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The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced that Bangkok's (all)zone, led by co-founder and design director Rachaporn Choochuey, has been selected to design the next MPavilion, which will open in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens in November. John Hill


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Architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects and professor Anna Wirz-Justice have been named the 2022 laureates of The Daylight Award in the Architecture and Research categories, respectively. John Hill


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BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won the international architectural competition for the new Vltava Philharmonic Hall in Prague, beating out Diller Scofidio + Renfro, MVRDV, SANAA, and Snøhetta, among other... John Hill


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World-Architects was in attendance at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion on Thursday, May 12, for EUmies Awards Day, a series of talks and an award ceremony for the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award; a recap. John Hill


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The inaugural edition of Model. Barcelona Architectures Festival, an initiative of the Barcelona City Council and the Catalan Architects’ Association (COAC), took place from May 5 to 15 at a handful of venues across the city. John Hill


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Celebrated Canadian architect Claude Provencher, co-founder of the practice Provencher_Roy and instrumental in the creation of the Conseil du patrimoine culturel du Québec, died on May 6, 2022, at the age of 72. John Hill


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The Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) has named Sean Godsell the recipient of the 2022 Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal — the AIA's highest honor. John Hill


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Near the commune of Bonfol in the Swiss canton of Jura, 114,000 tons of hazardous waste were buried in the 1960s and 70s. A land art installation by Mario Botta was intended to remind visitors of this environmental sin, but there is a lack of money for the project. John Hill, Manuel Pestalozzi


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eVolo Magazine has announced the winners of its 2021 Skyscraper Competition. Three winners and 20 honorable mentions, as selected by the jury from 427 submissions, "challenge the way we understand vertical architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments." John Hill


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Three months after five teams were shortlisted for the Barbican Renewal Project, the collaborative design team led by Allies and Morrison and Asif Khan Studio has been selected to renew the icon of brutalist architecture. John Hill


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The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) has announces that Selldorf Architects, Diamond Schmitt, and Two Row Architect will lead the design phase of "AGO Global Contemporary," the museum’s proposed expansion project. John Hill


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The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the two winners of the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award: Grafton Architects' Town House at Kingston University London is the Architecture winner, and La Borda Cooperative... John Hill


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Designed by Studio Gang for Urban Villages, Populus is a 13-story, 265-room hotel now under construction in Denver's Civic Center. The developer hopes the building is "an architectural landmark and milestone for sustainable travel." John Hill


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A decade after the great Brazilian architect died at the age of 104, a new pavilion designed by Oscar Niemeyer has been inaugurated at Château La Coste, the winery north of Aix-En-Provence, France. John Hill


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The building in Tokyo's Ginza district that houses the first Apple Store to open in Japan — in 2003, when it was also the first Apple Store outside of the United States — will be demolished later this year. John Hill


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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill has announced the completion of 800 Fulton Market, a mixed-use office tower in Chicago's booming Fulton Market District. Ulf Meyer finds in it a return to structural expression for SOM. Ulf Meyer


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Jürg Conzett and Gianfranco Bronzini, known for engineering many of Switzerland’s most beautiful bridges, have been named recipients of the Swiss Grand Award for Art / Prix Meret Oppenheim in the Architecture category. John Hill


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Miami's Oolite Arts has unveiled architectural renderings of its new headquarters designed by Barcelona's Barozzi Veiga. It is set to open in 2024, coinciding with the organization's 40th anniversary. John Hill


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The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), founded in 1980 as a community-based organization focused on sharing the stories of Chinese Americans, has revealed Maya Lin's design for their future, permanent home. John Hill


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Three influential voices in the world of architecture died in March: an Australian architect, a Swiss theorist, and an American publisher of architecture books. John Hill


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Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism has unveiled plans for the Natural History Museum Abu Dhabi, a new museum designed by Mecanoo that is under construction in the UAE's Saadiyat Cultural District. John Hill


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The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello have announced that architectural critic and historian Kenneth Frampton is the recipient of the 2022 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. John Hill


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Folkestone 51 — or F51 — billed as the world's first multi-story skatepark, opens to the public on April 4 in Folkestone, a seaside town in Kent, England. Designed by Hollaway Studio, the building also includes a climbing wall and boxing ring. John Hill


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The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City will open its Studio Gang-designed expansion, the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation, next winter. John Hill


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At the 2022 Doha Forum taking place over the weekend, Qatar Museums announced the development of three major museums, each one designed by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect. John Hill


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Just over a year after Blair Kamin left his post at the Chicago Tribune, leaving the architecturally significant city with no architecture critics, the Chicago Sun-Times has announced Lee Bey... John Hill


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The Pritzker Military Museum & Library has selected Orbits, the entry by Oyler Wu Collaborative, as the winner of the design competition for the Cold War Veterans Memorial, to be built at the Pritzker Archives & Memorial Park Center (PAMPC) in Somers, Wisconsin. John Hill


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2 months ago

Two new initiatives are aiming to add more modern architecture to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Ulf Meyer reports on a recent symposium focused on the built heritage of Erich Mendelsohn. Ulf Meyer


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Christopher Alexander, the enormously influential architect and theorist best known for authoring the seminal A Pattern Language, died on March 17 after a long illness. John Hill


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A team led by the firm of Australian architect Angelo Candalepas was selected by the Victorian Government and the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in a competition to design the NGV Contemporary. Ulf Meyer


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Architect Lee Jeong-hoon is building a pavilion on the roof of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Korea in Gwacheon. Ulf Meyer


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Diébédo Francis Kéré has been named the laureate of this year’s Pritzker Architecture Prize. Born in Gando and based in Berlin (he is a dual citizen of Burkina Faso and Germany), Kéré is the first architect from Africa to win the prize considered architecture’s highest honor.  Ulf Meyer


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Seven years after David Chipperfield Architects was selected to design a new wing for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York — and five years after that project was put on hold — the Met has hired architect Frida Escobedo to renovate and expand its galleries of modern and contemporary... John Hill


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The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) has revealed the more than 250 built works in the running for the MCHAP 2022 and MCHAP.emerge 2022 awards, plus the makeup of the jury that will decide the winners. John Hill


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Six years after its namesake founder's sudden death, the Zaha Hadid Foundation (ZHF) has announced plans to to create a permanent museum and study center in two locations in London. John Hill


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Considered an important work of organic architecture, the residence of the tragically deceased architect Yves Delhez (1956–2016) burned down recently in Eupen, a city in the German-Belgian border region. John Hill, Manuel Pestalozzi


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