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Headlines
on 26/11/2019

The recipients of the 31st annual Piranesi Awards have been announced, following the jury's deliberations on November 22 at Monfort Exhibition Hall in Portorož, Slovenia. John Hill


Headlines
on 22/11/2019

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture has launched its online Student Work Collection database, a free, public website that presents decades of studio projects produced at New York's famed The Cooper Union. John Hill


Headlines
on 22/11/2019

London's Design Museum has announced the winners of the Beazley Designs of the Year: Sameep Padora's Maya Somaiya Library won the Architecture category, while the Beazley Design of the Year 2019 went to the "Anatomy of an AI System" research project.


Headlines
on 21/11/2019

The competition deciding the architect of the extension of Santiago Calatrava's Zurich Stadelhofen from 1990 has wrapped up, and Giuliani Hönger Architekten with Caretta Weidmann have won over Calatrava and... John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


Headlines
on 20/11/2019

Architect Gustav Peichl, born in Vienna in March 1928, died at his home in Grinzing, a district of Vienna, on Sunday, November 17 at the age of 91. John Hill, Falk Jaeger


Headlines
on 18/11/2019

Winners in the third annual Architecture Drawing Prize, to be given at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) in early December, have been announced. John Hill


Headlines
on 13/11/2019

On the morning of November 13 the Swarovski Star — designed by architect Daniel Libeskind and made with millions of Swarovski crystals — was raised into position atop the famed Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center in... John Hill


Headlines
on 13/11/2019

The sixth annual MPavilion opens to the public on November 14, with four months of free events before it closes on March 22, 2020. Designed by Glenn Murcutt, the MPavilion coincides with the Pritzker Prize-winning Australian architect's 50th year of practice. John Hill


Headlines
on 07/11/2019

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has revealed that the Los Angeles Public Works Committee has approved the air space vacation that will allow the Peter Zumthor-designed building for the museum's permanent collection to span Wilshire Boulevard. John Hill


Headlines
on 06/11/2019

Following Monday's formal notification from the Trump administration to the United Nations that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the American Institute of Architects issued a statement deploring the "shortsighted decision." John Hill


Headlines
on 06/11/2019

The architect born in Valladolid and based in Madrid has received the Medalla de Oro de la Arquitectura from the Consejo Superior de los Colegios de Arquitectos de España (CSCAE) in honor of his life's work. John Hill, Miriam Giordano


Headlines
on 05/11/2019

Reserve Properties and Westdale Properties have unveiled Untitled, a pair of residential towers planned for midtown Toronto that are designed by musician Pharrell Williams working with architects IBI Group and interior designers U31. John Hill


Headlines
on 31/10/2019

Vectorworks has announced the winners – twenty projects by thirty students from more than a dozen countries – in this year's scholarships for students in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, and entertainment. John Hill


Headlines
on 30/10/2019

A team led by Coldefy with RDAI | HHCP has won a competition to design the National Pulse Memorial & Museum in Orlando, Florida, beating Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Daniel Libeskind, and MVRDV, among other teams. John Hill


Headlines
on 29/10/2019

The Obama Foundation has revealed updated renderings for the Obama Presidential Center (OPC), the project designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects (TWBTA) for a site in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side. John Hill


Headlines
on 28/10/2019

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced that the Baha’i Temple of South America in Santiago, Chile, designed by Toronto's Hariri Pontarini Architects, is the winner of the 2019 RAIC International Prize. John Hill


Headlines
on 25/10/2019

A planted public space in Shenzhen, China, was the big winner at the 18th annual ABB LEAF Awards, which took place recently in Berlin to "celebrate the outstanding projects and personalities that have made the biggest impact upon the built environment." John Hill


Headlines
on 24/10/2019

Property records indicate that the recent purchase of Frank Lloyd Wright's iconic Ennis House in Los Angeles for $18 million — the highest sale for any Wright house — was made by a married couple who founded a luxury brand of cannabis-infused beauty supplies.


Headlines
on 22/10/2019

On Monday, October 21, 2019, German industrial designer Ingo Maurer died at the age of 87. Maurer's designs of lamps and light installations are considered groundbreaking and are famous around the world. John Hill, Katinka Corts


Headlines
on 22/10/2019

The Henrik Frode Obel Foundation has announced that the first Obel Award, which comes with a 100,000 Euro prize, goes to Junya Ishigami+Associates' Art Biotop Water Garden, completed in Tochigi, Japan, in 2018. John Hill


Headlines
on 18/10/2019

The Museum of Modern Art opens its much anticipated renovated and expanded galleries on October 21. World-Architects got a peek at the new MoMA designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler. John Hill


Headlines
on 15/10/2019

A 28-acre parking lot is being transformed by Tishman Speyer and the San Francisco Giants into Mission Rock, a mixed-use neighborhood across the water from the Giants' Oracle Park. Phase 1 features buildings designed by Henning Larsen, MVRDV, Studio Gang, and WORKac.


Headlines
on 14/10/2019

The influential architectural historian and landscape designer died at his home in London on Sunday, October 13, at the age of 80. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/10/2019

Fifteen years after a major expansion designed by Yoshio Taniguchi, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has completed its latest expansion, this time courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/10/2019

An opening ceremony recently took place in Biel, Switzerland, for two new buildings Japanese architect Shigeru Ban designed for Swatch and Omega. Swatch Headquarters, with its snaking form and timber roof, grabs all the attention. John Hill


Headlines
on 08/10/2019

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley has won the 2019 Stirling Prize, making it "the UK’s best new building." John Hill


Headlines
on 08/10/2019

Tim Marlow, artistic director of the Royal Academy of Arts since 2014, has been appointed CEO and director of the Design Museum, replacing co-directors Deyan Sudjic and Alice Black. John Hill


Headlines
on 05/10/2019

Nearly four months after six finalists were announced in the competition to design the future National Pulse Memorial and Museum, their concept designs have been revealed. John Hill


Headlines
on 03/10/2019

OMA – Office for Metropolitan Architecture has won a competition to design the KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens) department store in Vienna. The jury was unanimous in the selection of the project,... John Hill, Elias Baumgarten


Headlines
on 02/10/2019

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Dublin's Grafton Architects, led by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, is the 2020 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal. John Hill


Headlines
on 01/10/2019

The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF) has revealed that the $100,000 International Landscape Architecture Prize it announced in August will be named for... John Hill


Headlines
on 26/09/2019

London's The Collective has unveiled renderings for a co-living project in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, which would become Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto's first building in the United States. John Hill


Headlines
on 26/09/2019

Beijing Daxing International Airport, located nearly 50 kilometers south of the city center, was inaugurated on Wednesday. The design by Zaha Hadid Architects resembles a starfish when seen from above. John Hill


Headlines
on 25/09/2019

Landscape and public artist Walter Hood and urban designer Emmanuel Pratt are among the 26 MacArthur Fellows for 2019. John Hill


Headlines
on 25/09/2019

The Hunters Point Library, a branch of the Queens Public Library system in New York City, held its public opening on Tuesday, September 24. Located next to the East River, the building was designed by Steven Holl Architects with irregular openings framing views of Midtown Manhattan. John Hill


Headlines
on 20/09/2019

On Friday Apple reopened its 24-hour Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan. The famous glass cube is back, accompanied by a redesigned interior and plaza courtesy of Foster + Partners. John Hill


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