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Headlines
on 4/15/19

The Jewel Changi Airport, designed by architect Moshe Safdie, has opened to the public in Singapore. The glass-domed space with shopping, dining, and other amenities boasts the world's largest indoor waterfall. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/15/19

Parisians looked on in horror and grief Monday evening as a fire ripped through Notre-Dame Cathedral and brought down its spire. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/10/19

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved to certify the final environmental impact report for Peter Zumthor's proposed expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). John Hill


Headlines
on 4/10/19

Last weekend the Bauhaus Museum, designed by Heike Hanada, opened to the public in Weimar, Germany. More than 1,000 design and art objects from the founding of the Bauhaus in 1919 to the school's move to Dessau in 1925 can be seen in the museum. John Hill, Katinka Corts


Headlines
on 4/10/19

The European Commission and Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced that Transformation of 530 Dwellings - Grand Parc Bordeaux has won the the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2019. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/8/19

Heritage Victoria has blocked the construction of Apple's flagship store at Melbourne, Australia's Federation Square due to its adverse effect on the nearly 20-year-old square. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/8/19

On Friday, April 5, The Shed opened its doors — and its sliding shell — to the public. The long-awaited building, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Rockwell Group, is the latest piece to be completed as part of the first phase of New York's Hudson Yards development. John Hill


Headlines
on 4/2/19

The Tulip, a 1,000ft (305m) tall "visitor attraction" designed by Foster + Partners for a site next to their earlier "Gherkin" tower in the City of London, has received the first of its necessary approvals. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/29/19

In what's becoming an annual ritual, new renderings of Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's design for the expansion of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) have been released, this time as part of a final environmental impact report.


Headlines
on 3/27/19

The City of Chicago has announced that Studio ORD, the architect team led by Jeanne Gang's eponymous firm, has been selected to design the $8.5 billion expansion of O'Hare International Airport, the busiest U.S. airport. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/27/19

The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ), designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel, officially opens to the public on March 28 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/25/19

(Updated 3/27) The Serpentine Gallery, which selected Junya Ishigami + Associates to design this year's Serpentine Pavilion, is being criticized over Ishigami's use of unpaid interns, a practice that runs counter to the UK's policy to pay all employees. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/20/19

Under, billed as Europe's first underwater restaurant, opened on March 20, 2019, in Lindesnes, Norway, in an angular building designed by Snøhetta.  John Hill


Headlines
on 3/19/19

A house south of San Francisco designed by architect William Nicholson in 1976, known as the Flinstone House, has entered the news recently after its owner installed giant dinosaurs and a Fred Flinstone sculpture in the yard.


Headlines
on 3/18/19

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has released the initial list of more than 50 contributors from nearly 20 countries for the exhibition's third iteration, taking place from September 19, 2019, to January 5, 2020.  John Hill


Headlines
on 3/18/19

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, has announced that artist and architect Hiroshi Sugimoto will renovate and redesign its sculpture garden, the first time it will get a facelift since the 1980s. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/12/19

Five years after MoMA tore down Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects' Folk Art Museum in New York City, John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, has announced plans to raze the firm's 18-year-old Mattin Center. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/11/19

Images have been unveiled for the Office for Metropolitan Architecture's contribution to the large Greenpoint Landing development on the Brooklyn waterfront. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/7/19

New York's MoMA PS1 has announced that Mexico City's Pedro&Juana is winner of the 2019 Young Architects Program (YAP). The studio's Hórama Rama will be installed in the institution's courtyard this summer. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/5/19

Chicago's Hyatt Foundation has announced that Japanese architect Arata Isozaki is the 2019 laureate of the annual Pritzker Architecture Prize, considered architecture's highest honor. John Hill


Headlines
on 3/4/19

The Irish-born American architect Kevin Roche, recipient of the 1982 Pritzker Architecture Prize, has died at the age of 96. Ulf Meyer


Headlines
on 3/1/19

New York's Weiss/Manfredi has released renderings of their masterplan for the 28-acre U.S. Embassy campus in India, more than sixty years after Edward Durell Stone designed the Chancery there. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/26/19

The studio led by Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas has won the competition for the extension and restructuring of the port of Fontvieille with cultural, commercial, public, and landscaped spaces. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/22/19

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is now accepting entries for the third $100,000 RAIC International Prize, formerly... John Hill


Headlines
on 2/21/19

With Frank Gehry's 90th birthday coming at the end of the month, it's worth checking in on the status of two huge projects he's working on in the city he calls home and the one where he was born. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/19/19

Waterfront Toronto and Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs have released a project update for their creation of a mixed-use neighborhood on Toronto's Eastern Waterfront, complete with renderings that depict buildings made from mass timber. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/17/19

Finally. The commission for the design of the next MPavilion, to be built in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens later this year, is Australia's most respected, recognized, and celebrated architect, Glenn Murcutt. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/14/19

Thursday, Valentine's Day, Amazon broke up with New York City, saying that it is canceling plans to build a corporate headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, just across the East River from Midtown Manhattan. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/14/19

Japanese architect Junya Ishigami has been selected to design the 2019 Serpentine Pavilion. Renderings reveal a slate canopy effortlessly lifted above the landscape of Kensington Gardens on a grid of stilts. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/13/19

Snøhetta's second pass at renovating 550 Madison Avenue — better known as Philip Johnson and John Burgee's AT&T Building from 1984 — have been approved "with modifications" by NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/13/19

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the five works in the running for the 2019 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/6/19

The curators of the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial — its third iteration — have release details on its theme: ...and other such stories. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/5/19

The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire recently opened its renovated and expanded facilities designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. John Hill


Headlines
on 2/5/19

ODA New York has been selected to redesign Rotterdam's former Central Post Office, the Postkantoor. John Hill


Headlines
on 1/31/19

Named for the recipient of the 2018 Royal Gold Medal, RIBA's Neave Brown Award for Housing is aimed at "raising the bar and recognizing good-quality, sustainable housing that will meet the needs of current and future generations." John Hill


Headlines
on 1/29/19

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the nine projects that are the 2019 recipients of its annual Institute Honor Awards for Architecture. John Hill


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