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The Jencks Foundation and the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) have announced that Forensic Architecture is the 2022 recipient of the RIBA Charles Jencks Award, named for the influential architecture critic and landscape designer.  John Hill


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The American Institute of Architects has announced that Chicago architect Carol Ross Barney is the winner of the 2023 AIA Gold Medal, which "honors an individual whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture." John Hill


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World-Architects got a tour of Eagle + West, the just-completed residential development on the waterfront of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, John Hill


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IQON is designed as a vertical community, and an extension of the neighboring La Carolina Park, which continues up onto the building facade. The building features a notable curved corner, wrapped by terraces that continue around the building's perimeter with views of the park, city and over... BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group


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From November 10 to 12, the municipality of Olot, Spain, hosted the latest Lluèrnia, which since 2012 has paid tribute to the volcanoes whose fire gave rise to the landscape of Garrotxa. Antonio La Gioia


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Consecrated this Fourth of July, the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at the World Trade Center finally opened to the public on Tuesday, December 6, for the Feast of Saint Nicholas. John Hill


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An event venue for everything from art exhibitions and film shoots to weddings and baby showers, Carroll Hall is a building and garden that is creatively built from the materials of the Brooklyn site's predecessors. Architect Chris Dameron answered some questions about the "ecologically... Dameron Architecture

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Insight
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Meinhard von Gerkan, the prominent German architect, died in Hamburg on Wednesday, November 30, at the age of 87. Falk Jaeger


Works
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The Jurkovič Heating Plant is one of the last evidences of the former Apollo Refinery. The original industrial area has become part of the new Bratislava center, with the renovated Jurkovič Heating Plant as its cultural epicenter and an attractive accent in the middle of the modern... Martin Pasko and DF Creative Group


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More than 2,200 exhibitors are expected to participate in Heimtextil 2023, the leading international trade fair for home and contract textiles, which will be held in Frankfurt in January — one focus will be on sustainability and the circular economy. Martina Metzner


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3XN's Quay Quarter Tower in Sydney, which just a month ago was named the "world’s most innovative high-rise," took home the top honor at the 15th World Architecture Festival (WAF), held in Lisbon. John Hill


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Despite vocal opposition from UK preservationists and architects, and from Denise Scott Brown herself, Westminster City Council voted unanimously in approval of Annabelle Selldorf's remodeling of The National Gallery's Sainsbury Wing. John Hill


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Estimated share of US architecture firm billings so far this year that have come from renovation projects, not new construction: 52% René Ammann


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Michael Brand, director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, gives a tour of a historic oil tank that has been repurposed as part of SANAA's Sydney Modern project opening December 3. John Hill


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The Sydney Modern expansion of the Art Gallery of New South Wales opens on December 3. It is the first building in the Southern Hemisphere for SANAA, the studio of Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa. Ulf Meyer


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Swiss Llife Arena, host to the Zurich Lions ice hockey team, is the largest project to date for London’s Caruso St John Architects, the firm of Adam Caruso and Peter St. John. The Lions played their first match in the new arena in October. Ulf Meyer traveled to Zurich to see the building and... Ulf Meyer


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Daniel Libeskind has been selected to boldly transform Boerentoren, the iconic Art Deco skyscraper in Antwerp, Belgium, also known as KBC Tower and now owned by Katoen Natie. Ulf Meyer


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Twenty-five years in the making, the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City opened to the public in September 2021. Los Angeles's Johnson Fain started working on the project from 1996, developing a concept that honors the tribes in Oklahoma today and recalls historical tribes through an... Johnson Fain

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Number of homeless people Karen Bass, the new mayor of Los Angeles, a city of 4 million people, wants to "find housing for" in her first year:... René Ammann


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The recipients of the 33rd annual Piranesi Awards were announced on Saturday, November 26, during the 39th Piran Days of Architecture held in Portorož, Slovenia. John Hill


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Serpentine has announced that architect Lina Ghotmeh, born in Beirut and based in Paris, as designer of the 22nd Serpentine Pavilion and unveiled her design. It will open in London's Kensington Gardens next June. John Hill


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Spanning five blocks in the neighborhood of Astoria, the mixed-use development called Innovation QNS was approved by the New York City Council on Tuesday, two years after it was unveiled and following weeks of uncertainty. John Hill


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Architects Adam Newman and Kelvin Tsang of Melbourne's NWMN have created the 2022 NGV Architecture Commission, Temple of Boom, a one-third-scale version of the Parthenon that will be transformed by artists over its nine-month duration. John Hill


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Poet Christine Stewart-Nuñez is the author of numerous poetry collections and a professor at University of Manitoba. Her work explores women’s lives and art practices, as well as the body in relationship to public space. Madeline Beach Carey reviews The Poet and the Architect, published... Madeline Beach Carey


Film
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A short film depicts the creation of Sculpting Reality – THE HOUSE SCULPTURE by Canadian artists Jacky Georges Lafargue and Louis Couturier, who were inspired by Gordon Matta-Clark and his concept of Anarchitecture. John Hill


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A new book published by Thames & Hudson and an exhibition now on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) respectively map the interactive worlds of video games and investigate how people conceive of space and time through interactive design. Take a brief tour through Videogame... John Hill


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The reimagined public space at the base of 550 Madison, designed by Snøhetta as part of Olayan Group's transformation of Johnson/Burgee's iconic AT&T Building, opened to the public on November 16. John Hill


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The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has named The David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago the 2022 Best Tall Building Worldwide, besting other considerably taller contenders. John Hill


Film
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On his popular "Architecture with Stewart" YouTube channel, Stewart Hicks presents the history of Kisho Kurokawa's Nakagin Capsule Tower, explains why it was demolished, and speaks with artist Noritaka Minami, who documented the tower for over a decade. John Hill


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Price of a 240-square-foot (22.3 m2) home for essentials-only living in the beachfront town of Chinandega, Nicaragua, land included: $8,000... René Ammann


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Radical Landscapes is a new documentary directed by Elettra Fiumi about Gruppo 9999, the Radical Architecture collective from Florence that was co-founded by her father, Fabrizio Fiumi. Shown as part of DOC NYC, the film is as much a personal exploration on the part of the filmmaker as... John Hill


Works
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The masterplan for the regional center 'Huysmanhoeve' in Eeklo is based on the typical typology of the moat farm. This forms the fundament to develop the Huysmanhoeve as an open, flexible and multi-purpose gathering place. This project is about four buildings: two existing barns are renovated... ZOOM architecten


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The Fondation Giacometti has announced it will turn the former Invalides train station in the heart of Paris into the Giacometti Museum & School, set to open in 2026. John Hill


Specials
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Civic participation is booming. Better communication with citizens and their greater participation is being widely discussed. Should urban development become a common task? Or is it too complicated to decide on the many urban development issues in a democratic process? What should the... Christian Heuchel and Wolfgang Sonne


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Prof. Christian Heuchel and his guest, Prof. Wolfgang Sonne (TU Dortmund University and Baukunstarchiv NRW), will discuss this topic. What are the rules that should be applied when building cities today? What are the basic principles of good urban development? How much democracy do urban...


Number
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Number of years the 62,000 square-foot (5,760 m2) mansion at 2-8 Rutland Gate in London, the most... René Ammann


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