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World’s Tallest Timber Tower Set to Rise in Vancouver

World’s Tallest Timber Tower Set to Rise in Vancouver

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban’s first Canadian project will be the tallest timber skyscraper in the world. Called Terrace House, it is part of a growing movement in building superstructures made of wood.

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July 19, 2016

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Designer Playlist: Thom Mayne

Designer Playlist: Thom Mayne

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect on what he’s re-reading and the classical musician he’s fascinated by.

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June 30, 2016

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Designer Books: Shigeru Ban’s Relief Structures

Designer Books: Shigeru Ban’s Relief Structures

Humanitarian Architecture delves into the projects that the Pritzker Prize laureate has created for victims of war and natural disaster.

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March 9, 2015

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The Zaha Effect

The Zaha Effect

The Pritzker Prize laureate wins a competition to design Japan’s New National Stadium in Tokyo and puts her signature on another city.

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April 15, 2013

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Peter Zumthor does the Serpentine

Peter Zumthor does the Serpentine

On the lawn of London’s Kensington Gardens, Pritzker Prize laureate Peter Zumthor will design this year’s pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery.

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April 7, 2011

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I.M. Pei, 1917-2019: Remembering a Modernist Master

I.M. Pei, 1917-2019: Remembering a Modernist Master

Universally regarded as one of the leading architects of the late 20th century, I.M. Pei died on May 16, 2019. He was 102.

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6 days ago

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Alejandro Aravena Creates Concrete Expression on Chile’s Coast

Alejandro Aravena Creates Concrete Expression on Chile’s Coast

Chile’s Alejandro Aravena reconceives the beach house with a pair of primitive monoliths as rugged and austere as their seaside perch.

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April 18, 2019

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2019 AZ Awards: People’s Choice Voting is Open!

2019 AZ Awards: People’s Choice Voting is Open!

Our esteemed jury has spoken. Now we’re presenting the 2019 AZ Awards finalists for People’s Choice voting. Have your say!

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April 4, 2019

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The AZ Awards 2019: Meet the Finalists

The AZ Awards 2019: Meet the Finalists

From a new record total of 1,175 submissions from 50 countries, our panel of industry experts has selected 68 projects, products and concepts as the 2019 AZ Awards finalists.

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April 2, 2019

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Curtain Pulled Back on Jean Nouvel’s Qatar National Museum

Curtain Pulled Back on Jean Nouvel’s Qatar National Museum

In Doha, Jean Nouvel’s massively ambitious Qatar National Museum evokes a “desert rose” crystal formation on the Gulf coast.

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March 28, 2019

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