Archinect - News 2017-04-23T10:06:01-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149984521/the-top-architectural-competitions-in-2016-on-bustler The top architectural competitions in 2016 on Bustler Alexander Walter 2017-01-03T19:55:00-05:00 >2017-01-08T22:21:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f1/f1d296162cac6313f1a1ca5cfe145751.jpg" width="650" height="464" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After revisiting the most popular/talked-about/award-winning Architects, Projects, and Events on Bustler in 2016 over the past few days, we're closing out our look back with the top Competitions of the year.&nbsp; Regulars will recognize recurring audience favorites from 2015, like eVolo's annual Skyscraper Competition (eVolo also features the highly popular VMODERN Furniture Design Competition among the top 10 this year) and the Laka 'Architecture that Reacts' Competition.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Now that earth has completed its full circle around the sun, let's take a quick look back at some of the most visited competition posts of 2016 on our sister site <a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> that also had an impact on the Archinect news this past year:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4771/evolo-2017-skyscraper-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/mz/mzl4t20idc1vkogd.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4771/evolo-2017-skyscraper-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">eVolo 2017 Skyscraper Competition</a></strong></p><p>Related news on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936525/2016-evolo-skyscraper-competition-winners-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners revealed</a></li><li><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">When innovation runs shallow: What's the commotion with eVolo winner New York Horizon?</a></li></ul><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4835/fairy-tales-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/uu/uulmkjnqnn5w9lhx.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4835/fairy-tales-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fairy Tales 2017</a></strong></p><p>Related on Archinect: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936174/fairy-tales-2016-winners-highlight-real-architectural-issues-through-fictional-storytelling" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fairy Tales 2016 winners highlight real architectural issues through fictional storytelling</a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4550/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/gy/gyev8kpyupsufggu.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4550/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival 2016 (WAF Awards)</a></strong></p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979357/robert-konieczny-kwk-promes-and-hayball-among-big-winners-in-2016-world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes and Hayball among big winners in 2016 World Architecture Festival</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners</a></li></ul><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4264/2016-fuller-challenge-call-for-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tx/tx20dohnmucpvadf.jpg"></a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4264/2016-fuller-challenge-call-for-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 Fuller Challenge</strong></a></p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972575/the-rainforest-solutions-project-wins-the-2016-fuller-challenge-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Rainforest Solutions Project wins the 2016 Fuller Challenge Award</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149964795/2016-fuller-challenge-finalists-announced" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Fuller Challenge finalists announced</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957424/2016-fuller-challenge-announces-19-semi-finalist-initiatives" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Fuller C...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149984140/the-top-10-architecture-design-events-in-2016-on-bustler The top 10 architecture & design events in 2016 on Bustler Alexander Walter 2016-12-29T20:09:00-05:00 >2017-01-03T22:40:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/24/241d5974437973030c13289a3918b82c.jpg" width="650" height="464" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Bye-bye 2016, your time's up. A turbulent 366 days in so many regards, this year has certainly been packed with a plethora of exciting architecture and design events happening around the world.&nbsp;[...] From the hundreds of entries that went up on Bustler this past year, we have compiled the top 10 most visited event posts.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are just some of the most visited event posts of 2016 on our sister site <a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> that also dominated the Archinect news this year:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7451/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/gy/gyev8kpyupsufggu.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7451/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival 2016</a></strong></p><p>Berlin, Germany - Arena Berlin<br>November 16-18, 2016</p><p>Related news on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979357/robert-konieczny-kwk-promes-and-hayball-among-big-winners-in-2016-world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes and Hayball among big winners in 2016 World Architecture Festival</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners</a></li></ul><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7620/model-behavior-sn-hetta-s-first-concepts-for-sfmoma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/dp/dpvgya4235ym4q1s.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7620/model-behavior-sn-hetta-s-first-concepts-for-sfmoma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Model Behavior: Sn&oslash;hetta&rsquo;s First Concepts for SFMOMA</a></strong></p><p>San Francisco, CA - SFMOMA<br>May 14, 2016 - January 16, 2017</p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149940804/sn-hetta-s-expanded-sfmoma-is-235-000-square-feet-of-egalitarianism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta's expanded SFMOMA is 235,000 square feet of egalitarianism</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943339/archinect-s-critical-round-up-of-sn-hetta-s-sfmoma-addition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's critical round-up of Sn&oslash;hetta's SFMOMA addition</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139531625/a-peak-into-sn-hetta-s-massive-new-sfmoma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A peak into Sn&oslash;hetta's massive new SFMOMA</a></li></ul><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/7i/7iufvxe2grmasium.jpg"></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7614/zaha-hadid-exhibition-at-the-palazzo-franchetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid exhibition at the Palazzo Franchetti</a></strong></p><p>Venice, Italy - Palazzo Franchetti&nbsp;<br>May 27 - November 27, 2016</p><p>Related on Archinect:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149948008/zaha-hadid-s-repertoire-is-a-stunning-display-in-venice-s-palazzo-franchetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid's repertoire is a stunning display in Venice's Palazzo Franchetti</a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ib/ib0enoo0s3c58spo.jpg"></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7946/archtober-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober 2016</a></strong></p><p>New York, NY<br>October 1-31, 2...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149984058/architects-alejandro-aravena-and-trix-robert-haussmann-included-on-nyt-s-2016-creative-geniuses-list Architects Alejandro Aravena and Trix & Robert Haussmann included on NYT's 2016 Creative Geniuses list Alexander Walter 2016-12-28T18:14:00-05:00 >2017-01-03T22:40:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vu/vuynljdko6ep49dr.jpg" width="650" height="274" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>From their studios, ateliers, film sets and kitchens &mdash; and even the White House &mdash; these are the people whose inventive spirits shaped the conversation this year.</p></em><br /><br /><p>It certainly was an eventful career year for Alejandro Aravena (Pritzker Prize, Venice Biennale, et al.), and the ambitious Chilean's cultural footprint can be traced throughout a handful of our <em><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/849313/2016-in-review" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect 2016 Year In Review</a></em> posts:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149983573/the-top-prize-winning-architects-of-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The top prize-winning architects of 2016</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149983078/how-starchitect-culture-shifted-in-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How starchitect culture shifted in 2016</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149983776/top-features-our-favorite-feature-articles-of-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top Features: Our Favorite Feature Articles of 2016</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149983422/the-stories-that-influenced-architecture-culture-in-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The stories that influenced architecture culture in 2016</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980868/from-the-border-wall-to-the-pritzker-prize-the-architectural-controversies-that-defined-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">From the border wall to the Pritzker Prize: the architectural controversies that defined 2016</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149983681/the-most-attention-grabbing-projects-of-2016 The Most Attention-Grabbing Projects of 2016 Nicholas Korody 2016-12-28T12:30:00-05:00 >2017-01-03T22:41:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cj/cjohl0btt1v76o5f.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every year, there are the projects the slip under the radar and projects that grab headlines. For any number of reasons, be it form or function or fracas, these are the projects that stuck out from the rest&mdash;in no particular order.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ub/ubj7sxh7kchclmyl.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943339/archinect-s-critical-round-up-of-sn-hetta-s-sfmoma-addition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Archinect's critical round-up of Sn&oslash;hetta's SFMOMA addition</em></a></p><p>Working with a newly-historic, highly-distinct building like Mario Botta's SFMOMA would be a challenge for any architect. Sn&oslash;hetta tried to rise to the occasion with their remodel-addition&mdash;but not everyone was pleased with the result.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kg/kgf3tyadlm1o5adv.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149970286/closer-look-zaha-hadid-s-new-floating-port-house-in-antwerp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Closer look: Zaha Hadid's new &ldquo;floating&rdquo; Port House in Antwerp</em></a></p><p>The late, great Dame Zaha Hadid is not yet done with the world of architecture. One of her most major posthumous projects landed on top of the historic Port House in Antwerp, largely to acclaim.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1m/1mui147860qkm6hf.jpg"></p><p><em><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980496/first-glimpse-of-foster-partners-and-rubio-arquitectura-s-museo-del-prado-expansion-scheme" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">First glimpse of Foster + Partners and Rubio Arquitectura's Museo del Prado expansion scheme</a></em></p><p>In celebration of its 200 year anniversary, Madrid's Museo del Prado has commissioned Foster and Partners to undertake a major...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980868/from-the-border-wall-to-the-pritzker-prize-the-architectural-controversies-that-defined-2016 From the border wall to the Pritzker Prize: the architectural controversies that defined 2016 Nicholas Korody 2016-12-01T12:04:00-05:00 >2016-12-07T20:41:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x5/x5us0rqe9z3ee95h.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As the year comes to a close, we're taking the opportunity to reflect on its defining moments. 2016 has been, for many of us, a pretty tough year&mdash;and the architecture community hasn't been immune to its trials and tribulations. Here's a round-up of some of the biggest controversies, debacles, and fiascos of the year.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ja/jacrpk9x28o2qrgo.jpg"></p><p><strong>The Boorish Border Wall Competition</strong></p><p>Long before Donald Trump went from long-shot presidential candidate to President-elect, a <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4754/us-mexico-border-wall-competition-provokes-controversy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">controversial competition</a> was launched to design the border wall that remains one his major campaign promises. Initiated by the mysterious Third Mind Foundation, the competition provoked immediate and intense backlash because of its asserted &ldquo;neutrality&rdquo; in regards to a proposal considered by many to represent the heights of xenophobia.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/20/20l278w5ncq9l7gz.jpg"></p><p><strong>The Great Tokyo Olympic Stadium Debacle</strong></p><p>This <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/470819/tokyo-olympic-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">debacle</a> actually began in 2015, but it continued well into 2016. Zaha Hadid Architects won a competition to design the National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and proc...</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/650x/m5/m5jv2byfwy6pq44a.jpg" width="650" height="433" 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/149934486/chang-kyu-lee-dokyung-kim-win-the-central-park-summer-pavilion-competition-2nd-prize-the-playform Chang Kyu Lee + Dokyung Kim win the Central Park Summer Pavilion Competition, 2nd Prize 'the plaYform' Chang Kyu Lee 2016-03-14T11:43:00-04:00 >2016-06-23T22:02:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vp/vpzn6nfn1dkqy8d5.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Central Park Summer Pavilion Competition was open for international architects. The CPSP was envisioned as a meeting point for&nbsp;different cultural and leisure circuits, with the goal of using the same space for a broad range of daytime and nocturnal activities in a sustainable fashion that respects its surroundings. The idea was for it to become an obligatory stop for visitors to Central Park.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6i/6iz5jl0ax3vvit2f.jpg"></p><p>Chang Kyu Lee New York based architectural designer and Dokyung Kim from University of California, Los Angeles won the second prize on this competition with a project challenges definition of linear gesture.&nbsp;The &lsquo;plaYform&rsquo; proposes a &ldquo;space of experiences&rdquo; - simply pushed-down a plaTform connects human and nature as a &lsquo;plaYform&rsquo; at the same time a simple linear gesture defines a whole proposal that shows as an object.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6l/6lkgky33obwphesr.jpg"></p><p>A gigantic Central Park is the emblematic piece of urban break space in New York City. Central Park is the most visited park in the United States and holds numerous trees and specie...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/12696329/results-of-the-rio-de-janeiro-olympic-port-competition Results of the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Port Competition Alexander Walter 2011-07-08T21:39:36-04:00 >2011-07-15T14:35:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jk/jks40bw3x0jcav1f.jpg" width="650" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In the competition for the Olympic Port in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the winning entries have been announced. [...] The competition aims to rebuild the old harbor area of &#8203;&#8203;Rio and thus be an important agent of this long-awaited process of urban renewal for the city and the entire region.</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>