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 Francine Houben of Delft's Mecanoo.
The official LEAF judging panel has announced its 2018 shortlist of entries, projects in 14 categories that "are setting the benchmark for the international architectural and design community."
Pre-engineered metal building systems are ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape, but most examples are, to put it mildly, architecturally uninspiring. Process Architecture took the system, exposed it outside and inside, made it an armature for solar panels, and in turn made a strong...
DesignCurial and Looking4.com held an online poll to find the most amazing car park architecture. After thousands of votes they unveiled three winners from the shortlist of ten projects – from Amsterdam to Seattle.
Planar House is a radical exercise in horizontality, an aspect commonly explored in the projects of the studio. Discreetly inserted in the highest point of the plot and favoring the existing topography, its presence is most strongly felt in the footprint rather than volumetrically.
Rocco Design Architects Limited
The project is the master planning and comprehensive development of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) comprising five faculty building blocks.
The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the six shortlisted buildings for the 2018 RIBA Stirling Prize, aka "the UK's best new building."
The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, opened to the public last month. Located in the center of Nîmes, opposite the famous 2,000-year-old Roman Arena, the Museum of Romanity presents the city's extensive archaeological collection.
They all agree: Architecture deserves better dissemination. This is precisely why so many journalists met up in Barcelona on May 14th and 15th at the Fundació Mies van der Rohe for the 1st European Conference on Architecture & the Media.
New drone, Steadicam, and time-lapse footage by photographer HG Esch takes us over, around, and beneath the parametric roof of Zaha Hadid Architects' impressive King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (
The Dulwich Picture Gallery has announced that young architects Pricegore, teaming up with artist Yinka Ilori, have won the competition for the Dulwich Pavilion 2019 with "Colour Palace."
Portsoken Pavilion, a sculptural monocoque structure by Make Architects, has been unveiled as part of the City of London Corporation’s transformation of a former gyratory into a high-quality public space.
Beaver Country Day School is an independent school for grades 6-12 near Boston that boasts an innovative pedagogy based on student-centered design. A new Research + Design facility was commissioned to reflect the ambition of the faculty and students to expand the nature of their school.
French architect Christian de Portzamparc has been named a recipient of the Japan Art Association’s 2018 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award, one of the world's most prestigious awards for architects and other artists.
A new statement from the Glasgow School of Art documents the dismantling of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece damaged in a fire last month, while the Guardian quotes the GSA director's determination to rebuild.
Valle Architetti Associati
A new, majestic piece of architecture is added to the series of buildings that constitute the Fantoni Campus in Osoppo (Udine), in Northern Italy. It’s the manufacturing building “Plaxil 8” by Studio Valle Architetti Associati, designed by Pietro Valle together with architect...
2011 is considered the year when the urbanization rate in China exceeded the fifty per cent mark. Young people have been moving to cities because they cannot see a future in their rural places of their origin. As early as 2006, the National People’s Congress decided to introduce a...
Latitude Architectural Group
Beijing has a growing demand for places to host different kinds of events. As a city in rapid transformation from an industrial heritage into the service sector, it requires spaces to hold business meetings, product presentations and leisure activities.
Hamonic+Masson & Associés
In the history of architecture it is rare to find examples of roads built entirely by the same architect. During the buzz of Ré-inventer Paris, Inventons la Métropole and other international architecture competitions, the Camille Claudel project primarily poses the question of...
The relationship between architecture and music is a rich one, evident most famously in Goethe's assertion that "architecture is frozen music." Architects continue to find inspiration in music, especially when the building program aligns with music, as with this music hall for...
In Unterengstringen near Zurich, architect Tilla Theus shows that architecture is ideally more than just a shelter: The facade of the town's new community center expresses a piece of the town's identity.
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 Jacob van Rijs of Rotterdam's MVRDV.
The gasworks site was originally situated outside the city perimeter, but gradually became enclosed by residential developments. With the relocation of the gasworks, the opportunity arose to redevelop the site and give it a new name: Villa Industria.
Alireza Taghaboni, founder of Tehran's nextoffice, has been named the inaugural winner of the Royal Academy Dorfman Award, "honoring an international talent that represents the future of architecture."
Today, the day before Independence Day, the new Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri, celebrates its grand opening, eight years after the City+Arch+River international design competition.
Much of Lone Tree, Colorado, just south of Denver, is bisected by the wide, six-lane Lincoln Avenue, an east-west thorougfare that carries around 80,000 cars every day. To knit walking trails and developments on both sides of Lincoln, the City of Lone Tree built a pedestrian bridge designed by...
Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf brings the lush, naturalistic landscapes of the famed Dutch planting designer to the big screen. World-Architects editor John Hill caught a screening in New York last month when Oudolf and director Thomas Piper were in attendance.
The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has released renderings of Spanish architect Carme Pinós's design for the fifth annual MPavilion, to be on display in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens from October 2018 to February 2019.
ACA Amore Campione Architettura
CRS is a new house in a hilly area near Catania. The living area, totally above ground, makes the most of the opening towards the landscape, while the pool is an architectural complement that creates visual continuity with the sea.
Emiliano López Monica Rivera Arquitectos
These two houses are built on a plot of land densely populated by tall, slender pines, young cork trees, and holm oaks in a part of the Costa Brava where cork was formerly produced.
Dream the Combine's Hide & Seek, the winner of the 2018 Young Architects Program, opened today at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. World-Architects visited at lunchtime today to take some photos and a video of the installation.
Two weeks after a fire – the second in four years – hit Charles Rennie Mackintosh's masterpiece at the Glasgow School of Art, the Glasgow City Council has determined that portions of the building require urgent dismantling.
The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the four winners of the second biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA).
Utopia, the Library and Academy for Performing Arts, housed within a brand new building designed by KAAN Architecten, has opened its doors to the Flemish city of Aalst, following an open competition launched in 2015 by the City Council. The 8,000-square-meter brick structure incorporates a...
Architectural Design & Research Institute Of ZheJiang University
Yiwu Cultural Square is located on the bank of Yiwu River in Yiwu Economic and Technological Development Zone. With five floors above the ground and three floors underground, it is a large-scale cultural complex combining various functions of culture and entertainment, education and training,...
University College Dublin and Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed the designs from the six shortlisted teams in the Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition.