Archinect - News 2014-12-20T03:41:28-05:00 MoMA PS1 YAP 2015 finalists are announced Justine Testado 2014-11-13T13:55:00-05:00 >2014-11-19T20:02:34-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="274" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Five finalists have been selected for the MoMA PS1 2015 Young Architects Program. The popular yearly program shines the spotlight on emerging architects and invites them to develop an innovative, temporary outdoor urban installation for the MoMA PS1 courtyard in Long Island City, New York for summer 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andres Jaque / Office for Political Innovation</a>, Madrid/New York</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">brillhart architecture</a>, Miami</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Erin Besler</a>, Los Angeles</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Bittertang Farm</a>, New York</li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Benjamin Dillenburger</a>, Toront</li></ul><p>Finalists will now begin to work on their proposals. Their designs must provide seating, shade, and water, and also follow guidelines that address environmental issues and sustainability. Only one project will be the winner.</p><p>Head over to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more.</p><p>Related:<br><a title="YAP winner The Living selected to re-design MoMA PS1's courtyard this summer" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP winner The Living selected to re-design MoMA PS1's courtyard this summer</a><br><a title="Finalists for MoMA PS1 2014 Young Architects Program" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Finalists for MoMA PS1 2014 Young Architects Program</a><br><a title="The Living and Surfacedesign Inc. give first lecture in 2014's Emerging Voices series" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living and Surfacedesign Inc. give first lecture in 2014's Emerging Voices series</a><br>&nbsp;</p> The Architect of the Year Awards 2014 shortlist Justine Testado 2014-11-06T18:23:00-05:00 >2014-11-06T18:31:34-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2014 shortlist for the Architect of the Year Awards is out. Established in the UK back in 2004 and organized by BD, the awards celebrate top-notch architectural works in 13 categories. This also includes the Young Architect of the Year Award that is open to young architects practicing in the European Union for 12 years or less. Category winners will be revealed during a fancy evening awards ceremony at The Brewery in London on December 2.</p></em><br /><br /><p>It's industrial chic galore with this year's batch. Here's a few of the shortlisted projects.</p><p>&darr; Sports &amp; Leisure Architect of the Year nominee: LA Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&nbsp;&darr; Interiors Architect of the Year nominee: Spacelab</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr; Housing Architect of the Year nominee: Proctor and Matthews</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr; Refurbishment Architect of the Year nominee: Haworth Tompkins<br>Related: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Haworth Tompkins&rsquo; Everyman Theatre wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2014</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr; Public Building Architect of the Year nominee: Ryder Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr; Education Architect of the Year nominee: Design Engine</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&darr; Young Architect of the Year nominee: MXSI</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>You can find plenty more of the shortlisted projects over at <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION COMPETITION now open for applications Sponsor 2014-07-24T13:41:00-04:00 >2014-07-24T13:42:42-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>This post is brought to you by <a href=";utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p><p><a href=";utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture and Design</a> announces <strong>IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION Prize </strong>for young architects and designers worldwide, seeking to attract top architecture and design talents to invite them to take part in the <a href=";utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments</a> starting next February 2015.</p><p><strong>THE CHALLENGE:</strong><br>We are able to undertake working, shopping and learning in a variety of settings and in new ways. Traditional typologies and spaces are changing, overlapping and becoming new models. Foresee the future of these new blurred spaces over the next decade and propose or comment on how you think our activities might evolve.</p><p>Submit your proposal in a story board presented electronically (A1 horizontal format- PDF or JPG; &lt; 10megas).</p><p>The winning entries will be awarded a 30% scholarship towards the program tuition fees and a full-time paid professional internship in one of these three world class firms: UNStudio (A...</p> The mythologically inspired “Shinseon Play” wins the first Young Architects Program Seoul Justine Testado 2014-06-05T19:35:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T19:29:59-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Jang Won Choi, Kyung Min Kwon, and Cheon Kang Park of collaborative team MOON JI BANG recently won the inaugural Young Architects Program Seoul in South Korea with their proposal, "Shinseon Play". The proposal draws inspiration from traditional Korean mythology with features like gently swaying "clouds", a trampoline, and a grassy meadow -- making it an ideal outdoor installation for the summer season.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Find out more on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Winners of the 2014 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers Justine Testado 2014-04-24T19:21:00-04:00 >2014-04-28T19:39:26-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="294" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Architectural League of New York has announced the six winning young architects and designers of the 2014 "Overlay" Architectural League Prize. As one of North America's most prestigious awards for young practitioners, since 1981 the Prize recognizes provocative and exemplary work and provides a public outlet for the exchange of their ideas.</p></em><br /><br /><p>After The Architectural League and the Young Architects + Designers Committee hosted the portfolio competition, whose theme this year was "Overlay", six winners were invited to publicly present and showcase their work:</p><p><strong>Kutan Ayata and Michael Young</strong>, Young &amp; Ayata</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Brooklyn Claus Benjamin Freyinger and Andrew Holder</strong>, The LADG, Los Angeles</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Adam Fure</strong>, SIFT Studio, Ann Arbor</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Thomas Kelley and Carrie Norman</strong>, Norman Kelley, Brooklyn and Chicago</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Jenny E. Sabin</strong>, Jenny Sabin Studio, Philadelphia</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Geoffrey von Oeyen</strong>, Geoffrey von Oeyen Design, Los Angeles</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Find out more on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Design, Bitches Shakes Up L.A. Architecture Archinect 2014-03-19T11:23:00-04:00 >2014-03-26T16:19:50-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>They submitted an entry for the "Architecture is" competition... The call for entries asked young architects to fill in the following sentence, "Architecture is ___." For Rudolph and Johnson, the answer to the question was a no-brainer. "Architecture is design, bitches." They earned an honorable mention, and although it was never intended as a name, Design, Bitches stuck. It has turned out to be a mission statement in two words.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Six winners for the 2014 New Practices New York competition Justine Testado 2014-01-31T15:28:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T19:29:39-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The AIANY New Practices Committee officially announced the winners of the 2014 New Practices New York competition at the Center for Architecture in New York this week. The portfolio competition acknowledges young architecture and design firms and promotes their innovative work. Qualified firms had to be founded no earlier than 2004 and be based in New York City's five boroughs.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Out of 64 entries, the jury selected six winners:</p><p>Pictured project above: <strong>NAMELESS Architecture</strong></p><p><strong>Bittertang</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>dlandstudio architecture + landscape</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>Fake Industries Architectural Agonism</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>form-ula</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>PARA-Project</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>Find out more about each winner on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.<br><br><em>Images courtesy of the 2014 New Practices New York competition.</em></p> Eighteen architects to receive 2014 AIA Young Architects Award Justine Testado 2014-01-27T20:09:00-05:00 >2014-01-28T15:09:50-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="272" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>AIA has announced the 18 recipients of the 2014 Young Architects Award. The annual award distinguishes strong leadership and significant contributions made in the early careers of young professional architects, defined as those who are licensed no more than 10 years, regardless of age.</p></em><br /><br /><p>This year's recipients are:</p><ul><li>Illya Azaroff, AIA</li><li>Thomas Bradley Benjamin, AIA</li><li>Joshua Flowers, AIA</li><li>Wyatt Frantom, AIA</li><li>Nathan Kalaher, AIA</li><li>Evelyn M. Lee, AIA</li><li>Timothy W. Maddox, AIA</li><li>Daniel Overbey, AIA</li><li>Mark Pasnik, AIA</li><li>Michael P. Pfeffer, AIA</li><li>Jason Dale Pierce, AIA</li><li>Mark A. Schwamel, AIA</li><li>Matt Slagle, AIA</li><li>Christian B. Sottile, AIA</li><li>Lorena Toffer, AIA</li><li>Brian Vitale, AIA</li><li>Karen E. Williams, AIA</li><li>Jeffrey M. Yrazabal, AIA</li></ul><p>You can learn more about them on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Innovators in California architecture take part in M&A exhibition, opening tomorrow in Long Beach Justine Testado 2014-01-24T17:55:00-05:00 >2014-01-28T15:10:35-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Heads up to our Angeleno readers looking for weekend plans, come to the opening reception of "Materials &amp; Applications: Building Something (Beyond) Beautiful, Projects 2002 - 2013", taking place on Jan. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m at the University Art Museum in Cal State Long Beach.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Starting tomorrow, the M&amp;A exhibition will feature works of the most active, up-and-coming names in California architecture.</p><p>Below is a handful of the works in the show:<br><br>Bubbles by FoxLin<img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>Fat Fringe by Layer<br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>Light Frames by Gail Borden<img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>Yakuza Lou by Eddy Sykes<br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>Find the complete list of exhibitors and other details on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.<br><br><em>Images courtesy of Materials &amp; Applications.</em></p> Peabody housing competition shortlist shares future ideas of affordable housing Justine Testado 2014-01-17T14:58:00-05:00 >2014-01-21T19:27:03-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="620" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With the help of young UK architects, London housing association Peabody is already looking to the future of social housing with their "Small Projects Panel" competition launched this past November. Peabody recently announced 20 shortlisted proposals that have advanced to the last stage. Each team will be interviewed before the jury picks 6-8 firms by the end of January. The winning firms will help Peabody develop new housing schemes that have a maximum of 20 homes.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Check out some of the shortlisted projects.<br><br> Project author: Coffey Architects<br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> Project author: Studio Octopi<br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> Project author: Stephen Taylor Architects<br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> Project author: Allsop Gollings Architects<br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> Project author: Studio Sam Causer and Geraldine Dening<br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> Project author: Paul Archer Design<br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> See more of the shortlist and other competition details at <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.<br><br><em>Images courtesy Peabody Short Projects Panel competition.</em></p> Killing Architects wins New Generations film competition on the future of architectural practice Justine Testado 2014-01-14T15:19:00-05:00 >2014-01-20T18:02:39-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In the ongoing discussion of the future of the architectural profession, New Generations has announced the Rotterdam-based firm Killing Architects as the winner of their first competition. All architects and creatives under 40 were invited to submit short films that show innovative forms of architectural practice and their own interpretation of the shifting role of the architect -- in both a construction industry and societal context.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Check out Killing Architects' winning response</p> Results for “Post-Quake Visions” revealed Justine Testado 2013-12-13T13:03:00-05:00 >2013-12-16T19:24:33-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Young Architects Competitions recently announced the winning projects for Post-Quake Visions. The international ideas competition aimed to encourage research and new ideas for the reconstruction of the Italian City of Crevalcore, which was struck by a May 2012 earthquake that destroyed hundreds of ancient buildings. Out of 356 teams from over 54 countries, the jury selected 3 prize winners, 4 "gold" honorable mentions, and 8 honorable mentions.</p></em><br /><br /><p> These are the top three winners:</p> <p> <strong>1st Prize winner: </strong>271219VC<br> Team: Caterina Spadoni, Valentina Brunetti</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <strong>2nd Prize winner: </strong>playhouse<br> Team: Luca Nicoletto, Emanuele Paladin, Marco Paronuzzi</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <strong>3rd Prize winner:</strong> Neves Lopes Architects<br> Team: Fabio Ferreira Neves, Paulo Lopes</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> To see more projects, click <a href="" target="_blank">here</a> to read the Bustler article.</p> Winners of the third edition IS ARCH Awards Justine Testado 2013-12-11T20:40:00-05:00 >2014-07-18T17:09:26-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="463" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>IS ARCH revealed the winning projects of the third edition IS ARCH Awards on Dec. 9. Out of 159 submissions from students and young architects, the competition resulted in three winners, 10 Honorable Mentions, and 30 Finalists.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Here are the top three winners:</p> <p> <strong>1st Prize:</strong> ENCLOSING LANDSCAPE<br> By Ana Bruto da Costa, Joana Gon&ccedil;alves, Jo&atilde;o Moreira</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><br><strong>2nd Prize: </strong>ARCH FRAME<br> By Kang Ji Ho, Shim Hun Yong, Hwang Ki Soo</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><br><strong>3rd Prize:</strong> HELSINKI CENTRAL LIBRARY<br> By Elena Capodarca, Luca Caroti</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> To see more projects, check out the article on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> A profession almost as white as the walls. Gregory Walker 2013-11-07T09:46:00-05:00 >2013-11-14T14:24:24-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="778" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"The differences in unemployment rates, participation rates, and average earnings between whites, blacks, and Hispanics aren't just stark. They're also sturdy, rarely yielding over the last 40 years. Whites account for about 81 percent of the workforce. But there are 33 occupations counted by the BLS (particularly those on farms, around heavy machines, in doctor's offices, and in C-suites) where whites officially account for nine in ten of all workers, or more. Here they are."</p></em><br /><br /><p> while my own experience doesn't fully bear this out, it's sadly not surprising to see us end up on a list like this (if the numbers are true). in short, yes, it seems fully plausible that our profession is really as white as the walls we paint.&nbsp;</p> <p> i'm not teaching on a full time basis any more - can people please give me some hope that the generations coming through reflect a little more color variation? pretty please?</p> Jimenez Lai wins the inaugural Lisbon Triennale Millennium BCP Début Award Alexander Walter 2013-09-13T14:56:00-04:00 >2013-09-16T23:00:34-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="773" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Jimenez Lai continues to take the world by storm: the founder of Chicago-based Bureau Spectacular was announced last night as the winner of the first Lisbon Triennale Millennium BCP D&eacute;but Award for architects under 35. The announcement took place at Lisbon&rsquo;s Electricity Museum marking the first day of the opening week of Close, Closer, the third Lisbon Architecture Triennale.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Winners of the NEXT LANDMARK 2013 Competition Alexander Walter 2013-07-17T21:01:00-04:00 >2013-07-22T17:50:24-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="345" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Three category winners have been selected in the NEXT LANDMARK 2013 competition, the second edition of the international contest for new millennium graduates organized by Floornature. Young participating architects and designers could submit their work to one of the three categories &ndash; First Work, Research, and Photography.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> YAP MAXXI 2013 Installation Completed in Rome Alexander Walter 2013-07-02T19:42:00-04:00 >2013-07-03T12:47:59-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana recently completed He, the winning installation of the Young Architects Program (YAP) MAXXI 2013 in Rome</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously on Archinect:</p> <ul><li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana wins YAP MAXXI 2013</a></li> <li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP MAXXI 2013: five finalists announced</a></li> </ul> TIMBER IN THE CITY Competition Entry by Samuel Pitnick Alexander Walter 2013-06-05T14:34:00-04:00 >2013-06-06T16:53:29-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Young LA-based architect Samuel Pitnick has shared with us his entry to the 2012-13 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) competition for architecture students and recent graduates. This year's competition, titled TIMBER IN THE CITY: Urban Habitats Competition, was a a partnership between the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, the ACSA and the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons The New School for Design.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Winners of the 2013 IS ARCH Awards Alexander Walter 2013-05-24T17:27:00-04:00 >2013-05-27T15:26:18-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="571" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The annual IS ARCH competition for architecture students and young architects has announced the winners of its second edition. The competition jury, composed of Sou Fujimoto, Benedetta Tagliabue (EMBT), Tomislav Dushanov (Herzog &amp; De Meuron), Taba Rasti (Foster + Partners ), Rik Nys (David Chipperfield Architects), and Carlos Ferrater (Technical University of Catalonia), looked through 153 submitted projects from all over the world.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 2013 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers Alexander Walter 2013-05-13T18:49:00-04:00 >2013-05-22T23:35:26-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="428" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Architectural League of New York today announced the six winners of Range, the thirty-second annual Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers. The League Prize is one of North America&#700;s most prestigious awards for young architects.</p></em><br /><br /><p> This year&#700;s winners are:</p> <ul><li> Rafael Luna and Dongwoo Yim, PRAUD, Boston and Seoul</li> <li> Skylar J.E. Tibbits, SJET, Boston</li> <li> Luis Callejas, Lcla Office, Cambridge and Medell&iacute;n</li> <li> Brandon Clifford and Wes McGee, Matter Design, Boston and Ann Arbor</li> <li> Marc Fornes, MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY, Brooklyn</li> <li> Bryan Young, Young Projects, Brooklyn</li> </ul> MY HAIR IS AT MOMA PS1 - Finalist Entry for 2013 MoMA PS1 YAP Alexander Walter 2013-02-07T15:08:00-05:00 >2013-07-03T00:23:46-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="496" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>One very fascinating runner-up for New York's MoMA PS1 YAP is MY HAIR IS AT MOMA PS1 by TempAgency, a collaboration between the two individual offices Kutonotuk (Leena Cho, Matthew Jull) and mcdowellespinosa (Rychiee Espinosa, Seth McDowell).</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> SO? Architecture and Ideas wins first-ever YAP Istanbul Modern Alexander Walter 2013-02-06T16:35:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T16:39:22-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With the winners of the New York and Rome editions of the Young Architects Program (YAP) already unveiled, the first-ever YAP Istanbul Modern winner has now also been selected: the temporary installation Sky Spotting Stop by young design firm SO? Architecture and Ideas reached the highest score with the jury and will be built in early June in Istanbul Modern&rsquo;s courtyard.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana wins YAP MAXXI 2013 Alexander Walter 2013-02-06T15:08:00-05:00 >2013-07-02T19:58:24-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="324" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The installation He by Turin-based studio bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana has been selected as winner of the Young Architects Program (YAP) MAXXI 2013 in Rome.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP MAXXI 2013: five finalists announced</a></p> <p> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP MAXXI 2013 Installation Completed in Rome</a></p> 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="" 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> YAP MAXXI 2013: five finalists announced Archinect 2012-12-13T17:45:00-05:00 >2013-07-02T19:57:09-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="164" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The jury &ndash; composed of the directors of the MAXXI, representatives of the MoMA and Constructo in Santiago Chile &ndash; met on Wednesday 28 November to select the five finalists who, by January 2013, must present their projects for the realisation of a temporary space for live summer events in the MAXXI Plaza. The jury will meet once again to select the project to be constructed and inaugurated in June.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The five finalists include:</p> <ul><li> bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana, Turin</li> <li> AK0 &ndash; architettura a kilometro zero, Rome</li> <li> LABORATORIO PERMANENTE, Milan</li> <li> Matilde Cassani, Milan</li> <li> LOOP Landscape &amp; Architecture Design, based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands</li> </ul><p> <strong>UPDATES:</strong></p> <ul><li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP MAXXI 2013 Installation Completed in Rome</a></li> <li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">bam! bottega di architettura metropolitana wins YAP MAXXI 2013</a></li> </ul> YAYA Awards (Young Architect of the Year UK) vPPR 2012-10-30T17:20:00-04:00 >2012-11-05T19:33:06-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="178" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In one of the most challenging periods to be a young architect, this year&rsquo;s Young Architect of the Year shortlist demonstrates that it is still possible to make great work if you are energetic in seeking out opportunities.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Building Design Magazine and Autodesk announced Thursday the Young Architect of the Year Award UK shortlist.</p> Winners of the SC2012 Links: Bridging Rivers Competition Alexander Walter 2012-09-18T14:46:00-04:00 >2012-09-19T08:58:38-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Spanish architectural magazine future arquitecturas recently announced the winners of its SC2012 Links: Bridging Rivers competition which called for innovative ideas of how to build a habitable bridge in two different sites: Chongqing (China) and Seville (Spain). Eligible for the international competition were architecture students or young architects under 35 years old.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> NEXT LANDMARK Contest Announces Two Winning Projects Alexander Walter 2012-07-25T15:41:00-04:00 >2012-07-27T19:27:41-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Two projects have been chosen as respective category winners in the first NEXT LANDMARK Floornature International Contest. The competition, open to architects and designers who graduated after 2000, includes two categories: First Work for built projects and Research for unbuilt projects, ideas, reflections and graduating theses.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Wide Open - emerging architecture professionals discusses real issues in contemporary practice Paul Petrunia 2012-03-27T11:44:00-04:00 >2012-04-01T08:22:13-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="165" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Sometimes I think, as architects, we talk so little about buildings. That&rsquo;s part of my issue with the profession &mdash; and part of why so many people leave it for other things. Architects don&rsquo;t know how to define themselves. It makes us unnecessarily modest, as if we shouldn&rsquo;t think of architecture as this big world-changing thing when we talk with other people. If you don&rsquo;t find your niche, something that&rsquo;s easy to explain, you feel engulfed in the &ldquo;architect&rdquo; stereotype.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>Young designers discuss their professional horizons and architecture&rsquo;s future.</strong></p> <p> It's so great to see young architects discussing important issues like these. We need more of this! It's especially great to see this moderated by Archinect blogger <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicole Fichera</a> and starring <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lian Chikako Chang</a>, our blogger from the GSD, among others.</p> <p> <em>Lian has also <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shared this event on her blog</a>.</em></p> AIANY Selects Seven Firms for New Practices New York 2012 Alexander Walter 2012-02-03T19:01:00-05:00 >2012-02-03T19:04:22-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="351" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The AIA New York Chapter recently announced seven promising and pioneering new architecture and design firms from the New York area to receive the New Practices New York 2012 awards. The seven selected firms are: Holler Architecture; The Living; Abruzzo Bodziak; SLO Architecture; formlessfinder; Marc Fornes &amp; THEVERYMANY; Christian Wassman.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>