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Say farewell to the L.A. River’s Sixth St. Viaduct at ForumFest 2015, Oct. 25

Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2015
The L.A. Forum for Architecture and Urban Design is honoring the L.A. River for their 2015 ForumFest party, Bridge. Tunnel. Channel., happening at the Sixth Street Bridge tunnel on October 25. Bid farewell to the ol' historic Sixth Street Viaduct, which will soon be demolished and replaced…

“A Folly for London” winners get snarky with London’s proposed Garden Bridge

Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
London-based artist Will Jennings created the "Folly for London" competition as a satirical form of protest against the controversial Garden Bridge, the Thomas Heatherwick-designed structure that's proposed for London's River Thames. The free-for-all competition sought absurd, egotistic, illogical entries that propose an alternative "but equally ridiculous"…

Six finalist teams to proceed in Tintagel Castle Bridge competition

Posted: Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Stage Two has begun for the Tintagel Castle Bridge competition, which ultimately seeks a structurally elegant bridge whose design is worthy of the infamous 13th-century Tintagel Castle and its notable landscape in north Cornwall. If the castle's name rings a bell, it's famously associated with the legend of…

Send your crazy ideas to the Folly for London satirical competition

Posted: Wednesday, July 08, 2015
As you may already know, the notorious London Garden Bridge proposed for the Thames River has sparked criticism in recent months. As a satirical protest to the project, artist Will Jennings announced the Folly for London competition last month. The open and free-to-enter design…

London Garden Bridge opposers announce satirical “Folly for London” competition

Posted: Friday, June 12, 2015
As controversy carries on over the notorious Garden Bridge by Heatherwick Studio proposed for London's South Bank, some opposers of the project are expressing their discontent with good ol' British satire in the soon-to-be-launched "Folly for London" competition. If you have a cheeky sense of…

Four designs shortlisted for the Nine Elms to Pimlico Pedestrian Bridge

Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Four teams were shortlisted to move on to the next phase of the Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge Competition. Launched by the London Borough of Wandsworth as part of the Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea Opportunity Area Planning Framework, multidisciplinary teams worldwide were invited to design a…

A closer look at d3 Unbuilt Visions Special Mention ‘Re-configurable Infrastructure’

Posted: Thursday, March 05, 2015
Created by New York-based architect Sunggi Park, "Re-configurable Infrastructure" is one of the Special Mention entries from the latest d3 Unbuilt Visions competition. Organized by d3, the annual competition invites architects and designers worldwide to submit the very best of their unbuilt and theoretical designs, as…

Entrants showcase potential for Nine Elms to Pimlico Pedestrian Bridge over London’s River Thames

Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The London Borough of Wandsworth launched a competition back in December inviting multidisciplinary teams worldwide to design a concept for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across London's River Thames, between the Nine Elms and Pimlico districts. The organizers are not looking to select a specific design, but…

Team 64North to design new Palo Alto Bridge over the 101 Freeway

Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2015
Team 64North recently won the international competition to design the new Adobe Creek Pedestrian & Cyclist Bridge in Palo Alto, California. Titled "Confluence," Team64's winning proposal will reconnect the city with San Francisco Bay, bridging a total of fourteen lanes of the 101 Freeway. Other teams that competed…

OMA and OLIN Studio to design new 11th Street Bridge Park in D.C.

Posted: Thursday, October 16, 2014
OMA and OLIN Studio have been selected to design the new 11th Street Bridge Park in Washington D.C. The competition was held as part of the 11th Street Bridge Park project initiative, which will transform an old freeway bridge into D.C.'s first elevated park. From the

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