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on 17-03-2015

A photo that landed in our inbox today shows the Nanjing International Youth Cultural Center in Nanjing, China, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and illuminated by 700,000 nodes of color-changing LED lights. John Hill


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on 11-03-2015

Four years after the earthquake and tsunami that hit the eastern coast of Japan, we take a look at some of the buildings completed under the Home-for-All program started by architect Toyo Ito in response to the disaster. John Hill


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on 20-02-2015

Guadalajara-based Estudio Macías Peredo has filled the small space of LIGA with 33 tons of raw volcanic stone for the 17th exhibition at the Mexico City architecture gallery, on display until May. John Hill


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on 20-02-2015

Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki has suspended an intricate wooden model of the Shinto shrine of Itsukushina in the National Gallery of Victoria as part of his Reflection Model series. John Hill


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on 19-02-2015

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill is celebrating Chinese New Year and more than four decades of working in China with the 12-year zodiac calendar illustrated by the firm's Graphics + Branding studio. John Hill


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on 18-02-2015

Design Within Reach has selected three winners in its annual Champagne Chair Contest, which asked entrants to "create a miniature chair using only the foil, label, cage and cork from no more than two champagne bottles." John Hill


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on 14-02-2015

For the 2015 Times Square Valentine Heart Design, an invited competition organized by the Times Square Arts and the Architectural League of New York, the winner Stereotank installed an urban drum in the form of a heart. John Hill


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on 12-02-2015

Here is a roundup of some monographs of World-Architects member firms – a baker's dozen of those released in the U.S. in the first three months of 2015, at least. John Hill


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on 12-02-2015

BIG – Bjarke Ingel Group's W57 project, a residential "courtscraper" on Manhattan's West Side, recently topped off, so yesterday World-Architects headed over to snap some photos of the construction progress. John Hill


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on 30-01-2015

World-Architects toured Princeton University earlier today, taking in the campus's appealing mix of old and new buildings. A standout was Rafael Viñoly's Carl Icahn Laboratory from 2003, which contains a conference room designed by Frank Gehry. John Hill


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on 28-01-2015

Five local architecture firms have responded to Chicago magazine's challenge to design something – anything – for the site of Santiago Calatrava's failed Chicago Spire, what would have been the city's tallest building. John Hill


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on 28-01-2015

Hariri Pontarini Architects' competition-winning design for a temple for the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Chile is under construction on the outskirts of Santiago. John Hill


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on 27-01-2015

The Heinz Architectural Center at Carnegie Museum of Art presents Sketch to Structure, an exhibition that promises to "lay out the architectural design process so that visitors can see with real clarity the ways in which buildings take shape." John Hill


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on 27-01-2015

Billed as Winnipeg's "winter fine dining experience," RAW:almond is a temporary restaurant located ON the frozen mouth of the Assiniboine and Red Rivers. The third annual installation is designed by UK's OS31. John Hill


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on 26-01-2015

The curators of BLUEPRINT, which opened Friday at New York's Storefront for Art and Architecture, have wrapped the facade by Steven Holl and Vito Acconci in white plastic. John Hill


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on 22-01-2015

World-Architects got a sneek peek today of Bjarke Ingels Group's HOT TO COLD exhibition, opening Saturday at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. John Hill


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on 19-01-2015

Antoni Gaudí's unrealized design for the Our Lady of the Angels chapel dates to 1915, nine years before the architect's death. A century later the chapel is set to be built in Rancagua, Chile, making it the first Gaudí building outside his native Spain. John Hill


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on 05-01-2015

On the last day of 2014 The Broad museum announced the last sections of scaffolding were removed from around its new façade, dubbed the "veil" by architects Diller, Scofidio + Renfro. John Hill


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on 23-12-2014

As 2014 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for being an active part of our growing community. We wish you and your loved ones a wonderful holiday season. Daily News posts will resume on 5 January 2015. The World-Architects team World-Architects


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on 11-12-2014

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) has announced that photographer Gerry Padden is the winner of the #WelcomeOneWTC photo contest that SOM held to celebrate the opening of One World Trade Center. John Hill


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on 05-12-2014

Design Miami/, now in its tenth year, may be overshadowed by the larger and slightly older Art Basel – Miami Beach, but the five-day design show offers its share of delights as well as a hint of the city's architectural evolution. John Hill


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on 04-12-2014

Granted, the computer game "Monument Valley" isn't new, but it's worth highlighting now since until 7 December 2014 all proceeds from the game's latest chapter, "Ida's (RED) Dream," benefit the (RED) charity and its fight against AIDS. John Hill, Jenny Keller


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on 21-11-2014

Los Angeles-based artist Samara Golden's installation at MoMA PS1 consists of architectural and household objects modeled with reflective and metallic surfaces, provoking museumgoers to explore what she calls "the sixth dimension." John Hill


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on 19-11-2014

MoMA's Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities opens to the public on 22 November 2014. One of the highlights from today's press preview is Varanda Products, RUA Arquitectos and MAS Urban Design ETH's proposal for Rio de Janeiro. John Hill


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on 10-11-2014

The $1.4 billion transit center, designed by Arup and Grimshaw with James Carpenter Design Associates, opened to the public today in Lower Manhattan. John Hill


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on 29-10-2014

Yesterday evening World-Architects stopped by the Storefront for Art and Architecture to check out the Situation NY installation by Jana Winderen and Marc Fornes / THEVERYMANY, on display until 21 November 2014. John Hill


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on 22-10-2014

The Fondation Louis Vuitton (FLV) in Paris, designed by Frank O. Gehry, opens to the public on October 27. Building up to the much-anticipated opening, FLV is counting down with 50 days of "stories" and "emotions." We highlight some of our favorites. John Hill


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on 20-10-2014

With two years left in his presidency, we won't know the final form of the Obama Presidential Library for a little while. Nevertheless The Guardian asked four architects "to sketch and describe their unofficial visions for a possible" library design. John Hill


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on 15-10-2014

Architects and the media will be flocking to Paris for the 27 October opening of Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton. Yet, in addition to the building, the famous architect has designed a "twisted box" for the French fashion house. John Hill


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on 13-10-2014

On a recent trip to Chicago we visited some buildings designed by World-Architects members firms as we made our way by car and by foot around the city. Here we present some highlights. John Hill


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on 09-10-2014

The solo exhibition of Brooklyn-based Artist Roxy Paine on display at Marianne Boesky Gallery in New York City is highlighted by Checkpoint, a generic airport security screening area rendered in wood. John Hill


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on 08-10-2014

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo recently inaugurated the 19th century icon's new first floor, which includes a glass floor 57 meters (187 feet) above the pavement. John Hill


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on 06-10-2014

Lincoln Center and the Public Art Fund have teamed up to present Irish artist John Gerrard's Solar Reserve (Tonopah, Nevada) on Lincoln Center's Josie Robertson Plaza from October 3 to December 1. John Hill


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on 02-10-2014

David Chipperfield has inserted 144 tree trunks inside the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, one year before the British architect's renovation of the museum designed by Mies van der Rohe in the 1960s. John Hill


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on 01-10-2014

Today kicks off the 31 days of "Archtober" in New York City, the fourth annual month-long festival of architecture activities, programs and exhibitions. Here we highlight some of the Buildings of the Day designed by World-Architects member firms. John Hill


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on 30-09-2014

Alcatraz Island, site of a military fort, a federal prison, a Native American protest, and now a national park, plays host to new sculpture, sound, and mixed-media installations by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. John Hill


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