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Architects At Play is now on display at Garagem Sul / Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon. Centered on the idea of "creating worlds," Architects At Play is the Portuguese iteration of the exhibition of the same name that originated at CIVA in Brussels two years ago. John Hill


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Qinchang Village Town Hall is the second phase of the Qinchang Village CPC Center Complex. It focuses on the introduction of small local businesses as well as cultural and recreational programs, including a store selling local farm produce and handicrafts souvenirs, a small café, a restaurant,... Studio 10


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Unveiled by Foster + Partners in late 2018 but then rejected by London mayor Sadiq Khan less than a year later, The Telegraph is reporting that the Tulip is expected to gain approval from the housing secretary, allowing the 305-meter tower to proceed. John Hill


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The wedge-shaped tower designed by Herzog & de Meuron for the SongEun Art and Cultural Foundation recently opened to the public in Seoul, complete with an exhibition on the Swiss architects. Jacques Herzog discusses the building and exhibition in a short film made by the firm. John Hill


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Annie Coggan — designer, artist, educator, and a principal at Coggan + Crawford Architecture and Design in Brooklyn — has created a quirky, gorgeous, singular book called The Book of Errors. This slim volume is a beautiful object, but it is also a manifesto of sorts, a primer on how “to... Madeline Carey


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Renderings have been released for a proposed 1,500-foot tower designed by the firm of David Adjaye, as part of an "all Black team aiming to develop [the] first skyscraper built by African Americans in NYC history." John Hill


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The inspiration behind this project is derived from carefully listening to the subtle murmurs and whispers of environments like this, as well as the client's search for protection and shelter. HW Studio


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American architect Oswald Nagler discusses the "House without Walls" he designed more than sixty years ago in Rangoon, Burma — present-day Yangon, Myanmar — in a short film made by Eduard Kögel as part of the Encounters with Southeast Asian Modernism project. John Hill


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Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects, recipients of the 2020 Pritzker Architecture Prize and 2020 RIBA Gold Medal, can add another honor to their CV: RIBA Stirling Prize. The firm's Town House for Kingston University London is the winner of the 25th RIBA Stirling Prize.


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Songyang has a new poetry museum. The Beijing-based architect Xu Tiantian received the commission for this. With her office DnA_Design and Architecture, she has already completed many small interventions in... Eduard Kögel

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The Torch Tower will dominate Tokyo's skyline when it's completed in 2028. The 63-story tower is the main element in Tokyo Torch, a mixed-use development in the city's historic Tokiwabashi district. Ulf Meyer


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Stockholm’s ArkDes portrays the famous Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz (1885–1975) as the “Architect of death and life” in a major monographic exhibition that opened on October 1, 2021, and is on display until August 28, 2022. Ulf Meyer toured Sigurd Lewerentz: Architect of Death and... Ulf Meyer


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Julie Bargmann, founder of D.I.R.T. (Dump It Right There) studio, has been named the winner of the first Cornelia Hahn Oberlander International Landscape Architecture Prize, a biennial award initiated by The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF). John Hill


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Number of (mostly) Catholic churches built in Poland between 1945 and 1989, during the country's communist era:... René Ammann


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Tenjin Business Center is a new 640,000-square-foot office complex just completed in Fukuoka, Japan. Designed by Shohei Shigematsu, the building is billed as OMA's first ground-up office building in Japan. Ulf Meyer


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The activation of rural field public space has always been an important part of rural construction projects. The participation of the designers and students in the rural space experimental project provides another possibility for the issue of rural construction space, focusing on joint... LIN architecture


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On July 28, 2004, IKEA opened a new store in New Haven, Connecticut, a store that controversially cut up Marcel Breuer's 50-year-old Pirelli Building. A decade and a half later, architect and developer Bruce Redman Becker bought the empty office building, with plans to convert it into a hotel.... Becker + Becker

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Number of the estimated 8,000 architectural marvels threatened by wind erosion, war, and economic struggles in Sana’a and other ancient cities of Yemen that were René Ammann


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The first of four quadrants masterplanned by OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture for Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), the largest department store in continental Europe, has opened its doors. John Hill


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The winners of the Young Talent Architecture Award 2020 received their awards in a ceremony on September 28 at Palazzo Michiel in Venice. To celebrate their victories and the hard work the winners put into their student projects, here we present the short films documenting their projects —... John Hill


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The inauguration of the new Aarhus School of Architecture — the first ever new building for a school of architecture in Denmark — was held on October 4, followed a few days later by a two-day architecture festival with the title "Opening: Staying with the Trouble." John Hill


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Architectural photographer Iwan Baan and his friend, architect Francis Kéré, traveled around Burkina Faso. The result of their trip is an inspiring illustrated book on the role of sunlight in African architecture. Elias Baumgarten


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Expo 2020 opened to the public in Dubai on October 1, 2021, one year behind schedule. Carrying the theme “Connecting Minds and Creating the Future,” Expo 2020 is the first world’s fair to take place in the Middle East. Ulf Meyer visited the Expo ahead of opening day and sent us his impressions... Ulf Meyer


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The 15-Minute City, the urban theory and global movement defined by Professor Carlos Moreno, is the winner of third Obel Award, the international prize for architectural achievement presented annually by the Henrik Frode Obel Foundation. John Hill


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Number of apartments built into a former prison in Lorton, Virginia, after the original windows (high in the ceiling) were given larger openings: 171 René Ammann


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The Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, has been named the winner of the 2021 Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize, awarded at the 11th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture Biennial in Barcelona. John Hill


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The latest exhibition by Martino Stierli, curator at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, is Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China, which focuses on the work of seven Chinese architects and "highlights their commitment to social and environmental... John Hill


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On September 18, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York opened the exhibition Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China, which will be on display until July 4, 2022. This is the first time in the history of the museum that it has turned its attention to contemporary... Eduard Kögel


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The World Architecture Festival has announced that, "In response to continuing COVID-19 travel restrictions," the 13th annual festival will "migrate its 2021 event in December to a live and interactive digital format." John Hill


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Public space in China developed completely differently than it did in European cities of the twentieth century. In imperial China there was no open public space that had been fought for and defended by the citizens. Cities were shaped by streets and alleys, markets and temple courtyards, as... Eduard Kögel

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Kieran Long, director of ArkDes and curator of Sigurd Lewerentz: Architect of Death and Life, speaks in a short film about the famous Swedish architect and the much-anticipated exhibition opening at ArkDes on October 1, 2021. John Hill


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The Playscape is a children’s community centre housed in a former industrial complex north of Beijing that dates to the 1970s. The design by waa (we architech anonymous) is a fantastical landscape of mounds, pipes, slides, nets, and other features depicted in a short film made by Studio FF. John Hill


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The New York Times is reporting that the condo board of 432 Park Avenue, the supertall tower in Midtown Manhattan designed by Rafael Viñoly, is suing CIM Group and Macklowe Properties for $125 million in damages over "some 1,500 construction and design defects." John Hill


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In June 2020, in some of the worst days of the coronavirus pandemic, the Mayor of New York City executed the Open Restaurants Program, which enabled storefront restaurants to provide seating in shelters that occupy parking spaces next to the curb. Maiden Korea is an exceptional example of one... Dash Marshall LLC

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The M9 Museum of the 20th Century in Venice-Mestre is hosting draw love build, a large exhibition on thirty years of the work of Sauerbruch Hutton, the architectural practice that can boast of M9 as one of its flagship designs. Ulf Meyer visited the exhibition after its September 3rd... Ulf Meyer


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Average rise of prices for residential property in Germany within one year (June 2020 to June 2021): 10.9% René Ammann


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