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Headlines
on 5/7/20

In a "three-minute read" on Medium, Sidewalk Labs CEO Daniel Doctoroff explains why "it no longer made sense... John Hill


Headlines
on 5/7/20

Architect and educator Marvin Malecha, president of the NewSchool of Architecture & Design and former president of the American Institute of Architects, died on May 4 from complications following a heart transplant. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/6/20

John Paul Eberhard, the founding president of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, died on May 2 from complications of coronavirus and congestive heart failure. He was 93. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/5/20

The Victoria & Albert Museum has launched Pandemic Objects, "an editorial project that compiles and reflects on objects that have taken on new meaning and purpose during the coronavirus outbreak." John Hill


Headlines
on 5/1/20

A/D/O, the design space created by MINI and housed in a former warehouse in Brooklyn renovated by nARCHITECTS, will close permanently at the end of May. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/30/20

The last piece of steel decking for the replacement of the Morandi Bridge, portions of which collapsed in August 2018 killing 43 people, was recently hoisted into... John Hill


Headlines
on 4/28/20

The Citizens’ Brigade to Save LACMA has unveiled designs by six finalists in an ideas competition aimed at providing alternatives to, and correcting the perceived deficiencies of, Peter Zumthor's new building for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/27/20

The Serpentine Galleries has announced that the 2020 Serpentine Pavilion designed by Johannesburg's Counterspace will open in summer 2021, one year later than originally planned, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/23/20

The 11th Street Bridge Park, which OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture and OLIN won a competition to design in October 2014, has received approval from the National... John Hill


Headlines
on 4/22/20

One month after Italian architects Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota unveiled the Connected Unit for Respiratory Ailments using old shipping containers, the first CURA prototype has been installed inside a temporary hospital in Turin. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/21/20

Mecanoo has won the international architectural competition for the development of the Senezh Management LAB in Russia with a plan that organizes four functional zones around an "Agora." John Hill


Headlines
on 4/17/20

The American Institute of Architects has announced that the AIA Conference on Architecture 2020 is canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.


Headlines
on 4/16/20

In the midst of the city's COVID-19 quarantine, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is moving forward with the demolition of four of its buildings to make way for the new building designed by Peter Zumthor. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/15/20

Citing the coronavirus outbreak, the Australian Institute of Architects has announced it will not be participating in the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale, raising the question: Will other countries follow suit? John Hill


Headlines
on 4/12/20

William Menking, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Architect's Newspaper, died on Saturday, April 11, at his home in Tribeca after a long bout with cancer. He was 72. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/7/20

Brothers Laurids and Manfred Ortner are recipients of the Grand Austrian State Prize, the highest award for artists from Austria. They are the first architects to receive the prize since 2015. John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


Headlines
on 4/7/20

Milan's Piuarch has been selected to design the Human Technopole Foundation's new building and campus for scientific research, part of the MIND Milano Innovation District located in the former Expo Area. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/3/20

The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello have announced that Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi are recipients of the 2020 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/1/20

Michael McKinnell, whose firm Kallmann McKinnell & Wood designed Boston's famous Brutalist City Hall, died on March 27 following complications from COVID-19. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/31/20

Following an executive order from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, "all work on non-essential construction and demolition sites is suspended," in response to the spread of COVID-19. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/27/20

Architecture critic, urban designer, author, and educator Michael Sorkin died on March 26, 2020, from complications brought on by the novel coronavirus. He was 71. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/25/20

Italian architects Carlo Ratti and Italo Rota have designed CURA, an open-source design that uses repurposed shipping containers to create plug-in intensive care units at hospitals faced with shortages of ICU space from the spread of the novel coronavirus. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/24/20

The International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee have announced that the Summer Olympics, scheduled to open in Tokyo in July, is being postponed to "not later than summer 2021" in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/20/20

Architects are working from home to deter the spread of COVID-19, but what about the construction workers carrying out their designs? The construction industry has been slow to respond to the pandemic. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/19/20

Two weeks after the School of Architecture at Taliesin announced it had secured new fundings sources in an effort to remain open, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has announced it will end discussions with the school, letting its agreement with the school expire at the end of July. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/17/20

The deadline for the ​£7,000 RIBA Norman Foster Scholarship — open to architecture students enrolled at eligible universities — is April 24, 2020. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/15/20

Vittorio Gregotti died in Milan on Sunday, March 15, from pneumonia after contracting COVID-19. The respected Italian architect, educator, and theorist was 92. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/13/20

Aaron Betsky, the head of the School of Architecture at Taliesin (SOAT) since 2015, has been appointed director of Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/12/20

Around the world, events that bring large groups of people together are being canceled or postponed as the novel coronavirus spreads. These include architecture and design events; some of the major fairs and conferences... John Hill


Headlines
on 3/11/20

On March 12 the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens its new building in Oklahoma City. Designed by Rand Elliott Architects, the museum is covered in thousands of custom-fabricated extruded aluminum fins.


Headlines
on 3/6/20

The School of Architecture at Taliesin has reversed its January decision to close, after it was then unable to reach an agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, with hopes of remaining open. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/4/20

The 17th International Architecture Exhibition How will we live together?, originally set to open in May, will open in late August instead, over travel restrictions stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/4/20

American architect Henry Cobb, best known as the architect of Boston's John Hancock Tower and name partner in Pei Cobb Freed & Partners with I.M. Pei and James Ingo Freed, has died, just one month shy of his 94th birthday. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/3/20

Tom Pritzker, chairman of The Foundation, has announced that Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects are the 2020 laureates of the annual Pritzker Architecture Prize, considered architecture's highest honor. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/27/20

Preservation Chicago has released its annual "7 Most Endangered" list. It includes numerous repeats, most notably Helmut Jahn's James R. Thompson Center, which the State of Illinois is currently selling and could be demolished. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/25/20

Milan's Salone del Mobile furniture fair, a staple for globetrotting interior designers and the design press every April, has been postponed until June in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in Northern Italy.


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