Archinect - News 2014-09-01T03:47:26-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/102719543/mies-crown-hall-americas-prize-announces-outstanding-projects-shortlist Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize announces “Outstanding Projects” shortlist Alexander Walter 2014-06-25T17:27:00-04:00 >2014-06-25T19:19:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h8/h8unzlhkh5c3rujo.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The who-is-who of international contemporary architecture makes up the gross of the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize shortlist. Announced this week by Illinois Institute of Technology Architecture Dean Wiel Arets and MCHAP Director Dirk Denison, the 36 shortlisted projects &mdash; selected from the 225 MCHAP nominees throughout the American continent &mdash; are being recognized as "Outstanding Projects."</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/102572395/2014-riba-national-award-winners 2014 RIBA National Award Winners Alexander Walter 2014-06-23T19:45:00-04:00 >2014-06-30T22:51:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ud/ud1itwzrm3n2zx1o.jpg" width="514" height="247" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced the winners of the 2014 RIBA National Awards. With 44 buildings in the UK and 12 buildings elsewhere in the European Union, the selected projects will now have the chance to make the shortlist for the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize, awarded annually to the architects of the building that has made the greatest contribution to British architecture in the past year.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a small image selection of 2014 Award Winners:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kv/kv212bknjm55m9g1.jpg"></p><p>London: TNG Youth and Community Centre by RCKa. Photo: Jakob Spriestersbach</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7l/7lpzxwtp7q1719o7.jpg"></p><p>London: London Bridge Tower (The Shard) by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Photo: Michel Denance</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/66/66922bbyl2uzz10m.jpg"></p><p>West Midlands: Library of Birmingham by Mecanoo. Photo: Mecanoo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bo/bol265yvm30t3uuk.jpg"></p><p>London: London Aquatics Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects. Photo: Hufton + Crow</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w9/w9vet5v8zlmm5a4e.jpg"></p><p>European Union: The Blue Planet, Kastrup, Denmark by 3XN. Photo: Adamm Moerk</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y3/y3g66ms0moc8a84g.jpg"></p><p>East: Britten-Pears Archive by Stanton Williams. Photo: Hufton + Crow</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o3/o31cry3i15g7wj3i.jpg"></p><p>Scotland: House no.7 by Denizen Works. Photo: David Barbour</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/afq6a0jfo9a8kg1p.jpg"></p><p>European Union: Metrostation Kraaiennest, Amsterdam by Maccreanor Lavington. Photo: Luuk Kramer</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rn/rn70q04fzqoxenhg.jpg"></p><p>London: Lens House by Alison Brooks Architects. Photo: Paul Riddle</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nd/ndv2lhpg1qp2xtwz.jpg"></p><p>European Union: Marseille Vieux Port by Foster + Partners. Photo: Nigel Young</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rj/rj4fnlfmoeethwkq.jpg"></p><p>South: Mary Rose Museum by Wilkinson Eyre with Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will. Photo: Richard Chivers</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/01/01473wk84klmyjjq.jpg"></p><p>Library and Learning Centre, Vienna by Zaha Hadid Architects. Photo: Roland Halbe</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9v/9vft0qw2whycuvmg.jpg"></p><p>South East: ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98976016/dispatches-from-5468796-architecture-s-table-for-twelve-mexico-city Dispatches from 5468796 Architecture's Table for Twelve | Mexico City Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-05-05T14:03:00-04:00 >2014-05-14T07:49:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qe/qe55exs5avb8d2ch.jpg" width="514" height="336" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Archinect is delighted to present&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/77818/5468796-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5468796 Architecture</a>'s travelogue for their award-winning research project,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/355906/table-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Table for Twelve</em></a>. The Winnipeg-based firm received the 2013 Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture from the Canada Council for the Arts, awarded to emerging Canadian architects with outstanding artistic potential. The $50,000 prize is supporting the firm&rsquo;s worldwide travels to both strengthen their skills and expand their presence within the international architectural community.</p><p>5468796&rsquo;s&nbsp;<em>Table for Twelve</em><em>&nbsp;</em>is a series of dinner parties held at architectural epicenters around the world, in the hopes that picking the brains of local talent will help them identify the drivers behind a strong design culture. Archinect plays host to their global dispatches through this travel blog, updated upon each city&rsquo;s dinner.</p><p>From 5468796:</p><p><strong>MEXICO CITY | Dinner</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9m/9myp5yn176jkwx3g.jpg"></p><p><strong>THE TRIP</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.5468796.ca" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5468796</a> Architecture&rsquo;s Jayne Miles reflects on the sixth installment of Table for 12, which took place as part of the larger <a href="http://www.mextropoli.mx/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">M...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98446122/2014-berkeley-prize-winners-announced 2014 BERKELEY PRIZE Winners Announced Alexander Walter 2014-04-21T17:27:00-04:00 >2014-04-28T19:50:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u4/u4730u3pqslbn95x.jpg" width="514" height="534" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the 16th annual international BERKELEY PRIZE competition were just announced. The 2014 challenge revolved around the topic: 'The Architect and the Healthful Environment.' 141 undergraduate architecture students from 28 countries responded to this year&rsquo;s call to describe examples of healthful and unhealthful environments in their respective cities and to compare them analytically.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/98033706/american-academy-in-rome-announces-the-2014-2015-rome-prize-winners American Academy in Rome Announces the 2014-2015 Rome Prize Winners Alexander Walter 2014-04-14T15:16:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T15:18:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6c/6cfc3b0d9436618e1e2a71f419757baa.jpg" width="514" height="362" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The American Academy in Rome has announced the winners of the 118th annual Rome Prize Competition at a festive ceremony in New York City.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Among many other fields, the two 2014-15 Rome Prize winners in the field of Architecture are:</p><ul><li><strong>Firat Erdim</strong> (Founders Rome Prize)</li><li><strong>Vincent L. Snyder </strong>(James R. Lamantia, Jr. Rome Prize)</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/97180384/raymond-moriyama-and-raic-announce-100k-canadian-prize-for-world-s-best-building Raymond Moriyama and RAIC announce $100K Canadian prize for world's best building Justine Testado 2014-04-03T14:14:00-04:00 >2014-04-03T23:38:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u8/u8lnk20cqfjrl0l9.jpg" width="514" height="413" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's a new architecture prize in town and it's loaded. The <a href="http://www.raic.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Royal Architectural Institute of Canada</a> (RAIC) Foundation and distinguished Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama announced today the launch of the Moriyama RAIC International Prize, a biennial award for the best building or project in the world. Now one of the world's largest architectural prizes, it consists of CAD$100,000 and a sculpture designed by Canadian designer Wei Yew -- perhaps making it a potential rival to the prestigious Pritzker Prize.</p><p>Moriyama and RAIC established the award in effort to raise the international stature of RAIC and the work of Canadian architects. Moriyama first thought of the idea in 1976 while on a three-month walk in the footsteps of Buddha through India and Nepal.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1e/1ecyjj5bl8ot73w5.jpg"></p><p>The prize is open to any architect, firm, or collaboration in the world for an outstanding building or project. It may also be granted to a non-architect for an exceptional contribution to architecture. The winner will be selected ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95418157/nyt-architecture-critic-michael-kimmelman-to-receive-the-2014-brendan-gill-prize NYT Architecture Critic Michael Kimmelman to Receive the 2014 Brendan Gill Prize Archinect 2014-03-11T18:00:00-04:00 >2014-03-12T10:42:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hz/hzzo131wwcanqpgv.jpg" width="514" height="346" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>MAS is proud to announce that Michael Kimmelman, architecture critic of The New York Times, has been named the winner of the 2014 Brendan Gill Prize. [...] The jury singled out Kimmelman&rsquo;s exceptional coverage of the challenges posed by an overstressed Penn Station, challenging New Yorkers and their regional neighbors to no longer settle for anything less than planning and design excellence that befits the busiest transportation hub in North America.</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/92378345/quilian-riano-of-dsgn-agnc-awarded-a-vilcek-prize-for-creative-promise Quilian Riano of DSGN AGNC awarded a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise Archinect 2014-01-29T13:41:00-05:00 >2014-02-02T22:00:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xn/xntipe76smkny1zg.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Announcing good news is a splendid way to kick off a Wednesday morning: our respected friend, long-time Archinect contributor and founder of <a href="http://archinect.com/dsgnagnc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DSGN AGNC</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/quilian" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Quilian Riano</a>, has been named today as one of three winners of the <a href="http://www.vilcek.org/prizes/prize-recipients/2014.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 Vilcek Prizes</a> for Creative Promise in the Arts, this year focusing on design. Paired with a $35,000 cash prize, the annual awards recognize young immigrants who have had a significant impact on the American arts early in their career.</p><p>"We are delighted to recognize Quilian with a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise," said Marica Vilcek, vice president of the Foundation. "His philosophical approach to urban planning and design addresses social justice needs and brings cohesion to the communities he works with."</p><p>In addition to Riano, Israeli-born material designer Neri Oxman was awarded the $100,000 Vilcek Prize. The other two Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise for Design were awarded to Iranian-born game designer Yasaman Hashemian and Togolese-born product designer Ma...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85856241/lean-construction-institute-named-as-2013-turner-prize-recipient Lean Construction Institute named as 2013 Turner Prize recipient Justine Testado 2013-11-05T20:27:00-05:00 >2013-11-05T20:30:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/43/43r8k9nchqszojx3.jpg" width="514" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The National Building Museum and Turner Construction Company recently announced Lean Construction Institute as the recipient of the 11th Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction. The annual Turner Prize recognizes advances or high achievement in the process of construction.</p></em><br /><br /><p> To mark the occasion, LCI co-founder Greg Howell, executive director Dan Heinemeier, and board chair Victor Sanvido will discuss the benefits of lean construction in their presentation, "<a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/faster_better_safer_lean_design_and_construction/" target="_blank"><em>Faster, Better, Safer: Lean Design and Construction</em></a>" on Dec. 4.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85311166/olafur-eliasson-receives-2014-mcdermott-award-in-the-arts-at-mit Olafur Eliasson receives 2014 McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT Alexander Walter 2013-10-29T19:56:00-04:00 >2013-11-04T21:39:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2k/2kl3dbu7517phulx.jpg" width="514" height="596" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's a good week for Olafur Eliasson: earlier today, we reported that the Rolex Arts Initiative had selected the Berlin-based artist as its Visual Arts mentor for 2014-2015, and now we found out that MIT's Council for the Arts will present him with the 2014, 40th anniversary Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT. The award includes an artist residency, pop-up exhibitions, a public lecture, and a $100,000 cash prize. MIT students will also get to work on Eliasson&rsquo;s Little Sun project.</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/83073926/winners-of-2013-riba-manser-medal-and-stephen-lawrence-prize Winners of 2013 RIBA Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Prize Alexander Walter 2013-09-30T17:16:00-04:00 >2013-09-30T17:25:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sg/sgzxoan1b7ou9hhz.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Also presented with institute honors that night were two projects which represent the UK's most excellent small projects: the 2013 Manser Medal for the best new home went to Slip House by Carl Turner Architects, and the 2013 Stephen Lawrence Prize in recognition of fresh talent and smaller construction budgets went to Montpelier Community Nursery by AY Architects.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81468029/shortlist-for-the-2013-riba-manser-medal-highlights-the-uk-s-best-new-homes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shortlist for the 2013 RIBA Manser Medal highlights the UK&rsquo;s best new homes</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81986026/six-houses-shortlisted-for-riba-stephen-lawrence-prize-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Six houses shortlisted for RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize 2013</a></li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/82773491/cooled-conservatories-gardens-by-the-bay-wins-2013-riba-lubetkin-prize Cooled Conservatories, Gardens by the Bay wins 2013 RIBA Lubetkin Prize Alexander Walter 2013-09-26T19:59:00-04:00 >2013-09-30T17:27:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hz/hzlxmy2cl6zvxfpi.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Cooled Conservatories, Gardens by the Bay in Singapore by London-based Wilkinson Eyre Architects is the winner of the 2013 RIBA Lubetkin Prize for the best new international building. This is the second year running for Wilkinson Eyre, who also won the prize last year for Guangzhou International Finance Center in China.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77389179/2013-riba-lubetkin-prize-shortlists-three-international-buildings" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2013 RIBA Lubetkin Prize Shortlists Three International Buildings</a></p> <p> Also announced today: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/82770268/riba-stirling-prize-2013-goes-to-astley-castle-by-witherford-watson-mann-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 goes to Astley Castle by Witherford Watson Mann Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fy/fymzqpx830b5q2oh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z1/z1mt72zt740l4k9h.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/os/os9qs0suf8n2jeyh.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/82770268/riba-stirling-prize-2013-goes-to-astley-castle-by-witherford-watson-mann-architects RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 goes to Astley Castle by Witherford Watson Mann Architects Alexander Walter 2013-09-26T18:48:00-04:00 >2013-09-30T17:27:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yz/yzunoheljbea4mj9.jpg" width="514" height="401" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winner of the 2013 Stirling Prize was announced at a special ceremony in London tonight: Astley Castle, a groundbreaking modern holiday home inserted into the crumbling walls of an ancient moated castle, in Warwickshire, England by London-based Witherford Watson Mann Architects has won the coveted trophy for the best building of the year.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77385157/2013-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2013 RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s3/s3pncula9047319y.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dm/dm9lb2b1l0jqs4m0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gn/gnxvddrgmalenm9o.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d2/d24othq2zeg5ure7.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eq/eqh4bjjzfc6xogyx.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gh/ghtygfdqnod9df12.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/js/jsnylna1wehourtq.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/64/64jcpjj2w1v500ib.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/82219747/architectural-historian-joseph-rykwert-receives-2014-royal-gold-medal-for-architecture Architectural historian Joseph Rykwert receives 2014 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture Alexander Walter 2013-09-19T15:32:00-04:00 >2013-09-23T21:12:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p6/p65zue6sccpv0zu1.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects has announced celebrated architectural critic, historian and writer Joseph Rykwert as the recipient of the 2014 Royal Gold Medal.</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/78304624/2013-george-matsumoto-prize-recognizes-modernist-architecture-in-north-carolina 2013 George Matsumoto Prize Recognizes Modernist Architecture in North Carolina Alexander Walter 2013-07-30T17:56:00-04:00 >2013-08-05T20:42:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ot/ot83wzg0dwsn67bl.jpg" width="514" height="398" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The educational nonprofit archive North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH, formerly Triangle Modernist Houses) has published the 2013 winners of the George Matsumoto Prize which recognizes excellence in recent single-family Modernist residential design in North Carolina.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>&ldquo;These winners demonstrate to the public that Modernist design can be affordable, efficient, sustainable, and most importantly, a house to love for decades,&rdquo; Smart [</em><em>George Smart, NCMH Executive Director] </em><em>said. &ldquo;We want potential homeowners to realize that, by using an architect or designer, or by buying a Modernist house on the market, they can have a great home for the same budget as an ordinary house.&rdquo;</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/77389179/2013-riba-lubetkin-prize-shortlists-three-international-buildings 2013 RIBA Lubetkin Prize Shortlists Three International Buildings Alexander Walter 2013-07-18T21:09:00-04:00 >2013-09-26T20:01:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eg/egfnc1trudsbfd3m.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Institute also announced the selection of the three best international buildings which will now be competing for this year's Lubetkin Prize. The final winner will be announced - together with the Stirling Prize winner - on September 26th by the RIBA in London.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Also announced today: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77385157/2013-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2013 RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist</a></p> <p> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/82773491/cooled-conservatories-gardens-by-the-bay-wins-2013-riba-lubetkin-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cooled Conservatories, Gardens by the Bay wins 2013 RIBA Lubetkin Prize</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/77385157/2013-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist Alexander Walter 2013-07-18T20:00:00-04:00 >2013-09-26T18:59:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ix/ix2znkjaz436cxkt.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects today announced the UK &amp; Ireland's six top projects shortlisted for the 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize. The selected buildings will now go head to head for the prestigious prize, and the winner will be announced on the evening of Thursday, September 26th in London at Central Saint Martins, King&rsquo;s Cross, designed by last year&rsquo;s RIBA Stirling Prize winner Stanton Williams.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Also announced today: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77389179/2013-riba-lubetkin-prize-shortlists-three-international-buildings" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2013 RIBA Lubetkin Prize Shortlists Three International Buildings</a></p> <p> <strong>UPDATE: </strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/82770268/riba-stirling-prize-2013-goes-to-astley-castle-by-witherford-watson-mann-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 goes to Astley Castle by Witherford Watson Mann Architects</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75977995/bamboo-lakou-wins-the-architectural-association-s-2013-foster-partners-prize ‘Bamboo Lakou’ Wins the Architectural Association’s 2013 Foster + Partners Prize Alexander Walter 2013-06-27T17:29:00-04:00 >2013-07-01T18:54:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fj/fj8ypagh7pg1v4bc.jpg" width="514" height="261" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>London's Architectural Association School of Architecture and Foster + Partners have announced the winner of the 2013 Foster + Partners Prize, presented annually to the AA diploma student whose portfolio best addresses the themes of sustainability and infrastructure. The recipient is selected jointly by the AA and Foster + Partners at the end of each academic year. This year&rsquo;s prize has been awarded to John Naylor, of Diploma Unit 16, for his project &lsquo;Bamboo Lakou&rsquo;.</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/73377688/gia-wolff-wins-100-000-wheelwright-prize Gia Wolff wins $100,000 Wheelwright Prize Archinect 2013-05-17T18:46:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T19:12:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/si/sio76j7jr78wjdre.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gia Wolff, Brooklyn-based architect, wins $100,000 travel grant for her proposal Floating City: The Community-Based Architecture of Parade Floats</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of Harvard University&rsquo;s Graduate School of Design, is pleased to announce that Gia Wolff, an architect based in Brooklyn, New York, is the winner of the inaugural Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship dedicated to fostering new forms of architectural research informed by cross-cultural engagement.</strong></p> <p> The Wheelwright Prize jury&mdash;Mostafavi, Yung Ho Chang, Far&egrave;s el-Dahdah, K. Michael Hays, Farshid Moussavi, Zoe Ryan, and Jorge Silvetti&mdash;selected Gia Wolff from among 231 applicants from 45 countries, including Afghanistan, Brazil, Burkina Faso, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Nigeria, and Spain. Applicants were asked to submit portfolios along with a research proposal and travel itinerary, outlining an extended field investigation and its anticipated benefits for the field of architecture. &ldquo;The positive response to the Wheelwright Prize has been extraordinary,&rdquo; said Mostafavi. &ldquo;It is inspiring to see so many talented architects with clear agendas...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/71896638/2013-berkeley-prize-winners-announced 2013 Berkeley Prize Winners Announced Alexander Walter 2013-04-24T16:38:00-04:00 >2013-04-24T16:45:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e2/e2exncd6qcmx245b.jpg" width="514" height="297" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Winners of the 15th annual BERKELEY PRIZE competition have been announced. The 2013 prize program focuses on the topic: 'The Architect and the Accessible City.' 152 architecture students from 26 countries responded to this year&rsquo;s question: "Provide us with an overview of what is being done in your city to make it accessible to people who have physical disabilities. In your opinion as an architect, what more can be done?"</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/71774258/aia-selects-2013-cote-top-ten-green-projects AIA Selects 2013 COTE Top Ten Green Projects Alexander Walter 2013-04-22T21:13:00-04:00 >2013-04-29T18:10:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/18/18nkrv2rlvw6lw26.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The top ten examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions have been selected by the American Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) today. The COTE Top Ten Green Projects program, now in its 17th year, celebrates projects that are the result of a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems, and technology.</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/71769346/american-academy-of-arts-and-letters-unveils-2013-architecture-award-winners American Academy of Arts and Letters Unveils 2013 Architecture Award Winners Alexander Walter 2013-04-22T19:20:00-04:00 >2013-04-23T14:53:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ir/ir6y67rr2fzl82a1.jpg" width="514" height="404" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced the recipients of its 2013 architecture awards. Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza was awarded the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize in Architecture in recognition of significant contributions to architecture as an art. American architects Teddy Cruz, Thomas Phifer, Barry Bergdoll, and Sanford Kwinter each won the academy's Arts and Letters Awards in Architecture.</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/71565799/american-academy-in-rome-announces-2013-2014-rome-prize-winners American Academy in Rome Announces 2013-2014 Rome Prize Winners Alexander Walter 2013-04-19T18:45:00-04:00 >2013-04-22T18:27:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gh/ghh4m7mhjqms2v2m.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The American Academy in Rome yesterday announced the winners of the 117th annual Rome Prize Competition. Winners of the prestigious prize are provided with a fellowship that includes a stipend, a study or studio, and room and board for a period of six months to two years in Rome.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Among many other fields, these are the two 2013-14 Rome Prize winners in the field of Architecture:</p> <ul><li> <strong>Thomas Kelley </strong>(James R. Lamantia, Jr. Rome Prize)<br> Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Chicago<br> Partner, Norman Kelley, LLC, Chicago, IL and New York, NY<br><em>Economy of Illusions: A (re)Valuation of Rome&rsquo;s Visual Culture</em></li> <li> <strong>Catie Newell</strong> (Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Rome Prize)<br> Assistant Professor of Architecture, Taubman College, University of Michigan<br> Principal, *Alibi Studio, Detroit, MI<br><em>Involving Darkness</em></li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/71067545/architectural-league-of-new-york-presents-2013-president-s-medal-to-renzo-piano Architectural League of New York Presents 2013 President’s Medal to Renzo Piano Alexander Walter 2013-04-11T15:00:00-04:00 >2013-04-11T15:02:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k2/k25knj6c08frehrq.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Renzo Piano has been awarded the highest honor of the Architectural League of New York, the President's Medal. The prize is bestowed annually on individuals in recognition of extraordinary body of work in architecture, urbanism, or design.</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/63950933/harvard-university-gsd-announces-the-100k-annual-wheelwright-prize Harvard University GSD announces the $100k annual Wheelwright Prize Archinect 2012-12-22T17:33:00-05:00 >2012-12-24T15:22:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4k/4ktnl5h55ak3rnzb.jpg" width="514" height="150" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Harvard GSD Introduces the Wheelwright Prize $100,000 Annual Award Open to Architects Worldwide</p></em><br /><br /><p> Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the launch of the Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship awarded annually to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery. With an open application process (deadline February 28, 2013), the Wheelwright Prize recognizes the importance of field research to professional development, and reinforces Harvard GSD&rsquo;s dedication to fostering investigative approaches to contemporary design.</p> <p> Since 1935, Harvard GSD has awarded the annual Arthur W. Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship, established in memory of Wheelwright, Class of 1887. Intended to encourage the study of architecture outside the United States, the prize was formerly available only to GSD alumni; past fellows include Paul Rudolph, Eliot Noyes, William Wurster, Christopher Tunnard, I. M. Pei, John Haro, Klaus Herdeg, Far&egrave;s el-Dahdah, Adele Santos, and Linda Pollak.</p> <p> Under the leadership of Dean Mohsen Mostafavi, Har...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/54106267/2012-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist Alexander Walter 2012-07-24T14:59:00-04:00 >2012-07-31T09:46:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8q/8qgxhl37to27ntgs.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Royal Institute of British Architects has revealed the 2012 shortlist for the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize. Heritage and education are strong themes in this year&rsquo;s shortlist with the success of the Sainsbury Laboratory housing Darwin&rsquo;s collection, New Court&rsquo;s careful integration of the Rothschild&rsquo;s art collection into its design and both the Lyric Theatre and Hepworth Wakefield skillfully creating exceptional new homes for regional arts.</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/48795130/pacman-recycling-containers-win-iberian-urban-equipment-prize PACMAN Recycling Containers Win Iberian Urban Equipment Prize Alexander Walter 2012-05-17T15:26:00-04:00 >2012-05-20T23:41:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qm/qmo7z7cqd1ev5qro.jpg" width="514" height="190" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For the second consecutive year, Portuguese design office AND-R&Eacute; has won the Iberian Urban Equipment Prize - Larus/Architectures, this year in the category Urban Furniture with "PACMAN", a captivating design that sets out to change the mindset of citizens in their relation with recycling. In 2011, the office won the award in the Lighting Design category with the "Verso" lighting system.</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/48560325/cobe-wins-2012-nykredit-architecture-prize COBE Wins 2012 Nykredit Architecture Prize Alexander Walter 2012-05-15T14:45:00-04:00 >2012-05-15T14:53:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qr/qr1zczb24r8w9oy5.jpg" width="514" height="367" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Copenhagen-based firm COBE, represented by architect Dan Stubbergaard, is the 2012 winner of Scandinavia's prestigious architecture prize, Nykredit's Architecture Prize of DKK 500,000 (USD 86,000).</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/47192460/cooper-hewitt-national-design-museum-announces-winners-of-the-2012-national-design-awards Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Announces Winners of the 2012 National Design Awards Alexander Walter 2012-05-03T18:07:00-04:00 >2012-05-04T09:16:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hs/hs6cjhqgk9nmap3i.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Smithsonian&rsquo;s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York will celebrate outstanding achievement in design this fall with its 13th annual National Design Awards program. Today, CooperHewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the winners of the 2012 National Design Awards, which recognize excellence across a variety of disciplines. The award recipients will be honored at a gala dinner in mid-October in New York.</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/46844712/european-prize-for-urban-public-space-2012-announces-joint-winners European Prize for Urban Public Space 2012 Announces Joint Winners Alexander Walter 2012-04-30T17:58:00-04:00 >2012-05-07T13:27:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3e/3enhxgednch6bhy0.jpg" width="514" height="348" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Jury of the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2012, chaired by Spanish architect Josep Llin&agrave;s, has announced two joint First Prize winners [...]. The European Prize for Urban Public Space is an award created by the CCCB in 2000 to acknowledge and encourage the creation and recovery of public spaces in European cities, and to highlight urbanistic interventions that promote the public dimension of urban space and its role in social integration.</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>