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The recipients of the 29th Piranesi Awards, announced at the conclusion of the Piran Days of Architecture in Slovenia last week, include a chapel, a kindergarten, a community center, and a floating pool.
3XN
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Large stadiums and music venues are often placed in the outskirts of cities, but not in Copenhagen. Royal Arena, a 35,000-square-meter venue, has just opened in the middle of a residential area, and is designed by 3XN Architects together with HKS to be a good neighbor.
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Three and a half years after the New York Public Library shelved Norman Foster's plan to dramatically transform the library's 1911 home in Midtown Manhattan, Mecanoo's pared-down master plan for the building has been unveiled.
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Over one million people have visited Zaryadye Park, the first public park built in Moscow in fifty years, since it opened a couple months ago. Photographer Iwan Baan has documented the various features of the park designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Hargreaves Associates and Citymakers.
ATELIER GÉNÉRAL
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Atelier Général proposes an aerial refuge, a residence merged with the mountain and immersed in a maple forest. Built on the slope of Mount Shefford, the residence bridges an aerial view on one side and an ascending, rugged topography, populated by rocks and maples, on the other.
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Attendees at the tenth World Architecture Festival in Berlin last week voted on the winner of the Architectural Photography Awards 2017, organized by Arcaid Images and sponsored by Sto.
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Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao spoke with PLANE—SITE in the second video of a series leading up to the GAA Foundation's Time-Space-Existence exhibition, planned as a collateral exhibition of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Tomecek Studio Architecture
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Although Barefoot Lakes, located between Denver and Fort Collins, is graced by some fairly typical ranch-style home designs, the residential development is graced by a network of nature trails and a contemporary pavilion geared toward views of the Rocky Mountains and the setting sun. Designed by...
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This year's World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin is a modest rammed-earth dwelling in a Chinese village. What does the win say about WAF and other awards?
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Architects Anna and Eugeni Bach have covered the surfaces of Mies van der Rohe's 1929 Barcelona Pavilion in white vinyl, effectively turning the famous building into a 1:1 scale model of itself.
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On Friday night the World Building of the Year and other winners in the three-day World Architecture Festival were announced in Berlin.
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For the day-two evening keynote at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin, architect Charles Jencks and critic Pierre de Meuron spoke about the new Elbphilharmonie Hamburg.
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Following the second day of keynotes, project presentations, tours, and other events at the 2017 World Architecture Festival in Berlin, the winners in fourteen categories were announced.
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Some recent video footage shot by Keith Loutit shows the phenomenal growth of the creepers taking over the red metal facade of WOHA's Oasia Hotel Downtown in Singapore.
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During Wednesday evening's keynote at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin, architect Matthias Kohler of Gramazio Kohler presented DFAB House, a project now under construction on the campus of ETH Zürich.
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After a full first day of keynotes, project presentations, tours, and other events at the 2017 World Architecture Festival in Berlin, the winners in seventeen categories were announced.
Sanjay Puri Architects
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Taking a cue from the old city streets of Mathura city in India where this project is located, this 800 room students’ hostel creates organic spaces.
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The Marina Abramovic Institute for the Preservation of Performance Art (MAI), unveiled by the artist and the New York office of OMA - Office for American Architecture in 2012, has been cancelled, after its budget swelled and matching funds could not be raised.
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This year's World Architecture Festival – its tenth anniversary – takes place in Arena Berlin, the same venue as last year. Here are some photos from a quick jaunt around the festival this afternoon.
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Architect Rafael Viñoly kicked off the 2017 World Architecture Festival with a meandering and sobering keynote talk about the crises architects find themselves in and a way to move forward.
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World-Architects is in Berlin this week for the World Architecture Festival (WAF), three days of juried presentations, keynotes, tours, and other events culminating in the World Building of the Year.
MAD Architects
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Huangshan, located near the ancient villages of Hongcun and Xidi in China’s Anhui province, is home to one of the country’s most beautiful mountains. It is here that MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, has realized “Huangshan Mountain Village.”
Birdseye Design
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Inspired by the ubiquitous board and batten siding prevalent in the region, this house in Vermont looks like a contemporary rendition of vernacular buildings. Dark and mirrored panels alternate with slender windows to create a rhythm broken up by expanses of glass that take advantage of the...
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Jean Nouvel's Louvre Abu Dhabi, which finally opened to the public on 11 November 2017, has been given the time-lapse treatment: a 3-minute film from EarthCam documenting the building's 8-year construction.
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A few recently completed buildings share a predilection for creating textured surfaces from that most humble and rectilinear of materials: brick.
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London's V&A has announced it is acquiring a three-story section of Robin Hood Gardens, the 1972 housing project designed by Alison and Peter Smithson that is being demolished as part of the Blackwell Reach development.
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Steven Holl Architects and Rüssli Architekten have won an international competition to the new Geneva Operational Center for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) with a scheme titled Colors of Humanity.
Maurice Martel architecte
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To suit in while standing out is the challenge raised at the new headquarters Lareau insurance office. Settling in a rural area without aesthetic qualities, the project aims to inspire the beauty and encourage this industrial area to change by hosting more projects sensitive to design.
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On the eve of a new exhibition, Island, opening in New York on November 18th, NOWNESS presents a short film about artist Ian Strange, whose work "explores the loaded connection people have to homes."
NODE (Nansha Original DEsign)
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Detours of architectural space provide diversified experience and prolong time. They are used to emphasize the solemnity and happiness of wedding ceremony.
UNStudio
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UNStudio's design for the tower, which is located in the London borough of Islington, incorporates the remodeling of the facade, a streamlining of the building’s mass and a contrasting of scale and detail untypical of a residential tower.
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Last week the controversial Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, designed by Frank Gehry, held a ceremonial groundbreaking on its four-acre site on Independence Avenue in Washington, DC.
SYN Architects
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The Creek Park Hotel is located in Beijing’s Pinggu District, 15km away from the Jinhai Lake International Resort’s Area. It is a renovation project undertaken by SYN Architects, close to the waters surrounding the peninsula’s central island, from where the minaret by the lake...
ADEPT
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Cortex Park brings together four programs under one roof by embracing students, researchers and staff with shared sports facilities and a strong urban identity. The result is a design that challenges both mind and body  - and establishes a closer relation between the building and its...
2fORM Architecture
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With a pool house larger than the average American home, Timberidge is not a modest residence. But its large footprint is balanced by a preference for on-site and local materials and the use of local craftsmen and manufacturers. Located in Eugene, Oregon, the house taps into its regional context...
dmvA
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By provoking action and reaction between past and present through the application of contemporary architecture, the remodeling of this entire block of buildings — including landmark buildings such as Hooghuys and the former Lorette convent — adheres to this evolutionary principle.
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