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Luxury buildings are spending big bucks on fancy lobby lighting

From hunks of nylon rope to confections of the most delicate Venetian glass, elaborate lobby lighting installations — often created by A-list …

Glass Art

RIBA Stirling Prize 2018 shortlist announced

A Jewish cemetery, the new Tate St Ives, and Foster + Partners headquarters for Bloomberg are on the shortlist for this year's Stirling Prize.<p>The …

Architecture

Billion-pound Foster vies with mud-walled burial ground for Stirling prize

The most expensive office building in the land will go head to head with a mud-walled cemetery and a brick nursery school in the battle to win the 2018 RIBA Stirling prize, awarded to the best new building in the UK. They are joined by the stealthy extension to the Tate St Ives gallery, student …

Orthodox Judaism

The Best Tokyo Travel Guide for Design Lovers

Here's how savvy explorers can navigate the aesthetic overload<p>Whether you prefer the sliding doors and tatami-mat floors of traditionalism of Japanese <i>kenchiku,</i> the cement block minimalism of Tadao Ando, or the slick futurism of starchitect-designed fashion flagships, there's no doubt about it: …

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Architecture

WA Contents • Jun 16, 2018 • 1104<p>Irene Suzdaltseva - LebanonSince June 13, 2018Irene Suzdaltseva has been appointed as Lebanon's Country Reporter, as …

Middle East

Mbappe, France to face Modric, Croatia for World Cup title

MOSCOW (AP) — Kylian Mbappe has electrified the World Cup with his speed and youthful exuberance. Luka Modric has coolly controlled matches in Russia …

Soccer

E-Commerce Entrepreneur to Pay a Record for New York Penthouse

Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin, whose company operates Fanatics, is in contract to buy the priciest home ever sold below Manhattan’s 14th Street for over $40 million<p>By<p>Katherine Clarke<p>Katherine Clarke<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@KathyClarkeNYC<p>Katherine.Clarke@wsj.com<p>Michael Rubin, a …

Real Estate

Christian de Portzamparc Selected as 2018 Praemium Imperiale Laureate

French architect Christian de Portzamparc has been named the 2018 laureate of the the Praemium Imperiale Arts Award for Architecture. The prize, …

Architecture

Designing for Museums: a tour of the PAMM and the Fútbol and Contemporary Art Exhibit

When non-designers visit the Perez Art Museum Miami, they’re probably in awe of the artwork, the stunning architecture by Herzog & de Meuron, and the …

Art

How Hotelier Ian Schrager Made A Luxury Hotel For Budget Travelers

Without resorting to Allen-key decor.<p>“Luxury is a state of mind: It’s how [something] makes you feel,” says Ian Schrager, the nightlife impresario turned hotelier, who is frequently credited (often by himself) for inventing the boutique hotel. His latest property, Public, on Manhattan’s Lower East …

Hospitality

Radically Reinventing The Luxury Hotel To Compete With Airbnb

Chatbots, plentiful amenities, and hardly any furniture: Hotelier Ian Schrager’s newest venture aims for luxury on the cheap.<p>“I might fall asleep!” Ian Schrager exclaims as he sinks into a plush, mossy green velvet sofa in Public, the 70-year-old hotelier’s latest venture: a $300-million bet on the …

Hospitality

Why architects make the best photographers

Colors, patterns, proportions: See the world through an architect’s eyes.<p>Belgian architect and photographer Kris Provoost moved to Beijing in 2010 to work for the prominent firms Zaha Hadid Architects and Buro Ole Scheeren. Now, based in Shanghai and working for GMP Architekten, he has been …

Architecture

Exhibition at the Swiss Institute extends contemporary understandings of the readymade

<b>NEW YORK, NY</b><b>.-</b> Swiss Institute is presenting the third edition of its Architecture and Design Series, entitled Readymades Belong to Everyone. This …

Architecture

Provincial government waits on giving another $50m to new Vancouver Art Gallery

The provincial government is considering whether to contribute another $50 million to the construction of a new building for the Vancouver Art …

Canadian News

Call for Ideas to Sommer Pavilion 2018

The Cascais City Hall, in collaboration with if-ideasforward, has launched a new architectural competition to select one idea for an ephemeral …

Architecture

Zak Group designs a digital platform for the museum M+, four years before it opens

“How can a website provide a curatorial platform for a museum in progress?” Zak Group, commissioned to design <i>M+ Stories</i> four years in advance of the …

Hong Kong

The Hamptons as Artist Paradise, beyond the Glitz and Glam

Real Estate

A Walking Tour of Hamburg's Architectural Landmarks

<i>Walking through the Old Elbe Tunnel | Pixabay</i><p><b>Sankt Michaelis Church</b><p>St. Michael’s Church, usually referred to simply as <i>Michel</i>, is Hamburg’s largest …

European Travel

Vitra adds a kooky wood cabin to its campus of architectural gems

Sure, why not?<p>The Vitra campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany, is a folly lover’s dream. Over the years, the furniture company has accumulated architectural gems including a Buckminster Fuller-inspired geodesic dome, an asymmetrical stacked building from Herzog & de Meuron, a swooping curve of a …

Architecture

Roche Family Fortune Built on Cough Syrup Helps Shape Swiss City

Tucked away in a corner of Basel’s main square, behind rows of chestnut trees, is a neoclassical townhouse with ivy climbing the facade and wooden …

Art Basel

Basel Exhibition Center | Herzog & de Meuron

The key architectural and urban-planning feature of the new hall complex developed by Basel architects Herzog & de Meuron is the City Lounge. This is …

Outdoor Spaces

The Museum der Kulturen Basel | Herzog & de Meuron

The Museum der Kulturen Basel – in the heart of the medieval city of Basel – impresses with an extravagant roof and modern, stylish exhibition rooms …

Architecture

A Second City Worth a Second Look: Hamburg

Here is a fun fact about Hamburg, Germany: It has more bridges than London, Venice and Amsterdam combined. Here is another fun fact about Hamburg: The town hall has more rooms than Buckingham Palace.<p>Why am I sharing these things? Because Hamburg, like many of the “second cities” in Europe (i.e., …

European Travel

A Collection of Herzog & de Meuron's Striking Staircases

Stairs aren't only a means of vertical circulation. Through their might and scale, this building element can easily become the protagonist of a …

Architecture

AHEAD Americas announces region's best hotels for 2018

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> hotels in North and South America recognised by this year's AHEAD awards include a converted bank in Los Angeles, a beachfront …

Hospitality

Helsinki Dreispitz

Herzog & de Meuron - 2014 / Basel / Switzerland

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New extra-luxury apartments designed by Norman Foster

Into the making of 3Beirut: a new apartment block blending eco-sustainability and luxury in Lebanon<p><b>3Beirut</b> is the first project ever delivered by <b>Foster + Partners</b> in <b>Lebanon</b>: set right in the heart of the Lebanese capital, three iconic towers shaped accordingly to the codes of green architecture are …

Skyscrapers

Inside the East Village's New Arts Institution | V Magazine

On Friday, Swiss Institute unveiled a brand new headquarters in the heart of the East Village. The move is uncharted territory both terms of scale …

East Village

Alchemist Spring 2019 Menswear Collection

Alchemist has been—and continues to be—a high-end fashion boutique located in Miami Beach, Florida. (Its current home is in the Herzog & de Meuron–devised parking garage at the juncture of Alton and Lincoln Roads). But its owner, Roma Cohen, has been re-evaluating both the practice of retail and …

Fashion Shows

Homecoming: Chanel Pre-Fall | V Magazine

<i>This spread appears in the pages of V113, The Music Issue, on newsstands now. Order your copy of the issue today at shop.vmagazine.com.</i><p>Karl’s city. A …

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