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Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Burgos & Garrido + Ayllón Paradela De Andrés, San Esteban archaeological site
17/10/2019

Burgos & Garrido + Ayllón Paradela De Andrés, San Esteban archaeological site

Two Madrid practices – one headed by Francisco Burgos and Ginés Garrido, the other by Javier Alejo Hernández Ayllón, Verónica Paradela Pernas, and Javier de Andrés de Vicente – have worked together on a proposal that has won for them the competition...

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Bax studio, Dimnikcobau Business Park in Ljubljana (Slovenia)
16/10/2019

Bax studio, Dimnikcobau Business Park in Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Based in Barcelona and headed by Boris Bežan and Mónica Juvera, bax studio has won the invited competition for the Dimnikcobau office complex in the industrial zone of Moste, in the east-central part of the Slovenian capital. Covering 12,439 square meters...

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Arcosur Center in Zaragoza, Fernando García Mercadal Award
16/10/2019

Arcosur Center in Zaragoza, Fernando García Mercadal Award

The Arcosur Child Education center in Zaragoza, a work of Magén Arquitectos, is the 34th winner of the Fernando García Mercadal Award, an annual prize for outstanding projects carried out in the region of Aragón…

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Dominique Perrault Architecture, Exhibition Hall in León
15/10/2019

Dominique Perrault Architecture, Exhibition Hall in León

The Santa Elvira sugar refinery was, since the early 20th century until its closing in 1992, one of the key economic motors of the city. The site where the old factory building was located was the place designated for the construction of the new Convention Center...

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Charles Jencks obituary
15/10/2019

Charles Jencks obituary

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

Charles Jencks, the architectural historian, co-founder of the Maggie’s Centres and designer of cosmic gardens...

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With a $450 Million Expansion, MoMA Is Bigger. Is That Better?
14/10/2019

With a $450 Million Expansion, MoMA Is Bigger. Is That Better?

The New York Times / Michael Kimmelman

Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler added 47,000 square feet of gallery space, a spiffy new canopy and a restaurant. It’s smart, surgical, sprawling and slightly soulless...(video)

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OMA, Axel Springer Campus in Berlin
14/10/2019

OMA, Axel Springer Campus in Berlin

Bisected by a diagonal atrium that opens up to the existing Springer buildings, the essence of the design is a series of terraced floors that together form a 'valley' that creates an informal stage at the centre - a place to broadcast ideas to other parts of the company...

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Tate Modern’s new sculpture: a gift and a rebuke
11/10/2019

Tate Modern’s new sculpture: a gift and a rebuke

The Guardian

Kara Walker’s new commission remakes the language of monuments through allusions and references to the slavery...

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Mendes da Rocha and MMBB, SESC 24 de Maio in São Paulo (Brazil)
11/10/2019

Mendes da Rocha and MMBB, SESC 24 de Maio in São Paulo (Brazil)

This collaboration between the Brazilian teams of Paulo Mendes da Rocha and MMBB Arquitetos transforms the former Mesbla department store in downtown São Paulo into a complex combining educational, artistic, sports, health, and leisure activities, supervised...

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Bjarke Ingels at Cevisama 2020
11/10/2019

Bjarke Ingels at Cevisama 2020

Bjarke Ingels (Copenhagen, 1974), founder of the firm BIG, has confirmed that he will be participating in the Architecture and Design Forum at the next Cevisama international ceramics fair, set for 3–7 February at Feria Valencia...

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National Pulse Memorial & Museum International Design Competition
10/10/2019

National Pulse Memorial & Museum International Design Competition

The One Pulse Foundation has revealed concept designs from the six shortlisted teams: Coldefy & Associés with RDAI, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Heneghan Peng Architects, Studio Libeskind, MASS Design Group and  MVRDV...

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Norwich council houses by Riches and Hawley win RIBA Stirling Prize
09/10/2019

Norwich council houses by Riches and Hawley win RIBA Stirling Prize

The Guardian / Oliver Wainwright

Designed by London firm Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley, Street of 105 homes Norwich hailed as high-quality architecture in its most environmentally and socially conscious form...

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Tim Marlow, new Chief Executive and Director of the Design Museum
09/10/2019

Tim Marlow, new Chief Executive and Director of the Design Museum

The Arts Newspaper

Announcement of RA artistic director's new appointment comes after Deyan Sudjic and Alice Black stepped down as co-directors...

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AZAB, Herriko Plaza in Mallabia (Biscay)
08/10/2019

AZAB, Herriko Plaza in Mallabia (Biscay)

Globalization also affects urban planning by imposing on it too a loss of the contextual and social values that are transferred to plans and buildings. In this way, the spaces let go of their referential qualities, traditions, landscapes or memory to adopt a global aesthetic...

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14th Cosentino Design Challenge announced
08/10/2019

14th Cosentino Design Challenge announced

Organized by the Spanish multinational Grupo Cosentino, this competition is open to architecture and design students anywhere in the world. In the Architecture category this year, contestants are to develop proposals revolving around the theme ‘To Live the Urban...

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David Chipperfield Architects to build Rolex USA HQ in New York
08/10/2019

David Chipperfield Architects to build Rolex USA HQ in New York

The British firm David Chipperfield Architects has won the international competition to build the tower that will replace the one that has been occupied by the Swiss watch manufacturer Rolex since the 1970s, on the corner of 5th Avenue and 53rd Street in New York...

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OMA wins competition for new KaDeWe department store in Vienna
07/10/2019

OMA wins competition for new KaDeWe department store in Vienna

The Dutch firm of Rem Koolhaas will be building a new Kaufhaus des Westens department store and hotel in the historic center of Vienna, in the Museumsquartier. Ellen van Loon and Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli lead the design team that is crowning the KaDeWe with...

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Modern cities become less dense as they grow
06/10/2019

Modern cities become less dense as they grow

The Economist

The biggest engine of expansion is sprawl, not building height. All of the world’s 73 residential towers over 250 metres high were built after the year 2000. Another 64 are under construction...

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SpaceX’s Starship is a new kind of rocket, in every sense
05/10/2019

SpaceX’s Starship is a new kind of rocket, in every sense

The Economist

Elon Musk, the boss of SpaceX, a rocketry firm, unveiled his company’s newest machine, Starship Mk1. It stands 50 metres tall and is made from shiny plates of stainless steel...

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Cano Lasso, Second Home London Fields
04/10/2019

Cano Lasso, Second Home London Fields

Located in Hackney, one of the most popular neighborhoods in London today, Second Home’s new coworking and innovation branch addresses its context and its program in two ways: through the facade and through the work atmosphere, respectively. Inspired by...

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Bjarke Ingels teams up with Robert De Niro for Wildflower Film Studio
04/10/2019

Bjarke Ingels teams up with Robert De Niro for Wildflower Film Studio

6sqft

Located in Queens (New York), the $400 million project, called Wildflower Studios, will establish a hub for the creation of film, television, and other forms of entertainment...

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Belén Ilari wins 2020 Trans-hitos competition
04/10/2019

Belén Ilari wins 2020 Trans-hitos competition

The ‘Pop’ project of the architect Belén Ilari is the 16th winner of Trans-hitos competition, organized by Cevisama (the international ceramics fair held every year in Valencia) in collaboration with the Ceramic Technology Institute (ITC) and the Spanish Ceramic...

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Lux Architect, City Hall revamp in Burtenbach (Germany)
03/10/2019

Lux Architect, City Hall revamp in Burtenbach (Germany)

The German firm of Manfred Lux was commissioned to renovate the town hall building of Burtenbach, a Bavarian municipality first mentioned in a 1558 document. The building was subjected to modifications over time, and significantly renovated in 1972...

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Banksy launches homewares shop
03/10/2019

Banksy launches homewares shop

The Guardian

The artist said the proceeds will go towards buying a new migrant rescue boat to replace one confiscated by the Italian authorities...

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Charlotte Perriand’s Work Transformed Rooms
02/10/2019

Charlotte Perriand’s Work Transformed Rooms

The New York Times

The French architect and designer is getting an exhibition to match her stature, with 400 works by Perriand and her circle on view through Oct. 5 at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris...

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One Drawing Challenge 2019
02/10/2019

One Drawing Challenge 2019

Architizer is thrilled to announce the winners of the inaugural One Drawing Challenge! Reviewing a stellar shortlist of 100 architectural drawings and their stories, our esteemed jury have selected 2 top winners  along with 10 fantastic runners-up...

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Grafton Architects, Royal Gold Medal 2020
02/10/2019

Grafton Architects, Royal Gold Medal 2020

RIBA

The Royal Gold Medal is approved personally by Her Majesty The Queen and is given to a person or group of people who have had a significant influence "either directly or indirectly on the advancement of architecture"...

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Fábio Ferreira Neves, one-family house in Aldeia do Meco (Portugal)
02/10/2019

Fábio Ferreira Neves, one-family house in Aldeia do Meco (Portugal)

In the historical center of Aldeia do Meco – in Portugal’s Setúbal District – is this residence designed by Fábio Ferreira Neves (Lisbon, 1986) that retains the original identity of the main house, a traditional house with a courtyard, and makes the new constructions...

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Imagining the Mediterranean House at Museo ICO
02/10/2019

Imagining the Mediterranean House at Museo ICO

On view through 12 January 2020 at ICO Museum in Madrid is ‘Imagining the Mediterranean House: Italy and Spain in the 50s,’ an exhibition curated by Antonio Pizza that focuses on a historic moment when, in architecture, the two countries forged vigorous...

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Fischer en la renovación del Arco de La Défense
02/10/2019

Fischer en la renovación del Arco de La Défense

En 1989, en el bicentenario de la Revolución Francesa, se inauguró el edificio de oficinas denominado Gran Arco de la Fraternidad. Situado al oeste de París, en el distrito financiero de La Défense del municipio de Puteaux...

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