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MVRDV Builds Crystal Houses for Chanel

MVRDV Builds Crystal Houses for Chanel

For a Chanel boutique in Amsterdam, MVRDV creates a transparent facade using 7,000 glass bricks.

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October 7, 2016

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Newport Street Gallery Wins the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize

Newport Street Gallery Wins the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize

The Royal Institute of British Architects has awarded the 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize to the Newport Street Gallery by Caruso St John Architects.

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October 6, 2016

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The Venice Biennale and the Battle for Quality of Life

The Venice Biennale and the Battle for Quality of Life

What emerges at the Venice Biennale, curated by Pritzker laureate Alejandro Aravena – and featuring 88 firms from 37 countries – is a hopeful picture of architecture with a more relevant scope, whether in the developed or developing world.

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September 30, 2016

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Norman Foster at Cersaie 2016: 5 Highlights

Norman Foster at Cersaie 2016: 5 Highlights

Azure web editor Jaclyn Tersigni, on the ground at Cersaie in Bologna, recaps the illustrious British architect’s keynote lecture.

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September 28, 2016

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Inside David Adjaye’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Inside David Adjaye’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Decades in the making, the National Museum of African American History and Culture has finally opened in Washington D.C. We had a chance to walk through the space on opening day, and here’s what we saw.

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September 27, 2016

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The Silicon Valley Architecture Boom: 3 New HQs

The Silicon Valley Architecture Boom: 3 New HQs

Famous for tech innovation, Silicon Valley’s architecture is now attracting major attention, with big builds in progress for tech giants like Apple, Google and Nvidia.

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September 22, 2016

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North America’s Largest Hospital is Set to Open in Montreal

North America’s Largest Hospital is Set to Open in Montreal

Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) will soon welcome its first patients after 10 years in the making. Designed by CannonDesign and NEUF architect(e)s, the megahospital is one of the largest medical centres ever built.

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September 12, 2016

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New Campus Architecture Earns Top Marks

New Campus Architecture Earns Top Marks

As students head back to school, we look at three new projects for institutions of learning that show how campus architecture can be welcoming at any scale.

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September 1, 2016

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This Tadao Ando Masterpiece Could Be Yours

This Tadao Ando Masterpiece Could Be Yours

Under the wide-open skies of New Mexico, Tadao Ando’s masterpiece of residential architecture combines a luxury home and horse ranch in signature style.

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August 24, 2016

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MAD Creates a Little Playhouse in Japan

MAD Creates a Little Playhouse in Japan

For his first project in Japan, Ma Yansong of MAD Architects has converted a two-storey house into a kindergarten, and the results are as playful as you might expect from an architect who loves to challenge the status quo.

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August 23, 2016

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