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Scottish architect Kate Macintosh and Ghanaian-Scottish architect, academic, and novelist Lesley Lokko 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 Architects’... John Hill


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The coronavirus pandemic may have kept New Yorkers from traveling to London last year, but it didn't stop the transatlantic collaboration that resulted in a timber pavilion recently built on a residential rooftop. Made from dozens of interlocking curved timber tiles, the canopy designed by New... John Hill


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Architect Petr Hájek recently completed a pet crematorium inserted into an old military bunker about a one-hour drive from Prague. Named Věčná loviště (Hunting Grounds), the crematorium is hidden behind a new wall of mirrors that reflects nature and adds, in the architect's words, "a... John Hill


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ODA’s thinking process, just like their design, is fractal by nature. ODA views cities as being made up of small units of life, operating independently yet bound by a shared community. Their newest expression of this can be seen at 98 Front Street, the 165-unit condo building in DUMBO. ODA


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Pinghe Bibliotheater is the core of OPEN’s latest project—School as Village/Shanghai Qingpu Pinghe International School. A library, a theater, and a black box interlock together like a Chinese puzzle to form this characteristic building that some call "the blue whale" and others see as an... OPEN Architecture


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Breitenbach Landscape Hotel proposes a holistic and a true ecotourism experience in Alsace, inspired by Scandinavian traditions and building on the region’s culinary, wellness and nature opportunities.  Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter & ASP Architecture


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The current demolition of the former headquarters of the Burroughs Wellcome company in Durham, North Carolina, designed by Paul Rudolph in the early 1970s, alerted us to a three-year-old short film capturing skateboarders traversing the futuristic building. John Hill


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When architecture takes on the vibrancy and rich diversity of nature, it will never be perceived as alien. As part of a special hotel project, noa* has incorporated features that will evoke memories, dreams and perhaps a touch of adventure in every guest. noa* network of architecture


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Winners in the seven awards and competition programs of the Tamayouz Excellence Award for 2020 have been announced. Established in 2012, the awards draw attention to architecture in Iraq and other parts of the Middle East. John Hill


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London's Design Museum has named the "Teeter-Totter Wall," designed by architects Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello with Colectivo Chopeke, as the Beazley Design of the Year 2020. John Hill


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This single-family house in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood was initiated by architects Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow, who answered a few questions about the project. Being client and architect enabled them to invert the typical stacking of a house's program: bedrooms are on the first... Kwong Von Glinow

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Size of the 500 minimalist and sustainable tiny homes for formerly homeless individuals at Community First! Village in Austin, Texas: 200... René Ammann


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Powerhouse Company’s Paper Roof, the light-as-air design for a reception center for a new city district next to Jin Hai Lake in Bin Hai, Tianjin has been completed.  Powerhouse Company


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Artist Olafur Eliasson's installation, Atmospheric wave wall, was recently unveiled on the base of Chicago's Willis Tower, which was bought by Blackstone for $1.3 billion in 2015. The artwork is part of a $500 million renovation of the iconic skyscraper still known to many as the Sears... John Hill


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OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture and Ingenhoven Architects are building a vertical city in Tokyo for Mori Building Co., Ltd. All that's missing are the Olympic Games. Ulf Meyer


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The Vessel, the 150-foot (45m) tall climbable sculpture designed by Heatherwick Studio for the Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side, has closed indefinitely after a third suicide in less than one year. John Hill


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A series of three vaults and four niches is offered to the public space as a three dimensional façade — an unfinished and versatile structure which can be adapted to situations. unparelld'arquitectes


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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has unveiled THE LINE, a "170-kilometer revolution in urban living" that would house one million residents in a string of communities "with zero cars, zero streets and zero carbon emissions." John Hill


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During a virtual symposium held on Monday, January 11, the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the 24 winners in its 2021 AIANY Design Awards. John Hill


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The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art presents a half-hour film on Indian architect Anupama Kundoo, the subject of a major monographic exhibition at the museum, the latest in its "The Architect's Studio" series. John Hill


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Governor Andrew Cuomo, in his State of the State address on January 11, proposed a $60 million extension of the High Line that would connect the elevated park to the newly opened Moynihan Train Hall two blocks away. John Hill


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Fold House is a residential property in Hamilton, Ontario that “folds” into the contours of a hillside through its undulating wood and steel structure.  PARTISANS


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Average distance a Londoner who left the city last year travels to their new home: 41 miles (66 km) René Ammann


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Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin is stepping down from the post he held for close to thirty years, leaving the Windy City with no architecture critics at its two main papers, which also includes the Chicago Sun-Times. John Hill


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The ABC concept comes from R&D programs conducted by Valode & Pistre over the past eight years with Bouygues Construction. Valode & Pistre


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A new pavilion, made of laminated veneer lumber (LVL), acts as an architectural ambassador of Finland in Japan. The new Metsä Pavilion, designed by Helin & Co Architects from Helsinki, stands on the grounds of the Finnish Embassy in Tokyo's Roppongi district. Ulf Meyer


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Designed by LMN Architects, the Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal, linking Whidbey Island to the Seattle-Everett metropolitan area, opened on December 29, the first new ferry terminal in Washington State in more than 40 years. John Hill


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Munich's DETAIL magazine has published around 450 issues since its founding in 1961. It is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year with special peeks into its archive, multimedia feedback from readers, and a "big" anniversary issue in June. John Hill


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The Moynihan Train Hall at Pennsylvania Station opened inside the landmark James A. Farley Post Office Building in Manhattan on the first day of 2021. The design by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill — more than two decades in the making — is accompanied by other contributions, including a trio of... John Hill


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Shenzhen Shuiwan 1979 Life Plaza is nestled within the leafy streets neighboring Shekou’s South Mountain. At the heart of this new development is a "secret garden" floating over three floors of retail space that sits at the summit of a grand atrium and offers visitors a pleasant retreat from... CLOU architects


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Swiss architect Luigi Snozzi died on December 29, 2020, at a nursing home in Minusio after contracting the coronavirus. A short video portrait made when he was laureate of the Prix Meret Oppenheim 2018 captures the architect's passions and ideals. John Hill


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Although the striking five-story ARRIVE Hotel reflects the increasing density along Sixth Street in popular East Austin, the project retains an unassuming century-old, one-story brick building. It houses Lefty's Brick Bar, one of six dining venues in a hotel that clearly prioritizes pedestrian... baldridgeARCHITECTS

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Share of 826 apartments sold in the new Qiyi City Forest Gardens in Chengdu, China, that are inhabited: 10 René Ammann


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In 2020 we presented 42 Buildings of the Week, featuring short Q&As with architects about recently completed buildings in the United States. It's your turn to help us crown a Building of the Year by voting for your favorite this month. The winner will be announced in February. John Hill


Insight
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Between April and December, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Swiss-Architects editor Elias Baumgarten interviewed a slew of German, Austrian, and Swiss architects: virtual conversations that were transcribed into the five-part D-A-CH Talks series. The fifth conversation is translated... Elias Baumgarten


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The Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad (IIMA) has announced plans to raze 14 of the 18 dormitory buildings designed by Louis I. Kahn. The buildings are an integral part of the campus designed by Kahn and completed in 1974. John Hill


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