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A peek at AEROLINER3000, a Tomorrow’s Train Design Today finalist scheme for UK’s railway

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2015
Munich-based Andreas Vogler Studio + German Aerospace Center Institute of Vehicle Concepts DLR from Stuttgart is one of three finalists in the Tomorrow's Train Design Today competition in the UK. The RSSB and Network Rail-funded Future Railway Programme -- in…

Kengo Kuma & Associates to design Saint-Denis Pleyel Metro Station in Paris

Posted: Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Saint-Denis Pleyel Emblematic Train Station marks the beginning of big urban development slated for the Saint-Denis Pleyel region in Paris, France. Kengo Kuma & Associates recently won the competition to design the train station, which will function as a central station of the upcoming Grand Paris…

NY Transportation Landmarks 50th anniversary exhibition to open on March 14

Posted: Friday, March 13, 2015
Need some weekend plans around NYC? The New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn will open their New York Transportation Landmarks exhibition, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the New York's Landmarks Law. The law contributed to the rediscovery and recognition of more than 30,000 architectural and historic…

Pilot project planned for COLDSCAPES winner, The Edmonton Freezeway

Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015
After being announced as one of the winners in the popular COLDSCAPES design competition in 2013, the "Freezeway" may become a reality in the wintry landscape of Edmonton, Canada. Designed by Edmonton-born student Matthew Gibbs, the Freezeway is an artificial 11 km trail that uses Edmonton's below-freezing…

Architectural patron Jane Priestman wins inaugural Ada Louise Huxtable Prize

Posted: Thursday, February 05, 2015
The Architects' Journal reported today that architectural patron and "visionary" client Jane Priestman was awarded the inaugural Ada Louise Huxtable Prize. Launched earlier this year, the lifetime achievement award recognizes non-architects who have contributed greatly to the architectural profession and are also regarded as having a lasting…

“The Packard Belt”, 2nd-prize Reanimate the Ruins winner in fuller detail

Posted: Monday, December 01, 2014
"Reanimate the Ruins" was another recently concluded ideas competition that challenged entrants to design a new urban center on the site of the historic Packard Motor Plant in Detroit. Entrants had to preserve original components of the decommissioned Packard while integrating new mixed-use elements for future development.…

COBE + Lundén Architecture’s winning traffic hub entry for Tampere, Finland

Posted: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
The Finnish city of Tampere recently found the winning design for the Tampere Travel and Service Centre by a collaborative team led by Danish architecture firm COBE + Finnish practice Lundén Architecture, with Rambøll Finland and Newsec. Titled "ReConnecting Tampere", the new Travel and…

UNStudio reveals latest designs for the new Doha Metro Network in Qatar

Posted: Thursday, September 18, 2014
After Qatar Rail appointed UNStudio as principal architect, the Dutch firm revealed their designs for the new Doha Metro Network, a major component of the Qatar Integrated Railway Project (QIRP). In an effort to motivate more Doha locals to use public transit, UNStudio's design of the…

Submit your Vision42 entries to transform NYC’s iconic 42nd Street - Registration closes Sep 8

Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
You don't have to be a New Yorker to submit design ideas for a river-to-river, auto-free light rail boulevard in Manhattan's 42nd Street: Open to all architects, planners, and urban designers, the Vision42 design competition invites proposals from around the world to transform the street into a "world-class…

Vision42 now accepting proposals to transform NYC’s iconic 42nd Street

Posted: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Vision42's Design International Competition is calling all architects, planners, and urban designers to submit their design ideas for a river-to-river and auto-free light rail boulevard in New York City's 42nd Street. For an iconic street, it is also laden with traffic and noise. Based on this observation,…

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