Archinect - News 2014-07-26T09:20:08-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/104707314/ateliers-jean-nouvel-steven-holl-and-team-rhome-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Steven Holl, and Team Rhome are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2014-07-21T15:30:00-04:00 >2014-07-21T15:30:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x1/x1dfuzewm8bpd4gv.jpg" width="514" height="381" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out Recap #18 for the week of July 14-July 18, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/five_teams_selected_to_participate_in_the_re-envisioning_branch_libraries_d/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Five teams selected to participate in the Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study in New York</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u1/u1ct4hozprkfuilz.jpg"></p><p>The Architecture League and the Center for an Urban Future selected the five interdisciplinary teams to participate in their "Re-Envisioning Branch Libraries Design Study". The initiative seeks to address the various issues that New York's branch libraries face as city policymakers continue to overlook them.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/atelier_jean_nouvel_ptw_architects_award_winning_one_central_park_in_sydney/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Ateliers Jean Nouvel + PTW Architects&rsquo; award-winning One Central Park in Sydney, Australia</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p7/p7pdzmvggxai04sz.jpg"></p><p>One Central Park has gained plenty of recognition in recent weeks like winning a regional award in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/102798326/ctbuh-announces-the-2014-best-tall-buildings-regional-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CTBUH's 2014 Best Tall Buildings</a>, being shortlisted in the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103710295/world-architecture-festival-announces-2014-awards-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">upcoming World Architecture Festival Awards</a>, and receiving a Commendation in Australia's <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_australian_institute_of_architects_nsw_architecture_awards_2/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NSW Architecture Aw...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104422375/italian-team-wins-first-place-at-the-solar-decathlon-europe-2014 Italian team wins first place at the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 Justine Testado 2014-07-17T20:32:00-04:00 >2014-07-22T18:09:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hv/hvwe7tylh6f0ut8w.jpg" width="514" height="354" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The top three winners of the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 were recently announced during the awards ceremony this past weekend in Versailles, France. For two years, the 20 student teams worked to build a full-scale, fully functioning solar-powered house.</p></em><br /><br /><p>(Pictured above) <strong>1st Place/Overall: </strong>"Rhome for Dencity" by Team Rhome (Universit&aacute; Degli Studi di Roma TRE)</p><p><strong>2nd Place:</strong> "Phil&eacute;as" by Atlantic Challenge (Nantes, France)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/72/7240nedqzdse327u.jpg"></p><p><strong>3rd Place:</strong> "A Home with a Skin" by Pr&ecirc;t-&agrave;-loger (TU Delft, The Netherlands)<br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/94365163/saving-face-pr-t-loger-designs-solar-powered-skin-to-preserve-dutch-row-houses" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">(Previously on Archinect)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rc/rcjzocsjqyv4ikja.jpg"></p><p>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/italian_team_wins_first_place_at_the_solar_decathlon_europe_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104407067/2014-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist-is-revealed 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k9/k99hzfpjebnys8zg.jpg" width="514" height="491" 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d5/d5fwq6ead6dytsba.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i8/i8xc0q4lsr3ilzb2.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0j/0jcdmp76uhwdmlfe.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bp/bpgly1r9shwt06gn.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9g/9gyqkdl6yb5ihpsk.jpg"></p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/2014_riba_stirling_prize_shortlist_is_revealed/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104332295/72-hour-interactions-to-revive-witten-germany-into-an-urban-art-playground-in-three-days “72 Hour Interactions” to revive Witten, Germany into an urban art playground in three days Justine Testado 2014-07-16T16:22:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T16:22:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v4/v4o13xg372f2lcqn.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The world championship for the "72 Hour Interactions" realtime competition is taking place in Witten, Germany later this month! For 72 intense hours starting July 23 at 6 p.m., five international teams will venture out and transform Witten's neglected public sites through nothing other than creativity and architectural design &mdash; while having fun in the process.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ei/ei0nay805mighckn.jpg"></p><p>Each team will represent one of the cities in the Ruhr valley: Hagen, Hattingen, Herdecke, Wetter and Witten. Sixty participants from abroad and from the region will transform neglected sites throughout the city through means of what the competition organizers describe as "gameful architectural interventions".</p><p>Learn more about the competition on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/72_hour_interactions_to_revive_witten_germany_into_an_urban_art_playground_/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104251801/ateliers-jean-nouvel-ptw-architects-award-winning-one-central-park-in-sydney-australia Ateliers Jean Nouvel + PTW Architects’ award-winning One Central Park in Sydney, Australia Justine Testado 2014-07-15T15:21:00-04:00 >2014-07-22T18:02:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hu/hu3wimoiwx0vx34g.jpg" width="514" height="469" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Designed by a renowned team of Parisian Ateliers Jean Nouvel in collaboration with Australian firm PTW Architects, One Central Park in downtown Sydney has received some high recognition in just the past few weeks alone.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The project was recently named the Best Tall Building for the Asia + Australia region in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/102798326/ctbuh-announces-the-2014-best-tall-buildings-regional-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CTBUH's 2014 Best Tall Buildings</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103710295/world-architecture-festival-announces-2014-awards-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival Awards</a>, and received a Commendation in the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_australian_institute_of_architects_nsw_architecture_awards_2/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NSW Architecture Awards 2014</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qn/qn2ogh9p0uz146z5.jpg"></p><p>More info on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/atelier_jean_nouvel_ptw_architects_award_winning_one_central_park_in_sydney/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103863117/a-look-at-the-results-of-the-canactions-2014-user-generated-kyiv-competition A look at the results of the CANactions 2014 “User-generated Kyiv” competition Justine Testado 2014-07-10T14:27:00-04:00 >2014-07-10T14:41:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2g/2gblm64pweru23w6.jpg" width="514" height="677" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Ukraine's largest architectural event CANactions held its 2014 ideas competition, whose theme was "User-generated Kyiv". Based on reinforcing the valuable idea that a city is shaped by its citizens, the competition sought architectural ideas to help Kiev further develop towards the ideals of creativity, peace, justice, and of course, happiness.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a look at the three top-prize winning entries:</p><p>Pictured above: <strong>1st prize:</strong> connecTABLE by Anna Dobrova, Dima Isaiev, Dasha Zaichenko,Daryna Bagachuk, Anna Kamushan (Vienna, Austria).</p><p><strong>2nd prize:</strong> POP-UP KIEV by Polina Timofeeva, Galyna Tolkachova, Pavel Bartov (Perm, Russia).</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9x/9x32bt8ebr7866xh.jpg"></p><p><strong>3rd prize: </strong>Reload the symbols by Kateryna Bokatova and Frederic Vincent (Bordeaux, France).</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hd/hdelp6wqsulv2b8e.jpg"></p><p>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/results_of_canactions_user-generated_kyiv_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more details.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103653413/winners-of-azure-magazine-s-4th-annual-az-awards Winners of AZURE Magazine’s 4th annual AZ Awards Justine Testado 2014-07-07T20:33:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T19:14:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yc/yckfev64v13lap4e.jpg" width="514" height="773" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Leading Canadian contemporary design magazine AZURE celebrates the best of cross-disciplinary design in their annual AZ Awards, now in its fourth year. As the only open international competition of its kind in Canada, the AZ Awards welcomed projects from designers, architects, firms, and manufacturers from all disciplines, and from students as well.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse of this year's winners:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sw/swyapsacvunpta1n.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hh/hheuvwhyi285cmjr.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jn/jnb73w7dax6fsdrk.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aw/aw6sgu2q169lcjts.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tj/tj77v12gr4hy2g2z.jpg"></p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_azure_magazines_4th_annual_az_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103631704/stpmj-zaha-hadid-neri-hu-design-and-research-office-and-chadbourne-doss-architects-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners stpmj, Zaha Hadid, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, and chadbourne + doss architects are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2014-07-07T13:48:00-04:00 >2014-07-07T21:38:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/56/56pm698gfaumhyva.jpg" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out Recap #16 for the week of June 30-July 3, 2014:</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/zaha_hadid_wins_the_design_museums_designs_of_the_year_award_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid wins the Design Museum&rsquo;s Designs of the Year Award 2014</a>&nbsp;*</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xq/xqd11cd6vjyn5n0g.jpg"></p><p>Starting from 76 nominations to seven Category winners, <a href="http://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a> is the first woman and also the first in the Architecture category to win the widely recognized Design Museum's Designs of the Year Award 2014 with her Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan. Over 18,000 users participated in the Designs of the Year's first online Social Vote, which designer Dave Hakkens won with Phonebloks.</p><p><strong>* Read about the controversy surrounding Hadid's win&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103115491/zaha-s-baku-win-ignites-protests-over-forced-eviction-and-suspicions-over-worker-s-rights-and-human-trafficking" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/stpmjs_winning_drift_pavilion_for_the_upcoming_centennial_festival_of_river/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>stpmj&rsquo;s winning DRIFT pavilion for the upcoming Centennial Festival of Riverboats in Louisville, KY</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/om/omi46uw8k6q2lrjl.jpg"></p><p>Decked out in 8-foot diameter white balloons, DRIFT by Brooklyn-based <a href="http://archinect.com/stpmj" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">stpmj</a> will add a festive note at the Centennial Festival of Riverboats ta...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103270581/call-for-submissions-vision42-is-now-accepting-proposals-to-repurpose-nyc-s-iconic-42nd-street CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Vision42 is now accepting proposals to repurpose NYC’s iconic 42nd Street Justine Testado 2014-07-02T21:12:00-04:00 >2014-07-07T17:05:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lm/lm2jfwndwhsr07wn.jpg" width="514" height="190" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/vision42_design_international_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vision42's Design International Competition</a> is inviting architects, planners, and urban designers worldwide to send their ideas for a river-to-river and auto-free light rail boulevard in New York City's 42nd Street.</p><p>To address the iconic street's heavy traffic and noise, Vision42 set up the competition to garner interest in their initiative and potentially repurpose 42nd Street into a pedestrian-friendly urban space. From there, they hope the competition will serve as a 21st-century model for a live/work urban environment and transportation hub.</p><p>More details below:</p><p>"The first phase of the competition will be entirely digital, permitting applicants to submit their entries electronically, greatly expanding opportunities for participation globally. Upon selection of finalists by the jury, those selected shall prepare and send boards for the exhibition to a designated address in New York City.</p><p>The winning design will be one that utilizes the potential of the boulevard to inspire New Yorkers...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103263357/sixty-nominees-announced-for-the-inside-world-interior-of-the-year-2014 Sixty nominees announced for the INSIDE World Interior of the Year 2014 Justine Testado 2014-07-02T19:05:00-04:00 >2014-07-05T15:43:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ea/eaheduudt2glykto.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors has revealed 60 nominees who will compete for the top-notch World Interior of the Year 2014. From schools, offices, airports, and restaurants, and some renewed interiors of historic buildings, the stakes are high indeed for an award of this caliber.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Nominees will go head-to-head against each other through live presentations and debates during the 2014 INSIDE World Festival of Interiors on October 1-3 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. An overall winner will then be announced.</p><p>Here's a few of this year's contenders:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m0/m05xgujrdu0rv1gc.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wk/wkeeyhjutc4vku9k.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zj/zj0dpd6dwbhoa76m.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tt/tt84y229011upv8m.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zx/zxq1wiz0f7ql26a6.jpg"></p><p>See more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/nominees_announced_for_the_inside_world_interior_of_the_year_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103107452/zaha-hadid-wins-the-design-museum-s-designs-of-the-year-award-2014 Zaha Hadid wins the Design Museum’s Designs of the Year Award 2014 Justine Testado 2014-06-30T18:17:00-04:00 >2014-07-09T18:29:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bt/bt2sv08dzqwxeu52.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Zaha Hadid is the first woman to win the Design Museum's Designs of the Year Award 2014 with her Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan. Another first in this year's competition is that the Heydar Aliyev Center is the first architectural project to win the widely recognized award.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The competition began with <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/93401323/seventy-six-nominations-listed-for-designs-of-the-year-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">76 nominations</a> in the categories Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics, Product, and Transport, followed by the selection of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98565093/seven-category-winners-for-designs-of-the-year-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">seven Category winners</a>.</p><p>Any thoughts on the jury's selection? Share 'em in the comment section below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102798326/ctbuh-announces-the-2014-best-tall-buildings-regional-winners CTBUH announces the 2014 Best Tall Buildings regional winners Justine Testado 2014-06-26T17:50:00-04:00 >2014-07-01T23:03:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uk/ukxm7muwwfnqeu02.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) revealed the regional winners of this year's Best Tall Buildings. Every year, a jury panel of industry experts acknowledge new projects that have contributed majorly to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment. Achieving exemplary sustainability is also recognized.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Out of 88 entries -- most of them submitted from Asia followed by Europe -- four winners were chosen:</p><ul><li><strong>Americas: </strong>The Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building, Portland, OR, USA</li><li><strong>Asia &amp; Australia</strong>: One Central Park, Sydney, Australia</li><li><strong>Europe</strong>: De Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands</li><li><strong>Middle East &amp; Africa</strong>: Cayan Tower, Dubai, UAE</li></ul><p>During the CTBUH 13TH Annual Awards Symposium at Chicago's Illinois Institute of Technology on November 6, an overall &ldquo;Best Tall Building Worldwide&rdquo; will be named from the four regional winners after presentations by the owners and architects of each building.</p><p>The symposium will be followed by the Awards Ceremony and Dinner in the Mies van der Rohe-designed Crown Hall.</p><p>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/ctbuh_announces_the_2014_best_tall_buildings_regional_winners/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> to find out more.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102640741/riba-manser-medal-2014-longlist-for-the-best-new-house-in-the-uk RIBA Manser Medal 2014 Longlist for the Best New House in the UK Justine Testado 2014-06-24T16:58:00-04:00 >2014-07-01T23:13:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pa/pafbzmxqc9fs9lwi.jpg" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The longlist is out for this year's RIBA Manser Medal for Best New House in the UK. Established in 2001 to honor former RIBA President and notable home designer Michael Manser CBE, the Manser Medal is awarded to the best new house design by a UK-based architect. This year's longlist showcases 23 UK-based private homes or major extension that exhibit innovation, sustainability, and style and were completed within the past year.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Check out a few of the longlisted projects below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ny/nyficiz7jdcdzah5.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f0/f0kf4cycexw5icn0.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/so/so6f2ay2er2g2d06.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s6/s62kjjrmv37fqapj.jpg"></p><p>See the full list on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/riba_manser_medal_2014_longlist_for_the_best_new_house_in_the_uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102555458/som-coffey-architects-straw-k-and-bodega-piedrafita-architects-are-among-this-week-s-winners SOM, Coffey Architects, "Straw-K", and Bodega & Piedrafita Architects are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-06-23T14:55:20-04:00 >2014-07-03T14:09:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qw/qwcg8z3jrp8odc8d.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out Recap #14 for the week of June 16-20, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/1st_prize_winner_of_the_2030_transformation_student_challenge_to_renew_hunt/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>1st prize winner of the 2030 Transformation student challenge to renew Hunts Point in the Bronx, NY</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wt/wts9eei2sf0o4921.jpg"></p><p>In the 2030 Transformation challenge, architecture and engineering students lent their skills and ideas to design a high-performance building based on current industry needs and regulations to be located in a community in need. For the winner, in addition to having their proposal realized, they also received a paid internship at <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/5885730/perkins-eastman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Perkins Eastman</a>.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/a_look_into_the_straw-k_installation_the_young_talent_prize_winner_for_the_/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>A look into the Straw-K installation, the Young Talent Prize winner for the Africa Design Award 2014</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sp/spn4zaxp84afmzp2.jpg"></p><p>Morocco-France duo of Sofia Bennani and Alexandra Singer&#8208;Bieder recently won the Young Talent Prize for their public installation, "Straw-K", in the inaugural Africa Design Award 2014. The installation was made of more tha...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102177825/som-and-entasis-chosen-to-design-scandinavia-s-tallest-tower-in-gothenburg-sweden SOM and Entasis chosen to design Scandinavia’s tallest tower in Gothenburg, Sweden Justine Testado 2014-06-18T16:29:00-04:00 >2014-06-19T01:42:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qv/qvvfk4ep32qs2zwu.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The London office of SOM and Copenhagen-based firm Entasis -- who collaborated with COWI in Denmark and Sweden -- was just announced as having the winning design for the Polestar Tower in Gothenburg, Sweden. Once built, the 230 m. structure will reportedly be Scandinavia's tallest tower.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Since our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100587198/finalists-announced-for-scandinavia-s-tallest-skyscraper-in-gothenburg-sweden" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">last update</a> on the Gothenburg tower competition, five star-studded finalist teams submitted their proposals under anonymity. SOM and Entasis went against teams led by Zaha Hadid Architects, Ian Simpson Architects, Wing&aring;rdhs Arkitektkontor, and Manuelle Gautrand Architecture.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ok/ok8oatcqurf9bgnr.jpg"></p><p>"Commissioned by major contractor SERNEKE and the City of Gothenburg, this inspirational new residential scheme includes Sweden&rsquo;s tallest building, marking a shift from traditional development patterns in the country. Drawing on their experience as designers of 6 of the world&rsquo;s fifteen tallest buildings, SOM&rsquo;s design is highly efficient, both in terms of floor space and energy use, while still including apartments with views focused on the city and waterfront."</p><p>Read more about the design on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/som_and_entasis_chosen_to_design_scandinavias_tallest_tower_in_gothenburg_s/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101804309/big-chosen-to-expand-headquarters-of-swiss-watchmaker-audemars-piguet-in-la-vall-e-de-joux BIG chosen to expand headquarters of Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet in La Vallée de Joux Justine Testado 2014-06-13T20:44:00-04:00 >2014-06-17T17:37:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/79/79eg5cijz8rb7e4x.jpg" width="514" height="185" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Family-owned Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet have chosen BIG, HG Merz, Luchinger &amp; Meyer, and Muller Illien as having the winning design for a new expansion of their headquarters in La Vall&eacute;e de Joux, La Brassus, Switzerland. Adding quite the literal twist to the timeline concept, BIG's proposal -- titled Maison des Fondateurs -- dons a 25,000 ft. spiral-shaped museum that tells the centuries-long history of Audemars Piguet.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xy/xyz1xif1ofua5ztv.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cc/ccsulotuynjbmrai.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t0/t0z2sx5is30p3qr1.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s2/s2ievfpfdwddq1d4.jpg"></p><p>Dig into the details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/big_chosen_to_expand_headquarters_of_swiss_watchmaker_audemars_piguet_in_la/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101784206/jury-members-of-the-2015-holcim-awards-are-announced Jury members of the 2015 Holcim Awards are announced Justine Testado 2014-06-13T13:55:00-04:00 >2014-06-17T17:39:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cn/cnp9mq2f5z2ea6zk.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The fourth cycle of the Holcim Awards has appointed its international expert jury members, who will take on the big task of selecting this cycle's winners of the prestigious global competition, which has a total cash prize of US$2 million...More than 6,000 submissions from 152 countries were sent to this year's call for entries. Later this year, regional winners will be selected based on their team's entry addresses the competition's target issues regarding sustainable construction.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The jury members are:</p><ul><li><strong>Mohsen Mostafavi</strong> (head), Dean of the Graduate School of Design (GSD), <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard University</a> (USA)</li><li><strong>Marc Ang&eacute;lil</strong>, Senior Dean, Department of Architecture, <a href="http://archinect.com/ethz" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ETH Zurich</a> (Switzerland)</li><li><strong>Alejandro Aravena</strong>, Executive Director, Elemental (Chile)</li><li><strong>Maria Atkinson</strong>, Founding CEO, Green Building Council of Australia (Australia)</li><li><strong>Yolanda Kakabadse</strong>, President, WWF International (Ecuador)</li><li><strong>Matthias Schuler</strong>, Founder, Transsolar Energietechnik (Germany)</li><li><strong>Rolf Soiron</strong>, Chairman, Holcim Foundation (Switzerland)</li></ul><p>Read more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/jury_members_of_the_2015_holcim_awards_are_announced/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101567227/winners-of-the-2014-dawntown-alternative-mobilities-competition Winners of the 2014 DawnTown Alternative Mobilities competition Justine Testado 2014-06-10T18:42:00-04:00 >2014-06-11T12:51:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h8/h8hyzwwxg2ml0mq1.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Miami is one of several U.S. cities promoting the value of better city infrastructure and the existence of alternative modes of transportation, as emphasized in the Miami DDA Masterplan. In collaboration with the initiative, local non-profit group DawnTown hosted the Alternative Mobilities competition, which asked designers to create a new meeting space in Downtown Miami's Central Business District for people using these alternative transit strategies.</p></em><br /><br /><p>At the end of the competition, three winners were selected:</p><p><strong>1st place: </strong>"The Catalyst" by Studio GeKo - Bastian Gerner, Pola Rebecca Koch (Arhus, Denmark)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vp/vpig2dkqk226p12w.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s4/s4gq93x2zp91dqn9.jpg"></p><p><strong>2nd place: </strong>"Mobile Miami" by Jeff Jasinski and Matt Dureiko (<a href="http://archinect.com/CAED" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kent State University</a>, Cleveland, Ohio)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7e/7ekokv8shasclbzp.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x3/x3cdocwcigvir5c7.jpg"></p><p><strong>3rd place:</strong> "MoPAD" by Michael Barker (New York City)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mf/mf202ja5djjl03uo.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wc/wci7wwx06v88kmt7.jpg"></p><p>Check out videos of each winning submission below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101167410/morphosis-emerson-college-los-angeles-takes-grand-prize-at-2014-los-angeles-architectural-awards Morphosis’ Emerson College Los Angeles takes Grand Prize at 2014 Los Angeles Architectural Awards Justine Testado 2014-06-05T13:54:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T19:30:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fk/fk5i9h7bxarfjjfn.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Three dozen of L.A.'s most cutting-edge architecture and design were celebrated yesterday at the 44th annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards in the Beverly Hilton Hotel. A jury of 25 notable design professionals honored entire project teams whose projects exhibit design excellence, commitment to sustainability, and community impact in a multitude of award categories.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Check out photos of this year's winners</p><p><strong>(Pictured above) Grand Prize: Emerson College Los Angeles</strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/42923078/morphosis-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Morphosis</a></p><p><strong>Community Impact Award: Los Angeles River </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1b/1bpxolkmdj7kfelv.jpg"></p><p><strong>Beyond L.A. Award: Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel</strong><br>Architect: Minarc</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nw/nwoqbv0rz5jbn12x.jpg"></p><p><strong>City of Los Angeles Green Building Award: Step Up on Vine</strong><br>Architect: EGAN | SIMON architecture</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dr/drjxjmuy9cwukk7m.jpg"></p><p><strong>Civic Award: Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts </strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/78556/spf-a-studio-pali-fekete-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Pali Fekete Architects [SPF:a]</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ww/ww5ke8bwi5u0i0qb.jpg"></p><p><strong>Commercial Office Building &amp; Headquarters Award: Red Building</strong><br>Executive Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/gruenassociates" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gruen Associates</a><br>Design Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106311/pelli-clarke-pelli-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects</a><br>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ht/ht4pgy7aa0d16qfh.jpg"></p><p><strong>Design Concept Award: 9300 Culver Blvd. Mixed Use Development</strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/12555/ehrlich-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ehrlich Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9q/9qv1sjq0nrlo8sd1.jpg"></p><p><strong>Education Award: Los Angeles City College Student Union</strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/5052187/harley-ellis-devereaux" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harley Ellis Devereaux</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hw/hwt7llqxtru4z7vw.jpg"></p><p><strong>Hospitality: Ace Hotel </strong><br>Design Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4995708/grec-architects-llc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GREC Architects</a><br>Executive Architect: Killefer Flammang Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/me/mea2gk197seqgkqd.jpg"></p><p><strong>Housing Award: Multi-family (Affordable): 2802 Pico</strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/450/moore-ruble-yudell-architects-planners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Moore Ruble Yudell Architects &amp; Planners</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7y/7yw3n8saywv25veu.jpg"></p><p><strong>Interiors Award: United Talent Agency</strong><br>Archite...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100960550/u-s-department-of-hud-announces-the-rebuild-by-design-winners U.S. Department of HUD announces the Rebuild By Design winners Justine Testado 2014-06-02T20:40:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T18:24:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ts/tsfa5d94e6cvl3u1.jpg" width="514" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the Rebuild By Design competition were finally revealed! The global competition sought out the best local and resilient design solutions that would help rebuild the Eastern Seaboard cities affected by Hurricane Sandy...Out of the 10 invited multidisciplinary teams, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) selected the six winners, who were announced today by Secretary Shaun Donovan.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>BIG U</strong><strong> </strong>by the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39902/big-bjarke-ingels-group" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a> Team for New York, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gs/gsfvv2mah11hupk7.jpg"></p><p><strong>Living with the Bay: A Comprehensive Regional Resiliency Plan for Nassau County&rsquo;s South Shore</strong> by the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/23338874/interboro-partners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interboro</a> Team for Long Island, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9s/9sn4qnkwyd0cfl8i.jpg"></p><p><strong>New Meadowlands: Productive City + Regional Park </strong>by <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/342/massachusetts-institute-of-technology-mit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MIT CAU</a> + ZUS + URBANISTEN for The Meadowlands, New Jersey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dj/dj0vthw2b3xu5d8z.jpg"></p><p><strong>Resist, Delay, Store, Discharge: A Comprehensive Strategy for Hoboken </strong>by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/382/oma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMA</a> for Hoboken, New Jersey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tm/tmabz66f7fopnsaj.jpg"></p><p><strong>Hunts Point Lifelines </strong>by <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/400/university-of-pennsylvania" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PennDesign</a>/<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/11080262/olin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OLIN</a> for Bronx, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rb/rbs67h8vwr0k1drz.jpg"></p><p><strong>LIVING BREAKWATERS </strong>by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6019084/scape" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SCAPE / Landscape Architecture</a> for Staten Island, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xf/xfm1baposxf32vgr.jpg"></p><p>Winning design solutions will be implemented through CDBG-DR funding in addition to other public and private-sector funding sources.</p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_rebuild_by_design_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100938780/gloria-cabral-zaha-hadid-daniel-libeskind-erik-herrmann-ashley-bigham-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Gloria Cabral, Zaha Hadid, Daniel Libeskind, Erik Herrmann+Ashley Bigham are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2014-06-02T14:53:00-04:00 >2014-06-02T14:54:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jk/jkyw1x530e4hzbma.jpg" width="514" height="404" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out Recap #11 for the week of May 27-30, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/details_into_the_korean_peninsulas_crows_eye_view_pavilion_for_the_2014_ven/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Details into the Korean Peninsula&rsquo;s &ldquo;Crow&rsquo;s Eye View&rdquo; pavilion for the 2014 Venice Biennale</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8e/8e0fxfu106h5wd7c.jpg"></p><p>The Korean pavilion is one of the many insightful exhibitions that'll be showcased in the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/230035/venice-biennale-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Venice Biennale</a> this year. Titled "<a href="http://www.korean-pavilion.or.kr/14pavilion/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Crow's Eye View</a>", the pavilion explores the divided state of North and South Korea, and extends that discussion to the global state of architecture itself.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/a_detailed_look_at_grafting_architecture_catalonia_at_venice_for_the_2014_v/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>A detailed look at &ldquo;Grafting Architecture: Catalonia at Venice&rdquo; for the 2014 Venice Biennale</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ss/sschkth49lzxdu81.jpg"></p><p>For Catalonia's second year at the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/230035/venice-biennale-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Venice Biennale</a> as a Collateral Event, "Grafting Architecture: Catalonia at Venice" will showcase pivotal projects that blend the traditional and the contemporary throughout the last century of Catalonia's architectural history. The proposal won in a juried competition h...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100587198/finalists-announced-for-scandinavia-s-tallest-skyscraper-in-gothenburg-sweden Finalists announced for Scandinavia’s tallest skyscraper in Gothenburg, Sweden Justine Testado 2014-05-28T18:38:00-04:00 >2014-06-01T02:40:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8b/8bposuljw1mpg9dn.jpg" width="514" height="723" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's no surprise that the stakes are high to design the Gothenburg tower in Sweden, a mixed-use tower that will be the tallest building in the Nordic region. Swedish construction company SERNEKE initiated the idea of the skyscraper. Each team submitted their proposal under anonymity to the jury. The winner will be announced on June 17.</p><p>The well-known finalists make up a competitive group for the last round. They are:</p><ul><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/som" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOM</a></li><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/48429/ian-simpson-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ian Simpson Architects</a></li><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects</a></li><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4269075/wing-rdhs-arkitektkontor-ab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wing&aring;rdhs Arkitektkontor</a></li><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/44761984/manuelle-gautrand-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Manuelle Gautrand Architecture</a></li></ul><p>Try to guess who designed what!</p><p>(Pictured above) - <strong>Proposal #1 </strong><br>Title: Ursa</p><p><strong>Proposal #2</strong><br>Title: Svall</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hg/hg45jlsb0myhm2vp.jpg"></p><p><strong>Proposal #3</strong><br>Title: Glasklart</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/to/to3qzno1n46s5ga7.jpg"></p><p><strong>Proposal #4</strong><br>Title: Polstj&auml;rnan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3c/3cflk6vy9jriwpzg.jpg"></p><p><strong>Proposal #5</strong><br>Title: Kyssen</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cd/cduak0ph1obeu76e.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100521292/phyllis-lambert-renzo-piano-and-jose-m-ahedo-are-among-this-week-s-winners Phyllis Lambert, Renzo Piano, and Jose M. Ahedo are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-05-27T16:04:00-04:00 >2014-05-27T16:04:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cs/csaf05kkvschv203.jpg" width="514" height="306" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Here's our latest batch of some of the most recent competition-winning projects, finalists, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Check out Recap #10 for the week of May 19-23, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_2014_great_places_awards_to_be_exhibited_at_edra_conference_/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Winners of the 2014 Great Places Awards to be exhibited at EDRA Conference, New Orleans</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ew/ewy848qqaw27s3yt.jpg"></p><p>The annual Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) Great Places Awards highlight the invaluable relationship between people and their experience with physical space.&nbsp; For its 2014 program, EDRA chose six winning projects that exemplify professional and scholarly excellence in environmental and experiential design.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/renzo_pianos_the_shard_wins_emporis_skyscraper_award/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Renzo Piano&rsquo;s The Shard wins Emporis Skyscraper Award</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/67/678scm8x27b1pm83.jpg"></p><p>Skyscrapers designed by some of the world's biggest firms go head to head to get to the top in the yearly Emporis Skyscraper Award, the international prestigious prize for skyscrapers. Among the star-studded top 10, winning the top prize this year was <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/341/renzo-piano-building-workshop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renzo Piano</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/19053601/adamson-associates-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Adamson Associates</a>' "The S...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100120632/renzo-piano-s-the-shard-wins-emporis-skyscraper-award Renzo Piano’s The Shard wins Emporis Skyscraper Award Justine Testado 2014-05-20T17:24:00-04:00 >2014-05-21T14:59:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oi/oiy2uyq3szj81m0t.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Skyscrapers designed by some of the world's biggest firms go head to head to get to the top in the yearly Emporis Skyscraper Award, the international prestigious prize for skyscrapers. Winning the top prize this year is Renzo Piano and Adamson Associates' "The Shard", which is also currently Western Europe's tallest building at 306 meters tall. The London-based tower was chosen out of 300 skyscrapers at least 100 m. in height and that were completed in the previous calendar year.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Do you agree with the jury's winner selection? Have a look at this year's top 10 below.</p><p>(Pictured above) <strong>1. The Shard (London, UK)</strong><br>Architects: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/341/renzo-piano-building-workshop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renzo Piano Building Workshop</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/19053601/adamson-associates-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Adamson Associates International</a></p><p><strong>2. DC Tower 1 (Vienna, Austria)</strong><br>Architects: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/46086/dominique-perrault-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Perrault</a>, Hoffmann-Janz</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/26/26ev7jwyh01g4a8z.jpg"></p><p><strong>3. Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort (Huzhou, China) </strong><br>Architects: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1276712/mad" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAD</a>, Shanghai Xian Dai Architectural Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hq/hqbziwkj6ydlv0yc.jpg"></p><p><strong>4. Cayan Tower (Dubai, UAE)&nbsp;</strong><br>Architects: <a href="http://archinect.com/som" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOM</a>, Khatib &amp; Alami</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mm/mmb0dcl0r99qpcs0.jpg"></p><p><strong>5. One Central Park, East Tower (Sydney, Australia)</strong><br>Architects: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/990/ateliers-jean-nouvel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ateliers Jean Nouvel</a>, PTW Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8n/8nrs8fvhj3aerung.jpg"></p><p><strong>6. Flame Towers (Baku, Azerbaijan) </strong><br>Architect: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/9343/hok" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HOK</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/13/13768i0xb8otehod.jpg"></p><p><strong>7. Mercury City (Moscow, Russia)</strong><br>Architects: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/27040142/frank-williams-and-partners-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">F. Williams</a>, G.L. Sirota, M.M. Posokhin</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ui/uiyr3znftkfdv5s9.jpg"></p><p><strong>8. Ardmore Residence (Singapore)</strong><br>Architects: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1138/unstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UNStudio</a>, Architects 61</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ym/ym86wk3v8okhazqp.jpg"></p><p><strong>9. AZ Tower (Brno, Czech Republic)</strong><br>Architect: Architektonick&aacute; kancel&aacute;&#345; Burian-K&#345;ivinka</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jo/jopkszyt82ljrshy.jpg"></p><p><strong>10 (tied). Nanfung Commercial Hospitality and Exhibition Complex (Guangzhou, China)</strong><br>Architect: Andrew Bromberg of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6259264/aedas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aedas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kg/kgth26wq8cvwyse0.jpg"></p><p><strong>10 (tied). Tour Carpe Diem (Courbevoie, France)</strong><br>Ar...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100055319/norman-foster-hiroshi-sugimoto-daniel-libeskind-nbrs-partners-and-many-more-are-among-this-week-s-winners Norman Foster, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Daniel Libeskind, NBRS+Partners, and many more are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-05-19T14:14:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T14:14:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rw/rwtqbeciu8j2ayhj.jpg" width="514" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, finalists, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's Recap #9 for the week of May 12-16, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/daniel_libeskind_design_wins_canadian_national_holocaust_monument_competiti/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Daniel Libeskind design wins Canadian National Holocaust Monument competition</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m9/m9bjb5xw53q8fc9a.jpg"></p><p>Team Lord of Toronto was announced as the winner to design the new Canadian National Holocaust Monument&nbsp;in the Canadian capital of Ottawa. Led by co-president of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106386/lord-cultural-resources" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lord Cultural Resources</a> Gail Dexter-Lord, the team's <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1493/studio-daniel-libeskind" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daniel Libeskind</a>-designed proposal titled "Landscape of Loss, Memory and Survival", was <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/six_finalists_listed_for_the_canadian_national_holocaust_monument_competiti/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">selected out of six finalists</a> who were invited to present their concepts to a jury of professionals and then to the public during the national design competition.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/recipients_of_the_2014_aia_hud_secretary_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Recipients of the 2014 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bp/bpplyigo89pyqurq.jpg"></p><p>Four projects -- which all happen to be built in California -- have won in the 2014 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards. The annual awards program recognizes what the&nbsp;<a href="http://network.aia.org/hkc/home/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AIA Housing and C...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99782034/aia-chicago-highlights-emerging-firms-in-2014-small-projects-awards AIA Chicago highlights emerging firms in 2014 Small Projects Awards Justine Testado 2014-05-14T20:26:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T21:58:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w7/w7qaa3wpv7c6ygn5.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>AIA Chicago gave a big shoutout to some of the city's best small and emerging architectural firms in the annual 2014 Small Projects Awards. The awards program promotes upcoming small firms as a resource for design excellence and also the valuable contributions of architects in even the smallest works. Out of 96 entries, 13 projects received awards -- including four Honor Awards and one Special Recognition.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>HONOR AWARDS</strong></p><p>(pictured above) <a href="http://archinect.com/dspace" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">dSPACE Studio</a> - <strong>The Wave&nbsp; </strong></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/77865/paul-preissner-architects-ltd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Preissner Architects</a> &amp; Indie Architecture - <strong>Two Barns&nbsp; </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wc/wcr3e4cgx4agx8ft.jpg"></p><p>Johnson &amp; Lee Architects and Planners - <strong>Ping Tom Park Boathouse </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/50/50gaphojnmwvi864.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/9096516/searl-lamaster-howe-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Searl Lamaster Howe Architects</a> - <strong>Harbert Cottage</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9e/9eiqzd6wjeczhh79.jpg"></p><p><strong>SPECIAL RECOGNITION</strong></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/393/illinois-institute-of-technology-iit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Illinois Institute of Technology</a> -&nbsp; <strong>Barnsworth Exhibiton Center</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zw/zw8mfrezl4v2o75e.jpg"></p><p><strong>CITATIONS OF MERIT</strong></p><p>Bureau of Architecture and Design -<strong> Little You</strong><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eg/egan93qnh7aqneab.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/20331764/dirk-denison-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dirk Denison Architects</a> - <strong>Cell Table</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m5/m50xfg00no5no721.jpg"></p><p>dSPACE Studio - <strong>Atrium House </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wp/wpi02q40cj4qyvyq.jpg"></p><p>Kuklinski + Rappe Architects - <strong>Woodland Dune Home</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bb/bb5llfq0k1ybbl8m.jpg"></p><p>Lawton Stanley Architects - <strong>Grace Restaurant</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mb/mbi8g82w3rap4zwl.jpg"></p><p>Longo Park Design Workshop - <strong>Onward Reception Wall </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rv/rv4b3d54380et6gv.jpg"></p><p>Vinci | Hamp Architects - <strong>The Club for Modern Fashions </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z7/z781ejzr7k1cu4i9.jpg"></p><p>Wrap Architecture - <strong>Safe House </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ut/utmbhg88awio6i9b.jpg"></p><p>More details on each project at <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/aia_chicago_highlights_emerging_firms_in_2014_small_projects_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99717974/results-of-taiwan-s-kinmen-passenger-service-terminal-competition Results of Taiwan’s Kinmen Passenger Service Terminal competition Justine Testado 2014-05-13T17:59:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T21:58:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/my/myu5y47qsquot43o.jpg" width="514" height="352" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The two-stage Port of Kinmen Passenger Service Center International Competition&rlm;&lrm; in Taiwan has come to a close. Since our last update in January, five star-studded firms &mdash; who worked with local architects &mdash; were in the final round to become the master architect to design a new multi-functional terminal facility and expansion for the Port of Kinmen.</p></em><br /><br /><p>At the end of the competition, the jury awarded three prize winners and two honorable mentions:<br><br>1ST PRIZE:<strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/68391005/junya-ishigami-associates" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Junya Ishigami + Associates</a></strong> /<strong> Junya Ishigami (Japan)</strong> with <strong>Bio Architecture Formosana Architecture</strong> <strong>/ Ching-Hwa Chang (Taiwan)</strong><br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/49/495te0misbatyio3.jpg"></p><p>2ND PRIZE: <a href="http://archinect.com/tomwiscombe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Tom Wiscombe Architecture, Inc</strong></a> / <strong>Thomas Wiscombe (USA)</strong> with <strong>Fei &amp; Cheng Associates / Philip T.C. Fei (Taiwan)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0n/0nyrbr867vr5pn7k.jpg"></p><p>3RD PRIZE: <a href="http://archinect.com/LOHA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Lorcan O'Herlihy (LOHA) Architects</strong></a> / Lorcan O'Herlihy with<strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/16196032/eds-international-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EDS International Inc</a> / Yuan Liang Tsai </strong>(Taiwan)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9b/9bvg2fmmzlzm4xr4.jpg"></p><p>HONORABLE MENTION: <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/embt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miralles Tagliabue EMBT SLP</a> / Benedetta Tagliabue (Spain) </strong>with<strong> Shou Dong-Gang (Taiwan) </strong>and<strong> Su Mao-Pin Architect / Su Mao-Pin (Taiwan)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/43/433c0k17hmhlao6m.jpg"></p><p>HONORABLE MENTION: <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/33870653/josep-mi-s-mias-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Josep Mias Gifre</a> (Spain) </strong>with<strong> Mias Engineering Limited (Spain) </strong>and <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/30577349/daniel-tai-architects-associate" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tai Architect &amp; Associates</a> / Yu-Tse 'Daniel' Tai</strong> <strong>(Taiwan)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jm/jmsy5qm3jahi0o3d.jpg"></p><p>See more project photos on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/results_of_taiwans_kinmen_passenger_service_terminal_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99665422/recipients-of-the-2014-aia-hud-secretary-awards Recipients of the 2014 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards Justine Testado 2014-05-13T13:53:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T21:58:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d7/d7j833iir7znakv7.jpg" width="514" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Four projects -- which all happen to be built in California -- have won in the 2014 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards, as announced by the AIA Housing and Custom Residential Knowledge Community along with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The annual awards program recognizes what they deem as the best examples of the latest innovation and development in the housing design industry.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Awards were given to one project in four categories.</p><p><strong>Category One: Excellence in Affordable Housing Design Award - </strong>28th Street Apartments (Los Angeles)<br>By Koning Eizenberg Architects, Inc.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o1/o1rh3m401ee39ai9.jpg"></p><p><strong>Category Two: Creating Community Connection Award - </strong>Kelly Cullen Community (San Francisco)<br>By Gelfand Partners Architects; Knapp Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/43/43syth5x1msb4zis.jpg"></p><p><strong>Category Three: Community-Informed Design Award - </strong>Kings Beach Housing Now (Kings Beach, California)<br>By Domus Development; YHLA Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5v/5vvqq0oh3cspr2yg.jpg"></p><p><strong>Category Four: Housing Accessibility | Alan J. Rothman Award -</strong> Sierra Bonita Housing (West Hollywood, California)<br>By Patrick Tighe Architecture</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/49/49h6f8u8vrklxabz.jpg"></p><p>More details and photos on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/recipients_of_the_2014_aia_hud_secretary_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99666629/winners-announced-for-the-2014-new-zealand-architecture-awards Winners announced for the 2014 New Zealand Architecture Awards Justine Testado 2014-05-12T20:52:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T21:59:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c5/c5ubksre8fzskapk.jpg" width="514" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Winning at the New Zealand Architecture Awards -- the country's most prestigious architectural competition -- must feel like winning the lottery. This year's winners, who accepted their awards at a ceremony in Auckland, were recently announced. This year's program included nine award categories; the 2014 recipient of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Gold Medal, and the winner of the New Zealand Architectural Medal -- the competition's highest honor.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>2014 recipient of the New Zealand Institute of Architects Gold Medal:</strong> Patrick Clifford of Architectus Bowes Clifford Thomson<br><br><strong>(Pictured above) Winner of the New Zealand Architectural Medal:</strong> <strong>ASB North Wharf by BVN <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/337/donovan-hill" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donovan Hill</a> with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/22335004/jasmax-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jasmax</a>.</strong> Also awarded in: Commercial, Interior Architecture, and Sustainability categories</p><p>Below are some of our favorite photos from the category-winning projects.</p><p><strong>AUT University Sir Paul Reeves Centre by Jasmax&nbsp;</strong><br>Categories: Education, and Planning and Urban Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y6/y613k5s7hkd00ekp.jpg"></p><p><strong>A House at the Beach, Te Horo (1986) by Moller Architects</strong><br>Category: Enduring Architecture Award</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b5/b5r3l2bia4t5keps.jpg"></p><p><strong>Headland House by Stevens Lawson Architects</strong><br>Category: Housing</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h3/h324kahjfltbfjdv.jpg"></p><p><strong>Regional Terminal at Christchurch Airport by BVN Donovan Hill and Jasmax in association</strong><br>Categories: Commercial Architecture and Interior</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c8/c8v6hxkowqrfkcq9.jpg"></p><p><strong>New Zealand Guest of Honour Pavilion by Patterson Associates Limited and Inside Out Productions Ltd</strong><br>Category: International Architecture</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tg/tg4brmy205s772rz.jpg"></p><p><strong>Hurstmere Green by Sills van Bohemen</strong><br>Category: Planning and Urban Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6h/6hlmtfwl1abkbhdt.jpg"></p><p><strong>Arruba Bach...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99652096/frank-gehry-bvn-donovan-hill-jasmax-design-with-company-many-others-are-among-this-week-s-winners Frank Gehry, BVN Donovan Hill + Jasmax, Design With Company + many others are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-05-12T17:54:00-04:00 >2014-05-12T20:56:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nd/nd83hz59dxzyij4c.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent competition-winning projects, finalists, commissions, and awards on <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's Recap #8 for the week of May 5-9, 2014:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_cooper-hewitt_national_design_museum_2014_national_design_aw/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Winners of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum 2014 National Design Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wa/wa3aftguu521p22v.jpg"></p><p>The winners of the 15th annual National Design Awards were announced by The Smithsonian's <a href="http://www.cooperhewitt.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum</a>. Established in The White House in 2000, the National Design Awards recognizes design excellence, innovation, and public impact in a multitude of disciplines.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/11th_street_bridge_park_competition_in_washington_d.c._shortlists_six_teams/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>11th Street Bridge Park competition in Washington D.C. shortlists six teams for phase one</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dj/djmvrn60m9fazqj3.jpg"><br>The nationwide competition is hunting for the best design to transform an old freeway bridge into D.C.'s first elevated park: the 11th Street Bridge Park. Out of more than 40 teams and 80 firms that responded to an open call for submissions this past March, the jury selected six phase-one finalist teams.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/results_of_the_second_dawntown_design_build_competition_in_miami_florida/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Result...</strong></a></p>