News

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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the winners of the 2017 RIBA National Awards for architecture.
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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the eleven recipients of the 2017 Small Project Awards, which recognize "small-project practitioners for the high quality of their work and ... promote excellence in small-project design."
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New renderings of the Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed U.S. Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame in Colorado Springs, Colorado, have been unveiled, coinciding with the project's groundbreaking on June 9th.
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Seven shortlisted design teams – David Adjaye and BIG, among them – have produced concept designs for the new Ross Pavilion in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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The 17th annual Serpentine Pavilion, designed by the Burkina Faso-born, Berlin-based architect, Diébédo Francis Kéré, opens to the public in London's Kensington Gardens on Friday.
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The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) announced the five winners of its inaugural Library Design Awards 2017 during a conference held on Monday in Melbourne.
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The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has unveiled the design of the 2017 MPavilion by OMA partners Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten. The fourth iteration of the MPavilion will open to the public in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria...
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A lawsuit filed on Wednesday in Manhattan alleges that Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) copied a tower designed by architect Jeehoon Park as a student at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in 1999.
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New York's Julliard School has unveiled renderings for its first overseas campus, the Tianjin Julliard School, designed by Diller Scofidio + Refnro and located in Tianjin's Yujiapu Pilot Free Trade Zone.
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Architects and curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have developed the theme Freespace for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition, which will take place in Venice from 26 May to 25 November 2018.
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The American Society of Landscape Architects has announced the recipients of its 2017 honors, which include the Landscape Architecture Firm Award and the ASLA Medal.
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Projects by Steven Holl Architects and Adjaye Associates recently broke ground in Houston and San Antonio, respectively.
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The Norman Foster Foundation, which "promotes interdisciplinary thinking and research to help new generations of architects, designers and urbanists to anticipate the future," opened on 1 June 2017.
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Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron have once again collaborated with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, devising Hansel & Gretel, an interactive installation at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City.
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On the first of June, Google submitted plans to build its new eleven-story headquarters designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group and Heatherwick Studio, the team behind Google's East Charleston campus in Mountain View, California.
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On Thursday President Donald Trump announced that the United States would be withdrawing from the Paris agreement on climate change that his predecessor – and 195 other nations – agreed to in 2015.
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This morning World-Architects got a peek at the first completed phase of the Museum of Modern Art's multi-year expansion and renovation project designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler.
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Entries for the 2017 World Architecture Festival are due Friday 2 June at Midnight BST.
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Projects in Australia, Canada, Denmark, and Japan make up the four finalists of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize, which was launched in 2014 to advance "architecture that transforms society by furthering humanistic values of social justice, respect, equality, inclusivity and...
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Yesterday The Shed, a cultural facility under construction at New York's Hudson Yards development, celebrated the topping off of its steel structure and a $75 million gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies toward its $500 million capital campaign.
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The team of Studio Weave and Architecture 00 has won an invited design competition to turn an old section of elevated railway in the London Borough of Camden into a temporary public park modeled on New Yorks' High Line.
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On May 20th the nearly kilometer-long Seoullo 7017, the transformation of an old highway overpass into an elevated park designed by the Dutch firm MVRDV, opened to the public in South Korea's capital city.
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The aptly named hotel from The Royal Portfolio opened recently in Thomas Heatherwick's conversion of a historic grain silo at the V&A Waterfront in the South African city. The Silo sits above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA), which will open later this year.
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With each week bringing a new controversey to the administration of Donald Trump – the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the leaking of confidential information to Russia, most recently – it's not just Democrats, pundits, and late night talk show hosts taking aim at the...
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Qatar Museums has announced that ELEMENTAL, the Chilean firm of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alejandro Aravena, has won the Art Mill International Design Competition for a historic waterfront site in the center of Doha.
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Today in Brussels the European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe announced the winners of the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award: Amsterdam's DeFlat Kleiburg by NL Architects and XVW Architectuur wins the 2017 Prize, and the...
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From May 6th to 9th the American Planning Association's National Planning Conference – "Planning in Motion NPC17" – was held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. World-Architects attended for the first time to gather some impressions.
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Five projects – in Denmark, England, France, the Netherlands, and Poland – are in the running for the 2017 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. One winner will be named during a press conference in Brussels tomorrow, May 12th.
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On Thursday Swiss architect Peter Zumthor presented his design for the extension to the Renzo Piano-designed Fondation Beyeler in Riehen/Basel. The extension is sited in the adjoining Iselin-Weber Park, which Fondation Beyeler recently acquired.
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Documents filed with the Los Angeles Department of City Planning for the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in LA's Exposition Park include updated renderings by architect Ma Yansong of MAD Architects.
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New York's Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2017 National Design Awards, which recognizes design excellence and innovation in eleven categories.
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The Obama Foundation has released a couple teaser images for the Obama Presidential Center, designed by New York's Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners with Chicago's Interactive Design Architects for a site on Chicago's South Side.
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New York architect and educator Diane Lewis, a stalwart of The Cooper Union's Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, where she was the first woman architect to be appointed to their full-time faculty, died yesterday at the age of 65.
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Starbucks is taking over the Crate & Barrel flagship on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile to open the coffee company’s sixth and largest Reserve® Roastery.
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The New York artist known for designing, with Steven Holl, the Storefront for Art and Architecture, died last week at the age of 77.
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In a letter to the Garden Bridge Trust, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan indicated he would pull the necessary financial guarantees for the controversial pedestrian bridge with trees designed by Thomas Heatherwick.
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