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Insight
on 09/10/19

The Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg (National Library of Luxembourg) opened the doors to its new building on the first day of October — 16 years after Bolles+Wilson won a competition to design it. Ulf Meyer delves into the library's design and what it means for the area of Luxembourg in... Ulf Meyer


Headlines
on 08/10/19

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley has won the 2019 Stirling Prize, making it "the UK’s best new building." John Hill


Headlines
on 08/10/19

Tim Marlow, artistic director of the Royal Academy of Arts since 2014, has been appointed CEO and director of the Design Museum, replacing co-directors Deyan Sudjic and Alice Black. John Hill


Rassegne
on 07/10/19

Three staggered concrete volumes follow the gentle slope of a property in Sonoma, California, their roofs lifting up to views of the sky and a canyon. The guesthouse, designed by Mork Ulnes Architects, is also a sturdy house that was put through a test last year. Casper Mork Ulnes explained by... Mork Ulnes Architects

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Products
on 07/10/19

Architect Joan Miquel Seguí's design for the new entrance to the Intermodal Station in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, is appropriately the winner of a 2018 Tile of Spain Award: the ceramic latticework filters sunlight during the day and glows like a beacon at night. John Hill


Found
on 07/10/19

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


Number
on 07/10/19

Share of the 200 cities with 100,000 or more people — such as Dhaka, Hong Kong, Kinshasa, and Minneapolis-St. Paul — tracked by the Urban Expansion Program at New York University... René Ammann


Headlines
on 05/10/19

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 03/10/19

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 03/10/19

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


Works
on 02/10/19

A team of architects including Kohn Pedersen Fox, James Corner Field Operations, Ronald Lu & Partners, Leigh & Orange, LAAB Architects, AB Concepts and PLandscape have completed K11 MUSEA, a cultural-retail destination in Hong Kong’s newest purpose-built art and cultural district,... Kohn Pedersen Fox


Works
on 02/10/19

The name, Opeongo, derives from the Anishnaabe wordopeauwingauk (sandy narrows); it refers to Canada’s Indigenous people and their deep love for nature. The Opeongo Pavilion is located in Parc du Mont-Orford, a true gem amid lakes, mountains, and forest, an hour drive from Montréal. Anne Carrier architecture


Headlines
on 02/10/19

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


Works
on 01/10/19

The new Museum Depot, City Archive and Youth Center is located on a slightly descending lot which was previously occupied by a car dealership, abandoned many years ago, and is directly adjacent to the historically listed "Mainzer Tor." Bez + Kock Architekten


Headlines
on 01/10/19

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 30/09/19

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


Number
on 30/09/19

Number of operas being composed for the opening ceremony of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza: 1 René Ammann


Rassegne
on 30/09/19

Although located less than a mile from the Idaho State Capitol Building in Boise, the Watercooler sits close to neighborhoods full of single-family houses. In turn, Beebe Skidmore Architects' design of the residential development balances the site's urban and suburban qualities. The architects... Beebe Skidmore Architects

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Headlines
on 26/09/19

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 26/09/19

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 25/09/19

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


Works
on 25/09/19

The new Charles Library at Temple University in Philadelphia has opened its doors for the start of the fall 2019 semester. Snøhetta’s design, developed in collaboration with Stantec, reinterprets the traditional typology of the research library as a repository for books. Snøhetta


Headlines
on 25/09/19

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


Works
on 24/09/19

Lucknow city in India has a rich heritage with numerous buildings dating back to the 18th century. The site for this house lies along a busy arterial road and is on the peripheral edge of an extensive plotted development for private homes. Patterned screens derived from traditional Indian... Sanjay Puri Architects


Found
on 24/09/19

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


Works
on 23/09/19

Located between major highways of Istanbul, D-100 and TEM, in the proximity of Sabiha Gökçen Airport in Pendik, the project transforms the site of an old industrial chemical factory into a technology campus for one of the most dynamic Turkish banks. ERA Architects


Rassegne
on 23/09/19

What looks like a new building attached to, and referencing, the original, neo-Gothic neighbor is in fact the renovation of a 1960s building. The renovated building updates systems, improves accessibility, and gives the institution a unified appearance. The architects at brg3s answered a few... brg3s architects

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Number
on 23/09/19

Global number of people living in inadequate housing, most living in slums and informal settlements in cities: 1.6 billion René Ammann


Specials
on 23/09/19
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Specials
on 23/09/19
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The Geneva headquarters of the Swiss property company SPG gained a new "second skin" of light and vertical offset glass fins as part of an extensive refurbishment. During the day the fins shade the building and create high visual comfort and a good indoor climate for the workstations.... Kristina Raderschad


Specials
on 23/09/19
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Scandinavia is seen as a pioneer for good work culture. Flat hierarchies, a strong team philosophy, and family life considerations are taken for granted, and statistics repeatedly ascribe workers from the Nordic countries higher productivity with less stress. With "work away from work,"... ERCO


Specials
on 23/09/19
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An architect from Sydney and his team acquired a listed commercial building. The newly furnished rooms show in an exemplary fashion how a lighting solution for offices that is based on perception-oriented lighting design can be both effective and pleasing. ERCO


Specials
on 23/09/19
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Individually switching and dimming luminaires, setting up light scenes and integrating sensors — all are made possible by the new wireless method of control offered by ERCO in the form of Bluetooth-capable luminaires. Only a smartphone or tablet with the ERCO


Specials
on 23/09/19
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Proven for decades, the ERCO track is, even in the LED era, an unbeatably flexible and economical infrastructure for lighting. It is now taking over modern offices: Jilly... ERCO


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on 23/09/19
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The cleanly designed loft office of communications agency mai public relations in Berlin-Kreuzberg has been upgraded with a new lighting solution from ERCO. Jilly downlights meet all the requirements of contemporary office lighting with LED technology.... ERCO


Specials
on 23/09/19
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Sculptural facades, long quay walls and listed warehouses characterize the appearance of Düsseldorf's Media Harbour. The offices of ingenhoven architects are located in the midst of this urban environment — a... ERCO


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