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on 12/14/17

Take a peek at the U.S. Embassy London at 33 Nine Elms Lane. The building was designed by KieranTimberlake and will open for business on 16 January 2018.


Headlines
on 12/13/17

Twenty years ago, Richard Meier's Getty Center opened to the public on a hilltop overlooking Los Angeles. The institution is celebrating its anniversary with an exhibition of photographs taken just before the project's completion.


Headlines
on 12/12/17

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced a 62-strong longlist for its second biennial RIBA International Prize.


Headlines
on 12/7/17

The American Institute of Architects has announced that Minneapolis, Minnesota's Snow Kreilich Architects is the recipient of the 2018 AIA Architecture Firm Award, which "recognizes a practice that consistently has produced distinguished architecture for at least 10 years."


Headlines
on 12/7/17

New York architect James Stewart Polshek has been named by the American Institute of Architects as the recipient of the AIA Gold Medal, which is given to "an individual or pair of architects whose significant body of work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of...


Headlines
on 12/5/17

BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group's VIA 57 West, on Manhattan's West Side, has won the Emporis Skyscraper Award, having been judged the the best skyscraper completed in 2016.


Headlines
on 12/1/17

Vincent Scully, who taught history at Yale University for more than six decades, died on Thursday at his home in Virginia due to complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 97.


Headlines
on 11/29/17

The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced that Caring Wood, designed by James Macdonald Wright and Niall Maxwell, is the RIBA House of the Year 2017.


Headlines
on 11/29/17

FIFA has released renderings of the seventh of eight planned stadiums that will be built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. The design, by Fenwick Iribarren Architects, boasts of being the world's first demountable football stadium.


Headlines
on 11/28/17

The second edition of the Young Talent Architecture Award has launched, inviting recently graduated architects, urban planners and landscape architects to submit projects created between August 2016 and the end of 2017. 


Headlines
on 11/24/17

At a recent ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for Asia Pacific, projects that "deal with buildings for education – involving the community and sustainably improving neighborhoods."


Headlines
on 11/22/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/22/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/21/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/17/17

On Friday night the World Building of the Year and other winners in the three-day World Architecture Festival were announced in Berlin.


Headlines
on 11/17/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/17/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/16/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/15/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/15/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/10/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/9/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/8/17

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.


Headlines
on 11/3/17

This year's winners of the Australian Institute of Architects' National Architecture Awards were announced on Thursday during a ceremony held in Canberra.


Headlines
on 11/1/17

Atelier Peter Zumthor and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) have released udpated renderings of the institution's $600 million expansion.


Headlines
on 11/1/17

Britain's top architecture prize has been awarded to dRMM's Hastings Pier, a major community-led regeneration project in Hastings & St. Leonards, East Sussex.


Headlines
on 10/31/17

Snøhetta has released renderings of their renovation of 550 Madison Avenue, better known as the AT&T Building, designed by Philip Johnson and completed in 1984.


Headlines
on 10/27/17

The Architecture Drawing Prize, curated by Make Architects, Sir John Soane’s Museum and the World Architecture Festival (WAF), received 166 entries. Three winners were announced this week.


Headlines
on 10/26/17

The Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach, Florida, has unveiled new plans for the first public garden designed by Lord Norman Foster, part of the museum's building expansion being carried out by Foster + Partners.


Headlines
on 10/26/17

The New York Times is reporting that, one month after Barry Diller pulled the plug on Thomas Heatherwick's Pier 55, the billionaire businessman is reviving the project.


Headlines
on 10/24/17

The team led by the firms of David Adjaye and Ron Arad has won the United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial International Design Competition.


Headlines
on 10/20/17

Apple Michigan Avenue, designed by Norman Foster, opens today on a site overlooking the Chicago River.


Headlines
on 10/19/17

A tower designed by Zaha Hadid Architects for the Kushner Companies and Vornado Realty Trust at 666 Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan appears to be dead.


Headlines
on 10/17/17

Students from four Swiss universities bested ten competitors to win the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Decathlon 2017 that took place recently in Denver, Colorado.


Headlines
on 10/13/17

At a recent ceremony in Chicago, Illinois, the LafargeHolcim Foundation announced the winners of the LafargeHolcim Awards 2017 for North America, projects that "show how the leading edge of sustainable design means reaching far beyond 'common sense'."


Headlines
on 10/11/17

New York's New Museum has announced their selection of OMA to design the institution's next phase of expansion: a new building next to SANAA's well known 2007 building on the Bowery.


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