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Works
on 4/22/20

I designed the Couldrey House for a member of my family in Australia (completed Jan 2020). The house takes an unusual approach to making residential architecture in the Australian landscape. Peter Besley


Headlines
on 4/22/20

One month after Italian architects Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota unveiled the Connected Unit for Respiratory Ailments using old shipping containers, the first CURA prototype has been installed inside a temporary hospital in Turin. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/21/20

Mecanoo has won the international architectural competition for the development of the Senezh Management LAB in Russia with a plan that organizes four functional zones around an "Agora." John Hill


Works
on 4/21/20

Two brothers have embraced outdoor activities as part of their fast-paced city life. A new building on the banks of Lake Brome, will act as a symbol of and a tool for the fulfillment of this commitment - a building in which to share time with friends. Bisected by a vertical atrium that opens... Atelier Schwimmer


Insight
on 4/20/20

Binke Lenhardt and Hao Dong head the Beijing-based firm Crossboundaries. They design conversions and modular buildings in China, but they also teach courses for children and... Elias Baumgarten


Reviews
on 4/20/20

Inspired by the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit, Iovine and Young Hall is a 21st-century "learning factory" with flexible instruction spaces, maker spaces, and other learning spaces for the Iovine and Young Academy at USC. Frederick Fisher and Partners answered a few questions about the... Frederick Fisher and Partners

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Number
on 4/20/20

Estimated number of people living in shared households in large American cities that will play a vital role in how the country copes... René Ammann


Headlines
on 4/17/20

The American Institute of Architects has announced that the AIA Conference on Architecture 2020 is canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.


Headlines
on 4/16/20

In the midst of the city's COVID-19 quarantine, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is moving forward with the demolition of four of its buildings to make way for the new building designed by Peter Zumthor. John Hill


Found
on 4/15/20

Weird Sensation Feels Good "opened" at ArkDes in Stockholm on April 7 with a Virtual Vernissage featuring commentary from experts in ASMR and a tour by curator James Taylor-Foster. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/15/20

Citing the coronavirus outbreak, the Australian Institute of Architects has announced it will not be participating in the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale, raising the question: Will other countries follow suit? John Hill


Film
on 4/14/20

One of the ways architects have been helping with the COVID-19 pandemic is making face shields and other PPE with the 3D printers in their office. A shield from ICD caught our attention for its simplicity: one sheet of plastic, two folds, two holes, and one rubber band. John Hill


Works
on 4/14/20

City entrances have an identity-creating function, but far too often gas stations and industrial areas welcome guests. Not so in Tirschenreuth, which decided to build a fire station in one such prominent location. Brückner & Brückner Architekten, Schulz und Schulz


Works
on 4/14/20

ARCHITEM Wolff Shapiro Kuskowski architects, a Montréal-based firm, is proud to unveil one of its most recent projects, an innovative residence for young students. ARCHITEM Wolff Shapiro Kuskowski Arch


Number
on 4/13/20

Size of the mansion that Canadian rapper Drake just built in Toronto, only 5,000 square feet smaller than the U.S. White House: 50,000 square feet René Ammann


Headlines
on 4/12/20

William Menking, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Architect's Newspaper, died on Saturday, April 11, at his home in Tribeca after a long bout with cancer. He was 72. John Hill


Insight
on 4/9/20

TAMassociati, based in Venice and with offices in Bologna and Trieste, is working on high-profile projects with Renzo Piano and for the Aga Khan Development Network. But the studio has been active in social design and building sustainably since its inception decades ago. World-Architects... John Hill


Found
on 4/8/20

If not for the coronavirus, Neyran Turan's Architecture as Measure would be opening next month in the Turkish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. For those who don't want to wait until (fingers crossed) August, we take a look inside Turan's newly released book of the same... John Hill


Headlines
on 4/7/20

Brothers Laurids and Manfred Ortner are recipients of the Grand Austrian State Prize, the highest award for artists from Austria. They are the first architects to receive the prize since 2015. John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


Headlines
on 4/7/20

Milan's Piuarch has been selected to design the Human Technopole Foundation's new building and campus for scientific research, part of the MIND Milano Innovation District located in the former Expo Area. John Hill


Film
on 4/7/20

The first dozen films and lectures in SpazioFMG's ongoing "The Architects Series" are available to stream online. Here we highlight seven of the films about World-Architects member firms. John Hill


Reviews
on 4/6/20

The remote Flowers Vineyard & Winery has produced popular Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines for nearly 30 years on California's rugged Sonoma Coast. The opening of the House of Flowers last year just a few miles from downtown Healdsburg has made their wines more accessible. Walker Warner... Walker Warner Architects

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Found
on 4/6/20

With architecture among the many "non-essential" professions required to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, a new website invites architects to post information about their remote-working experiences. John Hill


Number
on 4/6/20

Estimated drop in real estate showings in North America from early March 2020 to now: 75% René Ammann


Headlines
on 4/3/20

The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello have announced that Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi are recipients of the 2020 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. John Hill


Film
on 4/3/20

A short film by architectural photographer Jim Stephenson explores the architecture of Walmer Yard, the residential building in London designed by Peter Salter with Fenella Collingridge for developer Crispin Kelly. John Hill


Insight
on 4/2/20

At the beginning of January, the new coronavirus broke out in the Chinese city of Wuhan and became a pandemic within a few weeks. The measures taken by the Chinese government affected everyone, including architects and the country's entire construction sector. Now that the acute wave of... Voices collected by Eduard Kögel


Insight
on 4/2/20

At the beginning of January, the new coronavirus broke out in the Chinese city of Wuhan and became a pandemic within a few weeks. The measures taken by the Chinese government affected everyone, including architects and the country's entire construction sector. Now that the acute wave of... Voices collected by Eduard Kögel


Insight
on 4/2/20

World-Architects recently corresponded with Ángela Baldellou, who runs Observatorio 2030, a group created by the Council of Spanish Architects that brings together professionals and experts from... Madeline Carey


Works
on 4/1/20

Shou County Culture and Art Center is designed to draw people in to discover and experience it, unlike a beautiful sculpture that can only be viewed but not experienced. Studio Zhu-Pei


Headlines
on 4/1/20

Michael McKinnell, whose firm Kallmann McKinnell & Wood designed Boston's famous Brutalist City Hall, died on March 27 following complications from COVID-19. John Hill


Works
on 3/31/20

The Project arises in a small land with a slightly slope, in the vicinity of Ansião Village. Bruno Dias Arquitectura


Headlines
on 3/31/20

Following an executive order from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, "all work on non-essential construction and demolition sites is suspended," in response to the spread of COVID-19. John Hill


Reviews
on 3/30/20

This two-unit house designed by an architect for his family features a generous indoor/outdoor living space removed from the street. Contemporary in materials and architectural expression, the house nevertheless looks to historic houses in New Orleans for inspiration. Architect Nathan Fell... Nathan Fell Architecture

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Insight
on 3/30/20

Planning architecture for emergencies; transforming buildings for temporary needs; rethinking the model of hospitals; reflecting on empty cities to rediscover how design plays an active role in activating social relationships and connections; reconsidering the importance of architecture and... Paola Pierotti, PPAN


Number
on 3/29/20

Number of beds for patients with Covid-19 that New York City's largest convention center,... René Ammann


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