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A brick pylon that once marked the entrance to Toronto's Galleria Mall has been transformed by artist Thrush Holmes into a colorful, glowing beacon — a gateway to the Galleria on the Park development being built on the site of the mall. John Hill


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Ed Mazria, founder and CEO of Architecture 2030, is profiled in a short film from Redshift by Autodesk, which reveals his path from basketball to architecture to a non-profit aimed at making the built environment "a central part of the solution to the climate crisis" rather than a contributor... John Hill


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On the morning of November 13 the Swarovski Star — designed by architect Daniel Libeskind and made with millions of Swarovski crystals — was raised into position atop the famed Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in... John Hill


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The sixth annual MPavilion opens to the public on November 14, with four months of free events before it closes on March 22, 2020. Designed by Glenn Murcutt, the MPavilion coincides with the Pritzker Prize-winning Australian architect's 50th year of practice. John Hill


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Luftwerk and Iker Gil have taken the laser light show they installed at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion in Barcelona earlier this year and transported it to another Mies masterpiece: the Farnsworth House... John Hill


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World-Architects editor John Hill recently visited the studio of Alloy Development in Dumbo, Brooklyn. The firm has been transforming the neighborhood's historic fabric with thoughtful buildings and renovations and is branching out to other parts of the New York City borough.  John Hill


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The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has revealed that the Los Angeles Public Works Committee has approved the air space vacation that will allow the Peter Zumthor-designed building for the museum's permanent collection to span Wilshire Boulevard. John Hill


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Following Monday's formal notification from the Trump administration to the United Nations that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the American Institute of Architects issued a statement deploring the "shortsighted decision." John Hill


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The architect born in Valladolid and based in Madrid has received the Medalla de Oro de la Arquitectura from the Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE) in honor of his life's work. John Hill, Miriam Giordano


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Reserve Properties and Westdale Properties have unveiled Untitled, a pair of residential towers planned for midtown Toronto that are designed by musician Pharrell Williams working with architects IBI Group and interior designers U31. John Hill


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Lair: Radical Homes and Hideouts of Movie Villains, a new book by architect Chad Oppenheim, is an extremely fun romp through fifteen films that are united by the incredible lairs of their bad guys, and are beautifully depicted through highly detailed architectural illustrations. John Hill


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As part of the Gwangju Design Biennale, which wrapped up its two-month run on the last day of October, AIM Architecture installed a pop-up garden that briefly turned "a bare leftover public space into an urban oasis." John Hill


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Vectorworks has announced the winners – twenty projects by thirty students from more than a dozen countries – in this year's scholarships for students in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and entertainment. John Hill


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A team led by Coldefy with RDAI | HHCP has won a competition to design the National Pulse Memorial & Museum in Orlando, Florida, beating Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Daniel Libeskind, and MVRDV, among other teams. John Hill


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At more than 5,000 square meters, a new residence near Moscow designed by J.MAYER.H and Partners is a clear sign of wealth inequality in the world today. But its size is balanced by a highly commendable tactic of integrating the building into the landscape, in effect fusing the two parts into... John Hill


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Arup has been the most familiar name in engineering for the last half-century, the global firm involved in buildings designed by Norman Foster, Renzo Piano, and many others. But who was Ove Arup? The firm has made Ove Arup: The Philosopher Engineer, a 2015 documentary directed by Taghi... John Hill


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The Obama Foundation has revealed updated renderings for the Obama Presidential Center (OPC), the project designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects (TWBTA) for a site in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side. John Hill


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The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced that the Baha’i Temple of South America in Santiago, Chile, designed by Toronto's Hariri Pontarini Architects, is the winner of the 2019 RAIC International Prize. John Hill


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A planted public space in Shenzhen, China, was the big winner at the 18th annual ABB LEAF Awards, which took place recently in Berlin to "celebrate the outstanding projects and personalities that have made the biggest impact upon the built environment." John Hill


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The new Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts (MCBA) opened in Lausanne, Switzerland, on October 5. The building designed by Barcelona's Barozzi / Veiga sits next to railway yards and actually reuses part of a former train... John Hill


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On Monday, October 21, 2019, German industrial designer Ingo Maurer died at the age of 87. Maurer's designs of lamps and light installations are considered groundbreaking and are famous around the world. John Hill, Katinka Corts


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The Henrik Frode Obel Foundation has announced that the first Obel Award, which comes with a 100,000 Euro prize, goes to Junya Ishigami+Associates' Art Biotop Water Garden, completed in Tochigi, Japan, in 2018. John Hill


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A curved bench with the name "The Best Weapon" was recently on display at the entrance to the United Nations in New York City. Coinciding with the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, the bench invited dignitaries to heed Nelson Mandela's advice and "sit down and talk." John Hill


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The Museum of Modern Art opens its much anticipated renovated and expanded galleries on October 21. World-Architects got a peek at the new MoMA designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler. John Hill


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The Glass House has posted a couple videos from its annual summer party, one of Philippe Petit performing an "Aerial Surprise" and the other a "walking history" with photographer David McCabe. John Hill


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Made in Tokyo, a new exhibition curated by Atelier Bow-Wow at the Japan Society in New York, explores the transformation of Tokyo from the 1964 Summer Olympics to the present day, on the cusp of the city hosting the Olympics once again. John Hill


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The influential architectural historian and landscape designer died at his home in London on Sunday, October 13, at the age of 80. John Hill


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Fifteen years after a major expansion designed by Yoshio Taniguchi, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has completed its latest expansion, this time courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler. John Hill


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An opening ceremony recently took place in Biel, Switzerland, for two new buildings Japanese architect Shigeru Ban designed for Swatch and Omega. Swatch Headquarters, with its snaking form and timber roof, grabs all the attention. John Hill


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Artist Agnes Denes is best known for the two-acre wheat field she planted and sowed in 1982 on landfill in Lower Manhattan, what would later become Battery Park City. But a large-scale retrospective now at The Shed displays, among other things, her predilection for pyramids, including one... John Hill


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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