Archinect - News 2016-08-24T14:19:47-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149964795/2016-fuller-challenge-finalists-announced 2016 Fuller Challenge finalists announced Justine Testado 2016-08-23T12:32:00-04:00 >2016-08-23T13:31:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3r/3rblsvhbtcjjpl26.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Multi-disciplinary teams from across the globe work hard for a chance to win the $100,000 Fuller Challenge grand prize that will help implement their initiative. Last month, the Buckminster Fuller Institute revealed 19 hopeful initiatives who were shortlisted for the 2016 cycle. Now, that competition pool has narrowed down to the final six.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>CommuniTree by Taking Root</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tx/txgzv5wimhkasyyx.jpg"></p><p><strong>Cooperaci&oacute;n Comunitaria</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ez/ezqdlj0xht3tar5s.jpg"></p><p><strong>The Rainforest Solutions Project</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zg/zgp8jjrzf80bri85.jpg"></p><p><strong>Una Hakika by the Sentinel Project</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ig/igko6yec8ok652eb.jpg"></p><p><strong>The Urban Death Project</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pf/pfrb4n8zi9cehalx.jpg"></p><p>(cover image)<strong>&nbsp;Waterbank Schools by PITCHAfrica</strong></p><p>Read more about the finalists&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5097/final-six-revealed-for-2016-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141511609/fuller-challenge-winner-says-his-greenwave-3d-ocean-farm-concept-could-feed-the-world" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fuller Challenge winner says his GreenWave 3D ocean farm concept "could feed the world"</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139534854/greenwave-s-3d-ocean-farm-initiative-wins-the-2015-buckminster-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GreenWave's 3D ocean farm initiative wins the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111957364/living-breakwaters-wins-2014-buckminster-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Living Breakwaters wins 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122124114/seattle-architect-seeks-to-redesign-america-s-burial-landscape" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Seattle architect seeks to redesign America's burial landscape</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963430/sn-hetta-and-the-new-york-state-pavilion-awardees-are-among-this-week-s-winners Snøhetta and the New York State Pavilion awardees are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-08-15T20:11:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T21:43:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hn/hntbw311bql4v4tz.jpg" width="514" height="644" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's recap #121 for the week of August 8-12, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5076/first-look-at-sn-hetta-s-winning-magic-box-concept-for-banque-libano-francaise" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>First look at Sn&oslash;hetta's winning &ldquo;Magic Box&rdquo; concept for Banque Libano Francaise</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q5/q51pf3v9snucykf3.jpg"></p><p>Sn&oslash;hetta is making their mark on Lebanese soil with their &ldquo;Magic Box&rdquo; concept for the Banque Libano Francaise's Beirut office, which literally carves out the distinction between public and private space to create a stronger sense of community.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5070/the-new-york-state-pavilion-winning-ideas-have-been-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The New York State Pavilion winning ideas have been revealed!</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/d9/d9s5w00hykk982xr.jpg"></p><p>The question still holds: What should happen to Philip Johnson's &ldquo;Tent of Tomorrow&rdquo;?&nbsp;From a burger museum to a Metro station to variations of botanical gardens,&nbsp;entrants worldwide sent their boldest ideas on repurposing the historic New York State Pavilion into a new public space.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5072/design-a-wall-separating-donald-trump-from-the-u-s-call-for-ideas-now-open" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Design a wall separating Donald Trump from the U....</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962783/moontopia-an-out-of-this-world-challenge MOONTOPIA: An out of this world challenge... Sponsor 2016-08-12T12:28:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T21:21:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5y/5yacnxjvbnjs8clu.jpg" width="514" height="428" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="http://www.eleven-magazine.com/competitions/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/jo/jo4wrvcw47mrzluk.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.eleven-magazine.com/competitions/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eleven Magazine</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>In 1969, the Space Race peaked with the successful Apollo 11 mission, which allowed the first man to walk on the moon.<br>Between 1969 and 1972, there have been six successful manned missions to the moon, all from the USA. In total, 12 people (all male) have walked on the lunar surface.<br>No one has walked on the surface of the moon since 1972.<br>Today, nearly half a century later, new technological advances and a renewed desire for space exploration have ignited a new race. Attention is moving back to the moon. This time, however, we are tired of just walking&hellip; what we want is to inhabit! Space Architecture is becoming a growing field with the desired outcome to kick-start space tourism, expand our scientific knowledge, and ultimately make mankind a multi-planetary / galactic species.<br>But how?<br>Eleven is excited to announce its first international ideas and design competition on space architecture.<br>We invite thinkers, architects, designers, academic...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962827/open-call-masks-the-journal-faux-fami-lies Open Call : MASKS the Journal // FAUX FAMI(lies) Anthony Morey 2016-08-11T18:56:00-04:00 >2016-08-13T00:23:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kf/kf16ld3buly3alns.jpg" width="514" height="397" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>MASKS</strong>&nbsp;is an independent journal of dissimulation in art | architecture | design&nbsp;founded in 2015 by Clemens Finkelstein and Anthony Morey&nbsp;while being graduate students in the History and Philosophy of Design at Harvard University.</p><p><strong>Faux Families&nbsp;</strong>exploits our insatiable longing for&nbsp;be-longing.&nbsp;It infiltrates our conscious and unconscious disciplinary behavior.&nbsp;Conceived at a time that has been dubbed&nbsp;<em>the age after-belonging</em>, the upcoming issue of&nbsp;<strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>will take a&nbsp;closer&nbsp;look at the structures of connectivity and the patterns of disconnection at work&nbsp;<a href="http://www.masksthejournal.com/1-faux-families/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&hellip;</a></p><p>//</p><p><strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>is a questing spirit for everything exploring the aggregate of present, past and future disciplinary structures in and between the fields of art, architecture and design.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>challenges the basic assumption of the dialectic reality/fiction. Fictional narratives become reality through ritualistic events. MASKS is the shaman that performs these rituals.</p><p><strong>MASKS&nbsp;</strong>believes in the performance of appearance, not the predetermined disciplin...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962731/nex-architecture-get-approval-for-new-restaurant-on-cadogan-estate-in-west-london Nex-Architecture get approval for new restaurant on Cadogan Estate in West London Ellen Hancock 2016-08-11T13:11:00-04:00 >2016-08-12T01:11:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u5/u52ylk31lfu5m0d9.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>London architecture practice Nex- have won an open design competition to build a new restaurant on the King Road Chelsea. Named the Cadogan Caf&eacute;, the new full-service restaurant will be open from breakfast through to evening meals.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/75/75x3f25wqxnm7rga.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n1/n1ea23az3j9peo7m.jpg"></p><p>The caf&eacute; has a sleek 'ribbon-like' wall of white polished concrete that curls round to a circular seating area&nbsp;for over 100 diners. A curved&nbsp;glass wall tracing the perimeter rises and falls into the basement depending on the weather. This is a world first in glass design and allows flexible yearly use and al-fresco dining.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gz/gzq3get7wc2k4629.jpg"></p><p>Featuring a new public rooftop terrace overlooking the square and the Saatchi Gallery, the cafe allows visitors to sit amidst the bustling Duke of York Square and enjoy the surrounding environment.&nbsp;</p><p>Construction is planned to begin in Autumn 2016 and completed by Autumn 2017.</p><p>Hugh Seaborn, Chief Executive of the Cadogan Estate said, &lsquo;The Jury was won over by Nex&rsquo;s design, which combines functionality with a sense of elegant self-containme...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962743/one-day-left-to-enter-your-work-into-hansgrohe-axor-s-das-design-competition One day left to enter your work into Hansgrohe + Axor’s Das Design Competition! Sponsor 2016-08-11T13:10:00-04:00 >2016-08-11T13:19:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5r/5r5djddklaqucps8.jpg" width="514" height="202" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.dasdesigncomp.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hansgrohe + Axor&rsquo;s Das Design Competition</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Cash Prize &amp; Eligibility for VIP Trip To Germany</p><p>Good&nbsp;design&nbsp;is POWERFUL, and Hansgrohe/Axor believes it should be celebrated and recognized!</p><p>There is just one day left to enter the 3rd annual <a href="http://www.dasdesigncomp.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hansgrohe+Axor&nbsp;Das&nbsp;Design&nbsp;Competition</a>--open for entries until&nbsp;August 12th!</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/b1/b19lpx525byenlx4.jpg"></p><p>U.S.-based Architects and Designers are invited to submit recent Commercial/Hospitality or Residential projects, which incorporate Hansgrohe/Axor products (completed or renovated between Jan.1, 2011 and&nbsp;Aug.12, 2016).</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/32/321zxd3ozlffkczb.jpg"></p><p>The first place winner in each category will receive $2,000 &amp; be eligible to attend a VIP trip to the Black Forest of Germany and the ISH Show!</p><p>Entry is free online at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.dasdesigncomp.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.dasdesigncomp.com</a>.</p><p>Good design was made to be seen--show off your hard work. Enter the competition today!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962340/design-a-wall-that-separates-trump-from-the-u-s-in-this-call-for-ideas Design a wall that separates Trump from the U.S. in this call for ideas Justine Testado 2016-08-09T17:51:00-04:00 >2016-08-15T16:01:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/25/25qtxbkr8nygtpda.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Amid everything that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to recklessly spew, one of the milestones in his circus of a campaign is his apparent plans to build the U.S./Mexico border wall... Competition creator Reality Cues turns the tables in their newest installment: Good Walls Make Good Neighbors, Mr. Trump. The objective is pretty straightforward: Design a wall that separates Mr. Trump from the rest of the U.S.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7c/7ctrvnew7wkl2mk8.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;We want to ask questions more than produce answers,&rdquo; Reality Cues emphasizes in the brief.&nbsp;Curious? Learn more about their latest snarky competition&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5072/design-a-wall-separating-donald-trump-from-the-u-s-call-for-ideas-now-open" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961829/donald-trump-usher-of-america-s-postindustrial-urban-blight" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donald Trump, usher of America's postindustrial urban blight</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961325/donald-trump-is-architecture-s-nightmare-client" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donald Trump is architecture's nightmare client</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/89295240/eco-porn-competition-results-expose-the-sassy-side-of-green-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eco-Porn Competition results expose the sassy side of green architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962262/olson-kundig-junya-ishigami-and-the-aia-national-healthcare-design-awardees-are-among-this-week-s-winners Olson Kundig, Junya Ishigami, and the AIA National Healthcare Design Awardees are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-08-09T13:24:00-04:00 >2016-08-12T00:50:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oq/oqgt4u485zgp83pg.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>With the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/4005/olympics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Summer Olympics</a> already underway, competition surely hasn't simmered down in architecture. Check out recap #120 for the week of August 1-5, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5054/2016-structural-awards-shortlist-highlights" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 Structural Awards shortlist highlights</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4f/4fxq1jax7lot3f1b.jpg"></p><p>The shortlist is out for the next edition of the Structural Awards, and competition is as fierce as ever. See the creme of the crop of structural engineering face off in the industry's most prestigious awards.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5061/first-glimpse-olson-kundig-s-winning-noah-s-ark-concept-for-the-jewish-museum-berlin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>First glimpse: Olson Kundig's winning Noah's Ark concept for the Jewish Museum Berlin</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8n/8na8leq1jyfcmyd0.jpg"></p><p>Alan Maskin of Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects won the commission to design the Jewish Museum Berlin's upcoming Children's Museum, which will be a Noah's Ark-themed space with &ldquo;interactive installations [that appeal] to the imagination and scientific elements [that] e...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962128/a-glimpse-of-the-winning-new-york-state-pavilion-revival-ideas A glimpse of the winning New York State Pavilion revival ideas Justine Testado 2016-08-08T17:06:00-04:00 >2016-08-09T23:08:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eh/ehvs7eeoi2w3wm91.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects and non-architects alike sent their boldest ideas on how they would revive the Philip Johnson-designed [New York State Pavilion] into a contemporary public space. From a burger museum to a Metro station to variations of botanical gardens, after reviewing over 250 submissions the jury awarded the coveted first prize to &ldquo;Hanging Meadows&rdquo; by Aidan Doyle and Sarah Wan of Seattle.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The results are out for the New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition! As expected, the open ideas competition attracted an interesting mix of submissions envisioning how the New York World's Fair icon should be repurposed.&nbsp;Here's a glimpse of the top three prize winners.</p><p>1ST PLACE: Hanging Meadows by Aidan Doyle and Sarah Wan, Seattle, WA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5q/5qpq5wzknrx44k8b.jpg"></p><p>2ND PLACE: Civic Hub by Javier Salinas, New York, NY</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u1/u1m752k1hkzoi4oo.jpg"></p><p>3RD PLACE: Pavilion for the Community by Rishi Kejrewal and Shaurya Sharma, Bhopal, India</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h2/h2tdpv7c3f7wyasb.jpg"></p><p>Find out more<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5070/the-new-york-state-pavilion-winning-ideas-have-been-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149956295/another-chance-at-re-envisioning-philip-johnson-s-tent-of-tomorrow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Another chance at re-envisioning Philip Johnson's &ldquo;Tent of Tomorrow&rdquo;</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149961625/transforming-the-bao-an-g107-into-a-multi-modal-organic-highway Transforming the Bao'an G107 into a multi-modal “organic highway” Justine Testado 2016-08-04T19:12:00-04:00 >2016-08-06T07:07:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hq/hq7eqbsiu361co2n.jpg" width="514" height="329" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[T]he city of Bao'an in Shenzhen is setting its sights on revamping the 30 kilometer, 12-lane G107 highway...By rethinking the notion of a highway and envisioned with a series of utopian-like renderings, [Avoid Obvious Architects + Tetra Architects &amp; Planners] proposed &ldquo;a smaller, more fluid, multi-layered thoroughfare that will be a spectacular starting point of growth for an organic smart city.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a preview of their proposal:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x8/x8gmxcp3ar2c4514.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z1/z1kk6ufi6i5sv8i1.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yg/ygvveiwand4e16hm.jpg"></p><p>Find more of the project&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5063/redeveloping-the-bao-an-g107-into-an-organic-highway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>. You can also watch the video below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149961407/olson-kundig-will-design-the-noah-s-ark-themed-children-s-museum-for-the-jewish-museum-berlin Olson Kundig will design the Noah's Ark-themed Children's Museum for the Jewish Museum Berlin Justine Testado 2016-08-03T20:25:00-04:00 >2016-08-10T00:01:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bb/bbz7msdgsny1t8jx.jpg" width="514" height="252" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Noah's Ark will be <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957994/leroy-s-ark-leroy-troyer-the-architect-behind-the-noah-s-ark-replica-at-ark-encounter-kentucky-s-new-biblical-theme-park-on-one-to-one-31" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">brought to life</a> once again in the upcoming Children's Museum on the Jewish Museum Berlin campus. The Jewish Museum Berlin Foundation&nbsp;launched an invite-only international competition this past January wherein participants added their own spin in incorporating the biblical story in their proposals. Late last month, Seattle-based <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/49784837/olson-kundig-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olson Kundig Architects</a> won the commission. Berlin-based Staab Architekten won second place, while Michael Wallraff ZT GmbH of Vienna received third.</p><p>Authored by Olson Kundig owner and principal Alan Maskin, their team's approach to the concept ultimately won the jury's favor with its playful depiction of the essential themes of the Children's Museum. Visitors both young and old will get to experience the museum as if they were Noah, exploring the space through interactive and imaginative installations that tailor to kids ages 5-12 years old.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ao/ao5g0dzcjvfr6wab.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nt/nttyhhsonl8skbnf.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The design by Olson Kundig has the potential to unpack the biblical story in all its relevance, as ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149960968/new-ludgate-and-lagi-glasgow-s-wind-forest-are-among-this-week-s-winners New Ludgate and LAGI Glasgow's “Wind Forest“ are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-08-02T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-09T01:00:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h6/h6ucz18zjnegfv79.jpg" width="514" height="476" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Check out recap #119 for the week of July 25-29, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5033/a-closer-look-at-new-ludgate-the-2016-city-of-london-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>A closer look at New Ludgate, the 2016 City of London Building of the Year</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6h/6hnm5novktoem0k4.jpg"></p><p>Evidently, London is full of beautiful architecture that has created positive impact for its surrounding communities. The City highlights these leading projects annually in their Building of the Year Award, which was presented to the New Ludgate complex designed by&nbsp;Fletcher Priest Architects and&nbsp;Sauerbruch Hutton.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5034/the-techno-boreal-wind-forest-wins-the-lagi-glasgow-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The &ldquo;techno-boreal&rdquo; Wind Forest wins the LAGI Glasgow competition</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hv/hvk0l7igxgow45ty.jpg"></p><p>The Land Art Generator Initiative recently revealed the results of their Glasgow competition. The winning commission went to the &ldquo;techno-boreal&rdquo; Wind Forest, a group of blade-less wind turbines that the design team says can generate enough electricity for ap...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149960213/deadline-approaching-hansgrohe-axor-s-das-design-competition Deadline Approaching: Hansgrohe + Axor’s Das Design Competition Sponsor 2016-08-01T15:30:00-04:00 >2016-08-01T15:35:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z3/z3tjv5r4xcu2z7m9.jpg" width="514" height="202" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.dasdesigncomp.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hansgrohe + Axor&rsquo;s Das Design Competition</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Cash Prize &amp; Eligibility for VIP Trip To Germany</p><p>Good&nbsp;design&nbsp;is POWERFUL, and Hansgrohe/Axor believes it should be celebrated and recognized!</p><p>There are just a few weeks left to enter the 3rd annual <a href="http://www.dasdesigncomp.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hansgrohe+Axor&nbsp;Das&nbsp;Design&nbsp;Competition</a>--open for entries until&nbsp;August 12th!</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/r2/r20ep5qub4phycgb.jpg"></p><p>U.S.-based Architects and Designers are invited to submit recent Commercial/Hospitality or Residential projects, which incorporate Hansgrohe/Axor products (completed or renovated between Jan.1, 2011 and&nbsp;Aug.12, 2016).</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/32/321zxd3ozlffkczb.jpg"></p><p>The first place winner in each category will receive $2,000 &amp; be eligible to attend a VIP trip to the Black Forest of Germany and the ISH Show!</p><p>Entry is free online at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.dasdesigncomp.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.dasdesigncomp.com</a>.</p><p>Good design was made to be seen--show off your hard work. Enter the competition today!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149959718/the-2016-inside-shortlist-the-aia-hud-secretary-awardees-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-recap The 2016 INSIDE shortlist, the AIA/HUD Secretary Awardees, and more in this week's competition recap Justine Testado 2016-07-25T14:00:00-04:00 >2016-07-29T00:40:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lu/luxwyb6u63a9kyyj.jpg" width="514" height="692" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Check out recap #118 for the week of July 18-22, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5028/shortlist-highlights-of-the-2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Shortlist highlights of the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xu/xuoe1z995hc4en9t.jpg"></p><p>Get a peek of which projects are currently leading the competition in this year's INSIDE contest. The just-as-popular sister event of the World Architecture Festival recognizes the best in the international interior design scene from the last year.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5025/four-u-s-housing-projects-win-in-2016-aia-hud-secretary-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Four U.S. housing projects win in 2016 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3t/3t9cex0pvzm3yncq.jpg"></p><p>Highlighting exemplary housing projects throughout the U.S., the AIA and the Office of the Secretary of the HUD awarded David Baker Architects, Landon Bone Baker, buildingcommunity WORKSHOP, and FabCab.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5027/reinventing-post-war-housing-concepts-for-syrian-refugees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Reinventing post-war housing concepts for Syrian refugees</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ut/utapkrdeai22gya8.jpg"></p><p>What types of housing should be built for refugees returning to their home...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149959357/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-shortlist-highlights 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors shortlist highlights Justine Testado 2016-07-22T15:25:00-04:00 >2016-07-22T18:27:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0v/0vsf7a59fhqtfwly.jpg" width="514" height="296" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>If you're all about staying updated on the most talented interior designers around the globe, look out for the <a href="http://www.insidefestival.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors</a>. Returning this fall, the just-as-popular sister event to the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149950260/last-chance-to-submit-your-world-architecture-festival-2016-entries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a> recognizes some of the most outstanding projects in the international interior design scene from the last 12 months.</p><p>Most recently, INSIDE revealed a competitive shortlist of 63 projects. Get a glimpse of some of the projects below:</p><p>Bar &amp; Restaurants: MARU | Taipei, Taiwan by Chen Interior Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sc/sc9ctlp81a6g8l1e.jpg"></p><p>Creative Re-use: Riverside Centre | Brisbane, Australia by K.P.D.O.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bn/bnepzgwljo67t1yp.jpg"></p><p>Hotels: Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Spa | Playa del Carmen, Mexico by Sordo Madaleno y Asociodos SC</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2g/2g71rpu52gj0rp6q.jpg"></p><p>Office: MIDWEST INLAND PORT FINANCIAL TOWN | Xi'an, China by Hallucinate</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/im/impe6l4t61is0psd.jpg"></p><p>Civic: METEOR CINEMA | Guangzhou, China by One Plus Partnership Limited</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t7/t7btyz5g0km8xsjf.jpg"></p><p>Office: Auer | New Taipei City, Taiwan by X-Line Design Co. Ltd.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zg/zgmh81dvo8xyym3h.jpg"></p><p>Hotels: Ovolo Woolloomooloo | Sydney, Australia by HASSELL</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rz/rzi98ve0kif2wze1.jpg"></p><p>Residential: SP Penthouse | S&atilde;o P...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958464/peter-barber-architects-and-studio-daniel-libeskind-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Peter Barber Architects and Studio Daniel Libeskind are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2016-07-18T15:33:00-04:00 >2016-07-24T22:46:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0v/0v4rpfvwo3st43y8.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Have a look at recap #117 for the week of July 11-15, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5016/daniel-libeskind-to-design-shiny-mixed-use-complex-in-vilnius" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Daniel Libeskind to design shiny mixed-use complex in Vilnius</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9m/9m2hsfoyz0r4sdpx.jpg"></p><p>Daniel Libeskind is making his mark &mdash; in all its signature jagged, geometric wonder &mdash; throughout the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. Most recently Studio Libeskind won the competition to design a new mixed-use building complex. Any thoughts on the design?</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5011/riba-announces-2016-stirling-prize-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA announces 2016 Stirling Prize shortlist</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ek/ek2ck63bw95s8pgs.jpg"></p><p>And then there were six. RIBA is down to the six shortlisted projects competing for the prestigious Stirling Prize, including a revamped historic library at Oxford and a gallery for Damien Hurst's private collection, to name a few.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5010/the-winning-results-of-the-new-london-awards-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The winning results of the New London Awards 2016</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0v/0v4rpfvwo3st43y8.jpg"></p><p>Celebrating the cream of the crop in recently completed projects bas...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958192/daniel-libeskind-to-design-shiny-mixed-use-building-in-vilnius Daniel Libeskind to design shiny mixed-use building in Vilnius Justine Testado 2016-07-15T21:25:00-04:00 >2016-07-18T17:59:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s8/s8t4qgov3ldmw9o5.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Daniel Libeskind is making his mark &mdash; in all its signature jagged, geometric wonder &mdash; throughout the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. In addition to the Modern Art Centre of Vilnius and the Vilnius Beacon sports and wellness center at the Liepkalnis ski resort, Studio Libeskind won the competition to design a new mixed-use building complex on Konstitucijos Avenue 18B. Libeskind's winning scheme is a progression of glassy volumes &mdash; with the tallest tower reaching 18-stories</p></em><br /><br /><p>Get a glimpse of their winning scheme on Bustler.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149944862/daniel-libeskind-turns-70-designs-musical-labyrinth-for-frankfurt-opera" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daniel Libeskind turns 70; designs Musical Labyrinth for Frankfurt Opera</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141442659/architecture-is-a-field-of-repression-daniel-libeskind-on-childhood-memories-trauma-and-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Architecture is a field of repression": Daniel Libeskind on childhood memories, trauma, and architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957645/riba-2016-stirling-prize-shortlist-announced-includes-herzog-de-meuron-wilkinson-eyre RIBA 2016 Stirling Prize Shortlist announced: includes Herzog & de Meuron, Wilkinson Eyre Abigail Banfield 2016-07-13T19:02:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T23:19:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m5/m5jv2byfwy6pq44a.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>What does it take for a project to transcend from merely eye-catching architecture to a lasting, inspirational, nationally acclaimed building? The&nbsp;<a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149957419/our-predictions-for-the-stirling-prize-2016-nominees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA Stirling Prize</a>, which awards the UK's best new building each year, has narrowed 2016's contenders down to a shortlist of six (two of which, the Weston Library by Wilkinson Eyre and Loyn &amp; Co's Inside Outside House, were&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957419/our-predictions-for-the-stirling-prize-2016-nominees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">predicted for this list by Archinect's Ellen Hancock</a>), which it announced today.</p><p>The list follows the <a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149953365/riba-reveals-46-stunning-projects-as-2016-national-awardees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National Awards</a> and <a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149943940/see-the-riba-2016-london-awards-winners-wilton-s-music-hall-named-regional-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London Awards</a> earlier this year, and comprises of some &ldquo;usual suspects&rdquo; shortlisted in previous years, as well as some newcomers; including previous winners Wilkinson Eyre and Herzog &amp; de Meuron, and returning nominees Reiach and Hall, Caruso St John, and dRMM.</p><p>Nominees Michael Laird Architects and Loyn &amp; Co Architects are relative newcomers, bringing (respectively) an education project and a private residence to the shortlist&mdash;the first private home to be nominated in 15 years. This year&rsquo;s shortlist ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957419/our-predictions-for-the-stirling-prize-2016-nominees Our predictions for the Stirling Prize 2016 nominees Ellen Hancock 2016-07-13T03:45:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T20:23:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3h/3ha0d4yipjuxyi9q.jpg" width="514" height="686" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It&rsquo;s that time of year again&hellip;On Thursday 14th July the nominees for this years Stirling Prize will be announced. For anyone who doesn&rsquo;t know the UK&rsquo;s most prestigious award, it was founded in 1996 and recognises &ldquo;the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to the evolution of architecture in the past year.&rdquo;</p><p>Although the future of the industry is somewhat uncertain following the EU referendum a few weeks ago, firms have been optimistic; confident in their innovative skill and entrepreneurial ability to tackle the potential problems ahead.</p><p>Looking back over completed projects from the last year, it is clear to see why. It has been a particularly impressive year for UK projects - it was no mean feat selecting our predictions for the six nominations.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kd/kddkix6pv5a4ioyt.jpg"></p><p><strong>AHMM - 61 Oxford Street</strong><br>Last year AHMM took first place for Burntwood School in Wandsworth. This year we think they may have a chance with 61 Oxford Street, a distinctive and contemporary landmark that takes inspirati...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957424/2016-fuller-challenge-announces-19-semi-finalist-initiatives 2016 Fuller Challenge announces 19 semi-finalist initiatives Justine Testado 2016-07-12T14:04:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:42:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/is/isekvfzvggaa1amn.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The ninth cycle of the prestigious 2016 Fuller Challenge is well underway, and competition is as fierce as ever. Following the expert jury's rigorous evaluations, 19 semi-finalists were announced today...Multi-disciplinary teams work hard for a chance at winning the $100,000 grand prize that will help implement their initiative.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A few of this year's semi-finalists include:</p><p><strong>Cooperaci&oacute;n Comunitaria</strong>, which works&nbsp;with marginalized communities in Mexico's most seismically active region to build housing that is affordable, seismically sound, sustainable, and culturally appropriate.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/i2/i27lu4681ohwog8m.jpg"></p><p><strong>The African Design Center&nbsp;</strong>&ldquo;aims to transform the African built environment through a comprehensive program to recruit and train the next generation of African designers and architects.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yu/yuazuwj430knxlyi.jpg"></p><p><strong>Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE) </strong>produces sustainably designed feminine hygiene products made out of discarded banana fiber. They call out the lacking availability of such products in developing countries, as well as broader taboos surrounding menstruation.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mc/mcooisi40f3x2ld1.jpg"></p><p>(cover image) <strong>Taking Roots' CommuniTree</strong> project works &ldquo;to&nbsp;tackle deforestation, climate change, and poverty, through a comprehensive reforestation and carbon sequestration strategy&rdquo; in Nicaragua and Guatemala, in collaboration with local rural farmers and their families.</p><p>Check out the full list of se...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957368/hlm-and-tectonics-architects-win-uk-passivhaus-awards HLM and Tectonics Architects win UK Passivhaus awards Abigail Banfield 2016-07-12T13:30:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:42:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7p/7p5mb0q237rstq9f.jpg" width="514" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Congratulations to triumphant Tigh na Croit by HLM Architects &amp; Lansdowne Drive by Tectonics Architects who were crowned the 2016 UK Passivhaus Awards winners. The Winners were announced at a ceremony held in London on the 7th July, attended by approximately 80 delegates.The winners were decided by PHT members and Award Ceremony delegates.</p></em><br /><br /><p>HLM have won the Rural category of this year's UK Passivhaus Awards. The house, which&nbsp;aimed to create a low-energy, modern solution for the 'outdoorsy' clients, has been designed to reflect its Scottish Highland context.</p><p>Tectonics Architects&nbsp;gained the award for the Urban category, with their fantastic project in Hackney.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957185/2016-world-architecture-festival-shortlist-james-corner-s-icebergs-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-event-recap 2016 World Architecture Festival shortlist, James Corner's ICEBERGS, and more in this week's competition + event recap Justine Testado 2016-07-11T15:34:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:41:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oi/oim62ybnjlmluchn.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #116 for the week of July 5-8, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4998/cool-off-in-james-corner-s-icebergs-now-open-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Cool off in James Corner's ICEBERGS, now open at The National Building Museum</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/js/jskf2b9oe5gy7u6o.jpg"></p><p>The Museum's Summer Block Party is back for 2016, with a new installation and a slew of events for all ages. James Corner Field Operations worked alongside NBM to design the chilling ICEBERGS installation, which opened over the Fourth of July weekend.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4999/2016-world-architecture-festival-shortlist-highlights" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 World Architecture Festival shortlist highlights</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/41/41v59ntanw1t9xkf.jpg"></p><p>The wheels are starting to turn for the upcoming World Architecture Festival 2016 competition. Taking place in November, the yearly Festival will relocate to Berlin following four memorable years in Singapore. As always, stunning projects from top-notch designers were among the 343 submissions shortlisted this year.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4996/what-should-happen-to-philip-johnson-s-new-york-state-pavilion-vote-for-your-favorite-ideas-now" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>What should happen ...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956295/another-chance-at-re-envisioning-philip-johnson-s-tent-of-tomorrow Another chance at re-envisioning Philip Johnson's “Tent of Tomorrow” Justine Testado 2016-07-06T14:59:00-04:00 >2016-08-08T17:09:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/no/no8dc9jwahqzgzmz.jpg" width="514" height="294" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The question still holds: What does the future entail for Philip Johnson's New York State Pavilion? Following the&nbsp;1964-65 World's Fair, the elliptical &ldquo;Tent of Tomorrow&rdquo; lived shortly as a concert venue and a roller-skating rink before it eventually slipped into abandonment. But, the aging landmark has another chance at finding a shiny new purpose in the&nbsp;New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition.&nbsp;</p><p>Among recent efforts to preserve the landmark, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the People for the Pavilion co-launched the competition&nbsp;asking&nbsp;architects (and non-architects) how the pavilion can be revived into a contemporary public space.&nbsp;Before the winning ideas are revealed in August, the public can <a href="https://savingplaces.org/new-york-state-pavilion-ideas-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">vote now</a> for the Fan Favorite until July 15.&nbsp;</p><p>As these open idea competitions tend to show all too <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149939336/when-innovation-runs-shallow-what-s-the-commotion-with-evolo-winner-new-york-horizon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">exhaustingly often</a>, the possibilities are seemingly endless. The 250 submissions include a brewery, a Metro station, a Glass House reference, drone arenas, botanical gardens, and...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956033/todd-williams-billie-tsien-gocstudio-and-the-mchap-finalists-are-among-this-week-s-winners Todd Williams Billie Tsien, goCstudio, and the MCHAP finalists are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-07-05T15:15:00-04:00 >2016-07-14T22:16:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/37/37loq6ic538hay0k.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Last week was filled with even more stunning projects worldwide that won in notable architecture competitions. Here's recap #115 for the week of June 27-July 1, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4987/todd-williams-and-billie-tsien-to-design-obama-presidential-library" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Todd Williams and Billie Tsien to design Obama Presidential Library</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fd/fda5ng7gc1ozjp0t.jpg"></p><p>Todd Williams and Billie Tsien won the competition over six other big-name contenders to design the Obama Presidential Center.&nbsp;As lead designer, TWBTA will partner with Interactive Design Architects (IDEA) as they begin this historic project.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4988/nine-architects-win-big-in-the-aia-2016-small-project-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Nine architects win big in the AIA 2016 Small Project Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7p/7pni7ed2lxk9ez5o.jpg"></p><p>Nine practitioners won top honors in the AIA's yearly Small Project Awards, which reinforce the significant idea that architecture, regardless of scale, has the potential to create positive impact.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4990/riba-reveals-2016-house-of-the-year-longlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA reveals 2016 House of the Yea...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149954308/see-the-winning-results-from-the-ctbuh-tall-building-awards-az-awards-modernism-in-america-awards-and-more See the winning results from the CTBUH Tall Building Awards, AZ Awards, Modernism in America Awards and more Justine Testado 2016-06-27T15:15:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T20:34:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oj/ojtie38zzkiuk1zi.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Last week was filled with announcements that revealed an array of stunning projects worldwide as winners in notable architecture award competitions. Here's recap #114 for the week of June 20-24, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4966/the-broad-harbin-opera-house-pterodactyl-among-2016-la-architectural-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The Broad, Harbin Opera House, Pterodactyl among 2016 LA Architectural Award winners</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/s0/s0e15u25tvyh5t4g.jpg"></p><p>Out of more than 200 submissions, top honors went to three dozen LA-based projects, including the ever-popular Broad Museum, a LEED-certified housing complex for homeless veterans,&nbsp;Red Bull's snazzy headquarters, and drought-friendly landscape projects.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4968/18-designs-win-in-azure-s-6th-annual-az-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>18 designs win in Azure's 6th annual AZ Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vy/vy9j1shmcw762vff.jpg"></p><p>Competition ran high once again in <em>Azure</em>'s latest edition of the AZ Awards, where architects, designers, manufacturers and students in all disciplines can send their best work for a c...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149954289/a-closer-look-at-boston-s-winthrop-square-redevelopment-bids A closer look at Boston's Winthrop Square redevelopment bids Alexander Walter 2016-06-27T14:00:00-04:00 >2016-06-27T15:00:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ly/ly0kg21f130i1lwt.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Frustrated by a succession of boring glass boxes, Mayor Marty Walsh has called for one more: adventurous architecture. [...] the city tries to sell off a decrepit garage in Winthrop Square. Earlier this month, each of six development teams presented its ideas in an open house at Faneuil Hall. On Monday, the Boston Redevelopment Authority revealed each team&rsquo;s bid for the garage.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Detailed presentations of the six final RFP responses can be found <a href="http://www.bostonredevelopmentauthority.org/work-with-the-bra/rfps-rfqs-bids/rfp-listing-page?id=78" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115730231/boston-mayor-marty-walsh-goes-up-against-boring-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Boston Mayor Marty Walsh goes up against boring architecture</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/126485922/rachel-slade-dares-to-ask-why-is-boston-so-ugly" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rachel Slade dares to ask: "Why is Boston so ugly?"</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/132873614/art-college-professor-suggests-makeover-for-brutalist-boston-city-hall" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Art college professor suggests makeover for brutalist Boston City Hall</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953925/ctbuh-announces-the-2016-tall-building-awardees CTBUH announces the 2016 Tall Building Awardees Justine Testado 2016-06-24T17:47:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T00:41:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2e/2ep1yceg5606dg3b.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Visually changing skylines aside, new sky-high structures get a shot at prestigious recognition in the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's Tall Building Awards. The yearly awards highlight noteworthy tall-building projects worldwide and the impact they have on inhabitants and their urban surroundings, as well as innovative design and construction methods that push the industry forward.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A little sneak peek:</p><p>Best Tall Building - Middle East &amp; Africa: The Cube, Beirut</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nm/nmdach14rjwho4fr.jpg"></p><p>10 Year Award: Hearst Tower, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/50/50568lzyhmq1fli1.jpg"></p><p>Urban Habitat Award: Wuhan Tiandi, Wuhan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z9/z95tqswgjf76im03.jpg"></p><p>See the rest of the winners plus the Best Tall Building regional finalists over&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/4977/ctbuh-reveals-2016-tall-building-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/130199884/a-glimpse-at-the-2015-ctbuh-best-tall-buildings-regional-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A glimpse at the 2015 CTBUH Best Tall Buildings regional winners</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/118200781/2014-was-the-tallest-year-by-far-for-skyscrapers-ctbuh-finds" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 was the tallest year by far for skyscrapers, CTBUH finds</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113124951/ateliers-jean-nouvel-s-one-central-park-wins-ctbuh-best-tall-building-worldwide-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ateliers Jean Nouvel&rsquo;s One Central Park wins CTBUH Best Tall Building Worldwide 2014</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953520/columbus-ohio-wins-dot-s-50m-smart-city-challenge Columbus, Ohio wins DOT's $50M Smart City Challenge Alexander Walter 2016-06-23T13:48:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T00:15:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/be/be5rxcuyr6wulpgu.jpg" width="514" height="284" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Columbus, Ohio, has won a $50m prize for its plans to smarten up its transport system. The money is made up of a $40m Smart Cities grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT), a $90m fund put up by private sector partners and a further $10m from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen&rsquo;s charity Vulcan, which will be used to finance electric vehicle infrastructure.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Columbus managed to beat six rival cities that were <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149935978/seven-u-s-cities-competing-to-be-the-smartest-in-urban-transit-systems" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shortlisted</a> by the <a href="https://www.transportation.gov/smartcity" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DOT</a> earlier this year:</p><ul><li>Austin, Texas</li><li>Denver, Colorado</li><li>Kansas City, Missouri</li><li>Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania</li><li>Portland, Oregon</li><li>San Francisco, California</li></ul><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149953055/imagining-the-future-cyberattack-that-could-bring-down-new-york-city" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imagining the future cyberattack that could bring down New York City</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/124276402/rem-koolhaas-on-the-smart-landscape-and-intelligent-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rem Koolhaas on the Smart Landscape and Intelligent Architecture</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/117114018/in-the-end-they-will-destroy-democracy-the-guardian-on-smart-cities" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&lsquo;In the end, they will destroy democracy' &ndash; The Guardian on smart cities</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953365/riba-reveals-46-stunning-projects-as-2016-national-awardees RIBA reveals 46 stunning projects as 2016 National Awardees Justine Testado 2016-06-22T19:55:00-04:00 >2016-06-30T23:07:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bh/bhzkrmxsy0mp4768.jpg" width="514" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2016 RIBA Awards competition continues! A few weeks after the London Award announcements, the Institute just revealed 46 buildings as National Award winners. The RIBA National Awards celebrate the UK's most outstanding buildings, while offering insight into construction, design, and investment trends in the country. An array of stunning projects by leading designers made the cut in this year's Nationals, with UK universities and colleges winning much of the jury's favor this time around.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a few of the winning projects:</p><p>Essex University - Albert Sloman Library and Silberrad Student Centre by Patel Taylor | Colchester, England.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eo/eoa37hx0uit5zgs4.jpg"></p><p>Outhouse by Loyn &amp; Co Architects | Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vc/vc50fqjj77asj7hy.jpg"></p><p>Stanbrook Abbey by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios | York, Yorkshire, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8e/8e2ttwyatr5flkgs.jpg"></p><p>The Investcorp Building by Zaha Hadid Architects | Oxford, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uv/uvt6sfhwo39qwret.jpg"></p><p>York Art Gallery by Ushida Findlay Simpson Brown | York, Yorkshire, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kw/kwg4j6rmrf3odntg.jpg"></p><p>See the full list of winners and more photos <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4971/riba-announces-46-winners-in-2016-national-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943940/see-the-riba-2016-london-awards-winners-wilton-s-music-hall-named-regional-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">See the RIBA 2016 London Awards winners, Wilton's Music Hall named regional Building of the Year</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149952961/bfi-giveaway-win-two-tickets-to-transport-as-architecture-ballard-to-banham BFI Giveaway - Win two tickets to "Transport as Architecture: Ballard to Banham" Ellen Hancock 2016-06-22T04:13:00-04:00 >2016-06-21T20:14:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qb/qb6zyxgigzeg6uxh.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Reflecting on TV's role in British architecture the BFI is running 'Architecture on TV'. &nbsp;"<em>TV has not only provided a platform for these commentators but played a pivotal role in broadening architecture&rsquo;s audiences and engaging the public in debate. "</em></p><p>We are giving away two tickets to the final event&nbsp;"Transport as Architecture: Ballard to Banham"</p><p><em>The season rounds off with a unique J.G. Ballard double bill which sees the author deconstruct the beauty and menace of motorised society in <strong>Transport as Architecture: Ballard to Banham;</strong> this event will be introduced by journalist <strong>Paul Morely </strong>who appears alongside <strong>Ballard in The Thing is... Motorways (C4, 1990)</strong>. In addition to Ballard&rsquo;s thoughts on the utopian sentiments behind motorways and service stations, Reyner Banham pays tribute to LA and its freeways in <strong>Reyner&nbsp;</strong><strong>Benham Loves LA </strong>(BBC, 1972).&nbsp;</em></p><p>To enter simply fill out this <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XFd9-RYvnKtXjwjnD_fSRx0jEC4OPHv7XQI2-pyAUQ4/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">survey</a>&nbsp;by the deadline <strong>Monday 27th June 12pm. </strong>Best of Luck!&nbsp;</p>