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A few architecture-related stories making headlines this week in New York City.
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Gilles Saucier and André Perrotte, the founders of Montreal's Saucier + Perrotte Architectes, have been selected by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada as the recipients of the 2018 RAIC Gold Medal.
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OMA - Office for Metropolitan Architecture has won a competition to to design the Palais de Justice in Lille, France.
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The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) College of Architecture has announced the nominated works in the third cycle of The Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP).
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London's Architectural Association School of Architecture has narrowed down the search for a new director to three candidates: Pippo Ciorra, Eva Franch i Gilabert, and Robert Mull.
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Tokyo-based Sumitomo Forestry has unveiled a concept design for W350, a 350-meter-tall timber tower designed by a collaboration between Tsukuba Research Institute and Nikken Sekkei.
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Chicago's iconic 100-story John Hancock Center, designed by SOM's Bruce Graham in the late 1960s, is now known as ... 875 North Michigan Avenue.
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The London-based institution has awarded Japanese architect Itsuko Hasegawa its first Royal Academy Architecture Prize 2018 and released a shortlist for the new RA Dorfman Award.
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The fifth annual MPavilion, commissioned by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, will be designed by Spain's Carme Pinós, making it the first public project by a Spanish female architect in Australia.
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The Serpentine Galleries has selected Mexican architect Frida Escobedo to design the 2018 Serpentine Pavilion, which will be on display in London's Kensington Gardens from 15 June to 7 October 2018.
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Following mentorships by David Chipperfield, Peter Zumthor, and Kazuyo Sejima, architect Sir David Adjaye has been selected as the architecture mentor for 2018-19 in the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative.
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For the first time since 2007, the Vilcek Foundation, which raises awareness of immigrant contributions in America, has awarded a prize in architecture. San Diego-based architectural designer Teddy Cru is the recipient.
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Amanda Levete, founder and director of AL_A, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Jane Drew Prize by The Architects' Journal/Architectural Review.
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Your votes determined that the John W. Olver Design Building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, designed by Leers Weinzapfel Associates, is the U.S. Building of the Year 2017.
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London's Serpentine Galleries and Beijing's WF CENTRAL have announced a co-commission for the first Serpentine Pavilion outside of London. Designed by Jiakun Architects, the pavilion will open in May 2018.
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The Spheres, the centerpiece of the new Amazon headquarters in downtown Seattle, officially opened on Monday. Designed by NBBJ, the glass-enclosed biodomes house more than 40,000 individual plants.
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The Pritzker Architecture Prize has announced that Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima – co-founder of SANAA and the 2010 Pritzker Laureate alongside SANAA partner Ryue Nishizawa – is joining the jury for what is considered "architecture’s highest honor."
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Located in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Lakhta Center, designed by Gorproject and RMJM, just received its spire and therefore hit its final height of 462 meters, making it the tallest skyscraper in Europe.
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The National Museum of African American History and Culture – designed by Adjaye Associates in partnership with The Freelon Group, Davis Brody Bond and SmithGroupJJR – has been named the Overall Winner in the Beazley Designs of the Year 2017.
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Steven Holl Architects, in collaboration with Russia's Kamen, has won the international design competition for a large mixed-use development in Moscow's Tushino district.
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Global architectural firm Perkins+Will announced that it has joined Schmidt Hammer Lassen – the Danish firm founded in 1986 by Morten Schmidt, Bjarne Hammer and John Lassen – in "a strategic partnership."
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The PGA Tour has unveiled renderings of its new home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, designed by Foster + Partners.
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Amazon announced today that is has narrowed down the list of cities vying to be home to its second North American headquarters from 238 to 20.
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Although work on the Marina One complex wrapped up last year, it was officially opened this week by Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, and Prime Minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak.
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This year, for the first time, the Vatican will be participating in the Venice Architecture Biennale. The inaugural Holy See pavilion will exhibit ten small chapels designed by ten invited architects.
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The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2018 AIA Institute Honor Awards: nine awards in architecture, five awards in interior architecture, and three awards in regional and urban design.
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In the overnight hours of January 10, demolition crews bulldozed the building at 341 Central Avenue in Whitefish, Montana, that Frank Lloyd Wright designed as a medical clinic in 1958.
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Neave Brown, the pioneering architect of modern social housing and the 2018 recipient of RIBA's Royal Gold Medal, died from cancer on Tuesday at the age of 88.
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Last night the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANY) announced the winners of the 2018 Design Awards in four categories – Architecture, Interiors, Projects, and Urban Design – plus a Best in Competition winner.
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For the first time in the prize's history, the American Institute of Architects will not be awarding a Twenty-five Year Award.
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Apple's plan for a global flagship store at Melbourne's Federation Square, unveiled last month, is being met by opposition, due in part to the proposed plan's demolition of one of the buildings in the 15-year-old project.
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The Oslo Architecture Triennale has announced the chief curators for OAT 2019, which will investigate "a potential architecture of degrowth" under the theme Common Future.
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In 2017 the Building of the Week feature on American-Architects presented nearly fifty buildings located in the United States. To bring this year's feature to a close, we are holding a Building of the Year poll – with just a few mouse clicks you can vote for your favorite building.
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Atlanta's John C. Portman, Jr., pioneer of the modern atrium hotel, died on Friday, 29 December 2017 at the age of 93.
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Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto has been hired by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC, to transform the lobby inside its Gordon Bunshaft-designed building -- the first cohesive redesign in the museum's 42-year history.
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The Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) has announced highlights from its new acquisitions, including drawings of Peter Salter's recently completed townhouses on Walmer Road in West London.
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