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Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980
Highlights From Design Days Dubai
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — This year’s Design Days Dubai, which runs through March 20 at the base of the Burj Khalifa tower — the world’s tallest — achieves the rare feat of improving...
Michael Graves, a Leading Postmodernist Architect, Dies
It’s been a dark week for architecture. On Monday, March 9, Frei Otto passed away at 89 at his home in Warmbronn, Germany. He was announced as this year’s Pritzker winner the following day...
Posthumous Pritzker Prize for Frei Otto
It was supposed to be the crowning event of a long and inspiring career for Frei Otto.The German architect was to be the 40th laureate to receive the Pritzker Prize in a glamorous ceremony...
Frank Gehry Steps in on Contested Sunset Strip Project
A Los Angeles strip mall that stands on the paved-over site of the famous Garden of Allah hotel, frequented by F. Scott Fitzgerald and his Hollywood contemporaries from the late 1920s until...
Renzo Piano to Design Apartments for Sydney’s Barangaroo
Sydney-based international property and infrastructure group Lend Lease has announced that world renowned Pritzker Prize recipient Renzo Piano has been chosen to design residential towers...
Ole Scheeren Unveils Design for Guardian Art Center
Darryl Jingwen Wee
BEIJING — Internationally renowned architecture firm Büro Ole Scheeren has unveiled its design for the Guardian Art Center, China Guardian’s new headquarters in central Beijing, slated to...
Neri & Hu, Looking Back
In Shanghai, they transformed a disused 1930s building into an award-winning hotel – The Waterhouse at South Bund – keeping the building’s stripped concrete and brick walls to give it a raw...
Architecture Leaps From Commodity to Collectible
Anna Kats, Art+Auction
A highly unusual panel discussion was held in New York last winter to analyze the Museum of Modern Art’s decision to raze the former home of the critically revered American Folk Art Museum...
Joanna Warsza Asks Architecture to Speak Back
Anna Kats, Modern Painters
Buildings perform a variety of functions: They shelter, illuminate, and obscure surrounding people and landscapes. The fundamentally pragmatic purpose of architecture endows edifices with a...
Hans Ulrich Obrist On the Swiss Pavilion in Venice
VENICE — Hans Ulrich Obrist is a very busy man. And at the Venice Architecture Biennale, the curator of the 2014 Swiss Pavilion has ample opportunity to show off his multitasking skills....
Highlights From the Venice Architecture Biennale
In the lead-up to the June 7 opening of the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale, director Rem Koolhaas sounded like he was planning a family therapy session for the architectural profession...
Herzog and de Meuron to Design the New Vancouver Art Gallery
Sky Goodden, Anna Kats
After much plotting, the Vancouver Art Gallery announced on April 29 that Herzog & de Meuron will design its forthcoming expansion. The Swiss firm was chosen from a...
Canadian Architect Launches $100,000 International Prize
A leading Canadian architect has initiated a $100,000 prize for international architecture. The Moriyama RAIC International Prize was announced last week, helmed by Raymond...
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Awards Architects
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is making moves. Following a January windfall, where it received a gift of more than $2.5-million towards the gallery’s redevelopment initiative, the...
6 Must-See Gallery Shows in New York
Cathay Pacific’s New Lounge at Haneda Airport
Forget the Critics: "Bjork" Is Majestic
Checklist: NY Atty. Gen. Investigates Cooper Union
Colossal Camera Cafe in South Korea
Cultivating an Ai Weiwei Collection
Sonic Highways: Scott Benzel's Journey to the
The Top 11 Emerging Commercial Galleries in Canada
Remembering Jeannie Thib (1955-2013)
The Top 15 Emerging Bands in Canada
VENICE REPORT: Shary Boyle's Missed Opportunity
Remembering Lisa Visser (1983-2013)
The Wrong Biennial Claims a Stake for Net Art
The Strange Case of Peter Doig: Art, Lies, and LSD
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