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Headlines
on 8/25/23

In the competition for the Residence of the German Embassy in Herzliya, Israel, the jury selected a joint design submitted by the three architectural firms: Gustav Düsing, wolff:architekten, and Architekten für nachhaltiges Bauen, with landscape design by emmerik garden design and research. Katinka Corts


Found
on 8/24/23

Born in Munich, architect Florian Busch founded Florian Busch Architects (FBA) in 2009, after working in the office of Toyo Ito. In the first part of a two-part interview, Busch talks with Ulf Meyer about his... Ulf Meyer


Film
on 8/23/23

Watch Chicago-based multimedia artist Barbara Kasten construct some of her colorful and sculptural artworks and talk about her art in a 25-minute film from Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/22/23

Powerhouse Sydney has announced that Powerhouse Parramatta, billed as “the largest cultural development in Australia to be created since the Sydney Opera House,” will open in early 2025. Ulf Meyer


Reviews
on 8/21/23

The Flint Hills is a region in Eastern Kansas that is notable for being home to large reserves of tallgrass prairie, the type of landscape that once covered much of the American Midwest. The off-the-grid Youngmeyer Ranch Field Station allows students and faculty from Wichita State University... Hutton

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Number
on 8/18/23

Number of outside windows an all-white stucco L-shaped single-level corner house in the town of Morelia, in Central Mexico, counts to make the clients feel secure: 0 René Ammann


Headlines
on 8/16/23

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2023 National Design Awards, which “recognize design innovation and impact” in ten categories, including architecture and landscape architecture. John Hill


Reviews
on 8/14/23

More than fifteen years in the making, the Louis Armstrong Center is the final piece of the campus of the Louis Armstrong House Museum in the neighborhood of Corona, Queens, where jazz great Louis Armstrong lived for nearly thirty years. Caples Jefferson Architects answered a few questions... Caples Jefferson Architects

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Headlines
on 8/10/23

Jean-Louis Cohen, the French architectural historian and longtime professor of architectural history at the New York University Institute of Fine Arts died unexpectedly on August 7, 2023. Ulf Meyer


Found
on 8/9/23

Recently, London-based architect John Pawson celebrated the release of his latest monograph, Making Life Simpler, authored by Deyan Sudjic and published by Phaidon. In Vladimir Belogolovsky’s interview with Pawson, he discusses key references and influences, his design process, what... Vladimir Belogolovsky


Reviews
on 8/7/23

Orange Crush is an apt monicker for this five-story mixed-use apartment building in Philadelphia, both for its striking color scheme and the way it appears squeezed, like an old soda can; the latter aspect arises from the site's unique conditions. The architects at ISA answered a few questions... ISA

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Headlines
on 8/4/23

The Dallas Museum of Art has selected Spain's Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos to radically transform and sustainably preserve the institution's nearly 40-year-old Edward Larrabee Barnes building. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/3/23

Chappe is a new “art house by the sea” that opened earlier this year in Tammisaari, in southern Finland. The small building was designed by JKMM Architects for the Albert de la Chapelle Art Foundation. Ulf Meyer


Headlines
on 8/1/23

The European office of Oppenheim Architecture, based in Basel, has won the competition to turn the Toptani Residence in Tirna, the capital of Albania, into the Besa Museum. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/28/23

In Berlin, the famed “Mäusebunker” (Mouse Bunker), previously under threat of demolition, has been given protected status, while in the Chicago suburb of Oak Park, Harry Weese's nearly 50-year-old Village Hall now faces a similar threat. John Hill


Works
on 7/27/23

A deep religious vocation and a robbery are the circumstances that gave rise to the fundamental decisions of this architectural project. HW STUDIO


Insight
on 7/26/23

The challenge of rethinking our built and future environment is a global one. Politician Margrethe Vestager and architect Bjarke Ingels engaged in a conversation on a UIA panel about the responsibility shared by all stakeholders in the construction industry, policymakers, and the general... Katinka Corts


Headlines
on 7/24/23

Thom Mayne's Los Angeles studio has completed a mixed-use complex that will foster connections outside and inside Vigo through high-speed trains, a shopping mall, and the city's largest public plaza. Silvia Pujalte Toledo


Reviews
on 7/20/23

In recent decades, the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone has developed into the fastest growing metropolis in the world. As a result, new ways of natural resource management are needed. Doreen Heng Liu and her  Eduard Kögel

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Film
on 7/18/23

Architects Thom Mayne, Rienier de Graaf, and Peter Cook, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and other players involved in The Line, the controversial NEOM project unveiled in 2021, discuss the... John Hill


Reviews
on 7/17/23

A diminutive new studio for artist Richard Erdman is clad in corrugated Cor-ten steel, a reference to the older structures on the artist's working farm in Vermont. The material is also a pleasing contrast to the white Carrara marble pieces Erdman is known for. Birdseye answered a few questions... Birdseye

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Insight
on 7/17/23

During the first week in July, the World Congress of the International Union of Architects (UIA) took place in Denmark's capital. The focus of the discussions was the future-oriented and climate-friendly realignment of the construction industry in times of global warming. Katinka Corts


Headlines
on 7/12/23

Concept designs by the six shortlisted firms in the “Reimagining the Dallas Museum of Art International Design Competition” have been revealed, with a winner to be announced in August. John Hill


Number
on 7/10/23

Estimated number of households globally who have solar panels installed on their roofs today: 25 million René Ammann


Reviews
on 7/10/23

One of the many impacts of the shift from print to digital media this century has been the closure of printing plants. The Los Angeles Times closed its large Costa Mesa facility in 2010, but instead of tearing it down and starting anew, developer SteelWave and Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney... Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects

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Headlines
on 7/8/23

Together with architect Christian Heuchel of O&O Baukunst and editor Christiane Fath, World-Architects conceived “Town Planning in Democratic Structures,” a special theme on our platform and now a book. World-Architects


Found
on 7/7/23

The sixth and final exhibition in the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art’s “The Architect’s Studio” series presents the Kenyan architectural studio Cave Bureau (stylized as cave_bureau), founded by Kabage Karanja and... Ulf Meyer


Insight
on 7/6/23

Back in May, the winner of the inaugural divia award was announced in Berlin and then celebrated in Venice, the latter coinciding with the opening of this year's Architecture Biennale.... John Hill


Headlines
on 7/4/23

The Centro de Investigación del Mar de Cortés (Sea of Cortez Research Center) opened in Mazatlán, Mexico, at the end of May. Located in Parque Central Mazatlán, the impressive building was designed by Tatiana Bilbao Estudio. Ulf Meyer


Headlines
on 7/4/23

The Royal Academy of Arts in London has announced that Irish architect Shane de Blacam is the recipient of the 2023 Royal Academy Architecture Prize, which recognizes architects who have made "a significant impact on society." John Hill


Film
on 7/3/23

In a short film produced by Glenstone Museum, founders Emily and Mitch Rales, architect Thomas Phifer, artists Doris Salcedo, Glenn Ligon, and Jeff Wall, and numerous members of the Glenstone team discuss the museum located on 230 acres in Potomac, Maryland. John Hill


Number
on 7/3/23

Frequency with which the Great Mosque in Djenné, Mali, is freshly plastered in mud: Yearly René Ammann


Film
on 6/30/23

OPEN's sculptural Sun Tower topped out, appropriately, on June 21, the summer solstice. The 50-meter-tall structure in Yantai, China, is expected open to the public next year. Watch a time-lapse of its construction. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/30/23

During a ceremony in Venice on EUmies Awards Day, June 29, the Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe announced the three winners of the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture / Mies van der Rohe Awards in the Young Talent category. A fourth award given by the Mies Foundation was also... John Hill


Headlines
on 6/29/23

The Tchoban Foundation's Museum for Architectural Drawing has become a must-visit for architects and architecture enthusiasts from around the world when visiting Berlin, just like the neighboring Aedes Architecture Forum. The exhibition ArchiVision is celebrating the museum's tenth... Falk Jaeger


Found
on 6/29/23

As part of the World-Architects team that visited Venice for the vernissage in May, Italian photographer Flavia Rossi put the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale in the pictures. Her photos give an impression of the diverse interpretations of curator Lesley Lokko's theme Susanna Koeberle


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