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“The Pier Park” selected as winning St. Petersburg Pier design

Posted: Monday, April 27, 2015
Maybe the second time's the charm? "The Pier Park" by Rogers Partners Architects+Urban Designers, ASD, and Ken Smith is the winning proposal for the new St. Petersburg Pier in Florida. The Pier Selection Committee met last Thursday to deliberate the final rankings, which included feedback from the…

Colombia, Sri Lanka, and U.S. projects win big in 2015 Holcim Awards

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015
The 2015 Holcim Awards grand-prize winners are revealed! All 15 winners from the five regional competitions for Asia Pacific, Africa & Middle East, Europe, Latin America, and North America advanced to the global Holcim Awards, which sought architectural interventions that address sustainable building…

Chicago Architecture Biennial announces 60+ participants

Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Details of the anticipated Chicago Architecture Biennial continue to emerge. Today, a roster of 63 participating architecture studios and artists representing more than 30 countries was announced. Biennial co-Artistic Directors Joseph Grima and Sarah Herda selected the participants alongside a notable advisory committee that includes David Adjaye,…

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive to open in 2016

Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015
The Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive recently announced the details to the first exhibition and other exciting plans for their new location at Oxford and Center Streets, across the UC Berkeley campus.  Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and EHDD as executive achitect, the new…

A glimpse at Rogers Partners’ Building of the Year-winning Henderson-Hopkins Public School

Posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Here's a little design inspiration for the start of the week. Rogers Partners' Henderson-Hopkins School was publicly voted as World Architects' Building of the Year 2014 and Editor's Pick. Designed by Rogers Partners after winning a 2011 competition and run by Johns Hopkins University with…

Get a glimpse of the USA Expo 2015 Pavilion exhibitions by Thinc Design

Posted: Monday, February 23, 2015
Thinc Design from New York took on the crucial role of exhibition designer for the USA Pavilion, which will be showcased during the Milan Expo 2015 starting in May. With Biber Architects in charge of the pavilion itself, Thinc's exhibition inside will focus on…

“Habitation in Extreme Environments: Alpine Shelter” exhibition + talk this Friday at Harvard GSD

Posted: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Currently on display at Harvard GSD's Gund Hall, the "Habitation in Extreme Environments: Alpine Shelter" exhibition focuses on architectural solutions for extreme climates. The exhibition showcases the investigative work of the students who took an option studio this past fall led by OFIS arhitekti's Spela Videcnik…

All 126 finalists of the inaugural Knight Cities Challenge

Posted: Friday, January 16, 2015
The inaugural Knight Cities Challenge recently announced the 126 finalists that were selected out of more than 7,000 submitted proposals. The competition is seeking the best ideas that will transform the 26 Knight-invested communities into thriving places for living and working, driven by the belief that bolstering talent,…

Team 64North to design new Palo Alto Bridge over the 101 Freeway

Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2015
Team 64North recently won the international competition to design the new Adobe Creek Pedestrian & Cyclist Bridge in Palo Alto, California. Titled "Confluence," Team64's winning proposal will reconnect the city with San Francisco Bay, bridging a total of fourteen lanes of the 101 Freeway. Other teams that competed…

New St. Petersburg Pier Competition – Check out these 8 Finalists

Posted: Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Anyone remember the last architectural competition to redesign the iconic pier in St. Petersburg, Florida? The winning entry back in 2012, "The Lens", designed by Los Angeles firm Michael Maltzan Architecture in collaboration with landscape architects Tom Leader Studio, ran into fiery opposition from locals,…

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