Archinect - News 2014-09-17T11:36:38-04:00 RIBA to replace Lubetkin Prize with ‘International Prize’, launching in 2015 Archinect 2013-12-11T21:10:00-05:00 >2013-12-11T21:10:57-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="358" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The shakeup means there will be no Lubetkin Prize or RIBA International awards given next year. Named after the Georgian &eacute;migr&eacute; and Modernist Berthold Lubetkin, the 8-year old accolade had been open only to RIBA chartered architects and international fellows with its shortlist drawn from each year&rsquo;s set of RIBA International Award winners. The new International Prize will have a wider remit and is expected to be open to all architects, although the exact criteria has yet to be announced.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Gold Coast/Northern Rivers Regional Architecture Awards Winners Anna Johnson 2013-05-13T17:06:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T18:08:04-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="491" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A joint venture between PDT, STH and HASSELL, and a separate project by dm2architecture, have taken top honours in the 30th Australian Institute of Architects&rsquo; 2013 Gold Coast/Northern Rivers Regional Architecture Awards.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Dean Robert Greenstreet awared Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education zelluwm 2012-12-18T18:13:00-05:00 >2012-12-18T18:14:10-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="314" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> It is with pleasure that we announce that Dean Robert Greenstreet, PhD, RIBA, Int&rsquo;l Assoc AIA, who has served as the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee&nbsp; School of Architecture and Urban Planning&rsquo;s Dean for over 20 years, has been awarded the 2013 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education.<br><br> Dean Greenstreet has consistently encouraged students at the School, tirelessly working to support and guide them during their tenure at SARUP, and promoting and encouraging them once they graduate. Over his teaching career, he has had an influence on and has mentored thousands&nbsp; of students, several of whom have gone on to serve in leadership positions in world-renowned architectural firms, city governments and social organizations.</p> <p> The Topaz Medallion is awarded jointly by the AIA and the ACSA once a year. Previous recipients include Michael Graves, Kenneth Frampton, Vincent Scully and Marcel Breuer.</p> <p> For the complete announcement on the 2013 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion ...</p> 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> Richard Meier receives the 2012 Ellis Island Family Heritage Award Richard Meier & Partners 2012-04-23T19:45:00-04:00 >2012-04-23T19:45:42-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On Thursday, Briganti&rsquo;s group honored two well-known Americans whose grandparents once waited on line in Ellis&rsquo; main building &mdash; former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa and New York architect Richard Meier Read more: <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Frank Gehry Creates 54th GRAMMY Awards Artwork Archinect 2011-12-08T20:34:05-05:00 >2011-12-13T10:44:51-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Recording Academy has announced its selection of world-famous architect and multitalented artist Frank Gehry to create the official artwork for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards. The work integrates traditional GRAMMY iconography with Gehry's unique architectural style in a piece that mirrors The Recording Academy's commitment to celebrating excellence and diversity in art and culture year-round.</p></em><br /><br /><p> It will be used as the official artwork for the world's premier music event and will grace the cover of the GRAMMY Awards program book, telecast tickets and promotional poster.</p> <p> "We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with world-renowned architect Frank Gehry on our official artwork for the GRAMMY Awards and the opportunity to further The Academy's dedication to celebrating the arts in every discipline," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. "Frank's exemplary creative accomplishments through a variety of artistic platforms have been inspirational. We are honored to work with such a well-respected talent who has served as an influential figure within the arts on a global scale."</p> <p> "I have been fortunate to have worked with and become friends with some of the top musicians in classical music," said Gehry. "They are my inspiration and my heroes. I am pleased to work with the GRAMMYs to help celebrate all of these talented people."</p> <p> Hallmarks of Gehry's ...</p> Bjarke Ingels among Honorees of WSJ. Magazine's Innovators of the Year Awards Archinect 2011-10-24T12:38:00-04:00 >2012-09-19T19:40:34-04:00 <img src="" width="300" height="450" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Marc Jacobs will present Katie Grand the award for fashion innovator of the year. Marina Abramovic will accept the award for Ai Weiwei... for best art innovator. Jonathan Safran Foer will present the food innovator award to &mdash; wait for it &mdash; Chipotle founder Steve Ells. Other winners include Elon Musk (technology), Joris Laarman (design) and Bjarke Ingels (architecture). Bill Gates and Warren Buffett got the philanthropy award, but will not be at the ceremony.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> World Architecture Festival Awards Shortlist Announced Alexander Walter 2011-08-19T21:00:25-04:00 >2011-08-22T16:42:12-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The World Architecture Festival Awards program has announced its 2011 award shortlist with 281 entries spanning the globe from as far south as Tasmania to the Arctic Circle in Norway with new countries such as Libya, Haiti and Cambodia appearing alongside the USA, UK, Australia, China, Japan, Spain, and Scandinavia.</p></em><br /><br /><p> New for WAF 2011 is the introduction of the OpenBuildings People&rsquo;s Choice Award which is being supported by our friends at <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>. To view the shortlisted projects, cast your vote and provide comments, visit: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>. Votes can be cast by selecting the Facebook &lsquo;like&rsquo; icon on the project page or by downloading the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OpenBuilding mobile app</a> from iTunes.</p>