Archinect - News 2017-01-24T20:34:01-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149988426/first-look-at-the-2017-international-garden-festival-landscape-installations First look at the 2017 International Garden Festival landscape installations Justine Testado 2017-01-24T18:24:00-05:00 >2017-01-24T18:25:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/40/40zow3ipupr4vrzm.jpg" width="650" height="361" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In response to the all-too-familiar &ldquo;nature-deficit disorder&rdquo; in society these days, participants in this year's competition had to create inventive &ldquo;Playsages&rdquo; that would inspire, if not remind, today's tech-savvy kids &mdash; and adults &mdash; to spend more time outdoors. Out of 162 proposals from 30 countries, six lucky designers had the winning schemes that will be exhibited during the 2017 International Garden Festival starting June 23.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse of the winning projects:</p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>LA CHRYSALIDE</strong> by landscape architects Gabriel Lacombe &amp; Virginie Roy-Mazoyer</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nl/nl41w9ydnvjaf6az.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>PAYSAGE EUPHONIQUE</strong> by MANI</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/61/615yzud3v6n9zvke.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>L'ESCALE</strong> by Collectif Escargo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jt/jtf8dnlyhpwwgsp9.jpg"></p><p><strong>HAIKU </strong>by architects Francisco A. Garcia P&eacute;rez &amp; Alessandra Vignotto</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ht/ht618xzmycf478so.jpg"></p><p><strong>SOUNDCLOUD</strong> by Johanna Ballhaus, landscape architect &amp; Helen Wyss, architect</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/if/ifu1iqv6l1kfy05z.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>THE WOODSTOCK</strong>&nbsp;by Atelier Yok-Yok</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/40/40zow3ipupr4vrzm.jpg"></p><p>More details <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5429/six-winning-playsages-for-the-2017-international-garden-festival-in-reford-gardens" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149987236/144-finalists-advance-in-2017-knight-cities-challenge 144 finalists advance in 2017 Knight Cities Challenge Justine Testado 2017-01-19T12:53:00-05:00 >2017-01-23T20:30:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gu/guooswrr4gjxaenh.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Now in its third edition, the Knight Cities Challenge asks one question: &ldquo;What&rsquo;s your best idea to make cities more successful?&rdquo;. Every year the Challenge's national call for ideas attracts a staggering number of applicants, who submit their strongest written ideas that they believe can improve everyday living in cities across the U.S. &mdash; particularly the 26 Knight communities. Out of more than 4,500 hopeful ideas, the jury narrowed down the competition pool to 144 finalist ideas.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Check out the full list of finalists <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5416/144-finalists-announced-in-2017-knight-cities-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149986813/aia-names-11-winning-projects-in-2017-institute-honor-awards-architecture-category AIA names 11 winning projects in 2017 Institute Honor Awards Architecture category Justine Testado 2017-01-16T18:29:00-05:00 >2017-01-17T12:20:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6e/6eel74yt8xc503tt.jpg" width="650" height="520" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The AIA recently revealed the winners of the 2017 AIA Institute Honors Awards, which are regarded as the profession's highest recognition for outstanding projects in the categories of architecture, interior architecture, and urban design...Out of nearly 700 submissions, a total of 23 recipients won awards.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Take a peek at some of the 2017 Architecture category winners:</p><p><strong>Aspen Art Museum</strong>; Aspen, CO by Shigeru Ban Architects; Associate Firm: CCY Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uy/uy8zgaa8ioo8d0y8.jpg"></p><p><strong>&#8203;Carnegie Hall Studio Towers Renovation Project</strong>; New York, NY by Iu + Bibliowicz Architects LLP</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8d/8dwfk3vuxlaip7eh.jpg"></p><p><strong>&#8203;The Six Affordable Veteran Housing</strong>; Los Angeles, CA by Brooks + Scarpa. Photo: Tara Wujcik.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3o/3o6hb357zzt0ixue.jpg"></p><p>(cover image) <strong>Grace Farms</strong>; New Canaan, CT by SANAA; Associate Firm: Handel Architects.</p><p>Find the rest of the category winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5407/winners-of-the-2017-aia-institute-honor-awards-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149985983/sam-fox-students-design-a-first-class-meal Sam Fox students design a First Class Meal Liam Otten 2017-01-11T17:27:00-05:00 >2017-01-15T15:26:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jm/jmgus2wp3xrfeg7j.jpg" width="650" height="461" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>&ldquo;First Class Meal&nbsp;does what the best sharing opportunities do &mdash; it identifies excess capacity from one person or organization and makes it available to another one in need, creating a symbiotic relationship that improves the success and efficiency of both partners,&rdquo; said&nbsp;<a href="http://samfoxschool.wustl.edu/directory/10635" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Linda C. Samuels</a>, associate professor of urban design, who served as faculty advisor. &ldquo;That symbiosis results in more profitable organizations and, ideally, a more equitable distribution of resources.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hj/hjbqzucc8y5hnroy.jpg"><br><em>The first phase of renovations would prioritize storage and pickup areas as well as space for classes.</em></p><p>Urban SOS is sponsored by multinational engineering company AECOM and the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.vanalen.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Van Alen Institute</a>&nbsp;in partnership with&nbsp;<a href="http://www.100resilientcities.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">100 Resilient Cities</a>. Other finalists &mdash; working to solve challenges in Athens as well as Durban, South Africa and Quito, Ecuador &mdash; include: Monash University, Harvard, California at Berkeley, Oxford, Columbia, The New School and Universidad Polit&eacute;cnica de Madrid.</p><p>For more information, visit aecom.com or follo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149984521/the-top-architectural-competitions-in-2016-on-bustler The top architectural competitions in 2016 on Bustler Alexander Walter 2017-01-03T19:55:00-05:00 >2017-01-08T22:21:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f1/f1d296162cac6313f1a1ca5cfe145751.jpg" width="650" height="464" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After revisiting the most popular/talked-about/award-winning Architects, Projects, and Events on Bustler in 2016 over the past few days, we're closing out our look back with the top Competitions of the year.&nbsp; Regulars will recognize recurring audience favorites from 2015, like eVolo's annual Skyscraper Competition (eVolo also features the highly popular VMODERN Furniture Design Competition among the top 10 this year) and the Laka 'Architecture that Reacts' Competition.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Now that earth has completed its full circle around the sun, let's take a quick look back at some of the most visited competition posts of 2016 on our sister site <a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> that also had an impact on the Archinect news this past year:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4771/evolo-2017-skyscraper-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/mz/mzl4t20idc1vkogd.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4771/evolo-2017-skyscraper-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">eVolo 2017 Skyscraper Competition</a></strong></p><p>Related news on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936525/2016-evolo-skyscraper-competition-winners-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners revealed</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149939336/when-innovation-runs-shallow-what-s-the-commotion-with-evolo-winner-new-york-horizon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">When innovation runs shallow: What's the commotion with eVolo winner New York Horizon?</a></li></ul><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4835/fairy-tales-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/uu/uulmkjnqnn5w9lhx.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4835/fairy-tales-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fairy Tales 2017</a></strong></p><p>Related on Archinect: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936174/fairy-tales-2016-winners-highlight-real-architectural-issues-through-fictional-storytelling" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fairy Tales 2016 winners highlight real architectural issues through fictional storytelling</a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4550/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/gy/gyev8kpyupsufggu.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4550/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival 2016 (WAF Awards)</a></strong></p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979357/robert-konieczny-kwk-promes-and-hayball-among-big-winners-in-2016-world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes and Hayball among big winners in 2016 World Architecture Festival</a></li><li><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></li><li><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></li></ul><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4264/2016-fuller-challenge-call-for-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tx/tx20dohnmucpvadf.jpg"></a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4264/2016-fuller-challenge-call-for-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 Fuller Challenge</strong></a></p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972575/the-rainforest-solutions-project-wins-the-2016-fuller-challenge-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Rainforest Solutions Project wins the 2016 Fuller Challenge Award</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149964795/2016-fuller-challenge-finalists-announced" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Fuller Challenge finalists announced</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957424/2016-fuller-challenge-announces-19-semi-finalist-initiatives" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Fuller C...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149983573/the-top-prize-winning-architects-of-2016 The top prize-winning architects of 2016 Justine Testado 2016-12-21T18:15:00-05:00 >2016-12-23T21:34:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/e6/e6akuss3urgtqs23.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Not a year goes by without&nbsp;one &mdash; or maybe 10 &mdash; of today's most reputable architects becoming the latest laureate of a prominent architecture award;&nbsp;not to mention the debate that normally ensues in the design community and beyond. Whether through practice,&nbsp;scholarly research, teaching, or expertly juggling all three,&nbsp;these architects have made their lasting mark.&nbsp;Here's Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>'s 2016 list of the top prize-winning architects, in no particular order:</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/43/43h6q3vhb6dqee3d.jpg"></p><p><em><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145643352/chilean-architect-alejandro-aravena-director-of-this-year-s-venice-biennale-named-2016-pritzker-prize-laureate" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alejandro Aravena - Pritzker Prize</a></em></p><p>Not only was Alejandro Aravena the director of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/611511/venice-biennale-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Venice Biennale</a>, he became the first Chilean architect and one of the youngest architects to win the Pritzker this past January. Reactions to Aravena's selection were generally positive, though also <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/145673128/aravena-s-pritzker-a-critical-round-up" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">conflicted</a>.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/o0/o0why321n1wwyodq.jpg"></p><p><em><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/811408/paulo-mendes-da-rocha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paulo Mendes da Rocha</a></em></p><p>2016 was a golden year for&nbsp;Paulo Mendes da Rocha. In four months' time, the 2006 Pritzker laureate received three lifetime achievement awards:&nbsp;the&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/4867/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-wins-the-2016-venice-biennale-golden-lion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Venice Biennale Golden Lion</a>, the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968339/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-wins-the-2016-praemium-imperiale-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Praemium Imperiale Award</a>, and...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149983449/the-architecture-projects-that-won-big-in-2016 The architecture projects that won big in 2016 Justine Testado 2016-12-20T17:56:00-05:00 >2016-12-23T09:50:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tc/tcmxblbou5ucc7xp.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>2016 was one hell of a year for many people. Thankfully, the world is still full of inspiring&nbsp;folks, like the many architects and designers who ceaselessly&nbsp;work&nbsp;hard&nbsp;toward a better future.&nbsp;The last 12 months flashed by with a multitude&nbsp;of memorable structures brought to life from renowned and emerging practices alike. And several of those projects won accolades in some of&nbsp;architecture's most&nbsp;prestigious competitions.&nbsp;Here's Archinect and <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>'s list of 2016's top award-winning projects, in no particular order:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149974414/sanaa-s-grace-farms-river-building-wins-latest-mchap" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/1c/1cg3e26mflf35ws2.jpg"></a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149974414/sanaa-s-grace-farms-river-building-wins-latest-mchap" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>SANAA's Grace Farms &ldquo;River&rdquo; building wins latest MCHAP</em></a></p><p>The IIT College of Architecture bestowed their second biennial Mies Crown Hall Architecture Prize to SANAA's meandering Grace Farms community center in New Canaan. The prize distinguishes the best architecture in the Americas.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972575/the-rainforest-solutions-project-wins-the-2016-fuller-challenge-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/fx/fx4xs5z6ekk3e6ad.jpg"></a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972575/the-rainforest-solutions-project-wins-the-2016-fuller-challenge-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>The Rainforest Solutions Project wins the 2016 Fuller Challenge Award</em></a></p><p>Initiatives like the Rainforest Solutions Project show that compromise is attainable despite multiple clashing perspectives. The ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982912/aia-honors-i-m-pei-s-grand-louvre-with-2017-twenty-five-year-award AIA honors I.M. Pei's Grand Louvre with 2017 Twenty-Five Year Award Justine Testado 2016-12-15T20:54:00-05:00 >2016-12-22T12:26:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/i0/i0crf8nuxhsbh3b9.jpg" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>When <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3360816/pei-cobb-freed-partners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">I.M. Pei</a>'s Grand Louvre in Paris was first completed&nbsp;in 1989,&nbsp;it was denounced as a modernist insult to its historic location, the 800-year-old Grand&nbsp;Palais. But 27&nbsp;years later, the 71-foot-tall&nbsp;glass pyramid has become as treasured as the artwork it houses. In an announcement today, the AIA announced the Grand Louvre - Phase I project as the 2017&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/233564/twenty-five-year-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twenty-Five Year Award</a> recipient.</p><p>The Twenty-Five Year Award distinguishes&nbsp;a building that has gracefully stood the test of time over the last 25-35 years. Chaired by <a href="http://archinect.com/lmnarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LMN Architects</a>'&nbsp;Mark Reddington, the 2017 jury&nbsp;selected the project that best&nbsp;&ldquo;demonstrate[s] excellence in function, in the distinguished execution of its original program, and in the creative aspects of its statement by today&rsquo;s standards.&rdquo; The nine-person jury also included <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/51099/adrian-smith-gordon-gill-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Adrian Smith</a>,&nbsp;Timothy J. Johnson of <a href="http://archinect.com/nbbj" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NBBJ</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/dpsdesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">William Q. Sabatini</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wg/wgftx26a5nn8fxbw.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2x/2xbbk3sckzym0vj2.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pu/puhec87jqaz74xrn.jpg"></p><p>The Grand Louvre was executed in two phases over the course of a decade. In Phase I, Pei built the pyramid and&nbsp;reorganized the museum...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982861/the-murphy-house-wins-2016-riba-house-of-the-year The Murphy House wins 2016 RIBA House of the Year Justine Testado 2016-12-15T17:39:00-05:00 >2016-12-27T07:31:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ut/utg70xbisqc23oc8.jpg" width="650" height="495" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The wait is over! Today, RIBA revealed&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39779/richard-murphy-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Murphy Architects</a>' Murphy House in historic New Town, Edinburgh as the 2016 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/677821/house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA House of the Year</a>.&nbsp;Henning Stummel Architects'&nbsp;Tin House in west London was also announced as the seventh <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/677821/house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shortlisted house</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Architect Richard Murphy designed the house as his personal residence. The house, which sits on an awkward plot at the end of a terrace,&nbsp;only has an&nbsp;11 m. x 6 m. footprint and a floor area of 165 m2.&nbsp;Despite its modest size, the Murphy House comprises of five levels, with&nbsp;hidden spaces and a quirky jigsaw element of moving pieces and disappearing walls that charmed the jury. &nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yb/yb9pblfsz0qpnjui.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rm/rm360509knsna6w0.jpg"></p><p>The house includes three bedrooms, a living/dining/kitchen area at varying levels, a study, basement storage, garage, utility room, and a roof terrace. In creating the scheme, Murphy drew inspiration from his own design heroes like architect Carlo Scarpa.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/g0/g0y1omrx2xlx8upn.gif"><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/p2/p2bsq2pxwdz3hnhu.gif"><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/aj/ajtd9mzpi870tgnh.gif"><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/xh/xhs9o6m3m9zmy5na.gif"></p><p>Jury member Philip Thorn of Hiscox Home Insurance praised the Murphy House as a delightful &ldquo;box of tricks&rdquo; and...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982751/2016-faith-form-religious-architecture-awards-name-koning-eizenberg-john-mcaslan-partners-john-ronan-among-winners 2016 Faith & Form Religious Architecture Awards name Koning Eizenberg, John McAslan & Partners, John Ronan among winners Justine Testado 2016-12-14T17:43:00-05:00 >2016-12-21T21:59:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6h/6hfchtyez2plc81d.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Whether you frequently visit a religious space or not, there are plenty of projects out there that are worthy of praise in their own right, as seen in the 2016 Faith &amp; Form/IFRAA Awards Program. Founded in 1978 and co-sponsored by Faith &amp; Form Magazine and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA), the annual competition scopes out the best in religious architecture, liturgical design, and art for religious spaces.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Open to all, from architects to clergy to students, the 2016&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384400/faith-form" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Faith &amp; Form/IFRAA Awards</a>&nbsp;concluded with 28 winning projects based worldwide. Categories included New Facilities, Restoration, Liturgical/Interior Design, Sacred Landscape, and more. Here are a few of the winners:</p><p>Sacred Landscape:&nbsp;Shoji Oshio + UA architects; 8-Shaped Passage; Ueno, Tokyo, Japan&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yf/yfued8nr5uo38gzp.jpg"></p><p>Liturgical/Interior Design:&nbsp;John McAslan + Partners; Sacred Heart Cathedral of Kericho; Kericho, Kenya</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/d1/d1anvybhnkwf4p6a.jpg"></p><p>Adaptive Reuse/Repurpose:&nbsp;Koning Eizenberg Architecture; Temple Israel of Hollywood; Los Angeles, California</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jj/jj7nok2q4ncwwcmd.jpg"></p><p>Murphy Burnham &amp; Buttrick Architects; St. Patrick&rsquo;s Cathedral; New York, New York; Restoration</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/51/51arx2fx274km3be.jpg"></p><p>&nbsp;New Facilities:&nbsp;John McAslan + Partners; Jumaa Mosque; Doha, Qatar</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hx/hxak5fp5lc8t12wa.jpg"></p><p>Student Work:&nbsp;Rafaela Paes; &ldquo;City of Spirits&rdquo;; Recife, Brazil</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1j/1jyey1bfjn2vijaw.jpg"></p><p><em>cover image:&nbsp;New Facilities:&nbsp;John Ronan Architects; Chapel of St. Ignatius; Chicago, Illinois</em></p><p>Find the full list of winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5360/winners-of-the-2016-faith-form-religious-art-architecture-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>For more about religious architecture on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957994/leroy-s-ark-leroy-troyer-the-architect-behind-the-noah-s-ark-replica-at-ark-encounter-kentucky-s-new-biblical-theme-park-on-one-to-one-31" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LeRoy's Ark: LeRoy Tro...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982672/team-jvantspijker-felixx-wins-tender-with-free-haven-for-reykjavik Team jvantspijker - Felixx wins tender with free haven for Reykjavik Jaakko van 't Spijker 2016-12-14T13:24:00-05:00 >2016-12-21T22:00:11-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3v/3v55gahjqwprc7oh.jpg" width="650" height="319" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Dutch design offices jvantspijker and Felixx, together with Orri Steinarsson, have won the international urban design competition in Gufunes, Reykjavik. The task was the strategic redevelopment of a vast coastal area of approximately 140 hectares, at the edge of the city. The winning proposal is committed to transform the area, with striking industrial buildings along the coast and a vast green zone inland, into a haven for urban pioneers. The 1st prize was awarded during a ceremony on Wednesday night (December 7th) by the mayor of Reykjavik.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1p/1pvh24c5ysepzruf.jpg"></p><p>The winning proposal positions the area as an overflow for downtown Reykjavik. Tourism keeps growing, and the city can hardly cope with the increasing pressure on space and program in the center. Gufunes will therefore become an unpolished haven for starters, city pioneers and creative businesses that can no longer be accommodated elsewhere in the city. The vast area is being restructured into a coherent whole. The zone around the existing i...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982707/paul-revere-williams-and-leddy-maytum-stacy-architects-are-among-this-week-s-winners Paul Revere Williams and Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-12-14T13:08:00-05:00 >2016-12-21T21:55:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jq/jqu7hwz316xofqp0.jpg" width="650" height="415" 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>In case you missed them, here's midweek recap #135 with last week's competition headliners:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5350/2017-aia-gold-medal-posthumously-awarded-to-paul-revere-williams-the-first-african-american-recipient" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2017 AIA Gold Medal posthumously awarded to Paul Revere Williams &mdash; the first African-American recipient</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/za/za3r70bz90r32nk5.jpg"></p><p>The AIA awarded a posthumous Gold Medal to architect Paul Revere Williams, the first African-American laureate &mdash; it's about time! A trailblazer throughout his career, Williams was&nbsp;the first black architect to join the AIA and to be elected in the Institute's College of Fellows.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5353/leddy-maytum-stacy-architects-wins-2017-aia-architecture-firm-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects wins 2017 AIA Architecture Firm Award</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0c/0c1we73trcblstbl.jpg"></p><p>SF-based Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects won&nbsp;the AIA's highest accolade given to an architecture firm. LSMA was acknowledged for a&nbsp;diverse portfolio that reflects their steadfast dedication to&nbsp;social conscio...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982613/lifschutz-davidson-sandilands-leo-villareal-to-light-london-s-bridges-anew Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands + Leo Villareal to light London's bridges anew Justine Testado 2016-12-13T18:56:00-05:00 >2017-01-04T23:48:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/79/79oxrbh9rhada58y.jpg" width="650" height="585" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The team led by artist Leo Villareal and architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands had the winning proposal in the Illuminated River design competition, which will redesign the lighting scheme for central London's bridges across the River Thames. The winners were one of six shortlisted schemes created by notable contenders such as Adjaye Associates, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Amanda Levete Architects, who all led multi-disciplinary teams with famous artists.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Learn more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5365/leo-villareal-lifschutz-davidson-sandilands-team-wins-london-s-illuminated-river-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>For more about bridges on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149973463/if-london-garden-bridge-is-cancelled-nao-report-says-taxpayers-could-lose-20m" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">If London Garden Bridge is cancelled, NAO report says taxpayers could lose &pound;20m</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149975398/next-architects-design-a-swooping-mobius-strip-bridge-for-changsha-china" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NEXT Architects design a swooping "Mobius strip" bridge for Changsha, China</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978839/calatrava-s-peace-bridge-in-calgary-keeps-getting-vandalized-and-the-repair-costs-are-adding-up" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Calatrava's Peace Bridge in Calgary keeps getting vandalized and the repair costs are adding up</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981997/modern-mews-and-the-garden-house-shortlisted-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year Modern Mews and The Garden House shortlisted for 2016 RIBA House of the Year Justine Testado 2016-12-08T17:00:00-05:00 >2016-12-12T20:17:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/em/em5bvwk9bbetmiwj.jpg" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Just one spot left on the shortlist for the 2016 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/677821/house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA House of the Year</a>, which distinguishes the most innovative house designed by a UK-based architect. The Institute announced today that Modern Mews by Coffey Architects and The Garden House by Hayhurst and Co. are the latest projects to join the list. Once all seven houses are revealed, only one will be crowned as the winner on December 15.</p><p>Have a look at the latest shortlisted houses. In case you missed them, the other four houses are <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980743/the-first-two-shortlisters-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149981317/covert-house-and-murphy-house-join-2016-riba-house-of-the-year-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><strong>Garden House in Hackney, east London by Hayhurst and Co.</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ov/ovx8u63yiqsdmivc.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xs/xs2znlo8ranm2rfm.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/63/63sf3nbu8vvm24m2.jpg"></p><p>Captivated by the meticulous attention to detail in the house, the jury cited Hayhurst and Co for&nbsp;skillfully creating a peaceful and private home that also provides &ldquo;a rich and layered experience in a very small space&rdquo;, calling it &ldquo;a real achievement given the overlooked and enclosed nature of the site.&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Modern Mews in central London by Coffey Architects</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gh/ghdan50xc3c33wcj.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o6/o6z450iht4yuea8k.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/at/atpgi7bpy22dix3q.jpg"></p><p>Through clever restructuring and a smart choice of materials, Coffey Architects r...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981699/riba-announces-2016-president-s-awards-for-research-winners RIBA announces 2016 President's Awards for Research winners Justine Testado 2016-12-06T18:34:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T23:24:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/b4/b44qyyk4tr5cfaef.jpg" width="650" height="430" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects announced today four winners of the 2016 President's Awards for Research, which recognizes top-quality architectural research from academics and practitioners...This year's competition received 75 applications from 14 countries on five continents, making it the most competitive to date...</p></em><br /><br /><p>The winning research projects this year are:</p><p><strong>History and Theory:&nbsp;</strong>Dr Edward Denison, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, UK; Medhanie Teklemariam and Dawit Abraha, Asmara Heritage&nbsp;Project, Eritrea<br><strong>Project:&nbsp;</strong>&ldquo;Asmara &ndash; Africa&rsquo;s Modernist City: UNESCO World Heritage Nomination&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m2/m2j1xbjnxymn5md1.jpg"></p><p><strong>Cities and Community:&nbsp;</strong>Dr Irit Katz, University of Cambridge, UK<br><strong>Project:&nbsp;</strong>&ldquo;The Common Camp: Temporary Settlements as a Spatio-political Instrument in Israel-Palestine&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lr/lrfb5mugxrmu184e.jpg"></p><p><strong>Design and Technical:</strong>&nbsp;Dr Michael Ramage and Dr Rob Foster, University of Cambridge, UK;&nbsp;Simon Smith, Smith and Wallwork, UK;&nbsp;Kevin Flanagan and Ron Bakker, PLP Architecture, UK&nbsp;<br><strong>Project:</strong>&nbsp;&ldquo;Supertall Timber: Design Research for the Next Generation of Natural Structure&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/no/nosjio87yw66wdf2.jpg"></p><p><strong>Learning from Projects:</strong>&nbsp;David Roberts, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, UK<br><strong>Project:&nbsp;</strong>&ldquo;Make Public: Performing Public Housing in Ern&ouml; Goldfinger&rsquo;s Balfron Tower&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ul/ulnzasoun8sxujm0.jpg"></p><p>Head over to <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5347/winners-of-the-2016-riba-president-s-awards-for-research" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more.</p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/149981643/foster-partners-and-big-are-among-this-week-s-winners Foster + Partners and BIG are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-12-06T14:33:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T23:24:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xc/xc54pcdhael3jl1e.jpg" width="650" height="942" 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>In case you missed them, check out last week's competition headliners in recap #134 below.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5324/foster-partners-and-rubio-arquitectura-win-museo-del-prado-hall-of-realms-restoration" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Foster + Partners and Rubio Arquitectura win Museo del Prado Hall of Realms restoration</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wr/wrfckgsptvl0slha.jpg"></p><p>Foster +&nbsp;Partners and Rubio Arquitectura had the winning scheme to refurbish&nbsp;the Museo del Prado's historic&nbsp;Sal&oacute;n de Reinos, or Hall of Realms.&nbsp;The winners were selected over&nbsp;big contenders including OMA, Nieto Sobejano, Souto Moura, and Gluckman Tang.</p><p><strong>2016 RIBA House of the Year shortlist&nbsp;</strong></p><p>RIBA is currently in the process of revealing the seven projects in the House of the Year shortlist. So far, they've announced four homes:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5328/first-two-shortlisted-homes-revealed-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Outhouse by Loyn &amp; Co. Architects + Ansty Plum by Coppin Dockray</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/im/imyzr25l63ddoty7.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mr/mrldz3lkgh7r8jc3.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5337/covert-house-and-murphy-house-join-2016-riba-house-of-the-year-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Covert House by DSDHA + Murphy House by Richard Murphy Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q3/q32mel6y2wwmucyb.jpg"><br>Related:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149958905/glass-and-concrete-tread-lightly-in-dsdha-s-london-covert-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">G...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981629/sci-arc-announces-full-tuition-scholarship-for-lausd-students SCI-Arc announces full-tuition scholarship for LAUSD students Julia Ingalls 2016-12-06T12:52:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T23:22:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lj/lj08lrf4mhwkmve0.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Are you a LAUSD student who loves architecture and would like to attend SCI-Arc free of charge starting in the fall of 2017? Well, you're in luck: if you apply online by January 15, 2017, you'll be in the running for the recently announced merit-based, full-tuition scholarship for first-year freshmen originating from the metropolitan school district which, if you stay in the top 10% of your class, could last all five collegiate years.</p><p>As SCI-Arc director Hernan Diaz Alonso sees it, &ldquo;SCI-Arc is embedded in the fabric of Los Angeles. With this scholarship we are reaffirming our relationship to the city&rsquo;s public education system. We are proud of our well-rounded and rigorous Undergraduate program. A Bachelor of Architecture from SCI-Arc provides a creative way to see the world not only in architectural terms, but in sociological, political and economic terms as well.&rdquo;</p><p>Get thee to an application form! &nbsp;In the meantime, check out these related posts about SCI-Arc:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978014/sci-arc-edge-launches-four-new-scholarships" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SCI-Arc EDGE launches four...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981531/send-your-ideas-to-the-2016-chicago-prize-on-the-edge-competition Send your ideas to the 2016 Chicago Prize “On the Edge” competition Justine Testado 2016-12-05T19:45:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T22:49:51-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/af/afvcm04p7m02ed70.gif" width="800" height="517" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Visionary plans, policy, and infrastructure have all played crucial roles in the development of the city and consequently in the definition of its edge. Today, conflicting interests regarding ownership, use, and value of the Lakefront have produced a stalemate of what this civic treasure could become.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A hotspot for land-use disputes, the urban development of Chicago's Lakefront is the subject of the&nbsp;2016 Chicago Prize competition, "On the Edge&rdquo;. Launched on November 29 by the Chicago Architectural Club and the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the competition seeks speculative architectural interventions for the Lakefront &ldquo;in consideration of the stated issues that imagine and speculate its scape&rdquo; &mdash; as exemplified in recent situations like the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/480355/lucas-museum-of-narrative-art" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucas Museum of Narrative Art</a>,&nbsp;the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/120664296/2014-chicago-prize-winners-envision-the-obama-presidential-library" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barack H. Obama Presidential Library</a>, or the impacts of Lake Shore Drive.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ax/axf2d2ztkkwu2bmh.jpg"><br><em>The Chicago Lakefront. Photo: Payton Chung/Flickr.</em></p><p>The CAC asks: &ldquo;Would new strategies of zoning recharge this long strip of stand-alone city-land? Can architectural interventions function as a framework for the excitation of the edge? How will the collision of the metropolis and the lake create a radical emergence of the unimaginable?&rdquo;</p><p>There is no set program for this competition.&nbsp;A Question-and-Answer period is open now until December ...</p> 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 >2016-12-11T22:52:57-05:00 <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 >2016-12-07T20:51:58-05:00 <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><br><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, and the use of charred-wood cladding.</em></p><p><em>&nbsp;<br>This journey was also an opportunity to meet exceptional professionals, whose commitment to promoting art and architecture we deeply admire.</em></p><p><br><em>We are confident that this project represents a stepping stone and the possibility of an exciting future for our firm and for the field of architecture. It encourages new thoughts ...</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 >2016-12-07T20:23:34-05:00 <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 >2016-12-07T20:21:31-05:00 <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 >2016-12-07T00:42:28-05:00 <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>