Jonathan Hilburg

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The restoration of the Air Force Academy Chapel is the U.S.’s most complex modernist preservation project ever

Designed in the 1950s and completed over a decade, the United States Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, Colorado, marked a watershed...

Construction workers aren’t getting vaccinated, even as supply widens

With millions of Americans eagerly awaiting vaccination against COVID-19 and eligibility tiers slowly widening across the country (not to mention the recently...

The LPC approves Project Commodore, SOM’s supertall Midtown tower

Only three weeks after Project Commodore, a 1,646-foot-tall tower slated to replace the Grand Hyatt Hotel in East Midtown Manhattan at 175 Park...

Collaborative VR company The Wild buys IrisVR’s Prospect

Prospect, the first virtual reality program for architects and engineers that allows users upload design files from Rhino, Revit, and more and...

The January 2021 Architecture Billings Index tumbled even further

The AIA released its Architecture Billings Index (ABI) figures for January 2021 this morning, and, following straight declines since March of 2020...

The Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building will reopen after 20 years with a blockbuster FUTURES show

The Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building (AIB) is the American museum. When it opened in 1881 on the National Mall in Washington,...

Populous reveals a monolithic esports and entertainment hub for Toronto

Multinational stadium designer Populous isn’t slowing its rollout of arenas and esports venues despite the ongoing pandemic, today revealing designs for a...

The Design Office brought the Austin staff of Clayton Korte together under one roof

By the mid-2010s, Austin, Texas, was already on its way to becoming a boomtown. The combination of a flourishing urban center and...

Mitzi Okou speaks with AN about design equity and founding Where are the Black Designers?

Mitzi Okou is a young visual and interaction designer and a 2018 graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, but,...

Lori Brown wants to use architecture to further the greater good

In June 2014, the only abortion provider in northern Alabama was forced to shutter. The reason? Its hallways weren’t wide enough. The...

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s twisting London Centre for Music canceled

After failing to secure private funding, the Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R)-designed London Centre for Music, previously planned for where the Museum...

The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino comes down in Atlantic City

A year after Atlantic City, New Jersey, officials declared the crumbling Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino a public safety hazard, both towers...

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