News

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The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the six shortlisted buildings for the 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize, aka "the UK's best new building."
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Today the UK's Royal Mail released a special issue of ten stamps that feature "some of the finest public buildings erected in the last 20 years."
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In a letter to The New York Review of Books, cellist Yo-Yo Ma makes a plea to save Point Counterpoint II, a floating concert hall designed by Louis I. Kahn in the 1960s.
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The Barbican, London Symphony Orchestra and Guildhall School of Music & Drama have announced the shortlist for the planned Centre for Music in the City of London.
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The Architectural League of New York has announced the two recipients of the Deborah J. Norden Fund travel grants: Kevin Malawski and Indian-Architects curator Priyanka Shah.
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The World Architecture Festival has announced the shortlisted projects for the 2017 awards taking place in Berlin in November.
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How can architects, professional organizations, and government bodies deter a repeat of last month’s disaster in London's North Kensington area?
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Work has wrapped up on one aspect of the ongoing restoration of Louis I. Kahn's classic Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California: the conservation of its teak window walls.
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On June 23rd at Toronto’s historic and iconic Evergreen Brick Works, Azure Magazine revealed the 20 winners of its seventh annual AZ Awards competition.
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Tomorrow the Victoria & Albert Museum in London opens its largest project in more than a century: V&A Exhibition Road Quarter, designed by Amanda Levete and her firm AL_A.
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Four months after being selected as the winner of the 18th annual Young Architect's Program, Jenny Sabin Studio's Lumen opens at the Queens outpost of the Museum of Modern Art.
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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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