Daniel Libeskind designs Milan Expo pavilion for Chinese developer Vanke

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/"><strong>News:</strong></a> New York-based architect <a title="Daniel Libeskind archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/daniel-libeskind/">Daniel Libeskind</a> has proposed a twisted reptilian structure for the first ever expo <a title="Pavilions archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/pavilions-tag/">pavilion</a> for a stand-alone Chinese company (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/05/21/daniel-libeskind-designs-milan-expo-pavilion-for-chinese-company-vanke/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Ishigami Wins Port of Kinmen, the Latest High-Design Port in Taiwan

As we’ve noted before, water-surrounded Taiwan has become ground zero for ambitious port projects, from Neil Denari’s Keelung Harbor to Reiser Umemoto’s  Kaohsiung Port Terminal. The latest, the Port of Kinmen Passenger Service Center, has just been awarded to Japanese firm Junya Ishigami + Associates, for a series of undulating landform buildings that all but disappear beneath their […]

Washington D.C. To Grow World’s Largest Urban Greenhouse

From junk metal and rubble to tomatoes and kale. That’s the plan for a vacant lot in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C. located just under six miles from the United States Capitol building. Over the next few months, the 2.3-acre site, which has been covered in trash for years, will be transformed into the world’s […]

Shields back on Milwaukee Art Museum overhaul, new designs unveiled

  The Milwaukee Art Museum revamp’s previous design and current iteration. (Courtesy HGA Architects & Engineers) The Milwaukee Art Museum’s long-planned expansion and renovation has become somewhat of a saga. Plans for a new addition with an entrance along Lake Michigan were announced in 2012, but hit a snag when HGA Architects and Engineers’ Jim […]

With One Art Barn Down, Plans At Another Texas University Alarm Preservationists

It’s a bad year to be an Art Barn. Only two weeks after Rice University demolished its beloved structure, UT Dallas announced plans to close down its own Art Barn, with its exact fate remaining unclear. Architecture critic Mark Lamster, among others, voiced speculation over the building’s shutdown and possible removal from UT Dallas’ campus. […]

Small Projects Awards honor big things in small packages

Big projects command the most media attention, but small works of art and architecture can still make a splash. That’s the ethos of AIA Chicago’s fourth annual Small Projects Awards, which last week named 13 honorees among 96 entries that included Chinatown’s new boathouse, a barn-like complement to Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth house, and […]

Terry Farrell sets sights over 500 metres with new Chinese skyscraper

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/"><strong>News:</strong></a> British architect <a title="Farrells archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/farrells/">Terry Farrell</a>'s firm has unveiled plans for a 560-metre-high <a title="More skyscrapers on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/architecture/skyscrapers">skyscraper</a> that is poised to become one of <a title="China archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/China">China</a>'s tallest buildings. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/05/16/terry-farrell-evergrande-skyscraper-jinan-china/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Junya Ishigami envisions “beautiful mountain range” for Kinmen ferry terminal

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/"><strong>News:</strong></a> Japanese architect <a title="Junya Ishigami archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Junya-Ishigami/">Junya Ishigami</a> has been named as the winner of a competition to design a ferry terminal for the Taiwanese island of Kinmen. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/05/16/junya-ishigami-kinmen-island-ferry-terminal-competition/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Stefano Boeri’s “vertical forest” nears completion in Milan

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        <strong><a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/">News:</a></strong> a pair of <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/skyscrapers-tag/">skyscrapers</a> by <a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/dezeen/~3/7A0RjFanVC8/www.dezeen.com/tag/milan">Milan</a> office Boeri Studio are nearing completion in the Italian city, featuring as many trees as could be planted in a hectare of forest. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/05/15/stefano-boeri-bosco-verticale-vertical-forest-milan-skyscrapers/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Apple opens first Foster-designed store in Istanbul

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/"><strong>News:</strong></a> <a title="Foster + Partners archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Foster-Partners/">Foster + Partners</a> has completed its first <a title="Apple archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/apple/">Apple</a> Store at a shopping centre in <a title="Istanbul archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Istanbul/">Istanbul</a>, Turkey. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/05/15/apple-store-istanbul-turkey-foster-partners/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

National September 11 Memorial Museum by Snøhetta opens in New York

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/"><strong>News:</strong></a> a memorial <a title="Museums archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/museums">museum</a> designed by <a title="Architecture archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/architecture">architecture</a> firm <a title="Snøhetta archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/snohetta">Snøhetta</a> on the former World Trade Centre site in <a title="New York archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/new-york">New York</a> will be inaugurated by American president Barack Obama tomorrow (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/05/14/national-september-11-memorial-museum-snohetta-new-york/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

National September 11 Memorial Museum completed in New York

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/"><strong>News:</strong></a> a <a title="Snøhetta archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/snohetta">Snøhetta</a>-designed pavilion marks the entrance to the memorial <a title="Museums archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/museums">museum</a> at the World Trade Centre site in <a title="New York archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/new-york">New York</a>, which will be inaugurated by US president Barack Obama tomorrow (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/05/14/national-september-11-memorial-museum-snohetta-new-york/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Graft unveils towers linked by bridges for Berlin’s Holzmarkt

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/"><strong>News:</strong></a> the second <a title="Berlin archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/berlin">Berlin city centre proposal revealed today</a> is a cluster of five towers by Graft and Kleihues + Kleihues Architekten, which will be connected on their upper levels by a chain of bridges. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/05/14/eckwerk-berlin-holzmarkt-towers-with-bridges-graft/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>