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At only eleven feet wide, the narrow lot for XS House was surface parking for a long time, seen as unbuildable. Strategically using bays and other other features, ISA managed to pack seven residential units on the site, setting a precedent for other leftover spaces in and beyond Philadelphia.... ISA

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Number of historical architectural icons in and around Cairo, Egypt, explored in a... René Ammann


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2 days ago

Discourse is a new biannual publication series from Princeton University School of Architecture under dean Mónica Ponce de León. The first issue explores authorship through essays, interviews, and projects — and an impressive design that inserts posters, gatefolds, and other special... John Hill


Insight
4 days ago

The most recent book by Richard Sennett, grand seigneur of urban design and originally a planner himself, is Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City. In it, following in the tradition of Jane Jacobs, he makes a vehement plea for open cities. Here are some thoughts on the book. Inge Beckel


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4 days ago

Hollywood's Architect, a new documentary on Paul Revere Williams, celebrates the life and work of the African American "Architect to the Stars" who was the posthumous recipient of the John Hill


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The National Railway Museum and Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed the five concept designs by the shortlisted teams vying to design the Central Hall for the museum in York, England. John Hill


Film
5 days ago

In just over a week Countryside, The Future opens at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Five years in the making, the much-anticipated research-based exhibition curated by OMA's Rem Koolhaas and AMO's Samir Bantal will take over the whole of the museum's rotunda. John Hill


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Potato Head Studios, designed by OMA / David Gianotten, has been completed in Seminyak, Bali. It is OMA’s first hotel dedicated not only to guests but also the local community: an open ground plane for curated cultural events and daily leisure activities welcomes visitors of all kinds. OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture


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French President Emanuel Macron is mandating that all new public buildings in France which are financed by the government must contain at least 50% wood or other organic materials starting in 2022. John Hill


Works
6 days ago

Asif Khan, renowned British architecture studio, has designed the Expo Entry Portals, three spectacular gateways to Expo 2020 Dubai that will grant entry to visitors from 20 October. The structures are the first works to be unveiled from the studio’s design of more than six kilometers of Expo... Asif Khan


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1 week ago

Counterspace — the Johannseburg-based firm of Sumayya Vally, Sarah de Villiers and Amina Kaskar — has been selected to design the Serpentine Pavilion 2020, which will be on display in London's Kensington Gardens this summer. John Hill


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Total cost, as of January, for the United States to build more than 450 miles of border wall at the U.S.-Mexico border by the end... René Ammann


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Having been rebuilt and restored many times, the Kanda Myojin Shrine is one of the oldest in Japan, with a history of 1,300 years. The shrine is located in central Tokyo and is now accompanied by the new EDOCCO, Edo Culture Complex. NOMURA Co., Ltd. explained their intent behind the complex's... NOMURA Co., Ltd.

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Specials
1 week ago

New standards that bring together all smart building solutions and customizable, intelligent lighting are the key topics at the upcoming Light + Building. Martina Metzner


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Whether it's networked cities or artificial intelligence designing houses together with architects, Professor M. Hank Haeusler is certain that the integration of digital technologies into architecture will improve life in challenging times. Martina Metzner interviewed him about his... Martina Metzner


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1 week ago

Be it for a museum, a workplace or a cruise ship—lighting designer Carla Wilkins from Lichtvision Design is looking for new solutions regarding control and customization at Light + Building. Martina Metzner spoke with the lighting designer about regional lighting cultures and colored... Martina Metzner


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Since news broke on February 4th of a draft executive order that would establish a classical style for new federal buildings in and beyond Washington, DC, architecture critics have been addressing the implications of what is titled "Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again." We've assembled a... John Hill


Specials
1 week ago

Whether wallpaper, upholstery fabrics, curtains or acoustic textiles, there was no getting around environmentally friendly materials and production processes at Heimtextil 2020. Martina Metzner


Works
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Italian architecture firm MoDusArchitects presents its recently completed TreeHugger, the new Tourist Information Office building in Bressanone, Italy, and winning entry of an international competition held in 2016. MoDusArchitects


Headlines
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The Architectural League of New York has announced the eight firms receiving its 2020 Emerging Voices awards.  John Hill


Film
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Danish architect Bjarke Ingels spoke with PLANE—SITE in BIG's Brooklyn office, in the last of three videos being released before the European Cultural Centre's Time-Space-Existence exhibition that opens in Venice in May. John Hill


Headlines
1 week ago

A preliminary draft of an executive order from U.S. President Donald Trump would ensure that "the classical architectural style shall be the preferred and default style" for federal buildings.


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On the evening of February 1st, a 19-year-old college student jumped from the sixth level of Vessel, the Heatherwick Studio-designed climbable sculpture at the center of the Hudson Yards development in New York City. John Hill


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Los Angeles's MUTUO recently completed Wonderland, three side-by-side single-family houses on a steep lot in the Hollywood Hills. With an informal design sense reminiscent of R.M. Schindler's iconic "Greek hillside" MUTUO

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Your votes determined that the Illinois Institute of Technology's Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship, designed by Chicago's John Ronan Architects, is the 2019 Building of the Year on American-Architects. John Hill


Works
2 weeks ago

A green 2,000-square-meter garden is located in the Zibadasht region of Karaj, with a cottage placed in center of the garden. The client approached us to demolish the cottage and generate a new mansion. Berania Office


Works
2 weeks ago

In 2014 the Barcelona City Council held an architectural competition for the landscape planning of an interior urban block and a sports facility consisting of an indoor heated swimming pool and a sports court.  Anna Noguera, Javier Fernandez


Headlines
2 weeks ago

Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected in an international competition to design the new headquarters for smartphone manufacturer OPPO in Shenzhen, China. John Hill


Headlines
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The Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) has named the James-Simon-Galerie by David Chipperfield Architects as the winner of the DAM Preis 2020. John Hill


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2 weeks ago

A full-scale replica of the Walker Guest House, originally built in 1952 on Sanibel Island, Florida, is on display in Palm Springs, California, where it will be sold in situ in an online auction coinciding with Palm Springs Modernism Week in mid-February. John Hill


Insight
2 weeks ago

The inaugural The World Around summit took place on Saturday, January 25, at the TimesCenter in New York City. Curated by Beatrice Galilee, the day-long event brought together a strong lineup of architects, artists, designers, and other thinkers "to explore the projects, issues, and... John Hill


Number
2 weeks ago

Number of temporary hospitals China is building in less than two weeks in the town of Wuhan to treat thousands of patients infected with the coronavirus: 2 René Ammann


Headlines
2 weeks ago

The School of Architecture at Taliesin, founded by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1932, was unable to reach an agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and therefore will close at the end of June. John Hill


Works
2 weeks ago

The long-term development idea of the Hungarian Canoe Federation was to create a multifunctional site that would be suitable for both landing and stopping, to replace the sites that had previously disappeared along the Danube River. NAPUR Architect Ltd.


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2 weeks ago

The deadline to vote in the Building of the Year poll on the American-Architects platform is just a few days away.


Avis
3 weeks ago

Dearborn Homes is a public housing development on Chicago's South Side, just north of the Illinois Institute of Technology. The homes sit astride Williams Park, which has a new fieldhouse with an iridescent skin courtesy of STL Architects. The architects answered a few questions about the... STL Architects

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