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2014 Berkeley-Rupp Prize awarded to Sheila Kennedy of KVA MATx

Posted: Monday, September 15, 2014
Sheila Kennedy — a principal of architecture firm KVA MATx and the first woman to hold the title of Professor of the Practice of Architecture at MIT’s School of Architecture & Planning — was announced today as the 2014 recipient of the Berkeley-Rupp Prize.  Awarded every two…

Vincent Scully Prize 2014 awarded to journalist and TV host Charlie Rose

Posted: Friday, September 12, 2014
Talk show host and journalist Charlie Rose has been announced as the 2014 recipient of the esteemed Vincent Scully Prize. Established in 1999 by the National Building Museum and named after Professor Vincent Scully to honor his legacy and work, the prize recognizes exemplary practice, scholarship, or…

The 2014 RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist

Posted: Friday, September 05, 2014
In light of RIBA's announcement yesterday of the 2014 Manser Medal shortlist, the Institute also revealed the 2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist. Dedicated to the memory of Stephen Lawrence—a teenager who aspired to become an architect but was murdered in 1993—the annual Stephen Lawrence Prize was set up…

Cameron Sinclair launches new “DEAD PRIZE”

Posted: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
The Dead Prize may be the first ever anti-prize in architecture. Launched by Cameron Sinclair, the Executive Director of the Jolie-Pitt Foundation and co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, Dead Prize opened its nominations today for architecture that has caused remarkable environmental harm.…

Inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize Jury Announced

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
The jury members for the inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize have been announced by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Foundation. The biennial award, launched earlier this year by the RAIC and Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama, intends to recognize and celebrate a single work…

Steven Holl named as 2014 architecture laureate for Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award

Posted: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Steven Holl was announced as one of six 2014 laureates of the prestigious Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award. Bestowed by the Japan Art Association, the annual award was established in 1988 to celebrate the association's 100th anniversary and to honor the late Prince Takamatsu, who was a…

The 2014 Philippe Rotthier European Prize for Architecture reveals the winners

Posted: Thursday, July 10, 2014
For the 10th edition of the triennial Philippe Rotthier European Prize for Architecture, proposals worldwide responded to this year's theme of examining the multi-faceted relationship between architecture and natural/urban landscapes. Out of 134 submitted entries, which included 18 European countries and 8 non-European ones, the jury…

Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize announces “Outstanding Projects” shortlist

Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The who-is-who of international contemporary architecture makes up the gross of the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize shortlist. Announced this week by Illinois Institute of Technology Architecture Dean Wiel Arets and MCHAP Director Dirk Denison, the 36 shortlisted projects — selected from the 225 MCHAP nominees throughout…

2014 RIBA National Award Winners

Posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the winners of the 2014 RIBA National Awards. With 44 buildings in the UK and 12 buildings elsewhere in the European Union, the selected projects will now have the chance to make the shortlist for the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize, awarded…

A look into the Straw-K installation, the Young Talent Prize winner for the Africa Design Award 2014

Posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2014
One of the most fun ways to explore the functionality of a structural material is to turn it into an interactive public installation. The Morocco-France duo of Sofia Bennani and Alexandra Singer‐Bieder did just that with their temporary installation, "Straw-K" at the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture hall in Paris. …

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