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on 15/07/19

The always free Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago opened its new Searle Visitor Center in November as the latest piece in its Pride of Chicago capital campaign. Topped by angled planes of metal, the building makes for a striking gateway to the zoo from the east. Ross Barney Architects sent us some... Ross Barney Architects

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on 01/07/19

If a first glance of the ArtLab on Harvard University's expanding Allston campus gives the impression of ephemerality, that is no accident. It was designed by Barkow Leibinger to be temporary and speedy to erect in response to the area's rapid evolution. The architects answered a few questions... Barkow Leibinger

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on 26/06/19

Late last year, TOTO, the world-famous toilet manufacturer from Japan, opened its Indonesian headquarters inside a brand new office building on Letjen S. Parman Street in Central Jakarta. Field Four Design Office answered a few questions about their design of TOTO's showroom and offices. Field Four Design Office

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on 24/06/19

One of the most anticipated architectural projects of 2019 was a nearly 60-year-old building, not a new one. The renovation of Eero Saarinen's 1962 TWA Flight Center for the new TWA Hotel opened in... Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners

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on 17/06/19

Open since mid-May, the Statue of Liberty Museum contains exhibits about the world-famous statue and the idea of liberty, provides a new home for the statue's original torch, and gives... FXCollaborative

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on 10/06/19

The most striking part of HGA's addition to Temple Israel in Minneapolis is the lobby, which is graced by a curved ceiling and looks onto an enclosed courtyard. The space is an uplifting entrance for both the congregation and the children attending classes there. HGA answered a few questions... HGA

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on 06/06/19

The Erimtan Museum in Ankara, Turkey, designed by Ayşen Savaş with Can Aker and Onur Yüncü, is, in the words of Ulf Meyer, a well-kept secret on the same level with some of Carlo Scarpa's finest works. Ulf Meyer

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on 27/05/19

The angular, flared form of the The Hive may look arbitrary at first glance, but it was born from building code limitations in Austin, Texas, and the functional requirements of a one-bedroom dwelling. Architect Nicole Blair of Studio 512 answered a few questions about the compact, clever... Studio 512

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on 20/05/19

In the aptly named Stack House, four floors of boxes are stacked atop each other to follow the steep slope of a hill. Angled boxes express the different rooms and form a number of terraces. FreelandBuck answered a few questions about the project. FreelandBuck

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on 20/05/19

Jishou city is the regional capital of the autonomous prefecture of the Tujia and Miao ethnic minorities. It is located within in the Western Hunan province, and has a population of over 300,000 people. Huang Yongyu, a famous artist belonging to the Tujia minority led an initiative for a... Eduard Kögel

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on 15/05/19

In 2012 "Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy" in Muharraq was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. In turn, Bahrain has been investing in the area: upgrading historic facades, creating new public spaces, and adding new parking garages and other structures. Most striking is a museum... Valerio Olgiati

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on 13/05/19

Covered in charred wood, this small building designed by MQ Architecture serves visitors to a large property in Upstate New York. Designed for the same clients as MQ's Magazzino Italian Art, the... MQ Architecture

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on 06/05/19

This weekend house takes its name from an old railroad junction in the small town of Gallatin, about 100 miles north of New York City. Inspired by the barns that still dot the area, the two structures take on gabled forms, looking at home on the property's many acres. Amalgam Studio answered a... Amalgam Studio

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on 29/04/19

While the tech sector in the United States is synonymous with California's Silicon Valley, other parts of the country are making investments to teach and train tomorrow's computer scientists. The new Gates Center at the University of Washington caters to the thriving sector in Seattle, which... LMN Architects

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on 22/04/19

Located on the eastern edge of the Charleston Historic District, just steps away from the planned International African American Museum, Williams Terrace is the South Carolina city's first dedicated low-income senior housing project. David Baker Architects sent us some text and images on... David Baker Architects

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on 08/04/19

Like an inverse Bilbao effect, the Evans Tree House at Garvan Woodland Gardens uses contemporary architecture not to attract people to a city, but to draw people, specifically children, back to nature, to the woods. Designed and partially fabricated by modus studio, the wood structure is one... modus studio

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on 04/04/19

The Tokyo area where the historic Hotel Chinzanso is located is known as Camellia Hill, in reference to the wild camellia flowers that bloom there. ("Chinzanso" actually means "guest house on Camellia Hill.") The latest addition to the hotel's centuries-old gardens is a shrine topped by a roof... 1moku

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on 01/04/19

The southwest corner of the Johnston Quad on the Uptown campus of Tulane University is anchored by a 100-year-old oak tree with a huge canopy that provides some much needed shade. The addition to a building about the same age as the tree on the west side of the quadrangle is angled toward the... studioWTA

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on 25/03/19

Every architect is familiar with Fallingwater, the iconic house that Frank Lloyd Wright boldly perched above a waterfall in Western Pennsylvania. But fewer know about the other pieces at Fallingwater: the Barn, which hosts wedding and conferences, and the Fallingwater Institute's classes,... Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

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on 20/03/19

As with many other things, vinegar has a very long history in China: its importance for food preparation and health is mentioned in the book The Rites of Zhou, which dates back to the Spring and Autumn Period (770BC–476BC). This history is presented in dedicated museum in a former... Eduard Kögel

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on 18/03/19

Occupying the full depth of a residential block in Cleveland, the HS Residence consists of a single-family house and a carriage house. Long and narrow, the residence is nevertheless graced with outdoor spaces that give the interiors plenty of natural light. Horton Harper Architects answered a... Horton Harper Architects

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on 12/03/19

Think of residential design in Aspen, Colorado, and most likely traditional edifices in the vein of mountain chalets come to mind. But the small town in the Rockies has its share of modern architecture, both public and residential. Falling into the latter is Studio B's recently completed... Studio B Architecture+Interiors

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on 04/03/19

From its establishment in 2014 until last year, Furioso Vineyards occupied a barn-like, easy-to-miss building with red siding. Renovated by Portland's Waechter Architecture, the winery's charred cedar screen now grabs the attention of those driving by, while glass walls invite them to sip some... Waechter Architecture

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on 25/02/19

Josep Lluis Sert served as Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design from 1953 to 1969, during which time he designed the Holyoke Center across the street from Harvard Square and the gates to Harvard Yard. Now the Smith Campus Center, the administrative building was renovated by Hopkins... Hopkins Architects, Bruner/Cott Architects

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on 18/02/19

Barnard College occupies a small four-acre campus in New York's Morningside Heghts neighborhood, meaning expansion this century has involved the demolition of smaller modern buildings and their replacement with taller buildings. Down came Lehman Hall and up went the Milstein Center, which... Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

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on 11/02/19

The aptly named Eco House sits in a clearing in the woods on Shelter Island, a small island that can only be reached by ferry from Long Island. Designed by Vibeke Lichten, the house is built of concrete and topped by solar panels. The architect answered a few questions about the project. Vibeke Lichten

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on 11/02/19

Tetsuo Kobori Architects answered a few of our questions about the NICCA Innovation Center, a new research center in Fukui, Japan, for NICCA Chemical Group. Tetsuo Kobori Architects

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on 06/02/19

The architects at Crossboundaries in Beijing designed the Chaoyang Future School for Peking University, with the brief to create a new spatial environment for pupils that conveys the new pedagogical content of the classroom. Eduard Kögel

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on 04/02/19

Although it opened to the public in 2016, The Barn was again in the news around Sacramento, California, late last year when the indoor restaurant occupying the structure's "Pods" finally opened. Now home to a pizza restaurant with food trucks and a 400-seat beer garden, The Barn is a... !melk

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on 28/01/19

The newest building on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) is a dramatic departure from the school's glass-and-steel buildings designed last century by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. ETFE cushions cover the upper section of the Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and... John Ronan Architects

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on 21/01/19

The food truck boom continues: Food Truck Nation contends it is a $2 billion industry in the US, while Denver, Colorado, has nearly 600 food trucks -- one for every 1,200 residents. The Sol Coffee Mobile Espresso Bar in nearby Longmont addresses one aspect of food trucks lost in the hype: the... Hyperlocal Workshop

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on 14/01/19

Like a glowing gem amidst its dark industrial surroundings, the Lighthouse Office stands out as something special. Designed and built by L.A.'s Knowhow Shop as an office space adjacent to their workshop, the small structure can be moved about the yard or even to another site, if needed. The... Knowhow Shop LLC

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on 07/01/19

Located almost ten miles southeast of Downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church sits appropriately amidst a sea of parking. This suburban context offered a challenge to BVH Architecture when they designed a new columbarium sited on the edge of the parking lot. Wood... BVH Architecture

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on 20/12/18

Helsinki Central Library Oodi was inaugurated on December 5th, twenty years after it was first proposed. Oodi, as its known, was the subject of the Finnish Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale and has been Ulf Meyer

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on 17/12/18

Kasmin Gallery's new one-story building sits between Zaha Hadid's 520 West 28th condo building and the High Line, the immensely popular elevated park on Manhattan's West Side. Proximity to the High Line means the gallery's green roof looks like an extension of the park, while the... studioMDA

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on 10/12/18

Pratt Institute is a 131-year-old college in Brooklyn, New York, that is still graced with masonry buildings from its founding. A notable example is the 1887 building housing the college's Student Union, recently renovated by Matiz Architecture & Design (MAD), which has carried out... Matiz Architecture & Design

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