Archinect - News 2014-04-24T10:22:09-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/94441681/london-crystal-palace-shortlist-boasts-six-of-the-uk-s-top-architects London Crystal Palace shortlist boasts six of the UK’s top architects Alexander Walter 2014-02-26T20:27:00-05:00 >2014-03-03T22:12:15-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yq/yqlu3r1ppxw60i4w.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>London's iconic Crystal Palace just moved one step closer to its magnificent resurrection with the announcement of six shortlisted design teams, all vying to rebuild The Crystal Palace and the surrounding public park as a major landmark.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The list of selected architects to move on to the next competition stage reads like a who's who in British architecture:</p><ul><li>David Chipperfield Architects</li><li>Grimshaw</li><li>Haworth Tompkins Architects</li><li>Marks Barfield Architects</li><li>Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners</li><li>Zaha Hadid Architects with Anish Kapoor</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/86918913/rogers-stirk-harbour-partners-wins-lse-global-centre-for-social-sciences-competition Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners wins LSE Global Centre for Social Sciences competition Justine Testado 2013-11-19T15:46:00-05:00 >2013-11-19T17:55:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/db/dbd6pbgfptcqmoqr.jpg" width="514" height="351" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has just been revealed as the winner of the RIBA and London School of Economics competition to design the LSE's New Global Centre for Social Sciences. Rogers Stirk Harbour won the &pound;90 million (US$145M) project against finalists OMA (The Netherlands); Grafton Architects (Ireland); Heneghan Peng (Ireland); and Hopkins Architects (UK).</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86092495/can-you-guess-the-5-finalist-teams-of-the-lse-global-centre-for-social-sciences-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Can you guess the 5 finalist teams of the LSE Global Centre for Social Sciences Competition?</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b9/b9krsxcgxk6bhq3l.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qe/qedtydnj4vhnl4mc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lj/ljrz8zakabx0dl5i.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kz/kzpyytemctuucniq.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dt/dtlwxeas4egajklt.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Images courtesy of RIBA - LSE New Global Centre for Social Sciences competition.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61718170/watch-koolhaas-hadid-rogers-stirk-harbour-and-foster-pitch-their-proposals-for-the-new-l-l-tower Watch Koolhaas; Hadid; Rogers Stirk Harbour; and Foster pitch their proposals for the new L&L Tower Archinect 2012-11-19T12:32:00-05:00 >2012-12-05T14:57:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gr/grpd7wbmqxhhi8fq.jpg" width="514" height="359" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The series of videos below offers a fascinating insight into how this generation of "starchitects" behaves under pressure, as they each pitch to win one of the most high-profile competitions in recent years: a new tower for L&amp;L Holding Company on Park Avenue in New York. The site has such daunting neighbours as Mies van der Rohe's Seagram building, and it will be the first full-block office tower to be built on the street in almost half a century.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/8635464/a-pompidou-style-mall-with-a-stunning-view A Pompidou-style mall with a stunning view Nam Henderson 2011-06-03T14:12:13-04:00 >2011-06-07T12:15:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fd/fd8u6b50db2lhmlz.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"It might have been easier to completely rebuild it," Rogers tells me. "It was a very weak structure with very thin walls. We had to shore the facade, then almost completely rebuild it inside. But the thing they insisted on, and I think they were proven right, was keeping the circular form, the historic form. It's not just a building &ndash; it's a piece of Barcelona."</p></em><br /><br /><p> Steve Rose reviews Las Arenas, Barcelona's former bullring and its newest shopping mall completed in March by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. He finds that the people of Barcelona are now flocking back to this once cherished second bullring.</p>