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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Although the Trump administration expresses skepticism in regards to human-induced climate change, architects know better – as does the AIA. Just in time for Earth Day on 22 April, the American Institute of Architects has released a list of principles that serve to highlight architects'...
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the winners of the 23rd American Architecture Awards.
At a lecture on Wednesday night at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Swiss architect Peter Zumthor unveiled new images of his evolving design for LACMA's new $600-million building that would span across Wilshire Boulevard.
The Bahá’í Temple of South America, designed by Toronto's Hariri Pontarini Architects, has won the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Innovation in Architecture Award for 2017.
Centro Botín, the first building in Spain designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano, is complete and set to open 23 June 2017 as the permanent home of the Fundación Botín's art, cultural, and educational programs.
Brooklyn architecture firm SO-IL has teamed up with car maker MINI to create MINI LIVING – Breathe, an installation billed as "a forward-thinking interpretation of resource-conscious, shared city living within a compact footprint" that is on display at Salone del Mobile.
The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced that the most recent MPavilion, designed by Indian architect Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai, has been gifted to the people of Melbourne and will be relocated from Queen Victoria Gardens to the Melbourne Zoo in Parkville.
Yesterday Columbia University opened up the doors of the 60,000-square-foot Lenfest Center for the Arts on its new Manhattanville campus for a press preview. Designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, the building is set to open next month with an exhibition of student work.
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