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Works
on 2/6/20

Italian architecture firm MoDusArchitects presents its recently completed TreeHugger, the new Tourist Information Office building in Bressanone, Italy, and winning entry of an international competition held in 2016. MoDusArchitects


Headlines
on 2/6/20

The Architectural League of New York has announced the eight firms receiving its 2020 Emerging Voices awards.  John Hill


Film
on 2/5/20

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels spoke with PLANE—SITE in BIG's Brooklyn office, in the last of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's Time-Space-Existence exhibition that opens in Venice in May. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/5/20

A preliminary draft of an executive order from U.S. President Donald Trump would ensure that "the classical architectural style shall be the preferred and default style" for federal buildings.


Headlines
on 2/4/20

On the evening of February 1st, a 19-year-old college student jumped from the sixth level of Vessel, the Heatherwick Studio-designed climbable sculpture at the center of the Hudson Yards development in New York City. John Hill


Reviews
on 2/4/20

Los Angeles's MUTUO recently completed Wonderland, three side-by-side single-family houses on a steep lot in the Hollywood Hills. With an informal design sense reminiscent of R.M. Schindler's iconic "Greek hillside" MUTUO

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Found
on 2/4/20

Your votes determined that the Illinois Institute of Technology's Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship, designed by Chicago's John Ronan Architects, is the 2019 Building of the Year on American-Architects. John Hill


Works
on 2/3/20

A green 2,000-square-meter garden is located in the Zibadasht region of Karaj, with a cottage placed in center of the garden. The client approached us to demolish the cottage and generate a new mansion. Berania Office


Works
on 2/3/20

In 2014 the Barcelona City Council held an architectural competition for the landscape planning of an interior urban block and a sports facility consisting of an indoor heated swimming pool and a sports court.  Anna Noguera, Javier Fernandez


Headlines
on 1/31/20

Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected in an international competition to design the new headquarters for smartphone manufacturer OPPO in Shenzhen, China. John Hill


Headlines
on 1/31/20

The Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) has named the James-Simon-Galerie by David Chipperfield Architects as the winner of the DAM Preis 2020. John Hill


Headlines
on 1/30/20

A full-scale replica of the Walker Guest House, originally built in 1952 on Sanibel Island, Florida, is on display in Palm Springs, California, where it will be sold in situ in an online auction coinciding with Palm Springs Modernism Week in mid-February. John Hill


Insight
on 1/29/20

The inaugural The World Around summit took place on Saturday, January 25, at the TimesCenter in New York City. Curated by Beatrice Galilee, the day-long event brought together a strong lineup of architects, artists, designers, and other thinkers "to explore the projects, issues, and... John Hill


Number
on 1/29/20

Number of temporary hospitals China is building in less than two weeks in the town of Wuhan to treat thousands of patients infected with the coronavirus: 2 René Ammann


Headlines
on 1/28/20

The School of Architecture at Taliesin, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1932, was unable to reach an agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and therefore will close at the end of June. John Hill


Works
on 1/28/20

The long-term development idea of the Hungarian Canoe Federation was to create a multifunctional site that would be suitable for both landing and stopping, to replace the sites that had previously disappeared along the Danube River. NAPUR Architect Ltd.


unassigned
on 1/28/20

The deadline to vote in the Building of the Year poll on the American-Architects platform is just a few days away.


Reviews
on 1/27/20

Dearborn Homes is a public housing development on Chicago's South Side, just north of the Illinois Institute of Technology. The homes sit astride Williams Park, which has a new fieldhouse with an iridescent skin courtesy of STL Architects. The architects answered a few questions about the... STL Architects

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Number
on 1/27/20

Estimated number of co-working spaces that have opened worldwide since the boom started 15 years ago: 35,000 René Ammann


Film
on 1/24/20

NOWNESS presents a short film directed by Milanese filmmaker Michele Foti that uses Giancarlo De Carlo's masterpiece, the Collegi Universitari di Urbino, as a backdrop for a "mysterious debate" between two people described in subtitles and accompanied by the sounds of students and discordant... John Hill


Products
on 1/24/20

On September 29, 2019, Copenhagen's Cityringen (City Circle Line) metro opened to the public. Color is used to aid in wayfinding and to create a distinct identity for each of its seventeen stations. The entrances and platforms of some of the stations are lined in ceramic panels made by... John Hill


Found
on 1/23/20

The Getty Research Institute's recent acquisition of 52 drawings and a sketchbook by Lebbeus Woods brings some renewed attention to the visionary architect who died in 2012. John Hill


Headlines
on 1/23/20

IKEA has started construction on its new store in central Vienna designed by querkraft architekten. Once complete in 2021, the building will be covered with 160 trees — and have zero parking spaces.


Headlines
on 1/22/20

Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari and Spanish-American critic and historian Beatriz Colomina are this year’s recipients of the Jane Drew Prize and Ada Louise Huxtable Prize, respectively, part of the W Awards given out by The Architectural Review and the Architects’... John Hill


Headlines
on 1/21/20

Architect Ong-ard Satrabhandhu, principal of Ong-ard Architects in Chiang Mai, Thailand, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Richard H. Driehaus Prize for traditional architecture from the University of Notre Dame. John Hill


Works
on 1/21/20

The architectural concept of the Christian-Bucher-Gasse elementary school, which dates back to the 1950s, combines the existing structure with the new buildings into a harmonious, functional school complex with a large, protected inner courtyard.  Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten


Number
on 1/20/20

Value of the 2.6 million tonnes of building materials "released" each year through renovation and demolition in Amsterdam alone: €688 million René Ammann


Reviews
on 1/20/20

Spain's Selgascano has designed each of the half-dozen co-working locations for Second Home. Their latest, in the heart of Hollywood, is the most striking, with a smattering of elliptical "bungalows" intermingling with plants and an old building. Selgascano sent us some text and images on... Selgscano

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Found
on 1/17/20

Swissness Applied is a traveling exhibition by Swiss­-born architect Nicole McIntosh, co­-founder of the US- and Switzerland-based Architecture Office. As the name implies, the exhibition focuses on Swiss architectural motifs applied to immigrant towns in the United States, specifically... John Hill


Headlines
on 1/17/20

The New York Post is reporting that Silverstein Properties is shelving the 2015 design by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group for 2 World Trade Center in favor of a "modified" design of Foster + Partners' scheme from 2006. John Hill


Headlines
on 1/16/20

The third annual prize — given by the Royal Academy of Arts and supported by the Dorman Foundation — is being given for the first time to an artist instead of an architect: installation artist and sculptor Cristina Iglesias from Spain. John Hill


Insight
on 1/16/20

Two years ago this month, the Davos Declaration 2018 called for a policy of "high-quality Baukultur" across Europe. Spain signed the Declaration in spring 2019, turning what many of the country's architects have practiced for decades into official public policy. Madeline Carey examines... Madeline Carey


Works
on 1/15/20

The owner of the development wanted a clearly discernible office space of 500 square meters. Angular folded planes create this office, set back from the road junction at the north-west corner, punctuating the rectilinear composition of the rest of the building. Sanjay Puri Architects


Works
on 1/15/20

Why isolate the department of Science from the department of Sports? Instead, the two are merged into one linear volume, situated at the edge of the playing field. OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture


Headlines
on 1/14/20

At a symposium on Monday, January 13, at the Center for Architecture, the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the 35 winners in its 2020 AIANY Design Awards. John Hill


Works
on 1/14/20

The Jiangyin Greenway belongs to a growing movement in China towards healthy, sustainable transportation and urban enjoyment. Infrastructure of this scale has an opportunity – or more correctly a responsibility – to create meaningful places in the city. It is also seen as an opportunity... BAU (Brearley Architects + Urbanists)


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