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This month's contest features a performing arts center, designed by an American architect of impressive political savvy, that serves as an abstract sculpture atop a vast modernist plaza.
Both the billing index and design contracts continued to slide in November, while inquiries into new projects rose modestly, indicating firms seeing less current and new work but remaining optimistic.
Takashi Suo crafts a dramatic mountaintop attraction clad with scaly stone shingles to revitalize an abandoned but treasured landscape in Japan.
A handful of new books document practices across the globe, covering a range of cultural and civic projects and urgent ecological and societal issues.
After the original church was destroyed on 9/11, a new house of worship by Santiago Calatrava looks out over the World Trade Center’s memorial fountains.
The Tokyo-based architect digs deep to create a hybrid house and restaurant for an intrepid entrepreneur in Japan.
A museum by Höweler + Yoon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, devoted to MIT’s history of innovation, was an exercise in collaboration.
Planned by the Boston-based firm largely over Zoom, the residential retreat sits comfortably within its rural context.
Gensler co-CEOs Diane Hoskins and Andy Cohen join the podcast to discuss what sets Gensler apart, its perception as a corporate office, and how focusing on people positively impacts the built environment.
The innovative projects for arts and culture in this issue feed the senses.
In the exhibit "A Better Way Home," six winning proposals look at new ways of achieving housing equity.
The Chicago architect, known for her public work, is the first living woman to win the award as an individual.
Architectural Record is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Products of the Year competition. Chosen by an independent jury of U.S.-based architects and designers, the 53 winners represent a selection of the world's top materials, systems, and furnishings.
Architectural Record’s annual competition presents the best new luminaires and fixtures of the year.
Architectural Record annual competition presents the best new fixtures, fittings, and appliances of the year.
Architectural Record annual competition presents the fenestration elements of the year.
Architectural Record annual competition presents the best new facade components of the year.
Architectural Record's annual competition presents the best new furniture and textiles of the year.
Architectural Record annual competition presents the best new products of the year for alfresco environments.
Architectural Record's annual competition presents the best new systems management tools of the year.
Architectural Record annual competition presents the best new materials of the year.
The architect and curator of Museum of Design Atlanta’s ongoing "Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture" discusses the traveling exhibition and how Black culture has evolved within architecture.
The "Straight Line Crazy" writer on why he took on a quintessentially American figure for a play originally staged in London.
This month's cultural projects highlight innovative museums, performing arts centers, and libraries in Asia, Europe, and across the U.S. that challenge convention.
Rem Koolhaas's theater building embraces the visual chaos of Taipei.
The historic center of London's music industry retains its character in a major redevelopment.
Thom Mayne's new museum in Costa Mesa, California, has a wrapper that warps, skews, and bends.
The cultural center and winner of l'Équerre d'argent—France’s most esteemed architecture award—gets up close and personal with its neighbors in a dense historic town in the south of France.
A gut renovation upgrades the sound, circulation, and community engagement of Lincoln Center's primary concert venue.
KPMB founding partners Marianne McKenna and Shirley Blumberg join the podcast to discuss the importance of collaboration, the role of equity and diversity in their design process, and how their practice has evolved.
The Nigerian-born, Brooklyn-based artist's surreal, Afrofuturist architectural piece joins a the Sekou Cooke–curated exhibition on Hip-Hop Architecture currently on view at the Museum of Design Atlanta.
The reimagined Art Gallery of New South Wales incorporates cascading glass pavilions and World War II-era bunkers.
The new immersive display 'Air' by the New York City-based artist Kenzo Digital offers panoramic views of the city from a surreal setting.
Philip Johnson and John Burgee’s AT&T Building is reimagined as a multi-tenant office building with perks.
The new ceramic and porcelain surfaces presented in September at Bologna’s annual Italian tile fest continue to explore the illusion of stone, concrete, and timber.
The Paris-based, Lebanon-born architect—and designer of Beirut’s Stone Garden—will unveil À table in London in June 2023.
As the UN climate conference concludes, building industry experts call for a course correction.
The Brazilian architect and designer who co-founded the multi-disciplinary Estudio Campana died on November 16th at age 61.
After a threat to demolish Kahn’s dormitories at the Indian Institute of Management was averted two years ago, the board plans to raze the entire campus.
The creative programs of two urban schools—one in Manchester, UK, the other in Los Angeles—are illuminated through the bold use of materials and technology.
A new purpose-built structure features a dynamic canvas for state-of-the-art programming that broadcasts the activities of the creative school, dubbed SODA.
Working with Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design, the architects established a pair of luminous additions for performing arts students.
The latest fixtures and controls aim to suit numerous applications in a variety of spaces.
At Gateway National Recreation Area, the landscape architecture firm has worked collaboratively to reconstruct West Pond's shoreline and restore and create acres of tidal wetland.
A 1990s Malibu dwelling is transformed by an architect into a home for his family.
The Spanish-born architect and educator offers an insightful study of his adopted home, countering the claim of Tokyo’s "only-in-Japan" urban origin myth.
In his new memoir, Safdie fills the pages with stories about his career and personal life, from his childhood in Israel to his time at Harvard GSD.
The memorial design by landscape architects Dan Affleck and Ben Waldo offers a contemplative space in nature.
The latest architectural billings indicate a weakening demand for new projects—though a healthy backlog remains.
Brooks + Scarpa principals Angela Brooks, Lawrence Scarpa, and Jeff Huber join the podcast to discuss designing for affordable housing, the climate crisis, and winning this year's AIA Gold Medal.