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Architecture

Snøhetta Chosen to Design Le Monde Headquarters in Paris

French media company Le Monde Group has chosen Snøhetta to design their new headquarters in Paris. Clad with a pixelated matrix of glass that offers …

France

2015 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture

Celebrating the most innovative spaces in the realm of interior design, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected this year's …

Architecture

Why Putin Likes Columns: 21st Century Russia Through the Lens of Architecture

In August 1932, Stalin, holidaying in Sochi, sent a memo containing his thoughts on the entries for the competition to design the Palace of the …

Connecting with the Dots

One of my favorite movies is the classic 1949 thriller “The Third Man.” The story is about a writer who arrives in gloomy post-war Vienna on the …

2015 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

Several projects have been selected to receive this year's Institute Honor Awards for Architecture, chosen by the American Institute of Architects …

Architecture

Through the Lens: The Social Implications of Green Roofs in Film

Film often makes a mockery of architectural features. Glass facades are obliterated by gunfire, grisly murders are set against a white modernist …

Green Roofs

Architecture Doesn’t Need Rebuilding, It Needs More Thoughtful Critics

In the last few weeks, a number of reactionary architectural commentators have come out of the woodwork to denounce what they see as the currently …

Archiculture Interviews: Mary Woods on “Roarkism” and Market-Driven Nature of US Architecture

Cornell University professor and historian Mary Woods is one of over 30 influential practitioners that was interviewed during the filming of Arbuckle …

AR Issues: The Problem With Memorials and Memory

<i>ArchDaily is continuing our partnership with The Architectural Review, bringing you short introductions to the themes of the magazine’s monthly</i> …

Google Street View

21 Rules for a Successful Life in Architecture

<i>Originally published by Entrepreneur Architect, Associate Professor at Louisiana Tech Kevin J Singh gives his 21-point rundown of how to have a</i> …

Architecture Continues To Implode: More Insiders Admit The Profession Is Failing

Architecture is suffering a crisis of confidence. More and more mainstream figures in the field are admitting that the profession has lost its way. As I previously mentioned, Frank Gehry, the world’s most famous architect, recently said that “98% of everything that is built and designed today is …

Brad Pitt

City in Sky / Mu Wei + Sam Cho + Yu Hui

<i>From the architect.</i><p>This kids’ workshop is organized by Natur Organic Life, 36 children and their parents participated in the 3-month workshop at …

China

ARQ DOCS: Pier Vittorio Aureli

<i>Published by the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile as part of their</i> ARQ DOCS <i>series</i>, <i>"Pier Vittorio Aureli" features two in depth interviews</i> …

Built Environment

Vincent Callebaut's 2050 Vision of Paris as a "Smart City"

Addressing Paris’ housing and density issues, French firm Vincent Callebaut Architectures has developed a proposal for multiple high-rise buildings …

Architecture

Defining a More Purposeful Architecture: A Guide to Current Architectural Trends

The current state of architectural design incorporates many contemporary ideas of what defines unique geometry. With the advent of strong computer …

AD Classics: United States Embassy in Havana / Harrison & Abramovitz

The United States’ diplomatic presence in Cuba is housed in a severe, early-1950s office building perched on the shoreline over Havana Bay. Walled …

Architecture

PANO / Ayutt and Associates design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The PANO Penthouse is at the 53th - 55th floor of a high-end residential tower in Bangkok which is the …

Architecture