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Explore the Colors of the World Through Photography

排列五直选遗漏the 13th edition of , an event honouring achievements in color photography, has recently presented its gala and here are some of the winners and nominees.

Biomes. Image © Tamara Shiner Dead or Alive. Image © Ovi D Pop Office Space No6. Image © Kevin Krautgartner Cityhall Gent. Image © Igor Van De Poel + 32

27th World Congress of Architects - UIA2020RIO is Postponed to July 2021

Following the recommendations of public authorities and the WHO general guidelines towards the COVID-19 pandemic, The International Union of Architects, UIA, the Institute of Architects of Brazil, IAB and the Executive Committee UIA2020RIO have decided to postpone the 27th World Congress of Architects to July 2021. The announcement echoes several other events related to architecture that had to be postponed, including the Venice Biennale排列五直选遗漏 and the Salone del Mobile.

Christopher Cabaldon Discusses Regenerating Cities and Transforming Communities in reSite Podcast

is a podcast by , raising questions and proposing solutions for the city of the future. In the seventh episode, Christopher Cabaldon, the longest-serving mayor in West Sacramento’s history, an LGBTQ+advocate, talks about the urban regeneration of his city, from a former industrial town to an urbanized, livable community.

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A Psychiatric Hospital and an Alternative Public Workspace: 10 Unbuilt Projects Submitted by our Readers

Focusing on competition entries, this week’s curated selection of the best-unbuilt architecture from our readers' submissions排列五直选遗漏, highlights projects from across the globe, presented part of international contests. Some are winners, some are not but all of the featured schemes have an intriguing conceptual approach, and a different story to tell.

Tackling diverse programming, the entries include an urban public housing proposal in South Korea, the Dianju Village Library in China and a new Future-Oriented Neighborhood in Finland combining urban and sustainable living. Moreover, the article showcases rare and unconventional functions like a hospital for psychiatry & neurological diseases in Turkey and an intervention on a famed Oscar Niemeyer site.

Michael Sorkin, American Architect and Critic, Dies at 71 of Coronavirus


Renowned architect, urbanist and writer, Michael Sorkin has passed away on the 26th of March, in Manhattan due to complications resulting from COVID-19排列五直选遗漏. Principal and founder of and president of the non-profit research group Terreform, Sorkin was famous for his writings for the Village Voice, the Nation, and many other publications.

JUPE Health Designs Mobile Units to Address Hospital Bed Shortage from COVID-19

As hospitals in the United States are about to hit capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic, startup is creating a series of to address the lack of beds. The team explains that with a healthcare system on the verge of collapse, the project is designed as rapidly deployed rest and recovery units, as well as mobile ICUs.

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Spotlight: Mies van der Rohe

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (27 March 1886 – 17 August 1969) is one of the most influential architects of the 20th century, known for his role in the development of the most enduring architectural style of the era: modernism. Born in Aachen, Germany, Mies' career began in the influential studio of Peter Behrens, where Mies worked alongside other two other titans of modernism, Walter Gropius and Le Corbusier. For almost a century, Mies' minimalist style has proved very popular; his famous aphorism "less is more" is still widely used, even by those who are unaware of its origins.

Neue National Gallery in Berlin. Image © Guillermo Hevia García The Farnsworth House. Image © Greg Robbins IBM Building. Image © Bluffton University Seagram Building. Image © <a href='http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NewYorkSeagram_04.30.2008.JPG'>Wikimedia user Noroton</a> licensed under public domain + 14

AaaM Designs Landmark Sculptures for Hong Kong Museum of Art's Reopening

AaaM Architects have designed a series of sculptures for the Hong Kong Museum of Art's reopening. Invited by the museum with lead artist and architect Billy Tam. the team set out to create a urban artwork for the reopening of the museum after four years of renovation. “Rediscovering Landscape” is located in Salisbury Garden at the end of Nathan Road, a major business street in the heart of Kowloon Peninsula and marks the entrance art square for HKMOA.

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Feilden Fowles Wins the National Railway Museum Central Hall Competition

London-based architecture practice Feilden Fowles has won the international design competition to create the National Railway Museum排列五直选遗漏’s new Central Hall. Beating 75 others to the commission, the team will transform the visitor’s experience and integrate a new exhibition gallery, by 2025, in time for the museum’s 50th anniversary.

Grafton Architects Wins Competition to Design the Anthony Timberlands Center at the University of Arkansas

Grafton Architects was selected as the winning firm to design the Anthony Timberlands Center for Design and Materials Innovation at the University of Arkansas. In collaboration with Modus Studio for the planned campus design research center, the design on the project is scheduled to begin this summer.

OMA Completes the Galleria Department Store in Gwanggyo, South Korea

Designed by OMA / Chris van Duijn, the Department Store Galleria in Gwanggyo, south of Seoul has just opened. The store’s sixth branch is located at the center of the relatively young and new urban development.

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Carlo Ratti Converts Shipping Containers into Intensive-Care Pods for the COVID-19 Pandemic

CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati with Italo Rota in collaboration with an international team of experts developed (Connected Units for Respiratory Ailments), plug-in Intensive-Care Pods for the COVID-19 pandemic. An open-source design for emergency hospitals, the project’s first unit is currently under construction in Milan, Italy.

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Empty Cities: Photographers Capture COVID-19's Urban Impact Around the World

The COVID-19排列五直选遗漏 pandemic has reshaped urban life, and so too has it left many streets and buildings empty as people practice social distancing. From Times Square to the Place de la Concorde in Paris, photographers are capturing these "empty cities" in a defining moment across the globe. In turn, The New York Times recently published a piece dubbed "", showcasing a new side to urban life in these structures and streets. Now five photographers have been commissioned to photograph Rotterdam during the pandemic.

NCARB Updates Exam Policies Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Over 18,600 emerging professionals in the United States are currently studying for or taking the national licensing exam. Now the (NCARB) has updated their exam policies to protect the health and safety of test takers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. NCARB aims to continue monitoring the situation to update architects and emerging professionals.

Marc Thorpe Imagines “Citizens of Earth” Installation on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Citizens of Earth is a conceptual proposal by Marc Thorpe Design for the city of Marfa in Texas. Located 20 miles outside of the city on the border of Mexico and the United States, the installation aims to “question the value of international borders within the context of the 21st century”.

Vincent Callebaut Designs a Modular Mass Timber Tower on the Island of Cebu, in the Philippines

Vincent Callebaut Architectures has imagined The Rainbow Tree, a modular mass timber condominium tower in Cebu City, Philippines. Revealing the cultural and natural Filipino heritage, the project, named after an iconic and colorful tree from the Philippines排列五直选遗漏 the Rainbow Eucalyptus, was entirely conceived in a way to reduce the carbon footprint of the building.

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Open! The Russian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2020 Goes Digital


In a statement on their website and Instagram account, the Russian Federation Pavilion announced that its exhibition Open! will progressively release its contents online. Coping with the recent outbreak of COVID-19 that led to the postponement of the Venice Biennale 2020, the pavilion will transform into a digital platform in anticipation of the new opening dates of the Biennale.

MVRDV Wins Competition to Design the Mixed-Use Shimao ShenKong International Center in Shenzhen, China

MVRDV’ s entry, Shenzhen Terraces, has been selected from 27 projects as the winner in a competition to design a 101,300-square-metre mixed-use Shimao ShenKong International Center. The multi-level urban living room is located in Universiade New Town, Longgang District, Shenzhen, China.

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Future Homes Project Announces $500k Housing Competition

排列五直选遗漏the has announced a new with a $500,000 prize pool. organized by the victorian government, the competition aims to produce better apartment designs that are sustainable and promote livability. the projects should demonstrate how great design can improve the quality of new homes and successfully integrate with existing neighborhoods.

On the Process of Architecture with Piers Taylor of Invisible Studio

The first episode of Practice, a new series of documentaries about the process of architecture, takes an in-depth look into the design thinking of Invisible Studio's founder, Piers Taylor. The short film follows the architect as he builds a small cabin, alternating visually compelling imagery with pieces of conversation about his early years in the profession and the beginning of Invisible Studio. Taylor also shares his thoughts about building with volunteers and working with wood. The rhythm, the sound design (created by Simon James) and the cinematic quality of the film make of the short documentary an immersive experience.

What North Korea's Architecture Tells Us About Their Political Regime

排列五直选遗漏north korea is a country known for it’s rising nuclear tensions, extreme militaristic showboating, and draconian views of human rights. as one of the few remaining places on earth that is almost entirely shut off from the rest of the world, little is known about day to day life in the communist state. but for a nation that is so heavily shrouded in mystery and uncertainty, the efforts of their architectural bravado provide some insight into how their regime operates.

New Visuals of London’s Upcoming Design District Released

The developers of have released new visuals of the future creative hub at the heart of Greenwich排列五直选遗漏 Peninsula. Designed by a collective of eight well-renowned architectural studios, and with landscaping by Schulze+Grassov, the project aims to gather together startups, artists and entrepreneurs across many industries, generating a new creative neighbourhood for London.

MMW, an Online Platform for Architectural Visuals by Women

, or simply , is an online platform dedicated to architectural representations, whose objective is to spread the women's production within our professional field. Created by the Brazilian architects Carol Vasques and Débora Boniatti as a reaction to the still scarce diffusion of female references, the platform seeks to "highlight the importance and relevance of women in the past, present and future of the profession."

IJP Architects and AKT II Reveal 230m Footbridge Connecting the World’s Tallest Tower

and structural engineers unveil their concept design for a new 230m Dubai Creek Harbour Central Footbridge, after a 2019 competition. Commissioned by , the project will connect the soon to be world’s tallest tower, the Dubai Creek Tower排列五直选遗漏 and Dubai Creek Harbour.

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