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Anish Kapoor's bean-like sculpture at 56 Leonard Street wrapped up construction this week, more than five years after the completion of the slender 57-story apartment tower designed by Herzog & de Meuron. World-Architects stopped by on a chilly February morning to see it in person and take... John Hill


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hace 3 días

A week after the nearby Camden Highline received planning approval, the Camden Council has approved plans for RSHP's extension of the listed British Library designed by Colin St. John... John Hill


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hace 4 días

SANAA's Kazuyo Sejima and CCA founder Phyllis Lambert 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’ Journal. John Hill


Film
hace 5 días

A few months after World-Architects came across Amie Siegel's mesmerizing half-hour film The Architects in a museum, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with the artist about her film and video installations. John Hill


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Saint Sarkis Armenian Church, located in the north Dallas suburb of Carrollton, has received the most votes in our poll for US Building of the Year 2022. Designed by David Hotson Architect, the church reaches far back in time and thousands of miles across the globe to link itself with Armenian... John Hill


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hace 6 días

Born in New York City in 1923 and now living in Houston, American architect Victor Alfred Lundy, the designer of striking modern churches and other buildings in the middle of the last century, turns 100 on February 1. John Hill


Film
hace 1 semana

“Architecture as Organism (The Primordial Architect)” is one chapter in a film made by Bijoy and Premjit Ramachandran about architect Balkrishna Doshi, who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2018 and died on January 24, 2023. John Hill


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Decades in the making, and with a final price tag of $11 billion, the East Side Access project opened on January 25, delivering riders from Long Island to the new Grand Central Madison terminal in East Midtown, Manhattan. John Hill


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Dr. Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, the recipient of the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the 2022 RIBA Royal Gold Medal and other honors, died in Ahmedabad, India, on January 24, 2023, at the age of 95. John Hill


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hace 1 semana

Camden Highline, the proposed transformation of a stretch of unused railway in London into an elevated park, has received its first planning approval, giving the James Corner Field Operations design the green light to move forward with construction. John Hill


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Mies fans rejoice: A new book documents 36 built and unbuilt collective housing projects designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe over a 40-year period — from low-rise ensembles built in Germany in the mid-1920s to a pair of mid-rise slabs completed in Montreal two years before his death in 1969 —... John Hill


Film
hace 2 semanas

For the Prada Fall Winter 2023 menswear show held inside the Deposito at Fondazione Prada, Rem Koolhaas and AMO devised a bare space with a movable ceiling punctuated... John Hill


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hace 2 semanas

The City of Nantes has announced the three teams competing to design the Cité des Imaginaires (City of Imaginations), a major cultural project that will be home to the Jules Verne Museum. John Hill


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hace 2 semanas

London's Kingston University has announced that Grafton Architects, designers of the award-winning Town House on the university's Penrhyn Road campus, have been hired to design an academic building at the school's nearby Knights Park campus. John Hill


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hace 2 semanas

La Biennale di Venezia has announced the first-ever Biennale College Architecture, which will take place this summer during the 18th International Architecture Exhibition, curated by Lesley Lokko. John Hill


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hace 3 semanas

A trio of projects recently uploaded to World-Architects point to ceramic tile in shades of blue as a popular choice for covering the facades of residential buildings. John Hill


Film
hace 3 semanas

In a new film by Akira Koyama, founder and owner of KEY OPERATION INC. / ARCHITECTS, the Tokyo architect gives an on-site tour of Ginza Extra Small Building, a five-story commercial building with a tiny footprint. John Hill


Headlines
hace 3 semanas

Last month the Kunstmuseum Bern, one of Switzerland's oldest museums, revealed the 39 architectural teams selected for the two-stage competition to reimagine the "Museum of Fine Arts Bern of the Future." John Hill


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hace 3 semanas

MVRDV has won the competition to design the new central library for Wuhan, China, describing their winning design as a "three-faced flowing shape [that] celebrates the position of the 'city of 100 lakes' at the confluence of two rivers." John Hill


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hace 4 semanas

Artist Refik Anadol has filled the lobby of the Museum of Modern Art in New York with a large video wall displaying images of artworks from the MoMA collection mutated by artificial intelligence software. Obviously timely, the installation is also beautiful to behold. John Hill


Film
hace 1 mes

Filmmaker Mohamed El Zayat's "STRUCTURES" is a short film that was inspired by the Nasr City, the modernist desert city east of Downtown Cairo that was established in the late 1950s and is home to brutalist housing, stadiums, and other buildings. John Hill


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hace 1 mes

In 2022 we presented 40 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 US Building of the Year by voting for your favorite. The winner will be announced at the end of January. John Hill

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As 2022 draws to a close and our thoughts go to what transpired over the last twelve months, World-Architects is taking a month-by-month look at some of the stories we covered: awards, competitions, buildings, books, exhibitions, and passings. John Hill


Headlines
hace 1 mes

Vectorworks has announced the winners – 22 projects by 30 students from 11 countries – in this year's scholarships for students in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and entertainment. John Hill


Film
hace 1 mes

Two new short films see the Japanese design firm Nendo reimagining a pair of iconic holiday elements: the Christmas tree and the snow globe. John Hill


Headlines
hace 1 mes

The ninth MPavilion, designed by (all)zone, the Bangkok studio founded by Rachaporn Choochuey, opened on December 8 in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens, where it will host free events until April 6, 2023. John Hill


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hace 1 mes

The Jencks Foundation and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have announced that Forensic Architecture is the 2022 recipient of the RIBA Charles Jencks Award, named for the influential architecture critic and landscape designer.  John Hill


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hace 1 mes

The American Institute of Architects has announced that Chicago architect Carol Ross Barney is the winner of the 2023 AIA Gold Medal, which "honors an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture." John Hill


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World-Architects got a tour of Eagle + West, the just-completed residential development on the waterfront of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, John Hill


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hace 1 mes

Consecrated this Fourth of July, the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center finally opened to the public on Tuesday, December 6, for the Feast of Saint Nicholas. John Hill


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hace 2 meses

3XN's Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney, which just a month ago was named the "world’s most innovative high-rise," took home the top honor at the 15th World Architecture Festival (WAF), held in Lisbon. John Hill


Headlines
hace 2 meses

Despite vocal opposition from UK preservationists and architects, and from Denise Scott Brown herself, Westminster City Council voted unanimously in approval of Annabelle Selldorf's remodeling of The National Gallery's Sainsbury Wing. John Hill


Film
hace 2 meses

Michael Brand, director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, gives a tour of a historic oil tank that has been repurposed as part of SANAA's Sydney Modern project opening December 3. John Hill


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hace 2 meses

The recipients of the 33rd annual Piranesi Awards were announced on Saturday, November 26, during the 39th Piran Days of Architecture held in Portorož, Slovenia. John Hill


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hace 2 meses

Serpentine has announced that architect Lina Ghotmeh, born in Beirut and based in Paris, as designer of the 22nd Serpentine Pavilion and unveiled her design. It will open in London's Kensington Gardens next June. John Hill


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hace 2 meses

Spanning five blocks in the neighborhood of Astoria, the mixed-use development called Innovation QNS was approved by the New York City Council on Tuesday, two years after it was unveiled and following weeks of uncertainty. John Hill


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