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Belgium's Osar Architects is a leader in designing healing communities in healthcare and related sectors. World-Architects spoke recently with Osar Architects about their projects, Building Information Modeling, BIM "translators," and how Osar uses John Hill


Insight
1 month ago

TAMassociati, based in Venice and with offices in Bologna and Trieste, is working on high-profile projects with Renzo Piano and for the Aga Khan Development Network. But the studio has been active in social design and building sustainably since its inception decades ago. World-Architects... John Hill


Insight
on 29/01/2020

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


Insight
on 04/01/2020

The 21st edition of the famous Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture, first published in 1896, was released in late 2019. In addition to being the first revision this century, the longstanding reference is for the first time in color, in two volumes, and in an online format... John Hill


Insight
on 11/11/2019

World-Architects editor John Hill recently visited the studio of Alloy Development in Dumbo, Brooklyn. The firm has been transforming the neighborhood's historic fabric with thoughtful buildings and renovations and is branching out to other parts of the New York City borough.  John Hill


Insight
on 30/09/2019

Recently World-Architects visited Schiller Projects, a design firm founded by Aaron Schiller in 2013. The firm had just finished a major project at Hudson Yards, in one of the new towers where it also moved its studio. John Hill


Insight
on 16/09/2019

How to Build a House, a traveling exhibition about the DFAB House in Dübendorf, Switzerland, is on display at The Cooper Union in New York City. World-Architects attended the exhibition opening and related panel discussion last week, learning everything we ever wanted to know about the... John Hill


Insight
on 22/07/2019

A new exhibition, Rome and the Teacher, Astra Zarina, is on display this summer in New York's Dutchess County. It celebrates the influence of Steven Holl's professor and is held in a new building designed by the architect. World-Architects attended the opening on July 14 and filed this... John Hill


Insight
on 21/06/2019

World-Architects stopped by the Skyscraper Museum in Lower Manhattan to check out Housing Density: From Tenements to Towers. The exhibition looks at 20th century housing in New York City through the lens of density, which makes it relevant to contemporary conversations about the city's... John Hill


Insight
on 05/06/2019

"From manual to digital or vice versa," one of the four workshops at the LafargeHolcim Foundation's 6th Forum in Cairo in April, pitted rammed earth and other manual constructions against digital processes. The winner? A hybrid of the manual and digital. John Hill


Insight
on 11/04/2019

For three days during the first week of April, a diverse group of architects, engineers, and building experts converged on Cairo for Re-materializing Construction, the 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction. World-Architects was in attendance and presents... John Hill


Insight
on 29/03/2019

Last November, World-Architects editor John Hill, in the Netherlands for the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF), stopped by the office of Mecanoo in Delft for a Studio Visit. Below are some... John Hill


Insight
on 11/03/2019

How are architects using Vectorworks to design better, more sustainable buildings? Answers were in abundance at the John Hill


Insight
on 12/02/2019

On January 19, 2019 – a chilly Saturday – seven hundred people packed into the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art for In Our Time, a day-long celebration of the best buildings and “inspiring architectural ideas” from 2018. John Hill


Insight
on 23/01/2019

It’s all about efficiency. Efficient and streamlined were oft-repeated words in the presentation Joseph Marshall and Brian Hores of Flansburgh Architects gave at the John Hill


Insight
on 07/12/2018

The 2018 World Architecture Festival took place at RAI Amsterdam over three days in late November. After festivals in Barcelona, Singapore, and Berlin, it was the first WAF in Amsterdam. WAF took advantage of the setting with talks by OMA partners Rem Koolhaas and Reinier de Graaf, the awarding... John Hill


Insight
on 27/11/2018

Six hundred architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and entertainment designers from 18 countries flocked to sunny Phoenix, Arizona, in early November for the 2018 John Hill


Insight
on 28/09/2018

The newly expanded Glenstone Museum opens to the public on Thursday, October 4th. The private museum’s latest addition is the Pavilions, designed by New York architect Thomas Phifer and sure to be his masterpiece. Editor in Chief John Hill got a peek at the Pavilions before their public... John Hill


Insight
on 14/09/2018

Artist Robert Irwin turned 90 on September 12th, a week after Robert Irwin: Site Determined opened at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture in Brooklyn. World-Architects editor John Hill walked through the exhibition with curator Matthew Simms to learn more about Irwin and four... John Hill


Insight
on 03/09/2018

Four years after Martino Stierli was named the Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York – he took over the post from his predecessor, Barry Bergdoll, one year later, in 2015 – we finally see a major exhibition from the... John Hill


Insight
on 02/07/2018

Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf brings the lush, naturalistic landscapes of the famed Dutch planting designer to the big screen. World-Architects editor John Hill caught a screening in New York last month when Oudolf and director Thomas Piper were in attendance. John Hill


Insight
on 14/06/2018

To wrap up our coverage (in English, at least) of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, we take a look at ten of the best national participations in the Giardini, Arsenale, and elsewhere. John Hill


Insight
on 30/05/2018

With three of four prizes in FREESPACE, the 16th International Exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, being given to displays of large photographs, the question arises: has architectural photography displaced drawings and models to become the mode for... John Hill


Insight
on 16/05/2018

Artist Jill Magid's The Proposal tells the story of architect Luis Barragán's professional archive, currently held by the non-profit Barragan Foundation in Switzerland, and the artist's attempt to return it to Mexico. World-Architects editor John Hill attended a... John Hill


Insight
on 23/03/2018

Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture — now on display at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York, from 18 March to 17 June 2018 — presents dozens of photographs by famous artists and architectural photographers. Editor in Chief John Hill walked... John Hill


Insight
on 12/03/2018

Last week, 90-year-old Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi was named the 2018 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, considered the profession’s highest honor. Here we highlight three of Doshi’s masterpieces: a university realized over five decades; low-cost housing; and his own... John Hill


Insight
on 26/01/2018

Never Built New York, on display at the Queens Museum until February 18, is a 200-year tour through the New York City that might have been. Born from the 2016 book of the same name, co-authors and co-curators Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell have crafted one of the most... John Hill


Insight
on 12/01/2018

For our first Insight feature of 2018 we take a look at 18 buildings set to be completed by the end of the year. John Hill


Insight
on 15/12/2017

For our last Insight feature of 2017, World-Architects looks back – month-by-month and week-by-week – at the most important headlines, projects, competitions, features and products we featured in the last twelve months. John Hill


Insight
on 04/12/2017

The Vectorworks Design Summit 2017 took place in September in Baltimore, where World-Architects served as an Exclusive Media Partner and took in three days of keynotes, learning, and networking. Here we highlight a John Hill


Insight
on 20/11/2017

This year's World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin is a modest rammed-earth dwelling in a Chinese village. What does the win say about WAF and other awards? John Hill


Insight
on 06/11/2017

What is the source of architectural innovation today? Increasingly it is found in the software that architects use to design, document, and coordinate their projects. A key component of this is parametric design, which is responsible for some of the most exciting recent developments in... John Hill


Insight
on 23/10/2017

Allied Works Architecture is responsible for numerous notable museums, such as the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, and institutional projects. But how does the firm work? How do Brad Cloepfil and his team develop such distinctive designs? John Hill


Insight
on 09/10/2017

The Vectorworks Design Summit 2017 took place over three days last month in Baltimore, not far from the software company's U.S. headquarters in Columbia, Maryland. Just like last year's event in Chicago, World-Architects served as an Exclusive Media Partner. Here is our recap of the... John Hill


Insight
on 25/09/2017

The second Chicago Architecture Biennial opened to the public for its four-month run on September 16th. Artistic directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, of Los Angeles firm Johnston Marklee, asked participants to address the theme Make New History. How did they respond? John Hill


Insight
on 15/06/2017

How should an institution celebrate the sesquicentennial of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth? With a comprehensive overview of his long career? By focusing on one particular aspect, such as Wright's Prairie or Usonia houses? John Hill


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