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Anish Kapoor's bean-like sculpture at 56 Leonard Street wrapped up construction this week, more than five years after the completion of the slender 57-story apartment tower designed by Herzog & de Meuron. World-Architects stopped by on a chilly February morning to see it in person and take... John Hill


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A week after the nearby Camden Highline received planning approval, the Camden Council has approved plans for RSHP's extension of the listed British Library designed by Colin St. John... John Hill


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SANAA's Kazuyo Sejima and CCA founder Phyllis Lambert are this year’s recipients of the Jane Drew Prize and Ada Louise Huxtable Prize, respectively, part of the W Awards given out by The Architectural Review and Architects’ Journal. John Hill


Insight
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Oslo’s LPO Architects and New York and London’s GRECODECO have turned a 1930s headquarters for a utility company into Oslo’s trendiest hotel. Ulf Meyer visited and sent us this report. Ulf Meyer


Film
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A few months after World-Architects came across Amie Siegel's mesmerizing half-hour film The Architects in a museum, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with the artist about her film and video installations. John Hill


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Saint Sarkis Armenian Church, located in the north Dallas suburb of Carrollton, has received the most votes in our poll for US Building of the Year 2022. Designed by David Hotson Architect, the church reaches far back in time and thousands of miles across the globe to link itself with Armenian... John Hill


Headlines
1 week ago

Born in New York City in 1923 and now living in Houston, American architect Victor Alfred Lundy, the designer of striking modern churches and other buildings in the middle of the last century, turns 100 on February 1. John Hill


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At 735,000 square feet, and with a mix of classrooms, dormitory, faculty housing, athletic complex, and theaters, the John A. Paulson Center at New York University (NYU) in Greenwich Village is like a city within a city. World-Architects got a tour of the sizable mixed-use building before it... Davis Brody Bond | KieranTimberlake

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“Architecture as Organism (The Primordial Architect)” is one chapter in a film made by Bijoy and Premjit Ramachandran about architect Balkrishna Doshi, who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2018 and died on January 24, 2023. John Hill


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Amount global investment in offices fell last year: 42% René Ammann


Headlines
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Decades in the making, and with a final price tag of $11 billion, the East Side Access project opened on January 25, delivering riders from Long Island to the new Grand Central Madison terminal in East Midtown, Manhattan. John Hill


Insight
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On January 21, Arno Lederer died in Stuttgart at the age of 75 following a severe illness. He provided orientation to many, and people appreciated his wise thoughts and loved his open, friendly and approachable manner. Falk Jaeger


Works
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Deceptively simple in form, 17th Avenue Clinic derives its articulation around the modulation of light, privacy, and transparency. It's central light well, flared roofline with story-high clerestory, cutaway corner decks, impervious horizontal concrete band, and articulated open glass and... 5468796 Architecture


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Dr. Balkrishna Vithaldas Doshi, the recipient of the 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the 2022 RIBA Royal Gold Medal and other honors, died in Ahmedabad, India, on January 24, 2023, at the age of 95. John Hill


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Since 1996 the ‘r kids Family Center has provided adoption services for families in New Haven, Connecticut. Located just west of the Yale University campus, the new home of ‘r kids literally builds upon a nearly 20-year-old one-story brick building. The terracotta-colored addition, covered in... Newick Architects

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Specials
2 week ago

At Heimtextil in Frankfurt, everything revolved around "circularity" — starting from procurement, material composition, production to the use and return of fabrics and wallpapers. Martina Metzner


Headlines
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Camden Highline, the proposed transformation of a stretch of unused railway in London into an elevated park, has received its first planning approval, giving the James Corner Field Operations design the green light to move forward with construction. John Hill


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Mies fans rejoice: A new book documents 36 built and unbuilt collective housing projects designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe over a 40-year period — from low-rise ensembles built in Germany in the mid-1920s to a pair of mid-rise slabs completed in Montreal two years before his death in 1969 —... John Hill


Film
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For the Prada Fall Winter 2023 menswear show held inside the Deposito at Fondazione Prada, Rem Koolhaas and AMO devised a bare space with a movable ceiling punctuated... John Hill


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The City of Nantes has announced the three teams competing to design the Cité des Imaginaires (City of Imaginations), a major cultural project that will be home to the Jules Verne Museum. John Hill


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Time it takes a 3D printer weighting more than 12 tons to create a 4,000-square-foot (372 m2) two-story home in Houston, Texas: 330 hours René Ammann


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London's Kingston University has announced that Grafton Architects, designers of the award-winning Town House on the university's Penrhyn Road campus, have been hired to design an academic building at the school's nearby Knights Park campus. John Hill


Insight
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Ole Scheeren: Spaces of Life is a large solo exhibition now on display at ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe. Presenting the work of Karlsruhe-born architect Ole Scheeren, the exhibition aims to explore “how today’s architecture creates prototypes for living tomorrow.” Ulf Meyer... Ulf Meyer


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A former power plant in Richmond, Virginia, just steps from the James River, is now the headquarters of the branding and marketing company Arts & Letters Creative Co. Richmond- and Brooklyn-based ARCHITECTUREFIRM transformed the brick and steel building into a brightly lit contemporary... ARCHITECTUREFIRM

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Number
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Rank of Migdal Nahum in the Israeli city of Bat Yam among the ugliest buildings in... René Ammann


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La Biennale di Venezia has announced the first-ever Biennale College Architecture, which will take place this summer during the 18th International Architecture Exhibition, curated by Lesley Lokko. John Hill


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A trio of projects recently uploaded to World-Architects point to ceramic tile in shades of blue as a popular choice for covering the facades of residential buildings. John Hill


Works
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In the seaport town Esbjerg on the Danish west coast, a new maritime center has opened to the public. Developed by WERK Arkitekter and Snøhetta, following a design competition in 2019, the center is created as a shared space for watersport clubs and visitors along the port, providing the town... Snøhetta, WERK Arkitekter


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A team led by David Chipperfield Architects has won the high-profile competition to expand the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. Ulf Meyer


Film
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In a new film by Akira Koyama, founder and owner of KEY OPERATION INC. / ARCHITECTS, the Tokyo architect gives an on-site tour of Ginza Extra Small Building, a five-story commercial building with a tiny footprint. John Hill


Insight
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Tokyu Corporation will open the Tokyu Kabukicho Tower, a large hotel and entertainment complex, on April 14. Designed by Yuko Nagayama & Associates, it is Japan’s... Ulf Meyer


Headlines
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Last month the Kunstmuseum Bern, one of Switzerland's oldest museums, revealed the 39 architectural teams selected for the two-stage competition to reimagine the "Museum of Fine Arts Bern of the Future." John Hill


レビュー
4 week ago

The Anne M. Lynch Homes at Old Colony is a multi-phase redevelopment of federal public housing in South Boston dating back to 1940. Boston's The Architectural Team has been responsible for the design of numerous buildings at Old Colony since 2011. The architects at TAT answered some questions... The Architectural Team

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Headlines
4 week ago

MVRDV has won the competition to design the new central library for Wuhan, China, describing their winning design as a "three-faced flowing shape [that] celebrates the position of the 'city of 100 lakes' at the confluence of two rivers." John Hill


Number
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Approximate number of buildings that collapsed in Nigeria in the year 2022 (according to a report of the Building Collapse Prevention Guild): 61 René Ammann


Headlines
1 month ago

Artist Refik Anadol has filled the lobby of the Museum of Modern Art in New York with a large video wall displaying images of artworks from the MoMA collection mutated by artificial intelligence software. Obviously timely, the installation is also beautiful to behold. John Hill


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