Monthly Archive: March 2014
Seven architects were chosen to design and install immersive installations within the Academy’s galleries that go beyond the functional and visual to explore the physical sensation of inhabiting architecture.
The Hyatt Foundation, which sponsors the Pritzker Architecture Prize, has announced Shigeru Ban as the recipient of the award for 2014.
Last month, the French architect inaugurated two new projects—DC Tower 1 in Vienna and a Grand Theater for the small town of Albi in southern France. He’s also taken on several prestigious projects in and around Paris, including a new entrance pavilion for the Château de Versailles, the restoration of the legendary Longchamp Racecourse in Paris’s Bois de Boulogne park, and the transformation of the Poste du Louvre.
Surrounded by history but bereft of innovative work from the past four decades, Cuban architects hope for the future.
A Washington, D.C., nonprofit will launch a national design competition tomorrow to turn the remains of a highway bridge that spans the Anacostia River into a public park. The proposed 11th Street Bridge Park would connect the Washington Navy Yard, whe…
Austin’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival—a week or so of music, film, and interactive events that draws thousands of visitors—has experienced ever-expanding scope creep since its small, loud beginnings in 1987. This year, architects got in the game, engaging the high-energy crowds with two noteworthy installations and one pop-up.
Named after the Greek word for “final purpose,” the documentary follows architect Eugene Tssui, 59, as he champions a fantastical, organic style of architecture that would be more suited to the world created in James Cameron’s Avatar than modern day America.
The artist takes an anachronistic piece of New York’s skyline and turns it into one of his perception-confounding, selfie-ready installations.
After five years in New York (and a couple in Chicago), the Architecture & Design Film Festival is expanding to the West Coast.
The large, enclosing, rectangular frames in a new set move to generate a spatial dynamic on stage.
Olson Kundig turned a former restaurant at 242 State Street in Los Altos, California, into a flexible, storefront exhibition space.
Four years since its inception, the Rome-based independent architecture lab Cityvision has its first exhibition outside of Europe, at Woodbury School of Architecture’s WUHO Gallery in Los Angeles.
Two young collaborators organize an art fair like a puzzle.
Tadao Ando is designing a seven-story condo building at 152 Elizabeth Street in Manhattan.
On the evening of March 5, Richard Meier celebrated the opening of his new model museum in Jersey City, New Jersey.
The newly completed tower along the Danube is the tallest in Austria.
Two recent deals point to a growing number of mergers and acquisitions among design firms.