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Spaceship Earth is a new documentary directed by Matt Wolf that tells the story of Biosphere 2, the experimental laboratory in the Arizona desert that housed eight scientists for two years nearly thirty years ago. John Hill


Reviews
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Duke University's new Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center sits at the entrance to the school and consists of four buildings: an event building, a meeting pavilion, an office building, and the historic Forlines House. The assemblage surrounds a lawn that serves as an outdoor even space.... Centerbrook Architects & Planners

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The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Labóh are hosting the second European Conference on Architecture & the Media online from May 11 to May 14. Stream the talks and conversations here.


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Surface of a new urban lagoon, whose levels change with dry and rainy seasons, created on the ruins of an unused shopping mall in the center of Tainan Spring, Taiwan: 54,600 m² René Ammann


Headlines
1 month ago

The Australian Institute of Architects has selected John Wardle as the 2020 recipient of the Gold Medal, the institute's highest honor. John Hill


Products
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The facade of 30 Warren Street, a 12-story residential building nearing completion in New York's Tribeca neighborhood, is covered in precast concrete panels with a corded texture formed from rolls of corrugated cardboard. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

In a "three-minute read" on Medium, Sidewalk Labs CEO Daniel Doctoroff explains why "it no longer made sense... John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Architect and educator Marvin Malecha, president of the NewSchool of Architecture & Design and former president of the American Institute of Architects, died on May 4 from complications following a heart transplant. John Hill


Found
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If and when the Frankfurt Book Fair takes place in mid-October, a new Arts and Architecture cluster will display books by publishers Birkhäuser, JOVIS, Deutscher Kunstverlag and De Gruyter Arts in a new pop-up bookstall system recently chosen in a design competition. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

John Paul Eberhard, the founding president of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, died on May 2 from complications of coronavirus and congestive heart failure. He was 93. John Hill


Headlines
2 months ago

The Victoria & Albert Museum has launched Pandemic Objects, "an editorial project that compiles and reflects on objects that have taken on new meaning and purpose during the coronavirus outbreak." John Hill


Film
2 months ago

Santiago Calatrava's design has been selected in a competition to build a new highway bridge over the Rhine River west of Eglisau, Switzerland. A short film presents a model of the winning design. John Hill


Reviews
2 months ago

A decade ago MB Architecture created an art studio out of two shipping containers in the Hamptons. The firm recently completed a single-family home nearby, also made from containers, with four of... MB Architecture

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Number
2 months ago

Width that desks in open-plan offices have shrunk over the years: 40 cm (15.75")  René Ammann


Headlines
2 months ago

A/D/O, the design space created by MINI and housed in a former warehouse in Brooklyn renovated by nARCHITECTS, will close permanently at the end of May. John Hill


Insight
2 months ago

Two of Paris's most iconic buildings have been transformed by two of Japan's most famous architects: Tadao Ando has redesigned the Bourse de Commerce and SANAA has reworked the La Samaritaine department store. The projects, both commissioned by French billionaires, were nearing completion but... Ulf Meyer


Headlines
2 months ago

The last piece of steel decking for the replacement of the Morandi Bridge, portions of which collapsed in August 2018 killing 43 people, was recently hoisted into... John Hill


Found
2 months ago

Need a more interesting backdrop than the wall behind your couch or messy shelves for for your next Zoom or Skype meeting? We dug through projects recently uploaded to World-Architects for some eye-catching visuals that should liven up online meetings. John Hill


Works
2 months ago

Sunac • Grand Milestone Modern Art Center appears like a large crystal "gift box." Approaching the interior design, CCD broke the boundaries among the building, landscape and interior, injected purity and tension into the 5,500-square-meter spatial volume. CCD, GAD, T.R.O.P


Headlines
2 months ago

The Citizens’ Brigade to Save LACMA has unveiled designs by six finalists in an ideas competition aimed at providing alternatives to, and correcting the perceived deficiencies of, Peter Zumthor's new building for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. John Hill


Reviews
2 months ago

This house takes its name from Figure Eight Island, a barrier island in North Carolina that is home to a large number of regionally inflected modern homes. Point Office responded to the island's architectural context and the dictates of coastal regulations. The architects answered a few... Point Office

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Number
2 months ago

Share of U.S. architecture firms expecting revenue losses of 17% on average over the next three months: 94% René Ammann


Headlines
2 months ago

The Serpentine Galleries has announced that the 2020 Serpentine Pavilion designed by Johannesburg's Counterspace will open in summer 2021, one year later than originally planned, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. John Hill


Works
2 months ago

With UNStudio’s remodelling of the Hanwha headquarters building in Seoul, the headquarters of the world's market leader in solar panels has been modernised to meet the most up to date sustainability requirements.


Found
2 months ago

eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2020 Skyscraper Competition. Three winners and 22 honorable mentions "challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments." John Hill


Headlines
2 months ago

The 11th Street Bridge Park, which OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture and OLIN won a competition to design in October 2014, has received approval from the National... John Hill


Film
2 months ago

As part of The World Around's online symposium held on Earth Day, Andrés Jaque of the Office for Political Innovation and Iván López Munuera made a 14-minute film about the "massive architectural transformation... John Hill


Works
2 months ago

Tongnan Dafosi Wetland Park is located on the banks of Fu River in the central area of Tongnan District in Chongqing. It is an oasis in the high-density urban area, which represent the landscape of Tongnan District. Turenscape


Reviews
2 months ago

The Kyoto University of Art & Design's new Botenkan, as it's called, serves primarily as the home for the school's administrative functions, but a plaza atop the building turns it into a social hub for students. Architect Waro Kishi, a professor at KUAD, answered some questions about the... Waro Kishi + K.Associates

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Products
2 months ago

The Vectorworks 2020 Service Pack 3 launched in March includes quality fixes and performance improvements but also new features made possible by industry partnerships. Here we delve into the integration of Enscape and NBS Chorus into Vectorworks. John Hill


Works
2 months ago

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
2 months ago

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
2 months ago

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
2 months ago

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
2 months ago

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
2 months ago

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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