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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. …

Jose M. Ahedo wins the 2014 Wheelwright Prize

Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Architect Jose M. Ahedo of Studio Ahedo from Barcelona was named as the 2014 recipient of the Wheelwright Prize. For its second year as an open international competition, the Harvard Graduate School of Design awards the $100,000 travel fellowship to an early-career architect whose proposal best conveys original,…

Jury members announced for ONE Prize 2014

Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Our friends at Terreform ONE just revealed the distinguished jury members for the 2014 ONE PRIZE competition, whose theme this year is Smart Dock. The aim of the 2014 competition is finding the best proposal for ONE Lab -- a new school for design and science…

Results of the 2014 European Prize for Urban Public Space

Posted: Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The 2014 European Prize for Urban Public Space adds a dose of reality to often romanticized European cities, showing that every city no matter where has its own set of pressing issues. The annual prize recognizes exemplary projects that have transformed and improved public spaces throughout the…

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