Archinect - News 2017-01-20T23:33:08-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149987236/144-finalists-advance-in-2017-knight-cities-challenge 144 finalists advance in 2017 Knight Cities Challenge Justine Testado 2017-01-19T12:53:00-05:00 >2017-01-19T12:53:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gu/guooswrr4gjxaenh.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Now in its third edition, the Knight Cities Challenge asks one question: &ldquo;What&rsquo;s your best idea to make cities more successful?&rdquo;. Every year the Challenge's national call for ideas attracts a staggering number of applicants, who submit their strongest written ideas that they believe can improve everyday living in cities across the U.S. &mdash; particularly the 26 Knight communities. Out of more than 4,500 hopeful ideas, the jury narrowed down the competition pool to 144 finalist ideas.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Check out the full list of finalists <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5416/144-finalists-announced-in-2017-knight-cities-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149986813/aia-names-11-winning-projects-in-2017-institute-honor-awards-architecture-category AIA names 11 winning projects in 2017 Institute Honor Awards Architecture category Justine Testado 2017-01-16T18:29:00-05:00 >2017-01-17T12:20:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6e/6eel74yt8xc503tt.jpg" width="650" height="520" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The AIA recently revealed the winners of the 2017 AIA Institute Honors Awards, which are regarded as the profession's highest recognition for outstanding projects in the categories of architecture, interior architecture, and urban design...Out of nearly 700 submissions, a total of 23 recipients won awards.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Take a peek at some of the 2017 Architecture category winners:</p><p><strong>Aspen Art Museum</strong>; Aspen, CO by Shigeru Ban Architects; Associate Firm: CCY Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uy/uy8zgaa8ioo8d0y8.jpg"></p><p><strong>&#8203;Carnegie Hall Studio Towers Renovation Project</strong>; New York, NY by Iu + Bibliowicz Architects LLP</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8d/8dwfk3vuxlaip7eh.jpg"></p><p><strong>&#8203;The Six Affordable Veteran Housing</strong>; Los Angeles, CA by Brooks + Scarpa. Photo: Tara Wujcik.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3o/3o6hb357zzt0ixue.jpg"></p><p>(cover image) <strong>Grace Farms</strong>; New Canaan, CT by SANAA; Associate Firm: Handel Architects.</p><p>Find the rest of the category winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5407/winners-of-the-2017-aia-institute-honor-awards-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149984521/the-top-architectural-competitions-in-2016-on-bustler The top architectural competitions in 2016 on Bustler Alexander Walter 2017-01-03T19:55:00-05:00 >2017-01-08T22:21:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f1/f1d296162cac6313f1a1ca5cfe145751.jpg" width="650" height="464" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After revisiting the most popular/talked-about/award-winning Architects, Projects, and Events on Bustler in 2016 over the past few days, we're closing out our look back with the top Competitions of the year.&nbsp; Regulars will recognize recurring audience favorites from 2015, like eVolo's annual Skyscraper Competition (eVolo also features the highly popular VMODERN Furniture Design Competition among the top 10 this year) and the Laka 'Architecture that Reacts' Competition.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Now that earth has completed its full circle around the sun, let's take a quick look back at some of the most visited competition posts of 2016 on our sister site <a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> that also had an impact on the Archinect news this past year:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4771/evolo-2017-skyscraper-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/mz/mzl4t20idc1vkogd.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4771/evolo-2017-skyscraper-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">eVolo 2017 Skyscraper Competition</a></strong></p><p>Related news on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936525/2016-evolo-skyscraper-competition-winners-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 eVolo Skyscraper Competition winners revealed</a></li><li><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">When innovation runs shallow: What's the commotion with eVolo winner New York Horizon?</a></li></ul><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4835/fairy-tales-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/uu/uulmkjnqnn5w9lhx.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4835/fairy-tales-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fairy Tales 2017</a></strong></p><p>Related on Archinect: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936174/fairy-tales-2016-winners-highlight-real-architectural-issues-through-fictional-storytelling" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fairy Tales 2016 winners highlight real architectural issues through fictional storytelling</a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4550/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/gy/gyev8kpyupsufggu.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4550/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival 2016 (WAF Awards)</a></strong></p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979357/robert-konieczny-kwk-promes-and-hayball-among-big-winners-in-2016-world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes and Hayball among big winners in 2016 World Architecture Festival</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners</a></li></ul><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4264/2016-fuller-challenge-call-for-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tx/tx20dohnmucpvadf.jpg"></a></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/4264/2016-fuller-challenge-call-for-proposals" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016 Fuller Challenge</strong></a></p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972575/the-rainforest-solutions-project-wins-the-2016-fuller-challenge-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Rainforest Solutions Project wins the 2016 Fuller Challenge Award</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149964795/2016-fuller-challenge-finalists-announced" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Fuller Challenge finalists announced</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957424/2016-fuller-challenge-announces-19-semi-finalist-initiatives" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Fuller C...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149983449/the-architecture-projects-that-won-big-in-2016 The architecture projects that won big in 2016 Justine Testado 2016-12-20T17:56:00-05:00 >2016-12-23T09:50:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tc/tcmxblbou5ucc7xp.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>2016 was one hell of a year for many people. Thankfully, the world is still full of inspiring&nbsp;folks, like the many architects and designers who ceaselessly&nbsp;work&nbsp;hard&nbsp;toward a better future.&nbsp;The last 12 months flashed by with a multitude&nbsp;of memorable structures brought to life from renowned and emerging practices alike. And several of those projects won accolades in some of&nbsp;architecture's most&nbsp;prestigious competitions.&nbsp;Here's Archinect and <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>'s list of 2016's top award-winning projects, in no particular order:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149974414/sanaa-s-grace-farms-river-building-wins-latest-mchap" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/1c/1cg3e26mflf35ws2.jpg"></a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149974414/sanaa-s-grace-farms-river-building-wins-latest-mchap" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>SANAA's Grace Farms &ldquo;River&rdquo; building wins latest MCHAP</em></a></p><p>The IIT College of Architecture bestowed their second biennial Mies Crown Hall Architecture Prize to SANAA's meandering Grace Farms community center in New Canaan. The prize distinguishes the best architecture in the Americas.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972575/the-rainforest-solutions-project-wins-the-2016-fuller-challenge-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/fx/fx4xs5z6ekk3e6ad.jpg"></a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149972575/the-rainforest-solutions-project-wins-the-2016-fuller-challenge-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>The Rainforest Solutions Project wins the 2016 Fuller Challenge Award</em></a></p><p>Initiatives like the Rainforest Solutions Project show that compromise is attainable despite multiple clashing perspectives. The ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982751/2016-faith-form-religious-architecture-awards-name-koning-eizenberg-john-mcaslan-partners-john-ronan-among-winners 2016 Faith & Form Religious Architecture Awards name Koning Eizenberg, John McAslan & Partners, John Ronan among winners Justine Testado 2016-12-14T17:43:00-05:00 >2016-12-21T21:59:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6h/6hfchtyez2plc81d.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Whether you frequently visit a religious space or not, there are plenty of projects out there that are worthy of praise in their own right, as seen in the 2016 Faith &amp; Form/IFRAA Awards Program. Founded in 1978 and co-sponsored by Faith &amp; Form Magazine and the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA), the annual competition scopes out the best in religious architecture, liturgical design, and art for religious spaces.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Open to all, from architects to clergy to students, the 2016&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384400/faith-form" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Faith &amp; Form/IFRAA Awards</a>&nbsp;concluded with 28 winning projects based worldwide. Categories included New Facilities, Restoration, Liturgical/Interior Design, Sacred Landscape, and more. Here are a few of the winners:</p><p>Sacred Landscape:&nbsp;Shoji Oshio + UA architects; 8-Shaped Passage; Ueno, Tokyo, Japan&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yf/yfued8nr5uo38gzp.jpg"></p><p>Liturgical/Interior Design:&nbsp;John McAslan + Partners; Sacred Heart Cathedral of Kericho; Kericho, Kenya</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/d1/d1anvybhnkwf4p6a.jpg"></p><p>Adaptive Reuse/Repurpose:&nbsp;Koning Eizenberg Architecture; Temple Israel of Hollywood; Los Angeles, California</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jj/jj7nok2q4ncwwcmd.jpg"></p><p>Murphy Burnham &amp; Buttrick Architects; St. Patrick&rsquo;s Cathedral; New York, New York; Restoration</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/51/51arx2fx274km3be.jpg"></p><p>&nbsp;New Facilities:&nbsp;John McAslan + Partners; Jumaa Mosque; Doha, Qatar</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hx/hxak5fp5lc8t12wa.jpg"></p><p>Student Work:&nbsp;Rafaela Paes; &ldquo;City of Spirits&rdquo;; Recife, Brazil</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1j/1jyey1bfjn2vijaw.jpg"></p><p><em>cover image:&nbsp;New Facilities:&nbsp;John Ronan Architects; Chapel of St. Ignatius; Chicago, Illinois</em></p><p>Find the full list of winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5360/winners-of-the-2016-faith-form-religious-art-architecture-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>For more about religious architecture on Archinect:</p><p><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">LeRoy's Ark: LeRoy Tro...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982707/paul-revere-williams-and-leddy-maytum-stacy-architects-are-among-this-week-s-winners Paul Revere Williams and Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-12-14T13:08:00-05:00 >2016-12-21T21:55:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jq/jqu7hwz316xofqp0.jpg" width="650" height="415" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Need to catch up on the goings-on in architecture competitions? Archinect highlights some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&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 them, here's midweek recap #135 with last week's competition headliners:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5350/2017-aia-gold-medal-posthumously-awarded-to-paul-revere-williams-the-first-african-american-recipient" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2017 AIA Gold Medal posthumously awarded to Paul Revere Williams &mdash; the first African-American recipient</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/za/za3r70bz90r32nk5.jpg"></p><p>The AIA awarded a posthumous Gold Medal to architect Paul Revere Williams, the first African-American laureate &mdash; it's about time! A trailblazer throughout his career, Williams was&nbsp;the first black architect to join the AIA and to be elected in the Institute's College of Fellows.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5353/leddy-maytum-stacy-architects-wins-2017-aia-architecture-firm-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects wins 2017 AIA Architecture Firm Award</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0c/0c1we73trcblstbl.jpg"></p><p>SF-based Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects won&nbsp;the AIA's highest accolade given to an architecture firm. LSMA was acknowledged for a&nbsp;diverse portfolio that reflects their steadfast dedication to&nbsp;social conscio...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982613/lifschutz-davidson-sandilands-leo-villareal-to-light-london-s-bridges-anew Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands + Leo Villareal to light London's bridges anew Justine Testado 2016-12-13T18:56:00-05:00 >2017-01-04T23:48:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/79/79oxrbh9rhada58y.jpg" width="650" height="585" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The team led by artist Leo Villareal and architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands had the winning proposal in the Illuminated River design competition, which will redesign the lighting scheme for central London's bridges across the River Thames. The winners were one of six shortlisted schemes created by notable contenders such as Adjaye Associates, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Amanda Levete Architects, who all led multi-disciplinary teams with famous artists.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Learn more <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5365/leo-villareal-lifschutz-davidson-sandilands-team-wins-london-s-illuminated-river-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>For more about bridges on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149973463/if-london-garden-bridge-is-cancelled-nao-report-says-taxpayers-could-lose-20m" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">If London Garden Bridge is cancelled, NAO report says taxpayers could lose &pound;20m</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149975398/next-architects-design-a-swooping-mobius-strip-bridge-for-changsha-china" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NEXT Architects design a swooping "Mobius strip" bridge for Changsha, China</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978839/calatrava-s-peace-bridge-in-calgary-keeps-getting-vandalized-and-the-repair-costs-are-adding-up" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Calatrava's Peace Bridge in Calgary keeps getting vandalized and the repair costs are adding up</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981643/foster-partners-and-big-are-among-this-week-s-winners Foster + Partners and BIG are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-12-06T14:33:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T23:24:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xc/xc54pcdhael3jl1e.jpg" width="650" height="942" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Need to catch up on the goings-on in architecture competitions? Archinect highlights some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&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 them, check out last week's competition headliners in recap #134 below.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5324/foster-partners-and-rubio-arquitectura-win-museo-del-prado-hall-of-realms-restoration" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Foster + Partners and Rubio Arquitectura win Museo del Prado Hall of Realms restoration</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wr/wrfckgsptvl0slha.jpg"></p><p>Foster +&nbsp;Partners and Rubio Arquitectura had the winning scheme to refurbish&nbsp;the Museo del Prado's historic&nbsp;Sal&oacute;n de Reinos, or Hall of Realms.&nbsp;The winners were selected over&nbsp;big contenders including OMA, Nieto Sobejano, Souto Moura, and Gluckman Tang.</p><p><strong>2016 RIBA House of the Year shortlist&nbsp;</strong></p><p>RIBA is currently in the process of revealing the seven projects in the House of the Year shortlist. So far, they've announced four homes:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5328/first-two-shortlisted-homes-revealed-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Outhouse by Loyn &amp; Co. Architects + Ansty Plum by Coppin Dockray</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/im/imyzr25l63ddoty7.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mr/mrldz3lkgh7r8jc3.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5337/covert-house-and-murphy-house-join-2016-riba-house-of-the-year-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Covert House by DSDHA + Murphy House by Richard Murphy Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q3/q32mel6y2wwmucyb.jpg"><br>Related:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149958905/glass-and-concrete-tread-lightly-in-dsdha-s-london-covert-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">G...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981531/send-your-ideas-to-the-2016-chicago-prize-on-the-edge-competition Send your ideas to the 2016 Chicago Prize “On the Edge” competition Justine Testado 2016-12-05T19:45:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T22:49:51-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/af/afvcm04p7m02ed70.gif" width="800" height="517" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Visionary plans, policy, and infrastructure have all played crucial roles in the development of the city and consequently in the definition of its edge. Today, conflicting interests regarding ownership, use, and value of the Lakefront have produced a stalemate of what this civic treasure could become.</p></em><br /><br /><p>A hotspot for land-use disputes, the urban development of Chicago's Lakefront is the subject of the&nbsp;2016 Chicago Prize competition, "On the Edge&rdquo;. Launched on November 29 by the Chicago Architectural Club and the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the competition seeks speculative architectural interventions for the Lakefront &ldquo;in consideration of the stated issues that imagine and speculate its scape&rdquo; &mdash; as exemplified in recent situations like the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/480355/lucas-museum-of-narrative-art" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucas Museum of Narrative Art</a>,&nbsp;the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/120664296/2014-chicago-prize-winners-envision-the-obama-presidential-library" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barack H. Obama Presidential Library</a>, or the impacts of Lake Shore Drive.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ax/axf2d2ztkkwu2bmh.jpg"><br><em>The Chicago Lakefront. Photo: Payton Chung/Flickr.</em></p><p>The CAC asks: &ldquo;Would new strategies of zoning recharge this long strip of stand-alone city-land? Can architectural interventions function as a framework for the excitation of the edge? How will the collision of the metropolis and the lake create a radical emergence of the unimaginable?&rdquo;</p><p>There is no set program for this competition.&nbsp;A Question-and-Answer period is open now until December ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981317/covert-house-and-murphy-house-join-2016-riba-house-of-the-year-shortlist Covert House and Murphy House join 2016 RIBA House of the Year shortlist Justine Testado 2016-12-02T21:03:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T22:52:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dh/dhxcz6ty3l4z4dye.jpg" width="650" height="510" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>RIBA is taking a little more time in revealing the shortlist for the 2016 House of the Year award. Most recently, RIBA announced that DSDHA's Covert House and the Murphy House by Richard Murphy Architects have made it onto the shortlist, along with the Outhouse and Ansty Plum revealed last week.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Covert House, Clapham, South London by DSDHA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/b7/b77ah3rf4cvt2p63.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/30/30joly4act3jzsm3.jpg"></p><p>Murphy House, Edinburgh by Richard Murphy Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m2/m2bgp600awslf5v7.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g7/g72pp6c7jo3obbuj.jpg"></p><p>Find more details about each project <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5337/covert-house-and-murphy-house-join-2016-riba-house-of-the-year-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980743/the-first-two-shortlisters-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The first two shortlisters for 2016 RIBA House of the Year</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149958905/glass-and-concrete-tread-lightly-in-dsdha-s-london-covert-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Glass and concrete tread lightly in DSDHA's London 'Covert House'</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981092/s-o-paulo-named-grand-prize-winner-in-2016-mayors-challenge São Paulo named Grand Prize Winner in 2016 Mayors Challenge Alexander Walter 2016-12-01T18:45:00-05:00 >2016-12-07T20:23:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n7/n71qw61xcji0tpur.jpg" width="650" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As part of this year&rsquo;s Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge, the Brazilian megacity drafted a proposal for a digital interchange platform designed to connect vendors with restaurants, markets, and other retailers in an effort to make it easier for them to sell their wares. On Wednesday, S&atilde;o Paulo&rsquo;s proposal was named the winner of the third ever Mayors Challenge, which gives it a $5 million cash prize to implement the idea.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>"Four other cities will also receive $1 million each to implement their respective proposals. The winners include two Colombian cities, Medell&iacute;n and Bogot&aacute;, as well as Santiago, Chile, and Guadalajara, Mexico."</em></p><p>Click <a href="http://mayorschallenge.bloomberg.org/ideas/sao-paulo/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to learn more about&nbsp;the winning proposal "S&atilde;o Paulo: Growing Farmers&rsquo; Income, Shrinking Urban Sprawl."</p><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/109659675/barcelona-wins-grand-prize-in-bloomberg-philanthropies-mayors-challenge-for-europe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barcelona wins Grand Prize in Bloomberg Philanthropies&rsquo; Mayors Challenge for Europe</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147654209/s-o-paulo-s-big-bet-on-housing-policy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">S&atilde;o Paulo's big bet on housing policy</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145287035/odd-beauty-downtown-s-o-paulo-through-the-lens-of-felipe-russo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Odd beauty: downtown S&atilde;o Paulo through the lens of Felipe Russo</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980743/the-first-two-shortlisters-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year The first two shortlisters for 2016 RIBA House of the Year Justine Testado 2016-11-29T20:46:00-05:00 >2016-12-07T20:21:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/r2/r2afqxugb89ong1g.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Anticipation for the 2016 RIBA House of the Year winner builds up as competition grows narrower...Last Thursday, the first two houses in the shortlist were announced: Ansty Plum in Wiltshire by Coppin Dockray and the Outhouse in Forest of Dean by Loyn &amp; Co Architects. After all seven shortlisted houses are unveiled, the House of the Year will finally be revealed on [BBC's &ldquo;Grand Designs&rdquo;] on December 15.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse of the first two shortlisted houses.</p><p><strong>Outhouse, Forest of Dean by Loyn &amp; Co Architects</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/m5/m5hgna01j0u2vqla.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/yd/yd4vx90lb22xxuik.jpg"></p><p><strong>Ansty Plum, Wiltshire by Coppin Dockray</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/jz/jzhms7ywz0pnm18y.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/8t/8t4cuiz8g7fr5nbp.jpg"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/w8/w8dlbxuzd3b4pw46.jpg"></p><p>Find more about each project&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5328/first-two-shortlisted-homes-revealed-for-2016-riba-house-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142286598/the-flint-house-wins-riba-house-of-the-year-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Flint House wins RIBA House of the Year 2015</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149958905/glass-and-concrete-tread-lightly-in-dsdha-s-london-covert-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Glass and concrete tread lightly in DSDHA's London 'Covert House'</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111506058/the-2014-winners-of-the-manser-medal-and-stephen-lawrence-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2014 winners of the Manser Medal and Stephen Lawrence Prize</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980671/national-museum-in-szczecin-utec-and-matt-emmett-are-among-this-week-s-winners National Museum in Szczecin, UTEC, and Matt Emmett are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-11-29T15:16:00-05:00 >2016-12-07T00:42:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uj/ujj7hs7qxxslycd2.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Need to catch up on the goings-on in architecture competitions? Archinect highlights some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&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>Check out competition headliners from the last two weeks in recap #133 below.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5318/riba-international-prize-awarded-to-grafton-architects-utec-vertical-campus-in-lima" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA International Prize awarded to Grafton Architects' UTEC &ldquo;vertical campus&rdquo; in Lima</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l2/l2ujoams3w8ojp75.jpg"></p><p>The Universidad de Ingenier&iacute;a y Tecnolog&iacute;a (UTEC) by Grafton Architects and Shell Arquitectos won the very first RIBA International Prize.&nbsp;Open to architects worldwide, the Prize is RIBA's own recognition award for &ldquo;civil architecture that empowers people and societies to innovate and to progress&rdquo;.</p><p><strong>2016 World Architecture Festival + INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors competition highlights</strong></p><p>After four years in Singapore's Marina Bay Sands, the World Architecture Festival and the iNSIDE: World Festival of Interiors moved to Berlin for 2016. In case you missed them, here are a f...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980496/first-glimpse-of-foster-partners-and-rubio-arquitectura-s-museo-del-prado-expansion-scheme First glimpse of Foster + Partners and Rubio Arquitectura's Museo del Prado expansion scheme Justine Testado 2016-11-28T18:42:00-05:00 >2016-12-07T00:25:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qr/qrllwj0qnldnrt8e.jpg" width="650" height="404" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Museo del Prado in Madrid has big plans for its 200th anniversary celebration in 2019. Among those plans is an expansion of the museum campus and the restoration of the historic&nbsp;Sal&oacute;n de Reinos, all of which&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster + Partners</a> and Spanish practice Rubio Arquitectura will be in charge of designing. The team won over seven notable contenders in an international competition that included OMA, Nieto Sobejano, Souto Moura, and Gluckman Tang.&nbsp;</p><p>Following the museum's last major extension by architect Rafael Moneo in 1998, this expansion focuses on refurbishing the&nbsp;Sal&oacute;n de Reinos (or&nbsp;Hall of Realms), one of the surviving pieces of the former 17th-century Buen Retiro Palace. The expansion will also create additional gallery space for the Prado Museum's permanent and temporary exhibitions.&nbsp;</p><p>Read on for an excerpt from Foster + Partners' and Rubio Arquitectura's winning proposal, &ldquo;Hidden Design&rdquo;:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1m/1mui147860qkm6hf.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The primary protagonist is the noble Hall of Realms, a monument which has gathered many layers o...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979372/2016-world-interior-of-the-year-goes-to-black-cant-system-store-by-hangzhou-an-interior-design 2016 World Interior of the Year goes to Black Cant System store by Hangzhou AN Interior Design Justine Testado 2016-11-18T20:12:00-05:00 >2016-11-27T18:59:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/w8/w8q8rhm1up0tv5ja.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Black Cant System, a chic monochromatic fashion concept store by Hangzhou AN Interior Design was revealed as the 2016 World Interior of the Year on the last day of the INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors...Located in the suburban outskirts of Shanghai, the Heike concept store is quietly tucked away on the second floor of a furniture store.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Out of over 100 competitive submissions, the retail store joins other stunning World Interior of the Year winners like March Studio's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140536291/take-a-peek-inside-the-mesmerizing-hotel-hotel-the-2015-world-interior-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hotel Hotel</a>, the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110428907/joyce-wang-studio-s-mott32-in-hong-kong-wins-world-interior-of-the-year-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MOTT32</a> restaurant in Hong Kong by Joyce Wang Studio, and David Kohn Architects' <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83688681/david-kohn-architects-carrer-aviny-awarded-inside-world-interior-of-the-year-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Carrer Aviny&oacute;</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jk/jkuelihhdu6lv6cw.jpg"><br><br>Find more details about the project <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5310/an-design-s-black-cant-system-store-wins-2016-world-interior-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979357/robert-konieczny-kwk-promes-and-hayball-among-big-winners-in-2016-world-architecture-festival Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes and Hayball among big winners in 2016 World Architecture Festival Justine Testado 2016-11-18T18:44:00-05:00 >2016-11-26T18:08:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/91/91kjm27xh5fxyrgy.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The 2016 World Architecture Festival has come to a close. After a final round of presentations and jury critiques for the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Day One</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Two</a> category winners, the National Museum in Szczecin in Poland made it to the top as the ninth recipient of the coveted World Building of the Year. Designed by Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes, the museum&nbsp;joins previous winners like&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140535483/oma-ole-scheeren-big-dinelljohansson-among-top-winners-at-world-architecture-festival-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Interlace</a> by OMA/Ole Scheeren in Singapore and a21studio's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110410415/a21studio-5468796-cook-robotham-and-others-win-big-at-this-year-s-world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Chapel</a> in Vietnam.</p><p>During the Friday awards gala dinner, other winning announcements included South Melbourne Primary School by Hayball for Future Project of the Year, while the Kopupaka Reserve in Auckland, New Zealand by Isthmus scooped Landscape of the Year. Last but not least, the Chinese University of Hong Kong School of Architecture won Small Project of the Year for their ZCB Bamboo Pavilion.</p><p><strong>WORLD BUILDING OF THE YEAR: National Museum in Szczecin, Poland by Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x6/x6tzv9nhsblwanjq.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x9/x9ewzmorlakbv9nj.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/oa/oaiq1rh86ggepp8v.jpg"></p><p>Jury chair David Chipperfield cited the National Museum as an &ldquo;optimistic...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979289/icymi-the-2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-day-two-winners ICYMI — the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors Day Two winners Justine Testado 2016-11-18T13:40:00-05:00 >2016-11-26T19:56:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/36/365madibvtbxtqer.jpg" width="650" height="638" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The last six category winners have been revealed on Day Two of the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors. As the World Architecture Festival's just-as-competitive sister event, the competition celebrates the best projects in the international interior design scene from within the last 12 months...all nine category winners will now compete to be crowned as the 2016 World Interior of the Year.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few of the INSIDE Day Two category winners:</p><p><strong>CREATIVE RE-USE: Baradari City Palace by Studio Lotus</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/mo/mob6ujd4gfxm90gg.jpg"></p><p><strong>HEALTH &amp; EDUCATION: by OHLAB/Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/t1/t1upgtfks6iwbdi6.jpg"></p><p><strong>RESIDENTIAL: Indigo Slam by Smart Design Studio&nbsp;</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/h4/h4d8z10m7faw77xo.jpg"></p><p>See the rest of the projects <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5308/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-the-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978919/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-day-one-concludes-with-three-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors Day One concludes with three winners</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners Justine Testado 2016-11-17T21:12:00-05:00 >2016-11-26T18:07:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/om/omx3i6ggkgnh3zwq.jpg" width="650" height="520" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's Day Two at the 2016 World Architecture Festival, which concluded with seven more winners in the Completed Building category and nine Future Projects winners. Now that all the category winners have been revealed, the design teams will face off in one final round of project critiques with the super jury. One project will then be crowned as the Future Project of the Year and another will be the overall-winning World Building of the Year 2016.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few of the Day Two winners.</p><p><strong>Completed Buildings - SHOPPING: Crystal Houses by MVRDV</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ra/ray204apazfba0f2.jpg"></p><p><strong>HIGHER EDUCATION &amp; RESEARCH: Investcorp Building for Oxford University by Zaha Hadid Architects</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ow/ow2gbljvk7g4k3g6.jpg"></p><p><strong>HOTEL AND LEISURE: Fushengyu Hotspring Resort by Aim Architecture</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/53/53ioynkl3xdifavz.jpg"></p><p><strong>SPORT: Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre by HCMA Architecture + Design</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/x8/x8e1q33i470alpfs.jpg"></p><p><strong>FUTURE PROJECTS</strong></p><p><strong>COMPETITION ENTRIES: Chengdu City Music Hall by Aedas</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/iw/iwthlmmg2wrukjxu.jpg"></p><p><strong>CULTURE: Wangari Muta Maathai House by Boogertman + Partners Architects</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/xu/xu7sd2ydibq784d4.jpg"></p><p>See the rest of the winning projects <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5307/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-category-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978919/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-day-one-concludes-with-three-winners 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors Day One concludes with three winners Justine Testado 2016-11-16T20:34:00-05:00 >2016-11-22T22:59:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v5/v5gu3nc7mr9jnse6.jpg" width="650" height="477" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As the World Architecture Festival's just-as-competitive sister event, the [INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors] competition celebrates the best projects in the international interior-design scene from within the last 12 months...By the end of the competition on November 18, one project will win the coveted World Interior of the Year award.</p></em><br /><br /><p>From the 63 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149959357/2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-shortlist-highlights" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shortlisted</a> projects, here are the first three category winners. (The remaining six will be revealed tomorrow):</p><p><strong>Bars &amp; Restaurants: Neri&amp;Hu Design and Research Office, Rachel's Burger, Shanghai, China&#8203;</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uq/uqwqr0uwmasrkgag.jpg"></p><p><strong>Offices: Woods Bagot Architects, Paramount by The Office Space, Sydney, Australia&#8203;</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wm/wmjiazbp37stk671.jpg"></p><p><strong>Retail: Hangzhou AN Interior Design, Black Cant System - HEIKE fashion brand concept store, Hangzhou, China</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eh/ehf0omrxjgbyzqyg.jpg"></p><p>Find more details about the projects <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5304/first-three-2016-inside-world-festival-of-interiors-category-winners-revealed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>. Don't miss out on the World Architecture Festival <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Day One winners</a>.</p><p>Related:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140536291/take-a-peek-inside-the-mesmerizing-hotel-hotel-the-2015-world-interior-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Take a peek inside the mesmerizing Hotel Hotel, the 2015 World Interior of the Year</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110428907/joyce-wang-studio-s-mott32-in-hong-kong-wins-world-interior-of-the-year-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joyce Wang Studio&rsquo;s MOTT32 in Hong Kong wins World Interior of the Year 2014</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83688681/david-kohn-architects-carrer-aviny-awarded-inside-world-interior-of-the-year-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Kohn Architects&rsquo; Carrer Aviny&oacute; awarded INSIDE World Interior of the Year 2013</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners Justine Testado 2016-11-16T19:50:00-05:00 >2016-11-28T12:43:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n9/n9kca7fdyefernn4.jpg" width="650" height="452" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Returning to Berlin after four years in Singapore, the 2016 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/14206/world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a> is in full swing.&nbsp;Over 2,000&nbsp;architects and design enthusiasts&nbsp;flock to the two-day event to watch the live competition unfold before their eyes, as architecture teams go head-to-head to be crowned as either&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/510406/world-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Building</a>,&nbsp;Landscape, or Future Project of the Year on November 18.</p><p>As always, the competition attracts a high caliber of projects all vying to win big. Day One ended with the announcement of the&nbsp;Completed Building and Future Project category winners.&nbsp;Check out the projects below&nbsp;&mdash; and be on the lookout for the Day Two&nbsp;winners tomorrow!</p><p><strong>COMPLETED BUILDINGS</strong></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>HOUSING/House of the Year: House MM by OHLAB/Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/lr/lrevkgcepkukx4xi.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>CIVIC + COMMUNITY: Salburua Civic Center by IDOM</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/i9/i9iezrbomhtg96pf.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>CULTURE: National Museum in Szczecin by Robert Konieczny-KWK Promes</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ye/ye9jp4lgreu1iomd.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>DISPLAY: The Waterfront Pavilion by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/5n/5n3ekj7zxy10zf5d.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>HOUSING: Aluminium Tip by Babin + Renaud</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/mq/mqjak9txd52i736d.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>MIXED USE: Malm&ouml; Live by schmidt h...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978364/grandview-heights-aquatic-centre-and-herzog-de-meuron-are-among-this-week-s-winners Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre and Herzog & de Meuron are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-11-14T15:41:00-05:00 >2016-11-15T19:48:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gy/gy6edfihbhj1zkmo.jpg" width="650" height="561" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&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>Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #132 below.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5294/2016-structural-awards-winners-announced-grandview-heights-aquatic-centre-wins-supreme-excellence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Structural Awards winners announced, Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre wins Supreme Excellence</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/da/darwjnmetio5mn76.jpg"></p><p>The competitive 2016 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/317503/structural-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Structural Awards</a>&nbsp;honors the innovations and crucial roles of structural engineers worldwide. For starters, the Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in Surrey, Canada won the coveted&nbsp;Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5286/shortlisted-illuminated-river-lighting-scheme-proposals-unveiled" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Shortlisted &ldquo;Illuminated River&rdquo; lighting scheme proposals unveiled</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/70/7066ffegha2035zz.jpg"></p><p>Six teams led by well-known architects and artists are hoping to light up central London's bridges with their design schemes in the &ldquo;Illuminated River&rdquo; competition.&nbsp;The jury will pick the proposal deemed as the most &ldquo;elegant and charismatic&rdquo; approach.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5285/herzog-de-meuron-appointed-for-royal-college-of-art-battersea-campus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Herzog &amp; de Meuron appointed for Royal College of Art Battersea campus...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978080/2016-structural-awards-winners-announced 2016 Structural Awards winners announced Justine Testado 2016-11-11T18:26:00-05:00 >2016-11-15T19:46:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gg/ggsz6wslasztzu9q.jpg" width="650" height="561" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Institution of Structural Engineers celebrated the winners of their 2016 Structural Awards today during a ceremony at The Brewery in London...From this year's shortlist, eleven category winners were announced. The Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre in Surrey, Canada &mdash; engineered by Fast + Epp &mdash; was crowned with the coveted Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence, the Institution's highest accolade.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few of this year's winners:</p><p><strong>Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence AND&nbsp;Award for Community or Residential Structures: </strong>Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre - Surrey, Canada.&nbsp;Engineered by: Fast + Epp.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qf/qflkr4pr7vownr39.jpg"></p><p><strong>Award for Sustainability: 5 Broadgate &ndash; London, UK.&nbsp;Engineered by: BuroHappold.</strong></p><p><strong>&nbsp;</strong><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xj/xj94j43ga4kr4jgi.jpg"></p><p><strong>Award for Education or Healthcare Structures: Blavatnik School of Government &ndash; Oxford, UK.&nbsp;Engineered by: Pell Frischmann.&nbsp;</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tu/tugh9zbuehzrasoo.jpg"></p><p><strong>Award for Small Practices: Expo2015 Hive &ndash; Milan, Italy + London, UK.&nbsp;Engineered by: Simmonds Studio.</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2v/2vrco7dfimc9lzzp.jpg"></p><p><strong>Award for Infrastructure or Transportation Structures: Transformation of Birmingham New Street Station.&nbsp;Engineered by: Atkins/AKTII.</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ob/oba4hczrneg3uk33.jpg"></p><p>See the rest of the projects and further details&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5294/2016-structural-awards-winners-announced-grandview-heights-aquatic-centre-wins-supreme-excellence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previous Structural Awards news on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113894092/the-glass-lantern-at-apple-store-istanbul-wins-top-prize-in-structural-awards-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Glass Lantern at Apple Store Istanbul wins top prize in Structural Awards 2014</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86908460/winners-of-the-structural-awards-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners of the Structural Awards 2013</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977824/a-glimpse-of-the-warming-huts-2017-winning-designs A glimpse of the Warming Huts 2017 winning designs Justine Testado 2016-11-10T13:21:00-05:00 >2016-11-15T19:42:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4g/4g8n7w8ynd5jcpez.jpg" width="650" height="495" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Recently concluding its 2017 edition, architects got to submit their most innovative designs for a temporary winter-hut installation. Once the winners are selected, they travel to Winnipeg near the end of January to bring their warming huts to life, and for all to enjoy during the winter months.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Winnipeg locals will get to see the latest winning designs of the highly anticipated Warming Huts Art + Architecture Competition next January, in time for the winter season.&nbsp;The 2017 edition recently concluded with three winners, a special invited installation by esteemed London-based artist Anish Kapoor, and another installation designed by local high-school student Sean Kohli from Nelson McIntyre Collegiate. Get a glimpse of the entries below.</p><p><strong>Winner: &ldquo;Greetings From Bubble Beach&rdquo; by Team 888 from Chicago, Illinois</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bt/btifwfb6rly6jzi3.jpg"></p><p><strong>Winner: &ldquo;Ice Lantern&rdquo; by Lisa Tondino, Alexandra Bolen, Mathew Rodrigues &amp; Drew Klassen from Nova Scotia, Canada</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vi/vifbl1zua9k49qf0.jpg"></p><p><strong>Winner: &ldquo;Open Border&rdquo; by Joyce de Grauw &amp; Paul van den Berg from Rotterdam, Netherlands</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/og/ogp9dpthejzher5e.jpg"></p><p><strong>2017 Additional installation: &ldquo;On The Rails&rdquo; by Sean Kohli, student at Nelson McIntyre Collegiate in Winnipeg, Manitoba</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jy/jye6u6pex17oi8q2.jpg"></p><p><strong>Invited designer: &ldquo;Stackhouse&rdquo; by Anish Kapoor</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4g/4g8n7w8ynd5jcpez.jpg"></p><p>More details&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5283/get-cozy-in-the-latest-warming-huts-winning-designs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/124277215/the-hole-idea-celebrates-the-simple-joys-of-creating-spontaneous-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"The Hole Idea" celebrates the simple joys of creating "spontaneous architect...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977560/how-the-stressful-voting-poll-experience-can-be-redesigned How the stressful voting-poll experience can be redesigned Justine Testado 2016-11-08T19:06:00-05:00 >2016-11-13T11:37:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/4z/4z6khk0nutn7nycr.gif" width="690" height="518" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>From longer-than-expected lines to technological fumbles, voting polls in urban cities are typically a gnarly mess on Election Day &mdash; sometimes causing some voters to end up discouraged and skip out. In response to this <em>still</em>-too-common situation, the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/81052576/van-alen-institute" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Van Alen Institute</a> launched the <a href="https://www.vanalen.org/projects/open-poll" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&ldquo;Open Poll&rdquo;</a> flash competition, wherein&nbsp;interdisciplinary teams were invited to submit design proposals that create a more accessible, engaging voting experience for all.</p><p>The three finalist teams presented their proposals&nbsp;to the judges and the public got to watch and vote for their favorite entry.&nbsp;By the end of the one-day charrette, the winning team was announced. Have a look at the finalist entries below.</p><p><strong>Winner: &ldquo;Voting at Your Fingertips: A National Celebration of the Democratic Process&rdquo;&nbsp;</strong><br>Team: Racha Daher, Alexandra Gonzalez, and Elena Kapompasopoulou</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yc/ycdjvef01slp7xlh.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9f/9fzsldul5ac3jhga.jpg"></p><p>Project description: &ldquo;The current voting process is inefficient, strenuous, wasteful, non-inclusive, and prone to human error. This proposal aims to change ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977525/lot-the-shanghai-tower-and-the-2016-australian-national-architecture-awardees-are-among-this-week-s-winners LOT, the Shanghai Tower, and the 2016 Australian National Architecture Awardees are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-11-08T15:36:00-05:00 >2016-11-08T15:36:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jw/jwkxl811wn1tp73q.jpg" width="650" height="428" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&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>Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #131 below.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5268/lot-s-flatiron-sky-line-wins-2016-flatiron-public-plaza-holiday-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LOT's &ldquo;Flatiron Sky-Line&rdquo; wins 2016 Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday competition</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ec/ecsd3w8jxtqcnmpp.jpg"></p><p>It's almost that time of year when a new holiday installation goes up in the heart of NYC's Flatiron District. Architecture practice LOT won the competition with their proposal, &ldquo;Flatiron Sky-Line&rdquo;, which will open later this month.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5270/the-shanghai-tower-wins-latest-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The Shanghai Tower wins latest Emporis Skyscraper Award</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6k/6ku25h5c8c1fqn61.jpg"></p><p>The 632-meter&nbsp;Shanghai Tower made&nbsp;it to the top once again, this time for the coveted Emporis Skyscraper Award. Among this year's Top 10 buildings,&nbsp;second place went to the&nbsp;Evolution Tower in Moscow&nbsp;and the Milan-based&nbsp;Il Dritto&nbsp;won third.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5274/20-photos-shortlisted-for-2016-arcaid-architectural-photography-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>20 photos shortlisted for 2016 Arcaid Architectural Photography Awards</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uy/uy29datssif3031z.jpg"></p><p>Every year, the Arcaid Architectural Photography Awards&nbsp;competit...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149977519/how-do-you-imagine-the-skyscraper-of-the-future How Do You Imagine The Skyscraper Of The Future? Sponsor 2016-11-08T14:32:00-05:00 >2016-11-08T14:35:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u4/u4j73m60j4gq2edq.jpg" width="650" height="435" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="http://www.evolo.us/featured/registration-2017-skyscraper-competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/it/itytox4m50c4exq0.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.evolo.us/featured/registration-2017-skyscraper-competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2017 Skyscraper Competition</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Since 2006 <strong>eVolo Magazine</strong> invites architects and designers around the world to imagine the skyscraper of the future. The annual <strong>Skyscraper Competition</strong> explores new possibilities of building high through the use of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations. The competition challenges preconceived ideas, and as such, the results are received with a mix sentiment of excitement and misbelief. Many believe that these projects belong to science fiction, that would never be built, and let alone solve any of our current architectural and urban problems. eVolo Magazine seeks to enter the ranks of inspiring publications like <em>Lacerba</em> in Italy and <em>Le Figaro</em> in France which published conceptual projects by Futurists like Arne Hosek, Piero Portaluppi, and Sergei Lopati whose &ldquo;out of this world&rdquo; projects of the 1900&rsquo;s became a reality 100 years later.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>It is eVolo Magazine&rsquo;s mission to keep promoting t...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149976883/take-a-look-at-the-2016-australian-national-architecture-award-recipients Take a look at the 2016 Australian National Architecture Award recipients Justine Testado 2016-11-04T18:29:00-04:00 >2016-11-09T00:12:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jg/jgc9vckakjxftzdi.jpg" width="650" height="428" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Australian Institute of Architects celebrated the winners of the 2016 National Architecture Awards during an evening award ceremony in Sydney...Starting out with nearly 900 entries, 79 were shortlisted. The expert jury then gave honors to 40 projects based throughout Australia, with several of the winners receiving multiple recognitions.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are some of this year's winners:</p><p>EDUCATIONAL: The Daryl Jackson Award &ndash; University of Queensland Oral Health Centre (QLD) by Cox Rayner Architects with Hames Sharley and Conrad Gargett Riddel.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fx/fxidcznn7vd111aj.jpg"></p><p>INTERIOR: The Emil Sodersten Award &ndash; Canberra Airport Hotel (ACT) by Bates Smart.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m3/m3it8vychg2n88c9.jpg"></p><p>INTERNATIONAL: The J&oslash;rn Utzon Award &ndash; Australian Pavilion, Venice (Italy) by Denton Corker Marshall.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3a/3awu2y7qxzlhw8i6.jpg"></p><p>PUBLIC: The Sir Zelman Cowen Award &ndash; Geelong Library &amp; Heritage Centre (VIC) by ARM Architecture.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/k7/k75srecdnmcnakmt.jpg"></p><p>RESIDENTIAL - HOUSES (NEW): The Robin Boyd Award &ndash; Indigo Slam (NSW) by Smart Design Studio.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/be/be03u1ic8xp5u6d9.jpg"></p><p>SUSTAINABLE: The David Oppenheim Award &ndash; Tonsley Main Assembly Building and Pods (SA) by Woods Bagot and Tridente Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v8/v8dr44xan1sntmvo.jpg"></p><p>(cover image)&nbsp;RESIDENTIAL - Houses (Alterations and Additions): The Eleanor Cullis-Hill Award &ndash; Jenny's House (TAS) by Rosevear Stephenson.</p><p>Find the full list of winners <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5273/winners-revealed-in-2016-australian-national-architecture-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943004/ashton-raggatt-mcdougall-wins-2016-australian-gold-medal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ashton Raggatt McDougall wins 2016 Australian Gold Medal</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/123301464/peter-stutchbury-receives-2015-gold-medal-in-australia-achievement-in-architecture-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peter Stutchbury receives 2015 Gold Medal in A...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149976224/riba-international-prize-shortlist-herzog-de-meuron-wins-new-berlin-museum-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-recap RIBA International Prize shortlist, Herzog & de Meuron wins new Berlin museum, and more in this week's competition recap Justine Testado 2016-11-01T18:03:00-04:00 >2016-11-06T23:17:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/83/83654wd4ij2qfexo.jpg" width="650" height="533" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&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>Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #130 below.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5262/six-buildings-shortlisted-for-riba-international-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Six buildings shortlisted for RIBA International Prize</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2f/2fw3kuxamxz1aqvi.jpg"></p><p>It's down to the final six for the inaugural RIBA International Prize, the institute's first Best New Building award that is open to architects worldwide. (Spoiler alert: Zaha Hadid Architects is one of them.)</p><p>Speaking of Zaha, you can check out her <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149975636/zaha-hadid-s-jockey-club-takes-riba-s-award-for-international-excellence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jockey Club Innovation Tower</a>, which received an International Award for Excellence in the competition. Additional photos <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5265/zaha-hadid-s-jockey-club-innovation-tower-receives-a-riba-international-award-for-excellence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5261/herzog-de-meuron-to-design-the-new-museum-of-the-20th-century-in-berlin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Herzog &amp; de Meuron to design the new Museum of the 20th Century in Berlin</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/uq/uqom1szc4wu93jbj.jpg"></p><p>Herzog &amp; de Meuron&nbsp;focused on &ldquo;connecting and networking&rdquo;&nbsp;in their winning scheme for the new Museum of the 20th Century in Berlin. Get a glimpse of the firm's proposal.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5254/zaha-hadid-gr-ntuch-ernst-davidson-rafailidis-among-2016-blueprint-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Zaha Hadid, Gr&uuml;ntuch Ernst, Davidson Rafailidis among 2016 Bluepri...</strong></a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149976197/shanghai-tower-places-first-in-latest-emporis-skyscraper-award Shanghai Tower places first in latest Emporis Skyscraper Award Justine Testado 2016-11-01T15:47:00-04:00 >2016-11-14T04:39:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8d/8d9oodj1ft0zwqgj.jpg" width="650" height="975" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 632-meter Shanghai Tower made it to the top once again, this time for the coveted Emporis Skyscraper Award. Since 2000, the Emporis Skyscraper Award recognizes outstanding skyscraper design worldwide...This year's competition reeled in more than 300 skyscrapers &mdash; all of which are over 100 meters tall and had to be completed in 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Another skyscraper in China won first prize in the Emporis Skyscraper Award, following Zaha Hadid&rsquo;s Wangjing SOHO project in the 2014 edition.&nbsp;Here are a few of the top 10 skyscrapers in the latest Emporis competition:</p><p>Evolution Tower | Moscow, Russia by&nbsp;Kettle Collective, RMJM Edinburgh</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g3/g308pbn0v5ogq9it.jpg"></p><p>D1 Tower | Dubai, United Arab Emirates by Holfords &amp; Associates</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fa/far3vuenr4qzwqwh.jpg"></p><p>Citygate Tower | Vienna, Austria by Querkraft Architekten</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hs/hssbdeck117mtb10.jpg"></p><p>432 Park Avenue | New York City, USA by&nbsp;Rafael Vi&ntilde;oly Architects, Schuman, Lichtenstein, Claman &amp; Efron</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cr/crm4vo5pmiaxw62c.jpg"></p><p>cover image: Shanghai Tower | Shanghai, China by&nbsp;Gensler Architects, 2Define Architecture</p><p>Find the rest of the top 10 <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5270/the-shanghai-tower-wins-latest-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100120632/renzo-piano-s-the-shard-wins-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renzo Piano&rsquo;s The Shard wins Emporis Skyscraper Award</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/63273060/gehry-s-8-spruce-street-wins-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gehry&rsquo;s 8 Spruce Street Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149975223/sanaa-ian-ritchie-architects-and-the-aap-architects-of-the-year-are-among-this-week-s-winners SANAA, Ian Ritchie Architects, and the AAP Architects of the Year are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-10-25T14:50:00-04:00 >2016-11-04T00:17:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/30/30ic9n7krjk3er31.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&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>Catch up on last week's competition headliners in recap #129 below.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5238/sanaa-s-grace-farms-river-project-crowned-as-mchap-winner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SANAA's Grace Farms &ldquo;River&rdquo; project crowned as MCHAP winner</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zh/zh0ehuc4jhg8f33v.jpg"></p><p>After much anticipation, the IIT School of Architecture finally revealed SANAA's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/505814/grace-farms-river-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Grace Farms &ldquo;River&rdquo;</a>&nbsp;arts and community center in New Canaan as the grand-prize winner of the second&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/465939/mchap" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5230/inaugural-american-architecture-prize-names-three-architects-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Inaugural American Architecture Prize names three Architects of the Year</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t5/t5evfhl67hh5dfg5.jpg"></p><p>Architects worldwide&nbsp;had&nbsp;a shot at recognition&nbsp;in the&nbsp;inaugural AAP American Architecture Prize, which scopes&nbsp;out stellar projects in&nbsp;architecture, landscape, and interior design. Find out which designers were crowned as the AAP Architects of the Year.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5237/ian-ritchie-david-chipperfield-adrian-smith-gordon-gill-among-2016-leaf-awards-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ian Ritchie, David Chipperfield, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill among 2016 LEAF Awards winners</a></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q0/q0f7o30uhwl8sws1.jpg"></p><p>See which projects made it to the top in their cate...</p>