AZ Awards – The 10 Best Cultural Buildings of 2016

It was difficult to pick favourites in a year that delivered such a bounty of breathtaking galleries, museums and gathering places. From the Baha’i Temple in the foothills of the Andes (by Hariri Pontarini) to the subterranean Dialogue Centre Przelomy by KWK Promes, here are 10 of the best cultural buildings of 2016, including our very own Audain Art […]

Three architecture teams in running to design renovation of Washington, D.C.’s MLK Library

The D.C. Public Library has announced a shortlist of three architecture firms to design a renovation and possible addition to the downtown Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The firms are the Vancouver-based Patkau Architects, with Ayers Saint Gross and Krueck and Sexton; the Dutch firm Mecanoo, with the D.C.-based Martinez and Johnson Architecture; and […]

Philanthropist Michael Audain reveals design for his Whistler museum

Described by its architect as a “very quiet participant within the forest,” the Audain Art Museum planned for Whistler, B.C., has grown to double the size originally announced. On Tuesday, philanthropist Michael Audain revealed the design for a 55,000-square-foot museum – up from the 27,000 square feet first proposed last fall, and the 39,000-square-foot facility […]