Jonathan Hilburg

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Fotografiska unveils ambitious expansion plans to double its outposts worldwide

The aptly-named Swedish photography museum Fotografiska has formally codified plans to double its footprint worldwide, which, when added together, will make Fotografiska...

Virgil Abloh passes away at 41

Virgil Abloh, multi-hyphenate designer of objects and clothing, artist, DJ, and the first-ever African American artistic director for Louis Vuitton, has died...

SOM unveils a new media hub for the Toronto waterfront

Designs by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) took center stage as the City of Toronto announced a partnership between Los Angeles-based real...

El Salvador wants to build a Bitcoin city at the base of a volcano

After changing its national currency to Bitcoin and enforcing mandatory acceptance at businesses in September, El Salvador is looking to up the...

Daily digest: The richest architects of 2021, the Met returns its Benin Bronzes, and more

Good morning and welcome back to another news roundup, one of the last before taking off for the long Thanksgiving weekend. Here’s...

At Morgan State University, Teeple Architects and GWWO team for the new Calvin & Tina Tyler Hall

The latest addition to Morgan State University in Baltimore, a stacked stone hall that combines student and administrative services under one roof,...

The October Architecture Billings Index rose again, but growth appears to be tapering

After the pandemic battered architectural demand in 2020, and 2021 saw fortunes drastically turned around, growth may finally be slowing down. In...

Minneapolis’ newest park is like a front porch on the Mississippi River

What is the most intriguing new building in the Twin Cities? Not The Eleven, the predictably elegant, gleaming...

Herzog & de Meuron’s stacked Vancouver Art Gallery gets another refresh and $100 million

Nearly three years after Herzog & de Meuron revealed the “final” design of the 300,000-square-foot new home for the Vancouver Art Gallery,...

AN sits down with the 2021 Landscape Architecture Firm of the Year, Stimson

Over the summer, the American Society of Landscape Architects announced that it would bestow its annual firm award on the Cambridge, Massachusetts–based...

Designing Dune required mining the past to build humanity’s future

Puncturing the myth of progress has become a preoccupation of contemporary cinema. Regression offers far more interesting material to mine, if the...

Amazon reveals an updated design and timetable for PenPlace at its HQ2 campus

Eight months after e-commerce and web hosting behemoth Amazon revealed a spiraling glass tower to anchor the second phase of its HQ2 campus in...

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