Jonathan Hilburg

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Can a staid new National Museum make Oslo the art capital of Europe?

Can a massive infusion of state money and high-end cultural openings turn Oslo into the “art capital of Europe”?...

Morpholio launches real-world daylight modeling with Shadow Maker

Software company Morpholio, which blends virtual hand drafting with virtual reality features in its Trace programs, launched Shadow Maker on March 22....

Bee brick mandates aim to improve biodiversity; it’s not clear if they can

In January of 2022, the city of Brighton in the U.K. went viral for requiring new buildings to integrate ‘bee bricks’ as...

In San Francisco, the historic Aronson Building gets a second life as a neighborhood anchor

At the corner of Mission and Third Streets, in the heart of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena district, there is an architectural cornucopia:...

“Can this be? Surely this cannot be?” explores the history of architecture unionization across the pond

In early February, workers at SHoP Architects in New York City dropped their petition to unionize the firm’s 135 employees. The decision,...

ELASTICOfarm sets a new precedent for Venice’s Lido di Jesolo while breaking ground for its “context-critical” practice

Everybodysummertime loveyou’ll remember meeverybodysummertime lovebe my loverbe my baby It’s 1987. An upbeat Italo disco sound is pounding as a young...

Metaverses and NFTs use digital architecture, but what do they have to do with real life?

Difficult as it is to choose, I do have a favorite episode of Frasier. Season 10, episode 11, titled “Door Jam,” revolves...

Landing Studio is transforming Massachusetts’ infrastructure

This article is part of our series of profiles on the Architectural League of New York’s 2022 Emerging Voices winners. The full list can be...

The $100 million MIT Morningside Academy for Design will launch later this year

MIT is launching a new interdisciplinary design center later this September, made possible thanks to a $100 million gift from The Morningside...

Gehry Partners unveils an understated Colburn School addition in Downtown Los Angeles

At a conference held yesterday, March 16, at the Colburn School, a renowned private school for music and dance education from beginning...

Lincoln Center’s revitalized David Geffen Hall will open in October, two years ahead of schedule

The $550 million redesign of the Lincoln Center home of the New York Philharmonic has been a long time coming, but now the project...

Frampton Tolbert is the new executive director of the Historic Districts Council

After Simeon Bankoff, executive director of the Historic Districts Council (HDC) in New York City, stepped down after two decades of service in...

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