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Exploring Stanley Kubrick’s Film Making at Design Museum, London

The Design Museum, London, is celebrating the creative genius of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick with “Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition” that continues to be on view through September 15, 2019.The show marks the 20th anniversary of Kubrick’s death, explores hi

London’s Mayor Rejects Plans for Controversial “The Tulip” Skyscraper

Plans for “The Tulip,” a 305.3-meter-high viewing tower designed by Foster + Partners, have been rejected by London’s mayor Sadiq Khan. According to the mayor, the reversal of the previously approved proposal was made on the grounds that it would provid

Hesselbrand Transforms Stables into Guest Suites at Villa Lena, Tuscany

London and Oslo-based architecture studio Hesselbrand has transformed a series of old horse stables at the Tuscan art retreat Villa Lena into rustic guest suites. Villa Lena is nestled in the heart of Tuscany stretched on a 500-hectare wooded estate, dotted w

Sam Jacob Studio Revamps London’s Cartoon Museum

Architecture and design firm Sam Jacob Studio has revamped the colorful interiors of London’s Cartoon Museum by turning the two-dimensional graphics of cartoon strips into three-dimensional. The studio has designed the Cartoon Museum in Fitzrovia, central L

Alvar Aalto Week 2019 to be held in Finland’s Paimio and Turku

The Alvar Aalto Week, a citywide event in Finland, on the themes of architecture, design, and art, will be held for the third time this August. The weeklong event will be held in the cities of Paimio and Turku beginning August 23 through to  September 1

RSHP-Designed Heathrow T5 Named one of the World’s Top Airports in 2019

Heathrow T5, designed by internationally acclaimed London-based architecture firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, has been named as one of the Skytrax’s top airports in the world for the seventh year in a row. The announcement was made as part of the “Sk

World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2019 Shortlist Revealed

World Architecture Festival (WAF) has revealed its 2019 shortlist, with many of the projects demonstrating how buildings can play a major role in a more sustainable future. The 12th edition of the WAF, the world’s biggest architectural awards program, will

dezeen Awards 2019 Interiors Longlist Announced

dezeen has revealed the interiors longlist for “dezeen Awards 2019.” The annual dezeen Awards, which would now enter its second year, identifies the world’s best architecture, interiors, and design, as well as the studios, individual architects, and des

Grimshaw to Transform Iconic Herman Miller Factory into Bath Spa University, UK

Grimshaw Architects is transforming the Herman Miller factory, one of its own seminal buildings designed in the 1970s by its founder NicholasGrimshaw, into the Locksbrook Campus for Bath Spa University, reports dezeen.It is a heritage-listed building located

Artist Anders Ruhwald Converts Abandoned Detroit Building into All-Black Installation

In Detroit’s East Side, the Dutch-born artist Anders Ruhwald converts an abandoned, crumbling building into a stunning all-black installation. The installation, “Unit 1: 3583 Dubois,” is located inside the apartment building, reports dezeen.Dating back

Young Architects Program 2019 Features Immersive Jungle Setting at MoMA PS1

MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York, is hosting “Horama Rama” by Pedro & Juana (Ana Paula Ruiz Galindo & Mecky Reuss), winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1’s 20th annual Young Architects Program, on view through September 2, 2019.T

Jean-Baptiste Fastrez’s “Vivarium” at Galerie kreo, London

“Vivarium,” a new body of work by Jean-Baptiste Fastrez, comprising furniture and objects, delicately inspired by wild animals, is on view at the London venue of Galerie kreo.According to the gallery, in his subtle work of representation, which he approac

Group show “Uncrated” at R & Company, New York

R & Company, New York, is hosting “Uncrated,” an exhibition curated by leading interior design firm Pembrooke & Ives.Running through August 22, 2019, this collaboration with Pembrooke & Ives is part of the R & Company’s annual guest cura

Greta Magnusson Grossman’s “Modern Makes Sense” at R & Company, New York

Mid-century Swedish emigre designer and architect Greta Magnusson Grossman’s “Modern Makes Sense” is on view at R & Company, New York.The exhibition runs through August 22, 2019, and is on view at the lower level of the gallery. The exhibition inclu

Sharjah Architecture Triennial to Take Place Across Two Public Buildings

The inaugural edition of Sharjah Architecture Triennial will launch in November this year, taking place across two recently decommissioned public buildings — the Al-Qasimiyah School and the old Al Jubail Vegetable Market, as its main exhibition venues as pa

Landini Associates Create “The Ultimate McDonald’s” on Times Square

McDonald’s has recently opened a new restaurant topped with a giant billboard at Times Square in New York, reports dezeen.Designed by Landini Associates, the glass-fronted three-story restaurant has a fully-glass facade with seating that overlooks the squar

The “World’s First” 360-degree Infinity Pool Coming to London

Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool with 360-degree views of the London skyline has been unveiled by Compass Pools, a UK-based swimming pool building, and supply firm. The four-sided infinity pool would be built atop a London skyscraper and can access via

Kazakhstan’s Flag Reinterpreted as a Building for Astana

The Rotterdam-based architecture firms Fundamental Architects and Omega Render have envisioned a building spanning a river in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, with a hole in the middle that would make it look like the country’s national flag. The design has b

London’s Cheapside Gets Lively with Colorful Street Furniture

Playful street furniture gets scattered throughout London’s Cheapside financial district as part of the London Festival of Architecture (LFA), making the city bright and colorful. The displayed works are the winning designs of the City Benches competition,

“At Home. Projects for contemporary housing” at MAXXI

Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo (MAXXI) in Rome is hosting “At Home. Projects for contemporary housing,” an exhibition that reviews the concept of habitation from low-cost housing projects of the Post-war years to new experimental and sustainabl

Carpenters Workshop Gallery at Design Miami/ Basel

Carpenters Workshop Gallery is participating in Design Miami/ Basel.Design Miami/ is the global forum for design. This year, the show started on June 12 and remains open through June 17, 2019. The fair brings together the most influential collectors, galleris

UNStudio Designs Karle Town Centre in Bangalore

UNStudio has designed one of Bangalore’s most exciting upcoming projects — Karle Town Centre (KTC). The Karle Infra, with its properties in Mysore, Bangalore, and Goa, is now focusing on their new premium township in North Bangalore. According to the webs

Finland’s Paimio Hospital set to be a World Heritage Site

Finnish architect Alvar Aalto’s Paimio Hospital (former Paimio Sanatorium) is in an elite race to be one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Sanatorium is listed in the tentative list. Sanatorium’s official website mentions that in many ways it is an

“Love2 House” — A 19 sqm house in Tokyo by Takeshi Hosaka

Architect Takeshi Hosaka has built a micro home in Tokyo with a total floor area of just 19 square meters. The house, which is owned by the architect himself, is a single-floor building called ‘Love2 House.’‘Love2 House’ is built in a plot in the Bunk

Perkins+Will to build world’s tallest hybrid wood tower in Vancouver

The global architecture firm Perkins+Will unveiled its plan for what it says will be “world’s tallest hybrid wood tower” in Vancouver. The project, called Canada’s Earth Tower, is planned on a 1.3-acre (0.5-hectare) property along Eighth Avenue near V

Shortlisted Entries for 2019 RAIC International Prize Announced

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) has announced the shortlist for the 2019 RAIC International Prize. It is a biennial event that rewards new architectural designs that are socially transformative.The jury, consisting of six-members, have chos

French Senate Passes New Bill on Notre-Dame Restoration

The French Senate has passed a bill, stating that the Notre-Dame Cathedral must be restored in the way it was before the fire. This comes after a number of opinions and speculation over how the cathedral must be rebuilt, following last month’s catastrophe t

Foster + Partners Pledges to Design Carbon Neutral Buildings by 2030

British architecture firm “Foster + Partners” signs up to the “Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment,” becoming the first studio to use carbon-neutral buildings by 2030. The Norman Foster-led studio has joined 23 cities, including New York, London, an

Colnaghi and Chahan Collaborate to Celebrate the Enduring Legacy of the Grand Tour

 Colnaghi and Chahan have collaborated to present a project featuring the home of a 21st-century traveler at the historic Abbazia di San Gregorio in Venice. Coinciding with the launch of La Biennale di Venezia, the exhibition will remain open by appointm

Foster + Partners Converts Washington D.C. Library into Apple Store

Foster + Partners in collaboration with the design team at Apple lent a new life to Washington D.C.’s first public library. The Apple Insider reports that the Apple Carnegie Library in Washington, D.C. has been in development for some three years and was in

Pair of Imperial Gilt-Lacquered Zitan-Veneered Display Cabinets to be Sold at Bonhams

A magnificent pair of Imperial gilt-lacquered zitan-veneered ‘Farming and Weaving’ display cabinets will be offered at Bonhams’ upcoming auction, “Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art,” which will take place on May 28, 2019, in Hong Kong. The pres

Important “Elaborate Peony” Floor Lamp to be Offered for Sale at Sotheby’s

An Important “Elaborate Peony” Floor Lamp from Tiffany Studios will be featured at Sotheby’s upcoming auction, “Dreaming In Glass: Masterworks By Tiffany Studios” that will be held on May 23, 2019, in New York. The pre-auction estimate of the presen

“Non Architecture” Launches a Game of Thrones Design Competition

Fans and enthusiasts of the popular HBO television series “Game of Thrones” will now have a chance to win 1500 Euros by submitting their ideas in a Game of Thrones (GoT) inspired architecture contest by the non-profit organization “Non Architecture Comp

The London Festival of Architecture Opens June 1

The 15th edition of the “London Festival of Architecture” (LFA), the world’s biggest annual architecture festival, will commence on June 1, 2019. The theme this year for the month long show is  ‘Boundaries.’“We’ll open the doors to iconic t

American Academy of Arts and Letters announces 2019 Architecture Awards

On May 23, American Academy of Arts and Letters announced the recipients of the 2019 Architecture Awards. Top honors were given to Hernan Diaz Alonso, Mario Gooden and Mabel O. Wilson, Eric Howeler and Meejin Yoon, Anne Rieselbach and Eduardo Souto De Moura.

Gustafson Porter + Bowman to Redesign Eiffel Tower Parks

British landscape architecture studio Gustafson Porter + Bowman has been selected to redesign the square-mile “grand site” surrounding the Eiffel Tower, Paris, the city’s most iconic space. The announcement comes after a competition for the Site Tour Ei

Allbright Opens Mayfair Club with All-Female Art on the Walls

Women-only member’s club Allbright has opened a venue in London’s Mayfair that features artworks made exclusively by female artists across its five floors. It features over 120 works work by more than 80 female artists, all created over the span of the la

Yorkshire Sculpture Park Bags Three RIBA Yorkshire Awards 2019

The Weston, Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP)’s new visitor center by Feilden Fowles has been declared as the winner of the RIBA Yorkshire Award 2019 and RIBA Yorkshire Building of the Year Award 2019.Yorkshire Sculpture Park also received the special categor

Group Show “Dinner” at R & Company, New York

R & Company, New York, is hosting a new exhibition titled “Dinner,” featuring works by Pierre Yovanovitch, The Haas Brothers, Katie Stout, Oscar Niemeyer, Joaquim Tenreiro, Jeff Zimmerman, Rogan Gregory, Renate Muller, Kelly Lamb, and Ashley Hicks.On

Important Table Lamp by Tiffany Studios Gets High Estimate at Sotheby’s

An important and rare “Fish And Waves” table lamp by Tiffany Studios will be offered for sale at Sotheby’s upcoming auction, “Dreaming In Glass: Masterworks By Tiffany Studios” on May 23, 2019, in New York. The pre-auction estimate of the present la
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