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Caroline Bos presents UNStudio’s Network Infrastructure at reSITE 2017

<b>reSITE 2017's today's sessions have started with the world-renowned woman urbanist Caroline Bos' lecture presenting UNStudio's focus and works on a</b> …

Design

All projects need to be considered in multiple ways says Kathryn Gustafson

<b>reSITE 2017</b> <b>has started today with a particular theme "</b><b>In/visible City</b><b>" exploring different parameters of infrastructure for many city players.</b> One of …

Cities

WA Awards 25th Cycle Shortlist Ready for Your Rates & Votes

About three times a year, World Architecture Community organises the WA Awards to recognise and highlight some of the great projects of our fellow …

Saudi Arabia

OMA unveils performative design for Australia’s MPavilion 2017

<b>Rem Koolhaas</b> <b>and David Gianotten of</b> <b>OMA</b> <b>have unveiled their performative installation for Australia's MPavilion 2017, commissioned by The Naomi Milgrom</b> …

Architecture

Metu Department of Architecture completes its annual graduation show with provocative exhibition

<b>Metu - Department of Architecture</b> <b>completed its Spring 2016-17 final reviews for undergraduate programs with the participation of diverse jury members</b> …

Education

Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio wrap Bund Finance Centre in Shanghai with bronze fins

<b>Foster + Partners</b> <b>and</b> <b>Heatherwick Studio</b> <b>have completed new Bund Finance Centre dressed by a bronze-finned facade, which marks the 'end point' of</b> …

Frank Lloyd Wright Phoenix house donated to the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture

A Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix that the famous architect designed for his son and was saved from demolition by its current owner was donated …

EFFEKT unveils design for 600m long treetop walk providing minimum footprint on the preserved forest

<b>EFFEKT</b> <b>has unveiled design for a 600 metre-long walking platform and 45-metre tall observation tower, creating a minimum footprint on the preserved</b> …

Five shortlisted projects revealed for Perth City Hall competition

<b>MVRDV</b> <b>with</b> <b>Austin-Smith: Lord</b><b>,</b> <b>Mecanoo</b><b>,</b> <b>Hoskins Architects</b><b>,</b> <b>LDN Architects</b> <b>and</b> <b>Richard Murphy Architects</b> <b>are the five shortlisted teams competing for £20M</b></b> …

City Halls

Partially open S+J family house by Luciano Kruk placed in the pine forest of Costa Esmeralda

<b>Argentinean architect</b> <b>Luciano Kruk-designed</b> <b>family house is situated within the wild pine forest of Costa Esmeralda - a private development 13 km north</b> …

in order to

Nine wooden circular music boxes by MCA placed on the former Lamborghini manufacturing site in Italy

<b>A cluster of nine wooden circular music boxes by</b> <b>Mario Cucinella Architects</b> <b>were situated on the former Lamborghini manufacturing site in Pieve Di</b> …

Italy

Zaha Hadid Architects completed first phase of Napoli Afragola station for high speed rail

<b>Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has completed the first phase of Napoli Afragola Station – the new gateway to the south of Italy, which was opened by</b> …

Trains

Farshid Moussavi to deliver lecture on her works and design philosophy at Royal Geographical Society

<b>The Architecture Foundation (AF) has announced its major lecture series presenting Bijoy Jain and Takaharu Tezuka to give a talk at the Royal</b> …

LACMA launched kickstarter campaign to fund the world’s smallest contemporary art museum

<b>The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has launched a campaign on Kickstarter to fund the world’s smallest contemporary art museum called</b> …

Guatemala

Foster + Partners expands its practice with new regional office in Dubai

<b>Norman Foster's firm Foster + Partners expands its architectural practice with a new regional office in the new Dubai Design District.</b> Foster + …

Architecture

Nendo’s first public space project revives Japanese tombs with rounded CoFuFun plaza

<b>Japanese design firm</b> <b>Nendo</b> <b>has completed its first public space project in an unused site for the new station plaza called "CoFuFun".</b> Located at Tenri …

Japan

Europe’s first hyperloop test facility unveiled by Hardt on the TU Delft campus

<b>Hardt Global Mobility</b> <b>has unveiled Europe’s first hyperloop test facility on the TU Delft campus - a 30-metre long test facility to test the</b> …

Transportation

Send your entries to WA Awards 25th Cycle until June 16!

<b>Since 2006 and for over 20 Cycles, World Architecture Community organises the prestigious and acclaimed WA Awards 10+5+X.</b> The aim of the WA Community …

South Korea

MoMA celebrates the 150th anniversary of Frank L. Wright’s birth with major retrospective exhibition

<b>The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) announced its new exhibition called "Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive", a major exhibition on Frank</b> …

Architecture

Lotus Temple: A Symbol Of Excellence In Modern Indian Architecture

<b>The Baha'i House of Worship, popularly known as the</b> <b>Lotus Temple</b> <b>is not only a symbol of excellence in modern Indian architecture but also one of the</b> …

Baha'i

Francis Kéré will be in conversation with Mohsen Mostafavi about his Serpentine architecture

<b>The award-winning architect from Gando, Burkina Faso Francis Kéré will be in conversation with Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of the Harvard Graduate School</b> …

Architecture

Mecanoo’s cascading Tainan Public Library breaks ground in Taiwan

Construction work has started on Mecanoo's cascading Tainan Public Library in Taiwan. <b>The Tainan Public Library is composed of mega-urban-columns that</b> …

Architecture

Atelier.tho.A renovated an unused house with translucent skin in Vietnam

<b>Vietnamese architecture studio Atelier.tho.A wrapped an old house with polycarbonate material to create a translucent skin and to protect the old</b> …

Architecture

An Open Architectural and Urban Competition in frames of the Eco-Shore 2017 International Festival

<b>The</b> <b>Union of Moscow Architects</b> <b>and Nizhny Novgorod Department of the Union of Architects of Russia, supported by the Administration of the Nizhny</b> …

Snøhetta transforms 150-year inaccessible industrial region into new public spaces

<b>Snøhetta</b> <b>has unveiled its new transformation plans for a 150-year inaccessible industrial region of North America - Willamette Falls - to revive the</b> …

Lofts

MVRDV’s new Bałtyk tower features endless pixelated windows that change form in every perspective

<b>MVRDV's has completed its first mixed-used tower in Poznań, Poland, where presents a long history, specifically with its modern heritage - the iconic</b> …

Design

Diller Scofidio + Renfro completes first phase of renovation for MoMA galleries and public spaces

The world-renowned US architecture studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro has completed the first phase of renovation for MoMA galleries and public spaces, …

Museums

On the shores of Mundaú Lagoon, Brazil: Imposing contemporary residence sculpts its surrounding

<b>As you walk down to Santa Rita Island - Brazil's Northeast Coast - the naturally beautiful landscape unveils an architectural super scaled residence,</b> …

Architecture

Deadline extended for World Architecture Festival Awards 2017!

<b>The official entry deadline for the</b> <b>World Architecture Festival Awards 2017</b> <b>has been extended to</b> <b>June 9, 2017.</b> Architects and designers still have time …

Architecture

Aires Mateus carves out new meeting centre in Portugal irregularly to create openings

<b>A massive meeting centre in Portugal features irregularly-designed openings and surfaces to create windows and doors within a rigid form.</b> Designed by …

Architecture