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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…

Construction begins for MVRDV’s glass redesign of former warehouse in Hong Kong

Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The transformation process has begun for the Cheung Fai Building, a former warehouse structure in Hong Kong's East Kowloon business district. The new building, which was commissioned to MVRDV in 2013, will feature glass and steel infill and a loft-style office environment. Completion of the new…

MVRDV to start construction on The Couch, a club house for Tennisclub IJburg in Amsterdam

Posted: Saturday, November 16, 2013
Upon receiving approval, construction of MVRDV's The Couch is set to begin this month. The Couch is a club house that the Dutch firm designed together with co-architect Studio Bouwkunde for IJburg, a growing tennis club established in 2010 on an artificial island…

Lean Construction Institute named as 2013 Turner Prize recipient

Posted: Wednesday, November 06, 2013
The National Building Museum and Turner Construction Company recently announced Lean Construction Institute as the recipient of the 11th Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction. The annual Turner Prize recognizes advances or high achievement in the process of construction. To mark the occasion, LCI…

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