation is designed by UK's OS31. John Hill


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on 1/26/15

The curators of BLUEPRINT, which opened Friday at New York's Storefront for Art and Architecture, have wrapped the facade by Steven Holl and Vito Acconci in white plastic. John Hill


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on 1/22/15

World-Architects got a sneek peek today of Bjarke Ingels Group's HOT TO COLD exhibition, opening Saturday at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. John Hill


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on 1/19/15

Antoni Gaudí's unrealized design for the Our Lady of the Angels chapel dates to 1915, nine years before the architect's death. A century later the chapel is set to be built in Rancagua, Chile, making it the first Gaudí building outside his native Spain. John Hill


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on 1/5/15

On the last day of 2014 The Broad museum announced the last sections of scaffolding were removed from around its new façade, dubbed the "veil" by architects Diller, Scofidio + Renfro. John Hill


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on 12/23/14

As 2014 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for being an active part of our growing community. We wish you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season. Daily News posts will resume on 5 January 2015. The World-Architects team World-Architects


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