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2019 RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship now open

The 2019 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship opens today and welcomes applications from architecture students enrolled in schools of architecture around the world.

Snøhetta’s new Museum Quarter in Bolzano will give “Ötzi the Iceman” a new home

The distinctive building is intended to be located on top of the prominent Virgolo/Virgl mountain in Northern Italy

Smoke and Mirrors: Harry Potter Scenes Reimagined by Architecture Students

Utilising spatial analysis of film sets and literature, the animated artefacts are a product of the digital and physical born from rapid prototyping, digital fabrication techniques and model-making.

SKYHIVE2019 – The Annual Bee Breeders Skyscraper Challenge

The SKYHIVE Challenge returns in 2019 for its second annual architecture competition to redefine the modern-day skyscraper.

Foster’s Goldsun HQ in Taipei receives planning approval

Designs for the new headquarters of the Goldsun Group in Taipei have been revealed following a successful Urban Design Approval. Part of...

Montalba Architects’ Studio Dental II Wins 2019 AIA Institute Honor Award for Interior Architecture

The transformative reimaging of a San Francisco dental office is one of only nine projects around the world to capture the coveted award.

Taiwan’s Times Square: MVRDV’s Taipei Twin Towers Is an Ambitious Proposal to Intensify the Capital City’s Central Station Area

MVRDV’s bold and ambitious design for the Taipei Twin Towers, designed as part of a consortium lead by Nan Hai Development, has been selected to revitalise the central station area of Taipei

MVRDV’s Winy Maas Selected as Domus 2019 Editor-in-Chief

The MVRDV principal and co-founder will head Domus for the upcoming 10 issues as part of the magazine’s new 10x10x10 editorial strategy.

Foster + Partners’ Apple Iconsiam opens in Bangkok

Elevated above the “River of Kings” in the heart of Bangkok, the design provides a direct visual connection to the river, which has a special significance in Thai culture.

The Dangers of 3D Printing

Four years of research shows that 3D printers emit hazardous microparticles–which can embed themselves in your lungs forever.

MVRDV Breaks Ground on its First US Project, a Colourful 22-Storey “Vertical Village” in Manhattan’s Washington Heights

The Radio Tower & Hotel is a 21,800-square-metre mixed-use high rise located at 2420 Amsterdam Avenue in the Washington Heights area in Northern Manhattan.

V&A East unveils plans including a new Collection and Research Centre by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with Austin-Smith:Lord

London's Victoria & Albert Museum unveiled the anticipated design plans for the V&A East project in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

MVRDV’s M·Cube Combines Pearlescent Exuberance with Contextual Modesty in Beijing

The Beijing KWG·M·CUBE, a 40,000-square-metre shopping centre designed by MVRDV, has completed construction in Beijing.

Snøhetta Wins Competition for the Renovation of the Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers

The City Council of Nanterre has announced Snøhetta as the winner of the ambitious renovation project of the avant-gardist national theatre, Théâtre Nanterre-Amandiers.

For New York’s Growing Synagogue, MBB Creates Urban Community, Expands Campus

The architecture and design firm MBB is completing a renovation and expansion of the congregation’s 87th Street Synagogue building in New York City

Simons Supports Canadian Makers with Launch of Fabrique1840

Simons, the 178-year-old, family-owned fashion retailer from Quebec City, today launched a new online market called Fabrique1840