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  • January 31, 2014 /

    Touring the World of Architecture: Week 5

    This week, Gehry to bring Bilbao effect to Berlin, no hope of rescuing the Folk, Herzog & de Meuron reveals pedestrian-friendly master plan and Google and LEGO join forces. Finally, a skilled animation spells some of the architecture greats. ...

  • January 23, 2014 /

    After the Tsunami, at the 'Women’s River'

    The towns in Japan’s Tōhoku region were practically wiped off the face of the earth by the tsunami on March 9, 2011. What little remains is hastily being replaced by new settlements built on elevated plateaus. No memorials are wanted. But former residents – and architect initiatives such as Architecture for Humanity – disagree with the hasty reconstruction plans made up by the central government. ...

  • January 17, 2014 /

    Touring the World of Architecture: Week 3

    This week, some good news for Frank Gehry, some not-so-great news for OMA, and the Shard is about to get a baby brother. Then, Foster proposes a bold scheme for London cyclists and a dreamlike video of LA. ...

  • January 10, 2014 /

    Touring the World of Architecture: Week 2

    First up in this year's first news round-up, a decision has been reached in the controversy regarding the futore of the American Folk Art Museum in New York. Next, some good news for Zaha Hadid, a competition in Vancouver with an intriguing shortlist, Renzo Piano to design a campus in France and a lesson from Bjarke Ingels in running an effective business. ...

  • December 20, 2013 /

    Touring the World of Architecture: Week 51

    This year's last news round-up features the finalists for a competition for a media campus in Berlin; a failed attempt to ressurect Frank Lloyd Wright; Kenneth Frampton gets honored; a floating snow-covered cabin appears in Miami - and finally, a trailer for the upcoming REM documentary. ...

  • December 13, 2013 /

    Touring the World of Architecture: Week 50

    Hello again everyone! Welcome back to Touring the World of Architecture. Here are some of the most intriguing stories from the architectural world this week. We have SOM’s wind tower, OMA’s win in Miami, Form4’s cylindrical design, a tower with a car elevator and a cool mirror timelapse video! ...

  • December 11, 2013 /

    The Presence of the Past: Peter Zumthor Reconsiders LACMA

    LACMA recently revealed the proposed design for the future of the eastern side of the museum's campus as envisioned by architect Peter Zumthor. ...

  • December 06, 2013 /

    Touring the World of Architecture: Week 49

    Had a busy week with no time to read the news? Well, don’t sweat it, we'l'l give you a chance to catch up. This week, the race has begun for the EXPO 2020, Foster reveals a masterplan for a museum extension and more and a fire raging in Brazil leaving the fate of a famous Niemeyer monument unclear, and more... ...

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