Archinect - News 2016-08-30T15:18:01-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149965818/fuller-challenge-finalists-17th-international-garden-festival-winners-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-event-recap Fuller Challenge finalists, 17th International Garden Festival winners, and more in this week's competition + event recap Justine Testado 2016-08-30T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-30T12:16:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y3/y3tpuv0cbbfq5lji.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Just like that, August is coming to a close.&nbsp;At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>In case you missed any of these competition and event highlights over the last two weeks, here's recap #122:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5097/final-six-revealed-for-2016-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Final six revealed for 2016 Fuller Challenge</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/66/665kv67hlxtv429e.jpg"></p><p>And then there were six. The Buckminster Fuller Institute revealed the final initiatives that still have a chance at winning the $100,000 grand prize. Each project focuses on a different pressing issue, so it seems like the competition is anyone's game at this stage.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5086/feast-your-eyes-on-this-sleek-trade-center-by-hallucinate-a-2016-inside-shortlister" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Feast your eyes on this sleek trade center by HALLUCINATE, a 2016 INSIDE shortlister</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/iv/ivzxy22dlo4kpvb8.jpg"></p><p>Shenzhen-based practice HALLUCINATE earned a spot on the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors shortlist with their eye-catching design for&nbsp;The&nbsp;Midwest Inland Port Financial Town, an industrial trade center in China'...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149964795/2016-fuller-challenge-finalists-announced 2016 Fuller Challenge finalists announced Justine Testado 2016-08-23T12:32:00-04:00 >2016-08-23T13:31:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3r/3rblsvhbtcjjpl26.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Multi-disciplinary teams from across the globe work hard for a chance to win the $100,000 Fuller Challenge grand prize that will help implement their initiative. Last month, the Buckminster Fuller Institute revealed 19 hopeful initiatives who were shortlisted for the 2016 cycle. Now, that competition pool has narrowed down to the final six.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>CommuniTree by Taking Root</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tx/txgzv5wimhkasyyx.jpg"></p><p><strong>Cooperaci&oacute;n Comunitaria</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ez/ezqdlj0xht3tar5s.jpg"></p><p><strong>The Rainforest Solutions Project</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zg/zgp8jjrzf80bri85.jpg"></p><p><strong>Una Hakika by the Sentinel Project</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ig/igko6yec8ok652eb.jpg"></p><p><strong>The Urban Death Project</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pf/pfrb4n8zi9cehalx.jpg"></p><p>(cover image)<strong>&nbsp;Waterbank Schools by PITCHAfrica</strong></p><p>Read more about the finalists&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5097/final-six-revealed-for-2016-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141511609/fuller-challenge-winner-says-his-greenwave-3d-ocean-farm-concept-could-feed-the-world" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fuller Challenge winner says his GreenWave 3D ocean farm concept "could feed the world"</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139534854/greenwave-s-3d-ocean-farm-initiative-wins-the-2015-buckminster-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GreenWave's 3D ocean farm initiative wins the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111957364/living-breakwaters-wins-2014-buckminster-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Living Breakwaters wins 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122124114/seattle-architect-seeks-to-redesign-america-s-burial-landscape" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Seattle architect seeks to redesign America's burial landscape</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963430/sn-hetta-and-the-new-york-state-pavilion-awardees-are-among-this-week-s-winners Snøhetta and the New York State Pavilion awardees are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-08-15T20:11:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T21:43:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hn/hntbw311bql4v4tz.jpg" width="514" height="644" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's recap #121 for the week of August 8-12, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5076/first-look-at-sn-hetta-s-winning-magic-box-concept-for-banque-libano-francaise" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>First look at Sn&oslash;hetta's winning &ldquo;Magic Box&rdquo; concept for Banque Libano Francaise</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q5/q51pf3v9snucykf3.jpg"></p><p>Sn&oslash;hetta is making their mark on Lebanese soil with their &ldquo;Magic Box&rdquo; concept for the Banque Libano Francaise's Beirut office, which literally carves out the distinction between public and private space to create a stronger sense of community.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5070/the-new-york-state-pavilion-winning-ideas-have-been-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The New York State Pavilion winning ideas have been revealed!</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/d9/d9s5w00hykk982xr.jpg"></p><p>The question still holds: What should happen to Philip Johnson's &ldquo;Tent of Tomorrow&rdquo;?&nbsp;From a burger museum to a Metro station to variations of botanical gardens,&nbsp;entrants worldwide sent their boldest ideas on repurposing the historic New York State Pavilion into a new public space.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5072/design-a-wall-separating-donald-trump-from-the-u-s-call-for-ideas-now-open" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Design a wall separating Donald Trump from the U....</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962340/design-a-wall-that-separates-trump-from-the-u-s-in-this-call-for-ideas Design a wall that separates Trump from the U.S. in this call for ideas Justine Testado 2016-08-09T17:51:00-04:00 >2016-08-15T16:01:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/25/25qtxbkr8nygtpda.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Amid everything that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to recklessly spew, one of the milestones in his circus of a campaign is his apparent plans to build the U.S./Mexico border wall... Competition creator Reality Cues turns the tables in their newest installment: Good Walls Make Good Neighbors, Mr. Trump. The objective is pretty straightforward: Design a wall that separates Mr. Trump from the rest of the U.S.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7c/7ctrvnew7wkl2mk8.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;We want to ask questions more than produce answers,&rdquo; Reality Cues emphasizes in the brief.&nbsp;Curious? Learn more about their latest snarky competition&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5072/design-a-wall-separating-donald-trump-from-the-u-s-call-for-ideas-now-open" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961829/donald-trump-usher-of-america-s-postindustrial-urban-blight" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donald Trump, usher of America's postindustrial urban blight</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961325/donald-trump-is-architecture-s-nightmare-client" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donald Trump is architecture's nightmare client</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/89295240/eco-porn-competition-results-expose-the-sassy-side-of-green-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eco-Porn Competition results expose the sassy side of green architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962262/olson-kundig-junya-ishigami-and-the-aia-national-healthcare-design-awardees-are-among-this-week-s-winners Olson Kundig, Junya Ishigami, and the AIA National Healthcare Design Awardees are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-08-09T13:24:00-04:00 >2016-08-12T00:50:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oq/oqgt4u485zgp83pg.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>With the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/4005/olympics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Summer Olympics</a> already underway, competition surely hasn't simmered down in architecture. Check out recap #120 for the week of August 1-5, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5054/2016-structural-awards-shortlist-highlights" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 Structural Awards shortlist highlights</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4f/4fxq1jax7lot3f1b.jpg"></p><p>The shortlist is out for the next edition of the Structural Awards, and competition is as fierce as ever. See the creme of the crop of structural engineering face off in the industry's most prestigious awards.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5061/first-glimpse-olson-kundig-s-winning-noah-s-ark-concept-for-the-jewish-museum-berlin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>First glimpse: Olson Kundig's winning Noah's Ark concept for the Jewish Museum Berlin</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8n/8na8leq1jyfcmyd0.jpg"></p><p>Alan Maskin of Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects won the commission to design the Jewish Museum Berlin's upcoming Children's Museum, which will be a Noah's Ark-themed space with &ldquo;interactive installations [that appeal] to the imagination and scientific elements [that] e...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962128/a-glimpse-of-the-winning-new-york-state-pavilion-revival-ideas A glimpse of the winning New York State Pavilion revival ideas Justine Testado 2016-08-08T17:06:00-04:00 >2016-08-09T23:08:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eh/ehvs7eeoi2w3wm91.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects and non-architects alike sent their boldest ideas on how they would revive the Philip Johnson-designed [New York State Pavilion] into a contemporary public space. From a burger museum to a Metro station to variations of botanical gardens, after reviewing over 250 submissions the jury awarded the coveted first prize to &ldquo;Hanging Meadows&rdquo; by Aidan Doyle and Sarah Wan of Seattle.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The results are out for the New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition! As expected, the open ideas competition attracted an interesting mix of submissions envisioning how the New York World's Fair icon should be repurposed.&nbsp;Here's a glimpse of the top three prize winners.</p><p>1ST PLACE: Hanging Meadows by Aidan Doyle and Sarah Wan, Seattle, WA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5q/5qpq5wzknrx44k8b.jpg"></p><p>2ND PLACE: Civic Hub by Javier Salinas, New York, NY</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u1/u1m752k1hkzoi4oo.jpg"></p><p>3RD PLACE: Pavilion for the Community by Rishi Kejrewal and Shaurya Sharma, Bhopal, India</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h2/h2tdpv7c3f7wyasb.jpg"></p><p>Find out more<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5070/the-new-york-state-pavilion-winning-ideas-have-been-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149956295/another-chance-at-re-envisioning-philip-johnson-s-tent-of-tomorrow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Another chance at re-envisioning Philip Johnson's &ldquo;Tent of Tomorrow&rdquo;</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149961625/transforming-the-bao-an-g107-into-a-multi-modal-organic-highway Transforming the Bao'an G107 into a multi-modal “organic highway” Justine Testado 2016-08-04T19:12:00-04:00 >2016-08-06T07:07:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hq/hq7eqbsiu361co2n.jpg" width="514" height="329" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[T]he city of Bao'an in Shenzhen is setting its sights on revamping the 30 kilometer, 12-lane G107 highway...By rethinking the notion of a highway and envisioned with a series of utopian-like renderings, [Avoid Obvious Architects + Tetra Architects &amp; Planners] proposed &ldquo;a smaller, more fluid, multi-layered thoroughfare that will be a spectacular starting point of growth for an organic smart city.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a preview of their proposal:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x8/x8gmxcp3ar2c4514.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z1/z1kk6ufi6i5sv8i1.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yg/ygvveiwand4e16hm.jpg"></p><p>Find more of the project&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5063/redeveloping-the-bao-an-g107-into-an-organic-highway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>. You can also watch the video below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149961407/olson-kundig-will-design-the-noah-s-ark-themed-children-s-museum-for-the-jewish-museum-berlin Olson Kundig will design the Noah's Ark-themed Children's Museum for the Jewish Museum Berlin Justine Testado 2016-08-03T20:25:00-04:00 >2016-08-10T00:01:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bb/bbz7msdgsny1t8jx.jpg" width="514" height="252" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Noah's Ark will be <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957994/leroy-s-ark-leroy-troyer-the-architect-behind-the-noah-s-ark-replica-at-ark-encounter-kentucky-s-new-biblical-theme-park-on-one-to-one-31" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">brought to life</a> once again in the upcoming Children's Museum on the Jewish Museum Berlin campus. The Jewish Museum Berlin Foundation&nbsp;launched an invite-only international competition this past January wherein participants added their own spin in incorporating the biblical story in their proposals. Late last month, Seattle-based <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/49784837/olson-kundig-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olson Kundig Architects</a> won the commission. Berlin-based Staab Architekten won second place, while Michael Wallraff ZT GmbH of Vienna received third.</p><p>Authored by Olson Kundig owner and principal Alan Maskin, their team's approach to the concept ultimately won the jury's favor with its playful depiction of the essential themes of the Children's Museum. Visitors both young and old will get to experience the museum as if they were Noah, exploring the space through interactive and imaginative installations that tailor to kids ages 5-12 years old.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ao/ao5g0dzcjvfr6wab.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nt/nttyhhsonl8skbnf.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The design by Olson Kundig has the potential to unpack the biblical story in all its relevance, as ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149960968/new-ludgate-and-lagi-glasgow-s-wind-forest-are-among-this-week-s-winners New Ludgate and LAGI Glasgow's “Wind Forest“ are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-08-02T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-09T01:00:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h6/h6ucz18zjnegfv79.jpg" width="514" height="476" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Check out recap #119 for the week of July 25-29, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5033/a-closer-look-at-new-ludgate-the-2016-city-of-london-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>A closer look at New Ludgate, the 2016 City of London Building of the Year</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6h/6hnm5novktoem0k4.jpg"></p><p>Evidently, London is full of beautiful architecture that has created positive impact for its surrounding communities. The City highlights these leading projects annually in their Building of the Year Award, which was presented to the New Ludgate complex designed by&nbsp;Fletcher Priest Architects and&nbsp;Sauerbruch Hutton.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5034/the-techno-boreal-wind-forest-wins-the-lagi-glasgow-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The &ldquo;techno-boreal&rdquo; Wind Forest wins the LAGI Glasgow competition</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hv/hvk0l7igxgow45ty.jpg"></p><p>The Land Art Generator Initiative recently revealed the results of their Glasgow competition. The winning commission went to the &ldquo;techno-boreal&rdquo; Wind Forest, a group of blade-less wind turbines that the design team says can generate enough electricity for ap...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149959718/the-2016-inside-shortlist-the-aia-hud-secretary-awardees-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-recap The 2016 INSIDE shortlist, the AIA/HUD Secretary Awardees, and more in this week's competition recap Justine Testado 2016-07-25T14:00:00-04:00 >2016-07-29T00:40:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lu/luxwyb6u63a9kyyj.jpg" width="514" height="692" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Check out recap #118 for the week of July 18-22, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5028/shortlist-highlights-of-the-2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Shortlist highlights of the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xu/xuoe1z995hc4en9t.jpg"></p><p>Get a peek of which projects are currently leading the competition in this year's INSIDE contest. The just-as-popular sister event of the World Architecture Festival recognizes the best in the international interior design scene from the last year.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5025/four-u-s-housing-projects-win-in-2016-aia-hud-secretary-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Four U.S. housing projects win in 2016 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3t/3t9cex0pvzm3yncq.jpg"></p><p>Highlighting exemplary housing projects throughout the U.S., the AIA and the Office of the Secretary of the HUD awarded David Baker Architects, Landon Bone Baker, buildingcommunity WORKSHOP, and FabCab.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5027/reinventing-post-war-housing-concepts-for-syrian-refugees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Reinventing post-war housing concepts for Syrian refugees</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ut/utapkrdeai22gya8.jpg"></p><p>What types of housing should be built for refugees returning to their home...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149959357/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-shortlist-highlights 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors shortlist highlights Justine Testado 2016-07-22T15:25:00-04:00 >2016-07-22T18:27:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0v/0vsf7a59fhqtfwly.jpg" width="514" height="296" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>If you're all about staying updated on the most talented interior designers around the globe, look out for the <a href="http://www.insidefestival.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors</a>. Returning this fall, the just-as-popular sister event to the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149950260/last-chance-to-submit-your-world-architecture-festival-2016-entries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a> recognizes some of the most outstanding projects in the international interior design scene from the last 12 months.</p><p>Most recently, INSIDE revealed a competitive shortlist of 63 projects. Get a glimpse of some of the projects below:</p><p>Bar &amp; Restaurants: MARU | Taipei, Taiwan by Chen Interior Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sc/sc9ctlp81a6g8l1e.jpg"></p><p>Creative Re-use: Riverside Centre | Brisbane, Australia by K.P.D.O.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bn/bnepzgwljo67t1yp.jpg"></p><p>Hotels: Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Spa | Playa del Carmen, Mexico by Sordo Madaleno y Asociodos SC</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2g/2g71rpu52gj0rp6q.jpg"></p><p>Office: MIDWEST INLAND PORT FINANCIAL TOWN | Xi'an, China by Hallucinate</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/im/impe6l4t61is0psd.jpg"></p><p>Civic: METEOR CINEMA | Guangzhou, China by One Plus Partnership Limited</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t7/t7btyz5g0km8xsjf.jpg"></p><p>Office: Auer | New Taipei City, Taiwan by X-Line Design Co. Ltd.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zg/zgmh81dvo8xyym3h.jpg"></p><p>Hotels: Ovolo Woolloomooloo | Sydney, Australia by HASSELL</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rz/rzi98ve0kif2wze1.jpg"></p><p>Residential: SP Penthouse | S&atilde;o P...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958464/peter-barber-architects-and-studio-daniel-libeskind-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Peter Barber Architects and Studio Daniel Libeskind are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2016-07-18T15:33:00-04:00 >2016-07-24T22:46:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0v/0v4rpfvwo3st43y8.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Have a look at recap #117 for the week of July 11-15, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5016/daniel-libeskind-to-design-shiny-mixed-use-complex-in-vilnius" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Daniel Libeskind to design shiny mixed-use complex in Vilnius</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9m/9m2hsfoyz0r4sdpx.jpg"></p><p>Daniel Libeskind is making his mark &mdash; in all its signature jagged, geometric wonder &mdash; throughout the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. Most recently Studio Libeskind won the competition to design a new mixed-use building complex. Any thoughts on the design?</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5011/riba-announces-2016-stirling-prize-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA announces 2016 Stirling Prize shortlist</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ek/ek2ck63bw95s8pgs.jpg"></p><p>And then there were six. RIBA is down to the six shortlisted projects competing for the prestigious Stirling Prize, including a revamped historic library at Oxford and a gallery for Damien Hurst's private collection, to name a few.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5010/the-winning-results-of-the-new-london-awards-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The winning results of the New London Awards 2016</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0v/0v4rpfvwo3st43y8.jpg"></p><p>Celebrating the cream of the crop in recently completed projects bas...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958192/daniel-libeskind-to-design-shiny-mixed-use-building-in-vilnius Daniel Libeskind to design shiny mixed-use building in Vilnius Justine Testado 2016-07-15T21:25:00-04:00 >2016-07-18T17:59:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s8/s8t4qgov3ldmw9o5.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Daniel Libeskind is making his mark &mdash; in all its signature jagged, geometric wonder &mdash; throughout the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. In addition to the Modern Art Centre of Vilnius and the Vilnius Beacon sports and wellness center at the Liepkalnis ski resort, Studio Libeskind won the competition to design a new mixed-use building complex on Konstitucijos Avenue 18B. Libeskind's winning scheme is a progression of glassy volumes &mdash; with the tallest tower reaching 18-stories</p></em><br /><br /><p>Get a glimpse of their winning scheme on Bustler.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149944862/daniel-libeskind-turns-70-designs-musical-labyrinth-for-frankfurt-opera" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daniel Libeskind turns 70; designs Musical Labyrinth for Frankfurt Opera</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141442659/architecture-is-a-field-of-repression-daniel-libeskind-on-childhood-memories-trauma-and-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Architecture is a field of repression": Daniel Libeskind on childhood memories, trauma, and architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957424/2016-fuller-challenge-announces-19-semi-finalist-initiatives 2016 Fuller Challenge announces 19 semi-finalist initiatives Justine Testado 2016-07-12T14:04:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:42:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/is/isekvfzvggaa1amn.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The ninth cycle of the prestigious 2016 Fuller Challenge is well underway, and competition is as fierce as ever. Following the expert jury's rigorous evaluations, 19 semi-finalists were announced today...Multi-disciplinary teams work hard for a chance at winning the $100,000 grand prize that will help implement their initiative.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A few of this year's semi-finalists include:</p><p><strong>Cooperaci&oacute;n Comunitaria</strong>, which works&nbsp;with marginalized communities in Mexico's most seismically active region to build housing that is affordable, seismically sound, sustainable, and culturally appropriate.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/i2/i27lu4681ohwog8m.jpg"></p><p><strong>The African Design Center&nbsp;</strong>&ldquo;aims to transform the African built environment through a comprehensive program to recruit and train the next generation of African designers and architects.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yu/yuazuwj430knxlyi.jpg"></p><p><strong>Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE) </strong>produces sustainably designed feminine hygiene products made out of discarded banana fiber. They call out the lacking availability of such products in developing countries, as well as broader taboos surrounding menstruation.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mc/mcooisi40f3x2ld1.jpg"></p><p>(cover image) <strong>Taking Roots' CommuniTree</strong> project works &ldquo;to&nbsp;tackle deforestation, climate change, and poverty, through a comprehensive reforestation and carbon sequestration strategy&rdquo; in Nicaragua and Guatemala, in collaboration with local rural farmers and their families.</p><p>Check out the full list of se...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957185/2016-world-architecture-festival-shortlist-james-corner-s-icebergs-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-event-recap 2016 World Architecture Festival shortlist, James Corner's ICEBERGS, and more in this week's competition + event recap Justine Testado 2016-07-11T15:34:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:41:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oi/oim62ybnjlmluchn.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #116 for the week of July 5-8, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4998/cool-off-in-james-corner-s-icebergs-now-open-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Cool off in James Corner's ICEBERGS, now open at The National Building Museum</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/js/jskf2b9oe5gy7u6o.jpg"></p><p>The Museum's Summer Block Party is back for 2016, with a new installation and a slew of events for all ages. James Corner Field Operations worked alongside NBM to design the chilling ICEBERGS installation, which opened over the Fourth of July weekend.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4999/2016-world-architecture-festival-shortlist-highlights" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 World Architecture Festival shortlist highlights</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/41/41v59ntanw1t9xkf.jpg"></p><p>The wheels are starting to turn for the upcoming World Architecture Festival 2016 competition. Taking place in November, the yearly Festival will relocate to Berlin following four memorable years in Singapore. As always, stunning projects from top-notch designers were among the 343 submissions shortlisted this year.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4996/what-should-happen-to-philip-johnson-s-new-york-state-pavilion-vote-for-your-favorite-ideas-now" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>What should happen ...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956295/another-chance-at-re-envisioning-philip-johnson-s-tent-of-tomorrow Another chance at re-envisioning Philip Johnson's “Tent of Tomorrow” Justine Testado 2016-07-06T14:59:00-04:00 >2016-08-08T17:09:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/no/no8dc9jwahqzgzmz.jpg" width="514" height="294" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The question still holds: What does the future entail for Philip Johnson's New York State Pavilion? Following the&nbsp;1964-65 World's Fair, the elliptical &ldquo;Tent of Tomorrow&rdquo; lived shortly as a concert venue and a roller-skating rink before it eventually slipped into abandonment. But, the aging landmark has another chance at finding a shiny new purpose in the&nbsp;New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition.&nbsp;</p><p>Among recent efforts to preserve the landmark, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the People for the Pavilion co-launched the competition&nbsp;asking&nbsp;architects (and non-architects) how the pavilion can be revived into a contemporary public space.&nbsp;Before the winning ideas are revealed in August, the public can <a href="https://savingplaces.org/new-york-state-pavilion-ideas-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">vote now</a> for the Fan Favorite until July 15.&nbsp;</p><p>As these open idea competitions tend to show all too <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149939336/when-innovation-runs-shallow-what-s-the-commotion-with-evolo-winner-new-york-horizon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">exhaustingly often</a>, the possibilities are seemingly endless. The 250 submissions include a brewery, a Metro station, a Glass House reference, drone arenas, botanical gardens, and...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956033/todd-williams-billie-tsien-gocstudio-and-the-mchap-finalists-are-among-this-week-s-winners Todd Williams Billie Tsien, goCstudio, and the MCHAP finalists are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-07-05T15:15:00-04:00 >2016-07-14T22:16:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/37/37loq6ic538hay0k.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Last week was filled with even more stunning projects worldwide that won in notable architecture competitions. Here's recap #115 for the week of June 27-July 1, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4987/todd-williams-and-billie-tsien-to-design-obama-presidential-library" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Todd Williams and Billie Tsien to design Obama Presidential Library</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fd/fda5ng7gc1ozjp0t.jpg"></p><p>Todd Williams and Billie Tsien won the competition over six other big-name contenders to design the Obama Presidential Center.&nbsp;As lead designer, TWBTA will partner with Interactive Design Architects (IDEA) as they begin this historic project.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4988/nine-architects-win-big-in-the-aia-2016-small-project-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Nine architects win big in the AIA 2016 Small Project Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7p/7pni7ed2lxk9ez5o.jpg"></p><p>Nine practitioners won top honors in the AIA's yearly Small Project Awards, which reinforce the significant idea that architecture, regardless of scale, has the potential to create positive impact.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4990/riba-reveals-2016-house-of-the-year-longlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA reveals 2016 House of the Yea...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149954308/see-the-winning-results-from-the-ctbuh-tall-building-awards-az-awards-modernism-in-america-awards-and-more See the winning results from the CTBUH Tall Building Awards, AZ Awards, Modernism in America Awards and more Justine Testado 2016-06-27T15:15:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T20:34:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oj/ojtie38zzkiuk1zi.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Last week was filled with announcements that revealed an array of stunning projects worldwide as winners in notable architecture award competitions. Here's recap #114 for the week of June 20-24, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4966/the-broad-harbin-opera-house-pterodactyl-among-2016-la-architectural-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The Broad, Harbin Opera House, Pterodactyl among 2016 LA Architectural Award winners</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/s0/s0e15u25tvyh5t4g.jpg"></p><p>Out of more than 200 submissions, top honors went to three dozen LA-based projects, including the ever-popular Broad Museum, a LEED-certified housing complex for homeless veterans,&nbsp;Red Bull's snazzy headquarters, and drought-friendly landscape projects.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4968/18-designs-win-in-azure-s-6th-annual-az-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>18 designs win in Azure's 6th annual AZ Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vy/vy9j1shmcw762vff.jpg"></p><p>Competition ran high once again in <em>Azure</em>'s latest edition of the AZ Awards, where architects, designers, manufacturers and students in all disciplines can send their best work for a c...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953925/ctbuh-announces-the-2016-tall-building-awardees CTBUH announces the 2016 Tall Building Awardees Justine Testado 2016-06-24T17:47:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T00:41:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2e/2ep1yceg5606dg3b.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Visually changing skylines aside, new sky-high structures get a shot at prestigious recognition in the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's Tall Building Awards. The yearly awards highlight noteworthy tall-building projects worldwide and the impact they have on inhabitants and their urban surroundings, as well as innovative design and construction methods that push the industry forward.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A little sneak peek:</p><p>Best Tall Building - Middle East &amp; Africa: The Cube, Beirut</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nm/nmdach14rjwho4fr.jpg"></p><p>10 Year Award: Hearst Tower, New York</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/50/50568lzyhmq1fli1.jpg"></p><p>Urban Habitat Award: Wuhan Tiandi, Wuhan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z9/z95tqswgjf76im03.jpg"></p><p>See the rest of the winners plus the Best Tall Building regional finalists over&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/4977/ctbuh-reveals-2016-tall-building-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/130199884/a-glimpse-at-the-2015-ctbuh-best-tall-buildings-regional-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A glimpse at the 2015 CTBUH Best Tall Buildings regional winners</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/118200781/2014-was-the-tallest-year-by-far-for-skyscrapers-ctbuh-finds" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 was the tallest year by far for skyscrapers, CTBUH finds</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113124951/ateliers-jean-nouvel-s-one-central-park-wins-ctbuh-best-tall-building-worldwide-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ateliers Jean Nouvel&rsquo;s One Central Park wins CTBUH Best Tall Building Worldwide 2014</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953365/riba-reveals-46-stunning-projects-as-2016-national-awardees RIBA reveals 46 stunning projects as 2016 National Awardees Justine Testado 2016-06-22T19:55:00-04:00 >2016-06-30T23:07:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bh/bhzkrmxsy0mp4768.jpg" width="514" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2016 RIBA Awards competition continues! A few weeks after the London Award announcements, the Institute just revealed 46 buildings as National Award winners. The RIBA National Awards celebrate the UK's most outstanding buildings, while offering insight into construction, design, and investment trends in the country. An array of stunning projects by leading designers made the cut in this year's Nationals, with UK universities and colleges winning much of the jury's favor this time around.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a few of the winning projects:</p><p>Essex University - Albert Sloman Library and Silberrad Student Centre by Patel Taylor | Colchester, England.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eo/eoa37hx0uit5zgs4.jpg"></p><p>Outhouse by Loyn &amp; Co Architects | Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vc/vc50fqjj77asj7hy.jpg"></p><p>Stanbrook Abbey by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios | York, Yorkshire, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8e/8e2ttwyatr5flkgs.jpg"></p><p>The Investcorp Building by Zaha Hadid Architects | Oxford, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uv/uvt6sfhwo39qwret.jpg"></p><p>York Art Gallery by Ushida Findlay Simpson Brown | York, Yorkshire, England</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kw/kwg4j6rmrf3odntg.jpg"></p><p>See the full list of winners and more photos <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4971/riba-announces-46-winners-in-2016-national-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943940/see-the-riba-2016-london-awards-winners-wilton-s-music-hall-named-regional-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">See the RIBA 2016 London Awards winners, Wilton's Music Hall named regional Building of the Year</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953098/azure-s-2016-az-awards-conclude-with-18-winning-projects Azure's 2016 AZ Awards conclude with 18 winning projects Justine Testado 2016-06-21T18:56:00-04:00 >2016-06-29T22:05:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hm/hmtqwwud0kcooscc.jpg" width="514" height="260" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Leading Canadian contemporary design magazine <a href="http://azuremagazine.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Azure</a> recently concluded another successful edition of their <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/az_awards_2016/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AZ Awards</a>. Claimed to be Canada's&nbsp;only international, multi-disciplinary design competition of its kind, the awards welcome architects, designers, manufacturers, and students from all design disciplines to send in the best of their work for a chance to win.</p><p>As expected, the AZ Awards continue to attract more competition from across the globe.&nbsp;The sixth edition reeled in a total of 826 submissions, which the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/148503043/introducing-the-2016-az-awards-jury-members" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">international jury</a> narrowed down to <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941606/2016-az-awards-finalists-are-revealed-vote-for-the-people-s-choice-now" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">66 finalists</a> this past spring. In the end, top honors went to only 18 projects, including those by well-known practices like ZGF Architects,&nbsp;Shim-Sutcliffe, Neri&amp;Hu, Lateral Office, Studio MK27, to name a few. Winners &mdash; and finalists! &mdash; were celebrated during an award ceremony in Toronto's&nbsp;Evergreen Brick Works.</p><p>Have a look at some of this year's winning designs:</p><p><strong>Best Architecture Under 1,000 Square Metres</strong> - Shim-Sutcliffe Architects: Wong Da...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953054/three-dozen-projects-win-big-in-2016-los-angeles-architectural-awards Three dozen projects win big in 2016 Los Angeles Architectural Awards Justine Testado 2016-06-21T14:54:00-04:00 >2016-06-29T00:31:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4r/4rmingnmnqfeen6z.jpg" width="514" height="330" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A fresh set of three dozen projects were recognized in the 2016 Los Angeles Architectural Awards. Organized by the LA Business Council, the awards recognize some of L.A. County's top-notch designers and projects... &ldquo;This year designers rose to the challenge to design more eco-conscious and efficient features, and generally improve the way people live through architecture&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few of this year's winners:</p><p>Beyond L.A. Award -&nbsp;Harbin Opera House. Architect: MAD Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ba/bab9szj0nwkwvmre.jpg"></p><p>Landscape Architecture Award - Apollo at Rosecrans. Design Architect: Ehrlich Architects | Landscape Architect: LRM Landscape Architecture and Urban Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f5/f5j804bi6sskpac4.jpg"></p><p>Healthcare Award -&nbsp;Kaplan Family Pavilion at City of Hope. Architect: Belzberg Architects.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cq/cqb6y9aoojiuk3gy.jpg"></p><p>Kronish House Award. Architect/Contractor: Marmol Radziner</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/a0/a04h8nmdv69kwy3r.jpg"></p><p>(cover image)&nbsp;Civic Award - The Broad. Architect: Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler</p><p>See the rest of this year's winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4966/the-broad-harbin-opera-house-pterodactyl-among-2016-la-architectural-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/101167410/morphosis-emerson-college-los-angeles-takes-grand-prize-at-2014-los-angeles-architectural-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Morphosis&rsquo; Emerson College Los Angeles takes Grand Prize at 2014 Los Angeles Architectural Awards</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149952679/the-katwijk-underground-parking-garage-and-c-f-m-ller-are-among-this-week-s-winners The Katwijk underground parking garage and C.F. Møller are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-06-20T13:19:00-04:00 >2016-06-26T14:54:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k5/k5l5kmktacbrzbx3.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's quick recap #113 for the week of June 13-17, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4959/closer-look-at-the-katwijk-underground-parking-garage-the-2016-best-dutch-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Closer look at the Katwijk underground parking garage, the 2016 Best Dutch Building of the Year</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f3/f3715y5c5tedtmxn.jpg"></p><p>Hidden in plain sight along the Katwijk coastline, the Katwijk parking garage by architecture practice&nbsp;Royal HaskoningDHV won the honorable Best Dutch Building of the Year award.&nbsp;First opening in February of last year, the parking garage can accommodate 663 cars.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4960/zaha-hadid-pays-homage-to-artist-kurt-schwitters-in-his-new-zurich-retrospective" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Zaha Hadid pays homage to artist Kurt Schwitters in his new Zurich retrospective</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8r/8rgkpbr7kxjy29r4.jpg"></p><p>The late Zaha Hadid transformed Zurich's&nbsp;Galerie Gmurzynska in a retrospective she designed as tribute to iconic artist&nbsp;Kurt Schwitters. The signature curved forms and sharp lines of Hadid's design complements Schwitters' works, creating an engaging atmosphere for visito...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149951163/mia-lehrer-oma-shohei-shigematsu-and-abel-feleke-are-among-this-week-s-winners Mia Lehrer + OMA, Shohei Shigematsu, and Abel Feleke are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-06-13T13:32:00-04:00 >2016-06-17T23:41:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ij/ijn6msbnw8wpqx1j.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's quick recap #112 for the week of June 6-10, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4952/mia-lehrer-oma-to-design-new-fab-park-in-downtown-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Mia Lehrer + OMA to design new &ldquo;FAB Park&rdquo; in downtown Los Angeles</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vd/vd9zc54bl8kc6osu.jpg"></p><p>Mia Lehrer + Associates and OMA had the winning proposal for a new public park in DTLA called the FAB Park. The MLA + OMA team won over finalists AECOM, Eric Owen Moss, and Brooks + Scarpa. What are your thoughts on the winning proposal?&nbsp;Join the ongoing discussion on Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149950838/mia-lehrer-oma-win-over-eric-owen-moss-brooks-scarpa-aecom-to-design-dtla-s-new-public-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4948/shohei-shigematsu-oma-to-design-new-albright-knox-art-gallery-expansion-in-buffalo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Shohei Shigematsu/OMA to design new Albright-Knox Art Gallery expansion in Buffalo</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/23/23cqm5wtxurbrbhv.jpg"></p><p>In more OMA-related news, a team led by Shohei Shigematsu was chosen to design the Albright-Knox Art Gallery expansion in Buffalo, New York. The estimated $80 million project is the museum's first expansion in the last 50 years.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4951/big-s-2016-serpentine-pavilion-and-the-new-summer-houses-make-their-public-debut" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>BIG's 2016 Serpentine Pavilion and the new Summer H...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149950838/mia-lehrer-oma-win-over-eric-owen-moss-brooks-scarpa-aecom-to-design-dtla-s-new-public-park Mia Lehrer + OMA win over Eric Owen Moss, Brooks + Scarpa, AECOM to design DTLA's new public park Justine Testado 2016-06-10T14:52:00-04:00 >2016-06-16T01:20:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u8/u8agzluarq1sfs9s.jpg" width="514" height="395" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Los Angeles is in for a lot of (proposed) change, especially in its downtown core. Yesterday, the City of L.A. announced Mia Lehrer + Associates and OMA as the winners of a competition to design a new public park called the FAB Park...Proposed for the well-trafficked streets of First and Broadway in downtown L.A., the 1.96-acre FAB Park will integrate &ldquo;the themes of food, art, and land.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qp/qpvy41ialu9tar34.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/su/su9slv6zzatnpzfc.jpg"></p><p>Find out more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4952/mia-lehrer-oma-to-design-new-fab-park-in-downtown-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/148890761/take-a-look-at-these-bold-visions-for-downtown-la-s-next-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Take a look at these bold visions for Downtown LA's next park</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149067468/a-critical-look-at-downtown-l-a-s-ambitious-plans-for-two-new-public-parks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A critical look at Downtown L.A.'s ambitious plans for two new public parks</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149944891/agence-ter-and-team-wins-pershing-square-renew-with-radically-flat-proposal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Agence Ter and Team wins Pershing Square Renew with &ldquo;radically flat&ldquo; proposal</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149950307/shigematsu-led-oma-team-to-design-albright-knox-art-gallery-expansion Shigematsu-led OMA team to design Albright-Knox Art Gallery expansion Justine Testado 2016-06-08T14:19:00-04:00 >2016-06-16T00:17:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/su/suljw764djns52vh.jpg" width="514" height="312" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Office for Metropolitan Architecture...has been chosen to design the Albright-Knox Art Gallery&rsquo;s first major expansion in more than 50 years...The comparatively delicate and more budget-conscious Albright-Knox expansion project, which is expected to cost about $60 million, will unfold on a small but famous plot of public parkland and will be attempt to fuse the architectural styles of three centuries.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149425610/albright-knox-gallery-announces-short-list-of-firms-for-80m-expansion-sn-hetta-big-oma-why-allied-works" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Albright-Knox Gallery announces short list of firms for $80m expansion: Sn&oslash;hetta, BIG, OMA, wHY, Allied Works</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941411/shohei-shigematsu-of-oma-transforms-the-met-for-the-spring-costume-institute-exhibit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shohei Shigematsu of OMA transforms the Met for the spring Costume Institute exhibit</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941601/a-tour-of-oma-s-pierre-lassonde-pavilion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A tour of OMA's Pierre Lassonde Pavilion</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149950260/last-chance-to-submit-your-world-architecture-festival-2016-entries Last chance to submit your World Architecture Festival 2016 entries! Archinect 2016-06-08T12:57:00-04:00 >2016-06-15T00:52:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uz/uzsk3b7mqr4m9tkm.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Only a few days left to submit your work to the anticipated <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149945854/world-architecture-festival-2016-last-chance-to-enter-your-work" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival 2016</a>! Entries are due <strong>this Friday, June 10</strong>.</p><p>After four successful years in Singapore, WAF is making its way back to Europe in Berlin. The festival will take place on November 16-18 inside the Arena Berlin, which was previously used as Franz Ahrens&rsquo; historic former bus depot.</p><p>WAF and the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors (its co-located and just-as-popular sister event) are expected to attract more than 2,000 leading architects and designers worldwide for three days full of conference programs, awards, exhibitions, and fringe events. The World Architecture Festival competition is unique in that it everyone has a chance to win. Attendees will get to witness live presentations and critiques from talented architects and designers who come from all around the globe.</p><p>Set in the historically and architecturally rich German capital, the World Architecture Festival 2016 is expanding its fringe program, with...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149949659/spain-s-unfinished-biennale-pavilion-and-phyllis-lambert-are-among-this-week-s-winners Spain's “UNFINISHED” Biennale pavilion and Phyllis Lambert are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-06-06T13:59:00-04:00 >2016-06-14T00:40:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ar/ari7338a5k8kkg6b.jpg" width="514" height="363" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's quick recap #111 for the week of May 30-June 3, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4924/winning-participants-revealed-at-2016-venice-biennale-golden-lion-ceremony" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Winning participants revealed at 2016 Venice Biennale Golden Lion ceremony</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gy/gynzev8igbl6fwgs.jpg"></p><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/611513/2016-venice-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Venice Biennale</a>&nbsp;launched in high spirits with the announcement of the National Participation winners during opening day. <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149944447/previewing-the-2016-venice-biennale-spain-s-unfinished" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spain</a>, Japan, and Peru were among those who received top honors in National Participation.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4935/phyllis-lambert-presented-with-2016-wolf-prize-in-israel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert presented with 2016 Wolf Prize in Israel</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gu/gu4ckxjfq77cgeqh.jpg"></p><p>Phyllis Lambert continues to rake in architecture honors from around the globe. Most recently, the former Canadian Centre for Architecture Director was honored with the 2016 Wolf Prize in Israel for her lasting influence in the architecture profession.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4933/d3-housing-tomorrow-2016-winners-explore-the-future-of-urban-residential-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>d3 Housing Tomorrow 2016 winners explore the future of urban residential design</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g5/g5pmgjtykrmcwehu.jpg"></p><p>The competition invites a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149949321/phyllis-lambert-receives-2016-wolf-prize-in-israel Phyllis Lambert receives 2016 Wolf Prize in Israel Justine Testado 2016-06-03T18:47:00-04:00 >2016-06-04T20:43:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xk/xk4wd7rg8jka2ql7.jpg" width="514" height="408" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The one and only Phyllis Lambert continues to rake in architecture honors from around the globe. She received the American Academy's Brunner Memorial Prize this past April and was bestowed the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement during the 2014 Venice Biennale. Most recently, the former Canadian Centre for Architecture Director has been honored with the 2016 Wolf Prize in Israel. Past laureates include Eduardo Souto de Moura, David Chipperfield, and Peter Eisenman.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149938732/phyllis-lambert-recognized-with-2016-arnold-w-brunner-memorial-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert recognized with 2016 Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100116404/phyllis-lambert-named-as-2014-golden-lion-for-lifetime-achievement-recipient" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert named as 2014 Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement recipient</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/88135440/phyllis-lambert-steps-down-from-canadian-centre-for-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyllis Lambert steps down from Canadian Centre for Architecture</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149948619/simon-kretz-and-david-monteiro-are-this-week-s-winners-don-t-miss-out-on-these-venice-biennale-exhibitions Simon Kretz and David Monteiro are this week's winners + don't miss out on these Venice Biennale exhibitions Justine Testado 2016-05-31T13:48:00-04:00 >2016-06-03T00:53:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qq/qq9vyswm3qzqoyqk.jpg" width="514" height="374" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's recap #110 for the week of May 23-27, 2016.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4903/david-chipperfield-selects-swiss-architect-simon-kretz-as-2016-17-rolex-arts-prot-g" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>David Chipperfield selects Swiss architect Simon Kretz as 2016-17 Rolex Arts prot&eacute;g&eacute;</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1n/1nfy96yi38oveps9.jpg"></p><p>Chipperfield interviewed the three finalists before selecting Simon Kretz as the architecture prot&eacute;g&eacute; in the prestigious Rolex Arts Initiative. Kretz and Chipperfield will now collaborate to realize a new work by the end of the yearlong mentorship.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4890/a-closer-look-at-the-winning-2016-archiprix-portugal-entry-by-david-monteiro" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A closer look at the winning 2016 Archiprix Portugal entry by David Monteiro</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dq/dqs0iesnobo7ywpk.jpg"></p><p>The yearly Archiprix Portugal&nbsp;recognizes outstanding Master's Thesis projects by Portuguese architecture, landscape architecture, and urbanism students. For 2016, architecture student David Monteiro won the coveted prize for &ldquo;Genesis of a place towards the project &mdash; Library for Pispala&rdquo;.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4904/six-curry-stone-winning-designers-to-be-featured-in-2016-venice-biennale-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Six Curry Stone-winn...</strong></a></p>