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Headlines
on 11/18/16

The New York Public Library has unveiled a rendering of the renovation of the Mid-Manhattan Library by Dutch architects Mecanoo with New York's Beyer Blinder Belle. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/18/16

After a second full day of keynotes, project presentations, tours, and other events at the 2016 World Architecture Festival in Berlin, the winners in sixteen categories were announced. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/17/16

After a full first day of keynotes, project presentations, tours, and other events at the 2016 World Architecture Festival in Berlin, the winners in fourteen categories were announced. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/10/16

The Royal College of Art (RCA) has announced that the Swiss architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron has won the invited competition for its new £108 million Battersea South campus in London. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/9/16

Molenaar & Co. architecten, Hebly Theunissen architecten, and landscape architect Michael van Gessel are the recipients of the 2016 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize for the preservation and rehabilitation of the Justus van Effen complex in Rotterdam. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/4/16

Forest Green Rovers has selected Zaha Hadid Architects in an international competition to design the club's new football stadium in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England. In a striking departure for the architecture firm, the stadium is to be built entirely from wood. John Hill


Headlines
on 11/2/16

The 450-foot-tall "courtscraper" designed by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group for The Durst Organization on Manhattan's West Side has won the 2016 International Highrise Award, the biennial award given by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum,... John Hill


Headlines
on 11/1/16

Resolution: 4 Architecture's 2003 competition-winning prefab house – aka the "mother of all modern pre-fab design" – will be auctioned off on November 15th. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/28/16

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the three winners of the inaugural Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). The awards were given today during the “Shaping European Cities” debate in Venice. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/27/16

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the six finalists in its inaugural RIBA International Prize, which replaces the RIBA Lubetkin Prize and is "open to all qualified architects anywhere in the world." John Hill


Headlines
on 10/27/16

Four months after George Lucas ditched plans to build his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago, concept designs by Ma Yansong for sites in Los Angeles and San Francisco have been unveiled. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/25/16

Yesterday World-Architects toured inside Renzo Piano Building Workshop's Jerome L. Greene Science Center, which is set to open in spring 2017 as one of the first buildings on Columbia University's new Manhattanville campus. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/21/16

The 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, ARE WE HUMAN?: The Design of the Species: 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years,200 years, 200,000 years, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts and curated by Beatriz Colomina and Mark Wigley opens tomorrow. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/20/16

SANAA's River Building, which snakes its way across the landscape of New Canaan, Connecticut, has won the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP) that is given out every two years by the Illinois Institute of Architecture (IIT). John Hill


Headlines
on 10/20/16

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the nine finalists, culled from thirty shortlisted projects, competing for the inaugural Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). Three winners will be announced at a ceremony in Venice on 28 October 2016. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/19/16

The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has announced the 26 architecture and design firms that will participate in the city's Design and Construction Excellence 2.0 Program, the fifth round overall since the program began in 2005. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/18/16

Seven firms have been selected for the second round of the Demain Montparnasse competition, which strives to give a new identity to Tour Montparnasse, the much-detested Parisian skyscraper. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/18/16

LEAF International has announced the winners of the 13th annual LEAF Awards, which "recognizes innovative architectural design projects and celebrates excellence in building design on an international basis." John Hill


Headlines
on 10/14/16

The effort to safeguard the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia has won the Buckminster Fuller Institute's 2016 Fuller Challenge, which awards a $100,000 prize "to support the development and implementation of one outstanding strategy." John Hill


Headlines
on 10/13/16

Three winners of the new American Architecture Prize, which honors designs in the disciplines of architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture, were announced on October 3rd, World Architecture Day. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/13/16

An international jury has selected Hala Wardé and HW Architecture to design BeMA: Beirut Museum of Art, a new musuem that will include a garden amphitheater, accessible public space, and a tower designed to house exhibitions and artist residencies. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/12/16

Architecture critics that is, particularly Chicago's Blair Kamin and New York's Paul Goldberger. A recent article from Kamin highlights the instability of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and his willingness to attack anybody who slights him. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/7/16

Caruso St John's gallery in Vauxhall, south of London, which serves as a free public gallery for artist Damien Hirst's private art collection, has won the annual prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) that honors the UK's best new building. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/6/16

The Fundació Mies van der Rohe and Creative Europe have announced the thirty shortlisted projects competing for the inaugural Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA). Three winners will be announced at a ceremony in Venice on 28 October 2016. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/5/16

Canadian architect Bing Thom, founding principal of Bing Thom Architects, died yesterday in Hong Kong after suffering a brain aneurism. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/5/16

The third MPavilion, commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation and designed by Indian architect Bijoy Jain, began its four-month run today in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens. John Hill


Headlines
on 10/4/16

Projects in Bangladesh, China, Denmark, Iran, and Lebanon are recipients of the prestigious award that is given out every three years "to projects that set new standards of excellence in architecture, planning practices, historic preservation and landscape architecture." John Hill


Headlines
on 10/3/16

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, designed by Hargreaves Associates, has been awarded the Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize, which was given out last week as part of 9th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture under the theme "Tomorrow Landscapes." John Hill, Silvia Pujalte Toledo


Headlines
on 9/30/16

Yesterday, New York City's Queens Library held a topping-out ceremony for Hunters Point Community Library in Long Island City. Designed by Steven Holl Architects, the library is on track to open next summer.... John Hill


Headlines
on 9/29/16

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced that Paulo Mendes da Rocha, "Brazil’s most celebrated living architect," will receive the 2017 Royal Gold Medal. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/28/16

AIA New York State, an organization of the American Institute of Architects, has awarded its 2016 Firm of the Year award to WXY architecture + urban design, the multi-disciplinary practice led by principals Claire Weisz, Mark Yoes, Layng Pew, and Adam Lubinsky. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/23/16

Architect Santiago Calatrava has unveiled plans for a "cutting-edge office building" to be located next to the Calatrava-designed Stadelhofen rail station in Zurich. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/21/16

Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, of Los Angeles architecture firm Johnston Marklee, have been named the artistic directors for the second Chicago Architecture Biennial. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/20/16

New York architect Steven Holl and Swiss professor Marilyne Andersen have been named the 2016 laureates of The Daylight Award in the Architecture and Research categories, respectively. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/16/16

Riehen/Basel's Fondation Beyeler has announced that Atelier Peter Zumthor & Partner has been commissioned to design the extension to the successful museum that Renzo Piano Building Workshop completed in 1997. John Hill


Headlines
on 9/14/16

British designer Thomas Heatherwick has unveiled his "passionate effort to leave a meaningful public legacy for New York" with the Vessel sculpture of stairs and landings, to be the centerpiece of New York's Hudson Yards project. John Hill


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