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MODU’s Outdoor Room installation highlights air quality crisis in Beijing

Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2013
MODU's competition-winning Outdoor Room creates a visual experience while raising awareness on Beijing's persistent air-quality issues.  Recently installed in Beijing's Olympic Park for the 5th China International Architecture Biennial, the 5,000 sq.ft pavilion functions as urban public space and a barometer for Beijing's air quality levels…

Providence, RI Takes Grand Prize at Mayors Challenge

Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Providence, Rhode Island was recently selected as America's most innovative city at the nationwide Mayors Challenge, taking home the $5M-Grand Prize for its idea "Providence Talks." The Mayors Challenge, hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is a competition to inspire American cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major…

eVolo 2013 Skyscraper Competition Winners

Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Our friends at eVolo Magazine just announced the winners of the 2013 Skyscraper Competition. The annual award, established in 2006, recognizes design visions that rethink the conventions of vertical living and the use of technology, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations. This year, the jury…

Finalists Announced for Breathe, The New Urban Village Project in New Zealand

Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Four finalist entries have been unveiled in the Christchurch, New Zealand urban design competition, Breathe - The New Urban Village Project. The brief called for innovative medium-density housing development designs from collaborative groups containing a designer and a property developer. A total of 58 entries from around the world…

Copenhagen’s Superkilen Urban Park by BIG + Topotek1 + Superflex

Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Earlier this week, we published the winners of the 2013 AIA Institute Honor Awards with eight projects from around the world being recognized in the category "Regional and Urban Design." One of the lucky award winners is Superkilen, an urban park master plan in Copenhagen designed by…

ONE PRIZE 2012: FROM BLIGHT TO MIGHT - Winners Announced

Posted: Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Back in August, Bustler published the twenty shortlisted entries of ONE PRIZE 2012: FROM BLIGHT TO MIGHT, the open international design competition for transforming cities with innovation. Today, Terreform ONE announced the final competition winner, as well as three honorable mentions. The main prize went…

Moscow Expansion Competition - Winning Entry by CCPG

Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Capital Cities Planning Group (CCPG), an Anglo-American team including Gillespies, John Thompson & Partners and Buro Happold, has won a prestigious competition to plan the future expansion of the City of Moscow, Russia. The international jury headed by Deputy Mayor Marat…

Winners of URBAN ANIMAL: 2012 Animal Architecture Awards

Posted: Thursday, September 06, 2012
Ned Dodington, founder of AnimalArchitecture.org, today announced the winners of the 2012 Animal Architecture Awards. This year's competition, titled "URBAN ANIMAL", called for designs that reshape, expand and redefine the context of urban thought and space while keeping in mind the needs (and possible benefits) of…

U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale Announces Participating Projects

Posted: Friday, June 22, 2012
The U.S. Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, organized by the Institute for Urban Design on behalf of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, will be devoted to the theme Spontaneous…

IluminAction by UrbanoActivo Selected for Venice Architecture Biennale

Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The project IlluminAction by UrbanoActivo, an open design collective from Puerto Rico, has been selected to represent the island in the 13th International Venice Architecture Biennale in Italy this fall (August 29 – November 25). The selection was narrowed from 450 project submissions nationwide and…

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