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on 12/23/14

As 2014 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for being an active part of our growing community. We wish you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season. Daily News posts will resume on 5 January 2015. The World-Architects team World-Architects


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on 12/11/14

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) has announced that photographer Gerry Padden is the winner of the #WelcomeOneWTC photo contest that SOM held to celebrate the opening of One World Trade Center. John Hill


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on 12/5/14

Design Miami/, now in its tenth year, may be overshadowed by the larger and slightly older Art Basel – Miami Beach, but the five-day design show offers its share of delights as well as a hint of the city's architectural evolution. John Hill


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on 12/4/14

Granted, the computer game "Monument Valley" isn't new, but it's worth highlighting now since until 7 December 2014 all proceeds from the game's latest chapter, "Ida's (RED) Dream," benefit the (RED) charity and its fight against AIDS. John Hill, Jenny Keller


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on 11/21/14

Los Angeles-based artist Samara Golden's installation at MoMA PS1 consists of architectural and household objects modeled with reflective and metallic surfaces, provoking museumgoers to explore what she calls "the sixth dimension." John Hill


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on 11/19/14

MoMA's Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities opens to the public on 22 November 2014. One of the highlights from today's press preview is Varanda Products, RUA Arquitectos and MAS Urban Design ETH's proposal for Rio de Janeiro. John Hill


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on 11/10/14

The $1.4 billion transit center, designed by Arup and Grimshaw with James Carpenter Design Associates, opened to the public today in Lower Manhattan. John Hill


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on 10/29/14

Yesterday evening World-Architects stopped by the Storefront for Art and Architecture to check out the Situation NY installation by Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes / THEVERYMANY, on display until 21 November 2014. John Hill


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on 10/22/14

The Fondation Louis Vuitton (FLV) in Paris, designed by Frank O. Gehry, opens to the public on October 27. Building up to the much-anticipated opening, FLV is counting down with 50 days of "stories" and "emotions." We highlight some of our favorites. John Hill


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on 10/20/14

With two years left in his presidency, we won't know the final form of the Obama Presidential Library for a little while. Nevertheless The Guardian asked four architects "to sketch and describe their unofficial visions for a possible" library design. John Hill


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on 10/15/14

Architects and the media will be flocking to Paris for the 27 October opening of Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton. Yet, in addition to the building, the famous architect has designed a "twisted box" for the French fashion house. John Hill


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on 10/13/14

On a recent trip to Chicago we visited some buildings designed by World-Architects members firms as we made our way by car and by foot around the city. Here we present some highlights. John Hill


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on 10/9/14

The solo exhibition of Brooklyn-based Artist Roxy Paine on display at Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York City is highlighted by Checkpoint, a generic airport security screening area rendered in wood. John Hill


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on 10/8/14

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo recently inaugurated the 19th century icon's new first floor, which includes a glass floor 57 meters (187 feet) above the pavement. John Hill


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on 10/6/14

Lincoln Center and the Public Art Fund have teamed up to present Irish artist John Gerrard's Solar Reserve (Tonopah, Nevada) on Lincoln Center's Josie Robertson Plaza from October 3 to December 1. John Hill


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on 10/2/14

David Chipperfield has inserted 144 tree trunks inside the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, one year before the British architect's renovation of the museum designed by Mies van der Rohe in the 1960s. John Hill


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on 10/1/14

Today kicks off the 31 days of "Archtober" in New York City, the fourth annual month-long festival of architecture activities, programs and exhibitions. Here we highlight some of the Buildings of the Day designed by World-Architects member firms. John Hill


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on 9/30/14

Alcatraz Island, site of a military fort, a federal prison, a Native American protest, and now a national park, plays host to new sculpture, sound, and mixed-media installations by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. John Hill


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on 9/29/14

The third section of the High Line – called the High Line at the Rail Yards – opened to the public on September 21, bringing the total length of the elevated park to just under 1.5 miles (2.4 km). Here we present some photos from our weekend visit. John Hill


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on 9/26/14

Fifteen years in the making, the "museum of biodiversity" in Panama opens to the public on October 2. Frank Gehry's multicolored museum contains exhibits designed by Bruce Mau and sits in a Biodiversity Park designed in collaboration with Gehry. John Hill


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on 9/23/14

The gin company's distillery and visitor center at Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire, England, which includes intertwining botanical glasshouses designed by Thomas Heatherwick, open to the public on October 1. John Hill


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on 9/22/14

Architects Mike Tonkin and Anna Liu have spent six years researching and developing Shell Lace Structure, a tailored surface structural technique they are exhibiting at RIBA. John Hill


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on 9/18/14

The first building in Belgian artist Xavier Delory's Pèlerinage sur la Modernité ("Pilgrimage on Modernity"), which imagines modern architectural masterpieces in states of abandon, is Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye outside Paris. John Hill


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on 9/12/14

From September 13-21, over 300 events and exhibitions take place as part of the London Design Festival, including Zaha Hadid's Crest. The temporary sculpture sits in the reflecting pool of the Victoria and Albert Museum's John Madejski Garden. John Hill


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on 9/9/14

At 2pm on September 21, "a singular contemporary museum" – the Muze'um L, Light & Landscape – opens in Roeselare, Belgium. John Hill


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on 9/8/14

Like a beached whale of black steel, Polish artist Monika Sosnowska's Tower sculpture – all 110 feet (33-1/2 meters) of it – sprawls across the large gallery space of Hauser & Wirth's West 18th Street location in New York City. John Hill


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on 9/5/14

Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design has created the "100 Colors" installation in Tokyo's Shinjuku Central Park, on display from September 4 to September 11, 2014. John Hill


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on 9/4/14

The non-profit Internet Archive has uploaded 2.6 million of a planned 14 million images to Flickr Commons, all culled from public domain eBooks. It is a treasure trove for those interested in architectural history. John Hill


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on 8/28/14

Norway's Snøhetta has designed a pair of beehives installed on a rooftop in Oslo's Vulkan area, in an effort to educate visitors and bring more bees to the city. John Hill


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on 8/27/14

American-Architects member firm Architecture Is Fun is featured in the most recent Success Story from Nemetschek Vectorworks. John Hill


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on 8/26/14

This weekend sees exhibitions ending at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona and the Materials & Applications outdoor space in Los Angeles. John Hill


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on 8/20/14

Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson's first solo show at the Louisiana Museum of Art in Humlebæk, Denmark, opens today, running until January 4, 2015. John Hill


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on 8/20/14

Urban Reef, the competition-winning design of Kaz Bremner, Jeremiah Deutscher, Michael Siy and Kenneth Navarra, has taken over one block of Vancouver's Robson Street with a curling sculpture that invites people to sit, relax and play. John Hill


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on 8/19/14

As part of its BMW Tate Live 2014 series, London's Tate Modern presents Up Hill Down Hall: An Indoor Carnival, a new performance commission that will take place in the museum's turbine hall on Saturday, August 23. John Hill


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on 8/18/14

Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association exhibits for the first time the architectural drawings from the private collection of Alvin Boyarsky. It opens at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in St. Louis on September 12. John Hill


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on 8/15/14

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has unveiled the new World Trade Center logo via the construction fences wrapping the 16-acre site. John Hill


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