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Thursday, October 19, 2017
Rafael Viñoly, 125 Greenwich Street in New York
17/10/2017

Rafael Viñoly, 125 Greenwich Street in New York

Rafael Viñoly, architect of the tower at 432 Park Avenue in New York, is working on a new skyscraper in Lower Manhattan. It will go up 88 floors and 278 meters at 125 Greenwich Street, at the heart of downtown and a block away from One World Trade Center...

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New Museum Selects Rem Koolhaas for Expansion on the Bowery
14/10/2017

New Museum Selects Rem Koolhaas for Expansion on the Bowery

The New York Times

The New Museum may have a relatively modest budget for its expansion — $85 million — but the institution has selected...

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New details about JFK’s TWA Hotel revealed
12/10/2017

New details about JFK’s TWA Hotel revealed

6sqft

World-renowned architect Eero Saarinen designed the TWA Flight Center and officially opened it in 1962. The new hotel is expected to open in 18 months...

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James Whitaker, Joshua Tree Residence (California)
11/10/2017

James Whitaker, Joshua Tree Residence (California)

An unbuilt office project designed years before by the London practice of James Whitaker was the source of inspiration for this house in a desert zone near Joshua Tree National Park, in San Bernardino County, California. The client, a film producer, had taken...

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro to design the new London concert hall
10/10/2017

Diller Scofidio + Renfro to design the new London concert hall

The Guardian

DS+R was chosen from a shortlist of six architectural practices: Foster + Partners, Gehry Partners, Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Snøhetta and AL_A...

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Nieto Sobejano, Montblanc Haus in Hamburg (Germany)
09/10/2017

Nieto Sobejano, Montblanc Haus in Hamburg (Germany)

Montblanc, the German manufacturer of writing instruments founded in 1906, has unveiled plans for a museum and visitor center designed by the Madrid- and Berlin-based firm of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano to go up beside its factory in the Altona district...

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David Chipperfield chosen to lead restoration of a Venice palazzo
09/10/2017

David Chipperfield chosen to lead restoration of a Venice palazzo

The Telegraph

The multi-million pound renovation of the 16th century Procuratie Vecchie in Venice’s St Mark’s Square, which will be opened to the public for the first time in 500 years...

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Renzo Piano's Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA
06/10/2017

Renzo Piano's Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA

Curbed

When it opens in 2019, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will finally give Los Angeles a permanent museum to celebrate and explore the history and art of films...

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The design district within the Greenwich Peninsula
04/10/2017

The design district within the Greenwich Peninsula

Barrozi Veiga y SelgasCano are among the eight architecture studios creating buildings for a purpose-built design district at the heart of the new Greenwich Peninsula development in London.

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BIG, ‘Mars Science City’ in Dubai
02/10/2017

BIG, ‘Mars Science City’ in Dubai

In collaboration with a team of scientists, engineers, and designers headed by the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre and the Municipality of Dubai, the Danish firm Bjarke Ingels Group has designed a space simulation campus outside Dubai...

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Populous + Egis unveil masterplan for Paris 2024 Olympic Games
01/10/2017

Populous + Egis unveil masterplan for Paris 2024 Olympic Games

Ambitious plans to transform Paris into an Olympic Park for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games were officially approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)...

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Plans to transform Snowdon Aviary receive approval
29/09/2017

Plans to transform Snowdon Aviary receive approval

Foster + Partners’ plans for the rebirth of the Snowdon Aviary at ZSL London Zoo have received planning approval from Westminster Council.The Grade II* listed structure, designed by Cedric Price with Frank Newby and Lord Snowdon in 1962...

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The Studio Museum in Harlem, designed by David Adjaye
28/09/2017

The Studio Museum in Harlem, designed by David Adjaye

The New York Times

The groundbreaking for the Museum’s new building will take place during the 50th anniversary year of 2018, with a goal of $175 million... 

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Image gallery: New Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal
20/09/2017

Image gallery: New Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal

The Spanish-Dutch team formed by the architectural practices of Lamela and Kaan, in collaboration with the engineering offices Ineco and ABT, has won the competition to expand Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam. Construction work is to begin in 2020, for competion in 2023.

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El proyecto PLANTA se presenta en Chicago
14/09/2017

El proyecto PLANTA se presenta en Chicago

Promoted by Sorigué and its foundation, the PLANTA project of the Madrid-based architectural firm Ábalos + Sentkiewicz will be presented at the second Chicago Architecture Biennial, open from 15 September to 7 January 2018...

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New Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal
13/09/2017

New Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Terminal

The Spanish-Dutch team formed by the architectural practices of Lamela and Kaan, in collaboration with the engineering offices Ineco and ABT, has won the competition to expand Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam, carrying the day over co-finalists...

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Shenzhen North Station Urban Design by Mecanoo
09/09/2017

Shenzhen North Station Urban Design by Mecanoo

With a scheme of twelve staggering skyscrapers, an elevated pedestrian network and a beautiful green urban park, Mecanoo architecten has been named the winner of the urban design competition for the Shenzhen North Station business district...

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Frank Gehry to design Extreme Model Railroad Museum
07/09/2017

Frank Gehry to design Extreme Model Railroad Museum

The Architect's Newspaper

Gehry Partners, architects of the Extreme Model Railroad Museum and Contemporary Architecture Museum in North Adams, Massachusetts...

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Zaha Hadid Architects wins competition for Port of Tallinn (Estonia)
04/09/2017

Zaha Hadid Architects wins competition for Port of Tallinn (Estonia)

Zaha Hadid Architects drew up a masterplan for the regeneration of the old port of the Estonian capital, including a new cruiser terminal, offices, residential zones, and an elevated park. Winning in competition over Alejandro Zaera-Polo Maider Llaguno Architecture...

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Herzog & de Meuron, Berggruen Institute in Los Angeles
28/08/2017

Herzog & de Meuron, Berggruen Institute in Los Angeles

After a lengthy process, Herzog & de Meuron’s design for a research center in a 182-hectare parcel of land in the Santa Monica Mountains – close to the Topanga Canyon State Park, northeast of Los Angeles – has been unveiled. The institute of the philanthropist...

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How London spent £46m in not building a bridge over the Thames
26/08/2017

How London spent £46m in not building a bridge over the Thames

The Economist

The Garden Bridge, designed by Heatherwick Studio, might not be build after all due to the withdrawal of important financial guarantees...

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The World´s Next Tallest Tower: Dubai Creek, by Calatrava
25/08/2017

The World´s Next Tallest Tower: Dubai Creek, by Calatrava

CNN

New photos have emerged of the tower´s vast footprint along with workers deep underground finishing the foundations of the structure that will outdo Burj Khalifa..

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Dominique Perrault restructuring Louvre post office building (Paris)
16/08/2017

Dominique Perrault restructuring Louvre post office building (Paris)

In Paris, the Central Post Office of the Louvre closed in May so that the refurbishment planned by Dominique Perrault could get underway. Far from attempting a restitution of history, the French architect has chosen to combine preservation with transformation...

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Ecosistema Urbano, ‘Open Shore’ in West Palm Beach (Florida)
14/08/2017

Ecosistema Urbano, ‘Open Shore’ in West Palm Beach (Florida)

The Madrid firm Ecosistema Urbano has been commissioned to revamp the oceanfront of West Palm Beach in Florida, having won the Shore to Core international competition with its ‘Open Shore’ project, which puts forward a new urban model, dynamic and inclusive...

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José M. Sánchez García, revamp of Mezzana estate in Coldrerio (Switzerland)
09/08/2017

José M. Sánchez García, revamp of Mezzana estate in Coldrerio (Switzerland)

José María Sánchez García has won the competition to revamp the Agricultural Institute of Mezzana with a design that involves designing the landscaping the exterior spaces, restoring Villa Cristina, and renovating and enlarging the canteen...

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Renzo Piano Building Workshop, 565 Broome SoHo in New York
03/08/2017

Renzo Piano Building Workshop, 565 Broome SoHo in New York

The Boundary

565 Broome SoHo will be constructed in one of New York’s most historic neighborhoods - Soho. Overhanging the Hudson River, the residential tower will offer... (Project)

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George King Architects, Iron Ring Sculpture in Flint (Wales)
31/07/2017

George King Architects, Iron Ring Sculpture in Flint (Wales)

The London practice George King Architects won the competition to build a large-scale artistic piece in Flintshire County, Wales. Their ‘Iron Ring’ proposal is a curved thirty-meter wide cor-ten steel ring rising up to seven meters and partially buried in the ground...

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Shigeru Ban will design 20,000 shelters for a Kenyan refugee settlement
27/07/2017

Shigeru Ban will design 20,000 shelters for a Kenyan refugee settlement

The Architects Newspaper

Ban has previously completed similar projects in Nepal, Turkey, Rwanda, and Italy to house displaced populations...

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The billion-dollar palaces of Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon
25/07/2017

The billion-dollar palaces of Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon

The Guardian / Rowan Moore

From California to London, the tech giants are employing top architects to build spectacular symbols of their immense global power. But they have their critics...

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BAAS + Espinet Ubach, facilities for Vall d’Hebron Hospital
24/07/2017

BAAS + Espinet Ubach, facilities for Vall d’Hebron Hospital

The team formed by the Catalan firms BAAS arquitectura and EspinetUbach Arquitectes has won the competition to refurbish the Vall d’Hebron hospital campus in Barcelona and add a research institute. The main objective is to make the complex more accessible...

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