Matthew Marani

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MVRDV’s Valley twists and turns with natural stone and vegetated balconies

Brought to you by: ArchitectMVRDV LocationAmsterdam Completion Date2015 Planting DesignPiet Oudolf Structural EngineerVan Rossum Raadgevende Ingenieurs ContractorG&S Bouw B.V. and...

The Westly juts over its Upper West Side neighbors with a gravity-defying triple cantilever

Real estate in New York City is a notoriously pricey commodity, and developers have long pushed buildings ever upward in a frantic...

Malachowsky Hall deflects the Florida glare with an aluminum facade and electrochromatic glazing

In early August 2021, before the University of Florida in Gainesville commenced fall classes, a construction crew erected provisional elements of a...

Reuse, Renew, Recycle highlights a new generation of Chinese architects

China has undergone the largest domestic migration in human history over the last half-century, as nearly 200 million people flooded into its...

SUPERTALL 2020! examines the structural evolution of the supertall skyscraper

The last two decades have witnessed the relentless march of global capital and technical expertise, and, with it, the advance of a distinct building...

The School of Architecture settles into Arcosanti with its first generation of student-built thesis shelters

Following its tumultuous 2020 departure from Taliesin West in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale, the School of Architecture (SoA) has hit the ground running...

Advances in float glass are enabling ever more flexible, ethereal facade expressions

Up until the mid-20th century, the incorporation of glazing into any project was an exorbitantly expensive decision and potentially fraught with error due to...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro aims to auction off iconic Ministry of Education and Health Building in Rio de Janeiro

The one task that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is sure to always succeed in is sparking outrage. The reactionary authoritarian is best known for his...

Federal government declares water shortage at Lake Mead for the first time

The American Southwest is facing an unprecedented drought as temperatures reach record highs and scant rainfall is to be found. Unfortunately, federal and state...

A leaking roof delays the reopening of the British Museum’s Greek galleries, raises support for repatriation

In July, the United Kingdom lifted the bulk of its pandemic-related social distancing measures. The lifting of mandates, dubbed ‘Freedom Day,’ saw the reopening...

Glasgow School of Art faces challenge from students over studio time post fire and COVID

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) just can’t catch a break. As first reported by the Architects’ Journal, current students at the renowned university...

Portland, Oregon, legalizes several types of infill development and ADUs

Cities across the country are reckoning with an exponentially worsening housing crisis; prices continue to rise and the housing supply, at least in growing...

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