Archinect - News 2014-10-25T08:09:19-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/111976723/lvaro-siza-and-herzog-de-meuron-win-first-mies-crown-hall-americas-prize-in-chicago Álvaro Siza and Herzog & de Meuron win first Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize in Chicago Justine Testado 2014-10-23T21:06:00-04:00 >2014-10-24T14:56:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wf/wf6wnfkmc6ap8593.jpg" width="514" height="322" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In a large evening benefit dinner at IIT College of Architecture's S. R. Crown Hall in Chicago last night, &Aacute;lvaro Siza and Herzog &amp; de Meuron were announced as the winners of the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP). Established by IIT architecture dean Wiel Arets and launched earlier this year with Phyllis Lambert and Dirk Denison, the MCHAP honors what is considered the best built works in the Americas.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Siza received the MCHAP2000-2008 award for the Iber&ecirc; Camargo Foundation in Porto Alegre, Brazil.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rq/rqu4lh7trly0tkvm.jpg"></p><p>For the MCHAP2009-2013 award, Herzog &amp; de Meuron won for their 1111 Lincoln Road project in Miami Beach, Florida.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q7/q7poprmedagh09b6.jpg"></p><p>The MCHAP award also includes the MCHAP Chair at IIT College of Architecture for the following academic year, and a US$50,000 prize to support research and publication in contribution to "Rethinking Metropolis", the college's ongoing theme envisioned by Dean Arets.</p><p>Read more about the winning projects on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/alvaro_siza_and_herzog_de_meuron_win_first_mies_crown_hall_americas_prize_i/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111957364/living-breakwaters-wins-2014-buckminster-fuller-challenge Living Breakwaters wins 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge Justine Testado 2014-10-23T15:06:00-04:00 >2014-10-23T15:07:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8a/8avdx4bxswzsr4z5.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Living Breakwaters" took the grand prize of the 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge, considered to be the highest award for social impact design. Designed by a multidisciplinary team led by SCAPE / Landscape Architecture, Living Breakwaters uses an "Oyster-tecture" ecological intervention concept to help create resiliency for coastal cities. As its starting point, the project uses the Northeastern Seaboard of the U.S., which suffered heavy damage from Hurricane Sandy.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yv/yvuxq0jusru4ewal.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lr/lr51q2ybqf2sexci.jpg"></p><p>Kate Orff of SCAPE will accept the Fuller Challenge prize and the US$100,000 cash award on behalf of the winning team at The Wythe in Brooklyn, NY on November 20.</p><p>The SCAPE team is composed of: SCAPE/LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Dr. Philip Orton / Stevens Institute of Technology, Ocean &amp; Coastal Consultants, SeArc Ecological Consulting, LOT-EK, MTWTF, The Harbor School and Paul Greenberg.</p><p>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/living_breakwaters_wins_2014_buckminster_fuller_challenge/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> to learn more about the project.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111893104/what-do-you-think-of-the-guggenheim-helsinki-stage-one-entries What do you think of the Guggenheim Helsinki Stage One entries? Justine Testado 2014-10-22T19:25:00-04:00 >2014-10-23T20:50:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wh/whhus18lrsro0tpa.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Stage One of the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition reeled in a whopping 1,715 entries from 77 countries. Although the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation officially launched the competition this past summer, the idea of proposing a new Guggenheim Museum for the city of Helsinki has already stirred plenty of debate...Most of the entries received were from the United States, Italy, the United Kingdom, France, Japan, and of course, Finland.</p></em><br /><br /><p>We picked out a few fairly promising submissions and more, uh, interesting ones.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n6/n6np6vlizswom0m8.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rq/rqt06okk0jjqgabi.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dj/dj5qptlg38tw3pgy.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5g/5ggbx1q1mp970mh6.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gc/gczdsnga38tsrds9.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gp/gp6js58dsiro6exi.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yu/yujwtjpf2nww4wg3.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y7/y7q8mby9rt951syl.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/un/unwmr0cbp0ckv6t1.jpg"></p><p>Check out more of our picks and other details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/what_do_you_think_of_the_guggenheim_helsinki_stage_one_entries/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111742779/twelve-winners-for-the-regional-holcim-awards-2014-africa-middle-east Twelve winners for the regional Holcim Awards 2014, Africa + Middle East Justine Testado 2014-10-20T21:14:00-04:00 >2014-10-20T21:15:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zr/zr24kucr7qbkmeew.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the Holcim Awards 2014 Africa Middle East regional competition were recognized in a recent awards ceremony in Beirut, making it the fourth installment of the 2014 global awards program. The Africa Middle East competition focused on multi-disciplinary design solutions for building social and environmenal resilience...The winning projects will be implemented in nine countries including Turkey, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Palestine, Rwanda, and Morocco.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Check out a selection of the Africa - Middle East winners:</p><p><strong>HOLCIM AWARDS GOLD 2014 - <em>Eco-Techno Park: Green building showcase and enterprise hub</em>, Ankara, Turkey</strong><br>AUTHOR: Onat &Ouml;ktem and Zeynep &Ouml;ktem, ONZ Architects, Ankara, Turkey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w0/w0pq7yrdxwokk87j.jpg"></p><p><strong>HOLCIM AWARDS SILVER 2014 - <em>Evergreen City: Urban pine forest rehabilitation</em>, Beirut, Lebanon</strong><br>MAIN AUTHOR: Ra&euml;d Abillama, Ra&euml;d Abillama Architects, Metn, Lebanon<br>FURTHER AUTHORS: Sawsan Bou Fakhreddine, Associaton for Forests Development &amp; Conservation, Jdeideh, Lebanon; Youssef Abillama, Maintenance Management Group, Antelias, Lebanon</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fb/fbi6ju88qjyc0x7z.jpg"></p><p><strong>HOLCIM AWARDS BRONZE 2014 - </strong><em><strong>Incremental Construction: Low-cost modular housing scheme</strong></em><strong>, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia</strong><br>MAIN AUTHORr: Dirk Donath, Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany<br>FURTHER AUTHOR: Brook Haileselassie, Asgedom Berhe, Helawie Sewnet and Sarah Yusuf, Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building, Construction &amp; City Development (EiABC), Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Peter Dissel, Afro-European Engineers, Addis Ab...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111728288/li-xiaodong-ateliers-jean-nouvel-maya-lin-steven-holl-oma-olin-and-haworth-tompkins-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners Li Xiaodong, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Maya Lin, Steven Holl, OMA+OLIN, and Haworth Tompkins are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2014-10-20T17:47:00-04:00 >2014-10-20T17:47:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h3/h37h4wgykfpwk21z.jpg" width="514" height="287" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on <a href="http://www.bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>The week of Oct. 13-17, 2014 was quite an eventful one. Here's Recap #31:</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/li_xiaodongs_liyuan_library_wins_inaugural_moriyama_raic_international_priz/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Li Xiaodong&rsquo;s Liyuan Library wins inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zw/zw3dn8y2xu5ry7nb.jpg"></p><p>The Liyuan Library by architect Li Xiaodong won the first CAD$100,000 Moriyama RAIC International Prize in Toronto, which was launched by The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) Foundation and distinguished Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama.&nbsp; Archinect contributor Terri Peters gave a recap on attending the awards ceremony.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_leaf_awards_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Winners of the LEAF Awards 2014</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/na/na4iwi470j6qoj2q.jpg"></p><p>Every year, the LEAF International highlights projects that are perceived as setting the standard for the international architecture and design community in various categories. From 40 shortlisted projects, this year's overall winner was One Central Park in Sydney, Australia...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111725875/studios-kabako-from-congo-wins-2014-curry-stone-design-prize Studios Kabako from Congo wins 2014 Curry Stone Design Prize Justine Testado 2014-10-20T15:12:00-04:00 >2014-10-20T15:37:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s4/s4ry8g3fy7ea37k1.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Congolese performance and theater group Studios Kabako from Kisangani was announced as the 2014 Curry Stone Design Prize winner this past weekend at an awards ceremony in Brussels...Studios Kabako was established in 2001 to address the various emotions linked to the aftermath of civil war. Located in a city that is isolated geographically and culturally, the studio has provided its community a safe creative haven of dance, theater, and music through its urban interventions and cultural programs.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mc/mcrgzppcummsk5n2.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p2/p2hfibdcz9xgseac.jpg"></p><p>Studios Kabako will start a U.S. tour including in New York from October 21 to November 1, 2014, with two performances at the BRIC theater in Brooklyn.</p><p>The studio will receive a $100,000 grant prize, and were also featured in a short documentary by the Curry Stone Foundation, which you can watch entirely below.</p><p>Read more about the studio on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/studios_kabako_from_congo_wins_2014_curry_stone_design_prize/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111506058/the-2014-winners-of-the-manser-medal-and-stephen-lawrence-prize The 2014 winners of the Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Prize Justine Testado 2014-10-17T18:43:00-04:00 >2014-10-21T23:28:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5y/5ykllczewr52376x.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Following RIBA's announcement of the 2014 Stirling Prize winner, two more UK-based projects won big in the 2014 Manser Medal and the Stephen Lawrence Prize competitions. The Stormy Castle in Wales by Loyn &amp; Co. Architects received the Manser Medal, which is the UK's highest housing design award. The Stephen Lawrence Prize, which recognizes fresh architectural talent and smaller construction budgets, went to a residential project this year: House No 7 in Scotland by Denizen Works.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse of the winning projects:</p><p><strong>2014 Manser Medal winner: Stormy Castle in Wales by Loyn &amp; Co. Architects</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ad/ada734hhi3qb6wd8.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vp/vpfg151uuwtl1kdd.jpg"></p><p><strong>2014 RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize winner: House No 7 in Scotland by Denizen Works</strong>:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/72/72txsb6tbzs2byms.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rx/rxtt8ipm438weirq.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/00/0013ne9rxoiucl6d.jpg"></p><p>Find more photos and project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/the_2014_winners_of_the_manser_medal_and_stephen_lawrence_prize/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111493176/haworth-tompkins-everyman-theatre-wins-the-riba-stirling-prize-2014 Haworth Tompkins’ Everyman Theatre wins the RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 Justine Testado 2014-10-17T14:30:00-04:00 >2014-10-21T23:25:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fc/fctuoylzlczgve7y.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Haworth Tompkins architects spent nine years transforming the rundown historic Everyman Theatre in Liverpool into the building it is today. Those nine years were well worth it, as Haworth Tompkins just won the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 for the UK's best new building of the year.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kc/kcnaou4n1d1uon65.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gl/gl47mdsrmw8yf67n.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/16/161lsxtpcftty8dp.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zg/zgpqmbybkvl6zjps.jpg"></p><p>Find more photos and project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/haworth_tompkins_everyman_theatre_wins_the_riba_stirling_prize_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104407067/2014-riba-stirling-prize-shortlist-is-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist is revealed</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111409583/oma-and-olin-studio-to-design-new-11th-street-bridge-park-in-d-c OMA and OLIN Studio to design new 11th Street Bridge Park in D.C. Justine Testado 2014-10-16T12:37:00-04:00 >2014-10-22T21:47:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7r/7rn1e9mu245i3g0s.jpg" width="514" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>OMA and OLIN Studio have been selected to design the new 11th Street Bridge Park in Washington D.C. The competition was held as part of the 11th Street Bridge Park project initiative, which will transform an old freeway bridge into D.C.'s first elevated park. From the six shortlisted teams in phase one of the nationwide competition, and down to four finalists, OMA + OLIN won with their proposal, "Anacostia Crossing."</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8x/8xmzkbtgvv5geu6p.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0m/0mq3fhmpk716caw4.jpg"></p><p>Dig into the details over at <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/oma_and_olin_studio_to_design_new_11th_street_bridge_park_in_d.c/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111338785/steven-holl-receives-praemium-imperiale-international-arts-medal-for-architecture Steven Holl receives Praemium Imperiale International Arts medal for architecture Justine Testado 2014-10-15T14:49:00-04:00 >2014-10-21T23:11:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/op/op95mmkad0gzw0u1.jpg" width="514" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Acclaimed architect Steven Holl received the Praemium Imperiale International Arts Award medal for architecture in a ceremony in Tokyo today. Japan's Prince Hitachi, honorary patron of the Japan Art Association, formally presented the awards to each of the 2014 laureates. Created in 1988, the prestigious Praemium Imperiale recognizes lifetime achievement in the arts in categories that aren't covered by the Nobel Prize.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The 2014 laureates also include: South African playwright<strong> Athol Fugard</strong>, Estonian composer <strong>Arvo&nbsp;P&auml;rt</strong>, French painter Martial Raysse, and Italian sculptor <strong>Giuseppe Penone.&nbsp;</strong>The 2014 Grant for Young Artists (5 million yen, or US$50,000) was given to the <strong>Zinsou Foundation</strong> in Benin, West Africa.&nbsp;</p><p>Each recipient was presented with a specially designed&nbsp;gold medal, a testimonial letter from Prince Hitachi, and a cash prize of 15 milion yen (approx. US$150,000).</p><p>More details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/steven_holl_receives_praemium_imperiale_international_arts_medal_for_archit/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111276070/maya-lin-wins-the-21st-annual-300k-dorothy-and-lillian-gish-prize Maya Lin wins the 21st Annual $300K Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize Justine Testado 2014-10-14T19:05:00-04:00 >2014-10-21T23:24:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/de/deabdqddj4z6p18u.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Iconic artist, designer, and environmentalist Maya Lin was announced as the recipient of the 21st Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize...Established in 1994 through the will of legendary actress Lillian Gish, the award recognizes highly accomplished artists who have pushed the boundaries of their respective art forms, contributed to social change, and are seen as a lasting inspiration for the next generation.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The Gish Prize is regarded as one of the most prestigious honors bestowed to U.S. artists and has one of the largest cash awards, with this year's prize valued at US$300,000.</p><p>"Maya Lin has created a powerful and highly influential body of work within both art and architecture that includes large-scale site-specific installations, intimate studio artworks, architectural works and memorials. In her large-scale environmental artworks such as the recent <em>A Fold in the Field</em> (2013), <em>Storm King Wavefield </em>(2009) and the epoch-making <em>Vietnam Veterans&rsquo; Memorial</em>, she has consistently explored how we experience and relate to the landscape, setting up a systematic ordering of the land that is tied to history, time and language."</p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/maya_lin_wins_the_21st_annual_300k_dorothy_and_lillian_gish_prize/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111270452/winners-of-the-leaf-awards-2014 Winners of the LEAF Awards 2014 Justine Testado 2014-10-14T18:18:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T12:55:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/24/24i8jyjdl0j1l6zx.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The results of the LEAF Awards 2014 are out! Every year, the LEAF International highlights projects that are perceived as setting the standard for the international architecture and design community in various categories. Winners were recognized at an awards ceremony at the Swissotel in D&uuml;sseldorf/Neuss, Germany on October 10. This year's overall winner was One Central Park in Sydney, Australia by Ateliers Jean Nouvel + PTW Architects -- adding one more award to the list for the project.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Overall Winner (above) + Best Sustainable Development of the Year: Ateliers Jean Nouvel and PTW Architects, One Central Park, Sydney, Australia.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zl/zl528m5ktefasch5.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Residential Building of the Year - Single Occupancy: studio mk27, P house, Sao Paulo, Brazil.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/47/47ib7ipshbtibx3n.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Best Future Building of the Year - Drawing Board: MZ Architects, The Ring House, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/30/3024hcujrrh1rfs8.jpg"></p><p>&darr; International Interior Design Award: Wilmotte &amp; Associ&eacute;s SA, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ay/ayio6j92z0uw5r3y.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Public Building of the Year: O'Donnell + Tuomey / London School of Economics and Political Science, Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, London, UK.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ij/ijr2we5gi74jq04u.jpg"></p><p><strong>See more of the winning projects on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_leaf_awards_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</strong></p><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/106578975/the-leaf-awards-2014-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The LEAF Awards 2014 shortlist</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111194079/sn-hetta-spf-a-taylor-cullity-lethlean-and-hufton-crow-are-among-this-week-s-winners Snøhetta, SPF:a, Taylor Cullity Lethlean, and Hufton + Crow are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-10-13T18:17:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T23:16:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n0/n0gj7peibzztq24k.jpg" width="514" height="312" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on <a href="http://www.bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's Recap #30 for Oct. 6-10, 2014.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/regional_winners_for_holcim_awards_2014_-_latin_america/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Regional winners for Holcim Awards 2014 - Latin America</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i2/i2yd80lrkhnmizmd.jpg"></p><p>As the third in a series of five events, the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/holcim_awards_20132014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Holcim Awards 2014</a> Latin America competition recognized 12 projects from throughout Latin America during an awards ceremony in&nbsp;Medell&iacute;n. The projects are deemed as exemplary models of the Holcim Awards standards of environmental, social and economic performance. (Above: Holcim Awards Latin America, Gold 2014 winner: Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park)</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/hufton_crow_named_as_arcaid_images_architectural_photographer_of_year_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Hufton + Crow named as Arcaid Images Architectural Photographer of the Year 2014</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ua/ua1na8vyo1ng08c5.jpg"></p><p>Nick Hufton and Al Crow of Hufton + Crow were the 2014 recipients of the prestigious Arcaid Images Architectural Photographer of the Year award. Hufton + Crow won the&nbsp; prize for their interior photograph of Z...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111179592/reporting-from-toronto-li-xiaodong-wins-inaugural-moriyama-raic-international-prize-for-the-liyuan-library Reporting from Toronto: Li Xiaodong wins inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize for the Liyuan Library Terri Peters 2014-10-13T14:05:00-04:00 >2014-10-16T00:11:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/33/33meszuvogp1mhty.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Designed to inspire Canadian architects and raise the level of ambition in Canadian architectural culture, the inaugural <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/97180384/raymond-moriyama-and-raic-announce-100k-canadian-prize-for-world-s-best-building" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 Moriyama RAIC International Prize</a> of $100,000 CAD has been awarded to Liyuan Library, a dramatic and beautiful project in Jiaojiehe China. The building is a simply detailed, glazed volume screened by locally sourced wood twigs, set in a stunning rural landscape.&nbsp; Designed to make a big impact in its social context, the community-run facility is building its collection asking visitors to donate two books for each one they borrow. The award is for a &ldquo;single, transformative work of architecture&rdquo;.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9t/9tkjc170sh8ys5r7.jpg"></p><p>The award was founded by esteemed Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama and this year&acute;s prize was judged by jurors Brian Mackay-Lyons, Patricia Patkau, Bing Thom, Maxime Alexis-Frappier, Barry Johns and Edward Cullinan.&nbsp; The submission guidelines were surprisingly open: any building, anywhere, any program, any size, by architects or designers.&nbsp; The main stipulation was tha...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110956491/u-s-department-of-agriculture-launches-tall-wood-building-prize-competition U.S. Department of Agriculture launches Tall Wood Building Prize Competition Justine Testado 2014-10-10T15:33:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T23:20:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g7/g7k4t07z7za66zdc.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture officially launched their U.S. Tall Wood Building Prize Competition. As the first step of a new USDA and forest industry initiative, the competition...aims to showcase the architectural and commercial feasibility of advanced wood products in tall building construction in order to support employment opportunities in U.S. rural communities, maintain the health and resiliency of American forests, and advance sustainability in the built environment.</p></em><br /><br /><p>"Following a funding initiative announced by the Obama Administration and the U.S. forestry industry through the USDA, SLB and BSLC earlier this year, the competition invites all U.S. developers, institutions, organizations and design teams willing to undertake an alternative solution approach to designing and building taller wood structures to submit entries for a prize of $2 million.</p><p>The objective of the Competition is to identify proponents with building project(s) in the concept-, schematic- or design-development stage in the U.S. that can safely and successfully demonstrate the use of wood as a viable structural material in tall buildings."</p><p>Read more about the competition on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/u.s._department_of_agriculture_launches_tall_wood_building_prize_competitio/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110889056/spf-a-s-wallis-annenberg-center-recognized-at-california-preservation-design-awards SPF:a’s Wallis Annenberg Center recognized at California Preservation Design Awards Justine Testado 2014-10-09T18:49:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T23:21:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wb/wb8uj4nyosihy7dy.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Since the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts by Studio Pali Fekete Architects (SPF:a) broke ground in 2010, the new arts building continues to gain recognition, most recently at the 31st California Preservation Design Awards. Situated in the heart of sunny Beverly Hills, California, the Wallis Annenberg Center complex also includes the restored and renovated historic 1934 Beverly Hills Post Office building.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mr/mrm6fdp73mbhgudp.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/am/amvwbcvb1p48s1fz.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xo/xo8mh6l8eyv1eaot.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m0/m0qoqp97129hhqyu.jpg"></p><p>More photos and project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/spfas_wallis_annenberg_center_recognized_at_california_preservation_design/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110879406/henning-larsen-foundation-launches-architecture-and-film-competition Henning Larsen Foundation launches Architecture and Film Competition Justine Testado 2014-10-09T15:32:00-04:00 >2014-10-09T15:39:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s5/s5ckog2o3lt0cir9.jpg" width="514" height="228" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Henning Larsen Foundation just launched their international Architecture + Film Competition, which aims to revive the use of architecture on film and garner new innovation in the unique genre. Based on the similarities between architecture and film, the competition focuses on the experience of architectural space over time.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Entrants must create a film sequence of 1-5 minutes that animates architecture by embracing time as the primary dimension. Submissions can be uploaded starting Feb. 1, 2015 until the deadline on March 12. Competition results will be announced on the foundation's website on August 20.</p><p>Evaluation committee:</p><ul><li>Troels Troelsen, Architect, Chairman, Henning Larsen Foundation</li><li>Christian Braad Thomsen, Film Instructor and Author</li><li>Bente Scavenius, Master of Arts and Board Member, Henning Larsen Foundation</li><li>Peter M&oslash;ller Rasmussen, Architect, Head of Programming, Copenhagen Architecture X Film Festival</li><li>Jette Lehmann, Production Designer</li><li>Vinca Wiedemann, Principal, The National Film School of Denmark (Alternate)</li></ul><p><strong>For full competitions details, head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/henning_larsen_foundation_launches_architecture_and_film_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</strong></p><p>For more about architectural film on Archinect, check out our <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/445980/cutting-room" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cutting Room</a> feature series and other related posts <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/7533/film" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110735487/contour-crafting-3d-print-constructor-wins-nasa-tech-briefs-create-the-future-design-contest-2014 “Contour Crafting” 3D-print constructor wins NASA Tech Briefs’ Create the Future Design Contest 2014 Justine Testado 2014-10-07T18:54:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T22:16:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fq/fqr20oetrlbfcvdg.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Robotic Building Construction by Contour Crafting" by educator Behrokh Khoshnevis of the University of Southern California was named the grand prize winner of the Create the Future Design Contest for 2014. Launched in 2002 by the NASA Tech Briefs magazine publishers, the contest was created to encourage and honor innovation from engineers, students, and entrepreneurs worldwide.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Contour Crafting (CC) has received attention for its ability to 3D-print complete large-scale structures. In reducing time and cost of construction, CC could also be another potential solution for, say, reliable emergency housing in a post-disaster situation or even <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/28280080/usc-on-the-moon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">building structures on the Moon</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/75/750qwtirfheptbuy.jpg"></p><p>Learn more about "Contour Crafting" on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/contour_crafting_wins_nasa_tech_briefs_create_the_future_design_contest_201/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>See the project in action in the video below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110647924/a21studio-big-joyce-wang-studio-crab-studio-and-wynwood-greenhouse-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners a21studio, BIG, Joyce Wang Studio, CRAB studio, and Wynwood Greenhouse are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2014-10-06T18:14:00-04:00 >2014-10-06T21:37:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wl/wl48o6nq0vyspwfn.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on <a href="http://www.bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's Recap #29 for September 29-Oct. 3, 2014.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/wynhouse_green_gets_1st_place_in_dawntowns_wynwood_gateway_park_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>&ldquo;Wynwood Greenhouse&rdquo; gets 1st place in DawnTown&rsquo;s Wynwood Gateway Park Competition in Miami</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3f/3fpqg4hor4o7atnc.jpg"></p><p>"Wynwood Greenhouse" was named the 1st prize winner of DawnTown Miami's recently concluded Wynwood Gateway Park Competition, which challenged participants to design a 14,000-sq.ft urban park and garden to be realized at the Wynwood Gateway Complex near Downtown Miami.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/world_architecture_festival_2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>World Architecture Festival 2014 </strong></a>- Last week was full of updates from the world's largest festival and live awards competition, which took place at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore once again from October 1-3. Below are some results from throughout the competition.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/world_architecture_festival_2014_-_day_1_winners/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>WAF Day 1 winners</strong> </a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uk/uka71pkzvicy7e4p.jpg"></p><p>In the first winners announcement, the WAF "super jury" selected 16 projects as Completed Buildings a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110642289/regional-winners-for-holcim-awards-2014-latin-america Regional winners for Holcim Awards 2014 - Latin America Justine Testado 2014-10-06T14:08:00-04:00 >2014-10-08T19:25:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l1/l1eiz3wbm8ly1vzc.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Holcim Awards 2014 announced the winners for the Latin America competition. During the recent awards ceremony in Medell&iacute;n, 12 projects from throughout Latin America were recognized as models of sustainable construction that demonstrate the evolving state of sustainable construction and the Holcim Awards standards of environmental, social and economic performance...</p></em><br /><br /><p>The Latin America regional awards ceremony is the third in a series of five events following <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108508046/winners-of-the-regional-holcim-awards-2014-for-europe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Moscow for Europe</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/109580888/the-regional-holcim-awards-2014-winners-for-north-america" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Toronto for North America</a>.</p><p>Here's a few of the Holcim Latin America regional winners:</p><p><strong>(Above) Holcim Awards Gold 2014:<em> </em><em>Articulated Site: Water reservoirs as public park</em></strong><br>MAIN AUTHORS: Mario Fernando Camargo G&oacute;mez - Colectivo720, Cali, Colombia; Luis Orlando Tomb&eacute; Hurtado - Colectivo720, Cali, Colombia</p><p><strong>Holcim Awards Silver 2014: <em>Arboreal Platform: Low-impact timber rainforest center</em></strong><br>MAIN AUTHORS: Rom&aacute;n Jes&uacute;s Cordero Tovar - PLUG architecture, M&eacute;rida, Mexico<br>FURTHER AUTHOR(S): Izbeth Katia Mendoza Fragoso - PLUG architecture, M&eacute;rida, Mexico</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ib/ibfl6gggjpi29fft.jpg"></p><p><strong>Holcim Awards Bronze 2014: <em>Children&rsquo;s House: Pedagogically-aligned school </em></strong><br>MAIN AUTHORS: Francisco Pardo - AT103, Mexico City, Mexico; Julio Amezcua - AT103, Mexico City, Mexico</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z1/z1xu8nm2qyzp0s8o.jpg"></p><p><strong>Acknowledgement Prize: <em>Breathing Envelope: Vertically-stacked convention center and public spaces</em></strong><br>MAIN AUTHORS: Daniel Berm&uacute;dez Samper - Daniel Berm&uacute;dez Arquitecto, Bogot...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110428907/joyce-wang-studio-s-mott32-in-hong-kong-wins-world-interior-of-the-year-2014 Joyce Wang Studio’s MOTT32 in Hong Kong wins World Interior of the Year 2014 Justine Testado 2014-10-03T19:30:00-04:00 >2014-10-03T19:31:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6q/6qrgcaz1npcxc33o.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Joyce Wang Studio's MOTT32, an underground bank vault-turned-restaurant in Hong Kong, scooped up the World Interior of the Year 2014 award today at the Marina Bay Sands. The "super jury" of the INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors competition nominated 60 interior design projects worldwide, which were then narrowed down to nine category winners. When deciding upon the World Interior of the Year out of the category winners, the jury unanimously decided on MOTT32.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j2/j2i5stpxyx7pfzoo.jpg"></p><p>The 10-person team of Joyce Wang Studio explored Hong Kong culture's past and present in transforming the former storage facility, which housed expensive family heirlooms for wealthy Chinese immigrants, into the MOTT32 restaurant. The dining space has remnants of forgotten heirlooms, Chinese propaganda, and industrial accents that double as furniture and light fittings.</p><p>Learn more about the project on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/joyce_wang_studios_mott32_in_hong_kong_wins_world_interior_of_the_year_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:<br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110281108/inside-world-festival-of-interiors-2014-reveals-first-five-category-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors 2014 reveals first five category winners</a><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110407196/second-set-of-winners-announced-for-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Second set of winners announced for INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors 2014</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110407196/second-set-of-winners-announced-for-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-2014 Second set of winners announced for INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors 2014 Justine Testado 2014-10-03T12:34:00-04:00 >2014-10-08T23:30:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xd/xdirt8atif7e5evi.jpg" width="514" height="719" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Starting out with 60 shortlisted nominees across nine categories, the final four category winners of the INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors 2014 were announced in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. The INSIDE awards competition -- which highlights the very best in the international interior design scene -- will conclude with one interior design project winning the top award, World Interior of the Year 2014.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse at the second set of INSIDE winners:</p><p>Above - CATEGORY WINNER, Education and Health: Abedian School of Architecture, Bond University by CRAB studio</p><p>CATEGORY WINNER, Civic, Culture and Transport: CINE TIMES by One Plus Partnership Limited</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6s/6srn032msvn9cgba.jpg"></p><p>CATEGORY WINNER, Offices: The Barbarian Group by Clive Wilkinson Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xn/xnze6cjjnnbtsnl1.jpg"></p><p>HIGHLY COMMENDED, Creative Re-use: Design Republic Design Commune by Neri&amp;Hu Design and Research Office</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ar/aru547bvuolaimfx.jpg"></p><p>See more of the projects and other details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/second_set_of_winners_announced_for_inside_world_festival_of_interiors_2014/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p><strong>Related: </strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110281108/inside-world-festival-of-interiors-2014-reveals-first-five-category-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors 2014 reveals first five category winners</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110281108/inside-world-festival-of-interiors-2014-reveals-first-five-category-winners INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors 2014 reveals first five category winners Justine Testado 2014-10-01T21:20:00-04:00 >2014-10-02T13:33:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wo/wonkogut1x89juo5.jpg" width="514" height="202" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Coinciding with the World Architecture Festival 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, the just-as-popular INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors honors the very best in the international interior design scene with its annual awards competition. Starting out with 60 shortlisted nominees across nine categories earlier this summer, the first five winners were revealed today.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a few of this year's winning INSIDE projects:</p><p>Pictured above - CATEGORY WINNER, Retail - Cultura Bookstore in Sao Paulo by studio mk27</p><p>&darr; CATEGORY WINNER, Display: IDC Space: research and display space for the International Design Centre in Singapore by Singapore University of Technology and Design</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bk/bk1c4ut175v2153x.jpg"></p><p>&darr; CATEGORY WINNER, Residential: XINTIANDI PENTHOUSE in Shanghai, China by JOYCE WANG STUDIO</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f4/f4oo8675stykk8gd.jpg"></p><p>&darr; HIGHLY COMMENDED, Retail: Camper Showroom/Office in Shanghai, China by Neri&amp;Hu Design and Research Office</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zp/zpav234j53miho8c.jpg"></p><p>&darr; HIGHLY COMMENDED, Hotels: The Tent in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam by a21studio</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xf/xf7u45olu35pi8ck.jpg"></p><p>See more of the winning projects on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/inside_world_festival_of_interiors_2014_reveals_first_five_category_winners/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110274683/world-architecture-festival-2014-day-1-winners World Architecture Festival 2014 - Day 1 winners Justine Testado 2014-10-01T19:31:00-04:00 >2014-10-08T23:30:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/68/68gdrnxv38wnwgkr.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The World Architecture Festival 2014 is now in full swing at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, and the Day 1 competition winners have been revealed. The international live competition is unique in that it lets anyone apply and have a chance to win and event attendees can see the competition unfold before their eyes...For Day 1, the "super jury" selected 16 winners worldwide -- including projects in Vietnam, Iran, Brazil, Turkey, and the UK.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a few winning projects in the Completed Buildings and Future Projects categories.</p><p>(Pictured above) Completed Buildings - House: House for Trees, Vietnam, by Vo Trong Nghia Architects</p><p>&darr; Completed Buildings - Housing: The Carve, Norway, by A-Lab</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s4/s4znx14eieezxyrc.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Completed Buildings - Religion: La Ascension del Se&ntilde;or Church, Spain, by AGi architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4r/4r3hn1sqxe5x1gel.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Future Projects - Culture: Freedom of the Press Monument, Brazil, by Gustavo Penna Arquiteto &amp; Associados</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/st/stqj99ijbnmmdlrj.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Future Projects - Commercial mixed-use: Isfahan Dreamland Commercial Center, Iran, by Farshad Mehdizadeh Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ey/ey62jn3fxwjegett.jpg"></p><p>&darr; Future Projects - House: The Olive Grove, Australia, by Ian Moore Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ce/cepxtiqw6b29opja.jpg"></p><p><strong>Find the rest of the winners and other project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/world_architecture_festival_2014_-_day_1_winners/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110179885/wynwood-greenhouse-gets-1st-place-in-dawntown-s-wynwood-gateway-park-competition-in-miami "Wynwood Greenhouse" gets 1st place in DawnTown’s Wynwood Gateway Park Competition in Miami Justine Testado 2014-09-30T17:21:00-04:00 >2014-10-01T23:15:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jz/jz4ybodyso47m8jg.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Our friends at DawnTown continue to uphold innovative ideas in the Miami architecture scene with their Wynwood Gateway Park Competition. Just recently, the winners were announced for the international competition, which challenged participants to design a 14,000-sq.ft urban park and garden to be realized at the Wynwood Gateway Complex near Downtown Miami. The competition garnered over 238 submissions from interdisciplinary teams from over 20 countries.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Three winning teams were selected under anonymity by the jury:</p><ul><li>1ST PLACE (US$10,000): "Wynwood Greenhouse" by artist Jim Drain, landscape architect Roberto Rovira, and architect Nick Gelpi</li><li>2ND PLACE ($5,000): &ldquo;Graffito Green&rdquo; by Meyer + Silberberg Land Architects from Berkeley, California</li><li>3RD PLACE ($2,500): &ldquo;Wynwood Commons&rdquo; by Solid Objectives - Idenburg Liu/SO-IL from Brooklyn, New York</li></ul><p>Wynwood Greenhouse will be constructed and implemented as part of the second phase for the Wynwood Gateway Complex development, which will be built as a dynamic entryway for the Wynwood neighborhood.</p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/wynhouse_green_gets_1st_place_in_dawntowns_wynwood_gateway_park_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/7093/dawntown-miami" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Previous DawnTown competitions</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110108393/o-donnell-tuomey-big-hy-fi-arup-germany-solarleaf-and-the-water-pore-partnership-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners O’Donnell + Tuomey, BIG, "Hy-Fi", Arup Germany/SolarLeaf, and the Water Pore Partnership are among this week's many winners Justine Testado 2014-09-29T16:51:00-04:00 >2014-10-02T13:35:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pv/pvo1id9s3p7mbwds.jpg" width="514" height="652" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on <a href="http://www.bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's Recap #28 for September 22-26, 2014.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/the_regional_holcim_awards_2014_winners_for_north_america/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The regional Holcim Awards 2014 winners for North America</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1v/1vtrsmy9yrv68x2d.jpg"></p><p>Following the European announcement, the U.S./Canada jury led by Toshiko Mori selected 13 projects from across the U.S. and Canada. Winning projects include those by students, emerging professionals, and familiar firms -- like <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39902/big-bjarke-ingels-group" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a>, the "Hy-Fi" by The Living's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/399008/david-benjamin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Benjamin</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/109038104/sheila-kennedy-of-kva-matx-wins-2014-berkeley-rupp-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sheila Kennedy</a>, and <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/14669697/nadaaa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NADAAA</a>. (Above: Holcim Gold Winner: <em>Poreform: Water absorptive surface and subterranean basin,</em> Las Vegas, NV, USA by Water Pore Partnership)</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/barcelona_wins_grand_prize_in_bloomberg_philanthropies_mayors_challenge_for/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Barcelona wins Grand Prize in Bloomberg Philanthropies&rsquo; Mayors Challenge for Europe</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ip/ippvqrl5an3th1t4.jpg"><br><br>As one of five winning cities, Barcelona took the Grand Prize for Innovation of &euro;5 million in the first European edition of the Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge. Mo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109894274/arup-germany-solarleaf-studio-tamassociati-and-elemental-win-in-2014-zumtobel-group-award Arup Germany/SolarLeaf, Studio Tamassociati, and Elemental win in 2014 Zumtobel Group Award Justine Testado 2014-09-26T21:12:00-04:00 >2014-10-02T13:36:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e4/e42atp10480j8af8.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners for the 2014 Zumtobel Group Award were recently honored at an awards ceremony in London...According to jury chairman Winy Maas (MVRDV principal), although voting for the winners was very close in all three categories, the jury distinguished the winners based on the key factor of innovation &mdash; in regards to technicality, planning, and ecological and social challenges.</p></em><br /><br /><p>From 356 submissions to 15 nominated projects, three winners were selected in the categories: BUILDINGS; URBAN DEVELOPMENTS &amp; INITIATIVES; and the newly added APPLIED INNOVATIONS.</p><p>BUILDINGS winner: Port Sudan Paediatric Centre by <a href="http://www.tamassociati.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Tamassociati</a>, Italy</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mh/mhmtb0q5kl5zobl6.jpg"></p><p>URBAN DEVELOPMENTS &amp; INITIATIVES winner: PRES Constituci&oacute;n by <a href="http://www.elementalchile.cl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Elemental</a>, Chile</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4r/4r8s9bnstesw3q0d.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n2/n2jydmnpefdrgpix.jpg"><br><br>APPLIED INNOVATIONS winner: <a href="http://www.arup.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SolarLeaf with Arup Deutschland GmbH<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8l/8lrdj64h157fmqsh.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xw/xw3jt1m14v4w8xg6.jpg"></a></p><p>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/106347674/more-details-on-microalgae-fa-ade-solarleaf-a-zumtobel-group-award-2014-nominee" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">More details on microalgae fa&ccedil;ade &ldquo;SolarLeaf&rdquo;, a Zumtobel Group Award 2014 nominee</a></p><p>More photos and other details of each project on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/arup_germany_solarleaf_studiotamassociati_and_elemental_win_in_2014_zumtobe/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>You can also watch jury commentary videos on each winner right below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109659675/barcelona-wins-grand-prize-in-bloomberg-philanthropies-mayors-challenge-for-europe Barcelona wins Grand Prize in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Mayors Challenge for Europe Justine Testado 2014-09-23T21:32:00-04:00 >2014-10-01T23:55:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h0/h06qi83l4dfs7qjq.jpg" width="514" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Michael Bloomberg's Bloomberg Philanthropies revealed the winners of its first European edition of the Mayors Challenge. More than 150 top cities from 28 European nations entered the competition, which asked participants to send their most innovative ideas that address Europe's timely pressing issues like unemployment, energy efficiency, obesity, aging, and improving government efficiency.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Barcelona took the Grand Prize for Innovation and &euro;5 million to help implement their proposal,&nbsp;<strong>Collaborative Care Networks for Better Aging,</strong> a digital and community "trust network" for each of its at-risk elderly residents.</p><p>Innovation prizes of &euro;1 million were also given to the following cities:</p><ul><li><strong>Athens, Greece</strong>: Synathina, a Public Platform for Engaged Citizens</li><li><strong>Kirklees, in Yorkshire, United Kingdom</strong>: Kirklees Shares</li><li><strong>Stockholm, Sweden</strong>:<strong> </strong>Biochar - for a Better City Ecosystem</li><li><strong>Warsaw, Poland</strong>: Virtual Warsaw - Urban Information System for the Visually Impaired</li></ul><p>In addition to prize money, each winning city will receive technical assistance, expert coaching, and a trophy specially designed by renowned artist <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/72244607/studio-olafur-eliasson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olafur Eliasson</a>.</p><p>Michael Bloomberg congratulated Barcelona via a surprise phone call from Paris in the video below.</p><p>Learn more about the winning ideas on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/barcelona_wins_grand_prize_in_bloomberg_philanthropies_mayors_challenge_for/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109580888/the-regional-holcim-awards-2014-winners-for-north-america The regional Holcim Awards 2014 winners for North America Justine Testado 2014-09-22T19:28:00-04:00 >2014-09-25T12:47:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fs/fsapfc0nyz58c6e3.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Following the European announcement, the North American regional winners for the Holcim Awards 2014 were recognized at a recent ceremony at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto, Canada...The international jury led by Toshiko Mori (USA) highlighted 13 projects from across the U.S. and Canada, which altogether received US$330,000 in prize money.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Winning projects include those by students, emerging professionals, and leading practitioners&nbsp;&mdash; with some familiar names like BIG, the "Hy-Fi" by The Living's David Benjamin, Sheila Kennedy of KVA MATx, and NADAAA.</p><p>Below are a few of the winning projects.</p><p><strong>HOLCIM AWARDS GOLD 2014 - North America: Poreform: Water absorptive surface and subterranean basin, Las Vegas, NV, USA</strong><br>Main authors: Amy Mielke, Water Pore Partnership, New York, NY, USA; Caitlin Gucker-Kanter Taylor, Water Pore Partnership, Woodbridge, VA, USA<br>Further Author: Keller Easterling - Yale University, New Haven, USA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/88/88meyyss5amobtv3.jpg"></p><p><strong>HOLCIM AWARDS SILVER 2014 - North America: <em>Rebuilding by Design: Urban flood protection infrastructure</em>, New York, NY, USA</strong><br>Main Authors: Bjarke Ingels, Thomas Christoffersen, Kai-Uwe Bergmann, Daniel Kidd and Jeremy Siegel, BIG &ndash; Bjarke Ingels Group; Laura Starr, Stephen Whitehouse, Andrea Parker and Melon Wedick, Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects &amp; Planners; James Lima, James Lima Planning + Development; Steve...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109579283/sheila-kennedy-unstudio-philippe-prost-and-fora-are-this-week-s-winners Sheila Kennedy, UNStudio, Philippe Prost, and FORA are this week's winners Justine Testado 2014-09-22T18:59:00-04:00 >2014-09-22T21:26:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gs/gspfqyrszkj74pre.jpg" width="514" height="348" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every Monday, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on <a href="http://www.bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> from the previous week that we think are worth checking out.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's Recap #27 for September 15-19, 2014.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/2014_berkeley-rupp_prize_awarded_to_sheila_kennedy_of_kva_matx/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2014 Berkeley-Rupp Prize awarded to Sheila Kennedy of KVA MATx</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fb/fb85har9d3dain7j.jpg"></p><p>Sheila Kennedy &mdash; a principal of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/101016801/kva-matx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KVA MATx</a> and the first woman to hold the title of Professor of the Practice of Architecture at MIT&rsquo;s School of Architecture &amp; Planning &mdash; is the second recipient of the Berkeley-Rupp Prize. Given every two years by the UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design (CED), the prize awards a distinguished design practitioner or academic who has made valuable contributions to advancing gender equity in the architecture profession.</p><p><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/world_war_i_international_memorial_at_notre-dame-de-lorette_to_be_inaugurat/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>World War I International Memorial at Notre-Dame-de-Lorette to be inaugurated in November</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9b/9bdu8zz5h5jvtioa.jpg"></p><p>Designed by architect Philippe Prost -- who had the winning proposal in an international competition, the International Memorial at Notre-...</p>