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Rassegne
on 19/07/21

The highlight of Form4 Architecture's modernization of an office complex in the San Francisco Bay Area is a sculptural installation made from weathering steel, aptly called Corten Ribbon. The architects answered a few questions about the project. Form4 Architecture

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Headlines
on 14/07/21

The National Gallery has selected a team led by New York's Selldorf Architects to work on "a suite of capital projects," including a remodeling of the postmodern Sainsbury Wing on Trafalgar Square, that will mark the London institution's Bicentenary — "NG200" — in 2024. John Hill


Headlines
on 14/07/21

Glenstone Museum has released renderings of a new building designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners that will house a major sculpture by Richard Serra. It is set to open on the museum's grounds in Potomac, Maryland, next year. John Hill


Insight
on 13/07/21

In the 1960s, Astra Zarina was the only female architect among many male colleagues who designed more than 1,000 flats in the Märkisches Viertel housing estate in Berlin. Yet she went unnoticed. Why is that? Eduard Kögel


Rassegne
on 12/07/21

The youngest mega-city in China is Shenzhen. Since its designation as a special economic zone 40 years ago not only have many immigrants found a new home here, but also an innovative atmosphere has established itself. This is reflected in the Shenzhen College of International Education... Eduard Kögel

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Rassegne
on 12/07/21

Inspired by fishing shacks found in Scandinavian coastal villages, architect Malcolm Davis renovated an old, dilapidated residence into a contemporary beach house with a home studio. The architect answered a few questions about the house located in Pacifica, south of San Francisco. Malcolm Davis Architecture

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Number
on 12/07/21

Price of the St James Quarter in Edinburgh, Scotland, an iceberg of shops, restaurants, a cinema, luxury... René Ammann


Headlines
on 09/07/21

Although the Nakagin Capsule Tower, an icon of Metabolist architecture in Tokyo designed by Kisho Kurokawa, could not be saved, plans are afoot to remove the capsules, refurbish them, and donate them to museums in and beyond Japan. John Hill


Works
on 08/07/21

Sanya Farm Lab is a 4,000-m2, four-story exhibition space located in Nanfan High Tech District of Sanya, the southernmost city on tropical Hainan Island. The design combines the climate characteristics of Sanya, integrates the regional scientific and technological agricultural elements, and... CLOU architects


Found
on 08/07/21

With summer break upon us, World-Architects has rummaged through numerous recently published books on architecture and related fields to find ten recommendations for summer reading. John Hill


Headlines
on 07/07/21

The Park Union Bridge opened in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on July 1st, one year after the US Olympic Museum opened to the public. The bridge and building are designed by New... John Hill


Insight
on 07/07/21

June 20th marked the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Convention on Refugees coming into force. It offers millions of people protection and a life in safety — things that people who have not suffered war or displacement take for granted. To remember history, but also to perpetuate it, the... Katinka Corts


Headlines
on 06/07/21

The San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the winners of the 2021 AIASF Design Awards. The awards were announced during a virtual ceremony held on the last day of June. John Hill


Film
on 06/07/21

Last summer we learned about public toilets designed by Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban, and others popping up over Tokyo's Shibuya district. They have been joined by a "toilet village" at Nabeshima Shoto Park designed by Kengo Kuma, the latest facility in the Nippon Foundation's Tokyo Toilet... John Hill


Rassegne
on 05/07/21

Many adaptive reuse projects turn old buildings, many of them industrial, into entirely different uses: offices, residences, even museums. In this regard, an appealing aspect of AutoHaus is the way it retains part of its original function. KUBE architecture answered a few questions about the... KUBE architecture

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Number
on 05/07/21

Number of slender stone columns holding up a roof made entirely of patch-like stones in the "All Purpose" installation by Palestinian architects Elias and Yousef Anastas at the Venice... René Ammann


Headlines
on 01/07/21

Alison Killing, an architect and geospatial analyst, is part of a team that won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting for a series "that used satellite imagery and architectural expertise," John Hill


Found
on 30/06/21

David Adjaye's Asaase, billed as the architect's first "large scale autonomous sculpture," is on display at Gagosian Gallery in New York as part of Social Works, a group exhibition curated by Antwaun Sargent that "considers the relationship between space — personal, public,... John Hill


Headlines
on 30/06/21

The Startup Lions Campus, designed by Kéré Architecture, has opened on the banks of Lake Turkana. The building's form, inspired by termite mounds, naturally ventilates the interior spaces and creates a local landmark. John Hill


Film
on 29/06/21

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art has released a 14-minute film with snippets of longer interviews they conducted with Renzo Piano, Tatiana Bilbao, Frank Gehry, Kengo Kuma, Anna Heringer, Norman Foster, Bjarke Ingels, Alejandro Aravena, Anne Lacaton, and Anupama Kundoo. John Hill


Headlines
on 29/06/21

Delayed by the pandemic, the Domus Aurea, Emperor Nero's first-century palace, opened to the public on June 23rd. It features a new entrance by Stefano Boeri, new lighting by ERCO, and the exhibition Raphael and the Domus Aurea: The Invention of the Grotesques. John Hill


Rassegne
on 28/06/21

Old buildings need not be grand or architecturally significant to be reused. Take a diminutive machine shop in Seattle's trendy Ballard neighborhood that was transformed into a cannabis shop. Graham Baba Architects answered a few questions about their transformation of an industrial building... Graham Baba Architects

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Headlines
on 28/06/21

For a small town like Arles, not far away from the Cote d’Azur, Frank O. Gehry’s tower is a landmark because of its height and twisted shape; yet even without its shininess, the building at the heart of the new art campus in France would stand out. The 11,000 stainless steel panels that cover... Ulf Meyer


Number
on 28/06/21

Estimated net worth of the world’s most affluent architect, Norman Foster: $240 million (€201m) René Ammann


Headlines
on 25/06/21

Puppy, the massive Jeff Koons sculpture that sits proudly in front of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, requires restoration work totaling 100,000€. The Guggenheim is asking the public to fund the work through donations. John Hill


Works
on 24/06/21

Architectural studio Young Projects has completed Six Square House, a new 3,500-square-foot home located on a verdant, two-acre lot in Bridgehampton, New York.  Young Projects


Headlines
on 24/06/21

Richard Meier & Partners Architects, the firm started by its namesake in 1963, is now Meier Partners, coinciding with the 86-year-old architect's retirement and reflecting the firm's effort to move past the sexual... John Hill


Found
on 23/06/21

The latest addition to the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein Germany, famous for its collection of contemporary architecture, is a garden instantly recognizable as a Piet Oudolf creation. Planted last year, the perennial garden designed by the famed Dutch gardener recently opened to the public. John Hill


Film
on 22/06/21

Two new films from Tokyo's Key Operation Inc. take viewers inside a pair of recently completed apartment buildings in Yokohama designed by the firm for ZOOM. Though dramatically different in architectural expression, each project addresses the same functional and code considerations, while... John Hill


Headlines
on 22/06/21

The LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has announced the Next Generation prize winners in the sixth cycle of its LafargeHolcim Awards: 21 "visionary concepts" by students and practitioners up to 30 years of age in five regions. John Hill


Insight
on 21/06/21

Contested Modernities consists of symposia, an exhibition, and a publication focused on postcolonial architecture in Southeast Asia as part of the long-term program Encounters with Southeast Asian Modernism. Ulf Meyer watched Contested Modernities’ second symposium, “The... Ulf Meyer


Rassegne
on 21/06/21

Ozark Natural Foods Co-Op opened last fall inside a former grocery store that sat empty for years. Instead of simply renovating the interior, Modus Studio also put a new facade on the old building, reoriented the entry, and gave Northwest Arkansas the largest porch around. The architects at... modus studio

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Number
on 21/06/21

Estimated area of office space globally that has been vacated since the pandemic began: 103 million square feet... René Ammann


Headlines
on 18/06/21

Indiana University has dedicated a recently rediscovered 1952 design by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe that is being adapted for the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design and will open on IU's Bloomington campus in the fall. John Hill


Works
on 17/06/21

With a grant from the Walton Family Foundation, the City of Rogers, Arkansas has embarked on a project to design a new downtown park that will enhance economic development, spur placemaking, and improve connectivity. Ross Barney Architects


Found
on 17/06/21

Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life is on display at the Design Museum in London from June 19 to September 5, 2021. The retrospective highlights the furniture, interiors, and architectural projects of "one of the giants of 20th century design, a free spirit who championed good design... John Hill


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