Photographer and street artist JR will transform the Louvre's iconic glass Pyramid in Paris this summer, effectively making I.M. Pei's 1989 creation disappear through anamorphosis.
On Sunday the exhibition A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City opens to the public. World-Architects got an early look and presents photos of just a few of the numerous models that make up the show.
The competition-winning proposal by architects from VOA Architecture and engineers from Werner Sobek New York envisions the Pan Am Building (now the MetLife Building) at 200 Park Avenue in New York City covered in a patterned, double-glazed curtain wall.
Alejandro Aravena, director of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice and recipient of the 2016 Pritzker Architecture Prize, hit the press circuit recently to discuss his Biennale theme, Reporting from the Front, and explain what exactly is going on in that photo...
Announcing the YTAA - Young Talent Architecture Award, which joins the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award and the Emerging Architect Award in recognizing architectural talent in Europe.
The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) opened its new Diller Scofidio + Renfro-designed home on January 31st with the exhibition Architecture of Life, running until May 29th.
Architect Emanuel Christ and Christoph Gantenbein have completed their much-anticipated addition to the 19th-century Swiss National Museum, a jagged concrete mass that touches down in three points to connect the old and new buildings to the adjacent Platzspitz park.
David Maisel's series of photographs, The Fall, now on display at Haines Gallery in San Francisco, explores from above the landscape between Toledo and Madrid, Spain, to reveal the not-so-subtle interactions between humans and nature.
Is this a ceramic tile pattern? A painting? A quilt? No, it's a "public domain remix" of a small fraction of the 187,000 items the New York Public Library has made available for high-resolution download.
Laurent Kronental's Souvenir d'un Futur, which documents senior citizens living in the "Grands Ensembles" around Paris – some of them designed by Ricardo Bofill in the 1980s – earned the photographer a 2015 Emerging Talent Award (Bourse de Talent) from the...
To celebrate the holiday season, the Lab at Rockwell Group has created "Luminaries," an interactive light installation amongst the palm trees inside the winter garden at Brookfield Place, the former World Financial Place in Lower Manhattan.
The Yale School of Architecture (YSoA) is celebrating its centennial and the tenure of outgoing Dean Robert A.M. Stern with the exhibition "Pedagogy and Place: Celebrating 100 Years of Architecture Education at Yale" that just opened inside Rudolph Hall.
BAROQUE BAROQUE is a new exhibition in Vienna that brings together a selection of Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson's artworks from private collections and places them into the baroque spaces of the Winter Palace of Prince Eugene of Savoy.
In a ceremony last night overlooking the World Trade Center, the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies gave Santiago Calatrava its European Prize for Architecture.
National Geographic has put together a helpful visual guide to Manhattan's building boom, which will add 47 skyscrapers to the island's crop of 28, pre-2004 buildings over 700 feet tall.
As part of their Finite Format exhibition at the House of Art České Budějovice in the Czech Republic, Chilean architects Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen, working with students from the Faculty of Art and Architecture at the Technical University of...
As part of the FIAC art fair taking place in Paris, Kengo Kuma has installed a wooden folly in the Jardin des Tuileries for Galerie Philippe Gravier. The name of the piece, Yure, translates to "slowly moving in the wind."
Chicago Horizon, the winning design in the international competition for one of four kiosks planned as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, has been built near the Museum Campus, where it will remain after the Biennial ends.
In his contribution for the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has placed found objects on spindly pedestals in a fourth-floor gallery of the Chicago Cultural Center, provoking the differences between "found" and "made" architecture.
An exhibition within an exhibition, BOLD: Alternative Scenarios for Chicago assembles 18 projects by Chicago-based architects as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, now on display at the Chicago Cultural Center.
The contribution of Gramazio Kohler Research, ETH Zurich, and the Self-Assembly Lab, MIT, to the Chicago Architectural Biennial is an installation they call "the first architectural construction built by robotic machines using only rocks and thread, without any adhesive and mortar."
New York's SO-IL – the duo of Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu – has inserted a series of portals made from steel studs over the ramps in the Chicago Cultural Center as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial.
Four architects/teams – MOS Architects, SelgaCano + Helloeverything, Tatiano Bilbao, and Vo Trong Nghia – have created full-scale dwellings inside the Chicago Cultural Center as part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial.
Flanking the grand stairs near the main entrance to the Chicago Cultural Center is Studio Gang Architects' contribution to the Chicago Architecture Biennial: Polis Station, which proposes new ways of integrating police stations into their communities.
Most of the 100+ contributions to the Chicago Architecture Biennial take the form of displays that can only be looked at, but a few installations at the entrance to the Chicago Cultural Center, and one outside, invite people to sit for a while.
World-Architects is excited to announce the launch of Catalan-Architects, the seventeenth platform under the World-Architects umbrella. The regional Catalan-Architects platform recognizes the amazing quality of buildings and landscapes produced in the region anchored by Barcelona.
John Wardle Architects has designed the inaugural Summer Architecture Commission, a new initiative of the National Gallery of Victoria's Department of Contemporary Design and Architecture.
The Guardian architecture critic Oliver Wainright goes on a rare tour of Pyongyang, revealing the architecture of the North Korean capital as well as his own sharp eye for capturing the city and its buildings through words and photos.
The much-anticipated opening of The Broad, the museum designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro for Eli and Edythe Broad in downtown Los Angeles, takes place on September 20th.
Peruvian practice Llonazamora has inserted a wood and metal construction juxtaposing architectural elements of Lima's Republican buildings inside LIGA in Mexico City for the gallery's 19th exhibition.
News came in September 2014 that architect Isay Weinfeld would take his Brazilian modernism to a site next to the High Line in New York for luxury residences. Renderings have finally been released for the project.
A stainless steel sculpture nearing completion in China's Xianjing region bears a striking resemblance to Anish Kapoor's famous Cloud Gate sculpture installed in Chicago's Millennium Park in 2006.
A new installation by Berlin's Barkow Leibinger "offers a space for public encounter and experience" inside a thicket of bundled stainless steel rods.
It's hard not to be charmed by the once-a-day paper buildings that Charles Young of Edinburgh has been creating since August 2014.
Frankfurter Allgemeine has posted some photographs of the completed facade of Herzog & de Meuron's Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany.