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Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara named as Curators of Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

The Board of Venice Architecture Biennale has announced that Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have been named as Curators of the 16th …

Yueqi Jazzy Li photographs Tadao Ando’s Shanghai Poly Grand Theatre

Architecture photographer Yueqi Jazzy Li has documented Tadao Ando's latest work Shanghai's Poly Grand Theatre in Jiading district with a series of …

Architecture

Zaha Hadid leaves £70 Million fortune

Zaha Hadid's asset is severely in the spotlight after her death in March 2016 - the late architect Zaha Hadid has left over £70.8 million estate and …

Architecture

Architecture Foundation launched the first pan-London architecture schools database

<b>Architecture Foundation (</b><b>AF</b><b>) has launched the first pan-London architecture schools database, featuring 11 schools, 88 studios with 1 searchable</b> …

Education

Tristram Hunt named as new Director of the V&A

<b>Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) has appointed Dr Tristram Hunt as New Director of the V&A.</b> Tristram has served as Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent …

Museums

AIA Honor Awards 2017 recognize excellence in architecture, interior, and regional&urban design

<b>The American Institute of Architects (</b><b>AIA</b><b>) has selected the 2017 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, the profession’s highest recognition of</b> …

Architecture

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg officially opened with a spectacular light projection in Hamburg

<b>Herzog&de Meuron</b><b>'s hotly-anticipated magical concert hall</b> <b>Elbphilharmonie</b> <b>Hamburg officially opened on January 11 with a ceremony and the inaugural</b> …

Germany

Bee Breeders invites all architects for the New York Affordable Housing Challenge competition

<b>Bee Breeders are working in collaboration with the</b> <b>New York Build</b> <b>exhibition to run the New York Affordable Housing Challenge.</b> This open architecture …

Housing

Walk through Steven Holl’s Ex of In House with designers Steven Holl and Dimitra Tsachrelia

<b>Steven Holl and Dimitra Tsachrelia visited</b> <b>Ex of In House</b> <b>in Rhinebeck, New York within the scope of an architectural film organised by</b> <b>Spirit of Space</b><b>.</b> …

Design

A rocky house in Eastern Taiwan uses traditional native architectural technique of A’tolan

<b>This linear-rocky house uses interior separations with monolithic walls built from natural rocks of East Coast of Taiwan.</b> The private residence sits …

Architecture

Detailed images of American Museum of Natural History capture vivid life by Studio Gang

<b>New images for the American Museum of Natural History (</b><b>AMNH</b><b>) have been revealed by</b> <b>Studio Gang</b><b>, capturing vivid life in the interior with cave-like</b> …

Natural History Museums

Designer Xu Xu-Jun hangs plenty of wooden-boats from the ceiling of Pu Zao Restaurant in China

<b>Yiduan Shanghai Interior Design</b><b>, led by Xu Xu-Jun, has completed interior design of Pu Zao Restaurant in Yunnan, China by hanging many wooden-boats</b> …

Interior Design

Acclaimed Pakistani architect Habib Fida Ali dies at 81

<b>World renowned Pakistani architect Habib Fida Ali passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 in Karachi, Pakistan.</b> Habib Fida Ali was one of the most …

Architecture

Mecanoo reveals porous bubble-shaped experimental garden for sustainable society in Netherlands

<b>Global Dutch architecture practice</b> <b>Mecanoo</b> <b>has revealed new images of</b> <b>Eden Soestdijk</b><b>, which is an experimental garden for a sustainable society and a</b> …

WANTED MORE: World Architecture Community Country Editors/Reporters

We are delighted and excited to announce <b>World Architecture Community is launching the Country Editors/Reporters program.</b> Please see below more …

Media Industry

New EU report gives robots ’personhood’ status passed in legal affairs committee

The European parliament has urged the drafting of a set of regulations to govern the use and creation of robots and artificial intelligence, …

Robots

Construction works begin on Poland’s tallest tower designed by Foster+Partners

<b>The construction of a new flagship development, Varso by international real estate developer HB Reavis, comprising three buildings including an</b> …

Warsaw

Maria Balshaw named as New Director of Tate Galleries

Maria Balshaw, the hugely respected leader of Manchester’s galleries and a driving force in the city’s cultural renaissance, is expected to replace …

Museums

OMA’s Manchester Factory gets planning approval by City Council

<b>Office For Metropolitan Architecture (</b><b>OMA</b><b>) has announced that new flagship cultural venue for the North gets planning approval by the City Council.</b> A …

A group of architects envision weathering architecture derived from Manpupuner rock formations

<b>A group of Russian architects Egor Zbaranskiy, Victoria Boginskaya and Andrey Merekin, has envisioned new weathering architecture exploring</b> …

Architecture

Rocco Borromini renovates SV House by using remains of Italy’s old rustic

<b>Rocco Borromini, an Italian architect, has renovated a house by using remains of old rustic of the region Albosaggia in Italy.</b> The lot, on the coast …

Architecture

WA Awards 24th Cycle Shortlist is announced and You Have a Role to Play!

<b>World Architecture Awards 24th Cycle</b> <b>Shortlist</b> <b>Announced!</b><p>The 24th Cycle of World Architecture Community's <b>WA Awards 10+5</b> is now closed and <b>ready for your</b> …

Awards

Fall 2016 Architecture Juries at Metu Arch experiment new tectonics over existing structures

<b>Last week, METU Department of Architecture completed its Fall 2016 Final Reviews for undergraduate programs.</b> After several dynamic months and …

Architecture

London mayor Sadiq Khan halts purchases for Heatherwick-designed London buses

Sadiq Khan has dumped the “Boris bus”, a key part of the now foreign secretary’s legacy as London mayor, because it is too expensive to produce. The …

This simple holiday home propels back-to-basics on Auckland’s Waiheke Island by Chris Tate

<b>New Zealander architect Chris Tate designs a simple holiday home that captures back-to-basics on Auckland's Waiheke Island, New Zealand.</b> Set in bush …

Auckland

Lucas K Doolan photographs Toyo Ito’s Taichung Metropolitan Opera House in Taiwan

<b>Lucas K Doolan</b> <b>revealed new images of the most-antipicated building of Taiwan designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito.</b> The Taichung Metropolitan Opera …

Architecture

Do you think wood is an unsexy material? A closer look at new shop producing handmade housewares

For most people, wood is an unsexy material — the workaday stuff of foundations and flooring and furniture — but for the sculptor and designer Joshua …

New York State

Moon Hoon completes Dogok Maximum mixed-use narrow house in Seoul with randomly drawn windows

<b>Randomly designed windows on the façade, elaborated interiors, sharp-edged and patterned corners present multiple variations of spaces in the Moon</b> …

Architecture

Watch these 7 cities closely for a growing market in 2017

When international property markets change, they change fast. A swift seismic or systematic shift will see cities that previously couldn’t move for …

Cities

MoMA PS1 Curator Jenny Schlenzka named Artistic Director of Performance Space 122

Jenny Schlenzka, a curator at MoMA PS1, is about to move from one old school building to another. In February, she will become the artistic director …

MOMA