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The boolean-created “Situation Room” at the Storefront for Art + Architecture

Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Immersed in a neon bubblegum pink shell, walking through the Situation Room gives viewers a fascinating perspective of the digital and physical environments. Designed by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY in collaboration with sound artist Jana Winderen, Situation Room was commissioned by the Storefront for…

Steven Holl receives Praemium Imperiale International Arts medal for architecture

Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Acclaimed architect Steven Holl received the Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award medal for architecture in a ceremony in Tokyo today. Japan's Prince Hitachi, honorary patron of the Japan Art Association, formally presented the awards to each of the 2014 laureates. Created in 1988, the prestigious Praemium Imperiale recognizes…

Register now for the Fairy Tales 2015 competition! $30 Early Bird Discount until Oct. 17

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
After the first edition was met with overwhelming success, a new chapter has begun for Blank Space with the launch of their second Fairy Tales architectural competition. Fairy Tales 2015 explores the infinite possibilities of architecture and its role in our everyday experiences in the real world.…

Maya Lin wins the 21st Annual $300K Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Iconic artist, designer, and environmentalist Maya Lin was announced as the recipient of the 21st Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize. The Gish Prize is regarded as one of the most prestigious honors bestowed to U.S. artists and has one of the largest cash awards, with this…

Winners of the LEAF Awards 2014

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The results of the LEAF Awards 2014 are out! Every year, the LEAF International highlights projects that are perceived as setting the standard for the international architecture and design community in various categories. Winners were recognized at an awards ceremony at the Swissotel in Düsseldorf/Neuss, Germany on October…

A closer look at UNStudio’s new Theatre de Stoep in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
In the Dutch town of Spijkenisse, the Theatre de Stoep designed by UNStudio recently celebrated its grand public opening, not long after the theater was completely realized. Inspired by the type of liveliness only experienced through live theater peformances, the new cultural theater features undulating edges…

Li Xiaodong’s Liyuan Library wins inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014
The Liyuan Library by architect Li Xiaodong was announced as the recipient of the inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize during an award ceremony in Toronto, Canada on October 11. Launched earlier this year by the The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Foundation and distinguished…

Petropolis of Tomorrow’s “FrequenCity”, currently at the FRAC’s “The City as a Vision”

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014
Petropolis of Tomorrow's "FrequenCity" is part of an impressive collection of projects in the current "The City as a Vision" exhibition at the FRAC Centre in France, happening now until February 22, 2015. As a tribute to historian and critic Michel Ragon -- who wrote…

Our Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2014 - Week 3 (Oct. 17-24)

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014
Archtober–New York City's Architecture and Design Month–is back again for 2014. The anticipated month-long festival from Oct. 1-31, 2014 continues to grow with a range of engaging exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities for all ages to celebrate the value of architecture and design in…

U.S. Department of Agriculture launches Tall Wood Building Prize Competition

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture officially launched their U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition. As the first step of a new USDA and forest industry initiative, the competition is accepting entries that showcase an alternative solution approach to designing and building taller wood structures. The winner(s) will receive…

SPF:a’s Wallis Annenberg Center recognized at California Preservation Design Awards

Posted: Thursday, October 09, 2014
Since the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts by Studio Pali Fekete Architects (SPF:a) broke ground in 2010, the new arts building continues to gain recognition. Recent examples include a Civic Award in the Los Angeles Architectural Awards and a Rehabilitation Award at the…

Henning Larsen Foundation launches Architecture and Film Competition

Posted: Thursday, October 09, 2014
The Henning Larsen Foundation just launched their international Architecture + Film Competition, which aims to revive the use of architecture on film and garner new innovation in the unique genre.  Based on the similarities between architecture and film, the competition focuses on the experience of architectural…

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