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Works
on 5/21/19

The Urbach Tower constitutes the very first structure worldwide made from self-shaped, building-scale components. It not only showcases this innovative manufacturing approach and resultant novel timber structure; it also intensifies the visitors’ spatial involvement and landscape experience by... ICD/ITKE


Insight
on 5/21/19

Two days, 17 speakers, 5 events: the “Architecture Matters” conference took place in Munich on April 11 and 12, 2019. The highlight was Friday’s dense program of lectures and discussions spread across the afternoon and evening. The conference was organized for the fourth time by the curator... Elias Baumgarten


Found
on 5/21/19

In 2015, at the height of the refugee crisis, the platform “Architecture for Refugees” was launched. Its initiators are meanwhile thinking bigger and, under the catchy and memorable slogan “Architecture is a Human Right,” they are committed to bringing about fundamental change in the social... Elias Baumgarten


Reviews
on 5/20/19

In the aptly named Stack House, four floors of boxes are stacked atop each other to follow the steep slope of a hill. Angled boxes express the different rooms and form a number of terraces. FreelandBuck answered a few questions about the project. FreelandBuck

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Number
on 5/20/19

Amount a construction worker in the devastated Iraqi city of Mosul is paid per day: $12.50 (€11.20) René Ammann


Film
on 5/20/19

Following I.M. Pei's death last week at the age of 102, CBS has uploaded a couple clips from its archive, one focusing on the Louvre Pyramid in Paris and the other on the JFK Presidential Library in... John Hill


Reviews
on 5/20/19

Jishou city is the regional capital of the autonomous prefecture of the Tujia and Miao ethnic minorities. It is located within in the Western Hunan province, and has a population of over 300,000 people. Huang Yongyu, a famous artist belonging to the Tujia minority led an initiative for a... Eduard Kögel

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Found
on 5/17/19

The competition-winning design by OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture and KOO LLC for the University of Illinois at Chicago's Center for the Arts consists of two towers and some performance spaces beneath a tent-like roof. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/17/19

I.M. Pei, best known for the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in DC and the Louvre Pyramid in Paris, died early Thursday at his home in Manhattan a few weeks after his 102nd birthday. John Hill


Products
on 5/16/19

Flare of Frankfurt is a mixed-use development completed last year in the center of Frankfurt am Main. Hadi Teherani Architects' use of Neolith sintered stone for the facades makes the project stand out in its context while also expressing its constituent parts. John Hill


Reviews
on 5/15/19

In 2012 "Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy" in Muharraq was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. In turn, Bahrain has been investing in the area: upgrading historic facades, creating new public spaces, and adding new parking garages and other structures. Most striking is a museum... Valerio Olgiati

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Headlines
on 5/15/19

The Statue of Liberty Museum, which broke ground in October 2016, opens to the public on May 16, 2019 on Liberty Island. The 26,000-sf building offers three galleries, the famous statue's original torch, and an accessible green roof. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/14/19

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the American Institute of Architects New York (AIANY) have announced the five finalists in the Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC competition. John Hill


Works
on 5/14/19

Led by Design Principal Alan Maskin, Olson Kundig’s design of the Space Needle’s new observation deck and restaurant level “core and shell” builds on the same conceptual premise that originally informed the Space Needle – a place devoted to observation. Olson Kundig


Headlines
on 5/14/19

After a public presentation on Monday, May 13, at the Royal Academy of Arts (RA) in London, an international jury named Boonserm Premthada, founder of Bangkok Project Studio, winner of the 2019 Royal Academy Dorfman Award. John Hill


Reviews
on 5/13/19

Covered in charred wood, this small building designed by MQ Architecture serves visitors to a large property in Upstate New York. Designed for the same clients as MQ's Magazzino Italian Art, the... MQ Architecture

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Headlines
on 5/13/19

This summer, New Story, Icon, and Yves Béhar's Fuseproject will break ground on what they bill as the world's first 3D-printed community, for impoverished families somewhere in Latin America. John Hill


Number
on 5/13/19

Price of a niche for an urn in a private columbarium "in the best position" in Hong Kong: €204,000 ($229,000)  René Ammann


Headlines
on 5/10/19

FutureHAUS — the modular house designed, engineered, and built by faculty and students from Virginia and winner of the 2018 Solar Decathlon Middle East in Dubai — has been erected in Times Square as part of NYCxDESIGN and John Hill


Insight
on 5/9/19

With the exhibition Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People, the Vitra Design Museum presents the first retrospective on the complete work of the Indian architect outside of Asia. In 2018, Doshi became the first architect from India to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Susanna Koeberle


Works
on 5/9/19

Lily, a floating structure, offers a new playful and sensorial experience on the central lake of the Futuroscope. Wild Architectural Objects


Found
on 5/8/19

Later this year, Klaus Littmann will turn Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria, into a temporary art intervention inspired by Max Peintner's 50-year-old drawing The Unending Attraction of Nature. John Hill


Works
on 5/8/19

On a narrow and elongated hillside property, architect Anna Philipp designed a building in the form of two L-angles set against each other to create two attractive but functionally very different exterior spaces. PHILIPPARCHITEKTEN


Headlines
on 5/8/19

During the first week of May, two teams spent 30 hours robotically 3D printing their designs in the final stage of the NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge. After building and testing, New York's AI. SpaceFactory nabbed the $500,000 first-place prize. John Hill


Number
on 5/6/19

Estimated profit the U.S. developer Vornado will make on the sellout of the $3.4 billion limestone palace 220 Central Park South in Manhattan, designed by Robert A.M. Stern: $1 billion René Ammann


Film
on 5/6/19

Last month, the twenty shortlisted projects competing for the 2019 Aga Khan Award Architecture were revealed. This month, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture has been unveiling short... John Hill


Reviews
on 5/6/19

This weekend house takes its name from an old railroad junction in the small town of Gallatin, about 100 miles north of New York City. Inspired by the barns that still dot the area, the two structures take on gabled forms, looking at home on the property's many acres. Amalgam Studio answered a... Amalgam Studio

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Found
on 5/3/19

The world-famous auction house Sotheby's has completed the transformation of its headquarters on New York's Upper East Side. Some of the galleries designed by Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York... John Hill


Works
on 5/2/19

With breathtaking views of Mt. Rokko to the north and a vast waterscape to the south, Kobe sits as a strip of land with phenomenal views both inland and to the sea. Richard Beard Architects


Products
on 5/2/19

On March 12, the bus station in Tilburg, Netherlands, designed by architectenbureau cepezed had its official opening. Waiting passengers are shielded from the elements by an awning covered in ETFE foil and equipped with solar panels. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/1/19

The National Building Museum in Washington, DC, has released renderings for its sixth annual Summer Block Party installation. Lawn, designed by the LAB at Rockwell Group, will fill the museum's Great Hall as a sloping green surface. John Hill


Works
on 5/1/19

Growing Up is a pavilion located in the West Kowloon Cultural District. It is the winning entry of the inaugural Hong Kong Young Architects & Designers Competition, which was launched in April 2017. New Office Works


Headlines
on 4/30/19

eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of the 2019 Skyscraper Competition, with 3 winners and 27 honorable mentions selected from 478 submitted projects. Here we highlight the three winners. John Hill


Works
on 4/30/19

Israel's newest airport is located 11 miles (18 km) from the Red Sea resort city of Eilat and was designed by two of Israel's leading firms, Amir Mann / Ami Shinar Architects and Planners in partnership with Moshe Zur Architects. Amir Mann / Ami Shinar Architects & Planners, Moshe Zur Architects


Headlines
on 4/30/19

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has released new renderings of Peter Zumthor's design of the new building for the museum's permanent collection; the project gained county approval in early April and aims to open in 2023 — ten years after it was unveiled. John Hill


Reviews
on 4/29/19

While the tech sector in the United States is synonymous with California's Silicon Valley, other parts of the country are making investments to teach and train tomorrow's computer scientists. The new Gates Center at the University of Washington caters to the thriving sector in Seattle, which... LMN Architects

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