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Europe's largest green facade — 8 kilometers of hornbeam hedges, more than 30,000 plants — was recently completed in Düsseldorf's city center. Kö-Bogen II was deigned by ingenhoven architects, who assert the hedges are the ecological equivalent of 80 fully grown deciduous trees. John Hill


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Miner Road House is the latest book in Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers' Masterpiece Series. Designed by Faulkner Architects, the single-family house near Oakland, California, is striking for its Cor-ten steel exterior and its incorporation of the “bones” of the 1950s ranch house that... John Hill


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As restaurants reopen after months of lockdown, one in Amsterdam is offering diners the option of two-person greenhouses. The gimmick is working: the restaurant is fully booked until the end of June. John Hill


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If and when the Frankfurt Book Fair takes place in mid-October, a new Arts and Architecture cluster will display books by publishers Birkhäuser, JOVIS, Deutscher Kunstverlag and De Gruyter Arts in a new pop-up bookstall system recently chosen in a design competition. John Hill


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Need a more interesting backdrop than the wall behind your couch or messy shelves for for your next Zoom or Skype meeting? We dug through projects recently uploaded to World-Architects for some eye-catching visuals that should liven up online meetings. John Hill


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eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2020 Skyscraper Competition. Three winners and 22 honorable mentions "challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments." John Hill


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Weird Sensation Feels Good "opened" at ArkDes in Stockholm on April 7 with a Virtual Vernissage featuring commentary from experts in ASMR and a tour by curator James Taylor-Foster. John Hill


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If not for the coronavirus, Neyran Turan's Architecture as Measure would be opening next month in the Turkish Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. For those who don't want to wait until (fingers crossed) August, we take a look inside Turan's newly released book of the same... John Hill


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With architecture among the many "non-essential" professions required to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, a new website invites architects to post information about their remote-working experiences. John Hill


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Ávila‎, Spain's Nagami Design, a design brand that specializes in 3D printing, has put its furniture production on hold to accelerate the production of the face shields used by health care workers treating people with COVID-19. John Hill


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With museums closed and people (who can) working from home to combat the spread of COVID-19, now is a really good time to crack open a book. Here we take a look inside Countryside, A Report, the pocket-size printed companion to the Countryside, The Future exhibition that opened... John Hill


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Many museums are closed and just about all architecture-related events are postponed or canceled in response to the spread of COVID-19. Some exhibitions, such as the collections of drawings by... John Hill


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Inspired by the iconic signage of the Las Vegas Strip, architects Carmelo Zappulla and Chu Uroz have transformed Jané Winestore in Tarragona, Spain, into a bold typographical box that signals to passing drivers the wines and other liquors inside the store. John Hill


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on 05/03/2020

The naming of Yvonne Farrelly and Shelley McNamara as the 2020 laureates of the Pritzker Architecture Prize has drawn attention to the work of their Dublin... John Hill


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on 28/02/2020

A press conference on Thursday, February 27, revealed that the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale will open as planned on May 23 despite the coronavirus outbreak in Northern Italy. Curator Hashim Sarkis unveiled additional information on the exhibition's theme and some of its participants. John Hill


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on 21/02/2020

ODA New York's recently completed Denizen Bushwick is a large residential development on the site of a former brewery in Brooklyn. At its heart are a series of courtyard punctuated by colorful murals behind glass walls. John Hill


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on 14/02/2020

Discourse is a new biannual publication series from Princeton University School of Architecture under dean Mónica Ponce de León. The first issue explores authorship through essays, interviews, and projects — and an impressive design that inserts posters, gatefolds, and other special... John Hill


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on 07/02/2020

Since news broke on February 4th of a draft executive order that would establish a classical style for new federal buildings in and beyond Washington, DC, architecture critics have been addressing the implications of what is titled "Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again." We've assembled a... John Hill


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on 04/02/2020

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


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on 23/01/2020

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


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on 17/01/2020

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


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on 10/01/2020

With the Chenghua Party School in Chengdu, China, Drawing Architecture Studio — the Beijing studio of architect Li Han and designer Hu Yan — has transferred their distinctive, colorful wall murals to a glass ceiling that divides and enlivens the school's three-story atrium. John Hill


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on 30/12/2019

Designer Sabine Marcelis's No Fear of Glass — furnishings, lighting, and a fountain made from glass, travertine, and chrome — is on display at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion until January 12, 2020. John Hill


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on 09/12/2019

With 2019 — the centennial of the Bauhaus — coming to a close, Google Arts & Culture, in collaboration with Bauhaus Dessau, has released Bauhaus Everywhere, a collection of articles, videos, and virtual tours on the influential design school. John Hill


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on 06/12/2019

LocHal Public Library, located in a former locomotive hangar from the 1930s in Tilbug, The Netherlands, has been crowned the World Building of the Year 2019 at the conclusion of the 12th annual World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Amsterdam. John Hill


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on 02/12/2019

The TRANSFER Global Architecture Platform has revealed the winner of its 2019 Architecture Video Award: Luis Úrculo's intriguing unveiling of the Brazilian Embassy in Santiago, Chile, recently renovated by Ipiña + Nieto Arquitectos. John Hill


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on 20/11/2019

Leeza SOHO, a 45-story office tower designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, was completed this week in Beijing's new Fengtai business district. At 194.15 meters, the twisting atrium is the world's tallest, besting Burj Al Arab Jumeirah by nearly 15 meters. John Hill


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on 14/11/2019

A brick pylon that once marked the entrance to Toronto's Galleria Mall has been transformed by artist Thrush Holmes into a colorful, glowing beacon — a gateway to the Galleria on the Park development being built on the site of the mall. John Hill


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on 05/11/2019

Lair: Radical Homes and Hideouts of Movie Villains, a new book by architect Chad Oppenheim, is an extremely fun romp through fifteen films that are united by the incredible lairs of their bad guys, and are beautifully depicted through highly detailed architectural illustrations. John Hill


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on 30/10/2019

At more than 5,000 square meters, a new residence near Moscow designed by J.MAYER.H and Partners is a clear sign of wealth inequality in the world today. But its size is balanced by a highly commendable tactic of integrating the building into the landscape, in effect fusing the two parts into... John Hill


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on 24/10/2019

The new Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts (MCBA) opened in Lausanne, Switzerland, on October 5. The building designed by Barcelona's Barozzi / Veiga sits next to railway yards and actually reuses part of a former train... John Hill


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on 16/10/2019

Made in Tokyo, a new exhibition curated by Atelier Bow-Wow at the Japan Society in New York, explores the transformation of Tokyo from the 1964 Summer Olympics to the present day, on the cusp of the city hosting the Olympics once again. John Hill


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on 09/10/2019

Artist Agnes Denes is best known for the two-acre wheat field she planted and sowed in 1982 on landfill in Lower Manhattan, what would later become Battery Park City. But a large-scale retrospective now at The Shed displays, among other things, her predilection for pyramids, including one... John Hill


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on 07/10/2019

Resident Alien, a new exhibition at the Austrian Cultural Forum New York (ACFNY), presents the work of dozens of Austrian architects who over the past century migrated to the United States for various reasons. John Hill


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on 24/09/2019

Liminal, a new site-specific artwork by Wolfgang Buttress, has been unveiled opposite the Tate Modern on the north bank of the Thames as part of the London Festival of Architecture. Small apertures in the installation frame kaleidoscopic views of the river's surface. John Hill


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on 18/09/2019

The Twist is a new building at Kistefos Sculpture Park in Jevnaker, Norway, that torques 90 degrees as it bridges the Randselva river. Photographs of the small, sculptural building indicate that it is one of the best buildings designed by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group in recent years. John Hill


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