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J. MAYER H.‘s Karlsruhe Jubilee Pavilion tops out

Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Last year, J. MAYER H. was selected to design a temporary pavilion for the 300th year anniversary Jubilee celebration for the City of Karlsruhe in Germany. One year later, construction is already underway. A topping out ceremony for the pavilion was held on March 24. The criss-crossed…

Built By Women NYC highlights 100 of the best woman-built NYC projects

Posted: Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Let's hear it for the ladies of architecture, engineering, construction -- and all the women pursuing STEM careers. Launched by Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation this past fall, Built By Women NYC (BxW NYC) was a public competition that sought nominations for 100 of…

Finalists and Jury of Global Holcim Awards 2015 entering the homestretch

Posted: Wednesday, December 03, 2014
The results of the five regional contests are in for the International Holcim Awards competition, and now all eyes are on the upcoming selection of the three final Global Awards winners. Now in its fourth edition, the competition encourages building solutions and visions that go beyond convention…

Asia Pacific regional winners of Holcim Awards 2014

Posted: Thursday, November 13, 2014
The announcement of the Asia Pacific regional winners marks the conclusion of the Holcim Awards 2014 competition. Following the winning announcements for Europe, North America, Latin America, and Africa Middle East, 13 projects from nine countries throughout the Asian content and Pacific region were…

Recipients of Iraq’s Tamayouz Women in Architecture and Construction Award

Posted: Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Shereen Sherzad, Venus Akef, and Neda Al-Juboory were honored in the second annual Tamayouz Women in Architecture and Construction Award. Established in 2012, the Tamayouz award is the first award of its kind in the Middle East. As part of the The Iraqi Architecture Prize's Tamayouz Excellence Award,…

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…

“Contour Crafting” 3D-print constructor wins NASA Tech Briefs’ Create the Future Design Contest 2014

Posted: Tuesday, October 07, 2014
"Robotic Building Construction by Contour Crafting" by educator Behrokh Khoshnevis of the University of Southern California was named the grand prize winner of the Create the Future Design Contest for 2014. Launched in 2002 by the NASA Tech Briefs magazine publishers, the contest was created to encourage…

Mecanoo’s Cultural Complex in Shenzhen to begin construction

Posted: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Construction is finally set to start for Mecanoo's Cultural Complex in Shenzhen, the Dutch firm's first project to be built in China. Back in 2011, Mecanoo won the international competition to design the new 95,000 m2 development in Shenzhen's growing Longgang district. Equipped with three…

Jury members of the 2015 Holcim Awards are announced

Posted: Thursday, June 12, 2014
The fourth cycle of the Holcim Awards has appointed its international expert jury members, who will take on the big task of selecting this cycle's winners of the prestigious global competition, which has a total cash prize of US$2 million. The jury members are:

Populous completes Main Stadium for the 2014 Incheon Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea

Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Since winning the competition in 2009, global sports and entertainment firm Populous recently marked the full construction of the Main Stadium for the 2014 Incheon Asian Games -- officially known as the XVII Asiad. Taking place in Incheon, South Korea starting September 19 until…

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