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James Turrell's Skyspace Lech opened to the public on 17 September 2018 near the village of Lech am Arlberg in the high mountains of Austria's Vorarlberg province. The largely underground, oval space is open to the sky and illuminated on the inside with Zumtobel fixtures and...
Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture
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Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture has completed the first Certified Passive House project in South Asia, proving that ultra-high-performance efficiency standards are achievable for buildings in any climate.
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Itinerant Office's "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" consists of interviews with eleven architects heading firms based in Italy and the Netherlands. Here we highlight Kees Kaan, co-founder of Rotterdam's KAAN Architecten.
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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel heads to Hiroshi Sugimoto's Enoura Observatory in Odawara, Japan, to speak with the great photographer about his earliest days of photography and what draws him to the sea.
One Design Inc
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The project of Culture and Business District aimed to build in Cixi — an endless pattern of city, village, and factory in the northeast part of Zhejiang Province — a destination with adequate centralization.
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
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Nearly a dozen years in the making, Salesforce Tower and its companion Transit Center opened in August. While the tower can boast of being the tallest in San Francisco, the latter is like a horizontal tower; spanning four blocks and literally traversing multiple streets, it is also capped by a...
Number of the 96 iconic "Futuro Houses" designed in 1968 by Finnish architect Matti Suuronen that still exist today: 68½
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...
Recently ON design partners celebrated the opening of Muon, a new meditation studio in the middle of Tokyo's bustling Shinjuku district. The darkened space is illuminated by pillars that give the impression of a light forest.
Kengo Kuma's V&A Dundee, opening to the public on 15 September 2018, is one of the most anticipated openings of the year. A branch of London's Victoria & Albert Museum, V&A Dundee is also the first design museum in Scotland and a key component in Dundee's urban...
Vectorworks, Inc. has announced the 2019 release of its suite of software for architecture, landscape, entertainment and interior design industries: Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals and Designer, as well as Braceworks and Vision.
Artist Conrad Bakker has been documenting the life of influential artist Robert Smithson (1938-1973) by creating carved and painted reconstructions of each book in the late artist's 1,120-strong library.
A pair of tree-covered towers in Milan, a refurbished university building in Budapest, housing for students in Brazil, and a school of music in Tokyo are the four projects in the running for the second annual RIBA International Prize.
The Design Museum in London has announced the shortlist for its eleventh annual Beazley Designs of the Year, the exhibition and awards "celebrating the world’s best design."
Hardel Le Bihan Architectes
A short distance from the Clignancourt university campus, this building of 63 housing units is part of a development composed of two apartment buildings and a university cafeteria.
One consequence of the boom in higher education is that college towns like Fayetteville, where the University of Arkansas is located, need places to house the increasing number of students. Enter the Arkansas Bear Claw, a large-scale development for more than 600 students just steps from the U of...
Price of a small two-bedroom house bought this February in Sunnyvale, a town in Silicon Valley: $2,358 per square foot (€21,938 per square meter)
In a definitive break with the cookie-cutter modernism and faux-classicism that dominates Beverly Hills, California, Belzberg Architects have transformed a nondescript office building into an absolute showstopper, wrapping its three-story façade in a quilt of slumped glass and sculpted stone.
Valdemar Coutinhi Arquitectos
The building is situated next to Avenida do Atlântico in Viana do Castelo. An avenue facing the sea, in which a series of buildings are constructed, which, on a first impression, the urban front, in which the building is inserted, transmits a rather insipid image due to the nature of the...
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has announced the winners of the 2018 ASLA Professional Awards – 25 recipients in 6 categories.
Matiz Architecture & Design
The Student Union was at one time the thriving heart of Pratt's renowned Brooklyn campus. For the last 20 years, the proud 1887 masonry structure has not been upgraded and its spaces were no longer relevant for an arts institution. In the spirit of revitalizing this once loved student center,...
Facebook has released a short film about the newest building on its campus in Menlo Park, California. MPK 21, as it's called, was designed by Frank Gehry and is connected to his earlier MPK 20.
David Adjaye and Rem Koolhaas are among the speakers that will headline the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) taking place in Amsterdam in November.
Matter to Matter, an interactive installation by designer Arthur Analts that invites visitors to draw on a wall covered with condensation, is a highlight of Latvia's contribution to the 2018 London Design Biennale, taking place at Somerset House until 23 September.
DesignIntelligence (DI), the Atlanta-based company "dedicated to the business success of organizations in architecture, engineering, construction and design," has released the results of its annual survey of thousands of architects, academics and students that determines the best...
The always inventive Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD), under Achim Menges at the University of Stuttgart, has released details on its Cyber Physical Macro Materials project, which "demonstrates a tangible vision of a new dynamic (and intelligent) architecture for...
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...
The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), formerly known as the Chicago Architecture Foundation, opens today, August 31, which Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proclaimed as "Chicago Architecture Day."
Time magazine's first annual list of "100 destinations to experience right now" is chock full of contemporary architecture. Is this a sign of the lasting "Bilbao effect" or the influence of Instagram?
Located in the Laurentians’ mountainous countryside, in the province of Quebec, this modern addition is not the typical garage. Over the peaceful Lake Deauville, this minimalist wood volume stands out from the surrounding green mountains.
Griffin Enright Architects
Luxe Lakes Villas is a community of 58 new residences situated on an island in a new semi-urban community in Chengdu, China.
Amos Rex, a subterranean art museum designed by JKMM Architects, opens on Thursday, August 30th, at Helsinki's Lasipalatsi Square.
Trevor McIvor Architect
Resting on a rolling field, this modern rural country home outside Toronto was inspired by the stone walls that were used to separate farmer’s fields.
It's late August, which means it's time for Burning Man, the week-long "temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance" in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. Curator Nora Atkinson gives a TED Talk about "why art thrives at Burning...
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The Hotel Hubertus is located in Valdaora, at the foot of the famous ski and hiking area Kronplatz in the Puster Valley at an altitude of about 1350 m. The new 25 m long pool, functioning as a connector between old and new, underlines the essence of this comprehensive renovation and renewal project.
The Danish Architecture Center (DAC) launches a podcast series, The Architecture City, with a conversation about BLOX, the new building in Copenhagen by OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture that houses the DAC among numerous other functions.