Archinect - News 2017-04-30T07:20:53-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/150005073/architects-envision-trump-s-america-in-the-complicity-and-defiance-charrette-winners-announced Architects envision Trump's America in the “Complicity and Defiance” charrette — winners announced! Justine Testado 2017-04-28T15:53:00-04:00 >2017-04-28T17:21:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/az/az0slzjelg4mzj3f.jpg" width="650" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The U.S.A. is barely 100 days into the Trump presidency, and a sure hell of a lot has happened in the last few months, huh? No doubt, the design community has reacted strongly to Trump's rambunctious power-mongering, including a revival of the debate on complicity and defiance in architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><p>In response, competition organizer Archistophanes/Reality Cues &mdash; who previously created the cheeky <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972962/good-walls-make-good-neighbors-mr-trump-the-verdict-is-in" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&ldquo;Good Walls Make Good Neighbors, Mr. Trump&rdquo;</a> competition &mdash; launched the Complicity and Defiance in Architecture charrette, wherein entrants had to create&nbsp;&ldquo;a provocative message of critique and/or defiance&rdquo; towards any of Trump's authoritarian legislation measures. Here's a peek of the top three winners and a few honorable mentions:</p><p><strong>1ST PLACE: Oil Border by Elisabeth Drumpf&#8203;</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/q2/q2alzznkhb1wc9dt.jpg"></p><p><strong>2ND PLACE: &#8203;Absurdity Redlined by SJ Kwon</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/br/breuq2m0synma8mt.jpg"></p><p><strong>3RD PLACE: &#8203;Humane Security Corridor by Zachary Wilson</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ka/ka9ns26bn6zr9epp.jpg"></p><p><strong>HONORABLE MENTION: EcoPorn by Yoshihara Hisao</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wl/wlt9c0cwmzng5djv.jpg"></p><p><strong>HONORABLE MENTION: Trumpe L&rsquo;&oelig;il by Sara Castillo</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/26/26zjjzc8i3h5k7yq.jpg"></p><p><strong>HONORABLE MENTION: The Garden of Contemporary Blight by Black Fish</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rm/rm72idynyypp4idw.jpg"></p><p>See more of the top entries <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5622/architects-depict-trump-s-america-in-the-complicity-and-defiance-charrette-winners-announced" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150004952/one-of-these-crafty-pavilions-will-win-the-2017-chart-architecture-competition One of these crafty pavilions will win the 2017 CHART ARCHITECTURE competition Justine Testado 2017-04-27T17:59:00-04:00 >2017-04-27T17:59:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ld/ldo9n0unb6mz4zmk.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The competition's 2017 &ldquo;The Living City&rdquo; theme revolves around promoting public awareness of sustainable urbanization. Participants had to propose a sustainably designed pavilion for the Chart Art Fair's gastronomy partners and SPACE10 that considers upcycling and reusing materials, multifunctionality, and innovative fabrication methods. Most recently, five teams were announced as the finalists.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse of the proposals:</p><p><strong>&ldquo;Algae Dome&rdquo; by Aleksander Wadas, Rafal Wroblewski, and Anna Stempniewicz</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/yb/ybvfji9gnprnhy20.jpg"></p><p><strong>&ldquo;Paper Pavilion&rdquo; by Kazumasa Takada, Yuriko Yagi and Yohei Tomioka</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/lb/lbjkv13mcb83fs4z.jpg"></p><p><strong>&ldquo;Stick Box&rdquo; by Miki Morita, Suguru Kobayashi and Keita Shishijima</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/bt/btasqqrqoc5sxofg.jpg"></p><p><strong>&ldquo;Sunday Temple&rdquo; by Mia Frykholm and Astrid Gabrielsson</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/la/layti8kukt49lzr9.jpg"></p><p><strong>&ldquo;Adapt&rdquo; by&nbsp;Harry Clover, Jack Cripps, Sebastian Gatz and Fabrian Puller</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/np/npel8649km2t5h8g.jpg"><br><em>All renderings &copy; CHART ART FAIR.</em></p><p>Learn more about each project&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5618/from-ikea-bags-to-algae-to-trusty-ol-paper-here-are-the-2017-chart-architecture-finalist-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150004767/announcing-the-2017-winners-of-the-architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-designers Announcing the 2017 winners of the Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers! Justine Testado 2017-04-26T14:51:00-04:00 >2017-04-26T14:55:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l9/l95crkksqdcraxia.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Six talented winners were revealed today for the 2017 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers. Established in 1981 by the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/53068420/the-architectural-league-of-new-york" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural League of New York</a>, the Prize carries a legacy in that many now-well-known architects received the award at the start of their careers, like <a href="http://archinect.com/stevenholl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Holl</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1492/twbta-tod-williams-billie-tsien" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Billie Tsien</a>, Stan Allen,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/26550/heneghan-peng-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shih-Fu Peng &amp; Roisin Heneghan</a>, J. Meejin Yoon, James Slade &amp; Minsuk Cho, and several more.</p><p>Open to North America-based designers who are no more than 10 years out of school, the juried portfolio competition had &ldquo;Support&rdquo; as its 2017 theme. Support &ldquo;identified a present situation in which precarious forms and precarious social arrangements exist side by side. How does one clarify the modes of support in architecture today when the discipline&rsquo;s role is obscured by a tangled network in which exchanges between built form and various systems of framing, assistance, and reinforcement are constantly in flux?&rdquo;</p><p>Here are the winners!</p><p><strong><a href="http://archleague.org/2017/03/molly-hunker-and-greg-corso/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Greg Corso and Molly Hunker - S...</a></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150004741/aravena-wins-the-2017-gothenburg-award-for-sustainable-design Aravena wins the 2017 Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Design Nicholas Korody 2017-04-26T12:23:00-04:00 >2017-04-26T16:25:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pb/pbbb3s1xhu8i5r55.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>From winning the Pritzker to curating the Venice Biennale, the Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena had a pretty good 2016. Apparently, he&rsquo;s still on a roll: Aravena has just been awarded the 2017 Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Design. Awarded each year to people or organizations for &ldquo;outstanding performance and achievements towards a sustainable future&rdquo;, the award comes with 1 million swedish krona (just over $100,000).</p><p>&ldquo;Mr Alejandro Aravena is an innovative Chilean architect that together with his colleagues in the &lsquo;Do-Tank&rsquo; Elemental applies a design philosophy including citizens as part of the solution and not part of the problem, creating bridges of trust between people, government and business,&rdquo; write the jury. &ldquo;All three dimensions of sustainability are balanced in a participatory process; socially, environmentally and economically.&rdquo;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150004397/future-use-architecture-a-project-by-faculty-members-at-northeastern-wins-100k-latrobe-prize "Future-Use Architecture", a project by faculty members at Northeastern, wins $100K Latrobe Prize Nicholas Korody 2017-04-24T13:03:00-04:00 >2017-04-24T13:04:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0j/0jmshdecfnvjt95h.jpg" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Awarded every other year by the AIA College of Fellows, the Latrobe Prize is a major award&mdash;$100,000&mdash;granted to a two-year project that leads &ldquo;to significant advances in the architectural profession.&rdquo; This year, the award, which is named after architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe, was given to a team of three faculty members of <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/18077/northeastern-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Northeastern University</a>&rsquo;s School of Architecture and Resilient Cities Laboratory.</p><p>Their project is titled &ldquo;Future-Use Architecture&rdquo;, and focuses on &ldquo;the balance between flexible and fixed building systems to respond to unforeseeable contingencies while conserving the essential architectural design and performance.&rdquo; In other words, the project seeks to study how to design for unknown futures, with a focus on adaptive reuse and regeneration. The researchers are examining the tectonic and performative attributes of a building within the purview of its future use in the long-term, acknowledging persistent change as fundamental. According to the press release, the jury ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150003779/waf-2017-announces-performance-as-theme-for-this-year-s-festival WAF 2017 announces "Performance" as theme for this year's festival Sponsor 2017-04-21T03:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-20T12:48:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wp/wpbfr0wqpjavzaoj.jpg" width="650" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="http://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/wu/wub4dpnmobfmmx5i.png"></a><br><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a>.</strong></em><p>The only global festival that combines awards, live judging, conferences and networking, the <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a>,&nbsp;has announced "Performance" as the theme for its tenth anniversary edition.&nbsp;</p><p>The notion of "performance" in architecture will be central to this year's World Architecture Festival seminar programme. Plus, the <a href="https://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com/berlin-architect-tours?utm_source=sponsoredpost2&amp;utm_campaign=archinect_entries&amp;utm_medium=social" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architectural tours</a>&nbsp;will also be focused on "performance," with visits to Berlin's top performance venues including Hans Scharoun's Berlin Philharmonie, which inspired the concept of listening to music in the round when it opened in 1963.</p><p>Revealing the theme for 2017,&nbsp;<strong>WAF Programme Director, Paul Finch</strong>, commented: "This year we will examine the multiple aspects of "performance" that architecture has to embrace: aesthetic, technical, economic, and psychological.</p><p>We will be discussing buildings designed for performance &ndash; for example, theaters and concert halls &ndash; but also the role that buildings play in th...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150003976/jennifer-ly-wins-2017-rotch-travelling-scholarship Jennifer Ly wins 2017 Rotch Travelling Scholarship Justine Testado 2017-04-20T14:51:00-04:00 >2017-04-20T14:51:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/c2/c2j0m57u05pdjz9w.jpg" width="650" height="543" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Jennifer Ly, a designer at <a href="http://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster +&nbsp;Partners</a>, was recently announced as the lucky winner&nbsp;of the 2016-17 <a href="http://rotch.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rotch Travelling Scholarship</a>. Founded in 1883 in honor of Benjamin Smith Rotch,&nbsp;it allows the&nbsp;recipient to travel for at least 6 months studying architecture.&nbsp;</p><p>Starting with 110 entrants in stage one, only five finalists advanced to present their projects to the jury in Boston.&nbsp;Jennifer Ly ultimately&nbsp;won the jury's favor with her project &ldquo;New Common&rdquo;. Based in Silicon Valley, Ly &mdash; who received her master's in architecture at <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard GSD</a> in 2014 &mdash;&nbsp;will receive&nbsp;$38,500 to fund at least six months of travel in the coming year.</p><p><strong>New Common</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/q6/q62q9ya5hvac6qq5.jpg"></p><p>Project text: &ldquo;Situated in Boston&rsquo;s City Hall Plaza, the Forum is a contemporary civic place that promotes information, dialogue and collaboration. It fosters education and social interaction through the spatial intersections, ranging from intimate encounters to larger, urban spectacle.&rdquo;</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/zy/zyyit29by0kqvy2t.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The public auditorium serves as the center of the Forum, and opera...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150003935/gateways-to-chinatown-initiative-accepting-proposals-for-a-new-landmark-at-nyc-s-canal-street-triangle “Gateways to Chinatown” initiative accepting proposals for a new landmark at NYC's Canal Street Triangle Justine Testado 2017-04-20T12:34:00-04:00 >2017-04-20T12:35:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/b6/b65n4u9l91iduark.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>&ldquo;Gateways to Chinatown&rdquo; is a newly launched initiative seeking design proposals for a new neighborhood landmark at New York City's Canal Street Triangle, between bustling Chinatown and the southern entrance to Little Italy&rsquo;s Mott Street. The&nbsp;NYC Department of Transportation, the Chinatown Partnership, and <a href="http://archinect.com/van_alen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Van Alen Institute</a> are inviting design teams everywhere to submit their most innovative proposals for the new landmark and public space.</p><p>Initiated by the Chinatown Partnership, the project responds to decades of neighborhood advocacy and planning and a widespread desire for an iconic district marker along one of NYC's busiest thoroughfares.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u9/u97nj79f3mzivuvq.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cm/cmojl8ic76k6xf65.jpg"><br><em>Views of the Canal Street Triangle.&nbsp;Photo credit: Sigurjon Gudjonsson, NYC DOT.</em></p><p>In August 2016, the three organizations hosted&nbsp;<a href="https://www.vanalen.org/events/gateways-to-chinatown-workshop/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a public forum</a> to allow community members and stakeholders to share their opinions for a suitable district landmark. Following the forum, NYC DOT Street Ambassadors reached out to residents and visitors on-site to gather ad...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150003835/aia-cote-announces-2017-top-ten-green-projects AIA COTE announces 2017 Top Ten Green Projects Justine Testado 2017-04-19T19:10:00-04:00 >2017-04-19T19:14:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hs/hsmm7rt4by590i92.jpg" width="650" height="491" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In time for Earth Day this Saturday, the AIA and the Committee on the Environment (COTE) announced the Top Ten Green Projects for 2017. Established 21 years ago, the rigorous awards competition recognizes projects that best demonstrate sustainable design excellence.</p><p>The jury selected projects by firms like Sasaki, ZGF Architects, Payette, Mithun, and HOK, while SmithGroupJJR won the COTE Top Ten Plus honor. In light of the AIA's recently published <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/150003345/the-aia-releases-8-new-principles-responding-to-climate-change" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">climate-change principles</a>, the winning projects conveyed a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems and technology, as well as positive community impact, improving comfort for building occupants, and design strategies used to reduce environmental impact. Here are the 2017 winners:</p><p><strong><a href="https://www.aia.org/showcases/76481-chatham-university-eden-hall-campus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chatham University Eden Hall Campus</a>; Richland Township, Pennsylvania</strong><br>Architect: Mithun</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/dp/dp7s07b3nnaatojo.jpg"><em>Photo: Bruce Damonte.</em></p><p><strong><a href="https://www.aia.org/showcases/71306-milken-institute-school-of-public-health" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&#8203;Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University</a>; Washington, D.C.</strong><br>Architects: Payette and Ayers Saint Gross&#8203;.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ro/romsx5mogc6baxb2.jpg"><em>Phot...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150003817/mad-announces-the-2017-architecture-travel-fellowship-for-students MAD announces the 2017 Architecture Travel Fellowship for students Nicholas Korody 2017-04-19T16:59:00-04:00 >2017-04-19T16:59:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8o/8oox4ccuzvnl0gw8.jpg" width="650" height="1156" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Back in 2009, Ma Yansong of MAD started a fellowship for young architects. Dubbed the MAD Architecture Travel Fellowship, it sends five international students to China, and five Chinese students out of the country. It's an incredibly simple application process: just submit a letter explaining your interests in architecture alongside a CV and a portfolio to <a href="mailto:travel@i-mad.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">travel@i-mad.com</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150003630/more-of-the-2017-american-architecture-award-winning-projects More of the 2017 American Architecture Award winning projects Justine Testado 2017-04-18T18:07:00-04:00 >2017-04-18T18:07:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n4/n4kbwtbd6bs7tlvv.jpg" width="650" height="398" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The American Architecture Awards has been America&rsquo;s highest public tribute for architecture since its inception in 1994. Co-organized by The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, the prize is presented to recently built top-notch projects in architecture, landscape, and planning that were either built in the U.S. or abroad by the country's leading designers and planners, like Steven Holl, Renzo Piano, and Olson Kundig, to name a few.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Over 130 projects around the world were awarded in multiple categories. Here are a few of them:</p><p><strong>&#8203;BENJAMIN P. GROGAN AND JERRY L. DOVE FEDERAL BUILDING</strong>, <strong>Miramar, Florida, 2014.</strong><br>Architect: Krueck + Sexton Architects&#8203;. Architect of Record: Gensler.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/hm/hm8kiapp7q1oi6d3.jpg"><em>Photographers: Nick Merrick/Hedrich Blessing&#8203;.</em></p><p><strong>MIRRORHOUSE, Beverly Hills, California, 2016.</strong><br>Architect: XTEN Architecture.&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/0m/0mrpiu3niaro3xlq.jpg"><br><em>Photographer: Art Gray</em></p><p><strong>PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM, Los Angeles, California, 2014.</strong><br>Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/3a/3am0l0u2okci094u.jpg"><em>Photographer: Raimund Koch.</em></p><p>Related:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/150002911/l-a-s-petersen-museum-receives-2017-american-architecture-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">L.A.'s Petersen Museum receives 2017 American Architecture Award</a></p><p><strong>MICHIGAN LAKE HOUSE, Leelanau County, Michigan, 2016. </strong>Architect: Desai Chia Architecture</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/vl/vlwviy2v2dzzgis9.jpg"><em>Photographer: Paul Warchol.</em></p><p><strong>SHINSEGAE INTERNATIONAL, Seoul, South Korea, 2015. </strong>Architect: Olson Kundig&#8232;&#8232;&#8232;.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/lm/lmikqkxuqnymsptj.jpg"><em>Photographers: Kevin Sco and Kyungsub Shin.</em></p><p>Find more of the winning projects <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5586/from-seoul-to-iowa-city-to-dubai-a-glimpse-of-the-2017-american-architecture-award-winning-projects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002916/big-olson-kundig-brooks-scarpa-among-aia-2017-housing-award-recipients BIG, Olson Kundig, Brooks + Scarpa among AIA 2017 Housing Award recipients Justine Testado 2017-04-13T18:01:00-04:00 >2017-04-13T18:02:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zq/zqi4eph5qv4sfjxk.jpg" width="650" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The AIA distinguishes new residential projects across the U.S. in their yearly Housing Awards. The competition recognizes single-family homes, multifamily residential structures, and specialized housing that exemplify high-quality housing design.</p><p>For 2017, the competition jury chose winning projects designed by firms like BIG, Olson Kundig, Marlon Blackwell Architects, Brooks + Scarpa, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and more, from Los Angeles to Omaha to Philadelphia. Winners were selected in four categories: One/Two Family Custom Housing, One/Two Family Production Housing, Multifamily Housing, and Special Housing.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>One/Two Family Custom Housing</strong><br><em>Recognizes outstanding designs for custom and remodeled homes for specific client(s).</em></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.aia.org/showcases/77391-blue-lake-retreat" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blue Lake Retreat; Marble Falls, Texas</a><br>Lake|Flato Architects&nbsp;</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/6t/6tr3xtme5f1b1ldt.jpg"><em>Photo: Andrew Pogue.</em></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.aia.org/showcases/78256-pennsylvania-farmhouse" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pennsylvania Farmhouse; Lakewood, Pennsylvania</a><br>Cutler Anderson Architects&nbsp;</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/2b/2b5s8hl8bqio1txc.jpg"><em>Photo: David Sundberg.</em></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.aia.org/showcases/78151-the-graphic-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Graphic House; Fayetteville, Arkansas</a><br>Marlon Blackwell Architects&nbsp;</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ab/ab0r3wb7u8keicar.jpg"><em>Photo: Timothy Hursley.</em></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.aia.org/showcases/78226-los-altos-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">L...</a></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002725/the-vilcek-foundation-announces-three-50k-awards-for-immigrant-architects The Vilcek Foundation announces three $50K awards for immigrant architects Nicholas Korody 2017-04-12T17:35:00-04:00 >2017-04-12T17:36:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4r/4r3ifqb65pzgxrhq.jpg" width="650" height="407" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Established in 2000 to &ldquo;honor the contributions of immigrants to the United States and to foster appreciation of the arts and sciences&rdquo;, the Vilcek Foundation has just announced that a major new prize for architects is open for applications. Three winners will each receive $50,000 in unrestricted funding.</p><p>In order to qualify, applicants must have been born outside of the United States, be 38 years of age or younger, and hold a professional degree in architecture (or a related field). This includes professionals working in the fields of urban planning, landscape architecture, architectural engineering and architecture criticism.&nbsp;</p><p>Candidates must submit an application form, a CV, a portfolio, three short essays and proof of immigration status. A panel of experts will evaluate their portfolios and essays. Winners will be announced in February 2018. Submissions are open now. Head over <a href="http://www.vilcek.org/prizes/creative-promise/arts.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> for more information.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002576/raic-distinguishes-montreal-s-biblioth-que-du-bois-with-2017-green-building-award RAIC distinguishes Montreal's Bibliothèque du Boisé with 2017 Green Building Award Justine Testado 2017-04-11T20:20:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T20:24:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/p9/p9ua9msj313r5hs7.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Built to serve Saint-Laurent's diverse community in Montreal, the Biblioth&egrave;que du Bois&eacute; has collected another honorable accolade. Today, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada awarded the public library with its 2017 Green Building Award.&nbsp;The award will be presented during the RAIC/OAA Festival of Architecture in Ottawa on May 24 to 27.</p><p>After winning the City of Montreal's design competition, the Cardinal Hardy&nbsp;+&nbsp;Labont&eacute; Marcil +&nbsp;Eric Pelletier architecte consortium designed the&nbsp;6,000 square-meter LEED-Platinum library, which was inaugurated in 2013. (Eric Pelletier architecte and Cardinal Hardy merged with&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/26629205/lemay-associ-s-architecture-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lemay</a> in 2013 and 2014, respectively.)&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/s8/s8j903ccn1kyae71.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m7/m71li1j4pjgu9v5p.jpg"><br><em>Photos &copy; Doublespace Photography</em></p><p>With ample natural lighting and warm touches of wood, the building&nbsp;comprises various cultural and community spaces: the library, administration, exhibit space,&nbsp;museum archives,&nbsp;meeting rooms, youth areas, and a cafe.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sa/sa1d5o5eh8v0opmd.jpg"><br><em>Photo &copy; Yien Chao.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2p/2pp4qi1z4eg1mn8i.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/w5/w5q9srq50t1b93z4.jpg"><br><em>Photos &copy; Doublespace Photography.</em></p><p>As for sustainability strategies, the bu...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002391/jimenez-lai-named-as-one-of-the-2017-swarovski-designers-of-the-future-award Jimenez Lai named as one of the 2017 Swarovski Designers of the Future Award Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-04-11T14:34:00-04:00 >2017-04-14T10:16:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hk/hk5howfuo24twey0.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Perennial-favorite, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/126662/jimenez-lai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jimenez Lai</a>, has been named as one <a href="http://www.swarovskigroup.com/S/home/index.en.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Swarovski</a>'s 2017 Designers of the Future. Along with the story-teller and founder of the firm&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/90423/bureau-spectacular-jimenez-lai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bureau Spectacular</a>, the crystal company has also knighted industrial-designer,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.marjanvanaubel.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marjan van Aubel</a>, and the "design do tank",&nbsp;<a href="http://www.taktproject.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Takt Project</a>. In conjunction with&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/36031/design-miami" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Miami</a>, the chosen designers will put&nbsp;forth innovative projects inspired by the transparent quartz Swarovski is famous for at this years event. While the winners will each create separate pieces, they will be exhibited as a single installation for Design Miami/Basel 2017.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/62/62rk56bf8e8zp4vf.jpg"></p><p>Marjan van Aubel is experimenting with solar technology to develop a series of living light objects and Trakt Project is collaborating with MICRON3DP to produce a series of tabletop objects that will be 3D printed with Swarovski crystals. Lai will produce a surface-based installation for the event while also responsible for creating the overall architectural character of the piece, designing a string of three ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002387/frank-gehry-to-design-new-krakow-academy-of-music-complex Frank Gehry to design new Krakow Academy of Music complex Justine Testado 2017-04-11T12:51:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T12:51:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mykzbea9lzny6ki.jpg" width="650" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Krakow Academy of Music recently announced <a href="http://archinect.com/gehry" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gehry Partners</a> as the winner of a competition to design the school's new complex of educational facilities and main concert hall, which will be built on a former military site in the southern part of Krakow's Grzego&#769;rzki district.</p><p>When the Krakow Academy of Music, a Polish higher-ed institution, launched the two-stage competition last year, they sought a &ldquo;lively&rdquo; design that presented the most fitting architectural, functional, and acoustic solutions.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sp/spu3iqmmighk1feu.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zw/zw0zu0lvatxmtjtx.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mykzbea9lzny6ki.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xp/xpbo7hbiewv4h5in.jpg"><br><em>Images via afasiaarchzine.com.</em></p><p>The initial renderings depict a campus of silver cubic buildings with slightly skewed edges, and it looks pretty typical of the Gehry brand to anyone already familiar with his work. In explaining their decision, the jury noted how the winning proposal has &ldquo;good integration&rdquo; with the site and realizes its full potential, allowing room for future developments. &ldquo;The composition of the designed buildings of the Academy is created with a complex of pavilions respectf...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150002041/announcing-the-2017-evolo-skyscraper-competition-winners Announcing the 2017 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners! Justine Testado 2017-04-10T13:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-12T18:01:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/or/oru2ua6di2xm6a1j.jpg" width="650" height="601" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.evolo.us/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">eVolo Magazine</a> has concluded another successful <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968125/2017-skyscraper-competition-call-for-submissions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Skyscraper Competition</a> for 2017, and Archinect and <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are thrilled to announce the winners!&nbsp;The sky is indeed the limit for this&nbsp;competition, which gives participants complete freedom in designing their skyscraper interpretations. At the same time, entrants are challenged to re-examine the skyscraper's definition, purpose, and the potential for vertical living in the 21st century. Since eVolo first launched the Skyscraper Competition in&nbsp;2006, they have&nbsp;received over&nbsp;6,000 projects from around the globe.</p><p>As expected, competition runs high&nbsp;every year. Out of 444&nbsp;submissions this year, the jury chose three prize winners and 22 honorable mentions. The prize winners&nbsp;are:</p><p><strong>First place: &ldquo;Mashambas Skyscraper&rdquo; by Pawel Lipi&#324;ski and Mateusz Frankowski from Poland&nbsp;</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/6z/6z8hfl8xqbhqm763.jpg"></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/55/55wt9l22ywlwpixz.jpg"><br><em>Courtesy of eVolo.</em></p><p>Project excerpt: &ldquo;The design&nbsp;proposes a modular and scalable skyscraper conceived&nbsp;as an educational&nbsp;center and marketplace for new agricultural communities in sub-S...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001624/transborder-wins-competition-for-holocaust-center-in-oslo Transborder wins competition for Holocaust-Center in Oslo Archinect 2017-04-06T20:23:00-04:00 >2017-04-08T12:53:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/to/todh46r73vnqgjty.jpg" width="650" height="553" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In tough competition with leading Norwegian offices (<a href="http://archinect.com/snohetta" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta</a>, Jensen &amp; Skodvin, Jarmund Vigsn&aelig;s and Carl Viggo H&oslash;lmebakk) the young practice&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/transborderstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Transborder Studio</a>&nbsp;wins the invited competition for an extension of the Center for Studies of Holocaust and Religious Minorities. The center is located in Oslo, Norway, in a villa from 1917.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/2y/2ygh0w1pc1lxjrm6.jpg"></p><p>Villa Grande has a turbulent history. Most affected is the villa by its notorious inmate during the occupation period leaving imprints of paranoia and nazi philosophy on the architecture. The villa&rsquo;s narrow, somewhat claustrophobic exhibition rooms are fitting as framework for exhibiting one of mankind&rsquo;s worst traumas. But the extension that will house an expanded HL-center exhibition activity should give a new spatial dimension and become a counterweight to this world of heavy architectural symbolism. Our proposal creates a subtle framework for new narratives of conditions of minority groups in the world. By cultivating the edge of the &ldquo;castle plateau&rdquo; wit...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001596/2017-curry-stone-design-prize-announces-social-design-circle-members-for-april 2017 Curry Stone Design Prize announces Social Design Circle members for April Justine Testado 2017-04-05T20:22:00-04:00 >2017-04-05T20:22:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6l/6lv3p2gn58bj5oqc.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>April is already here, and the Curry Stone Design Prize just announced seven new members for the Social Design Circle. Instead of announcing only one winner for the 2017 Curry Stone Design Prize, the Social Design Circle was created to honor a total of 100 individual designers and practices across the globe whose work is dedicated to addressing an array of social issues in their local communities and cities.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Based on the Social Design Circle monthly question &ldquo;Can Design Prevent Disaster?&rdquo;, the seven designers who were selected to join the Circle include Denver-based Build Change, the Mississippi State University's&nbsp;Gulf Coast Community Design Studio, and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149940040/yasmeen-lari-pakistan-s-first-woman-architect-we-need-to-democratize-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yasmeen Lari's Heritage Foundation of Pakistan</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>See the rest of this month's honorees <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5557/seven-members-join-curry-stone-social-design-circle-for-april" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>. In case you missed them, you can find March and February's members linked below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001481/border-wall-submissions-are-in-including-proposals-with-solar-panels-tourist-destinations-nuclear-waste-storage-art-and-a-shared-co-nation Border Wall submissions are in, including proposals with solar panels, tourist destinations, nuclear waste storage, art, and a shared "co-nation" Joachim Perez 2017-04-05T19:29:00-04:00 >2017-04-07T15:36:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lj/ljy4hhzfts5b6me7.jpg" width="650" height="353" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The government won't identify companies until contracts are awarded around June 1 &mdash; and even then, only the winners &mdash; but some bidders released plans on their own</p></em><br /><br /><p>Although many political agendas have trickled into the realm of design, the border wall continues to be a hot topic for architects. Since the inception of this project, social media has highlighted the "We Won't Build Your Wall" campaign, which has been prevalent at a number of architectural schools in the U.S. and overseas. This campaign did not stop the U.S. government from soliciting ideas and proposals from contractors which were due Tuesday. The request for proposals (RFPs) deadline for the U.S.-Mexico border wall are in, and the Associated Press points out that companies will not be revealed until an award is given. However, some proposals&nbsp;have been released by the bidders themselves.</p><p>The sample list presented in the article give variations on the future wall with some employing different traits such as using art, renewable energy resources, novelty architecture, and nuclear waste storage. &nbsp;</p><p>___</p><p><strong>SOLAR PANELS</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/r8/r8txqlcdjelhn7ha.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://www.strutchannelfittings.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gleason Partners LLC</a> of Las Vegas proposes solar panels to cover sections...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001537/2017-az-awards-finalists-are-revealed-vote-for-the-people-s-choice-now 2017 AZ Awards finalists are revealed + vote for the People's Choice now Archinect 2017-04-05T15:46:00-04:00 >2017-04-05T17:31:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ji/jiqh87mck1iaki4z.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.azuremagazine.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Azure Magazine'</a>s&nbsp;annual AZ Awards has just released their list of finalists. Now its 7th year, the competition offers&nbsp;architects, designers, manufacturers, and students across the globe a shot at getting their best work internationally recognized.</p><p>The competition continues to grow having seen over 800 project submissions from 41 countries for it's latest iteration. The jury - comprised of planner/ecologist Nina&nbsp;Marie Lister of Plandform, interior designer Alessandro Munge of Studio Munge, industrial designer Theo Richardson of Rich Brilliant Willing, architect Nader Tehrani of NADAAA, and designer Michael Vanderbyl of Vanderbyl Design - met in March to select finalists for 2017.&nbsp;</p><p>The ceremony will be held on June 23rd at Toronto's historic Evergreen Brick Works. For the time being, the public has been invited to submit their favored projects for the <a href="http://awards.azuremagazine.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People's Choice</a> running from April 6th to May 5th.&nbsp;</p><p>Take a look at some of our favorites below!</p><p>&darr; Finalist in "Commercial/Institutional Int...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001272/kwong-von-glinow-design-office-wins-new-york-affordable-housing-challenge Kwong Von Glinow Design Office Wins New York Affordable Housing Challenge Archinect 2017-04-05T09:11:00-04:00 >2017-04-05T09:26:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tc/tco21rx6xd8xxitk.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.kwongvonglinow.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kwong Von Glinow Design Office</a> was awarded 1st Prize for their New York Affordable Housing Challenge competition entry. &nbsp;Their project responds to Mayor de Blasio&rsquo;s priority placed on creating more affordable housing in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/160/new-york" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New York City</a>, by using both new sites and redeveloping existing sites. &nbsp;The housing crisis for the last two decades has generated a more and more socially disparate city, with the majority of NYC residents spending more than half of their yearly income on rent. &nbsp;Kwong Von Glinow Design Office provides a housing solution based on the modular system of a &ldquo;table top&rdquo; which aggregates and stacks to provide good density and good diversity as a prototype for affordable housing in New York City. &nbsp;The system is not only flexible to accommodate the various lot sizes of New York City, but is also adaptable to various unit combinations, providing diversity within.</p><p>The award took place at the New York Build Expo 2017 held at the Javits Center, presented by Vividly and Bee Breede...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001364/henn-and-the-aarhus-based-studio-c-f-m-ller-architects-have-won-a-competition-to-extend-the-historic-university-hospital-rwth-aachen HENN and the Aarhus-based studio C.F. Møller Architects have won a competition to extend the historic University Hospital RWTH Aachen Nicholas Korody 2017-04-04T18:06:00-04:00 >2017-04-04T18:06:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m9/m9ucml2l1zqe2r3n.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Berlin-based studio HENN and the Aarhus-based studio C.F. M&oslash;ller Architects have jointly won an international competition to design an extension for the University Hospital RWTH Aachen, a historically-listed, high-tech, 1970&rsquo;s building. The expansion comprises a new building that houses a central surgery area, intensive care units, and a new public entrance hall.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/se/sef76c2dp47riot1.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001305/john-pawson-and-hiroshi-senju-named-2017-isamu-noguchi-award-recipients John Pawson and Hiroshi Senju named 2017 Isamu Noguchi Award recipients Justine Testado 2017-04-04T14:21:00-04:00 >2017-04-04T14:21:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v9/v9he1wxjpuzvpvsp.jpg" width="650" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Isamu Noguchi Museum announced London-based architect John Pawson and Japanese-born painter Hiroshi Senju as the 2017 recipients of the honorable Isamu Noguchi Award, which recognizes individuals whose work embodies the collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and cross-cultural qualities of influential landscape architect and artist Isamu Noguchi.</p></em><br /><br /><p>First awarded to Norman Foster and artist Hiroshi Sugimoto in 2014, previous recipients of the award also include architect Yoshio Taniguchi and industrial designer Jasper Morrison (2015) and Tadao Ando and Elyn Zimmerman (2016).</p><p>Learn more about the 2017 recipients <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5555/2017-isamu-noguchi-award-bestowed-to-john-pawson-and-hiroshi-senju" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150001148/riba-announces-85-shortlisted-projects-for-2017-london-awards RIBA announces 85 shortlisted projects for 2017 London Awards Justine Testado 2017-04-03T19:12:00-04:00 >2017-04-03T19:18:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yl/ylicd5o2xvnmunue.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/9592/riba" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA</a> revealed a hefty shortlist for the 2017&nbsp;London Awards today. Starting out with 215 hopeful submissions, the jury picked&nbsp;85 to advance in the regional competition, including projects designed&nbsp;by David Chipperfield,&nbsp;AHMM, WilkinsonEyre, Coffey Architects, Fletcher Priest Architects, Grimshaw,&nbsp;Haworth Tompkins, Zaha Hadid Architects, Rogers Stirk Harbour &amp;&nbsp;Partners,&nbsp;and many more notable contenders.</p><p>In the coming weeks, one of the&nbsp;five London juries working across the West, North, East, South East and South West areas of the city&nbsp;will visit all the shortlisted projects for further evaluation.&nbsp;Here's the full shortlist:</p><ul><li>1 King William Street, AHMM</li><li>131 Sloane Street, Stiff + Trevillion</li><li>Mixed Use Scheme, Bermondsey, Hampson Williams Ltd</li><li>Private House, North London, Alan Higgs Architects</li><li>Shepherd&rsquo;s Bush Road, ColladoCollins Architects with LOM Architects (interiors)</li><li>2 Orchard Place, NGArchitecture</li><li>30 Cannon Street, Delvendahl Martin LLP</li></ul><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nm/nmg62wakfpehj0wb.jpg"><br><em>Belarusian Memorial Chapel, Spheron Architects. Photo: Jo...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150000655/schmidt-hammer-lassen-s-state-library-victoria-2020-redesign schmidt hammer lassen's State Library Victoria 2020 redesign Justine Testado 2017-03-31T19:43:00-04:00 >2017-04-06T13:18:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tz/tzots85r0styxwqp.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's been almost a year since schmidt hammer lassen and Architectus' team won the competition to redevelop the State Library Victoria in Melbourne, Australia's oldest and busiest public institution...&lsquo;Our concept provides a strong 'design line' that will act as a framework to guide present and future works,&rsquo; Morgen Schmidt says.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2y/2yb0ngvq1rmaatk7.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/e1/e1p75v3se65rzeix.jpg"><em>Courtesy of schmidt hammer lassen.</em></p><p>Read more about the project <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5545/state-library-victoria-reveals-schmidt-hammer-lassen-s-vision-2020-redesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149999924/seven-big-name-architecture-teams-to-compete-for-ross-pavilion-in-edinburgh Seven big-name architecture teams to compete for Ross Pavilion in Edinburgh Justine Testado 2017-03-28T13:58:00-04:00 >2017-03-28T14:11:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nk/nkgqfmz6tcoslttu.jpg" width="650" height="432" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Over&nbsp;125 competitive teams &mdash; made up of some 400 individual firms &mdash; representing 22 countries vied for&nbsp;a&nbsp;chance to design the &pound;25 million Ross Pavilion, in <a href="http://competitions.malcolmreading.co.uk/rosspavilion/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the latest initiative</a>&nbsp;to rejuvenate&nbsp;the culturally significant Ross Bandstand and West Princes Street Gardens&nbsp;in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland.&nbsp;Today, the&nbsp;Ross Development Trust in collaboration with the City of Edinburgh Council and Malcolm Reading Consultants jointly&nbsp;announced the&nbsp;seven finalist teams who will submit design concepts for the site.</p><p>Following &ldquo;an intense and demanding process&rdquo; according to Jury Chair Norman Springford, here are the big-name architects who will lead their teams in phase two:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mj/mjqh1zmysu01w4za.jpg"><br><em>The Ross Bandstand (south). Photo &copy; Malcolm Reading Consultants / David Springford.</em></p><ul><li><strong>Adjaye Associates (UK)&nbsp;</strong>with Morgan McDonnell, BuroHappold, Turley, JLL, Arup, Plan A Consultants, Charcoalblue and Sandy Brown Associates</li><li><strong>BIG Bjarke Ingels Group (Denmark)</strong>&nbsp;with jmarchitects, GROSS. MAX., WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Alan Baxter As...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149999743/eva-jensen-to-design-2017-folly-function-installation-at-socrates-sculpture-park Eva Jensen to design 2017 Folly Function installation at Socrates Sculpture Park Justine Testado 2017-03-27T17:09:00-04:00 >2017-04-20T07:50:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/90/905bl9fn594975qx.jpg" width="650" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Eva Jensen Design + Laufs Engineering Design's &ldquo;Circle Shade - 2&pi;R4&rdquo; was announced today as the winning proposal for this year's Folly Function installation at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City. This year's challenge asked entrants to design four portable and deployable canopy structures for flexible use throughout the Park. In response, the Eva Jensen team used the circle to form their design, Circle Shade - 2&pi;R4...</p></em><br /><br /><p>New York-based Eva Jensen Design is now among the Folly Function winners to design the summer installation at Socrates Sculpture Park. Recent winners include Hou de Sousa, IK Studio, and&nbsp;Austin+Mergold.</p><p>Learn more about Eva Jensen's winning design&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5539/eva-jensen-to-design-dancing-disc-2017-folly-function-installation-at-socrates-sculpture-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149999137/daniel-libeskind-to-design-spiraling-garden-tower-and-new-east-thiers-station-in-france Daniel Libeskind to design spiraling garden tower and new East Thiers Station in France Justine Testado 2017-03-23T18:36:00-04:00 >2017-03-27T12:14:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ph/ph7xuyfr9hv3zsvx.jpg" width="650" height="464" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's a double-win for <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1493/studio-daniel-libeskind" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Daniel Libeskind</a>, who was recently selected to design two mixed-use projects in France: the Occitanie Tower in Toulouse and the East Thiers Train Station in Nice. The projects unveil a new development strategy for both cities that was set forth by commercial real estate firm&nbsp;Compagnie de Phalsbourg.</p><p>As Toulouse's first skyscraper, the Occitanie Tower will take over the former site of the Gare Matabiau postal sorting center in the city's evolving business district.&nbsp;The &ldquo;curvaceous&rdquo; tower will be a 150-meter-tall glass structure wrapped in a spiraling &ldquo;ribbon&rdquo; of vertical gardens (designed by landscape architect Nicolas Gilsoul) that will start from street level up to the 40th floor &mdash; a reference to the Canal du Midi that winds through the city, according to the architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/i4/i4kvuivdy8aldkpm.jpg"><br><em>Occitanie Tower, Toulouse.&nbsp;Rendering by MORPH.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qf/qffpwwof8a6rnel7.jpg"><br><em>Occitanie Tower, Toulouse. Rendering by LUXIGON.</em></p><p>The scheme includes 11,000 square meters of office space, a Hilton hotel, 120 apartment units...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149999146/kwong-von-glinow-design-office-is-named-the-recipient-of-the-2016-chicago-prize Kwong Von Glinow Design Office is named the recipient of the 2016 Chicago Prize Archinect 2017-03-23T16:37:00-04:00 >2017-03-23T19:50:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1b/1bo71jtjczt19729.jpg" width="650" height="397" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Chicago Architecture Club named Lake Forest's <a href="http://www.kwongvonglinow.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kwong Von Glinow Design Office</a> the recipient of the <a href="http://www.chicagoarchitecturalclub.org/2016-CHICAGO-PRIZE-COMPETITION-ON-THE-EDGE" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Chicago Prize</a>. &nbsp;This is a biennial prize given for the design of an international competition. &nbsp;This year's competition, titled <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149981531/send-your-ideas-to-the-2016-chicago-prize-on-the-edge-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">On the Edge</a>, asked architects and designers to rethink Lake Shore Drive's connection to <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/4611/chicago" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chicago</a>'s waterfront. &nbsp;Kwong Von Glinow Design Office's proposal, titled <em>Lattices on the Drive</em>, seeks to enhance the pedestrian's relationship to Lake Shore Drive. &nbsp;At each underpass which leads to the Lake, an access point at the media brings pedestrians up to a steel-frame viewing deck from which they can see the Lake, the city, and of course, Lake Shore Drive. &nbsp;An exhibition of their winning proposal will be in the lobby of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/289683/chicago-architecture-foundation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chicago Architecture Foundation</a> through June.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4m4svbvzpkgjvj9i.jpg"></p><p>Lap Chi Kwong and Alison Von Glinow co-founded Kwong Von Glinow Design Office in Chicago in 2016. &nbsp;Both partners earned their Masters of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of D...</p>