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Jurors Deny Support of Morphosis’ Vals Hotel Appointment

A group of five high-profile jurors, lead by Louisa Hutton of Berlin-based Sauerbruch Hutton, have issued a statement through the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA) denying any support of Morphosis’ appointment to design the 7132 Hotel in Vals, Switzerland.… Sigue leyendo

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Spotlight: Thom Mayne

The principal architect of LA firm MorphosisThom Mayne was the recipient of the 2005 Pritzker Prize and the 2013 AIA Gold Medal, and is known for his experimental architectural forms, often applying them to significant institutional buildings such as the New York’s Cooper Union building, the Emerson College in Los Angeles and the Caltrans District 7 Headquarters.

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a+u 529: Recent Projects

The October issue of a+u… introduces 14 recent works from around the globe. In particular, the issue is focused on architecture that emerged from the relationship with the urban structures or the developmental history of the site. Over time, they influence Sigue leyendo

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Eavesdrop> Mantilini Mess: Morphosis landmarking stirs debate in Beverly Hills

    One of Morphosis’ earliest projects, the Beverly Hills restaurant Kate Mantilini (1986), is now up for landmarking by the city of Beverly Hills. We hear that Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse is obsessed with getting this done, but ironically the restaurant’s owners are not so happy about it. The rumor mill says they’re […]
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A Prize for Promise: GAGA’s Hunt for the New Hadid

A few years ago London’s Architectural Association held an exhibition called First Works: Emerging Architectural Experimentation in the 1960s & 1970s, which wonderfully gathered together early projects from a host of the most famous names in architecture. In both Zaha… Sigue leyendo

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Lawsuit Filed to Block Cooper Union Tuition

A group of Cooper Union professors, alumni, and students has filed a lawsuit against the school’s Board of Trustees over its decision last spring to start charging undergraduate tuition at the school. At the time, the board said the cash-strapped institution had no choice but to break their long-held tradition of offering free arts and architecture education. […]
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Get Ready To Learn With This Architecture School Building Roundup!


In case you haven’t heard, Architizer—on top of throwing awesome parties, bringing architecture to the public, and revolutionizing the way the profession recognizes and awards projects—is tackling architecture school now too. We’ve partnered with Skillshare to bring a series of (actually useful!) courses targeted at the contemporary architect—from how to render to how to talk to …Continue Reading
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Council Approves Cornell’s Net-Zero Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island

City Council has approved Cornell’s two-million-square-foot tech campus planned to break ground in 2014 on New York’s Roosevelt Island. Masterplanned by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM)…, the ambitious carbon positive campus will offer housing for 2,000 full-time graduate students, Sigue leyendo

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