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Blue sky thinking
As generative design tools reduce in price and become easier to use, daylighting considerations are becoming a more tangible factor in the design process. Elly Earls speaks to...
Talk of the town
Stefano Boeri Architetti’s Smart Forest City plan for Cancun, Mexico, takes the concept of a green city to entirely new levels, using vegetation as a fundamental building component....
Adding Audiovisual Technologies to Your Architectural Toolkit
By Allison Tardif, Industry Advocacy Manager, AVIXA
Winners announced at the 2019 ABB LEAF Awards
The prestigious ABB LEAF Awards returned to Germany to celebrate the outstanding projects and personalities that have made the biggest impact upon the built environment, and...
Reach for the sky
In October, the new Istanbul Airport, planned to be the world’s largest upon completion, opened its doors to the first phase of operations. Jenny Southan speaks to the architects...
The test of time: an interview with Santiago Calatrava
Whether courting controversy, being hailed as a visionary or transforming the seemingly mundane into a work of art, an architect of true interest will always have unique twists and...
Boyen receives European Hospitality Awards honour
Filip Boyen has been revealed as the 2016 recipient of the European Hospitality Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award.
European practices compete for €400 million Prague residential project
A total of 24 architecture practices from across Europe have been chosen to move forward to the next stage of a design competition for a new residential development 20km south-east...
Foster & Partners unveils masterplan for Cardiff's Central Square
Foster & Partners has published proposals to transform Cardiff’s Central Square to include 90,000m2 of office, retail and residential buildings around a new civic square, designed...
Heatherwick to design Yorkshire cancer care centre
Thomas Heatherwick will design Yorkshire’s first Maggie’s Centre at St James’s University Hospital. Set to open in 2016, the care facility will be located among several...
The Force is with MAD and Studio Gang for Lucas movie museum
George Lucas has appointed MAD Architects and Studio Gang to handle the design of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) in Chicago.
World Architecture 2014 awards shortlist announced
A cyclone-proof house, an Australian plant archive, an underground maritime museum by BIG and OMA's colossal De Rotterdam skyscraper are among the projects shortlisted for this...
Four firms compete for Qatar World Cup commission
Four London-based firms have been shortlisted to design Qatar‘s Lusail Stadium, the centerpiece for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Centre named best architectural design of 2014
Zaha Hadid’s Heydar Aliyev Centre in Baku, Azerbaijan, has won the architecture category in the Designs of the Year awards.
Pritzker Prize awarded to Japanese architect Shigeru Ban
The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has won the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the industry’s most prestigious accolade.
Shortlist announced for UCSC art and science institute contract
Three teams of architects have been selected to move forward in the competition to design a new arts and science institute for the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC).
LAN to revamp Grand Palais in €130 million project
French firm LAN has been chosen to revamp the classic Grand Palais in Paris. The Beaux-Arts exhibition hall and museum complex is 240m in length and was constructed in 1897 in iron...
Six teams shortlised for Crystal Palace redevelopment
Six teams of architects have been shortlisted for the £500 million redevelopment of the Crystal Palace in London, UK, funded by Chinese investment firm ZhongRong Group.
Latest US Kebony project at Hunters Point, New York City
Norwegian wood producer Kebony has announced details of its most recent project in the US at Hunters Point South Waterfront Park, New York City.