Late last month Jenny Sabin Studio's Lumen opened at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. World-Architects visited today to get some impressions of the 2017 YAP installation. (Photo: © John Hill/World-Architects)

Late last month Jenny Sabin Studio's Lumen opened at MoMA in Long Island City, Queens. World-Architects visited today to get some impressions of the 2017 YAP installation. (Photo: © John Hill/World-Architects)

Neumarkt 17 – The labyrinthine spaces of this designer furniture store in Zürich's Altstadt ("Old Town") have to be seen to be believed – or understood. Spread across four floors in three connected buildings, the shop also includes an extension with steel floors suspended by iron chains over a basin of water. Needless to say, it is easy to spend hours navigating the spaces and browsing the furniture. (Photo: © John Hill/World-Architects)

Last week World-Architects held a company retreat in Zürich, pulling in our various editors for a few days of brainstorming, presentations, and a tour around.

In celebration of Prospect Park's 150th anniversary, the famous Brooklyn park's Rose Garden has been taken over by 7,000 yellow pinwheels per a design by Reddymade Architecture and Design with AREA4. (Photo: © John Hill/World-Architects)

In celebration of Prospect Park's anniversary, the famous Brooklyn park's Rose Garden has been taken over by yellow pinwheels per a design by Reddymade Architecture and Design with (Photo: © John Hill/World-Architects)

Here are a dozen photos from a hard hat tour of The Shed, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and the Rockwell Group as the cultural anchor of the large Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side. (Photo: © John Hill/World-Architects)

Here are a dozen photos from a hard hat tour of The Shed, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and the Rockwell Group as the cultural anchor of the large Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side. (Photo: © John Hill/World-Architects)

A Shoe Inspired by the Beijing Olympics – Architecturally trained designer Nathan Kiatkulpiboone (aka KXIV) has designed the Nest Adidas Ultraboost with a nod to Herzog & de Meuron's Bird's Nest and PTW Architect's Watercube, two of the main venues for the 2008 Olympics. (Photo: © KXIV)

The adidas Ultra Boost Bird Nest Custom Beijing Stadium created by KXIV.

As part of an exhibition highlighting the work of architect John Hejduk, The Cooper Union has reconstructed his Jan Palach Memorial in the adjacent Cooper Square Park, done in conjunction with the New York City Department of Transportation's Art Program. (Photo: © John Hill/World-Architects)

As part of an exhibition highlighting the work of architect John Hejduk, The Cooper Union has reconstructed his Jan Palach Memorial in the adjacent Cooper.

This striking structure is a temporary addition to Vitra's campus of architectural delights in Weil am Rhein, Germany. Designed by Achim Menges of the University of Stuttgart's Institute for Computational Design (ICD), the cellular canopy is a complement to the Hello, Robot. Design between Human and Machine exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum. (Photo: © Julian Lanoo)

University of Stuttgart's robotically constructed Elytra Filament Pavilion is now on display at Germany’s Vitra Design Museum.

The first section of the long-awaited (it was first proposed in 1919!) Second Avenue Subway opened to the public on Manhattan's Upper East Side on the first day of 2017. More than the architecture, a big highlight of the new stations is the artwork that lines their walls. World-Architects visited one week after opening to check out the new below-grade "museum." (Photo: © John Hill/World-Architects)

The first section of the long-awaited (it was first proposed in Second Avenue Subway opened to the public on Manhattan's Upper East Side on the first.

A Building that Smiles and Winks – Amsterdam's Attika Architekten designed a mixed-use building in Amersfoort decorated with 22 emojis in cast concrete. Completed last year, the photographs from last month have been making a splash on mainstream websites and social media. (Photo: © Attika Architekten / Bart van Hoek)

Emoji are going to be some of the most recognizable icons of the century, says architect Changiz Tehrani, which is why he decided to cast 22 of them in concrete and use them as decoration for.


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