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  • Hysan Place, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox

    This perforated Hong Kong high-rise brings gardens and fresh airflow to a crowded skyline in Causeway Bay.

  • Le Corbusier Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art

    With an encyclopedic collection of analog artifacts, curators have accomplished what Philip Johnson himself could not: The Franco-Swiss architect’s first major retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art.

  • Zaha Hadid Buys London Design Museum

    Dame Zaha Hadid's acquisition of the Design Museum puts her in position with Sir Norman Foster and Sir Richard Rogers—as part of a starchitect stretch along the Thames.

  • Ada Louise Huxtable, Remembered

    Architects and critics gathered at a carefully termed memorial tribute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday, proving that the doyenne of architectural criticism (who long-stated that she did not want a memorial) still holds the industry in the palm of her hand.

  • Dalian International Conference Center

    The centerpiece of an emerging Central Business District in the Chinese city of Dalian, Coop Himmelb(l)au's new conference center brings parametric design to the shore of Korea Bay.

  • The Louvre's Islamic Art Galleries

    Mario Bellini and Rudy Ricciotti’s pavilion brings the era of digital design to this French landmark. The controversy has been conspicuous in its absence.

  • Celebrating Ray Eames

    A new street dedicated to Ray Eames on the celebration of her 100th birthday is a recent and much-needed effort to recognize her roles in the Eames partnership.

  • Marianne McKenna Named an Officer of the Order of Canada

    Marianne McKenna, founding partner of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg, was invested as an Officer of the Order of Canada, one of the nation's highest honors.

  • Inside Zaha Hadid's Eli and Edythe Broad Museum of Art

    Joseph Giovannini visits the famed London-based architect's new museum at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., which opened to the public last month.

  • Pierresvives, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects

    Zaha Hadid’s new municipal building adds to the architectural renaissance of Montpellier, France, and draws together three public agencies under a single concrete, glass, and gold-louvered roof.