Facebook Twitter Pinterest
News & Results:
Search News:

A tree-inspired 3rd prize proposal from the Shuter Dreamworks Green Factory competition

Posted: Thursday, August 07, 2014
Williamson Architects shared their 3rd-prize proposal for the Shuter Dreamworks Green Factory competition. The international competition sought the best design for a sustainable factory building for leading Taiwanese storage company SHUTER in Taichung, Taiwan. According to a press statement, SHUTER has plans to build the SHUTER Dreamworks…

A closer look at AR-MA’s “Trifolium” digital pre-fab pavilion in Sydney

Posted: Thursday, August 07, 2014
"Trifolium" by AR-MA (Architectural Research – Material Applications) from Australia recently won the commission to design a new event pavilion for the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) in Sydney, Australia. Hosted annually by SCAF, the Fugitive Structures invite-only competition promotes emerging architects from Australia, Asia-Pacific, and the…

A4A’s “quantomais” pop-up cornfield installation sets the stage for Milan Expo 2015

Posted: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
The "Quantomais" cornfield by A4A Savioni Architetti will set the right tone just before preparation for the Milan Expo 2015 begins. Inspired by the Expo's "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" theme, the pop-up installation features 1,500 sheaves of corn that were cultivated in a…

A preview of the VIS-Á-VIS performance series at Materials & Applications in Los Angeles

Posted: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Materials & Applications in Los Angeles has some fun social Saturday night events lined up for the entire month of August! The four-part VIS-Á-VIS performance series will include dance, music, a video and sound installations, and a film screening. Starting August 9, all events will take…

BIG proposes cage-free “Zootopia” redesign for iconic Danish zoo

Posted: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
BIG brings out a rather "wild" concept in Zootopia, a commission they received from the iconic Givskud Zoo in Denmark. The proposal includes a spacious cage-free zoo landscape for the animals to roam in, which is divided into three zones titled "Asia", "Africa", and "America". Human visitors…

The Urban Open Space Award 2014 finalists

Posted: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
The best public spaces are the ones that give back to their communities in a multitude of ways, as celebrated in the Urban Land Institute's Urban Open Space Award. The annual award recognizes exemplary small and large-scale public spaces that have successfully socially enriched and revitalized the economy…

Winners of the 4th Edition IS ARCH Awards

Posted: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
IS ARCH have announced the winning projects of their 4th edition IS ARCH Awards, which serves as a platform for the promotion and recognition of university projects presented on an international scale. Out of 204 submissions from students and young architects (who graduated within the last…

Cameron Sinclair launches new “DEAD PRIZE”

Posted: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
The Dead Prize may be the first ever anti-prize in architecture. Launched by Cameron Sinclair, the Executive Director of the Jolie-Pitt Foundation and co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, Dead Prize opened its nominations today for architecture that has caused remarkable environmental harm.…

The new Shigeru Ban-designed Aspen Art Museum to host 24-hour public opening on August 9

Posted: Monday, August 04, 2014
In the heart of downtown Aspen, Colorado, the new Aspen Art Museum already has a busy itinerary of festivities — from an award ceremony to the official ribbon-cutting this past weekend -- even before its public opening this Saturday, August 9 at 5 p.m. Surrounded by…

The TALL DC: New Monumentalism exhibit questions Washington D.C.‘s building height restrictions

Posted: Monday, August 04, 2014
The recent "TALL DC: New Monumentalism" exhibition took a critical approach to how outdated urban building standards -- specifically in Washington D.C. -- can affect the built environment and the field of architecture, even as social demands and technology progress. Graduate students of Emerging Technologies and Media…

Recipients of the AIA 2014 National Healthcare Design Awards

Posted: Friday, August 01, 2014
Acknowledging top-notch healthcare building design and health design-related research, eight recipients were recently announced for the AIA 2014 National Healthcare Design Awards. According to the jurors, the winning projects show strengths in solving aesthetic, civic, urban, and social concerns on top of essential hospital functionalities and sustainable…

Structural Awards 2014 shortlist is announced

Posted: Friday, August 01, 2014
It's that time of year again. The Institution of Structural Engineers revealed the 2014 shortlist for their annual Structural Awards today. The awards recognize achievement, innovation, and excellence in the field of structural engineering in addition to promoting its significant role in the creation of inventive design…

Featured Competitions:
image
Register: Sep 1 / Submit: Sep 1
image
Register: Jul 6 / Submit: Jul 30
image
Register: Sep 30 / Submit: Oct 21
image
Register: May 25 / Submit: Jul 13

Search News by Keyword:
Advertisement