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With many buildings unable to open for this year's Open House weekend in London (September 19-20), Open City commissioned Stephenson / Bishop to create 30 short films that give viewers tours of some of the city's most unique places. John Hill


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In a unanimous vote, the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation has selected Snøhetta to design a presidential library dedicated to the 26th President of the United States, to be located in Medora, North Dakota. John Hill


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As part of the Architecture + DesignFilm Festival Winnipeg taking place in-person and online September 16-20, the winners of the 2020 ArchiShorts competition have been announced. John Hill


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Nature is clearly the star at the aptly named Natu Restaurant at the Goulandris Natural History Museum in Athens. A variety of trees, plants, and herbs combine with stone surfaces and steel furniture to create an oasis that looks even more inviting in the age of coronavirus. John Hill


Headlines
5 day ago

The spiraling He Art Museum (HEM) designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando will open to the public on the first day of October. John Hill


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More than twenty years in the making, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, designed by Frank Gehry, is being formally dedicated on September 17 and opening to the public one day later. John Hill


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On September 14, developers SL Green and Hines, with architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox, cut the ribbon on One Vanderbilt, which at 1,401 feet (427m) is the tallest office building in Midtown Manhattan. John Hill


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The Brazilian architect, who will turn 92 in October, has donated around 10,000 items spanning his 65-year career to the Casa da Arquitectura in Matosinhos, Porto. John Hill


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For the first time — and for good reason, given COVID-19 — the annual Bartlett Summer Show is taking place exclusively in a digital environment. The online exhibition presents the work of more than 700 students in an immersive environment that is a lot of fun to browse. John Hill


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The Line is a "micro-budget" structure designed by Sacramento design practice REgroup that was installed in rural California late last year. The 75-foot-long white surface marks a place in the landscape that can be used for weddings, performances, and other events. John Hill


Headlines
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Monopol reports that Peter Zumthor will be the subject of a new film by Wim Wenders, the German filmmaker who made Buena Vista Social Club and a documentary about dance choreographer Pina Bausch. John Hill


Insight
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Although The Disquieted Muses: When La Biennale di Venezia Meets History opened to the public on August 29, restricted travel during the coronavirus pandemic makes seeing non-local exhibitions difficult. In turn, World-Architects editor John Hill, based in New York, took a remote glance... John Hill


Film
1 week ago

VernissageTV visits the inaugural Biennale Bregaglia in Bergell, Switzerland, where artists from all over the country have installed artworks that sometimes interact directly with the historical landscapes and buildings. John Hill


Headlines
1 week ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has awarded its 2020 Twenty-five Year Award to "Conjunctive Points–The New City," an assemblage of buildings in Culver City, California, that began in 1986. John Hill


Headlines
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The stations feature generous vaulted spaces inspired by regional architecture as part of the larger project's goal of encouraging people in the capital of Qatar to use public transit rather than relying on cars. John Hill


Found
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Lattice Detour, Mexican artist Héctor Zamora's site-specific installation for the Cantor Roof Garden at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a porous brick wall that clearly confronts political issues while also recalling a controversial icon of public art. John Hill


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There exists a Niemeyer in Leipzig — not a landmark in the middle of the city center, but a small sphere appended to a former boiler house in the Plagwitz industrial area. Housing a restaurant and bar, it is the last structure Oscar Niemeyer designed before he died in December 2012 just shy of... John Hill, Katinka Corts


Film
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In a new, highly informative film, Akira Koyama, founder and owner of KEY OPERATION / ARCHITECTS, gives an in-depth presentation of a recently completed residential project in Tokyo that his firm designed for people living with cats. John Hill


Headlines
2 week ago

Herzog & de Meuron has restored and extended the Musiksaal that is home to the Basel Symphony Orchestra. The extension was done "in the same neo-Baroque architectural tradition" of the 19th-century original designed by Johann Jakob Stehlin. John Hill


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The 87-year-old architect known for the Pompidou Center, Lloyd's of London, and other high-tech buildings is retiring from the London practice — now Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners — that he founded more than 40 years ago. John Hill


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The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the 43 shortlisted projects competing for the third biennial Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). John Hill


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Tehran-born sculptor Siah Armajani, who lived in Minneapolis since 1960 and created art with an architectural bent, died in Minneapolis on August 27 at the age of 81. John Hill


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The mixed-use project in Beverly Hills — designed as a "hillside village" with eighteen residences "growing" from a base wrapped in a living green wall — is the first completed building in the United States for Beijing's MAD Architects. John Hill


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Italian architect Vittorio Gregotti, who died in March at the age of 92, is one of four former artistic directors of La Biennale di Venezia who will be given posthumous Golden Lions in early September. John Hill


Headlines
4 week ago

The International Committee of Architectural Critics (CICA) has released its shortlist of books and essays in the running for the Dennis Sharp CICA Awards 2020. John Hill


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Future Architecture Rooms is a website with 27 curated "rooms" occupied by architectural institutions that are members of the Future Architecture platform. Arriving in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the project is billed as "an attempt to build an environment at the intersection of the... John Hill


Headlines
4 week ago

OMA New York has unveiled the glass-topped transformation designed by Shohei Shigematsu for the Tiffany & Co. flagship store on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. John Hill


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Lab-École, a Québec non-profit focused on impacting the design of tomorrow's schools, has unveiled the winners in the "Imagining the Schools of Tomorrow, Together" competition that will be built in different parts of the Canadian province in the coming years. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Six months after news leaked of a draft executive order by the Trump administration to mandate classical architecture for federal buildings, a contract opportunity for a new courthouse in Florida embeds that same mandate, drawing the ire of the AIA. John Hill


Products
1 month ago

Punctuating the entrance of the newest Us&Co co-working location in London is a helical staircase designed by Stamos Yeoh Architects with a bevy of consultants. Here we take a closer look at how this unique stair was built. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

The winner of the professional category of Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international design competition organized by the New York City Council and the Van Alen Institute, Brooklyn Bridge... John Hill


Film
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Skateboarders Murilo Peres and Pedro Barros — with a lot of help from Red Bull and the estate of Oscar Niemeyer — were granted permission to skateboard in, under, and atop thirteen of Niemeyer's buildings in Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, and other parts of Brazil. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Architectural design concepts by the three finalists — Henning Larsen, Snøhetta, and Studio Gang — have been unveiled in the competition to design the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in Medora, North Dakota. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The 13th edition of the World Architecture Festival, originally scheduled to take place in Lisbon in early December, is moving to June 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, launching WAFVirtual in its place. John Hill


Found
1 month ago

Public toilets designed by Tadao Ando, Shigeru Ban, Fumihiko Maki, and other architects are popping up over Tokyo's Shibuya district. The Tokyo Toilet, as the project is called, is replacing old facilities with fully accessible, eye-catching designs. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The announcement of a $100,000 gift to the department of architecture at Alabama's Tuskegee University signals the strides being taken to diversify the profession in the United States, but data indicates there is a lot more that needs to be done. John Hill


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