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The new headquarters for Houston Endowment is located west of Downtown Houston in Spotts Park, on the banks of the city's Buffalo Bayou. Designed by Kevin Daly Architects (kdA) in collaboration with PRODUCTORA, the building was dedicated on October 11, 2022. The architects at kdA answered a... Kevin Daly Architects, PRODUCTORA

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Jurisdictions across the United States are updating their zoning codes to allow more residential density, much of it in the form of ADUs. In Washington, DC, a recent rezoning now allows single-family houses on alley lots. One such alley, Adelaide Alley, is home to a bark- and cork-clad... BLDUS

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Testbeds, a design research project by New Affiliates and Samuel Stewart-Halevy, is one of twelve projects in MoMA's New York, New Publics exhibition that opened last month. A pilot project,... New Affiliates, Samuel Stewart-Halevy

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Located in North Central Washington, Winthrop is a small town of over 400 residents that is widely known because of its downtown, which has an American Old West design stemming from the town's Westernization program. Seattle's Johnston Architects followed the program in their design of the... Johnston Architects and Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects

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BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group and Carlo Ratti Associati have designed CapitaSpring, a 280-meter-tall “oasis” of green in Singapore. Ulf Meyer visited the building, sending us his impressions. Ulf Meyer

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Billed as “deeply affordable” by its developers, Chiles House in Portland is considered the first completed mass timber affordable housing in Oregon. Designed by All Hands Architecture, the building's 27 units provide transitional housing for people currently experiencing homelessness and for... All Hands Architecture

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The archetypal gable form has provided fodder for contemporary architects for decades, often used as a shorthand expression of the idea of “home.” The repeated gables of the M-shaped Bungalows are appropriate, because the multi-family project is offered up as an alternative to single-family... Sin Hei Kwok

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At 735,000 square feet, and with a mix of classrooms, dormitory, faculty housing, athletic complex, and theaters, the John A. Paulson Center at New York University (NYU) in Greenwich Village is like a city within a city. World-Architects got a tour of the sizable mixed-use building before it... Davis Brody Bond | KieranTimberlake

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Since 1996 the ‘r kids Family Center has worked with vulnerable foster children and their families toward re-unification in New Haven, Connecticut. Located just west of the Yale University campus, the new home of ‘r kids literally builds upon a nearly 20-year-old one-story brick building. The... Newick Architects

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A former power plant in Richmond, Virginia, just steps from the James River, is now the headquarters of the branding and marketing company Arts & Letters Creative Co. Richmond- and Brooklyn-based ARCHITECTUREFIRM transformed the brick and steel building into a brightly lit contemporary... ARCHITECTUREFIRM

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The Anne M. Lynch Homes at Old Colony is a multi-phase redevelopment of federal public housing in South Boston dating back to 1940. Boston's The Architectural Team has been responsible for the design of numerous buildings at Old Colony since 2011. The architects at TAT answered some questions... The Architectural Team

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In the Encinar de los Reyes area of Madrid, the studio led by Andrés Jaque has designed a building that translates the pedagogical ideas of the Reggio Emilia school, as developed by Loris Malaguzzi and his followers, into architecture. Antonio La Gioia

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In 2022 we presented 40 Buildings of the Week, featuring short Q&As with architects about recently completed buildings in the United States. It's your turn to help us crown a US Building of the Year by voting for your favorite. The winner will be announced at the end of January. John Hill

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16/12/22

In recent years, new residential quarters, office buildings and businesses have been built on the Pudong side of Shanghai. Now the Culture Community Complex follows, with three large buildings: the Pudong Library planned by Nihon Sekkei, already completed in 2010 at the northern end of the... Eduard Kögel

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12/12/22

As the demand for housing, especially of the affordable variety, in New York City outpaces the supply of new units, infill and other approaches are being used to create housing without the timely and costly need for demolition. Tres Puentes consists of two buildings built on previously empty... Shakespeare, Gordon, Vlado: Architects

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6/12/22

An event venue for everything from art exhibitions and film shoots to weddings and baby showers, Carroll Hall is a building and garden that is creatively built from the materials of the Brooklyn site's predecessors. Architect Chris Dameron answered some questions about the "ecologically... Dameron Architecture

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28/11/22

Twenty-five years in the making, the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City opened to the public in September 2021. Los Angeles's Johnson Fain started working on the project from 1996, developing a concept that honors the tribes in Oklahoma today and recalls historical tribes through an... Johnson Fain

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7/11/22

The sculptural off-white exterior of the Health Futures Center on Arizona State University's innovation campus is striking but also functionally responsive to the desert climate, as explained in this short interview with CO Architects, the Los Angeles firm that designed the building with... CO Architects

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31/10/22

Big Marsh Park is a nearly 300-acre natural and recreational space on Chicago's Southeast Side, on land that was once an active industrial property. While industry has given way to hiking trails, BMX courses, and picnic grounds, the Ford Calumet Environmental Center — an architectural anchor... Valerio Dewalt Train

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24/10/22

Limestone surfaces lend some privacy to this modern two-story house in Dallas, Texas. Once inside, though, the house opens itself up to the garden through large glass walls. Architect Jason Erik Smith of smitharc architecture + interiors answered a few questions about the Southwestern... smitharc architecture + interiors

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17/10/22

Architecturally, many of the buildings in the Miami Design District scream for attention through colors, forms, and materials. RoyalByckovas's contribution to the area is an element of calm, with dark vertical fins facing 41 Street. Architects Ethan Royal and Ruslanas Byckovas answered a few... RoyalByckovas

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11/10/22

Five years after GWWO Architects realized a nature education center at Berks Nature in Reading, Pennsylvania, the firm has completed an addition that provides more classrooms and doubles the size of the existing building. The architects answered a few questions about the project that opened... GWWO Architects

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3/10/22

A historic Craftsman home, a former grocery story, and a half-dozen repurposed shipping containers combine to create a destination for beer drinkers in Anaheim, California. Outdoor spaces are also part of the mix in Studio One Eleven's design for Moderntimes and Leisuretown. The architects... Studio One Eleven

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28/9/22

The first phase of the new China Academy of Art (CAA) Liangzhu Campus in Hangzhou has been inaugurated and the second phase of the complex, designed by Atelier... Eduard Kögel

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26/9/22

The most recent addition to the Nike campus near Portland, Oregon, is its largest: a 1 million square foot office building serving nearly 3,000 employees. Named for the newly retired tennis star Serena Williams, the building designed by Skylab Architecture

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20/9/22

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has designed a hotel for watch enthusiasts in the canton of Vaud in western Switzerland, adjacent to the museum BIG previously built for watchmaker Audemars Piguet. Ulf Meyer... Ulf Meyer

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12/9/22

This ADU, or "Accessory Dwelling Unit," is the second such project featured as a US Building of the Week in 2022, evidence of the growing popularity of the typology and the increasing number of jurisdictions making them legal means of adding density to residential neighborhoods. The architects... Yeh-Yeh-Yeh Architects

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5/9/22

Colorful panels in oranges and blues call attention to @150 North Third Street, a luxury residential project in Downtown Columbus, Ohio, that is partly the reuse of a five-story warehouse. Architect Jonathan Barnes answered a few questions about the project designed by his Columbus-based... JBAD

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22/8/22

Located next to a brewery, a self-storage warehouse, and other industrial structures in North Brooklyn, Amant is a gem in the rough — and a surprising one at that, with intimate courtyards set between the art foundation's multiple brick and concrete buildings. The architects at SO – IL sent us... SO – IL

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15/8/22

Open since March, The Pitch is a destination in Austin, Texas, for eating a burger, drinking a beer, watching a football game, or just relaxing outdoors. The design by Mark Odom Studio uses shipping containers to house kitchens and other functions, arranging the modular pieces to create a... Mark Odom Studio

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8/8/22

Narrow House is an apt name for this townhouse in Brooklyn that is situated on a lot that is approximately half as wide as a typical lot. The architects at Only If searched out such a "leftover" space, ending up with a light-filled, open space just eleven feet wide. The architects answered a... Only If

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1/8/22

The Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn is turning from an infamous Superfund site into a cultural district where old industrial buildings are being transformed into performance venues. These include the new home for Powerhouse Arts designed by Herzog & de Meuron and CO Adaptive's transformation of... CO Adaptive

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25/7/22

For fifty years Covenant House has been providing shelter for homeless youth across New York City, first with facilities in Lower Manhattan. Since 1976 the organization has been located in Midtown Manhattan just steps from the Port Authority Bus Terminal, where their new home, designed by... FXCollaborative

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18/7/22

A faceted facade and lush green wall make this extension to an electrical substation a good neighbor in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood. The architects at TEF Design answered a few questions about the project. TEF Design

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4/7/22

The Valley in Amsterdam is a new type of high-rise cluster. The design by MVRDV uses its publicly accessible namesake “valley” to unite the mixed uses of the 75,000-m2 project. Ulf Meyer toured the recently completed development and sent us his impressions. Ulf Meyer

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27/6/22

The first new building at Glenstone since the 2018 opening of the Pavilions, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners, is a bespoke pavilion housing a Richard Serra sculpture. World-Architects editor John Hill got a peek at the new building, also designed by Phifer, before it opened to the... Thomas Phifer and Partners

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