Preview: Architectural Record – April 2023


Architectural Record (April 2023) – Record Houses showcases eight exceptional residential projects across the United States and farther afield.

Rodolfo Machado and Jorge Silvetti Pay Tribute to the Late Rafael Viñoly

The Viñoly-designed Carrasco International Airport

The founders of Boston-based Machado Silvetti look back on their decades-spanning friendship with the celebrated Uruguayan architect.


Music Concerts: Croatian Classical Guitarist Zoran Dukić In San Francisco

Omni Foundation (March 26, 2023) – The Omni Foundation presents Croatian guitar virtuoso Zoran Dukić. This performance was filmed in front of a live audience at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in San Francisco on January 28, 2023.


  • Siciliana, BWV 1001 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
  • Invierno Porteño by Astor Piazzolla (1933-1990)
  • Andante, BWV 1003 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
  • Adios Nonino by Astor Piazzolla (1933-1990)
  • Largo, BWV 1005 by ohann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)
  • La Muerte del Angel by Astor Piazzolla (1933-1990)
  • Sarabanda, BWV 1004 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750)

Rent Inflation: The Rise Of New ‘Luxury’ Apartments

CNBC (April 2, 2023) – An apartment building boom is unfolding in cities across the U.S. Many of the new units come with “luxury” amenities, like pools and fast-access to transportation. Experts say the uptick in supply is welcome news, but won’t ease rent inflation anytime soon.

Chapters: 0:00 — Introduction 1:09 — Chapter 1: “Luxury” 5:42 — Chapter 2: Policy 9:55 — Chapter 3: Increasing supply

As a result, many cities remain stuck in a price-elevating housing shortage. Washington lawmakers are now scrutinizing regulations that slow the pace of homebuilding, in an attempt to slow rent inflation.

Views: Bison In Antelope Island State Park, Utah

CBS Sunday Morning (April 2, 2023) – We leave you this Sunday morning with Bison still enjoying the snow at Utah’s Antelope Island. Videographer: Lee McEachern.

Antelope Island State Park in Utah is home to free-ranging bison, mule deer, bighorn sheep, pronghorn (antelope), and many other desert animals. Millions of birds congregate along the shores surrounding the island, offering unparalleled opportunities for birding. Year-round Interpretive opportunities round out the Antelope Island experience.

Events: ‘Il Ballo del Doge’ Masquerade Ball In Venice

CBS Sunday Morning (April 2, 2023) – The opulence of a masked ball in the Italian city of Venice during Carnival must be seen to be believed. Correspondent Seth Doane joins revelers, including a couple who traveled from Florida to attend a lavish costume party, “Il Ballo del Doge”; and talks with designer Antonia Sautter, who has created ever-more extravagant costumes for this Venetian tradition dating back centuries.

Weather: Why Tornadoes Hit U.S. Midwest & South

DW News (April 2, 2023) – At least 21 people have been killed and many more injured as storms batter the South and Midwest. Authorities in Arkansas have declared an emergency after multiple tornadoes tore through the state.

Infografik - Anatomy of a tornado

Tornadoes develop from severe thunderstorms in warm, moist, unstable air along and ahead of cold fronts. Such thunderstorms also may generate large hail and damaging winds. When intense springtime storm systems produce large, persistent areas that support tornado development, major outbreaks can occur.

Small Town Nature: Red Squirrels Thriving In UK

BBC Earth (April 2, 2023) – Red squirrel populations are declining in the UK, with deadly diseases such as squirrelpox threatening their survival. But in the small town of Formby, people are coming together to help secure their future.

Hosted by wildlife presenter Hannah Stitfall (@hannahstitfall via IG).

Sunday Morning: Stories From London And Zürich

April 2, 2023: Emma Nelson is joined by Enrico Franceschini, Vincent McAviney in Zürich and Tyler Brûlé in Tokyo.


Tate Modern – Explore the powerful work of two groundbreaking modern artists, a unique chance to discover the visionary work of Swedish painter Hilma af Klint and experience Dutch painter Piet Mondrian’s influential art in a new light.

Hilma af Klint The Ten Largest, Group IV No.2, Childhood 1907 Hilma af Klint Foundation

Although they never met, af Klint and Mondrian both invented their own languages of abstract art rooted in nature. At the heart of both of their artistic journeys was a shared desire to understand the forces behind life on earth.



Hilma af Klint and Piet Mondrian: Forms of Life by Nabila Abdel Nabi |  Goodreads

Best known for his abstract work, Mondrian in fact began his career – like af Klint – as a landscape painter. Alongside Mondrian’s iconic grids, you will see the rarely exhibited paintings of flowers he continued to create throughout his life. Also on display will be enigmatic works by af Klint in which natural forms become a pathway to abstraction.

Both artists shared an interest in new ideas in spirituality, scientific discovery and philosophy. Af Klint was also a medium, and this exhibition showcases the large-scale, otherworldly masterpieces she believed were commissioned by higher powers.

Travel: A Walking Tour Of Hội An In Central Vietnam

Morning Nhu (April 2, 2023) – Hội An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.