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Headlines
on 6/19/19

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from Protect Our Parks, a group opposing the construction of the Obama Presidential Center on publicly owned land on Chicago's South Side. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/19/19

Although beset by controversy over Junya Ishigami's open desk policy as well as by UK building relations, the Japanese architect's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is set to open to the public on Friday, June 21, in London's Kensington Gardens. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/18/19

Changes to the facade of the Portland Building, the 1982 Postmodern landmark in Portland, Oregon, designed by Michael Graves, will result in it being removed from the National Register of Historic Places. John Hill


Works
on 6/18/19

The Street-Wall Gallery on Yuyuan Road is an art gallery designed for passersby. We conceived this ultra-thin art gallery, which clings closely to the wall, with a glass slot of 4.2 meters long and 30 millimeters high. Bengo Studio


Reviews
on 6/17/19

Open since mid-May, the Statue of Liberty Museum contains exhibits about the world-famous statue and the idea of liberty, provides a new home for the statue's original torch, and gives... FXCollaborative

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Number
on 6/17/19

Number of abandoned churches in the historic center of Naples, Italy, where more than 200 churches are found: 75 René Ammann


Products
on 6/16/19

The Shed, the cultural venue on Manhattan' West Side that features an attention-getting movable shell, opened to the public in April. The sliding enclosure is enabled by Vector Foiltec's lightweight ETFE foil cushions. John Hill


Works
on 6/14/19

On June 12, 2019, the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), designed by Studio Gang, broke ground on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Studio Gang


Film
on 6/13/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with Spanish architect Juan Herreros of Madrid's estudio Herreros. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/13/19

The National Museum of Finland has revealed the five finalists in the two-stage design competition for an annex to its 1916 Art Nouveau building in Helsinki. John Hill


Found
on 6/12/19

FORMGIVING, the "architectural journey" by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, opened its six-month run at the Danish Architecture Center on June 12. Take a peek at the large, colorful exhibition. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/12/19

The LafargeHolcim Foundation has launched the 6th cycle of the $2 million Lafarge Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction, which seeks leading projects and bold ideas "that combine sustainable construction solutions with architectural excellence." John Hill


Headlines
on 6/11/19

The Illinois Institute of Technology has announced that Reed Kroloff will join IIT as the new Rowe Family Dean of the College of Architecture. John Hill


Film
on 6/11/19

Itinerant Office's second edition of its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project continues with an interview with Belgian architect Freek Persyn of 51N4E. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/11/19

The Colour Palace, a temporary structure designed by Pricegore and Yinka Ilori, is now gracing the lawn outside the Dulwich Picture Gallery as part of the London Festival of Architecture and the gallery's summer programming. John Hill


Reviews
on 6/10/19

The most striking part of HGA's addition to Temple Israel in Minneapolis is the lobby, which is graced by a curved ceiling and looks onto an enclosed courtyard. The space is an uplifting entrance for both the congregation and the children attending classes there. HGA answered a few questions... HGA

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Number
on 6/10/19

Share of hires made by McKissack & McKissack, the oldest African-American-owned, female-run construction management firm in the United... René Ammann


Found
on 6/7/19

Compass Pools has unveiled renderings for a "death defying" 360-degree infinity pool for the top of a proposed skyscraper in central London. The concept begs the question: just because it can be done, should it be done? John Hill


Headlines
on 6/6/19

New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2019 National Design Awards, which recognizes design excellence and innovation in eleven categories. John Hill


Reviews
on 6/6/19

The Erimtan Museum in Ankara, Turkey, designed by Ayşen Savaş with Can Aker and Onur Yüncü, is, in the words of Ulf Meyer, a well-kept secret on the same level with some of Carlo Scarpa's finest works. Ulf Meyer

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Insight
on 6/5/19

"From manual to digital or vice versa," one of the four workshops at the LafargeHolcim Foundation's 6th Forum in Cairo in April, pitted rammed earth and other manual constructions against digital processes. The winner? A hybrid of the manual and digital. John Hill


Works
on 6/5/19

This modest sized courtyard house in suburban Chicago is wrapped almost entirely in brick. The street facade is organized in vertical twisting columns to create an ever-changing pattern of opening and closing as light moves across and through the facades. Brooks + Scarpa


Headlines
on 6/4/19

"Controversial" architect Stanley Tigerman, arguably the most important late-20th-century architect in Chicago, has died at the age of 88. John Hill


Headlines
on 6/3/19

Four years after architect Michael Graves died at the age of 80, the Princeton University Art Museum has acquired nearly 5,000 drawings from the estate of the famous Postmodernist who lived and worked in Princeton, New Jersey, for decades. John Hill


Works
on 6/3/19

Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés presents Identity One in the very heart of EuroRennes, a new business district that aims at reuniting the southside of Rennes with the historical city center. Jean-Paul Viguier et Associés


Number
on 6/3/19

Amount of money the indigenous Yanacona community sold virtually all its land to the state of Peru for, in order to build a new international airport that may... René Ammann


Film
on 5/31/19

Itinerant Office continues its "Past, Present, Future: about being an architect yesterday, today and beyond" project, which featured interviews with 11 Italian and Dutch architects last year, with 13 more conversations, this time with architects from Belgium, France, Portugal, and Spain.... John Hill


Headlines
on 5/30/19

The onePULSE Foundation, the nonprofit established "to create a sanctuary of hope" following the 2016 Pulse Nightclub tragedy, has announced the six teams shortlisted in the two-stage competition to design the future National Pulse Memorial and Museum. John Hill


Found
on 5/30/19

Seventeen recipients of the RIBA Stirling Prize are founding signatories of Architects Declare, a UK-based commitment that aims "to create architecture and urbanism that has a more positive impact on the world around us." John Hill


Products
on 5/29/19

An existing parking garage in Cambridge, Massachusett's Kendall Square neighborhood has been wrapped in a new fabric facade: a surreal drawing of rectangles and shadows designed by French 2D. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/29/19

One month after a fire destroyed the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris and an architecture competition was announced for its replacement, a bill approved by the French Senate would effectively nullify the competition. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/28/19

OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture has wrapped up the residential complex at 121 East 22nd Street, the firm's first ground-up building in Manhattan. John Hill


Headlines
on 5/28/19

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the three works of "socially transformative architecture" in the running for the 2019 RAIC International Prize. John Hill


Reviews
on 5/27/19

The angular, flared form of the The Hive may look arbitrary at first glance, but it was born from building code limitations in Austin, Texas, and the functional requirements of a one-bedroom dwelling. Architect Nicole Blair of Studio 512 answered a few questions about the compact, clever... Studio 512

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Headlines
on 5/24/19

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has announced the full list of more than 80 contributors to the 2019 exhibition, titled ...and other such stories under artistic director Yesomi Umolu. John Hill


Number
on 5/24/19

Number of the 1,648 brutalist masterpieces (or "concrete monsters") listed on #SOSBrutalism that are facing demolition: 171  René Ammann


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