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Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake — influential in the world as fashion as well as in the world of architecture — died on Friday at the age of 84. Ulf Meyer


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The impressive Shilin Night Market is a magnet for locals and tourists in Taipei. Starting this week, the new Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC), designed by... Ulf Meyer


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Snøhetta designs a tower for Tokyu Corporation in Tokyo that features a terraced roof topped with trees. Ulf Meyer isn’t buying it. [First published on July 28, 2022; updated with renderings on August 5.] Ulf Meyer


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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has unveiled a trio of proposals that aim to keep the Chicago Bears pro football team at Soldier Field on the city's lakefront. John Hill


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Announced by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in early 2021 as a "170-kilometer revolution in urban living," some details of The Line have been unveiled.


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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the six buildings in the running for the 2022 RIBA Stirling Prize, considered "the UK’s most prestigious architecture award." John Hill


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The famed artist known for oversized sculptures of everyday objects, many carried out with his wife Coosje van Bruggen (1942–2009), died on July 18 at the age of 93. John Hill


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The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has unveiled renderings for the ninth MPavilion, designed by Bangkok's all(zone) and set to open in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens on November 17. John Hill


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The new, long-awaited Sixth Street Viaduct in Los Angeles, designed by Michael Maltzan Architecture, opened to the public on July 9. John Hill


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Azure Magazine has revealed the 24 winners of its twelfth annual AZ Awards competition. John Hill


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The Japanese architect was awarded for his efforts to give architectural dignity to the numerous humanitarian architectural interventions carried out around the world. Antonio La Gioia


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) announced that the firm was victorious in the competition to design the Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre in China's Shaanxi province.


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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


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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


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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


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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


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The west facade of the former GSW Headquarters high-rise in Berlin, designed by Sauerbruch Hutton, is set to be renewed and redesigned. This is architecturally, ecologically, but also economically questionable and sends the wrong signal. Elias Baumgarten


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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


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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


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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


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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


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Roberto Cicutto, President of La Biennale di Venezia, and Lesley Lokko, who was appointed artistic director of the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale in... Lesley Lokko


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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on 5/15/22

World-Architects was in attendance at the Mies van der Rohe Pavilion on Thursday, May 12, for EUmies Awards Day, a series of talks and an award ceremony for the 2022 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award; a recap. John Hill


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on 5/15/22

The inaugural edition of Model. Barcelona Architectures Festival, an initiative of the Barcelona City Council and the Catalan Architects’ Association (COAC), took place from May 5 to 15 at a handful of venues across the city. John Hill


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on 5/11/22

Celebrated Canadian architect Claude Provencher, co-founder of the practice Provencher_Roy and instrumental in the creation of the Conseil du patrimoine culturel du Québec, died on May 6, 2022, at the age of 72. John Hill


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on 5/8/22

The Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) has named Sean Godsell the recipient of the 2022 Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal — the AIA's highest honor. John Hill


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