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“The Pool” to be Australia’s 2016 Venice Biennale pavilion concept

Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Five shortlisted proposals vied for the opportunity to design Australia's 2016 Venice Biennale national pavilion exhibition -- a token of national pride. The Australian Institute of Architects’ Venice Biennale Committee selected "The Pool" by Aileen Sage Architects and urban strategist Michelle Tabet as the winning concept.…

Arid Lands Institute’s Drylands Resilience Initiative wins $100K 2015 Latrobe Prize

Posted: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The Woodbury University Arid Lands Institute's "Drylands Resilience Initiative" was honored with the AIA College of Fellows 2015 Latrobe Prize. Named after architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, the biennial prize is awarded for a two-year research program that can lead to significant advances in the architecture profession. …

Jacques Rougerie Foundation International Competition results

Posted: Friday, January 23, 2015
The Jacques Rougerie Foundation recently revealed the results for their fourth International Architecture Competition, based on the Foundation's mission to provide creative opportunities for young architects and designers. The competition's topics focus on the elements of Water and Space. Out of 1,749 applications worldwide, the three top-prize…

Living Breakwaters wins 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Posted: Thursday, October 23, 2014
From 20 semi-finalists down to 7 finalists, "Living Breakwaters" took the grand prize of the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, considered to be the highest award for social impact design. Designed by a multidisciplinary team led by SCAPE / Landscape Architecture, Living Breakwaters uses…

A look at a winning Bargework “floating office” competition entry

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2014
Mateusz Mastalski, Ole Robin Storjohann, and Karolina Raczka shared with us their winning "Floating Island" entry for the Bargework floating office competition.  As office spaces continue to be redefined and worldwide sealevels slowly rise, participants had to design a 10 x 40 m. sustainable, innovative office…

junya ishigami + associates and Svendborg Architects win House of Peace competition in Copenhagen

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Despite the constant chaos happening throughout the world, the values of peace and coexistence will stand strong. Based on this notion, the HOPE Foundation in Denmark recently concluded their House of Peace competition, which sought the best concept for a new peace landmark to be built on…

Walter Gors Park competition reveals winning idea for a new water-oriented public space in Australia

Posted: Friday, June 27, 2014
Sydney-based landscape architecture firm Corkery Consulting has the winning concept in the Walter Gors Park Design Ideas Competition for Warringah in New South Wales, Australia. Organized by the Warringah Council, the competition searched for the best proposed revival of the Walter Gors Park and a new…

Seawater greenhouse agriculture with Ocean Distiller Farm

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014
If you haven't already registered for the 2014 edition of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation International Architectural Competition, perhaps we can hint at what the competition looks for with "Ocean Distiller Farm" by Nicolas Souchko Architecture. Addressing irrigation and food shortage issues, this entry was a finalist in…

OCEAN+CITY - ONE Prize 2013 Stormproof competition entry

Posted: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Designed for the Atlantic resort Ocean City on the coast of Maryland, "OCEAN+CITY" by Will Belcher, Joey Hays, Chris Landau, and Henry Moll is an entry the team submitted to this year's ONE Prize: Stormproof competition. Participants in the…

ASLA 2013 Student Excellence Award Winner: Natural Water as Cultural Water by Daniel Zhicheng Xu

Posted: Friday, November 01, 2013
Daniel (Zhicheng) Xu, an undergraduate at Purdue University, recently won the ASLA 2013 Student Awards - Award of Excellence in the Analysis and Planning Category for his project "Natural Water as Cultural Water / A 30 Year Plan for Wabash River Corridor in Lafayette." The project is…

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