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Found
on 7/23/20

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has temporarily populated the Farnsworth House — the iconic work of modern architecture designed by Mies van der Rohe for Dr. Edith Farnsworth — with furnishings that reflect its original appearance in the 1950s. John Hill


Found
on 7/21/20

Commissioned by 'T' Space and available online since July 18, Ca’n Terra: Architecture of the Earth is the virtual exhibition of a house designed by Ensamble Studio, a house that actually occupies an abandoned quarry in Menorca, Spain. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/17/20

The Getty Foundation has announced the thirteen recipients of grants in its seventh — and final — round of Keeping It Modern, the initiative created in 2014 to aid in the conservation of modern... John Hill


Headlines
on 7/16/20

La Biennale di Venezia has revealed details on The Disquieted Muses, an exhibition that will take place in the Central Pavilion from August to November this year, bringing together directors from the Biennale's six departments (art, architecture, cinema, dance, music, and theater) to tell the... John Hill


Headlines
on 7/14/20

Two years after making history by becoming the first woman selected to direct the Architectural Association in London, Eva Franch i Gilabert has been fired from her post over "specific failures of performance." John Hill


Found
on 7/10/20

Reimagining Brooklyn Bridge, an international design competition organized by the New York City Council and the Van Alen Institute, "challenges participants to rethink the iconic Brooklyn Bridge walkway." Images of the six finalists have been released. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/8/20

Called Innovation QNS, the proposed five-block mixed-use development consists of apartments, office space, retail, open space, and an arts and culture hub next to the historic Kaufman Astoria Studios. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/7/20

Adjaye Associates has unveiled its design for a memorial to Cherry Groce, who was shot by a police officer in front of her children in 1985, to be built in Windrush Square in London's Brixton district. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/6/20

Chybik + Kristof Architects & Urban Designers has won a competition to design the Jihlava Multipurpose Arena, what is billed as one of the largest sports and leisure complexes in the Czech Republic. John Hill


Products
on 7/2/20

Concrete's high carbon footprint has led to many calls for alternative materials. It might also be possible to keep using concrete, but do more with less. Researchers at ETH Zürich are exploring a significant reduction of the material through optimized shapes, as illustrated by a new... John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


Film
on 7/2/20

NOWNESS, in the latest installment of its "Constructed Views" series, presents a profile of Etsuro Sotoo, the sculptor who left Japan in 1978 for Barcelona and has since devoted himself to the completion of Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Familia. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/2/20

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled its design of "the world's most sustainable furniture factory" for Vestre, the Norwegian manufacturer of urban furniture. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/1/20

The University of Southern California School of Architecture and Getty Research Institute have announced the joint acquisition of the archive of architect Paul Revere Williams, "the most significant African American architect of the 20th century." John Hill


Found
on 6/30/20

The Jewish Museum Berlin is reopening its core exhibition on August 23 after a nearly two-and-a-half-year redesign. It replaces the exhibition that was on display from the opening of the building designed by Daniel Libeskind in 2001 until December 2017, having attracted 11 million visitors in... John Hill


Found
on 6/26/20

An online exhibition of photographs by Camilo José Vergara shows residents in and around New York City adjusting to the "new normal" of social distancing, wearing face masks in public, waiting in long lines for basic services, and making ends meet when so many are out of work. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/26/20

The American Society of Landscape Architects has announced the recipients of this year's Honors, which are selected by ASLA’s Board of Trustees and "represent the highest recognition ASLA bestows each year." John Hill


Headlines
on 6/25/20

Ma Yansong's MAD Architects have revealed their masterplan and architectural design for Shenzhen Bay Culture Park, a cultural complex planned for a waterfront site in Shenzhen, China. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/25/20

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced that the city will move its government offices from the 18-year-old City Hall designed by Foster + Partners to The Crystal, an 8-year-old building designed by WilkinsonEyre. John Hill


Film
on 6/24/20

The American Institute of Architects has launched this year's AIA Film Challenge, asking filmmakers, architects, and storytellers in the United States to submit mini documentaries (60- to 90-second videos) that can be during stay-at-home orders. John Hill


Insight
on 6/23/20

The semi-annual Vectorworks Design Summit allows Vectorworks users the opportunity to connect with other users, interact with the company’s software developers, and hear about new developments for future updates. This year’s Design Summit was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, John Hill


Headlines
on 6/22/20

The 19-year-old A+D Museum is closing its physical space in Los Angeles's Arts District and moving to an exclusively virtual, internet-based platform for its exhibitions of avant-garde architecture and design. John Hill


Products
on 6/19/20

The exhibition spaces of the Bauhaus Museum in Weimar, Germany, sit behind a facade of stacked precast elements, but architect Heike Hanada didn't originally plan it that way. John Hill, Martina Metzner


Found
on 6/18/20

The World as an Architectural Project is a recently published book written by Venice Architecture Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis and Roi Salgueiro Barrio with Gabriel Kozlowski. It details 50 projects over more than 100 years, all of them seeing architects thinking at the scale of the... John Hill


Headlines
on 6/18/20

The broad support for the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States since the murder of George Floyd has extended to schools of architecture, which are voicing their support for change in the face of structural racism. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/17/20

Raffles City Chongqing, a mixed-use project in the center of Chongqing, China, recently opened the skybridge that caps four of the project's eight towers. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/16/20

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe is launching the second edition of the Lilly Reich Grant for Equality in Architecture today, June 16, on the 135th anniversary of Lilly Reich's birth. John Hill


Found
on 6/12/20

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) reopened on the Lisbon waterfront on June 10 with Beeline, a museum-wide architectural intervention by SO-IL, the Brooklyn practice of Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu. John Hill


Film
on 6/12/20

Amnesty International and SITU Studio, an architectural practice based in Brooklyn, have released Choking Dissent: How Tear Gas is Used to Crush Protests, a video analysis that explores the mechanics of tear gas and how the "less lethal" munition interacts with spaces of protest. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/10/20

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the theme for 13th edition taking place in December in Lisbon: "Greening the City." John Hill


Headlines
on 6/10/20

The School of Architecture at Taliesin, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1932, is parting with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and moving to Cosanti and Arcosanti, the campuses started by Paolo Soleri in Arizona in the 1960s. John Hill


Film
on 6/9/20

Swiss furniture company Vitra is making the 90-minute film from 2018 Chair Times: A History of Seating – From 1800 to Today available to watch for free on its website, alongside sixteen short "Chair Stories." John Hill


Insight
on 6/8/20

The second Architecture & the Media conference, organized by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, took place May 11 - 14, 2020, two years after the inaugural event was held at the... John Hill


Found
on 6/8/20

Dutch photographer Iwan Baan headlined the second Architecture & the Media conference, which was organized by the Fundació Mies van der Rohe and took place online over four days in May. World-Architects spoke one-on-one with Baan after the conference to dig deeper into some of the... John Hill


Film
on 6/4/20

A new short film by Jim Stephenson and Laura Mark mixes visits to some of Zaha Hadid's buildings — Vitra Fire Station, MAXXI, London Aquatics Centre — with remembrances of the late architect by Eva Jiřičná. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/3/20

Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron are designing a slender 87-story mixed-use tower on Toronto's Mink Mile that would be the tallest building in Canada if completed. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/3/20

As is tradition with the MPavilion commissions installed in Melbourne's Queens Victoria Gardens each summer, Glenn Murcutt's recent iteration is being given a second life. John Hill


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