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Most of the structures that comprised the Domino Sugar Refinery on the East River in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, were demolished after operations ceased in 2004 and a masterplan for a mixed-use development was approved a decade later. The landmark refinery building from 1884 remains, effectively a... Practice for Architecture and Urbanism | PAU

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1 week ago

CIA Conad recently completed its new headquarters on the outskirts of Forlì, the city in Northern Italy where the retail cooperative was founded 65 years ago. The design by tissellistudioarchitetti, based in nearby Cesena, is a slender linear volume that is covered in glass and aluminum fins... tissellistudioarchitetti

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2 weeks ago

Industrial buildings converted into cultural venues are nothing new, but recent years have seen some notable examples of an apparently inflexible type — grain silos — transformed into eye-catching places of culture. Adding to Thomas Heatherwick's MOCAA in South Africa and the... Prokš Přikryl architekti

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3 weeks ago

“For Everyone a Garden” is the title of a 1974 book by architect Moshe Safdie but also a statement of belief that started with the Habitat 67 in Montreal and has found its greatest fruition in the projects Safdie's firm has designed in Singapore. Safdie Architects answered a few questions... Safdie Architects

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4 weeks ago

Kunstsilo is the transformation of a former grain silo on Odderøya in Kristiansand, Norway, into a museum housing three art collections: the Sørlandet Art Collection, the Tangen Collection, and the Christianssands Picture Gallery. Similiary triptych in nature, the museum was designed by three... Mestres Wåge, Mendoza Partida and BAX studio

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1 month ago

Since it was established in 1998, Kloboucká lesní has been focused on sustainable forestry, producing glulam beams and other wood products at their nursery and production facilities in South Morania. It is therefore fitting that their administrative headquarters expresses the company's ethos... Mjölk architekti

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1 month ago

Arenas & Asociados, AM2 Arquitectos, and NOARQ collaborated on the Halo project, an imposing vertical connection structure that has become, in a short time, a new icon of the Galician city of Vigo, Spain. Antonio La Gioia

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1 month ago

The city of Jingdezhen in the province of Jiangxi is renowned beyond China since historical times for its porcelain production. More recently, the Imperial Kiln... Eduard Kögel

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1 month ago

The slanted walls of this eight-story office building in Tokyo appear anti-social, even aggressive at first glance, but they are a logical response to an adjacent elevated railway line, the need for acoustic privacy in the offices, and the desire for natural air and light. Makoto Yamaguchi... Makoto Yamaguchi Design

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2 months ago

Architect Nonsense is a young studio in Bangkok whose second project involved the transformation of an old lathe warehouse and factory into a co-working space with coffee shop. The adaptive reuse project became a playground for experimenting with old metal pieces, apparent even from the... Architect Nonsense

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2 months ago

The Marina del Prat Vermell in Barcelona is preparing for a future of significant change with the ambitious transformation of its surroundings, spearheaded by visionary projects such as the one designed by MIAS Architects and Coll-Leclerc. This project, located on a triangular site at the... Ana María Álvarez, MIAS Architects + Coll-Leclerc

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2 months ago

The Opera Park is a new green space about the size of three soccer fields suitably just steps from the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen. The heart of the park is occupied by a flower-shaped greenhouse with café that links to underground parking and ensures the park is a year-round destination.... Cobe

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2 months ago

While India has a population of 1.4 billion and nearly 50 cities with at least one million people, the country is predominantly rural. Evidence of this can be seen in the Nokha Village Community Centre designed by Sanjay Puri Architects

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2 months ago

Holzer Kobler Architekturen designed the Erlebnis-Hus St. Peter-Ording, an adventure house in the seaside town of St. Peter-Ording, Germany. Architect Andrea Zickhardt tells us how the building picks up on the architecture of the local pile dwellings and what makes it a place for everyone. Holzer Kobler Architekturen

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on 3/8/24

Williams College has unveiled the design by Brooklyn's SO–IL for a new building for the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), what will be the museum's first purpose-built home since it was inaugurated a century ago. Framed in mass timber and capped by a flowing, overhanging roof, SO–IL's... John Hill

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on 2/13/24

The exhibition ‘POETIC IMAGINATIONS. Interweaving Architecture with Traditional Values’ by Beijing’s  Eduard Kögel


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on 1/30/24

The Interactive Learning Pavilion at the University of California, Santa Barbara received the most votes in our poll for US Building of the Year 2023. Designed by Seattle's LMN Architects, the classroom building consists of two volumes astride an open-air “street” that, John Hill

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on 1/29/24

Since 2017, when the architects from urbanus identified Nantou as the focus for the Shenzhen – Hong Kong Biennale, several buildings have been... Eduard Kögel

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on 1/8/24

Last month New York City opened the East Midtown Greenway, an eight-block-long link in a loop of pedestrian and bike paths around Manhattan, located along the East River between 53rd and 61st Streets. World-Architects visited the project to take a closer look at the design by Stantec. John Hill

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on 12/18/23

The white exterior of Promenade, a new commercial development in suburban Houston designed by Brooklyn's MODU, is made with “self-cooling concrete walls” developed in consultation with Transsolar — the white, corrugated surfaces aim to cool the tenants' interior and exterior spaces in the... MODU

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on 12/4/23

The Center is a combination Central Kitchen, Instructional Farm, and Education Center that supports daily food production for every student in the Oakland Unified School District in West Oakland, California. The design of The Center by Palo Alto's CAW Architects features shaded outdoor spaces,... CAW Architects

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on 11/27/23

Atwater Canyon is an adaptive reuse project situated along a commercial corridor in the Atwater Village neighborhood of Los Angeles. Formation Association designed it so the facade retains some of its kitschy character, while the interior is bisected by a canyon-like passageway. The architects... Formation Association

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on 11/20/23

A gateway should provide access — literally, an opening — but also present a strong image that attracts people toward it. The Roger Williams Park Gateway Center achieves both of these: acting as a point of entry for the eponymous historic park and making a bold statement with colorful... INFORM Studio

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on 11/9/23

In China, everyone knows the saying “In heaven there is paradise, on earth there is Suzhou and Hangzhou”. In Suzhou, the many historic gardens and the old city centre with its whitewashed buildings and grey roofs along the canals have been protected for fifty years. New high-rise districts... Eduard Kögel

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on 11/7/23

The Interactive Learning Pavilion opened at the University of California, Santa Barbara earlier this year as the campus's first new building dedicated to classroom space in more than fifty years. Partner Stephen Van Dyck and the team of architects at LMN Architects answered a few questions... LMN Architects

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on 10/30/23

Two weeks ago we featured the first mass timber condominium in New York City (Timber House), and this week we have another building in Brooklyn that boasts another first: the first single-family residence... Schiller Projects

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on 10/23/23

Rotterdam's MVRDV is one of four architecture firms in the “collaborative design cohort” designing different parts of Mission Rock, a new neighborhood in San... MVRDV

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on 10/16/23

Although the benefits of buildings structured by timber are well-known by architects and others involved in design and construction, the rollout of mass timber buildings in urban areas like New York City has been slow, at best. So it was just last year that the first mass-timber condominium in... MESH Architectures

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on 10/9/23

Vistas looking north up Broadway in Lower Manhattan are dominated by the tower of Grace Church, positioned where the famous thoroughfare bends. Directly across the street from the landmark church is 799 Broadway, a new office building designed by the New York studio of Perkins&Will. As... Perkins&Will

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on 10/2/23

Five years ago Magazzino Italian Art, an institution focused on Arte Povera, opened its art space in Cold Springs, in New York's Hudson Valley. Just last month, Magazzino expanded with the new Robert Olnick Pavilion. The first building was designed by Miguel Quismondo's MQ Architecture, and... Alberto Campo Baeza & Miguel Quismondo

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on 9/27/23

Hainan Island, located in the South China Sea, has a tropical climate all year round. Since 1988, the island has been an independent province and the largest special economic zone in the People’s Republic. The capital Haikou is located at the northern end of the island with a population of... Eduard Kögel

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on 9/18/23

The Chicago Park District welcomed employees and the public inside its new Headquarters in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the city's Southwest Side in June. The bold design by John Ronan Architects is a circular building that sits within a new park. Ulf Meyer visited over the summer and... Ulf Meyer, John Ronan Architects

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on 9/4/23

In 2019, voters in Flint, Michigan, northwest of Detroit, approved a bond for the renovation of its then 61-year-old library. Two and a half years later, in May 2022, the renovated Flint Public Library opened to the public with much fanfare. OPN Architects answered a few questions about the... OPN Architects

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on 8/28/23

Shelter Island is a small island town near the eastern end of Long Island that is reachable only by ferries. The island is home to numerous modern houses, such as the Eco House, previously featured as a US... KoningEizenberg

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on 8/21/23

The Flint Hills is a region in Eastern Kansas that is notable for being home to large reserves of tallgrass prairie, the type of landscape that once covered much of the American Midwest. The off-the-grid Youngmeyer Ranch Field Station allows students and faculty from Wichita State University... Hutton

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on 8/14/23

More than fifteen years in the making, the Louis Armstrong Center is the final piece of the campus of the Louis Armstrong House Museum in the neighborhood of Corona, Queens, where jazz great Louis Armstrong lived for nearly thirty years. Caples Jefferson Architects answered a few questions... Caples Jefferson Architects

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