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on 6/12/17
Vernissage TV heads inside Marta Minujín's The Parthenon of Books and Pierre Huyghe's After ALife Ahead on display in Kassel and Münster, respectively.
on 6/12/17
In a TED Talk from March, New York magazine architecture critic Justin Davidson argues for buildings in cities to be covered with more than just glass, today's default material.
S9 Architecture
on 6/12/17
S9 Architecture, though a relatively young firm, is very busy, with numerous projects in design and under construction, most of them in and around New York City, where they are based. For this week's Building of the Week, S9 Architecture sent us some text and images of 160 East 22nd Street, a...
on 6/9/17
A new office building designed by Brenac & Gonzalez et Associés, located on Paris's Left Bank not far from the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, stands out with its narrow footprint and faceted facade made from aluminum tubes.
on 6/9/17
Projects by Steven Holl Architects and Adjaye Associates recently broke ground in Houston and San Antonio, respectively.
ACDF Architecture
on 6/9/17
Located on the shores of Lake Memphremagog in the Eastern Townships, the House Lachance is a secondary residence designed for two clients who are native to the region, and currently oscillate between Montreal and Magog. Rapidly, the two clients who love music, nature and the land expressed their...
ALICE EPFL
on 6/8/17
HOUSE 2 - COUNTER CITY is a 240-square-metre public architectural installation situated next to the Toni-Areal in Zurich. The project is based on an experimental format for collaborative design and construction conceived by ALICE (Atelier de la Conception de l’Espace) — a...
on 6/8/17
Today is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frank Lloyd Wright. Fascination with the architect and his buildings continues well after his death in 1959, as evidenced by numerous celebrations this year and a new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art that opens on Monday.
on 6/7/17
The Norman Foster Foundation, which "promotes interdisciplinary thinking and research to help new generations of architects, designers and urbanists to anticipate the future," opened on 1 June 2017.
on 6/7/17
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with Hiroshi Sambuichi about The Water, an installation in the subterranean cisterns of Frederiksberg, Denmark, and the Japanese architect's first project outside of his native country.
He Jingtang/ADRISCUT
on 6/7/17
The place where Unit 731 of the Japanese Imperial Army used to station is particular not just for its role as a historical site. Its particularity is defined by the broken walls, silent and solemn gravel ground, rails extending to infinity, and the desolate lofty elms surrounding it, even before...
on 6/6/17
Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron have once again collaborated with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, devising Hansel & Gretel, an interactive installation at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.
STGM Architects + CCM2 Architects
on 6/5/17
Located in the borough of Pintendre on the outskirts of Lévis, the new 1,500 sq. m. fire station houses eight fire trucks. The concept developed by the architects began with a splitting of the station’s functions, which can be seen by the different volume heights between the garage...
on 6/5/17
On the first of June, Google submitted plans to build its new eleven-story headquarters designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group and Heatherwick Studio, the team behind Google's East Charleston campus in Mountain View, California.
MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY
on 6/5/17
Fans of post-Bilbao Frank Gehry who head to Merriweather Park in Columbia, Maryland, to see the architect's recently restored Merriweather Post Pavilion might be disappointed: the wood-clad structure, completed in 1967, is much tamer than his later buildings. Fortunately they can find solace...
Camilo José Vergara
on 6/2/17
For photographer and writer Camilo José Vergara, photography "is a tool for continuously asking questions, for understanding the spirit of a place, and, as I have discovered over time, for loving and appreciating cities." One of the cities he has trained his lens on is Detroit,...
on 6/2/17
On Thursday President Donald Trump announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the Paris agreement on climate change that his predecessor – and 195 other nations – agreed to in 2015.
on 6/1/17
This morning World-Architects got a peek at the first completed phase of the Museum of Modern Art's multi-year expansion and renovation project designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler.
on 6/1/17
It is difficult to say how many practicing Christians there are in China today. Officially, they make up about two and a half per cent of the total population, but it is most probable that many are not registered as practicing Christians. The developing Chinese economy has also given...
on 5/31/17
Entries for the 2017 World Architecture Festival are due Friday 2 June at Midnight BST.
on 5/31/17
NOWNESS presents a short film on Harpel House, a 1956 creation by architect John Lautner located high up in the Hollywood Hills.
on 5/31/17
One year after she died unexpectedly from a heart attack at the age of only 65, architect Zaha Hadid has been celebrated with a Google Doodle depicting her firm's Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan.
IF_DO
on 5/30/17
The Dulwich Pavilion – a new temporary events pavilion at Dulwich Picture Gallery designed by emerging architecture practice IF_DO – opens for the summer on Friday 2 June. A lively marriage of moving mirrored screens, a wide-spanning timber roof and bright metal mesh is used to form...
on 5/30/17
Projects in Australia, Canada, Denmark, and Japan make up the four finalists of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize, which was launched in 2014 to advance "architecture that transforms society by furthering humanistic values of social justice, respect, equality, inclusivity and...
Modus Studio
on 5/30/17
The name of this project in Fayetteville, the city that is home to the University of Arkansas, appears to fuse the "man cave" – the bastion of masculinity carved from garages, basements or other spaces in suburban houses – and the museum. Sitting on a sizable twenty-acre...
on 5/26/17
P6PA+Architects' design of the Bieblova Apartments in Prague features a facade "written" with white HI-MACS® panels incised with letters that glow at night. 
Tchoban Voss Architekten
on 5/25/17
Built to a design by Evgeny Gerasimov and Partners, Tchoban Voss Architekten and SPEECH, Expoforum is now after its completion one of the largest exhibition and congress centers in the world.
on 5/25/17
Yesterday The Shed, a cultural facility under construction at New York's Hudson Yards development, celebrated the topping off of its steel structure and a $75 million gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies toward its $500 million capital campaign.
on 5/25/17
Architecturally trained designer Nathan Kiatkulpiboone – aka KXIV – has designed the Nest Adidas Ultraboost with a nod to Herzog & de Meuron's Bird's Nest and PTW Architect's Watercube, two of the main venues for the 2008 Olympics.
on 5/24/17
Here are a dozen photos from a hard hat tour of The Shed, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and the Rockwell Group as the cultural anchor of the large Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side.
on 5/24/17
The team of Studio Weave and Architecture 00 has won an invited design competition to turn an old section of elevated railway in the London Borough of Camden into a temporary public park modeled on New Yorks' High Line.
on 5/23/17
On May 20th the nearly kilometer-long Seoullo 7017, the transformation of an old highway overpass into an elevated park designed by the Dutch firm MVRDV, opened to the public in South Korea's capital city.
Plano Humano Arquitectos
on 5/23/17
From the need to serve multiple functions, the Pastoral Center of Moscavide is composed by a set of facilities that include catechesis rooms, funeral chapels, and the parish residence, and these needs.
on 5/22/17
Herzog & de Meuron designed 56 Leonard in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood as "a stack of individual houses, where each house is unique and identifiable within the overall stack." Watch the 30-month construction of the stacks in a one-minute timelapse.
Leers Weinzapfel Associates
on 5/22/17
Schools of architecture are opportunities for universities to instill certain values in their students, by using their buildings as immersive examples. (We explored the idea a few years ago.) The new Design...
on 5/22/17
El Helicoide de la Roca Tarpeya, a spiraling mall designed by Venezuelan architect Jorge Romero Gutiérrez in the late 1950s, is the subject of an exhibition and forthcoming book that trace its evolution into a current-day prison. World-Architects attended a tour by...
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