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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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Estimated number of co-working spaces that have opened worldwide since the boom started 15 years ago: 35,000 René Ammann


Film
3 days ago

NOWNESS presents a short film directed by Milanese filmmaker Michele Foti that uses Giancarlo De Carlo's masterpiece, the Collegi Universitari di Urbino, as a backdrop for a "mysterious debate" between two people described in subtitles and accompanied by the sounds of students and discordant... John Hill


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On September 29, 2019, Copenhagen's Cityringen (City Circle Line) metro opened to the public. Color is used to aid in wayfinding and to create a distinct identity for each of its seventeen stations. The entrances and platforms of some of the stations are lined in ceramic panels made by... John Hill


Found
4 days ago

The Getty Research Institute's recent acquisition of 52 drawings and a sketchbook by Lebbeus Woods brings some renewed attention to the visionary architect who died in 2012. John Hill


Headlines
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IKEA has started construction on its new store in central Vienna designed by querkraft architekten. Once complete in 2021, the building will be covered with 160 trees — and have zero parking spaces.


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Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari and Spanish-American critic and historian Beatriz Colomina are this year’s recipients of the Jane Drew Prize and Ada Louise Huxtable Prize, respectively, part of the W Awards given out by The Architectural Review and the Architects’... John Hill


Headlines
6 days ago

Architect Ong-ard Satrabhandhu, principal of Ong-ard Architects in Chiang Mai, Thailand, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Richard H. Driehaus Prize for traditional architecture from the University of Notre Dame. John Hill


Works
6 days ago

The architectural concept of the Christian-Bucher-Gasse elementary school, which dates back to the 1950s, combines the existing structure with the new buildings into a harmonious, functional school complex with a large, protected inner courtyard.  Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten


Number
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Value of the 2.6 million tonnes of building materials "released" each year through renovation and demolition in Amsterdam alone: €688 million René Ammann


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Spain's Selgascano has designed each of the half-dozen co-working locations for Second Home. Their latest, in the heart of Hollywood, is the most striking, with a smattering of elliptical "bungalows" intermingling with plants and an old building. Selgascano sent us some text and images on... Selgscano

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Swissness Applied is a traveling exhibition by Swiss­-born architect Nicole McIntosh, co­-founder of the US- and Switzerland-based Architecture Office. As the name implies, the exhibition focuses on Swiss architectural motifs applied to immigrant towns in the United States, specifically... John Hill


Headlines
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The New York Post is reporting that Silverstein Properties is shelving the 2015 design by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group for 2 World Trade Center in favor of a "modified" design of Foster + Partners' scheme from 2006. John Hill


Headlines
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The third annual prize — given by the Royal Academy of Arts and supported by the Dorman Foundation — is being given for the first time to an artist instead of an architect: installation artist and sculptor Cristina Iglesias from Spain. John Hill


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Two years ago this month, the Davos Declaration 2018 called for a policy of "high-quality Baukultur" across Europe. Spain signed the Declaration in spring 2019, turning what many of the country's architects have practiced for decades into official public policy. Madeline Carey examines... Madeline Carey


Works
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The owner of the development wanted a clearly discernible office space of 500 square meters. Angular folded planes create this office, set back from the road junction at the north-west corner, punctuating the rectilinear composition of the rest of the building. Sanjay Puri Architects


Works
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Why isolate the department of Science from the department of Sports? Instead, the two are merged into one linear volume, situated at the edge of the playing field. OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture


Headlines
2 weeks ago

At a symposium on Monday, January 13, at the Center for Architecture, the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced the 35 winners in its 2020 AIANY Design Awards. John Hill


Works
2 weeks ago

The Jiangyin Greenway belongs to a growing movement in China towards healthy, sustainable transportation and urban enjoyment. Infrastructure of this scale has an opportunity – or more correctly a responsibility – to create meaningful places in the city. It is also seen as an opportunity... BAU (Brearley Architects + Urbanists)


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Austin, Texas architects Claude Pendley and Fred Day designed the 2,500-square-foot building at 2001 North Lamar Boulevard for Southland Life Insurance Company back in 1960. BCKW, the new owners that are also an insurance company recently completed a renovation of the local icon with architect... Mark Odom Studio

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Roger Scruton, the conservative British philosopher who specialized in aesthetics and wrote The Aesthetics of Architecture, died on January 12 at the age of 75 following a six-month battle with cancer. John Hill


Number
2 weeks ago

Price of ten kirigami paper templates for cutting and folding architectural icons designed by French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier: $29.99... René Ammann


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2 weeks ago

With the Chenghua Party School in Chengdu, China, Drawing Architecture Studio — the Beijing studio of architect Li Han and designer Hu Yan — has transferred their distinctive, colorful wall murals to a glass ceiling that divides and enlivens the school's three-story atrium. John Hill


Products
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A new building in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood features a parking garage clad in Wall-PF1, Bendheim's patent-pending parking facade system that has generous built-in tolerances and a striking contemporary appearance. John Hill


Works
2 weeks ago

Originating from an architectural competition, the Drummondville Library project transposes the historical, cultural and poetic essence of the region into a studied urban and architectural composition. Chevalier Morales Architectes, DMA architectes


Headlines
2 weeks ago

In the latest news on the renovation of Philip Johnson's iconic Postmodern AT&T Building, Snøhetta's design for an open-air garden to replace the formerly enclosed atrium was approved by the New York City Planning Commission. John Hill


Film
2 weeks ago

At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, carmaker Toyota has unveiled plans to build Woven City, a prototypical city of the future located near Mt. Fuji and designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group. John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

As bushfires have ravaged parts of Australia and destroyed thousands of homes, hundreds of Australian architects are offering pro bono design and planning assistance to people needing to rebuild. John Hill


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3 weeks ago

The expressive use of wood, human scale, variety of outdoor public spaces, and sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean make the new Civic Center, in the words of Miller Hull Partnership, "quintessential Del Mar architecture." The architects answered a few questions about the project. Miller Hull Partnership

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Number
3 weeks ago

Estimated lifespan of a house built entirely of cork: 60 years René Ammann


Insight
3 weeks ago

The 21st edition of the famous Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture, first published in 1896, was released in late 2019. In addition to being the first revision this century, the longstanding reference is for the first time in color, in two volumes, and in an online format... John Hill


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Taiyuan is the largest city in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi, where about a quarter of Chinese coal is mined. There are over three million inhabitants in Taiyuan city centre and the city has long been known for its high levels of air pollution. In recent years, air quality has... Eduard Kögel

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Headlines
3 weeks ago

In 2019 we presented more than forty Building of the Week reviews of projects in the United States. It's your turn to help us crown a Building of the Year by voting for your favorite before the end of January. The winner will be announced the first week of February. John Hill


Works
3 weeks ago

ANNSO HILL, located in Heshun, Yunnan, is a drastic L-shaped architecture situated alongside an alleyway market. It begins with a compressed street-front zone on a steep slope and ends on a gently reclined hillside aligned with beautiful tall trees. Studio Qi Architects


Found
4 weeks ago

Designer Sabine Marcelis's No Fear of Glass — furnishings, lighting, and a fountain made from glass, travertine, and chrome — is on display at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion until January 12, 2020. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Related Companies, co-developer of New York's Hudson Yards, has agreed to increase accessibility of the Vessel, the climbable sculpture designed by Heatherwick Studio with 154 interconnecting flights of stairs, 80 landings, and one elevator. John Hill


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