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London’s Brutalist Welbeck Street Car Park set to be demolished to design a new hotel

<b>Critical decision has been made by the Westminister Council for the demolition of London’s brutalist Welbeck Street car park to design a new hotel by</b> …

Streetcars

Studio Gang’s American Museum of Natural History Expansion is set to begin construction

Construction work starts on Studio Gang's curled-form American Museum of Natural History expansion - also named as the Richard Gilder Center for …

American Museum of Natural History

CLA used organic flowing curves with newly invented bamboo trusses for Bamboo Sports Hall in Thailand

<b>Thailand-based architecture practice Chiangmai Life Architects and Construction, specializing in modern bamboo & earth architecture and quality</b> …

Chiang Mai

GRAFT announced as Curators of the German Pavilion at the Architecture Biennale 2018

The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) have announced that GRAFT together with …

Germany

Fernando Abellanas installs his own studio under a traffic bridge in Spain

<b>A self-taught designer</b> <b>Fernando Abellanas</b> <b>from Valencia has designed a pop-studio beneath a busy traffic bridge in Spain.</b> This tiny moveable micro-unit …

Architecture

Trump signs new executive order for climate change reversing Obama-era order

US President Donald Trump's new executive orders on major decisions about architecture and planning conditions are not surprise for many. The White …

Climate

Hawkins\Brown’s Leeds Beckett University receives green light for New Creative Arts Building

<b>Hawkins\Brown has announced that the new Creative Arts Building of Leeds Beckett University has been granted approval for a new £75 million</b> …

Education

Pokémon Go, Kanye West clothing, the Olympic Refugee Flag among Beazley Designs of the Year nominees

<b>London's</b> <b>Design Museum</b> <b>has announced the shortlist for the 10th anniversary of its annual exhibition and awards celebrating the world’s best design.</b> …

Pokémon Go

PUP Architects’ interwoven Antepavilion alternative dwelling for housing crisis of London

<b>This interwoven micro dwelling has been installed on the rooftop the Hoxton Docks, a complex of artists’ studios on the Regent’s canal in East …

Housing

Zaha Hadid Architects reveals in progress photographs for world’s highest atrium rising in Beijing

<b>These newly-released "movie-like" construction photographs by</b> <b>Zaha Hadid Architects</b> <b>showcase the rising of the "world's highest skyscraper" in</b> …

China

reSITE releases first lectures for its In/visible City theme, closer look at Paris and Lisbon

<b>reSITE</b><b>, the world's most interactive and dynamic conference focusing on cities and urbanism, has released its first lectures from its annual</b> …

Cities

Studio Saxe’s new boutique hotel and yoga studio get lost in tropical landscape of Costa Rica

<b>This new boutique hotel and yoga studio get lost in tropical landscape of Nosara, Costa Rica with fragmented volumes and flat timber roofs.</b> The …

Costa Rica

Yayoi Kusama opens her own museum in Tokyo

Yayoi Kusama, one of the most prolific avant-garde Japanese artists, is set to open her own museum in Bentencho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo and the museum …

Art

Lessons From Kagal: The Hut-To-Hut prototype by Rintala Eggertson Architects

<b>The ‘Hut to Hut’ is a cottage prototyped to serve as a model for sustainable development in pristine and fragile ecosystems.</b> Currently, architecture …

Sustainable Development

Guru Gobind Singh Stadium, Jalandhar reconstructed after five decades

<b>Named after the tenth Guru of the Sikhs - Guru Gobind Singh – this is one of the oldest multipurpose stadiums in the state of Punjab.</b> It was …

Design

BMDesign Studios proposes concave roofs for a school to collect rainwater in arid areas

<b>Several bowl-shaped concave roofs are specially proposed for an Iranian school to collect rainwater in arid and hot areas in a proposal designed by</b> …

Carbon Footprint

ADEPT completes Cubic Houses comprised of several shifted individual ‘brick volumes’ in Copenhagen

Eight brick cubes are overlapped on top of each other and shifted in relation to each other to break the impression of monotonous in the …

Architecture

London’s Garden Bridge officially closed!

<b>The</b> <b>Garden Bridge Trust</b> <b>has just announced that London’s most controversial project Garden Bridge is officially closed.</b> British architect <b></b>Thomas …

Landscaping

Steven Holl Architects’ Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University nears completion

<b>Steven Holl Architects</b><b>' Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University in New York is nearing completion.</b> Steven Holl Architects has officially …

The Arts

24H Competition Matrix winners explore programmatic perceptions of reality in New York

<b>24H competition, a competition branch of ideas forward, has announced the winners of the "Matrix" competition, testing different variations of</b> …

Times Square

WA Awards 25th Cycle Winner Posters And Certificates Are Ready To Download

<b>World Architecture Community announced WA Awards 25th Cycle Winner Posters and Certificates!</b><p>You are invited to Download! We present 34 winner posters …

Posters

BAD proposes free glass cube wrapped by sliced facade for Martyr’s Square in Beirut

<b>Built by Associative Data (</b><b>BAD</b><b>), in collaboration with OAB, has proposed a new mixed use tower wrapped by sliced-steel columns on the Martyr’s Square</b> …

Architecture

Winners announced for Rethinking The Future Awards 2017

<b>An Indian architecture platform Rethinking the Future (RTF) has announced winners for Rethinking The Future Awards 2017, receiving a total of 512</b> …

Empire State Building

A disused garage is wrapped by deciduous vegetation to form a Green Box on the Raethian Alps

<b>A small disused garage wrapped by deciduous vegetation creates an invisible green box impression situated on the slopes of the Raethian Alps, Cerido,</b> …

Architecture

Sadiq Khan admits £50M money of Garden Bridge has already been spent and lost

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has admitted that the £50M of taxpayers' cash has already been spent and lost on the scrapped Garden Bridge and there is no …

Sadiq Khan

BIG reveals plans for Cactus Towers in Copenhagen

<b>BIG</b> <b>has revealed new plans for a new giant hotel and spectacular residential towers attaching to a new IKEA department store in the centre of</b> …

Architecture

Philippe Starck creates poetic interior for S Hotel in Taiwan

<b>Philippe Starck completed the interior design of a new hotel in Taiwan, combining tradition and modernity in different manner.</b> The hotel - named S …

Hotels

Graham Foundation announced 2017 grants to organizations

<b>Francis Kéré's 2017 Serpentine Pavilion in London, helloeverything/SelgasCano's Kibera Hamlets School in Kenya, the</b> <b>Funambulist</b> <b>from Paris, and the</b> …

University of Illinois

Penda proposes modular and natural high-rise tower produced from massive timber panels for Toronto

<b>Penda</b><b>'s new proposal will shift your sense of direction to another way with this massively-arranged timber modules for a new high-rise in Toronto,</b> …

Construction

Jony Ive on Apple’s new headquarters: It’s nice, though, isn’t it?

<b>Jonathan Ive</b><b>, the</b> <b>Apple</b><b>'s chief designer, has shared his thoughts about Apple's hotly-anticipated new headquarters in detail.</b> The world's tech giant …

Architecture