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5 days ago

Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill turns 80 years old today, December 5, 2019. Ulf Meyer


Insight
2 weeks ago

A remarkable exhibition at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark – the latest in its “The Architect’s Studio” series – portrays the aspiring architect Tatiana Bilbao: the only woman in the mega-city of Mexico City running her own architectural practice. Ulf Meyer


Insight
4 weeks ago

World-Architects editor John Hill recently visited the studio of Alloy Development in Dumbo, Brooklyn. The firm has been transforming the neighborhood's historic fabric with thoughtful buildings and renovations and is branching out to other parts of the New York City borough.  John Hill


Insight
1 month ago

The Intertextile Shanghai Home Textiles fair took place over four days in late August at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China. World-Architects, working with Messe Frankfurt Hong Kong, organized some "Talks and Tours" at ITSH and also interviewed two highly talented... World-Architects


Insight
2 months ago

The Bibliothèque nationale de Luxembourg (National Library of Luxembourg) opened the doors to its new building on the first day of October — 16 years after Bolles+Wilson won a competition to design it. Ulf Meyer delves into the library's design and what it means for the area of Luxembourg in... Ulf Meyer


Insight
2 months ago

Recently World-Architects visited Schiller Projects, a design firm founded by Aaron Schiller in 2013. The firm had just finished a major project at Hudson Yards, in one of the new towers where it also moved its studio. John Hill


Insight
2 months ago

How to Build a House, a traveling exhibition about the DFAB House in Dübendorf, Switzerland, is on display at The Cooper Union in New York City. World-Architects attended the exhibition opening and related panel discussion last week, learning everything we ever wanted to know about the... John Hill


Insight
on 19/08/2019

The use of robots for construction is no longer a completely new idea. For more than a decade now, intensive research has been carried out in this area. But so far only a few procedures and products have made it to market. One of them is Elias Baumgarten


Insight
on 22/07/2019

A new exhibition, Rome and the Teacher, Astra Zarina, is on display this summer in New York's Dutchess County. It celebrates the influence of Steven Holl's professor and is held in a new building designed by the architect. World-Architects attended the opening on July 14 and filed this... John Hill


Insight
on 03/07/2019

Two new buildings in East Asia — the School of Design and Environment at the National University of Singapore and Sanken's Branch Office in Sapporo, Japan — take very different approaches to finding an answer. Ulf Meyer


Insight
on 21/06/2019

World-Architects stopped by the Skyscraper Museum in Lower Manhattan to check out Housing Density: From Tenements to Towers. The exhibition looks at 20th century housing in New York City through the lens of density, which makes it relevant to contemporary conversations about the city's... John Hill


Insight
on 05/06/2019

"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


Insight
on 21/05/2019

Two days, 17 speakers, 5 events: the “Architecture Matters” conference took place in Munich on April 11 and 12, 2019. The highlight was Friday’s dense program of lectures and discussions spread across the afternoon and evening. The conference was organized for the fourth time by the curator... Elias Baumgarten


Insight
on 09/05/2019

With the exhibition Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People, the Vitra Design Museum presents the first retrospective on the complete work of the Indian architect outside of Asia. In 2018, Doshi became the first architect from India to be awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize. Susanna Koeberle


Insight
on 24/04/2019

It is the longest relationship they all have had, the owners of the office AllesWirdGut say sometimes jokingly about their partnership. It is 20 years since Ingrid Hora, Andreas Marth, Friedrich Passler, Herwig Spiegl, and Christian Waldner founded their architectural office. Herwig Spiegl... Katinka Corts


Insight
on 11/04/2019

For three days during the first week of April, a diverse group of architects, engineers, and building experts converged on Cairo for Re-materializing Construction, the 6th International LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction. World-Architects was in attendance and presents... John Hill


Insight
on 29/03/2019

Last November, World-Architects editor John Hill, in the Netherlands for the 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF), stopped by the office of Mecanoo in Delft for a Studio Visit. Below are some... John Hill


Insight
on 11/03/2019

How are architects using Vectorworks to design better, more sustainable buildings? Answers were in abundance at the John Hill


Insight
on 28/02/2019

Frank Gehry turns 90 today. He has achieved … everything. Ulf Meyer


Insight
on 12/02/2019

On January 19, 2019 – a chilly Saturday – seven hundred people packed into the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art for In Our Time, a day-long celebration of the best buildings and “inspiring architectural ideas” from 2018. John Hill


Insight
on 23/01/2019

It’s all about efficiency. Efficient and streamlined were oft-repeated words in the presentation Joseph Marshall and Brian Hores of Flansburgh Architects gave at the John Hill


Insight
on 16/01/2019

Europe has a new center: Istanbul Airport. In the 19th century major train stations were celebrated as "cathedrals of traffic." Thus the new mega-airports in the Middle East could be called "mosques of... Ulf Meyer


Insight
on 04/01/2019

There is no way to get around the Bauhaus in 2019. Whether in the form of relaunched furniture series, numerous publications from architecture and art publishers, the ads of tour operators, or announcements of special shows and exhibitions, you will encounter it everywhere. This is an... Katinka Corts


Insight
on 18/12/2018

It's been 20 years since Swiss-Architects launched as the first online country platform of World-Architects.com. A lot has happened since 1998. Today, under the umbrella of World-Architects.com, 21 national and regional platforms actively present the work of architects and related... Katinka Corts


Insight
on 07/12/2018

The 2018 World Architecture Festival took place at RAI Amsterdam over three days in late November. After festivals in Barcelona, Singapore, and Berlin, it was the first WAF in Amsterdam. WAF took advantage of the setting with talks by OMA partners Rem Koolhaas and Reinier de Graaf, the awarding... John Hill


Insight
on 27/11/2018

Six hundred architects, interior designers, landscape architects, and entertainment designers from 18 countries flocked to sunny Phoenix, Arizona, in early November for the 2018 John Hill


Insight
on 29/10/2018

An exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, reveals the relevance today of the Austrian designer, author, and activist Victor Papanek. Susanna Koeberle


Insight
on 23/10/2018

On August 14th, a section of the Morandi Bridge measuring more than 200 meters long collapsed, killing 43 people and causing several injuries. The bridge in Genoa was one of the 20th century's most exceptional works of Italian engineering. We talked about it with architect Luca Zevi, Vice... Antonio La Gioia


Insight
on 12/10/2018

In conjunction with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE, Council of Spanish Architects) and World-Architects.com, World-Architects interviewed CSCAE President Lluís Comerón Graupera. Madeline Carey


Insight
on 28/09/2018

The newly expanded Glenstone Museum opens to the public on Thursday, October 4th. The private museum’s latest addition is the Pavilions, designed by New York architect Thomas Phifer and sure to be his masterpiece. Editor in Chief John Hill got a peek at the Pavilions before their public... John Hill


Insight
on 14/09/2018

Artist Robert Irwin turned 90 on September 12th, a week after Robert Irwin: Site Determined opened at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture in Brooklyn. World-Architects editor John Hill walked through the exhibition with curator Matthew Simms to learn more about Irwin and four... John Hill


Insight
on 03/09/2018

Four years after Martino Stierli was named the Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York – he took over the post from his predecessor, Barry Bergdoll, one year later, in 2015 – we finally see a major exhibition from the... John Hill


Insight
on 17/07/2018

They all agree: Architecture deserves better dissemination. This is precisely why so many journalists met up in Barcelona on May 14th and 15th at the Fundació Mies van der Rohe for the 1st European Conference on Architecture & the Media. Laia Seró


Insight
on 02/07/2018

Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf brings the lush, naturalistic landscapes of the famed Dutch planting designer to the big screen. World-Architects editor John Hill caught a screening in New York last month when Oudolf and director Thomas Piper were in attendance. John Hill


Insight
on 14/06/2018

To wrap up our coverage (in English, at least) of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, we take a look at ten of the best national participations in the Giardini, Arsenale, and elsewhere. John Hill


Insight
on 30/05/2018

With three of four prizes in FREESPACE, the 16th International Exhibition at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, being given to displays of large photographs, the question arises: has architectural photography displaced drawings and models to become the mode for... John Hill


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