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Past articles by August:

Newport Street Gallery by Caruso St. John Architects Wins 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize

Selected from a shortlist of six buildings, the Newport Street Gallery becomes the 21st winner of RIBA's top honor for an individual building. → Read More

Reinventing the S. Pellegrino Factory and Bottling Plant

BIG, MVRDV, Snøhetta, and aMDL have released designs (in a competition that began in July) to redesign the Italian beverage company's historic site in northern Italy. → Read More

Urban Fortress

This student project was completed in Good Grids, a studio course at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York's School of Architecture and Planning which won a 2016 ARCHITECT Studio Prize. → Read More

Hidden Passage

This student project was completed in Good Grids, a studio course at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York's School of Architecture and Planning which won a 2016 ARCHITECT Studio Prize. → Read More

The New Bauhaus Museum

Resting on the description of Bauhaus by Walter Gropius: "Only perfect harmony in the technical function and in the proportions of form can produce beauty”, our design for the New Bauhaus Museum is a fusion of clear geometry and technological elements, that offer a great amount of flexibility and integration to Dessau's City Centre. Life in a city is multiple, ambiguous and in constant change.… → Read More

A Look at Some of Olympic Host Rio de Janeiro’s Most Influential Architecture

To mark the 2016 Summer Games, ARCHITECT rounded up some of the Brazilian city’s iconic sites. → Read More

Marcel Breuer-Designed House Hits The Market

This 2,700-square-foot residence from the iconic architect in Mission Hills is listed for $925,000. → Read More

The Douglas House Added to National Register of Historic Places

The National Park Service recognized Richard Meier's residential project in Harbor Springs, Mich. as architecturally significant and worthy of preservation. → Read More

Sky Tower

FROM THE ARCHITECTS: Barefoot Lakes is a 1300-acre master planned community situated thirty minutes north of Denver, CO. The property includes 100-acres of man-made lakes, formed from inactive gravel quarries along the St. Vrain River, and over 150-acres of active and passive recreation programming. The recreation master plan includes regional, community and neighborhood parks with activities… → Read More

AIA Colorado's 2016 Young Architects Awards Gala Highlights Emerging AEC Professionals

The program honors architects and designers who've worked in the industry for fewer than ten years. → Read More

Presidio Parklands

Following an international design competition in 2014, Field Operations was selected to develop a 13-acre “tunnel top” parkland bridging the Presidio with Crissy Field, the Marsh and the larger bay. The proposed “Presidio Point” would maximize the panoramic and connective assets of the surroundings, choreographing the best vantage points with dramatic new pathways, overlooks, lawns, gardens and… → Read More

Carsten Höller's Tunnel Slide Opens in London

In a forty second descent, riders of the world's longest tunnel slide in Queen Elizabeth's Olympic Park will soar around Anish Kapoor's ArcelorMittal Orbit twelve times at speeds of up to fifteen miles per hour. → Read More

The New Tate Modern Opens to the Public

Featuring a massive extension by Herzog & de Meuron, the renovated London museum opens this week with more gallery space and a reconfigured layout. → Read More

Six Events to Check Out This Week at the London Festival of Architecture

The 2016 line-up features more than 200 events, including exhibitions, talks, and more throughout London. Here are six happenings that you shouldn't miss. → Read More

NLÉ's Makoko Floating School Collapsed

Lauded for its ingenuity and responsive design for Lagos, Nigera's flood-prone environment, severe rainstorms ultimately ruined the award-winning construction. → Read More

Take a Virtual Tour of the Hampstead Hill Garden & Pergola in London

1Turn, a digital agency specializing in virtual reality production, presents a full 360-degree video tour for VR headsets as well as Google Chrome and YouTube mobile users. → Read More

2016 Arthur Ross Award Recipients Announced

The five winners received honors across six categories: architecture, civic design, education, fine art, photography, and stewardship. → Read More

The Nord Family Greenway

FROM CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY: Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Museum of Art today announced an innovative urban landscape project that will connect the western edge of the university’s main campus to its West Campus parcel, home of The Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at The Temple – Tifereth Israel. Stretching from the Tinkham Veale University Center… → Read More

Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences

FROM DIAMOND SCHMITT ARCHITECTS: The multi-purpose nature of the venue will allow for a wide range of activity, from opera, Broadway shows and symphonic music, to rock concerts, conferences and social events. In addition to local performing arts groups and touring shows, the facility will house Ballet Lubbock with its own rehearsal and performance space and provide access to the Lubbock… → Read More

ArcelorMittal Orbit Tunnel Slide

FROM QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK: Measuring 178m, The Slide will be the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide. People will be able to travel down the UK’s tallest public artwork through light and dark sections as London’s dramatic skyscape passes by. The Slide will twist and turn 12 times, including a tight corkscrew section named the ‘bettfeder’ – after the German word for ‘bedspring.’ The… → Read More