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Headlines
on 9/8/20

The stations feature generous vaulted spaces inspired by regional architecture as part of the larger project's goal of encouraging people in the capital of Qatar to use public transit rather than relying on cars. John Hill


Reviews
on 9/8/20

This house on Hillside Avenue in Los Angeles is so large it comes with a 12-car garage on its lowest level. Designed by Cape Town's SAOTA, the house was inspired by a nearby mid-century modern icon that makes it all about the views, not the cars. SAOTA sent us some images and text on the... SAOTA

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Number
on 9/7/20

Height of Vista Tower in Chicago, which includes 406 ultra-luxury residences over a 191-room five... René Ammann


Reviews
on 9/7/20

Fighting rural poverty is one of the major goals of the Beijing government. Investments should increase the attractiveness and the economic prosperity of rural areas so as to generate viable alternative perspectives for local people to leaving their home village. CU Office has been working on... Eduard Kögel

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Found
on 9/4/20

Lattice Detour, Mexican artist Héctor Zamora's site-specific installation for the Cantor Roof Garden at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a porous brick wall that clearly confronts political issues while also recalling a controversial icon of public art. John Hill


Works
on 9/4/20

White Square is located at No.99 Yunxi road in the central area of Nanjing airport city. With the construction development of new airport city, a vast comparative maturity residential area has been built. Noise and construction dust from building sites have bad effects on the original... MINGGU DESIGN


Works
on 9/3/20

Architecture firm spatial practice has completed the construction of a 100-meter-tall residential tower fronting the Museum of Fine Arts Park in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. The project is designed to take full advantage of its location in front of the park by exemplifying and promoting the essence... spatial practice


Products
on 9/3/20

There exists a Niemeyer in Leipzig — not a landmark in the middle of the city center, but a small sphere appended to a former boiler house in the Plagwitz industrial area. Housing a restaurant and bar, it is the last structure Oscar Niemeyer designed before he died in December 2012 just shy of... John Hill, Katinka Corts


Film
on 9/3/20

In a new, highly informative film, Akira Koyama, founder and owner of KEY OPERATION / ARCHITECTS, gives an in-depth presentation of a recently completed residential project in Tokyo that his firm designed for people living with cats. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/2/20

Herzog & de Meuron has restored and extended the Musiksaal that is home to the Basel Symphony Orchestra. The extension was done "in the same neo-Baroque architectural tradition" of the 19th-century original designed by Johann Jakob Stehlin. John Hill


Works
on 9/2/20

Bringing nature back to the city although not a new idea it is a growing imperative especially for cities like Nicosia which has failed to make greenery and communal public areas a priority in its urban planning. Christos Pavlou Architecture


Headlines
on 9/2/20

The 87-year-old architect known for the Pompidou Center, Lloyd's of London, and other high-tech buildings is retiring from the London practice — now Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners — that he founded more than 40 years ago. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/1/20

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the 43 shortlisted projects competing for the third biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). John Hill


Headlines
on 8/31/20

Tehran-born sculptor Siah Armajani, who lived in Minneapolis since 1960 and created art with an architectural bent, died in Minneapolis on August 27 at the age of 81. John Hill


Reviews
on 8/31/20

The aptly named Lantern Studio, which houses a scooter workshop and other spaces for a creative couple, glows at night through a wall of slatted wood. Flavin Architects answered a few questions about the backyard retreat in suburban Wellesley, near Boston. Flavin Architects

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Number
on 8/31/20

Estimated share of research on the impacts of climate change on world heritage sites that is related to Africa: 1% René Ammann


Headlines
on 8/28/20

The mixed-use project in Beverly Hills — designed as a "hillside village" with eighteen residences "growing" from a base wrapped in a living green wall — is the first completed building in the United States for Beijing's MAD Architects. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/27/20

Italian architect Vittorio Gregotti, who died in March at the age of 92, is one of four former artistic directors of La Biennale di Venezia who will be given posthumous Golden Lions in early September. John Hill


Works
on 8/27/20

When developing its new head office, international trekking and adventure travel company ASI Reisen sought to have its new space reflect the company’s working culture and commitment to offering sustainable trekking experiences for travelers around the world. Snøhetta


Works
on 8/26/20

The project with 59 residential units has prosperous and well thought internal common areas which create a positive and worthy common framework for the residents. Cast-in-place concrete walls create a modern but timeless expression together with a warm oak wrapping up the staircase. Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter


Headlines
on 8/25/20

The International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA) has released its shortlist of books and essays in the running for the Dennis Sharp CICA Awards 2020. John Hill


Found
on 8/25/20

Future Architecture Rooms is a website with 27 curated "rooms" occupied by architectural institutions that are members of the Future Architecture platform. Arriving in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the project is billed as "an attempt to build an environment at the intersection of the... John Hill


Headlines
on 8/24/20

OMA New York has unveiled the glass-topped transformation designed by Shohei Shigematsu for the Tiffany & Co. flagship store on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. John Hill


Found
on 8/24/20

Lab-École, a Québec non-profit focused on impacting the design of tomorrow's schools, has unveiled the winners in the "Imagining the Schools of Tomorrow, Together" competition that will be built in different parts of the Canadian province in the coming years. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/21/20

Six months after news leaked of a draft executive order by the Trump administration to mandate classical architecture for federal buildings, a contract opportunity for a new courthouse in Florida embeds that same mandate, drawing the ire of the AIA. John Hill


Products
on 8/20/20

Punctuating the entrance of the newest Us&Co co-working location in London is a helical staircase designed by Stamos Yeoh Architects with a bevy of consultants. Here we take a closer look at how this unique stair was built. John Hill


Number
on 8/20/20

Number of Stirling Prize winning architects backing a campaign to save and retrofit old energy-hungry buildings rather than replacing them with new well-insulated buildings, in an effort to fight... René Ammann


Insight
on 8/19/20

In June author Adrian Duncan won the inaugural John McGahern Book Prize from the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Irish Studies for Love Notes from a German Building Site. Named for one of the most important Irish writers of the twentieth century, the annual prize recognizes the... Madeline Carey


Film
on 8/19/20

The winner of the professional category of Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international design competition organized by the New York City Council and the Van Alen Institute, Brooklyn Bridge... John Hill


Film
on 8/18/20

Skateboarders Murilo Peres and Pedro Barros — with a lot of help from Red Bull and the estate of Oscar Niemeyer — were granted permission to skateboard in, under, and atop thirteen of Niemeyer's buildings in Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, and other parts of Brazil. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/18/20

Architectural design concepts by the three finalists — Henning Larsen, Snøhetta, and Studio Gang — have been unveiled in the competition to design the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora, North Dakota. John Hill


Headlines
on 8/18/20

The 13th edition of the World Architecture Festival, originally scheduled to take place in Lisbon in early December, is moving to June 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, launching WAFVirtual in its place. John Hill


Works
on 8/17/20

Two roads were there. A wide road with traffic and a narrow alley in a residential area. The new office space for R/URBAN DESIGN OFFICE LLC was planned between these two contrasting roads. Originally, it was divided into a commercial tenant space facing the wide road and a residential space... R/URBAN DESIGN OFFICE


Reviews
on 8/17/20

Taking its name from the two rivers that abut the property, the Confluence House is a relaxed composition of three structures that prioritizes outdoor spaces as much as those inside. The architects at Cushing Terrell answered a few questions about the house in northwest Montana. Cushing Terrell

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Number
on 8/17/20

Estimated number of homes destroyed or damaged in Lebanon’s capital Beirut after a major explosion on August 4th: 80,000 René Ammann


Found
on 8/14/20

Public toilets designed by Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban, Fumihiko Maki, and other architects are popping up over Tokyo's Shibuya district. The Tokyo Toilet, as the project is called, is replacing old facilities with fully accessible, eye-catching designs. John Hill


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