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    John Portman (1924-2017)Subscription

    Thinkpiece8 September, 2017

    His hotels may have soft centres but the architecture of John Portman is as brutal as the late American capitalism that created it

  • The 2015 winning pavilion by Izaskun Chinchilla Architects

    Competition: City of Dreams Pavilion, New YorkSubscription

    Competition28 August, 2017

    An open international contest has been launched for a pop-up pavilion on Governors Island in New York City (Deadline: 30 September)

  • Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

    Competition: The Next Parkway, PhiladelphiaSubscription

    Competition28 August, 2017

    An international ideas contest has been launched for new public realm visions to revitalise the historic city of Philadelphia (Deadline: 27 October)

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    Iturbide Studio in Mexico City by Taller Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela CarrilloSubscription

    Buildings25 August, 2017

    Enclosed patios shield this studio from a narrow colonial street in a historic part of Mexico City

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    Punta Sirena Hotel, Chile by WMR ArquitectosSubscription

    Buildings8 August, 2017

    The beach hotel usually comports itself in serene and brilliant white curves, borrowing the sleekness of the ocean liner, but the surfing resort of Curanipe in central Chile is a place for less sedentary approaches to the water. In response, WMR Arquitectos have not opted to emulate the quaint traditional buildings of the town, either; their only nod to the vernacular is their use of wood, with eucalyptus and pine filling the black steel frame of their building. This takes the form ...

  • Contest site: Place des Montréalaises

    Competition: Place des Montréalaises, QuebecSubscription

    Competition7 August, 2017

    The City of Montréal has announced an international contest to design a $34 million CAD public square and pedestrian overpass spanning a busy motorway (Deadline: 26 September)

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    Charles Moore (1925-1993)Subscription

    Thinkpiece28 July, 2017

     Charles Moore was the wizard who led us out of the sterility and self-importance of Modernism and showed us that we could go home again

  • Contest site

    Competition: Nuclear waste warning marker, USASubscription

    Competition17 July, 2017

    An open international ideas contest has been launched to design a 10,000-year warning marker outside a nuclear waste repository in New Mexico (Deadline: 22 October)

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    Ancón House, Ancón, Peru by Barclay & Crousse ArchitectureSubscription

    Buildings14 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: four pavilions rise from the desert as if fashioned from the earth itself

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    Parallelogram House, Winnipeg, Canada by 5468796 ArchitectureSubscription

    Buildings13 July, 2017

    AR House Shortlist 2017: 5468796 Architecture continues to rebel against the architectural blandness of suburban Winnipeg

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