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A trio of French architecture firms under the name Nouvelle AOM has won the competition to "create a powerful, dynamic and bold new identity for the Tour Montparnasse," one of the most unloved buildings in Paris.
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Tezuka Architects’ Fuji Kindergarten was announced as the winner of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize on Tuesday evening during an awards ceremony and gala at the historic Carlu in Toronto.
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For the River Edge Ideas Lab, the brainchild of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and part of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, nine architecture and landscape architecture firms have developed concepts for three challenging riverfront sites.
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Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, artistic directors of this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial and head of the Los Angeles firm Johnston Marklee, have wrapped up their redesign of the MCA Chicago.
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One month after his Garden Bridge project in London bit the dust, Thomas Heatherwick's Pier 55 in New York City has died.
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On Tuesday Vectorworks, Inc. released the English version of its 2018 BIM software for AEC, landscape and entertainment design industries.
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Spanish architect Rafael Moneo has been named a recipient of the Japan Art Association’s 2017 Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award, one of the world's most prestigious awards for architects and other artists.
Oslo Architecture Triennale
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The Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT) is seeking a Chief Curator, theme and concept for its seventh edition to be held in Oslo, Norway, during autumn 2019. Individuals or collectives of any nationality and country of residence are openly invited to send their proposal in English.
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At a recent ceremony in Nairobi the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Africa and the Middle East, sustainable projects "that go beyond standards and deliver new or visionary solutions."
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The World Architecture Festival (WAF), which takes place in Berlin from 15-17 November 2017, has revealed the lineup of speakers who will grace the festival's main stage.
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The 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate has been appointed to the Pritzker Prize jury alongside André Corrêa do Lago, the current Brazilian Ambassador to Japan.
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The new A. Alfred Taubman Wing of the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning in Ann Arbor is set to open on Friday.
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Thirty-eight projects in six categories have been named recipients of the American Society of Landscape Architects' 2017 Professional Awards.
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A memorial honoring the twelve people killed in the hostage standoff at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich is set to open on Wednesday in the city's Olympic Park.
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The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design have named French architect Manuelle Gautrand as laureate of this year's European Prize for Architecture.
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Two Chicago institutions have been selected by the U.S. Department of State to serve as co-commissioners of the United States Pavilion at next year's Venice Architecture Biennale.
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With drone footage and the unveiling of a new model kit of the BIG-designed LEGO House in Billund, Denmark, some hype is building before the museum's opening on 28 September 2017.
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The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the 75 projects from 28 countries that have won 2017 International Architecture Awards.
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The "private educational forum" of billionaire Nicolas Berggruen will be situated atop a mountain ridge in Los Angeles, near Topanga Canyon State Park.
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After repeated delays, some new photos posted to Twitter show that Jean Nouvel's Louvre Abu Dhabi is finally nearing completion.
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Six design teams have been shortlisted in an international design competition for the future restoration, reimagining and rebuilding of Clandon Park, an 18th-century Palladian house in Surrey.
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Lars Krückeberg, Wolfram Putz and Thomas Willemeit of Berlin's GRAFT together with German politician Marianne Birthler will curate the German Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale.
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The Design Museum in London has announced the shortlist for its tenth annual exhibition and awards "celebrating the world’s best design."
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The Latvian architect, who most recently designed the National Library of Latvia in Riga, died on Monday at the age of 92.
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On October first, the Yayoi Kusama Museum of Art will be opening to the public in a five-story building designed by Kume Sekkei in Tokyo’s Shinjuku district.
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Four months after Mayor of London Sadiq Khan pulled funding for Thomas Heatherwick's Garden Bridge, the Garden Bridge Trust has announced the controversial project's closure.
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The American Architecture Prize has announced the winners of its Firm of the Year Award 2017 in three categories: architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture.
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An international collaboration led by California's wHY has won the two-stage competition for the £25m Ross Pavilion and West Princes Street Gardens project in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Buildings designed by Lina Bo Bardi, Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, Kenzo Tange, Frank Lloyd Wright and others are among the dozen recipients of The Getty Foundation's 2017 Keeping It Modern grants.
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Two years after receiving the Gold Medal from the Illinois Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Chicago architect Carol Ross Barney has been named the recipient of AIA Chicago’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.
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Seven teams have been shortlisted in the competition to transform the Citroën Yser garage in Brussels into a cultural center with an art museum, architecture center, and public spaces.
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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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