Kibera Hamlets School, SelgasCano – Wall Street Journal

By FRED BERNSTEIN KIBERA, a district of Nairobi, Kenya, is one of the largest slums in Africa, thought to house up to a million people. But now a beacon of innovative architecture has appeared among its rusty metal roofs. Earlier this year, the dark, dilapidated home of the Kibera Hamlets School was replaced with a building by […]

DS+R’s New Columbia Med-School Building – New York Magazine

I know little of a medical student’s life, but I imagine it to be a time of sensual deprivation: skin sallowed by round-the-clock exposure to artificial light, eyesight sacrificed to 25-pound textbooks, the palate scoured by stale coffee. But the Columbia medical school’s new Vagelos Education Center, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, brings those […]

Tippet Rise Art Center – Architectural Record

Balancing Act: On a majestic landscape in Montana, Ensamble Studio creates a group of enigmatic sculptural works for Tippet Rise Art Center. See the complete gallery in Architectural Record… Other news coverage: The Creators Project, August 5, 2016 Architectural Record, June 16, 2016

Kasungu Maternity Waiting Village

Against the backdrop of a brush-covered hilltop in central Malawi, women in brightly colored clothing gather to cook, chat, or simply rest amid a cluster of small buildings that rises from the sparsely vegetated landscape. Boston-based MASS Design Group’s latest project—a “maternity waiting village” near the Kasungu District Hospital—aims to address high infant and maternal […]

What to See First: Your GPS Guide to the Tate Modern – The New York Times

On Friday the world’s most popular modern art museum, the Tate Modern, opens a new 10-story wing designed by the Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron. Called the Switch House, the extension will show off contemporary work, including film, installation and live performance, and will add 60 percent more space to the already enormous […]