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L'Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped is a temporary artwork by the late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude that is on display at Place de l'Étoile in Paris for 16 days, until October 3, 2021.  John Hill


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"Stop Architectural Deforestation!," a 15-minute film produced for Contested Modernities, now on display in Berlin, argues "that the discussion of heritage conservation has to move towards a more holistic view that includes an ethical discourse of environmental and social... John Hill


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Guggenheim director Richard Armstrong, speaking at a press conference in Basel, Switzerland, announced that the long awaited — and much delayed — Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, designed by Frank Gehry, will open in 2026. John Hill


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The 2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial opened its three-month run on September 17. Unlike previous iterations that were headquartered at the Chicago Cultural Center, the 2021 event breaks free of the gallery, activating some vacant lots in a half-dozen neighborhoods through site-specific... John Hill


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Design District, billed as "London's landmark new creativity hub," has opened on the Greenwich Peninsula, with a campus of sixteen buildings designed by half as many architects, including Barozzi Veiga, David Kohn Architects, and SelgasCano. John Hill


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As part of the Swedish furniture company's push to be more sustainable, in line with its buy back program and longterm goal to be "circular and climate positive," IKEA recently opened a store in central Vienna that was designed by the architects at querkraft with terraces for 160 trees — and... John Hill


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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the six buildings in the running for the 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize, which annually awards the "UK's best new building." John Hill


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Vectorworks, Inc. has announced the 2022 release of its suite of software for architecture, landscape, entertainment, and interior design industries: Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, Braceworks, ConnectCAD, and Vision. John Hill


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The award ceremony for the 2021 Pritzker Architecture Prize, given to French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal of Lacaton Vassal, was released on September 14th — taking place online for the second time in its 43-year history. John Hill


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Australian architect Glenn Murcutt has been named a recipient of the Japan Art Association’s 2021 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award, one of the world's most prestigious awards for architects and other artists. John Hill


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The Commercial Observer is reporting that Foster + Partners is working on a new design for 2 World Trade Center, the office tower they were commissioned for but then lost to BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group. John Hill


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The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the second and final list of works competing for the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. Together with the first list announced in February, 532 works are in the running for the... John Hill


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Saturday, September 11, marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. Much rebuilding has taken place on the 16-acre site in these two decades. Here we present a visual tour of the current state of the WTC in Lower Manhattan. John Hill


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The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has revealed the eight shortlisted projects in the WAF Certified Timber Prize 2021, supported for the third consecutive year by the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).  John Hill


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Walter de Maria's The 2000 Sculpture — a horizontal sculpture made up of 2,000 white plaster rods — is back on display at the Kunsthaus Zürich, in the large column-free gallery it was created for nearly thirty years ago. John Hill


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The latest episode of "Architecture with Stewart," the YouTube channel of Stewart Hicks of Chicago's Design with Company, addresses Louis I. Kahn's assertion that a brick wants to be an arch. He goes on a tour of Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood with photographer and brick lover Will Quam. John Hill


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Construction has wrapped on the Audrey Irmas Pavilion, the first religious commission for OMA New York. The building leans away from the historic Wilshire Boulevard Temple to form a courtyard, bring in natural light, and create a "forward-looking" image for the congregation. John Hill


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New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2021 National Design Awards, which recognizes design excellence and innovation in nine categories. John Hill


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During a ceremony held in Venice on Monday, August 30, the awards for participation in the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, "How will we live together?," and for the best national pavilions were announced. John Hill


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Our URL is staying the same, but as of October 1st the office of World-Architects and its various national platforms will be located at Headsquarter, a co-working space at Talacker 41 in Zurich's first district. John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


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The Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP) has revealed plans for an expansion to its iconic building. When complete in 2024, the vertical addition will be named for MASP co-founder Pietro Maria Bardi, with its historic building renamed in honor of its architect, Lina Bo Bardi. John Hill


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The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) and the Chicago Architectural Club have revealed the seven finalists in the ideas competition that calls for "new, creative visions" for Helmut Jahn's State of Illinois Center/James R. Thompson Center in Chicago. John Hill


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The third Exhibit Columbus exhibition opened on Saturday, August 21, with numerous site-specific installations and photography on display across Columbus, Indiana, the small town that is famous as a mecca of Midwestern modern architecture. The three-month exhibition, curated by Iker Gil and... John Hill


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NEBULOSUS is a "pavilion" of vapor clouds created by AUTHOS.ch and Stella Speziali for the third iteration of Design Biennale Zurich, taking place at the Old Botanical Garden until September 5th. The ephemeral installation will host a special augmented reality display during the Lange... John Hill


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The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have announced that Mecanoo is this year's recipient of "Europe's Highest Award for Architecture." John Hill


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A new short film from Safdie Architects looks at the impact of Moshe Safdie's Habitat 67, the iconic residential structure built in Montreal in 1967. The film has been released to coincide with construction milestones on three of the firm's large residential projects, all of which build upon... John Hill


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The Jencks Foundation and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have announced that the 2021 recipient of the RIBA Charles Jencks Award is Indian architect Anupama Kundoo. John Hill


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Construction is underway on a 34-story tower designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop for Columbia University, located across the street from its Manhattanville campus and three other buildings designed by the firm. John Hill


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Updated renderings of the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC) — designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Woods Bagot for Adelaide's Lot Fourteen development — have been released as the project is submitted for planning approval. John Hill


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The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art speaks with artist Ibrahim Mahama about his installations that often consist of buildings covered with jute sacks, a material synonymous with the trade markets in Ghana, where he lives and works. John Hill


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On Thursday, July 29th, a 14-year-old boy jumped to his death — the fourth suicide since the climbable sculpture designed by Thomas Heatherwick opened in March 2019. The Vessel promptly closed and was immediately followed by renewed calls to install higher barriers. John Hill


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Instead of opening to fanfare this week, the Marble Arch Mound, a temporary installation designed by MVRDV for the western end of London's Oxford Street, was derided by visitors and mocked online for failing to meet expectations. John Hill


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The design of the seventh MPavilion, designed by Italy's MAP studio, has been unveiled. Called "The LightCatcher," the project will be erected in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens and start hosting events in November. John Hill


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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the 16 projects from 11 countries receiving 2021 International Awards for Excellence; all projects are now in the running for the third RIBA International Prize. John Hill


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The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the 478-strong shortlist for the 2020/21 WAF Awards, which will be decided at the FIL exhibition center in Lisbon at the beginning of December – delayed one year due to the pandemic. John Hill


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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


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