Archinect - News 2014-04-23T14:15:47-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/98511939/aia-announces-the-2014-cote-top-ten-green-projects AIA announces the 2014 COTE Top Ten Green Projects Justine Testado 2014-04-22T21:05:00-04:00 >2014-04-23T12:52:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gx/gxg2hz3ezjuyz1u3.jpg" width="514" height="282" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Since it's Earth Day, here are the 18th annual Top Ten Green Projects just announced by the AIA and their Committee on the Environment (COTE). The awards program is the best known in the field for recognizing excellence in sustainable architecture and ecological design. Additionally, AIA and COTE awarded one project as the Top Ten Plus Project, which honors a past Top Ten Green Project that demonstrates through quantifiable metrics the impact of sustainable design and technology.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The winners will be honored at the AIA 2014 National Convention and Design Exposition in Chicago this June.</p><p>Have a look at this year's winning projects below.</p><p>Pictured above: <strong>Arizona State University Student Health Services; Tempe, Arizona</strong><br>by Lake|Flato Architects + Orcutt|Winslow&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Bud Clark Commons; Portland, Oregon </strong><br>by Holst Architecture</p><p><strong><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1b/1b52bfjyjvvft0xp.jpg"></strong></p><p><strong>Bushwick Inlet Park; Brooklyn, New York </strong><br>by Kiss + Cathcart, Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nq/nqe6qon687xq8rwd.jpg"></p><p><strong>Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt (EGWW) Federal Building Modernization; Portland, Oregon&nbsp;</strong><br>by SERA Architects in association with Cutler Anderson Architects<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e0/e0zsb641tkmb8b36.jpg"></p><p><strong>Gateway Center - SUNY-ESF College of Environmental Science &amp; Forestry; Syracuse, NY</strong><br>by Architerra</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s1/s10a4d1e7zenagv1.jpg"></p><p><strong>John &amp; Frances Angelos Law Center; Baltimore</strong><br>by Behnisch Architekten and Ayers Saint Gross</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9h/9hg29h9qnlpin5w1.jpg"></p><p><strong>Sustainability Treehouse; Glen Jean, West Virginia Design</strong><br>by Mithun (Architect); BNIM (Executive Architect/Architect of Record)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0u/0uc8dalke9i1t3v2.jpg"></p><p><strong>The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Headquarters; Los Altos California</strong><br>by EHDD</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yn/ynf49dpjw50t2yth.jpg"></p><p><strong>U.S. Land Port of Entry; Warroad, Minnesota</strong><br>by Snow K...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98505295/3xn-to-design-the-new-international-olympic-committee-hq-in-lausanne 3xn to design the new International Olympic Committee HQ in Lausanne Justine Testado 2014-04-22T18:12:00-04:00 >2014-04-23T12:52:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5v/5vkxsb1wdoncn2tb.jpg" width="514" height="275" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>3xn was chosen by the International Olympic Committee as the architectural partner to design the new IOC Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IOC selected the Danish firm after a collective decision by the IOC Architecture College during a March 25 meeting... The design for the new headquarters will be revealed at a later date arranged by the IOC.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The winning concept for the IOC Headquarters will be located on a 24,000 square meter site on the banks of Lake Geneva providing an &lsquo;Olympic campus&rsquo; of administrative buildings for 500 employees. 3xn has worked continuously on their proposal since last July when they were <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/76375076/international-olympic-committee-announces-design-shortlist-for-its-new-lausanne-hq" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shortlisted with 12 international all-star practices</a>.</p><p>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/3xn_to_design_the_new_international_olympic_committee_hq_in_lausanne/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more info.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98448530/hortus-conclusus-andersen-1st-prize-for-h-c-andersen-house-of-fairytales-denmark “Hortus Conclusus Andersen” - 1st-prize for H C Andersen House of Fairytales, Denmark Justine Testado 2014-04-21T18:35:00-04:00 >2014-04-23T12:52:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x5/x5v4nrl8zs4p81c5.jpg" width="514" height="240" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The fairytale wouldn't be complete without the "Hortus Conclusus Andersen" from the Hans Christian Andersen Museum's House of Fairytales competition. Designed by Transborder Studio of Oslo, the proposal was the lucky first-prize winner of the international ideas competition that drew in nearly 500 entrants. These results are only the beginning, as the H C Museum plans for a more restricted design competition for the House of Fairytales.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j9/j9iwklb4o5rsw0n6.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3j/3jclsm5peiajmrbn.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4j/4j4qqpkxfazfxrlq.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5o/5olgcc7jlozzlid8.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4i/4iupjicxleg5z92k.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vo/vo6lgmm1qr45rkas.jpg"></p><p>Get more details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/hortus_conclusus_andersen_-_1st-prize_for_h_c_andersen_house_of_fairytales/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98446122/2014-berkeley-prize-winners-announced 2014 BERKELEY PRIZE Winners Announced Alexander Walter 2014-04-21T17:27:00-04:00 >2014-04-21T17:43:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u4/u4730u3pqslbn95x.jpg" width="514" height="534" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the 16th annual international BERKELEY PRIZE competition were just announced. The 2014 challenge revolved around the topic: 'The Architect and the Healthful Environment.' 141 undergraduate architecture students from 28 countries responded to this year&rsquo;s call to describe examples of healthful and unhealthful environments in their respective cities and to compare them analytically.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/98437632/unfinished-spaces-ksr-architects-and-2014-wheelwright-prize-finalists-are-among-this-week-s-winners "Unfinished Spaces", KSR Architects, and 2014 Wheelwright Prize finalists are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-04-21T14:33:00-04:00 >2014-04-21T14:42:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ce/cemab2boyx0u6d4r.jpg" width="514" height="468" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, finalists, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's Recap #5 for the week of April 14-18, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/american_academy_in_rome_announces_2014-2015_rome_prize_winners/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>American Academy in Rome Announces the 2014-2015 Rome Prize Winners</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pt/pto4rfvums1e0id9.jpg"></p><p>The <a href="http://www.aarome.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">American Academy in Rome</a> announced the winners of the 118th annual prestigious <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/2014_rome_prize/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rome Prize Competition</a> at a festive ceremony in New York City. Winners of the prestigious prize will receive a fellowship, which includes a stipend and live/working space, and are invited to live in Rome for six months to two years as members of the Academy community.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/wheelwright_prize_2014_finalists_announced/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uu/uuvs4gfj6th9coac.jpg"></p><p>Seven finalists were announced for <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/wheelwright_prize_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Wheelwright Prize 2014</a>. Since 2013, the prize is applicable to any architect who graduated within the last 15 years from a professionally accredited architecture degree program. Emphasizing international research, the winner must spend at least six months worki...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98262926/winning-designs-of-cambodian-sustainable-housing-competition-now-built Winning designs of Cambodian Sustainable Housing competition now built Justine Testado 2014-04-18T13:45:00-04:00 >2014-04-21T14:42:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dg/dgzm65c2dr8ukpuo.jpg" width="514" height="278" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's a well-known fact that a safe and comfortable home is essential to one's well-being. From Building Trust International's 2013 "The Future of Sustainable Housing in Cambodia" competition, over 600 registered entrants proposed sustainable housing solutions for low-income families in Cambodia. The jury -- which also comprised of the families who moved into their new homes -- chose 3 joint-winning designs recently constructed in Phnom Penh.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The winners are:</p><p><strong>Courtyard House</strong> by <a href="http://www.lumleykoller.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jess Lumley &amp; Alexander Koller</a> (UK)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/og/ogli2i8nj6otkyen.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ky/kyeao9brp6fy06yl.jpg"></p><p><strong>Open Embrace</strong> by Keith Greenwald and Lisa Ekle (USA)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ve/veyhx3moq1nbrs5l.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sb/sbmvvdldsgwz10ch.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jn/jni1yvjlquz72tw1.jpg"></p><p><strong>Wet + Dry House</strong> by Mary Ann Jackson, Ralph Green, Muhammad Kamil &amp; Nick Shearman of <a href="http://www.vdd.com.au" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Visionary Design Development Pty Ltd.</a> (Australia)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0e/0eyrkrukt035ys29.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1y/1y9rsf7q1zkqznm5.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y4/y4ktwj1jku0y5klh.jpg"></p><p>More details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winning_designs_of_cambodian_sustainable_housing_competition_now_built/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Also check out our recent feature of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/97566131/moved-to-care-competition-winners-highlight-the-importance-of-safe-healthcare-for-all" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Building Trust International's "Moved to Care" competition results</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98088979/update-acadia-2014-call-for-papers-deadline-extended-to-april-22 UPDATE: ACADIA 2014 Call for Papers deadline extended to April 22 Justine Testado 2014-04-15T13:55:00-04:00 >2014-04-15T13:56:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ut/ut9nvm1m0jyurkzl.jpg" width="514" height="417" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em><strong>UPDATE:</strong> The Call For Papers deadline has been extended to April 22nd 12AM PDT.</em></p><p>Due to popular demand, the final deadline to submit papers for the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/acadia_2014_design_agency/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ACADIA 2014 | Design Agency conference</a> has been<strong> updated to</strong> <strong>April 22 at 12 a.m. PDT</strong>.</p><p>Submissions are welcome from specialized researchers, practitioners, students, and others interested in computational design of architecture. Submissions can include the disciplines of science and art, engineering, fabrication, computer science, construction and design.</p><p>This year's conference -- including workshops and tour -- will be held at the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles this October.</p><p>Conference: October 23-25, 2014<br>Workshops and Tour: October 20-22 &amp; 26, 2014.</p><p><strong><a href="http://2014.acadia.org/submit.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Submission details</a><br><a href="http://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?key=10335548.U23so5alUTQURvFv" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Submit a paper</a></strong><br><a href="http://http://acadia.us6.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=23c52ab4f14aaad88094be401&amp;id=af21a3606d&amp;e=21d689acf4" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>ACADIA 2014 Consent to Publish form</strong></a></p><p>You can find more details about the conference <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/acadia_2014_design_agency_-_call_for_papers/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98033706/american-academy-in-rome-announces-the-2014-2015-rome-prize-winners American Academy in Rome Announces the 2014-2015 Rome Prize Winners Alexander Walter 2014-04-14T15:16:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T15:18:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6c/6cfc3b0d9436618e1e2a71f419757baa.jpg" width="514" height="362" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The American Academy in Rome has announced the winners of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition at a festive ceremony in New York City.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Among many other fields, the two 2014-15 Rome Prize winners in the field of Architecture are:</p><ul><li><strong>Firat Erdim</strong> (Founders Rome Prize)</li><li><strong>Vincent L. Snyder </strong>(James R. Lamantia, Jr. Rome Prize)</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/98028871/wheelwright-prize-2014-finalists-announced Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced Justine Testado 2014-04-14T14:27:00-04:00 >2014-04-15T12:00:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y2/y289y5jk8f8kc8x5.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Seven finalists have been announced for <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/91234757/100-000-wheelwright-prize-details-announced-for-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Wheelwright Prize 2014</a>. Established by Harvard GSD in 1935, the prize awards a $100,000 travel-based research grant to an early-career architect worldwide whose proposal best conveys original, scholarly, and professional design. Since 2013, the prize is applicable to any architect who graduated within the last 15 years from a professionally accredited architecture degree program. Emphasizing international research, the winner must spend at least six months working outside of their home country and not in the U.S.</p><p>The 2014 competition received nearly 200 submissions from 46 countries. This year's jury featured GSD Dean Mohsen Mostafavi; GSD professors; and architects Jorge Silvetti, I&ntilde;aki Abalos, and Silvia Benedito; Museum of Modern Art architecture curator Pedro Gadanho; New York architect Linda Pollak of Marpillero Pollak; and Shohei Shigematsu, partner of OMA and its New York office director.</p><p>The jury selected the following finalists:</p><p><strong>Jose...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98026451/david-chipperfield-rebuild-by-design-finalists-and-aia-housing-award-recipients-are-among-this-week-s-winners David Chipperfield, Rebuild by Design finalists, and AIA Housing Award recipients are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-04-14T13:58:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T15:57:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/me/mecbb67vrfme57w9.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's Recap #4 for the week of April 7-11, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/moved_to_care_competition_winners_highlight_the_importance_of_safe_hea/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Moved to Care competition winners highlight the importance of safe healthcare for all</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ru/ru7pgjei94ccmxb3.jpg"></p><p>No matter what country you live in, everyone deserves access to safe and secure healthcare. Re-emphasizing this global issue is <a href="http://www.buildingtrustinternational.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Building Trust International</a>'s <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/moved_to_care/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Moved to Care competition</a>, which sought feasible design solutions for a portable healthcare facility for high-demand regions in Southeast Asia.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/the_final_proposals_of_the_shortlisted_rebuild_by_design_teams/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The final proposals of the 10 shortlisted Rebuild by Design teams</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/17/17szho8a198ntmsh.jpg"></p><p>The 10 Rebuild by Design finalist teams -- including <a href="http://www.big.dk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a>, <a href="http://www.wxystudio.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WXY</a> + <a href="http://www.west8.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">West 8</a>, <a href="http://www.oma.eu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMA</a>, <a href="http://www.sasaki.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sasaki Associates</a>, <a href="http://www.interboropartners.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interboro Partners</a> -- spent the past eight months doing intensive research and engaging with local communities to find local and resilient solutions to rebuild the Eastern Seaboard cities affected by Hurricane Sandy.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/ten_recipients_for_the_2014_aia_housing_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Ten reci...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97640101/david-chipperfield-wins-nobel-center-architectural-competition David Chipperfield wins Nobel Center architectural competition Justine Testado 2014-04-09T12:52:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T21:44:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1g/1gipeb1duwlarpgk.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3821/david-chipperfield" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Chipperfield</a>'s "Nobelhuset" is the winning design for the new Nobel Center in Stockholm, after a unanimous jury decision. Back in Fall 2013, Chipperfield was one of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83368103/eleven-renowned-architects-present-proposals-for-stockholm-s-future-nobel-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">11 famous architects who submitted proposals</a> for the future Nobel Center.</p><p>In <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86609006/nobel-center-competition-shortlists-three-teams-to-move-onto-stage-two" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the second stage</a>, the competition narrowed down to three proposals from: Johan Celsing - Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor (Sweden); Gert Wing&aring;rdh - Wing&aring;rdhs Arkitektkontor (Sweden); and of course, David Chipperfield and Christoph Felger - David Chipperfield Architects Berlin (Germany).</p><p>The Nobel Center will be built to become an architectural representation of the Nobel Prize and serve as a space to promote the Prize's ideals of forward thinking and innovation.</p><p>Here's more detail into the winning design:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o1/o1kxi3gm40lem8lv.jpg"></p><p>"According to the statement of the jury, the proposed building has an elegant, timeless and attractive external appearance with a clear identity of its own. The revised fa&ccedil;ade design, with its shimmering vertical brass elements and glass, has a l...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97583873/ten-recipients-for-the-2014-aia-housing-awards Ten recipients for the 2014 AIA Housing Awards Justine Testado 2014-04-08T19:30:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T19:26:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wq/wqwu6njt4z574sif.jpg" width="514" height="616" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>There's no place like a good home, simple as that. The AIA announced 10 recipients for the 2014 Housing Awards, which promotes the value of good housing and excellence in housing design. The jury gave awards in four categories: One/Two Family Custom Housing, One/Two Family Production Housing (none selected this year), Multifamily Housing and Special Housing.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>ONE/TWO FAMILY CUSTOM HOUSING</strong></p><p>Pictured above: Sol Duc Cabin (Seattle) by Olson Kundig Architects</p><p>Informal House (South Pasadena, CA) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/so/soyq6bhoaeu24183.jpg"></p><p>Kicking Horse Residence (British Columbia) by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e5/e5kguuftnr3vqpeq.jpg"></p><p>Park Passive (Seattle) by NK Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zn/zn9ir0yte7u430xi.jpg"></p><p>Topo House (Wisconsin) by Johnsen Schmaling Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h5/h5n3sy291ekdnh9p.jpg"></p><p><strong>MULTIFAMILY LIVING</strong></p><p>221 Broadway (San Antonio) by Lake|Flato Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8f/8f466n3fot6ie5xr.jpg"></p><p>Cherokee Studios (Los Angeles) by Brooks + Scarpa</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qr/qrg39hsf9x1twsy3.jpg"></p><p>Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments (Oakland, CA) by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sg/sgu6csb1z4jy6xtm.jpg"></p><p>28th Street Apartments (Los Angeles) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hb/hbtkrmudpabibxdk.jpg"></p><p>Sweetwater Spectrum Community (Sonoma, CA) by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/92/92t47du4c5d35syv.jpg"></p><p>Further info on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/ten_recipients_for_the_2014_aia_housing_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97521120/editor-s-picks-362 Editor's Picks #362 Nam Henderson 2014-04-08T18:37:00-04:00 >2014-04-11T06:17:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/md/md9dlkj4haf4ciqr.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/AmeliaTH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia</a> conducted an <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/97105527/interview-with-john-szot-of-architecture-and-the-unspeakable-film-series" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">i</a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/97105527/interview-with-john-szot-of-architecture-and-the-unspeakable-film-series" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">nterview with John Szot answering questions on </a><em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/97105527/interview-with-john-szot-of-architecture-and-the-unspeakable-film-series" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture and the Unspeakable</a>,&nbsp;</em>a triptych of short, magnificently animated films.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aj/ajsx7inbd2ui1ty7.jpg"><strong>News</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Professor Andrew Ross, penned an editorial <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/96950936/high-culture-and-hard-labor" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">High Culture and Hard Labor</a>&nbsp;regarding Guggenheim Museum&rsquo;s Saadiyat Island project. Later, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/97010538/guggenheim-protesters-highlight-poor-labor-practices" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Al Jazeera America</a> looked at the efforts by Global Ultra Luxury Faction, an offshoot of Gulf Labor (Professor Ross is a member) "<em>working since 2011 to bring attention to the conditions that the workers on Saadiyat Island withstand</em>".&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7f/7fo2oi6xr0c23xhz.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/14295810/miles-jaffe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miles Jaffe</a>&nbsp;pondered "<em>Where does an architect's responsibility begin and where does it end?</em>"</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/ayeshaghosh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ayesha Ghosa</a>&nbsp;provided a recap of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/96962248/gsapp-lecture-addresses-architecture-s-role-in-new-democratic-systems" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Belgian political philosopher Chantal Mouffe&rsquo;s recent tal</a>k at GSAPP's spring lecture series.</p><p>"<em>Basically to summarize, for political activism to enact change, Mouffe believes it is better to intervene and transform the existing codes rather than &lsquo;start from scratch.&rsquo;...In the systemic interventions and transformations she proposes &ndash; Mouffe seems to...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97577444/the-final-proposals-of-the-10-shortlisted-rebuild-by-design-teams The final proposals of the 10 shortlisted Rebuild by Design teams Justine Testado 2014-04-08T17:18:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T19:13:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rw/rwh2xnyfqydrhfbc.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The ten Rebuild by Design finalist teams spent the past eight months doing intensive research and engaging with local communities to find local and resilient solutions to rebuild the Eastern Seaboard cities affected by Hurricane Sandy...Each team presented their final proposals to the public at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ late last week. Secretary Shaun Donovan of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will announce the winning projects later this spring.</p></em><br /><br /><p>BIG, WXY + West 8, OMA, Sasaki Associates, Interboro Partners, and notable universities are only a few of the multidisciplinary team leaders in this global group of finalists.</p><p>While we wait for the winning results, check out the final proposals below.</p><p><strong>BIG U</strong><strong> by the BIG team</strong><br>Location: New York, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z0/z0q4rvvgdnqjutbq.jpg"></p><p><strong>The Commercial Corridor Resiliency Project</strong><strong> by </strong><strong>HR&amp;A Advisors, Inc. with Cooper, Robertson &amp; Partners</strong><br>Location: Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York; Far Rockaway, Queens, New York; Asbury Park, New Jersey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hg/hgsqtd91qvg750ql.jpg"></p><p><strong>Living with the Bay: A Comprehensive Regional Resiliency Plan for Nassau County&rsquo;s South Shore</strong><strong> by the Interboro team</strong><br>Location: Long Island, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ti/ti1fyhy9m5iimkd4.jpg"></p><p><strong>New Meadowlands: Productive City + Regional Park by MIT CAU + ZUS + URBANISTEN</strong><br>Location: The Meadowlands, New Jersey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5d/5d29655hzzyv6b6u.jpg"></p><p><strong>Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge: A Comprehensive Strategy for Hoboken<br>by OMA</strong><br>Location: Hoboken, New Jersey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q5/q5ite0l3ahgzeha9.jpg"></p><p><strong>Hunts Point Lifelines by PennDesign/OLIN</strong><br>Location: Hunts Point, Bronx, NY</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xt/xt21xn0lh9f2o49w.jpg"></p><p><strong>RESILIENCE + THE BEACH by Sasaki/Rutgers/Arup </strong><br>Location: Jersey Shor...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97566131/moved-to-care-competition-winners-highlight-the-importance-of-safe-healthcare-for-all Moved to Care competition winners highlight the importance of safe healthcare for all Justine Testado 2014-04-08T13:56:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T19:14:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b4/b4fp8ljygzot99mn.jpg" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>No matter what country you live in, everyone deserves access to safe and secure healthcare. Re-emphasizing this global issue is Building Trust International's Moved to Care competition, which sought feasible design solutions for a portable healthcare facility for high-demand regions in Southeast Asia.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Out of over 200 registered entrants, a U.S. multidisciplinary team consisting of Patrick Morgan, Jhan&eacute;a Williams, and Simon Morgan won the Professional category. The jury also selected nine honorable mentions from around the world.</p><p>For the Student category, &lsquo;REFLEX&rsquo; by Christopher Knitt (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA) was named the winner along with four honorable mentions.</p><p>Check out the winning entries below.</p><p><strong>Professional category winner:&nbsp;</strong> <strong>Patrick Morgan M-Arch, Simon Morgan MPH and Jhan&eacute;a Williams M-Arch (USA)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c8/c8lmya110wzdcwvb.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lv/lvb1nljnli1zc937.jpg"></p><p><strong>Student category winner: "REFLEX" by Christopher Knitt (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vl/vlvhl91gsrq3m7zx.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/an/anx40mhll9mc3gqq.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vi/vihfdr5sql5eb36l.jpg"></p><p>Learn more about the projects on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/moved_to_care_competition_winners_highlight_the_importance_of_safe_hea/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97496121/evolo-skyscrapers-2-now-available-for-pre-order eVolo Skyscrapers 2 now available for pre-order Justine Testado 2014-04-07T17:17:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T19:35:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xi/xivwe2qf8oyji22u.jpg" width="514" height="622" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Need inspiration to prepare for next year's <a href="http://www.evolo.us/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">eVOLO</a> Skyscraper Competition? eVOLO's latest publication,<em> EVOLO SKYSCRAPERS 2 </em>is <a href="http://shop.evolo.us/product/evolo-skyscrapers-2-limited-edition-book" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">now available for pre-order</a> throughout April! Only 1,000 copies worldwide are in stock.</p><p>As the follow-up to <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/33335726/evolo-skyscrapers-limited-edition-book" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the acclaimed first edition,</a> the hardcover, 628-page book showcases 150 of the best skyscraper submissions to the popular eVOLO Skyscraper Competition from the past few years.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gt/gt3durknyasn8gab.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ap/apg5rv5ik2ycp2qg.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8p/8pr1hfv86gz56d8p.jpg"></p><p>These reimagined super-tall structures explore technological advances, sustainable systems, and the establishment of new urban and architectural solutions to solve economic, social, and cultural problems of the world's contemporary cities.</p><p><strong>Click <a href="http://shop.evolo.us/product/evolo-skyscrapers-2-limited-edition-book" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to order.</strong> Orders will ship out in May.</p><p>For more eVOLO on Archinect, click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/71983/evolo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97487247/rolex-arts-finalists-wing-rdhs-and-suralark-are-among-this-week-s-winners Rolex Arts finalists, Wingårdhs, and SuralArk are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-04-07T17:15:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T19:35:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7v/7v4mxpumtvx8zleo.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out Recap #3 for the week of March 31-April 4, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/peter_zumthor_selects_4_architecture_finalists_for_rolex_arts_initiative_20/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Peter Zumthor selects 4 architecture finalists for Rolex Arts Initiative 2014-2015</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x3/x3apnz3aht6q02fk.jpg"></p><p>Four finalists still have a chance to win the prestigious one-year architecture mentorship in the <a href="http://rolexmentorprotege.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rolex Arts Initiative 2014-2015</a> with 2009 Pritzker Prize laureate <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/peter_zumthor_named_architecture_mentor_for_rolex_arts_initiative/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peter Zumthor as architecture mentor</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/results_of_the_rome_motorino_check_point_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Results of the Rome Motorino Check Point competition</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t5/t5upo0y6ik9vmmx9.jpg"></p><p>Zoom, zoom! Riding a Vespa scooter has long been a common means of transportation in Rome. However, figuring out designated parking for the vehicle isn't anything new either. Check out the ideas students worldwide sent to the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/rome_motorinio_check_point/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rome Motorino Check Point (RMCP) competition</a> to address this issue.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/a_ltas_winning_intergenerational_residence_proposal_in_rennes_france/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>a/LTA&rsquo;s winning Intergenerational Residence proposal in Rennes, France</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/su/suseo45fabaweyp2.jpg"></p><p>Open communal living and the integration of urban structures and ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97280083/wing-rdhs-wins-statoil-competition-in-norway-beats-sn-hetta-oma-and-norman-foster Wingårdhs wins Statoil competition in Norway, beats Snøhetta, OMA and Norman Foster Justine Testado 2014-04-04T21:22:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T07:33:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/to/tobr522xnm24euav.jpg" width="514" height="177" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"E = mc&sup2;" by Swedish firm Wing&aring;rdhs was the winning solution in an invited competition to redesign the Forus West building of major energy company Statoil in Sandnes, Norway. Statoil will now further develop its plans for the new building based on Wing&aring;rdhs&rsquo; proposal and clarify significant regulation issues before further progress is done.</p></em><br /><br /><p>From 48 applications worldwide, the invited teams consisted mostly of Norwegian names and a few famous ones: <a href="http://archinect.com/snohetta" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta</a> (NO); <a href="http://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster + Partners</a> (UK) with Space Group (NO); and <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/9423148/helen-hard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Helen &amp; Hard</a> (NO) with SAHAA (NO). <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/382/oma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMA</a> (NL) was also invited but withdrew shortly before the competition deadline, much to the jury's disappointment.</p><p>Here's a glimpse of Wing&aring;rdhs&rsquo; proposal:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u6/u6jsj2dbym8fr2z0.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/79/79voq0xahfnxmcui.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w3/w37ztxggpci6qmgk.jpg"></p><p>See the jury's evaluation and other details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/wingardhs_wins_statoil_competition_in_norway_beats_snohetta_oma_and_foster/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97192468/winning-skin-installation-3xlp-to-begin-tour-this-fall-in-texas Winning SKIN installation 3xLP to begin tour this Fall in Texas Justine Testado 2014-04-03T17:35:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T19:11:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jgtr9hdg01gwtft9.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Since 3xLP by Christopher Romano and Nicholas Bruscia won the most recent TEX-FAB SKIN Digital Fabrication competition, the installation was exhibited at TEX-FAB 5 in Austin and will travel to Houston and Dallas along with the other competition finalists this fall. The SKIN competition paired emerging design research practices with fabrication industry leaders to create innovative solutions for facade systems using digital fabrication and parametric design tools.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/il/illevz88exyhnja0.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uu/uuye0etdeamyt7cd.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/39/39pm289kytp4dho0.jpg"></p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winning_skin_installation_3xlp_to_begin_tour_this_fall_in_texas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97180384/raymond-moriyama-and-raic-announce-100k-canadian-prize-for-world-s-best-building Raymond Moriyama and RAIC announce $100K Canadian prize for world's best building Justine Testado 2014-04-03T14:14:00-04:00 >2014-04-03T23:38:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u8/u8lnk20cqfjrl0l9.jpg" width="514" height="413" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's a new architecture prize in town and it's loaded. The <a href="http://www.raic.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Royal Architectural Institute of Canada</a> (RAIC) Foundation and distinguished Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama announced today the launch of the Moriyama RAIC International Prize, a biennial award for the best building or project in the world. Now one of the world's largest architectural prizes, it consists of CAD$100,000 and a sculpture designed by Canadian designer Wei Yew -- perhaps making it a potential rival to the prestigious Pritzker Prize.</p><p>Moriyama and RAIC established the award in effort to raise the international stature of RAIC and the work of Canadian architects. Moriyama first thought of the idea in 1976 while on a three-month walk in the footsteps of Buddha through India and Nepal.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1e/1ecyjj5bl8ot73w5.jpg"></p><p>The prize is open to any architect, firm, or collaboration in the world for an outstanding building or project. It may also be granted to a non-architect for an exceptional contribution to architecture. The winner will be selected ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96962252/shigeru-ban-3xn-oma-are-among-this-week-s-winners Shigeru Ban, 3XN & OMA are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-03-31T18:52:00-04:00 >2014-03-31T19:02:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x3/x3b41dd7dkxn7snr.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out Recap #2 for the week of March 24-28, 2014:</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/recipients_name_named_as_2014_pritzker_prize_laureate/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shigeru Ban named as 2014 Pritzker Prize Laureate</a></strong><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q0/q0yajltji1ej5un0.jpg"></p><p>Japanese architect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/17679/shigeru-ban-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shigeru Ban</a> was announced as the 2014 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize on March 24. Ban will be the seventh Japanese architect to become a laureate of the Pritzker Prize, widely regarded as "the Nobel Prize" in the architecture profession.</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_latest_fenn_young_designers_award_design_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners of the latest FYDA competition redefine the library for today&rsquo;s digital age</a></strong><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1h/1h3wu7e00uynx3ag.jpg"></p><p>In the latest edition of the Fenn Young Designers Award (FYDA) International Design Competition from Bangkok, over 300 submissions from young creatives ages 18-33 submitted designs that redefine the library for today's technological times.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/3xn_to_design_entertainment_complex_for_dreamcenter_in_shanghai/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>3XN to design entertainment complex for DreamCenter in Shanghai</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gl/glz4fcz654ilten4.jpg"></p><p>DreamWorks Animation recently commissioned <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/12533/3xn-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3XN</a> to design an enter...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96732426/winning-projects-of-the-2014-u-s-wood-design-awards Winning projects of the 2014 U.S. Wood Design Awards Justine Testado 2014-03-28T18:35:00-04:00 >2014-04-03T21:27:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fv/fvdp0l88ilu4amb5.jpg" width="514" height="677" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the WoodWorks 2014 U.S. Wood Design Awards sure know how to prove wood as a versatile material in architecture. Out of 140 entries -- the most the competition has ever received -- the jury selected nine of the most outstanding projects in wood architecture. During the recent ceremony at the Southeast Wood Solutions Fair in Charlotte, NC, awards were given in nine categories. Four Regional Winners were also awarded.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Check out the winning projects below</p><p>(Above) <strong>Institutional Wood Design: James and Anne Robinson Nature Center in Columbia, MD. </strong>Architect &ndash; GWWO, Inc./Architects</p><p><strong>Green Building with Wood: Biomass Heating Plant, Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT&nbsp; </strong><br>Architect &ndash; Centerbook Architects and Planners</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/in/ino9on48gokhehmc.jpg"><br><br><strong>Wood School Design: Cascades Academy of Central Oregon in Tumalo, OR&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><br>Architect &ndash; Hennebery Eddy Architects, Inc.<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d9/d9hffpij7shs81uu.jpg"></p><p><strong>Commercial Wood Design: Federal Center South &ndash; Building 1202 in Seattle, WA&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong><br>Architect &ndash; ZGF Architects LLP&nbsp;<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8b/8bw48xg9izm7rpyc.jpg"></p><p><strong>Innovative Wood Engineering:&nbsp; Promega Feynman Center, &ldquo;The Crossroads&rdquo; in Madison, WA</strong>.<br>Architect &ndash; Uihlein&#8208;Wilson Architects, Inc.<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/79/79p91n7ewn1q6dww.jpg"></p><p><strong>Beauty of Wood: Reed College Performing Arts Building in Portland, OR</strong><br>Architect &ndash; Opsis Architecture<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qy/qykxnt1l8skt25sn.jpg"><br><br><strong>Jury's Choice Award: Habiframe, Inc. Tornado Storm Shelter in Memphis, TN&nbsp;</strong><br>Architect &ndash; Habiframe, Inc.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rh/rhfe84zdc44aj0na.jpg"></p><p><strong>Multi-Story Wood Design: Bullitt Center in Seattle, WA</strong><br>Architect &ndash; The Miller Hull Partnership<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ro/ro4967mei10mk7ef.jpg"></p><p><strong>Traditional Use of Wood: Muckleshoot Smokehouse in Auburn, WA...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96730819/last-reminder-acadia-2014-call-for-papers-deadline-is-april-1-update-april-22 Last reminder! ACADIA 2014 Call for Papers deadline is April 1 (UPDATE: April 22!) Justine Testado 2014-03-28T18:07:00-04:00 >2014-04-15T13:00:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ps/psv8h4yxi6buvhiw.jpg" width="514" height="417" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em><strong>UPDATE:</strong> The Call For Papers deadline has been extended to April 22nd 12AM PDT.</em></p><p>Just a heads up that the deadline to submit papers for the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/acadia_2014_design_agency/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ACADIA 2014 | Design Agency conference</a> is <strong>April 22 (UPDATED!)</strong>!</p><p>Submissions are welcome from specialized researchers, practitioners, students, and others interested in computational design of architecture. Submissions can include the disciplines of science and art, engineering, fabrication, computer science, construction and design.</p><p>This year's conference will be held at the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Oct. 20-25, 2014.</p><p>More details below:</p><p>"The conference theme is intended to highlight experimental research and projects that exhibit and explore new paradigms of computing in architecture. The theme is a purposeful instigation of work that looks at re-defining the term "Agency" through the lens of computational design strategies such as simulation, fabrication, robotics, and novel integrations from science and the media arts...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96568028/oma-wins-axel-springer-berlin-hq-competition OMA wins Axel Springer Berlin HQ competition Justine Testado 2014-03-26T15:17:00-04:00 >2014-03-31T21:03:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xr/xrehjctrvlfm7ffy.jpg" width="514" height="419" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The wait is finally over. After a unanimous decision from the jury, Rem Koolhaas of OMA has the winning design for the new Berlin Media Campus of German publishing house Axel Springer. OMA's concept won against those of two notable finalists, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and Buro Ole Scheeren. A contract will be issued once it has been decided if and when the construction project can be implemented.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pi/pi8ih1424gkjdneg.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qv/qvt5i5amwk7x6etz.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pv/pvgjp4ckt0id9iye.jpg"><br><br>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/oma_wins_axel_springer_berlin_hq_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96417639/bustler-news-recap-1 Bustler News Recap #1 Justine Testado 2014-03-24T20:12:00-04:00 >2014-03-24T21:11:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pl/plpqrajjcrm2vc7w.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Starting today, every Monday we'll highlight a few <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> News posts from the previous week that we think are worth checking out. We'll also include a selection of Bustler's most recent competition listings.</p><p>Here's Recap #1 for the week of March 17-21, 2014:<br><br><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_dubai_architecture_school_tower_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Winners of the Dubai Architecture School Tower competition</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1c/1cpptncnjaijj0c0.jpg"></a><br>In the&nbsp;[AC-CA] Dubai Architecture School Tower ideas competition, student and professional participants were challenged to design an iconic and progressive educational environment for architecture students in Dubai.<br><br><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/a_closer_look_into_the_winning_canakkale_antenna_tower_competition_entry/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>A closer look into the winning &Ccedil;anakkale Antenna Tower Competition entry</strong></a><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d3/d3pwjtqf3sfixbh7.jpg"><br>From the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/94825752/winning-results-of-the-anakkale-antenna-tower-competition-in-turkey" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&Ccedil;anakkale Antenna Tower Competition results</a> featured earlier this month, <a href="http://www.powerhouse-company.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Powerhouse Company</a> + <a href="http://www.internationaldesign.nl/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IND (Inter.National.Design)</a> gave more detail into their winning proposal.<br><br><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/grant_mudford_to_receive_julius_shulman_institute_excellence_in_photography/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Grant Mudford to receive 2014 Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award</strong></a><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qi/qiz6n7r2072lauia.jpg"><br>Grant Mudford was named the 2014 recipient of the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/wuho_jsi_photography_award/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award</a>. The award highlights an ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96426490/2014-smibe-not-so-big-data-challenge-opens-march-28 2014 SMIBE - NOT SO BIG DATA challenge opens March 28 Justine Testado 2014-03-24T19:33:00-04:00 >2014-03-25T18:48:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5u/5u5xxot1bue831pu.jpg" width="514" height="691" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Tell your story about the built environment as a one-minute moving infographic for the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/2014_smibe_moving_infographic_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 SMIBE Moving Infographic Competition, "NOT SO BIG DATA"</a>.</p><p>Starting this Friday, you can submit a moving-image story that investigates, explores, and of course can entertain the design community about the social, environmental, political, technological, and economic issues that should be discussed -- all within 60 seconds.</p><p>Submissions should not exceed 1 minute in duration and can be produced in any motion image medium. Entry is free.<br><br>Participants -- whether individually or in groups -- may submit entries on <a href="http://vimeo.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vimeo</a> beginning <strong>March 28, 2014</strong> and ending <strong>May 16, 2014</strong>. All entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on May 16, 2014.</p><p>The winner will receive a cash prize of $250.</p><p>To learn more, visit <a href="http://smibe.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">smibe.net</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96120397/2014-evolo-skyscraper-competition-winners 2014 eVolo Skyscraper Competition Winners Justine Testado 2014-03-20T20:19:00-04:00 >2014-03-25T09:38:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0n/0ngrg2wi493qn1j7.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners for the 9th annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition have finally been revealed! The sky is indeed the limit for the popular worldwide competition, which gave participants complete freedom with their skyscraper designs. Imaginative ideas aside, entrants also had to examine the skyscraper's definition, purpose, and potential in the 21st century.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Out of 525 entries from 43 countries in all continents, the Jury awarded three winners and 20 Honorable Mentions.</p><p><strong>1st place: "Vernacular Versatility" by Yong Ju Lee - U.S.</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mt/mtkn98w5p8673qp2.jpg"><br><br><strong>2nd place: "Car and Shell: or Marinetti&rsquo;s Monster" by Mark Talbot and Daniel Markiewicz - U.S.</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/64/64mlkt1ww8rkeisi.jpg"><br><br><strong>3rd place: "Propagate Skyscraper" by YuHao Liu and Rui Wu - Canada</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/78/7843uxf47ucchxtm.jpg"><br><br>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/2014_evolo_skyscraper_competition_winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Click the thumbnails below to see the Honorable Mentions.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96112348/obama-library-officials-allow-parties-to-make-their-bid Obama library officials allow parties to make their bid Archinect 2014-03-20T17:36:00-04:00 >2014-03-20T17:37:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dw/dwlloqg2wumqqldf.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The foundation established to lead the development of President Obama&rsquo;s library and museum opened the door Thursday for institutions and groups to begin making a pitch to host the site. The Barack Obama Foundation issued its long-awaited Request for Qualifications on its newly named website, inviting applicants to provide information about how their proposal would impact the community and how it would reflect the president&rsquo;s vision.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/95898281/editor-s-picks-359 Editor's Picks #359 Nam Henderson 2014-03-19T12:34:00-04:00 >2014-03-22T23:39:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1w/1w49tpmp00w92ran.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The latest edition of <strong>ShowCase:</strong> &nbsp;featured <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/94820100/showcase-casa-h-by-bojaus-arquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Casa H by Bojaus Arquitectura</a>.&nbsp;Located in a typical suburban area near Madrid, &nbsp;the proximity of the houses that surround the plot lead Bojaus Arquitectura to develop a system of voids, deep windows and patios which would allow large openings without neglecting the equally important need of privacy.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wm/wmgow8qir0o31dex.jpg"></p><p>Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/95130918/screen-print-10-zawia-s-utopia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the tenth edition of Screen/Print: highlighted: "Utopia" published by <em>Zawia </em>a multi-national collaboration based in Egypt</a>.&nbsp;Specifically, Amale Andraos&rsquo; piece, "<em>Visionary Urbanism and Its Agency</em>"&nbsp;which dissects five myths long associated with a concept she calls "Visionary Urbanism".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ms/ms48hejaxhr0925q.jpg"><br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/95485007/architects-laud-introduction-of-bipartisan-national-design-services-act-as-way-to-cut-spiraling-student-loan-debt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) have committed themselves to timely passage of the National Design Services Act (NDSA), which will give architecture students the same relief from crushing student loan debt, which is already granted young lawyers, doctors and others &ndash; in return for community...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95659740/the-winning-narratives-of-the-first-fairy-tales-architecture-competition The winning narratives of the first Fairy Tales Architecture Competition Justine Testado 2014-03-14T20:53:00-04:00 >2014-03-17T17:59:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ok/ok77hbdk50771bgb.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Think you're too old for fairy tales? The submissions in Blank Space's first Fairy Tales Architecture Competition can make you believe otherwise. The artistic storybook quality and intricate narratives of the entries came from at least two months of hard work from many of the participants -- with several of them being young non-architects, ages 18-34.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Out of over 300 entries from 50 countries, the jury of experts chose 3 top-prize winners:</p><p>1st PLACE: <strong>Chapter Thirteen</strong> by Kevin (Pang-Hsin) Wang and Nicholas O&rsquo;Leary (pictured above)&nbsp;&mdash; For the full narrative, click <a href="http://blankspaceproject.com/Project-100015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>2nd PLACE: <strong>Man and Ground</strong> by Anna Pietrzak&nbsp;&mdash; For the full narrative, click <a href="http://blankspaceproject.com/Project-100042" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3u/3ui5jue0h8kag2ky.jpg"></p><p>3rd PLACE: <strong>Oscar Upon A Time</strong> by Joseph Altshuler, Mari Altshuler &amp; Zachary Morrison&nbsp;&mdash; For the full narrative, click <a href="http://blankspaceproject.com/Project-100184" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r5/r5yeamhgsmu82r2t.jpg"></p><p>Winners, Honorable Mentions, and select entries will be published in the first issue of <em>Blank Space Magazine</em> and other media outlets. Happily ever after, indeed.</p><p>More details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/the_winning_narratives_of_the_first_fairy_tales_architecture_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Click the thumbnails below to see the Honorable Mentions. You can also find their narratives <a href="http://blankspaceproject.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><em>Images courtesy of Blank Space Fairy Tales Architecture Competition</em></p>