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Avis
on 13/01/2020

Austin, Texas architects Claude Pendley and Fred Day designed the 2,500-square-foot building at 2001 North Lamar Boulevard for Southland Life Insurance Company back in 1960. BCKW, the new owners that are also an insurance company recently completed a renovation of the local icon with architect... Mark Odom Studio

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Headlines
on 13/01/2020

Roger Scruton, the conservative British philosopher who specialized in aesthetics and wrote The Aesthetics of Architecture, died on January 12 at the age of 75 following a six-month battle with cancer. John Hill


Number
on 12/01/2020

Price of ten kirigami paper templates for cutting and folding architectural icons designed by French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier: $29.99... René Ammann


Found
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


Products
on 09/01/2020

A new building in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood features a parking garage clad in Wall-PF1, Bendheim's patent-pending parking facade system that has generous built-in tolerances and a striking contemporary appearance. John Hill


Works
on 09/01/2020

Originating from an architectural competition, the Drummondville Library project transposes the historical, cultural and poetic essence of the region into a studied urban and architectural composition. Chevalier Morales Architectes, DMA architectes


Headlines
on 08/01/2020

In the latest news on the renovation of Philip Johnson's iconic Postmodern AT&T Building, Snøhetta's design for an open-air garden to replace the formerly enclosed atrium was approved by the New York City Planning Commission. John Hill


Film
on 08/01/2020

At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, carmaker Toyota has unveiled plans to build Woven City, a prototypical city of the future located near Mt. Fuji and designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group. John Hill


Headlines
on 07/01/2020

As bushfires have ravaged parts of Australia and destroyed thousands of homes, hundreds of Australian architects are offering pro bono design and planning assistance to people needing to rebuild. John Hill


Avis
on 06/01/2020

The expressive use of wood, human scale, variety of outdoor public spaces, and sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean make the new Civic Center, in the words of Miller Hull Partnership, "quintessential Del Mar architecture." The architects answered a few questions about the project. Miller Hull Partnership

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Number
on 06/01/2020

Estimated lifespan of a house built entirely of cork: 60 years René Ammann


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


Avis
on 03/01/2020

Taiyuan is the largest city in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi, where about a quarter of Chinese coal is mined. There are over three million inhabitants in Taiyuan city centre and the city has long been known for its high levels of air pollution. In recent years, air quality has... Eduard Kögel

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Headlines
on 02/01/2020

In 2019 we presented more than forty Building of the Week reviews of projects in the United States. It's your turn to help us crown a Building of the Year by voting for your favorite before the end of January. The winner will be announced the first week of February. John Hill


Works
on 02/01/2020

ANNSO HILL, located in Heshun, Yunnan, is a drastic L-shaped architecture situated alongside an alleyway market. It begins with a compressed street-front zone on a steep slope and ends on a gently reclined hillside aligned with beautiful tall trees. Studio Qi Architects


Found
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


Headlines
on 24/12/2019

Related Companies, co-developer of New York's Hudson Yards, has agreed to increase accessibility of the Vessel, the climbable sculpture designed by Heatherwick Studio with 154 interconnecting flights of stairs, 80 landings, and one elevator. John Hill


Film
on 19/12/2019

Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill, who recently celebrated his 80th birthday, spoke with PLANE—SITE in the second of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's... John Hill


Works
on 18/12/2019

The James-Simon-Galerie serves as the new entrance building for Museum Island in Berlin, completing the ensemble between the Kupfergraben canal and Neues Museum. David Chipperfield Architects


Headlines
on 17/12/2019

The team of Moreau Kusunoki and Genton has won the competition to design the new Powerhouse Parramatta, Sydney, what is considered the largest arts and cultural investment in New South Wales since the Sydney Opera House. John Hill


Avis
on 16/12/2019

Balbao Park, located in the San Francisco neighborhood of the same name, is full of recreational facilities: baseball diamonds, a soccer field, tennis courts, a playground, and an indoor pool. The last is housed in a concrete-and-glass building from the 1950s that was recently renovated by a... ELS/Kuth Ranieri Architects

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Number
on 16/12/2019

Estimated number of codes and ordinances the US state of California has that disproportionately affect homeless people, such as making it a criminal offense to... René Ammann


Products
on 13/12/2019

UNStudio recently completed the renovation of a facade on P.C. Hoofstraat, the exclusive shopping street lined with dozens of Dutch and international fashion boutiques. The Looking Glass, as the architect's call it, features glass boxes that flow like fabric. John Hill


Headlines
on 12/12/2019

Four months after three visions for the La Brea Tar Pits were unveiled, New York's WEISS/MANFREDI has been selected to lead the master plan to re-imagine the Los Angeles... John Hill


Headlines
on 12/12/2019

New York's Architecture Research Office (ARO) has been named recipient of the 2020 AIA Architecture Firm Award, the highest honor the AIA bestows on an architectural practice. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/12/2019

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has named Marlon Blackwell, head of his eponymous firm in Fayetteville, Arkansas, as the recipient of the 2020 Gold Medal, the AIA’s highest annual honor. John Hill


Works
on 11/12/2019

Standing beside the beltway surrounding the dense center of Bayeux with its winding narrow streets, the new Bayeux Media Library is thoughtfully integrated into the rich historical context of the town.  Serero Architectes Urbanistes


Works
on 11/12/2019

Grand Park Hotel Rovinj is a viewpoint for the most beautiful stage on the Adriatic. No matter where he is in the hotel, the guest gets the impression he is staying in a park overlooking Rovinj, St. Euphemia, the island of St. Catherine and the most beautiful sea sunset.  3LHD


Works
on 11/12/2019

Some may question why a city like Shanghai — which only began its large-scale urbanization in the 1990s and is still undergoing rapid growth — needs to be concerned about regeneration.  AIM Architecture


Film
on 10/12/2019

Pritzker Prize-winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi spoke with PLANE—SITE in the first of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's Time-Space-Existence exhibition that opens in Venice in May and coincides with the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale. John Hill


Works
on 10/12/2019

Sky Green is a mixed-use development located at the heart of Taichung in a densely developed and vibrant neighborhood. WOHA


Found
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


Avis
on 09/12/2019

The moniker for this residential addition in a small town north of Washington, DC, says it all. KUBE architecture doubled the footprint of a 1950s modern house but "splits" its gable roof into two sheds to bring in lots of natural light and frame views of the property's mature trees. The... KUBE architecture

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Number
on 09/12/2019

Time it takes to walk between any two places inside the Pentagon, the world’s largest office building, outside Washington, DC, to enable rapid... René Ammann


Found
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


Headlines
on 06/12/2019

Mexico City's Comunal Taller de Arquitectura won the £10,000 prize during the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Amsterdam this week for the practice's community-driven work in the rural village of Tepetzintán in Mexico. John Hill


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