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Semi-finalists announced for the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Buckminster Fuller Institute announced today the semi-finalists for the prestigious 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge. Every year, the international challenge searches for the most inventive and effective holistic solution strategies to the world's most pressing problems. Multi-disciplinary teams work hard for a chance at winning the $100,000 grand…

CTRL+SPACE announces Istanbul Community Market winners

Posted: Monday, August 03, 2015
CTRL+SPACE set up the Istanbul Community Market competition to find the most inventive designs for a marketplace in the center of Istanbul, a city that provides a rich historical backdrop of the marketplace and its social and commercial significance. The competition explores the future of the marketplace, including…

The mystical Forest of Arden Annex enchants Stetson University in Florida

Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Built upon a bed of green grass at the Stetson University campus in DeLand, Florida is the Forest of Arden Annex. Design practice Art of Space from Springfield, Missouri built the temporary structure for a "space as event" project organized by the Hand Art Center and the…

Cal Poly Pomona student team wins 2015 Julius Shulman Award for the first time

Posted: Thursday, July 02, 2015
In the past four years of the Los Angeles Architectural Awards, the program also hosts the Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Award Competition for architecture students coming from six top architecture schools in Los Angeles County: California Polytechnic University Pomona; California State University Long Beach; University of Southern California;…

Marina Bay, Millennium Park, Tongva Park among ULI Urban Open Space Award finalists

Posted: Thursday, June 04, 2015
The Urban Land Institute's international Urban Open Space Award competition is down to the final six projects. Every year, the ULI commends exemplary large- and small-scale urban public spaces that socially enriched and revitalized the economy of their local communities. Eligible projects had to be open for more…

Explore the culture of hangouts in Van Alen’s latest NY public event series

Posted: Thursday, June 04, 2015
Spending time around NYC in the month of June? The Van Alen Institute announced their latest public events program titled "HANGOUTS". Starting today, the month-long series explores the past, present, and future of hangouts through individual experiences and the multi-faceted relationship between New York communities and their surrounding urban…

NZIA Canterbury Architecture awardees signify Christchurch’s endurance in post-quake rebuilding

Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
As we already know, the city of Christchurch in New Zealand has had a few tough years since the earthquakes in 2010-2011. Despite the hardships that come with rebuilding a city, local communities continue to push forward. These rebuilding efforts had a strong presence in the New Zealand Institute…

Send your design ideas to aid Cambodia’s Tonlé Sap Lake community

Posted: Friday, May 22, 2015
Eleven Magazine is gearing up for their first international design + ideas competition, which is now open for registration! All architects, designers, students, and multidisciplinary teams are invited to design a floating/movable structure to serve the remote Floating Village communities of Tonlé Sap Lake, a Cambodian UNESCO site…

The 2015 Berkeley Prize essay winners respond to how “Architects Confront Poverty”

Posted: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Every year, architecture undergrad students get a chance to participate in the annual Berkeley Prize essay competition. This year's essay Question asked students -- who were allowed to team up with arts and social science undergrads -- to address this year's topic: "Architects Confront Poverty." As…

Colombia, Sri Lanka, and U.S. projects win big in 2015 Holcim Awards

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015
The 2015 Holcim Awards grand-prize winners are revealed! All 15 winners from the five regional competitions for Asia Pacific, Africa & Middle East, Europe, Latin America, and North America advanced to the global Holcim Awards, which sought architectural interventions that address sustainable building…

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