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Insight
2 days ago

World-Architects stopped by the atelier of Ricardo Flores and Eva Prats on Carrer de Trafalgar in Barcelona in May, a couple of days after the EU Mies Awards were handed out at the Barcelona... John Hill


Headlines
3 days ago

When we visited Mother's House, Robert Venturi's icon of postmodernism in Philadelphia, and told the resident, Agatha Hughes, that we were from Berlin, she replied, "How is Kristin?" That was in 1992. Since then, her fame in architectural circles has only grown. On July 1, Kristin Feireiss... John Hill, Falk Jaeger


Headlines
4 days ago

MVRDV is slated to turn Herman Hertzberger's Centraal Beheer office building into housing, while RSHP is reportedly exploring the transformation of its own iconic Lloyd's of London building into a hotel. John Hill


Headlines
5 days ago

FLUGT – Refugee Museum of Denmark, an international museum designed by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group that is devoted to stories about refugees, was inaugurated on June 25 by Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II. John Hill


Found
5 days ago

More than a decade in the making, the new home for the Istanbul Painting and Sculpture Museum opened to the public in December. Photographs taken by Thomas Mayer capture the design by EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture, whose most striking features are the boxes bathed in red light that cantilever... John Hill


Film
6 days ago

For the Motion. Autos, Art, Architecture exhibition now at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Gramazio Kohler Research is revisiting its ten-year-old Flight Assembled Architecture project, adding virtual inhabitants to the utopian city for 30,000 inhabitants. John Hill


Headlines
1 week ago

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that the Chapel of St. Ignatius in Seattle, Washington, designed by Steven Holl Architects and completed in 1997, has been awarded the 2022 Twenty-five... John Hill


Headlines
1 week ago

Baiziwan Social Housing is a large 12-building project spanning six blocks near Beijing's CBD. The design by Ma Yansong's MAD Architects accommodates 4,000 families. John Hill


Film
1 week ago

Foster + Partners has shared an episode of the Sky Arts documentary series The Art of Architecture that is devoted to the firm's Dolunary Villa in Kaplankaya, Turkey. John Hill


Found
2 weeks ago

One of the latest titles in Detail's "Architecture and Construction Details" series is devoted to BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, the 17-year-old firm that was founded in Copenhagen but now has 500 employees in five offices around the world. World-Architects takes a look inside its pages. John Hill


Headlines
2 weeks ago

The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) has announced the 38 Outstanding Projects culled from the more than 250 works nominated for the 2022 MCHAP and MCHAP.emerge awards. John Hill


Headlines
2 weeks ago

A team led by Rotterdam's West 8 has been named the winner in the international design competition for the design of Parque Central Madrid Nuevo Norte. John Hill


Headlines
2 weeks ago

A team led by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has been selected in a global competition to design the new Dock A at Zurich Airport, with a design that is "comprised predominantly of solid regional wood." John Hill


Insight
3 weeks ago

The Bubble, a documentary by Austrian filmmaker Valerie Blankenbyl, was the big winner at the BARQ Festival in May, winning Best Documentary Feature Film. World-Architects editor John Hill... John Hill


Film
3 weeks ago

Engineers Jürg Conzett and Gianfranco Bronzini, recipients of the Prix Meret Oppenheim 2022, speak about their process of designing bridges and other structures in a short film released upon their receipt of the prize on June 13. John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

The limestone-clad 611 West 56th Street, a 35-story residential tower designed by Alvaro Siza, is now complete, as documented in photos taken recently by João Morgado. John Hill


Products
3 weeks ago

At the Resource Rows, Copenhagen's Lendager Group — an architecture studio, business consultancy, and material supplier in one — shows how facades in new construction can be made from materials cut out of old buildings. John Hill, Martina Metzner


Film
4 weeks ago

The Plus is a factory and experience center east of Oslo, Norway, designed by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group for urban furniture manufacturer Vestre. A short film takes viewers above and inside the carbon-neutral facility that opens this month. John Hill


Headlines
4 weeks ago

Black Chapel, Chicago artist Theaster Gates's design for the Serpentine Pavilion 2022, opens to the public in Kensington Gardens on Friday, June 10, with a new series of paintings by the artist inside the cylindrical space. John Hill


Film
4 weeks ago

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has been posting short films of the twenty shortlisted projects in the running for the 2022 Aga Khan Award for Architecture to its YouTube channel. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Twenty projects in sixteen countries have been shortlisted for the 2022 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, culled from 463 projects nominated for the 15th cycle of the prestigious $1 million award. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Developers Great Gulf, Dream, and Westdale Properties have unveiled design details for Forma, a two-tower residential development in Downtown Toronto designed by Frank Gehry. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Royal Academy of Arts in London has announced that French architect is the recipient of the 2022 RA Architecture Prize, which recognizes architects who have made "a significant impact on society." John Hill


Found
1 month ago

The Rotterdam Rooftop Walk is a temporary installation designed by MVRDV for Rotterdam Rooftop Days, giving visitors a different experience of the city from an "orange carpet" at a height of 30 meters. John Hill, Katinka Corts


Headlines
1 month ago

The new home of the Museum of Ethnography, designed by Napur Architect and built as part of the ambitious Liget Budapest Project that is transforming Budapest's City Park, opened to the public on May 23. John Hill


Found
1 month ago

The Novartis Pavillon, a new exhibition, meeting and event center designed by the firm of Michele De Lucchi, recently opened on the Novartis Campus in Basel, Switzerland. A highlight of the campus's first publicly accessible building is its zero-energy media facade. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Royal College of Art has unveiled its new campus in Battersea, London, designed by Herzog & de Meuron, the latest and largest building project in the 185-year history of the RCA. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

On the occasion of Forensic Architecture – Witnesses, the fifth exhibition in the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's "The Architect’s Studio" series, the museum presents a... John Hill


Found
1 month ago

Artist Tomás Saraceno's permanent installation, Cloud Cities Barcelona, has opened to the public at the top of Torre Glòries, the iconic skyscraper, previously known as Torre Agbar, designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel with b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced that Bangkok's (all)zone, led by co-founder and design director Rachaporn Choochuey, has been selected to design the next MPavilion, which will open in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens in November. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

Architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects and professor Anna Wirz-Justice have been named the 2022 laureates of The Daylight Award in the Architecture and Research categories, respectively. John Hill


Film
1 month ago

This month the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) announced that the long-awaited Taipei Performing Arts Center is finally complete, with the official opening taking place in August. A five-minute film takes viewers inside the building. John Hill


Headlines
1 month ago

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won the international architectural competition for the new Vltava Philharmonic Hall in Prague, beating out Diller Scofidio + Renfro, MVRDV, SANAA, and Snøhetta, among other... John Hill


Insight
1 month ago

World-Architects editor John Hill was in Barcelona for EUmies Awards Day last week, sitting down with Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects in the Mies van der Rohe... John Hill


Film
1 month ago

The Bubble, a 2021 film directed by Valerie Blankenbyl about The Villages, Florida – with over 150,000 residents, it is the largest retirement community in the world – won Best Documentary Feature Film at the BARQ Festival. John Hill


Reviews
1 month ago

While in Barcelona for EUmies Awards Day, World-Architects got a tour of the La Borda - Cooperative Housing – the Emerging Architecture Winner – from Eliseu Arrufat and Carles Baiges,... John Hill, Lacol

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