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Headlines
on 7/19/19

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the six buildings in the running for the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize, which annually awards the "UK's best new building." John Hill


Film
on 7/18/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with Madrid's Atxu Amann, co-founder of Amann-Cánovas-Maruri. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/17/19

At a press conference in Venice on Tuesday, Paolo Baratta, President of La Biennale di Venezia, and Hashim Sarkis, curator of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, revealed the theme for the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale. John Hill


Products
on 7/16/19

A diminutive residential addition in London's Canonbury neighborhood of Islington blends into its Victorian neighbors through its dark brick cladding. But a closer look reveals a finely patterned texture made possible by robotic fabrication. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/15/19

London mayor Sadiq Khan has rejected the application for The Tulip, the proposed 305.3-meter-tall tower designed by Norman Foster, saying it "would result in harm to London’s skyline." John Hill


Number
on 7/15/19

Number of buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright added to the UNESCO World Heritage sites registry: 8 René Ammann


Reviews
on 7/15/19

The always free Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago opened its new Searle Visitor Center in November as the latest piece in its Pride of Chicago capital campaign. Topped by angled planes of metal, the building makes for a striking gateway to the zoo from the east. Ross Barney Architects sent us some... Ross Barney Architects

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Headlines
on 7/12/19

Design software developer Vectorworks, Inc.'s 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship program offers international students from all design disciplines the opportunity to win up to $10,000 USD. Submission deadline is August 29, 2019. John Hill


Found
on 7/12/19

Xylem, a new scenic pavilion designed by architect Francis Kéré opens at Tippet Rise Art Center on July 13. It is the first site-specific commission to be added to Tippet Rise's 12,000-acre property since it opened to the public in 2016. Francis Kéré


Headlines
on 7/11/19

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has released images of Australian, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Glenn Murcutt's design for the 2019 MPavilion, which will open in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens in November. John Hill


Film
on 7/10/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with interviews with two Paris-based partners at Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Antoine Chaaya and Joost Moolhuijzen. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/10/19

New York's Steven Holl Architects and Prague's Architecture Acts have won an international competition for the Ostrava Concert Hall in Ostrana, Czech Republic. John Hill


Works
on 7/10/19

The Path of Perspectives or "Perspektivenweg", designed by Snøhetta for the Nordkettenbahn cable railway, introduces a series of ten architectural elements along the panorama trail in the alpine landscape that highlight the unique features of Innsbruck's spectacular Nordkette mountain range. Snøhetta


Film
on 7/9/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with architect Enrique Sobejano, co-founder of Madrid- and Berlin-based Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos. John Hill


Works
on 7/9/19

The Klotski is a three-story, mixed-use infill building situated in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The building houses a beer hall, an office, a maker space, a studio, and a small caretaker’s apartment. Graham Baba Architects


Found
on 7/9/19

A large undulating Lawn now covers the Great Hall of the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. Designed by the LAB at Rockwell Group, the installation is the setting for the museum's sixth annual Summer Block Party. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/8/19

Eight buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in the United States between 1909 and 1959 have been added to UNESCO's World Heritage List, which considers inscribed sites "to be of outstanding value to humanity." John Hill


Specials
on 7/8/19

At the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, Christina Biasi-von Berg, Monika Lepel and Peter Ippolito will be offering guided tours of the trade fair as part of the "Talk & Tours" by World-Architects, giving insights into their projects. Martina Metzner


Number
on 7/8/19

Size of the triclinium (dining room) decorated with mosaics in Villa de Nohada, built for an as-yet-unknown owner in the fourth century in Roman Hispania in a hamlet of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain: 291 m2 (3,132 sf) René Ammann


Headlines
on 7/5/19

The World Architecture Festival (WAF), which will be holding its 12th edition in Amsterdam in early December, has released the list of 534 shortlisted projects in 33 categories.  John Hill


Film
on 7/4/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with architect Fabrizio Barozzi, co-founder, with Alberto Veiga, of Barcelona's Barozzi / Veiga. John Hill


Works
on 7/3/19

This project is located in the western mountainous area of Hangzhou, a natural village with 140 peasant households. The main building materials are bamboo that grows on the site and pebbles picked from the rivulet. Atelier Chen Haoru


Headlines
on 7/3/19

SelgasCano's Serpentine Pavilion, installed in London's Kensington Gardens in 2015, has been rebuilt at La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, right next to the site for Peter Zumthor's future... John Hill


Insight
on 7/3/19

Two new buildings in East Asia — the School of Design and Environment at the National University of Singapore and Sanken's Branch Office in Sapporo, Japan — take very different approaches to finding an answer. Ulf Meyer


Found
on 7/2/19

While we missed Quintessenz's Kagkatikas Secret installation last year when it was part of the Paxos Contemporary Art Project on the Greek island of Paxos, we're thankful to materialPREIS for bringing the colorful intervention in a 400-year-old ruin to our attention. John Hill


Film
on 7/2/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with architect Ricardo Bak Gordon, founder of Lisbon's bak gordon arquitectos. John Hill


Works
on 7/2/19

The new Amstelkwartier area in Amsterdam has become a vibrant city neighborhood. The foundation of this area’s development lies in the middle of the financial crisis. Commercial real estate projects were put to an end, making municipality giving the possibility to private initiatives. Several... studio PROTOTYPE


Products
on 7/1/19

While the new TWA Hotel at New York's JFK Airport is highlighted by the renovation of Eero Saarinen's TWA Flight Center from 1962, it's the two seven-story wings housing 512 hotel rooms that make the project financially feasible. Furthermore, it's the curtain walls made with seven layers of... John Hill


Reviews
on 7/1/19

If a first glance of the ArtLab on Harvard University's expanding Allston campus gives the impression of ephemerality, that is no accident. It was designed by Barkow Leibinger to be temporary and speedy to erect in response to the area's rapid evolution. The architects answered a few questions... Barkow Leibinger

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Number
on 7/1/19

Value Apple Inc. lost the day it was revealed long-term chief designer Jony Ive — creator of such iconic products as the iMac, iPhone, and iPod — would be leaving to start his own company: $8.28 billion René Ammann


Headlines
on 6/28/19

Mexico City's Pedro & Juana has completed their Hórama Rama installation — a 40-foot-high, 90-foot-wide cyclorama — for this year's Young Architects Program at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. John Hill


Film
on 6/28/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with architect Andrés Jaque, founder of Madrid- and New York-based Office for Political Innovation. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/28/19

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the long list of RIBA National Awards winners that are now in the running for the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize. John Hill


Found
on 6/27/19

David Chipperfield Architects' The Bryant is nearing completion across the street from Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan. A corner apartment on the 24th floor of the condo tower is the temporary setting for art and furnishings laid out by Standard Arts. The curated interior is not your typical... John Hill


Headlines
on 6/26/19

The New Museum has unveiled the design by OMA partners Rem Koolhaas and Shohei Shigematsu for the addition to the museum's iconic 12-year-old building in New York City designed by SANAA. John Hill


Reviews
on 6/26/19

Late last year, TOTO, the world-famous toilet manufacturer from Japan, opened its Indonesian headquarters inside a brand new office building on Letjen S. Parman Street in Central Jakarta. Field Four Design Office answered a few questions about their design of TOTO's showroom and offices. Field Four Design Office

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