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Tod Williams and Billie Tsien presented with National Medal of Arts by President Obama

Posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien were honored with the prestigious National Medal of Arts from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). As the highest award bestowed to artists and arts patrons by the U.S. federal government, the medal specially recognizes individuals or groups…

SURE Architecture’s winning “Endless City” skyscraper proposal for the streets of London

Posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
SURE Architecture's "Endless City" skyscraper is all about going with the flow while making a bold statement. Proposed for the SkyScrapers & SuperSkyscraper Competition, the entry recently won first place in the international competition. Designed to integrate itself with the surrounding streets in London,…

A look at a winning Bargework “floating office” competition entry

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
Mateusz Mastalski, Ole Robin Storjohann, and Karolina Raczka shared with us their winning "Floating Island" entry for the Bargework floating office competition.  As office spaces continue to be redefined and worldwide sealevels slowly rise, participants had to design a 10 x 40 m. sustainable, innovative office…

More photos from the Reford Gardens 15th International Garden Festival in Quebec

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
If you couldn't get enough photos of the 22 installations at the 15th International Garden Festival in Quebec's Reford Gardens, you're in for a little treat. Established in 2000, the International Garden Festival is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it…

CIRD 2014 Awards selects four U.S. communities to host rural design technical workshops

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
Every year, the Citizens' Institute on Rural Design selects up to four small towns and rural communities in the U.S. to host a two-and-a-half-day workshop focusing on rural design technical assistance. The workshops address design issues identified in each community and aim to inspire local engagement and…

JAHN’S Post Tower wins the CTBUH 10 Year Award

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) gave their 10 Year Award to JAHN's Post Tower out of seven finalists. The award recognizes a tall building that has best proven successful performance in various criteria over a timespan of at least 10 years…

Rotch Travelling Scholar Christopher Karlson publishes performing arts-based architecture research

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014
After Christopher Karlson from Cambridge, Massachusetts won the coveted Rotch Travelling Scholarship in 2011, he was required to document his research as images, drawings, and text to be submitted as a compilation report to the Rotch Trustees. About two years later, Karlson's report is finally available as a…

A giant SuperStar lantern for Hong Kong’s Mid-Autumn Festival

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014
BREAD studio's giant Super Star lantern pavilion will be a dazzling spectacle underneath the moon that's expected to appear at its fullest during the Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong. The traditional annual festival celebrates the fullest moon of the year. The 50-meter structure features a rainbow-ribboned…

Archifest 2014 Pavilion Design Competition yields unexpected results with two winning proposals

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Archifest 2014 Pavilion Design Competition in Singapore had the unexpected outcome of two winners. The competition invited local architects this past June to submit entries for the festival's main event pavilion. Out of a record-high 28 submitted proposals, the jury chose the following winners after two…

junya ishigami + associates and Svendborg Architects win House of Peace competition in Copenhagen

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Despite the constant chaos happening throughout the world, the values of peace and coexistence will stand strong. Based on this notion, the HOPE Foundation in Denmark recently concluded their House of Peace competition, which sought the best concept for a new peace landmark to be built on…

Winning ideas of the Homegrown Design Challenge in Toronto, Canada

Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Homegrown Design Challenge brought a refreshing mix of public green-space ideas for Toronto's yards, alleys, schoolgrounds, and parking lots. Launched by Workshop Architecture and the David Suzuki Foundation, the open competition sought low-cost, easy-to-implement green design solutions to serve as an inspiring…

The finalists of TEX-FAB’s “Plasticity” digital fabrication competition

Posted: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
TEX-FAB is back with their 2014 digital fabrication competition, Plasticity, and the four finalists have been announced. The annual design competition connects experimental design practices with industry leaders, while also promoting innovative research in the architectural applications of digital fabrication and parametric design. Out of…

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