Archinect - News 2016-05-25T01:36:15-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149947167/david-chipperfield-selects-simon-kretz-as-his-2016-17-rolex-arts-prot-g David Chipperfield selects Simon Kretz as his 2016-17 Rolex Arts protégé Justine Testado 2016-05-24T17:20:00-04:00 >2016-05-24T17:41:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cx/cxxi14gmbzu9tjxb.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Swiss architect Simon Kretz is the lucky prot&eacute;g&eacute; who will get to work with David Chipperfield in a year-long architecture mentorship from the 2016-17 Rolex Arts Initiative. The prestigious philanthropic program allows rising young artists worldwide to team up with globally esteemed professionals in their respective disciplines in Architecture, Film, Dance, Literature, Visual Arts, Music, and Theatre. Imagine exchanging ideas with figures like <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100587804/peter-zumthor-selects-paraguayan-architect-gloria-cabral-as-rolex-arts-initiative-prot-g-e" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peter Zumthor</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/61377751/rolex-arts-initiative-mentor-kazuyo-sejima-selects-yang-zhao-as-architecture-prote-ge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kazuyo Sejima</a>, or&nbsp;&Aacute;lvaro Siza, who have all been previously appointed as the architecture mentor.</p><p>In selecting his prot&eacute;g&eacute;,&nbsp;Chipperfield conducted one-on-one interviews with the three finalists, which included Kretz, Luis Callejas of Colombia, and Anna Puigjaner of Spain &mdash; who in fact, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149946226/2016-wheelwright-prize-awarded-to-maio-s-anna-puigjaner-for-kitchenless-city-proposal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">won the 2016 Wheelwright Prize</a> just last week.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/y4/y4ahvcblu2luag5j.jpg"></p><p>Gaining experience in Zurich-based firms as well as big-name practices like OMA Rotterdam, Kretz co-founded&nbsp;Christina Nater und Simon Kretz Architekten in 2010 and then he became founding partner of&nbsp;Chri...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149946835/canadian-governor-general-s-medalists-turner-prize-shortlisters-and-wheelwright-prize-laureate-anna-puigjaner-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Canadian Governor General's Medalists, Turner Prize shortlisters, and Wheelwright Prize laureate Anna Puigjaner are among this week's many winners Alexander Walter 2016-05-23T14:06:00-04:00 >2016-05-23T14:22:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j0/j0vhpg5ycwuwfbrk.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #109 for the week of May 16-20, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4893/raic-announces-the-2016-governor-general-s-medalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Napur Architect to design Budapest's new Museum of Ethnography in competition reboot</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4893/raic-announces-the-2016-governor-general-s-medalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0k/0kzrdj6k7qv4h17v.jpg"></a></p><p>Deemed as one of Europe's largest museum projects, the ambitious Liget Budapest Project is gradually piecing itself together, now that the architects for the multi-structure project have been selected. Most recently, Hungarian practice Napur Architect is the new winning designer of the Museum of Ethnography, while Sauerbruch Hutton and BIG won second and third place, respectively.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4893/raic-announces-the-2016-governor-general-s-medalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RAIC announces the 2016 Governor General's Medalists</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4893/raic-announces-the-2016-governor-general-s-medalists" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jm/jmwut2fvgg4mv1ur.jpg"></a></p><p>Canadian architecture firms who recently completed a project have a chance to compete in the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada's and Canada Council for the Arts' notable Governor General's Me...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149946403/win-two-tickets-to-conversations-at-clerkenwell-as-part-of-clerkenwell-design-week-2016 Win two tickets to 'Conversations at Clerkenwell' as part of Clerkenwell Design Week 2016 Ellen Hancock 2016-05-21T00:30:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T19:19:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/61/61q7i5l1w974vgr4.jpg" width="514" height="337" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In conjunction with this years <a href="http://www.clerkenwelldesignweek.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Clerkenwell Design Week</a>, we are giving away two free tickets to&nbsp;<a href="https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/conversations-at-clerkenwell-reimagining-a-design-icon-the-transformation-of-the-commonwealth-tickets-24927159806" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Reimagining a design icon: The transformation of the Commonwealth Institute into the new Design Museum</strong></a>&nbsp;talk as part of Conversations at Clerkenwell.&nbsp;</p><p>The new Design Museum will reopen its doors on the 24 November this year in a brand new home &ndash; the former Commonwealth Institute in Kensington. The complex, a unique 1960s Grade II* listed building which has stood vacant for over a decade, is being transformed by a design team led by John Pawson. &nbsp;Join Senior Architect Chris Masson, the Design Museum Deputy Director Alice Black and Roger Cunliffe, who ran the original Commonwealth Institute design team, as they reflect on this once-in-a-lifetime design project.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/im/im6vxf0ef3a4mijg.jpg"></p><p>Clerkenwell Design Week provides a world-class showcase of leading UK and international designers, brands and companies across showroom events, exhibitions, live talks, workshops and installations and opens this Tuesday 24th until Thursd...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149946366/benoy-announced-in-heathrow-shortlist-for-terminal-of-the-future-expansion Benoy Announced in Heathrow Shortlist for Terminal of the Future Expansion Ellen Hancock 2016-05-20T11:37:00-04:00 >2016-05-21T01:11:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sb/sb2npqdf8x7ro3f0.jpg" width="514" height="248" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Benoy has been shortlisted along with three other British design firms including HOK, Grimshaw and Zaha Hadid to create a a new concept for the country's global gateway. &nbsp;The architects were asked by Heathrow to consider the purpose and potential of an airport with the resulting designs showcasing bold new strategies for a world class sustainable airport. The designs focus on innovative passenger experience and the integration of local communities.</p><p>Benoy Global Director Tom Cartledge commented on the appointment saying;<em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>&ldquo;The Aviation sector is incredibly exciting at the moment as we are rapidly evolving our expectations&nbsp;and imaginations of what an Airport represents. We are extremely honoured to be included in the shortlist and our concept has reimagined Heathrow as a &lsquo;Destination&rsquo; in its own right, transforming the site to be at the forefront of the next generation of airports.&rdquo;</em></p><p>Take a look at Benoy's design concept below:<img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mp/mprbf7owjkv5q5ii.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cx/cx0mzu4yvyu80604.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q2/q2viza40irti9qk1.jpg"></p><p>Find relating articles here:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149945987/future-sustainable-skyscrapers-will-be-made-of-wood" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Future sustainable skyscrapers wi...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149946226/2016-wheelwright-prize-awarded-to-maio-s-anna-puigjaner-for-kitchenless-city-proposal 2016 Wheelwright Prize awarded to MAIO's Anna Puigjaner for “Kitchenless City” proposal Justine Testado 2016-05-19T14:23:00-04:00 >2016-05-21T01:10:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ue/uekvxo2rbfjimxk4.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The coveted 2016 Wheelwright Prize went to Anna Puigjaner, cofounder of Barcelona-based MAIO Studios...[who] won for her proposal &ldquo;Kitchenless City: Architectural Systems for Social Welfare&rdquo;. Using shared domestic spaces as a starting point, Puigjaner will spend the next two years studying various collective housing models in China, Korea, India, Russia, Sweden, and Brazil aiming to find new design solutions that address persistent housing dilemmas worldwide.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mfpx385nzzvogpg.jpg"><br><em>Anna Puigjaner, MAIO Studios cofounder.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/de/dejxyf9dvvujkb9d.jpg"><br><em>MAIO Studio, Barcelona, 2011-12.&nbsp;Photo credit: Jos&eacute; Hevia.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4p/4p5u5bup4112dhz7.jpg"><br><em>Floating Columns, Chicago Architecture Biennial, 2015. Photo credit: David Schalliol.</em></p><p>The jury cited Puigjaner's proposal&nbsp;for its relevancy to the ongoing housing issues occurring throughout the world and the need for new housing models, as cities struggle to keep up with adequate housing due to rapid urbanization.&nbsp;</p><p>Find out more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4892/anna-puigjaner-of-maio-studios-wins-2016-wheelwright-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936882/four-2016-wheelwright-finalists-to-compete-for-100k-travel-grant" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Four 2016 Wheelwright finalists to compete for $100K travel grant</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149945854/world-architecture-festival-2016-last-chance-to-enter-your-work World Architecture Festival 2016 – last chance to enter your work! Sponsor 2016-05-17T19:06:00-04:00 >2016-05-21T00:06:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/er/er36sgik25sa20zf.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>The <a href="http://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a> (WAF) has announced that this year&rsquo;s event will take place at the Arena Berlin in Germany from 16-18 November.</p><p>Returning for its ninth edition, and following four successful years in Singapore, the Festival returns to its European roots and will be housed in Franz Ahrens&rsquo; historic former bus depot, now known as Arena Berlin.</p><p>WAF and its co-located sister event INSIDE World Festival of Interiors, will welcome more than 2,000 of the world&rsquo;s leading architects and designers to the city for three days of conference programmes, awards, exhibitions and fringe events.</p><p>The German capital provides the perfect cultural backdrop for the world&rsquo;s largest annual celebration of architecture. Berlin&rsquo;s eclectic and constantly evolving cityscape owes much to the city&rsquo;s turbulent history, and features an assortment of architectural styles, from Prussian Classicism through National Socialist design to Postmodernism...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149945560/agence-ter-and-team-the-graham-foundation-2016-grantees-and-the-aga-khan-shortlisters-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Agence Ter and Team, the Graham Foundation 2016 grantees, and the Aga Khan shortlisters are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2016-05-16T14:34:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T23:51:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9e/9ewtkeufcenn2qn0.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #108 for the week of May 9-13, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4877/agence-ter-and-team-wins-pershing-square-renew-to-redesign-dtla-s-oldest-public-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Agence Ter and Team wins Pershing Square Renew to redesign DTLA's oldest public park</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tq/tquheirz5pajzodu.jpg"></p><p>French landscape firm Agence Ter and Team had the winning concept for the Pershing Square Renew competition, as part of an initiative to redesign L.A.'s historic Pershing Square. The winning scheme would transform the park into an open public-plaza lawn.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4880/a-closer-look-at-daniel-buren-s-colorful-intervention-at-the-fondation-louis-vuitton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>A closer look at Daniel Buren's colorful intervention at the Fondation Louis Vuitton</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/da/da0xkxpqxatl9msy.jpg"></p><p>Thanks to <em>in situ</em> artist Daniel Buren, the white glassy curved sails of the Gehry-designed Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris have received a generous splash of vibrant color &mdash; or 13 colors, to be exact. Developed in collaboration with Frank Gehry, Buren's temporary piece, &nbsp;&ldquo;The Observatory of Li...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149945009/turner-prize-shortlist-announced Turner Prize shortlist announced Ellen Hancock 2016-05-13T10:21:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T00:49:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/26/260d37d028f78f4f67be5e358fe7322c.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Anthea Hamilton, Michael Dean, Helen Marten and Josephine Pryde have been selected to compete for the &pound;25,000 prize. Hamilton has been included for her work that focuses on fetishism, while sculptor Dean was chosen for pieces made from salvaged materials. The winner will be announced on 6 December after an exhibition of works.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Read more about last years surprise winner Assemble (the collective themselves being most surprised):</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/147196490/talking-with-assemble-before-they-won-the-turner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Talking with Assemble &ndash; before they won the Turner</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142830022/assemble-wins-turner-prize-becoming-first-architects-to-win-uk-s-most-prestigious-art-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Assemble wins Turner Prize, becoming first architects to win "UK's most prestigious art prize"</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/134651280/assemble-crafts-its-own-model-becomes-the-first-architecture-studio-to-be-nominated-for-turner-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Assemble crafts its own model, becomes the first architecture studio to be nominated for Turner Prize</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944891/agence-ter-and-team-wins-pershing-square-renew-with-radically-flat-proposal Agence Ter and Team wins Pershing Square Renew with “radically flat“ proposal Justine Testado 2016-05-12T18:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T00:48:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ar/ark4h02bxywzpz88.jpg" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/685706/pershing-square-renew" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pershing Square Renew</a> initiative revealed Agence Ter and Team as the winners of the competition to redesign Downtown L.A.'s oldest public park, exactly two weeks after the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149942840/take-a-peek-at-the-latest-pershing-square-renew-finalist-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">four finalist teams</a> delivered their final presentations.&nbsp;The winning consortium is led by French landscape practice Agence Ter, whose major landscape work is largely based in Europe. Agence Ter collaborated with L.A.-based firms like SALT Landscape Architects,&nbsp;Deborah Murphy Urban Design + Planning, Rachel Allen Architecture, as well as arts programming organization&nbsp;Community Arts Resources LA.&nbsp;</p><p>Titled &ldquo;The Dynamic Heart of Los Angeles&rdquo;, the&nbsp;<a href="http://drive.google.com/open?id=0BwJ1rhiDp3KbZVdDN1lQNk9vRXc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">proposal</a> is a plaza-park hybrid that would clear out the&nbsp;walls, ramps, and other such barriers along Pershing Square's perimeter, and transform the Square into an open rectangular lawn. Other elements include a &ldquo;smart canopy&rdquo; that provides shade during the day and lights up at night, a reflection pool, and new gardens and grassy lawns.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h9/h9diox0equagxis8.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3y/3y9xeem69vufkgnx.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/k6/k6i3ibvmb4zqgoty.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;Because we believe that too much topo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944752/graham-foundation-announces-the-2016-grantee-projects Graham Foundation announces the 2016 grantee projects Justine Testado 2016-05-12T13:54:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T00:47:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ys/ysqmiwkd8fnu8axp.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's award season at The Graham Foundation. Not long after revealing <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4821/two-ph-d-students-from-columbia-gsapp-and-duke-university-win-the-2016-carter-manny-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Carter Manny doctorate student winners</a>, the Foundation recently announced 59 projects that will receive the 2016 individual grants, totaling at $491,500. The grants fund an array of inventive projects that are based on original ideas within the realm of architecture, whether through film, site-specific exhibitions, performances, research, or publications. The competition is open to not just architects and designers, but also to visual artists, writers, filmmakers, curators and the like. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/133956285/exclusive-graham-foundation-announces-winners-of-2015-grants-to-organizations" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Last year</a>, the Foundation awarded $496,500 to 49 projects.</p><p>As usual, competition is fierce. 2016 reeled in 640 submissions representing 42 countries. A few familiar names from this year's winners include <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/72305734/tatiana-bilbao-estudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tatiana Bilbao Estudio</a>, Alexandra Lange, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142365287/are-we-human-curators-beatriz-colomina-and-mark-wigley-announce-concept-for-2016-istanbul-design-biennial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beatriz Colomina</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/59574691/point-supreme-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Point Supreme</a>, and Allan Wexler &mdash; among other talented individuals and groups to keep an eye on in the field.&nbsp;</p><p>Check out the full list of grantees:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8d/8douxlpvwwbge6f2.jpg"><br><em>Quynh Vantu,&nbsp;Within the ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944705/lissoni-architettura-conceptualizes-a-submerged-aquarium-in-the-east-river Lissoni Architettura Conceptualizes a Submerged Aquarium in the East River Dana Schulz 2016-05-11T14:36:00-04:00 >2016-05-19T23:11:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ph/phm0i8kk8vzkegif.jpg" width="514" height="291" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A lower level would contain the actual aquarium, while the higher level would be a floating green island. At night, the island would slide to cover the island and turn into a planetarium, its movement resembling that of a shell. A sloping beachfront would cover the parking area, and a public park would connect the mainland with the new basin.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Milan-based firm Lissoni Architettura created the winning entry for Arch Out Loud's ideas competition for a NYC aquarium and public waterfront. They propose a submerged aquarium called NYCAquatrium&nbsp;that will be located in a new basin along the Long Island City waterfront.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944409/riba-announces-30-projects-selected-for-international-prize RIBA announces 30 projects selected for International Prize Ellen Hancock 2016-05-10T15:16:00-04:00 >2016-05-19T22:40:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uf/ufuyusct0pkkf1u1.jpg" width="514" height="206" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The 30 buildings to be visited by the RIBA awards committee and under consideration for the inaugural RIBA International Prize have been announced today. This is the first RIBA award open to any qualified architect in the world and includes projects of varying size and budget.&nbsp;</p><p>Consequently the buildings span 20 different countries across the globe such as; Mexico, Turkey, Dublin and Vietnam. The selected projects will be whittled down to 20 and then a final six in the autumn, with the winner announced in December 2016.&nbsp;</p><p>The six finalist chosen will be visited by the Grand Jury which includes Richard Rogers, Billie Tsien and Marilyn Jordan Taylor FAIA among others.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>RIBA President, Jane Duncan commented:&#8203;</strong></p><p><em>&ldquo;W&#8203;e have been delighted with the response to our inaugural RIBA International Prize, which has brought a huge range of exceptional entries from all around the globe.&#8203;It will be fascinating to see insights from the judges and entrants into&#8203;t&#8203;he power and value of great architecture, wh...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944237/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-ultramoderne-and-wilton-s-music-hall-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Ultramoderne, and Wilton's Music Hall are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2016-05-09T13:18:00-04:00 >2016-05-18T23:50:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mn/mnebkr41g2dvaor9.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<strong>the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></strong>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #107 for the week of May 2-6, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4867/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-wins-the-2016-venice-biennale-golden-lion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Paulo Mendes da Rocha wins the 2016 Venice Biennale Golden Lion</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hf/hfg1581db2rrgywp.jpg"></p><p>2006 Pritzker laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha will be presented with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement on opening day of the 2016 Venice Biennale later this month. The Board of Directors noted the Sao Paulo architect for the timeless quality of his designs.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4861/closer-look-cobe-mvrdv-s-rockin-new-ragnarock-museum-in-roskilde" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Closer look: COBE + MVRDV&rsquo;s rockin&rsquo; new Ragnarock museum in Roskilde</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/av/av0yo536pzryjhk6.jpg"></p><p>COBE and MVRDV joined forces to design the new Ragnarock, a museum where rock, pop, and youth culture are housed under one roof.&nbsp;The museum is part of the larger ROCKmagneten masterplan that the architects won in 2011.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4862/santiago-calatrava-to-design-falcon-like-uae-pavilion-for-expo-2020-dubai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Santiago Calatrava to design falcon-like UAE Pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/de/de6lw7qcsqeqf5zj.jpg"></p><p>Not long after winning the Dubai ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944211/shortlist-announced-for-uk-s-top-museum-prize Shortlist announced for UK's top museum prize Ellen Hancock 2016-05-09T10:27:00-04:00 >2016-05-18T23:28:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/91/91659e83ef29870585e9119fe24beb4c.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Art Fund&rsquo;s Museum of the Year shortlist was announced...with Bristol&rsquo;s Arnolfini; the Bethlem Museum of the Mind in south London; Jupiter Artland near Edinburgh; London&rsquo;s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&amp;A) and the York Art Gallery in the north of England being nominated for the &pound;100,000 prize.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Relating articles:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149940743/the-price-of-keeping-britain-s-downton-abbeys-from-crumbling" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The price of keeping Britain's 'Downton Abbeys' from crumbling</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941702/v-a-east-project-update" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">V&amp;A East project update</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936515/utopian-dreams-london-s-first-design-biennale-reveals-its-opening-theme" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Utopian dreams; London's first Design Biennale reveals its opening theme</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944040/paulo-mendes-da-rocha-named-as-2016-golden-lion-for-lifetime-achievement-winner Paulo Mendes da Rocha named as 2016 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement winner Justine Testado 2016-05-06T14:17:00-04:00 >2016-05-08T01:09:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9y/9yyokapo4m5q1cyl.jpg" width="514" height="382" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>2006 Pritzker laureate Paulo Mendes da Rocha will be honored with the 2016 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement during opening day of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/611513/2016-venice-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Venice Biennale</a> on May 28.&nbsp;Upon the recommendation of Biennale Curator Alejandro Aravena, the Board of Directors decided on Mendes da Rocha's selection as the 2016 winner.&nbsp;</p><p>Noted by The Board of Directors as &ldquo;a nonconformist challenger and passionate realist&rdquo;,&nbsp;Mendes da Rocha was also cited for the &ldquo;Timelessness&rdquo; of his architecture. &ldquo;Many decades after being built, each of his projects have resisted the test of time, both stylistically and physically...The role model he played for many generations of architects in Brazil, Latin America and everywhere is that of a person able to join shared and collective efforts.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/to/to1qd3mocvl44tis.jpg"></p><p>Not long after graduating from the Mackenzie Architecture School in 1954, Mendes da Rocha first gained public recognition when he won the 1957 national competition to design the Clube Atl&eacute;tico Paulistano gymnasium. As the winner of n...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149943940/see-the-riba-2016-london-awards-winners-wilton-s-music-hall-named-regional-building-of-the-year See the RIBA 2016 London Awards winners, Wilton's Music Hall named regional Building of the Year Justine Testado 2016-05-06T03:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-07T21:54:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9f/9fc3aqb87tgmz1mh.jpg" width="514" height="407" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>RIBA revealed an array of projects as the winners of the 2016 London Awards during a recent ceremony. First launched in 1966, the yearly competition distinguishes some of the area's top-notch design projects in various architectural categories. While winning in the competitive London Awards is already a great honor, they're just the beginning of RIBA's yearlong awards cycle. Now, the London Awards winners will move on to compete in the RIBA National Awards.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Take a gander at some of the winning projects:</p><p>Alphabeta by Studio RHE</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xc/xc2xuqrqa649aqhj.jpg"></p><p>Graveney School Sixth Form Block by Urban Projects Bureau</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o6/o62fh3qyzqnmcsqb.jpg"></p><p>Covert House by DSDHA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jq/jqhqoaoxv4xer58h.jpg"></p><p>Regent High School by Walters &amp; Cohen Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jj/jjlqsheedlewgpfo.jpg"></p><p>The Bath House Children's Community Centre by Lipton Plant Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2i/2i6u24bdtmb5f8zu.jpg"></p><p>Ely Court, South Kilburn by Alison Brooks Architects &amp; Hester Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/08/087ndkmeg1k4is0x.jpg"></p><p>The Plimsoll Building by David Morley Architects &amp; Weedon Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/31/313nigmgfaljm850.jpg"></p><p>Find the rest of the winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4865/restored-19th-century-wilton-s-music-hall-named-2016-riba-london-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149943904/six-emerging-practices-win-the-im-permanence-2016-architectural-league-prize Six emerging practices win the “(im)permanence” 2016 Architectural League Prize Justine Testado 2016-05-05T14:44:00-04:00 >2016-05-07T21:53:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tl/tlr333ed94gs6lhk.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Architectural League of New York highlights emerging design talent in their annual Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers program. First launched in 1981, the Prize carries a legacy in the contemporary architecture scene in that many now-well-known architects have received the award at the start of their careers. This year's &ldquo;(im)permanence&rdquo; theme explores how &ldquo;time affects architecture [and alters] our expectations of permanent structures in an impermanent environment.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>The 2016 winners are:</p><p>Rania Ghosn and El Hadi Jazairy, DESIGN EARTH, Cambridge, MA and Ann Arbor, MI</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zt/ztsww7s4rmjfl2q2.jpg"></p><p>Juan Alfonso Gardu&ntilde;o Jard&oacute;n, G3 Arquitectos, Quer&eacute;taro, Mexico</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eb/ebfve7bdejjf132n.jpg"></p><p>Neyran Turan and Mete Sonmez, NEMESTUDIO, San Francisco, CA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gy/gyyy6n2tkbuq639z.jpg"></p><p>Neeraj Bhatia, The Open Workshop, San Francisco, CA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fx/fx17suv9nnhdn5qe.jpg"></p><p>Hubert Pelletier and Yves de Fontenay, Pelletier de Fontenay, Montreal, Canada</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ki/ki29ly3qiw6zgx6w.jpg"></p><p>(cover image) Yasmin Vobis and Aaron Forrest, Ultramoderne, Providence, RI</p><p>Find out more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4864/the-im-permanence-winners-of-the-2016-architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-designers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127295622/2015-architectural-league-prize-authenticity-winners-to-lecture-and-exhibit-next-month" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 Architectural League Prize "Authenticity" winners to lecture and exhibit next month</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98624299/winners-of-the-2014-architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-designers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners of the 2014 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149943474/cobe-mvrdv-s-rockin-new-ragnarock-museum-opens-to-the-public COBE + MVRDV's rockin’ new Ragnarock Museum opens to the public Justine Testado 2016-05-03T13:27:00-04:00 >2016-05-06T00:28:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l3/l3q50agkyovo4ce8.jpg" width="514" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Nestled within an industrial patch of warehouses in the Danish city of Roskilde stands the golden-studded, newly inaugurated Ragnarock, a museum where rock, pop, and youth culture are housed under one roof. COBE and MVRDV joined forces to design the new museum, which is part of the larger ROCKmagneten masterplan that the architects won in 2011.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xa/xa33y5fn1en901h3.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gz/gzmguh9syhs80stl.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qu/quct3fhnakitg4hu.jpg"></p><p>Head over <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4861/closer-look-cobe-mvrdv-s-rockin-new-ragnarock-museum-in-roskilde" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">to Bustler</a> for more details.</p><p>Previously:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/22264080/rockmagneten-mvrdv-and-cobe-win-danish-rock-museum-competition-in-roskilde" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ROCKmagneten: MVRDV and COBE Win Danish Rock Museum Competition in Roskilde</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149943284/zaha-hadid-architects-kengo-kuma-and-arm-architecture-are-among-this-week-s-winners Zaha Hadid Architects, Kengo Kuma, and ARM Architecture are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-05-02T14:38:00-04:00 >2016-05-06T00:29:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n2/n2u475gafdtgqw97.jpg" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<strong>the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></strong>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #106 for the week of April 25-29, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4849/aia-uk-honors-2016-excellence-in-design-awards-winners-pays-tribute-to-zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>AIA UK honors 2016 Excellence in Design Awards winners, pays tribute to Zaha Hadid</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rm/rm6fiks93qivk5zl.jpg"></p><p>The AIA UK chapter recently celebrated the winners of the 2016 Excellence in Design Awards, which included projects from Students, Young Architects, and Professionals. AIA UK President Frederick Grier paid tribute to the late Zaha Hadid, highlighting her extensive involvement in the awards and other chapter events.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4850/zaha-hadid-architects-to-design-sberbank-technopark-in-russia-s-silicon-valley" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Zaha Hadid Architects to design Sberbank Technopark in &ldquo;Russia's Silicon Valley&rdquo;</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/md/mdu64ryrseux2zto.jpg"></p><p>In more recent ZHA news, Zaha's first posthumous competition win is the proposed Sberbank Technopark in Moscow. The 131,000 square-meter office park will be located in &ldquo;Russia's Silicon Valley&rdquo;.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4847/kengo-kuma-s-odensean-concept-for-the-new-hans-christian-andersen-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Kengo Kuma's &ldquo;Odensean&rdquo; concept for the ne...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149943254/monu-25-is-seeking-submissions-for-independent-urbanism MONU #25 is seeking submissions for "Independent Urbanism" MAGAZINEONURBANISM 2016-05-02T14:32:00-04:00 >2016-05-02T14:32:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vb/vbxpysmrsenotdmd.jpg" width="514" height="306" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Although the idea that the nation-state as the exclusive agent of connections and relations between political communities is increasingly considered obsolete, the world has witnessed the emergence of more than 30 new countries over the last 3 decades. (Bernd Upmeyer, Editor-in-Chief, May 2016)</p></em><br /><br /><p>Although the idea that the nation-state as the exclusive agent of connections and relations between political communities is increasingly considered obsolete, the world has witnessed the emergence of more than 30 new countries over the last 3 decades. Especially the fundamental changes in world politics that unfolded across Europe at the end of the 1980s and early 1990s - most emblematically symbolized by the fall of the Berlin wall in November 1989, that led to the dissolution of the USSR and Yugoslavia - caused the creation of most of the <em><strong>newly independent states</strong></em>. Fifteen countries, such as Armenia, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan, to name just a few, became<em><strong> independent</strong></em> with the implosion of the USSR in 1991. Similarly, the former Yugoslavia dissolved into the <em><strong>independent countries </strong></em>of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, and Serbia and Montenegro, which in turn changed into the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro in 2003, and finally i...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149943004/ashton-raggatt-mcdougall-wins-2016-australian-gold-medal Ashton Raggatt McDougall wins 2016 Australian Gold Medal Justine Testado 2016-04-29T18:21:00-04:00 >2016-05-06T00:30:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mo/mo5vgp45f45di987.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Stephen Ashton, Howard Raggatt, and Ian McDougall have left a lasting impression in the Australian contemporary architecture scene since they founded Ashton Raggatt McDougall in 1988. Since then, ARM has built projects that the Australian Institute of Architects describes as &ldquo;some of the most extraordinary [if not sometimes controversial] buildings in the short post-colonial history of [the] country.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>ARM's contentious body of work recently earned them the 2016 Gold Medal in the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards. Here's a glimpse of their work:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bc/bcgqs90z9it28o2k.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9b/9bxnnw1ol2eiv4s5.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1r/1rgk5vqaem6v862z.jpg"><br><em>Photos by John Gollings.</em></p><p>Find out more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4855/national-culture-builders-arm-architecture-wins-the-2016-australian-gold-medal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149942840/take-a-peek-at-the-latest-pershing-square-renew-finalist-proposals Take a peek at the latest Pershing Square Renew finalist proposals Justine Testado 2016-04-28T19:14:00-04:00 >2016-05-07T00:51:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/il/ilft9wj046ddj93z.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As part of a broader vision to revitalize Downtown Los Angeles, City Councilmember Jose Huizar spearheaded the creation of the public-private partnership Pershing Square Renew, which aims to overhaul and redesign Pershing Square into a new town square...The finalist proposals have received plenty of scrutiny over the last few months, but the public will get to hear from the architects themselves tonight when they present their concepts at the Downtown Palace Theater in L.A.</p></em><br /><br /><p>&darr;&nbsp;James Corner Field Operations with Frederick Fisher &amp; Partners</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sx/sxcd1nd9zpmuy610.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4b/4bof7l7kgtcy6usl.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;Agence TER and Team</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/10/108swddf7dj2srvz.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z5/z51m7h6ujklq726r.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;SWA with Morphosis</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dj/djsozh0evcyrhk37.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4w/4wrihn02nyrmpzoh.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;wHY with Civitas</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ep/epchi77h06a66z6u.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vb/vb4wgnz4pblb4o1h.jpg"></p><p>See more of each proposal <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4854/see-the-latest-pershing-square-renew-finalists-proposals-hear-from-the-teams-tonight-in-l-a" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149067468/a-critical-look-at-downtown-l-a-s-ambitious-plans-for-two-new-public-parks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A critical look at Downtown L.A.'s ambitious plans for two new public parks</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/148890761/take-a-look-at-these-bold-visions-for-downtown-la-s-next-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Take a look at these bold visions for Downtown LA's next park</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143923223/pershing-square-renew-competition-narrows-down-to-four-finalist-teams" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pershing Square Renew competition narrows down to four finalist teams</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149942174/put-your-furniture-design-skills-to-the-test-in-evolo-s-2016-vmodern-competition Put your furniture design skills to the test in eVolo's 2016 VMODERN Competition Archinect 2016-04-25T15:38:00-04:00 >2016-05-05T00:42:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/no/no20gjg4rfdo1ypj.jpg" width="514" height="170" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Are you currently working on a furniture project that you're yearning to showcase? Or maybe you're an architect who wants to challenge your skills in a different design discipline. Now's your chance to submit your ideas to the 2016 <a href="http://vmodern.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">VMODERN Furniture Design Competition</a>! Created by eVolo Magazine (the same people that established the annual Skyscraper Competition), VMODERN wants to explore the future of furniture design.</p><p>Designers worldwide are invited to submit their most creative and thought-provoking ideas for pieces of furniture that reinvent how we live and interact with our everyday environment.</p><p>Submitted ideas can be in production, prototypes, and/or concepts in the following categories: Seating (chairs, recliners, stools, etc.), Planes (beds, coffee tables, desks, etc), and Lighting (ceiling lamp, floor lamp, wall lamp, etc.)</p><p>Sign up during the Early Registration period now until July 19 (fee is US$75). Late registration deadline is September 20, and all submissions are due Septe...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149942166/logo-design-chosen-for-2020-tokyo-olympics Logo design chosen for 2020 Tokyo Olympics Alexander Walter 2016-04-25T14:15:00-04:00 >2016-05-05T00:43:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hz/hzfwisk4argzv2z5.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizers on Monday chose logo A &mdash; a stark indigo-and-white checkered circle &mdash; as the games&rsquo; replacement emblem after the original design was scrapped last year amid claims of plagiarism. The Tokyo 2020 Logo Selection Committee chose the logo from a shortlist of four following a competition open to any resident of Japan aged over 18. Almost 15,000 entries were submitted. The winning logo was designed by Asao Tokolo, a 46-year-old artist [...].</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>"The design comprises 45 interconnecting pieces forming a checkered pattern known as ichimatsu moyou. Use of the color indigo is intended &ldquo;to express a refined elegance and sophistication that exemplifies Japan.&rdquo;"</em></p><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141822933/2020-tokyo-olympics-panel-launches-nationwide-call-for-new-logo-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2020 Tokyo Olympics panel launches nationwide call for new logo design</a></p><p>More stories about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/146053608/did-kengo-kuma-copy-elements-of-zaha-hadid-s-tokyo-olympic-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Did Kengo Kuma copy elements of Zaha Hadid's Tokyo Olympic stadium?</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143971347/zaha-hadid-issues-disappointed-statement-on-tokyo-olympic-stadium-decision" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid issues disappointed statement on Tokyo Olympic Stadium decision</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143940071/kengo-kuma-selected-for-new-tokyo-olympic-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kengo Kuma selected for new Tokyo Olympic Stadium</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149942152/see-schmidt-hammer-lassen-s-new-international-criminal-court-the-2016-aia-cote-top-green-projects-and-the-berkeley-prize-winning-essays See schmidt hammer lassen's new International Criminal Court, the 2016 AIA COTE Top Green Projects, and the Berkeley Prize winning essays Justine Testado 2016-04-25T13:34:00-04:00 >2016-05-05T00:57:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5f/5fwik783u7c0f266.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<strong>the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></strong>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #105 for the week of April 18-22, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4832/get-a-glimpse-of-the-2016-az-awards-finalists-vote-for-the-people-s-choice-now" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Get a glimpse of the 2016 AZ Awards finalists + vote for the People's Choice now!</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dy/dy65apv1y1vkqwy5.jpg"></p><p>In Azure Magazine's annual AZ Awards, architects, designers, manufacturers, and students across the globe have a shot at getting their best work internationally recognized.&nbsp;After sifting through 826 submissions, the five-member jury picked 66 finalists.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4834/schmidt-hammer-lassen-celebrates-newly-inaugurated-international-criminal-court-in-the-hague" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>schmidt hammer lassen celebrates newly inaugurated International Criminal Court in The Hague</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8f/8f0yyq3b6bvw087b.jpg"></p><p>After being one of the competition winners in 2008, schmidt hammer lassen&nbsp;took part in a prestigious inauguration ceremony in celebration of The Hague's new International Criminal Court Permanent Premises, also dubbed as the &ldquo;Peace Palace of the 21st century&rdquo;.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4835/eight-top-notch-firms-advance-in-qatar-art-mill-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Eight top-notch firms advan...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149941958/see-the-newly-revealed-2016-aia-cote-top-ten-green-projects See the newly revealed 2016 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects Justine Testado 2016-04-22T18:47:00-04:00 >2016-05-05T01:01:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f5/f55z6jm55eq6ui0j.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Just in time for Earth Day, the AIA and the Committee on the Environment (COTE) revealed a new set of Top Ten Green Projects for 2016. Over the last two decades, the annual awards program is considered to be the profession's most rigorous awards program for sustainable design excellence throughout the U.S. The jury chose the projects that best convey a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems, and technology.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a peek of the winners:</p><p>Rene Cazenave Apartments; San Francisco by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects and Saida + Sullivan Design Partners, Associated Architect</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mt/mt45gir4v3aprq87.jpg"></p><p>H-E-B at Mueller; Austin, TX by Lake|Flato Architects, H-E-B Design + Construction, Selser Schaefer Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/da/dalyzi4qjb8t5utt.jpg"></p><p>The J. Craig Venter Institute; San Diego by ZGF Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/58/58mxodoucyyxta5l.jpg"></p><p>Find the rest of the projects <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4841/aia-announces-the-2016-cote-top-ten-green-projects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149941606/2016-az-awards-finalists-are-revealed-vote-for-the-people-s-choice-now 2016 AZ Awards finalists are revealed + vote for the People's Choice now! Archinect 2016-04-20T18:03:00-04:00 >2016-05-04T23:36:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4m/4mi1mfzmgzdb7f8x.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In&nbsp;<a href="http://azuremagazine.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Azure Magazine</a>'s annual&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/140661/az-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AZ Awards</a>, architects, designers, manufacturers, and students across the globe have a shot at getting their best work internationally recognized.</p><p>Now in its sixth edition, the AZ Awards competition continues to grow. This year's call for submissions reeled in 826 entries from 52 countries. After sifting through the submissions, the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/148503043/introducing-the-2016-az-awards-jury-members" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">five-member jury</a>&nbsp;picked 66 finalists. In the meantime, the public is invited to participate in the 2016 People's Choice, where people can <a href="http://awards.azuremagazine.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">vote</a> for their favorite projects in all 18 categories now until May 6.</p><p>Then on June 17, the winners, People's Choice, and finalists will be celebrated during the AZ Awards Gala in Toronto's&nbsp;Evergreen Brick Works.</p><p>Check out a few of this year's finalists:</p><p>&darr;&nbsp;Finalist in the category "Interiors - Commercial and institutional:" Kanonb&aring;dsvej Studio in Copenhagen, Denmark by 3XN Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m0/m0aj1bdu7dqjme89.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;Finalist in the category "Interiors - Residential:" SPenthouse in S&atilde;o Paulo, Brazil by Studio MK27</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kq/kqb1vrc7xdhvljtv.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;Finalist in th...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149941205/hou-de-sousa-robert-halvorson-and-the-rolex-arts-initiative-finalists-are-among-this-week-s-winners Hou de Sousa, Robert Halvorson, and the Rolex Arts Initiative finalists are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-04-18T13:14:00-04:00 >2016-05-04T01:06:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/63/63f6puu744vj1bqd.jpg" width="514" height="291" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<strong>the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></strong>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #104 for the week of April 11-15, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4824/david-chipperfield-picks-three-architecture-finalists-for-the-2016-17-rolex-arts-initiative" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>David Chipperfield picks three architecture finalists for the 2016-17 Rolex Arts Initiative</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/08/08eh9dv73epv71qy.jpg"></p><p>And then there were three. David Chipperfield, who is the 2016-17 architecture mentor in the prestigious Rolex Arts Initiative, recently selected his three finalists. Chipperfield will interview each finalist before picking the architecture prot&eacute;g&eacute; for the year-long program.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4818/folly-2016-winners-hou-de-sousa-to-build-pavilion-of-sticks-for-education-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Folly 2016 winners Hou de Sousa to build pavilion of &ldquo;Sticks&rdquo; for education studio</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zr/zr61r92rfwvmdvzn.jpg"></p><p>Not long after <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4773/play-ball-get-a-glimpse-of-hou-de-sousa-s-winning-re-ball-installation-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">winning the Re-ball! Competition</a>&nbsp;last month, Nancy Hou and Josh de Sousa&nbsp;also won Folly 2016 with their proposal titled &ldquo;Sticks&rdquo;. In the coming weeks, Hou de Sousa will start constructing the installation at Socrates Sculpture Park.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4820/institution-of-structural-engineers-names-robert-halvorson-as-2016-gold-medalist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Institution of Stru...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149940645/riba-launches-2016-funding-for-new-architecture-research RIBA launches 2016 funding for new architecture research Ellen Hancock 2016-04-15T17:16:00-04:00 >2016-04-15T17:16:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0r/0rpnb9oihnzrsank.jpg" width="514" height="171" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is calling for applications from students, academics and practitioners interested in conducting research in architecture during 2016/17.<br><br>The RIBA Boyd Auger Scholarship aims to support applicants in their personal, professional and academic development within the architectural field, providing an opportunity for imaginative, original research, and travel.<br><br>In 2016, one scholarship worth &pound;5,000 is available to individuals or groups of students and graduates for a period of international travel (which can be during a period of international work experience).<br><br>The RIBA Research Trust Awards are offering grants of up to &pound;10,000 each, available to support original independent architecture research by practitioners, academics and recent graduates.<br><br>The judging committee particularly welcomes applications from practice-led researchers.<br><br>The RIBA LKE Ozolins Studentship is worth &pound;18,000 outside London or &pound;20,000 in London annually to a student who wis...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149940353/laka-competition-2016-is-now-accepting-submissions Laka Competition 2016 is now accepting submissions! Sponsor 2016-04-12T20:12:00-04:00 >2016-05-02T01:16:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/23/23sznlt1utj1b7z2.jpg" width="514" height="171" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Public arts initiative Laka Architektura has launched their second &ldquo;Architecture that Reacts&rdquo; competition! The ongoing theme intends to spark more interest in the investigation of adaptive and socially engaged architecture, for now and the future.</p><p>Following a successful first run last year, the 2016 Laka Competition is shifting its focus toward social needs. More and more architects continue to ask how architectural design can aid in pressing social issues, and now designers worldwide &mdash; as well as scientists, engineers, students, organizations, and the like &mdash; all have an opportunity to respond to that timely topic.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tu/tu71q29i01itzkkw.jpg"></p><p>The 2016 brief is a conceptual architectural project that is socially engaged and capable of reacting to unpredictable conditions and environmental, natural, and social risks. The submission should focus on architecture as a key field heading toward social revitalization and increased safety and freedom of its users. Proposed solutions should also involve a thorough analysi...</p>