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Registration open for 'De-Urbanized Epidemics' redesign competition

London-based architecture firm De-Urban Design Studio has launched a new ideas competition called 'De-Urbanized Epidemics: Re-Design of the Concept of Health in Relation to the Built Environment'...

3 days ago


How architect Yona Friedman used math to design utopian cities of the future

Architecture has lost a great visionary. Budapest-born French architect Yona Friedman died at age 96 on 20 February.

By Theodora Vardouli 6 Mar 2020


Sidewalk Labs releases its mass timber proto-model for high-rise buildings

Sidewalk Labs, a subsidiary of Google's parent Alphabet, has released its new digital study for mass timber buildings that could reach 35 storeys in cities...

27 Feb 2020


David Adjaye, Cai Guo-Qiang to receive 2020 Isamu Noguchi Award

Architect Sir David Adjaye OBE and artist Cai Guo-Qiang have been selected as recipients of the 2020 Isamu Noguchi Award by The Noguchi Museum...

21 Feb 2020


Final call to enter $2m LafargeHolcim Awards

Entries in the 6th International LafargeHolcim Awards for sustainable construction will close on 25 February...

14 Jan 2020


Recyclable pavilion designed for BBC Studios in Cannes

London-based architecture and interior design practice Universal Design Studio and Giles Miller Studio have built a recyclable pavilion for BBC Studios in Cannes, France...

24 Oct 2019


Herzog & De Meuron's controversial Triangle Tower gets approval

Herzog & de Meuron's controversial Triangle Tower in Paris has been approved by the Administrative Court of Paris...

14 May 2019


Winning architecture team to design first decarbonised district of France announced

The winning project has been announced for the "Inventing Bruneseau" competition organised by the City of Paris and the SEMAPA...

10 May 2019


The profane and the sacred: why luxury firms rushed to support Notre-Dame

The April 2019 fire at the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral came as an immense shock to the people of France, as well as throughout Europe...

By Jean-Noël Kapferer 9 May 2019


Miysis proposes fully-glazed roof, new spire for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Belgian visualisation design studio Miysis has reimagined the roof and spire of the Notre-Dame Cathedral, following the news that the France government will launch an international competition to design a new spire for the cathedral...

6 May 2019


Studio NAB proposes educational and socially active greenhouse roof for Notre-Dame Cathedral

Following the recent tragic fire at the Notre-Dame Cathedral, a series of images and proposals have started to circulate on social media for the redesign of its spire...

29 Apr 2019


Henning Larsen Architects to transform Opéra Bastille in Paris

Danish architecture firm Henning Larsen Architects has unveiled its designs for the expansion and transformation of the French Opéra Bastille, the largest opera house in Paris...

7 Feb 2019


Kengo Kuma to design suspended museum on the Channel Coast of France

Kengo Kuma & Associates has won an international competition to design the Maritime History Museum of Saint-Malo in France...

1 Jun 2018

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