GLOBAL

Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes forever
Coronavirus: an architect on how the pandemic could change our homes forever

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, our homes have been serving as makeshift workplaces, schools, gyms and pubs...

By Tara Hipwood 27 May 2020

UNITED STATES

MIT develops mass manufacture of disposable face shields
MIT develops mass manufacture of disposable face shields

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has started to produce mass manufacture of disposable face shields for healthcare professionals in response to Covid-19...

20 Apr 2020

GLOBAL

New AIA task force offers insights for adapting buildings into healthcare facilities

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has launched a new task force to inform public officials, healthcare facility owners and architects on adapting buildings into temporary healthcare facilities...

3 Apr 2020

GLOBAL

Registration open for 'De-Urbanized Epidemics' redesign competition
Registration open for 'De-Urbanized Epidemics' redesign competition

London-based architecture firm De-Urban Design Studio has launched a new ideas competition called 'De-Urbanized Epidemics: Re-Design of the Concept of Health in Relation to the Built Environment'...

25 Mar 2020

GLOBAL

How architect Yona Friedman used math to design utopian cities of the future
How architect Yona Friedman used math to design utopian cities of the future

Architecture has lost a great visionary. Budapest-born French architect Yona Friedman died at age 96 on 20 February.

By Theodora Vardouli 6 Mar 2020

GLOBAL

Sidewalk Labs releases its mass timber proto-model for high-rise buildings
Sidewalk Labs releases its mass timber proto-model for high-rise buildings

Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google's parent Alphabet, has released its new digital study for mass timber buildings that could reach 35 storeys in cities...

27 Feb 2020

GLOBAL

David Adjaye, Cai Guo-Qiang to receive 2020 Isamu Noguchi Award
David Adjaye, Cai Guo-Qiang to receive 2020 Isamu Noguchi Award

Architect Sir David Adjaye OBE and artist Cai Guo-Qiang have been selected as recipients of the 2020 Isamu Noguchi Award by The Noguchi Museum...

21 Feb 2020

GLOBAL

Final call to enter $2m LafargeHolcim Awards
Final call to enter $2m LafargeHolcim Awards

Entries in the 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards for sustainable construction will close on 25 February...

14 Jan 2020

UNITED STATES

8 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings named UNESCO World Heritage Sites
8 Frank Lloyd Wright buildings named UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Frank Lloyd Wright's eight famous buildings have recently been added to UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. The buildings were re-nominated last year to be reviewed and considered as modern architecture of the USA...

10 Jul 2019

UNITED STATES

Foster + Partners unveils design for boathouse for Row New York
Foster + Partners unveils design for boathouse for Row New York

Foster + Partners has unveiled its design for a new boathouse for Row New York, a non-profit organisation based in New York City focused on empowering youth through the sport of rowing...

27 Jun 2019

UNITED STATES

MAD Architects softens New York City skyline with fluid-form skyscraper
MAD Architects softens New York City skyline with fluid-form skyscraper

MAD Architects has unveiled an alternative skyscraper softening New York City's skyline with its fluid form and new iconic presence...

11 Apr 2019

UNITED STATES

Oppenheim Architecture designs GLF headquarters in Miami
Oppenheim Architecture designs GLF headquarters in Miami

Oppenheim Architecture has completed a new office complex near the Miami River. The building comprises large shifted concrete volumes to provide a flexible office space and big open spaces...

2 Apr 2019

UNITED STATES

Heatherwick Studio-designed Vessel at Hudson Yards opens to public
Heatherwick Studio-designed Vessel at Hudson Yards opens to public

"It's not a building, it's not a sculpture, it's not an artwork, and yet it has scale and relevance to all of those typologies..," said Stuart Wood, a senior designer at Heatherwick Studio, the design firm behind temporarily named Vessel...

19 Mar 2019

UNITED STATES

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture releases design for world's tallest tower in NYC
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture releases design for world's tallest tower in NYC

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture has released the design for the world's tallest tower in New York City, as sales have been launched for the tallest residential building in the world...

27 Feb 2019

UNITED STATES

Apple to build a new $1bn campus in Austin, Texas
Apple to build a new $1bn campus in Austin, Texas

Apple has announced new plans to build a $1bn campus in Austin, Texas, alongside its new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City...

27 Dec 2018

UNITED STATES

First phase of Park Grove in Miami completed
First phase of Park Grove in Miami completed

OMA's New York parner Shohei Shigematsu has completed the first phase of Park Grove in Miami, Florida...

19 Oct 2018

UNITED STATES

Studio Gang releases images of San Francisco's twisting Mira Tower
Studio Gang releases images of San Francisco's twisting Mira Tower

US-based architecture firm Studio Gang has unveiled images of the 40-storey Mira Tower set for San Francisco...

4 Sep 2018

UNITED STATES

Plans revealed for new Miami Produce Center complex raised on thin stilts
Plans revealed for new Miami Produce Center complex raised on thin stilts

BIG's new plans for a Miami Produce Center complex raised on thin stilts have been released...

10 Aug 2018

UNITED STATES

Fentress Architects selected to design US pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
Fentress Architects selected to design US pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Colorado-based architecture firm Fentress Architects has been selected to design the USA's pavilion for the Dubai Expo 2020...

23 Jul 2018

UNITED STATES

MIT scientist creates multi-functional mass timber longhouse
MIT scientist creates multi-functional mass timber longhouse

MIT research scientist and architect John Klein has created a mass timber building prototype for shared communal spaces...

12 Jul 2018

UNITED STATES

Frank Gehry revises plans for Ocean Avenue Tower in Santa Monica
Frank Gehry revises plans for Ocean Avenue Tower in Santa Monica

Frank Gehry has released an updated version of plans for his new Ocean Avenue Tower in Santa Monica, California...

8 May 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Studio Gang unveils plans for its first curvy LA tower
Studio Gang unveils plans for its first curvy LA tower

US architecture firm Studio Gang has unveiled plans for its new tower in Los Angeles, featuring a curvaceous form...

7 May 2018

UNITED STATES

Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the sky
Architecture in 2018: Look to the streets, not the sky

A decade after the global economic collapse, urban development is booming...

By Sean Weiss 5 Jan 2018

UNITED STATES

Six rules for rebuilding infrastructure in an era of 'unprecedented' weather events
Six rules for rebuilding infrastructure in an era of 'unprecedented' weather events

Before Hurricane Harvey made landfall on 25 August, there was little doubt that its impact would be devastating and wide-ranging. ..

By Thaddeus R. Miller and Mikhail Chester 8 Sep 2017

UNITED STATES

Kay Sargent, senior principal of strategic accounts and workplace at HOK
HOK's Kay Sargent to present at CorpComm Expo 2016

Kay Sargent, senior principal of strategic accounts and workplace at HOK, a global design and engineering firm, will present a seminar focused on environmental design at CorpComm Expo 2016...

25 Aug 2016

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