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Headlines
on 8/15/19

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


Reviews
on 8/14/19

A "floating" wall is the most distinctive feature in KEN Architects' design of a house in Hohu, Yamaguchi Prefecture. Far from arbitrary, the wall relates to the public/private nature of the garden behind it, as architect Kenichi Kohmura explains in response to a few of our questions. KEN Architects

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Headlines
on 8/13/19

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has announced a new biennial international landscape architecture prize that will confer a $100,000 USD award on "a living practitioner, collaborative or team for their creative, courageous, and visionary work in the field of landscape architecture." John Hill


Reviews
on 8/12/19

This house, located a few hours north of New York City, takes its name from the pond it sits upon and looks across. Following the pond's edge, the house's curved form also relates to the sun overhead. Dean / Wolf Architects answered a few questions about Ephemeral Edge. Dean / Wolf Architects

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Headlines
on 8/8/19

Colorado's Aspen Institute has announced the establishment of the Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies, which will be dedicated to the career of the prolific Bauhaus designer who moved to Aspen in the 1940s. John Hill


Works
on 8/7/19

This project hopes to provide a dynamic public space for workers, residents, teachers, students and plant lovers; the traditional planting culture of Shajing is passed down in a new form, which is also a media for community building. MOZHAO ARCHITECTS


Found
on 8/6/19

Passages Insolites, a 4km-long "art circuit" on display in Québec City until October 14, features more than a dozen artworks that play on the title's idea of "unusual passages" by inserting provocative elements into pedestrian pathways. John Hill


Reviews
on 8/5/19

50Fifty is a new office building in the Denver Tech Center (DTC), a large commercial and residential area 12 miles southeast of Downtown Denver. Behind 50Fifty's sleek glass facade lies some creative vertical logic: the surface parking typical of the area was moved into the base of the... Clutch Design Studio

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Found
on 8/1/19

The Yoshiro and Yoshio Taniguchi Museum of Architecture, Kanazawa opened on July 26 with the exhibition The Pursuit of Pure Design: The World of Yoshiro Taniguchi, an Architect Nurtured by Kanazawa. John Hill


Film
on 7/31/19

Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello of Rael San Fratello have turned a small portion of the US-Mexico border into a literal playground with the installation of pink teeter totters that allow children — and adults — on both sides of the wall to play together. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/30/19

The Getty Foundation is awarding more than $1.6 million in architectural conservation grants to ten significant 20th century buildings as part of its Keeping It Modern initiative. John Hill


Reviews
on 7/29/19

Wineries are often a setting for high-profile architecture, enough that numerous books are devoted to them. This equipment barn for Saxum Vineyards in California's San Luis Obispo County shows that architectural attention can also be given to the industrial structures that lie beyond the... Clayton & Little Architects

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Film
on 7/26/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project wraps up with an interview with Francisco Aires Mateus, founder of Lisbon's Francisco Aires Mateus Arquitectos. John Hill


Works
on 7/24/19

The existing sports and leisure amenity by Fritz Schwarz and Hans Litz, which dates from 1964 and includes an outdoor swimming pool and two external ice rinks, required a complete renovation, while a new ice sports hall was also to be added. EM2N


Works
on 7/23/19

Lemoal Lemoal Architectes has completed the new Gonzague Saint Bris social and cultural center in Cabourg. The project has been driven by the mayor of Cabourg, whose aim was to group the city’s cultural and social services on a single site. The architects wished to offer both an urban response... Lemoal Lemoal Architectes


Insight
on 7/22/19

A new exhibition, Rome and the Teacher, Astra Zarina, is on display this summer in New York's Dutchess County. It celebrates the influence of Steven Holl's professor and is held in a new building designed by the architect. World-Architects attended the opening on July 14 and filed this... John Hill


Headlines
on 7/21/19

César Pelli, the famed architect of the Petronas Towers, the world's tallest buildings from 1998 to 2004, died on Friday, July 19, at the age of 92. John Hill


Film
on 7/19/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with Stéphane Beel, founder of Ghent, Belgium's Stéphane Beel Architects. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/19/19

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has revealed the six buildings in the running for the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize, which annually awards the "UK's best new building." John Hill


Film
on 7/18/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with Madrid's Atxu Amann, co-founder of Amann-Cánovas-Maruri. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/17/19

At a press conference in Venice on Tuesday, Paolo Baratta, President of La Biennale di Venezia, and Hashim Sarkis, curator of the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, revealed the theme for the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale. John Hill


Products
on 7/16/19

A diminutive residential addition in London's Canonbury neighborhood of Islington blends into its Victorian neighbors through its dark brick cladding. But a closer look reveals a finely patterned texture made possible by robotic fabrication. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/15/19

London mayor Sadiq Khan has rejected the application for The Tulip, the proposed 305.3-meter-tall tower designed by Norman Foster, saying it "would result in harm to London’s skyline." John Hill


Number
on 7/15/19

Number of buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright added to the UNESCO World Heritage sites registry: 8 René Ammann


Reviews
on 7/15/19

The always free Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago opened its new Searle Visitor Center in November as the latest piece in its Pride of Chicago capital campaign. Topped by angled planes of metal, the building makes for a striking gateway to the zoo from the east. Ross Barney Architects sent us some... Ross Barney Architects

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Headlines
on 7/12/19

Design software developer Vectorworks, Inc.'s 2019 Vectorworks Design Scholarship program offers international students from all design disciplines the opportunity to win up to $10,000 USD. Submission deadline is August 29, 2019. John Hill


Found
on 7/12/19

Xylem, a new scenic pavilion designed by architect Francis Kéré opens at Tippet Rise Art Center on July 13. It is the first site-specific commission to be added to Tippet Rise's 12,000-acre property since it opened to the public in 2016. Francis Kéré


Headlines
on 7/11/19

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has released images of Australian, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Glenn Murcutt's design for the 2019 MPavilion, which will open in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens in November. John Hill


Film
on 7/10/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with interviews with two Paris-based partners at Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Antoine Chaaya and Joost Moolhuijzen. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/10/19

New York's Steven Holl Architects and Prague's Architecture Acts have won an international competition for the Ostrava Concert Hall in Ostrana, Czech Republic. John Hill


Works
on 7/10/19

The Path of Perspectives or "Perspektivenweg", designed by Snøhetta for the Nordkettenbahn cable railway, introduces a series of ten architectural elements along the panorama trail in the alpine landscape that highlight the unique features of Innsbruck's spectacular Nordkette mountain range. Snøhetta


Film
on 7/9/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with architect Enrique Sobejano, co-founder of Madrid- and Berlin-based Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos. John Hill


Works
on 7/9/19

The Klotski is a three-story, mixed-use infill building situated in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. The building houses a beer hall, an office, a maker space, a studio, and a small caretaker’s apartment. Graham Baba Architects


Found
on 7/9/19

A large undulating Lawn now covers the Great Hall of the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. Designed by the LAB at Rockwell Group, the installation is the setting for the museum's sixth annual Summer Block Party. John Hill


Headlines
on 7/8/19

Eight buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in the United States between 1909 and 1959 have been added to UNESCO's World Heritage List, which considers inscribed sites "to be of outstanding value to humanity." John Hill


Specials
on 7/8/19

At the upcoming Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles, Christina Biasi-von Berg, Monika Lepel and Peter Ippolito will be offering guided tours of the trade fair as part of the "Talk & Tours" by World-Architects, giving insights into their projects. Martina Metzner


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