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Chifley Tower + HOLEDECK win in CTBUH 2015 Performance and Innovation Awards

Posted: Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat recently announced the winners of the 2015 Performance and Innovation Awards. Things get technical in this awards program, which offers a comprehensive evaluation of top-notch buildings while also upholding the value of improving building performance -- including structures that have the…

U.S. steel industry recognizes 12 projects with top IDEAS² building awards

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Celebrating the design and construction industries, the American Institute of Steel Construction awards projects that exhibit top-notch structural steel-frame design in their annual 2015 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS²) awards program. The program highlights the value of teamwork, coordination, and collaboration in…

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…

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