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AR New into Old Commended: Rearing its woozy head above Antwerp’s sober Port House, the multifaceted extension by ZHA makes a clean break with the past
Crystal Houses in Amsterdam by MVRDVSubscription
‘Over an old Flemish house there stands the mystical inscription: “there is more within me”.’ So wrote Georg Simmel in 1904, referring to the way that fashion allows us to simultaneously express and mask our individuality. He incidentally makes a connection between fashion and the facade, one which, though suppressed in architectural discourse, always lies very close to the surface, as Mark Wigley has shown. The facade hides the interior, but also expresses something about the building. ...
Architect of the Year shortlist: material articularion and creative detailing dresses up a university chilled water plant
Competition: Montparnasse Tower retrofit, ParisSubscription
An open international competition has been launched for a €300 million overhaul of Paris’ opinion-splitting Montparnasse Tower (Deadline: 13 July)
Competition: Green Academy, BolognaVideoSubscription
An open international competition has been launched to transform an abandoned 5,000m² paper factory into a new green academy in Marzabotto, Italy (Deadline: 1 August)
Competition: New York State PavilionVideoSubscription
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has launched an open ideas competition to restore Philip Johnson’s iconic New York State Pavilion (Deadline: 1 July)
The Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) has launched a competition for a new AUD$5 million conservatory in Canberra (Deadline: 5 May)
‘Sejima lit up when we said we wanted Grace Farms to disappear into the landscape’
It may be an annexe to an annexe, but this is definitely a case of tail wagging dog
Inspired by traditional Chinese paintings, Original Design Office’s Fan Zeng Art Museum is a wash of greys