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Found
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


Headlines
on 05/10/2019

Nearly four months after six finalists were announced in the competition to design the future National Pulse Memorial and Museum, their concept designs have been revealed. John Hill


Film
on 03/10/2019

In late August the six winners of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture were announced. Now the Aga Khan Development Network has uploaded short videos that feature architects and clients... John Hill


Headlines
on 03/10/2019

OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture has won a competition to design the KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens) department store in Vienna. The jury was unanimous in the selection of the project,... John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


Headlines
on 02/10/2019

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Dublin's Grafton Architects, led by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, is the 2020 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal. John Hill


Headlines
on 01/10/2019

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has revealed that the $100,000 International Landscape Architecture Prize it announced in August will be named for... 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


Headlines
on 26/09/2019

London's The Collective has unveiled renderings for a co-living project in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, which would become Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto's first building in the United States. John Hill


Headlines
on 26/09/2019

Beijing Daxing International Airport, located nearly 50 kilometers south of the city center, was inaugurated on Wednesday. The design by Zaha Hadid Architects resembles a starfish when seen from above. John Hill


Headlines
on 25/09/2019

Landscape and public artist Walter Hood and urban designer Emmanuel Pratt are among the 26 MacArthur Fellows for 2019. John Hill


Headlines
on 25/09/2019

The Hunters Point Library, a branch of the Queens Public Library system in New York City, held its public opening on Tuesday, September 24. Located next to the East River, the building was designed by Steven Holl Architects with irregular openings framing views of Midtown Manhattan. John Hill


Found
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


Headlines
on 20/09/2019

On Friday Apple reopened its 24-hour Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. The famous glass cube is back, accompanied by a redesigned interior and plaza courtesy of Foster + Partners. John Hill


Film
on 20/09/2019

Musician Max Cooper takes repetition in the built environment to absurd extremes in a hypnotic short film featuring seamlessly edited special effects directed by filmmaker Kevin McGloughlin. John Hill


Products
on 19/09/2019

The North Rhine-Westphalia Textile Academy (Textilakademie NRW), established in 2018, aims to ensure the future of the textile and clothing industry in Germany through education and vocational training. Appropriately, its new home is draped in a textile membrane. John Hill


Found
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


Headlines
on 17/09/2019

The Hyatt Foundation has announced that architectural historian Barry Bergdoll and architect and educator Deborah Berke, both based in New York City, are the newest jury members for the Pritzker Architecture Prize, whose 42nd edition takes place next year. John Hill


Headlines
on 17/09/2019

New York architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien have been named recipients of the Japan Art Association’s 2019 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award, one of the world's most prestigious awards for architects and other artists. 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


Headlines
on 13/09/2019

The renowned British architect, critic, historian, and longtime professor at Columbia University in New York City has been named the recipient of the third annual Soane Medal, given out by London's Sir John Soane’s Museum. John Hill


Found
on 12/09/2019

Exhibit Columbus, the "annual exploration of architecture, art, design, and community" opened in Columbus, Indiana, late last month. A highlight of this year's exhibition are the five J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller Prize installations. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/09/2019

The Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal has announced that Mirko Zardini, director of the CCA for nearly 15 years, will step down from his post as CCA director at the end of the year, with Giovanna Borasi assuming the position. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/09/2019

MAD Architects has released renderings of an elevated rapid transport system they've designed in collaboration with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT). John Hill


Film
on 10/09/2019

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel has released a "cordial conversation" between Swiss architect Jacques Herzog and Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao, "two long-time friends and titans of architecture." John Hill


Headlines
on 10/09/2019

The Design Museum in London has announced the shortlist for its twelfth annual Beazley Designs of the Year, the exhibition and awards celebrating "the most innovative designs of the last 12 months." John Hill


Headlines
on 09/09/2019

Klaus Littmann's FOR FOREST - The Unending Attraction of Nature has taken over the Wörthersee Stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria, supplanting football matches until the end of October. John Hill


Found
on 06/09/2019

Artist Assaf Evron will be taking over windows on three floors of the Esplanade Apartments, which were designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Chicago in the 1950s, with a photo collage of an Israeli mountain range. John Hill


Headlines
on 05/09/2019

Six years after Steven Holl Architects was selected to design an addition to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, the REACH, as the expansion is known, opens to the public. John Hill


Film
on 05/09/2019

A new short film from Seeker dives into the design and construction of AI SpaceFactory's MARSHA prototype, which won the NASA 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge earlier this year. Although designed for Mars,... John Hill


Headlines
on 04/09/2019

The LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has announced the five nine-member juries — one each for the five regions — for the 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction, which will be decided next year. John Hill


Products
on 03/09/2019

The Interlock, a new five-story mixed-use building in London's Fitzrovia neighborhood, features a brick facade that was designed by Bureau de Change Architects to appear "of uncertain heritage: simultaneously historic and contemporary, familiar yet foreign." John Hill


Found
on 29/08/2019

Six projects have been announced as winners of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The winners, ranging from the revitalization of a World Heritage site in Bahrain to a wetland center in the UAE, will split the $1 million USD prize. John Hill


Headlines
on 28/08/2019

Singapore's WOHA has been selected by the Urban Redevelopment Authority to design the Singapore Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai, which will open to the public in October 2020. John Hill


Headlines
on 27/08/2019

The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) has unveiled three conceptual master plans — by Copenhagen's Dorte Mandrup and Diller Scofidio + Renfro and WEISS/MANFREDI, both from New York — that reimagine the world-famous La Brea Tar Pits. John Hill


Headlines
on 27/08/2019

Heatherwick Studio has unveiled renderings for its first project to be built in Japan, a "gigantic planted pergola" that just started construction in Tokyo's Minato City. John Hill


Products
on 26/08/2019

The new van Hasselt Centre at Cranleigh School in Surrey, England, was designed by Allies and Morrison with timber facades and a hybrid structure of steel and wood that includes LVL (laminated veneer lumber) floors and roofs by Metsä Wood. John Hill


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