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American Academy in Rome Announces the 2014-2015 Rome Prize Winners

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014
The American Academy in Rome has announced the winners of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition at a festive ceremony in New York City. Winners of the prestigious prize will receive a fellowship, which includes a stipend and live/working space, and are invited to live in…

MVRDV’s foam furniture collection showcased at Salone Furniture Fair in Milan

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Whether you love or hate MVRDV's signature style of radical forms, it shouldn't be much of a surprise that the Dutch firm would eventually come out with their own furniture line. Designed in collaboration with Belgian furniture label Sixinch, MVRDV recently announced the launch…

Register early for the Wine Culture Centre competition until April 30

Posted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
To all you early birds, the deadline for early registration of the Wine Culture Centre competition is on Wednesday, April 30. In this Young Architects Competition challenge, the Cantina Valpolicella Negrar board of directors are searching for the best proposal to transform the old Italian…

Peter Zumthor selects 4 architecture finalists for Rolex Arts Initiative 2014-2015

Posted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Four finalists still have a chance to win the prestigious one-year architecture mentorship in the Rolex Arts Initiative 2014-2015, with 2009 Pritzker Prize laureate Peter Zumthor as architecture mentor. A total of 25 finalists were selected as potential protégés by each appointed mentor in the…

Results of the Rome Motorino Check Point competition

Posted: Monday, March 31, 2014
Zoom, zoom! Riding a Vespa scooter has long been a common means of transportation in Rome. However, figuring out designated parking for the vehicle isn't anything new either. To address this issue, ARCHmedium hosted the Rome Motorino Check Point (RMCP) competition. In the competition prompt, the Roman…

Results for “Post-Quake Visions” revealed

Posted: Friday, December 13, 2013
Young Architects Competitions recently announced the winning projects for Post-Quake Visions. The international ideas competition aimed to encourage research and new ideas for the reconstruction of the Italian City of Crevalcore, which was struck by a May 2012 earthquake that destroyed hundreds of ancient buildings. …

UNStudio’s Motion Matters exhibition at the MAXXI Museum in Rome

Posted: Tuesday, December 10, 2013
After two successful showings, the third edition of UNStudio's Motion Matters exhibition opened at the MAXXI Museum in Rome on Dec. 6. As an exploration of movement, space, and perspective, the site-specific installation has visitors interact with and experience 10 rescaled representations of UNStudio's architectural…

Santiago Calatrava exhibition now open in Vatican City

Posted: Wednesday, December 04, 2013
The Santiago Calatrava: The Metamorphosis of Space exhibition celebrated its grand opening at the Braccio di Carlo Magno in Vatican City today.  Curated by Micol Forti of the Vatican Museums, the special exhibition presents over 140 artistic works of Calatrava, including his never-before-seen architectural models, sculptures,…

Peter Zumthor named as architecture mentor for Rolex Arts Initiative 2014-2015

Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Swiss architect Peter Zumthor was announced last week as the architecture mentor for the Rolex Arts Initiative, where seven major artists in their respective fields will collaborate with seven young, emerging talents for the year 2014-2015. Zumthor won the Pritzker Prize in 2009 and is…

“Gone with the Fog” - Winner of the ArchTriumph Venice Biennale Pavilion 2013

Posted: Thursday, October 10, 2013
"Gone with the Fog" by UK-based architect Leo Sooseok Kim of MEDIUS Architects recently won first place in ArchTriumph's Venice Biennale Pavilion 2013 competition this past August. As described below, one unique aspect of the observatory pavilion is that it was inspired by a not-so-common association…

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