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The Olympic Park in Montreal has launched an international ideas competition for the creative reuse of all the materials and structural components from the dismantling of the roof of the Olympic Stadium, which is set to start this summer. John Hill


Film
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A short video produced in collaboration with the MoMA exhibition ED RUSCHA / NOW THEN, now on display at LACMA, explores Ed Ruscha’s Streets of Los Angeles archive, which was acquired by the Getty Research Institute in 2012 and is in the process of being digitized and made publicly... John Hill


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The Vessel, the 150-foot-tall climbable sculpture designed by Heatherwick Studio for Hudson Yards on Manhattan's West Side, has been closed since 2021, following four suicides in just two years. Related Companies, the developer of Hudson Yards, will reopen the attraction later this year,... John Hill


Number
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Number of swimming pools constructed or renovated for the upcoming Olympic Games taking place in Paris from July 26 to August 11: 25 René Ammann


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The 23rd Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is taking place over two weekends in April at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, near Palm Springs. As in previous years, the grassy expanse between the mountains is the setting for colorful large-scale artworks that serve as backdrops... John Hill


Reviews
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The Marina del Prat Vermell in Barcelona is preparing for a future of significant change with the ambitious transformation of its surroundings, spearheaded by visionary projects such as the one designed by MIAS Architects and Coll-Leclerc. This project, located on a triangular site at the... Ana María Álvarez, MIAS Architects + Coll-Leclerc

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Film
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A new video by Preservation Futures, working with the Chicago Architecture Center and Alex Ensign, draws attention to the threats to the Century and Consumer Buildings in Chicago's Loop, which the Federal government wants to demolish and leave as empty lots over security concerns. John Hill


Headlines
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A US federal judge has halted the demolition of Greenwood Pond: Double Site, a 1996 work of environmental art in Des Moines, Iowa, by Mary Miss, and a German court has ruled that Ravensburger can continue to produce jigsaw puzzles bearing the iconic image of Leonardo da Vinci's... John Hill


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The Naomi Milgrom Foundation — the commissioner of the annual MPavilion — and the City of Melbourne have announced that the tenth MPavilion, designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando, will remain open to the public in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens through March 2025. John Hill


Film
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Watch a short film from VernissageTV of Ryoji Ikeda's data.tecture [nº1], the immersive sound and video installation that was recently shown at Blum Gallery in Los Angeles as part of Thirty Years: Written with a Splash of Blood. John Hill


Insight
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World-Architects takes a look at four recently published books on housing in North America and Latin America: Housing: Strategies for Urban Redensification, Housing the Nation: Social Equity, Architecture, and the Future of Affordable Housing, Laboratorio de Vivienda / Housing... John Hill


Reviews
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The Opera Park is a new green space about the size of three soccer fields suitably just steps from the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen. The heart of the park is occupied by a flower-shaped greenhouse with café that links to underground parking and ensures the park is a year-round destination.... Cobe

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Number
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Number of people living in Forest City, a luxury complex in southern Malaysia that was built by China’s largest developer, Country... René Ammann


Headlines
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Safdie Architects is designing a multi-billion-dollar expansion of Marina Bay Sands, the landmark resort in Singapore that the firm led by Moshe Safdie designed a decade and a half ago. John Hill


Headlines
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Gaetano Pesce, the Italian architect and designer who “revolutionized the worlds of art, design, architecture and the liminal spaces between these categories” over six decades, died on Thursday, April 4, at the age of 84. John Hill


Specials
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Professor Dr. med. Gernot Marx is a specialist in anesthesiology and heads the Clinic for Operative Intensive Medicine and Intermediate Care at the Uniklinik RWTH in Aachen. We spoke to him about the challenges and advantages of digitization.  Susanna Koeberle


Found
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A. Lawrence Kocher and Albert Frey's experimental Aluminaire House, which was built in New York City in 1931, subsequently moved to Long Island, but then faced an uncertain future in recent decades, is now on permanent display at the Palm Springs Art Museum in California. The iconic,... John Hill


Film
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Writer, curator, and educator Ole Bouman is in the midst of a “Journey to the East”: a roughly 7,000-mile (11,250-km) bicycle tour from Amsterdam to Shanghai and Tongji University, where he currently teaches. Bouman is documenting the journey through his website, social media, and a YouTube... John Hill


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Although the name Piero Portaluppi was unknown to me when I came across two old monographs on the architect in a used bookstore recently, images of the architect's project for a Futurist-looking villa in Formazza, Italy, made them irresistible. A discovery to me, turns out Portaluppi is also... John Hill


Reviews
2 weeks ago

While India has a population of 1.4 billion and nearly 50 cities with at least one million people, the country is predominantly rural. Evidence of this can be seen in the Nokha Village Community Centre designed by Sanjay Puri Architects

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Number
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Number of solar panels the new Central Control Building in Konya, designed by Bilgin Architects for Turkish company Kalyon Energy, serves across an area of 20 square kilometers (7.7... René Ammann


Headlines
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After years of regularly attracting four times more visitors than originally anticipated, The Broad has announced plans to expand its building in Downtown Los Angeles. Appropriately, New York's Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) is designing the expansion to the museum it designed a decade ago. John Hill


Headlines
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Richard Serra, the artist known for monumental sculptures made with large plates of weathering steel that required people to move around them to fully experience them — making him a favorite of many architects — died at his Long Island home on Tuesday, March 26, at the age of 85. John Hill


Headlines
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Renderings have been revealed for The Star, a proposed $1 billion “vertical creative office” campus on Hollywood's Sunset Boulevard. The design by Foster + Partners features exterior gardens that spiral around the cylindrical 22-story tower. John Hill


Film
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Stuart Graff, president and CEO of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, gives a tour of Tirranna, a late but lesser-known house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for a “breathtaking” setting in New Canaan, Connecticut, that, Graff says, “rivals even Wright's most famous work, Fallingwater, in the... John Hill


Number
3 weeks ago

Cost to lease and retrofit some 30,000 square feet of empty office space in downtown Ottawa, Canada, to provide shelter for 130... René Ammann


Reviews
3 weeks ago

Holzer Kobler Architekturen designed the Erlebnis-Hus St. Peter-Ording, an adventure house in the seaside town of St. Peter-Ording, Germany. Architect Andrea Zickhardt tells us how the building picks up on the architecture of the local pile dwellings and what makes it a place for everyone. Holzer Kobler Architekturen

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Kolektiv Cité Radieuse is presenting the work of Czech illustrator Jan Šrámek at Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation in Marseille from April 6 until May 15, 2024. Endangered Species: Unclaimed Brutalism pays tribute to Czechoslovakian architecture from the 1960s to 1980s as well as,... John Hill


Headlines
3 weeks ago

Heatherwick Studio has unveiled renderings of its design for a new building for the school of sustainable design at Universidad Ean in Bogotá, Colombia. It will be the studio's first building in South America when built. John Hill


Insight
4 weeks ago

Four years in the making, Art Applied is the third and latest book by Petra Blaisse on her Amsterdam design studio Inside Outside. Clocking in at nearly 900 pages and cloaked in a dust jacket that... John Hill


Headlines
4 weeks ago

The traditional annual exhibition of the Academy of Architecture in the Swiss canton of Ticino is running in Mendrisio until the end of June. This year's exhibition, which is well worth seeing, also provides an insight into the development of architectural education over the decades. Manuel Pestalozzi


Film
4 weeks ago

A short, 12-minute film from the Victoria and Albert Museum takes viewers insides some of the buildings in Tropical Modernism: Architecture and Independence, the exhibition at the V&A that looks at the colonial origins of Tropical Modernism in British West Africa. John Hill


Specials
4 weeks ago

Light + Building 2024 had to congratulate on a world record title and many touchpoints: electrification, digitalization, recyclable materials, intelligent systems, and networked mobility. Editorial Team


Number
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Time it took to erect Europe’s biggest 3D-printed building — The Wave House, a data center in Heidelberg, Germany — measuring 600 m2 (6,600 sf): 140 hours René Ammann


Insight
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Tall Timber: The Future of Cities in Wood opened at the Skyscraper Museum in Lower Manhattan in late February. World-Architects stopped by to see which projects are included in the exhibition, what they say about the current state of mass timber, and what they portend to the future of... John Hill


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Occupying two full floors and multiple terraces of the Whitney Museum of American Art's Renzo Piano-designed building in New York's Meatpacking District, the 81st edition of the Whitney Biennial, subtitled Even Better Than the Real Thing, aims to provide a space where difficult... John Hill


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