Archinect - News 2016-10-26T09:45:18-04:00 Liverpool waterfront heritage status at risk as mayor rejects UN plea work_for_free 2016-07-18T13:08:00-04:00 >2016-07-24T22:46:08-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="388" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The world heritage site status of Liverpool&rsquo;s waterfront is in jeopardy after the city&rsquo;s mayor, Joe Anderson, rejected a plea by UN cultural chiefs to halt development in the city [...] Anderson said he would be writing to the UN body informing it that the city would not be complying with its request [...] Heritage campaigners recently went to court in a fight to stop the demolition of 10 historic buildings near Liverpool Lime Street station in the buffer zone.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More Liverpool-related architecture news on archinect:</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA set to open national architecture centre in Liverpool</a></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Turning the &ldquo;ugliest building in Liverpool&rdquo; into an exemplar of public health</a></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Assemble wins Turner Prize, becoming first architects to win "UK's most prestigious art prize"</a></p> RIBA set to open national architecture centre in Liverpool Ellen Hancock 2016-06-05T07:04:00-04:00 >2016-06-14T00:24:43-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="365" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Liverpool's Riba North will have conference facilities and a gallery "at its heart", a spokeswoman said. It will open in August with an exhibition of designs for Liverpool that were never built. The centre, which will be housed in the Broadway Malyan-designed Mann Island on the city's waterfront, "will offer a magnificent opportunity to display Riba's historic collections, telling hundreds of years of the UK's extraordinary architectural history", Duncan said.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More UK news here:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Edinburgh's maker-architects: a visit to GRAS</a></li><li><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London's Natural History Museum to create outdoor exhibition spaces</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brighton's Embassy Court by Wells Coates featured in new film</a></p></li></ul> Turning the “ugliest building in Liverpool” into an exemplar of public health Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-02-16T13:20:00-05:00 >2016-02-27T23:06:10-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>work has finally started on an ambitious &pound;335m redevelopment of Merseyside&rsquo;s largest hospital. And the ambition is not simply to tackle a building that has outstayed its usefulness; it is to make the whole city healthier and wealthier too. [...] In place of the current &ldquo;American suburban&rdquo; model of a huge building and surrounding parking, it will return to a &ldquo;European&rdquo; model of a cluster of buildings with public spaces in between them [...] &ldquo;The centre will feel like a public square.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More renovations from the healthcare sector:</p><ul><li><a title="Perkins+Will selected to design Northwestern University Research Building on old Prentice site" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Perkins+Will selected to design Northwestern University Research Building on old Prentice site</a></li><li><a title='Sick people in Scandinavia can check into these "patient hotels" as hospital alternatives' href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sick people in Scandinavia can check into these "patient hotels" as hospital alternatives</a></li><li><a title="Construction kicks off for Steven Holl-designed Maggie's Centre Barts in London" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Construction kicks off for Steven Holl-designed Maggie's Centre Barts in London</a></li><li><a title="Last Word: Lost in Limbo" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Last Word: Lost in Limbo</a></li><li><a title="Architecture offers new prescriptions for building health" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture offers new prescriptions for building health</a></li></ul> 2014 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist is revealed Justine Testado 2014-07-17T15:48:00-04:00 >2014-07-22T18:10:47-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="621" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's that time of year again. Six buildings were just announced for the 2014 shortlist of the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for best new building in the UK. Each contender will be judged particularly for its design excellence and its significance in the evolution of architecture and the built environment.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Find out more on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> 3XN-Designed Museum of Liverpool to Launch July 19th Alexander Walter 2011-07-14T14:22:00-04:00 >2012-10-01T15:17:14-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The new Museum of Liverpool, designed by Copenhagen-based 3XN, will open its doors to the public next week Tuesday, July 19. The dynamic low-rise structure is the largest National Museum to be built in the UK in over 100 years and is situated on a UNESCO World Heritage Site next to Liverpool&rsquo;s famous &rsquo;Three Graces&rsquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>