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Headlines
on 3/27/19

The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel, officially opens to the public on March 28 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. John Hill


Works
on 3/26/19

For the cloud center, located in the geometric center of a newly built office industrial park, we built an outdoor climbing path. The starting point faces the green square on the first floor, and through a formal entrance you can climb to the second floor and then to the roof. DPLUS STUDIO


Works
on 3/26/19

The Maison de la littérature (House of Literature) is located in the historic neighborhood of Old Québec, a site part of UNESCO’s World Heritage List. In this particularly dense urban setting, Chevalier Morales designed a contemporary annex, a simple and refined volume, to the Wesley Temple, a... Chevalier Morales Architectes


Reviews
on 3/25/19

Every architect is familiar with Fallingwater, the iconic house that Frank Lloyd Wright boldly perched above a waterfall in Western Pennsylvania. But fewer know about the other pieces at Fallingwater: the Barn, which hosts wedding and conferences, and the Fallingwater Institute's classes,... Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

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Headlines
on 3/25/19

(Updated 3/27) The Serpentine Gallery, which selected Junya Ishigami + Associates to design this year's Serpentine Pavilion, is being criticized over Ishigami's use of unpaid interns, a practice that runs counter to the UK's policy to pay all employees. John Hill


Number
on 3/25/19

Number of crash tests needed for the C_Two, the €1.7m ($1.9m) carbon-fiber electric sports car designed by Croatian company Rimac, which is producing only 150 units:... René Ammann


Products
on 3/22/19

There are a number of materials that are used primarily indoors. Cork is one of them. It can be out of sight, used as a backing for floor coverings, for instance, or exposed, turned into a tackable wall surface. For a single-family house in Berlin rundzwei Architekten applied cork in an... John Hill, Thomas Geuder


Works
on 3/22/19

Bureau SLA and ZakenMaker have designed nine homes for a group of pioneers wishing to turn a potato field into a community. bureau SLA & ZakenMaker


Works
on 3/21/19

The new Élancourt Music School has taken up residence in the former ecumenical center of the Sept Mares neighborhood, one of the focal points founding the new town of Saint-Quentin en Yvelines. OPUS 5 Architectes


Works
on 3/21/19

The College in Lamballe is a middle school for over 800 students. Built on a wooded plateau above the town, it consists of two main sections, which differ in their shape and materials: a long timber parallelepiped sits on a base in a gentle curve to echo the site’s topography and blend into... Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten


Found
on 3/21/19

The organizing committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics has unveiled the design of the torch that will be used during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay. Tokujin Yoshioka's design resembles a traditional "Sakura-mon" cherry blossom. John Hill


Film
on 3/20/19

For one week last month, Chicago's Luftwerk, with architect Iker Gil, displayed Geometry of Light at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona. Spirit of Space has released a short film that captures the immersive effects of the projected grid of light. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/20/19

Under, billed as Europe's first underwater restaurant, opened on March 20, 2019, in Lindesnes, Norway, in an angular building designed by Snøhetta.  John Hill


Works
on 3/20/19

Given its prominent positioning above a relatively developed neighborhood, the motivation behind the design of the home was to create a residence that could meld into its surroundings while maximizing views.  SPF:a


Reviews
on 3/20/19

As with many other things, vinegar has a very long history in China: its importance for food preparation and health is mentioned in the book The Rites of Zhou, which dates back to the Spring and Autumn Period (770BC–476BC). This history is presented in dedicated museum in a former... Eduard Kögel

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Works
on 3/19/19

10 Jay Street, a landmarked building in DUMBO flanked by the Manhattan Bridge and flush with waterfront views, has been brought back to life through the creative vision of New York-based architecture firm ODA. ODA New York


Headlines
on 3/19/19

A house south of San Francisco designed by architect William Nicholson in 1976, known as the Flinstone House, has entered the news recently after its owner installed giant dinosaurs and a Fred Flinstone sculpture in the yard.


Works
on 3/19/19

The Xiqu Centre is the first performing arts centre in Hong Kong’s new West Kowloon Cultural District dedicated to performing the rich heritage of xiqu. Revery Architecture


Reviews
on 3/18/19

Occupying the full depth of a residential block in Cleveland, the HS Residence consists of a single-family house and a carriage house. Long and narrow, the residence is nevertheless graced with outdoor spaces that give the interiors plenty of natural light. Horton Harper Architects answered a... Horton Harper Architects

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Headlines
on 3/18/19

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has released the initial list of more than 50 contributors from nearly 20 countries for the exhibition's third iteration, taking place from September 19, 2019, to January 5, 2020.  John Hill


Headlines
on 3/18/19

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, has announced that artist and architect Hiroshi Sugimoto will renovate and redesign its sculpture garden, the first time it will get a facelift since the 1980s. John Hill


Number
on 3/15/19

Estimated time it will take to sell the roughly 8,600 luxury units available in Manhattan at the current selling rate: 6 years René Ammann


Found
on 3/15/19

On Friday, March 15, Hudson Yards officially opened to the public. Billed as a "whole new neighborhood" on Manhattan's Far West Side, the first phase of the 28-acre (11-hectare) development is anchored by what's known for now as Vessel, an "interactive landmark" designed by Thomas... John Hill


Works
on 3/13/19

The C building was designed for the current elementary school and in the future will be utilized for Ayb Middle School.


Works
on 3/13/19

This second home is perched on high ground in Cap-aux-Corbeaux, a place made famous by the classic novel Menaud, maitre-draveur. The house is located on a shared private drive; accordingly, the more opaque secondary volumes by the roadside are oriented to protect the privacy of the... Anne Carrier architecture


Works
on 3/13/19

MM House groups the program in four boxes – kitchen, living/dining, main bedroom and guest bedrooms – each one placed carefully on the ground and rotated precisely on its axis to find the best views and orientation for their use. OHLAB


Headlines
on 3/12/19

Five years after MoMA tore down Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects' Folk Art Museum in New York City, John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, has announced plans to raze the firm's 18-year-old Mattin Center. John Hill


Reviews
on 3/12/19

Think of residential design in Aspen, Colorado, and most likely traditional edifices in the vein of mountain chalets come to mind. But the small town in the Rockies has its share of modern architecture, both public and residential. Falling into the latter is Studio B's recently completed...

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Works
on 3/12/19

The ADHOC architects' team is very proud to present Le Jardinier (“The Gardener”), a project accomplished in collaboration with the developer Knightsbridge. ADHOC Architectes


Works
on 3/12/19

In Wellton Park, a district in Moscow with a very high building density, the Dutch architecture firm Team Paul de Vroom + Sputnik has completed two apartment buildings with outspoken brick facades. When the client requested “Dutch” architecture, the architects let themselves be inspired by the... Team Paul de Vroom + Sputnik


Headlines
on 3/11/19

Images have been unveiled for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture's contribution to the large Greenpoint Landing development on the Brooklyn waterfront. John Hill


Number
on 3/11/19

Number of chicken finding a suitable home in a chicken coop in Erzincan, Turkey, designed by Istanbul's SO? Architecture&Ideas: 800 René Ammann


Insight
on 3/11/19

How are architects using Vectorworks to design better, more sustainable buildings? Answers were in abundance at the John Hill


Products
on 3/8/19

Jürg Zumtobel, longtime Managing Director and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Zumtobel Group, recalls the beginnings and the core of the family business, which today employs six and a half thousand people worldwide and has always placed architecture at the center of its activities. Jenny Keller


Headlines
on 3/7/19

New York's MoMA PS1 has announced that Mexico City's Pedro&Juana is winner of the 2019 Young Architects Program (YAP). The studio's Hórama Rama will be installed in the institution's courtyard this summer. John Hill


Works
on 3/7/19

Las Chicas, Los Chicos y Los Maniquís Restaurant by El Equipo Creativo has won Best Use of Colour at the 2019 Frame Awards. El Equipo Creativo


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