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Architecture at Zero 2015 winners propose zero-energy student housing building

Posted: Monday, November 23, 2015
As time passes, the need increases for feasible innovative technology in architecture. In response to this, the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) launched the Architecture at Zero competition to encourage ongoing research on zero net energy design. For its fifth edition, professional and student participants designed…

These winning ideas offer floating solutions to aid Cambodia’s Tonlé Sap Lake community

Posted: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Earlier this year, UK-based Eleven Magazine launched their inaugural design ideas competition, "Cambodia 2015: Protect Respect Empower". It sought architectural solutions to aid the Floating Village communities of Tonlé Sap Lake in Cambodia, a UNESCO site that is now severely threatened by increasing levels of pollution…

2015 Finlandia Prize awarded to the Puukuokka residential high-rise

Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Just a few weeks after the shortlist was announced, the 2015 Finlandia Prize of Architecture went to the Puukuokka high-rise residential building, designed by OOPEAA Office for Peripheral Architecture. Established by the Finnish Assocation of Architecture last year, the prize celebrates contemporary Finnish architecture —…

Results of the TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition

Posted: Monday, September 14, 2015
The advocacy for sustainable wood design continues to be on the rise around the world. Canadian organizations DBR | Design Build Research School and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) created the TREEHOUSING International Wood Design Competition, which addresses two…

Bureau Spectacular’s “Five Normal Houses”, from the A+D Museum’s SHELTER exhibition

Posted: Friday, September 11, 2015
What makes a house normal in Los Angeles? How is normality determined? Those are a few of the underlying questions that Bureau Spectacular/Jimenez Lai explores in their project "Five Normal Houses", part of the SHELTER exhibition currently at the A+D Museum. Co-curated by Sam Lubell and…

Re-imagining new forms of Los Angeles “Shelter”, opening today at the A+D Museum

Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2015
Like several major cities in the U.S., Los Angeles faces increasing density, skyrocketing rent prices, and decreasing amounts of buildable land — among other problems. Opening at the A+D Museum tonight in downtown L.A., the "Shelter: Rethinking How We Live in Los Angeles" exhibition explores new possibilities of…

Sukkahville 2015 winners to be exhibited in Toronto next month

Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2015
The Jewish holiday of Sukkot is observed through the construction of traditional domestic structures known as sukkahs. The Kehilla Residential Programme celebrates with a little modern twist in their annual Sukkahville competition, which invites architects, students, and artists to propose contemporary interpretations of the sukkah for the Nathan…

The inaugural DENCITY winners explore ideas that address global lack of shelter

Posted: Monday, July 13, 2015
As many of us are already aware of, the world's cities are grappling to adapt to rapid urbanization and population growth, which is forcing too many inhabitants to deal with substandard living conditions. To bring attention to this ongoing challenge, Shelter established the inaugural DENCITY competition.…

AIANY to celebrate 2015 Housing Awards winners at upcoming symposium

Posted: Monday, June 15, 2015
The AIA New York chapter revealed five winners of the 2015 AIANY Housing Awards last month, making this the first Housing Awards that the chapter has led in nearly a decade. The annual program distinguishes excellence in multifamily housing design projects. But the celebration continues next Tuesday, June…

AIA announces 2015 Housing Awards recipients

Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015
Excellent housing design is the foundation of the AIA's Housing Awards, which distinguishes some of the best residential projects in the U.S. every year. The AIA announced today a total of ten recipients for the 2015 edition. The jury awarded projects in three of four awards categories…

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