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New details have been released on the 20,000-seat indoor arena set to anchor the ongoing revitalization of the Las Vegas Strip, and early visuals suggest that fans of live events are in for a treat.

The dynamic Cinema Futura in Zhongshan, China grabs your attention like the best Hollywood thriller—and architect Alexander Wong is just getting started.

With less than 1,000 days until the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, construction work is underway in the city’s Barra de Tijuca district, which will serve as the primary site for the sporting mega-event. A look at the master plan by AECOM.

Washington, D.C.’s redesigned YMCA Anthony Bowen brings culture and community together.

Each year, we see so many great projects cross our desks, it can be a challenge to find room for them all. Before we close out 2013, here are our editors’ favorite projects the year simply wouldn't be complete without.

Architect Zaha Hadid’s design for Japan’s New National Stadium beat out 10 other finalists to become the centerpiece of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, but a group of 100 architects are pushing back.

The New York Public Library’s Hamilton Grange Teen Center attracts users with a cool attitude and some high-tech toys.

The Naples Toledo Station is just one of 13 amazing transformations that have taken place in the subway system as the city aims to turn its stations into museums of art.

As construction continues on the 9/11 Memorial Museum, the glass-encased building tucked between two voids is preparing to open its doors to the thousands of visitors who come to the site each day.

Redesigning a famed cultural institution is hard enough, but for Melbourne-based ARM Architecture, the task of modernizing the city’s iconic Hamer Hall Arts Centre came with two added challenges.
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