Archinect - News 2016-12-05T05:35:59-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149981317/covert-house-and-murphy-house-join-2016-riba-house-of-the-year-shortlist Covert House and Murphy House join 2016 RIBA House of the Year shortlist Justine Testado 2016-12-02T21:03:00-05:00 >2016-12-03T07:45:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dh/dhxcz6ty3l4z4dye.jpg" width="650" height="510" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>RIBA is taking a little more time in revealing the shortlist for the 2016 House of the Year award. Most recently, RIBA announced that DSDHA's Covert House and the Murphy House by Richard Murphy Architects have made it onto the shortlist, along with the Outhouse and Ansty Plum revealed last week.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Covert House, Clapham, South London by DSDHA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/b7/b77ah3rf4cvt2p63.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/30/30joly4act3jzsm3.jpg"></p><p>Murphy House, Edinburgh by Richard Murphy Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m2/m2bgp600awslf5v7.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g7/g72pp6c7jo3obbuj.jpg"></p><p>Find more details about each project <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5337/covert-house-and-murphy-house-join-2016-riba-house-of-the-year-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980743/the-first-two-shortlisters-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The first two shortlisters for 2016 RIBA House of the Year</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149958905/glass-and-concrete-tread-lightly-in-dsdha-s-london-covert-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Glass and concrete tread lightly in DSDHA's London 'Covert House'</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981307/moreau-kusunoki-winners-of-guggenheim-helsinki-competition-respond-to-rejected-plans-an-extraordinary-adventure-despite-the-disappointing-result Moreau Kusunoki, winners of Guggenheim Helsinki competition, respond to rejected plans: "an extraordinary adventure despite the disappointing result" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-12-02T18:26:00-05:00 >2016-12-03T18:16:50-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xs/xspdut66fpx93wzh.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Now that <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149981006/guggenheim-helsinki-plans-nixed-by-city-citing-the-project-s-excessive-cost-for-the-finnish-taxpayer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Helsinki's city council has rejected</a> the latest round of financing plans for the Guggenheim outpost, it appears that the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/130277836/who-are-helsinki-guggenheim-winners-nicolas-moreau-and-hiroko-kusunoki" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">winning design by Moreau Kusunoki</a> most certainly won't be built. We reached out to the architects for comment, and they provided the following statement:</p><p><em>Guggenheim Helsinki was an extraordinary adventure despite the disappointing result of the vote from the City Council of Helsinki.</em></p><p><em>The reflections we had in conceiving the 21th-century museum in Helsinki were thought-provoking and revelatory, such as the participatory and social dimensions of the museum, the studies on in-between spaces and flexible use.</em></p><p><em>Through the project, the research on the use of wood, particularly with a tower of 50m in height, the Laminated Veneer Lumber which spans more than 24m, and the use of charred wood cladding were among the stimulating topics we explored and challenged.</em></p><p><em>This journey was also an opportunity to meet exceptional professionals, whose commitment to promoting art an...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981092/s-o-paulo-named-grand-prize-winner-in-2016-mayors-challenge São Paulo named Grand Prize Winner in 2016 Mayors Challenge Alexander Walter 2016-12-01T18:45:00-05:00 >2016-12-01T18:45:46-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n7/n71qw61xcji0tpur.jpg" width="650" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As part of this year&rsquo;s Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge, the Brazilian megacity drafted a proposal for a digital interchange platform designed to connect vendors with restaurants, markets, and other retailers in an effort to make it easier for them to sell their wares. On Wednesday, S&atilde;o Paulo&rsquo;s proposal was named the winner of the third ever Mayors Challenge, which gives it a $5 million cash prize to implement the idea.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>"Four other cities will also receive $1 million each to implement their respective proposals. The winners include two Colombian cities, Medell&iacute;n and Bogot&aacute;, as well as Santiago, Chile, and Guadalajara, Mexico."</em></p><p>Click <a href="http://mayorschallenge.bloomberg.org/ideas/sao-paulo/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to learn more about&nbsp;the winning proposal "S&atilde;o Paulo: Growing Farmers&rsquo; Income, Shrinking Urban Sprawl."</p><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/109659675/barcelona-wins-grand-prize-in-bloomberg-philanthropies-mayors-challenge-for-europe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barcelona wins Grand Prize in Bloomberg Philanthropies&rsquo; Mayors Challenge for Europe</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147654209/s-o-paulo-s-big-bet-on-housing-policy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">S&atilde;o Paulo's big bet on housing policy</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145287035/odd-beauty-downtown-s-o-paulo-through-the-lens-of-felipe-russo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Odd beauty: downtown S&atilde;o Paulo through the lens of Felipe Russo</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980743/the-first-two-shortlisters-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year The first two shortlisters for 2016 RIBA House of the Year Justine Testado 2016-11-29T20:46:00-05:00 >2016-11-30T09:08:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/r2/r2afqxugb89ong1g.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Anticipation for the 2016 RIBA House of the Year winner builds up as competition grows narrower...Last Thursday, the first two houses in the shortlist were announced: Ansty Plum in Wiltshire by Coppin Dockray and the Outhouse in Forest of Dean by Loyn &amp; Co Architects. After all seven shortlisted houses are unveiled, the House of the Year will finally be revealed on [BBC's &ldquo;Grand Designs&rdquo;] on December 15.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse of the first two shortlisted houses.</p><p><strong>Outhouse, Forest of Dean by Loyn &amp; Co Architects</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/m5/m5hgna01j0u2vqla.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/yd/yd4vx90lb22xxuik.jpg"></p><p><strong>Ansty Plum, Wiltshire by Coppin Dockray</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/jz/jzhms7ywz0pnm18y.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/8t/8t4cuiz8g7fr5nbp.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/w8/w8dlbxuzd3b4pw46.jpg"></p><p>Find more about each project&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5328/first-two-shortlisted-homes-revealed-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142286598/the-flint-house-wins-riba-house-of-the-year-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Flint House wins RIBA House of the Year 2015</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149958905/glass-and-concrete-tread-lightly-in-dsdha-s-london-covert-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Glass and concrete tread lightly in DSDHA's London 'Covert House'</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111506058/the-2014-winners-of-the-manser-medal-and-stephen-lawrence-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2014 winners of the Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Prize</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980671/national-museum-in-szczecin-utec-and-matt-emmett-are-among-this-week-s-winners National Museum in Szczecin, UTEC, and Matt Emmett are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-11-29T15:16:00-05:00 >2016-11-29T15:26:45-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uj/ujj7hs7qxxslycd2.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Need to catch up on the goings-on in architecture competitions? Archinect highlights some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out competition headliners from the last two weeks in recap #133 below.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5318/riba-international-prize-awarded-to-grafton-architects-utec-vertical-campus-in-lima" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA International Prize awarded to Grafton Architects' UTEC &ldquo;vertical campus&rdquo; in Lima</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l2/l2ujoams3w8ojp75.jpg"></p><p>The Universidad de Ingenier&iacute;a y Tecnolog&iacute;a (UTEC) by Grafton Architects and Shell Arquitectos won the very first RIBA International Prize.&nbsp;Open to architects worldwide, the Prize is RIBA's own recognition award for &ldquo;civil architecture that empowers people and societies to innovate and to progress&rdquo;.</p><p><strong>2016 World Architecture Festival + INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors competition highlights</strong></p><p>After four years in Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, the World Architecture Festival and the iNSIDE: World Festival of Interiors moved to Berlin for 2016. In case you missed them, here are a f...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980020/grafton-architects-utec-vertical-campus-wins-inaugural-riba-international-prize Grafton Architects' UTEC “vertical campus” wins inaugural RIBA International Prize Justine Testado 2016-11-23T19:02:00-05:00 >2016-11-30T20:46:40-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cz/cztas55ult2ndywb.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>RIBA awarded their inaugural International Prize today to The Universidad de Ingenier&iacute;a y Tecnolog&iacute;a (UTEC) in Lima by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/12595/grafton-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Grafton Architects</a> and Shell Arquitectos. Open to architects worldwide, the Prize is RIBA's very&nbsp;own&nbsp;recognition award for&nbsp;&ldquo;civil architecture that empowers people and societies to innovate and progress&rdquo;, RIBA President Jane Duncan said. The grand jury, led by architect Richard Rogers, traveled to visit all <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5262/six-buildings-shortlisted-for-riba-international-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">six finalist buildings</a> before making their final decision.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/27/27s7to2aqh64c62v.jpg"></p><p>Irish practice Grafton Architects and Shell Arquitectos from Lima designed the brutalist vertical campus&nbsp;for UTEC, a 50-year-old engineering university that enables&nbsp;young Peruvians to gain engineering qualifications, and therefore encourage social mobility.&nbsp;The jury praised the UTEC building as a bold, masterful project that depicts Grafton Architects' years of experimenting with space and form.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4j/4j9j6r1sjd334utm.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ig/igaa1gk1si0prysa.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The vertical structure provides open circulation and meeting spaces in a succession of platforms that compose th...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979372/2016-world-interior-of-the-year-goes-to-black-cant-system-store-by-hangzhou-an-interior-design 2016 World Interior of the Year goes to Black Cant System store by Hangzhou AN Interior Design Justine Testado 2016-11-18T20:12:00-05:00 >2016-11-27T18:59:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/w8/w8q8rhm1up0tv5ja.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Black Cant System, a chic monochromatic fashion concept store by Hangzhou AN Interior Design was revealed as the 2016 World Interior of the Year on the last day of the INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors...Located in the suburban outskirts of Shanghai, the Heike concept store is quietly tucked away on the second floor of a furniture store.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Out of over 100 competitive submissions, the retail store joins other stunning World Interior of the Year winners like March Studio's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140536291/take-a-peek-inside-the-mesmerizing-hotel-hotel-the-2015-world-interior-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hotel Hotel</a>, the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110428907/joyce-wang-studio-s-mott32-in-hong-kong-wins-world-interior-of-the-year-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MOTT32</a> restaurant in Hong Kong by Joyce Wang Studio, and David Kohn Architects' <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83688681/david-kohn-architects-carrer-aviny-awarded-inside-world-interior-of-the-year-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Carrer Aviny&oacute;</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jk/jkuelihhdu6lv6cw.jpg"><br><br>Find more details about the project <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5310/an-design-s-black-cant-system-store-wins-2016-world-interior-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979357/robert-konieczny-kwk-promes-and-hayball-among-big-winners-in-2016-world-architecture-festival Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes and Hayball among big winners in 2016 World Architecture Festival Justine Testado 2016-11-18T18:44:00-05:00 >2016-11-26T18:08:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/91/91kjm27xh5fxyrgy.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The 2016 World Architecture Festival has come to a close. After a final round of presentations and jury critiques for the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Day One</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Two</a> category winners, the National Museum in Szczecin in Poland made it to the top as the ninth recipient of the coveted World Building of the Year. Designed by Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes, the museum&nbsp;joins previous winners like&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140535483/oma-ole-scheeren-big-dinelljohansson-among-top-winners-at-world-architecture-festival-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Interlace</a> by OMA/Ole Scheeren in Singapore and a21studio's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110410415/a21studio-5468796-cook-robotham-and-others-win-big-at-this-year-s-world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Chapel</a> in Vietnam.</p><p>During the Friday awards gala dinner, other winning announcements included South Melbourne Primary School by Hayball for Future Project of the Year, while the Kopupaka Reserve in Auckland, New Zealand by Isthmus scooped Landscape of the Year. Last but not least, the Chinese University of Hong Kong School of Architecture won Small Project of the Year for their ZCB Bamboo Pavilion.</p><p><strong>WORLD BUILDING OF THE YEAR: National Museum in Szczecin, Poland by Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x6/x6tzv9nhsblwanjq.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x9/x9ewzmorlakbv9nj.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/oa/oaiq1rh86ggepp8v.jpg"></p><p>Jury chair David Chipperfield cited the National Museum as an &ldquo;optimistic...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979289/icymi-the-2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-day-two-winners ICYMI — the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors Day Two winners Justine Testado 2016-11-18T13:40:00-05:00 >2016-11-26T19:56:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/36/365madibvtbxtqer.jpg" width="650" height="638" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The last six category winners have been revealed on Day Two of the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors. As the World Architecture Festival's just-as-competitive sister event, the competition celebrates the best projects in the international interior design scene from within the last 12 months...all nine category winners will now compete to be crowned as the 2016 World Interior of the Year.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few of the INSIDE Day Two category winners:</p><p><strong>CREATIVE RE-USE: Baradari City Palace by Studio Lotus</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/mo/mob6ujd4gfxm90gg.jpg"></p><p><strong>HEALTH &amp; EDUCATION: by OHLAB/Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/t1/t1upgtfks6iwbdi6.jpg"></p><p><strong>RESIDENTIAL: Indigo Slam by Smart Design Studio&nbsp;</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/h4/h4d8z10m7faw77xo.jpg"></p><p>See the rest of the projects <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5308/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-the-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978919/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-day-one-concludes-with-three-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors Day One concludes with three winners</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979283/moma-ps1-yap-2017-finalists-announced-include-bureau-spectacular-ania-jaworska MoMA PS1 YAP 2017 finalists announced; include Bureau Spectacular, Ania Jaworska Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-11-18T12:56:00-05:00 >2016-11-26T19:57:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sk/sk49zh5tuuk8dv7d.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every summer, the winning design of MoMA's PS1 <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/news_tags/tag/young+architects+program" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Young Architects Program</a> helps set the mood for the museum's Warm Up music festivities, providing shade, seating, water and atmosphere. Installed in the museum's outdoor courtyard, the YAP-winning design must also address issues related to the environment and sustainability.</p><p>The finalists for 2017 are as follows:&nbsp;Bureau Spectacular / Jimenez Lai;&nbsp;Ania Jaworska;&nbsp;Office of III: Sean Canty, Ryan Golenberg and Stephanie Lin;&nbsp;Jenny E. Sabin;&nbsp;SCHAUM/SHIEH: Rosalyne Shieh and Troy Schaum.&nbsp;</p><p>In order to get this far, the firms first had to be among the ~30 nominated to the YAP by deans of architecture schools and editors of architecture publications. Their portfolios were then reviewed by the museum's panel, which consists of Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art; Kathy Halbreich, Associate Director at MoMA; Klaus Biesenbach, Director of MoMA PS1; Peter Reed, Senior Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs; Martino Stierli, Philip Joh...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners Justine Testado 2016-11-17T21:12:00-05:00 >2016-11-26T18:07:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/om/omx3i6ggkgnh3zwq.jpg" width="650" height="520" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's Day Two at the 2016 World Architecture Festival, which concluded with seven more winners in the Completed Building category and nine Future Projects winners. Now that all the category winners have been revealed, the design teams will face off in one final round of project critiques with the super jury. One project will then be crowned as the Future Project of the Year and another will be the overall-winning World Building of the Year 2016.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few of the Day Two winners.</p><p><strong>Completed Buildings - SHOPPING: Crystal Houses by MVRDV</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ra/ray204apazfba0f2.jpg"></p><p><strong>HIGHER EDUCATION &amp; RESEARCH: Investcorp Building for Oxford University by Zaha Hadid Architects</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ow/ow2gbljvk7g4k3g6.jpg"></p><p><strong>HOTEL AND LEISURE: Fushengyu Hotspring Resort by Aim Architecture</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/53/53ioynkl3xdifavz.jpg"></p><p><strong>SPORT: Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre by HCMA Architecture + Design</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/x8/x8e1q33i470alpfs.jpg"></p><p><strong>FUTURE PROJECTS</strong></p><p><strong>COMPETITION ENTRIES: Chengdu City Music Hall by Aedas</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/iw/iwthlmmg2wrukjxu.jpg"></p><p><strong>CULTURE: Wangari Muta Maathai House by Boogertman + Partners Architects</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/xu/xu7sd2ydibq784d4.jpg"></p><p>See the rest of the winning projects <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5307/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-category-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978919/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-day-one-concludes-with-three-winners 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors Day One concludes with three winners Justine Testado 2016-11-16T20:34:00-05:00 >2016-11-22T22:59:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v5/v5gu3nc7mr9jnse6.jpg" width="650" height="477" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As the World Architecture Festival's just-as-competitive sister event, the [INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors] competition celebrates the best projects in the international interior-design scene from within the last 12 months...By the end of the competition on November 18, one project will win the coveted World Interior of the Year award.</p></em><br /><br /><p>From the 63 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149959357/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-shortlist-highlights" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shortlisted</a> projects, here are the first three category winners. (The remaining six will be revealed tomorrow):</p><p><strong>Bars &amp; Restaurants: Neri&amp;Hu Design and Research Office, Rachel's Burger, Shanghai, China&#8203;</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uq/uqwqr0uwmasrkgag.jpg"></p><p><strong>Offices: Woods Bagot Architects, Paramount by The Office Space, Sydney, Australia&#8203;</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wm/wmjiazbp37stk671.jpg"></p><p><strong>Retail: Hangzhou AN Interior Design, Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store, Hangzhou, China</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eh/ehf0omrxjgbyzqyg.jpg"></p><p>Find more details about the projects <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5304/first-three-2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-category-winners-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>. Don't miss out on the World Architecture Festival <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Day One winners</a>.</p><p>Related:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140536291/take-a-peek-inside-the-mesmerizing-hotel-hotel-the-2015-world-interior-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Take a peek inside the mesmerizing Hotel Hotel, the 2015 World Interior of the Year</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110428907/joyce-wang-studio-s-mott32-in-hong-kong-wins-world-interior-of-the-year-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joyce Wang Studio&rsquo;s MOTT32 in Hong Kong wins World Interior of the Year 2014</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83688681/david-kohn-architects-carrer-aviny-awarded-inside-world-interior-of-the-year-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Kohn Architects&rsquo; Carrer Aviny&oacute; awarded INSIDE World Interior of the Year 2013</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners Justine Testado 2016-11-16T19:50:00-05:00 >2016-11-28T12:43:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n9/n9kca7fdyefernn4.jpg" width="650" height="452" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Returning to Berlin after four years in Singapore, the 2016 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/14206/world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a> is in full swing.&nbsp;Over 2,000&nbsp;architects and design enthusiasts&nbsp;flock to the two-day event to watch the live competition unfold before their eyes, as architecture teams go head-to-head to be crowned as either&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/510406/world-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Building</a>,&nbsp;Landscape, or Future Project of the Year on November 18.</p><p>As always, the competition attracts a high caliber of projects all vying to win big. Day One ended with the announcement of the&nbsp;Completed Building and Future Project category winners.&nbsp;Check out the projects below&nbsp;&mdash; and be on the lookout for the Day Two&nbsp;winners tomorrow!</p><p><strong>COMPLETED BUILDINGS</strong></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>HOUSING/House of the Year: House MM by OHLAB/Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/lr/lrevkgcepkukx4xi.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>CIVIC + COMMUNITY: Salburua Civic Center by IDOM</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/i9/i9iezrbomhtg96pf.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>CULTURE: National Museum in Szczecin by Robert Konieczny-KWK Promes</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ye/ye9jp4lgreu1iomd.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>DISPLAY: The Waterfront Pavilion by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/5n/5n3ekj7zxy10zf5d.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>HOUSING: Aluminium Tip by Babin + Renaud</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/mq/mqjak9txd52i736d.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>MIXED USE: Malm&ouml; Live by schmidt h...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978364/grandview-heights-aquatic-centre-and-herzog-de-meuron-are-among-this-week-s-winners Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre and Herzog & de Meuron are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-11-14T15:41:00-05:00 >2016-11-15T19:48:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gy/gy6edfihbhj1zkmo.jpg" width="650" height="561" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #132 below.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5294/2016-structural-awards-winners-announced-grandview-heights-aquatic-centre-wins-supreme-excellence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Structural Awards winners announced, Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre wins Supreme Excellence</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/da/darwjnmetio5mn76.jpg"></p><p>The competitive 2016 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/317503/structural-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Structural Awards</a>&nbsp;honors the innovations and crucial roles of structural engineers worldwide. For starters, the Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in Surrey, Canada won the coveted&nbsp;Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5286/shortlisted-illuminated-river-lighting-scheme-proposals-unveiled" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Shortlisted &ldquo;Illuminated River&rdquo; lighting scheme proposals unveiled</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/70/7066ffegha2035zz.jpg"></p><p>Six teams led by well-known architects and artists are hoping to light up central London's bridges with their design schemes in the &ldquo;Illuminated River&rdquo; competition.&nbsp;The jury will pick the proposal deemed as the most &ldquo;elegant and charismatic&rdquo; approach.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5285/herzog-de-meuron-appointed-for-royal-college-of-art-battersea-campus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Herzog &amp; de Meuron appointed for Royal College of Art Battersea campus...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978080/2016-structural-awards-winners-announced 2016 Structural Awards winners announced Justine Testado 2016-11-11T18:26:00-05:00 >2016-11-15T19:46:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gg/ggsz6wslasztzu9q.jpg" width="650" height="561" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Institution of Structural Engineers celebrated the winners of their 2016 Structural Awards today during a ceremony at The Brewery in London...From this year's shortlist, eleven category winners were announced. The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in Surrey, Canada &mdash; engineered by Fast + Epp &mdash; was crowned with the coveted Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence, the Institution's highest accolade.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few of this year's winners:</p><p><strong>Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence AND&nbsp;Award for Community or Residential Structures: </strong>Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre - Surrey, Canada.&nbsp;Engineered by: Fast + Epp.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qf/qflkr4pr7vownr39.jpg"></p><p><strong>Award for Sustainability: 5 Broadgate &ndash; London, UK.&nbsp;Engineered by: BuroHappold.</strong></p><p><strong>&nbsp;</strong><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xj/xj94j43ga4kr4jgi.jpg"></p><p><strong>Award for Education or Healthcare Structures: Blavatnik School of Government &ndash; Oxford, UK.&nbsp;Engineered by: Pell Frischmann.&nbsp;</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tu/tugh9zbuehzrasoo.jpg"></p><p><strong>Award for Small Practices: Expo2015 Hive &ndash; Milan, Italy + London, UK.&nbsp;Engineered by: Simmonds Studio.</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2v/2vrco7dfimc9lzzp.jpg"></p><p><strong>Award for Infrastructure or Transportation Structures: Transformation of Birmingham New Street Station.&nbsp;Engineered by: Atkins/AKTII.</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ob/oba4hczrneg3uk33.jpg"></p><p>See the rest of the projects and further details&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5294/2016-structural-awards-winners-announced-grandview-heights-aquatic-centre-wins-supreme-excellence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previous Structural Awards news on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113894092/the-glass-lantern-at-apple-store-istanbul-wins-top-prize-in-structural-awards-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Glass Lantern at Apple Store Istanbul wins top prize in Structural Awards 2014</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86908460/winners-of-the-structural-awards-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners of the Structural Awards 2013</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978078/herzog-de-meuron-will-design-royal-college-of-art-s-battersea-campus Herzog & de Meuron will design Royal College of Art's Battersea campus Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-11-11T18:02:00-05:00 >2016-11-15T19:46:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/41/414e77ba679b055b9a5d78eddfae42b3.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Swiss architects were&nbsp;deemed the &ldquo;clear choice&rdquo; for&nbsp;the&nbsp;&pound;108m project&nbsp;over a competitive&nbsp;shortlist&nbsp;including&nbsp;Christian Kerez (Switzerland), Diller Scofidio + Renfro (US) Lacaton &amp; Vassal (France), Robbrecht en Daem architecten (Belgium), Serie Architects (UK/Singapore), and Studio Gang (US).</p></em><br /><br /><p>As reported by Bustler: "Herzog &amp; de Meuron's initial concept&nbsp;won the Architectural Selection Panel's&nbsp;favor with a&nbsp;clear organizational structure&nbsp;that demonstrated an&nbsp;in-depth understanding of the potential of the&nbsp;Battersea site, among other factors."</p><p>Check out H&amp;dM's initial concept renderings below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/d2/d215b020fdd87f1827023ad9dff4cdc5.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1f/1ffcf47ca2a9c18c81d415f91b1fa34d.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978006/jury-announced-for-2017-moriyama-raic-international-prize-begins-tradition-of-including-prize-s-prior-winner Jury announced for 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize, begins tradition of including prize's prior winner Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-11-11T13:32:00-05:00 >2016-11-15T19:45:50-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xv/xv4fq4iecpaajgdh.jpg" width="650" height="502" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Prize celebrates a single work of architecture that is judged to be transformative within its societal context and reflects Moriyama's conviction that great architecture transforms society by promoting social justice and humanistic values of respect and inclusiveness. [...] "the conversation about architecture in Canada needs to include what our peers are doing around the globe ... we wish to be there when the best architecture is discussed, wherever it might have been constructed."</p></em><br /><br /><p>The new Canadian prize, which includes CAD $100,000 and a sculpture by Canadian designer Wei Yew, will celebrate its second year in 2017. Li Xiaodong won the prize's inaugural award in 2014 for his Liyuan Library in China, and will now serve on the international jury for the 2017 prize&mdash;beginning the Prize's tradition in including the prior winner on the next iteration's jury.</p><p>As reported by Bustler, the members of the 2017 Moriyama RAIC International Prize jury are:</p><ul><li><strong>Monica Adair, MRAIC</strong>: Co-founder of Acre Architects and 2015 Recipient of the RAIC Young Architect Award.</li><li><strong>Manon Asselin, MRAIC</strong>: Co-founder of Atelier TAG and Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Montreal.</li><li><strong>Bryan Avery, MBE</strong>: Founder of Avery Associates Architects, London, England, author and lecturer.</li><li><strong>George Baird, FRAIC</strong>: Founding Principal of Baird Sampson Neuert Architects, Former Dean of the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design at the University of Toronto, and Recipient of the 20...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977824/a-glimpse-of-the-warming-huts-2017-winning-designs A glimpse of the Warming Huts 2017 winning designs Justine Testado 2016-11-10T13:21:00-05:00 >2016-11-15T19:42:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4g/4g8n7w8ynd5jcpez.jpg" width="650" height="495" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Recently concluding its 2017 edition, architects got to submit their most innovative designs for a temporary winter-hut installation. Once the winners are selected, they travel to Winnipeg near the end of January to bring their warming huts to life, and for all to enjoy during the winter months.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Winnipeg locals will get to see the latest winning designs of the highly anticipated Warming Huts Art + Architecture Competition next January, in time for the winter season.&nbsp;The 2017 edition recently concluded with three winners, a special invited installation by esteemed London-based artist Anish Kapoor, and another installation designed by local high-school student Sean Kohli from Nelson McIntyre Collegiate. Get a glimpse of the entries below.</p><p><strong>Winner: &ldquo;Greetings From Bubble Beach&rdquo; by Team 888 from Chicago, Illinois</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bt/btifwfb6rly6jzi3.jpg"></p><p><strong>Winner: &ldquo;Ice Lantern&rdquo; by Lisa Tondino, Alexandra Bolen, Mathew Rodrigues &amp; Drew Klassen from Nova Scotia, Canada</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vi/vifbl1zua9k49qf0.jpg"></p><p><strong>Winner: &ldquo;Open Border&rdquo; by Joyce de Grauw &amp; Paul van den Berg from Rotterdam, Netherlands</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/og/ogp9dpthejzher5e.jpg"></p><p><strong>2017 Additional installation: &ldquo;On The Rails&rdquo; by Sean Kohli, student at Nelson McIntyre Collegiate in Winnipeg, Manitoba</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jy/jye6u6pex17oi8q2.jpg"></p><p><strong>Invited designer: &ldquo;Stackhouse&rdquo; by Anish Kapoor</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4g/4g8n7w8ynd5jcpez.jpg"></p><p>More details&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5283/get-cozy-in-the-latest-warming-huts-winning-designs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/124277215/the-hole-idea-celebrates-the-simple-joys-of-creating-spontaneous-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"The Hole Idea" celebrates the simple joys of creating "spontaneous architect...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977560/how-the-stressful-voting-poll-experience-can-be-redesigned How the stressful voting-poll experience can be redesigned Justine Testado 2016-11-08T19:06:00-05:00 >2016-11-13T11:37:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/4z/4z6khk0nutn7nycr.gif" width="690" height="518" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>From longer-than-expected lines to technological fumbles, voting polls in urban cities are typically a gnarly mess on Election Day &mdash; sometimes causing some voters to end up discouraged and skip out. In response to this <em>still</em>-too-common situation, the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/81052576/van-alen-institute" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Van Alen Institute</a> launched the <a href="https://www.vanalen.org/projects/open-poll" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&ldquo;Open Poll&rdquo;</a> flash competition, wherein&nbsp;interdisciplinary teams were invited to submit design proposals that create a more accessible, engaging voting experience for all.</p><p>The three finalist teams presented their proposals&nbsp;to the judges and the public got to watch and vote for their favorite entry.&nbsp;By the end of the one-day charrette, the winning team was announced. Have a look at the finalist entries below.</p><p><strong>Winner: &ldquo;Voting at Your Fingertips: A National Celebration of the Democratic Process&rdquo;&nbsp;</strong><br>Team: Racha Daher, Alexandra Gonzalez, and Elena Kapompasopoulou</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yc/ycdjvef01slp7xlh.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9f/9fzsldul5ac3jhga.jpg"></p><p>Project description: &ldquo;The current voting process is inefficient, strenuous, wasteful, non-inclusive, and prone to human error. This proposal aims to change ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977525/lot-the-shanghai-tower-and-the-2016-australian-national-architecture-awardees-are-among-this-week-s-winners LOT, the Shanghai Tower, and the 2016 Australian National Architecture Awardees are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-11-08T15:36:00-05:00 >2016-11-08T15:36:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jw/jwkxl811wn1tp73q.jpg" width="650" height="428" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #131 below.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5268/lot-s-flatiron-sky-line-wins-2016-flatiron-public-plaza-holiday-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LOT's &ldquo;Flatiron Sky-Line&rdquo; wins 2016 Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday competition</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ec/ecsd3w8jxtqcnmpp.jpg"></p><p>It's almost that time of year when a new holiday installation goes up in the heart of NYC's Flatiron District. Architecture practice LOT won the competition with their proposal, &ldquo;Flatiron Sky-Line&rdquo;, which will open later this month.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5270/the-shanghai-tower-wins-latest-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The Shanghai Tower wins latest Emporis Skyscraper Award</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6k/6ku25h5c8c1fqn61.jpg"></p><p>The 632-meter&nbsp;Shanghai Tower made&nbsp;it to the top once again, this time for the coveted Emporis Skyscraper Award. Among this year's Top 10 buildings,&nbsp;second place went to the&nbsp;Evolution Tower in Moscow&nbsp;and the Milan-based&nbsp;Il Dritto&nbsp;won third.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5274/20-photos-shortlisted-for-2016-arcaid-architectural-photography-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>20 photos shortlisted for 2016 Arcaid Architectural Photography Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uy/uy29datssif3031z.jpg"></p><p>Every year, the Arcaid Architectural Photography Awards&nbsp;competit...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977519/how-do-you-imagine-the-skyscraper-of-the-future How Do You Imagine The Skyscraper Of The Future? Sponsor 2016-11-08T14:32:00-05:00 >2016-11-08T14:35:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u4/u4j73m60j4gq2edq.jpg" width="650" height="435" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="http://www.evolo.us/featured/registration-2017-skyscraper-competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/it/itytox4m50c4exq0.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.evolo.us/featured/registration-2017-skyscraper-competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2017 Skyscraper Competition</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Since 2006 <strong>eVolo Magazine</strong> invites architects and designers around the world to imagine the skyscraper of the future. The annual <strong>Skyscraper Competition</strong> explores new possibilities of building high through the use of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations. The competition challenges preconceived ideas, and as such, the results are received with a mix sentiment of excitement and misbelief. Many believe that these projects belong to science fiction, that would never be built, and let alone solve any of our current architectural and urban problems. eVolo Magazine seeks to enter the ranks of inspiring publications like <em>Lacerba</em> in Italy and <em>Le Figaro</em> in France which published conceptual projects by Futurists like Arne Hosek, Piero Portaluppi, and Sergei Lopati whose &ldquo;out of this world&rdquo; projects of the 1900&rsquo;s became a reality 100 years later.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>It is eVolo Magazine&rsquo;s mission to keep promoting t...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149976883/take-a-look-at-the-2016-australian-national-architecture-award-recipients Take a look at the 2016 Australian National Architecture Award recipients Justine Testado 2016-11-04T18:29:00-04:00 >2016-11-09T00:12:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jg/jgc9vckakjxftzdi.jpg" width="650" height="428" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Australian Institute of Architects celebrated the winners of the 2016 National Architecture Awards during an evening award ceremony in Sydney...Starting out with nearly 900 entries, 79 were shortlisted. The expert jury then gave honors to 40 projects based throughout Australia, with several of the winners receiving multiple recognitions.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are some of this year's winners:</p><p>EDUCATIONAL: The Daryl Jackson Award &ndash; University of Queensland Oral Health Centre (QLD) by Cox Rayner Architects with Hames Sharley and Conrad Gargett Riddel.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fx/fxidcznn7vd111aj.jpg"></p><p>INTERIOR: The Emil Sodersten Award &ndash; Canberra Airport Hotel (ACT) by Bates Smart.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m3/m3it8vychg2n88c9.jpg"></p><p>INTERNATIONAL: The J&oslash;rn Utzon Award &ndash; Australian Pavilion, Venice (Italy) by Denton Corker Marshall.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3a/3awu2y7qxzlhw8i6.jpg"></p><p>PUBLIC: The Sir Zelman Cowen Award &ndash; Geelong Library &amp; Heritage Centre (VIC) by ARM Architecture.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/k7/k75srecdnmcnakmt.jpg"></p><p>RESIDENTIAL - HOUSES (NEW): The Robin Boyd Award &ndash; Indigo Slam (NSW) by Smart Design Studio.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/be/be03u1ic8xp5u6d9.jpg"></p><p>SUSTAINABLE: The David Oppenheim Award &ndash; Tonsley Main Assembly Building and Pods (SA) by Woods Bagot and Tridente Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v8/v8dr44xan1sntmvo.jpg"></p><p>(cover image)&nbsp;RESIDENTIAL - Houses (Alterations and Additions): The Eleanor Cullis-Hill Award &ndash; Jenny's House (TAS) by Rosevear Stephenson.</p><p>Find the full list of winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5273/winners-revealed-in-2016-australian-national-architecture-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943004/ashton-raggatt-mcdougall-wins-2016-australian-gold-medal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ashton Raggatt McDougall wins 2016 Australian Gold Medal</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/123301464/peter-stutchbury-receives-2015-gold-medal-in-australia-achievement-in-architecture-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peter Stutchbury receives 2015 Gold Medal in A...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149976224/riba-international-prize-shortlist-herzog-de-meuron-wins-new-berlin-museum-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-recap RIBA International Prize shortlist, Herzog & de Meuron wins new Berlin museum, and more in this week's competition recap Justine Testado 2016-11-01T18:03:00-04:00 >2016-11-06T23:17:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/83/83654wd4ij2qfexo.jpg" width="650" height="533" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #130 below.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5262/six-buildings-shortlisted-for-riba-international-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Six buildings shortlisted for RIBA International Prize</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2f/2fw3kuxamxz1aqvi.jpg"></p><p>It's down to the final six for the inaugural RIBA International Prize, the institute's first Best New Building award that is open to architects worldwide. (Spoiler alert: Zaha Hadid Architects is one of them.)</p><p>Speaking of Zaha, you can check out her <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149975636/zaha-hadid-s-jockey-club-takes-riba-s-award-for-international-excellence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jockey Club Innovation Tower</a>, which received an International Award for Excellence in the competition. Additional photos <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5265/zaha-hadid-s-jockey-club-innovation-tower-receives-a-riba-international-award-for-excellence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5261/herzog-de-meuron-to-design-the-new-museum-of-the-20th-century-in-berlin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Herzog &amp; de Meuron to design the new Museum of the 20th Century in Berlin</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uq/uqom1szc4wu93jbj.jpg"></p><p>Herzog &amp; de Meuron&nbsp;focused on &ldquo;connecting and networking&rdquo;&nbsp;in their winning scheme for the new Museum of the 20th Century in Berlin. Get a glimpse of the firm's proposal.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5254/zaha-hadid-gr-ntuch-ernst-davidson-rafailidis-among-2016-blueprint-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Zaha Hadid, Gr&uuml;ntuch Ernst, Davidson Rafailidis among 2016 Bluepri...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149976197/shanghai-tower-places-first-in-latest-emporis-skyscraper-award Shanghai Tower places first in latest Emporis Skyscraper Award Justine Testado 2016-11-01T15:47:00-04:00 >2016-11-14T04:39:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8d/8d9oodj1ft0zwqgj.jpg" width="650" height="975" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 632-meter Shanghai Tower made it to the top once again, this time for the coveted Emporis Skyscraper Award. Since 2000, the Emporis Skyscraper Award recognizes outstanding skyscraper design worldwide...This year's competition reeled in more than 300 skyscrapers &mdash; all of which are over 100 meters tall and had to be completed in 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Another skyscraper in China won first prize in the Emporis Skyscraper Award, following Zaha Hadid&rsquo;s Wangjing SOHO project in the 2014 edition.&nbsp;Here are a few of the top 10 skyscrapers in the latest Emporis competition:</p><p>Evolution Tower | Moscow, Russia by&nbsp;Kettle Collective, RMJM Edinburgh</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g3/g308pbn0v5ogq9it.jpg"></p><p>D1 Tower | Dubai, United Arab Emirates by Holfords &amp; Associates</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fa/far3vuenr4qzwqwh.jpg"></p><p>Citygate Tower | Vienna, Austria by Querkraft Architekten</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hs/hssbdeck117mtb10.jpg"></p><p>432 Park Avenue | New York City, USA by&nbsp;Rafael Vi&ntilde;oly Architects, Schuman, Lichtenstein, Claman &amp; Efron</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cr/crm4vo5pmiaxw62c.jpg"></p><p>cover image: Shanghai Tower | Shanghai, China by&nbsp;Gensler Architects, 2Define Architecture</p><p>Find the rest of the top 10 <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5270/the-shanghai-tower-wins-latest-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100120632/renzo-piano-s-the-shard-wins-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renzo Piano&rsquo;s The Shard wins Emporis Skyscraper Award</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/63273060/gehry-s-8-spruce-street-wins-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gehry&rsquo;s 8 Spruce Street Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149975223/sanaa-ian-ritchie-architects-and-the-aap-architects-of-the-year-are-among-this-week-s-winners SANAA, Ian Ritchie Architects, and the AAP Architects of the Year are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-10-25T14:50:00-04:00 >2016-11-04T00:17:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/30/30ic9n7krjk3er31.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #129 below.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5238/sanaa-s-grace-farms-river-project-crowned-as-mchap-winner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SANAA's Grace Farms &ldquo;River&rdquo; project crowned as MCHAP winner</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zh/zh0ehuc4jhg8f33v.jpg"></p><p>After much anticipation, the IIT School of Architecture finally revealed SANAA's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/505814/grace-farms-river-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Grace Farms &ldquo;River&rdquo;</a>&nbsp;arts and community center in New Canaan as the grand-prize winner of the second&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/465939/mchap" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5230/inaugural-american-architecture-prize-names-three-architects-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Inaugural American Architecture Prize names three Architects of the Year</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t5/t5evfhl67hh5dfg5.jpg"></p><p>Architects worldwide&nbsp;had&nbsp;a shot at recognition&nbsp;in the&nbsp;inaugural AAP American Architecture Prize, which scopes&nbsp;out stellar projects in&nbsp;architecture, landscape, and interior design. Find out which designers were crowned as the AAP Architects of the Year.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5237/ian-ritchie-david-chipperfield-adrian-smith-gordon-gill-among-2016-leaf-awards-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ian Ritchie, David Chipperfield, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill among 2016 LEAF Awards winners</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q0/q0f7o30uhwl8sws1.jpg"></p><p>See which projects made it to the top in their cate...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149975217/last-call-registration-deadline-for-2017-fairy-tales-competition Last Call | Registration deadline for 2017 Fairy Tales Competition Sponsor 2016-10-25T13:45:00-04:00 >2016-10-25T13:47:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ac/acgka4e37nee2aed.jpg" width="650" height="501" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="http://blankspaceproject.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/92/92k1x98i5jmudf7w.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://blankspaceproject.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blank Space</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Next Wednesday, November 2nd,&nbsp;is the last day for regular registration in the <em><strong>Fairy Tales</strong></em> competition! Don&rsquo;t miss this unique opportunity to see where your imagination can take you. The beauty of <em>Fairy Tales</em> is that there are absolutely no constraints. We&rsquo;re excited to see where you will take us.</p><p>All participants will be invited to the first annual <em><strong>Night of Fairy Tales</strong></em> event at the <strong>National Building Museum</strong> in Washington DC. Here you can take a peek into the greatest minds in architecture and design as we announce the winners of this year's Fairy Tale Competition. This night of whimsy will feature performances inspired by the winning entries all staged under the grand canopy of the NBM&rsquo;s Great Hall.</p><p>Entries to this year's competition will be reviewed by a jury of 25 of the most influential architects and designers from around the world. The jury includes: Dan Wood, Jing Liu, Alan Maskin, Gro Bonesmo, Michel Rojkind, Marion Weiss, John Maeda, ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149974974/take-a-tour-through-zaha-hadid-architects-winning-proposal-for-the-urban-heritage-administration-centre-in-saudi-arabia Take a tour through Zaha Hadid Architects' winning proposal for the Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Saudi Arabia Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-10-24T14:05:00-04:00 >2016-11-03T23:57:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/md/mdkiq9vwnvmdan8y.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Diriyah, Saudi Arabia is home to the Turaif district, the first capital of Saudis and an UNESCO world heritage site since 2010. Appropriately, ZHA's winning design for the Urban Heritage Administration Centre in Diriyah will help maintain the area's UNESCO distinction, including an exhibition space, a library, lecture hall, educational spaces, and an institution for local archaeological research.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t8/t8bl7twd2o0dz29s.jpg"></p><p>According to ZHA, the design is inspired by the interaction between humans and the geography, with references to Diriyah's oasis in the Wadi Hanifah valley and the rammed-earth construction of the area's preserved buildings.</p><p></p><p>ZHA's proposal is the winning entry from the 2015 competition to design the local Heritage Museum's&nbsp;head office.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z6/z6lraxxtsztkmi9l.jpg"></p><p>More from ZHA on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a title="Closer look: Zaha Hadid's new &ldquo;floating&rdquo; Port House in Antwerp" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149970286/closer-look-zaha-hadid-s-new-floating-port-house-in-antwerp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Closer look: Zaha Hadid's new &ldquo;floating&rdquo; Port House in Antwerp</a></li><li><a title="Tour Zaha Hadid's &quot;stacked vases&quot; tower in Australia" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957866/tour-zaha-hadid-s-stacked-vases-tower-in-australia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tour Zaha Hadid's "stacked vases" tower in Australia</a></li><li><a title="One of the late Dame Zaha Hadid's final designs will be built in West Chelsea" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149949638/one-of-the-late-dame-zaha-hadid-s-final-designs-will-be-built-in-west-chelsea" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">One of the late Dame Zaha Hadid's final designs will be built in West Chelsea</a></li><li><a title="Inside the Zaha Hadid-designed $50 million High Line penthouse" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149947436/inside-the-zaha-hadid-designed-50-million-high-line-penthouse" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inside the Zaha Hadid-designed $50 million H...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149974414/sanaa-s-grace-farms-river-building-wins-latest-mchap SANAA's Grace Farms “River” building wins latest MCHAP Justine Testado 2016-10-19T23:00:00-04:00 >2016-10-25T23:34:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2f/2fiarg85ox4pasrk.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The verdict is out! <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/45203/sanaa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SANAA</a>'s meandering Grace Farms &ldquo;River&rdquo; project has won the second Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize, as announced by <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/393/illinois-institute-of-technology-iit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IIT College of Architecture</a> Dean Wiel Arets and MCHAP Director Dirk Denison during a ceremony tonight at the S.R. Crown Hall in Chicago. First awarded <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111976723/lvaro-siza-and-herzog-de-meuron-win-first-mies-crown-hall-americas-prize-in-chicago" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">in 2014</a>, the biennial MCHAP is IIT's way of illuminating the most distinguished architectural projects built in the Americas. Projects for the second edition had to be completed between January 2014 and December 2015.</p><p>As part of their prize package, SANAA founders Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa will be appointed as MCHAP Chair at IIT Architecture Chicago for the following academic year and will receive up to $50,000 to fund research and a collaborative publication with the school.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/vx/vxl2wlmnpwczno8z.jpg"></p><p>SANAA won over an international group of finalists that included Michael Maltzan, Grafton Architects, and Patkau Architects + Kearns Mancini Architects, to name a few (projects pictured in photo gallery below).</p><p>The River has co...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149974077/mvrdv-and-kanva-are-among-this-week-s-winners MVRDV and KANVA are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-10-18T12:00:00-04:00 >2016-10-23T23:33:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jk/jkjk5hqytxzvyerv.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>See some of last week's competition highlights in recap #128 below:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5221/mvrdv-zhubo-architecture-design-appointed-for-new-shenzhen-sports-and-cultural-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>MVRDV + Zhubo Architecture Design appointed for new Shenzhen sports and cultural center</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wu/wubgggvrx1jnh78g.jpg"><br><em>Image &copy; MVRDV</em></p><p>As sports and fitness centers rapidly&nbsp;sprout up throughout Shenzhen, MVRDV + Zhubo Architecture Design's winning 105,000m2 scheme for the Xili Sports and Cultural Center allows anyone &ndash; sports-minded or not &mdash; to enjoy themselves.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5218/it-s-official-oma-s-scheme-for-the-axel-springer-hq-in-berlin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>It's official: OMA's scheme for the Axel Springer HQ in Berlin</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1l/1ljgi6aoww6e5qr2.jpg"><br><em>Image &copy; OMA</em></p><p>It's already been a few years since OMA won the competition to design the new Berlin headquarters for media company Axel Springer. During Axel Springer's 50th anniversary celebration of their current headquarters, the official design scheme of their new building was unveiled.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5220/2016-lagi-santa-monica-winners-artfully-rethink-clean-energy-infrastructure" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 LAGI Santa Monica winners artfully rethink clean-ener...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149973576/grab-em-by-the-brick-the-winning-designs-behind-the-stirling-prize-the-aga-khan-award-and-the-other-trump-border-competition-on-archinect-sessions-85 Grab 'Em by the Brick: The winning designs behind the Stirling Prize, the Aga Khan Award, and the other Trump border competition, on Archinect Sessions #85 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-10-13T16:40:00-04:00 >2016-10-16T22:59:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tq/tqqs6k171q8yr3pr.jpg" width="650" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We discuss the latest big news from the awards-world of architecture, as we saw <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972506/breaking-the-newport-street-gallery-by-caruso-st-john-architects-wins-the-2016-stirling-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Caruso St John take home the Stirling Prize</a> for their Newport Street Gallery, and the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149971820/2016-aga-khan-award-for-architecture-winners-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aga Khan Award</a>&nbsp;recipients ranged from a female Muslim starchitect to lesser-known female Muslim architects. We also take a slanted look at the hilarious winners of the satirical <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972962/good-walls-make-good-neighbors-mr-trump-the-verdict-is-in" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Good Walls Make Good Neighbors, Mr. Trump"</a> ideas competition.</p><p>Listen to&nbsp;episode 85 of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect Sessions</strong></a>, "Grab 'Em by the Brick":</p><ul></ul><ul><li><strong>iTunes</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/archinect-sessions/id928222819" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here to listen</a>, and click the "Subscribe" button below the logo to automatically download new episodes.</li><li><strong>Apple Podcast App (iOS)</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="pcast://archinect.libsyn.com/rss" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here to subscribe</a></li><li><strong>SoundCloud</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="http://soundcloud.com/archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here to follow Archinect</a></li><li><strong>RSS</strong>: subscribe with any of your favorite podcasting apps via our RSS feed:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.libsyn.com/rss" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://archinect.libsyn.com/rss</a></li><li><strong>Download</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="http://traffic.libsyn.com/archinect/Archinect-Sessions-85.mp3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this episode</a></li></ul><p></p><p>This episode is sponsored by AIA Advantage Partner, BQE Software, and the makers of ArchiOffice. ArchiOffice is the only Office and Project Management Software built with the needs of arch...</p>